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!!
Offering an early glass jar with original tin top. It is a molded jar with lots of air bubbles in the glass. 5-1/2" diameter x 7-1/2" tall. Fillers not included.
Offering a sweet little foil painting of grapes and vines, reverse painted. Framed in original lemon gold frame. 12" x 10".
Offering a tiny bentwood pantry box or pill box purportedly made by Shaker hands. It has pegs and irregular iron nails. 2-1/8" diameter x 1-1/4" tall. Free shipping
I love the painting of cherries and vines on the top and sides of this little turned treen jar. Measures 2" diameter x 2" tall. Free Shipping
Price: 48.00 Free Shipping
Offering a small tin lantern with little feet, attached handle, working door, original glass and working closure. It has old but not original gold and black paint. Lots of wax residue but no candle cup. 4" square x 10-1/2" tall.
Price: 65.00 Sale Price: $45.00
Sale priced.... Metal dry measure SOLD, great dark red paint with mustard lettering. Little pewter mug. Staffordshire child's plate. Shaker pie lifter SOLD.
Price: 18.00 Each
This little tote is perfect for your strawberry emeries or miniature fruit. It measures 5-1/4" x 4-1/4" x 3" tall. Tiny nailed construction.
This Southern basket has thick weavers that are natural and some dyed darker brown. It has an unusual bent wood rim wrap and carved handle. 12" x 9" x 9-1/2" tall to top of handle. Excellent condition!
I love the condition of these little boots, showing normal wear but still intact!. A bit larger than we normally see. They measure 9" long x 9" tall. Circa 1860-1870.
The possibilities are endless for this large lot of bronze buttons. They date to late 1600's to early 1700's. Different patterns. First photo with flash, second without. 3/8" - 1/2"
Price: Sale: $35.00 Free Shipping
Perfect "bottom of the stack" pantry box. Oak sides and pine top and bottom, nailed beautifully with irregular iron nails and wooden pegs holding the top and bottom. No damage and displays beautifully!
Offering a dovetailed apple tray in original dark stain, canted sides and two board bottom. Measures 12-3/4" square. Circa mid to late 1800's. Normal wear, great condition.
Offering a three legged stool with turned legs. The leather covered top has large brass studs on the sides. Perfect for your Pilgrim style furnishings. 12" tall.
This little puffy quilt is not a cut-down. It has its original matching border. The back is wool but I am not an expert on Woolsey linseys. Measures 14" x 17-1/2". Some minor staining, one on front and two on back. Free Shipping.
Price: 45.00 Free Shipping
This gameboard is only 50 years old or so. It is painted front and back in red, bittersweet and ecru paint. Rough-hewn but smooth. Wonderful hearts top and bottom. Wired back for hanging. 11" x 24".
Offering a wonderful little wagon seat, perfect for displaying dolls or bears. It has original green paint with mustard decoration. 20-1/4" wide x 11-3/4" front to back (feet) x 6-1/4" tall to top of back. Worn paint and old shrinkage crack in seat (tight).
This smaller straw hat was found in Michigan Amish country. It is pristine and probably never worn. No label. Grosgrain ribbon hatband. Inside dimensions are 7" x 7-1/2".
As you can see by the photos, I took this piece apart to see exactly what I had. This is not a cut silhouette but rather a hand painted silhouette in black, gray and white paint. Lemon yellow inner frame and oak outer frame. The wooden backer was held by rusted cut nails. I replaced everything but used new brads. Old nails will be included. 6-1/2" x 7-1/2" frame. 4" x 5" sight size. Not signed.
This clean little dress is cotton on the bodice and wool flannel on the bottom. 32" long. A few minor moth holes. The wooden hanger has a Shaker look!
Price: 35.00 Free Shipping
Offering a 19th century cricket footstool with worn decoration on the top, paint piping on front, back and legs. 18-3/4" long x 7-3/4" x 5-1/2" tall. Makes a great tabletop riser.
Offering a cobbler's apron crafted of thick leather showing all the signs of his toil. Not to be confused with a blacksmith's apron there is no chest protection. The split is so he could straddle his cobbler stand.
Offering a large tray with nailed gallery in original red and black grained paint. Measures 26-3/4" x 12/-3/4". Square nails, natural bottom. More photos available.
This piece has a unique form. Crimped tray with two candle cups and tall hollow column holding a 15" clay pipe and small bundle of rush. Everything shown included. Measures 10" wide x 12" tall.
Priced separately. First, thick leather book, Outlines of Ancient and Modern History, 1837. 4-3/4" x 7-1/2" x 1-3/4" thick, SOLD. Second, a maple scoop or butter worker, beautifully executed10" long, SOLD. Third, little 1899 framed photo of identified brothers and their birthdays on the back, $35.
Price: See description for prices
Dating to early 1800's with wonderful turnings. Burled in spots. Minor shrinkage hairlines but no cracks. 7-1/4" tall.
This sander has a shape I've never seen before in all my years. It is maple with a dramatic bulbous shape, plugged at the bottom and star-shaped top. The owner obviously enlarged the top, probably out of frustration of the slowness of the flow. 2-1/2" diameter at the bottom and tall.
Offering a true miniature copy of a working coffee grinder. Only 2-1/4" square x 5" tall including working handle.
Offering a hanging iron heart, used on a ranch to call ranch hands to dinner. Great look! 12" tall.
Measuring 15-1/4" x 9-1/4". Maple with dowels pegged through. No breaks, lots of evidence of use.
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