Baker & Co. Antiques
High quality Country Americana antiques for sale on the Internet. For over 30 years, Baker & Co. Antiques specializes in country furniture, small accessories in old original paint, folk art, quilts, hooked rugs, samplers, rag dolls, early lighting, stoneware, baskets and much more. Many of the items come from frequent buying trips on the east coast as well as contacts on the west coast. In the August 2000 issue of Country Home magazine the Baker & Co. website at http://www.bakercoantiques.com was rated the #6 country website in the nation. Owner, Tom Baker, always welcomes visitors whether in person at selected shows or online! We accept personal checks, money orders, major credit cards, and PayPal. Baker & Co. Antiques has a satisfaction guaranteed policy. We understand how difficult it is to buy from pictures and written descriptions. Therefore, we have a standing policy for website purchases: customers may return items, in the same condition as they are received, within 72 hours of delivery for a full refund less cost of shipping, handling & insurance. No excuses needed!
19th Century. Small Cast Iron House Bank building in original yellow and red paint. Very good condition except for an old screw replacement on back. Measures 4” tall by 3 1/4” wide by 2 1/2” deep.
19th Century. New York State Hudson River Valley origin. This group of three early kitchen utilitarian implements include a little stoneware bean pot with an Albany slip glaze and a homemade carved pine wood lid. Old sticker on bottom states it was found in Claverack NY. Came from the estate of Joan Watkins, daughter of Lura Watkins, author of “Early New England Potters and Their Wares”. An important reference book on pottery. In excellent condition and measures only 4 1/4” high by 4” across the bottom. A small wooden noodle rolling pin with a nice dark patina. In very good condition. Measures 12” long. And an unusually shaped hand carved and chamfered edge pine wood butter worker paddle with a nice mellow patina. In very good condition. Measures 7 3/4” long by 3” wide.
18th to early 19th century. Maine origin. Hand wrought iron heart shaped trivet with penny feet and a rat tail handle. In excellent condition. Measures 8 1/2” long by 5” wide.
19th Century. From Upstate NY. Hand carved from maple wood. This wooden scoop has great patina and worn smoothed wear. In very good condition. Measures 11 1/4” long by 4 1/2” wide.
Early 19th century. Vermont origin. Sweet miniature six board pine wood chest blanket box with Gabriel heart cutout boot jack ends. In original green paint and square nailed construction. With a nice and unusual very slight dome top lid with a beaded edge. The original snipe hinges have been replaced with leather strap hinges. Wonderful worn wear with a little very early patch to a hole in the bottom. Measures Only 12 1/2” long by 6 1/4” deep by 9 1/2” high.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
Early 19th century. Found in Upstate NY near Vermont border. Hand carved pine wood tape loom with the incised initials “R.P.” And date “1829” on handle. Beautiful untouched patina and minor wear. Measures 16 1/2” high by 7 3/4” wide.
18th to very early 19th century. Upstate NY Hudson River Valley origin. Wrought Iron Spatula with a Rat Tail Handle. In excellent condition. Measures 13” long.
19th Century. Found in Upstate NY. Small ceramic pitcher with red, white, and blue bands and gold leaf stars. Very patriotic. May be a presentation pitcher of some type. In excellent condition. Measures 3” tall.
19th Century. Found in Upstate NY. Small nicely bell shaped iron dough scraper. All original with untouched surface and in excellent condition. Measures 4 1/2” long by 3 1/2” high.
19th Century. New England origin. Large stuffed strawberry pincushion with a few as found with pins. Nice red wool homespun fabric with yellow stitched seeds and a green felt wool top. Very folky and in very good condition. Measures 4 1/2” long.
19th Century. Found in Ohio. Finely turned miniature Peaseware covered treen jar container with wire hinges and swing wire handle. All original with nutty brown patina. Does have one crack on cover. Stands only 3” high, 4” with handle up.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
Early 20th century. Small pewter ice cream mold with floral motif. All original and in good condition. Measures 4” long by 2 3/4” wide, closed.
19th Century. New England origin. Pine wood in an original dry green painted surface. Nicely shaped tombstone top with hanging hole showing honest usage. Storage box has a lift lid with original hardware and closure hook. Wonderful wear and in excellent condition. Measures 22 1/2” tall by 9 1/2” wide. Storage box measures 9 1/2” wide by 4 1/2” deep by 6” high in front and 7 1/2” high in back.
19th Century. New England origin. Nice cone shaped tin dipper with an untouched patina surface. With handing holes in top. In excellent condition. Measures 14” long.
Early to mid 19th century. From New England. Slaw cutter with nicely large lollipop top handle. Made from walnut wood and all original with an untouched surface. Nice patina and oxidation. Well worn hanging hole. Measures 19” long by 7 1/2” wide.
