Andiron

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5396

Description

Pair of right and left andirons with spurred cabriole legs and snake feet supporting a turned and faceted baluster with finial; log stops on same design continue through iron dog rests.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""J. MOLINEUX/FOUNDER/BOSTON""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Molineux, John (active ca. 1800-1820) (Foundryman)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

20 x 11.375 x 9.938 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.329A

Places

Massachusetts (United States)