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Irish Rastrum

Submitted by, and copyright of, Michael Finlay. Material: Brass Dimensions: Length: 14.5cm / 5 ¾in; the case length: 15.25cm / 6in Place of Origin: Cork, Ireland Date: 1765 Maker or Retailer: Robert Welsh Present Location: Private collection Explanation: This Irish...

Copper Coffee Pot

Material: Copper with tinned interior and wicker-covered handle Dimensions: Height: 27.4cm / 10 ¾in, Width (incl. handle & spout): 26.7cm / 10 ½in Place of Origin: England Date: 1800 – 1820 Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation:...

Silver-handled Candle Snuffers

Material: Steel and silver Dimensions: Length: 19.2cm / 7 ½in, Width: 4.5cm / 1 ¾in, Height: 4.2cm / 1 ⅝in Place of Origin: Handles with London hallmarks; steel mechanism probably Birmingham, England Date: 1826 Maker or Retailer: Handles by...

Bronze Posnet

Material: Leaded bronze Dimensions: Bowl diameter: 13.5cm / 5 ¼in, Overall length: 30cm / 11 ¾in, Capacity: 3 pints / 1.7 litres Place of Origin: Possibly Scotland or Northern England Date: Probably 13th – 15th century Maker or...

The Journal, Vol. 23, 2015

Contents: 1 – Chairman’s Introduction / Editor’s Introduction – Christopher Green / Frances Parton 2 – Lauded, Lambasted, Lost and Found: The Salisbury Cathedral Screen Cross by George Gilbert Scott and Francis Skidmore –...

The Journal, Vol. 22, 2014

Contents: 1 – Christopher Green: Chairman’s Introduction 1 – Angus Patterson: Editor’s Note 2 – Alistair Grant: Elkington & Co. and the Rapture of Travel, 1841 – 1961 32 – Geoffrey Draughn: An Early 18th-Century...

The Journal, Vol. 21, 2013

Contents: Identifying ‘ID – With a Crown Above’, Peter Cameron Apotropaic Symbols on Cast-Iron Firebacks, Timothy Easton and Jeremy Hodgkinson A Trifle from Ranelagh, Geoffrey Draughn Investors in New Technology: Michael Faraday and Edward...

The Journal, Vol. 20, 2012

Contents: Pre-Restoration Iron Firebacks. Jeremy Hodgkinson Brass in Bristol: The Baptist Mills Company in 1711. Christopher Green and Roderick Butler Anthony Christian and the French-Plating Trade in 18th-Century London. Peter Cameron Pewterers, Coppersmiths or Founders? Alan Collins Fashionably...

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