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Pilaster Capital

Description

Elaborate composite capital with two rows of acanthus leaves and a third row of finer leaves. Above the leaves are three pairs of scrolled ornament with a patera topping the middle. Behind the patera runs a decorative curving band.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880 C-1882
Associated Building
Original To Old Jordan Marsh Building.
Material
Carved
carving (processes)
sandstone
Object type
Structures; Building Component
Descriptive terms
acanthus
Acanthus
CAPITAL
capitals (column components)
Carved
carving (processes)
Patera
paterae (motifs)
Sandstone
sandstone
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Dimensions
16.5 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.56
GUSN
8

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