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Bell Metal Andirons

Pair of large Chippendale Bell Metal Andirons. New York origin. Flame finials, claw and ball feet. Side arm with log stops. Among the best of early American andiron forms. Tall and graceful. Made of rare bell metal. Pink in color due to high copper content.

Object number: 1976.5.1 and 1976.5.2

Dimensions: 32 1/2” H

Estimated age circa 1780-1790

What visitors say

Visiting the Joel Lane House was like going back in time.  Thank you so much for showing us the house of Joel Lane.  Its interesting to see how the founder of Wake County lived.