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Andirons

Description

Bulbous head w/ facetted central element. Numerous "turning"-like elements w/ incised lines and banding on neck and body. Square base w/ shaped apron and two modified scroll legs w/ ball feet. Iron supports at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1830
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
17 x 19.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1431
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26044

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