Baker & Co. Antiques

Tom Baker | 4 Penny Lane, Delmar NY 12054 | 831.818.8809 | tom@bakercoantiques.com

High quality Country Americana antiques for sale on the Internet. For over 35 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, house calls, and collector contacts on both the east coast and 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!


Still Life Watercolor

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.

Price: $150

2022-Oct-20 08:00am EDT | Tags : Folk Art Paintings

Small Sampler in Old Green Painted Frame

Early 19th Century. New England origin. Sweet small or miniature complete alphabet sampler signed Sally Butler. Nice green, blue, and beige stitching on fine homespun. In an old green painted pine wood frame with wire loop hanger. In very good condition. Measures 5 3/4” wide by 5 3/8” high.

Price: $295

2022-Oct-20 07:30am EDT | Tags : Textiles Folk Art Samplers

Small Painted Cheese Basket

19th Century. Northeastern US origin. Small splint cheese basket in original putty and black paint. Measures about 11” round by about 4” wide. There are a few breaks and losses as you can see in the photos. But painted cheese baskets are hard to find.

Price: $295

2022-Oct-19 05:00pm EDT | Tags : Baskets Old Paint

Mustard Painted Mortar and Pestle

Early 19th century. New England origin. Wooden mortar in original mustard paint with unpainted wooden pestle. Found together, may not be original to each other, but are of same age. Nice wear and patina but there are a few tight and sturdy cracks to the mortar. Mortar measures 6 5/8” high by 5” across the top opening by 4 3/4” across the base. Pestle measures 7 1/4” long.

Price: $350

2022-Oct-18 04:00pm EDT | Tags : Old Paint Woodenware Country Smalls

Wooden Bottle Container

18th to early 19th century. Carved soft wood bottle container in original dark blackish green paint with a red waxed stamp seal. Measures 8” tall. In very good condition.

Price: $295

2022-Oct-18 09:00am EDT | Tags : Country Smalls Treen

Early Painted Covered Bowl

18th to early 19th century. New England origin. Early hand carved woodenware treen covered bowl in an original red wash painted finish. Probably used for smoking spices since there is a nice smokey scent still inside. Measures 4” high by 5” wide. Nice wear and patina.

Price: $395

2022-Oct-18 08:00am EDT | Tags : Treen Woodenware Old Paint

Small Wooden Gray Painted Wooden Bowl

Early 19th century. New England origin. Nice small ash wood bowl in its well worn original gray paint. Nice dark patina interior and age warp. No cracks. Measures 9 1/4” to 8 3/4” out of round diameter by 2 3/4” to 2 1/4” high.

Price: $495

2022-Oct-17 08:00am EDT | Tags : Old Paint Woodenware Country Smalls

Miniature Tin Toleware Stamp Box

Early to mid 19th century. Northeastern US origin. Nice miniature tin toleware dome top stamp box in an original dry painted surface showing nice age. With wire loop holder on top. Measures only 2 7/8” long by 2” wide by 1 3/4” high. There is some wear to the paint and is long missing part of its tab closure.

Price: $95

2022-Jun-15 01:45pm EDT | Tags : Folk Art Old Paint Toleware

Double Sided Painted Gameboard

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.

Price: $895

2022-Apr-15 06:00pm EDT | Tags : Folk Art Old Paint Gameboards

Rams Head Iron Peel

18th to early 19th century. New England origin. Forged iron fireplace hearth peel with a nice well defined figural Ram’s Head with Horns handle top. Measures 42” long and peel plate is 6 3/4” wide. Some expected wear on peel plate’s edge.

Price: $185

2022-Feb-28 06:00pm EST | Tags : Folk Art Ironware

Small Fraktur

Early 19th century. Pennsylvania origin. Small all hand drawn and painted Fraktur dated “Dec. 15 1822”. In very good condition. Measures 9” long by 5 1/8” wide, framed.

Price: $295

2022-Feb-10 06:00pm EST | Tags : Folk Art Frakturs-Bookplates-Reward of Merits

Large Pennsylvania Fraktur

Early 19th Century. Northeastern Pennsylvania origin. A large hand drawn and painted Fraktur attributed to Martin Brechall who is a very noted Pennsylvania Folk Artist. Done in his favorite colors of reds, black, and yellow. Dated “1810” and later dated “1829” in writing. It was found years ago rolled up and later framed in an old but not period wooden frame. It has some expected creases and some slight loss. Measures 18 1/4” long by 15 1/4”, framed.

Price: $995

2022-Feb-10 06:00pm EST | Tags : Folk Art Frakturs-Bookplates-Reward of Merits

Small Early Sampler

Early 19th century. New England origin. Small county sampler signed “Sarah Adams” and undated. Done in blues, browns, and beige stitching on brown homespun. Measures only 9 1/2” long by 7” high framed in a pine frame.

Price: $325

2022-Feb-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Folk Art Samplers Textiles

Small Sampler with Crow, Bird, and Dog

Small sampler in blues and browns. Dated “1847” and signed “Sarah Elizabeth S Piese”. With stitched crow, bird, and dog. In very good condition and in old wooden frame. Measures 9” long by 7 3/4” high.

