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Interesting and Early Pair of Rustic Wrought-Iron Chenets, late 17th cen. - early 18th cen

Sku code: ACW60028

Quick Overview

These each feature an adjustable vessel holder atop a tapering ringed standard, having lower and middle outset skewer hooks, ending with bifurcated arched feet. They have a recent polish for an extraordinary patina. These are probably of French origin.
Measurements, each
Width (side to side from front): 12.25”
Depth (front to back): 24.5”
Height: 32.00”
Weight of pair: 45 lbs

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Availability: In stock

Retail Price: $3,800.00 3800


Did you know that open hearth cooking is undergoing a popular revival? Classes and recipes can be found at Heritage Museums all over the United States. The right tools would be an open-hearth cook’s best accomplice. The utilitarian virtues of these magnificent antique andirons are evident: They offer two levels of spit hooks, generously sized rings to suspend pots as well as the adjustable top vessel. A quick tour through Wikipedia tells us that these cup-shaped vessels were used to heat porridge. Peas Porridge Hot? If you are interested in purchasing this item, please email

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