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Description

Pair of relief carvings consisting of crossed flaming torches and fasces encircled by a laural and oak wreath tied with a bow knot. Enframed in a 4" molding. Painted all over in white.

Details

Maker
Attributed to McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (Maker)
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
On a jelly label on the back of the board (1991.1658.1), and written in script with fountain pen is: From John Welles/Ho Dorchester,/Mass. (handwritten)
Location of origin
MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
fasces
Laurel Wreath
ORNAMENT, WALL
ornaments
panels (surface components)
Torch
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
29 9/16 x 47 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1658.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11311

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