Greek Revival Chimney Piece.
A Greek revival chimneypiece from Old Saybrook, Connecticut, signed D. Butler and dated November 1st, 1837, is a country version of one shown in Asher Benjamin’s The Architect or Practical House Carpenter (1830) Plate LI. It measures, OA height 58” by OA width 67 7/8” with a firebox opening 30” high x 36” wide which, can be modified by up to 4” in width and 2” inches in height. It is constructed of East ern White Pine.
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