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
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