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Ball-top Andirons

Description

Two frontal cabriole legs nolded on the front side. Joining at a molded "open-fan" motif. Baluster has a triangular opening just above the fan, with a diamond shaped opening above the waist. Front side molded with rosettes and leaf patterns. Lemon shaped finial is brass with a raised ring at the center and rounded finger-like projection above the finial. Iron billet bar.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRONS
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Fan
fans (costume accessories)
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
Dimensions
15.375 x 6.875 x 13.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1712.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12578

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