17th to 18th century steel and brass Spanish Colonial horse stirrups. Hand made by a master blacksmith. Note the cut-out steel brackets set with steel pins. Each stirrup measures 6.5 inches high, 7.5 inches long and 5 inches deep. Excellent condition.
Early American country kitchen food chopper signed P. W. Colby. It is very unusual to find early signed kitchen tools. Measures 6 inches across the chopper and 6 inches high. Note the hand welding joint that holds the chopper to the shaft. Handmade by an advanced blacksmith in the early 19thc. It bears an old inventory tag showing it was part of an early collection.
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.
Early American food chopper stamped D Kimball. Hand forged, 18th century. Measures 7.5 inches long by 6 inches across the base and 5.5 inches across the handle. A beautiful and useful country primitive kitchen tool.
Large antique 19thc country store copper grain spoon with walnut handle. Made circa 1870. Fine original condition. Note the hand made copper "rat tail" on the bottom reinforcing the spoon's bowl. Measures 19 inches long. The handle alone is 7 inches long.