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Scottish Soldier Cast Iron Door Porter DP99
Scottish Soldier Cast Iron Door Porter DP99
Original, quality late 19th century large cast iron door porter with a Scottish Soldier in kilt and bearskin stood on guard. A good repair to the arm and staff. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. Base 13.5" x 3" front to back and 14.5" tall. 
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Price: 145.00


WT&S Brass Door Porter DP98
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass door porter with a brass half bell shaped base with a rope twist brass stem and an open ring grip to the top. The base has a cast iron counterweight fitted to the reverse which is impressed with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham'. 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. 16.5" tall x 5" wide at base and 2.5" front to back 
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Price: 185.00


WT&S Brass Door Porter DP98



Near Pair of Brass Door Porters DP97
Near Pair of Brass Door Porters DP97
Original, quality near pair of late century brass door porters in the form of a cherub version of "Diana the Huntress". These are depicted with wings and a bow in one hand stood atop a pedestal, all in brass with a cast iron counterbalance weight to the base. No maker's marks but complete and in good order with the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the cast iron cleaned and lacquered. 17.25" and 17.75" tall, 6" widest and 3.5" front to back at base. 
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Price: 485.00


Wellington Cast Iron Door Porter DP96
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter / door stop or mantel ornament in the figure of The Duke of Wellington. This super example has had a couple of good repairs and has been cleaned and repainted black and is now complete and in good order. 14.5" tall x 6" widest and 2.25" front to back. Plinth 4.75" x 2.25". 
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Price: 156.00


Wellington Cast Iron Door Porter DP96



Cast Iron Door Porter DP94
Cast Iron Door Porter DP94
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter in the form of a half bell shaped base with a stem of acanthus leaves with a ring grip to the top. The reverse is impressed "440" for the model number. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 14" tall x 4.75" widest at base and 2.5" front to back. 
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Price: 185.00


Coalbrookdale Cast Iron Door Porter DP93
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter decorated with acanthus leaf forms and a ropetwist ring to the top for a handgrip. The reverse is impressed "47" for the model and the registration lozenge mark for the year 1877. All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and

is complete and in good and working order. 11.25" x 6.25" x 2.75" front to back. 
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Price: 230.00


Coalbrookdale Cast Iron Door Porter DP93



Cast Iron Door Porter DP92
Cast Iron Door Porter DP92
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter decorated with acanthus leaf forms and curled down grips to the top. The reverse is impressed "Cross Ltd" for the manufacturer "William Cross" of "Birmingham" and "No 93" for the model number. All has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 12" tall x 7.5" widest and 3.25" front to back. 
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Price: 185.00


Cast Iron Door Porter DP90
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter / door stop with acanthus leaf designs to the body and a ring grip handle to the top. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 7.5", 5" widest and 2.5" front to back. 
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Price: 68.00


Cast Iron Door Porter DP90



Cast Iron Door Porter DP86
Cast Iron Door Porter DP86
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter / doorstop in the very detailed form of two stylised entwining fish on a base of seashells with a ring handgrip to the top also decorated with shells. The reverse is impressed with '370' in script for the model number. This example is illustrated in the 1876 Catalogue for A Kenrick and Sons of West Bromwich but the model number is referred to as '470'. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 14.5" x 8" wide at base and 3" front to back at base. 
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Price: 285.00


Pair of Brass Lincoln Imps Door Porters DP81
Pair of original, quality late 19th century cast brass door porters with semi circular bases and plinths with a detailed figure of the 'Lincoln Imp' sat upon the upright stem. The bases are infilled with lead, the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. These are first of these porters we have seen. 12.5" tall, 4.75" widest base and 2.25" front to back.  
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Brass Lincoln Imps Door Porters DP81



Bonnie Prince Charlie Cast Iron Door Porter DP78
Bonnie Prince Charlie Cast Iron Door Porter DP78
Oirginal, quality, late 19th century larger than average cast iron door porter or Mantle Ornament. This detailed heavy door stop in deep rellief, depicts the Prince in full Kilt dress, a hat with a cockade and a staff on his arm. Consistantly pitted overall, but in good order otherwise and heavier than normal. 13" tall 12.5" widest base and 3" front to back at base.  
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Cast Iron Rams Mantel Ornaments MO52
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron mantel ornaments in the form of Rams. A true pair one facing left and the other to the right. All in an old or the original black paintwork and complete and in good order. Each 9" x 2" front to back and 6.25" tall. 
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Price: 145.00


Pair of Cast Iron Rams Mantel Ornaments MO52



Cast Iron Horse Mantel Ornament MO51
Cast Iron Horse Mantel Ornament MO51
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron mantel ornament in the form of a saddled horse on a stepped pedestal. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 8.25" tall, base 9.75". Total 3.25" front to back. 
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Price: 85.00


Gamekeeper / Fisherman Brass Mantel Ornament MO50
Original, quality late 19th century small cast brass mantel ornament with a well detailed figure of an 18th century gamekeeper or fisherman on a rectangular plinth. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 5.25" tall and base 3.75" x 1.25". 
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Price: 65.00


Gamekeeper / Fisherman Brass Mantel Ornament MO50



Pair of Copper Boot Spill Vases MO48
Pair of Copper Boot Spill Vases MO48
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spill vase mantel ornaments in the realistic form of Ladies button up boots. The reverse has a vase / pocket for posies or spills for lighting the fire. These examples are a good deal larger than normally found and unusual in copper. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and iare complete and in good and working order. 7" tall x 6.5" widest and 2" front to back.  
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Price: 135.00


Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45
Original, quality late 19th century small cast brass mantel ornament depicting "Napoleon Bonaparte" on a pedestal. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.25" tall, plinth 3.5" x 1.25".  
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Price: 85.00


Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45



Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO44
Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO44
Original, quality late 19th century highly detailed cast iron mantel ornament in the form of a bear raiding the beehive (skep) under a bower, mounted on a rectangular plinth with claw feet. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 8.75" tall and base 6.75" x 3". 
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Price: 68.00


Pair of Brass Clog Spill Vases MO43
Original, quality pair of late 19th century brass spill vases / mantel ornaments fashioned in sheet brass as miniature clogs, punch decorated. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.5" x 2.25" tall and 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Brass Clog Spill Vases MO43



Pair of Brass Boot Spill Holders MO42
Pair of Brass Boot Spill Holders MO42
Original, quality pair of late 19th century mantel ornaments and spill vases in the form of a pair of Ladies' button up boots, fashioned from sheet brass, punch engraved. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 5" tall x 3.75" wide and 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 75.00


Napoleon Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO35
Original, quality, early to mid 19th century, cast iron mantel ornament. This example depicts Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback, taken from the painting "Crossing The Alps at St Bernards Pass". Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good order. Plinth 6.75" x 2.75" + total height 7.5".  
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Price: 115.00


Napoleon Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO35



Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO30
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


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: 56.00


Brass Mantel Ornament MO28



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, mounted on a plinth. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Base 4" x 1.5" and 5.25" tall. 
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Price: 38.00


Pair of Large Staffordshire Lions SF1
Original, quality pair of circa 1900 / 1920's larger than average Staffordshire pottery Lions on plinths, mantel ornaments or hearth decoration. These superb examples have painted detail to the face, the original glass eyes and "Sadler Burslem" to the underside for the manufacturer. Both the undersides have a short firing crack otherwise all are complete and in good order. 9.5" tall x 11.5" wide and 5.5" front to back. 
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Price: 145.00


Pair of Large Staffordshire Lions SF1

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