Black Feathers

Carrie Klebe | New Hampshire | 603-331-3516 | blackfeathers@fastmail.com

Hello and thank you for visiting Black Feathers on line store, where you will find a wide array of primitive and country smalls. As a life long Northern New England resident, I have been fortunate to be in the area where some of the best American, Folk-Art and Colonial life items have been discovered with more treasures yet to be found! I also have a great interest in books and early American bottles and glass. All the items listed are guaranteed authentic and any imperfections will be noted. Reasonable offers are encouraged and I will try to work with you on shipping also. I accept checks and PayPal. I ship via UPS or USPS, which is not included in the price. Fresh items will be added often, so frequent visits to the Black Feathers store should be worth while and always know you can shop with confidence. Thank you, Carrie


Antique German Folding Christmas Lantern

German made lantern with a unique design that folds flat when not in use. Hexagonal shaped, constructed of pressed tin with brass coating and divided red and green celluloid panels. Lantern was orginally designed for a candle inside, or now a days, a small battery powered light would work also. Red and green panels are in good condition, the brass coating on the tin has a lot of losses. 10" height and 8 " width. Made between 1900 and 1940s.

Price: SOLD!

2019-Dec-05 06:52pm EST | Tags :

Antique Washington Pennsylvania Beer Bottle

Early 1900's amber glass beer bottle from Washington Brewery in Washington Pennsylvania. Raised lettering on one side reads "Washington Brewery, Washington PA. Bell Phone 132" The three digit number without letters should date this bottle to pre 1920. Bottle is in good condition, has some light scratches. 9 1/2" height.

Price: 25.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Dec-05 06:50pm EST | Tags :

19th Century Ozomulsion Apothecary Bottle

Later 1800's. Blown in mold; amber glass bottle embossed on one side with large lettering - OZOMULSION Apothecary bottle. Bottle is in great condition and is somewhat crude with a few good size bubbles, a tooled neck and lip. The form of the bottle is rectangle with large rounded sides and short sloping shoulders. When placed in good light, the dark amber glass turns to a nice lighter honey amber color. First introduced in the 1880's, Ozomulsion was supposed to be a cure for consumption, which was pulmonary tuberculosis. Very good condition.

Price: 38.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Dec-05 06:47pm EST | Tags :

Original Vintage 1940's Attleboro MA Oil on Board

Artist - Amy Carr, circa 1940's. Rural Massachusettes scene with an array of architectual styles and landscape. Artwork is on the artist board with canvas that is of earlier twentieth century and has the maker stamp from the M. Grumbacher Inc. Company of New York, a company that begain at the kitchen table of Max Grumbacher in 1905 in New York City making brushes by hand. The painting is signed Amy Carr in the lower right corner. I have not found information on the artist. Art work size is 20x24 and the frame size is 22 1/2" x 26 1/4". Artwork and frame are in very good condition. Ready to hang and enjoy! (please note the photos have made the art piece look a little brighter than it is)

Price: 295.00 with free shipping in the lower 48 states

2019-Dec-02 06:58pm EST | Tags :

1877 Notebook/Journal

Notes book made by Lucy E. Bailey of East Harwick, VT on April 9th, 1877. Includes notes on U.S history, notes on pricing of crops, capitals of the state and some poetry and stories and more. Some pages are loose. Many unused pages.

Price: On Hold

2019-Nov-30 05:20pm EST | Tags :

Sponge Decorated Relief Molded Earthenware Pottery

Green sponge decorated serving bowl with flared and incised top rim, raised leaf molded pattern around the body, and a footed base. Bowls like this were made from 1830 to 1900 in potteries from the mid-west to New England region. This is a large bowl, 10" top diameter, 4 3/8" base diameter and 4 1/2" height. Has hairline cracks and chips on the footed base. Hairline cracks are tight and do not seem to affect the integrity of the bowl, which has decorative uses such as fruit filled centerpiece, etc. More photos available

Price: 18.00 plus shipping

2019-Nov-30 04:02pm EST | Tags :

19th Century Sponge Decorated Earthenware Pottery

Light yellowish earthenware pottery decorate with a green sponged on glaze and a clear salt glazed finish inside and out. Mid size pithcer, 5 7/8" height. These were usually used for milk. Made in the 1800's in Eastern U.S. Has 3 hairline cracks that do not leak. Base has chips as seen in pictures.

Price: $15.00 Plus Shipping

2019-Nov-30 04:00pm EST | Tags :

Antique Relief Molded Deer Pottery Pitcher

Two toned salt glazed pottery pitcher relief molded doe and fawn with leafy branch rim. Burnt orange color on a cream colored body with a salt glazed finish. Unmarked and in great condition having some small in the making firing pings. Nice cabin decor piece. Likely made in U.S.A. in the mid nineteenth century to early twentieth century. 8 1/4" height and 5" across top

Price: $37.00

2019-Nov-24 04:24pm EST | Tags :

Godey's Magazine 1853

Godey's Magazine 1853 Publication Date: 1853 Condition: Very Good Vol XLVI Leather binding, There is pencil writing inside front cover. Front Cover has repair in binding. Pages have foxing near plates. 587 pages. Various illusted plates with tissues. Brown leather spine and tips. Title: Godey's Magazine 1853 Publisher: Philadelphia Publication Date: 1853 Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Price: $60.00

2019-Nov-24 04:08pm EST | Tags :

