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1949.475 (RS119593)

Description

Rectangular body with domed top. Central motif of Coat of Arms in relief: design of five smaller shields inside; surrounded by vine with leaves and berries; beaded border with raised edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
mid-late 18th C
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Coat-of-Arms
coats of arms
FIREBACK
firebacks
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
28.625 x 22.75 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.475
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7578

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