Forget-Me-Not Antiques

Ron Myers | 212 W. Huron Ave. Bad Axe, MI 48413 | 989-414-0538 | ForgetMeNotAntiques@gmail.com

Welcome to Forget-Me-Not Antiques. I have been actively involved with antiques for more than 45 years and a licensed dealer since 1985. When I retired in 2008 my wife and I moved from VT to MI to be closer to family. We live in a Victorian home where I also have my antiques shop. We offer primarily Americana, in natural surface and original or early paint, from the late 17th to the late 19th century. Our items include treen, early lighting, hearth iron, pewter, small pieces of furniture, pottery, stoneware and folk art. I also have a Facebook page, Forget-Me-Not Antiques, where I feature selected items. I accept personal checks, money orders, major credit cards and PayPal (ronaldmyers@gmail.com). I offer layaway to help with your purchases. PLEASE NOTE: Items on layaway are not refundable, exchange only. MI residents add 6% sales tax. All items are guaranteed as described. I will happily accept the return of any item within 3 days of receipt for a full refund less return shipping and insurance unless I have unintentionally misrepresented the item, in which case I will pay return shipping. Please notify me of your intention to return an item. USPS Priority mail postage and insurance will be added to the price of each item. I will update my offerings often so please check back frequently. LAYAWAY AVAILABLE, INQUIRE. PLEASE NOTE: Layaway items are not refundable, exchange only. Thank you for shopping. Ron


SMALL CHOPPING BOWL, 19TH CENTURY

Offered is a wonderful small chopping bowl. The wood is Maple and it is of New England origin. The size is 17” x 9 ½” x 3 ½” tall and it dates to circa 1860. The bowl was hand carved quite thin, using a knife and adz, into an oval shape with canted ends. It has a brass eye screw for hanging. The surface has a natural darkened patina from many years of use. The condition is good with just a small vertical 3/4" tight age crack down from the rim and a well worn tight 5" crack along the top rim. There is a small piece of bark on the side left by the maker as he was trying to make the bowl as wide as possible from the log. More photos are available.

Price: 150.00 plus shipping

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen Bowls

EARLY DOCUMENT BOX W/ ORIGINAL RED PAINT, 18TH C.

This document box has all the whistles and bells! A wonderful very dry red paint, a Hepplewhite brass bale handle and an iron lock (no key), escutcheon, keeper, and hinges with early cut screws and nails. On the inside is a till and the remains of the leather straps that held the lid open. The box is only 13" x 7 3/4" x 6 1/2” tall. It has the original battens under the lid with rose head nails. C.1780-1820. Ex. Newcomer collection, Deilhi, NY.

Price: 375.00 plus shipping

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

TREEN MASTER SALT CUP

This is a very good early master salt spice cup, American, walnut wood with a very dry natural surface. It is 3 3/4” tall x 3 7/8” top diameter and has a cut sprue on base. No issues and it dates to the 18th century.

Price: $150.00

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

EARLY AMERICAN BLACK WALNUT SPICE CUP, 4" TALL

Offered is a very good American, New England, black walnut spice cup. It has a cut sprue on base and great stepped lathe turnings. The cup is 4” tall with a 1 3/4” diameter top. 18th century.

Price: $125.00

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

BUTTERNUT SPICE CUP, 3 1/4"

A very good early spice cup, butternut wood, early lathe turnings. It has a very dry surface with a wonderful patina. The spice cup is 3 1/4” tall x 2 1/4” diameter, American, and dates to the 18th century.

Price: $125.00

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

RARE MORTAR & PESTLE for GRINDING SPICES W/ PAINT

This is a not commonly found mortar & pestle for grinding spices. It is made of walnut and was lathe turned in a very thin urn shape. This shape is typical for mortars that were made for grinding spices. The original pestle has a knob shaped end, also typical of pestles used for grinding spices. It has its original bluish gray paint. It is only 3 3/8” tall x 3 5/8” top diameter and the pestle is 5 3/4” long. This very rare mortar & pestle set dates to the early part of the 19th century. There are no issues. A rare find.

Price: $275.00

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags :

RARE LOOM COMB, 18TH CENTURY

Offered is a seldom found loom comb. The wood is pine with a very dry natural surface. It has a hole in end for hanging. There are iron “spikes” pushed into end for combing out the wool on the loom. It is 7 3/4” long, including spikes, x 4” top and 3 3/4” bottom width x 7/8” thick. It dates to the 18th or early 19th century. A rare find.

Price: $125.00

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

EARLY FOX and GEESE BOARD GAME, FOLK ART

This is a very early fox and geese board game. A wonderful piece of early folk art. It is only 12” x 10 1/4” x 1 1/8” thick. It was made from a scrap piece of pine wood that has straight kerf marks on back indicating it was cut using a pit saw or a water driven vertical saw. It has the original untouched worn smooth surface with a great patina. No issues. It dates to the late 18th or early 19th c.

Price: 150.00 SOLD Thank you.

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Games

TREEN PIE CRIMPER

These are getting so hard to find now, especially without damage. This is an early treen pie crimper wheel with a curved design cutter. Made of maple, 6” long with a 1 3/4” diameter wheel. It has a wooden peg holding the wheel in place. It dates to late 18th or early 19th century. No issues. A rare find.

Price: $150.00

2020-Mar-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

AMERICAN TREEN SPICE CUP, 18TH C.

A very early example of an American spice cup, c.1700-1740. Walnut wood lathe turned with to a wonderful shape. The cup is 4 1/8” tall x 3 3/8” top diameter and 3 1/4” foot diameter. It has natural surface with just traces of the original shellac remaining. The inside has good wear as we like to see.

Price: 175.00 SALE PENDING

2020-Mar-22 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

CHESTNUT BEEHIVE BOWL W/ EARLY RED PAINT, 18TH C.

If you like early bowls with original paint this is one is for you. It is made of chestnut wood in a beehive form and has wonderful original red milk paint. It has a short 2 1/2" old tight short hairline crack from rim. It also has a rare stepped 1/2” rim. The bowl has good shrinkage, being 9 5/8-10 1/8” x 3” tall and is footed. Late 18th to early 19th century.

Price: $325.00

2020-Mar-22 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Bowls Early Paint Treen

HORSE HAIR BRUSH W/ ORIGINAL GREEN PAINT, SHAKER?

One of the best horse hair brushes I have owned. It has the original green paint that has wonderful honest wear marks. The brush is 13” long with long 2 1/2" bristles. This broom dates to the 1830s and quite possibly was Shaker made. It has a hole in handle for hanging.

Price: $145.00

2020-Mar-22 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Paint Shaker

FOOTSTOOL W/ ORIGINAL RED PAINT, CT ORIGIN, 18TH C

I just love these small Windsor style footstools. They can be used as intended by the maker as footstools or they work great to display smalls on. This footstool has a single beveled pine top, 4 splayed bamboo turned Windsor style legs that are mortised into the top with wooded pegs to secure legs. It has its original red paint and is of CT. origin and made around 1780-1810. The wood is maple legs and pine top. Size: 12" x 5 1/2" x 6" tall.

