Connecticut Yankee Antiques
I have been in the antiques business since 1982, am originally from Connecticut and now living in Michigan. My first love is Americana and country smalls and sell at Midwest shows and sometimes on ebay under ID ctyankee6. I travel to New England twice a year for choice antiques. I want you to be pleased with your purchase so additional photos of items upon request (prices below do not include shipping) I ship Priority Mail insured (USA sales only). I do offer returns within 3 days of receipt. Please email me first. I do not refund shipping costs. Michigan residents add 6% sales tax, or provide MI tax number. I accept checks (must hold until clear), money orders or Paypal (preferred). All offers considered. Thank you for visiting! Look for new items at noon after 12/29.
This little mirror is probably brass not gold with fancy filigreed handle and beautifully executed petit point back. Some silvering of mirror. No cracks. It measures a mere 4-1/8" long. Circa 1890. Free Shipping.
Price: 45.00 Free Shipping
This early tin tray measures 12-3/8' X 8-1/2". The tole decoration of cherries is original. It can be hung on the wall as it has an applied hanger on the back. The condition is good but it does have paint wear. Lovely!
Direct from a New Hampshire estate, offered here is an authentic mid-1800's oval pantry in original dark green paint. It is Shaker-made with wonderful fingers, iron nails and wooden pegs. It measures 10-1/2" x 7-3/4" x 4-1/2" tall. Proper paint wear. More photos upon request.
These were a staple of every rural household. Making candles was quite a chore. This one has its original handle and hanging loop. 12 tubes.
My source gets these rootheads periodically, directly from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. These two are the oldest she's found for me. The measure 8" long, have weighted bottoms and great old worn paint. Priced separately.
This Victorian ABC tin plate is in excellent condition with NO rust. It measures 7-3/4". Beautiful embossing.
This little sprig plate measures only 5-1/8" diameter. It has a hand painted border and transfer in blue in the center. The condition is great with some yellowing and no cracks or chips. There is a shallow 1/2" long hairline on the back that does not go through to the front.
This decoy has an applied weight on the bottom as well as a piece of old leather. So, I assume it was a working decoy. It has naively painted eyes and lots of paint wear. It measures 12" long x 6" tall. Fun and folky for the top of a cupboard.
Offering a rather rare tin bank, produced by the George Brown Company of Connecticut in the 1870's. Three chimneys, gingerbread and stenciling with original paint. Appropriate paint wear but in incredible condition considering age. More photos upon request.
Offering two different iron long-handled cooking forks, priced separately. Both early. One is 16-3/4", one piece (gray iron) and the other 17-1/4" (blacker) formed of two pieces.
Price: $45 each
Offering a pair of wooden juggling pins weighing 1 lb each. They are marked COLUMBIA and have their original red paint. Lots of paint wear from use.
This handled brass lantern appears to be all original including the wick sticking out of the ceramic. I'm not sure if this is a miner's lantern or railroad. Only "damage" is a tiny chip on the ceramic piece at 7 o'clock. 10-1/2" tall.
Offering 4 pcs of early treen. Left to right: 5" turned spice box, top tight. Tiny fingered pill box pantry 2-3/8". Shaving jar with mirror in chrome yellow paint 3", shrinkage hairline on top. 3-1/4" footed master salt with tiny iron spoon. $65 each net, free shipping. All 4 for $225.
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This piece is very graphic and dates to the early 1900's. All rods are present and it has its original surface! 17" wide x 6" deep. NO damage.
This large dough bowl is delightfully out-of-round from shrinkage and age. It has turnings visible on inside and out. It measures 15" x 14-1/4" x 4" tall. It has a nice little rim. NO damage and original attic surface.
Offering an early iron hanging lamp in a rare form. It is simply-made with twisted hanging rod and graceful curve to the lamp. It measures 17". Great addition to your advanced collection. More photos available of course.
Price: 145.00 SALE PENDING
This is fun. Offering a vintage piece that was probably a movie prop. It looks like a handled iron weight with raised 9 on both sides and bumpy surface like iron. Not sure what it is actually made of but it only weighs 3 lbs 3 oz.
Offering an early maple scoop with great lines and in excellent condition. Color is darker than photos.
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