Finial

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-154

Description

"From the top of fence post" Traces of white paint? Very weathered. Shape: a bulbous urn with an acorn on top. All set on a reel. A screw hook on one side where a large piece of the wood has fallen out. Was held on by a dowel through the center of the base. Later, a nail was put through the side of the base to help it stay on.

Details

Descriptive Terms

finials
softwood
Softwood
FINIAL

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

13.5 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1921.229