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Andiron

1977.329A (RS116568)

Description

Pair of right and left andirons with spurred cabriole legs and snake feet supporting a turned and faceted baluster with finial; log stops on same design continue through iron dog rests.

Details

Maker
Molineux, John (active ca. 1800-1820) (Foundryman)
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
""J. MOLINEUX/FOUNDER/BOSTON""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
20 x 11.375 x 9.938 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.329A
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
5396

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