Halliday House

Gail Laird, Susan Moodie | PO Box 413 Napa, CA 94559 | 707-253-1092 | info@hallidayhouse.com

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Dome-Top Blue Trunk

Circa 1800, Dome-top Trunk in dark blue paint. It has handles, hinges, hasp, but no key. Paper label about Sheep inside top lid. Measures 21 1/2" x 13" x 13"

Price: Reg. $495, SALE $325.

2019-Aug-16 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Beautiful Blue Trunk Metal Closings

Miniature Blanket Box

19th C miniature blanket box down to original dry red color. Molded front edge. Evidence of earlier snipe hinges on back, but they have been replaced with leather ones long ago. Lovely carved apron on front and sides, square nails and all the desireable folk art goodies. 15 1/2" x 9" x 11"h

Price: Reg. $575. SALE, $375.

2019-Aug-16 03:00pm EDT | Tags : ALL the Folk Art Goodies Dry Red color

Painted Lift-Top Box

American painted lift-top box in yellow paint with green striping. Sectioned top over a dovetailed drawer ending on ball feet. Probably VT or NH, circa 1840. 14"w x 11"d x 5 3/4"h

Price: Reg. $795., SALE $525

2019-Aug-16 03:00am EDT | Tags : Handsome Desk Box Versatile Box

New England Document Box

Beautifully finished inside and out. Inside is covered in multi-colored print, while exterior sports a large leather handle attached to the top with studs, hasp and lock, key missing. Natural wood finish with no obvious history of its having been painted. 15"w x 9 1/2"d x 9"h

Price: Reg. $225.; SALE $175.

2019-Aug-10 12:29pm EDT | Tags : Handsome Document Box Leather and studs woo woo

1893 Worlds Fair Commemorative Miniature Box

Folk Art Cigar Box commemorating the Columbian Exposition in 1893, which dovetailed with the Chicago Worlds Fair. The events were huge in their day: lasting 6 months and celebrated by over 27,000,000 people. The Expo celebrated the 400th anniversary of Columbus's arrival in North America. This "Knights of Labor" wooden cigar box has been transformed into an Exposition Stamp Collage Box; beautifully and artistically done in a patriotic motif befitting the occasion and the patriotic fervor of the times. Interior was lined in a red paper which is somewhat frayed.

Price: Reg. $3,600.; SALE $2,400.

2019-Aug-10 12:21pm EDT | Tags : 1893 Cigar box Columbian Exposition and Worlds Fair

Double Saltbox

19th C hand carved and worked double saltbox with heart - all created from one block of wood. Amazing folk art! 7 1/2"h x 6"w

Price: Reg. $495.; SALE $350.

2019-Aug-10 12:16pm EDT | Tags : Folk art saltbox hanging or standing double box

Small Document Box

C. 1800 Small Document Box. Unique multi-piece laid-up domed lid in poplar. Original red wash finish, strong wood grain comes through, cut nails. Measures 16 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h x 7 1/4"d

Price: Regular price:$395.Sale price: $275.

2019-Aug-02 04:14pm EDT | Tags : Original Red Wash Cut nails

Primitive Wall Box

Made from only three pieces of wood; top, bottom, and all sides.... this primitive piece is a beauty. Decorated on front, back and top. Measures 5 1/2“ x 5 3/4” x 11 1/2”h

Price: Regular Price: $450;Sale price: $295

2019-Aug-02 04:07pm EDT | Tags : Carved from tree 3 piece covered box

Salesman's Sample Cards in Pyrography Box

Late 1800's salesman's sample cards in various designs, awards of merit, etc. Imagine the fun of exploring the cards inside to see what was in vogue during the late Victorian era. Exterior of box is enhanced with pyrography. 14 1/2"l x 10 1/2"w x 3 3/4"d

Price: Reg. $195., Sale. $125.

2019-Aug-02 10:21am EDT | Tags : Pyrography design Extensive types of cards

English Tea Caddy

English Tea Caddy with brass inlay and lovely escutcheon. Measures 11"w x 5 1/2"h x 5 1/4"d

Price: Regular Price, $125; Sale Price, $80.

2019-Jul-26 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Victorian Caddy Beautiful Interior on Caddy

Lone Star Treen Box

Unique Lone Star treen box with extra special patina. Slide top with room inside box for the tiniest of objects. 2”l

Price: Regular price $95.; Sale price $70.

2019-Jul-26 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Slide top tiny box Carved lone star on box

Early Spice Box

Beautifully shaped and painted early spice box created from a box labeled "Medal Brand Enamel A, Sanderson & Co, Hull". Each drawer is numbered--all handmade--top shelf over two, and over two more drawers. Whale Tail cutout on top back. Painted with blue striping. 13 3/4"w x 13"h x 4 3/4"d

Price: Regular price $550.; Sale $370.