Price: $145.00

2020-Mar-22 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Paint

RARE SHAKER LOOM COMB, LEBANON, NY

Offered is a seldom seen Shaker loom comb. Believed to be a Lebanon, NY Shaker Community item. It has 4 broken and missing teeth, one on each side top and bottom, not unusual for the rather fragile combs. All original with characteristic Shaker diamond plates. The comb is 5" long x 4" wide and dates mid- to late 19th century. rare. Ex. Smitty Axtell collection.

Price: $145.00

2020-Mar-22 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Shaker

EARLY KITCHEN PUNCHED TIN FOOD GRATER, 18TH C.

These early food graters are getting harder to find. This one has a scribed design on both sides of handle and a punched tin to grate such things as nutmegs or carrots, etc. The tin is fastened to the wooden handle with brass tacks. It is 12” long and 2" wide and has a great untouched surface. This grater dates from the 18th century.

Price: $145.00

2020-Mar-22 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen Kitchen

WONDERFUL TIGER MAPLE STIRRING LADLE

Tiger Maple ladle, 13 1/2” long, very prominent striping, spoon part is 2 x 3 1/2 x 1”. Late 18th or early 19th century. Great form in the hand carved spoon. The patina is the best. No issues.

Price: $175.00

2020-Mar-22 11:00am EDT | Tags : Tiger Maple Treen

WONDERFUL CHECKERBOARD W/ ORIGINAL PAINT, 19th C.

One of the best early checkerboards that I found recently. It has a dry surface with original red and black painted squares and greenish/gray 1" edge boards all the way around. The board is pine and measures 17 3/4” x 17 1/2”. There are square nails in the edge boards. Written on the back is: “Eleanore please don’t sell”. There is a small knot missing on back molding, c. 1840-1860.

Price: $325.00

2020-Mar-22 11:00am EDT | Tags : Games Early Paint Folk Art

LARGE BLACK ASH BURL BOWL, 13", EARLY 19TH CENTURY

This is one of the best black ash burl bowls that I have found in several years. It has thousands of eyes with the best natural surface and patina from many years of use. There are no repairs or damage issues, only 2 small natural holes near edge and a couple natural fissures on the inside that don't go through. The bowl is 13 1/4” - 13 3/4” in diameter x 3 1/2” tall. This bowl came from a northeastern state or New York and dates to c.1840. This bowl came out of a good NY collection. More photos are available.

Price: $1095.00

2020-Mar-22 11:00am EDT | Tags : Burl Bowls

BLACK ASH BURL BOWL, 9 1/2" DIA., EARLY 19TH C.

This black ash burl bowl has about everything going for it. It is loaded with eyes that we all like to see in a burl bowl and it has wonderful color a surface patina to die for. The bowl is in very good condition with no issues or repairs. The bowl was lathe turned with a nicely defined rim. It is 9 1/2" in diameter x 3 - 3 1/2” high. New York or northeastern US. This bowl came out of a good NY collection. More photos available.

Price: $995.00

2020-Mar-22 11:00am EDT | Tags : Burl Bowls

LARGE BALE HANDLED PANTRY BOX, 18th-19th, 11 1/2"

Offered is a large, bottom of the stack, bale handled pantry box. The box has very thick walls with natural surface and having a great patina from over 200 years of honest use. It is a generous 11 1/2” in diameter x 5 1/2” tall. There are no issues, just expected wear from use. This pantry box dates from the late 18th to early 19th century.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-22 11:00am EDT | Tags : Boxes Treen

OVAL PANTRY BOX, WITH THISTLES, PA, 19TH C., 5 3/8

Very rare pantry box, oval, with double thistle design hand painted on the lid. This is an original painted decoration. Size is 5 3/8” x 4 7/8” x 2”. Constructed with large and small tacks and wooded pegs. PA origin. The early PA Scottish settlers used the thistle design to decorate items. 19th century.

Price: $395.00

2020-Mar-22 11:00am EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint Folk Art

ADJUSTABLE TABLE PAN LAMP, WROUGHT IRON, 18TH C.

Offered is a rare adjustable table top pan lamp with an octagon shaped pan for the grease. The lamp sits on 3 feet having the best deeply curled feet. The 8-sided pan sits on a double adjustment loop. The top has a shepherd's hook with a pig tail. The lighting device is 17” tall. There is a very minor loss to fitting above pan and to the scalloped ring above legs. This lighting device is either American or European and dates to the 18th century.

Price: $395.00

2020-Mar-22 11:00am EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

HOLIDAY COLORS RED, WHITE AND BLUE JUGGLING PIN

This is a large juggling pin with original patriotic paint colors. It has a great folky look to it with its red, blue, and white paint with natural wood between bands. The center has been hollowed out to lighten it but it is still pretty hefty. It is a great height, 23 1/2”, for use as in a patriotic display or as an accent piece. It dates to the late 19th or early 20th century.

Price: 135.00 (Sale Price $110 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware Folk Art Early Paint

EARLY LOLLIPOP BACK WALL BOX

I love the shape of this wall box with its tall lollipop shaped back board. The wood is pine and the box was constructed using square nails. It is 12 1/4" wide x 7 1/2" wide x 5” deep. American white pine in a dry natural surface and in ex. condition. Mid-19th c.

Price: $295.00 (Sale Price $250 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

RARE AMERICAN MILITIA CANTEEN W/ PAINT, C.1820

This is an early 19th century American tin militia canteen with its original light blue paint that has oxidized to a more greenish color over the years. This small canteen would have been carried in the soldier's haversack. Size is 5” tall x 1 1/2” thick x 3 1/2” wide and its condition is very good. c. 1820-1830.

Price: 275.00 (Sale Price $250 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Tin Early Paint Rev. War

RARE PAIR of ROSEWOOD 18TH CENTURY CANDLESTICKS

Pairs of candlesticks are quite rare to find especially wooden examples. This wonderful pair are made of Rosewood and date to c. 1760-1780. The tops of the candle cups have been burned from the candles burning down too low before being extinguished. The form is Queen Anne and they are most likely English. The sticks are 6" tall and have a 3 1/2" diameter base. The cup opening would take up to a 7/8" candle. They both sit very perpendicular. No condition issues other than the mentioned burned candle cups.

Price: $295.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen Early Lighting

LARGE DUTCH APOTHECARY or STORAGE JAR, DATED 1726

A rare survivor, this Dutch apothecary jar, dated 1726 or 1746 is 8” tall x 6” diameter opening. The paint colors are yellow, blue, mustard, and white. It is in very good condition with no repairs or restorations and a few very small chips on foot rim. Early Dutch pottery items are very hard to find, especially large pieces that are usually in collections. More photos available.

Price: $1250.00 (Sale Price $1000 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Dutch Pottery

LARGE 18th CENTURY TIN LANTERN

This is a late 18th or early 19th century American tin Lantern with 3 glass panes (one cracked) and a tin sliding door. It has tin cross pieces to protect glass. One of the soldered ends of the cross pieces has come loose from the lantern but is still very solid. The carrying handle is soldered to top of the lantern. It is 17” to the top of the handle x 6" x 5 1/2" wide. A most unusual feature is the wooden base that the candle socket is fastened to and that sits on tin base. C.1780-1820.

