19th Century Embossed Brass Kindling Box

2513-581011 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

12.5H x 18.5W x 12D

Location: Dallas

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$359 $598

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Used for storing kindling wood on the fireplace hearth, this handsome 19th Century Box has been overlaid with intricately embossed brass befitting a luxurious home.  The brass served a dual purpose ~ one for decorative reasons, and the other to prevent sparks from the fireplace from igniting the kindling inside.

Circa 1860s

Measures 12.5H x 18.5W x 12D