Monarch Stove Cast Iron Lion Damper Control
What a face on this lion-- it looks like a man.
This damper control mounted in living area of a house with a chain that went to the basement, where the stove was, to open and close the chimney flue.
Chain passes through the lions head and can be locked in place.
Cast by "The Forest City Foundry & Mfg Company"
Nice original patina.
3" x 7".