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Andiron

1988.116.1 (RS187746)

Description

Ball top w/ central facetted ring turning, w/ domed element at top w/ concentric rings. Spool and vase turnings at neck, swelling to spool, ring and beaded moldings form body. Leaf like S-shaped legs w/ spur at knee, on ball feet. Cast iron billet bar.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
Dimensions
22.25 x 13.75 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.116.1
GUSN
55717

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