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Pair of Modillions Mounted on Boards

2007.19.1-2 (RS5416)

Description

Pair of wood modillions having carved scrolled acanthus leaves, painted white, both mounted to rectangular boards

Details

Maker
Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844 (Architect)
Date
1795
Inscriptions
"This was removed from / original (Bulfinch) State / House in Boston during reno / vations. Jack Pierce, the / architect, donated it to the / Wareham Historical Society / auction about 15 years ago / & I bought it. One of / a pair (I bought both). / G.C.D. [George C. Decas]" (Paper Label)
Location of origin
Boston, MA; Middleborough, MA
Associated Building
Original location Massachusetts State House. Original location Massachusetts State House.
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
BRACKET, PEDIMENT
Dimensions
5 3/4 in (1); 5 3/4 in (2) x 8 7/16 in (1); 12 in (2) x 8 7/16 in (1); 9 in (2) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.19.1-2
GUSN
103392

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