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2830B Boston
June 20, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Pair of Donald Deskey (1894-1989) Designed Bennett Andirons and Tool Set

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2830B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 20, 2015 10:00AM


Pair of Donald Deskey (1894-1989) Designed Bennett Andirons and Tool Set
Brass, cast iron
United States, mid-20th century
Rectangles of "wood grained" iron contrast with double scrolls sheathed in lacquered brass, cast iron dogs, matching poker, shovel, and brush with stand, dogs with cast flame and Bennett mark and Des at pendg, tool stand marked Des at pendg, andirons ht. 11 3/4, dp. 20 3/4, tools and stand ht. 30 in.
Estimate $800-1,100

Good condition.

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Bennett Andirons, Donald Deskey, United States