Fireplace Tools on a Stand
A fine gilt metal fireplace stand with four
tools. The stand is made of soft metal with a gilt coating which resembles
ormolu in that it has the brilliance of gold as opposed to gold paint. It has
beautiful scroll work with hooks on each side to hang the tools. The base is
oval with impressed designs and is mounted on small feet. The four tools are a
shovel, spoon, hook and brush. These are also soft metal (three have some
metallic red on parts of the tool). A special piece for the fireplace.
Measurements: 2-7/8" h. x 1-5/8" w.
Circa: 19th Century