American Military Hall Tree
Probably Northeastern, ca. 1875.
Cast iron, polychrome painted.
Over-all in great condition, some paint restoration from the early 20th c.
This finely cast hall tree embodies the patriotic sentiment felt during the centennial era. Painted in red, white and blue with a black ground color highlighted with gold, the rack displays military swords and rifles flanking a shield-shaped mirror. The umbrella holder with a belt-form strap and drip-pan is supported by a cast iron base with the original penny-shaped feet.
Dimensions: 74 ¼”h, 23 ½”w, 15”d.
Item ID: DA-ACC 117