Hand-Painted 

Oak Tray 

With Handles

Handpainted Oak Tray with Handles
Ref. No.: 21105-97
Year: England, circa 1930
Dimensions: 23-3/4 x 14-1/4"
Price: $250
This strikingly handsome early-20th-century English oak tray serves up drinks, tea or breakfast in bed beautifully. It's hand-painted with beautiful handles.

Oaken Biscuit Barrel

English Oaken Biscuit Barrel
Ref. No.: 21105-184
Year: England, circa 1930
Dimensions: 5" diameter x 6" tall
Price: $125
This classic oak biscuit barrel has silverplate bandings, lid and fittings and, just as important, its original ceramic interior. (That's what kept the cookies fresh.) Elegant enough to sit on the table at teatime, this one is from England, circa 1930.

French Ceramic Glazed Pitcher

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Ref. No.: #9060-42
Year: France, circa 1900
Dimensions: 6" diameter x 9" tall
Price: $125

From turn-of-the-last-century France, this brown-glaze pitcher has both great shape and great color. And when it's not in use at your table, it makes a rustic European-chic container for beautiful country bouquets.

Large Cheese (Hors d'Oeuvres) Board

Large Cheese (hors d'oeuvres) Board
Ref. No.: 21105-94
Year: Bavarian, circa 1920
Dimensions: 24-1/2" diameter
Price: $175
Nearly a hundred years ago, cooks used these boards to peel fruits and vegetables. Naturally enough, they were called peel boards.  These days they're a very attractive way to serve cheeses, hors d'oeuvres or just about anything you like. This one is German, circa 1920.

Large Cheese (Hors d'Oeuvres) Board

European Cheese Board
Ref. No.: 21105-93
Year: Bavaria, circa 1920
Dimensions: 21-1/2" diameter
Price: $165
When it was made, in Germany around 1920, this board was used for peeling fruits and vegetables. It could still be, but it's a very attractive way to serve cheeses or hors d'oeuvres or just to adorn a kitchen wall.

French Enamel Cafetiere

French Enamel Cafetiere
Ref. No.: 441-128
Year: circa 1920
Dimensions: 5" x 9 �"
Price: $175

This French enamel cafetiere has blue trim, painted flowers, a yellow butterfly and all its parts. Here's an authentic way to bring back those memories of your morning coffee and croissant in Paris. Circa 1920.

English Relief-Ware Jug

_English Relief-Ware Jug
Ref. No.: #20105-218
Year: England, circa 1880
Dimensions: 8" tall
Price: $195, small repair at lip
Its beautiful shape may be the first thing you notice about this late-19th-century English relief-ware jug. But other elements also help make it a little gem. Consider the tall, ribbed neck, the subtle blackberry pattern and the elegant twig handle, all in a gorgeous finish the color of cream.

French Ceramic Glazed Pitcher

French Ceramic Pitcher
Ref. No.: #9060-42a
Year: France, circa 1900
Dimensions: 6" diameter x 7 3/4" tall
Price: $125

This century-old French ceramic pitcher has a hammered-finish look, showing off darks and lights in a very pretty pattern. Use it as a pitcher, a vase or just as a handsome objet on a kitchen or dining room shelf.

Cutlery Tray

Cutlery Tray
Ref. No.: 6020-109
Year: circa 1920
Dimensions: 14-3/4" x 8" x 5-1/4"
Price: $165

This good-looking painted tole cutlery tray is from England, circa 1920.

Bread Boards

Bread Boards
Ref. No.: 8020-56, 7067-35.2
Year: circa 1920
Dimensions: 11 �" - 11 �"
Price: $110

These handsome bread boards are from England, circa 1900 to 1920.

Bread Boards

Bread Boards
Ref. No.: 8020-55, 8020-57
Year: circa 1920
Dimensions: 11 �" - 12"
Price: $120

These handsome bread boards are from England, circa 1900 to 1920.

Bread Boards

Bread Boards
Ref. No.: 6090-121.1 , 4405-114.2
Year: circa  1900-1920
Dimensions: 11" - 11 �"
Price: $110

These handsome bread boards are from England, circa 1900 to 1920.

