Antique Hand Forged Wrought Iron Curling Iron c.1750-1840

Very finely crafted blacksmith made wrought iron curling iron. They were heated and pressed over moist hair ends to form curls in wigs and natural hair. Another simple yet amazingly ingenious item for the time. This pair features nicely twisted handles and on one side is a rod and the other a concave half sleeve. Typical pitting and surface oxidation that would be found on a piece of this age. 11-1/4"L

Item ID: 1069

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