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A PAIR OF MONUMENTAL ITALIAN BAROQUE-STYLE PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL ANDIRONS
Italy, circa 1875
49 inches high x 21 inches wide (124.5 x 53.3 cm)

Each with a flame finial over a winged putto against a vasiform backplate, atop a medallion of a helmeted figure in profile with stylized floral border, flanked by two seated winged putti supported by two female masks in between a crest with three fleur-de-lis, two lions emerge from base with strap-work and centered by a classical mask, the whole raised on stepped hexagonal base.

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Putti with repairs to legs, some spots with additional soldering, minor and sporadic pitting, present very well overall. *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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Auction Dates
June, 2013
15th
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