14 E. King Antiques Design

Steve Lipman and Tracy Dodge | 14 E. King St. Abbottstown, PA 17301 | 717-619-3170 | helloyellow66@comcast.net

Welcome to South Central Pennsylvania's newest online and "bricks and mortar" antiques venue. With over 30 years experience buying and selling in the antiques trade, we are here to carry on our tradition of bringing our customers high quality, authentic antique furniture, pottery, baskets, woodenware, folk art and Americana. Our loyal customers from our former Southern New Jersey shop have followed us to our new store here in Abbottstown, PA, which is a testimony to Tracy's eye and decorating expertise. Her designs have been featured in several publications including A Primitive Place and Country Sampler magazines. Please stop and see us in our new shop located behind our 1740's log and stone home and also continue to check out our latest offerings here on Dig. Our hours are Mon. Fri. Sat. 10:30-4:00. Other days by chance or appointment. We accept personal checks, major credit cards and Paypal. Please see more of our items items at http://www.rubylane.com/shop/14-e-king . All items are guaranteed authentic. Returns within one week will be refunded in full, less return shipping.


19th C. Pine 8 qt. Measure Old Nutmeg Paint

This late 19th C. wooden measure with metal bands retains an old nutmeg brown paint. The measure is marked on the bottom "8 QTS. DRY". The coopered yellow pine measure is well made and remains nice and tight. Measuring 11" tall x 8" in diameter, the measure has some stains on the interior but overall it is in excellent condition. American made.

Price: sale pending

2018-Aug-14 03:23pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. PA or MD Double Handled Redware Crock

Henry Schofield was an expert potter that worked from the 1850's on in Chester County, Pennsylvania and later into the early 20th C. in Cecil County, Maryland. This particular piece of Schofield redware was his signature design- a double handled redware crock with fluted rim and distinctive stamped design around the mid-section. What I particularly like about this crock is not only the condition but the outside has a thin clear glaze that sets this crock apart from most Schofield examples of this design. The crock stands 6" tall and is excellent condition. The interior is finished with a heavier glaze with manganese spots. An exceptional example of Schofield's signature work!

Price: $150

2018-Aug-13 12:13pm EDT | Tags :

E.J. Miller Alexandria Vendor's Stoneware Crock PA

This circa 1875-1885 cobalt blue decorated stoneware crock was produced by James Hamilton of Greensboro, Pennsylvania. It was made for E.J. Miller & Son, an importer located in Alexandria, Virginia. The 1.5 gallon crock was expertly thrown with a tooled shoulder line and wide collar. The front of the crock is decorated with a stencil and 4 brushed lines. The interior of the crock is finished in an Albany slip brown glaze. The crock stands 10 3/4" tall and displays beautifully. There is a very faint hairline to the right of the stenciled design that is associated with a small filled chip. The interior of the crock has a repaired stone pop. Please see photos. A fine example of decorated stoneware from a highly desirable Western Pennsylvania maker. More photos on Ruby Lane.

Price: $365

2018-Aug-12 12:52pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. 2 Gal. Western PA Stencil Jug

This 2 gallon stoneware jug with cobalt blue stencil comes from Western Pennsylvania and dates to around 1880. I have seen this stencil on signed pieces from Greensboro. This particular jug has three "owl in flight" stencils and a number "2" capacity stencil. The glaze has an interesting speckled effect around the entire jug. There is a 1/2" chip on the spout and a spider crack on the side as shown. The jug measures 15 1/2" tall and about 8" in diameter. The form is slightly ovoid and would be considered a "beehive" shape.

Price: $285

2018-Aug-11 04:01pm EDT | Tags :

Blue Decorated Stoneware Pitcher Dated 1882

This 6 quart stoneware pitcher signed "West Troy, Pottery." has a strong symmetric blue decoration with the date of 1882 in hand applied blue slip. The pitcher is in excellent condition with just a thin horizontal line in the handle and a short tight hairline from the base on the right side. Standing 10.5" tall, there are no repairs on this choice stoneware pitcher.

Price: $695

2018-Aug-09 02:21pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Mortised Tiger Maple Footstool

14 E. King Antiques is pleased to offer this circa 1840 solid tiger maple footstool with square, straight legs that are mortised into the top. The stool measures 16" x 6.5" x 6.5" tall and is in excellent condition with the original old, mellow finish. Note that there is an age crack in the top. Nice and sturdy, this stool would make an excellent riser for your folk art collection.

Price: $195

2018-Aug-03 12:49pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Document Box w/ Original Smoke Paint

This 1/2" pine Pennsylvania document box dates from 1830-40 and has the original grey smoke paint decoration. The box is constructed with square nails and retains the original cast iron butt hinges and iron lock. Measuring 17 1/4" wide x 10 1/8" deep x 6 1/2" tall (not including the knob on top) the box is in good condition with no breaks or repairs. The lock is missing the hasp as shown and there was once a leather hinged wooden divider inside that is no longer there. The grey smoke paint was expertly applied and has the appropriate distress and wear for a 175 year old surface. We are selling this box out of our personal collection. More photos and items on our Ruby Lane website. Thanks for looking!

Price: $350

2018-Aug-01 01:28pm EDT | Tags :

Impressive North Carolina Swan Decoy c. 1940

This well-crafted mid-1900's canvas-over wire swan decoy hails from North Carolina. Measuring 28" long x 19" tall x 11" wide, this impressive swan makes an elegant statement wherever he sits. His head and neck is carved solid wood and the body is wire and wood with heavy canvas expertly stretched over the wire. The paint is original and shows just the right signs of age. Overall, the decoy is in very good condition with just a worn spot underneath the swan's cheek where it isn't seen. Please check our Ruby Lane site for more photos.

