A RARE AND IMPORTANT PAIR OF BRASS ANDIRONS
With applied brass harps.
Philadelphia Circa 1785
Height: 19 inches
Width: 13 3/4 inches
Depth: 23 1/2 inches
Reference: Harps have long been symbolic of Ireland. This is one of a very rare group of andirons with applied decoration. See Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer The Brass Book, page 66, for a similar pair from Philadelphia.
Provenance: Bodine Family, Flemington, New Jersey; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc.; Private Collection.
Item Number: 6910