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Pedestal for sculpture "Faust and Marguerite - Their First Meeting"

Object Number: 
1958.13b
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 x 21 x 15 in. ( 94 x 53.3 x 38.1 cm )
Description: 
Pedestal for Rogers Group "Faust and Marguerite - Their First Meeting," the rectangular top with a carved apron on all 4 sides composed of alternating points and incised arcs with turned pendant drops at each corner, supported on 3 spiral-turned columns on a carved and incised base raised on block feet.
Gallery Label: 
Mahogany stand designed for the group, as illustrated in Rogers' catalogue of the period. Both the stand and the group came from John Rogers' home at 14 W. 12th St., NYC-later the church house of the First Presbyterian Church.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the First Presbyterian Church
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group