Overall: 38 1/4 x 20 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. ( 97.2 x 51.8 x 51.8 cm )
handwritten in ink: on paper affixed to inside of box: "Presented to Miss Emma Thursby / Made from wood taken from / the roof of the old North / Dutch Church erected in 1767 / corner Fulton William & Ann Sts. / in the city of New York / 1875 -"
Oak Eastlake music stand; top consisting of shallow rectangular box with hinged lid that may be lifted and set at various angles, with shaped apron with incised decoration; hinged triangular music support folds flat against front edge of lid; pedestal base consisting of a turned and carved column with swivel joint secured by four wooden pegs (three of which are missing) supported on four legs with scrolled tops and incised decoration; paper with handwritten inscription affixed to inside of box.
Gift of the Estate of Ina Love Thursby
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