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Antique French Coal Iron <p>A decorative rustic coal iron from the Loire Region made of forged iron with a wooden handle, French circa 19th century. Forged iron body consisting of a heavy bottom plate with pointed front, a large empty chamber above that which housed hot coals, complete with pierced openwork for ventilation, and a hinged top where the handle is attached. A pivoting latch slides to and from to lock the top closed over the coal chamber. The turned pine handle sits high over the top of the iron.</p>

Antique French Coal Iron

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reference: F35
circa: 19th Century
origin: Loire Region

height: 9"
width: 10.25"
depth: 6.25"

A decorative rustic coal iron from the Loire Region made of forged iron with a wooden handle, French circa 19th century. Forged iron body consisting of a heavy bottom plate with pointed front, a large empty chamber above that which housed hot coals, complete with pierced openwork for ventilation, and a hinged top where the handle is attached. A pivoting latch slides to and from to lock the top closed over the coal chamber. The turned pine handle sits high over the top of the iron.

Condition: Very good antique condition with age appropriate wear throughout. Some rust inside.

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