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An exceptionally fine and rare York County, South Carolina, cast-iron fire-back made by the Aera Furnace, circa 1778-1780 In 1779, William Hill and Isaac Hayne established the Aera Furnance near the Catawba River in South Carolina. It was the first iron … Continue reading

A very fine and large pair of American transitional Chippendale to Federal brass andirons, with log stops, likely Philadelphia, circa 1780-1795 each with an “urn-on-urn” finial, sublime proportions, and cabriole single spurred legs, with ball-and-claw” feet. (For a larger image … Continue reading

A very scarce late eighteenth century mahogany pole screen, circa 1790-1810, American, likely Salem, possibly New York City, with the original inset of very vibrant needle and petit point silk-work intact. (For a larger image, simply click on any photograph) … Continue reading

A York County, South Carolina Fireback by the Aera Furnace, circa 1778-1780. Sold to the collection of Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia

An American pair of brass andirons, with “double spurred” feet and ball terminations, circa 1820-1825. CONDITION: Excellent with the original cast iron log stops. No repairs or fire damage, with a warm, glowing patination. HEIGHT: 19”. SOLD TO  A PRIVATE COLLECTOR, … Continue reading