Rosewood, mahogany, cherry, pine, pewter, brass, and mother-of-pearl | 216.5 x 108.6cm | 1884-85

Unknown Artist

George A. Schastey (1839–1894) headed one of the principal cabinetmaking and decorating firms of America’s Gilded Age. Born in Merseburg, Germany, he immigrated to New York as a young boy in 1849. After fighting for the Union in the Civil War, Schast...
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