Sale 18LV01 | Lot 10

Two Brass Door Stops

Catalogue: The Noel & Harriette Levine Collection

Lot Details

Lot 10
Two Brass Door Stops
Each in the form of a fox head. Height of taller 23 1/2 inches (59.6 cm).


C The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection

Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Each appears to be in generally good condition; the shorter example has an open or "hollow" fox head base; the taller example has a thin sheet brass/metal backplate soldered to the back of its fox head cavity so that is is closed off and the cavity is filled with a substance to give the stand greater weight; the spiral standard and its ring-shaped carry handle rise straight, however, the when the doorstop is placed against a wall or other flat surface it is apparent that the ring handle is slightly twisted askew (angled) and that it does not align itself properly against the back wall; it does not appear that this issue can be easily remedied; the height of the shorter example is 15 1/2 inches


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Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $1,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Noel & Harriette Levine Collection

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