Aids to Diagnosis by J. Milner Fothergill

Publication Date: 1881 Condition: Very Good Students' Aids Series - Part I - Semeiology Very good condition with 2 pencil inscriptions on 1st 2 pages. Clean copy. Tight binding John Milner Fothergill April 11, 1841 to June 28th 1888. British physician and medical writer. Graduated University of Edinburg 1865. Was a physician at 2 small hospitals in London. He was enormously over-weight and died of diabetes. Also suffered from long-time gout. Known best for his medical writings. Title: Aids to Diagnosis Publisher: G. P Putnam's Sons Publication Date: 1881 Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket Edition: 1st Edition

Price: $95.00

2019-Nov-24 03:48pm EST | Tags :

Roads of Destiny by O. Henry

Fine, red leather with gilt letters. There is a Christmas Tag in front cover. There is edgewear to all covers and binding, but book does have a tight binding. Title: Roads of Destiny Publisher: Doubleday, Page and company Publication Date: 1915 Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Good Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Price: $15.00

2019-Nov-24 03:29pm EST | Tags :

A House Boat on the Styx by John Kendrick Bangs

First Edition. Very good condtion. Has pencil name on in side cover. Book is tight and unmarked with exception to name. Black and White illustrations. Green cloth covers. Gilt titles to cover and spine. There is small stains on the cover. Publisher: Harper and Brothers Publishers Publication Date: 1896 Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket Edition: 1st Edition

Price: $20.00

2019-Nov-24 03:28pm EST | Tags :

Rare 19th Century 1st Edition Clinical Chemistry M

Hard cover medical book written by Dr. C.H. Ralfe for students of medicine in 1883 and is the first book title "Clinical Chemistry" to be written in English. The book is written in the simplist form to help students realize the importance of chemistry in the medical profession. During the 19th Century, chemistry in medicine was highly debated among Doctors, some still not realizing the benefits. The book was published by Henry C. Lea's Son & Co., Philadelphia, PA and is illustrated with 16 engravings in 1883. Book is in very good condition. Red cloth with black lettering and gold lettering spline. Light spot toning thoughout; lots of pages with no toning - perfect! Pencil signed by previous owner on first coverage. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2".

Price: 150.00 - Free shipping in the US

2019-Nov-11 04:13pm EST | Tags : Antique Books

Trout

Arthur - Ray Bergman Penn Publishing Company Philadelphia 1940 1st Edition - 4th printing; Author signed photo print; Fair-Good Condition; cloth board cover with embossed gold gilted lettering on cover and binding. Some wear at corner points and binding. Small loss of cloth cover at corner points and some light staining. Pages are very good with only minor brown toning.

Price: Sold!

2019-Nov-04 04:47pm EST | Tags : Antique Books

Philco Political Radio Atlas

Election Edition!! Discusses presidential election of 1936 between Franklin Delano Roosevelt & Alfred Mossman Landon. Has stamp on front of cover Piermont Garage. Rear cover edge is chewed. 16 pages. Published by Philco Radio and Television Corp.

Price: 25.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Nov-04 04:27pm EST | Tags :

The Cannoneer - Story of a Private Soldier

1st Edition - 400 clean pages. No jacket. Red cloth hardcover with illustration & title on the front cover. Spine is warn and a bit faded. Clean copy and in overall very good condition. Back cover has some wear - loss of cover and wear to bottom edge. Arthur - Augustus Buell Publisher - The National Tribune 1890

Price: 100.00 - Free Shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Nov-03 06:02pm EST | Tags : Antique Books

One Hundred Years of American Independence

Barnes' Centenary History - Gilt lettering on spine. Gilt edged pages. Very good condition with wear to edges - see photos. Binding is tight. 663 pages. Illustrated. Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Company 1876 More photos available

Price: $450.00

2019-Nov-03 05:43pm EST | Tags : Antique Books

19th Century Blue & White Chinese Export Porcelain

Hand painted cobalt blue on Chinese porcelain plate. Eight children playing are the main characters on this eye catching fun plate. The border around them is densely decorated with crosshatching, dividing squares, diamond and shining stars, chain links and bats; which symbalizes prosperity, good luck and happiness. 9 1/2" diameter. The plate is in very good condition with some roughness to edges around the rim which more felt than seen. (more photos available)

Price: 125.00 - Free shipping in the US

2019-Nov-03 04:15pm EST | Tags :

American Whist

Illustrated. The laws and principles of the game, the analysis of the new play and American leads, and a series of hands in diagram by G.W.P. Copyright 1890, Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Leather covered; 367 pages; black & white illustration pages depicting hand diagrams. Has attached ribbon book mark. Very good condition. Some pages have light soiling.

Price: $28.00

2019-Nov-03 03:57pm EST | Tags : Antique Books

The Pinafore Picture Book

Authur Sir W.S. Gilbert and Illustrator Alice B. Woodward This book has illustrations in both color and black and white by Alice B. Woodward. 131 pages with no dust jacket. Original blue/green cloth over boards, which have tanning - especially on spine. Edges and spine are mildly rubbed/worn. There is some foxxing thru-out the book. The front face page has a penciled name of previous owner. The book is in good condition, but does have some loose pages. The book is not tight. Publisher The Macmilian Company New York 1908

Price: SOLD!

