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Three Cast Iron Fire Marks

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1171
Sold for:
$711$600

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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, an oval "Green Tree" fire mark for Mutual Assurance Company, Philadelphia, c. 1810, with hollow back, (later paint), dia. 12 1/2; a later mark of the Philadelphia Contributionship, with four clasped hands and embossed "No. 906," hollow back painted black, 11 x 7 1/2; and one with two clasped hands and "1974," hollow back, painted black with gilt, (repainted), 9 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Philadelphia, Mutual Assurance Company

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