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Toleware Decorated Coal Box CB22
Toleware Decorated Coal Box CB22
Original, quality mid 19th century Toleware Coal box with shovel. This super example has most of the original gilt decoration on the black japanned finish and even more special is the curved glass panel to the hinged lid at the front. The painting has been applied to the reverse of the piece of glass and portrays a very detailed river scene with a Victorian Gent fishing from the bank. The original cast iron handle to the top has been cleaned and lacquered and the replacement shovel to the back insert is of similar age to the box and the correct style of shovel. All is in super condition, complete and in good and working order.

18" tall.

13.5" wide.

19" front to back.

 
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Price: 300.00


Toleware Candle Box CB2
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cylindrical wall mounted tin candle storage tube with a hinged flap lid and hasp, two wall mounting plates and the original decorated finish. One small hole to the lid, otherwise complete and in super condition.

14.5" long.

Body 4.25" diam.

6" tall including mounting plates.

 
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Price: 135.00


Toleware Candle Box CB2



Steel Dustpan and Brush DP2
Steel Dustpan and Brush DP2
Original, quality 1920's pressed steel dustpan with much of the original black japanned paint finish and the tubular handle is designed to take a wooden handle if required. The brush, can you believe, has all its bristles intact and has them mounted up and over at the end and the turned wooden shaft and back are again with most of the Japanned finish. All is complete and in good and working order.

Dustpan 12.5" wide x 13.5" tall plus 4.5".

Brush 12" x 5" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 85.00


Toleware Decorated Fire Screen F273
Original, quality mid 19th century very unusual Toleware firescreen. This super example has much of the original gilt decoration on the black japanned finish and even more special is the curved glass panel to the centre with its back decoration of gilt detail and abalone shell fragments. The front has a ribbed brass knob in the original unpolished finish. The reverse has most of its original black japanned finish and its wrought iron mounting bracket but sadly the makers' plaque is missing but the evidence of where it was is very obvious. This was most probably manufactured by Pontipool. Complete and in good and working order.

23" tall x 22" widest.

7" front to back at base.

 
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Price: 300.00


Toleware Decorated Fire Screen F273



Oval Steel Hat Tin HT23
Oval Steel Hat Tin HT23
Original, quality oval shaped hat tin circa 1900 in the original scrumbled paintwork with a loop handle to the hinged lid and a hasp fitting to the front to take a padlock. The interior has retained its orange paintwork and most of the original paper label detailing "Manufactured expressly for Ralgen Iron mongers of Newport". Some pitting to the top outer paint otherwise complete and in good and working order.

10.5" tall x 14" x 11".

 
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Price: 65.00


Military Hat Tin HT20
Original, quality, late 19th century, circular shaped military hat tin in the original bronzed and patterned paintwork andwith a wire carry handle to the hinged lid. The interior has most of its original bronzed finish. The front of the tin has a hasp fitting to take a padlock and the lid has a shield shaped brass nameplate for the supplier "Hawkes and Co Ltd 1 Savile Row London W". The lid has an owner's detail painted in white letters detailing "L.F Close K.S.L.I". Generally complete and in good shape, but with a few dents and rubbing to the paintwork.

11.75" diameter x 7" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Military Hat Tin HT20



Painted Tin Loo Roll Holder LR45
Painted Tin Loo Roll Holder LR45
Original, quality 1920's / 1930's simple wall mounted loo roll holder with an 'Art Deco' pressed tin backplate in the original old cream paint, front and back and a simple wooden bar mounted on a swing wire rod. Will fit a standard, modern toilet paper roll. Very simple, very clean and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 7.75" x 6.5".

Wooden roll 5" long.

 
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Price: 68.00


Miniature Tin Trunk TT3
Original, quality late 19th century miniature tin trunk in the original scrumbled and faux grained paintwork. This super example, the first we have seen, has all original paint inside and out with a pale blue interior, a pair of a ring handles for lifting and an unusual domed shape to the top. Some minor blemishes to the paint inside, otherwise complete and in good order.

7.5" x 5.5" x 5.5" tall.

 
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Price: 115.00


Miniature Tin Trunk TT3



House Maids Hot Water Can WC60
House Maids Hot Water Can WC60
Original, quality late 19th century tin water can as used by Housemaids to top up the jug and basin toilet setwith hot water. This unusual example is a travelling version with a screw-on brass cap to the short spout and a folding handle to the rear. All is in the original paint in a faux woodgrain finish with red trim. All is complete and in good and working order.

Folded 11" tall x 8" x 12" front to back plus 15.5" with handle up.

 
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Price: 85.00

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