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Billiard Room Marble Mantle, Great House (1829 – 1834)

Office Marble Mantle, Great House (1829 -1834)

Billiard Room Marble Mantel, Great House (1829-1834)

Hyde Hall, Springfield, New York

Supplied by Joseph N. Barnes

New York City, New York

c.1830

On September 3, 1831, George Clarke (1768-1835) purchased three marble mantels from Joseph N. Barnes, a marble cutter based in New York City, for $600. The cast-iron fireboxes cost $246.87. This mantel is made of Portoro marble, a black marble with yellow veins that is found in La Spezia in Northern Italy.

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