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!
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.
18th Century. Iron folding spectacle reading glasses are from New England. Vellum and Parchment legal documents are English and are dated 1737 and 1742 with wax seal and stamps. Glasses measures 4 3/4” across folded. All combined have such a great early look to sit on top of your favorite period piece of furniture.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
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.
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. 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.
19th Century. From Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Early small Amish cloth toy dog. Stands and is hard stuffed with rags. Wonderful wear from lots of loving. Measures only 6” long by 4 3/4” high.
19th Century. Made in Germany. Set of 4 long mica covered spun cotton icicle ornaments. Perfect for a Feather Tree or any Christmas Tree. Measure from 5 1/2” to 6 3/4” long. In very good condition.
Price: $175 for all 4
19th Century. Made in Germany. Set of 3 mica flake covered waxed pressboard star Christmas tree ornaments. Perfect for a Feather Tree. Each measure 2” across. In very good condition.
Price: $90 for all 3
19th Century. Set of 3 die cut paper and tinsel Santa Claus Christmas tree decorations. Measure from 3 1/2” to 7 1/2” long each. All in very good condition.
Price: $125 for all 3
19th Century. New England origin. Handmade Braided Candlestick Mat in Nice muted scrap fabric colors. Measures only about 4 3/4” round. In very good condition.
Early to mid 19th century. New England origin Small Oval Wallpapered Band Box. Measures 5 5/8” long by 3 1/4” wide by 2 1/2” high. With expected normal wear.
Early 20th century. NY state or New England origin. Silk Shaker Strawberry Pincushion with Green Silk Stitched Top and Seeds. Measures 3” high by 2 3/4”:wide. Green Silk Loop Holder is 4” long, in excellent condition.
19th Century. American origin. Nice Yellowware Mug with Brown and White Mocha Bands. Applied handle. Stands 3 1/4” high, Mint Condition.
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. American. Wonderful folky and well executed still life floral watercolor with vase filled with water. Measures 13” by 11” in period frame. In very good condition.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Rare tin Smith tin hogscraper candlestick with working push-up finger tab. Nice untouched dark patina surface. Comes with early tallow candle stub. Candlestick measures 6” tall by 4” across base. Stub tallow candle is 4” long.
Early to mid 19th century. Pennsylvania origin. Sweet miniature tin Toleware Bread Tray in original mustard yellow and white free hand painted decoration all on a red painted background. Exterior is in original black paint. With slanted sides. Measures only 4 1/8” long by 2 1/4 to 2 5/8” wide by 3/8 to 7/8” high.
19th Century. Found in Vermont. Handmade intricately carved and painted figure of Abraham Lincoln with his iconic stove pipe hat. All made from cork except the old metal washer or coin used for the brim of his hat. Stands only 3 1/2” tall.
Published in 1863 in Boston. A turkey red, black, and tan checked homespun fabric covered rare book titled “The Pioneer Boy and How He Became President” and tells about Abraham Lincoln. Signed inside cover by book’s owner and hometown of “Ashland, Mass.” Both fabric cover and book are worn. Measures 7 1/4” long by 5” wide by 1 3/8” thick.
Mid 19th Century. Found in NY State. Copper tea kettle with swing handle, lift cover to spout, and lid with wooden knob. Incised date of “1867” and incised makers mark. Both where handle attaches to kettle. Measures 9” tall by 11” long by 8” wide. In very good condition.
Early to mid 19th century. New England origin. Small pine wooden sculptured shaped in original grey paint. All square nail construction. Measures only 16” long by 7 1/2” deep by 7” high. In very good condition.
Early 20th Century. Found in Upstate NY. Black Sock Cat with stitched nose and mouth and sewn on ears. Button eyes. Rag stuffed. Does have some wear from loving. Stands 8 1/2” tall and tail is 4” long.
Early 19th Century. New England origin. A wonderful pair of Leather Boys Boots with the best wear and early mends. With provenance upon request. Each boot measures 6 1/4” long by 3” high.
19th Century. New England origin. Cloth Doll with Glass Jar Body. All hand stitched face and hand sen blue and salmon cotton calico fabric dress and bonnet. Doll body is made from stocking material and she does have arms and hands. “Boston” is embossed on glass jar. Expected age wear. Stands 10 1/4” tall.
19th Century. Pennsylvania origin. Miniature Wallpapered Box with dome top and wire hook and closure lock. In very good condition. Measures only 4 1/2” long by 2 3/4” wide by 2 3/4” high.
19th to very early 20th century. Found in Upstate NY. Double sided “HOME-MADE ICE CREAM” sign. Great original red on white painted surface on single pine wood board with bread ends, With original heavy wire hangers. Nice wear and grunge. Other side could probably be cleaned up but hasn’t yet. Measures 25” wide by 18” high.
19th Century. Found in Upstate NY. A sweet small splint market basket with an original dry sage green painted surface. Wonderful wear but does have a few breaks and missing weavers around rim. Measures 11 1/2” long by 7 3/4” wide by 7” high, 12” high with handle.
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.
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.
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.
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. Nice cone shaped tin dipper with an untouched patina surface. With handing holes in top. In excellent condition. Measures 14” long.
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. 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. 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. Hudson River Valley, New York State origin. Probably a Taghkanic (Taconic) basket. 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. 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.
Price: Sold ~ Thank you!
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.
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 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.
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. 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.
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. 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. 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 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. 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.
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