Culinary Antiques

One of our most popular categories is that of Culinary Antiques, which by their inclusion in your decorating scheme indicates your refined appreciation for the science and history of cuisine. Antique Cooking Implements, utensils, as well as Antique Wine-Serving Accessories and devices are just the beginning of this incredible category. Exploring the realm of Culinary Antiques can lead one into a bewildering array of tangents, each of which is sure to delight the senses in more ways than one!  Inessa Stewart’s Antiques Wholesale Antique Furniture Stores!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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Set of three 19th Century Copper Pots

Set of three French 19th Century Copper Pots are great Country French decorative accent in the kitchen!Sold as a SETCirca 1870sMeasures 4H x 8.5W x 6D
$349   $698
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Antique English Flow Blue Transferware Platter

Antique English Flow Blue Platter Measures 14W x 17D Circa 1860.

19th Century Copper Milk Can

19th Century Copper Milk Can Circa 1890s Measures 22H x 14.5W x 10.5D

19th Century Copper Milk Can

19th Century Copper Milk Can is a testament both to ingenious engineering as well as a bygone era, when 24 hour convenience stores didn't exist, and folks got by with fresh milk deliveries almost every day.  The dairy farms used these sturdy containers to collect the milk to distribute to the retailers, and the design includes a clever lever and bar lid...

Antique English Dry Bar ~ Tea Table ~ Dessert Server

Antique English Dry Bar ~ Tea Table ~ Dessert Server was designed to be a handy-multi purpose table that simultaneously presented an elegant appearance for your finest entertaining!  Serve tea, desserts, or spirits ~ your choice!  The entire piece was made with exotic imported mahogany, inlaid satinwood creating French style bordering, and beautifully...
$2,480
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Antique Rustic Butcher Block Wrought Iron Coffee Table

Antique Rustic Butcher Block Wrought Iron Coffee Table is the perfect choice for entertaining with timeless style yet retaining a casual look so prominent in today's decors.  The thick, solid oak butcher block top will ensure decades of enjoyment, and is supported by a wrought iron base that includes elaborate scrollwork with a trident-shaped, scrolled...
$2,480
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Antique Rustic Butcher Block Wrought Iron Dessert Table

Antique Rustic Butcher Block Wrought Iron Dessert Table is the perfect choice for entertaining with timeless style yet retaining a casual look so prominent in today's decors.  The solid oak butcher block top will ensure decades of enjoyment, and is supported by a wrought iron base that include four twisted rod uprights connected with elaborate scrollwork...
$1,480
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Antique Rustic Wrought Iron and Butcher Block Bar Cart

Antique Rustic Wrought Iron and Butcher Block Bar Cart will make a charming addition to your entertainment room!  Fanciful wrought iron features a textured design, with a full depth turned handle supported by elegant scrolled mounts affixed to one end.  A twisted rod gallery rail encircles the perimeter of the top butcher block surface finished with...
$2,480
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85 Piece Antique Staffordshire Dinnerware Set

85 Piece Antique Staffordshire Dinnerware Set is an amazing collection that will add charm and color to your dining and entertaining experience!  With multiple scenes hand-engraved then reproduced in the transfer process in rich earth tone colors, the pattern is aptly named "Myotts Country Life".  Scenes include steeple chasing, fox hunting, and various...
$1,680
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Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze will make a charming addition to your bar, table or just as an intriguing display item.  Hand-thrown with a double handle, it was designed to dispense liquor for daily use or special occasions.  The hand-applied green glazing only adds to the visual appeal.Two more available as of this writing from...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze will make a charming addition to your bar, table or just as an intriguing display item.  Hand-thrown with a double handle, it was designed to dispense liquor for daily use or special occasions.  The hand-applied green glazing only adds to the visual appeal.Two more available as of this writing from...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze will make a charming addition to your bar, table or just as an intriguing display item.  Hand-thrown with a double handle, it was designed to dispense liquor for daily use or special occasions.  The hand-applied green glazing only adds to the visual appeal.Two more available as of this writing from...

