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Brass andiron

Description

Brass andiron. Chippendale style with double lemon shaped top and turned neck. Arched legs with ball and claw feet. Iron supports for logs extend from backs of andiron. The original location for the andiron was in the Breakfast Room at the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 18th century
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Andiron
andirons
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Accession Number
2009.9.1.1
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
189608

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