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Coal guard

Description

Demi-lune fire or coal guard made of single wrought iron strap shaped into a curve.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1950
Location of origin
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
fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
Screen, Fire
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 43 1/2 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.485
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308457

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