No. 972 with mitered mullions and copper strap hardware, Eastwood, NY, ca. 1902-03
Partial large red decal
68" x 46" x 24"
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Provenance: Collection of Anton Otto Fischer and Mary Ellen Sigsbee, Woodstock, NY
Descended in the family
Anton Otto Fischer was a noted painter of seascapes, ships, and men at sea who also illustrated numerous classic books including Moby Dick and Treasure Island. Mary Ellen Sigsbee, one of four daughters of famed naval captain Charles D. Sigsbee, was a noted political cartoonist for suffrage, and worked with several of the leading figures in the suffrage movement. The couple bought their home in Woodstock, NY in the 1930s and among the many furnishings they purchased was this cabinet.
Being sold in as-is condition.Good original finish with some dryness and uneven wear. Original glass and hardware though it appears that the patina has been restored on the handles and escutcheons of the upper doors as there are scratches present. Top has been cut down with two notches on the left side. The wood pieces to the far left and right of the lower doors (to which the hinges are attached) appear to have been repaired/reattached. Normal edge wear, nicks, and minor chips throughout. Key is present. Please see additional photos.
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