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Huge Copper Coal Vase / Jardiniere CB18
Huge Copper Coal Vase / Jardiniere CB18
Original, quality late 19th century huge oval shaped copper coal vase with the original lid and mounted on four ball and claw feet. This super example also ideal as an indoor jardiniere / planter, has a bulbous body with urn type handles to each end and the lid has the original cast brass finial. A few minor dents, otherwise all is complete and in super condition, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 19" tall with lid, 13" without lid, 24" wide including handles and 17" front to back.  
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Price: 450.00


Copper Coal Helmet with Scoop CH95
Original, quality, late 19th century, copper coal helmet with a fitted copper scoop with a turned fruitwood grip, a swing over handle and a cast brass handle to the rear. The shaped copper scoop fits beneath the top on a strap fitting and all sits on a circular base plinth. A super coal helmet polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 19" tall with handle up + 13" when down, 12" widest + 19.5" front to back.  
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Price: 285.00


Copper Coal Helmet with Scoop   CH95



Copper Coal Helmet   CH94
Copper Coal Helmet CH94
Original, quality, late 19th century, copper coal helmet with a swing over handle, a grip to the rear and a good shaped spout to the front. No makers names or marks but a super quality helmet of a good gauge copper. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 19" tall with handle up + 12" when down, 12" widest + 17" front to back.  
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Price: 156.00


Copper Coal Helmet CH91
Original, quality, late 19th century, copper coal helmet in superb condition. This example has a swing over tubular copper handle and a cast pink brass loop grip to the rear, all mounted on a circular pedestal. The top is engraved in large bold upper cased type "W.No2" and "DR". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 13.5" tall with handle down, 17.5" tall with handle up, total 12" wide + 19" front to back, plinth 9" diameter.  
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Price: 230.00


Copper Coal Helmet   CH91



Pair of Loveridge Brass Coal Vases   CH90
Pair of Loveridge Brass Coal Vases CH90
Matching pair of original, quality, brass coal vases complete with the original steel lift out liners. This superb pair of coal tubs have vase shaped bodies on three legs, two side ring handles, a cluster finial to the domed lid, a registration number to the underside of the lid for the year 1902 and the maker's mark to the underside of the vase for "Henry Loveridge and Co of Birmingham". The steel liners are a work of art on their own, by far the best we have seen and each with a pair of side ring lifting handles. These vases are in superb condition with only very very minor dents if any, consistent with very little use. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the liners cleaned and repainted black. All is complete and in good and working order. Each 18" tall x 16" widest including side handle. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 750.00


Copper and Wrought Iron Coal Bin CH87
Original, quality 1920's, copper coal bin with the original, blacksmith made wrought iron basket with a swing over handle and an old replacement copper and steel shovel with a turned wooden grip. The copper bin has an Art and Crafts feel with the scalloped and folded over corners and the style of the decorative wrought iron work. The ironwork has been cleaned and repainted matt black and the copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A most unusual coal bin complete and in good order. 15.5" tall with handle up plus shovel, 16" + 11" handle down, 13.5" wide + 18" front to back.  
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Price: 230.00


Copper and Wrought Iron Coal Bin   CH87



Copper Coal Helmet   CH84
Copper Coal Helmet CH84
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, copper coal helmet, smaller than average for this style. This example has a scoop front, a swing handle over the top, a lifting grip to the rear and a circular foot to the base. Very little signs of wear, only minor dents and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 12" tall with handle down, 10.5" wide, 16" front to back + foot 8" diameter.  
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Price: 135.00


Brass Coal Helmet CH78
Original, quality, late 19th century, brass coal helmet in super condition. This example has a scoop shaped body with a swing handle over the top, a lifting grip loop handle to the rear and is mounted on a circular raised plinth. A good repair has been made at the rear and base of the body and a strap has been removed originally to hold a scoop to the inside. The underside is impressed with the orb and cross logo for the manufacturer 'Benham and Froud' of London and Birmingham and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, complete and in good order. 14" tall with handle down, 11.5" widest + 19" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Coal Helmet   CH78



