DescriptionThe Museum’s festive 2014 Sterling Silver 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).
Sterling silver. Photo etched. Includes a white ribbon for hanging. Gift boxed. 3 1/8'' diam.
- Sterling silver
- Photo etched
- Includes a white ribbon for hanging
- Gift boxed
- 3 1/8'' diam.
Art HistoryDuring the first four decades of the nineteenth century, Phyfe 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.