- Banded-ball-and-multiknopped andiron with smooth baluster shaft and cylindrical base on lapped and spurred cabriole legs ending in creased snake feet on platforms; cast brass billet bar cover ends in a semicircle behind the matching log-stop. Two-part upright, each part cast hollow in halves and seamed vertically. Hollow-cast legs are unfinished on back. All parts held together by an internal iron rod threaded at top and peened at bottom. Adjustable, wrought-iron secondary log stop slides on billet bar. Billet bar cover stamped incuse at end behind log stop "W. H. WEBB." in serif letters. One of a pair, 1978.0939.254-.255.
- Maker is William Holmes Webb (1773-1868), who worked in Warren, ME, 1805-1843.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- 1805 - 1843
- place made
- United States: Maine, Warren
- Physical Description
- brass (upright; legs; log stop; billet bar cover material)
- iron, wrought (billet bar; internal rod material)
- overall: 14 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in x 21 1/4 in; 36.83 cm x 31.115 cm x 53.975 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- John Paul Remensnyder
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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