Price: $395

2021-Dec-05 11:00am EST | Tags : Folk Art Samplers Textiles

Large Die Cut Paper and Tinsel Santa Ornament #1

19th Century. Made in Germany. Large die paper cut tinsel ornament with Santa Claus dancing on a swing with Poinsettias and Holly red berries. Measures 7” long not including hanging string and hook. In very good condition.

Price: $68

2021-Dec-01 09:00am EST | Tags : Holiday

Large Santa Die Cut Paper and Tinsel Ornament #2

19th Century. Made in Germany. Large die cut paper and tinsel Ornament with Santa and Christmas Tree and Sack full of Toys. Measures about 6” long. In very good condition.

Price: $65

2021-Dec-01 09:00am EST | Tags : Holiday

Polychrome Painted Double Sided Gameboard

19th Century. Hudson River Valley NY State origin. Double sided homemade polychrome painted wooden Gameboard. Checkers and Parcheesi. All original with nice wear. Very bold and graphic. Measures about 18” square. In very good condition.

Price: $995

2021-Nov-24 09:00am EST | Tags : Folk Art Gameboards

Miniature Toleware Bread Tray

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.

Price: $195

2021-Nov-23 09:00am EST | Tags : Folk Art Toleware Tinware

Large Die Cut Paper and Tinsel Santa Ornament #3

19th to early 20th century. Made in Germany. Large Die Cut Paper and Tinsel Santa with Christmas Tree Ornament. Measures 6” long.

Price: $60

2021-Nov-22 04:00pm EST | Tags : Holiday

Large Die Cut Paper and Tinsel Ornament #4

19th Century. German made. Large St. Nicolas Die Cut Paper and Tinsel Christmas Tree Ornament. Measures about 8” long.

Price: $58

2021-Nov-22 03:00pm EST | Tags : Holiday

Set of 4 Mica Star Ornaments

Early 20th Century. German made. Set of 4 Mica Covered Pressboard Star Christmas Tree Ornaments. Two in purple, one in yellow, and one in blue colored decoration. Each measure about 2” across.

Price: $90

2021-Nov-20 09:00am EST | Tags : Holiday

Large Santa Die Cut and Tinsel Ornament #5

19th Century. German made. Large Die Cut and Tinsel Santa Christmas Tree Ornament. Measures 7 1/2” tall by 4 1/2” wide.

Price: $68

2021-Nov-20 08:30am EST | Tags : Holiday

Toleware Tea Cady

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.

Price: $225

2021-Nov-01 09:00am EDT | Tags : Folk Art Old Paint Toleware

Small Wallpapered Box

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.

Price: $245

2020-Nov-07 09:30am EST | Tags : Wallpapered Boxes Country Smalls

Shaker Strawberry Pincushion

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.

Price: $60

2020-Nov-07 09:00am EST | Tags : Sewing Items Textiles Shaker

Tin Hogscraper Candlestick with Tallow Candle

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.

Price: $165

2020-Aug-07 09:00am EDT | Tags : Lighting Tallow and Bear Fat Candles Country Smalls

Miniature Folk Art Carving of Abraham Lincoln

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.

Price: $295

2020-Aug-06 09:00am EDT | Tags : Folk Art

Fabric Covered Abraham Lincoln Book

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.

Price: $275

2020-Aug-06 09:00am EDT | Tags : Textiles Early Books

Bell Shaped Iron Dough Scraper

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.

Price: $85

2020-May-07 06:00pm EDT | Tags : Folk Art Ironware Country Smalls

Cone Shaped Tin Dipper

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.

Price: $85

2020-May-06 05:00pm EDT | Tags : Tinware Country Smalls

Swing Handle Splint Basket in Original Paint

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.

Price: $650

2020-Apr-27 06:30pm EDT | Tags : Old Paint Baskets

Small Grenfell Hooked Mat

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”.

Price: $125

2020-Feb-09 05:00pm EST | Tags : Hooked Rugs Textiles

Painted Redware Fruit Shaped Bank

Early 19th century. New England origin. With wonderful well worn original chrome yellow paint and aged patina. Measures 3” tall by 3” wide.

Price: $95

2020-Feb-09 05:00pm EST | Tags : Redware Folk Art Country Smalls

Velvet Strawberry Pincushion

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.

Price: $265

2020-Feb-08 05:00pm EST | Tags : Pincushions Velvet Fruit Textiles

Vintage Ladies Wool Swim Suit

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.

Price: $175

2019-Aug-19 08:00pm EDT | Tags : Textiles Folk Art

Patchwork Doll Quilt

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.

Price: $175

2017-Jan-23 11:00pm EST | Tags : Folk Art Textiles Quilts

Painted Carrier Knife Box

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.

Price: $165

2017-Jan-16 11:00pm EST | Tags : Old Paint Woodenware

Patchwork Doll Quilt

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.

Price: $145

2017-Jan-12 11:00pm EST | Tags : Folk Art Quilts Textiles

Small Square Painted Slide Top Box

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.

Price: Sale Pending ~ Thank you!

2017-Jan-12 12:06am EST | Tags : Old Paint Woodenware

Early Round Braided Candlestick Mat

19th Century. New England origin. Nice muted blue, tan, and brown colored cotton fabrics. Wool backing. Nice wear. Measures roughly 13 1/2" wide.

Price: $95

2016-Nov-21 05:33pm EST | Tags : Textiles


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