American F-1064

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Pair of American Queens Metal Urn Finial Andirons, Philadelphia, Circa 1770
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Description

Pair of American Queens metal urn on urn finial andirons with turned bulbous plinths, matching log stops, and terminating on spur legs with slipper feet.
Last quarter of 18th Century. Philadelphia. Recipe for queens metal was developed by English pewter-smiths in the 16th Century. Recipe was initially a secret and reserved for pieces made for the Royal family. Some refer to queens metal as bell brass.

$ 7,000 Retail


OF THE PERIOD: American Colonial
PLACE OF ORIGIN: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Circa 1770

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Cast Brass, Hammered Wrought Iron
CONDITION: Excellent
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use


HEIGHT: 19 in. (48 cm)
WIDTH: 10.5 in. (27 cm)
DEPTH: 19 in. (48 cm)

Golden & Associates Antiques
206 King St. Charleston, SC 29401

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Reference Number: F-1064

 

Golden & Associates Antiques

204 & 206 King Street

Charleston, South Carolina 29401

843-723-8886