Pair of Burnished Steel Ember Tongs   ET3
Pair of Burnished Steel Ember Tongs ET3
Pair of original, quality, early to mid 19th century, blacksmith made burnished steel extending ember tongs of the concertina scissor action. This superbly designed and made pair of tongs is so precise the end grips are exactly in the correct position for gripping when fully extended. These tongs were used for taking an ember from the fireplace to use for lighting pipes / candles etc. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order. Not easy to find these in good condition. Fully extended 22", closed up 4" x 6" wide.  
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Price: 125.00


Kitchen Ashes Shovel F539
Original, quality 1920's good useful steel shovel for shifting the ashes when cleaning out the fireplaces. This little-used example has a deep spade end, and a shaped turned beech handle. All is complete and in good and working order. 26" tall, 6.5" widest and 4" front to back. 
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Price: 85.00


Kitchen Ashes Shovel F539



Brass Coal Box Shovel F538
Brass Coal Box Shovel F538
Original, quality 1920's all brass coal box shovel with a good clean sheet brass body and a cast brass open framed handle. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 13" x 5" x 3". 
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Price: 75.00


6 Piece Brass Fender and Fire Iron Set F537
Original, superb matching set of all brass fender fire dogs and fire irons, stamped with the registration number for the year 1905. This six piece set in a good Art and Nouveau style has matching finials to the fender dogs and grips on the fire irons. The shovel has a pierced spade end and the poker a tapered steel tip. Apart from some minor dents to the fender, All is complete and in good and working order. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Grate to find a matching set as good as these. Fender External 52.25" x 14" and Internal 48" x 12". Poker 28" x 2". Tongs 28.5" x 3.5" x 2". Shovel 28" x 2" x 5". Dogs 12" tall x 6.25" wide and 7.5" front to back. Price is for the set.  
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Price: 750.00


6 Piece Brass Fender and Fire Iron Set F537



3 Piece Set of Burnished Steel Fire Irons F536
3 Piece Set of Burnished Steel Fire Irons F536
Original, quality three pieces matching set of mid to late 19th century burnished steel fire irons, comprising shovel, tongs and poker all with matching ribbed and shaped handgrips. The poker has a long tapered tip, and the shovel is pierced. The piercing to the shovel was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. All the stems have finial decoration half way down the stems. A serious set of fire tools, complete and in good and working order. Shovel 29.5" x 5.25" x 1.5". Tongs 29" x 3.5" x 1.5". Poker 29" x 1.5". Price is for the set.  
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Price: 385.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Fireside Tongs F535
Original, quality pair of late 19th century most unusual brass fireside tongs in the aesthetic movement style with not a name or makers' mark to be seen. These cast brass tongs have ebony inserts to the grip and each stem with reeded decoration, and the hinge has a sunflower motif above. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 24.5" x 3" x 1". 
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Price: 350.00


Pair of Ebony and Brass Fireside Tongs F535



3 Piece Set of Brass Fire Irons F533
3 Piece Set of Brass Fire Irons F533
Original, quality three pieces matching set of late 19th century brass fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker. The poker has a tapered steel tip. The tongs have decorative brass shoulders, and the shovel has a decorated pierced spade part of an Arts and Crafts form. A good old repair to the shovel and all with matching handles, all have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. Shovel 26" x 5" x 1". Tongs 26" x 3.25" x 1". Poker 25.5" x 1". Price is for the set.  
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Price: 250.00


Brass Fireside Poker F532
Original, quality late 19th century brass poker handle fitted with a replacement brass shaft and steel tip made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 27.5" x 1.25". 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Fireside Poker F532



Brass Fireside Poker F531
Brass Fireside Poker F531
Original, quality 1920's brass poker handle fitted with a replacement brass shaft and steel tip made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 27" x 1". 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Fireside Poker F530
Original, quality late 19th century brass fireside poker with a shaped finial grip, a brass shaft with a decorative middle collar and a tapered cast iron tip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 27.5" x 1.5". 
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Price: 75.00


Brass Fireside Poker F530



Brass Fireside Poker F529
Brass Fireside Poker F529
Original, quality late 19th century brass poker handle with a replacement brass shaft and steel tip. Now complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 27.5" x 1.25."  
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Price: 56.00


Brass Fireside Poker F528
Original, quality late 19th century brass poker handle with a replacement brass shaft and steel tip. Now complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 27.5" x 1.25."  
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Price: 65.00


