02-27-2016 02-27-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2880B Boston
February 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of Brass and Iron Andirons

$7,995$6,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Brass and Iron Andirons, America, c. third quarter 18th century, the flame finials above fluted and twisted balusters, square plinths, spurred cabriole legs, and claw-and-ball feet, the plinths with later engraved inscription "PEREGRINE WHITE/FIRST WHITE CHILD BORN/IN PLYMOUTH MASS/HIS ANDIRONS," ht. 24 1/2, wd. 13, dp. 21 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

One andiron has damaged billet bar,


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