(1) Appears to be a form of 'plow-plane' , or 'old woman's tooth. It's purpose is to plough a deep, narrow groove.(2)Boxwood (and iron) snuff rasp, or rapee, or possibly to grind nutmeg. French, Eighteenth century.(3)Snuffbox, possibly in jade. Late eighteenth century. French ?(4)Blacksmith or jeweller's swage/anvil. 18th/10th century. European.(5)Four Scottish snuff mulls, all silver mounted, all dating from the early, to mid 19th century.(6) Two bronze mirrors - early.(7)Iron, silver inlay, pastry cutter. 18th/19th century.(8) Not sure, possibly a form of spinning wheel tinder lighter.(9)Dentist's chair for child. 19th/20th century.(10) Unusual saltglaze, pewter mounted (see lid). Can't remember the name of the face on the neck of the jug. This one is quite early (probably 17th century, and probably Germanic.(11) Treadle fret saw, 19th century.(12) Nice piece of carved ivory. 19th/20th century.(13)Salt glaze snuff jar. Dutch. Dated 1767.(14) Two (not a pair) iron prick spurs. 14th/15th century. North European.
1. Stanley 2314-1 router-plane prototype for performing as you describe, Mike. (I prefer your more generic and colloquial names.)2. claims to be fruit-wood and as you say French c.1730 with silver swivel and latch.3. Yes, from the Hermitage.4. Shipyard swaging block. 5. As you say, Mike.6. Egyptian razor and mirror 18th dynasty (1479-1473 BC)7. As you say, Mike.8. Sorry ~ a rather fuzzy screw-chuck9. Came out of a barber's shop (don't recall dentists being so considerate in those days)10. see reply to next comment.11. I think you may be right, Mike, but it was catalogued as an industrial sewing machine. (definition isn't good enough to be sure if it holds a needle or a blade.12. Dieppe carved ivory needle-case c.180013. & 14. puffik
P.s. Number 10. Ann has just remembered. This is a Bellarmine jug, as the face on the front of the jug is supposed to be that of Cardinal Bellarmine.
Yes, well done Ann. Also known as a bartmann jug (German for "bearded-man")I believe they were named for Cardinal Roberto Bellarmino (1542-1621), an outspoken opponent of Protestantism.