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. Northeast US origin. Boys homespun wool blue sailor jacket with pocket and brass Mercury head buttons. Measures 15” long. With boys homespun wool gray britches with from buttons for fly and suspenders. Measures 19” long. Both have nice honest wear from usage.
19th Century. New England origin. Round wooden pantry box in original butter yellow paint. Nice aged surface and wear to paint. Stamped “Murdock & Co., Winchendon, Mass.” on cover. Ex James Cramer Collection. Can be seen on page 159 in his book “Seasons at 7 Gates Farm”. In very good condition. Measures 6 1/2” in diameter by 2 3/4” high.
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.
Early to mid 19th century. Hudson River Valley, NY State origin. Wooden staved with sheet iron bands with wooden swing handle constructed bucket pail in a nice thick dry red painted surface. Early make-do mend to one side of handle attachment. Bucket measures 6” high, 11” high with handle up, by 8” in diameter.
19th Century. New England origin. Round stoneware inkwell measures 3 1/4” across by 1 3/8” high. Excellent condition.
19th Century. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Early Amish cloth rag doll in hand sewn blue wool homespun dress. Doll is also all hand sewn with sewn fingers and thumbs on mitten hands. Doll measures 14” tall. This Amish doll was well loved, is well worn, and does have an old mend on the back. All this gives this Amish doll wonderful warm character.
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.
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.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
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.
18th Century. New England origin. Out of round carved treen plate with exceptional patina and wear. No cracks or breaks. Measures 7 7/8” by 7 1/8” out of round diameter.
19th Century. Pennsylvania origin. With cutout heart, flowers, tulips, and vines. Done in colors of reds, greens, yellows and blues. Some breaks. Measures 5 1/2” high by 4 1/4” wide, framed in wooden period frame.
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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. Smaller size hand turned wooden covered sugar bowl. In a original dry red painted surface. Cover has a nicely carved finial for lifting. Beautiful wear everywhere from years of hand rubbing. One very tight 1” age dryness crack on cover. Measures 5” high by 5” across the top by 4 1/2” across the unpainted base.
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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.
Early 19th Century. New England origin. Great smaller size splint basket in original blue paint. Nice dry surface and some honest nice wear. Not painted inside or in the bottom. Handle is painted. In very good condition. Measures only 8” to 8 1/2” across opening by 6” high, 10” including handle.
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. Smaller size pantry box for the top of the stack. In original grungy off white paint. Nice wear and dryness to paint. Measures only 5 1/8” across the bottom by 5 3/8” across the top by 2 3/8” high.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
19th Century. Midwest US origin. Turned round maple wood container with acorn finial cover. In a great untouched patina surface. In excellent condition. Stands only 4 1/2” high.
19th Century. New England origin. Handmade maple wood cutting breadboard with original heart shaped handle. With original hanging hole with wear. Great patina on both sides plus on edges. Nice wear with one tight age crack from dryness. Measures 13 3/4” long, including handle, by 8 1/4” wide by 1/2” thick.
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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.
Early 20th century. Northeastern US origin. With stitched triangle nose and whiskers and brown shoe button eyes. Extra long tail. Old stuffing. Stands 8 1/4” tall with a 15” long tail.
19th Century. From Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Very folky stitched face with circle eyes and mouth. Stitched fingered hands with thumbs. Mustard Calico dress, olive green stockings, black cotton fabric stitched laced boots and black wool bonnet. Hard stuffed with rags but bends and sits easily. In very nice condition with expected wear. Measures 19" long.
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.
Late 19th to early 20th century. Pennsylvania origin. Stitched fun face with yarn hair. Cotton clothing hand sewn. Blue and white polka dot dress, brownish black socks and off white undergarments. Rag stuffed. Bends and sits nicely. Measures 17” tall.
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. New England origin. Original blue painted surface with wonderful wear. Iron tack nails. In very good condition. Measures 7 1/4" across the top, by 7" across the bottom, by 3 1/2" high.
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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