• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 255

    A PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CAST-BRASS ANDIRONS

    NEW YORK, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHIPPENDALE CAST-BRASS ANDIRONS
    NEW YORK, CIRCA 1780
    24¾ in. high, 12½ in. wide, 21 in. deep (2)


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    For a similar pair of andiroms see Christie's, New York, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Bertram D. Coleman, 16 January 1998, lot 209. Further similar examples illustrated in Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer's The Brass Book, (Exton, PA, 1978), p. 59 and in Donald L. Fennimore's Metalwork in Early America, Copper and Its Alloys from the Winterthur Collection, (Winterthur, DE, 1996), p. 139.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PHILADELPHIA ESTATE