andiron

andiron

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Description
Gooseneck andiron with polyhedron finial and rectangular shaft split at bottom into square, arched legs with tab feet. Billet bar tenoned through base of upright. No marks. Traces of black paint. One of a pair, 2014.0004.174A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
date made
1740-1780
place made
United States: New England
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 1/2 in x 17 in x 9 1/2 in; 41.91 cm x 43.18 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
2014.0004.174A
accession number
2014.0004
catalog number
2014.0004.174A
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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