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Maker
John Henry Belter, American, born Germany, 1804–1865
Title
Étagère
Part of a Parlor Set
Date
1855
Medium
Rosewood and rosewood veneer; black walnut, mahogany, eastern white pine, yellow-poplar, undetermined exotic wood (possibly eucalyptus), marble, and mirrored glass
Dimensions
100 1/4 × 65 1/2 × 16 5/8 in. (254.6 × 166.4 × 42.2 cm)
Credit Line

The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of the estate of Miss Ima Hogg

Current Location
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
BELTER PARLOR
Accession Number
B.81.9.10
Classification
Furniture
Provenance

John Henry Belter and Company, New York City, 1855; purchased by Benjamin Smith Jordan (1793–1856) acting as agent for Elizabeth Taylor Sanford Jordan (Mrs. Green Hill Jordan, 1796–1858); inherited by her daughter Martha Goodwin Sanford Jordan Gardner (1827–1913); inherited by her daughter Martha Jordan Gardner Denny (1867–1904); inherited by her daughter Martha Goodwin Denny Galphin (1901–1963); inherited by her daughter Martha Goodwin Galphin (b. 1932), New York City; purchased by Miss Ima Hogg, 1973; given to the Governor’s Mansion, Austin, 1974; transferred to Bayou Bend Collection, MFAH, 1981.