Overall: 115 x 106 x 22 in. ( 292.1 x 269.2 x 55.9 cm )
Carved and painted Rococo chimney breast; projecting cornice above a broken scroll pedimented overmantel with elaborate rococo-carved trusses, flanked by fluted Doric pilasters; narrow mantel shelf above a frieze with elaborate rococo carving, including a carved paddling dog flanked by swans in the center; paneled pilasters flank rectangular opening; paneled sides with molded chair boards and base boards; one of the two detachable crests (1962.63) in the collection of the N-YHS may have been intended to hang in the pediment.
Gift of James W. Beekman
Bach, Debra Schmidt. "Witness to history: Furniture and historic relics." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 162-167.
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