Overmantel

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1880-1890

GUSN

GUSN-265846

Description

Carved overmantel; possibly mahogany; three panels joined together; large griffins on either side, facing outward; central design features dolphins, shell, foliage and angels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

overmantels (interior wall components)
mahogany (wood)
carving (processes)
shell (animal material)
foliation (pattern)
Fireplace
Overmantel

Maker

Richardson, John (Maker)

Dimensions

47 5/8 x 86 1/2 x 1 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Dreier

Accession Number

2002.52.2

Places

Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)

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