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Shaker Stove Tongs and Shovel

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2898M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Shaker Stove Tongs and Shovel, 19th century, steel tongs with egg-shaped ball on ends, circular joint below cylindrical shaft allows one long arm of tongs to swing; shovel has straight shaft attached to a shallow wrought blade without rivets, rounded near handle with flaring curved sides; with a steel bracket for hanging the tools and a steel wall protector intended to be attached to the wall below the bracket at the point where the ends of the tongs and shovel would bump the wall or wood box, lg. to 23 1/8 in.
Estimate $600-800


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

Metalworking, Rivet, Shovel, Snow removal, Structural steel, Tongs

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