Oak Tray

Tray
Ref. No.: 8020-62
Year: circa 1910
Dimensions: 18" x 13" x 1-1/4"
Price: $225

This distinctive and distinctly beautiful oak tray has turned handles on brass supports. From England, circa 1910.

French Coffee Mill

French Coffee Mill
Ref. No.: 7067-92
Year: circa  1900
Dimensions: 5 3/4" x 5 �" x7 �"
Price: $195

This turn-of-the-last-century coffee mill is labeled mouvement acier forge, to establish that the works are forged steel. From France, circa 1900.

French Coffee Mill

French Coffee Mill
Ref. No.: 7067-91
Year: circa 1900
Dimensions: 5-�" x 5-�" x 7"
Price: $225

This turn-of-the-last-century wooden coffee mill has a handy drawer and a brass Peugeot registry label. From France, circa 1900.

French Fruitwood Coffee Mill

French Fruitwood Coffee Mill
Ref. No.: 441-03.1
Year: circa 1900
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 8 �"
Price: $195

This ornate fruitwood coffee mill has a gracefully shaped base and a useful drawer with a pert ceramic knob. From France, circa 1900.

Collection of

Antique Brass Skimmers

Collection of 19th-Century Brass Skimmers
Ref. No.: 21105-120-123
Year: England, circa 1880
Dimensions: 6"-8" diameter x 16-1/2" - 20-1/2" long
Price: $95, $125, $150
There are so many uses in today's kitchens for these great-looking brass skimmers. To remove your bouquet garni or bay leaves after cooking, for instance. Just think of them as colanders but smaller and a lot more portable. These are English, from the late 19th century.

Petite Copper Pot, Steel Handle

Petite Copper Pot, Steel Handle
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Year: c.
Dimensions
Price
Probably used for sauces, this early-19th-century petite copper pot has a nice, long five-inch steel handle. It makes a great, distinctive addition to any copper collection. 

Pair of

Antique Brass Skimmers

Pair of 19th-Century Brass Skimmers
Ref. No.: 21105-100
Year: England, circa 1890
Dimensions: 7-1/2" diameter x 22-1/2" long, each
Price: $295 the pair
It's rare to find a pair of late-19th-century brass skimmers, and this pair is exceptional. They're big and beautiful, one for each side of the grand kitchen fireplace where they were probably once used. Great decorative accessories and a great gift.

Antique Copper

Serving Dish With Lid

Copper Serving Dish with Lid
Ref. No.: #20105-224
Year: England, circa 1870
Dimensions: 11 3/4" x 8 1/2: x 6" to top of handle
Price: $250
Pretty rope edging gives this antique heavy copper serving dish an extra dash of downstairs-Victorian style. This late-19th-century English piece has an equally heavy copper lid with a removable handle.

Victorian Cranberry Glass Jug

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Ref. No.: 409-164
Year: England, circa 1900
Dimensions: 3" x 4-1/4" tall
Price: $225
This late-Victorian jug is cranberry glass at its prettiest, and that's saying a lot. Its English designer chose delicate leaf-like feet, a clear-glass handle and a romantic, heart-shaped opening at the top, from handle to pouring spout.

Oak Biscuit Barrel

Oak Biscuit Barrel
Ref. No.: 7067-49.3
Year: circa 1930
Dimensions: 5-1/4" diameter x 6-1/4" tall
Price: $185

This good-looking oak biscuit barrel has silverplate banding, crest, lid and handle, as well as its original ceramic interior. Use it for its original purpose (cookie jar) or for anything you want to keep safe and fresh. From England, circa 1930.

Cranberry Glass Pitcher

Cranberry Glass Pitcher
Ref. No.: 409-178
Year: England, circa 1900
Dimensions: 4-1/2" diameter (widest) x 6" tall
Price: $235
Cranberry glass, made with a touch of gold since at least 17th-century Venice and Potsdam (and some say ancient Rome), adds a spot of brilliance to any table. This cranberry glass pitcher has a classically beautiful shape and a chic clear-glass handle.


