Old andirons with diamond point tops with rings
Old andirons with diamond point tops with rings : This pair of firedogs or “andirons” is propbably 20th century, and each has a ring on the front, and diamond shaped tops on the uprights. They are an age-old functional fireplace feature required in open fires to stop burning logs rolling out of the fireplace, and to allow air for combustion to flow above the embers..
- Height : 39cm (15.3 inches)
- Front to back : 42cm (16.5 inches)
- Width at foot: 23cm (9 inches)
On display at BCA’s Mery Corbon premises in Normandie at Méry Corbon.