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image of Andiron (feu or chenet) Attributed to Jacques Caffiéri
Jacques Caffiéri (artist)
French, 1678 - 1755
Andiron (feu or chenet), probably 1750/1755
chased and gilded bronze and cast iron
overall: 46.4 x 44.7 x 24.8 cm (18 1/4 x 17 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.) overall (log support): 52.1 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm (20 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Gift of George D. Widener and Eleanor Widener Dixon
1957.7.11
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From the Tour: Production of French Decorative Arts in the 1700s
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Eleanor Elkins Widener Rice [1861-1937] and her husband Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice [1876-1956], New York; by inheritance to her son and daughter, George D. Widener, Jr. and Eleanor Widener Dixon [Mrs. Fitz Hugh Dixon]; gift 1957 to NGA.

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