Suz Prim & Simple Antiques

Sue Turner | Janesville, Iowa | 319-240-8734 |

Hello and welcome to "Suz Prim & Simple" where I strive to offer you the best in Early American country / primitive antiques, attic and painted surface treen, folk art, textiles, stoneware, Colonial olds and vintage goods. I collect what I love and will only sell what I know to be true. I started dragging old stuff out of my grandparents attic some 44 years ago and have never stopped the hunt for that next amazing piece !! I'm now selling my brick and morter shop inventory and parts of my personal collection. Call or contact me by email with your requests.... I prefer PayPal but will accept a check or money order. Prices do not include shipping. I hold auctions on my Facebook site of the same name "Suz Prim & Simple" and use it as a discussion forum as well....please stop in for a visit.

Solid 19th C Cheese / Pantry Box

Measuring 11 1/2" in diameter X 9 1/2" in height, this is a very well constructed pine box! It has a heavy solid wood lid and base with veneered pine around the circumference and a banded base....old nail construction. it is a beautiful, original surface, knotty pine piece for the middle of your stack.

Price: 95.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-30 06:55pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware

Large Solid 19th C Cheese / Pantry Box

Measuring 15 1/2" in diameter X 13 1/2" in height, this is a very well constructed pine box! It has a heavy solid wood lid and base with veneered pine around the circumference and a banded base....old nail construction. it is a beautiful, original surface, knotty pine piece for the bottom of your stack.

Price: 195.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-30 02:52pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware

18th C Wooden Finger Lap Bucket

In original and amazing condition this great bucket / keg measures 9 1/2" tall. It has finger lapped bands around a staved body with lid...solid and tight. All original...

Price: $210.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-20 05:05pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware

Primitive 18th C Wooden Canteen

18th C Wooden Canteen / keg / barrell with iron bands and removable lid. It is slightly loose but solid with bands and lid in postion.

Price: 125.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-20 04:56pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware

Pair of 18th C Walnut Candle Sticks Holders

In original attic surface I offer this pair of 18th C candle sticks. The surface shows what you would expect of original varnish bubbling and candle wax which I have left alone. The stick is pegged to the base....a really great example of early lighting.

Price: $180.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-20 03:44pm EDT | Tags : Lighting

19th C Iron Heart Rush Light & Candle Holder

Amazing iron rush light, candle holder with a heart shaped base in wonderful condition...circa 1830.

Price: 385.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-20 02:35pm EDT | Tags : Lighting

1889 - 1892 Blood / Boult Nutmeg Grater

From my collection of Nutmeg Graters I offer this example created / patented between 1889 & 1892 by A.J. Blood. The nutmeg was placed in the wooden tube and the lid with a grater attached to one end to hold it in place was positioned and turned down, then drawn across the tin grater. Great example, please see pictures for details.

Price: Sold - Thankyou

2017-Mar-10 07:10pm EST | Tags : Hearth & Kitchen

1877 The Rajah or Chirstmas Nutmeg Grater - Hughes

This example from my collection of Nutmeg graters was patented in 1877 by J.R. Hughes. The nutmeg is place between the spring loaded wooden pusher and the grater turned with the attached handle. Please see pictures for details.

Price: Sold - Thankyou

2017-Mar-10 05:21pm EST | Tags : Hearth & Kitchen

1904 Brass Western Electric Candlestick Telephone

329W brass Western Electric candlestick telephone...patent applied for dated Sept. 13, 1904 (earliest date for Western Electric and most desirable). Brass and bakelite parts are in excellent and original condition.

Price: 285.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-07 01:19pm EST | Tags : General

1864 "Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary"

Offering a HUGE (8 1/2" X 11") book, leather bound with hundreds of original photogravures. Translated from the original French of the Abbe Orsini by Mrs. J. Sadlier. There is some spotting and minor binding wear but truely in very good condition. There are other translations but this is the first edition and original translation.

Price: 250.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-07 12:38pm EST | Tags : Books

Alphabet Spelling Toy Dtd. Feb 16, 1886

Wooden slide alphabet with patent date Feb. 16, 86 on the front. All letters slide around in grooves to practice spelling. All there and in excellent condition.... 3/4" thick X 9" X 13".

