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Property from the Brooklyn Museum | March 20, 2024

Wed, Mar 20, 2024 10:00AM EDT
Lot 143

Pair of George III Engraved Andirons with Tools and Fender

Estimate: $100 - $300

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$3,000 $250
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British, late 18th/early 19th century, comprising: pair urn top andirons with floral engraving, 22-1/4 x 26-1/4 x 9-5/8 in.; Georgian style tools: shovel, broom, poker, and tongs, largest 31-1/4 in.; together with large demilune openwork fire fender with griffin decoration, 6-1/2 x 60 x 17 in.; two pairs of jamb hooks

Provenance: Gift of Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; Property from the Brooklyn Museum


surface dirt and accretion, spotting and discoloration to brass, some rust and corrosion, minor warping to tools; billet bars altered; broom lacking bristles and with possible repair

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Gift of Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; Property from the Brooklyn Museum