Kitchen/Hearth

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PAINTED MORTAR & PESTLE 18th CENTURY

An early mortar & pestle in magnificent original red paint. The form is rather interesting due to the relationship between the height and the diameter and the turning of the mortar. The pestle was well used with an exquisite design. There is no question that these two pieces have always been together.(KSE) To see others examples of mortar and pestles, visit category TREENWARE/WOODENWARE.
Dimensions: Mortar 7 3/4"H & 4 1/8"Dia.,
List Price: $895


Gridiron 1750-1800

A very early ca:1750-1800 and well made gridiron. Note that the square iron rods penetrate the two end frames and are preened on the outer side. Note also, the handle is an extended bar which is preened on one end and ends with the hanging "rat tail" loop.
Dimensions: 175/8"L x 61/2"W x 21/8"H (LEDE)
List Price: $325


Skillet (Posnet) ca:1750-1810

A small cast iron skillet with three short legs and a handle. Note the elongated line "gate" on the bottom of the skillet.(BME/BAK)
Dimensions: 43/4" Dia.
List Price: $135


GRIDIRON 1750-1800

A well made 1750-1800 gridiron in which ironwoods penetrate the two end frames and are preened the outer side. Its flat handle is welded into position. Note how the penny feet are turned to the interior. See a similar gridiron in ANTIQUE COUNTRY FURNISHINGS by George C. Neumann p.191. (DTF)
Dimensions: 14 3/4"L,  3"H ( Handle is 5"H)
List Price: $225


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


EGG ROASTER- EARLY 20th CENTURY

LIST PRICE $75


EARLY GAME/UTENSIL WI RACK ca:1800

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


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