Coal guard

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1890-1950

GUSN

GUSN-308457

Description

Demi-lune fire or coal guard made of single wrought iron strap shaped into a curve.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Accessory, Fireplace
Screen, Fire
Screen, Fire

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 43 1/2 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.485