2019-Nov-03 03:46pm EST | Tags :

19th Century Pint Size Blown Glass 3 Ring Decanter

Small, pint size mallet form decanter with applied 3-ring neck, flared lip has ground interior with matching ground and numbered blown glass stopper. Vertical ribbed bottom panel and a crude unusual siz point star impressed base. Small seed bubbles and a couple small specks of impurities. Great looking pint decanter with a mix of elegant crudeness and unusual base. Excellent condition, light haze in the mid portion, base has light edge wear from use. 6 5/8" height without stopper. Base is 2 3/8". More photos available

Price: 112.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-31 06:48pm EDT | Tags :

Life and Death in Rebel Prisons

By Robert H. Kellogg. Brown cloth with gold gilt lettering(which is fading). Wear to Spine and edgewear. Binding is tight. Illustrated. No writing - clean throughout book. Stain on Back page. Well preserved copy. 400 pages total. First Edition L. Stebbins, Hartford, CT 1865

Price: 75.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-28 02:12pm EDT | Tags :

The Apple Pie Alphabet

Homewood Publishing Company Chicago. Good condition with edgewear, shelfwear and last page is almost detached from spine. Pencil gifting of 1911 inside front cover. Pages are toned. Photos show wear.

Price: 30.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-28 09:56am EDT | Tags :

Wallace Nutting Interior Colored Photo

Interior hand colored photo taken in Nutting's Southbury CT home, which he called "Nottingham". Photo depicts a colonial scene with a lady and her cat enjoying the fireplace. Pencil signed and titled "Comfort and a Cat" "Wallace Nutting". Picture is 7 1/2" x 9 1/2", great condition, strong color. Frame is 15 x 18 1/4", very good condition, appears original. Matting has toning area on the bottom. All else is fine. Circa 1915-1925.

Price: $169.00

2019-Oct-27 02:17pm EDT | Tags :

8-sided Relief Molded Earthenware Pitcher

White bodied pitcher with relief molded lions head spout and tail handle, blue sprig mold embellishments. Antique, eight sided relief molded earthenware lions head pitcher. White bodied earthenware pitcher with a lions head open mouth pouring spout, lions main decorated handle and sides embellished with blue sprig moldings. 7" height to top of handle. Very good condition.

Price: 32.00 Free Shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-27 01:42pm EDT | Tags :

Antique Pokerwork/Pyrography Potrait Wall Placque

Early pyrography wall hanging placque of a cavalier style gentleman done with intricate deep carving and attention to detail. Highly skilled workmanship from the late 19th to early 20th century.

Price: $69.00

2019-Oct-24 02:13pm EDT | Tags :

Primitive 19th Century Bootjack

Spruce board and square nail constructed bootjack with boot jack style cut out end; hanging hole on opposite end. 22 3/4" length x 5 3/8" width

Price: 50.00 Free Shipping in Lower 48 States

2019-Oct-23 02:57pm EDT | Tags :

Scarce Tappan's Sweet Buy & Buy Bay Rum Bottle

Blown in mold amber glass bottle made between 1880-1910. Colored lithograph label on the body and neck; tooled neck finish and a nickel plated sprinkler cap with tube through a cork closure. Seed bubbles & wavy Amber glass bottle is 8 3/4" tall including cap; 2" diameter base in excellent condition. The main lable on the body has staining discoloration but is completely intact. Label on the neck has a tear and edge loss.. Sweet Bye & Bye was introduced in 1881 and was a huge success that continued to grow year after year. The product created by Tappan's, a company owned by Herman Tappan, a Native of Gloucester, MA who moved to NY City at a young age with money in his pocket, which he used to buy an interest in a small but established sent company. Tappan built the company into a major U.S. perfume company that was the largest at that time.

Price: 55.00 - Free Shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-14 10:26am EDT | Tags :

Pair of Antique French Art Engravings

Early 1900's Engravings by the French artist, Joseph Bonello, born 1878 (time of death is unknown). Bonello, lived and worked, as an artist and engraveer, in Malta, an island south of Sicilily. He is well known for his works depicting landscapes and people in everyday life in Malta. This pair of fine engravings were produced circa 1920's. Both are signed and titled by the artist, in their original frames. Excellent condition, ready to hang. Frame - Boats on shore 14 1/4" x 16 1/2" and picture size is 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" Lady with baby 13 1/2" x 15" and picture size 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" More photos available

Price: 125.00 for both - free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-06 07:18pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Los Angeles Horse Racing Wood Engr. Print

Frame hand colored wood engraving title "A Thirty Mile Race at Los Angeles, CA." changing horses print is from a popular British manage "the Graphic" issued August 24th 1889. 18 5/8" x 15 5/8" frame

Price: $95.00

2019-Oct-06 06:42pm EDT | Tags :

Assortment of Early Masonic Pins Including a scarc

Masonic pin assortment with the largest one being a brass frame Whitehead & Hoag Co with celluloid covered lithoprint, Circa 1900-1920. Three additional pins are brass and brass tone metal with enamel. The W&H Co Pin is in good condition with toning to the lithograph. Three others are good with issues. Total of 4 pins.

Price: 39.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-06 05:10pm EDT | Tags :

Framed Antique Mizpah Lithograph

Circa 1900 Biblical verse hand colored lithograph. Original carved wood frame in gold paint, original wavy glass. 10 3/4" x 7 3/4" frame. Good condition.

Price: SOLD!

