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Colchester Historeum


Accession number: 2011.114.01
Object type: Wrought iron
Object subtype: Pair
Date: before 2011
Materials: Wrought iron
Measurements: 36 cm L x 28.5 cm W x 40 cm ThickSecond andiron is slightly smaller (34 cm length, 27.6 cm width).

Andirons are used in fireplaces to hold the logs, or a roasting spit.

Description: A pair of  andirons. Both have three legs and an upright guard curved at the end.