117. Fine Set Polished Brass and Burnished Steel Fire Tools 19th Ct


An Impressive Matched Set of English Polished Solid Steel Fire Tools,  Nineteenth Century. The shovel has an elaborate fret cut to its centre and is held in place by hand formed steel rivets to its blunt arrow form buttress. The tongs are centred via a deep turned bullseye pivot joint. Poker is finished off with a tapered and squared off prodder. All three tools have original unusual decorative polished scroll cast brass handles.

 

Condition: Superb condition, recently professionally re-polished.

 

Height: (overall as shown) (shovel) 27.25” (69cm). Width: (shovel) 6” (15.25cm).