Antique RUNKEL BROTHERS Breakfast Cocoa advertising tin, New York. This is very old and shows signs of wear from age and use, but over all in good unaltered condition with the patina it's earned after 100+ years. The tin measures 5" to top of lid x 2.5" square. Some of the wording..."U.S. SERIAL NUMBER 5"..."GUARANTEED UNDER THE FOOD AND DRUGS ACT, JUNE 30TH, 1906"..."PREPARED FROM THE CHOICEST COCOA BEANS"..."ESTABLISHED 1870"..."PURE"..."HIGH GRADE".
Early 19thc English kitchen wall pocket. Solid brass with cut-out design. Excellent original condition. Hand cast and forged from heavy solid brass with handmade rivets. Note the wear to the rivets. Just what one wants to see in a period piece. The back plate measures 11 wide x 7.5 inches high. Curved storage area measures 7 inches wide, 3.25 inches deep, and 3 inches high. Weighs 2.2 lbs.
Georgian sterling silver meat skewer. London 1814-15. Maker's mark untraced. Measures 12 inches long and weighs 2.57 ounces troy. Typical wear for its age.
19th century English champagne bucket made from Sheffield silver, leather and wood in the early Arts and Crafts style. Monogrammed "From R. B. 1886". Measures 7 inches tall, 6 inches wide at the base and 5 inches wide at the top with a 4.5 inch wide opening. Excellent original condition.
Set of 5 nesting Shaker style pantry boxes signed Schmitt and dated 1997. Hand made from perfectly matched tightly grained American cherry boards. Exact reproductions of Shaker community originals with long finger joints and copper nails. The graduated boxes measure: 8.75 x 3.5 inches, 7.5 x 2.75 inches, 6 x 2.25 inches, 5 x 1.75 inches, and 4 x 1.5 inches. Like new.