Overall: 82 1/2 x 56 1/2 x 42 in. ( 209.6 x 143.5 x 106.7 cm )
Cast iron Franklin stove; trapezoidal form with jambs, plinth and flat top; jambs cast with relief figures of caryatids with baskets of fruit on their heads; projecting plinth cast with relief figures of classical goddess (possibly Venus) being drawn through the waves by horses in a shell-shaped chariot surrounded by classical maidens; interior consists of curved side plates and flat back with sloping smoke hood cast with oval rosettes and maker's mark; flat top with central conical chimney flue with elbow-shaped flue section; projecting hearth.
Gift of Robert G. Goelet
cast: interior black plate: "SHEPARD 248 [?] WATER ST. NEW YORK"
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