2019-Oct-06 04:22pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century 2 piece Cast Iron Melting Pot

Cast Iron pots with iron wire bale handles on each. Two piece pots like these were usually used for melting glue but likely had many other uses as well. Makers mark is too worn to read, probably made in New England (where it was found). Most sizeable communities had a foundry or "country works" during the 19th century. Both pots have bottom gate marks that are part of the making process seen on earlier cast iron wares. Both Pots are in good condition with some surface rust, use ware and white residue in the inner pot. 5 1/8" high and 6 1/2" diameter

Price: 34.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-06 04:10pm EDT | Tags :

19 Century Buttermold

Turned and carved cup and plunger type buttermold. The 4 3/4" diameter cup was lathe turned and has a deep incised ring around the center. The knob topped plunger has a carved flower and leaf design with an incised ring around the outside edge. This mold has seen lots of use and has a very worn edge around the cup, also old termite/worm holes (none existing now). Ther eis a crack up one side and across the top. All this negative adds up to a positively charming mold with deep patina and lots of character. 4 3/4" x 4" cup 3 1/2" diameter carved plunger end. (more photos available)

Price: $59.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-06 02:51pm EDT | Tags :

Original Edith Helena Adie Watercolor

E.H. Adie (1865-1947) British artist well known for her garden and buildings water colors, which were her favorite to do. This scene is one of her Italian Lakes Region painting. It is of the Lake Como in the Lombardy Region. The backer of the artwork has notes written in ink and some in pencil as shown in pictures. The top writings appear to be from the artist's hand stating the title and location. The lower writing is identifying the background. Original watercolor on paper with backer. Wonderful period frame, gold beaded on black painted cove molded wood, likely original. Circa 1910 -1920. (more photos available)

Price: $225.00 with free shipping in USA

2019-Oct-05 03:00pm EDT | Tags :

Early Cast Metal Eagle Toy Firetruck Fragment

Cast wing spread eagle perched atop a solid metal ball with a press metal base that used to be attached to a toy firetruck. 3 1/4" height. Good condition. Early 1900's

Price: 25.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Oct-05 11:54am EDT | Tags :

19th C. Copper Coated Brass Applebutter Kettle

Large spun brass pail with remnants of copper coating thru-out. The bale handle is forged iron with rat-tail looped ends connecting it to thick solid brass with copper coated brackets, which are fastened to the pail by hammered copper rivets. Very good overall condition having minor dents to the sides and larger ones in the bottom. 8 3/4" height and 15" wide (more photos available)

Price: $49.00 plus shipping

2019-Oct-05 11:42am EDT | Tags :

Vintage Pharmacy/Drug Store Collectibles and Tins

Seven piece assortment of early pharmacy tins including a naughty novelty - Dr. Littles New Vitamin Condensed Milk. Tins include one from England in good condition, others in good condition with some paint loss and surface rust.

Price: $22.00

2019-Sep-29 11:14am EDT | Tags :

Large Antique Wood Stave Bucket

Tongue and groove pine stave bucket wrapped with oak straps secured with copper nails. Swing handle is also bent oak and has carved wood pegs attaching it to the bucket. A large bucket with a height of 13 1/2" and a 15" diameter base. Natural age patinaed wood in very good condition having use wear and scratches.

Price: $49.00 plus shipping

2019-Sep-28 03:01pm EDT | Tags :

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

Published in 1902 by Homewood Publishing Company, Chicago. Ornate hard cover with incised gold gilt lettering and floral decoration on the front cover and spine. Cover also features a colored lithograph mountain stream scene that is applied to the cover and outlined with incised gold gilt. The book has been published many times over the years since its first in 1889, yet while researching, a cover finished in this manner and from 1902, has not been found yet. The story is a humorist one of the author and his buddies taking a boat ride down the Thames. They also had a dog along for the ride. Condition is good for the ages (117 years). Front cover has some toning, spine has small dark spot, back cover has light staining thru-out and top edge wear. First page has pencil writing where it was gifted as a Christmas present in 1902. All pages are in very good condition, some with very minor toning. Would make a great gift once more.

Price: 75.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Sep-28 02:55pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Ice Chipper/Shaver

Made in Philadelphia. Quality, multi-function ice tool with the American Machine Co. Philadelphia, PA incised makers mark and a patten date of 1884. Ice tool is made from cast metal with a turned hardwood handle with a brass ferrule. The four tooth blade can be used for chipping and is sharp enough to shave block ice and has an opening allowing the shaved ice to gather in the scoop shaped portion of the tool. In great condition and still very usable. 10" length.

