Robert and William Wilson (active ca. 1825–ca.1846)
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
6 3/4 x 12 x 4 1/2 in. (17.1 x 30.5 x 11.4 cm) 22 oz. 6 dwt. (693.2 g)
Gift of Peter A. Feld, 2009
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked twice on underside: R. & W. WILSON. (in rectangular surround)
Dr. Philip Syng Physick (1768–1837); his son Emlen Physick (1817–60); his son Emlen Physick, Jr. (ca. 1857–1916); his maiden aunt Emilie Parmentier (ca. 1853–1935); her caregiver, Frances Cresse Brooks; her son, Joseph Robinson Brooks (b. 1893); by descent in family; sold at Christie's, New York, May 22, 2008; sold to Peter Feld; gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009.