About the object

A fine example of a late 18thc /early 19thc brass and iron "sad" iron, used for collars and sleeves....they are called "sad" irons, because it is the old English word for solid...this small iron is in excellent condition and is not a common type to be found.

English.   C1780-C1800. 

Dimensions

W: 2.5" (6.4 cm) H: 2.8" (7 cm) L: 3.3" (8.3 cm)

Condition report

In very good condition for a domestic item.

Stock number

MS 6774