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! I try to list one item every day at 7 PM EDT.
This early little slide-top box is amazing. It is carved out of one piece of wood. The slide top even has its little thumb notch. It is probably for matches or just a whimsey by a talented carver. It measures only 3-1/4" long x 1-3/8" wide x 1-1/8" tall. Free Shipping.
Despite the hairline center front and back and old chip on the back, this canner or wax sealer is are rather rare shape and delicious color. It measures 4-5/8" diameter x 8-3/8" tall. Great cobalt stenciling.
I believe this pewter charger is American; there are no hallmarks or touchmarks. There are initials B W in fancy script on the bottom. I'd date this to late 1700's to early 1800's. One OLD repair (see 2nd photo). It measures just a tad under 15" in diameter. It sits flat but there are old dents on the edges. Great look!
This lantern is early, rough and ready! Front glass missing but sides and back original. Nice little witch's cap holding original hanging ring. It measures 3-3/4" x 3-3/4" x 13-1/2" tall. Prim!!
This copper washer was made by the Mystic Washer Co., Inc in Houston, Texas. It is embossed with that information plus Patent Pending. Tin lined, original handles and clips to hold top on. It measures 11-1/4" diameter not including handles x 14-1/2" tall to top of original knob. Top has warped a bit. Probably dates to early 1900's.
Offering a primitive rod of candles. No breaks. The rod is 12-1/2" and candles are 10".
This period iron tasting spoon is 11-1/2" long. It has wonderful scalloped decoration on the handle and hanging loop.
Not sure if this was intended to be a toy or a prop. It is carved wood with a lead pipe for a barrel. A screw for the trigger and tin wraps. 16" long
This little basket is from my own collection. I found this in Essex, Connecticut about 15 years ago. Great round top woven down to square bottom. It measures 5-7/8" diameter x 3-5/8" tall, 7" tall to top of handle. No broken weavers or holes. Some rim wrap missing in two areas. Don't mind the dust lol.
I bought this turned treen box on face value alone. It is maple and beautifully turned. After getting it home I discovered the wonderful treen & horsehair shaving brush inside! This dates to the mid 1800's. The condition is great with the top being quite tight and two hairlines on the bottom.
Price: 65.00 Sale price $45.00
This small iron hanging rack measures 14" wide x 4-1/2" tall. It is beautifully executed and would be perfect for hanging candles or herbs. The four hooks are pointed so not good for clothes. One is bent a bit but secure and solid.
This large handled mold was probably used for pudding or aspic and the handled top could be used for a heart cookie cutter. It is in "used" condition and lovely. It measures 6-1/2" x 6" x 4-3/4". More photos available.
This little stein measures only 5-1/2" tall. It is impressed on the bottom Made in German and number 3630. Fancy pewter top. There are no chips. The sayings on the side, "Sprich was wahr ist" and Trink was klar ist" translates to "Speak what is true" and What is clear drinking". Nice crackle.
This pair of pipe tongs measure only 6-1/2" long. They are delicately made and not marked with the maker. Free Shipping
Price: 35.00 Sale 25.00
Offering a large pitcher made by White's Utica of New York in the 1800's. Raised decoration all around, in great color and condition. It measures 9-1/2" tall. No cracks or hairlines. One minor old chip on spout.
This large butter mold is in excellent condition with great dark surface and patina. It has a daisy and leaf design. This dates to the 1860-80 era. 4-5/8" diameter x 5" tall.
Price: 35.00 Free Shipping
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