Price: 28.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Sep-25 07:02pm EDT | Tags :

Early 19th Century Flax Hetchel

Used to split, straighten and clean flax fibers as a final step to prepare flax fibers to be spun. The hetchel is constructed of 4" long iron cut nails embedded in a tin wrapped board which is attached to a longer board using cut nails, also. 20 1/2" long x 5" wide x 5" high

Price: 75.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Sep-24 06:38pm EDT | Tags :

Antique Northwood Custard Glass Vase

Custard Glass with raised leaf and grape clusters over a woven diagonal basket type pattern, aka Grape and Cable pattern. A nutmeg stain was applied to the body giving the pattern greater depth. When placed under black light, true custard glass will illuminate a lime green color, as does this piece. There is no maker's mark, likely made by Northwood Glass, Co, circa 1910-1920. Good condition, no chips or cracks. (more photos available upon request)

Price: $32.00

2019-Sep-23 06:20pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Parian Ware Jugs

Mid 19th century relief molded jugs with raised branch handles extending in vine and leaf pattern continuing around the neck. The body features men having a drink and a good time in the forest. Each jug is 4 1/2" in height and 2 3/4" diameter base. One having an ID number from the previous owner, who was a long time collector of early glass and pottery. Parian Ware was developed circa 1845 by Mintons, a Straffordshire Pottery maker in England. It is a type of biscuit porcelain that imitates the white parian marble that the Greek sculptors had used for centuries before. Both are in excellent condition. (more photos available upon request)

Price: $145.00 for pair (free shipping in lower 48 states)

2019-Sep-23 06:14pm EDT | Tags :

Pair of Cobalt Blue Apothecary Bottles

Gorgeous apothecary bottles in the not so common cobalt blue color when looking for 19th Century era. Blown in mold with hand tooled lip, authentic apothecary bottles. Smaller quart size is 9" tall and large one is 1/2 gallon size and 11" tall. Sold together $110 or $60 each. Both have lots of base wear from use and light scratches that do not affect display.

Price: 75.00 Pair or $40 each

2019-Sep-16 12:20pm EDT | Tags :

Primitive 19th Century Wrought Iron Tongs

12 inch tongs with six prong claw-like gripping end. Forged in two pieces and joined with peened iron pin making a pirot point. Tongs of this size were being used for handling small ice cubes, all though others were made from one piece and common. 12" long and good primitive condition.

Price: $28.00

2019-Aug-31 03:00pm EDT | Tags :

19th C Ladies Boot Shaped Blown Glass Scent Bottle

Blown in mold colorless glass scent bottle with applied neck and cork top finish in the form of a ladies lace-up boot. Good condition, has an in-the-making impurity flaw on the inside of the glass as shown in picture. 4" height. Mid-late 1800's

Price: 29.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Aug-31 02:53pm EDT | Tags :

Framed Feather Art

Exotic bird on a limb skillfully created with feathers; oil painting; and a touch of sponge painting. The frame is made up of two frames attached together, the outside one is varnished natural chestnut wood with two black painted pin stripes and the inside one is finished with gold gilding. The matting is light green square patterned fabric. Looks to be made in the 19th Century. 13 x 11 frame and 5 1/4" x 3 1/4" picture.

Price: 48.00 Free Shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Aug-25 02:40pm EDT | Tags :

Antique Folk-Art Doll

Great little one of a kind hand made cloth doll, which has yarn hair with braided pony tail and handmade floral head dress; painted face; hand stitched clothing and leather bottom shoes. Dress is completely tattered. Arms are stationary and the legs will do a complete 360. Probably made in the early 1900's and has had lots of use which reflects in the condition. 9 1/2" height and 3 1/2" wide at the shoulders.

Price: 50.00 Free Shipping in Lower 48 States

2019-Aug-25 02:34pm EDT | Tags :

Antique Wrought Iron Heart Horseshoe

Wrought iron horseshow forged in the shape of a heart from the 1800's to early 1900's. Heart shaped shoes were usually custom made for a horse with lameness issues or other medical problems. Good condition with wear and age patina. 7 3/4" x 7 3/8"

Price: $55.00 free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Aug-18 03:21pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Sterling Silver and Glass Lighter

Unusual table top lighter made by Frank M. Whiting in North Attleboro, MA 1877-1940. Lighter has blown in mold base topped with a beaded sterling silver ring and thumb wheel lighter insert with sterling cap. Good condition overall, sterling ring has a few small dings. 2" height and 2 1/4" diameter

Price: 32.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Aug-18 03:18pm EDT | Tags :

Original Hand Painted Cast Iron Doorstop

Named "Fruits and Flowers", this cast iron door stop is handpainted in its original paint and is listed in Jeanne Bertoia's book entitled "Doorstops" on page 148. Also noted in this book that this doorstop is NOT among the ones still being produced. 13" height and 7" at the widest. Late 1800's - early 1900's. Some high points paint chips and wear overall. Good condition

Price: 80.00 with free shipping lower 48 states

2019-Aug-18 02:44pm EDT | Tags :

Trio of 19th Century Umbrella Ink Bottles

Three blown in mold 8 sided ink bottles. Applied neck and lip with hand tooled finish. Each has it's own shade of aqua glass, a few bubbles and swirls. All in good condition. 2 1/2" height x 2 1/2" base

Price: 40.00 free shipping in the lower 48 states

2019-Aug-13 07:45pm EDT | Tags :

Antique Treenware Butter Making Utensils

Assortment of wooden tools used in the home-made butter process consisting of a: Pair of ribbed butterhands, 9"x3"; trowel with raised handle, carved from one piece 6 3/4" x 2 1/2"; spoon or spatula 8 3/4" x 2 1/2" and a nicely carved paddle 9" x 4"

Price: 5 Pieces for $33. and shipping included in US

2019-Aug-13 07:41pm EDT | Tags :

Pike Mfg. Co. Crate Advertisement Fragments

Pike Manufacturing Company, Pike NH, whetstone shipping crate fragments with an 1878 date on one piece and great red lettering and graphics stamped into the wood. The Pike Mfg Co. was a classic small business story that began with a man needing something to sharpen his hand scythe in the year 1823. He found a stone on this New Hampshire property that worked well and the rest is history! Pike Mfg. Co, 1823-1923. Company was the first in North America to manufacture and sell all types of sharpening stone sand was a great success! Also produced other products. 2 pieces 12 1/4" x 4 1/2"

Price: 48.00 Free Shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Aug-12 05:08pm EDT | Tags :

Diminutive Dome Top Chest

Small size chest constructed with wood and square nail fasteners; wall papered exterior; horizontal molded wood bands; black metal banding and lock; embossed tin fasteners. Interior features a divided lift out drawer and open bottom storage compartment, all covered in plain brown paper. Good overall condition with losses to the paper, inside and out and wear consistent with age. 16" wide x 9 1/2" x 10 1/2" height. More photos available upon request.

