Andiron

Andiron

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Description
Figural andiron of a Scotsman in tam o'shanter, long buttoned coat and kilt, standing and smoking a long-stemmed pipe held in his right hand over his left; painted black. Billet bar fused into back of cast upright. No marks. One of a pair, 1978.0939.231-.232.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
United States: Massachusetts
Physical Description
brass (upright material)
paint (upright material)
iron, wrought (billet bar material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 7 in x 18 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 17.78 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
1978.0939.232
catalog number
1978.0939.232
accession number
1978.0939
Credit Line
John Paul Remensnyder
subject
Scottish
Man
Smoking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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