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Three Cast Iron Fire Marks

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1169
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Three Cast Iron Fire Marks, America, 19th century, one for the Fire Association of Philadelphia, oval convex with "FA" flanking a fire hydrant with hose gushing water, 10 7/8 x 6 3/4; an oval "Green Tree" hollow fire mark for the Mutual Insurance Company for Insuring Houses from Loss by Fire, Philadelphia, (rusty surface), ht. 11 1/4; and a black-painted rectangular mark with the initials "F.P.," 7 x 11 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Philadelphia, Mutual Insurance Company for Insuring Houses, Fire Association of Philadelphia, Convex set, Fire hydrant, Insurance, Street furniture

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