18thc American country kitchen chopper with wooden handle and hand-forged blade. Note how the blacksmith split the ends of the handle arms to clamp the top of the blade and set them with handmade rivets. The blade measures 9 inches across and 4.25 inches high. The chopper measures 8.5 inches from the top of the handle to the bottom of the blade.
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".
J. H. Brown and Sons, Kingstown, Kansas, 1915, with a steam engine tractor and other machinery made by the Avery Company, Peoria, Illinois. Modern farm technology of its day.
Vintage authentic African tribal Songye shield mid 20th century. Original red, white and blue paint. Integral handle on the back, some minor losses, and one old age crack. Measures 14 inches high, 9 inches wide and 3.5 inches deep. Carved from a single piece of wood. Acquired from the Gotham Gallery in NYC, by tribal art dealer Tan Mamadin, PA.
Early American country store mortar and pestle circa 1820. The mortar is turned from a solid block of maple, and retains the original red wash surface. Excellent condition. The mortar is 7.5 x 5.25", and the pestle is 10.5 x 2.75". Together they are 12.5" high.