Architectural Panels

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11311

Description

Pair of relief carvings consisting of crossed flaming torches and fasces encircled by a laural and oak wreath tied with a bow knot. Enframed in a 4" molding. Painted all over in white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ornaments
panels (surface components)
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
fasces
Carved
Torch
Laurel Wreath
Wood
ORNAMENT, WALL

Inscription

On a jelly label on the back of the board (1991.1658.1), and written in script with fountain pen is: From John Welles/Ho Dorchester,/Mass. (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.1658.1,2

Maker

Attributed to McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (Maker)

Location of Origin

MA, USA

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 9/16 x 47 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1658.1-2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)