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1986.790.1-2 (RS25327)

Description

An upright rectangular block, which is hand painted with a pastoral scene of a church in a field enclosed by trees. It is in an oval reserve in gold, black and brown. A splint of wood serves as a horizontal support. It has a varnish finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
In pencil on the base is: 135/350.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
walnut (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts (movement)
BOOKEND
bookends
hand-painted
Painted
painting (image-making)
Possibly walnut (wood)
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Walnut
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3.75 x 4.5 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.790.1-2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51131

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