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Relief Carved with Gesso Plaque from a Roger Wellford Mantel
Catalog#: Summer/Autumn 2007
Category: Folk Art
SubType: Carvings
Origin: America-USA
Era: 18th Century
Height: 13.75 inches inches
Width: 23 inches inches
Identified and inscribed, "Sacred to the Memory of Departed Heroes." Philadelphia, ca. 1790-1810. Carved pine with gesso. Retains an early 19th-century varnish surface. Old break to eagle's head.






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