Price: $495.00 (Sale Price $425 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

EARLY REDWARE JAR with "OCEAN WAVES" SLIP DESIGN

Early ovoid redware jar with yellow slip in the “ocean waves” design. The jar has small ear handles. Condition is good but there is a flat chip under one handle. The jar is glazed inside and outside and is 7 1/2” tall with a 4” diameter mouth and base. It was found in New England but it is most likely of English origin and dates to the late 19th century. More photos are available.

Price: 275.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Redware

BURL KNOT DIPPER, 18th CENTURY

This maple burl knot dipper was carved from a root or limp having a burl to form the bowl. The dipper is 12” long and has an unusual handle shape. It is carved out of one piece of wood. The dipper dates from the 18th to the early 19th century and is American.

Price: 245.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Burl Treen

RARE LARGE BURL DIPPER or SCOOP, 18th CENTURY

This is believed to be an ash burl hand carved dipper or scoop from the 18th or early 19th century. It has a wonderful figured grain. The bark was removed from the outside of the burl and the cup inside was hand carved. The dipper measures 12 1/2" across the handle and is 4 1/2” T. The bowl is 6 1/2” in diameter. It is in excellent condition. American and 18th to early 19th century.

Price: $575.00 (Sale Price $500 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Burl Treen

CHILDS WOODEN RATTLE, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

A wonderful and rare early child's rattle. It is made of pine with hand carved construction with interlocking pieces. Very ingenious how it was made to last and be enjoyed by many young children over the past 200 plus years. It is 6 1/2” long and is in excellent used condition with no breaks or repairs. 18th or early 19th century.

Price: 145.00 (Sale Price $125 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Childs

PA CHIP CARVED WALL CANDLE SHELF, EARLY 19TH C.

Chip carved candlestick wall shelf, walnut, PA, very folky, not exact carvings, pinwheels, natural dry surface, 12 1/2” tall x 6 1/2” wide x 4 1/2” deep, small split at hanging hole and in bottom point, good wear in hanging hole, early 19th century. More photos available for the asking.

Price: 245.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware Early Lighting

(2) REDWARE OVOID JUG, MANGANESE GLAZE, 8 1/4"

Redware ovoid jug, New England, 8 1/4” x 6 1/4” diameter with a brownish manganese glaze. There is a 1 1/4” x 1/2” chip on edge of the foot and a 1” tight crack up from foot that may be from firing. C.1780-1820.

Price: 245.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Redware

HAND CARVED MINIATURE GOLDENEYE DRAKE DUCK, 19TH C

This is a wonderful miniature carved goldeneye drake duck. It retains its original black and white paint that shows great age appropriate wear. The carving detail is very good, the carver giving the duck a slightly turned head and very detailed carving under the beak. The duck is 5 1/2” long x 2 1/2” tall and has glass eyes. 19th century. Not signed. Folk art at its finest.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen Early Paint Folk Art

RARE SMALL SHAKER 3 FINGER OVAL PANTRY BOX

A very hard size to find Shaker 3 finger oval pantry box with a natural surface. Made of maple with pine top and bottom, iron nails and wooden pegs. The pantry box is only 4 7/8" x 3" x 1 3/4” tall. The lid has a slight 1/32” side to side movement but is tight end to end. No issues. Mid-19th century.

Price: 275.00 (Sale Price $175 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Shaker Boxes Treen

18TH C. TREEN EATING or SERVING BOWL, 6" X 1 3/4"

Early American treen eating or utility bowls for serving are getting very hard to find. This bowl is 6" - 6 5/16" diameter x 1 3/4” tall and is butternut or ash wood. It was turned on an early lathe and has a raised foot. The natural surface is very dry and shows good wear and patina. No issues. C.1700-1800.

Price: 175.00 (Sale Price $150 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

OVOID STONEWARE JUG SIGNED I M MEAD, OHIO, 19TH C.

Stoneware ovoid jug, 1 gallon, embossed I M. MEAD. Mead was active in Mogadore, OH from 1840-1860, 10 ¾” tall x 7 ½” diameter, no chips, cracks, repairs or restorations. There are marks from where another jug rested against it while firing in the kiln.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $175 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Stoneware

18TH C. BRASS TINDER BOX W/ HANDLE, RARE

A not too common early lighting item is the wonderful handled brass tinder box that is complete with tamper, striker, and flint. It is 10 1/4” across handle with a 5” diameter x 1 5/8” tall box. This tinder box is most likely English and dates to about 1720’s. No issues. Similar examples can be found in Making Fire and Light in the Home pre-1820 by J. Caspall.

Price: 245.00 (Sale Price $215 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting Brass

RARE WHALING SAILOR MADE BONE SCRAPER/FISH SCALER

I purchased this rare whaling sailor made item along with the rope-work basket and a bone carved pie crimper. I believe this to be whale bone fish scaler or possibly a hide scraper. It is 7 1/2” long and 1 3/4” at widest point. The patina and color are great. This item dates from the late 18th or early 19th century. There are no issues.

Price: 145.00 (Sale Price $125 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Whaling Sailor Bone

SAILOR MADE WHALE BONE PIE CRIMPER

This is a not too commonly found sailor made pie crimper made entirely from a single piece of whale bone. It was expertly carved in great detail. It has only 1 very minor small nick in the edge of the wheel. There is a tiny nail holding wheel to handle that may be original or a make-do repair. A proper pin may not have been available to the sailor so he used what was available to him. The crimper is 6 3/8” long and dates from the late 18th to early 19th century. Not too common.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $195 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Whaling Sailor Bone

EARLY SMALL PEWTER OIL LAMP, 5 3/8" TALL

I love the shape of this early American pewter oil lamp with its cylinder shaped oil reservoir. It has its original burner and is in good working order, just needs a wick. The lamp is only 5 3/8” tall. There are no issues with this c.1840’s lamp.

Price: 135.00 (Sale Price $115 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

ASSEMBLED SET OF 3 HINGHAM, MA PANTRY BOXES

Wonderful assembled set of 3 Hingham, MA pantry boxes with the best natural surface patina. The largest of the 3 is signed, J. BURR, a known cooper in Hingham, MA in the early 19th century. All boxes are in very good condition. The 3 pantry boxes are offered as a set for one price. 1. Pantry box, thick walled, natural surface, iron tacks and wooden pegs, early 19th century, 9 1/2” x 4 3/4”, no issues, probably Hingham, MA. 2.Pantry box, thick walled, natural surface, 8 3/4” x 4”, 2-board top, iron tacks and wooden pegs, early 19th century, probably Hingham, MA. 3.Pantry box, signed J. BURR, (from Hingham, Mass 1791-1857), natural surface, 10 1/2 x 5 1/2” tall, thick walled, no issues, early 19th c.

