SILVERED AND ENGRAVED BRASS FIREMAN'S FRONTISPIECE FOR THE SUN FIRE COMPANY, JACOB EICHHOLTZ (1776–1842), LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1836
SILVERED AND ENGRAVED BRASS FIREMAN'S FRONTISPIECE FOR THE SUN FIRE COMPANY, JACOB EICHHOLTZ (1776–1842), LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1836
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SILVERED AND ENGRAVED BRASS FIREMAN'S FRONTISPIECE FOR THE SUN FIRE COMPANY, JACOB EICHHOLTZ (1776–1842), LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1836

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

SILVERED AND ENGRAVED BRASS FIREMAN'S FRONTISPIECE FOR THE SUN FIRE COMPANY, JACOB EICHHOLTZ (1776–1842), LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1836

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:6,000USD

Lot Details

Description

SILVERED AND ENGRAVED BRASS FIREMAN'S FRONTISPIECE FOR THE SUN FIRE COMPANY, JACOB EICHHOLTZ (1776–1842), LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1836


inscribed 1763 TREASURER.

Height 7 ½ in. by Length 5 in.

Condition Report

The hydrant emblem appears to have been added at a later date, probably after the city water system was installed in 1836,


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

James and Nancy Glazer American Antiques, Bailey Island, Maine.

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