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Louis XIV-style, gilt-bronze andiron or chenet featuring a lion rampant with long, curly mane standing facing the viewer's left atop an S-scrolled platform with a C-scroll reserve at left and a square plinth at right. Constructed of multiple, cast parts screwed together. Right-angled iron bracket on reverse fits into slot of separate billet bar, DL*329491C or D. No marks. One of a pair of andirons with billet bars, DL*329491A-D.
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Object Name
Object Type
date made
late 19th century
place made
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
gold (gilding material)
iron (hardware material)
overall: 16 7/8 in x 12 1/8 in x 5 in; 42.8625 cm x 30.7975 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Catherine Walden Myer
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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