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1971.442B (RS116249)

Description

Two scrolled legs terminating in penny feet supporting an octagon shaped baluster surmounted by a ball finial with a faceted waist, log stop matches finial; baluster cast in two halves, iron rod through center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
19 x 12.25 x 23.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.442B
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5389

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