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19th Century. Found in Upstate NY. Well worn red velvet strawberry pincushion on a milk glass base. Stands 9” tall by 4 3/4” across the bottom.
18th to early 19th century. New England origin. Iron hogscraper candlestick with cleated base, finger chair hook, and working push up tab. Stands 6” tall by 3 3/4” across base.
19th Century. Northeast America origin. Handmade miniature wooden wallpapered box with cutout papered white hearts on blue paper background. Decorated on all four sides and on the top. Top lifts up with a tiny pull. Interior is papered white. In excellent condition. Measures only 4” long by 3” wide by 2 1/2” high.
19th Century. New England origin. Pair of Pantry Boxes both in original blueberry blue paint. Both in very good condition with nice smooth wear from many years of handling. Bottom pantry box measures 7 1/4” across top by 7” across bottom by 3 1/2” high. Top pantry box measures 6” across top by 5 3/4” across bottom by 2 1/8” high.
Early 19th century. Made by the Filley Tin Shop in Lansingburg (Troy) NY. Nice strong and bold freehand decoration in paint colors of red, green, yellow and white on a black background. In very good condition. Stands 8” high by 4 1/4” across bottom.
19th Century. New England origin. Small homemade pocket cloth rag doll. Dressed in blue calico dress, natural colored bonnet with lace, lace shawl, and natural colored undergarments. Penciled face. In very good condition. Measures only 6” tall.
18th to very early 19th century. New England origin. Nice hand carved chestnut wood scoop. Great patina and smooth wear from usage. Measures 9” long by 4” wide.
19th Century. New England origin. Smaller sized flat top poplar wooden box with original iron hinges and lock. Original black background paint with original polka dot painted decoration in mustard and salmon red. Decorated on all five sides. In very good condition with minor nice wear. Measures 11” long by 6 1/2” wide by 5 1/2” high.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Smaller sized folding book style checker gameboard in original mustard and Spanish brown paint with black pinstriping and polka dot decoration. Square nailed construction. Mustard painted interior for checkers. In very good condition with some edge wear. Measures 16 1/2” by 8 1/4”, opened, by 11” by 8 1/4”, closed.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Graphic geometric wallpaper on paper pressed board. Does have wear but is still nice and solid with one early reinforcement mend. With an unique added flax twine handle. Nice smaller oval but almost round size. Measures 12” long by 11” wide by 10” high.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Blue and natural colored linen homespun towel that shows much warmth and character from wear. Measures 18 1/4” across from selvage to selvage by 18 1/2” long from hand stitched edge to hand stitched edge.
Early to mid 19th century. New England origin. Double sided single wooden board tombstone shaped blackboard in original black paint. Probably used by a merchant or tavern. Nice smaller size with wonderful wear. Measures 19” tall by 10 1/2” wide.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Nice pine wood and square nailed constructed carrier, tote, knife box in a original thick blue green painted surface. With nice wear and patina. Canted sides. Measures 13” long by 10” wide by 3 3/4” high.
19th Century. Round hand carved “Bread” with flower and leaf decoration. Maple wood. Has the best hand rubbed wear, mellow patina and feel with the slightest of warp from age dryness. What makes it even better there is a very old hanger tacked by square nails on the back for hanging on the wall. Obviously this breadboard was cherished by someone long ago. It has so much warmth and character. In very good condition, measures about 11 1/4” in diameter.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
19th Century. Hudson River Valley, New York State origin. Splint swing handle basket in the best dry original salmon painted surface with nice expected wear. Double wrapped weaved rim and Demi-John bottom. Probably used as an apple basket. Some missing weavers at bottom but not noticeable when basket is sitting. Measures 15” to 13” out of round diameter by 8 1/4” high, 16” high with swing handle up.
19th Century. Pennsylvania origin. Double sided, with more wear on one side from weathering more, single board pine wooden “ROOMS STONE HOUSE, S.R.ELWYN” hanging sign with breadboard ends. Nice original dry painted surface. With original iron loop hanger hooks and wire. Has the greatest look! Measures 26” long by 11” high by 3/4” thick.
Early 20th century. New England origin. Made from single pine wood board. With original blue painted imitation breadboard ends on each end and on both sides. Nice patina and wear. Measures only 8 1/2” long by 5 1/2” wide. In very good condition.
Early 20th century. New England origin. Nice small size blue with white trim hand knitted wool children’s mittens. Wear with a few small holes. Each measure 5 1/2” long.
19th Century. New England origin. Nice plumb strawberry pincushion made from red wool homespun, green wool felt, and yellow thread stitched seeds. Hard stuffed with sawdust. Found with many pins displayed in curious ways. Does have some wear. Measures 4” tall by 3 1/2” wide at base.
