Aftributed to R. Whittingham. New York.  Brass / Bell Metal not polished. 
Having Ball tops with conforming log stops. This form usually sits on ball feet, however this pair have an early ball and claw foot. 
Interesting that the back of the legs and feet , the brass is "hollowed out".  We find this normally in Boston Andirons, as brass was expensive. Wittingham was a   British supporter, and left before the war of 1812.   Note: if your making andirons, u are probably making munitions.

all original, no repairs, fit tight.

Dealer George Spiecker / Fine Americana
Date: C.1800
Origin New York
Measurements 18 in H. 19 in D.
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.fineamericana.com
Price $625.
Contact George Spiecker, 913-269-8775 or  g.spiecker@comcast.net

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