Suzanne Strickland Antiques
Fresh finds from New England--great early antiques, Folk Art, wonderful smalls and accessories. A few eclectic finds, 19th C. textiles, and appropriate vintage holiday items---thrown in for good measure & fun! Always on the look-out for authentic antiques and whimsical treasures, check back often for the latest additions and updates. I can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, for any inquiries or photo requests. If not completely satisfied with your purchase, a return is always allowed within 3-days of receipt, for a full refund of the item (minus shipping costs).
Sweet little basket, still showing some stains from it's early berry gathering days, a nice 19th century basket, in original untouched patina. No issues to note, great small size, measuring 7" to top of the handle and about 7" in diameter. I see no breaks but, if I missed something, it is very tiny. Amazing survivor from New England, a fresh Maine find! $44 + $8 ship.
Price: $44 + $8 ship
Here is a sweet little antique tin Candy mold of a woolly Sheep, signed Germany, with original clip. This tin mold is a perfect small size and would tuck nicely into any vintage Christmas holiday display. Measures 3 1/2" long by 2 3/4" tall. Two piece mold with clip, best original surface! $45 + $5 ship.
Wonderful vintage sterling silver pin cushion in the form of a winter Snow Shoe! Made by Birks of Canada (equivalent to Tiffany), it has a silk cord for hanging. Measures approximately 5 1/4" long, not counting the cord. If you love early sewing items, or the Camp/Cottage look, than this is for you! Circa 1950's, I have never seen another. This one is signed, has sage green velvet cushion for pins and matching back. Exquisitely detailed, looks great hanging or displayed from an early basket. From my personal collection, I will be sorry to see this one go! $95 + $5 ship.
Fantastic late 19th century folk art and chip carved canoe, from a Maine seacoast estate. Hand carved from one piece of pine, retains it's original darkened patina and surface. Folky chip carving details on one side of the canoe, which measures approximately 16" long. In very good condition, minor use and age wear, as you would expect to see. No cracks, breaks, or repairs! $165 + $10 ship.
Fresh Maine seacoast estate find, a pair of early 20th century hand-carved canoe paddles, very small size and made of mahogany. Each paddle measures approximately 18" long and about 2 1/2" at the paddle end. Meticulously carved and shaped, original dry surface and patina! In excellent condition, another great folk art camp or cottage find! $85 + $10 ship.
Rare box of early made in Japan, pre WWII, fancy Mercury glass Indent Feather tree ornaments, seven in all. Original signed metal caps, hand painted details, bright colors, very thin blown & molded glass. Each measures approximately 1 5/8" tall, original patina, they will dazzle your antique tree! $34 + $6.00 ship.
Price: $34 + $6 ship
From a prominent Kennebunkport, Maine estate, a pair of early 20th century hand carved wooden bookends, with a folk art hand-carved Beaver on each. Measuring approximately 5 1/2" tall and 3 3/4" wide, they are in great condition, with no chips, cracks, or repairs. On the front base of each bookend is the name R. Lord, a very prominent and long time family name of Kennebunkport. Each hand-carved Beaver figure is so charming & folky (but not too primitive), perched to a log which also has hand-carved details! $48 + $8 ship.
Wonderful thick Mercury Glass Vase or Chalice cup, 19th century, in excellent condition! Stands approximately 6" tall and has a diameter of 4" at top. No losses to the Mercury and retains it's original cork plug on underside base, at pontil. I don't usually look at much Mercury Glass, but this piece is exceptional! $35 + $8 ship.
Price: $35 + $8 ship
This is a rather nice New England Farm or Gathering Basket, in early dry pink paint, a recent, fresh Maine find! Measures 19" long by 11" wide, and about 6 1/2" tall. A couple of tiny breaks from years of use but nothing major and almost did not notice any flaws before careful inspection. Small open area for carrying on either end, this medium sized basket has a flat bottom, perfect for placing on a table surface--ready to display primitives, plants or fall harvest pumpkins! One of the best painted baskets ever--love this great color too! $75 + $12 ship.
Price: $75 + $12 ship
This is a pristine example of an antique blue and white salt glazed stoneware pitcher which shows "Grazing Cows". Probably the best one I have seen due to the very dark blue coloring and it's excellent condition. This pitcher stands approximately 8" tall, with a diameter of about 5 1/2". No chips cracks, or repairs. There might be the usual light manufacturer flaws, but I don't really see anything. Again, the nicest example I have ever come across! $145 + $12 ship.
Wonderful smaller sized pantry box carrier, all original, with nice bentwood swing handle. Found in New England, this early 19th C. pantry box has a diameter of 9 1/4" across and stands about 5" tall, not counting the upright handle. Fantastic construction, highly detailed with small copper tacks, no chips, cracks, or repairs. Original dry surface, small button ends on handle, tiny square nails on the inside holding the button stems in place. Again, all completely original, untouched, and fantastic condition, this early pantry box carrier would be great stacked close to the top of a stack! $275 + $12 ship.
Price: $275 + $12 ship
Lovely early 19th century infant dress, probably for a christening but rare, as it is in this wonderful printed fabric and not the usual white cotton. Completely hand stitched, in very good condition. I see a few tiny spots and some fading in a few spots too. No holes but could have missed something, as it is quite long. This might have fit a baby no older than 6-8 months. This style reminds me of what you would see on the antique Greiner dolls. Measures approximately 28" long and about 7" wide, shoulder to shoulder (not counting the short sleeves). It has an early fabric string on back to tighten or loosen to accommodate for growth. Amazing this cotton gown has survived at all. From a Maine seacoast estate, this gown should be properly displayed! $125 + $7 ship.
Fresh Maine attic find, a very early punched tin hanging lantern with old dry red paint. Stands approximately 17" tall, in very good antique condition. No longer has an interior holder for a candle but could be replaced. Otherwise, complete and the red paint remnants are pleasing with the punched tin design! $185 plus $12 ship.
Price: $185 + $12 ship
Wonderful and large size for display, a signed and made in Germany, Easter Bunny Tin Chocolate Mold. It comes in three pieces, with three clips, all original to this mold. Stands approximately 10" tall by 10" wide, it would make a 3-dimensional sitting Bunny. It is also signed on the piece by the back of the neck, "S. J. Co., Made in Germany". Fantastic untouched darkened patina, it is in excellent antique condition. I see where the number 25 was written on the base in old early grease pencil. It could be removed if desired but might be the original cost of 25 cents! $125 + $10 ship.
Price: $125 + $10 ship
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