Firetool stand

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-20045

Description

Cast iron fire tool stand. Base shaped like shield and decorated w/ vines rising out of a lion's head. 2 claw feet at back of base. Lion's head near top of back and connected to C-scrolled arms. Flower at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stands (support furniture)
firesets
casting (process)
iron (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
lion
heads (representations)
Iron
Slip Cast
Lion
STAND, FIRESET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

26.5 x 10 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.287