Brass Fireside Poker F528



3 Piece Set of Brass Fire Irons F527
3 Piece Set of Brass Fire Irons F527
Original, quality set of three late 19th century brass fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker. This superb set has barley twisted shafts and handles, a shaped shovel with a scalloped end and four point star shaped finials to the grips. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all are complete and in good and working order. Shovel 25.5" x 5.25" x 1.25". Tongs 26" x 1.25".Poker 25.5" x 2.5" x 1.25". 
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Price: 185.00


Set Piece of 3 Brass Fire Irons F526
Original, quality set of three late 19th century brass fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker. This set has barley twisted shafts, engraved mounts to the tongs and the shovel is stamped to the reverse with the registration number for the year 1890. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. Shovel 24" x 5" x 1". Tongs 24" x 3" x 1". Poker 23.25" x 1".  
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Price: 145.00


Set Piece of 3 Brass Fire Irons F526



Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F519
Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F519
Original, quality continental 1920's blacksmith made wrought iron fireside shovel with a super shape. This small example has a slim shaft with turned decoration to the top and grip and a flared shovel. Burnished and waxed and complete and in good and working order. 23.25" x 4" x 3.5".  
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Price: 68.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F518
Original, quality continental late 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron fireside shovel with a super shape. This example has a simple shaft, with a shaped grip and a flared shovel, all showing forging detail. Burnished and waxed and complete and in good and working order. 31.5" x 5" x 3.5".  
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Price: 135.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F518



Wrought Iron Fireside Shovel F517
Wrought Iron Fireside Shovel F517
Original, quality, continental wrought iron blacksmith made small fireside shovel, circa 1900 / 1920's, with a super shaped shovel end, a tapered stem and ribbed finial to the top, all forged into one piece. This super little shovel looks delicate but is good and sturdy and very good for the purpose. Cleaned and waxed, complete and in good and working order. 24" x 4.25" x 2.5". 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Poker F516
Original, quality late 19th century brass poker, with a ball finial to the grip and a tapered steel tip. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 24.5" x 1.5" widest. 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Poker F516



Brass Fireside Poker F514
Brass Fireside Poker F514
Original, quality 1920's reeded brass poker handle, with a replacement brass tapered tip and circular shaft. The handle has a vertical reeded body, with a ribbed spherical finial and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 23.5" long x 1" widest. 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Brass Coal Grips F506
Pair of original, quality 1920's, cast brass coal grips in the scissor form. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 11" x 2.5". 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Brass Coal Grips   F506



Pair of Brass Coal Grips   F505
Pair of Brass Coal Grips F505
Pair of original, quality 1920's, cast brass coal grips in the scissor form with swivel steel grippers to the ends. A most unusual design polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 11" x 3".  
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Brass Coal Grips F504
Pair of original, quality 1920's, cast brass coal grips in the scissor form, with fancy mounts to the grips. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 11" x 3.25". 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Brass Coal Grips   F504



Pair of Brass Coal Grips   F503
Pair of Brass Coal Grips F503
Pair of original, quality 1920's, cast brass coal grips in the scissor form. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 9.5" x 3". 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Coal Box Shovel F500
Original, quality, late 19th century, superb brass coal box shovel with a shaped shovel part and the original very clean turned mahogany handle. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 14.5" x 6.5" + 2" front to back.  
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Price: 75.00


Brass Coal Box Shovel   F500



Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel   F487
Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F487
Original, quality, late 19th century, burnished steel fireside shovel with a turned handgrip. The piercing to the shovel was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 28.5" x 6" + 1.25".  
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Price: 56.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F486
Original, quality, late 19th century, burnished steel fireside shovel with a turned handgrip. The piercing to the shovel was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 29.5" x 5.5" + 1".  
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Price: 56.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel   F486



3 Piece Set of Brass Fire Irons F478
3 Piece Set of Brass Fire Irons F478
Original, quality, late 19th century, three piece set of brass fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker. The grips have candy twist mounts with a pointed six sided finial, the stems have a ribbed mount to the centre and the shovel has a shaped spade end and is impressed to the reverse with the registration number for the year 1889. All have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. Shovel 26.5" x 5" + 1", tongs 26.5" x 3" + 1", poker 25.5" x 1". Price is for the set.  
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Price: 230.00


