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Skimmer, Brass, Signed, R. Lee
(Richard Lee Sr./Jr. (1775-1858), Springfield, VT, 1795-1815



Pierced ladle featuring raised circular bowl attached with three small rivets to a slender, faceted, downturned handle flattened into a flared and pointed end with pierced hole; all rivets domed on front and flat on back. Back of handle struck "R.LEE" in raised roman letters in a scalloped rectangle. Attributed to Richard Lee Jr. (1775-1858), who worked in Springfield, Vermont, 1795-1815, and Beverly, MA, 1816-1820. Lee Jr. was the son of Richard Lee Sr. (1747-1823), an itinerant pewterer who worked in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Springfield, VT, between 1773 and 1823. Lee Sr. is believed to have sold brass and pewter made by his son; both Lees are thought to have used the same marks, making it difficult to attribute pieces to the father or son.

(Old patina, not polished; small tear centered by rivets, about 3.8 inch, all else fine. Length: 12.25”, diameter: 5”)







$950.00

1256-31




Mortar and Pestle, Marriage Mortar, Bronze, Fine, Great Color, Around 1620 Likely Krefeld (known as Crefeld until 1929) or Kleve, Germany



For, Frans Seiben and Leisbet Adams...featuring a Maltese cross as a symbol of their church. Anonymous maker which is not unusual. To view a nearly identical example in the collection of the Welcome Museum, London seeNederlandse Vijzels by Dr. D.A. Wittop de Koning, page 105, number 153. (Mortar height: 5.25"; pestle length: 8.5")







$3,150.00

1012-141




Herb Grinder, Antique Herb Boat,
Turned Wooden Roller and Trough New England,
Early 19th Century Birch



(Length: 11.5"; width: 10"; height: 6.25")

$785.00

707-88




Antique Wrought Iron Game Rack, Folksy Bird Pulling Worm Anonymous, 18th or Early 19th Century Decorative scrollwork…ornamented with chisel decorated profile of bird



One scroll missing to left of bird within hoop, else fine; height:11”, width: 14”, the depth is 3” including mounting spikes



$1,125.00

1322-7




Dutch Bronze Mortar, Circle of Hendrik Wegewart, Deventer, Dated 1590 Deventer, Netherlands



The frieze above the waisted tapering body decorated with scrolling foliage, with open square shaped handles, above a spreading foot which are more Gothic than later dolphin type handles. Typical of most early examples, no pestle. Superb color… (Height: 3.75”, diameter: 3.75”)





$2,670.00

1012-124




Skimmer, Brass Sieve, copper and Wrought Iron, Heart Pierced Handle
Anonymous, Circa 1780 to 1840


Antique Wrought Iron Skimmer with Brass Sieve and Heart Pierced Handle, Circa 1780, entire view

(L: 17.75”)

$345

424-299


Antique Wrought Iron Skimmer with Brass Sieve and Heart Pierced Handle, Circa 1780, sieve detail



Antique Three Tine Flesh Fork, Long Spiral Carved Bone Handle with Ball Terminus
Anonymous Maker, 18th or 19th Century - SOLD


Antique Three Tine Flesh Fork with Long Spiral Carved Bone Handle, 18th or 19th Century, entire view

(L: 22.5")

424-300 - SOLD


Antique Three Tine Flesh Fork with Long Spiral Carved Bone Handle, 18th or 19th Century, tines detail
Antique Three Tine Flesh Fork with Long Spiral Carved Bone Handle, 18th or 19th Century, handle detail



Mounted Sugar Cutters, Nippers, Turned Handle on Base, Wrought and Cast Iron
Tabletop model, Circa 1790 to 1810ish


Antique Mounted Wrought and Cast Iron Sugar Cutters, Circa 1790 to 1810, angle view

Turned walnut handle with traces of original black paint, nips are nice plumb-brown, base retains original black paint. (L: 14”, H: 6”)

$420

745-112




Early American Lighting Accessory, Wick Pick, Pick Wicks
American, Circa 1820
Beautifully turned wick-pick in fine original condition



Used to pick charred bits from wicks, and to pick-up drooping wicks; facilitating a bright flame for increased light. (Dimensions: 3.5")

$395

424-319




Game Rack, Scalloped Crest, Incised Decoration, Wrought Iron Hooks
Probably American
18th Century
White pine, beautiful dry patina, guaranteed antique



(23.5 by 9 by 1")

$685

1008-5






Kettle Tilter, Tipper, Wrought Iron, 19"
18th Century
Circa 1750 to 1820



This simple hearth kettle tipper features a graceful curved handle with button terminal; the handle allowing user to pour a cup of boiling liquid without removing kettle from fireplace.

