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Bracket

Description

Bracket with acanthus-like leaves, carved at an angle; ogee molding is applied along the edges; the pair of brackets are mirror-images of each other.

Details

Maker
Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844 (Architect)
Vose, Thomas, Mr. (Vendor)
Date
ca. 1795
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA; Robbinston, MA, USA, now Maine
Associated Building
Original To Massachusetts State House.
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
whitewashing (coating)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
BRACKET
brackets (structural elements)
Carved
carving (processes)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Ogee
ogee arches
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly whitewashing (coating)
Whitewashed
Dimensions
11.5 x 8.75 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.750.1-2
GUSN
245

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