Sunflower andirons

Designer: Thomas Jeckyll (1827-1881)
Manufacturer: Barnard, Bishop, & Barnards
Historical period(s)
ca. 1878-84
Iron with gilding
H x W x D: 85.1 x 28 x 52.8 cm (33 1/2 x 11 x 20 13/16 in)
England, Norwich
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Furniture and Furnishing, Metalwork


England, sunflower

To 1980
Jeremy Cooper Limited, London, to 1980 [1]

From 1980
Unknown private collector, purchased from Jeremy Cooper Limited in 1980 [2]

From 1982 to 1983
Dan Klein Limited, London, (in associated with Fischer Fine Art Ltd., London), purchased from an unknown private collector, London, in 1982 [3]

From 1983
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dan Klein Limited (in association with Fischer Fine Art Ltd.) in 1983


[1] According to information in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Jeremy Cooper Limited

Published References
  • Jeremy Cooper. Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors: From the Gothic Revival to Art Nouveau. London. pl. 280.
  • Aspects of Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Arts. London, 1982. cat. 49, p. 18.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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