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1969

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2015

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Chest (USA), ca. 1825

This is a Chest. It was created by Stephen Rockwell. It is dated ca. 1825 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is leather, wood, brass, paper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Paul G. Darrot.

  • Frame, ca. 1800
  • cast and gilt bronze.
  • Gift of Jacob H. Schiff.
  • 1904-20-101

Its dimensions are

14.0 x 31.0 x 17.5 cm (5 1/2 x 12 3/16 x 6 7/8 in. )

It is inscribed

Torn label reads: "...nced business/No. 31 Bowery/next door to the corner of Bayard Street/Where he manufactures/Saddles, Harness, /Military Caps and belts,/Fire Caps,/and/Turnks./In the most reasonable and satisfactory manner./New York, May 5, 1825

Cite this object as

Chest (USA), ca. 1825; Stephen Rockwell ; leather, wood, brass, paper; 14.0 x 31.0 x 17.5 cm (5 1/2 x 12 3/16 x 6 7/8 in. ); 1969-19-1

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