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Mantelpiece

Description

Packed in large crate, this white marble mantel consists of numerous pieces; heavily molded, segmentally arched fireplace surround, incised decoration on the spandrels, leafy capitals.

Details

Maker
Bowker and Torrey (Maker)
Date
ca. 1876
Inscriptions
Marked in red by Appleton to indicate how mantel should be assembled.
Associated Building
Original To Misses' Hersey House.
Material
carving (processes)
incising
marble (rock)
molding (forming)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Carved
carving (processes)
Centennial
Incised
incising
MANTEL
mantels
Marble
marble (rock)
Molded
molding (forming)
Possibly centennials
Accession Number
1922.985
GUSN
60

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