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Eagle wall bracket, one of a pair


Artist Unknown (England)


late 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G337
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Gilt pine
Size: 17 x 17 in. (43.18 x 43.18 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: eagle wall bracket, pair of, carved and gilded; eagle supports on head and spread wings a flat shelf with molded edges; feet rest on round, horizontal fluted column, below which is tied a sheaf of acanthus-like leaves; pine
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James. F. and Louise H. Bell in memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell
Accession Number: 31.24.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009