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Pair of Chenets and Fireplace Tools

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
431
Sold for:
$178$150

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Chenets and Fireplace Tools, each chenet with pinecone and flaming urn finials over a pediment with openwork balusters terminated by flowerheads and decorated with garland swags, on capital-form front legs, ht. 10 1/2, wd. 12 1/2 in.; group of tools with finials of scrolling foliage, comprising a poker, tongs, and shovel with stand, stand ht. 27 1/2 in.

Provenance: From a Martha's Vineyard, Edgartown, MA Historical Home
Estimate $300-500

Chenets with spots of verdigris patina, one with missing side garland.

Keywords

Edgartown, Edgartown, Massachusetts, Fireplaces, Garland, Garland, Texas, Martha's Vineyard, Shovel, Verdigris

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