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Attributed to: Robert Mitchell Furniture Company (American, 1836 - 1940)

Date: c. 1920
Medium: mahogany with glass and metal
61 x 40 x 21 inches (154.9 x 101.6 x 53.3 cm)
Classification: Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1978
Object number: 61.900.92
Accession Number: 1978.57
Hugh Lenox Scott Appraisal: 76
DescriptionHighest grade mahogany with no veneer; carved ribbons and floral garland crestrail; beveled tilting mirror set in ogee molding; metal pins hold mirror to frame and allow tilt; rectangular surface; lower section has three drawers across apron; carved shell design pulls; two flanking dovetailed side drawers; cyma curved legs; whorl feet.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 18, 1978 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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