Baluster

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-444

Description

Nine unpainted balusters. Delicately fluted urn-shaped lower portion with scalloped ends on the fluting. The upper portion is round in profile and tapers. Rectangular dowels at both ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

balusters (railing components)
fluting
softwood
fluting
scalloping
Softwood
Fluted
Scalloped
BALUSTER

Associated Building

Original To Pierce House (Dorchester, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1981.69.1.2-

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34.75 x 1.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1981.69.1-9

Places

New Hampshire (United States)