Amazing Italian Hand- Carved 19th Century Fire Bellows
Intricately carved Italian fire bellows decorated with winged gri ns, roaring lion head and torch and coat of arms and on the verso a beautiful carved north wind face. Lined with a red leather to expand the bellows to fan a fire. Studded with brass pointed and domed nailheads decorating the sides. Capped with a decorated brass flue. The bellows extended is 5" in width.
OF THE PERIOD: Baroque
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Italy
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1800s
PERIOD: Early 19th Century
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
22.50 in. H x 10 in. W x 1.75 in. D
57 cm H x 25 cm W x 4 cm D
$60 shipping in Continental US
$120 shipping to the rest of North America
$180 shipping to the rest of the world