Brass andiron

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

Late 18th century

GUSN

GUSN-189608

Description

Brass andiron. Chippendale style with double lemon shaped top and turned neck. Arched legs with ball and claw feet. Iron supports for logs extend from backs of andiron. The original location for the andiron was in the Breakfast Room at the Sarah Orne Jewett House in South Berwick, Maine.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Andiron

Additional Identification Number

17.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2009.9.1.1