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Footstool

Date:
1730–60
Geography:
Made in New England, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Cherry, yellow pine
Dimensions:
16 x 19 1/4 x 17 3/4 in. (40.6 x 48.9 x 45.1 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Screven Lorillard, 1952
Accession Number:
52.195.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: incised on one of the seat rail rabbets: [a single notch]; carved on the slip seat frame: [two notches]
Herbert Newton, Holyoke, Massachusetts; Willoughby Farr, Edgewater, New Jersey, until 1930; Mrs. J. Insley Blair, Tuxedo Park, New York, 1930–died 1951; her daughter, Mrs. Screven Lorillard, Far Hills, New Jersey, 1951–1952
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