Mantel

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1897

GUSN

GUSN-51170

Description

Fluted columns support mantelshelf; above shelf smaller fluted columns support top; beveled mirror with applied decoration on eash side; under mantelshelf is more applied decoration - foliate and ribbons; egg-and-dart run along top edges of columns and top of mantel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantels
beveling
fluting
mirrors
varnishing
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
Colonial Revival
egg and dart moldings
fluting
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
ribbon (material)
Varnished
Colonial Revival
Fluted
Beveled
Egg-and-Dart
Foliate
Ribbon
Glass
MANTEL

Inscription

Stamped on rear side: [see worksheet for sketch; letters are around a maltese cross] ""S B & Co 3 8 97""

Associated Building

Original To Gov. Fuller House,

Maker

S. B. and Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA; Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk Cty

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

76.5 x 57 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1986.1024

Places

Massachusetts (United States)