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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Kenny, Peter M., Frances Gruber Safford & Gilbert T. Vincent
AMERICAN KASTEN: The Dutch-Style Cupboards of New York and New Jersey, 1650-1800
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1991

First edition. Quarto. 80 pp; b/w & color photographs; catalogue of 19 items; appendices; glossary; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, clean, unmarked copy. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name held January 19 to April 7, 1991. In America kasten were made exclusively in the Dutch cultural areas of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut in the period from the mid-17th century to the first quarter of the 19th century. The American kast is a large, freestanding wooden cupboard or wardrobe, generally with two doors.
Inventory number #012739