Corbel

Corbel
Title
Corbel
Date 
1750-1775
Medium 
Wood, paint, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 7 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Carved wooden corbel with scrolled acanthus leaf support and ogee-curve molding; old coat of tan paint; two hand-wrought nails projecting from upper surface.
Object Number 
INV.8788
Marks 
written: on upper surface; "Walton/ House/ Pearl St.'
Gallery Label 
This corbel probably comes from the William Walton House, at 326 Pearl (formerly Queen) Street, NYC, erected in 1752 and demolished in 1881.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group