• Focal Point - The Nicholas Gif auction at Christies

    Sale 5975

    Focal Point - The Nicholas Gifford-Mead Collection of Chimneypieces & Ornament

    29 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    A SET OF THREE ENGLISH POLISHED STEEL FIRE IRONS

    PROBABLY FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF THREE ENGLISH POLISHED STEEL FIRE IRONS
    PROBABLY FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    With urn-shaped pommels, the shafts with knopped intersections, the shovel blade with pierced decoration (3)


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    Mellerstain was rebuilt to a Robert Adam design 1770-1778.

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    Provenance

    Mellerstain House, Berwickshire.