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1971.532 (RS116339)

Description

U-shaped serpentine fornted forged iron base and top separated by a screen formed of two layers of elliptically shaped wire members with both layers set in opposite directions; the top and base are further separated by iron rods set at regular intervals; across top are a brass sheath and three turned brass finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
FENDER
fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
15 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.532
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5147

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