Brass Fireside Poker F463
Original, quality, early 19th century, all brass fireside poker of a good weight and proportion. The square section and waisted tip is longer than normal and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 26.5" x 1.75" diameter handgrip.  
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Price: 135.00


Brass Fireside Poker   F463



Brass Fireside Poker   F449
Brass Fireside Poker F449
Original, quality, late 19th century, brass poker handle with a replacement brass shaft and an old cast iron tapered tip. Complete and in good and working order. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 27.5" x 1".  
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Price: 68.00


Large Brass Fireside Shovel F389
Original, quality, early to mid 19th century, larger than average brass fireside shovel. This heavy example has a plain tubular handgrip, with a spherical finial and a rectangular shaped spade end in heavy grade sheet brass, with a decorative pierced centre panel. The piercing to the shovel was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 31" x 5.5" wide + finial 1.25" diameter. 
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Price: 145.00


Large Brass Fireside Shovel   F389



Burnished Steel and Brass  Fireside Shovel   F349
Burnished Steel and Brass Fireside Shovel F349
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, blacksmith made burnished steel fireside shovel, with a pierced shovel, an oval and faceted shaft and a superb reeded and shaped cast brass handgrip. The shovel has a good repair to the rivetted area and the piercing was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. A well above average fireside tool and a grate looker. 31" x 6.25" + 1.5". 
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Price: 156.00


Brass and Wrought Iron Kitchen Fender F228
Original, quality late 19th century heavy cast brass top mount on a blacksmith made sheet iron kitchen fender with rivetted mounts. The cast brass top plate has a decorative fretted design and "Peace and Plenty" pierced to the centre. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the ironwork cleaned and repainted black. All is complete and in good order. 48.5" wide at top x 12.75" front to back. 6.5" tall, 48" x 12" base. 
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Price: 230.00


Brass and Wrought Iron Kitchen Fender F228



Copper and Wrought Iron Fire Screen F227
Copper and Wrought Iron Fire Screen F227
Original, quality wrought iron fire screen frame with an oval shaped copper inserted panel to the center, circa 1900. This super example has a hammered finish to the copper with an embossed cameo to the centre with laurel wreath and ribbon swags around. The wrought iron frame in a very art nouveau style has several swags and curled over ends, and has been cleaned and repainted black, and the copper has been cleaned and lacquered. Complete and in good and working order. 29" tall x26" wide and 10" front to back at feet. 
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Price: 450.00


Pierced Brass Fender F225
Original, quality late 19th century pierced brass fender with a roll over top trim, a shaped bead to the base and a latticed pierced continuous design all round. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some minor dents to the top trim otherwise complete and in good order. Exterior 54.5" x 13" and 5.75" tall, interior 53" x 12".  
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Price: 185.00


Pierced Brass Fender F225



Pierced Brass Fender F224
Pierced Brass Fender F224
Original, quality pierced brass fender circa 1900, with a shaped trim to the front lower edges, a rolled over top and a repeated pierced design to all three sides. Some minor dents otherwise complete and in good and working order, and polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Exterior 49.5" x 11.5" x 6" tall. Interior 48" x 10.5".  
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Price: 135.00


Brass and Wirework Bedroom Fender F222
Original, quality late 19th century, wire mesh bedroom fender, with a brass trim to the base and a brass rail to the top with four brass finial fire iron rests. The mesh has been cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 39" x 13.5" front to back and 13" tall. Interior 36" x 12" front to back. 
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Price: 285.00


Brass and Wirework Bedroom Fender F222



Brass and Wire Mesh Bedroom Fender F221
Brass and Wire Mesh Bedroom Fender F221
Original, quality late 19th century, wire mesh bedroom fender, with a brass trim to the base and a brass rail to the top, with four finial fire iron rests. The mesh has been cleaned and repainted black and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 45" x 13.5" tall including finials and 13.5" front to back. Interior 42" x 12" front to back. 
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Price: 285.00


Pierced Steel Fender F218
Original, quality early mid 19th century finely pierced steel tender of a super design with the original sheet steel floor and turned bun feet. The delicate design incorporates circular studs and lozenge shaped panels. The floor has been cleaned and repainted black and the steel burnished and lacquered. One replacement foot has been made to suit and all is now complete and in good and working order. 46" long external x 9" tall and 11.5" front to back. 44.5" length internal. 
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Price: 285.00


