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Pilaster Capital

Description

Black paint. Acanthus leaves with small ionic-like scrolls above them and a four-petaled flower in the center. Rounded edge on cap above the capital. The top has a greenish cast to it, possibly from copper flashing. Small block near the bottom of the back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1818
Associated Building
Original To Eagle House (James Duncan House).
Material
painting (coating)
softwood
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
CAPITAL
capitals (column components)
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Painted
painting (coating)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
softwood
Softwood
Torah
Dimensions
9 x 15.25 x 6.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1914.283
GUSN
27282

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