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Holcroft Cast Iron Mr Punch Door Porter DP100
Holcroft Cast Iron Mr Punch Door Porter DP100
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter (doorstop) in the very detailed form of Mr Punch with his dog. The reverse is impressed "Holcroft" for the maker and "3101", the model number. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Probably the finest detailed casting for a door porter I have seen.

12.5" tall x 9" wide at base x 3.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 165.00


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.

14.5" tall.

 
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Price: 145.00


Scottish Soldier Cast Iron Door Porter DP99



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" plus 17.75" tall.

6" widest.

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.

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 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.

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" tall.

5" widest.

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.

3" front to back at base.

 
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Price: 285.00


Pair of Brass Lincoln 'Imp' 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.

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Brass Lincoln 'Imp' 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.

3" front to back at base.

 
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Price: 125.00


Brass Spill Vase MO61
Original, quality circa 1900, fretted brass wall pocket or spill vase fashioned from good thick sheet brass with a 'D' shaped body with decorated front and back panels. Some metal fatigue to one front finial, otherwise complete and in good order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

6" tall at back x 10" widest.

1.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 78.00


Brass Spill Vase MO61



Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments MO60
Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments MO60
Original, quality pair of 1920's sheet brass mantel ornaments in the form of a pair of ankle-high boots, punch engraved with seams and lace holes and back stand supports. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

3 1/8" tall x 4.5" long x 1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Horse Mantel Ornament MO59
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass 'prancing horse' mounted on a cast iron rectangular shaped plinth. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the plinth cleaned and lacquered. Complete and in good order.

9.5" tall x 9.5" long x 1.75" front to back at base.

 
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Price: 135.00


Brass Horse Mantel Ornament MO59



Pair of Brass Shoe Mantel Ornaments MO58
Pair of Brass Shoe Mantel Ornaments MO58
Original, quality pair of 1920's sheet brass mantel ornaments in the form of Gents brogue shoes, punch decorated with seams and lace holes and with back stands. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

2.25" tall x 4.5".

1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Brass Shoes Mantel Ornaments MO57
Pair of original, quality 1920's sheet brass mantel ornaments in the form of Gents Brogue Shoes, punch detailed with seams and lace holes and back stand supports. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5.25" x 2.5" tall plus 1" front to back.

 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Brass Shoes Mantel Ornaments MO57



Pair of Swifts Mantel Ornaments MO56
Pair of Swifts Mantel Ornaments MO56
Original, quality pair of late 19th century sheet brass mantel ornaments in the form of swifts or swallows. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Most unusual mantel ornaments.

5" tall.

8" long.

2" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Brass Boots Mantel Ornaments MO55
Original, quality late 19th century sheet brass mantel ornaments in the form of Ladies short boots with punch decorated detail. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

5.5" tall x 5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Brass Boots Mantel Ornaments MO55



Lincoln Imp Mantel Ornament MO54
Lincoln Imp Mantel Ornament MO54
Original, quality pre-war chrome on brass "Lincoln Imp" ornament mounted on a turned light oak plinth. Complete and in good order.

4.5" tall including plinth x 2.5" diam base.

 
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Price: 56.00


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


Cast Iron Horse Mantel Ornament MO51



Gamekeeper / Fisherman Brass Mantel Ornament MO50
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.

Base 3.75" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 65.00


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.

2" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Pair of Copper Boot Spill Vases MO48



Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45
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


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.

1.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Brass Clog Spill Vases MO43



Napoleon Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO35
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


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 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".

5.25" tall.

 
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Price: 38.00


Large Pair of Staffordshire Dog Mantel Ornaments SF2
Large pair of 19th century ceramic "Staffordshire Dogs" Mantel Ornaments. These larger than normally found ornaments arm modelled after the King Charles Spaniels popular in the early 19th century and are bright and clean but both with one small knock hairline crack, see arrows in pictures, otherwise complete and in good order.

14.5" x 12.5" x 7" front to back.

 
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Price: 300.00


Large Pair of Staffordshire Dog Mantel Ornaments SF2

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