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Andirons

Artist/Maker:
Columbia Furnace
Place Made:
Shenandoah County Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1808-1820
Medium:
cast iron
Dimensions:
HOA: 11 3/8
Accession Number:
2547 a-b
Description:
The attribution of these andirons to the Columbia Furnace is based on their similarity to a larger pair with cabriole legs and fluted pilasters.

DESCRIPTION: Pair of cast-iron andirons with cabriole legs supporting a fluted pilaster. The finial is an elongated mask. The log rests are cast as well.

History:
Purchased from a Saluda, Virginia, dealer.
Credit Line:
MESDA Purchase Fund