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.
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.
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.
Authentic early American country store mortar and pestle circa 1820. The mortar is turned from a single block of American walnut. Fine untouched original condition. The mortar is 5.25 x 7.25", and the pestle is 9.75 x 2.25". Together they are 11.5" high.