TRIVETOLOGY

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

The WAPAK sad iron stand

If you have a copy of Esther Berner’s book A Collector’s Guide To Pressing Irons and Trivets (1977) you will find at least two instances where she associates the Wapak … Continue reading

November 1, 2021

Firebar and bracketed trivets

The following page originally appeared in The Kenrick Catalogue of 1876. The image below, shared with permission, is from the 1986 softbound version of the catalog published by Tharston Press. Archibald … Continue reading

March 15, 2020

The Iron Art Company, Philipsburg, NJ

The Iron Art Company of Phillipsburg, New Jersey was in business from 1959 1954 to 1989 (see Update below). It was a major distributor of cast iron products in the 1950’s … Continue reading

June 1, 2019

Robert Emig Products, Reading, PA

Front cover of the 1968 Emig catalog Robert Emig Products of Reading, Pennsylvania was a distributor of decorative metalware. Contracts were signed with independent foundries to create the castings; Emig … Continue reading

April 15, 2019
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