An excellent pair of Federal brass andirons in the manner of John Molineux, Boston, about 1800

An outstanding pair of Federal brass andirons in the manner of John Molineux, Boston, about 1800. Each andiron has a single “lemon” finial, with corresponding log stops and each rest on “cabriole” feet.

A very rare form in excellent condition.

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HEIGHT: 19 1/2, Width (overall) 12 1/4″, Depth (approximately) 21″.

CONDITION: Excellent.

Shown above: Comparable Boston “lemon” top andirons from “The Brass Book~American, English and European Brass, from the Fifteenth Century through 1850”, by  Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer.

$3,400. the pair

If you are interested in purchasing this pair of andirons, or if you would like additional information about them, please feel to contact C. Lyman McCallum, Jr. personally at 1~803~834~3787 or simply email us at chicoraclm@msn.com

 As always, your inquiries are welcomed!