Antique Rustic Grain Bowl

Antique Rustic Grain Bowl was hand-hewn out of a solid block of wood and is of an ancient design intended for multiple uses around the home and farm.  The well-worn appearance and charming patina make this an excellent choice as a centerpiece on the kitchen island, dining table, or perhaps as a festive holiday decoration.Circa late 1800sMasures 5H x 31W x...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Antique French Copper and Brass Tea Urn

Elegant Hand-Crafted 19th Century Copper & Cast Brass Tea Urn makes a great decor piece from the past! (not for use - display only). This great decorative item can also make a wonderful lamp.Circa 1890s. Measures 14.5H x 11.5W x 11.5D
$279   $798
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Vintage Flow Blue Ironstone Fruit Chiller by Victoria...

Vintage Flow Blue Ironstone Fruit Chiller by Victoria Ware is a wonderful find!  This particular design was intended to keep fresh fruit chilled and ready to eat right on the table.  Ice water would be placed in the vessel, and the fruit could sit in the upper bowl designed with drain holes to keep the fruit dry while keeping it chilled.  The upper insert...
$640   $1,280
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Antique Country French Walnut Pannetiere ~ Bread Box

Antique Country French Walnut Pannetiere ~ Bread Box is a splendid relic from a bygone era!  The original design was intended as a place to keep freshly baked bread, literally under lock and key, so that it would be available for lunch and dinner intact.  Back in the days of rural families baking their own bread daily, it was a chore that was tedious but...
$2,980
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Antique Country French Pannetiere ~ Bread Box

Antique Country French Pannetiere ~ Bread Box will make a delightful addition to any proper provincial decor!  The original design was intended as a place to keep freshly baked bread, literally under lock and key, so that it would be available for lunch and dinner intact.  Back in the days of rural families baking their own bread daily, it was a chore...
$2,480
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Antique French Grapevine Corkscrew by Alexis Lichine &...

Antique French Grapevine Corkscrew by Alexis Lichine & Co. of Bordeaux is the perfect gift for the wine connoisseur or collector in your family!  The handle is crafted from a gnarled cutting of seasoned grapevine, the perfectly appropriate medium for such a purpose!Circa mid-1900sMeasures 5H x 6.5W x 3D

19th Century Copper & Brass Tea Server

19th Century Copper & Brass Tea Server features a design inspired by ancient Greek amphora, with two graceful swan-neck handles, and a brass finial on top of the finely crafted lid.  Set on a square ball-footed base, it features a brass lion's head spigot.  The lid comes off to reveal a chimney, into which a lump or two of hot coal would be dropped to...
$680   $850
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19th Century Copper Cooking Mold

19th Century Copper Cooking MoldCirca 1880s Measures 4H x 10.5 in diameter

50 Piece Set of Antique Limoges China by JBT & Cie

50 Piece Set of Antique Limoges China by JBT & Cie features multiple pieces of assorted sizes.  Great for a starter set!  Crafted by master ceramicists, each piece has been carefully hand-painted and highlighted with gold which accentuates the rich blue, olive green and touch of cinnamon colors painted in an interesting stylized naturalistic pattern...

Antique Hand Forged Wrought Iron Pot Rack

Antique Hand Forged Wrought Iron Pot Rack will add Old World charm to the room, and is perfect for the kitchen or family area allowing one to create a decorative accent that is unique thanks to the objects that can be hung of a culinary or other nature.  One creative customer used a similar example over the baby's crib for a mobile!  Designed to literally...

Antique Hand Forged Wrought Iron Pot Rack

Antique Hand Forged Wrought Iron Pot Rack will add Old World charm to the room, and is perfect for the kitchen or family area allowing one to create a decorative accent that is unique thanks to the objects that can be hung of a culinary or other nature.  One creative customer used a similar example over the baby's crib for a mobile!  Designed to literally...

Antique 51 Piece Set of German Transferware by Geschutzt

Antique 51 Piece Set of German Transferware by Geschutzt is an elegant set that features naturalistic colors in a lovely floral pattern perfect for entertaining in style!Circa early 1900sMeasurements & specifics available upon request

Bacchus Silverplate Toasting Goblet by AlpaDur

Bacchus Silverplate Toasting Goblet by AlpaDur depicts a young God of Mirth with goat's legs forming the stem, created with wonderful detail with fully laden grapevines.  Perfect for extra-special occasions!  Made in Spain.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 5H x 4 in diameter

Antique English Walnut Chippendale Tea Warmer ~...

