Need help identifying the animal motifs on these wrought iro

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rmahoney
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Need help identifying the animal motifs on these wrought iro

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Hi - i need help identifying these animal styles/motifs on these antique wrought iron strap hinges.
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James
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Re: Need help identifying the animal motifs on these wrought

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Unusual, never seen anything like that around here. My best guess would be Pennsylvania Dutch?
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Sombreuil_Mongrel
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Re: Need help identifying the animal motifs on these wrought

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Hi,
Maybe PNW native American?
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pqtex
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Re: Need help identifying the animal motifs on these wrought

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I'm wondering if it is a unique set, handmade by the craftsman, for this specific home?
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ornametals
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They do look custom. They look like poorly depicted horses.
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aRustyPatina
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Re: Need help identifying the animal motifs on these wrought

Post by aRustyPatina »

Very cool!
They remind me of dragons. Actually my first thought was The Lochness Monster. Definitely a one-off.
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