London, South Kensington
27 June 2001
A pair of North European wrought iron andirons, mid 17th century
with dished rope-twist cresset spits on writhen standards and arched bases with engraved lozenge decoration, spit racks and billet bars to the reverse -- 26½in. (67cm.) high; a black lacquered pair with open cresset spits on tapering standards and arched bases, with spit racks and billet bars to the reverse, late 19th/early 20th century -- 27¼in. (69cm.) high; and a black lacquered pair with open cresset spits on part-writhen standards and arched bases, with a single spit rack and billet bars to the reverse, late 19th/early 20th century -- 25¾in. (65.4cm.) high (6)
The first pair from The Heywood Manor Collection, Sotheby's London, 1984, Lot 22.
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