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Andiron

Description

Ball finial on turned shaft and hexagonal plinth with turned rings; spurred cabriole legs with snake feet; ball finial log stop.

Details

Maker
Molineux, John (active ca. 1800-1820) (Maker)
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
Impressed: ""JOHN MOLINEUX/ BOSTON"" behind log-stop.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
brass (alloy)
cast iron
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Andiron
andirons
brass (alloy)
cast iron
Dimensions
19 x 24 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.M1A
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
17305

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