Chip carved walnut platform with bronze feet circa 1880. Monogrammed R. The carving detail on this stand was clearly done by a master carver. Measures 21.5" long x 9" wide x 2" high.
Early bronze apothecary crucible or skillet on tripod base with cherry handle. Circa 1800. Measures 12 inches long with handle and 4.5 inches across the bowl.
Rare 19th century marlinspike, which is a type of fid. The fid was made of wood or bone. The marlinspike was shaped the same way, but made of metal. One of the most useful knots that it is used for is the marlinspike hitch. This hitch creates a temporary opening in the knot to allow insertion of a handle. It is often used when creating a rope ladder. This one has a walrus bone grip and a steel spike and is 11.5 inches long.
Early 19th century iron and brass ladle. Hand wrought by a blacksmith. Measures 13 inches long. The brass bowl is 2 inches wide by .75 inches deep and is affixed with copper rivets.
American 18th century country kitchen chopper. Hand wrought iron with wooden handle.