Old vintage hardware and antiques from the 1700's up to and including some modern items. Old FROG Door Stop Cast Iron 5 lbs vintage 1880's antique folk art decoration. These old antique cast iron frogs were used as door stops or paper weights. A great authenic 1800's decoration that would add beauty and charm to your home or office. These were used to hold a door open or just as decorations.Be new or a reproduction. Usually the heavier they are, the older they are. Reproductions were made light to save cast iron. This frog a a depression in the underside which makes it one of the older ones. The oldest frogs were heavy becuase they were using up iron at the end of a pour.
The paint on the frog is an old green color paint that has aged well and shows some cast iron through where the paint has worn. The paint has a few wear. Spots giving it a great old look.
It takes alot of time to get iron and paint that looks this good. The iron has nice texture and the paint has a few bubbles and runs. Every one of these frogs I have ever seen was painted different. It is 4 1/2 wide. It is 5 pounds of cast iron.
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