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Design for an Officer's Sword
Drawing of Clinton Vase
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 731
Inscription: engraved on plaque on front of base: TO THE HON. DEWITT CLINTON, / Who has developed the resources of the State of New York, / AND ENNOBLED HER CHARACTER, / The Merchants of Pearl Street offer this testimony of their / GRATITUDE AND RESPECT.; engraved in bottom left corner of plaque: Fletcher &Gardiner Makers; engraved on bottom right corner of plaque: Philad[superscript a over .] February 1825Marking: marked on underside of body: FLETCHER & GARDINER. (in circular band) PHILA (at center of circle) [PHILA so faint it is not entirely legible]
Marked on opposing corners of underside of base: FLETCHER & / GARDINER. (in banner)/ PHILA (in rectangle)
DeWitt Clinton, Albany, New York, from 1825; Mrs. Morris K. (Maria van Antwerp de Witt) Jesup, New York, until 1908; New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New York, 1908–1982; Erving and Joyce Wolf, New York, until 1988
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