Andiron

Description:

Urn-finial andiron with a tall, smooth column on a square base and lapped and double-spurred cabriole legs ending in stem-and-ball feet; curved billet bar has a cast brass cover with ovoid log stop. Two-part upright and finial, each part cast hollow in halves and seamed vertically. All parts of upright held together by an internal iron rod threaded at top and peened at bottom. No marks. One of a pair, DL*290435A-B.

Date Made: 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Caroline E. Bates

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.290435ACatalog Number: 290435AAccession Number: 59652

Object Name: andironObject Type: andirons

Physical Description: brass (upright, legs, billet bar cover, log stop material)iron, wrought (billet bar, internal rod material)Measurements: overall: 26 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in x 18 3/4 in; 66.675 cm x 23.495 cm x 47.625 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-549b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_314640

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