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1991.1345AB (RS21575)

Description

Pair of gooseneck wrought-iron andirons, the outcarved tops terminate in a faceted ball which extends from a flat-sided straight shaft with a round top; above widely curved front legs with end on small flat feet there is a horizontal bar set upright.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Iron
iron (metal)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
16.5 x 10 x 15.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1345AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2882

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