Bookend

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1940-1970

GUSN

GUSN-14349

Description

Each w/ wood upright in squat baluster form; "punch" carved w/ leafy sprays and geometric devices centering a stack of semi-circles outlined in gilt and painted blue, green, and red w/in a blue field and gilt border; all raised on a tin horizontal plate.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookends
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Tin
Carved
Painted
BOOKEND

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.5 x 4.188 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.378.2