Pair of Andirons

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-257921

Description

Pair of brass andirons with tapered and stepped spire over a ridged ball; faceted shaft; conforming stepped log log stops; pad feet; curved log supports.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Andiron

Inscription

"J. Molineaux/FOUNDER/BOSTON" (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

393.1

Maker

Molineux, John (active ca. 1800-1820) (Founder)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

24 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2012.1.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)