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Bookend

1998.2316.1 (RS24226)

Description

Gilt bookend w/ painted green, blue and red floral decoration; wood rectangular vertical portion w/ brass rectangular horizontal portion connected by hinge; gilt and green scrolled foliate pattern on front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Impressed on top surface: ""MADE IN ITALY""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOOKEND
bookends
Brass
brass (alloy)
floral patterns
Spray
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4.75 x 3.5 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2316.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18223

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