Fireplace Fender

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5405

Description

Wrought iron fireplace fender has bow front; vertical wires, 1/4" apart from screen, joined by a frame of four horizontal wires; at top is a wire "swag"; twelve vertical wrought iron supports behind wires; painted black or "stove" blacked.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

12 x 63 x 13.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.729