Andirons: By Any Other Name

Reviewed by:
Rosemary Thornton
What's the difference between a fireplace andiron and a chenet? Andirons are two separate pieces, whereas the chenet is one piece, connected by the fender across the front.

Based on models of the 1800s, this reproduction chenet can be ordered in 33 metallic finishes, such as antique pewter, polished brass and even gold leaf.

  • Ask for The Sevres, Louis XVI Chevet.
  • Price range is $1,325 - $2,500,depending on finish (July 2005).
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