Inscription: Sticker on base of .57: 833; Sticker on base of .58: 834.
William Salomon (until 1923; his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, April 4–7, 1923, no. 327; sold to H.A. Crawford for $3,800); H. A. Crawford (from 1923) ; Mary Stillman Harkness , New York (until 1950; bequeathed to MMA)
Artist: Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris) Date: ca. 1775Medium: Oak and pine veneered with tulipwood, sycamore, holly, boxwood and ebony; Carrara marble; gilt-bronze mounts; accessories of Sèvres porcelain, rock crystal, silver gilt, and lacquerAccession: 1976.155.99a, bOn view in:Gallery 523