Andirons

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-26077

Description

Iron dog form. Body in shape of woman in short skirt. Possibly represents a tropical aborigine or native woman.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
casting (process)
iron (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Iron
Slip Cast
Woman
ANDIRON

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1422AB