Price: 575.00 (Sale Price $475 for all 3 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

DATED GRAIN PAINTED TABLE CUTLERY BOX

This is possibly a Shaker made cutlery tote as it was purchased at an auction of a Shaker collection in northeastern NY. The tote was constructed with canted sides that are fastened with wonderful mortised joints. The base is fastened with tiny square nails. The surface has the original grain paint on a mustard base. The date "1855" is hand written on base. The tote is 13 1/4” x 9” x 2 3/8” and there are no issues.

Price: 195.00 (Sale Price $175 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware Early Paint

EARLY AMERICAN PINE SCRUB BOX

This is one of the nicest early hanging scrub box I have found in a long time. It has the best natural surface. The wood is pine and the box is American, probably from a New England state. It has T-head nail construction with rare chamfered sides. The scrub box is 19 5/8” x 8 1/2” x 4” deep. It shows great wear with a deeply worn area from years of scrubbing clothes. Wonderful untouched surface patina, no issues, late 18th to early 19th century. Hard to find in this condition.

Price: 350.00 (Sale Price $300 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes Woodenware

19th CENTURY 10TH ANNIVERSARY TIN BASKETS, RARE

Anniversary tin baskets are not too often seen and are highly collectible. This basket is made of finely woven tin strips with applied wrapped tin handles and was done in an oblong shape. The basket in excellent condition with great patina. The basket measures 6 1/2" long x 3" wide x 6 1/2” tall. Tin items were given as a ten year anniversary gift. This basket dates mid to late 19th century.

Price: 150.00 (Sale Price $125 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Anniversary Tin Tin Baskets

PENNSYLVANIA HALF-ROUND BUTTER PRINT

Half-round butter prints are very hard to find. This one, a Pennsylvania half-round wheat design butter print, is 7” wide x 4 1/2” tall. It has very deep carving and there are square nails holding handle. The wood I believe is walnut. The patina is great, the brown is from use I believe rather than a stain. 18th or very early 19th century.

Price: $425.00 (Sale Price $375 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

FOLK ART CARVED SAILOR

Wonderful American New England folk art sailor carved from walnut wood with great detail and painted in red, blue, white, and black. The figure is 5 1/2” tall. The front half of both feet have been glued to the back part and may be the way they were originally made or they may have broken and is an early repair. There is a tiny bit missing from his nose but has since worn smooth giving him a pug-nosed appearance. 19th century. More photos are available.

Price: 125.00 (Sale Price $100 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Folk Art Early Paint

10TH ANNIVERSARY TIN CANDLESTICK, WEIGHTED BASE

Tin items of all types were made in the 19th century to honor 10 year wedding anniversaries. This American tin candlestick, with its sand weighted conical base, twisted shaft and drip pan, is a typical example. The candlestick is 9 1/2” tall and is in very good condition. It dates from the mid-19th century.

Price: $175.00 (Sale Price $150 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting Tin Anniversary Tin

SCARCE REDWARE PORRINGER, MA ORIGIN

Not too common to find is this redware porringer with wonderful manganese slip decoration. It is of MA origin and is 4 7/8” diameter x 3 7/8” tall. There are a few very tiny glaze flakes on rim plus a 1/4” shallow chip on rim, not at all uncommon to find on early redware. It is a unusual form. c.1780-1820.

Price: $225.00 (Sale Price $175 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Redware

EARLY TIN SPICE BOX with GRATER, PA ORIGIN

This is a wonderful Pennsylvania tin spice box that is complete with the original round punched tin grater. The tin box has a punched design on top, typical of PA German/Dutch work, and measures 6 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/4’ tall. The box stands on 4 tin loop feet and it is divided inside into 4 compartments with center well for the grater. These spice boxes are not common and this one is in excellent used condition. Ex. Jerry Stone collection, Rochester, NY.

Price: 145.00 (Sale Price $125 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Tin

ELMER JEROME CARVED REDHEAD DUCK DECOY

Very good example of a Elmer Jerome (1886-1969) of Bayport, MI, carved, Redhead duck decoy. Jerome was noted for using a special tool he developed for carving decoys. He also developed a unique hang-down lead keel weight that hung down when in use and folded up when not in use (long missing but clear indications of where it was on the bottom of the decoy). The decoy is 14 1/2" long x 6 1/2” wide x 7 3/4’ tall. The decoy has a “chunky” carved tail that is characteristic of Jerome's work. Early 20th century.

Price: 115.00 (Sale Price $90 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Folk Art Decoys Early Paint

BOTTOM OF STACK BALE HANDLED PANTRY BOX in BLACK

This is a very good bale handled pantry box with original blue paint (now oxidized to black as early blue paint does with time). The pantry box is 11 3/4" in top diameter x 6 3/4” tall. It was constructed with copper tacks and wooden pegs. There has been some paint wear over the years from use. There is old cloth material on the inside bottom that is stuck in but I believe can be removed without too much difficulty if desired. There are no significant issues with this early to mid-19th century pantry box.

Price: $375.00 (Sale Price $325 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

BOOTJACK in ORIGINAL RED PAINT and INCISED CARVING

I love the shape of this early wooden boot jack with its big loop at the end. It retains its original oxidized oxblood red paint plus there are incised carvings on center pieces. The folky bent wood frame adds a lot to the character of the piece. A large iron bolt secures the bent wood to the straight pieces and there are 2 hand cut screws as well. It measures 22" long x 5” wide and dates to the late 18th or early 19th century. Condition is very good.

Price: 145.00 (Sale Price $125 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Folk Art Early Paint

18TH C. COPPER FAT LAMP

This is a rare transitional copper fat lamp with a iron wick channel. It is transitional between the fat lamps such as a 4 spout, and a Betty lamp. It is 3 ¾” tall x 3” wide and is 9 3/8” to top of wire hanger. This fat lamp dates to mid to late 18th century.

Price: 175.00 (Sale Price $150 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

MINIATURE TIN COFFEE POT

These miniature tin coffee pots are getting very hard to find. This one is a great survivor with a PA origin and is only 3 1/4” tall at handle. It retains traces of the original black paint. There are no issues to mention. This coffee pot dates to the early 19th century, c.1830.

Price: 125.00 (Sale Price $100 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Tin Miniatures

RARE MINIATURE SIDE SPOUT TIN COFFEE POT

These miniature tin coffee pots are very hard to find. I was fortunate enough to obtain 2 from a very good NY collection. This one has the rare side spout that is sometimes found on the full sized version. It is of PA origin and is considered a rare form. It is only 3” tall at handle. There are no issues to mention and it dates to early 19th century, c.1830.

Price: 125.00 (Sale Price $100 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Tin Miniatures

RARE PAIR OF PEWTER PEG LAMPS

These are a rare pair of pewter double wick peg lamps that would sit atop a candlestick. It is rare to find a single and here we have a pair. Peg lamps were used as an alternative to candles which were more expensive. They have double wick holders extending from the fluid oil reservoir. These peg lamps are 2 1/4” tall x 2 1/2” diameter base and date to early 19th century. They are in generally good condition but do have some dents from use.

