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Collection The Stephen Girard Artifact Collection
Catalog Number 0074
Other number GAF.
Object Name Andirons
Description Pair of brass Andirons. XVIII century, octagonal shafts surmounted with large and small acorn finials, arched legs on penny feet. They are medium high size with a type of acorn finial. They are faced ten-sided on both the bottom of the finial and shaft. They have excellent spurs, they are signed in an unusual place. The looped legs show original style and they show carefully executed step about the feet.
Made Philadelphia PA
Material Brass/Iron
Height (in) 20
Related Publications Schwarz, Robert D. The Stephen Girard Collection A Selective Catalog, #
Source Girard, Stephen
Received as Bequest
Used Stephen Girard's Water Street house