2019-Jul-26 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Whales tail backsplash Sanderson Co. box

Wallpapered Trinket Box

1840s American wallpaper in a sunflower motif covers this oval trinket box and lid. Sturdy and useful. Interior painted dark blue. 6 1/2" x 4"

Price: SOLD

2019-Jul-26 12:00pm EDT | Tags : Sunflower motif Small oval decorated box

Painted Document Box

Box with early hasp and lock mechanism, (no key). Grain painted sides and bottom; each of these 5 sides painted differently. Top is beautifully decorated with various flowers and leaves. Original brass handle. A very special place in which to store valuables. 16"w x 10"d x 5 1/2"h

Price: Was $750.; Now $500.


Painted and Striped Blue Candle Box

Painted and Striped Candle Box with 3 finger grooves.Exterior paint is a very dark blue with white trim. Interior is wallpapered. Signed and dated on bottom, 1846. Perfect size at 8 3/4"w x 4"h x 5 3/4"d

Price: Was $295; now $195.

2019-Jul-19 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Blue candle box 3 finger sliding lid Dated 1846

Lancaster County Crib Quilt

Lancaster County, PA crib quilt, all handstitched in yellows and reds with calico backing. Expected fading but still vibrant. 35" x 32".

Price: $195

2019-Jul-12 03:00pm EDT | Tags : PA crib quilt Baby quilt

Bull Meat Market Ornament

A rare and unusually large ornament from a meat rack, this heavy iron red bull (C,. 1880) was removed from the rack and now mounted on a painted wooden stand. Midwest origin. 11"l x 7"h

Price: $775

2019-Jul-12 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Large Meat Market ornament Iron Red Bull

Child's Washstand

Child's Folding Washstand with Wringer. Good display piece. Original paint and still works. Measures 27"l x 21"h

Price: $125

2019-Jul-05 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Lifelike toy Folding washstand

Hanging Spoon Rack

Early wooden spoon rack in original surface. Holds 24 spoons on two levels . Good size and age. Hangers included. Original price $295.

Price: $195

2019-Jul-05 03:00pm EDT | Tags : natural wood 24 spoon holder

Framed Fabric Needlework

Delicately stitched floral needlework signed and dated, 1868, beautifully framed and stamped on back of frame (made by Willet Hicks, Trenton, NJ). Photos show lighter than in person. Measures: 11' x 11'

Price: $250

2019-Jun-21 09:41am EDT | Tags : needlework

Scottie Dog

Well worn and loved Scottie dog. Glass eyes, button nose and black velvet lined ears. Squeaker long gone but lots of play remains. 10"l

Price: $95

2019-Jun-14 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Stuffed Toy Dog Toy Scottish Terrier

Bust of Mark Twain

Signed and dated bust of an older and weathered Mark Twain, with his generous moustache and dapper bowtie. Signed M. Robbin, 1968. 4"w x 9 1/2"h x 4 3/4"d

Price: $150

2019-Jun-14 12:00pm EDT | Tags : Signed Bust Handsome

Small Footstool

Small footstool with half moon ends. Metal gliders added to feet later. 12 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 6"

Price: $80

2019-Jun-13 08:57pm EDT | Tags : half-moon cutouts Sturdy Wood

Copper Bowl

Sweet copper bowl in the perfect small size, c 1900. 6 1/2"d x 3"h

Price: $95

2019-Jun-07 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Small Copper Bowl

Souvenir Tray

Early souvenir tray from Castle Crags, in Northern California near Mt. Shasta. Wild and beautifully painted tray with woven sides ending in braids. 18" x 12" x 1 1/2"

Price: $275

2019-Jun-07 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Northern CA Tray Braided trim on tray

Small Stoneware Jug

Small stoneware jug with interesting lablel…."Beef, Iron, and Wine" made of what paper remains. Measures 6 3/4" h x 3 1/2" diameter at bottom.

Price: $395

2019-Jun-07 12:00pm EDT | Tags : Early Stoneware Jug Wine ?

Framed Portrait

An unknown artist whose subject was a (now) unknown well-dressed young gentleman, seated and with a book. (That book conveyed a sign of intellect and status) Linen matting surrounding portrait. 7 1/4" x 6 1/4"

Price: $375

2019-Jun-01 12:12pm EDT | Tags : Distinguished portrait of young gentleman

Pine Frame

Old grain-painted and decorated pine wood frame all ready for a special object to surround. 12 1/4" x 9 5/8"

Price: $145

2019-Jun-01 12:03pm EDT | Tags : Rectangular Frame Grain Painted Frame

Shaker Berry Basket

A diminutive Shaker basket made of wood with metal reinforcements and intended to hold berries. C. 1850, measures 3 1/2"d x 3"h

Price: $235

2019-May-25 08:32am EDT | Tags : diminutive basket Shaker Basket


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