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Molded Copper Pineapple-form Architectural Finial

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Molded Copper Pineapple-form Architectural Finial, New England, late 19th century, molded and soldered sheet copper in the form of a pineapple, the symbol of hospitality, with scrolled foliage, mounted on a round, domed base, verdigris surface with traces of earlier paint, ht. 18, dia. 13 in.

Provenance: Walters-Benisek, purchased in 1999.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Several dents to the pineapple, leaf tips, and base, a few seam separations.

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earlier paint, New England