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1977.736.1 (RS117057)

Description

Stamp-cut flat body with wing-like shape surmounted by stylized "bird head" form and terminating in curvilinear drop pendant; six screw holes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1775
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
backplates (finish hardware)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
PLATE
Dimensions
1.875 x 3.063 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.736.1
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4522

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