Fireplace Surround

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-48930

Description

Cast iron fireplace surround with side jambs featuring fluted Ionic pilasters, above which corner block has brass roundel. Horizontal frieze has floral basket in center with "Geo. Hastings" and "Colerain, MSS" cast in panels on either side. Painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantels
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
fluting
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
baskets (containers)
fluting
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Ionic
Enframement, Fireplace
Iron
Brass
Slip Cast
Painted
Ionic
Fluted
Fruit Basket
Foliate
Enframement, Fireplace

Maker

Hastings, George, Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Colrain, MA, USA

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

43 1/2 x 56 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1974.52

Places

Colrain (Franklin county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)