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1949.472.1-.2 (RS119590)

Description

Circular disk feet join cabriole legs with scrolled spur. Collumnar plinth with ring and beehive turnings alternate with octagonal panelled sections. Lemon tops are capped with faceted dome with acorn finial; rectangular iron billet bar at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cabriole Leg
cabriole legs
Iron
iron (metal)
Lemon
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
20.5 x 12.063 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.472.1-.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7527

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