Important Pair of Philadelphia Chippendale Brass Andirons

No. RD13157

Important pair of Philadelphia Chippendale brass andirons attributed to Daniel King (1760-1770).

Each matching andiron has spiral flame and diamond finials above a spiral baluster-shaped shaft over a plinth (with “cupids-bow” shaped skirt) resting on double spurred cabriol legs and ball & claw feet (note the molding on the legs as they enter the plinth)
(also these are all properly “cast in halves”).

Reference:    

• Christie’s:  “The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Eddy Nicholson” (Jan. 27 & 28, 1995 - Lot 1078 - sold)
• (Same pair sold previously Christie’s - Jan.23, 1988 Lot 215 - sold)

• Sotheby’s:  Jan., 2011 Lot 55 sold

 

 

  • OriginAmerican
  • CircaLate 18th c.
  • PeriodChippendale
  • RegionPhiladelphia
  • MaterialBrass & Iron
  • Height25 in
  • Width13 1/2 in
  • Depth22 in
  • Price$28,500.00
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Important Pair of Philadelphia Chippendale Brass Andirons - RD13157

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