Stoneware 4-gallon jug with cobalt floral decoration made by Ottman Brothers Company, Fort Edward, NY. One small chip at the neck rim and a small firing line in the base rim. Height 19.25 inches.
Early Dutch pewter charger inscribed 1809. Diameter is 14 inches.
Early American hand wrought steel spatula stamped F. A., 18th century. Stamped kitchen tools of this period are quite rare. Length 19.5 inches.
18th century American brass and iron strainer. Note the blacksmith's hand-forged connection on the handle, the hand-cut star motif of the strainer bowl, the large brass rivets and the rolled edge. Excellent condition. Length is 19.5 inches.
Rare pair of Arts and Crafts period wrought steel torcheres circa 1900. All hand crafted by a master craftsperson. Each torchere has two adjustable candle slides. Note the incredible detail on the turned feet, hand-cut openwork on the bobeches and base, and hand-peened rivets. These are museum quality. Each torchere measures 12.5 inches tall and 6.5 inches across its base. We have never seen another pair like these. Late 19th to early 20th century.