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Andiron

Description

One of a pair of brass andirons with wrought iron log stops containing small brass urn finials. Andirons have claw-and-ball feet, cabriole legs, beaded posts and urn finials.

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 Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Andiron
andirons
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
22 1/8 x 10 1/4 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.406.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
307602
Related Items
Title Andiron Accession number 1958.406.2 Relationship Pair

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