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Firedog

Firedog

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1619 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought iron

  • Museum number:

    1025-1893

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wrought iron fire dog (a pair), each with a long back bar supporting the stem, surmounted by an openwork cup of twisted bars, representing arms clasping a ring.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1619 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought iron

Descriptive line

Pair of firedogs, wrought iron, Germany, 1619.

Labels and date

FIRE-DOG (a pair)
Wrought iron
Germany; 1619
1025 & a-1893

Each fire-dog has a long back bar which supports the stem, surmounted by an openwork cup of twisted bars, representing arms clasping a ring. Dated ANNO 1619 [07/1994]

Materials

Wrought iron

Techniques

Forging (metal forming)

Categories

Metalwork; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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