Andiron

Description:

Figural andiron of George Washington in military uniform, standing with hat held in his right hand and his left hand at waist, elbow bent. Flask-cast upright with sliding dovetail at center of its hollow back for a shaped billet bar with curved ends and two holes in its length. No marks. One of a pair, 1980.0465.01A-B.

Date Made: 1850 - 1930

Decorative Motif; Depicted: Washington, George

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: Uniforms, Military

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0465.01BAccession Number: 1980.0465Catalog Number: 1980.0465.01B

Object Name: andiron

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15 1/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 13 5/8 in; 38.4175 cm x 18.0975 cm x 34.6075 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-66df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1458878

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