New England origin. Signed “BL” and dated “1851”. Small naive polychrome watercolor painting of fruit, including watermelons, in a pedestal compote. In original period lemon gilt pine wood frame. In excellent condition. Measures 8 1/4” wide by 7 1/8” high, framed, and 5 1/8” wide by 4” high, sight.
Early 20th century. Pennsylvania origin. Nice sweet blue and white striped cotton doll dress with all its buttons. Measures just over 8” in length. In very good condition.
19th Century. New England origin. Colorful hand knitted wool mittens. Measure 11 1/2” long. In very good condition with nice normal wear and fading.
18th Century. Found in an early Ticonderoga NY home. Tin double wick whale oil lamp with saucer base and loop finger handle. Nice untouched original oxidized patina. Stands 7” tall and saucer measures 5 1/2” across. In very good condition.
19th Century. New England origin. Colorful nine patch pattern doll quilt. All hand sewn and stitched. A much loved, worn, tattered and faded doll quilt which I call a survivor. All this gives it so much charm. Measures 17” by 13”.
19th Century. Northeast US origin. Small wooden barrel with original thick apple green painted surface. Shows nice age and wear. There are holes in the bottom for drainage. Barrel must have been used to dry something. Measures 8” high by 6 1/2” across top.
19th Century. New England origin. Unusual make-do painted Fox & Geese solitaire game Board. Made from a surviving pantry box bottom. In original thick putty paint with blue painted edging. Incised game playing lines and holes. Original small iron loop hook for hanging. Measures about 9 1/4” across.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
Late 19th century. Pennsylvania origin. This Amish puzzle ball pincushion is stuffed with cotton and is sewn fabrics of pumpkin bittersweet and gray beige colored wool. Measures about 5” across. Does have expected wear and fading that enhances its character.
19th Century. Northeastern US origin. Miniature pressboard dome top box covered with blue wallpaper. Measures 4 1/2” long by 2 1/4” wide by 2” high. In very good condition.
Early 20th century. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Polished cotton fabrics sewn together and hard stuffed with cotton. Stitched eyes. I was told these Amish bird sewing pincushions were made for hostess gifts. Measures 4” long. In very good condition.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Nice painting on velvet theorem pincushion. Measures 3” long by 2” wide by 1 1/2” high. In excellent condition.
19th Century. New England origin. Round stoneware inkwell measures 3 1/4” across by 1 3/8” high. Excellent condition.
18th to early 19th century. New England origin. Carved chestnut wood mortar and pestle with the best worn smooth surface with great patina. Both the mortar and pestle have always been together. From my personal collection. Mortar measures 7 1/2” high by 5 1/2” across top and the pestle measures 9 1/2” long. Mortar measures
Oil on Artist Board painting of a fruit still life. Signed “F.E.Dyson” and dated “1915” in lower right hand corner. Strong vibrant colored fruit on a folky bread board or platter. There is a paper New York label on backside. Painting measures 16” long by 11”wide. Unframed.
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Early 19th century New Hampshire Gameboard. Original black, red and white paint with folky floral decoration in each corner. On single carved pine wood board. With original iron hanging loop hook. Nice wear. Measures 18” high by 14” wide by about 3/4” thick.
Early 20th century. Circa 1940. Handmade in Labrador, Canada. In soft muted blues and white linen cotton fabrics hooked on burlap. Original Grenfell Labrador Industries label sewn on backside. Nice smaller mat size that measures 12 1/4” by 8 1/4”.
Early 19th century. New England origin. With wonderful well worn original chrome yellow paint and aged patina. Measures 3” tall by 3” wide.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Folky soft polychrome watercolors on white velvet of fruit in a footed blue dish. In very good condition. Measures 14 1/2” long by 12” high, in wooden frame, by 12” long by 9 1/2”, sight.
19th Century. New England origin. Handmade and all hand sewn fat plush red velvet strawberry with green wool felt top and stitched orange yellow seeds. In very good condition. Measures 3 1/2” long by 4” wide.
18th to early 19th century. New England origin. Carved wooden and forged iron chopper. Very light in weight and has great patina and wear. Measures 5 1/2” long by 5” high.
19th Century. Amish from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Handmade from brown cotton fabric with button eyes. Stuffed with raw cotton. Stands nicely and in very good condition. Stands 8 1/2” tall by 7 1/2” long by 4” wide.
19th Century. New England origin. Hand forged heart shaped iron trivet on three iron feet. In excellent condition. Measures 6 1/8” long by 4 1/8” wide by 1 1/4” high.
Late 18th to early 19th century. Hand carved maple wood spoon with nice mellow patina and wear. Queen Anne carved handle top and original heart cutout on handle. Measures 7” long. One tight stable age crack from dryness.
Early 19th Century. New England origin. Round wooden pantry box with opposing fingered laps. Original black paint with original red painted hearts. Early provenance note written in pencil on inside cover with the date “April 17, 1817”. Wear. Measures 8” across the top by 3 1/2” high.
