Andiron

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-7527

Description

Circular disk feet join cabriole legs with scrolled spur. Collumnar plinth with ring and beehive turnings alternate with octagonal panelled sections. Lemon tops are capped with faceted dome with acorn finial; rectangular iron billet bar at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
turning (shaping process)
acorn
cabriole legs
Brass
Iron
Turned
Lemon
Acorn
Cabriole Leg
ANDIRON

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.472.1

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20.5 x 12.063 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.472.1-.2