Fence Post Urn

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-11414

Description

An urn carved in the full round with flame and finial. The body is shaped with fabric-like swags held by bow knots and is raised on a square plinth. It is painted white.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urns
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Federal
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Carved
Federal
URN

Associated Building

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

Maker

McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Salem, MA, USA

Object Type

Site Feature

Dimensions

38 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.362

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