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Wonderful Two-Part Georgian Iron Doorstop

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  • £1,250.00
  • €1,464 Euro
  • $1,585 US Dollar

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Item Description

Simply wonderful cast iron two-part doorstop in the form of a recumbent lion set with glass eyes.
Early 19th century, possibly American. It is thought that this model has been made in two parts to be used in a room divided by a pair of doors. When both doors are needed to be kept open, the lion can be lifted from its plinth base and transferred to the second door; the base ample in weight to keep the first door open.
For a similar doorstop see Skinner's auction, lot No.780 August 2012, reputedly found at the Amherst Flea Market, New Hampshire.

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Seller Location

London, London

Item Dimensions

H: 17cm W: 23cm D: 10cm


19th Century

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

London, London

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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