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Andiron

Description

Ball and steeple finial over reels and rings above elongated hexagonal plinth. Spurred cabriole legs on snake feet; ball and steeple log stop. Inset cast iron billet bar.

Details

Maker
Edmands, Barnabas (Maker)
Date
1810-1819
Inscriptions
Stamped on billet bar on brass: ""B. Edmands/ Charlestown""
Location of origin
Charlestown, MA, USA
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
21 x 11.625 x 21.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.139A
GUSN
17316
Reference Notes
Mitchell, James R.. Early American Life. [No Publisher]. _____ Note _____ "Brass Andiron Makers of Boston", August, 1980.

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