Price: $85.00

2019-Aug-12 02:37pm EDT | Tags :

Diminutive 19th Century Blown Glass Finger Lamp

Small blown in mold font with 14 impressed petal base; applied loop handle; brass collar and Manhattan Brass Co. NY burner. Topped with a free-blown glass chimney that has some great character, tooling marks, swirls, and a couple seed bubbles. 7 1/4" height, 2 1/2" base diameter. In very good condition, only has wear from years of use.

Price: 65.00 Free Shipping in the lower 48 states

2019-Aug-12 02:10pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Botanical Lithograph

Beautiful hand painted floral litho in six divided plates with gold gilt frame and new matting. Artist is unknown. Paint loss on the frame, solid brown toning to the very old paper litho. 16 1/4" x 15 1/4" frame

Price: $85.00 with free shipping in the lower 48 states

2019-Aug-06 06:10pm EDT | Tags :

Pair of 19th Century Canton Porcelain Bowls

Similar pair of 7 1/2" blue and white porcelain bowls from the Canton, China region. Made for export in the late 18th century to the end of the 19th century. Both bowls are in good condition, with one having a tight 2 1/2" hairline crack.

Price: $44.00

2019-Jul-23 06:32pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Architectural Plaster Samples

Numbered molded plaster samples on board used in architecture for decorative accents that could be prepared in the shop and later added to homes and commercial buildings. Shrinkage cracks due to age.

Price: $55.00 for pair with free shipping in Lower 48 states

2019-Jul-20 04:51pm EDT | Tags :

Vintage Patriotic Service Station Advertising Cale

1943 complimentary calendar from Rickers Service Station in Harrisburg, PA The bold Patriotic themed artwork is by William Sickel who also created several other images for the Joseph Hoover & Sons Calendar Company. Lithograph by C. Moss. Calendar has a full 12 month tablet attached to lower section flanked by Atlantic gas and oil products advertising. Overall condition is good with some edge wear and lower left corner bend. Artwork still retains vivid color. 10 x 16 3/4" heavy cardboard.

Price: 35.00 Free Shipping Lower 48 states

2019-Jul-15 05:20pm EDT | Tags :

Three Tier Sewing Basket

Early 1900's three graduated tier sewing box; two drawers in lower sections; spool keeper in top section with 4 eyelets for thread access on the sides. Also contains 3 old wood pools of thread, 2 Clarks cotton and 1 Glasgo Thread Co. Vintage hand made black Americana pin cushion in the form of a baby topped pin cushion. Was likely attached at a later date. 9x6x8" height, 13" height with pin cushion. Sewing box is in fair condition having glue repaired cracks to the top tier board and the bottom board.

Price: 59.00 Free Shipping in Lower 48 states

2019-Jul-15 05:05pm EDT | Tags :

Hallmarked 19th Century Cruet Castor

Circa 1880, Hartford Silver Plate Co. hallmarked American castor with an Asian influenced rim design of insects, birds, plants, sun & moon and others. The cruets are blown in mold glass, then etched and wheel engraved. All of this set is in good condition; silver plate has tarnish, discoloring on the undercoated top section of the castor.

Price: $85.00 plus shipping

2019-Jul-15 04:58pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Wood Candle Shelf

Scroll-cut pine wood shelf with Spanish brown stain and small square head nail fasteners. 7 3/4" height x 5 1/2" width Shelf = 5 1/4" x 2 1/2" Good condition, Minor edge wear

Price: $40.00 free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Jun-22 10:03am EDT | Tags :

Early 20th Century Outdoor Wall Mounted Light

Coach carriage lantern style light with chimney topped glass glove and cone shaped base. Natural verdigris patina and black painted brass. Cast metal wall mount cover and arm. Light purple sun tinted globe with loop pattern. 14 1/2" height x 5 12/" at widest of glass, 4 1/2" round mounting cover . Very good condition with natural patina to the metals - weathered. Scattered black paint losses. Light works, has cloth covered copper wiring.

Price: 80.00 with free shipping lower 48 states

2019-Jun-22 09:55am EDT | Tags :

Boston&Sandwich Glass Co. Blown Glass Whiskey Jug

Blown Ruby-cased glass jug with applied colorless handle and star-cut base. Stopper is facet-cut colorless glass and a replacement that fits and goes good with colorless handle and ruby colored body. Fine example that was crafted by the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and the Sandwich Co-operative Glass Co. circa 1870-1891. 8" height to top of stopper. Has some light interior haze.

