Here are the answers to the "detail detective" questions we posed two weeks ago. How many did you get correct?
This unicorn is part of the British royal coat of arms on the magnificent Paul Storr candelabra in the dining room.
This carved detail comes from the back of a chair in the first floor hallway.
This Meissen leopard is part of Marianne Moore's menagerie. It lives on the mantelpiece in the Moore Room.
This is a close-up of an 18th-century game table in the parlor. The well is to hold game counters. Ante up everyone!
|Rosenbach Museum & Library. 1954.2028|
This smart snake tells time on the Jean-Baptiste Baillon clock in the dining room. His tongue points to the correct time as the dials revolve.
|Rosenbach Museum & Library 1954.2017|
This is a close-up of an unusual bowl in the Moore room. It's on the right as you walk in, on the wooden sideboard. The bowl was a gift to Marianne Moore from her brother.