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Mother of Pearl and Brass Toddy Ladle, c. 1820

Smooth, iridescent mother of pearl, tactile and smooth to the touch, forms the bowl portion of this lovely ladle. The end of the finely turned brass handle is riveted to the bowl in a highly decorative manner. The ladle is 6 1/2 inches in length. The shell bowl is 3 inches wide. Price: $175. SALE PRICE: $125

Silver Toddy Ladle, c. 1820

This ladle has a solid silver bowl with piecrust edges. Engraved initials are on the silver stem where it attaches to the twisted whalebone handle. The handle terminates with a silver cap. The perfect accessory resting within or beside a delft, pewter, or porcelain punchbowl. 13 3/4" long. Price: $175. SALE PRICE: 135.

Fine Pair of Tall Cast Brass Candlesticks, English, Mid 18th Century

A full 9 1/4" tall, this elegant pair of brass candlesticks with baluster stems, lobed knobs and shaped bases are beautifully proportioned and in excellent condition. Provenance: Alistair Sampson. Reference a similar pair sold at Sotheby's, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland, Sale N07757, January 19, 2002, Lot 15. Price on Request.

A Rare, Diminutive Pewter Porringer, American, 18th Century

A 3 1/2 inch pewter porringer with "flowered" handle, most likely made by William Billings of Providence, Rhode Island (1791-1806). Price: $695. SALE PRICE: $495.

Pewter Porringer, American, 18th Century

A flowered-handled American pewter porringer made by Samuel Hamlin of Hartford and Middletown, Connecticut and Providence, Rhode Island (1767-1801). The handle bears the Hamlin eagle touchmark. The bowl diameter is 4 1/2 inches. Price: $1,100.SALE PRICE: $850.

Bell Metal Candle Holder, English

Early candle holders such as this one were imported into the colonies from England, starting in the 17th century. Raised circular base, concave drip pan and turned shaft. Height: 8 1/2 inches. Bell metal is an alloy of tin and copper also used in making bells. From an estate in Wilton, CT. Price: $550. SALE PRICE: $425.

Rare, Diminutive Hearth Toaster, 18th Century

Forged iron hearth toaster, small in size, perhaps made for a child to use. Found in Maine. 10 1/2" wide. Scrolled feet. Ex-Weston collection. Price: $1,200

Pair of Petal Base Candlesticks, English, 18th Century

A lovely pair of seamed English brass candlesticks. They stand 8 3/8” tall. Fine condition. Price: $1,300. SALE PRICE: $850.

Wrought Iron Swivel Toaster, 18th Century

Early fireplace and kitchen equipment was often utilitarian in form. This more elaborate example clearly displays the maker's individuality and sophistication. This hearth toaster features four lateral "trees" beneath twisted arches, and two tall central "trees". Elegant scrolled feet. Undulating handle terminates in a ring for hanging. Found in a New Hampshire home. Price: $695. SALE PRICE: $350.

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