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Wrought Iron Calipers and Cast Iron Horse Weight

Auction:
2898M
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Wrought Iron Calipers and Cast Iron Horse Weight, 19th century, calipers thought to be used by coopers in barrel-making, has disk-hinge at top with flattened curve slide fitted through rectangular mortises in handles, thumb-screw is used to tighten, arms terminate in rectangular grips, wd. 22 3/4, overall lg. 25 1/2; the square horse weight with molded top edge and large iron ring, ht. of weight 5 1/2, wd. 4 3/4, dp. 4 3/4 in.

Provenance: Calipers purchased at Sabbath Day Lake, Maine.
Estimate $200-300


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.

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Calipers, Door furniture, Hinge, Mechanical engineering, Metalworking, Screw, Wrought iron

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