Unusual Cast Iron Coat Rack - Style ??

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by 15Stiftgasse, Apr 10, 2021.

  1. 15Stiftgasse

    15Stiftgasse Well-Known Member

    A couple of days ago I purchased an unusual cast iron coat rack, which quite appeals to me. I suspect that it may be late 19th/early 20th century and perhaps from Germany or Austria. Hopefully not another convincing repro from the Peoples Republic of Corona.

    I need to check it over when it arrives, but I suspect that it may be late 19th/early 20th century. However, I would be very grateful to know which actual style would be most appropriate to describe the rack.

    I've checked on the net, and the closest styles I can come up with are
    Biedermeier, Rococo and Neo Classical (?)
    I've no idea, really. It's all Greek to me !

    What would you guys suggest ?

    Many thanks for any help !!!!
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  2. Rayo56

    Rayo56 Well-Known Member

    komokwa and Any Jewelry like this.
  3. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I think you are spot on.
    I think it is inspired by traditional motifs, rather than a repro. It doesn't look like an actual antique coat or towel rack imo.
  4. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Agree with Any Jewelry. Here's another from etsy and one from Poshmark. Number of available makes me to believe they're antique-inspired. And probably not that old.


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  5. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    when you start seeing multiples ...painted ...unpainted.....it's stuff you find in the country tourist store.........:(
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  6. 15Stiftgasse

    15Stiftgasse Well-Known Member

    Oh Dear! Looks like yet another repro !!

    Thank you all very much for your prompt replies !!
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