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Andiron

Andiron

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Description
Foliate or leafy scroll-patterned andiron curled to the right at top, with a spiraled medallion or pinwheel at center and arched legs ending in scrolls springing in opposite directions. Cast billet bar fused into back of cast upright. No marks. Traces of red paint. One of a pair, 1982.0090.78A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
Object Type
andirons
date made
1830 - 1850
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 3/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 14 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 16.1925 cm x 36.195 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.78B
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.78B
Credit Line
Estate of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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