Pierced Steel Fender  F218



Copper on Iron Fire Kerb   F211
Copper on Iron Fire Kerb F211
Original, quality, copper on cast iron Art Nouveau fire kerb, circa 1900. This super example has sheet copper of a good gauge clad over a cast iron kerb and embossed with Art Nouveau designs of flowers and leaves to the centre front with faux corner mounts. Complete and in good and working order. Exterior 50.5" x 15" front to back x 2" tall, internal 44" x 12" front to back.  
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Price: 185.00


Serpentine Shaped Burnished Steel Fender F203
Original, quality, mid 19th century, serpentine shaped burnished steel fender with the original fitted steel fire dogs and brass decorative floral mounts. The steel floor has been trimmed to suit its previous life, but this can be adjusted again if required at no extra cost. All has been burnished and lacquered, and is complete and in good and working order. A most unusual and well above average fender. Exterior 63" x 16" front to back + 11" tall including fire dogs.  
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Price: 850.00


Serpentine Shaped Burnished Steel Fender   F203



Wirework Fender   F187
Wirework Fender F187
Original, quality, mid 19th century, curved fronted fender in fine wirework with swags to the top beneath the steel trim and a sheet steel floor. The wirework and the top trim have all been cleaned and lacquered and the floor re-painted black. Two small hole repairs to the floor and now all is complete and in good and working order. Exterior 38" x 9" tall + 9" front to back.  
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Wrought Iron Fire Dogs FD116
Original, quality pair of 1920's blacksmith made wrought iron fire dogs with flat pad feet and shaped front stems with faceted ball finials. These were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. All has been cleaned and is complete and in good and working order. 12.5" tall at front and 5.5" at bar. 8.25" wide at feet and 13" front to back.  
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Price: 165.00


Pair of Wrought Iron Fire Dogs FD116



Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD115
Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD115
Pair of original, quality cast brass fire dogs circa 1900/ 1920's. These were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. These examples have a flat fronted upstand with splayed feet and a turned finial to the top. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 9.75" tall, 5" wide at base front and 7" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD114
Pair of original, quality 1920's brass fire dogs with ribbed spindles and finials mounted on rectangular shaped base with rounded ends and cast iron weighted bases beneath. These were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order with just a few minor dents. 7" tall, base 8" x 2.75".  
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD114



Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD113
Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD113
Original, quality pair of cast brass fire dogs circa 1900 / 1920's. These super examples are Art Nouveau in form but fairly simple. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 10" tall, 4.25" widest at base and 6.5" front to back.  
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD107
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass fire dogs, with a three footed base, a central turned column and a plain cross bar with turned up ends. These were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 7" tall, top rail 6" and base 7" diam.  
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD107



Pair of Copper Fire Dogs   FD104
Pair of Copper Fire Dogs FD104
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast copper fire dogs in the Art Nouveau style. Most unusual to find these in copper, used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. 14.5" tall x 7" wide + 9" front to back. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 365.00


Single Cast Iron Fire Dog FD102
Original, quality, late 19th century, single cast iron fire dog, originally one of a pair and was used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. This example has a rectangular plinth with bracket feet and a domed top embossed with acanthus leaf designs and two posts supporting the crossrail all cast with an Aesthetic Movement design. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Base 9.5" x 3.5, total 6.5" tall.  
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Price: 65.00


Single Cast Iron Fire Dog   FD102



Pair of Heavy Brass Fire Dogs   FD100
Pair of Heavy Brass Fire Dogs FD100
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, heavy cast brass, very decorative fire dogs with flat egg shaped bodies on feet to the front and mounted with acanthus leaf supports for ball finials, fire dogs were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1897 and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. A grate pair of fire dogs. 13.25" tall, 6.5" wide at front + 10" front to back. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 350.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD99
Pair of original, quality late 19th century, cast brass fire dogs in the Arts and Crafts style, these were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. This pair each have two front legs with arrowhead shaped feet, a central dimpled effect panel and a tapered stem with a dished circular finial to the top. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A super pair of fire dogs, complete and in good and working order. 13" tall, 7" wide at front + 8" front to back. 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs   FD99



