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Comprising two compartments under a hinged, fretted lid. Dimensions 3.25" x 2" x 1.25". In very good condition.
In very good condition with day, date and month running freely by turning the appropriate adjustment wheel. Baize base - no desk should be without one !
In excellent condition, the brass tap in good working order. Elegantly proportioned as an urn rather than a samovar - no heating source for water. Often used to dispense wine or still lemonade or pre-boiled water for tea or coffee. Hasn't been polished for a while so the patina is the same overall and it would shine with a careful polish. Overall height 19.5", Max. width 12.5"
5" gap between fixing points and of substantial construction. Canted 45 degrees, the mounting points are ovals each with two screw holes. The pull handle itself with ribbing and the item in very good, undamaged condition.
A matched set of five brassed copper measures : Pint, Half pint, Gill, Half Gill and Quarter Gill bearing Weights & Measures rim stamps VR and GR (varying from measure to measure) and showing signs of historical lead solder rim split repairs. All on raised bases and in sound condition, the Pint measure having a hollow handle with dings.
In hammered pewter, designed to enclose a glass or ceramic preserve pot and having a spoon recess in the detachable lid. In very good condition with no dings or other damage to the body or lid.
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