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MANTEL

Description

A) Cast iron fireplace surround decorated with two pilasters with twisted reeding surmounted by Greek Revival cornerblocks. B) Extension from the lintel. C) 2 reflectors with leaf decoration.

Details

Maker
Congdon and Howland, W. (Maker)
Date
1850-1875
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
MANTEL
mantels
Accession Number
1986.1693A-C
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
1473

Comments

W. Congdon and Howland mantel #

AvatarPosted by Peter J. Field on June 15, 2014
Our family's house has this mantel insert in it's fireplace. The house is in Truro MA.

Mantel #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on June 16, 2014
Thank you for your comment, Mr. Field.
We would enjoy having images of your mantel for our files, if you could send them to my email address: nchalfant@historicnewengland.org.
Sincerely,
Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager