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Andirons

1998.284AB (RS31138)

Description

Pair of brass andirons. Large front finial and two curved feet (pad feet). Smaller finial halfway back with one leg. Iron backend.

Details

Maker
Probably Hunneman, William C., Hunneman (Maker)
Possibly Hunneman, William C., Jr. (Maker)
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Engraved on top, rear behind 2nd finial: ""Hunneman/ 476/ Boston""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
andirons
ANDIRONS
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
17 x 13 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.284AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20040

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