Mantel and Fireboard

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-55098

Description

Mantel, painted green with dentils; fireboard image is trompe l'oeil brick with fireplace tools; dado cap and baseboard shadows on sides of mantel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantels
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
dentils
trompe-l'oeil
Component, Fireplace
Fireboard
Painted
Torah
Tromp L'oeil
Dentil
fireboards (fireplace equipment)
Fireboard

Label

Loaned to Milwaukee Art Museum for exhibition "American Fancy: Exuberance and Delight in the Arts, 1790-1840" December 2004-April 2005.

Associated Building

Original To Daniel Whitmore House,

Additional Identification Number

1963.394 A & B

Maker

Possibly Graves, Noah (Artist)

Location of Origin

North Sunderland, MA, USA

Object Type

Building Components; Environmental Control Elements

Dimensions

44.5 x 51 x 5.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1963.394AB

Reference Notes

Pain, William, Author. The Practical Builder London: 1789; Boston: 1792.. [No Publisher].

Places

Massachusetts (United States)