Pair of Brass Fire Dogs   FD91
Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD91
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass fire dogs of an Arts and Crafts design, probably manufactured by Benham and Froud and very similar to the Dr Christopher Dresser design, a real whacky pair of fire dogs. These were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. All have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order. 6.5" tall x 7.5" widest + 5" front to back. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 156.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD88
Pair of original, quality, cast brass fire dogs of an Edwardian design, with a laurel wreath form to the top front of each. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1920 and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 13" tall x 6" wide at front + 7.5" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Brass Fire Dogs   FD88



Miniature Cast Iron Firegrate   FG7
Miniature Cast Iron Firegrate FG7
Original, quality 1940's/50's, manufacturer's sample or exhibition model of a three piece cast iron fire front and grate, in a good proportioned, scaled down size. The front bars and ash curfew to the front in cast iron are enamelled in a bronzed finish, and the cast iron base grills on four legs has been cleaned and lacquered. A great item, the first we have seen in this style. 5.75" wide, 3.5" tall x 4.25" front to back.  
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Price: 185.00


Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO30
Original, quality late 19th Century finely detailed cast iron decorative mantel ornament depicting an eagle with outspread wings and a serpent in its beak, above two stylised dolphins all on a shaped plinth. The underside is embossed with a registered lozenge mark for the year 1882. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and is superb order. Base 6" x 3" x 4.5" total height. 
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Price: 85.00


Cast Iron Mantel Ornament   MO30



Brass Mantel Ornament   MO28
Brass Mantel Ornament MO28
Original, quality, late 19th Century, thick sheet brass, shield shaped mantel ornament on a base pierced with a heart, surrounded by circular holes. A replacement brass back stand, made to suit, has been fitted and the front has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed if required, at no extra cost. All is complete and in good order. 4.5" tall, 4.25" wide and 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 75.00


Pair of Brass Clogs Mantel Ornaments MO26
A pair of original, quality, brass and copper mantel ornaments, circa 1900, in the form of 'his and her' clogs, engraved with flowers, vines and mounted on copper stands. Shoe mantel ornaments are normally in the form of more conventional boots and shoes. These examples have been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Base 4.75" x 0.75" and 2.5" high. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 75.00


Pair of Brass Clogs Mantel Ornaments   MO26



Brass Mantel Ornament    MO20
Brass Mantel Ornament MO20
Original quality, 1920's, cast brass mantel ornament in the form of a musician in flowing robes playing a lyre. All mounted on a plinth. Complete and in good order. Base 4" x 1.5" and 5.25" tall. 
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Price: 45.00


Adjustable Meat Hook PH11
Original, quality, mid 19th century, adjustable pot or meat hook with a Blacksmith made wrought iron hook with a sharp point and an acorn finial to the top end and a shaped brass plate with six holes for adjustment. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Minimum length 15.5" x 1", maximum length 18.5" x 1". 
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Price: 85.00


Adjustable Meat Hook PH11



Wrought Iron and Brass Potstand PS51
Wrought Iron and Brass Potstand PS51
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, brass and wrought iron potstand with a pierced brass top plate, a turned oak handle and a blacksmith made wrought iron tripod base. The front has two wrought iron hooks to grip the front bars of the grate or fire basket if required, so this will mount onto the front of a fire or free stand in the hearth. All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed from the brass at no extra cost. A super example complete and in good and working order. 11" tall x 9.5" wide at floor, total length 15.5".  
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Price: 145.00


Brass Spit Bracket SB28
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass bottle jack (clockwork spit) bracket, originally mounted on the wall or fire surround to enable the spit to be suspended in front of the fire. This example will lock pointing away from the wall when in use and against the wall when not. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 3" x 1.25", total 10.25" front to back, 10.5" flat against wall / when in use. 
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Price: 78.00


Brass Spit Bracket SB28



Brass Spill Vase SV1
Brass Spill Vase SV1
Original, quality mid to late 19th century pierced brass wall pocket or spill vase. This super example has a curved body, with a fretted out front and back panel. With designs of a bird and flowers and is punch decorated " Faith Hope and Charity " to the back and " God is Love " to the front. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 9" tall, 10" widest and 2.25" front to back. 
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Price: 230.00

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