994 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798
Pewter charger, dated 1717
and initialed 'VS' within a simple cartouche surround, measuring 10 1/2" dia.
Circa 1792-1820 pewter basin, made by William Danforth, Middletown, CT, impressed with now worn stamp
in the center of the interior, 'WILLIAM' arched over an eagle with outspread wings and an American crest over
the breast against a background of stars, 'DANFORTH' curved below.
A appealing 18th or early 19th C. Am. rolled iron hanging sconce with crimped tombstone form top and clinched candle cup. The worn, original surface patina is a pleasure to view. This sconce is elegant in its pure simplicity. It is 10" high and 4" wide.
Late 18th Century Boston, MA crown handle, pewter porringer. The circular form with a boss bottom has a raised touch mark with a backward 'S G' (possibly Samuel Green). The rim diameter is 5 1/2". This is one of a pair and could be purchased together or singly. Both are in great condition. See 'Pocket Book of American Pewter' by Celia Jacobs, page 30, number 179 for a similar example of the maker's mark.
19th C. American tin and glass lantern
with oversized ring at the top for carrying or hanging, from top ring the lantern stands 15 1/2" tall and is 5 3/4" wide.
An early 19th C. hand wrought iron, portable pot lifter or carrier. For open hearth cooking, this is a nice addition to one's supply of
hearth implements, 19" h.
Mid 19th Century Philadelphia fire mark in original paint, removed from an early Philadelphia building before it was demolished to make way for a high-rise. This plaque represented the Fire
Association of Philadelphia, organized in 1817 by volunteer fire companies and incorporated as an insurance company in 1820. Insured policy holders were required to affix the fire mark to the exterior of their dwellings, as proof of insurance, so the right fire brigade would fight a fire. SOLD
This 18th C. reflecting oven, also called a tin kitchen was part of the cooking implements actually used at the Randall's Ordinary Inn and Restaurant in North Stonington, CT. When the 20th C. owners of the 1685 John Randall House sold their Inn, this is one of their hearth cooking pieces they sold. It is unusually large at 26 1/2" long and in all original condition, standing ready to cook poultry and meats at
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17th or early 18th Century standing splint and candle holder of wrought iron affixed to
a painted wood x-base. This highly decorative and charming lighting device has a heart motif 'finial', a ratchet standard and various
curlicues forming strong design elements. it stands 31 1/2" high.