Figural andiron featuring the head and torso of a woman wearing only a belted, short skirt scrolled at its sides; her hair is close cropped at front with curled locks on her shoulders. Plain, arched and squared cabriole legs end in square feet on platforms. Cast billet bar fused into cast upright. No marks. One of a pair, 1982.0090.67A-B.

Date Made: 1790 - 1840

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesUnited States: Virginia, Shenandoah Valley

Decorative Motif: Woman


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Estate of John Paul Remensnyder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0090.67BAccession Number: 1982.0090Catalog Number: 1982.0090.67B

Object Name: andironObject Type: andirons

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 6 3/4 in x 14 3/4 in; 30.48 cm x 17.145 cm x 37.465 cm


Record Id: nmah_1458864

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