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Gilded. Spread eagle with ball in mouth atop urn (?) on molded vertical bar with ribbon-bow above and reeded section with acanthus spray below, pendent tassels, three scroll arms twisted at sockets, acanthus midway, shaped glass bobeche and cut-glass drops.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theresa L. Merriam

about 1800

Object Place

England

Dimensions

86.36 cm (34 in.)

Accession Number

43.133a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture