D. R. Dimes small pine cupboard with arched panels, wooden pin joinery, and 2 hand block-planed back boards. Excellent condition. Shelf clearances from the bottom are 12", 12", 9", and 10". Note the beautiful hand wrought hinges. The cupboard is a rarely found small size. It measures 56 inches high, 14 inches deep, and 24 inches wide at the case; the top molding is 16.5 x 29 inches. Dimes is no longer making handcrafted pieces like this one. Purchased 25 years ago.
Early American 18th century cast iron hearth cauldron, used in a country kitchen for cooking. Original condition with early mold marks and bottom snap line which are found only in early period cast metals. This cauldron retains its original 4 feet on the base. The feet of most period cauldrons have either snapped off or warn down from use in the fireplace. Measures 11.25 inches high, 10.25 inches across and 16 inches to the top of the raised handle.
Artisan made wooden burl bowl with heart cut-outs crafted from a single block of burl. Marked NRL 1971 on base. Measures 17 inches long by 10.25 inches wide by 5 inches high to the top of the handles.
Brass pail or bucket stamped H. W. Hayden Ansonia CT. Circa 1850. Lathe turned spun brass with wrought iron handle. Measures 14" across x 9" high (16" high with the handle raised).
Stoneware 19th century 2 gallon jug stamped J. S. Taft & Co. Keene N.H. Cobalt blue flower design. One fine age line in handle. James Scholly Taft and his uncle, James Burnap, who sold pottery under this stamp from 1871-1874. Height is 14.5".