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    Artist Name:

    Peter Low

    Nationality & Life Dates:

    American, 1830 - 1855


    Parlor Stove


    ca. 1840


    Cast iron


    60 x 33 x 18 inches

    Credit Line:

    Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection

    Accession Number:


    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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