Collection of French Wine Jugs

Collection of Green-Glass French Wine Jugs
Ref. No.: 21105-140
Year: France, circa 1890
Dimensions: 12" to 14" tall
Price: $365 each

There are so many great uses for these antique wine jugs. But the best is just for serving your favorite red or white at your next dinner party or Provencal-style backyard picnic. All were made in late-19th-century France of deep, dark green glass in graceful shapes with smart-looking labels. And of course if you have your own vineyard, you can use them to bottle the latest vintage.

Vintage Cut-Glass Salsa Dish

Vintage Cut-Glass Salsa Dish
Ref. No.: 20105-39
Year: circa 1950
Dimensions: 8" diameter x 1-1/2" high
Price: $75
Fill it with salsa at a drinks party, with nuts before or after dinner, or with candy or other sweets at a lavish buffet. This pretty vintage cut-glass dish has delicate facets to make it sparkle and a two-figure price tag that makes it an affordable yet festive gift.  

Silverplate Bread/Fruit Basket

Silverplate Fruit / Bread Basket
Ref. No.: #21105-125
Year: England, c. 1890
Dimensions: 11-1/4" diameter x 3-1/4" tall
Price: $195
The Victorians knew a thing or two about presentation. This excellent English silverplate fruit or bread basket, circa 1890, is an outstanding example. It will look as pretty in your dining room between dinner parties as it does in service, whatever you choose to serve from it.

Davidson Pressed-Glass Cake Stand

Davidson Depression-Glass Cake Stand
Ref. No.: 6020-180
Year: circa 1900
Dimensions: 9 inches x 4-1/4" tall
Price: $95
This pressed-glass cake stand isn't just beautiful; it has presence and a fancy British pedigree. Circa 1900, the piece was made in the classic hobnail pattern by Geo Davidson & Company, the prestigious English glassmakers who got their start in the mid-19th century. Yet it's highly affordable.

Oaken Biscuit Barrel

Oaken Biscuit Barrel
Ref. No.: 21105-135
Year: England, circa 1930
Dimensions: 5" diameter x 6" tall
Price: $125
From between-the-wars England, this classic oaken biscuit barrel has silverplate banding, lid and fittings, and its original ceramic lining. 

Cut-Glass Fruit Bowl

Cut-Glass Fruit Bowl
Ref. No.: 20105-19
Year: circa 1930
Dimensions: 9" diameter x 4-1/2" tall
Price: $150
This Art Deco fruit bowl, beautifully faceted and etched, makes a lovely centerpiece or an attention-getting accessory wherever you decide to display it.

Silverplate Basket With Handle

Slverplate Basket With Handle
Ref. No.: #21105-124
Year: England, circa 1890
Dimensions: 12" diameter x 2-1/2" tall
Price: $225

This pretty English silverplate basket is an elegant way to serve fruit, bread or any number of things. This late-19th-century panier's handle looks delicate but it's totally functional.

French Tole Wine Carriers

French Tole Wine Carriers
Ref. No.: 6090-73.1, 409-112.5, 6060-87
Year: circa 1900
Price: $ 175, $135, $195
Status: 6060-87-SOLD

Asher House offers these great tole wine carriers in a wide variety of sizes and price ranges. Call for information. France, circa 1900.

Antique Copper and Brass

Tea Kettle (Toddy)

Copper & Brass Tea Kettle (Toddy)
Ref. No.: 7020-08
Year: circa 1820
Dimensions: 11-3/4" tall
Price: $235
This elegantly shaped early-19th-century copper tea kettle has more than a touch of brass. With brass extensions from the shaped copper handle and a perky brass knob atop the lid, it's a real beauty. A lovely addition to any country-style kitchen. 

Depression-Glass Compote

Depression-Glass Compote
Ref. No.: #20105-101
Year: circa 1930
Dimensions: 7" diameter x 7-3/4" tall
Price: $120
Looking at a pretty piece like this highly faceted 1930s compote, or footed fruit bowl, it's easy to see why Depression glass evolved from mass-manufactured giveaway into pricey collectible. In addition to serving fruit, nuts, candies or desserts, the compote could also be turned into the base of an elegant centerpiece or put to use holding guest soaps or potpourri.

