Pine wood with gray paint, white marble
69 1/8 x 101 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. (175.6 x 258.1 x 36.5 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. Benjamin G. Hitchings
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Unknown. Mantelpiece, ca. 1812. Pine wood with gray paint, white marble, 69 1/8 x 101 5/8 x 14 3/8 in. (175.6 x 258.1 x 36.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Benjamin G. Hitchings, 44.55. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 44.55_bw.jpg)
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Tapering columns raised on tall rectangular plinths support the shaped entablature; central oval sunburst flanked by two swirled roundels of gouged work are carved in the frieze; twelve small columnettes, four at either end of the frieze and two at each side of roundels.
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