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Finial

Description

"From the top of fence post" Traces of white paint? Very weathered. Shape: a bulbous urn with an acorn on top. All set on a reel. A screw hook on one side where a large piece of the wood has fallen out. Was held on by a dowel through the center of the base. Later, a nail was put through the side of the base to help it stay on.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Material
softwood
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
FINIAL
finials
Softwood
softwood
Dimensions
13.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.229
GUSN
154

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