Shaker skimmer kitchen implement brass and iron 1825 1850 from the Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Massachusetts Measures 25.5 inches long and 7 inches across the brass skimmer. Simply the best skimmer we have had to date. Note the hand hammered rivets that hold the round brass skimmer to the wrought iron handle. Excellent original condition. See Shaker design page 134 The exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art New York May 29 - Aug 31, 1986 by June Sprigg. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Heavy solid bronze embossed door stop c1880. Measures six inches high six and one half inches wide and two inches deep. Excellent casting detail. Dereck
Pair of 18th c. Dutch brass triple arm candlesticks.Each candelabra measures 16 inches high and 14 inches across with a 5 inch base. This pair of 18th century brass candlesticks were purchased in Holland over thirty years ago.
Pr of 19thc American twist brass candlesticks. Each candlestick measures 11.5 inches high and has a 7 eights inch candle opening.
RARE English brass walking stick cap with porcelain dog insert circa 1800. The porcelain insert depicts an amusing "gentleman hound" with hat, spectacles and a book in his paw. It is mounted to the cast brass cap and secured with a bronze lion headed fastener. The cap measures 2.75 inches across outside, is 1.5 inches high and has 1 and 7/8 inches cut-out for the walking stick pommel. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 203 488-1919 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques