Vintage Cast Iron Doorstop USA Spread Wing Eagle Standing Two American Flags
Description: A vintage painted cast iron doorstop cast in the form of an American eagle standing with his wings spread open. There are to American flags emanating from the top of his head. There are the letters USA below its feet along the edge of the base. The eagle is looking to its right with the flags forming a V above its head. The doorstop is painted in green color with golden highlights throughout. The base of the door stop is red in color while the flags are in red, white and blue. The piece is very well cast as you can see. Look at the details of the feathers in the wings and the body. Look at the details on the eagle's face where the bill and eyes depict a stern look. The piece, which is probably no more than twenty or thirty years old, is all original and retaining all of its original paint with minimal losses. There are a couple of small paint chips on the edge of the base and some rust spots on the bottom of the base. This is a nice size piece and weighs over three pounds. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of the description.
Date: Uncertain, but most likely sometime in the late 1900's or early 2000's.
Origin: Purchased at an estate sale in Southeastern Pennsylvania, USA.
Size: Measures ~7 3/4" at its highest, ~7 3/4" at its widest, and the base is ~5 3/4" by ~2 1/4". The doorstop weighs over three pounds and four ounces.
Marks: Unmarked. Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is definitely a nice and very colorful doorstop. It would make a great addition to your collection.
Condition: This doorstop is in very good condition with no breaks, losses, or repairs. It is all original and retains quite all of its original coloring.There are a couple of small paint chips on the edge of the base and some rust spots on the bottom of the base. Be that as it may, the piece is beautiful and worthy of a spot in your collection. Please see photo to appreciate the beauty of the doorstop and for additional condition information.
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