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 1760-1769 England Queen Anne Candlesticks
Brass
Unusual pair of English brass Queen Anne candlesticks. Shaped base with shell on each corner, circa 1765. Originally silvered. Removable bobeche. Measures: Height 9 1/2" a...
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 1610-1619 Germany Dinner Plates
Pewter
German Pewter Plate, Dated 1619. A so-called ‘Kurfurstenteller’, the center with the sacrifice of Noah and an inscription below: NOE.GIENG.AVS.DER.ARCH.GETR .OST.OPFERDT. 16...
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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 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 1760-1769 England Queen Anne Candlesticks
Brass
Rare pair of English brass swirl base candlesticks, circa 1765. Nice tooled bases. Slight differences. Some repairs. DOB 4 1/5” height 8 3/4” and 8 5/8”.
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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.
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Antique 1750-1759 France Tea Sets
Brass
French brass kettle with swing ebony handle, circa 1750. Measures: Height 11 3/4″. DOB: 5″.
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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 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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Antique 16th Century Italy Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Bronze
16th century, Italian (Venetian) bronze bucket 'Situla' with swing handle, circa 1525. Two fish on swing handle. Remarkable engraving. Similar example in the Victoria & Albert Mu...
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Antique 1760-1769 United States Fireplace Tools and Chimney Pots
Brass
Exceptional pair of American (New York) diamond and flame brass andirons, circa 1765. Very similar to the pair bought by DuPont in the 1929 Reifsnyder sale. Measures: Height: 2...

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