Andiron

Andiron

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Description
Knife-blade andiron with brass urn and acorn finial on and low-arched legs ending in penny feet. Hollow-cast, vertically-seamed finial and thin, square support block are peened on top of the upright, which is tenoned through the legs. Billet bar tenoned through plinth of upright. No marks. One of a pair, 1978.0939.246-.247.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
andiron
date made
1790 - 1800
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, wrought (upright, legs, billet bar material)
brass (finial, support block material)
Measurements
overall: 15 1/8 in x 12 in x 19 3/8 in; 38.4175 cm x 30.48 cm x 49.2125 cm
ID Number
1978.0939.246
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.246
Credit Line
John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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