Pair of Mid-19th Century Andirons For Sale
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Pair of Mid-19th Century Andirons

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A pair of brass and cast iron andirons, the central sections of bee hive form. On spread terminals. An andiron is a horizontal iron bar upon which logs are laid for burning in an open fireplace. They are usually used in pairs to build up a firedog in American English, sometimes called a dog or dog-iron, intended to hold logs above the hearth in order to improve air circulation for better burning. In older eras (e.g. 16th to 18th century AD) andirons were used as a rest for a roasting spit; and sometimes included a cup-shaped top to hold porridge. The earliest andirons were forged from wrought iron.

Details

  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions
    H 18.25 in. x W 9 in. x D 19 in.H 46.36 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 48.26 cm
  • Seller Location
    Peterborough, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    6987
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU103282905062
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