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Title  Large heavy solid brass mortar and pestle

  

Dimensions

Pestle:

Length 19cm Width 3cm

Mortar:

Height 10 cm

Diameter 11 cm

 

Description

A well polished brass mortar and pestle. the Mortar with cast handles or lugs for heavy duty crushing . The pestle with turned rings and lots of patina.

Total weight is 1.1 kg


19th century or earlier

Price $ 220


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Title  Large polished brass baroque wall scone with well shaped reflector backlight

  

Dimensions

Height 46cm

Width 22 cm

Overall depth 15 cm

 

Description

A large and polished brass baroque manner wall light with polished reflector back panel and lift out single candle sconce.

These types of wall lights were used in Nordic homes up to the end of the 19th century. The candle flame luminescence is multiplied by the shaped and polished back plate reflector.


Scandinavian 19th century or earlier

Price $ 275


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Title collection of 5 various heavy 18th century pestle and mortars  

Dimensions

Height 7-11.5 cm

Width 8-11.5cm

weight 950 grams pair

over 7 kg combined


Description

A collection of five antique brass or bronze mortars and four pestles. Each is unique and cast for quality production and has all the patina of an bygone era.

three have lobbed cast handles and the other two of earlier design may well date from pre 18th century.


European 18th century and earlier

Price  $1200 the lot

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Title  Large heavy solid bronze mortar and pestle

  

Dimensions

Pestle: Weight 1.5kg

Length 29cm Width 6 cm

Mortar: Weigth 4 kg

Heigth 9 cm

Diameter 16cm

 

Description

A large and heavy solid bronze mortar and pestle. the Mortar with cast locating lugs for heavy duty crushing in a stand. The pestle with turned rings and lots of patina.

Very heavy lot at 5.5 kg the two.


19th century or earlier

Price $ 195


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Title  Pair of French Empire brass engine turned and snake handled urns

Dimensions

Height 15cm

Width 8cm
Depth 6 cm

weight 950 grams pair


Description

French antique Empire period brass urns of baluster shape with incised engine turned details to upper rim lip , waiste and base. Mounted by twin snake handles , perhaps aluding to an apothecary  ownership?

 


French 1810

Price  $1285 pair

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Title Gilt brass Napoleonic French Empire urn or tazza centrepiece on pedestal

Dimensions

Height 21cm

Width 16cm
Depth 10 cm

weight 900 grams


Description

French antique Empire Style two handled urn or tazza with gilt bronze handles. The engine turned dish sits on a finely turned moulded base and raised on a square plith adorned with a wreath.

Mounted on an ornate stepped base and with a stamped impressed mark that reads as 1779.

The wreath is mounted front on whilst the other three sides are plain.

 


Circa 1885

Price  $785

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Title Very large original hand beated large bowl of cauldron shape

Dimensions

overall Height 21 cm

Bowl Depth 14 cm

Width across bowl 33 cm
Weight 1.3 kg


Description

Original hand beaten solid brass caudron with applied design and with shaped lip. the solid brass handles applied with hot rivetts .

Perfect for a focus piece for the centre of a kitchen ladden with fruits and flowers.

Nickle plated for longevity.


Possibly Spanish Morroco

Price AUD $ 255

SOLD

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Title  Bronze cast Imperial Austrian double headed eagle plaque  with latin inscription

Dimensions

Height 13cm

width 13 cm

Description

A large heraldic bronze of a double headed eagle on a shiled with crown and maltese cross above. The shield is resting on a stylised ribbon banner that proclaims in Latin " TEMPUS ET MEUM JUS" the moto used by King Milan 1st of Serbia 1882-1889.

 

Weight 150 grams


Austro-Hungarian Empire /

Serbia , circa 1885

Price AUD $155

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Title Large brass chandelier in the Dutch manner

Dimensions

Height 62cm

Diameter 81cm

Description

Large polished brass chandelier in the Dutch manner with double headed Austrian eagle top.

Wired for electricity with 8 shaped arms.

ideal for the french Provincial interior. Large size at 81 cm acress . height without chain or ceiling rose ( not supplied) is 62 cm!



Price SOLD

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Title Pair of cast brass ornate baroque candlesticks

Dimensions

Height 48cm

Diameter 13cm

Description

A good pair of heavy brass cast baroque style tall candlesticks. Good weight at over 3kg the pair.



Price SOLD

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Title Antique Empire period candlestick
Antique Empire period candlestick Dimensions Height 21cm Diameter 9cm

Description Antique Empire period candlestick with well chased and engine turned decoration. Originally from Sweden
Circa 1825

Price SOLD
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Title Victorian Brass Mortar And Pestle
Victorian brass mortar and pestle Dimensions Height 12cm Diameter 11cm

Description Victorian brass mortar and pestle with turned foot and ornamental turned decoration.
Circa 1880

Price SOLD
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