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1949.529 (RS119647)

Description

Rectangular, with crowned figure holding harp, cast in relief. Seated under C-scrolled arch, with fleur-de-lis key, resting on classical column.

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
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Arch
arches
C-scrolls
casting (process)
Classical
Classical Figure
Column
FIREBACK
firebacks
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Harp
Iron
iron (metal)
Relief
relief (sculpture techniques)
Scroll
Slip Cast
Dimensions
25 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.529
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8100

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