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Firetool stand

Description

Cast iron fire tool stand. Base shaped like shield and decorated w/ vines rising out of a lion's head. 2 claw feet at back of base. Lion's head near top of back and connected to C-scrolled arms. Flower at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1860
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
firesets
heads (representations)
Iron
iron (metal)
Lion
lion
Slip Cast
STAND, FIRESET
stands (support furniture)
Dimensions
26.5 x 10 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.287
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20045

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