Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Fireplace Equipment

Andirons are attributed to Whittingham of New York

Andirons are attributed to Whittingham of New York

From a local collection, some wonderful fireplace equipment for your Thanksgiving party fireplace. These superb andirons are attributed to Whittingham of New York. Circa 1800 to 1810. They are done of seamed and cast brass. Cabriole legs are fitted with iron rear log...

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Philadelphia type brass andirons, circa 1820-1830s

Philadelphia type brass andirons, circa 1820-1830s

Very large and impressive Philadelphia type brass andirons, circa 1820-1830s. This is a massive and finely turned type above scrolling feet. These are very heavy. They have had the rear extension of the iron leg removed to accommodate glass fireplace doors. The brass...

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Philadelphia Empire Brass Andirons

Philadelphia Empire Brass Andirons

Philadelphia Empire brass andirons, circa 1830s of important size. This pair of period andirons is of seamed brass construction with hand wrought rear legs. Below, the scrolled legs terminate in ball foot pairs. Unusual is the central drop turning below the standard...

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