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1949.556 (RS119673)

Description

Rectangular form with rounded top. Cast relief design extremely worn--some kind of figure, surrounded by a scrolled border, possibly religious subject.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1734-1799
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Object type
Building Components; Environmental Control Elements
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Classical Figure
Component, Fireplace
Fireback
firebacks
Iron
iron (metal)
Relief
relief (sculpture techniques)
Slip Cast
Dimensions
27.5 x 18.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.556
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7721

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