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  AMERICAN, PRE-CIVIL WAR, CAST IRON MEDALLION / PLAQUE WITH A FEDERAL EAGLE SUPERIMPOSED ON A SUNBURST, DATED 1857
Dimensions (inches): 17.75" diameter x 2"deep
Description:
Cast iron medallion / plaque of generous scale, approximately 18" in diameter, with a rendition of the American federal eagle, superimposed on rays of the rising sun, that terminate in a a scalloped arch. A pre-Civil War building adornment--perhaps intended to mark government buildings, the well-worn but date of 1857 appears in the lower center, as part of the original casting. Beautiful form and surface, with dark patination.

Mount: Ready to hang, with a thoughtfully designed, welded iron wall mount.
   
Primary Color: brown
Earliest Date: 1857
Latest Date: 1857
For Sale Status: Available
Price $7,500
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