Holiday Happenings

Cory Adams | 5207 Sea Fare Place Tampa, FL 33624 | 813-728-5784 |

Welcome to Holiday Happenings! This site will offer you primitives, Americana, Folk Art, and vintage holiday pieces. I have been a collector and dealer of primitives since 1994. I began to specialize in holiday collectibles in 1999. I have been a proud member of The Golden Glow of Christmas Past since 2009. Payment methods include personal check/money order (made payable to Cory Adams), and PayPal. Lay-a-way is offered for your convenience. Feel free to contact me (email or texting is the best method) with any questions. Additional pictures of items can be sent. Other inventory items can be located at

Blue and White Coverlet

Offered is an early coverlet in white and blue. It measures approximately 84"x66". It is in good condition with a few holes.

Price: $95

2020-Oct-18 11:15am EDT | Tags :

Firkin in Apple Green Paint

Offered today is a top of the stack firkin. This piece has the best original apple green paint. All nails on this one, no staples. It is about 7.5" tall, base diameter of 8", top diameter of 7.25". Additional pics upon request.

Price: $395

2020-Oct-17 03:50pm EDT | Tags :

Green and Mustard Sugar Bucket

Small sized sugar bucket. It stands about 6.25" tall (excluding handle). It is painted with old dark green and the metal bands with a mustard color. The base has a diameter of about 7". Good condition!

Price: $195

2020-Oct-17 09:33am EDT | Tags :

Treen Plate

Offered is a treen plate. It has a diameter of about 7". There are no cracks. Perfect size for stone fruit or chunks of lye soap.

Price: SOLD - Thank you!

2020-Oct-17 09:26am EDT | Tags :

Small Framed Sampler

This is a small sampler made by Amelia Ormsby, Newbursh and dated 1843. It has the upper and lowercase alphabet stitched on it. It measures 8"x7.25" and has been mounted in an antique style frame, professional made, with a glass front.

Price: $175

2020-Oct-03 03:53pm EDT | Tags :

Pantry Box in Blue

Offered is a wooden pantry box. It has a coat of dark blue paint (from the 1920's). The lid has a circular design stencil in black paint. It has a diameter of 6.5" and is 3" tall. It is in good condition with some wear to the top of the lid. Additional pics upon request.

Price: $125

2020-Sep-20 02:17pm EDT | Tags :

Small Dome Box in Blue

Offered is a small trinket box with a dome top. It is wooden and has a key hole, but the lock is long gone. It has a hinged lid. It is painted blue with a decorative scalloped painted trim on the sides and front. There is a floral design on the top. It measures approximately 4"x2.75"x2". Additional pics upon request.

Price: $195

2020-Sep-19 10:10am EDT | Tags :

Red Hanging Fragment Mirror

Offered today is an early fragment mirror. The mirror shows a lot of foxing and has a horizontal crack in the center. It has been placed on a wooden panel with a chamfered back. The mirror has a wooden trim that has been added with small square head nails. It is also supported by a hardened type of putty around the wooden trim. There is a wire hook attached at the top for hanging. The front of the piece is painted with a dry red that is period to the piece. The total piece measures approximately 9.5"x6.25". Additional pics upon request.

Price: $695

2020-Sep-14 07:23pm EDT | Tags :

Black Head Ring Toss Game

What a wonderful piece of Folk Art! This is a ring toss game dating to the 19th century. The head form is carved out of one piece of wood. It is painted with black, gray, and red paint. The ears and nose have iron forged pieces attached that would be used to hold the rings that you'd try to toss on it. It stands about 14" tall. It is in good condition. The paint has very little loss. There is a split in the back. Layaway is available on all items. Additional pics upon request.

Price: $1395

2020-Sep-09 07:28pm EDT | Tags :

Ladies Leather and Velvet Handbag

Offered today is a ladies handbag. It is made out of leather with a brown checked velvet base. The initials B.N.H. are printed on the front. There are two straps for holding. It is in good condition with some rips to the interior lining. It measures approximately 8"x7.5" (excluding the straps). Additional pics upon request.

Price: $85

2020-Sep-07 06:09pm EDT | Tags :

Treen Footed Bowl in Black

Offered today is a treen footed bowl in dry black paint. It has a diameter of approximately 11" and 11.5". It stands about 3.25". It has a nice, smooth surface. Additional pictures upon request.

Price: $375

2020-Aug-29 10:10am EDT | Tags :

Folk Art Wooden Rooster

Offered is a wooden Folk Art rooster. This piece is hand carved from one piece of wood. It is mounted on a wooden platform that is original to the piece. It still retains most of the dry, period paint. It measures approximately 17" in length by 14" in height. It does have a repair to the an area above the feet. It appears it was broken off then nailed back together. Additional pics upon request.

Price: $325

2020-Aug-16 10:58am EDT | Tags :

Treen Bowl

Offered is a treen bowl. It stands about 3.5" tall and has a diameter of 7.25". It is in untouched surface and has a repaired crack on the side. Additional pics upon request. Rush is not included with this sale.

Price: $165

2020-Aug-02 11:14am EDT | Tags :

Tin Grease Lamp

Offered is a tin grease lamp. It stands about 10" tall. It has a hook on the back for easy hanging. The top has a diamond shape design. It is in good condition with no damage.

Price: $70

2020-Jul-28 01:15pm EDT | Tags :

Leech Jar

Offered is a glass leech jar from the 19th century. It has a beautiful cranberry color and a pontil on the base. It doesn't have any chips or cracks in the glass. It stands about 2.5" tall.

Price: $115

2020-Jul-27 05:59pm EDT | Tags :

Pantry Box in Bittersweet Paint

This wooden pantry box measures approximately 6"x2.75". It has a solid construction and the lid comes off easily. There is a crack in the lid, but it is tight and not loose. The paint is worn in certain areas, as expected. The bittersweet paint has a wonderful orange color. Additional pics upon request.

Price: $295

2020-Jul-25 09:09am EDT | Tags :

Wall Box with Drawer in Blue

Offered today is a hanging wall box with drawer. It has crackled blue paint (circa 1900s) over oyster white. It is made out of both large and small square nails. The drawer opens easily and has a wooden knob. It measures approximately 12"x5"x8.5". It's in good, sturdy condition. Additional pics upon request.

Price: $325

2020-Jul-24 09:32am EDT | Tags :

Fragment Mirror

Offered is a fragment mirror. It measures approximately 3.5"x8.75x1". Mirror is still encased with no breakage but does show foxing. Additional pics upon request.

Price: $325

2020-Jul-14 01:27pm EDT | Tags :

Painting of Three Chicks & Lobster

Here is an oil on canvas painting: three chicks eating a red lobster. The painting measures approximately 12”x8”. It is in good condition with some wear to the center top rim, a pinhole on one of the trees, and paint flaking in two sections above the tallest chick’s beak. It is set in a wooden gold gilt frame which measures 17”x13”. The frame is in great condition with a small piece chipped off at the bottom right. The painting is unsigned and I can send additional pictures upon request.

Price: $225

2020-Jun-30 10:26am EDT | Tags :

Rooster Candy Container

Offered is a rooster candy container. It is made out of composition with lead feet. The head comes off and still retains the cardboard tube inside. It is most likely from the 1930s and is German. It is hand painted and free of any damage. It stands approximately 3.5" tall.

Price: $95

2020-Jun-26 09:37am EDT | Tags :

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