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Fireplace fender

Description

Wrought iron coal guard composed of wide strap bent into a semi-circle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Fender
fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 45 x 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.386
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289095

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