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Paktong Harrison Patent Chamberstick

Material: Paktong Dimensions: Height: 10.5 cm / 4 ¼in, Base: 14cm / 5 ½in Place of Origin: Birmingham, England Date: Probably 1800 – 1820 Maker or Retailer: Harrison of Birmingham Present Location: Private collection...

Thomas Hatch Posnet

Material: Leaded bronze Dimensions: Height: 17.7cm / 7in, Rim diameter: 19cm / 7 ½in, Handle length: 23.3cm / 9 ¼in Place of Origin: Broomfield, Kent, England Date: Circa 1590 Maker or Retailer: Thomas Hatch...

Brass Chain Measure

Material: Brass Dimensions: Length: 45cm / 18in Place of Origin: England Date: Probably first half of the 18th century Maker or Retailer: Probable maker’s mark crowned GH (unidentified) Present Location: Private collection Explanation: This...

The Golby Bell

Material: Sheet iron, with traces of bronze coating Dimensions: Height: 26cm / 6 ¼in, Depth: 13.8cm / 5 ⅜in, Width: 15.9cm / 6 ¼in Place of Origin: Probably North Oxfordshire Date: Probably 16th Century...

Flat Candlestick

Material: Brass Dimensions: Height: 12.7cm / 5in, Pan diameter: 15.3cm / 6in Place of Origin: England Date: 1740 – 1760 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: Prior to the advent of...

Cast Iron Trivet

Material: Cast iron Dimensions: Length overall: 31.8cm / 12 ½in, Width: 19.7cm / 7 ¾in, Legs: 4.2cm / 1 ⅝in Place of Origin: Baltimore, Maryland, USA Date: 1843 Maker or Retailer: William B. Rimby...

Salamander

Material: Cast iron and wrought iron Dimensions: Overall length: 88cm / 34 ⅝in, Head diameter: 16cm / 6 ¼in, Head thickness: 1.8cm / ¾in, Height at shoulder: 13cm / 5 ⅛in Place of Origin:...

Dutch Warming Pan

Material: Brass Dimensions: Length: 101.7cm / 40in, Lid diameter: 35.5cm / 14in Place of Origin: Holland Date: Early 17th century Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: This fine Dutch warming pan...

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