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U001.11.853-2
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Fire Dogs
Date (Execution) : late 19th Century
Geographical Origin : unknown
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Medium / Material  : metal (copper and iron)
Support / Technique : cast; assembled
Object Type : andirons
Visual Description : These fire dogs sit in the fireplace to hold pieces/logs of wood. The fire dogs are made from copper and iron. The iron pieces are directly in the fire, whereas the copper parts are for decoration. The copper pieces are ornate and decorative. They are circular in shape with a beveled base and pointed top. The surface of the circular piece is textured.
Accession # : U001.11.853-2
Width (cm) : 21.00
Height (cm) : 40.00
Depth (cm) : 50.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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