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Mantle

1992.312A-F (RS203659)

Description

A marble mantel assemblage that consists of a mantel shelf, frontpiece, sides, and feet, all in black marble. Greek key design on the inner edge of the sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Based on age of building at 39 Beacon St. (current structure built in 1899).
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, New England
Material
black marble
Object type
Building Components; Environmental Control Elements
Places
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
black marble
carving (processes)
Component, Fireplace
fireplace components
Mantel
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 65 3/4 x 7 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.312A-F
Credit Line
Gift of Prentis Tomlinson
GUSN
222546

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