"Andirons were used for burning wood on an open hearth, and consisted of a horizontal bar raised on short supports, with an upright standard at one end." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Andiron

"Andirons were used for burning wood on an open hearth, and consisted of a horizontal bar raised on…

An andiron, sometimes called a dog, dog-iron, or firedog, is a horizontal iron bar upon which logs are laid for burning in an open fireplace.

Andiron

An andiron, sometimes called a dog, dog-iron, or firedog, is a horizontal iron bar upon which logs are…

The Sitting Sphinx is a modern French Andiron design that was sculpted by Piat.

Sitting Sphinx

The Sitting Sphinx is a modern French Andiron design that was sculpted by Piat.