Andirons

  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Thomas Jeckyll (1827-81)

    Manufactured by Barnard, Bishop & Barnards

  • Detail

    Lacquered brass, with iron supports

    84 x 50 x 21 cm

    English (Norwich), circa 1876

  • Literature

    Susan Weber Soros and Catherine Arbuthnott, Thomas Jeckyll: Architect Designer, 1827-1881, 2003, no. 113 (where earlier literature is cited)

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    This model was exhibited by the manufacturer at the Philadelphi Centennial, 1876.  The Hunterian, Glasgow acquired a pair in lacquered brass from the John Scott Collection in 2015. Other examples, in cast-iron, include those in the collections of theToledo Museum of Art and the Carnegie Museum of Art.