Andiron

Description:

Two-piece, gooseneck, ball-and-spear or "steeple-top" andiron with an angled-back upright supported by a stepped billet bar tenoned through it that is split into two, flat, horizontal feet at back. Hollow-cast finial with vertical seam. No marks. One of a pair, DL*388202A-B.

Date Made: 1785-1825

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesUnited Kingdom: England

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

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388202ACatalog Number: 388202AAccession Number: 182022

Object Name: Andironandiron

Physical Description: iron, wrought (upright, billet bar material)brass (finial material)Measurements: overall: 21 3/8 in x 10 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in; 54.2925 cm x 26.035 cm x 34.29 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0e5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_303744

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