Mahlstuck

Object Number: 
1932.237.e4abc
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Stained wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 45 in. (114.3 cm) Each (a): 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm) Each (b ): 12 in. (30.5 cm) Each (c ): 23 1/4 in. (59.1 cm)
Description: 
Stained and lacquered yellow wood mahlstuck in three pieces. Top piece has spherical wooden head and copper insert at base (11 1/2 in long). Second piece has copper ends (12 in long). Third piece, with copper ends and copper section in middle (23 1/4 in long).
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group