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Impressive Antique French Ormolu Firescreen having three shaped, hinged panels with foliate and bird decoration. France, circa 1880.
Main Panel: 30" tall x 27" wide
Antique English Brass and Copper Coal Scuttle by Griffiths & Browett; of helmet form retaining it's original shovel and with a stamped makers mark "Griffiths & Browett, 1877, Birmingham" (scratches and dents from use, kindling not included).
Griffith & Browett Ltd were metalware manufacturers based at 68 Bradford Street in Birmingham.They describe themselves as "General Iron and Tin-Plate Workers, Japanners of Paper Mache and Iron Trays etc.....
Large Antique Anglo-Indian Brass Document Box having a stepped lid surmounted by a carrying handle and heavily incised with scrolling vine and floral decoration. Late 19th/early 20th Century $675. 16" x 11" x 4" tall
Antique Anglo-Indian Porcupine Quillwork Box ; ebony banding with inset porcupine quills on all four sides and the top. The banding is accented with bone inlaid circles (some missing). Late 19th Century. Provenance: Joseph Edgerton, Alexandria VA
8" x 6.5" x 3.25" tall
Antique Arts and Crafts Hanging Cabinet in oak with two leaded glass doors, three shelves, carved gallery top and a small drawer. American circa 1880. $1150. Width: 31" Height: 30.5"
A Pair, one with original grain painting and the other is overpainted with later blue paint. 65" wide, 53" high ext. Inside: 44" wide, 38" high.
Unusually Tall Regency Brass and Iron Firefender, D-form with brass crest and foot rails, cross-hatched brass wire body and raised on three squashed ball feet. English or American, circa 1800.
Fine pair of American Federal ball topped andirons in brass with turned, vasiform shafts, spurred cabriole legs and slipper feet. (Iron log rests replaced).
Boston, circa 1800. (see Schiffer, The Brass Book, pp. 57-58 for similar examples)
Antique Brass and Wire Nursery Fireplace Fender having a brass toprail and crosshatched wire body. These taller firefenders were to keep the baby out, rather than to keep the sparks in. American Circa 1800.
34" x14" x 18.25" tall
Fine 18th Century English Bow Front Firefender, in brass with pierced and engraved decoration. Circa 1760
Rare 18th Century Adjustable Pierced and Engraved Steel Fireplace Fender, having two hinged side panels, brass finial hing pins, pierced crestrails and the whole with leafage and animal form engraved decoration. French or English, circa 1750.
Adjustable Length: 34" to 57.5"
Large Georgian Pierced Brass Fire Fender, having a bowed front, urn and “Prince of Wales” feather design and fine "bright-cut" engraving. English, Circa 1750. Please note that each end has been extended by 4" to fit a larger fireplace.
Length: 60" Depth at Center: 12"
These early brass fenders are typically very heavy and carefully made. They had little functional use but were strictly for adornment.
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Fine Large Pair of Solid Brass Jamb Hooks with round backplate, single arm and urn form finial.
These would have been mounted on the mantel and used to hold fireplace tools. Circa 1800, probably American
Diameter of back plate: 4"
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Exceptional pair of antique French Gilt Bronze Fireplace Chenet in the form of Dionysian children seated on a plinth and eating grapes, and with foliate and cyma curved decoration. 18th/19th Century. Each Approx.: 12.5" x 12.5" x 5.5 deep
Rare George III Ambry in mahogany having an hinged arched top opening to a well and a paneled cabinet door flanked py pilasters, and the whole raised on ball feet. In Christian churches, items kept in an ambry include chalices and other vessels, as well as items for the reserved sacrament, the consecrated elements from the Eucharist. English, circa 1760.
18" x 14" x 28" tall
Early George II Tea Caddy in rosewood with walnut banding: rectangular with rounded corners and retaining its' original brass carrying handle, escutcheon and paw form feet.
English, circa 1730-40.
8" x 4.75" x 5.25" tall
Antique Brass & Wire Firefender; “D” form with with brass ball finials on the toprail sides and crosshatched brass wire body, English or American, Late 18th/ Early 19th Century.