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1949.351 (RS119471)

Description

Shaped crest on rectangular body. Relief of dolphins and shell above rounded crest. Scene of Rebecca at the well. Fortified city in background. Scene enclosed by beaded and flower and leaf border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1760
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
casting (process)
foliation (pattern)
iron (metal)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
relief (sculpture techniques)
shell (animal material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Bible
casting (process)
cities
City
City View
cityscapes (representations)
Dolphin
dolphins (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
FIREBACK
firebacks
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
foliation (pattern)
Iron
iron (metal)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Queen Anne
Relief
relief (sculpture techniques)
Shell
shell (animal material)
Slip Cast
People and organizations
Rebecca
Dimensions
34.5 x 25.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.351
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8042

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