Corbel

Object Number: 
INV.8788
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 )
Marks: 
written: on upper surface; "Walton/ House/ Pearl St.'
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.
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