Rare Pennsylvania Cast Iron Jamb Stove Plate

Rare Pennsylvania Cast Iron Jamb Stove PlateRare Pennsylvania Cast Iron Jamb Stove Plate

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Lot #: 201
Rare Pennsylvania Cast Iron Jamb Stove Plate

circa 1760. Sand-cast iron. The tenth commandment inscription from Exodus 20:17 in Luther's Bible, LAS. DICH. NICHT. GELYSSTEND., Thou shalt not covet. Wilhelm Bortschent, ironmaster.

Literature: Henry C. Mercer, "The Bible in Iron: The Pictured Stoves and Stove Plates of the Pennsylvania Germans...", Bucks County Historical Society, page. 38, figure: 35 for similar example.

24 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.
The collection of James Weaver (1937-2020) & Samuel Baker, Rochester, NY formerly of Washington, D.C.
Exceptional state of preservation.
Auction Date
Oct 03, 2020

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