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Pair of Mahogany & Elm Fireside Bellows B85
Pair of Mahogany & Elm Fireside Bellows B85
Original, quality pair of post-war craftsman made small fireside bellows, difficult to date, not an antique but a superb pair to grace any fireplace and effortless to use. They have the look of 1960's about them. The upper board is in mahogany, the other in elm is impressed "JJ" for the maker. The leather work is in a cream color and the nozzle is brass which has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

16" x 6.5" x 2.25".

 
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Price: 135.00


Queen Fire Lighting Fan B75
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron grate mounted clockwork fan for lighting the fire in the fireplace or kitchen range. This super example has the original brass case and huge winding wingnut and the cover is engraved with flowers and leaves. The cast iron frame is embossed "Queen Fire Lighting Fan" and "Patent No 14985". All has been fully overhauled, the iron work cleaned and lacquered and 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. To operate 1. The wadding in the groove needs to be soaked in Methylated spirit and lit when required for use. 2. The fan is mounted against and hooked onto the bars of the fire or the grille. 3. The wingnut wound up. 4. The brake lever on top of the brass cover to be released. 5. The air from the fan will blow the flames into the fireplace probably up to 6" or 8" deep. 6. The narrow brass slide-in cover will act as a snuffer to put out the flame.

7" tall x 13" x 6".

 
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Price: 600.00


Queen Fire Lighting Fan B75



Copper Bank Cashiers Coin Shovel B11
Copper Bank Cashiers Coin Shovel B11
Original, quality 1920's copper coin shovel as used by bank cashiers when bagging up coins. This clean example has the original turned oak handle and the steel front piece for the shovel, dovetailed in. 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" x 5" x 2.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Brass Curfew C4
Original, quality late 19th century all brass "Curfew" for making safe the fire before leaving the room / or retiring. This most unusual example in brass has a strap handle to the reverse and a rolled over steel wire to the outside edges. The interior is in the unpolished finish and the exterior polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

9.75" tall x 6.5" front to back including handle.

11" wide at front.

 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Curfew C4



Toleware Candle Box CB2
Toleware Candle Box CB2
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cylindrical wall mounted tin candle storage tube with a hinged flap lid and hasp, two wall mounting plates and the original decorated finish. One small hole to the lid, otherwise complete and in super condition.

14.5" long.

Body 4.25" diam.

6" tall including mounting plates.

 
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Price: 135.00


Copper Coal Helmet CH103
Original, quality late 19th century all copper coal helmet with the original copper scoop with a turned beech handle, fitted to the inside, under the top panel. This very clean coal helmet has a swing over tubular handle a grip to the rear and a circular plinth. One hinge is stamped '17' and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

18" tall including scoop in position.

21" front to back rear grip.

12" widest.

 
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Price: 200.00


Copper Coal Helmet CH103



Copper Coal Box Shovel F729
Copper Coal Box Shovel F729
Original, quality late 19th century copper coal box shovel with the original turned walnut handle. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

12.25" x 5" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Coal Box Shovel F728
Original, quality late 19th century small brass coal box shovel with a later handle turned in ebony. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 4.5" x 2.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Coal Box Shovel F728



Brass Meshed Fender F727
Brass Meshed Fender F727
Original, quality late 19th century all brass fireside fender with brass trims to the top and base and an all brass diagonal pattern mesh. 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. Most unusual for this style to be all brass.

12" tall x 38" long external.

35.5" long internal plus finials.

12" front to back external.

10.5" internal.

 
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Price: 450.00


Engraved Brass Coal Grips F726
Original, quality circa 1900, brass coal grips. This unusual pair have claw tips to the stems, a retaining clip for when not in use and an engraved top sprung action decorated with floral details. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

13" x 2.5" x 2".

 
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Price: 68.00


Engraved Brass Coal Grips F726



Three Piece Steel and Brass Fire Iron Set F725
Three Piece Steel and Brass Fire Iron Set F725
Original, quality early 19th century three piece set of burnished steel fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker all with decorative cast brass grips. The brass and the ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is in super condition and complete and in good and working order.

Shovel 30" x 6" x 1.5".

Tongs 29.25" x 3" x 1.5".

