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

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