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Fire Fender

1971.641 (RS117662)

Description

C-shaped fender has thin vertical wires held by five horizontal supporting bands; twelve vertical wrought iron supports enclosed by base and top support screen; wavy band at top and bottom of screen for decorative effect; painted black or "stove" blacked.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
iron (metal)
wire
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
FENDER
fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
Iron
iron (metal)
wire
Wire
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
16 x 60 x 20.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.641
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5281

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