Poker 28" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 350.00


Cast Iron Viking Fire Iron Set F274
Original, quality very detailed cast iron fire iron stand in the form of a 'Viking Warrior' in full regalia with brass horns to his helmet and a full four piece set of the original copper fire irons comprising shovel, tongs, brush and poker, fitted into the reverse suspended on the hooks. The reverse is impressed with the registration number for the year 1933, the shovel has a good old repair and all is now complete and in good and working order. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered and the copper polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

27" tall including tip of horns.

10.5" widest.

8" front to back at base.

 
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Price: 450.00


Cast Iron Viking Fire Iron Set F274



Pair of Brass Coal Grips F273
Pair of Brass Coal Grips F273
Original, quality pair of 1920's cast brass coal grips with a scissor action. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10.5" x 3.75" x 7/8".

 
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Price: 78.00


Heavy Steam Engine Stokers Shovel F722
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made stokers shove with a short handle and a large shovel end perforated with eight holes for sifting over the ashes and date stamped to the front "1919". Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

20" x 6.5" x 4.5".

 
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Price: 115.00


Heavy Steam Engine Stokers Shovel F722



Short Brass Fireside Shovel F721
Short Brass Fireside Shovel F721
Original, quality late 19th century continental short cast brass fireside shovel with a turned finial. A most unusual example, much shorter than normally found. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

17.5" long x 3.5" x 2" front to back.

 
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Price: 68.00


Brass Coal Grips F720
Original, quality pair of fireside brass coal grips of an unusual form. This example has a scissor action with the hinge behind the finger loops and shaped grips and tips. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. The first we have seen of this model.

13" x 4" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Coal Grips F720



Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F719
Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F719
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made continental fireside poker with a replacement tip made. This was originally a fireside shovel and the spade end has been replaced with a steel poker tip made to suit. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

22" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F718
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made continental fireside poker with a replacement tip made. This was originally a fireside shovel and the spade end has been replaced with a steel poker tip made to suit. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

22.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F718



Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F717
Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F717
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made continental fireside poker with a replacement tip made. This was originally a fireside shovel and the spade end has been replaced with a steel poker tip made to suit. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

22.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00


Brass Fireside Poker F715
Original, quality 1920's all brass fireside poker with a shaped top grip and a replacement brass 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" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Fireside Poker F715



Brass Fireside Poker F714
Brass Fireside Poker F714
Original, quality 1920's all brass fireside poker with a shaped top grip and a replacement brass 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" diam.

 
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Price: 56.00


3 Piece Brass Fire Irons Set F712
Original, quality three piece matching set of 1920's brass fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker. Each piece has bobble shaped brass grips with a barley twist short mount above the long plain brass stems. A good set of fire irons a little daintier than average. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Shovel 24" x 3" x 4.75".

Tongs 24" x 2.75" x 1.25".

Poker 24" x 1.25" x 1.25".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 135.00


3 Piece Brass Fire Irons Set F712



Brass Fireside Poker F711
Brass Fireside Poker F711
Original, quality late 19th century all brass fireside poker with a barley twist brass stem, a shaped handle to the top and a tapered square section tip. 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" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F710
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made continental fireside poker with a replacement tip. This was originally a fireside shovel and the spade end has been replaced with a steel poker tip made to suit. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

28" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F710



Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F708
Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F708
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made continental fireside poker with a replacement tip. This was originally a fireside shovel and the spade end has been replaced with a steel poker tip made to suit. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

23" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F705
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fireside poker with an eight sided decorative grip and a tapered square section tip. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

26" x 1 1/8" x 1 1/8".

 
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Price: 65.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F705



Wrought Iron and Brass Fireside Poker F704
Wrought Iron and Brass Fireside Poker F704
Original, quality late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fireside poker with an 'Adam' style brass grip and a super tapered tip section to the end. All has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good and working order.

28.5" x 1 1/8" x 1 1/8".

 
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Price: 85.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F703
Original, quality late 19th century continental, blacksmith made wrought iron fireside poker with a replacement steel tip. This was originally a fireside shovel and the spade end has been replaced with a steel poker tip made to suit. All is now complete and in good and working order.

23" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Poker F703



Pair of Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F701
Pair of Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F701
Original, quality pair of late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fireside tongs of well above the average quality and style. This chunky pair has a super diagonal twist to the handle at the top and to the finial, tapered stems with good sized grips and a strong hinge action. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

29.5" x 3" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 135.00


Pair of Brass and Wrought Iron Tongs and Shovel F697
Original, quality late 19th century continental blacksmith made wrought iron fireside tongs and shovel. These superb examples are mounted with very detailed brass mounts with grips to the top, each with entwined mythical fish and acanthus leaf and other decorations. The shovel has shaped sides to the spade and the tongs have oval shaped grip tips. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. A most unusual pair.