Price: 145.00 (Sale Price $100 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Pewter Early Lighting

TIN WITCHES HAT CANDLE SNUFFER, 19TH C.

Tin witches hat candle snuffer, 2 1/4” tall with a 1 1/8” opening, all solder seams solid, very little oxidation inside the cone indicating it was seldom used and kept very dry. Late 18th early 19th c.

Price: 155.00 (Sale Price $125 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Tin Early Lighting

ASH BURL JAR with PRONOUNCED RIM, 4 1/2" TALL

This is a very hard to find form in burl. It is an ash burl jar or vase. It was lathe turned wit a wonderfully rolled rim. The jar is 4 1/2” T x 3 1/4” D opening. Very good patina from handling and use. Early to mid-19th century.

Price: 245.00 (Sale Price $195 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Burl Treen

BURL PORRINGER, NATIVE AMERICAN, 18th CENTURY

A not too commonly found Native American, white cedar burl porringer or eating bowl. It is one piece that was chip carved and is an impressive 11” across the handle with a 6 3/4” D bowl and is 3 1/4” T. 18th century. White cedar burl is attributed to the Abenaki Indians of the northeast US and into Maine.

Price: 550.00 (Sale Price $450 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Burl

19th C. FOLK ART MINIATURE CARVED CHAIR with PAINT

This early folk art miniature chair was carved out of a single piece of walnut wood. The chair may have been carved for a child’s playhouse or a toy. It has a hand painted design on the back front side, legs, and on the seat. The chair is 5” tall x 2 1/4” wide x 2” deep and dates from the early 19th century, c. 1820. It has no issues. Rare find.

Price: 75.00 (Sale Price $50 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Miniatures Childs Folk Art

LARGE SHEAF OF WHEAT BUTTER PRINT, PA, PAINT

Butter print, sheaf of wheat, deeply carved, 4 1/4”D x 3”T, traces of very dry red wash, soft wood, no issues, early 19th century.

Price: 95.00 (Sale Price $75 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

SHEAF OF WHEAT with CARVED DETAIL BUTTER PRINT

A wonderfully carved butter print from PA with a deeply carved sheaf of wheat plus carved scallops surrounding it. The print is 4 1/4”D x 2”T. The print wood is maple. There is a very tight hairline crack from edge to handle that was repaired at some point in time. Early to mid-19th c.

Price: 95.00 (Sale Price $75 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen

EARLY WALLPAPER BOX with PROVENANCE, 19TH CENTURY

A very good earl to mid 19th century wallpaper box with a hand sewn base and lid. There are 2 small pieces of cardboard that a previous owner glued to inside of the lid to secure rim. There is a water stain on the lower side of the box. It is a nice smaller size at 10 3/8” x 9” x 6 1/2” tall. There is provenance written on inside lid: “Betsy Church Post Born June 27, 1797 Died Oct. 15, 1864”. The wallpaper still has good bright colors.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $150 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

RARE TABLE TOP PEERMAN LIGHTING DEVICE, 18TH C.

This is a very seldom found peerman lighting device with a wonderful lathe turned fruit wood base. The peerman, which burned a splinter of candle-fir, was used in countries where fir trees were indigenous. The lighting device is 17 1/2” tall with a 4 1/2” tall x 3 1/2” diameter base. Tight shrinkage crack in the base. Probably Scottish, late 18th century.

Price: 495.00 (Sale Price $395 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

MINIATURE WALLPAPER BOX W/ PROVENANCE, 19TH C.

Miniature round wallpaper covered cardboard box. It is the original wallpaper in remarkable condition. The box is 3 1/2” in diameter x 1 1/4” tall. There is a family provenance inside written in period script that reads: “Wm. H. Beittel, Conestoga Circle, No. 110 B.V. (H.T.) Pa, Lancaster City”. There is only very minor edge wear. Early 19th c.

Price: 395.00 (Sale Price $325 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

18TH C. RUSHLIGHT W/ CANDLE CUP and WOODEN BASE

Rushlight with wooden base and earliest form wrought iron candle socket that helps date it to the late 17th or early 18th century. The rushlight is 7 3/4” tall with a 5 3/8” x 3 3/8” x 2 1/4” tall wooden base. The base has traces of original grayish wash. American, 17th/18th century.

Price: 395.00 (Sale Price $325 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

VERY SMALL PEASEWARE LIDDED SPICE JAR, 19TH C.

A wonderful tiny Peaseware lidded spice container in perfect condition. Peaseware was made in northeastern Ohio. David Mills Pease started his wood-turning business in 1850 in Cascade Valley, Ohio. This little gem is only 2 3/4” tall. It has no issues and retains its original surface with good shrinkage. 19th century.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $175 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Treen Peaseware Miniatures

EARLY BROOM CORN BROOM, POSSIBLY SHAKER

A very early American broom corn broom. The broom corn is woven around the handle to produce a round broom, very typical of the early Shaker brooms before they invented a machine to make flat brooms in the early 19th century. The broom corn is fastened to the handle with wooden pegs. It has a faceted, octagon, shaped handle. The broom is all original and there are no repairs or restorations. It is 34” long and dates to c.1810-1830.

Price: 275.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Shaker Folk Art Broom

HINGHAM, MA OVAL PANTRY BOX, 2 FINGERS, 5 1/2 X 4

A Hingham, MA pantry box with natural surface and 2 fingers. It is 5 1/2” x 4” x 2” tall and was constructed using copper tacks and wooden pegs. Wonderful condition with no issues. The little white area on the right side bottom finger in the first photo is a smudge that wiped right off after I took the photo and noticed it. C.1830's.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes Treen

SHAKER, 3 FINGER OVAL PANTRY BOX, SODA, 5 3/4 X 4

Shaker oval pantry box, natural surface, 5 3/4 x 4 x 2 1/8, marked SODA on top and side of lid. There are no issues. It has the original scribe marks from maker on fingers. Constructed using copper tacks and wooden pegs. Early to mid-19th century.

Price: 265.00 (Sale Price $215 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Shaker Boxes

AMERICAN REV. WAR PERIOD CANTEEN W/ GREEN PAINT

American Rev. War period cheese box form canteens are getting very hard to find, especially in good condition and with early paint. This example has its original dry green paint, leather strap guides that are worn but all 3 are present with iron tacks. The canteen is 7 1/8" diameter x 3” wide, a little wider than typical. There are no issues. C.1780-1820. A very scarce find.

Price: 425.00 (Sale Price $350 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Rev. War

TIN TRIANGULAR FOLDING LANTERN with MICA WINDOWS

A not too common triangular folding tin lantern with mica windows. The lantern is 7 1/2” tall x 3 3/4” sides. The mica is in good condition which in itself is unusual. It has its original hanging chain and the original looped wire for a candle holder. The looped wire has tabs that pinch together to open loop for candle placement. This early lighting device dates from the mid-19th century.

