Having been dealers for decades, we are fortunate to have a wide and varied inventory of Early American furniture, decorative accessories and folk art. We will be adding a few items at a time. After which we will have a full page ongoing. Please check and question or comment. Always eager to hear from you. Shipping charges are the responsibility of the buyer unless "FREE SHIPPING" is indicated for a particular item. Happy to pack and ship to save our customers on this end. Returns are sometimes necessary. If that should occur, return in the same condition as sent within 5 days, and you will receive a full refund except for your return shipping expenses.
Early colorful puzzle toy called "Changeable Charlie" in its day. 8 different correct animals or people or countless combinations of incorrect examples in this Block Set, complete with box. Lots of play remains. Made in Western Germany. Measures. 8"l x 3 1/2"w 1"d
Handmade Lion with sewn nose and mouth, greenish blue glass button eyes with fur mane and tip of his tail. Metal supports in legs. This "King of the Jungle" is a mighty force with his coat of heavy wool (stuffed with cotton) blending into his real fur. Measures 15"l x 10"h
Entirely handmade and hand sewn 19th Century cotton quilt, believed to have come from Maryland. Overall tea staining and very beautiful. Condition is excellent. Approximately 78" x 78". We showed this quilt last autumn with no sale, so we are reducing the price this year in hopes it will go in time for autumn festivities.
Framed in wood and matted. Achomawi Woman's image is from a copyright photograph, 1923 by E. L. Curtis. The Achomawi were one of the Pit River Tribes of Native Americans in Northeastern California. Purchased at auction 1980. 15 1/4"w x 19 1/4"h
Outfitted Lapdesk Writing Box from the late 19th C Banister Family, Brownsville Vermont. Interior is outfitted with sheets of stationary, a photo of E.M.Banister, a Christmas greeting from Aunt and Uncle, pencils, the Rutland, VT newspaper, etc. Key inside. Measures 11 1/2" w x 8"d x 4"h
Price: SALE PRICE: $95.00
Early promotional piece for Eastman Kodak titled "Do I want A Camera" campaign. This shows an unsophisticated 4 different scenerios of times when a Kodak was needed. Turn of the 20th C sketches of vignettes. Wonderful glimpse of one of Americas' leading companies in Rochester, NY. 13" x 12"
1860-1880 framed "The Life and Age of Woman" with poems about each stage of her life. A space reserved for deceased printed SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF. Original frame to piece and in "as is" though quite good condition. 15 1/2" x 11 1/2" x 1"
Vanity Fair Album from 1873. Not a modern reproduction. See back: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Purchased by me at The Pickwick Gallery, Stratford-On-Avon, UK in late 1990s or early 2000s, then newly framed with museum glass and paper. 21" x 15". A booklet attached to the back with information about the subject and his role as a Royal. Excellent Condition.
Late 19th C formal and somewhat delicate dark wood set of two shelves with rams horns sides, and a brace for hanging. Alligatored finish. The drama is in the sides. Easy to hang anywhere for interest. Measures 18"w x 12"h x 7"d
Price: SALE PRICE: $325.00
The "Budding Chef" will think they are the luckiest child of all with this set of 17 pieces of early toy tinware. This set is all they needed to cook most meals of the day. Largest piece 5"l x 2"w.
Flat Wooden shorebird, Maine origin. Some remaining paint and a nail beak with two nail heads for eyes. The body is carved and sleek in form. A metal rod attaches his body to the flat Atlantic driftwood. Early 1900. 10 1/2"l x 8"h
C.1860 All-wool paisley coverlet or shawl, which formerly covered the baby grand piano in an elegant Victorian home in the N. California gold rush town of Grass Valley. This beautiful textile continues to shine as a reminder of a genteel past. Approximate dimensions: 6' x 6'
Early and large mug in blue stripes and checks on white. American 1800's, 4"h x 5 1/2"w including handle. Base is prominent giving the mug more status. 1/4" hairline
Expected wear on this early marked 9 1/4" diameter pewter plate. A very old pewter patch can be seen on top and mostly underneath the plate, but does not take away from the beauty and the fact that it has been extensively used. Marked "Boardman".
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