Wood, paint, iron
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 7 x 8.9 cm )
written: on upper surface; "Walton/ House/ Pearl St.'
Carved wooden corbel with scrolled acanthus leaf support and ogee-curve molding; old coat of tan paint; two hand-wrought nails projecting from upper surface.
This corbel probably comes from the William Walton House, at 326 Pearl (formerly Queen) Street, NYC, erected in 1752 and demolished in 1881.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.