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Pair of Small Signed Brass and Iron Steeple-top Andirons

Auction:
2961B
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 19, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Small Signed Brass and Iron Steeple-top Andirons, James Davis, Boston, Massachusetts, early 19th century, steeple tops on belted spheres over columnar shafts, with spurred cabriole legs and slipper feet, the log supports with conforming steeple log stops, the maker's name "DAVIS/BOSTON" stamped on the brass plate covering the log support, ht. 18 1/2, wd. 11, dp. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Iron log supports are restored.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

James Davis, Aesthetics, Andiron, Architecture, Cabriole leg, English furniture, Furniture, Steeple, Tools, Visual arts

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