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Bench

Maker:
Alexander Roux (1813–1886)
Date:
ca. 1865
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Beech
Dimensions:
23 3/4 x 23 7/8 x 19 1/4 in. (60.3 x 60.6 x 48.9 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Edgar J. Kaufmann Foundation Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.108
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: printed on paper label originally affixed to underside of the seat (the label was removed and is filed in the Department of American Decorative Arts): FROM / ALEXANDER ROUX, / 479 BROADWAY, / 43 & 46 MERCER ST. / NEW- YORK, / FRENCH CABINET MAKER, / AND IMPORTER OF / FANCY BUHL / AND / MOSAIC FURNITURE / Established 1836
Peter Hill, Washington, D. C., until 1969
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