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Andirons, Chippendale, Bell Metal,
Urn Top, Claw & Ball Feet, & Tools
Probably Philadelphia
Date/Period: 1775-1800


Andirons, Chippendale, Bell Metal, Urn Top, Claw & Ball Feet, & Tools Probably Philadelphia, entire view

Measurement: Andirons: height: 25.5"; width: 11.25"; depth: 21”.
Shovel: 28.5"; Tongs: 29.5"

Material: Bell metal and iron

Condition: Iron billet bar log supports appear to be replaced

Additional Information: Pair of Chippendale bell-metal and iron urn-top andirons and
matching tools, having tapered acorn finials on urn tops raised on columnar shafts
supported on square plinths, cabriole legs with spurred knee detail, and claw-and-ball
feet, with conforming log stops, shovel, and tongs.

$2,500.00

492-226


Andirons, Chippendale, Bell Metal, Urn Top, Claw & Ball Feet, & Tools Probably Philadelphia, entire view 1

Andirons, Chippendale, Bell Metal, Urn Top, Claw & Ball Feet, & Tools Probably Philadelphia, entire view 2

Andirons, Chippendale, Bell Metal, Urn Top, Claw & Ball Feet, & Tools Probably Philadelphia, detail view

Andirons, Chippendale, Bell Metal, Urn Top, Claw & Ball Feet, & Tools Probably Philadelphia, tools



Andirons, Knife Blade Form, Penny Feet, Brass Finials, Stamped IC
Attributed to the shop of Isaac Conklin, active 1807-1817
New York
Date/Period: Circa 1810


Andirons, Knife Blade Form, Penny Feet, Brass Finials, Stamped IC Attributed to the shop of Isaac Conklin, active 1807-1817 New York, entire view

Measurement: Height: 17.25"; width: 7.75"; depth: 13.25"

Material: Wrought and cast iron, brass finials, and decorative plates

Condition: Excellent

Reference: For related marked pairs see Henry J. Kauffman and Quentin H.
Bowers, Early American Andirons and Other Fireplace Accessories, (Nashville, TN:
Thomas Nelson Inc., 1974). pp. 50-1 and David B. Warren et. al., American Decorative
Arts and Paintings in the Bayou Bend Collection
, (Houston, TX: The Museum of Fine
Arts, Houston, 1998), no. M265, p. 365.

Additional Information: A clean pair of andirons featuring brass finials and decorative
plates stamped by maker Isaac Conklin who was a neighbor of brass founders Richard
Whittingham I and his sons Richard Whittingham II and Isaac Whittingham. It is
probable that the Whittingham Foundry provided the cast brass decorative elements,
such as the finely cast and finished urn finial, to Conklin for his andirons.

$1,395.00

492-243


Andirons, Knife Blade Form, Penny Feet, Brass Finials, Stamped IC Attributed to the shop of Isaac Conklin, active 1807-1817 New York, entire view 2



Brass Andirons, Signed Molineux – Boston, Ball Top, Square Plinths
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Brass Andirons, Signed Molineux – Boston, Ball Top, Square Plinths, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 17.5"; width: 9"; depth: 26"

Material: Brass and iron

Condition: Excellent

Additional Information: Pair of Classical brass and iron ball top andirons, "John
Molineux Boston," early 19th century, belted ball tops supported on baluster shafts on
square plinths curved log supports with conforming log-stops, impressed maker's marks
on support bar behind log-stop finial. John Molineux worked as a brass founder in
Boston from 1806 to 1829, except for the period 1811 to 1815, when he removed to
Camden, Maine. While in Maine he stamped his work "Molineux/Camden". In Boston he
marked his work "John Molineux – Boston”.

$1,800.00

497-139


Brass Andirons, Signed Molineux – Boston, Ball Top, Square Plinths, entire view 2

Brass Andirons, Signed Molineux – Boston, Ball Top, Square Plinths, signature



Pair of Cast Bronze Andirons, Peacock on Fence Flanked by Trees
Date/Period: Early 20th Century


Pair of Cast Bronze Andirons, Peacock on Fence Flanked by Trees, entire view

Measurement: Height: 19.5"; width: 7.5"; depth: 16.5"

Material: Bronze

Additional Information: Decorated with a peacock perched on the top rail of a fence by
a tree and vegetation at base, all in copper patination.

