Large and heavy steam punk industrial copper bucket. This is the most amazing copper artifact that we have seen. Hand made with multiple copper rivets both top and bottom. Zinc lining. The handle is made of four overlapping pieces. The bucket weighs 58 pounds and measures 16.25 inches wide by 12.75 inches high; with the handle raised, it is 23 inches high. Wonderful firewood container or planter. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in- person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Pair of Persian Yazd or Iznik faience honey pots, 18th century. Cream color crackle glaze decorated in blue, turquoise, green and brown with birds and flowers. Each is 5.75" high, 4.5 to 4.75" wide. Rim chips and some cracks. Purchased in Yazd prior to 1940.
Early American brass set of fireplace tools circa 1830. Each piece was hand made with a two part brass handle. Tongs, shovel and poker. Each piece is 28" long. Lovely condition.
17thc Spanish bronze mortar and pestle. This is a true set in fine original condition. Both pieces bear the same crown-and-shield cartouche. No repairs. Very heavy. The mortar is 3" high x 4.75" wide at the top and 3" wide at the base; the pestle is 7.5" long.
Renaissance era baroque wood carving of a flop-eared dog head. Probably French or Italian, circa 1600-1700. Fantastic original patina. Carved from a solid piece of walnut. Some loss to the right ear.