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Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (1 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (2 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (3 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (4 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (5 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (6 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (7 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (8 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (9 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (10 of 11)
Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (11 of 11)
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Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro

REF: FS30 / LA351548
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Description
A rare Archibald Carne 1879 - 1968 Arts and crafts Wrought Iron (Steel) Companion Set comprising of 4 fire tools and stand. Beautifully made and designed by one of Britain's finest wrought iron metalworkers of the 20th century arts & crafts movement. This companion set can be seen in a photograph of his stand at a Red Rose Guild Exhibition in Manchester c1937 Photo (bottom left hand side) Archibald Carne was known as The Smith of Truro, and exhibited widely in Britain as well as Europe and the U.S.A. As well as being chosen for the New York World Fair in 1938 his work also found it’s way in to the influential Swedish Design store Svenskt Tenn. He won many awards for his work and had several large commissions, notably gates for Truro Cathedral. In very good condition all original matching set and very rare to find today. Recently polished and looking superb, you can still see the hammer marks from production on the back of the shovel. Height 24.5 inches-62.5cm Length of poker 18 inches -46cm excluding hanging ring. Weight 4.1Kg. For more information on Archibald Carne see pages 86-96, In Colin Pill’s Superb book on “Cornish metalware”. A fine totally useable set

declaration

Indigojollyphant Antiques has clarified that the Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro (LA351548) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1930-40

condition

In very good condition

additional info

Material:
Steel
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1930-40

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This Archibald Carne Wrought Steel Companion Set Fire Irons c.1930 Cornish Truro is located in Lymington, UK

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