Price: $145.00 (Sale Price $100 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

REDWARE OVOID JUG W/ MANGANESE SLIP, 7 3/4" TALL

A wonderful early redware ovoid jug, possibly of MA origin. There is a very minor bruise on rim that has not broken out and minor chips on foot. Reddish brown manganese glaze with black manganese slip splotches scattered over the surface. Both handles are good with no damage. The jug is 7 3/4” tall with a 5 1/4” top diameter. Mid-19th century.

Price: 325.00 (Sale Price $275 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Redware

PA REDWARE PLATE W/ YELLOW SLIP, 9" DIAMETER

Here is a Bucks Co., PA redware plate with yellow slip in an "ocean waves" design. The plate is 9” in diameter and has a coggled rim. There are a few minor rim rim chips, typical of redware, and a 4” tight hairline crack that goes through to the back. It has great pumpkin color with a blacken back from a hearth oven. Early to mid-19th century.

Price: 275.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Redware

EARLY RARE BRASS WAX JACK W/ HEARTS, 18TH-19TH C.

Offered is a English brass wax jack for recoiled tapers. Wax jacks were used from early in the 17th century to seal letters with a pool of melted wax . The coil of wax would have been wound around the post and the end fed though the taper holder. For use, the flame from a candle would have been held to the end of the taper until a drop of melted wax fell onto the envelope. At the time it was customary for the writer to impress his personal seal into the wax. Measurements are 5” tall with a 3 1/4” diameter base. The base is decorated with cutout hearts. It is in very good condition with no issues and dates to the late 18th - early 19th C. A similar example can be found in "Making Fire & Light in the Home, pre-1820" by John Caspall. Not too commonly found.

Price: 295.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting Brass

WROUGHT IRON LOOM LIGHT of RARE FORM, 18th C.

Loom lights, as the name implies, were hung from a beam spike over a loom to provide light to the weaver in the evening hours. I have had a lot of loom lights over the years but this is the only one of this form that I have owned. It is hand forged iron that has an uncommon form with the hanger and candle socket on same side, rather than the more typical opposite positioning. It is 17 7/8” long. It has no issues and dates from the late 18th to early 19th century. Rare form.

Price: 295.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

WROUGHT IRON FISH BROILER, RARE FORM, 18TH C.

I have owned a few fish broilers but none of this form with a swinging end so it could be held off the coals while cooking. It has a flattened handle with a lollipop on the end of the handle. This broiler is American and dates to the 18th century. Size is 24 1/2” handle, the broiler end is 9 1/4" wide and there are 4 hooks 8 1/2” long to hold the fish. Uncommon form.

Price: 275.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Iron Hearth

BALLERMINE OVOID TAVERN JUG W/ COBALT DESIGN, 18TH

Ballermine tavern jug, used to carry liquor from cellar casks to patrons. Rare early ovoid salt glazed stoneware jug with cobalt design, incised rings around neck, and pinched spout. There is a small glaze flake on side of spout, glaze stress fissures but no repairs or cracks. Size is 9” tall x 5” diameter at widest area, English, early 18th century, c.1720.

Price: 475.00 (Sale Price $350 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Tavern Stoneware

FORGED IRON SHARPENING ROD, WHITESMITHED, 18TH C.

A rare American wrought iron knife sharpening rod with very fine whitesmithed file work. It is maker signed with the letter "A". The rod is 14” long and was made in the 18th century. One of the finest of its type. Not often found, especially this finely made.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $150 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Iron

RARE WROUGHT IRON BUTTONHOLE CUTTER, 18TH C.

Offered is a very seldom found wrought iron buttonhole cutter. Buttonhole cutters resembling small hatchets were made to do just that: cut buttonholes. An article of clothing requiring a buttonhole was placed over a block of wood. The blade of the hatchet was placed where the buttonhole was needed and given a sharp rap with a small hammer. The pointed end was used for pulling stitches and picking threads. The file work on this buttonhole cutter is quite good. It measures 5 3/4” long x 2 3/4” wide. 18th century. This one is the only one that I have found and are quite rare. A nearly identical buttonhole hatch is shown on page 100, plate 2-35, in Colonial Wrought Iron the Sorber Collection by Don Plummer.

Price: 325.00 (Sale Price $250 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Iron

RARE WROUGHT IRON BOWL SCRAPER OR SCOOP, 18TH C.

Offered is a very rarely found wrought iron curved scoop. This type of scoop could have been used for removing cream from fresh milk that had come to the surface of a bowl or to scrape mashed potatoes or bread dough from a wooden bowl. The scoop's blade is bowed to fit the shape of a bowl. There is a whitesmithed filed design on the handle plus filed notches where the handle meets the blade. The scoop is 14” long. The surface has a sheen from being polished at some point in its history. I sold a nearly identical one that came out of the Howard Roth collection. This one originated in New England and is a very rare form of early 18th century wrought iron.

Price: 325.00 (Sale Price $250)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Iron

ROUND PANTRY BOX, BLUE/GRAY PAINT, 8 7/8"

Pantry box, original oxidized blue/gray paint, thick walls, good condition, 8 7/8” 4 3/4”, iron tacks and pegs, felt strips on base,19th century.

Price: 245.00 (Sale Price $225 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

ROUND PANTRY BOX, 8 3/8", ORIGINAL GREEN PAINT

Pantry box, thick walled, original green paint that has oxidized black, 8 3/8” x 4” tall, iron tacks, wooden pegs, no issues, early 19th century.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

ROUND PANTRY BOX, ORIGINAL GREEN PAINT, 6 1/2"

Round pantry box w/ original Windsor green paint that has oxidized to nearly black on the lid, very dry untouched surface, thick walled, 6 1/2” x 2 3/4” tall, copper tacks and wooden pegs, no issues, possibly Hingham, MA., early to mid-19th century.

Price: 225.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

WROUGHT IRON 4 SPOUT GREASE LAMP, 18TH C.

I just love the wonderful hand forged iron work on the hanging 4-spout grease lamp. The hanging chain is most unusual with twisted links joined with circular loops. All original, no issues but may be missing the wick pick. Size is 4” across spouts x 15 3/4” hanging height. Early 18th century. Rare form.

Price: 275.00 (Sale Price $200 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Lighting Iron

PENNSYLVANIA REDWARE MORAVIAN BOWL W/ SLIP DESIGN

Offered is a scarce redware eastern Pennsylvania Moravian serving bowl with a rare wide rolled rim. Bowls are certainly not commonly found. The bowl is slip Decorated in 3 Colors, Brown, Yellow and Green, over the yellow slip. The base color is pumpkin orange. There are no chips or hairlines, just normal wear on the inside with some glaze flakes. Size is 8 ¼” dimeter x 3 ½” deep. C.1820-1840. More photos are available.

Price: 395.00 (Sale Price $350 plus shipping)

2020-Mar-14 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Redware

RARE PAINTED TINWARE MUG, PA, EARLY 19TH C.

A not too often seen mug that is painted tin over sheet iron. It has soldered joints and a loop handle. The mug is painted black with red, yellow and green decorations. It is 4 1/4” tall x 3 1/4” base diameter. Rare. c.1810-1840, probably of PA origin.

