Bookend

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-51131

Description

An upright rectangular block, which is hand painted with a pastoral scene of a church in a field enclosed by trees. It is in an oval reserve in gold, black and brown. A splint of wood serves as a horizontal support. It has a varnish finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookends
wood (plant material)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
walnut (wood)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
walnut (wood)
scenes (depictions)
Walnut
Painted
Arts and Crafts
Scenic
BOOKEND

Inscription

In pencil on the base is: 135/350.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1986.790.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

3.75 x 4.5 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.790.1-2