Andiron

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1734-1799

GUSN

GUSN-8101

Description

"Knife-blade andirons". Flame-shaped shaft, ball-shaped finial with incised lines, turned and incised pedestal. Finial rests on square, flat wrought iron platform. Cabriole legs and flat slipper feet. Rectangular billet bar riveted to plinth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

andirons
brass (alloy)
incising
iron (metal)
riveting
turning (shaping process)
wrought
cabriole legs
Iron
Brass
Wrought
Turned
Incised
Cabriole Leg
Riveted
ANDIRON

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1949.531.1

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.75 x 13.375 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.531.1-.2