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

HANGING PAN 1750-1780

A well made cast iron hanging pan with a ring which swivels, integral legs and wrought iron handle. Note how the handle was attached as well as the collectors mark on the bottom of the pan. (LAK)
Dimensions: 5 1/2" Dia., 7 1/2"H
List Price:$355

SPIKED HEARTH UTENSIL RACK WITH HEARTS

WE FOUND THIS UTENSIL RACK IN THE HOME OF A COLLECTOR OF HEARTH AND COOKING EQUIPMENT AS WELL AS  EARLY LIGHTING. NOTE THE TYPICAL SPIKED ENDS FOR DRIVING INTO A LINTEL OR POST AND THE  INTERESTING INCISED (EMBOSSED) DESIGN ON CROSSBAR . NOTE ALSO THE THREE INTERESTING HEART DESIGNS ATTACHED TO THE CROSSBAR. (TKDK)
DIMENSIONS:13 3/4"L, 4"H
 LIST PRICE:$395

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

CARVED MARRIAGE SPOON

One of the common bridal gifts was a carved wooden cooking spoon.This a particularly nice one with the two hearts, the appealing and amusing manner in which the balls are caged;  as well as the entwined twist. Absolutely delightful. (TAE)
Length 14"
List Price: $150

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

GAME/UTENSIL RACK ca: 1800 HEART DESIGN

A very early ca:1800 WI game/utensil with 6 hooks and a scrolled-iron heart decoration supported by two large scrolls. What is so interesting about this rack it appears that the blacksmith used the same technique that he used in making rose head nails when attaching the hooks. An early piece in excellent condition.(ATKE)
Dimensions: 16"L, 7 1/4"H
List Price: $550

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

   

*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

RED LIDDED BUCKET WITH WIRE HANDLE

An early small metal lidded bucket with wire handle in deep red paint. This early 20th century bucket is in excellent condition and measures 4"diameter and 6" high (7 1/4" including wire handle). 
 Price $35 (Was $55) Includes Shipping

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