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Girandole

Date:
1815–25
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Gilt gesso, wood, glass
Dimensions:
69 1/4 x 46 1/2 in. (175.9 x 118.1 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Paul Moore Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
67.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 733
John Baltius Schmelzel, New York; descended in his family to Mrs. Archibald Shrady; her daughter, Charlotte Shrady Hill; her son, Reverend A. Shrady Hill, New Rochelle, New York, until 1967
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