Antique French Coal Iron, 19th Century For Sale
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Antique French Coal Iron, 19th Century

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A decorative rustic coal iron from the Loire Region made of forged iron with a wooden handle, French, circa 19th century. Forged iron body consisting of a heavy bottom plate with pointed front, a large empty chamber above that which housed hot coals, complete with pierced openwork for ventilation, and a hinged top where the handle is attached. A pivoting latch slides to and from to lock the top closed over the coal chamber. The turned pine handle sits high over the top of the iron. Unique decorative item, works great as a bookend.

Details

  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Very good antique condition with age appropriate wear throughout.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 9 in. x W 10 in. x D 6.25 in.H 22.86 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 15.88 cm
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Seller Reference Number
    F35
  • Reference Number
    LU869014084571
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