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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 97

    AN ASSEMBLED SET OF ENGLISH STEEL AND BRASS FIREPLACE EQUIPMENT

    THE FENDER AND FIRETOOLS, GEORGE III, CIRCA 1780, THE ANDIRONS, 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ASSEMBLED SET OF ENGLISH STEEL AND BRASS FIREPLACE EQUIPMENT
    THE FENDER AND FIRETOOLS, GEORGE III, CIRCA 1780, THE ANDIRONS, 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a pierced steel fire fender of rounded rectangular form, with quatrafoil-centered trellis on each side; a pair of andirons with spherical brass finial above down-scrolled steel supports with scroll details and later arms; and a set of three steel firetools, comprising a pierced shovel, a poker and a pair of tongs, all with faceted ball finials
    The fire fender: 43¾in. (111cm.) wide; the andirons: 8½in. (21.5cm.) high; the shovel: 29¼in. (74.5cm.) long (6)


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