Price: $295.00

2020-Mar-06 05:00pm EST | Tags : Tinware Early Paint Tin

TREEN FUNNEL, C.1850

I just love these early funnels that were such a staple in the early American kitchens. The one is maple wood and has a great patina and wear with a very dry surface, just the way we like to find them. It is 6 ½” tall x 4 ½” in diameter. It dates from c.1850.

Price: 165.00 SALE PENDING

2020-Mar-06 05:00pm EST | Tags : Treen Kitchen

PUNCHED TIN BARN LANTERN, TABBED BASE, 18TH C

Offered is an early punched tin barn lantern having a dry surface with original light bluish tint. The lantern is completely original. It has a 15” hanging height and a 5” diameter base. It has punched pinwheel designs and is probably of PA origin. The original candle cup is tabbed through. The only issue is a very small piece missing at the beginning of the punched design on dome. 18th to early 19th century.

Price: $250.00

2020-Mar-06 05:00pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting

HAND FORGED EMBER OR PIPE TONGS, 18TH C.

A very good early ember or pipe tongs. Made of hand wrought iron in the early to mid-18th century. The tongs are 16” long. The handle loops show good early forging. No issues. These would have hung on or near a fireplace.

Price: $75.00

2020-Mar-06 05:00pm EST | Tags : Iron

PA GERMAN OR DUTCH PAINTED TRINKET BOX W/ TULIPS

One of the nicest PA German or Dutch painted trinket boxes that I have owned. It has what I believe are the original snipe hinges but could possibly be early replacements. it is not a common size, being 6 3/8" wide x 4" deep x 2” tall. It has wooden pegs in bottom board, the rest of the box has glued construction as was typical for these small boxes. There are hand painted tulips on all sides. The top designs are quite worn from 200 years of use. There is only a single hole in the cover and one in the front with no indication of a tin closure hasp or wire closure. I have a ribbon to hold the lid and base. This wonderful box dates from the late 18th to early 19th century. Not common.

Price: $350.00

2020-Mar-06 05:00pm EST | Tags : Early Paint Boxes

WROUGHT IRON SKEWER HOLDER W/ LOLLIPOP, PA, 18TH

A well made American, possibly PA, skewer set with a wonderfully shaped holder. The set has 4 round skewers that are 9 1/2” to 10” long. The skewer holder is 4 1/4” tall x 5 1/4” wide. This set would have hung on or near the hearth, convenient for cooking use. The skewers would have been used to hold chunks of meat on a grill during cooking. Excellent condition.

Price: $295.00

2020-Mar-06 05:00pm EST | Tags : Iron Hearth

HAND PAINTED PEARLWARE CUP AND SAUCER, C.1810

Pearlwear glazed handless cup and saucer with hand painted designs. The colors are the typical burnt orange, yellow and green. This cup and saucer dates to ca. 1810. The saucer is 5 ½” in diameter and the cup is 3 1/2" in diameter x 2 1/4” tall. The condition is very good with a tiny nick on the inside rim of the bottom of the saucer and only minor scratches.

Price: $95.00

2020-Feb-29 03:30pm EST | Tags :

PA REDWARE CHARGER, SPONGED YELLOW SLIP, 11 1/4"

A wonderful early PA redware charger with very hard to find yellow sponged slip design. The charger is 11 1/4” in diameter x 1 1/2” tall and has a coggled rim. Remarkably, there are no chips or repairs. It has a museum acquisition number on reverse. This charger dates to the mid-19th century.

Price: $345.00

2020-Feb-29 03:30pm EST | Tags : Redware

SMALL REDWARE JUG PENNY BANK, MASS.

Offered is a small redware penny bank in the form of a jug. It has its original red paint that was applied after firing rather than the typical glaze that was applied before firing. The bank is 4 3/4” tall and has a 2 5/8” diameter base. These small redware banks are attributed to East Brookfield, Mass., and date c.18790-88. There is a small chip on coin slot and thin flake off on the base. Not too commonly found, especially with good paint.

Price: $95.00

2020-Feb-29 03:30pm EST | Tags : Redware

LARGE PUNCHED TIN GRATER

Offered is a punched tin grater on a pine board. It was secured on the board with early nails. The punched tin appears to have been made for the grater rather than a repurposed piece from a barn lantern as so often we find. The grater has a great form and is in good condition. Size is 14 3/8” x 4” wide x 3” tall and the board is 3/4” thick. On the back of the board are straight, irregularly spaced kerf marks from pit saw. Early 19th century.

Price: $145.00

2020-Feb-25 06:48am EST | Tags : Tin Kitchen

WALNUT BURL MORTAR & PESTLE, RARE, 18TH C.

This is one of the best burl mortar & pestle sets that I have found. The wood is walnut burl and the size is 6” tall x 6 3/8” diameter. The pestle is 9 1/2” and walnut. There are good turnings on mortar, no issues, a natural 2” crater on the side, great natural patina from use, c.1750-1800.

Price: $495.00

2020-Feb-08 03:30pm EST | Tags : Mortar & Pestle Burl

WROUGHT IRON KETTLE TRIVET, SCARCE, 18TH CENTURY

Offered is a very scarce wrought iron kettle trivet from the 18th century. In contrast to the more commonly found trivet, trivets with an upwardly pointing handle are extremely scarce. This example, with a curled end on the handle, is 9 1/4” to the top of handle and 6” in diameter and the base is 3 1/2” tall. No issues. A great addition to hearth cooking items.

Price: $175.00

2020-Feb-06 06:53am EST | Tags : Iron Hearth

HAND FORGED IRON TRIVET W/ HEARTS, 18TH C.

Just a wonderful early trivet that was made for someone special. It is hand forged iron with the best heart shaped designs. The legs are peened through and it has great hand forged curls at the top. It is 9” in length x 4 3/4” wide and dates to the 18th century. No issues. A nice Valentine's Day gift for that someone special.

Price: $225.00

2020-Feb-02 08:25am EST | Tags : Iron

EARLY TREEN SERVING BOWL and CLAY PIPE FRAGMENTS

Offered is a very nice assortment of 10 early clay pipe bowl fragments from the late 17th to early 19th century. These look great displayed in the early 18th c. treen bowl that is also being offered. The bowl was likely used as a serving bowl. The pine bowl has a slight beehive shape, is very light in weight, and a very dry natural surface. The bowl was turned on an early pole or treadle lathe. It has good shrinkage with measurements of 7 1/2” - 8” x 1 1/2 - 2” tall. There are no issues with this early 18th century, c.1720-1750, bowl. The clay pipe bowls and the treen serving bowl are offered separately or together.

Price: Bowl $295 SALE PENDING; Pipes $75

2020-Feb-01 02:00pm EST | Tags : Bowls

18TH CENTURY WOOD AND TIN GRATER

An unusual and wonderful form, this early grater is maple with a tin grater. The side edge pieces are attached with tiny early nails. The grater is 10” x 3” wide and dates from the 18th to early 19th century. The is an old split at the top of the handle. Rare form.

