Andirons

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-20040

Description

Pair of brass andirons. Large front finial and two curved feet (pad feet). Smaller finial halfway back with one leg. Iron backend.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Engraved on top, rear behind 2nd finial: ""Hunneman/ 476/ Boston""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Probably Hunneman, William C., Hunneman (Maker)
Possibly Hunneman, William C., Jr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

17 x 13 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.284AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)