Rare Andirons

American, 2nd half 18th c. 
Extremely rare 18th c. American cast-iron andirons depicting men in 18th c. dress with tricorn hats,  smoking long pipes.
In fine condition.
12 1/2” h., 15” d.


A related pair is illustrated in Kauffman, The American Fireplace, wherein he notes their rarity and similarity to a pair illustrated on the trade card of Joseph Webb, Boston.