TRIVETOLOGY

Collecting, cleaning, displaying, researching, and appreciating TRIVETS and related go-withs!

Sad iron stand with eagle and snake imagery

This handsome sad iron stand is a favorite of mine. Although the designer, artist and foundry are unknown, it’s most likely an American casting. The prominent sprue mark on the … Continue reading

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The 71st Highland Light Infantry trivet

This is an interesting antique brass trivet from the United Kingdom. It commemorates the 71st (Scottish) Highland Light Infantry. As the history of this regiment is complicated, please refer to … Continue reading

January 15, 2023

The Bradley Good Luck Iron Stand

This is a very nice example of the scarce Bradley Patent sad iron stand. It was likely an advertising piece for their uniquely designed horseshoe. Let’s explore the origins of … Continue reading

October 2, 2022

Royalty trivets by Parkray of England

RIP Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Mountbatten-Windsor, 1926-2022 Since today marks the funeral and burial of Queen Elizabeth II, it seems appropriate to share a trivet commemorating her life and service. ● … Continue reading

September 19, 2022

The Manley-style trivet with a handle

I have a circular E R Manley trivet in my collection and it’s a lovely, intricate design. You can read about it in my previous blog post E R Manley … Continue reading

September 1, 2022

The Frank Sahd trivet

I recently discovered (and purchased) this interesting trivet on eBay. Here are the details: ● On the front: COLUMBIA PA  ANTIQUES  FRANK SAHD ● Unsigned on the reverse. ● Measures … Continue reading

August 16, 2022

A Canadian IOOF horseshoe plaque trivet

The majority of horseshoe plaque trivets date from the late 1800’s through the early 1900’s, paralleling a period when fraternal orders were at their peak of popularity around the world. … Continue reading

August 12, 2022

Mechanical cards with an ironing theme!

Mechanical greeting cards feature a heavy card stock with an embedded ring that allows the card layers to rotate. Vintage cards printed in the USA date to the 1950s. Others … Continue reading

July 31, 2022

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