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1926

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

Cellarette (USA), ca. 1825

This is a Cellarette. It was made by Unknown. It is dated ca. 1825 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is mahogany, other wood (inlay), gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Annie Schermerhorn Kane and her husband, a great-grandson of John Jacob Astor, collected antiques both in Europe and at home, many of which came to Cooper-Hewitt for study as examples of good design.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 67.5 × 63.5 × 45.7 cm (26 9/16 in. × 25 in. × 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Cellarette (USA), ca. 1825; Made by Unknown ; mahogany, other wood (inlay), gilt bronze; H x W x D: 67.5 × 63.5 × 45.7 cm (26 9/16 in. × 25 in. × 18 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-90-a/c

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