19th century. American. Small oil on canvas painting of a cat swatting a fly painted on a tambourine. Some losses around wooden rim. Tin bells. Measures about 8” in diameter.
Mid 20th Century. Handmade from a single wide piece of pine wood. Nice patina and wear. Measures 22” across by 29” long by 3/4” thick. Great to hang on the wall and use for cheese and crackers, deserts or pizza.
Early 20th Century. With Catalina logo and tag that reads “Styled for the Stars of Hollywood” “Size 46”. Measures 25” across the bottom by 32” high, including straps. In very good condition.
Early 20th Century. American. Black cloth with old stuffing, stitched face and button eyes. Stands 7 1/4” tall.
Mid 19th century. New England origin, probably Maine. Original dry painted surface with nice wear from usage. Single pine wood board with square nailed mitered frame. Checkerboard and The Mill Game. Very graphic and bold. Two sides of the frame long gone. Measures 12" square.
18th Century. Found in the Champlain Valley of Vermont. Stands 6 1/4” high by 4 1/4” across bottom. Nice blackish glaze. All original except for old glued repair to handle break. A few flea bites along the opening and a few very small chips along the base.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
Early 19th century. New England origin. Double wick tin whale oil lamp. Lift cover to fill. Nice untouched dark surface aged patina to tin. Measures 6 1/4" long, with handle, by 2" high by 3" across lamp.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Nice blue and natural linen homespun with hand sewn edging. Maybe a hand towel or table runner or mat. In very good condition. Measures 20" long by 11" wide.
Late 19th century. New England origin. Very folky. With brown and off white cotton calico dress and off white cotton shawl and bonnet. All hand sewn. Measures 7" tall.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Pine wood staved constructed with iron bands. Wire and wooden swing handle. In an original dry red painted surface. Shows nice wear. Measures 6" high, 8 1/4" with handle up, by 5 3/4"across the top by 8 3/4" across the bottom.
Early to mid 19th century. New England origin. In original green paint reflecting nice honest wear. Opposing fingered laps. In very good condition. Measures 5 3/4" long by 4 1/2" wide by 2 3/4" high.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Single pine wood board construction with square nailed mitered frame border. In original black and white paint with a faint red line pinstriping between squares. The playing squares are pencil numbered. Nice dry painted surface reflecting nice age and honest wear from usage. Measures 13 1/2" by 13 1/4" almost square.
Early 19th century. Northeast US origin. Incredible homespun, calico, and solid fabrics all hand sewn and quilted. Blue homespun backing. Great color with little fading. In very good condition for age. Lots of warmth and character. Measures about 10 1/2" square.
19th Century. Pennsylvania origin. Mennonite. Great calico fabrics with natural beige backing. Both hand and treadle machine sewn. Does have edging wear and a few small stains. Measures 45" long by 31" wide.
Early 19th century. Maine origin. Pine wood and square nail construction. All original. Blue green painted surface showing great age and wear. Measures 12 1/4" long by 8" wide by 3" high.
19th Century. New England or New York State origin. With nice original black painted turned wooden maple handle and turkey red wool homespun fabric. Measures 10 1/2" long.
19th Century. Probably Pennsylvania origin. All hand sewn patchwork pattern squares with treadle machine quilting. Great colored calico fabrics. Homespun backing. Very good condition. Measures about 19 1/2" long by 15" wide.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Pine wood with thick dovetailed construction in original sage green paint. Nice dry painted surface with expected wear for its age. Measures 5 1/4" long by 5 1/4" wide by 4" high.
19th Century. New England origin. Nice muted blue, tan, and brown colored cotton fabrics. Wool backing. Nice wear. Measures roughly 13 1/2" wide.
Early 20th century. New England origin. Single pine wooden board with Adirondack style folky hand sawtooth cut ends. With a great mellow dry worn dark mustard painted surface in just an equally worn black "SUNRISE COTTAGES" lettering painted surface on top. Measures 29 1/2" long by 15" high.
Early 19th century. Found in Vermont. Strong dark black manganese glazed exterior and interior. Stands only 4 1/2" high with a 3 1/4" mouth opening on top. No cracks, chips, or hairlines.
Price: $ 95
19th Century. New England origin. Very well done and folky thread on punched paper needlework with house, trees and fence. Signed "My Cottage Home - Wrought By E. A. Gray - Gilford NH" In original period red and black paint decorated pine frame. Measures 19 1/4" long by 14 3/4" wide, framed.
19th Century. New England origin. In nice strong and bold original painted playing square colors of bittersweet and Windsor green with chrome yellow pin striping and a burgundy red border. Painted surface shows great age. Signed on back by gameboard's maker. Measures 13" wide by 13 3/8" high. Old glued repaired crack.
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