Andirons (pair)

Andirons (pair)
Andirons (pair)
Andirons (pair)
Andirons (pair)
Title
Andirons (pair)
Date 
1780-1805
Medium 
Brass, iron
Dimensions 
Each: 25 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. ( 64.8 x 31.8 x 44.4 cm )
Description 
Pair of Chippendale brass andirons; cast in four parts: flame finial on faceted knob, vase-shaped mid-section with spiral ribbing, molded rectangular base, and (2) spurred cabriole legs with ball and claw feet; iron log rest.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Object Number 
1929.78ab
Gallery Label 
These andirons were once owned by Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), governor of New York from 1853-55 and 1863-65.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group