Lot 1732
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AN ENGLISH CAST-IRON FIREBACK

18TH CENTURY
Price Realised: USD 3000.00
Estimate : USD 200 - 300
Description

The scalloped crest decorated with a central shell and flanking dolphins over a scene depicting a putto, bird and a maiden
32½ in. (83 cm.) high, 23 in. (58.5 cm.) wide,

Provenance

Acquired from WM. Jackson Co., 1 February 1956.

Lot Notes

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Please note this lot is the property of an estate

The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.

Overall with soot, staining, surface dirt and rust. With a large crack to the base of the center section, and with a few scattered losses, for example to the bottom edge.

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