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Fireplace Fender

1971.729 (RS117733)

Description

Wrought iron fireplace fender has bow front; vertical wires, 1/4" apart from screen, joined by a frame of four horizontal wires; at top is a wire "swag"; twelve vertical wrought iron supports behind wires; painted black or "stove" blacked.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wire
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
FENDER
fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
wire
Wire
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
12 x 63 x 13.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.729
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5405

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