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Modillion

Description

Acanthus leaves with scrolls on sides; white paint; wrought nails; attached moldings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1739
Inscriptions
Pencilled on back: ""In Hancock House on Beacon St., Boston, MA""
Associated Building
Original To Thomas Hancock House.
Material
carving (processes)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Carved
carving (processes)
MODILLION
modillions
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12.5 x 6.875 x 7.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.89A
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John C. Gray and brought here by Mrs. Charles K. Bolton
GUSN
67151
Related Items
Title Bracket Accession number 1939.587A-D

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