A pair of gilt-brass andirons.
Description: The baluster shafts and lion’s paw feet with splayed scroll-cast feet, and wrought-iron rear supports, (2).
Date: circa 1900
Dimensions: Tall 29″ x Width 9″
Extra Notes: In the 18th century when the economy expanded larger and more extravagant homes and interiors reflected this, in addition to the architecture, style of andirons with cabriole legs, ball and claw or paw feet became desirable and designs with the symmetrical deployment of scrolls and leaves.