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Andiron, one of two

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Each has a seated child satyr covered with black patina except for a gilt wreath on its head, with arms folded and feet crossed, on a truncated fluted column under which is a rounded band of laurel leaves and berries. At the other end, a pine cone on a rectangular block. The shaped plinth is plain except for a single band of beading.

Category:
other metalwork
Made from:
Gilt bronze -- bronze
Made in:
France
Date made:
ca. 1850
Size:
36.7 cm (14 7/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.194.2
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973