Kitchen/Hearth

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Swivel Toaster (American) 1750-1800

A well designed and impressive American toaster that exhibits two double arches and four open tulip finials. This nicely designed toaster has "penny" feet, a well designed handle and a hanging loop. The leg in the middle of the handle was repaired. The toaster shows significant use and is in excellent condition. (KETE) 
Description: American
List Price: $595

PAINTED MORTAR & PESTLE-19thCENTURY

FROM THE HELEN MARLAR COLLECTION
A wonderful painted (putty) mortar and pestle. Note the nice size, great form, top lip, incised base and the great ware on both objects. All original. Note in photos the appearance of a tight crack on inside. Note also no crack on outside. There is a small chip on base. (RKTE)
Dimensions:Mortar 4 1/2"H, 3 1/2"Dia., Pestle 6"H
List Price: $1050

Kettle Tilter ca: 1700-1800

An ingenious device that held a teakettle over a fire. By tipping the extended arm the kettle was tipped and the water was poured. This remarkable wrought iron tool permits the tea kettle to be locked-in, has a nice turning on the handle and appropriate ware. It was found in the Rice estate in Waterford ME. The overall condition is excellent.
Dimensions: 13"L x 9"H (KKDE)
List Price: $795

TALL BRASS and IRON TRIVET - 19th CENTURY

A well used tall trivet made of iron, brass and wood. Note the smoothness of the nicely turned wooden handle. Note also the penny feet, the simple design of the brass top and the rat tail front hooks used for attaching to a fender or other frame. While this trivet could be used in a parlor or bedchamber, it could also be used in the kitchen due to its size. (LTK)
Dimensions: 12 1/8"H, x 9 1/2"W x 13"L ( Measurement from front to end of wooden handle)
List Price:$150

ROTARY GRIDIRON 1740-1800

The rotating gridiron was used to lay meat or fish on for broiling, or to use as a trivet. The gridiron was also used for light cooking and warming. Note the shouldered handle here because the gridiron's low height. Also note, the heart finial with a hole for hanging. Excellent condition. (MBED)
Dimensions: 24"L x 31/2"H x 12"-121/2"Rotary
Price: $325

   

LONG HANDLED FRYING PAN 1700-1800 -48" L

A 48" LONG HANDLED FRYING PAN WITH A " RAT TAIL" HANGER AND A RIVETED HANDLE AND PAN. THIS 18TH HUNDRED PAN IS NICELY MADE WITH BEVELED EDGES AND HAMMERED PAN.(BATK)
DIMENSIONS: 48"L, 12"-121/2" PAN
LIST PRICE: $195

EARLY TIGER MAPLE SPOON

A BEAUTIFUL EARLY HAND CARVED 19 3/4" LONG TIGER MAPLE SPOON IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION (EHK)
List Price: 
SOLD

GOOSE NECK TEAKETTLE 19th CENTURY

An interesting cast iron goose neck teakettle with copper domed lid and a nicely formed brass handle. The spout is notched and has no seam.
The teakettle is signed on the bottom :
WEDESBURY No 3X
7 PINT E PUCH.......

The inside of the teakettle has some rust but the exterior is very good.
Dimensions: 12"H x 12"L x 61/2" W (LCTK)
SOLD

SHAKER TIN KITCHEN UTENSILS

LEFT:  Shaker Dipper or Cup (EHSD)
  31/4" Diameter, 21/4"H, 10"Length
  List Price: $115
MIDDLE: Shaker Cream Lifter (HDE)
1" Diameter
List Price: $95
 RIGHT: Shaker Skimmer (DHST) 
 41/4" Round, 9"Length 
  List Price: $$115

EARLY FOUR COMPARTMENT HERB/SPICE BOX

This is a very early  four compartment herb/spice box with four sliding lids. What is so significant about this box is that the box is totally dug out by hand and the four lids were carved to enable them to slide into the cutout runners. The box was never painted and retains a dry finish. Excellent condition.  (LOTK)
Dimensions:91/4" L x 33/8"W x 2"H 
List Price: $425

WROUGHT IRON HEART TRIVET

A good looking and well made 19th century heart trivet. Note the penny feet and the well shaped heart. Great condition. (DBOTK)
Dimensions: Heart Height 65/8", Heart Width 5"
List Price: $285

EARLY 19th CENTURY TABLE TOP SCOURING BOARD

An early well used 19th century table top scouring board. Note the square nails securing the border and the ware from scrubbing  in the center of the board. In the 1870's a formula for scouring boards called for lime, 1 part;  sand,  3 parts; soft soap,  2 parts. (BSEK)
List Price: $295