Pair of antique solid brass fireplace andirons. English, early 19th century. Classical style with urn tops and ball and claw feet. The top of one of the andirons has a very small old professional repair. Note the two-part mold line that is seen only in period andirons. Each andiron is 20.5" high x 14" wide x 21" deep, and weighs 18.5 pounds.
Early Dutch or English rose brass candlestick circa 1690-1710. Lathe turned in 2 parts, complete with socket hole to remove candle wax, set on a platform tray base. Size: 6" high x 4.25" square at the base. Excellent patina. Please see "The Brass Book / American, English and European Fifteenth Century through 1850" by Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer, published 1978 by Schiffer Publishing, page 181, for similar examples.
Early American 18th century cast iron hearth cauldron, used in a country kitchen for cooking. Original condition with early mold marks and bottom snap line which are found only in early period cast metals. This cauldron retains its original 4 feet on the base. The feet of most period cauldrons have either snapped off or warn down from use in the fireplace. Measures 11.25 inches high, 10.25 inches across and 16 inches to the top of the raised handle.
Elegant pair of Continental solid turned brass candlesticks circa 1900. Excellent condition. Each candlestick measures 10 inches high and has a 4.75-inch base.
Brass pail or bucket stamped H. W. Hayden Ansonia CT. Circa 1850. Lathe turned spun brass with wrought iron handle. Measures 14" across x 9" high (16" high with the handle raised).