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andiron

One of a pair of metal supports for a log in a fireplace.
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Early examples are plain and rugged, but after the 16th century, andirons grew more elaborate.
Throwing a meter-long and half-a-meter-wide piece of gray rep like a bridge on the andirons, the madman, careful to avoid burning himself, slid its two ends face to face under the metal plate until the upper surface reached perfect tension, bordered in front and behind, with regard to us, by a narrow edging falling in a gentle easy slope.
The wall-mounted Plasma gas fire (main picture) from B&Q ; far left, the Marseille fire surround, Swansnest grate for fire dogs and Bath Andirons from Chesney's; left, the Wonderfire Camden from Baxi Fires; right, the Owl Cleanheat freestanding stove 3410, by Morso from Baxi Fires
Accessorise with a Swansnest grate for dogs, pounds 188 and Bath Andirons, pounds 646.
His study is a small workroom as Snug as a captain's cabin; oil an adjoining door an Art Deco-style poster celebrates the heyday of transatlantic crossings by steamship; and a model tugboat perches upon andirons of a fire-place rarely used in temperate Mexico City, where this Colombian author has lived for nearly fifty years.
Andirons, 4 large & 10 Small pictures, 1 Chest of draws 3: 5:0 1 Cubbord, 12 pr.
Custom one of a kind pieces include a Robert Swanson globe stand, bar/sideboard, and andirons, a rare Eero Saarinen designed first prototype Womb chair with Jack Lenor Larsen fabric, and an Autographed Florence Knoll Schust prototype coffee table -- a gift to her friend Pipsan Saarinen.
She set the long spit in the tall andirons and put the dripping pan underneath.
Welded steel andirons are embedded in concrete floor
Three salvaged antique fireplaces - the one on the patio boasts a copper bull's head rescued from New York's Tavern on the Green - are stocked with fabulous andirons and lend even more warmth to the restaurant's rooms.
Moreover, to be more frank and avoiding shielding oneself with political correctness, one would frankly say that the third of the andirons have been the position of the US Administration during the two terms of the President Barrack Obama.