Modillion

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1739

GUSN

GUSN-67151

Description

Acanthus leaves with scrolls on sides; white paint; wrought nails; attached moldings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

modillions
carving (processes)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
acanthus (motif)
scrolls (motifs)
Painted
Molded
Carved
Acanthus
Scroll
MODILLION

Inscription

Pencilled on back: ""In Hancock House on Beacon St., Boston, MA""

Associated Building

Original To Thomas Hancock House,

Additional Identification Number

1927.89A A

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12.5 x 6.875 x 7.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John C. Gray and brought here by Mrs. Charles K. Bolton

Accession Number

1927.89A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

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