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Topic: andirons

1299
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1937
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1937
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Andiron
Andiron
Andiron
Andiron
Pair of andirons

Pair of andirons

Andirons, also known as firedogs, are placed inside fireplaces to hold burning logs. This pair features columns supporting vases and resting on female masks framed by foliage that ends in animal paws. Possibly ... more

Orpheus
Vulcan
Mars (one of a pair)

Mars (one of a pair)

Style of Danese Cattaneo (Italian, ca. 1512–1572)

Mercury

Mercury

Attributed to Alessandro Vittoria (Alessandro Vittoria di Vigilio della Volpa) (Italian, 1525–1608)

Venus

Venus

After a model by Girolamo Campagna (Italian, Verona 1549–1625 Venice)

Minerva (one of a pair)

Minerva (one of a pair)

Style of Danese Cattaneo (Italian, ca. 1512–1572)

Allegory of Peace

Allegory of Peace

This figure and its pair (14.40.693) are derived from Girolamo Campagna's marbles of Peace and War above the Porta al Senato, Sala delle Quattro Porte, Palazzo Ducale, Venice. After a model by Girolamo Campagna... more

Allegory of War

Allegory of War

This figure and its pair (14.40.692) are derived from Girolamo Campagna's marbles of Peace and War above the Porta al Senato, Sala delle Quattro Porte, Palazzo Ducale, Venice. After a model by Girolamo Campagna... more

Andiron with the Figure of Jupiter

Andiron with the Figure of Jupiter

Model, workshop of Niccolò Roccatagliata (Italian, born Genoa, active 1593–1636) (?), Venice

Andiron

Andiron

Model, workshop of Niccolò Roccatagliata (Italian, born Genoa, active 1593–1636) (?), Venice

Andiron

Andiron

Model, workshop of Niccolò Roccatagliata (Italian, born Genoa, active 1593–1636) (?), Venice

Andiron with the Figure of Juno

Andiron with the Figure of Juno

Model, workshop of Niccolò Roccatagliata (Italian, born Genoa, active 1593–1636) (?), Venice

Pair of andirons

Pair of andirons

It has been traditionally thought that these andirons come from Nonsuch Palace, Cheam, Surrey, and were part of a group made for King James I (1566–1625). It is more likely that they were made for a later owner... more

Miniature firedog (one of a pair) (part of a set)

Miniature firedog (one of a pair) (part of a set)

Probably George Manjoy (British, active 1685–ca. 1720)

Miniature firedog (one of a pair) (part of a set)

Miniature firedog (one of a pair) (part of a set)

Probably George Manjoy (British, active 1685–ca. 1720)

Pair of andirons

Pair of andirons

Fire dogs, or andirons—a term that in England is reserved for hand irons such as the poker, tongs, and shovel for use on the hearth—have a strong, raised projection behind and across which logs are laid in an o... more

Design for Andirons

Design for Andirons

Jean Louis Prieur le Jeune (French, Paris 1759–1795 Paris)

Andiron

Andiron

Made in Spain

Andiron

Andiron

Made in Spain

Firedog (Juno Controlling the Winds) (chenet) (one of a pair)

Firedog (Juno Controlling the Winds) (chenet) (one of a pair)

According to the prominent biographer of artists Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613–1696), the Baroque sculptor Alessandro Algardi, active in Rome, modeled a set of four firedogs representing the four elements in th... more

Firedog (Jupiter Victorious over the Titans) (chenet) (one of a pair)

Firedog (Jupiter Victorious over the Titans) (chenet) (one of a pair)

According to the prominent biographer of artists Giovanni Pietro Bellori (1613–1696), the Baroque sculptor Alessandro Algardi, active in Rome, modeled a set of four firedogs representing the four elements in th... more

Andiron
Andiron
Andiron
Pair of firedogs

Pair of firedogs

The model of these chenets in the chinoiserie style, incorporating a Chinese couple and parrots, was apparently very popular as many eighteenth- and nineteenth-century versions are known. Lazare Duvaux (ca. 170... more

Andiron
Pair of firedogs (chenets)

Pair of firedogs (chenets)

Multiple examples of this model of firedogs, incorporating the figures of two mythological deities in their design, are known. The crowned male figure could be Pluto, Roman god of the underworld; the female pen... more

Andiron
Andiron

Andiron

Probably made in New York, New York, United States

Andiron
Pair of firedogs

Pair of firedogs

Firedogs with paired figures of a Chinese man and woman enjoyed a certain popularity in the mid-eighteenth century. The present pair, with each figure seated before a curved palm branch on a twisted S-shaped sc... more

Andiron
Pair of andirons

Pair of andirons

On the high base of each, formed by sweeping acanthus scrolls, a lion is seated on rockwork facing inward and giving tongue. Its raised right forepaw rests, also on rockwork, on the end of a tall scroll. A larg... more

Pair of firedogs (chenets)

Pair of firedogs (chenets)

Attributes of hunting embellish these highly accomplished models, which are known to have been repeated in different sizes. The small sculpture of a wild boar on the left andiron and of a reclining stag on the ... more

Andiron

Andiron

Attributed to Paul Revere Jr. (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts) Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Andiron

Andiron

Paul Revere Jr. (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts) Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Andiron
Andiron
Andiron

Andiron

Paul Revere Jr. (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1734–1818 Boston, Massachusetts) Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Andiron

Andiron

Richard Wittingham (active before 1795–ca. 1818) Made in New York, New York, United States

Andiron
Andiron

Andiron

Probably made in New York, New York, United States

Chenet
Andiron

Andiron

Made in New York, New York, United States

Andiron
Chenet
Andiron

Andiron

Richard Wittingham (active before 1795–ca. 1818) Made in New York, New York, United States

Fireplace and Grate Design with Sunflower Andirons
Andiron

Andiron

James Davis (active 1803–28) Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Andiron

Andiron

James Davis (active 1803–28) Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Andiron

Andiron

John Molineux (active ca. 1800–1820) Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Andiron

Andiron

John Molineux (active ca. 1800–1820) Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

andirons from "Story of the old Willard House of Deerfield, Mass., etc. [Illustrated.]"

andirons from "Story of the old Willard House of Deerfield, Mass., etc...

This image has been taken from scan 000041 from "Story of the old Willard House of Deerfield, Mass., etc. [Illustrated.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by use... more

Andiron

Andiron

In 1894, Emily Johnston de Forest and her husband, Robert W. de Forest, who served as president of The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1913 to 1931, renovated their New York residence at Seven Washington Square... more

Andiron

Andiron

In 1894, Emily Johnston de Forest and her husband, Robert W. de Forest, who served as president of The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1913 to 1931, renovated their New York residence at Seven Washington Square... more

Andiron

Andiron

Samuel Yellin (American (born Russia), Mogilev 1885–1940) Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Andiron

Andiron

Samuel Yellin (American (born Russia), Mogilev 1885–1940) Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Virginia House, Library, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Library, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Interiors. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Interiors. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Virginia House, Withdrawing Room, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Interiors. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... more

York Hall, State Route 1005 and Main St., Yorktown, York County, Virginia

York Hall, State Route 1005 and Main St., Yorktown, York County, Virgi...

Alternate title: Nelson House. Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: 1740-1741. Related names: Mrs. George Blow. Built by Wm. Nelson. His son Thomas was a Signer, also a general in the ... more