Kitchen/Hearth

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Wooden Foot Stove (Foot Warmer) 1740-1830

Feet were often kept warm by resting them on tin or wooden boxes that held a pan of hot coals. As one would expect, wooden boxes are much more rare! This hand fashioned foot warmer with its perforated sides in a heart design, the wire bale handle and a well used charcoal pan is a wonderful example. Repair on front lift panel. (BOK)
Dimensions: 10"L x 8"D x 7"H
List Price $295

IRON, HIGH LEGGED, SIGNED, LONG HANDLE, SPIDER FRYING PAN- 19th CENTURY

A 19th century spider iron frying pan signed W. Foster. The legs and handle are riveted to the side of the pan.The handle has a loop for hanging. The height of the pan from the bottom of the leg to the top of the pan is 9". The overall length is 30" and the diameter of pan is 11 1/4". The condition is excellent. (CTLK)
List Price: $650

SUBSTANCIAL WROUGHT IRON POT HOLDER CA:1800

This was for pots, utensils or anything  that hung over a fire. Note that the  hook is substantial and can  hang from a trammel.  This piece could have been used in a forge, restaurant or home.(TAEE)
Dimensions: 9" H(without hook), 16 3/4"H (with hook),
                         14" Across.
List Price:$450

BRASS & IRON TRIVET-19th CENTURY

An elegant 19th century fireplace trivet that attaches to a fender or a screen. Note the decorated pierced brass plate on top of an iron base that has an arrow back foot. Note the marvelously turned wooden handle and the front hooks used for attaching to a low fender, screen or other frame. This trivet was intended for a parlor or bedchamber fireplace instead of a kitchen fireplace.(LTK)
Dimensions:14"L, 4 1/4"H 
List Price: $135

LATE 18th or Early 19th CENTURY GAME HOOK

This is a rather nice early well made game hook which certainly could be used for game but could also be used to hang pots & pans, utensils, dried flowers, lighting, baskets etc.  It is in great condition with a length of 221/4" (LBTR)
List Price: $375

18th CENTURY WI SINGLE TOASTER

If you are looking for old and well used, this is it. An 18th century WI single toaster with a rat tail hanger and twisted fences (some loss ). Note the minor break in fence holder. The overall length is 121/4"(LKTE)
List Price: $395

SALAMANDER/SPATULA ca:1800 HOWARD ROTH COLLECTION

A wrought iron round salamander/ spatula. A salamander is a long handled browning iron having a near round blade to help brown or toast surfaces of roasts or pastry. It was probably also used as a turner and peel. Note the shaped arris handle and the lollipop hanger. (HATA)
Dimensions: 161/4"L, 51/2"Diameter
Provenance: The Howard Roth Collection
List Price: $975

WOODEN MORTAR & PESTLE 18th CENTURY

A blue/gray (sage green?) mortar & pestle in wonderful condition. Note the delightful  form of the mortar and the incised pestle and the fact that they have always been together (HETE)
Dimensions:  Mortar 63/4"H x 47/8" Top Diameter
List Price; $900

SPRINGERLE COOKIE MOLD

Springerle cookies were made for hundreds of years and molds date back to the 14th century. Molds were carved mostly from wood or made of clay or metal. Biblical scenes were some of the earliest images. Eventually, other scenes were carved and the cookies represented images of holidays, events and scenes from everyday life. Exchanging  springerle cookies during the holidays was a common practice.
This early springerle board is of Pennsylvania origin with boats, bird, flower , hunting, animals, etc. designs. (BLDK)
SOLD

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