Harvard University Cast Iron Andirons
American: c. 1900

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Harvard University Andiron, from back
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Harvard University Andirons
American: c. 1900
Cast iron
15 x 9.75 x 15.5 inches
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Pair of cast iron fireplace andirons, each in the form of the letter H combined with the Harvard University insignia: a shield with three open books spelling out the school motto, "Veritas" (the Latin word for "truth"), encircled by a wreath.  The insignia is executed in low relief.

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