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Lot 91 : 19TH C. CAST IRON GEORGE WASHINGTON STOVE FIGURE

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19TH C. CAST IRON GEORGE WASHINGTON STOVE FIGURE
possibly by J. L. Mott Iron Works, New York, N.Y., 1850–1900
46.5"h; base, 18"w; 16.25"d
Alonzo Blanchard (American, 1799-1864) patented his George Washington radiator parlor stove in 1843. The cast-iron figure of a toga-draped Washington radiated heat supplied by pipes connected to a stove in another room. This popular design continued to be made for many years and by different manufacturers. The J.L. Mott Iron Works was established in New York City in 1828.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000


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