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1970.570 (RS115422)

Description

Elaborately carved walnut rectangular frame with preened and carved crest, side brackets, and pendant; glass; polychrome coat of arms for the Bowen family with motto “Festina Lente” which translates to the adage: “make haste slowly”. Label on back.

Details

Maker
Hays, Henry (Maker)
Date
1882
Inscriptions
By Appointment/to the queen/Henry Hays/S Seal Engraver/pe165 Regent Street/London/Now at 346 Broadway, New York (Engraver Address)
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
walnut (wood)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Personal Symbols; Status Symbols
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Coat of Arms
Heraldry
heraldry
Insignia
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
walnut (wood)
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Bowen Family
Dimensions
25 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.570
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64461

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