Fireplace Crane

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1750

GUSN

GUSN-4480

Description

Flat elongated arm tapering to end and terminating in slight curl at tip; set at right angle to circular rod support; diagonal brace intersecting with vertical rod approximately 12" from bottom and with horizontal arm at mid-length; set into two rings of iron imbedded in fireplace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
CRANE, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

41.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.715