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Fireback

Description

A shaped crest with a scroll patterned border that encloses a sunburst, a leaping stag over a banner below, and rope border at the sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1734-1767
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
crests (motifs)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
FIREBACK
firebacks
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
Stag
stags
Sunburst
sunbursts
Yoked Crest
Dimensions
28 x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.106
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11900

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