Early English 19th century solid bell metal brass apothecary mortar and pestle c1820. This solid brass mortar rings like a church bell. Made by hand turning on a metal lathe. There are numerous later examples of this type of mortar and pestle, but none have the ring tone of this one. The piece has a lovely rich old patina. Original and in very good condition. Some very minor use marks here and there. The mortar measures 6" tall and 6 1/2" in diameter at its top and 4.25 at its bottom. The matching pestle measures 11.5" in length.
French 19th century miners iron whale oil lamp with rooster stamped Clozet S Etienne. Excellent original condition including the original iron rooster that unscrews to allow access for pouring in the oil. Measures 8 inches high with a round base that measures 5 inches in diam. The handle moves allowing the lamp to always stay level.
Vintage French Art Deco letter opener circa 1920. Steel saber shaped blade with brass and black enamel striped handle ending in steel tip. Unusual and elegant. Measures 9.75 inches long.
Rare large early New England country kitchen pine bowl made from a single block of wood, circa 1800. Measures 21.25 x 19.5 inches wide and six inches high. This is one of the largest early American bowls, hand cut and lathe turned from a single piece, that we have ever come by. The condition is excellent with a deep rich patina. There is one small line in the bottom center which is to be expected from a bowl this age. No cracks or splits to its sides. Great for salad or fruit. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
An Antique English Victorian hand blown cranberry glass oversize collector's bell with a turned, clear glass handle, including a crystal clapper on brass chain. England,c. 1880. dimensions: 12 1/2" H x 7 1/4" diameter