Price: Sold - Thankyou

2017-Mar-07 11:58am EST | Tags : Toys

Early 1800' Morter & Pestle in Original Blue Paint

Diminutive in size the morter measures in at 2 1/2" X 4 1/2" and the pestle at 5 1/2" in length...this piece came from a Pennsylvania estate. It is everything right, worn in the right places and the paint is bright and beautiful blue (almost turqoise). Please see the pictures for further details.

Price: Sold - Thankyou

2017-Mar-07 10:33am EST | Tags : Woodenware

Extra Large Primitive Rolling Pin

Measuring 4" in diameter X 28" long this amazing handmade primitive is made of solid walnut and rolls freely on an iron rod running through the handles. There are the normal minor splits in the wood you expect from a 'needful' 200 years old.

Price: $95 + shipping

2017-Mar-03 02:48pm EST | Tags :

Cupid at Rest & Cupid Waiting 1890 Photo Prints

Original photo shop prints of the same little girl that did Parkinsons Cupid Awake and Asleep, these are each 5 X 7 prints, matted and assembled into an antique frame. These are not the often found Awake and Asleep although they are the same girl who posed for them....these are not often found, especially in such wonderful condition.

Price: $155 + shipping

2017-Mar-03 02:07pm EST | Tags : Photos/Prints

Primitive Pine Cutlery Tray

This is a truly primitive hand carved cutlery tray with traces of the original green paint. Square nail construction with later nails added to reinforce. These are great for displaying smalls and seasonal decorations !!

Price: $65 + shipping

2017-Mar-03 01:15pm EST | Tags : Woodenware

Tall Blue & White Graniteware Pitcher

In wonderful condition this pitcher in in blue and white 'chicken wire' design, very sought after pattern. It dates to the late 19th early 20th C and has some small areas of rust, but no chipping or cracking...... please check all pictures for condition.

Price: $95 + shipping

2017-Mar-03 12:44pm EST | Tags : Granitware

Old Handthrown Pottery Planter w/ Blue Sponging

In amazing condition for a hand thrown piece of 100 year old pottery, this piece has the darkest blue sponging all over the surface. 7 1/2" diameter X 6" high, no chips or cracks in the body....there is a turkey foot in the bottom under the tray that I believe happened when the potter attached the tray. He put a layer of clay down and sealed it....I filled it with water and it doesn't leak. No indication of who made this great piece.

Price: SOLD

2017-Mar-03 12:16pm EST | Tags : Pottery

19th C Burned and Chip Carved Square Plate

This is an amazing example of burned chip carving featuring grape leaves (carved through) and incised grapes. The base is attached with extremely hard to find nails, the sides appear to be one piece under magnification. 10" square at the top X 6 1/2" at the base. I purchased this many years ago on Ruby Lane's site.

Price: $225 + shipping

2017-Mar-03 11:51am EST | Tags : Woodenware

19th C Hand Carved Cutlery Tray w/ Heart

This piece is really beautiful walnut hand carved cutlery tray, all square nailed w/ an amazing finish. This would have been made for someone from money, the wood is like silk, wonderfully constructed. 9 1/4" X 15 1/2" X 9 1/2" high

Price: $205.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-02 12:48pm EST | Tags : Woodenware

Short Staved Wooden Bucket Heart Handles

Very early staved pine bucket, one iron band w/ hand cut hearts in the handles. 9 1/2" diameter X 5" high to lip, 9" to top of handle. Tight, square nail construction.

Price: SOLD - thankyou

2017-Mar-02 12:48pm EST | Tags : Woodenware

Dated 1758 Painted Table Chopping Box

This is a fantastic chopping box that has all the bells and whistles! The box is early, 18th century, dated 1758 on the inside and outside lid. It has fabulous old if not original paint decoration. The base paint is a wonderful red and the decoration is done in black and yellow/mustard. The table box also has wonderful early construction. This includes four turned feet, four iron corner guards with tulip shapes, hand dovetailing, wooden pegs, hand wrought iron nails, and all original hardware that includes a heart escutcheon. On the inside of the box is a handled blade that was used for chopping. The box is a wonderful size that wood fit on a table measuring 13” long, 17” long to handle, 10 ¾” wide and 6 ½” tall. A fantastic early piece!

Price: $699.00 + shipping

2017-Mar-02 09:10am EST | Tags : Woodenware

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