A Pair Of Rare Antique Cast Iron Braziers

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Object Description

A magnificent pair of late 19th century cast iron braziers. The deep circular bowls each embellished with four lion heads, supported on a intricate wrought iron structure, terminating in large cast iron lion paws.

These were originally positioned at the entrance to a theatre in London.

A third brazier is available by separate negotiation.

Object Literature

Style

Georgian, Victorian

Date of Manufacture

Circa 1895

Period

Late 19th Century

Origin

England

Materials and Techniques

Cast iron, Wrought Iron, Aluminium, Handcrafted

Wear

-Wear consistent with age and use

-Minor Losses, scuffs, and scratches

Dimensions

Height 116 cm

Internal bowl diameter 37 cm

External diameter at base 66 cm

Weight 220 kg each (440 kg total)

Object Condition

In good structural condition. Surface rust finish. These are constructed from iron, with the lion heads being a fairly early example of cast aluminium. Originally piped for gas.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

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+44(0) 1981 541 155
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Dealer Location

Directions

From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.


UK Heritage
Grove Barn
Wormelow
Herefordshire
HR2 8EG
United Kingdom