Sunflower andirons

Maker(s)
Designer: Thomas Jeckyll (1827-1881)
Manufacturer: Barnard, Bishop, & Barnards
Historical period(s)
ca. 1878-84
Medium
Iron with gilding
Dimensions
H x W x D: 85.1 x 28 x 52.8 cm (33 1/2 x 11 x 20 13/16 in)
Geography
England, Norwich
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-M-66a-b
On View Location
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room in Blue and White
Classification(s)
Furniture and Furnishing, Metalwork
Type

Andirons

Keywords
casting, England, gilding, sunflower
Provenance

To 1980
Jeremy Cooper Limited, London, to 1980 [1]

From 1980
Unknown private collector, purchased from Jeremy Cooper Limited in 1980 [2]

From 1982 to 1983
Dan Klein Limited, London, (in associated with Fischer Fine Art Ltd., London), purchased from an unknown private collector, London, in 1982 [3]

From 1983
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dan Klein Limited (in association with Fischer Fine Art Ltd.) in 1983

Notes:

[1] According to information in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Jeremy Cooper Limited

Published References
  • Jeremy Cooper. Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors: From the Gothic Revival to Art Nouveau. London. pl. 280.
  • Aspects of Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Arts. London, 1982. cat. 49, p. 18.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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