Fireplace Fender

Unknown American, American

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19th century

Brass

Overall: 44 × 5 × 11 in. (111.8 × 12.7 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William Dexter

F.965.90.26

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Household Accessory

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by George Ticknor (1791-1871), Boston, Massachusetts, date unknown; to his daughter, Eliza (Mrs. William) Sullivan Ticknor Dexter (1833-1880), about 1871; to her son, Philip Dexter (1868-1934), about 1880; to his son, William Dexter (1897-1943), about 1934; to his wife, Constance Van Rensselaer Thayer Dexter (1900-1976), 1943; given to Dartmouth College, 1943; catalogued by present collection, 1965.

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