Andiron

Description:

Knife-blade andiron with brass polyhedron and spiral flame finial on low-arched legs ending in penny feet. Hollow-cast, vertically-seamed finial and thin, square support block are peened on top of the notched upright, which is tenoned through the legs. Billet bar tenoned through lower part of upright. No marks. One of a pair, 1978.0939.239-.240.

Date Made: 1760 - 1820

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesUnited Kingdom: England

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Credit Line: John Paul Remensnyder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1978.0939.239Catalog Number: 1978.0939.239Accession Number: 1978.0939

Object Name: andiron

Physical Description: iron, wrought (upright, legs, billet bar material)brass (finial material)Measurements: overall: 15 in x 9 1/2 in x 15 in; 38.1 cm x 24.13 cm x 38.1 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-101b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1458893

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