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Cast Iron Door Porter DP90
Cast Iron Door Porter DP90
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter / door stop with acanthus leaf designs to the body and a ring grip handle to the top. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 7.5", 5" widest and 2.5" front to back. 
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Price: 68.00


Cast Iron Door Porter DP86
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron door porter / doorstop in the very detailed form of two stylised entwining fish on a base of seashells with a ring handgrip to the top also decorated with shells. The reverse is impressed with '370' in script for the model number. This example is illustrated in the 1876 Catalogue for A Kenrick and Sons of West Bromwich but the model number is referred to as '470'. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 14.5" x 8" wide at base and 3" front to back at base. 
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Price: 285.00


Cast Iron Door Porter DP86



Pair of Brass Lincoln Imps Door Porters DP81
Pair of Brass Lincoln Imps Door Porters DP81
Pair of original, quality late 19th century cast brass door porters with semi circular bases and plinths with a detailed figure of the 'Lincoln Imp' sat upon the upright stem. The bases are infilled with lead, the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order. These are first of these porters we have seen. 12.5" tall, 4.75" widest base and 2.25" front to back.  
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Price: 450.00


WT&S Brass Door Porter DP80
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass door porter with a cast iron weight to the reverse. This shaped example has a half section bulbous body on a plinth with a ring handle to the top. The cast iron weight inset to the reverse is impressed "T5757" for the model and impressed 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. Complete and in good and working order. 11.5" tall and base 4.5" wide x 2.25" front to back.  
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Price: 145.00


WT&S Brass Door Porter DP80



Bonnie Prince Charlie Cast Iron Door Porter DP78
Bonnie Prince Charlie Cast Iron Door Porter DP78
Oirginal, quality, late 19th century larger than average cast iron door porter or Mantle Ornament. This detailed heavy door stop in deep rellief, depicts the Prince in full Kilt dress, a hat with a cockade and a staff on his arm. Consistantly pitted overall, but in good order otherwise and heavier than normal. 13" tall 12.5" widest base and 3" front to back at base.  
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Price: 125.00


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 and 2.5" front to back.  
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Price: 235.00


Brass Door Porter DP70



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: 285.00


Cast Iron Ram Mantel Ornament MO49
Original, quality late 19th century cast iron mantel ornament in the form of a Ram. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 9" wide x 6.5" tall and 2" front to back. 
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Price: 89.00


Cast Iron Ram Mantel Ornament MO49



Pair of Copper Boot Spill Vases MO48
Pair of Copper Boot Spill Vases MO48
Original, quality pair of late 19th century spill vase mantel ornaments in the realistic form of Ladies button up boots. The reverse has a vase / pocket for posies or spills for lighting the fire. These examples are a good deal larger than normally found and unusual in copper. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and iare complete and in good and working order. 7" tall x 6.5" widest and 2" front to back.  
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Price: 135.00


Bronze Mantel Ornament of Ship MO46
Original, quality late 19th century brass or bronze mantel ornament in the original patina finish. This super example depicts a warship on the waves and the front of the plinth is detailed "Trafalgar" in upper cased text. Washed and waxed and complete and in good order. Plinth 5.25" x 1.5. Total 5.75" x 2" and 5.5" tall.  
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Price: 85.00


Bronze Mantel Ornament of Ship MO46



Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45
Napoleon Brass Mantel Ornament MO45
Original, quality late 19th century small cast brass mantel ornament depicting "Napoleon Bonaparte" on a pedestal. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good order. 4.25" tall, plinth 3.5" x 1.25".  
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Price: 85.00


Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO44
Original, quality late 19th century highly detailed cast iron mantel ornament in the form of a bear raiding the beehive (skep) under a bower, mounted on a rectangular plinth with claw feet. All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good order. 8.75" tall and base 6.75" x 3". 
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Price: 68.00


Cast Iron Mantel Ornament MO44



Pair of Brass Clog Spill Vases MO43
Pair of Brass Clog Spill Vases MO43
Original, quality pair of late 19th century brass spill vases / mantel ornaments fashioned in sheet brass as miniature clogs, punch decorated. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 3.5" x 2.25" tall and 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 56.00


Pair of Brass Boot Spill Holders MO42
Original, quality pair of late 19th century mantel ornaments and spill vases in the form of a pair of Ladies' button up boots, fashioned from sheet brass, punch engraved. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order. 5" tall x 3.75" wide and 1.25" front to back. 
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Price: 75.00


Pair of Brass Boot Spill Holders MO42



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


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



Brass Mantel Ornament MO28
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: 56.00


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: 38.00


Brass Mantel Ornament MO20



Pair of Large Staffordshire Lions SF1
Pair of Large Staffordshire Lions SF1
Original, quality pair of circa 1900 / 1920's larger than average Staffordshire pottery Lions on plinths, mantel ornaments or hearth decoration. These superb examples have painted detail to the face, the original glass eyes and "Sadler Burslem" to the underside for the manufacturer. Both the undersides have a short firing crack otherwise all are complete and in good order. 9.5" tall x 11.5" wide and 5.5" front to back. 
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Price: 185.00

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