Baker & Co. Antiques
High quality Country Americana antiques for sale on the Internet. For over 25 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. 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.
19th century. Ohio origin. Small glazed earthenware jug with incised markings including "Zanesville Ohio". In excellent condition except for one old flea bite chip on jug opening. Measures only 6" high by 5" across bottom base.
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 20th century. American. Rag stuffed with cardboard base. Fading on front. Stands 12" tall.
18th to very early 19th century. New England origin. Hand carved from pine wood with sculptured carved nose and mouth and tack eyes. Faded red paint in mouth. Great patina to wood. In very good condition. Stands 9 7/8" tall, 11" on included stand.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Very early all hand sewn penny rug with cotton and wool pennies on a natural homespun background. In colors of red, tan, beige, brown, green and black. Backing is a homespun grain sack. Does have wear and losses but it just adds to this rug's charm, warmth and character. Measures 34" across, 39" from point to point.
Early 20th century. New England origin. All hand sewn black, red and white calico fabric. In very good condition with still a few pins stuck in it. Measures 5 1/2" long by 4" high.
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.
19th Century. Forged iron with spring candle socket and with both beam spike and chair hook for hanging. Spike is incised "JOHN RAAP". Measures 9 1/4" long by 3 1/4" high.
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 20th century. American. Primary colored felt pennies hand sewn on the cotton backing of a cut quilt. Measures 44" long by 24" wide.
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.
19th century. New England origin. Opposing lapped fingers with square iron tacks. Original dry green painted surface. In very good condition showing nice minimal wear. Measures about 8" across the top by about 3 5/8" high.
18th Century. New England origin. Made from sheet iron with working push up tab and with chair/finger hook. Has a great look with its off centered candlestick shaft that is crimped through the round base. Wonderful original untouched condition showing a dark oxidized aged surface. Stands 5" tall.
19th Century. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin. Great color with no fading but a few small holes. Measures about 16" from top to toe.
Early 19th century. Found near Saratoga NY. Great look with incredible wear from usage. Measures 8" long by 3" wide.
19th Century. Hand carved soapstone with inscriptions of "Holy Bible", "White Cliff", "B", "July 29", and "1897". Much wear but great patina, warmth and character. Measures only 2" long by 1 3/8" wide by 3/4" thick.
Early 19th century New England origin, Made from incredible turkey red, homespun, and calico fabrics. Chocolate chintz fabric on backside. With four pockets, needle holder and pincuashion. All hand sewn. Great fabrics. No fading, buts substantial fabric looses. Measures, open, 16 1/4" long by 4" 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.
18th century to very early 19th century. New England origin. Hand sewn edges on three sides. In very good condition. Measures 17" long by 16" wide.
Mid 19th century. Found in Pennsylvania. Maple wood in original bittersweet paint. Great wear and age to painted surface. No cracks. Mortar measures 7 1/2" tall and Pestle measures 11" 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.
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.
19th Century. Northeastern American origin. Large turned wooden bottle trade sign in its original worn old blue paint. With iron hand forged loop hanger on top. Measures 16" tall by 6" in diameter. In very good condition with nice honest wear.
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 to mid 19th century. Probably of Maine origin. With the best untouched original oxidation and patina. In very good condition. Measures 11 3/4" high (box measures 5 1/2" high) by 12 1/2" wide by 7 1/2" deep.
18th to very early 19th century. Northeastern US origin. Hand carved hardwood with square iron spikes with traces of early salmon paint. Nice dark untouched patina, well worn paint, and great wear and grunge. Has three very early holes for hanging. Measures 15 3/4" long by 5 1/4" wide by 4 1/2" thick.
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.
19th Century. Northeastern US origin. With turned out feet and hands with fingers and thumb. Hard stuffed but bends easily. Wearing a brown star motif calico cotton dress and off white under garments. Measures 21" long.
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