Mantelpiece

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1876

GUSN

GUSN-60

Description

Packed in large crate, this white marble mantel consists of numerous pieces; heavily molded, segmentally arched fireplace surround, incised decoration on the spandrels, leafy capitals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mantels
marble (rock)
molding (forming)
incising
carving (processes)
acanthus (motif)
centennials
Marble
Carved
Centennial
Acanthus
Incised
Molded
MANTEL

Inscription

Marked in red by Appleton to indicate how mantel should be assembled.

Associated Building

Original To Misses' Hersey House,

Additional Identification Number

489

Maker

Bowker and Torrey (Maker)

Accession Number

1922.985

Places

Massachusetts (United States)