Heavy and large (41.5cm/16.5 inches) 18th century wrought iron antique wing dividers. Beautifully forged with large ball head joint, fine file-worked ogee moldings on either side of the legs, and a heart-shaped finial on the arc. In good condition and fully functional.
A very fine example of late 18th century French or German ironwork.
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