Price: $95.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Treen Tin Kitchen

MINER'S LAMP

Very good example of a miner's lamp, also known as a lenticular lamp, with a circular 4 3/4" font supported by a heavy trunnion mount attached to a 13 3/4” wrought iron hanging hook by means of a swivel joint. The overall height is 22 3/4”. It is embellished with an iron rooster. The lighting device is not signed and is American or French, early to mid-19th century. Not too common today.

Price: $225.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting

MINIATURE NC REDWARE WHISKEY JUG

Very seldom seen miniature NC redware whiskey jug. There are mica flecks seen in red ware clay on bottom. The jug is 3 1/4" tall x 2 1/4” diameter and dates to early to mid-19th century. No issues. Rare

Price: $115.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Redware Miniatures

MAINE MINIATURE REDWARE JAR W/ ORANGE GLAZE

This is a miniature redware jar that I believe is from Maine or possibly NH. It has a speckled orange glaze. There is a tiny inside rim chip and a couple minor base nicks. This little jar is 2 1/2” tall x 2” diameter and dates to the early part of the 19th century.

Price: $75.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Redware Miniatures

18th c. NEW ENGLAND TREEN SUGAR BOWL with LID

The surface of this treen sugar bowl has worn smooth as silk from use at the table. It was turned on an early lathe from a single piece of Walnut, forming a series of concentric rings. The sugar bowl is 5 x 3 1/4" tall. The condition is very good but there are 2 wood filed period crack repairs in the base. The lidded sugar has good shrinkage. The lid fits snuggly on the base. This sugar bowl dates c. 1750-1780.

Price: $225.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Treen Boxes

SHAKER SCOOP

A nice small Shaker scoop. The scoop is tin and the handle part is maple. The scoop is 8 1/2”L x 3”W. It is in good used condition with just a some minor roughness on the top of the scoop from use. 19th century.

Price: $45.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Shaker

18TH CENTURY AMERICAN REDWARE JUG, REEDED HANDLE

Hard to find form redware tall shoulder jug with reeded handle and dark manganese glaze. There is very minor roughness on spout and a 1/2” flat chip on base as the only issues. It has a 1 1/4" x 1/8" area on the side where the glaze didn't cover. 7 1/4” tall x 4” diameter, c.1780-1820.

Price: $195.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Redware

18TH CENTURY WROUGHT IRON BROILER, MEAT OR FISH

Early wrought iron broiler with step-up handle and tall feet, unusual to find 5 hooks on front for chunks of meat or fish, etc. Found in New England, 18th or early 19th century. 9 3/4" wide x 17 1/2" long including handle x 3" tall. Very good condition with no issues.

Price: $425.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Iron

GARLIC PRESS, 18TH CENTURY

This is a not too commonly found garlic press. As the name implies, it was used to crush garlic toes to squeeze out the juices. This one is 18th century and made of black walnut wood with brass hardware. It is 10” long and in excellent condition. English, c.1780. Not too common.

Price: $115.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags :

EARLY STIRRING STICK, POSSIBLY SHAKER, 18TH/19TH C

A great early stirring stick, made of maple wood. Stir sticks, such as this one, were used for mixing and stirring foods and bread dough. This stirring stick has a nicely turned handle that suggests it may be a Shaker item. It has a wonderful natural dark stained surface with great patina and no issues. The stick is 14 1/2” long and dates to the 18th or early 19th century.

Price: $45.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Treen

SAFFRON JAR,ORIGINAL SURFACE, w/ LID, 19TH CENTURY

A not too often found Saffron or spice jar with original crackled shellac or varnish surface. Maple wood lathe turned 3 pieces (lid, stem, base), with original yellow paint inside and on the base. It is 6 1/4” tall with a 3 3/4” lid diameter and dates from late 18th to early 19th century.

Price: $195.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Treen

SMALL FIREPLACE ANDIRONS W/ FACETED FINIALS, 18TH

Offered is a wonderful pair of early andirons, 18th century. They are a smaller size made for an upstairs fireplace. They have the best faceted octagonal ball finials that are indicative of a Portsmouth, NH origin. They have large penny feet and excellent blacksmith decorative work on their fronts. The andirons are 12 1/2” tall x 11 1/4” front to back. A not too common find.

Price: $275.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Iron

IRON WEDDING BAND HOG SCRAPER CANDLESTICK

This is one of the nicest hog scraper candlesticks that I have owned. The surface is untouched with a wonderful patina. It never had a chair hook. The iron wedding band has a seam indicating that is was added by hand forging. There is a maker's signature on the adjustment tab but I cannot quite read it. The candlestick is taller than most at 8 3/4”. The push-up tab works fine and the shaft is held with a square nut. Late 18th or early 19th century. Probably English.

Price: $155.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting

FOLK ART CARVED CANE W/ DOG'S HEAD, 19TH CENTURY

This is a wonderful early folk art cane with a nicely carved dog's head handle. It still has its original forged iron band on end to protect the tip. The cane is 35” long and has the best patina. I believe this cane dates to early 19th century.

Price: $155.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Folk Art

MINIATURE PA REDWARE CANNING JAR W/ BROWN GLAZE

This is a sweet miniature PA redware canning jar with a brown manganese glaze. The jar is just 2 3/4” tall x 1 3/4” diameter. It has no condition issues and it dates to the early part of the 19th century.

Price: $115.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Miniatures Redware

MINIATURE PA BULBOUS PITCHER W/ BLACK GLAZE

I love the form of this miniature PA redware pitcher with its bulbous form exaggerated spout. The jug has a black manganese glaze. There are no issues. The size is 2 1/2” tall x 2 1/4” wide and has an ovoid form. This great little gem dates to early 19th century.

Price: $125.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Redware Miniatures

SHAKER FOLDING WOODEN HANGER

This is the first Shaker folding clothing hanger that I have owned or even seen. It is made of maple wood with an iron wire hook. The arms fold up presumably to make it easier to pack for traveling or storage. The hanger is 16” wide open and 8 1/4” x 5” wide when folded. This was found in NY and could possibly have been made at the Mt. Lebanon, NY, Shaker community in the mid to late 19th century. There are no condition issues. Not too common.

Price: $135.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Treen Shaker

WROUGHT IRON TABLE CANDLEHOLDER

This is by far the best wrought iron table candleholder that I have owned. It has wonderful iron work having 4 feet with tight curls, a twisted carrying shaft with attached candle holder and ending in a pig tail, and a great pie crust edge drip tray. The candleholder is 8 3/4” tall with a 4 x 4 x 2 1/2” drip pan. It was made to hold candles. No issues. Early to mid-18th century and of English or German origin.

Price: $550.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting

TINDER BOX, COMPLETE W/ STRIKER, FLINT, DAMPER

Tinned sheet iron table tinder box with striker, flint, damper, finger ring lift on lid, light weight tin, fine tinsmith work, 4 1/2” D x 1 1/2” T, surface oxidation, no issues, c.1780-1820. Uncommon form in great condition.

Price: $375.00

2020-Jan-25 05:00pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting Rev. War


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