Antique Forged Iron Spade Tip Spatula with Heart Cut-outs and Wooden Handle
Description: A beautiful antique wood handled spade tip spatula. The tip as well as the rod are made of iron. The tip is perforated with three heart-shaped holes and the rod is tubular in shape and then flattened where it meets the spade-shaped flat tip. The rod ends at a wooden handle having a nonferrous ring at the end. This is a great looking high quality antique kitchen implement or tool which seldom come by and would make a great addition to any collection. Please carefully review photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain, but most likely mid to late 1800s.
Origin: Purchased at an antiques auction in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Size: The spatula measures ~16 1/4" long with the tip being ~3 3/4" long and ~3" at its widest. The piece weighs about 5.5 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A nice well made kitchen utensil that is very good looking and would be a great addition to any collection.
Condition: The spatula is in very good used condition with no cracks or repairs. It has some scratches, some pitting, and minor signs of oxidation/rust commensurate with its age and utilitarian function. The handle is intact and the wood shows some of the grain and displays a nice age patina. The entire piece has a beautiful look and a nice age patina. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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