Andirons, pair

Published/Created:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States
ca. 1760–1770
Physical Description:
24 3/4 x 14 x 22 in.
Materials:
brass
Notes:
Sack catalogue description: Pair of brass andirons, diamond and flame finials, the rare ball and ring-turned bulbous column supported on plinth base; spurred cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet. Photographs of the pair apart before cleaning and showing the original iron rods are available to the purchaser.
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Bibliography: Book: American Antiques from Israel Sack Collection, 10 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Highland House Publishers, 1957–1990), vol. 8, p. 2200, pl. P5667.
Variant Titles:
Pair of brass andirons
Topics:
Decoration and ornament -- Chippendale style
Furniture -- United States
Period/Style:
Chippendale
Culture:
American
Accession Number:
5667
Genre:
andirons (AAT)
fireplace components (AAT)
Format:
Image
Physical Object
Content Type:
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Israel Sack, Inc., Archive
Source Created:
New York, New York, United States
1957–1990
Source Note:
Sack, February 1985
This information is taken from the Israel Sack Furniture Archive and may not reflect current scholarship.
Folder:
Folder 9689 box 2 tiff_complete
Yale Collection:
Yale University Art Gallery
Digital Collection:
Israel Sack Furniture Archive
OID:
10983684
PID:
digcoll:846470