Fireback

Object Number: 
1948.564
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wood, cast iron
Description: 
Arched top, two cupids hold wreaths and horns, floral spray along sides
Gallery Label: 
Made from timber from the Beekman mansion when it was demolished in 1874, with firebacks and tiles. Fireback from nursery of the house. See #206 page 118 "The Bible in Iron" by H.C. Mercer, 1914.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group