Shaker brass kitchen skimmer with iron handle, circa 1825 to 1850, from the Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Measures 25.5 inches long and 7 inches across the skimmer. Note the hand hammered rivets that join the skimmer to the handle. Excellent original condition. Please see Shaker Design: The Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art New York, May 29 - August 31, 1986, by June Sprigg, page 34. 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. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
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.
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.
Spun brass work pail made by the Randolph Clowes Company of Waterbury, Connecticut, circa 1900. This solid spun brass bucket is in very good condition, and is stamped The Randolph Clowes Co. Waterbury Conn on the base. Measures 11.25" W at rim, 13.75" W at handle loop, 8.25" W at base, 8.25" H to rim, 9" H at handle loop, and 14.4" H with handle raised. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com