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Fireplace fender

Description

Wrought iron coal guard made of a thick strap bent to form a semi-circle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Location of origin
United States
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
4 x 47 1/2 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.263
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289569

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