Andiron

Andiron

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Description
Knife-blade andiron with a brass multiknopped finial and applied, beaded-edge plinth block on rounded, arched legs ending in penny feet. Finial is cast hollow in two halves and peened on top of upright, which is tenoned through the legs. Billet bar tenoned into plinth of upright. No marks. One of a pair, DL*388201A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
Object Type
andirons
date made
1815-1830
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (finial, plinth block material)
iron, wrought (upright, legs, billet bar material)
Measurements
overall: 19 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in; 49.53 cm x 26.67 cm x 39.37 cm
ID Number
DL.388201B
catalog number
388201B
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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