Price: $425

2018-Jul-27 04:28pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. PA Redware Plate w/ Yellow Slip Decoration

This round 7 3/4" Pennsylvania redware pie plate is decorated with yellow slip and is in very good condition. There are signs of use and a few minor rim chips but no cracks, lines or repairs. The coggle edge plate has good color and contrast and the unglazed back is slightly black from baking.

Price: $225

2018-Jul-23 12:43pm EDT | Tags :

19th C.Decorated VA Stoneware Crock B.C. Milburn

This blue decorated stoneware jar is unsigned but is the work of B. C. Milburn of Alexandria, Virginia. The crock measures 8 3/4" tall and has a nicely formed rolled lip and two incised lines around the shoulder. There are three small stone pops and a 5/8" x 1/2" chip on the base but no lines, cracks or repairs. More photos on our Ruby Lane page.

Price: $190

2018-Jul-14 04:14pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Cobalt Blue Apothecary Bottle

This 19th Century apothecary bottle with the original ground stopper is made of a very dark cobalt blue. The bottle features a polished pontil on the bottom with the appropriate wear on the base. Measuring 10 3/8" tall with stopper, the bottle is in excellent and especially clean condition. Very intense blue!

Price: 125 plus shipping

2018-Jul-12 04:02pm EDT | Tags :

Small 21 Drawer Apothecary Chest in Original Grey

This circa 1900 hanging or table top 21 drawer apothecary chest retains its original grey paint. The chest features a pine case with mortised construction joined with small brads. The drawers are also mortised and nailed and have tin bottoms and small brass pulls. An interesting detail on this chest are the wooden hanging brackets that are part of the back supports (see photos). This great looking chest measures 17.5" wide x 21" tall x 6" deep and is in good condition. Please click on our Ruby Lane website for more photos.

Price: 795 plus shipping

2018-Jul-09 12:22pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Redware Flask w/ Manganese Decoration

This 19th Century redware flask has a rich red color with black manganese decorations. Measuring 7" tall, the flask was probably manufactured on Long Island in the latter half of the 1800's. The flat sided flask is in very good condition with a few glaze flakes around the spout and a 1" chip on the un-glazed portion of the base.

Price: 295 plus shipping

2018-Jul-04 02:38pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Blue Decorated PA Wax Seal Stoneware Crock

This 19th C. Pennsylvania blue decorated stoneware wax seal canning crock stands only 8 1/4" tall. The crock has a good blue and gray contrast with an unusual decoration. The top was depressed in the back at the time of the firing, with a small piece of debris that stuck to the rim. The crock is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, lines or repairs.

Price: $485

2018-Jul-04 02:20pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Slipware Pie Plate

Measuring 7 3/4", this slipware pie plate has a little different form with it's raised sides. With good color, the plate has only some slip loss as shown and no repairs, chips or cracks.

Price: 245 plus shipping

2018-Jul-02 12:57pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Carrier w/ Original Red Paint

This 19th C. carrier with two finger holes was found in Pennsylvania. It is constructed of pine and was expertly joined with tiny square nails. The red paint is original and show the appropriate wear with distressing on the interior in particular from carrying utensils. Measuring 13" x 9.5" x 4.5" tall, the carrier is in excellent condition as shown. The simplicity of the lines and the excellent red paint makes this carrier a winner! Please check this item and others out on Ruby Lane for more photos.

Price: $185

2018-Jun-21 09:18pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. New England Trencher Bowl w/ Paint History

This large, early 19th Century trencher was carved out of a solid piece of maple and hails from New England. We found it on a buying trip to Vermont. The bowl has a paint history of old dark Windsor green over light green (please see photos). Measuring 21 1/4" x 13 1/4" x 4 3/4" tall, the large bowl is in very good condition. There are no losses, just some distressing from use and a minor dry line in the bottom that doesn't go through. The interior of the bowl is clean with a warm patina and the paint on the outside is nicely worn and is authentic. A fine New England trencher!

Price: $575

2018-Jun-17 01:43pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. 1/2 Gallon Vendors Script Jug Kingston, NY

This 1/2 Gallon vendor's script stoneware jug is a great size measuring only a little over 9" tall. It has the typical Bristol glaze and is decorated in cobalt blue with the hand written advertising reading " W Scott Gillespie, Kingston, NY" . These jugs were produced by the Fulper Pottery Co. of Flemington and Trenton, New Jersey in the late 1800's. This particular jug is in good to excellent condition with just a few small flakes around the spout and base. There were a large number of these jugs produced and they were all decorated by the same hand. The smaller sized jugs however with small town names or not New Jersey towns are favorites among collectors.

Price: $295

2018-Jun-10 12:51pm EDT | Tags :

Pr. of Early Red Iron Heart Shaped Candle Sconces

This wonderful pair of primitive 19th C. iron heart-shaped candle sconces have a nice original red painted surface. Measuring 5" wide x 6.5" tall x 3" deep, the diminutive sconces are in excellent condition.

Price: sale pending

2018-Jun-08 03:53pm EDT | Tags :

Life-Size Hollow Body Canadian Goose Decoy c. 1960

This hollow-body life size Canadian Goose decoy dates from around 1960. It features the original paint and glass eyes. Measuring almost 23" in length x 15" tall, this elegant goose is in very good condition with some minor distressing and paint wear, especially on the tip of the tail as shown. Would make a wonderful centerpiece on a dining table or on top of a cupboard.

Price: $225

2018-May-27 12:29pm EDT | Tags :


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