DescriptionThe Museum’s 2014 Snowflake Ornament is based on the medallion upholstery on a French-style chaise gondole made in 1837 in the workshop of Duncan Phyfe (1770–1854).
Silver overlay. Photo etched. Includes a silver ribbon for hanging. Gift boxed with a protective velvet pouch. 3 1/8'' diam.
- Silver overlay
- Photo etched
- Includes a silver ribbon for hanging
- Gift boxed with a protective velvet pouch
- 3 1/8'' diam.
Art HistoryDuring the first four decades of the nineteenth century, Duncan Phyfe (1770–1854) was the acknowledged leader in the New York furniture trade. Renowned for his elegant Neoclassical designs and superior craftsmanship, Phyfe remains to this day America’s most famous cabinetmaker.