Bookend

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18223

Description

Gilt bookend w/ painted green, blue and red floral decoration; wood rectangular vertical portion w/ brass rectangular horizontal portion connected by hinge; gilt and green scrolled foliate pattern on front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookends
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
floral patterns
Brass
Spray
BOOKEND

Inscription

Impressed on top surface: ""MADE IN ITALY""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.75 x 3.5 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2316.1