Shovel 26.5" x 3.5" x 3" front to back.

Tongs 27" x 3.5" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 300.00


Pair of Brass and Wrought Iron Tongs and Shovel F697



Blacksmith made Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F696
Blacksmith made Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F696
Original, quality pair of 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fire tongs of good proportions with little sign of wear. This example has an unusual form with a close fitting hinge section and long shafts with circular grips to the ends. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

31" x 4.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 75.00


Brass Fireside Poker F695
Original, quality late 19th century all brass fireside poker with a plain stem, a thick barley twisted grip with a turned finial and a good shaped brass tip. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

27.5" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 78.00


Brass Fireside Poker F695



Brass Fireside Poker F694
Brass Fireside Poker F694
Original, quality late 19th century all brass fireside poker with a barley twist design to the shaft, a turned brass grip and a replacement brass tip made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

23.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Brass Fireside Poker F692
Original, quality circa 1900, all brass fireside poker with a decorative grip, a barley twist stem and a replacement brass tip made to suit. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

25.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Brass Fireside Poker F692



Brass Fireside Poker F691
Brass Fireside Poker F691
Original, quality late 19th century all brass fireside poker with a turned and shaped grip to the top with engraved detail. This unusual example has a replacement brass tip made to suit, has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

25.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Brass Fireside Poker F689
Original, quality 1920's all brass fireside poker with a spherical finial to the grip and a replacement brass 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.

25.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Fireside Poker F689



Pair of Engraved Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F685
Pair of Engraved Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F685
Original, quality pair of mid 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fireside tongs of good proportions, with circular grips, decorated hinge covers, an urn shaped finial and engraving to the handle, shoulders and finials. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

30" x 0.5" x 8".

 
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Price: 156.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs, 2 pairs available F684
Original, quality pair of late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fireside tongs of good proportions with circular grips and an urn shaped top finial. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

25" x 3.5" x 1.25".

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 68.00


Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs, 2 pairs available F684



Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F683
Wrought Iron Fireside Tongs F683
Original, quality pair of late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fireside tongs of good proportions with circular grips and an urn shaped top finial. Cleaned and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

26.5" x 4" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Short Copper Fireside Shovel F682
Original, quality 1920's unusually short all copper fireside shovel in the Art Nouveau form. This good clean example has a spherical ball finial to the grip and a good thick-grade shovel. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

20.5" x 6" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Short Copper Fireside Shovel F682



Pair of Wrought Iron Fire Tongs F679
Pair of Wrought Iron Fire Tongs F679
Original, quality mid to late 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron fireside tongs. This most unusual pair of tongs have a candy twist to the arms and hand grip and a cast brass top finial with an acanthus bud design. This pair of tongs have been burnished and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

30" x 3.25" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


Brass Fireside Poker F678
Original, quality circa 1900, brass fireside poker with a shaped and reeded grip to the top and a shaped cast iron four sided tapered tip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

24" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Fireside Poker F678



3 Piece Brass and Copper Fire Iron Set F674
3 Piece Brass and Copper Fire Iron Set F674
Original, quality late 19th century set of three matching brass fire irons with copper finials and decoration to the tongs. This set comprises a shovel, tongs and poker in brass with urn-shaped copper finial grips. The piercing to the shovel was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash, the tongs have a copper decoration to the hinge and circular copper disc-shaped covers and the poker has a square section tip in wrought iron. 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.

Shovel 25.5" x 1.75" x 4.5".

Tongs 25" x 3" x 1.5".

Poker 25.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 265.00


3 Piece Wrought Iron Fire Iron Set F673
Original, quality early 19th century set of three matching burnished fire irons comprising shovel, tongs and poker. The shafts have matching finials halfway down and all have matching handles to the top. The shovel was to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash and the poker has a good long-shaped tip. All has been burnished and lacquered and all is complete and in good and working order.

Shovel 30" x 6" x 3" front to back.

Tongs 30.5" x 3.5" x 1.5" front to back.

Poker 30.5" x 1.5" x 1.5".

