Kitchen/Hearth

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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 - TURKEY, PIG, COW

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.(BTBE)
Dimensions: Turkey 4" x 4", Pig 4 1/8" x 2 7/8" x Cow 4" x 3"
List Price: $150

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

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

  SINGLE FOOTED TOASTING FORK: 1700-1800

SOME FORKS HAD LEGS TO HELP POSITION PORTIONS OF MEAT FISH,BISCUITS, BREAD,ETC. AT AN ANGLE TO THE HEARTH FIRE.
DIMENSION: 31 1/4”L
LIST PRICE: $225

EARLY FISH TIN MOLD

An unusual and unique tin fish mold that has great detail and is in excellent condition. The fish measures 10" long,  3 7/8" at it widest part and 2 1/8" high. (LTR)
List Price:$45

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

SNUFF MORTAR and PESTLE

This uncommon mortar and pestle was used for powdering snuff. This particular example is made from chestnut with a short cavity as snuff was powdered in small quantities. The pestle is also of chestnut with a snobby end. See Early American Wooden Ware p. 148 for a photo of a similar one (perhaps the exact one) for additional information. (HODE)
Dimensions: Mortar: 71/2"H, 23/4"Dia., Pestle: 63/4"H
List Price: $975

ROTARY GRIDIRONS 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. (MBE)
Dimensions: 24"L x 31/2"H x 12"-121/2"Rotary
List Price: $325

ROTARY GRIDIRONS 1750-1800

The gridiron was used to cook meat, fish, etc. or to use as a semi-trivet. Note the "shouldered" handle on this gridiron. Because  gridiron's may have low height, fat drippings could spatter from the coals to sear the meat suggesting more gridirons were used for light cooking and warming than broiling. However, this gridiron sits relatively high. Excellent condition. (BME)
Dimensions:241/2"L, 141/8"Dia.,4" Leg H, 41/4" Overall H
List Price: $350

Early 18th Century Warming Pan

Holding hot charcoal or embers, these pans were placed between icy bedcovers before retiring. This pan is a very early form that mounts a wrought iron handle on a brass pan covered by a domed brass lid with a wonderful etched design. (LEDE)
List Price: $350