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Andiron

1949.531.1-.2 (RS119649)

Description

"Knife-blade andirons". Flame-shaped shaft, ball-shaped finial with incised lines, turned and incised pedestal. Finial rests on square, flat wrought iron platform. Cabriole legs and flat slipper feet. Rectangular billet bar riveted to plinth.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1734-1799
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
incising
iron (metal)
riveting
turning (shaping process)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
ANDIRON
andirons
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cabriole Leg
cabriole legs
Incised
incising
Iron
iron (metal)
Riveted
riveting
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
23.75 x 13.375 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.531.1-.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8101

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