Andiron

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-289580

Description

One of a pair of wrought iron and brass andirons with ball-shaped finials, turned posts and snake feet. Ball shaped log stops and andiron finials have horizontal bands in middle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Related Items

Title Andiron Accession Number 1958.236.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

17 x 11 1/2 x 19 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.236.2