Pair of brass andirons

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

Late 18th century

GUSN

GUSN-172761

Description

Pair of brass andirons. Chippendale style with double lemon shaped tops and turned necks. Arched legs with ball and claw feet. Iron supports for logs extend from backs of andirons. The original location for the andirons was in the Breakfast Room at the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Chippendale
Andiron

Additional Identification Number

17.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

18 3/4 x 12 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2009.9.1