Whitman Antiques

Ambler, PA

About Whitman Antiques

Whitman Antiques specializes in fine antique metalware from the Medieval period to the early 20th Century. We deal in antique English, European and American objects made of brass, copper, paktong, bronze, silver, pewter, iron and tin. We have a large variety of objects both for display and for use, including copper cookware and an extensive collection of early candlesticks. Michael Whitman is widely recognized as one of the leading specialists in his field, and is frequently sought out for his opinion on objects by museums and seasoned collectors alike. Whitman Antiques...Read More

Whitman Antiques

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Antique 1740-1749 Queen Anne More Dining and Entertaining
Brass
Very rare English brass-plate warmer, circa 1740. All original. Excellent condition. Similar example in Winterthur Museum.
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Antique 1790-1799 Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Steel
Remarkable set of English polished steel fire tools, circa 1790. Well executed “Barley Twist” on each tool. Measures: Tongs 29?, poker 28 1/8?, shovel 29 1/2?. Shovel width at ...
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Antique 16th Century Germany More Dining and Entertaining
Brass
Extremely rare large size German brass alms dish depicting two peacocks and urn in centre, Nuremberg, circa 1500. Pristine condition. The two peacocks and urn are early Christian sym...
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Antique 16th Century Germany Gothic Religious Items
Brass
German brass alms dish, circa 1500. Gothic period dish/basin. This deep basin is depicting Adam and Eve, “The Fall of Man.” Fabulous condition. Dimensions: Diameter 12 1/2, dep...
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Antique 1700-1709 Germany Candlesticks
Pair of German two arm brass candlesticks, circa 1700. Great form.
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Antique 1790-1799 Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Steel
Superb set of English polished steel fire tools, circa 1790. Facetted bosses and tongs. Measures: Length 28 1/2, shovel width 5 1/4".
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Antique 1670-1679 Netherlands Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Brass
Great 17th century Dutch bed warmer, circa 1675. Pierced and engraved (punched) decoration on lid. All original including the wood handle. Measures: Length 46 3/4?, lid 12? ...
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Antique 1730-1739 Germany Centerpieces
Brass
Very rare 18th century German ‘nuremberg’ silver form brass epergne, circa 1730. Four-arms and four-shell dishes. All Original. Measures: Height with arms: 8 1/2”, width with arms: 1...
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Antique 1600-1609 Spain Pitchers
Brass
Iberian (Spain or Portugal) “Silver Form” Brass Ewer or “Jarro de Pico,” circa 1600. With poseidon spout and traces of silvering. Measures: Height 8 7/8”. Base Diameter 3 3/16”. W...
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Antique 16th Century Germany Gothic Candlesticks
Brass
An exceptionally rare Gothic German, Nuremberg brass, 16th century, two-arm candlestick in fine original condition, circa 1500.
John Luff
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Antique 1730-1739 United Kingdom Candlesticks
Silver
Pair of English silver candlesticks, London, 1738. Maker John Luff. Height: 7″ without bobeches. Height: 8″ with bobeches. Base: 4 7/8″.
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Antique 1710-1719 France More Dining and Entertaining
Brass
Pair of brass silver form huguenot wine buckets. (Paire de Rafraichissoirs), circa 1710. Engraved with the arms of thomas wentworth, Lord Raby, 1st Earl of Strafford (1672-1739) Bri...

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