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3363T Marlborough
April 1, 2020 12:00 PM - April 15, 2020 07:00 PMCalender
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Cast Iron Advertising Clenched Fist Post

$938$750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3363T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 01, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Cast Iron Advertising Clenched Fist Post, America, c. 1865, the fist with well-defined fingers, the back of the hand with molded inscription "MAXWELL/HARDWARE/STORE," with custom stand, ht. 48 in.

Provenance: The Phil and Bunny Savino Collection.

Literature: Illustrated and described in W. Douglas McCombs, ed., Horsing Around: 19th Century Cast Iron Hitching Posts, the Collection of Phil and Bunny Savino (Albany Institute of History and Art: Albany, 2008), p. 49.

Exhibitions: Horsing Around: 19th Century Cast Iron Hitching Posts, The Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York, January 26-May 26, 2008.

Note: This post originally stood in front of the Maxwell Hardware Store in Oakland, California.
A Flushing, New York, Collection
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Phil, Bunny Savino Collection, Bunny Savino, Oakland, Albany