Price: $95.00

2019-Jun-11 07:33pm EDT | Tags :

Antique Painted Foot Stool

Thick plank of chestnut wood with beveled edge on turned legs. Black over red grain painted with remnents of white pin striped top. Circa 1900. 11 3/4" x 7" height

Price: $45.00

2019-Jun-11 07:27pm EDT | Tags :

Yellowware Cup & Plate

19th Century relive molded brown glazed cup with outward flared rim decorated with dental mold, hanging acanthus leaves, vertical panels ending in leaf tips. 3 3/4" height. Cup is in great condition with base wear. Also, 19th century is the 10" pie plate in a Rockingham type glaze. Good condition with heavy base wear.

Price: 2 pieces for $49.00

2019-Jun-01 04:57pm EDT | Tags :

Pair of Molded Earthenware Storage Jars

Matched pair of brown glazed earthenware pottery jars with wax sealer type tops and raised opposing arch bands decoration. Made in the second half of the 19th century. 6 1/5" height and 5" diameter approximately. Both have top rim chips.

Price: $30.00 for both pieces - plus shipping

2019-Jun-01 01:46pm EDT | Tags :

Early Miniature Blanket Chest

Early 1800's six board chest, molded lid with iron eye hook hinges, bootjack cut-out ends. Pine board, square nail construction, heavily worn black paint and natural patina finish. 20 1/2" x 12 1/2" x 13 1/2"

Price: 350.00 plus shipping

2019-Jun-01 01:42pm EDT | Tags :

Coiled Pine Needle Basket

Marvelous little basket! Hand crafted with meticulously wrapped pine needles in thin splint coils. Tightly stacked coils creating a slightly bulbous form ending with an outward flared rim. Estimated to be from the earlier part of the 1900's, basket remains in very good condition with only three areas of the thin splint missing as shown in the pictures. 4" height x 6" outside rim

Price: $70.00

2019-May-16 10:22am EDT | Tags :

19th Century Sampler

Dated 1857 sampler with people, a dog, butterflies, flowers, trees and landscape embroidered on black silk? and mounted on a board backer. Frame is of the period with square nailed corners. Black fabric has a few inactive worm holes and edge wear to the left side. Frame has scratches and wear. Sampler is 15 1/2" x 11 1/4" and the frame is 18 1/2" wide x 14" tall

Price: $65.00

2019-May-14 06:57pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Pontiled Cologne Bottle

Blown molded, wickered demijohn form cologne bottle. Likely made at the Dyotteville Glass Works in Philadelphia 1830-1860's. Early, crude glass with a rough pontiled base. 3" height. Very good condition.

Price: 65.00 Free Shipping

2019-Apr-22 01:32pm EDT | Tags :

Antique Treenware Items

Four pieces of early 1900's treen featuring a signed and dated open salt, Ira K. Fulton Feb 25, 1919, (larger of the 2). The smaller open salt looks of the same era, turned in different form, both are cherry wood. Third piece is a turned cherry wood egg cup with a thick layer of gold gilding on the inside of the bowl. Looks to be earlier than the salts. Fourth piece is a hand carved pine wood spoon, 4". Salts 5" diameter, 2 1/2" height and 4 1/4" diameter and 1 3/4" height. Egg cup is 3" height.

Price: 45.00 - Free Shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Apr-17 07:07pm EDT | Tags :

Carved Wood Ladle

Skillfully carved maple wood ladle with notched curved handle ending in a rectangular bowl. Great patina with a smoothness to the handle that you can only get from years of use. Estimated age is late 1800's to early 1900's. Very good condition.

Price: 48.00 Free Shipping

2019-Apr-14 05:44pm EDT | Tags :

Turned Wood Chopping Bowl

Heavily used 12" turned hardwood maple bowl, pronounced lip, thin footed base. Bowl was used for chopping which has worn through the bottom leaving some open cracks. Exterior has black paint remnants that contract well with the worn, scrubbed light color of the interior making it a handsome display piece.

Price: 45.00 (temporarily on hold)

2019-Apr-14 05:37pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century English Earthenware Soup Tureen

Earthenware tureen marked with Dunn, Bennett & Co Pottery stamp and manufactured in Burslem, England circa 1886-1891. Decorated with brown transfer Pavot or Poppy pattern. Very good condition, not showing lots of use wear. Lid has some light crazing. 8x8" 3 1/2" height and 6" height with lid.

Price: 39.00 with free shipping in lower 48 states

2019-Apr-14 05:25pm EDT | Tags :

19th Century Painted Wood Box

Black over red grain painted hinged lid box has a leather carrying handle, brass hooked latch with wire catch, and a metal name plate attached to the lid which reads; A.A. Bridges Craftsbury, VT, USA. The interior of the box has a separate upper compartment with a leather hinged lid. Pine wood board with cut nail construction in good, solid, tight condition. Paint has scratches and edge wear. 13 x 5 1/2" and 8 1/2" height. Note: Further research indicates that in the 1880's there was an Asa A. Bridges living in Craftsbury and owning a shoe shop. Perhaps the box was his and he used it for tools or paperwork or maybe even lunch!

