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Pair of Andirons

2012.1.1 (RS159088)

Description

Pair of brass andirons with tapered and stepped spire over a ridged ball; faceted shaft; conforming stepped log log stops; pad feet; curved log supports.

Details

Maker
Molineux, John (active ca. 1800-1820) (Founder)
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
"J. Molineaux/FOUNDER/BOSTON" (stamped)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Andiron
andirons
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
24 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2012.1.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
257921

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