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Antique French Andiron 1


This is a 100+ year old andiron imported from France.  These are also known as firedogs or “chenets” in French.  This is a beautiful figural bust constructed of cast iron.  Despite the age, you can still see the beautiful attention to detail that remains.  This andiron bust shows its age with a beautiful, rusty patina.

Dimensions are: Height 9″, Width 4″, Depth 4″.  This piece is heavy, weighing in at almost 3 lbs 10 oz.

The back rods typically deteriorate after many years of use in the fireplace, so are often removed, as this one has been.  The remaining cast-iron bust is perfect as part of a vignette, coffee table display, doorstop, bookend, and more.  I have a second matching one for sale if you are interested in a pair.

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