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Sculptor:
Drake, Jennings Absalom 1910-1993  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: concrete and tile, painted; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Mailbox
Sculptures
Place:
Louisiana
Hornbeck
Date:
1960's
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Louisiana survey, 1996.
Summary:
A marker post that functions as a support for a metal mailbox. The marker has a pitched roof design with urn-shaped finial at the top. Each "gable" area includes a painted two-dimensional design. On the north side is a rose in a medallion; on the west and east sides are lyre-shaped designs. The bottom of the post is decorated with black, diamond-shaped tiles. The post is set atop a two-tiered base.
Topic:
Object--Flower--Rose  Search this
Religion--Old Testament--Isaiah  Search this
Control number:
IAS LA000452
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_335349