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Pair of andirons

Italian
15th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.68 H. x 0.47 L.

Accession Number

19.637.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wrought iron

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Wrought Iron. Pair of andirons. Curved strap feet. Three cross bar hooks on front of each. Basket tops of four straps supporting a flat ring. Modern log tool accepted with andirons.

Provenance

By 1916, Hervey E. Wetzel (b. 1888 - d. 1918), Boston; 1918, by inheritance from her cousin, Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, Chicago [see note 1]; 1919, gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel, to the MFA. (Accession date: March 31, 1919)

Notes:
[1] See Wetzel's will of November 8, 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albertine W. F. Valentine, residuary legatee under the will of Hervey E. Wetzel