probably Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, 1800-1820, each puddle cast with head-form finial over a fluted pilaster, 15 in.. Condition: surface rust and wear consistent with age and use. Notes: A nearly identical pair of andirons is illustrated in [Regional Arts of the Early South], MESDA, 1991, catalog No. 32.. Provenance: Collection of Anne McPherson and the Late John Bivins, Jr.
surface rust and wear consistent with age and use