Figurative Cast Iron: A Collector's Guide (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Congdon-Martin, Douglas

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This will give insight into the creativity of designers of cast iron which allowed mundane objects of life to become interesting works of art and fancy. From doorstops to doorknockers, still banks to lawn sprinklers, bottle openers to bookends, their functionality was hidden in the forms of animals, flowers, buildings, people, and more. Num Pages: 176 pages, 930 color photos. BIC Classification: WCP; WCR; WFL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 277 x 216 x 14. Weight in Grams: 944. . 1994. First Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: From the bronze age to the present, molten metal has been poured into molds to create an infinite variety of forms and to serve a variety of functions. This marriage of form and function is what has made figurative cast iron so popular among collectors. This beautiful new book will give the reader insight into the creativity of the designers of cast iron which allowed the mundane objects of life to become interesting works of art and fancy. From doorstops to doorknockers, still banks to lawn sprinklers, bottle openers to bookends, their functionally was hidden in the forms of animals, flowers, buildings, people, and more. Figurative Cast Iron: A Collector's Guide documents this practical art with over 900 beautiful full-color photographs. A price guide will help make this book useful as well as pleasurable.

About the Author: Douglas Congdon-Martin resides in West Chester, Pennsylvania. This is his eleventh book, with others including The Collectible Maxfield Parrish, Baseball Treasures, Tobacco Tins: A Collector's Guide, America for Sale: A Collector's Guide to Antique Advertising, and Country Store Antiques.

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