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Description
Crook - or hook-top andiron with slender, squared shaft tenoned through squared, arched legs ending in flat pad feet. Slightly stepped billet bar tenoned through upright. No marks. One of a pair, DL*388206A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
Object Type
andirons
date made
18th century
1750-1800
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, wrought (upright, legs, billet bar material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/8 in x 6 5/8 in x 11 3/4 in; 30.7975 cm x 16.8275 cm x 29.845 cm
ID Number
DL.388206B
catalog number
388206B
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and 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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