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Cast Iron Door Porter DP111
Cast Iron Door Porter DP111
Original, quality late 19th century door stop / door porter. This elegant example has a 'D' shaped plinth, a looped grip to the top with a Gothic revival style and acanthus leaf decoration. The reverse is impressed "472" for the model number but no maker's name or detail. A ll has been cleaned and repainted black and is complete and in good and working order.

12" tall x 6" wide at base.

2.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Brass Door Porter DP109
Original, quality 1920's all brass door porter with a slender stem with a loop at the top and mounted on a shaped and ribbed base. A replacement weight has been made to suit and fitted to the underside of the base. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

14.25" tall x 4.5" wide.

2.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 156.00


Brass Door Porter DP109



Coalbrookdale Cast Iron Door Porter DP108
Coalbrookdale Cast Iron Door Porter DP108
Original, quality late 19th century small cast iron door porter with acanthus leaf detail to both sides and an oval base. The reverse is impressed for the iron foundry "Coalbrookdale" and "No 12" for the model, great detail in the casting, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

7.75" tall.

5.75" widest at base.

2.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


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: 95.00


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: 450.00


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: 125.00


Wellington Cast Iron Door Porter DP96



Cast Iron Door Porter DP90
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 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


Cast Iron Door Porter DP86



Pair of Brass Lincoln 'Imp' Door Porters DP81
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: 365.00


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: 115.00


Bonnie Prince Charlie Cast Iron Door Porter DP78



Brass Fire Iron Tidy F624
Brass Fire Iron Tidy F624
Original, quality circa 1900, brass fire iron tidy with a cast brass body with a cast iron infill to the underside and a brass finial grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Ideal also for a doorstop ?

2.5" tall.

8" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Fire Iron Tidy F556
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass fire iron tidy with an inset cast iron weight beneath. These were used to stop the fire irons, tongs and poker etc. sliding to the floor, but is also ideal as a doorstop. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

4.5" tall x 10.5" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 78.00


Brass Fire Iron Tidy F556



WT&S Brass Fire Iron Tidy F553
WT&S Brass Fire Iron Tidy F553
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass fire iron tidy with an inset cast iron weight beneath. These were used in the hearth to stop the fire irons, tongs and poker, etc. sliding to the floor, but are also ideal as a doorstop. This example is most unusual in design and is impressed to the underside of the cast iron weight with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son of Birmingham'. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10.5" x 2.25" x 4" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Cast Iron Sheaf of Corn Mantel Ornaments MO75
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast iron mantel ornaments in the form of sheafs of corn. Cleaned and repainted back and complete and in good order.

7.5" x 4".

Plinth 3.75" x 2.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


Pair of Cast Iron Sheaf of Corn Mantel Ornaments MO75



Pair of Brass Pheasant Mantle Ornaments MO74
Pair of Brass Pheasant Mantle Ornaments MO74
Original, quality pair of late 19th century case brass mantle ornaments in the form of a pheasant on a branch mounted on a plinth, one left and one right. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

3.75" tall.

Plinth 4" x 1" front to back.

 
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Price: 68.00


Lord Kitchener Brass Mantle Ornament MO72
Original, quality cast pink brass mantle ornament of "Lord Kitchener" astride a horse on a memorial pedestal. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1899. 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.

10" tall x 7.5" x 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Lord Kitchener Brass Mantle Ornament MO72



Lord Roberts Brass Mantle Ornament MO71
Lord Roberts Brass Mantle Ornament MO71
Original, quality cast pink brass mantle ornament circa 1900, depicting Lord Roberts astride a horse on a memorial pedestal. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

10" tall x 7.5" x 1.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Pair of Brass Boot Mantle Ornaments / Spill Vases MO70
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spill vases in the form of Ladies Victorian Shoes with copper mounts, faux buttons and hinged easel backmounts. Polished and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

5" long x 2" tall.

2" front to back when in use.

 
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Price: 78.00


Pair of Brass Boot Mantle Ornaments / Spill Vases MO70



Lincoln Imp Brass Mantle Ornament MO69
Lincoln Imp Brass Mantle Ornament MO69
Original, quality late 19th century small brass mantle ornament with the Lincoln Imp mounted on an ebonised wooden plinth. Complete and in good order.

4" tall.

2.25" diam of plinth.

 
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Price: 38.00


Lincoln Imp Brass Mantle Ornament MO68
Original, quality late 19th century brass mantle ornament with the Lincoln Imp stood on a circular base. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

4.5" tall x 1.75" wide.

Plinth 1.5" diam.

 
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Price: 45.00


Lincoln Imp Brass Mantle Ornament MO68



Lincoln Imp Brass Mantle Ornament MO67
Lincoln Imp Brass Mantle Ornament MO67
Original, quality late 19th century brass mantle ornament with the Lincoln Imp stood on a circular base. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

6.25" tall x 3.5" diam base.

 
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Price: 68.00


Pair of Charge of the Light Brigade Brass Mantel Ornaments MO66
Original, quality pair of cast brass mantel ornaments in the form of a pair of British Light Cavalry Soldiers with sabres drawn on horseback, charging against the Russian Forces in October 1854. The reverse of one of the matching pair is impressed with the registration number for the year of manufacture 1893. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. Not a common model of brass mantel ornaments.

9.5" tall.

13" x 1.75" each.

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Charge of the Light Brigade Brass Mantel Ornaments MO66



Pair of Brass and Copper Shoe Mantel Oraments MO65
Pair of Brass and Copper Shoe Mantel Oraments MO65
Original, quality pair of late 19th century punch decorated ladies shoes with copper 'stud' buttons. Each shoe is mounted on a copper plinth with four bun feet. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

3.25" tall.

Plinth 5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Cast Iron St Bernard Mantel Ornament MO64
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron mantel ornament in the form of a St Bernard dog complete with a barrel from its neck. This unusual example has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order.

7" tall x 8.5" wide at base.

1.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Cast Iron St Bernard Mantel Ornament MO64



Brass Spill Vase MO61
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


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 order.

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

 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments MO60



Brass Horse Mantel Ornament MO59
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: 115.00


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: 45.00


Pair of Brass Shoe Mantel Ornaments MO58



Pair of Brass Shoes Mantel Ornaments MO57
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: 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: 65.00


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: 56.00


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: 65.00


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: 45.00


Pair of Brass Clog Spill Vases MO43



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

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