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Beekman family coat of arms

Beekman family coat of arms
Title
Beekman family coat of arms
Date 
1760-1770
Medium 
Wood, paint, gilding
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 16 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 53.3 x 41.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Carved wooden coat of arms with paint and gilding; central shield with wavy bend between two roses; helmet atop shield with crest of two wings in flight; foliate rococo carving surrounding shield; shield interior painted dark blue, shield surround painted red, remaining elements gilded.
Object Number 
Z.2501
Gallery Label 
This Beekman family coat of arms is similar to one which hung in the parlor of Mount Pleasant, James Beekman's country house on the East River near 51st Street, built ca. 1763.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group