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 300.00


3 Piece Wrought Iron Fire Iron Set F673



Wrought Iron and Brass Fireside Shovel F670
Wrought Iron and Brass Fireside Shovel F670
Original, quality late 19th century continental fireside shovel with a turned stem and a decorative brass finial grip with acanthus leaf designs. All is complete and in good and working order and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

24.5" x 4.5" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Brass Hearth Brush F665
Original, quality late 19th century long handled Fireside Hearth brush with a long rope twisted brass shaft with an ebonised turned wood handle with a ring to the top for hanging and a rectangular shaped embossed, brass cover to the long bristles at the other end. The bristle cover is embossed with floral designs with an Art Nouveau style. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Total 24.5" x 5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 165.00


Brass Hearth Brush F665



Brass Fireside Poker F661
Brass Fireside Poker F661
Original, quality brass fireside poker circa 1900, with a shaped cast brass handle and a tapered square section cast iron tip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

25" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 56.00


3 Piece Set of Wrought Iron and Brass Fire Irons F660
Original, quality three piece set of early 19th century wrought iron fire irons with cast brass decorative grips. This set of matching tools comprising shovel, tongs and poker, each have a brass grip with acanthus leaf forms. The poker has a tapered square tip and the shovel a pierced design to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the wrought iron cleaned and waxed. All is complete and in good and working order.

Shovel 31" x 6.25" x 1.5".

Tongs 28.75" x 3.25" x 1.5".

Poker 29.5" x 1.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 350.00


3 Piece Set of Wrought Iron and Brass Fire Irons F660



3 Piece Set of Wrought Iron and Brass Fire Irons F659
3 Piece Set of Wrought Iron and Brass Fire Irons F659
Original, quality three piece set of early 19th century wrought iron fire irons with cast brass decorative grips. This set of matching tools comprising shovel, tongs, and poker each with a brass grip with acanthus leaf forms. The poker has a tapered square tip and the shovel a pierced design to sift through the embers and put back onto the fire all but the ash. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the wrought iron cleaned and waxed. All is complete and in good and working order.

Shovel 29.5" x 2.5" x 1.5".

Tongs 29" x 1.5" x 1.5".

Poker 29.75" x 3.25" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 350.00


Brass and Copper Fireside Poker F658
Original, quality circa 1900, brass and copper poker. The urn-shaped handle to the top is in cast brass, the shaft is copper and the tapered tip to the base is wrought iron. 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" long x 1.5" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass and Copper Fireside Poker F658



Brass Fire Iron Tidy F645
Brass Fire Iron Tidy F645
Original, quality late 19th century brass fire iron tidy with an inset cast iron weight beneath, these were used in the hearth to stop the fire irons, tongs, poker and shovel etc. sliding to the floor. Also ideal as a doorstop or paperweight on the desk. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order.

8" x 3" x 3".

 
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Price: 56.00


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 F624



Brass Fireside Poker F623
Brass Fireside Poker F623
Original, quality circa 1900, heavy brass fireside poker with a square section stem, a tapered wrought iron tip and shaped and square type of handgrip to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

26.5" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Heavy Brass Fireside Poker F622
Original, quality early to mid 19th century heavy brass fireside poker with a long tapered and square sectioned wrought iron tip, a finial decoration partway down the stem and a good shaped pommel grip to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

28" x 1.75" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 115.00


Heavy Brass Fireside Poker F622



Heavy Brass Fireside Shovel F608
Heavy Brass Fireside Shovel F608
Original, quality mid to late 19th century larger than average fireside shovel with a good shaped grip, a tubular stem with decorative turning and a large pierced shovel end. 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 and complete and in good and working order.

31.5" x 2.25" x 5.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F601
Original, quality circa 1900, burnished steel continental fireside shovel with turned decoration to the stem, a dainty spade end and a brass finial. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

27" x 4.5" x 3.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 56.00


Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F601



Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F585
Burnished Steel Fireside Shovel F585
Original, quality mid 19th century pierced and burnished steel fireside shovel of good proportions with a decorative pierced spade and a slender stem with a turned grip. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

28.5" x 5.5" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Coal Scoop F569
Original, quality late 19th century unused brass coal scoop originally from a shaped brass coal helmet of superb quality. This example has the original turned and ebonised shaped beechwood handle. All is in mint condition with not a dent or blemish in sight and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Could also possibly have been a corn chandler's scoop.

16.5" x 5.75" widest x 6" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Brass Coal Scoop F569



Brass Fire Iron Tidy F556
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 Coal Grips F555
Original, quality late 19th century patent pressed brass coal grips of a very clever and effective design. The interior has the original matt gilt finish and the outer has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The large hook is for the thumb, and the two smaller hooks are for the 1st and 3rd finger. Complete and in good and working order.