Price: $50.00

2019-Apr-09 06:48pm EDT | Tags :

Hand Carved Wood Whimsey

Masterfully carved chain is from a single piece of pine wood and completely hand carved. To add to the difficulty of the piece, the carver chose to put a two piece swivel link in the middle. The wood shows some good age patina and I would estimate it to be from the first half of the 20th Century. Approximately 12" long, 1 1/4" wide

Price: 35.00 Plus Shipping

2019-Apr-06 03:30pm EDT | Tags :

Stoneware Carters Ink Bottle

Scarce stoneware ink with impressed makers mark from Enterprise Pottery Company, New Brighton, PA. Founded in 1883 by D. Osbourne & F.H. Stuchfield. Enterprise was in business for only a few years which makes this Carters master ink stoneware bottle scarce. "Carters Ink" is impressed in the stoneware next to the Enterprise Pottery Company mark. Overall good condition with a chip next to the pinched pouring spout.

Price: $30.00

2019-Apr-06 03:18pm EDT | Tags :

Painted Three Leg Stool

Original black over red painted stool with three spiral turned legs joined by spiral turned stretchers and a center acorn finial. The out-of-round seat averages a 10 1/2" diameter and has a carved groove edge filled with beadwork. Good, sturdy condition with use wear to the paint. 15" height, 19th to early 20th century.

Price: 50.00 Plus Shipping

2019-Apr-06 03:09pm EDT | Tags :

Wall Hanging Pipe Box

Early Oak pipe box with hinged downward opening door, single shelf interior and carved top and bottom back board. 21 x 6 x 4 Add a couple of shelves and it would make a great spice cupboard!

Price: $75

2019-Feb-12 07:36pm EST | Tags :

Primitive 19th Century Oval Oil Painting

Wonderful European seaside scene depicting a well dress maiden and child and perhaps bartering with a fisherman's wife with his catch. The oval oil on canvas mounted to stretcher board is 15" wide, 12" height and is not framed which gives it an appealing, primitive look when hung. The back of the canvas shows 2 small repairs that aren't visible in the painting.

Price: $195

2019-Feb-12 07:33pm EST | Tags :

The Mexican War and It's Warriors

First Edition hard cover book published by H. Mansfield in 1848. Written by J. Frost and is a complete history of all the operations of the American Armies in Mexico. Illustrated with numerous engravings and also biographical sketches. Book is in fair condition with edge losses to cover and binding. Most of the pages have staining but still very legible. First page is signed A.C. Hannum, Chicopee 1849.

Price: $80.00

2019-Feb-12 07:25pm EST | Tags :

Early Albany N.Y. Cast Iron Pot

Embossed with "Corning" G?FF??Y Albany NY, this cast iron pot with ring footed base has a 3 and gate mark. Interior has some pitting but looks as if it could be used. Bottom on the exterior has light surface rust about a third of the way up. Has a heavy wire bale handle and holds 3 quarts. 10 1/8" top diameter - Base 5" and height is 4 1/2"

Price: $60

2019-Feb-08 06:11pm EST | Tags :

Large Hand Carved Scoop

Early hand carved scoop is from pine wood with a nice deep bowl and the handle looks to be topped with an eagles head which is age and use worn but still visible. 17" long 7" wide. Light weight and very dry surface has some chips. No cracks

Price: 60.00 Free Shipping Lower 48 states

2019-Feb-05 06:51pm EST | Tags :

Cast Iron Cherry Stoner

Early decorative devise used for removing the pits from cherries. Constructed of all cast iron with hand crank and spider type legs.

Price: $45.00

2019-Feb-04 04:35pm EST | Tags :

Early 19th Century Bootjack

Early hand made hardwood board cut and carved to form a boot-jack. Large square nail fasteners used to secure fulcrum to the bottom side. Large pierced hole for hanging. Nice dark natural patina. Great early American hand crafted piece. 26" x 5 1/2"

Price: $95.00

2019-Feb-04 03:12pm EST | Tags :

19th Century Oil Chromolithograph

A very scarce 12x10" chromo in original 15x13' frame depicting a Niagara Falls scene that was one of a pair offered to subscribers of the Demorest's Monthly Magazine. Not signed. Very good original condition.

Price: $125.00

2019-Feb-04 03:03pm EST | Tags :

A. Kemp New York Embossed Preserves Jar

Scarce aqua color glass. Quart with applied ring collar mouth for cork stopper. Strong embossed lettering on whittled glass. 9 1/2" height. Very good condition, light haze on some of the interior. Mid 1800's. Kemp was successfully preserving meats as early as the 1830s and also known for fish, fruits, vegetables, pickles, etc. Kemp partnered with George Day 1862 and company name changed to Kemp, Day & Co.

Price: $110.00

2019-Feb-04 02:52pm EST | Tags :

Circa 1870 Franklin Dexter 1/2 Gallon Fruit Jar

Crude aqua colored glass embossed with Franklin Dexter Fruit Jar lettering. The 1/2 gallon jar also retains its original metal and glass insert screw top. Glass insert is also embossed, Patented August 8th, 1865. Jar was produced by A.R. Samual and his Keystone Glass Works located in Philadelphia. Approximately 9" height and 4 1/2" base. Not your average jar! Very good condition. Scarce 1/2 gallon

Price: $95.00

2019-Feb-04 02:40pm EST | Tags :

19th Century Carved Picture Frame

Striking geometric designs carved in tight grained, natural patina oak with a beveled edge. Outside of frame is 9 3/4" x 11 1/4" and picture cut-out is 4 1/8" x 5 1/8". Can be hung horizontally and vertically.

Price: $35.00

2019-Feb-04 02:34pm EST | Tags :


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