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Sat, Oct 8, 2016 09:00AM EDT - Sun, Oct 9, 2016 09:00AM EDT
Lot 531

Pair of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Chippendale brass andirons, ca. 1780, in a tall columnar form

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

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Pair of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Chippendale brass andirons, ca. 1780, in a tall columnar form with fluted urn finials, over a classic stop-fluted shaft supported on a molded architectural plinth, with cabriole spurred legs terminating in ball and claw feet, with the extremely rare detail of cast shell knees, 26 1/4'' h. Illustrated in Herbert Schiffer The Brass Book as B on page 63. Another similar pair of andirons, attributed to the King workshop, was sold at Pook & Pook, Inc., April 2009, lot 598 for $25,740. Provenance: Joe Kindig.