$1,250.00

1260-7




Brass and Iron Andirons with Matching Tools
American
First Half Nineteenth Century


Brass and Iron Andirons with Matching Tools
American
First Half Nineteenth Century, entire view

This pair sold with matching tools; shovel and tongs.
(Andirons: height: 17.25 inches; width: 9.25 inches; Depth: 18.75 inches; Shovel: length: 22.5 inches; Tongs: length: 24.5 inches.)

$475

492-64


Brass and Iron Andirons with Matching Tools
American
First Half Nineteenth Century, scale view



Federal Brass Andirons, Column Shaft on Plinth, Barbed Scrolled Feet
Complete with Tools and Jamb Hooks
Probably Boston
Circa 1785 to 1800


Federal Brass Andirons, Column Shaft on Plinth, Barbed Scrolled Feet
Complete with Tools and Jamb Hooks
Probably Boston
Circa 1785 to 1800, entire view

A fine pair with matching tools; the shaft having lemon top with mid-banding on tapering column ending in square plinth raised on arched spurred legs resting on slipper feet with pads; complete with matching log stops.
Dimensions: 29.75" andiron H, 12.75" andiron W, 17" andiron D, 32.75" tool H.

$2,345

556-53




Brass Andirons, Stepped Penny Feet,
Vertical Ribbing atop Urn Finial
Last Quarter 18th Century
Probably Philadelphia
Featuring cast log stops with ball terminus


Brass Andirons, Stepped Penny Feet, Vertical Ribbing atop Urn Finial
Last Quarter 18th Century
Probably Philadelphia, entire view

Excellent condition, (H: 22.5"; W: 12.25"; D: 15")

$1,295

424-125




Antique, Andirons, Brass and Iron, Knife Blade, Penny Feet American, Circa 1770-1800


 Antique, Andirons, Brass and Iron, Knife Blade, Penny Feet American, Circa 1770-1800

Each with brass finial on iron knife blade shaft, raised on arched iron legs with penny feet.
(Height: 16.5"; depth: 14.5"; width: 7")

$925.00

1256-39




Andirons, Fire Dogs, Pair of Creepers, Wrought Iron, Robust Brass Finials
Date/Period: 1690-1710


Andirons, Fire Dogs, Pair of Creepers, Wrought Iron, Robust Brass Finials, entire view

Measurement: Height: 13"; width: 4.25"; depth: 12.75"

Material: Wrought iron, brass

Condition: Excellent

Additional Information: A rare pair of early creepers, fire dogs made to be placed
between a larger pair of andirons as support for support logs. This pair, featuring robust
ore cast [no seams] brass finials and flat butterfly shape trestle feet; billet bar feet flare
outward at their base.

$675.00

745-265


Andirons, Fire Dogs, Pair of Creepers, Wrought Iron, Robust Brass Finials, entire view 2



Early Andirons with Log Stops, American or English
Date/Period: 1690-1710 - SOLD


Early Andirons with Log Stops, American or English, entire view

Measurement: Height: 19.25"; width: 13.75"; depth: 20"

Material: Wrought iron and seamed brass, core cast log stops

Condition: Very good, billet bars are strong and stable yet show some heat stress

Additional Information: Beautiful and robust, flattened arched base resting on large
penny feet featuring cut corners; a pair of brass pins ensures the integrity of the base
preventing sagging caused by extreme heat.

SOLD

745-236


Early Andirons with Log Stops, American or English, entire view 2



Antique Brass Foot Warmers for Slippers, Shoes or Boots, WHATSITS
Anonymous
The piercings are chisel-cut, edges are filed; good color and patina


Antique Brass Foot Warmers for Slippers, Shoes or Boots, WHATSITS
Anonymous
The piercings are chisel-cut, edges are filed; good color and patina, entire view

We have never seen another pair, nor can we find other published examples; we welcome edification.
(9.75" x 4.75")

$270.00

660-34





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