Fireplace Metalware Photos

Over hundreds of years of fireplace cooking, metal smiths made a variety of pots, pans, trivets, kettles, andirons & other metal vessels for use at the hearth.

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Fireplace andiron with pots at Old Stone House. Washington, DC.Peacock Room fireplace sunflower andirons at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Fireplace & pottery at center of council house at San Luis Historic Site. Tallahassee, FL.Cauldrons in fireplace at Plimouth Plantation. Plymouth, MA.
Fireplace andiron with pots at Old Stone House. Washington, DC.Peacock Room fireplace sunflower andirons at Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Fireplace & pottery at center of council house at San Luis Historic Site. Tallahassee, FL.Cauldrons in fireplace at Plimouth Plantation. Plymouth, MA.
Cauldron beside fireplace at Roycroft Print Shop. East Aurora, NY.Andiron & kettles in kitchen at Johnston Farm. Piqua, OH.Copper & iron pots over kitchen fireplace at Nichols-Rice-Cherry House at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.Handmade fireplace andiron at Chambers House Museum. Beaumont, TX.
Cauldron beside fireplace at Roycroft Print Shop. East Aurora, NY.Andiron & kettles in kitchen at Johnston Farm. Piqua, OH.Copper & iron pots over kitchen fireplace at Nichols-Rice-Cherry House at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.Handmade fireplace andiron at Chambers House Museum. Beaumont, TX.
Brass cooking pots, ladle & colander excavated from La Belle Shipwreck at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Fireplace with Hessian andirons & iron cooking pots at Earle-Napier-Kinnard House. Waco, TX.Bell metal skillet by Lawrence Langworthy of Newport, RI at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.
Brass cooking pots, ladle & colander (c1684) excavated from La Belle Shipwreck (lent: TX Historical Commission) at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Fireplace with Hessian andirons & iron cooking pots at Earle-Napier-Kinnard House. Waco, TX.Bell metal skillet (1730-9) by Lawrence Langworthy of Newport, RI at Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.

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