Fireback

Date

1734-1799

GUSN

GUSN-8100

Description

Rectangular, with crowned figure holding harp, cast in relief. Seated under C-scrolled arch, with fleur-de-lis key, resting on classical column.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firebacks
casting (process)
iron (metal)
relief (sculpture techniques)
arches
C-scrolls
Classical
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Iron
Slip Cast
Classical Figure
Harp
Fleur-de-Lis
Relief
Column
Classical
Scroll
Arch
FIREBACK

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

25 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.529