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Fireplace Surround

1974.52 (RS204533)

Description

Cast iron fireplace surround with side jambs featuring fluted Ionic pilasters, above which corner block has brass roundel. Horizontal frieze has floral basket in center with "Geo. Hastings" and "Colerain, MSS" cast in panels on either side. Painted black.

Details

Maker
Hastings, George, Mr. (Maker)
Date
1825-1850
Location of origin
Colrain, MA, USA
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
fluting
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Object type
Building Components; Surface Elements
Places
Colrain (Franklin county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
baskets (containers)
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Enframement, Fireplace
Fluted
fluting
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Fruit Basket
Ionic
Iron
iron (metal)
mantels
Painted
painting (coating)
scrolling foliage
Slip Cast
Dimensions
43 1/2 x 56 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1974.52
GUSN
48930

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