Andiron

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810-1819

GUSN

GUSN-17317

Description

Ball and steeple finial over reels and rings above elongated hexagonal plinth. Spurred cabriole legs on snake feet; ball and steeple log stop. Inset cast iron billet bar.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
ANDIRON

Inscription

Stamped on billet bar on brass: ""B. Edmands/ Charlestown""

Maker

Edmands, Barnabas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Charlestown, MA, USA

Dimensions

21 x 11.625 x 21.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1952.139B

Reference Notes

Mitchell, James R.. Early American Life. [No Publisher]. _____ Note _____ "Brass Andiron Makers of Boston", August, 1980.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)