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This hanging shelf with decorative pierced and scrolled fretwork is attributed to the Monticello joinery and was made for Poplar Forest. The large astragal molding is characteristic of Monticello-made works. In the eighteenth century decorative shelves such as this one were often used to hold busts or clocks.


Artist/Maker Unspecified
Createdca. 1810
Origin/PurchaseMonticello joinery
Object TypeFurniture and Lighting
Materialsmahogany
Dimensions23 x 16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.
LocationEntrance Hall

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