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Andiron

Description

One of a pair of wrought iron and brass andirons with ball-shaped finials, turned posts and snake feet. Ball shaped log stops and andiron finials have horizontal bands in middle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Andiron
andirons
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
17 x 11 1/2 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.236.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289579
Related Items
Title Andiron Accession number 1958.236.2 Relationship Pair

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