Andiron

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1785-1810

GUSN

GUSN-5390

Description

Two scrolled legs terminating in penny feet supporting an octagon shaped baluster surmounted by a ball finial with a faceted waist, log stop matches finial; baluster cast in two halves, iron rod through center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
ANDIRON

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

19 x 12.25 x 23.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.442A

Places

Possibly