Finial from the 29th floor of the Woolworth Building (Cass Gilbert, architect), New York

 
Finial from the 29th floor of the Woolworth Building (Cass Gilbert, architect), New York
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  • Title :     Finial from the 29th floor of the Woolworth Building (Cass Gilbert, architect), New York
  • Artist:     Cass Gilbert Designer Frank W. Woolworth Other Relation Donaldson Craftsman
  • Accession:     1995.1.2 a, b
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     circa 1913
  • Dimensions:     Inches 83-3/4 36-1/2 36-1/2 Dimensions, finial (a) Inches 34-1/2 4-1/2 diameter Dimensions, spire (b), Centimeters 213.0 93.0 93.0 Dimensions, finial (a) Centimeters 87.6 11.4 diameter Dimensions, spire (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Architecture
  • Subject:     Architecture/Architectural Design , Metal/Metal Design , Skyscraper , Merchandising/Marketing
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, Gift of the Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
  • URL:     1995.1.2 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Architecture
Description:
Architectural finial from the 29th story roof of the Woolworth Building, New York, New York; hand-hammered copper tracery, patinated green; design incorporating elaborate stylized foliage. a: finial, b: spire