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Andiron

1949.349.1-.2 (RS119469)

Description

Spurred cabriole legs resting on ball feet. Hexagonal plinth supporting egg-shaped finial with octagon faceted element with turned top and pineapple. Wrought iron turned log stop and billet bar.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
turning (shaping process)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Pineapple
pineapple (motif)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
21.75 x 10.75 x 21.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.349.1-.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8041

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