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Foot Warmer
Date/Period: Late 18th to early 19th century


Foot Warmer, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 6"; width: 9.5"; depth: 7"

Material: Maple, wrought iron

Condition: Very good, great patina.

Additional Information: Sliding front panel featuring blocked center and chamfered
ends having punched heart design, sides and top display pierced diamond designs,
back is initialed [pierced] “P G”; wrought iron handle, finely dovetailed case; retains rare
and original wrought iron ember box with wrought finger handle. Purportedly found in in
Maine.

$625.00

532-163


Foot Warmer, entire view 2

Foot Warmer, entire view 3



Creepers, Very Rare Miniature Andirons, Height: 10.5-Inches
Likely by R. Whittingham, New York
Date/Period: Circa 1815


Creepers, Very Rare Miniature Andirons, Height: 10.5-Inches Likely by R. Whittingham, New York, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 10.5"; width: 6.25"; depth: 9"

Material: Brass and wrought iron

Condition: Fine and original

Additional Information: Rarely does this form present themselves on today’s market.
These small andirons were installed between full-size andirons… their function was to
catch large burning timbers keeping the hearth somewhat clean while insuring a good
draft. Although the use of creepers was common, fact is that very few survived.

$1,750.00

259-63


Creepers, Very Rare Miniature Andirons, Height: 10.5-Inches Likely by R. Whittingham, 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



Pole Screen, Hepplewhite Fire Screen, Adjustable Inlaid Oval Form
Date/Period: Circa 1790-1820


Pole Screen, Hepplewhite Fire Screen, Adjustable Inlaid Oval Form, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 52.5"

Material: Mahogany and mixed woods inlays

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Federal style adjustable oval-form screen with patera, turned
standard raised on arched tripos base resting on spade feet. The legs feature bellflower
and sting inlays.

$2,275.00

1345-4


Pole Screen, Hepplewhite Fire Screen, Adjustable Inlaid Oval Form, entire view 2

Pole Screen, Hepplewhite Fire Screen, Adjustable Inlaid Oval Form, screen view 1

Pole Screen, Hepplewhite Fire Screen, Adjustable Inlaid Oval Form, screen view 2

Pole Screen, Hepplewhite Fire Screen, Adjustable Inlaid Oval Form, inlay



Hepplewhite Shield Form Pole Screen, Fire Screen


Hepplewhite Shield Form Pole Screen, Fire Screen, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 47"

Material: Mahogany, brass hardware, silk embroidery

Condition: Very Good, scattered minor staining to fabric as depicted

Additional Information: The crossbanded mahogany string-inlaid shield form frame
centers a silk embroidered bouquet of flowers tied with bowknot. Lovely, belted vase
and ring-turned standard raised on successful sting-inlaid spider legs continuing to
spade feet.

$2,125.00

632-60


Hepplewhite Shield Form Pole Screen, Fire Screen, entire view 2

Hepplewhite Shield Form Pole Screen, Fire Screen, screen



Andirons, Figural, Black Couple, Cast Iron, Original Paint
Black Couple, Hands on Bent Knees, Anonymous
Date/Period: Late 19th, Early 20th Century


Andirons, Figural, Black Couple, Cast Iron, Original Paint Black Couple, Hands on Bent Knees, Anonymous, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 16.5 inches; width: 9.5 inches; depth: 16 inches

Material: Cast iron, polychrome

Condition: Fine and original

Additional Information: As depicted, a pair of cast iron figural andirons in the form of a
couple squatting with hands on knees. Drop-in billet bars...elaborate attire.

$1,685.00

745-207


Andirons, Figural, Black Couple, Cast Iron, Original Paint Black Couple, Hands on Bent Knees, Anonymous, entire view 2



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



18th Century Fire Screen,
Carved Pole Screen, Needlework Panel
Possibly American, circa 1770
Entirely mahogany…


18th Century Fire Screen, Carved Pole Screen, Needlework Panel
Possibly American, circa 1770
Entirely mahogany, entire view

This superb pole screen, featuring twist-carved urns, possibly of American origin,
incorporates a style of cabriole leg and shaped foot (with a pointed toe and ridge along
the top surface), that is closely associated with the work of Newburyport, Massachusetts
cabinetmaker, Joseph Short (1771-1819). Wool canvas work floral panel depicting
shepherd, shepherdess and three sheep; the back is upholstered. Excellent original
condition, some minor wear to urn finial; height: 55.5"; screen: 21.5" x 21.5".


18th Century Fire Screen, Carved Pole Screen, Needlework Panel
Possibly American, circa 1770
Entirely mahogany, screen view

18th Century Fire Screen, Carved Pole Screen, Needlework Panel
Possibly American, circa 1770
Entirely mahogany, detail view

18th Century Fire Screen, Carved Pole Screen, Needlework Panel
Possibly American, circa 1770
Entirely mahogany, back view

$3,250.00

270-170




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




Pipe Tongs, Steele Ember Tongs, Fire Tongs, Stamped 1699
Likely English


Antique Steele Ember Tongs/Pipe Tongs, Stamped 1699, Likely English, entire view

(L: 17”)

$2,150

492-172


Antique Steele Ember Tongs/Pipe Tongs, Stamped 1699, Likely English, angle view
Antique Steele Ember Tongs/Pipe Tongs, Stamped 1699, Likely English, handle detail
Antique Steele Ember Tongs/Pipe Tongs, Stamped 1699, Likely English, tong detail
Antique Steele Ember Tongs/Pipe Tongs, Stamped 1699, Likely English, date detail



Fire Screen, Queen Anne Pole Screen,
Mahogany, Embroidered Floral Panel
Possibly American, Circa 1760


Fire Screen, Queen Anne Pole Screen,
Mahogany, Embroidered Floral Panel
Possibly American, Circa 1760

Profile portrait miniature of a woman in a black dress; the subject bust-length, with white collar wears tortoise shell combs. Profile portrait miniature of a gentleman; the subject bust-length, with sideburns and a blue coat and striped collar. The works housed within gilt frame with a gold leaf and black eglomise glass mat with oval openings by Linda Abrams.
Frame: 7.75" x 5.5"; view: 6.5" x 4".


Rufus Porter, Double Profile Portraits of Husband & Wife,
Watercolor Miniatures

$6,700

290-33




Fireboard, Summer Chimney Board, Old paint
From a Connecticut Home, Early 19th Century
White pine


Antique White Pine Fireboard/Summer Chimney Board in Old Paint, 19th Century, entire view

A finely joined molded and louvered example featuring removable panels with carved finger-notches behind screens allowing for free flow of cool air while remaining decorative and preventing birds and other animals from entering the home via a damperless chimney. Very old 19th century off-white paint over original green; minor imperfections. (44.5” by 34”)

$7,100

746-2


Antique White Pine Fireboard/Summer Chimney Board in Old Paint, 19th Century, with ruler for scale



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




Bellows, Carved Walnut Fireplace Bellows, Portrait of George Washington
Anonymous, 19th Century
Long handles, brass tacks and nozzle


Bellows, Carved Walnut Fireplace Bellows, Portrait of George Washington
Anonymous, 19th Century, entire view

(Leather remains supple, good condition: L: 45.5"; W: 8.75"; D: 2.5")

$1,765

232-325


Bellows, Carved Walnut Fireplace Bellows, Portrait of George Washington
Anonymous, 19th Century, angle view
Bellows, Carved Walnut Fireplace Bellows, Portrait of George Washington
Anonymous, 19th Century, bottom view
Bellows, Carved Walnut Fireplace Bellows, Portrait of George Washington
Anonymous, 19th Century, scale view



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




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