Antique English Walnut Chippendale Tea Warmer ~ Jardiniere is a fascinating ode to a bygone era!  Lovingly hand-carved from luxurious walnut imported from France, it features a stylized relief carving on the boldly scrolled legs that displays an obvious Baroque style influence.  Featuring cast brass handles on each side, it also sports a brass insert that...

19th Century Waffle Iron

19th Century Waffle Iron is a very interesting culinary artifact that the budding chef or gourmet in your family will love!  Note the spooled wooden handles. Circa 1870s Measures 16H x 6.5W
$102   $145
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19th Century French Old Paris - Vieux Paris Porcelain...

19th Century French Old Paris - Vieux Paris Porcelain Neoclassical Coffee PotWhat is known as Vieux Paris porcelain has been created by over 30 different artisan factories in Paris and the area surrounding the city, beginning in the 1700’s and continuing through the 1870s. Remarkably, this porcelain usually has no identifiable marks, but the delicate...

Large 19th Century Bronze Balance Scale

Large 19th Century Bronze Balance Scale is a wonderful example of European mercantile history!  Hand-crafted from solid bronze in an elaborate design to exude quality and refinement, it was intended for an upscale establishment that still required the weighing of its products for the purposes of assessing and selling in quantity.  Mounted upon a wooden...

Commercial Coffee Bean Dispenser (4 available- Sold EACH)

Commercial Coffee Bean Dispenser (4 available- Sold EACH), is a testament to the ingenuity of our ancestors, with an interesting dispenser with integral funnel that allows one to dispense measured portions of beans, or to use the handy scoop that resides in a custom-fitted mount just above that for larger purchases.  In more recent years these dispensers...

Antique Edwardien English Mahogany Bar - Tea Cart

Antique Edwardien Mahogany Bar - Tea Cart features shelf below and removable tray above!  In addition, two drop leaves provide a little added width when needed.  Perfect as a drink cart, as well.  Note the solid brass handles attached to the removable tray.  Subtle inlaid bordering accentuates the top and can be more readily seen when the tray is in use. ...
$1,980
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Antique Sterling Silver Martini Strainer and Spoon by...

Antique Sterling Silver Martini Strainer and Spoon by Christofle of France will make an elegant addition to your bar!  Christofle has been a maker of precious metal goods since 1830, and still in business today offering a wide variety of luxury home goods.  This set is of traditional design, perfect for mixing the perfect martini with style.Circa...
$1,280
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Pair Mid-Century Plate Warmers

Pair Mid-Century Plate Warmers Circa 1960 Measures 3H x 11W x 7D
$149   $198
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Antique Swedish Painted Serving Tray

Antique Swedish Painted Serving Tray is a colorful way to entertain your guests in style! Circa early 1900s Measures
$103   $129
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19th Century French Neoclassical Vieux Paris 33 pc....

19th Century French Neoclassical Vieux Paris 33 pc. Tea Set is a wonderful example of fine French porcelains produced during the Belle Epoque!  Crafted in classic designs that date back many centuries, each possesses a dignified elegance that will refine your entertaining experience.  Hand-painted gold accents include spouts, horzintal border trim, and...
$2,480
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Antique Wooden Grain Bowl

Antique Wooden Grain Bowl was carved from a single block of beechwood and used for a wide variety of tasks around the farm. Circa early 1900s Measures ???

Mid-Century Modern Brass & Glass Bar Cart

Mid-Century Modern Brass & Glass Bar Cart makes the perfect addition to your entertaining room!  Set on spoked wheels on one end and roller wheels on the other, it is easily moved to any part of the room for ease in serving.  Perfect for desserts, drinks, or appetizers, it allows your guests and family to relax in one comfortable room and enjoy...
$3,780
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Antique English Mahogany Tea and Dessert Serving Table...

