Large Georgian mahogany cutlery tray with scalloped sides and handle. English, circa 1800. Single board bottom, tapered sides and large cut out heart for the handle grip. Measures 14 x 16.5 inches across the top, and 11.5 x 13.5 inches across the bottom; 4.5 inches high. Excellent condition.
19th century Staffordshire Sunderland and Tyne earthenware luster bowl. Decorated with a sailing ship and a sailor's verse. Staffordshire, England, circa 1830. Measures 7.25 inches across and 4 inches high. Very good original condition. 'The sails unfurl, let the billows curl. The north wind bleak we brave; And strangers to fear, our wild course steers, thru' the foam of the wintry waves; Let the hurricane howl, be it fair or foul, our ardour nought can check. On the giddy Top-mast we sing to the (?), our (?) on the sea wash'd deck.'
18th century pair of English brass wall boxes for matches. Each has a soap stone base for striking the match. Each wall pocket or box measures 3.5 inches high x 4.5 inches wide x 2 inches deep. The boxes are made of heavy gauge, hand-cut brass and are in excellent condition.
Rare 19th century English cutlery or knife tray with a double-sided swan handle. Hand-carved walnut with dovetailed sides and single board bottom. Wonderful old original patina, some gentle wear. Measures 13 inches long x 9 inches deep x 8.5 inches high.
Early 19th century hanging brass box for candles. Embossed with a double-headed eagle and heraldic shields. Excellent original condition. Measures 18 inches wide, 4 inches deep and 14 inches high.