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Antique French Victorian Cast Iron Fireplace Hearth Coal Hod Scuttle Shell

Antique French Victorian Cast Iron Fireplace Hearth Coal Hod Scuttle Shell

$ 485.00

Antique French Gothic Victorian  Cast Iron Fireplace Hearth Coal Hod Scuttle Shell


~Direct from France~

~A great treasure here, we haven’t had one of these in years, and found TWO of them on our most recent buying trip!~
~Antique cast iron French Victorian era fireplace coal hod, the shape commonly referred to as a “turtle” due to the shell shaped body and splayed legs!~
~Outstanding condition, solid bottom~

~HEAVY, in excess of 40 pounds~
~Includes a wooden handle shovel~




Approximate size, 14”height x 23” x 16”.


NOTE:  All of our antiques are direct from Europe.   I personally select each item for the quality, design and unique characteristics that you will always find in our distinctive inventory at Geaux Vintage Antiques!



Professional packaging and shipping on this item will be $75.00 DUE TO HEAVY WEIGHT (Lower 48 states only).    Professionally prepared for shipment by UPS/FedEx  with CUSTOMIZED PACKAGING, fully insured and delivered PROMPTLY AND DIRECTLY to your door by UPS (or FedEx).



This item is in good condition for its age, with normal signs of age and use, dings, scratches, and other imperfections.  Black paint has wear, chipping on the right front edge (normal wear, just mentioned for disclosure purposes).  I always provide multiple photos that should be considered as an integral part of the description and I encourage you to email me with any questions you might have prior to bidding.  Please keep in mind antique furniture should be purchased for its uniqueness, higher quality material and craftsmanship and antique patina, charm and character….NOT for like-new condition!!!


Geaux Vintage Antiques has a large inventory of English and European antique furniture, barley twist items, beveled mirrors, wall shelves, and many other unique and personally selected pieces for your home or office décor!


 …”with all that, why Geaux anywhere else?”…

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