Early Saarinen and Swanson Brass Fireplace Tool

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Solid brass fireplace tool designed by Robert Swanson, Pipsan Saarinen-Swanson, and Eliel Saarinen for the Swanson Saarinen Group. This design is part of a sought after series that was produced by the American company in the 1940s. Elegant early Modernist design. House & Garden Magazine, October, 1947 illustrates pieces from the line including this fireplace tool.


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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    47 in. H x 8.5 in. W x 1.25 in. D
    119 cm H x 22 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Boston, MA
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