Carved by Samuel McIntire (American, 1757–1811)
Object Place: Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Randall 164 Hipkiss no. 90
Overall: 96.5 cm (38 in.)
Medium or Technique
Richard and Mary B. Saltonstall Gallery (Gallery 121B)
Said to have been made for Elias Hasket Derby and purchased at a sale of his property shortly after his death. Purchased by the West family, they descended to William C. West, from whose widow they were acquired by the donors. "The M. and M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts."
The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts