Andiron

Andiron

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Description
Knife-blade andiron with a sharp-edged knop finial on rounded, high-arched legs ending in penny feet. Hollow-cast, vertically-seamed finial and thin, square support are peened on top of the baluster-shaped upright which is made as one piece with the legs. Stepped billet bar tenoned through lower part of upright. No marks. One of a pair, DL*388200A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
Object Type
andirons
date made
1800-1830
place made
United States: Massachusetts
United States
Physical Description
iton, wrought (upright and legs, billet bar material)
brass (finial material)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 19 1/8 in x 21 in; 91.44 cm x 48.5775 cm x 53.34 cm
ID Number
DL.388200B
catalog number
388200B
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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