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18th Century Irish Antique Harnen / Oat Cake Dryer

18th Century Irish Antique Harnen / Oat Cake Dryer

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Made and used in Ireland during the 18th and 19th-century to dry and toast oat cakes, these "harnens" have a folky charm and would normally be placed down hearth, in-front of an open fire.

Made by an artisan blacksmith, the stand is formed as a large inverted horseshoe inset with decorative iron work with a single hinged support verso terminating with decorative splayed feet.

Provenance - Ex-private collection. Possibly attributed to County Donegal.

Condition - Good as per the images. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size - Height 14 1/2" x Width 14 1/2"

 

 

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