Andiron

Andiron

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Description
Urn-finial andiron with a tall, smooth column on a square base and lapped and double-spurred cabriole legs ending in stem-and-ball feet; curved billet bar has a cast brass cover with ovoid log stop. Two-part upright and finial, each part cast hollow in halves and seamed vertically. All parts of upright held together by an internal iron rod threaded at top and peened at bottom. No marks. One of a pair, DL*290435A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
Object Type
andirons
date made
19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (upright, legs, billet bar cover, log stop material)
iron, wrought (billet bar, internal rod material)
Measurements
overall: 26 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in x 18 3/4 in; 66.675 cm x 23.495 cm x 47.625 cm
ID Number
DL.290435A
catalog number
290435A
accession number
59652
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Caroline E. Bates
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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