We have an "Ivy Perfect" Cookstove in our den. It's wonderful for making pots of chili and soup on a winter day. The heat from the fire box takes the chill of of the room. A large water kettle adds humidity to the dry air. Fantastic biscuits and pizzas are baked in the wood stove.
The small Tilestove is a woodstove with a Corten® steel frame and an exterior of ceramic tiles by Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum. The ceramic tiles provides a steady distribution of the heat radiated by the steel interior. The stoves’ size and smoke-channel diameter of 130mm make it ideal for kitchens or utility rooms with a small chimney.
An antique Danish butterfly stove, originally carved in wood by pattern makers, and then cast at the Nyborg Foundry on Jutland in Denmark, around 1910. Covered in dragonflies and moths, a frog, a few snakes, and one butterfly.
Wood Cook Stove; At the dawn of the 20th century, the beautifully ornamented wood and coal range was the heart of the home, and around it revolved the life of the entire family. These wood and coal fired stoves for cooking and heating have been in use since the 1880's.
The original Perfect coal-powered stove that was in our kitchen. This puppy had to run 24 hours a day. Photo is dated 1949, though I have no idea when this was removed. Check out the address on the doors - 234 Water Street, NY. Think they're still making cast iron stoves at that address?
Sougland-Aisne Stored Heat Cook Stove. France c. 1890. This extremely rare and striking Sougland-Aisne stored heat cooker is a work of outstanding design. This Art Nouveau-period cast iron stove could either be fired with charcoal or wood, and has three "burners" on top with covers and concentric registers to fit different sizes of cooking pots, as well as to provide different levels of heat. The stove also features two ovens almost certainly kept at different temperatures, two warming…
Just picked up one of these old stoves at a thrift store for a steal, but it needs a fresh coat of paint to look this good. We'll install it in the Hideaway sometime before next fall. I'm eager to try slow-cooking a pot of stew on top!