English brass and iron trivet with penny feet, all original, 2nd quarter of the 18th century. The charming brass lattice design was entirely hand cut, as was the iron frame. Note the little penny foot. Still in lovely condition after nearly 300 years worth of warming tea kettles.
"The English Candlestick 1425-1925" by Eloy Koldewij. First edition, published by Christie's in 2001. Excellent condition. Measures 10 x 13 inches.
Persian niello enamel brass tray circa 1920. Excellent condition. Measures 12 and 5 eights inches in diam. Very tight foliate design, beautifully engraved.
Antique brass letter holder. French, mid 19th century. The casting is exceptionally fine: a cherub pens a note in the company of an exotic bird, amid floral sprays and scroll work. Measures 6 inches wide, 7.25 inches tall and 2.5 inches deep.
Antique English adjustable brass fireplace fender trivet c1850, stamped 3828 J C S. This trivet was designed to clamp onto the front of a fireplace fender to keep a teakettle or small pot warm. It has a two inch adjustment. Measures 12 inches long with a 5 inch handle and 6 x 7 inch surface.