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Andirons

Description

Iron dog form. Body in shape of woman in short skirt. Possibly represents a tropical aborigine or native woman.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
casting (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
11 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1422AB
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26077

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