Closed 6" x 4" and 3" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Brass Coal Grips F555



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


Brass Coalbox Shovel F541
Original, quality late 19th century, brass coal box shovel with a good shape and the original turned mahogany handgrip. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the mahogany refinished and apart from a few minor chips to the handle all is complete and in good and working order.

13.5" x 6.25" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Coalbox Shovel F541



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: 45.00


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: 75.00


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: 115.00


Pierced Brass Fender F290
Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's pierced brass fender with a diamond shaped grille design, a rolled over top trim and a shaped bead to the base. 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.

Exterior 36" long x 9" front to back plus 5.25" tall.

Interior 34.5" long x 8.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Pierced Brass Fender F290



Steel Mesh and Brass Fender F289
Steel Mesh and Brass Fender F289
Original, quality late 19th century extra long steel meshed fender with brass trims to the top and bottom. The diagonal shaped steel mesh has been cleaned and repainted black and the brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

Exterior 54" wide x 12" front to back plus 12.25" front to back.

Interior 51" wide x 10" front to back.

 
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Price: 385.00


Pierced Brass Fender F288
Original, quality late 19th century pierced brass fender of good proportions. This example has a fretted design of leaves, a shaped plinth and a rolled over top trim. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

External 48.5" x 10.75" x 8" tall.

Internal 47" x 10".

 
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Price: 230.00


Pierced Brass Fender F288



Mirror and Brass Fire Screen F287
Mirror and Brass Fire Screen F287
Original, quality late 19th century brass framed firescreen with a mirror panel with a painted floral design of poppies. The brass feet extend to the back and front. The top has a carrying handle with an ebony grip, the reverse of the mirror is covered in a thick sheet of lead and the brass has an Art Nouveau style. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra. Two small surface chips to the glass just below the handle, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

31" tall including handle x 18" wide + 8" front to back at feet.

 
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Price: 115.00


Copper Newlyn Fender F284
Original, quality 1920's copper fender with Arts & Crafts designs in a hammered finish to include overlapped corners and ends, a rolled over top trim and a sheet steel floor. The copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the floor cleaned and repainted black. A good look of Newlyn but not marked as such. Complete and in good and working order.

External 36" base + 33" top.

Front to back base 8" + 6.25" top.

 
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Price: 350.00


Copper Newlyn Fender F284



Arts & Crafts Copper & Wrought Iron Fire Screen F281
Arts & Crafts Copper & Wrought Iron Fire Screen F281
Original, quality late 19th century wrought iron and copper firescreen in the Arts and Crafts manner with the decorative blacksmith made wrought iron frame with a hand hold to the top and two pairs of feet. The rectangular hand embossed copper panel has the detail of a Viking ship with the sails billowing and oars to the side. The ironwork has been cleaned and lacquered and the copper polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

36.5" tall x 26" + 10.5" front to back at the floor.

 
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Price: 300.00


Pierced Copper Fender F277
Original, quality all copper fender circa 1900, with a pierced central panel with a rolled over top trim and a shaped trim to the floor at the front edge. 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. Most unusual to find a copper fender.

External 36" x 13.5" front to back + 5.5" tall.

Interior 34" x 12.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 156.00


Pierced Copper Fender F277



Toleware Decorated Fire Screen F273
Toleware Decorated Fire Screen F273
Original, quality mid 19th century very unusual Toleware firescreen. This super example has much of the original gilt decoration on the black japanned finish and even more special is the curved glass panel to the centre with its back decoration of gilt detail and abalone shell fragments. The front has a ribbed brass knob in the original unpolished finish. The reverse has most of its original black japanned finish and its wrought iron mounting bracket but sadly the makers' plaque is missing but the evidence of where it was is very obvious. This was most probably manufactured by Pontipool. Complete and in good and working order.

23" tall x 22" widest.

7" front to back at base.

 
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Price: 300.00


Pierced and Engraved Brass Fender F264
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century serpentine shaped pierced and engraved brass fender. This very unusual fender, the best of this style we have had to date, has a serious amount of engraved decoration to the pierced and fretted front. All has been polished and has been lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

41.5" long x 5.75" tall + 6.5" front to back at centre exterior.

