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1923

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Charcoal Stove (Italy), 18th century

This is a charcoal stove. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is molded, carved and glazed terracotta; overglaze gilding; turned wood; wrought iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry E. Huntington. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Henry E. Huntington.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 94 × 50.8 cm (37 × 20 in.) Weight: 31.3 kg (69 lb.)

Cite this object as

Charcoal Stove (Italy), 18th century; molded, carved and glazed terracotta; overglaze gilding; turned wood; wrought iron; H x diam.: 94 × 50.8 cm (37 × 20 in.) Weight: 31.3 kg (69 lb.); Gift of Mrs. Henry E. Huntington; 1923-23-1-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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