Antique pair of unusually tall English solid brass spiral twist candlesticks on turned bases, circa 1880. Very fine turning detail. Height 18.5", base width 6.5".
Antique Trottier / Ft Brevete copper baking mold made from heavy gauge copper. Stamped. Charles Trottier, a copper and tinsmith, founded his own company in the market district of Paris in 1814. He was known for making the finest pastry and jelly molds in 19th century France. The mold measures is 5" high by 6" in diameter and weighs 17.34 ounces.
Pair antique hand wrought Yale University andirons circa 1900. These andirons are reproductions of goose neck andirons from the 18th century. They were hand made by a local blacksmith for Yale University in New Haven, CT, to be used in one of their residence buildings. Late in the 20th century the fireplaces were no longer used, and this pair, along with others, were sold. The Y symbol for Yale is impressed on the fire dogs, or log rails. Each measures 15.75 inches high by 16.5 inches deep by 11 inches wide. NOTE the Y stamped into the backs of each andiron.
Early American solid brass ball top andirons circa 1800. Very good condition. One andiron has a small indentation on top of the ball. Each measures 16.5" high x 10.75" wide x 19" deep.
Solid brass adjustable pivoting wall hook. English, 19th century. Extremely well made from heavy solid stock brass. The hook slides across the bar to move a suspended item closer or further away. Weighs 4.5 pounds. The back plate is 9" high by 5.5" wide; the arm extends 11" when swung out and 2.5" when folded.