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Chiselled Steel Nutcrackers

Material: Steel Dimensions: Length: 11.5cm / 4 ½in Place of Origin: Possibly Italy Date: 17th century Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: This pair of nutcrackers is made of steel, with...

Brass Bottle Coaster

Material: Brass Dimensions: Height: 4.5cm / 1 ¾in, Diameter: 12cm / 4 ¾in Place of Origin: England Date: Circa 1785 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: Bottle coasters were used to...

Richmond Patent Candlesticks

Material: Copper alloy, brass or bell metal Dimensions: Height: 27cm / 10 ⅝in, Base: 11.5cm / 4 ½ in Place of Origin: England, probably Birmingham, Sheffield or London Date: 1770 – 1790 Maker or...

Paktong Sauceboat

Material: Paktong Dimensions: Height: 12.5cm / 5 in, Length: 20.3cm / 8in, Width: 11.8cm / 4 ⅝in Place of Origin: England Date: 1760 – 1770 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation:...

Paktong Table Candlesticks

Material: Paktong Dimensions: Height: 21.5cm / 8 ¾in, Base: 13.5cm / 5 ¼in Place of Origin: England Date: 1750 – 55 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: Paktong, an alloy of...

Tripod Candlestick

Material: Wrought iron Dimensions: Height: 17cm / 6 ¾in, Width incl. handle: 25.5cm / 10in Place of Origin: England or Wales Date: Probably circa 1800 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation:...

Dutch Candle Sconce

Material: Brass Dimensions: Height: 21.6cm / 8 ½in, Width: 20.4cm / 8in Place of Origin: Holland Date: Circa 1700 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: This brass wall sconce has a...

Paktong Column Candlesticks

Material: Paktong and yellow brass Dimensions: Height: 30cm / 11 ¾in, Base: 14cm / 5 ½in Place of Origin: England Date: 1750 – 1760 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: Paktong,...

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