Antique English Mahogany Tea and Dessert Serving Table ~ Cabinet is a specialty item that is not nearly common enough!  Hand-crafted from exotic imported mahogany, the casework includes glass on all four sides, with the two long sides being hinged to drop-down parallel to the interior surface to create a very functional serving scenario, with the doors...
$2,980
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Antique Iron Cage Wine Bottle Rack

Antique Iron Cage Wine Bottle Rack is the perfect choice for a wine connoisseur or a restaurant owner!  Designed to hold up to 150 bottles, it was constructed of steel and has seen at least two painted finishes in its lifetime so far.  The front gates hook over the top and can be secured with a hasp lock if so desired.  The back includes integral tabs...
$1,313   $1,750
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19th Century French Brass & Copper Water Pot

19th Century French Brass & Copper Water Pot was hand hammered and rivited in early 1800's.  Great patina with hand-made details to last for generation .Circa 1840s Measures 16.5H x 16W x 12D
$198   $248
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Antique Hand-Painted Ironstone Tobacco Jar

Antique Hand-Painted Ironstone Tobacco Jar is a fascinating find, indeed!  Even if one does not use tobacco, it makes a great storage container for tea, sundry kitchen items and what-nots.  Embossed around the perimeter are medieval motifs including a pride of lions taking down a bull, and a couple of well-dressed noblemen out falcon hunting with their...

Antique Pewter Tobacco Jar

Antique Pewter Tobacco Jar is a fascinating find, indeed!  Even if one does not use tobacco, it makes a great storage container for tea, sundry kitchen items and what-nots.  Fitted with a single hinge, the turned pewter lid sports a porcelain knob at its center, held by a nut and star washer inside.  The cylinder of the jar is beautifully embossed with a...

19th Century Flemish Pewter Chocolate Pot

19th Century Flemish Pewter Chocolate Pot was created during the ascendancy of the popularity of chocolate, and many would say the popularity has only increased in ensuing centuries!  Cleverly designed for the bulk of the liquid chocolate to be concentrated at the base of the vessel for keeping warm, and therefore remaining liquid, this ingenious...

18th Century Copper & Brass Saucepot with Handle

18th Century Copper & Brass Saucepot with Handle is a marvelous relic from a bygone era!  Meant for an affluent family's kitchen, it was designed to produce a goodly amount of sauce, perhaps even chocolate in nature, for embellishing a fine meal.  The brass base proved to be more durable than copper, but copper was used for the main cylinder of the...

19th Century Hand-Hammered Copper Pot with Riveted...

19th Century Hand-Hammered Copper Pot with Riveted Seams & Handles will make a perfect decorative accent for any rustic or Country French decor.  Formed from solid copper, it features a copper handle held with loops that are hammered and riveted to the sides.  The side is formed from one sheet wrapped around into a cylinder then riveted together.  A...

19th Century French Copper Souffle Form

19th Century French Copper Souffle Form would be easily recognized by any gourmet cook, but is still considered a rarity today.  We just happen to have three from the same collection in stock as this missive is written, if you act fast!  Each was hand formed from solid copper then fitted with handles for flipping, each handle being riveted and soldered to...

19th Century French Copper Souffle Form

19th Century French Copper Souffle Form would be easily recognized by any gourmet cook, but is still considered a rarity today.  We just happen to have three from the same collection in stock as this missive is written, if you act fast!  Each was hand formed from solid copper then fitted with handles for flipping, each handle being riveted and soldered to...

Antique French Palissy Majolica Serving Platter

Antique French Palissy Majolica Serving Platter is an exquisite example of the genre, very well preserved and resplendent with jewel tones on a rich background creating a very decorative effect.  Resting upon various aquatic and water-loving plants, one can see crawfish, frogs, escargots and at the center, a serpent intertwined in a complex figure eight...
$3,700
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19th Century French Barbotine Covered Asparagus Server...

19th Century French Barbotine Covered Asparagus Server with Matching Platter by Keller & Guerin is another rare find, to be sure!  Surviving together for over a century, each still displays rich coloration thanks to the proprietary painting and glazing methods by the well-known French ceramic masters at Keller & Guerin.  Note the server bottom for...
$2,480
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Antique French Majolica Asparagus Plate by Salins...

Antique French Majolica Asparagus Plate by Salins will make a splendid addition to your collection!  Depicting green and lavender-colored tips of white asparagus on a foliate leaf with a berry, the hand-painted colorations add a special visual touch, enriched by the final glaze.The earthenware producer Salins was established in 1857 in Salins-les-Bains in...

19th Century French Longchamp Barbotine Asparagus Dish...

19th Century French Longchamp Barbotine Asparagus Dish with Matching Platter is a rare find, indeed!  Surviving together for over a century, each still displays rich coloration thanks to the proprietary painting and glazing methods by the well-known French ceramic masters at Longchamp.  Note the cradle for the vegetables has holes to allow excess water to...

