Vintage Marcy foundry cast iron sailor umbrella cane stand in original paint. Excellent condition and first quality casting. Stamped on back, Marcy Foundry 1927. The stand depicts an 18th century American sailor holding a rope. He stands on a piling with his tools, duffle bag, and an anchor at his feet. The stand is 27 inches high, 14 inches across the rope, and 12 x 4.75 inches inside the rope. The base is 21 x 9 inches. Removable tray. In 1887 the New York telephone directory listed Marcey [sic] Stove Repair Co. at 63, 65 Beekman St., Manhattan, with telephone number John 888. In 1889 Trow's New York City Directory listed Caesar, Denis & Hauser, "stove materials," at 63 Beekman St. The three partners in this business were Jacob Caesar, Otto Denis, and Arnold E. Hauser. The business name initially was Marcy Stove Repair Co., and later Marcy Foundry, and their offices were located at 74 Beekman St. from 1893 until 1938
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