 
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Price: 450.00


Pierced and Engraved Brass Fender F264



Chromed Fire Kerb F245
Chromed Fire Kerb F245
Original, quality 1940's sheet chromed covered fireside kerb with a shaped box section front and two sides. This unusual example has a two tone lizard skin finish and cast chromed corner mounts. A fairly plain but useful kerb. Cleaned and polished and complete and in good and working order.

External 53.5" x 15" + 3" tall.

Internal 48" x 12" + 3" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Engraved Nickel Fire Dogs FD139
Original, quality pair of late 19th century solid nickel fire dogs with tapered square section front supports and adam style urn shaped finials. The front of the front legs are engraved with a ribbon bow and swags and the urn finials are engraved with palm leaves. 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. A most unusual example the first we have seen.

10.5" tall.

5.5" wide at back.

8.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 165.00


Pair of Engraved Nickel Fire Dogs FD139



Pair of Brass and Ceramic Fire Dogs FD133
Pair of Brass and Ceramic Fire Dogs FD133
Original, quality pair of brass and ceramic fire dogs with rectangular shape cast iron bases decorated with acanthus leaf designs, mounted with brass spherical ended top rails and turned brass stems. The undersides are embossed with the registration number for the year 1892. The bases have been cleaned and lacquered and 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.

7" tall x 8.25" x 3.25".

 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Art Nouveau Brass Fire Dogs FD132
Original, quality pair of cast brass fire dogs in a serious Art Nouveau style with plant like front supports with a quirky seed pod to the top of each. The reverse has the registration number impressed for the year 1902. 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.

12.25" tall x 6" wide at the front.

7.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of Art Nouveau Brass Fire Dogs FD132



Pair of Brass and Iron Fire Dogs FD129
Pair of Brass and Iron Fire Dogs FD129
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass firedogs with barley twist bars in wrought iron. Each end of the fire dogs has a pair of mythical birds standing opposed, the reverse of which are all in the original colour and lacquered finish. These were used to rest the fire irons upon - shovel, tongs and poker. A most extraordinary pair of fire dogs, Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

8" x 6.5".

7.75" tall.

 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of Cast Iron Andirons FD123
Original, quality pair of late 19th century wrought iron andirons with a cast iron front section in the form of figures wearing a toga. The front is embossed with flowers and fruit beneath "Carron" for the iron foundry. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order.

12.5" tall x 8.25" wide at front.

15" front to back.

4.25" tall.

 
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Cast Iron Andirons FD123



Pair of Brass Fire Dogs FD99
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: 85.00


Wrought Iron Meat or Chimney Hook H44
Original, quality 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron hook with a twist decoration to the square section stem and a coarse thread above. A great style to the hook. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 2.75" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Wrought Iron Meat or Chimney Hook H44



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.

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: 65.00


Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45



Pair of Brass Clog Spill Vases MO43
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


Fireside Brass Potstand PS65
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass potstand / trivet. This super example has fretted detail to the circular panel with an assortment of fireside items:- bellows, tongs, poker, kettle and "Our Ain Fireside". This potstand has three low feet and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. The first we have seen.

7.25" diameter x 0.75" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Fireside Brass Potstand PS65



Brass Clockwork Spit Bracket SB35
Brass Clockwork Spit Bracket SB35
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass bracket for a clockwork spit ( bottle jack ). This super example has a shaped backplate with four countersunk screw holes for mounting below the mantel shelf. The bracket arm has a ratchet type of fitting for the spit and a dove motif the to top, this arm when projected out was locked into the square hole for safety and the spit and meat would be suspended out and in front of the fire not directly over it and when not in use the arm would be put back against the mantel board and locked in the square hole again for safety. Suitable brass 'bottle jack' spits are often available in this section, if not, do ask. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 6.25" x 6.25".

When flat 14" x 8" tall.

When out 11.25".

 
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Price: 165.00


Brass Clockwork Spit Bracket SB31
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass clockwork spit bracket. Originally mounted on the mantelpiece above and in front of the fire, to support a clockwork spit (bottle jack). This bracket will fold flat against the woodwork or wall when not in use and will lock open when required for use. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 3" x 2".

Total when not in use 11" wide.

10.5" front to back when in use.

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Clockwork Spit Bracket SB31



Muffin Fork TF26
Muffin Fork TF26
Original, quality early to mid 19th century toasting / muffin fork with a super turned mahogany handle, a tapered copper neck and a delicate shaped three prong blacksmith made steel fork with a decorated neck. All is complete and in good and working order.

27" x 3" x 2".

 
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Price: 350.00

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