TRIVETOLOGY

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

Trivets celebrating Field-Marshal Earl Roberts

Postcard of Field-Marshal Earl Roberts (J. Beagles & Co., 1902) Field-Marshal Earl Frederick Sleigh Roberts (1832 ~ 1914) was a British career soldier and one of the most respected commanders … Continue reading

May 1, 2017

Ornate 1867 Victorian firebar trivet

This ornate trivet from Great Britain is one of my favorites because the design is so intricate and beautiful. It would have attached to a parlor stove or fireplace firebar … Continue reading

December 8, 2016

Victorian trivets with mottos

Trivets with mottos date to the 1880s and reflect the Victorian obsession with inspirational quotes and scriptural passages. You may be familiar with the Victorian Mottoes of punch paper embroidery, … Continue reading

October 30, 2016

Minton tile trivet with inked Rd diamond for 1876

This interesting antique trivet was in my collection for years before being sold this weekend to another collector. The 8 1/2″ square brass trivet frame is unpolished with original patina; … Continue reading

October 17, 2016

Antique Metalware Society 25th Anniversary Exhibition

The Antique Metalware Society’s 25th Anniversary Exhibition is now online! Over 100 objects are exhibited; all come from members’ collections or reflect their research. The exhibition is also a wider … Continue reading

July 7, 2016

British trivets, circa 1908

I recently purchased this catalog page which was taken from the 1908 Crowden & Garrod Catalog, London. After taking a closer look at the designs I realized I have several … Continue reading

April 15, 2016
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