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Brass and Iron Ball-top Andirons with Matching Tools

Auction:
2230
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$2,820$2,400

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Brass and Iron Ball-top Andirons with Matching Tools, signed "JOHN MOLINEUX BOSTON," c. 1800, ball finial on belted ball tops hexagonal faceted shaft on spurred cabriole legs with slipper feet, right and left armature with conforming log stops, together with a shovel and pair of tongs with conforming brass ball-top handles, andiron ht. 17 1/2, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 24 1/2, shovel and tongs lg. 30, 29 1/2 in., respectively.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

JOHN MOLINEUX BOSTON, Andiron, Cabriole leg, Fireplaces, Furniture, Shovel, Sports