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FIREBACK

Category
METALS
Object Name
FIREBACK
Maker/Artist
Grymes, Benjamin
MESDA Craftsman ID Number
14380
Place Made
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Date
1758
Materials
cast iron
Dimensions
[Overall Ht] __[Overall Wdth]24″
Description
rectangular; molding at sides and top – See material enclosed in photograph folder for additional information on Benjamin Grymes.
Object Location
private collection
Photo Number
S-4267
File Location
METALS/Iron/Virginia/Grymes, Benjamin
History
From “Eyre Hall,” on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, built by William Littleton (1710-1760).
Alterations-Condition
bottom missing
Sign/Marks
front __”B . GRYMES / N V 5th / 1758″
Examined
Terrell L. Armistead –Carolyn J. Weekley –Bradford L. Rauschenberg –Frank L. Horton __03/11/1975