Fireback

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1734-1799

GUSN

GUSN-7721

Description

Rectangular form with rounded top. Cast relief design extremely worn--some kind of figure, surrounded by a scrolled border, possibly religious subject.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firebacks
casting (process)
iron (metal)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Component, Fireplace
Fireback
Iron
Slip Cast
Relief
Classical Figure
Fireback

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Environmental Control Elements

Dimensions

27.5 x 18.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.556