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Fire fender

1985.188 (RS118566)

Description

C-shaped fender w/ thin vertical rods and four supporting horizontal rods. Scalloped motif at top w/ curved brass molding above.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
FENDER
fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
12 x 11.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.188
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24963

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