Fire Fender

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5281

Description

C-shaped fender has thin vertical wires held by five horizontal supporting bands; twelve vertical wrought iron supports enclosed by base and top support screen; wavy band at top and bottom of screen for decorative effect; painted black or "stove" blacked.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fenders (fire-controlling equipment)
iron (metal)
wire
wrought
Wire
Iron
Wrought
FENDER

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 60 x 20.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.641