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Cast Iron and Carved Wooden Ship's Corbel

Auction:
2431
Lot:
295
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Cast Iron and Carved Wooden Ship's Corbel, probably England, 19th century, carved scrolled corbel with applied painted cast iron acanthus leaves, the sides applied with conforming cast iron scroll panels with floral and foliate designs in relief, (remnant of paint on foliage), ht. 22 1/2, wd. 7 1/2, dp. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

The cast iron acanthus leaves with several layers of colors of paint, the top surface being gold-colored. The paint worn in areas so it appears to be multicolored, but it is the underlayers of paint showing through.

Keywords

United Kingdom, paint showing, Acanthus, Corbel

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