Bracket

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1795

GUSN

GUSN-245

Description

Bracket with acanthus-like leaves, carved at an angle; ogee molding is applied along the edges; the pair of brackets are mirror-images of each other.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brackets (structural elements)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
whitewashing (coating)
acanthus (motif)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
ogee arches
pine (wood)
Pine
Carved
Painted
Whitewashed
Acanthus
Leaves
Ogee
BRACKET

Associated Building

Original To Massachusetts State House,

Maker

Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844 (Architect)
Vose, Thomas, Mr. (Vendor)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA; Robbinston, MA, USA, now Maine

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

11.5 x 8.75 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1985.750.1-2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)