Mid-Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Platter by Boch ~...

Mid-Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Platter by Boch ~ La Louviere is a wonderful example of traditional craftsmanship produced by talented artisans who painstakingly hand-painted the background and foliate motifs in the circular pattern around the perimeter of this lovely platter.  The two handles were accented in gold as well for a finishing touch. ...

19th Century French Copper Egg Poacher

19th Century French Copper Egg Poacher will make a charming decorative accent!Circa 1870sMeasures 2H x 10 in diameter

19th Century Country French Walnut Pannetiere ~ Breadbox

19th Century Country French Walnut Pannetiere ~ Breadbox was considered essential to any well-appointed home back in the days before supermarkets and ordering groceries online!  Every day the family would be obliged to produce their own bread from scratch, using the breadbox or petrin for preparation of the dough.  Once the bread was baked, the...
$2,480
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19th Century Black Forest Hand Carved Liqueur Stand...

19th Century Black Forest Hand Carved Liqueur Stand with Original Glass was meant to adorn the library or office, even perhaps the living or drawing room, and provide a top-notch touch of spirits usually partaken after a meal.  Hand-scuplted from indigenous oak, it includes serving glasses and a lidded decanter for the enjoyment of your repast.Circa...
$1,980
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19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt blue...

Antique Copper Milk Can

Antique Copper Milk Can is a reminder of a bygone era, when fresh milk was delivered by horse cart then by delivery truck to the cities, where it was then dispensed in glass bottles for sale or delivery.  Sturdy copper milk cans like this one were designed to be durable under rigorous daily handling conditions, and still last for years.  Note the...

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter by David...

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter by David Methven & Sons will make a fantastic addition to your serving dinnerware! The intricate pattern includes a complex border around the perimeter with two separate scenes depicting equestrian activities in front of an impressive castle, surrounded by borders, patterns, and flora.  The center is adorned...

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter in purple and white makes a wonderful serving piece as well as a decorative accent! The intricate pattern includes a complex border around the perimeter with two separate scenes depicting equestrian activities in front of an impressive castle, surrounded by borders, patterns, and flora.  The center is adorned...

Antique Gilded Limoges Teapot by Giraud

Antique Gilded Limoges Teapot by Giraud is a classic example of the extraordinary and luxurious porcelains created by the maker in the Limoges region of France where the traditions of the ceramic crafts go back to the late 1700s.  This example features a pleated surface like gathered fabric, with a lid fitted with a knob that depicts a rose bud.  The...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered Tureen with Platter is a stunning example of the exquisite porcelains that were produced during the period by master ceramicists.  The stately neoclassical form of the tureen is enhanced by the painted detailing in gold, including the handles on both sides, the finial atop the lid, and bordering around the...

Antique Hand-Painted Earthenware Jug

Antique Hand-Painted Earthenware Jug was hand-thrown from local clays then given a glaze on top of which cobalt blue was deftly hand-painted to create a stylized naturalistic theme.  Natural corks were used as stoppers, and such vessels were used to contain a wide variety of comestibles.Circa early 1900sMeasures 10.5H x 8.5W x 8D

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt...

Mid-Century Dolphin Liqueur Decanter with Cobalt Blue...

Mid-Century Dolphin Liqueur Decanter with Cobalt Blue Glass Tail Stoppers are a truly unusual find!  The two dolphins are joined together at the fins, with opposing fins used to stabilize the sculpture.  Formed with a special pressed glass technique, the dolphin form has been celebrated in France since the first millennium.  Two of your favorite cordials...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered Serving Dish is a stunning example of the exquisite porcelains that were produced during the period by master ceramicists.  The bold Baroque form of the tureen is enhanced by the painted detailing, primarily in gold, but also featuring floral bouquets on all four faces of the lid.  The handle on top is...

18th Century French Pewter Pitcher

18th Century French Pewter Pitcher is an elaborately decorated example of fine craftsmanship in everyday items, using techniques that were passed down from generation to generation!  Crafted from pewter, which is 92% tin, a metal valued for its compatibility with culinary items, the design starts with a domed and hinged cap with stylized shell motifs in a...
$1,290
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