Kitchen/Hearth

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BIRD BROILER/TRIVET 1780-1810

This formal English design features a wooden handle, penny feet, an interesting adjustable three prong fork, an intricate brass top and front hooks for attaching to a low fender or other frame. The overall condition is excellent. (BLTK)
Dimensions: 93/4" Top of Brass Plate
List Price: $225

FOOTMAN or TRIVET  EARLY 19th CENTURY 

This early 19th century footman sat by the fire and was intended to hold kettles or pans for cooking, heating or warming.  They were also used to keep dishes hot on the kitchen fireplace hearth.This particular extremely well made and in outstanding condition. (LTLK) 
List Price: $345

 

POT PUSHER c.1660-1800 with CROCK

The pot pusher is basically a semicircular footed bumper with a rear handle; it was used primarily to push hot vessels on the hearth, or to maneuver coals back into the fire area. Note how well the pot pusher was made with the nice rat tail handle.(BLTK/CTE)
Dimensions: Pusher: 6" wide, Crock 5" diameter, 61/2"high
List Price: $285 For Both

EARLY PAINTED MILK BOWL-AMERICAN

A wonderful early maple painted milk bowl with outstanding patina, a surface that reflects a great deal of use and the nicely carved rim. This footed bowl has a great look on any table. Note the two splendid  old repairs on the rim.(HETK) 
Dimensions: 21 1/4" x 20" Diameter, 3 3/8"High
List Price:$925

EARLY PAIR CAST IRON FEMALE FORM ANDIRONS

This is an interesting pair of cast iron female form andirons with a floral design on the body and a shawl or hooded cape over the head. Note the thickness of the fire dogs which hold the wood. All original and in excellent condition. 
Dimensions: 11 1/4"H, 12"D, 1 1/4" Square Legs
List Price: $175   (BLTK)

WAFER IRON 1750-1820

The Dutch introduced the wafer America and the English added maple syrup, honey  and brown sugar. This isa wonderful wafer iron and you can see the attractive and intricate floral design. Note the tulips are featured in the design.
Dimensions: 25 1/2"L, 5 1/2" x 4"  Rectangle
List Price: $350

BLUE PAINTED MORTAR & PESTLE-18th CENTURY

A beautifully turned and well used mortar and pestle. Note the outstanding form,  the great blue paint with appropriate ware and the numerous rings of various sizes and shapes. These two pieces started together and have never been separated. Touch the two pieces and you can feel the smoothness from extensive use and observe the wonderful patina that comes from extensive use over a very long period of time. (KOTK)  
Dimensions: 7 3/4"H
List Price:$865

SWIVEL TOASTER 1750-1800

An impressive 1750-1800 toaster that is fenced in some nicely twisted ironwork, has a incised wooden handle, a hanging ring and a finger shield to  assist in lifting. The toaster has wonderful ware which reflects extensive use. A well made piece by a talented blacksmith. 16"L,14"W
List Price: $275

WARMING SHELF 1720-1800

WARMING SHELVES (1720-1800) HUNG AGAINST THE FIREPLACE  SIDES TO KEEP FOOD WARM AND WERE ALSO USED TO KEEP POTS WARM. NOTE THE CURVED BACK THAT NOT ONLY HELD THE PLATE BUT ALSO  PROVIDED CLEARANCE FROM THE WALL. (LDKE)
LIST PRICE:$375

UTENSIL/GAME RACK- PAINTED RED-19th CENTURY

This is a nicely designed 19th century game rack with original red paint that could also be used for utensils, displaying early lighting implements etc. The cutouts are extensive and well done.  while there is a little loss on one of the hangers the overall condition is excellent and complete. (BLDK)
Dimensions:341/2"L x 10"H

SOLD

HEART SHAPED CHEESE STRAINER/MOLD LATE 19th CENTURY

A late 19th century, all original, heart-shaped punched tin and soldered cheese strainer/mold. Pennsylvania origin. Interesting punched  design on bottom. Applied handle and V shaped feet. In excellent condition. (JAN)
Dimensions: 7 5/8"L x 5"W x 4"H
List Price: $150

EIGHT DRAWER SPICE CABINET MID-LATE 19th CENTURY

An eight drawer original green painted spice cabinet with some spices identified in yellow paint on several drawers. The cabinet is square nailed and the drawers are chamfered. Some of the pulls are original and some have been replaced. The cabinet can be hung or sit on a counter.  (RTKE)
Dimensions:12 1/2"W x 18 3/4"H x 5 5/8"D
List Price: $1050

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