$565

424-143




Jamb Hooks, Pair of Brass and Iron, Fireplace Tool Holders
America or England, Early 19th Century Quality and Style



The brass face plate slides over the iron bracket which is screwed to wall allowing for hooks to be easily removed and cleaned. (Dimensions: 2.5" H, 4.5" W, 4" D)

$565

424-255






Griddle, Cast and Wrought Iron Skillet on Spider Legs, Open Hearth, 15”
Unknown Maker, Circa 1750


Antique Cast and Wrought Iron Griddle on Spider Legs, Circa 1750, angle view

(Overall H: 14”, feet: 2.75”, diameter: 15”)

$395

424-265




Wrought Iron Revolving Broiler, Whirling Grill, Circular Gridiron
Late 18th or Early 19th Century
New England
Fine condition, intact, offset handle with ridge; pierced for hanging



(H: 5.5"; L: 21.25": W: 11")

$335

739-10




Antique Roasting Fork, Wrought Iron Flesh Fork, Signed H. Geist, Two Tine, File Work
Circa 1790 to 1840
Handle tapers to hanging hook, rounded handgrip, and bold signature


Antique Wrought Iron Roasting Fork/Flesh Fork, Signed H. Geist, Circa 1790 to 1840, angle view

(L: 15.5”)

$175

171-110


Antique Wrought Iron Roasting Fork/Flesh Fork, Signed H. Geist, Circa 1790 to 1840, signature detail



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Antique Trivet, Heart Shaped, Wrought Iron, Long Handle Pierced for Hanging
Anonymous, Circa 1780 to 1840
Flat strip of iron bent into heart shape, tapered/flaring handle, scrolled feet - SOLD


Antique Wrought Iron Heart Shaped Trivet, Circa 1780 to 1840, angle view

(Good condition; 12 by 5.25 by 1.5”)

171-111 - SOLD




Wrought Iron Standing Bird Roaster, Toaster, Pierced Scrolled Spit, Spade Feet
Probably English, 18th Century
Nicer than many, features arched base and acorn finial above robust knop - SOLD



(Good condition; H: 23.25", W: 11.25", D: 10.25")

330-9 - SOLD




Mortar, Bronze, Heavy, Dark Patina
FECERVMME
ANO 1769
Italy - SOLD



The flaring rim above a ringed plain body
Excellent condition, color and patina
(H: 8.5"; diameter: 11.5")

946-11 - SOLD




Brazier, Camp Stove, Wrought Iron, Hinged Grill and Penny Supports
America or England
Circa 1750 to 1780 - SOLD



A convenient heat source for home or camp often used by soldiers; this example with robustly turned handle measures: (H: 8"; W: 9.25"; D: 16".)

336-108 - SOLD




Iron Broiler, Grease Pan
Heart Shaped Handle - SOLD



Dimensions; 2.75" H, 19.5" L, 11.5" W.

336-67 - SOLD




Mortar and Pestle, Flemish
Henrick ter Horst of Deuenter
1657 - SOLD



(Mortar: height: 6.5 inches; diameter: 8.5 inches; Pestle: length: 9.5 inches)

660-10 - SOLD




Wrought Iron Fork - SOLD



Dimensions: 13" long.

348-196 - SOLD




Wick Pick
Rosewood
Circa 1820 - SOLD



As depicted, beautifully turned and elegant.
Dimensions: 3.75" high.

424-39 - SOLD




Hand Forged Skewers and Hanger
Possibly American
18th Century - SOLD



A collection of six skewers of various gauges and lengths.
Dimensions: rack: 5.5" long; skewers range from 7.75 to 5.875" long.

424-3 - SOLD




Clockwork Spit Jack, Standing, With Tripod Stand and Basket Spit
Anonymous, Possibly French
Very Early 19th Century
Cast iron, sheet iron and brass - SOLD



Complete working spit jack enclosed in a ripple-molded iron case raised on four French feet. (Retains original brass carrying handle) A key wind brass movement drives the spit and bell chime; three skewers are fitted to iron fame resting on a notched wrought iron spit-stand resting on tripod base with penny feet.

270-102 - SOLD



Spoon Mold, Bronze, Maryland
Langford Manor
Circa 1690 - SOLD



A two-part spoon mold inscribed on the outside of bowl section of mold- "Langford Manor/Kent County Maryland/august 19th 1690"; coat of arms engraved on mold-handle.
Dimensions: 8.5" L.

281-44 - SOLD




Mortar and Pestle
Probably Spanish
Circa 1700
Unusual small size - SOLD



Good color and decoration. (Mortar: height: 2.25 inches; diameter: 3.75 inches; Pestle: length: 4 inches)

660-11 - SOLD




Slaw Cutter, Heart Finial
American
19th Century
Cherry and white pine - SOLD



A large example with heart shaped finial perfect for wall display. (Height: 36 inches; width: 12.75 inches; depth: 6.5 inches)

424-68 - SOLD




Roasting Fork
Wrought Iron
18th Century - SOLD



The handle is forged into flat and round sections; the round...is slightly swelled and decorated with filed turnings. The handle is ornamented with scrolled rams horn, a shaped swaged area centers the heart. The lower shaft is flattened and splits into two round tines. The length is 21".

191-210 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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