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Transitional Brass Candlestick

Material: Brass Dimensions: Height: 16.8cm / 6 ⅝in, Base: 10.5cm / 4 ⅛in, Drip pan diameter: 7.3cm / 2 ⅞in Place of Origin: Probably England Date: 1690 – 1730 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present...

17th Century Dutch Firegrate

Material: Brass and wrought iron Dimensions: Height: 61cm / 24in, Width: 63.5cm / 25in, Depth: 46cm / 18in Place of Origin: Holland Date: Circa 1680 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation:...

Pair of Candle Snuffers

Material: Polished steel and jasper ware Dimensions: Length: 17.2cm / 6 ¾in, Max. width: 5cm / 2in, Height: 4.5cm / 1 ¾in Place of Origin: Probably Birmingham, England Date: Probably 1780 – 1790 Maker...

Early Electroplate Candle Snuffers

Material: Electro-plated cupro-nickel alloy, commonly called electro-plated nickel silver (EPNS) Dimensions: Height: 4.5cm / 1 ¾in, Length: 16cm / 6 ¼in, Width: 5.6cm / 2 ¼in Place of Origin: Birmingham, England Date: 1841 Maker...

Crowned Maidenhead Knop Latten Spoon

Material: Copper alloy: latten Dimensions: Length: 16.2cm / 6 ⅜in, Bowl width: 4.7cm / 1 ⅞in Place of Origin: Unknown Date: 16th century Maker or Retailer: Maker’s mark: WS either side of 2 parallel...

Brass Spice Box

Material: Brass Dimensions: Height: 7cm / 2 ¾in, Width: 13.4cm / 5 ¼in, Depth: 10.8cm / 4 ¼in Place of Origin: England Date: Probably mid-19th century Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection...

Steel or Iron Candlestick

Material: Steel or iron Dimensions: Height: 24.2cm / 9 ½in Place of Origin: Birmingham, England Date: Circa 1775 -1800 Maker or Retailer: Thomas Dowler Present Location: Private collection Explanation: A rare example of a...

Copper Commemorative Box

Material: Copper Dimensions: Height: 2.2cm / 0 ⅞in, Diameter: 7.4cm / 2 ⅞in Place of Origin: London, England Date: 1821 Maker or Retailer: Richard and Edward Kepp of Chandos Street, London Present Location: Private...

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