1st item: Oval copper roaster or wine cooler, dovetailed construction with stamped beading and fluting to sides, two brass side handles, and mounted on brass legs. 12"h x 20"W x 11 3/4" D. Possibly French, late 19th to early 20th century. 2nd item: Figural brass horse doorstop, Virginia Metalcrafters mark en verso: Copyright 1949 CRK 18-9. 9 3/4"H x 10 1/2"W x 2 1/2"D. 3rd item: Fox head and whip figural brass doorstop, Virginia Metalcrafters mark en verso. 15 1/2"H x 5" W x 5"D. American, mid 20th century. Provenance: The Estate of Jane Dudley, Nashville, TN and Palm Beach, FL. Social icon Jane Dudley (1925-2017) was the founder of one of the South's most prestigious charity events, the Swan Ball, and a member of the International Best Dressed List. She was married to U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Guilford Dudley, with whom she shared a landmark Nashville estate, Northumberland, until his death in 2002. Ambassador Dudley was noted for his interest in fox hunting. See related lot #281. CONDITION: 1st item: scattered minor dents, oxidation in crevices, wear to bottom interior. 2nd and 3rd items: minor oxidation, overall very good condition.
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