Monday, November 16, 2009

Drawer-pulls


verdigris bronze drawer-pull with twin rams' heads flanking a central medallion with roman profile below a classical urn motif;
19th century; found at Marché Vernaison, St-Ouen
15 x 12 cm

CAD/US$150/Euros100

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lovely pair of ornate bronze drawer-pulls;
19th century; found at a brocante in Paris
12.5 x 4 cm

CAD/US$50/Euros35



pair of simple laurel leaves bronze drawer-pulls;
19th century; found at a brocante in Paris
12 x 2.5 cm

CAD/US$30/Euros20

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"RADIGUER PARIS"*
cast iron drawer-pull;
early 1900's; found at a flea market outside of Paris
10 x 2.5 cm

CAD/US$50/Euros30

*Monsieur RADIGUER was the former manager of the Paris branch of H.W. CASLON & Cie, a type-foundry that designed and made metal types for printing, and he eventually established his own company - hence his name on a drawer-pull presumably from his type-founding premises!

2 comments:

petrenkov said...

It is certainly interesting for me to read the blog. Thanks for it. I like such topics and anything connected to them. I definitely want to read more soon.

Best wishes
Steave Markson

astheroshe said...

WOW....Totally love your "stuff""!
I ,love the toast holder. i collect vintage baking...and anything french ..even better!