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 fishon for broiling, or to use as a trivet. The gridironwas also used for light cooking and warming. Notethe shouldered handle here because the gridiron'slow height. Also note, the heart finial with a hole forhanging. Excellent condition. (MBED) Dimensions: 24"L x 31/2"H x 12"-121/2"Rotary Price: $325
*WALNUT MORTAR & PESTAL
A good looking diminutive walnut mortar and pestle. Note the ring and incised line on the mortar as well as the exquisite form of the mortar. Note also the shape of the pestle and the pattern of the incised lines. Beautiful piece in outstanding condition. (BOTK) Dimensions: Mortar 3 1/2"H, 3 3/4" Dia. Top, Pestle 7"L List Price:$275
EARLY HERB GRINDER ca:1800
This is an early and unique wooden herb grinder with great patina. The trough and base is one pieced of carved wood. It is 17" long, 2 3/4" wide and 2 3/4" high .Note the incised line on both sides and how nicely the base was carved. The roller with handles is approximately 11" long and the roller is 51/4" to 5 3/4" diameter and 1" thick. Outstanding condition with no age cracks.(ALK) List Price: $550
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
ANTIQUE ANIMAL COOKIE CUTTERS - SOLDERED TIN
Three different and unique soldered tin animal cookie cutters. The cutter at the top is a TURKEY (note the detail), lower left a PIG and lower right a COW. All in good condition with no rust. Dimensions: Turkey 4" x 4", Pig 4 1/8" x 2 7/8" x Cow 4" x 3" List Price: $135 (BTBE)
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: $1075