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Fine Pair of Cast Brass Steeple-Top Andirons and Associated Fire Tools, Barnabas Edmonds (1778-1872), Charlestown, Massachusetts, Circa 1800
stamped B. EDMONDS ; CHARLESTOWN, with matching tongs and shovel; together with a similar pair of andirons, attributed to Richard Wittingham (active ca. 1795-1815), New York, with an associated pair of tongs, (7 pieces).
Height of Edmonds 21 in. by Width 11 1/2 in. by Depth 23 1/2 in.
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Catalogue Note

For a group of andirons similar to the pair by Edmonds with steeple finials and slipper feet, see: Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer, The Brass Book, (Exton, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1978), pp. 52-53.

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