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Brass Door Porter   DP70
Brass Door Porter DP70
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass door porter with a cast iron counterbalance weight to the reverse. This example has a base of acanthus leaf forms, an upright stem with a shaped ring handgrip to the top, with a scallop design within. An unusual example, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 16" tall x 5.5" wide at base + 2.5" front to back.  
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Price: 300.00


Brass Door Porter DP69
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass door porter with a cast iron counterbalance weight to the reverse. This example has a bell shaped base in brass with a decorated band to the centre and an upright stem with a shaped ring handgrip to the top. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 13.5" tall x 5.25" wide at base + 2.5" front to back.  
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Price: 230.00


Brass Door Porter   DP69



WT&S Brass Door Porter   DP68
WT&S Brass Door Porter DP68
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass door porter with a cast counterbalance weight behind. This simple example has a half bell shaped base in brass, with an upright stem with two curls at the top as a handgrip. The iron weight is impressed to the reverse with the sun logo and "WT&S" for the manufacturer 'William Tonks & Son, of Birmingham'. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. 10" tall x 5" wide at base + 2.5" front to back.  
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Price: 185.00


Kenrick Cast Iron Door Porter DP67
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron door porter with acanthus leaf forms to the neck, a reeded base and a rope twist ring grip to the top. The reverse is impressed "462" for the model type and "AK and Sons" for the maker A Kenrick and Sons of West Bromwich. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 7.25" tall x 4.75" widest + 2.5" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00


Kenrick Cast Iron Door Porter   DP67



Pair of Brass Door Porters   DP65
Pair of Brass Door Porters DP65
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass door porters / door stops, with cast iron weighted bases. These examples, the first we have seen, have very detailed embossed designs of acanthus leaves to the face of the base and continued up the shaped stem and ring handle grip. The cast iron weight to the reverse is impressed "JCS" for the maker James Cantland and Sons and is fitted to the brass body with two slotted bolts. All has been cleaned / polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. 12.25" tall, 6.75" wide at base + 2.75" front to back. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 750.00


Pair of Cast Iron Door Porters DP62
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron door porters / door stops. These examples have acanthus leaf forms to the body, with a ribbon and leaf loop shape, top handgrip. The reverse is impressed "47" for the model number and "Baldwin" for the manufacturer and iron foundry. Cleaned and lacquered, complete and in good order. 7.75" tall x base 4.75" + 2.75" front to back. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 165.00


Pair of Cast Iron Door Porters   DP62



Kenrick Cast Iron Door Porter   DP61
Kenrick Cast Iron Door Porter DP61
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron door porter, with a gothic revival top loop grip and an overall design incorporating acanthus leaves. The reverse is impressed "A.K and Sons" for the manufacturer A Kenrick and Sons of West Bromwich and "No 472" for the model number. Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good order. 12" tall, 6" wide at base + 2" front to back.  
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Price: 135.00


Brass Door Porter DP58
Original, quality, late 19th century cast brass door porter with lead infill to the base for a counterweight. This example has a stylised Hibiscus flower head to the top as a hand grip. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. Base 5" + 2.25" front to back + 13" tall.  
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Price: 195.00


Brass Door Porter    DP58



Brass Door Porter   DP42
Brass Door Porter DP42
Original, quality, late 19th Century, cast brass door porter with a cast iron weighted base. This example has a detailed figure of cupid to the top, part standing on a stack of books and with a bow to one side. The halo above its head serves as a loop hand grip. An unusual example, the first we have seen. Has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed if required, at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 17.25" tall, 6" wide at base and 3.5" front to back. 
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Price: 400.00


Cast Iron Civil War Memorial Door Porter DP39
Original, quality, superbly detailed, cast iron door porter, we think issued to commemorate the end of the US Civil War; for the registration lozenge mark to the reverse is for the year 1865, and the Civil War was 1854 to 1865. The detail includes a sabre, a musket with bayonet, cannons and balls, flags and pennant lances and various other items, all mounted on a plinth with a wreath of laurel leaves to the top, in the form of a memorial. The reverse is impressed with the registration lozenge mark for the year 1865, 'No 183575' and '670'. Several very minor repairs have been made, all has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in superb order. 17.5" high, 9.5" wide at base and 5" front to back at base. 
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Price: 675.00


Cast Iron Civil War Memorial Door Porter   DP39



Brass Door Stop   DL41
Brass Door Stop DL41
Original, quality, late 19th century, brass, floor surface mounted door stop. This example has six countersunk screw holes for mounting and a very strong leaf spring to the underside. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good order. Backplate 6" x 1.5", spring catch 1" x 0.75".  
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Price: 56.00


Brass Door Stop DL29
Original, quality, post war, circular cast brass, floor mounted door stop, with the original keep. The keep would be mounted to the underside of the door and the adjustable spring stop would be recessed into the floor. The surround is impressed "Adjustable" and "Pat 380028" and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Surround 3" diameter, 2" diameter to be recessed x 2" deep, keep 2.5" x 1.5".  
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Price: 65.00


