Fire tool set

Ref: 00008
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by C.F.A. Voysey (1857-1941)

    Manufactured by Thomas Elsley

  • Detail

    Steel

    30cm (height) x 40 cm (length) – fire dogs

    69 cm (length) – shovel

    English (London), circa 1900

  • Provenance

    Private collection

  • Notes

    Fire tool sets of this pattern are known in brass and polished steel, as well as blackened steel.  For fire tools of this pattern, supported on a stand, see Thomas Elsley, Limited, trade catalogue, n.d., p. 20, no, 1570.

    Elsley was based at the Portland Metal Works, Great Titchfield Street, London.