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Rosewood, maple, tulip poplar, white pine, and mother-of-pearl
Top signed: "J. Cremer"; table frame impressed with the number "1007"
137.2 × 91.4 × 74.6 cm (54 × 36 × 29 3/8 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Jamee J. and Marshall Field, Mrs. Eric Oldberg, and the Winnetka Associates of the Woman's Board of the Art Institute; Americana, Brooks and Hope B. McCormick, J. Peter McCormick, and Mrs. Frank L. Sulzberger funds; Mary Waller Langhorne Endowment; and through prior acquisitions of Miss Ellen N. LaMotte, Elizabeth R. Vaughan, and the Wirt D. Walker Endowment
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Barbara Laux, “The Furniture Mounts of P.E. Guerin,” Magazine Antiques 161, 5 (May 2002), 140–49, pl. 8.
“Chicago’s Art Institute Lists Recent Acquisitions,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly (July 21, 1995), ill.
Magazine Antiques 142, 4 (Oct. 1992), 412 (ill.).
Donna Sapolin and Carla Breer Howard, “Marquetry,” Traditional Home 6, 5 (Nov. 1994), 126–31 (ill.).
Judith A. Barter et al., American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), 195–97, no. 89.
Unknown Long Island family, (?); sold to unknown New Jersey dealer, (?); sold to David Petrovsky, New York City; Peter Hill, East Lempster, New Hampshire, by 1993; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1993.
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