Andiron

Description:

Knife-blade andiron with a sharp-edged knop finial on rounded, high-arched legs ending in penny feet. Hollow-cast, vertically-seamed finial and thin, square support are peened on top of the baluster-shaped upright which is made as one piece with the legs. Stepped billet bar tenoned through lower part of upright. No marks. One of a pair, DL*388200A-B.

Date Made: 1800-1830

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: MassachusettsUnited States

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388200BCatalog Number: 388200BAccession Number: 182022

Object Name: andironObject Type: andirons

Physical Description: iton, wrought (upright and legs, billet bar material)brass (finial material)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 19 1/8 in x 21 in; 91.44 cm x 48.5775 cm x 53.34 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f106-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1458775

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