Fender

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5147

Description

U-shaped serpentine fornted forged iron base and top separated by a screen formed of two layers of elliptically shaped wire members with both layers set in opposite directions; the top and base are further separated by iron rods set at regular intervals; across top are a brass sheath and three turned brass finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Iron
Brass
FENDER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

15 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.532