Late 18th C. carved wood doorway pediment from the Custom's House, Salem, MA. Bold leaf and scroll carving with central section rendering of The Great Seal of the City of Salem. Latin motto translates "To the Farthest Port of the Rich East."
Extremely rare and unique. In excellent condition, old repaint, some loss.
Size: 9 'long x 40" high
Provenance: The Collection of the late Allan Forbes, President of State Street Trust Company, Boston.
Price and additional history furnished upon request.