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Pair of brass andirons

Description

Pair of brass andirons. Chippendale style with double lemon shaped tops and turned necks. Arched legs with ball and claw feet. Iron supports for logs extend from backs of andirons. The original location for the andirons was in the Breakfast Room at the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 18th century
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Andiron
andirons
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
iron (metal)
Dimensions
18 3/4 x 12 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.9.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
172761

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