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Artist Name:

Peter Low

Nationality & Life Dates:

American, 1830 - 1855

Title:

Parlor Stove

Date:

ca. 1840

Medium:

Cast iron

Dimensions:

60 x 33 x 18 inches

Credit Line:

Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection

Accession Number:

1986.187

Currently Not on View
This mid-nineteenth-century cast iron parlor stove embraces aspects of Neoclassical styling with its lyre-shaped hot air chambers above the fire-box; the delicate, freestanding, open-work anthemion finials; and elaborate scrolled-leaf patterns seen in the casting. The stove is marked by Peter Low, a stove factory in Troy, New York, in operation between 1830 and 1849. This example, dated between 1840 and 1844, is entirely original.



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