Pilaster Capital

Date

1880 C-1882

GUSN

GUSN-8

Description

Elaborate composite capital with two rows of acanthus leaves and a third row of finer leaves. Above the leaves are three pairs of scrolled ornament with a patera topping the middle. Behind the patera runs a decorative curving band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capitals (column components)
Carved
carving (processes)
sandstone
Patera
Scroll
acanthus
paterae (motifs)
scrolls (motifs)
Sandstone
Carved
Acanthus
Patera
Scroll
CAPITAL

Associated Building

Original To Old Jordan Marsh Building,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Structures; Building Component

Dimensions

16.5 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1987.56