Pair of Mid 19th Century Massive Steel Andrions
A Pair of Massive Steel Andrions of very strong construction. The bases with masks.
RR
c. 1850
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.
Height18.00 inch(45.7 cm)

Width12.00 inch(30.5 cm)

Depth22.00 inch(55.9 cm)
Ref No. 6994
£1000.00
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