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Mantel

Date:
ca. 1825–30
Geography:
Made in Italy
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
52 1/2 x 68 3/16 x 9 7/8 in. (133.4 x 173.2 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1977
Accession Number:
1999.126
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 728
When purchased, the mantel was installed in the Green Room at the Cooper Union building. It was installed there in 1932. Before that, it may have been in Abram Hewitt's house, 9 Lexington Avenue (1848). There is also some documentation to indicate that it was original to a house in La Grange Terrace (1831-33), Lafayette Street.
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