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.
Heavy solid brass bucket or pail circa 1800. Fixed riveted wrought iron handle. This is one of the best brass pails we have found. Made from heavy solid bell brass. Measures 13 inches wide, 6 inches high, and 13.5 inches high to top of the handle. 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.
Early American heavy solid brass swing handle bucket or pail circa 1800. This pail was made from heavy gauge solid bell brass with a hand wrought iron swing handle. Measures 10 x 5 inches, and 11.5 inches high to the top of the raised handle.
English heavy bell medal lathe turned solid brass apothecary mortar and pestle. Measures 4.25 inches high, 5.25 inches across its top with a 6.5 inch pestle. Excellent original condition. C 1790. The English word mortar derives from classical Latin mortarium, meaning, among several other usages. For more information go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortar_and_pestle