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Andiron

Description

One of a pair of wrought iron and brass andirons with cast brass log stops having ball-topped turned posts and snake feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Andiron
andirons
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 11 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.372.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305636
Related Items
Title Andiron Accession number 1958.372.2 Relationship Pair

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