Marked on bottom: WM GALE & SON / NEW-YORK
Marked on bottom with vertical oval with raised initials and vertical lozenge with numerals 1852 below
Engraved under one handle: S. F.. ---- M.G.F./1893
27.9 × 38.1 × 22.9 cm (11 × 15 3/8 × 9 in.); 2718.8 g
Purchased with funds provided by the Antiquarian Society through the Adelaide Ryerson Fund
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Art Institute of Chicago, Junior Museum, Of Little Importance: The Thorne Rooms and Other Great Miniatures, Aug 24, 1985–1986.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Decade of Decorative Arts: the Antiquarian Society of the Art Institute of Chicago, Nov 12, 1986–Jan 4, 1987, cat. 66 (ill.).
Possibly Hamilton Fish (1808-1893), New York, by 1893; by descent to his son Stuyvesant Fish (1851-1923) and daughter-in-law Marian Graves Anthon Fish (1853-1915), New York, 1893. With Constantine Kollitus, New York, by 1984; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1984.
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