Relief-Ware Jug, Pewter Lid

English Relief-Ware Jug, Pewter Lid
Ref. No.: #20105-220
Year: England, circa 1870
Dimensions: 8" tall
Price: $250
A classic piece of late-19th-century English relief-ware. The cream-colored jug has a leaf motif, ribbing and a handsome pewter lid.

English Relief-Ware Jug With  Pewter Lid

English Relief-Ware Jug, Pewter Lid
Ref. No.: #20105-217
Year: England, circa  1880
Dimensions: 7 1/2" tall
Price: $225
Relief ware has been treasured for millennia. This charming example, a leaf-motif jug with a distinctive pewter lid, is from late-19th-century England.

Antique Copper Kettle

Victorian Copper Kettle
Ref. No.: #6020-217
Year: England, circa 1850
Dimensions: 10 1/4" to edge of spout; 9" tall
Price: $225
This handsome mid-19th-century English copper kettle has classic lines, a graceful spout and a distinctive copper handle. (Many early pieces had these all-metal handles, because people often hung the kettles over a fire to boil.)

Cranberry Glass Lidded Preserve Dish

Cranberry Glass Lidded Preserve Dish
Ref. No.: 3001-281
Year: England, circa 1890
Dimensions: 6-1/2" diameter (widest) x 6-1/4" to top of handle
Price: $365
What could be nicer than bringing your cranberries to the table in antique cranberry glass? This charming late-19th-century English dish is blown glass (pontil mark on bottom) with silverplate fittings, lid and handle. The Victorians served their sauces and preserves this way; now so can you.

Amber-Glass Footed Fruit Bowl

Deco Amber-Glass Footed Bowl
Ref. No.: #20105-23
Year: circa 1930
Dimensions: 8 1/2" diameter x 4 1/2" high
Price: $225

A bowl of fruit is just a bowl of fruit unless the container is an elegantly shaped, exquisitely colored vintage piece like this one. This very pretty Art Deco (circa 1930) footed bowl is made of amber glass, which first became popular just after the Civil War and enjoyed a revival beginning in the '30s.

Silverplate Bread or Fruit Basket

Silverplate Bread / Fruit Basket
Ref. No.: #21105-126
Year: England, circa 1890
Dimensions: 11-1/2" x 7-1/2" x 1-3/4" tall
Price: $195

From England, this is one of the prettiest silverplate baskets we've seen. It's oval and Victorian (circa 1890) with a graceful handle, ideal for serving bread or an assortment of canapes or just holding your favorite colorful fruits. And at under $200, it makes an impressive but affordable gift.

Antique Copper Tea Kettle (Toddy)

Copper Tea Kettle (Toddy)
Ref. No.: 6020-195
Year: circa 1890
Dimensions: 7 inches tall
Price: $195
Here's a pretty present for someone (maybe for yourself). This sweet Victorian copper toddy, or tea kettle, dates from about 1890 and will look great now in a city or country kitchen.

Crystal Fruit Bowl

Crystal Fruit Bowl
Ref. No.: 20105-105
Year: Germany, circa 1960
Dimensions: 8" diameter x 5" tall
Price: $65

From Germany, this handsome, generously sized midcentury fruit bowl with delicate feet will look beautiful on any table. And what a terrific gift idea! It's made of 24 percent fine German lead crystal.

Antique Davidson Pressed-Glass Cake Stand

Davidson Pressed Glass Cake Stand
Ref. No.: 551-236
Year: England, circa 1895
Dimensions: 10-1/2" diameter x 6" tall
Price: $110

This charming Victorian cake stand, in a pretty swirl design atop a tall pedestal, will make special-occasion confections even more special. The piece, circa 1895, is by the renowned English glassmakers Geo Davidson & Company, founded in Gateshead in 1867.

Antique Percival Vickers Pressed-Glass Bowl

Percival Vickers Pressed Glass Bowl
Ref. No.: 551-241
Year: England, circa 1878
Dimensions: 9-3/4" diameter x 2-1/2" tall
Price: $145
Dated 1878, this impressive, heavyweight English pressed-glass bowl is from Percival Vickers, the distinguished 19th-century Manchester glassworks.