Overall: 25 1/2 × 12 1/2 × 17 1/2 in. (64.8 × 31.8 × 44.5 cm)
One of a pair of Chippendale brass andirons; cast in four parts: flame finial on faceted knob, vase-shaped mid-section with spiral ribbing, molded rectangular base, and (2) spurred cabriole legs with ball and claw feet; iron log rest.
These andirons were once owned by Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), governor of New York from 1853-55 and 1863-65.
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
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