andiron

Description:

Symmetrical scroll-patterned andiron with four rows of opposing S and C scrolls narrowing to a banded, brass ball finial. Hollow-back, flask-cast upright with square mortise on reverse for the stepped billet bar with scrolled log stop. No marks. Back end of billet bar broken and repaired. One of a pair, DL*391817A-B.

Date Made: 1830 - 1840

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Gertrude D. Webster

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.391817BCatalog Number: 391817BAccession Number: 71679

Object Name: andironObject Type: andirons

Physical Description: iron, cast (upright material)brass (finial material)iron, wrought (billet bar material)Measurements: overall: 15 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 15 3/4 in; 38.4175 cm x 18.415 cm x 40.005 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-4564-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1458868

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