Andirons

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-17488

Description

Turned column w/ ball finial; cabriole legs w/ spurs and snake feet; miniature column log stop; cast iron billet bar.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
Slip Cast
ANDIRONS

Inscription

""Moses Abbott, Bedford Mass., 1820"" engraved on front of columns--maker or owner?

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

14 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1929.175.1-.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)