Brass Door Stop   DL29



Brass Door Stop   DL27
Brass Door Stop DL27
Original, quality, post war, circular cast brass floor mounted door stop, with the original keep. The keep would be mounted to the underside of the door using the four countersunk screw holes and the sprung stop would be recessed into the floor. All polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Stop surround 3" diameter, to be recessed 1.5" + keep plate 2.5" x 1.5".  
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Greyhound Mantel Ornaments MO38
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass mantel ornaments in the form of two greyhounds, one facing left and the other to the right. One is detailed to the lower front in upper cased embossed text "Col. North's Fullerton" and the other "Farndon Farry". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good order. Bases 11" x 1.5", total height 8.25". Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 450.00


Pair of Greyhound Mantel Ornaments   MO38



Ram Cast Iron Mantel Ornament   MO37
Ram Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO37
Original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron mantel ornament in the form of a wooly ram. A good sized mantel ornament, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order. 9" x 6.25" tall + 2" front to back.  
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Cast Iron Spaniel Mantel Ornaments MO36
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast iron mantel ornaments in the form of spaniels. A true pair, cleaned and lacquered, with no maker's details. Complete and in good order. 6" x 3.5" tall + 1.25" front to back. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Cast Iron Spaniel Mantel Ornaments   MO36



Napoleon Cast Iron Mantel Ornament   MO35
Napoleon Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO35
Original, quality, early to mid 19th century, cast iron mantel ornament. This example depicts Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback, taken from the painting "Crossing The Alps at St Bernards Pass". Cleaned, lacquered and complete and in good order. Plinth 6.75" x 2.75" + total height 7.5".  
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments MO32
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, brass mantel ornaments in the form of Victorian ladies boots, with punch engraved detail and brass studs for buttons. This pair are mounted on half round long copper bases and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good order. Bases 4.75" x 1.5", tall 4.75". Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 65.00


Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments   MO32



Pair of Brass Mantel Ornaments   MO31
Pair of Brass Mantel Ornaments MO31
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass mantel ornaments in the form of pheasants beneath a tree or bush. This true pair, one left and one right are much larger than normally found for this design. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 7" wide x 6.75" tall + 1.25" front to back. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 145.00


Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO30
Original, quality late 19th Century finely detailed cast iron decorative mantel ornament depicting an eagle with outspread wings and a serpent in its beak, above two stylised dolphins all on a shaped plinth. The underside is embossed with a registered lozenge mark for the year 1882. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and is superb order. Base 6" x 3" x 4.5" total height. 
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Price: 85.00


Cast Iron Mantel Ornament   MO30



Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments   MO29
Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments MO29
A pair of original, quality, late 19th Century, brass mantel ornaments in the form of Victorian ladies boots with engraved detail and copper buttons. This pair have fixed easel type rear supports and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed if required at no extra cost. Complete and in good order. 4.75" tall x 5.25" and 2" front to back. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 75.00


Brass Mantel Ornament MO28
Original, quality, late 19th Century, thick sheet brass, shield shaped mantel ornament on a base pierced with a heart, surrounded by circular holes. A replacement brass back stand, made to suit, has been fitted and the front has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed if required, at no extra cost. All is complete and in good order. 4.5" tall, 4.25" wide and 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 75.00


Brass Mantel Ornament   MO28



Pair of Brass Clogs Mantel Ornaments   MO26
Pair of Brass Clogs Mantel Ornaments MO26
A pair of original, quality, brass and copper mantel ornaments, circa 1900, in the form of 'his and her' clogs, engraved with flowers, vines and mounted on copper stands. Shoe mantel ornaments are normally in the form of more conventional boots and shoes. These examples have been polished and lacquered and are complete and in good order. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Base 4.75" x 0.75" and 2.5" high. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 75.00


Brass Mantel Ornament MO20
Original, quality, 1920's, cast brass mantel ornament in the form of a musician in flowing robes playing a lyre, mounted on a plinth. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. Base 4" x 1.5" and 5.25" tall. 
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Price: 45.00


Brass Mantel Ornament    MO20



Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments    MO14
Pair of Brass Boot Mantel Ornaments MO14
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, flat brass mantel ornaments in the form of ladies boots with punch engraved buttons and decorations and fixed sheet brass backstands. The reverse has retained the original patina and the fronts have been polished. Lacquered and complete and in good order. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. 4.25" high, 3.75" wide and 3.5" front to back. Price is for the pair.  
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Boot Mantel Ornaments MO5
Pair of original quality, late 19th century, flat brass mantel ornaments in the form of ladies boots with buttons in relief and punch engraved decoration. Polished, lacquered and complete and in good order. The lacquer can be removed upon request, at no extra cost. 4.75" tall x 4.5" wide, 2" front to back including stand. Price is for the pair. 
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Price: 50.00


Pair of Boot Mantel Ornaments   MO5

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