Phillips and Durkin Antiques
Welcome to Phillips and Durkin Antiques. Kathy and I live in Monroeville PA, and exhibit our selection of antiques at the Laughlintown Antique Mall, in Laughlintown PA. Our selection of Americana includes Clocks, Folk Art, High Country, and Primatives. We offer the finest antiques that we can find and stand behind them 100%. Most of our pieces are shipped at no charge to our customers by Priority Mail. Some of the larger pieces may require a shipping charge, to be discussed with the customer at the time of sale. We accept payment by check, PayPal, and all major credit cards. We may be reached by email at PhillipsAndDurkinAntiques@gmail.com or by phone at 610-212-4253. If you have any questions, please call, or write and we will be happy to assist you. Please include the ITEM number with your questions.
Here is a copy our June MAD ad. The 10 items advertised in the ad follow this entry and include additional pictures. It appeared simultaneously with the digital version of MAD. Enjoy and we hope to hear from you.
21-168 Fraktur by Sarah E. Lapp. Primitive image of a bird on a stem, in red and light purple. Following the work of her aunt, Barbara Ebersol. Signed “Sarah E. Lapp”. 10” . Ca. 1890. Some light foxing, otherwise very good condition.
21-062. PA red toleware spice canister. Floral motif with rare blue accents (flower’s stamens) on the lid with yellow trim and green swag decorations. 3” h x 3” dia. Ca. early-mid 19th century. Condition: some scratches and modest wear on the sides, otherwise very good with exceptionally nice floral decoration on the lid.
21-170AB a, 21-170AB b. Two 18th century hand wrought sheet iron hog scrapper candlesticks. One approximately 7.5” h and the other approximately 7” h. There are no repairs or apparent damage. Both have a very few small “dings”, and the shorter one a bit of light surface rust. Both pieces are in good, as found original condition. Very nice examples of an early form. Sold as a pair.
21-259. PA fraktur watercolor of flowers including thistle and a daisy. Marked “E.W. 1846”. Very good detail and strong colors. Original red frame and glass. The fraktur is in very good condition. The frame measures 8.5” x 6.5”. Made in Philadelphia and marked on the reverse “By E.W. 1846 at home No. 55 N. Front Street Philadelphia Pa”.
A round paint decorated Bride’s Box. The box is made of spruce bands with a sawtooth notch and split stich bound bands, and wood pegs mounting the heads to the bands. The ground is painted dark blue, the lid is decorated with a bird in a wreath with the date 1823. It measures approximately 14” in diameter and 5.5” high. The condition is very good and it is likely Continental.
Paint decorated wooden box. Decorated with flower and heart motifs. Probably Continental, in very nice condition with only light wear. Ca. mid-to-late-19th century. It measures 10.25” x 6” x 5”.
22-061. Early bentwood box with lid and locking mechanism seen on Scandinavian boxes. However, I have also seen these mechanisms on Central PA examples. The Continental pieces are usually decorated with floral and foliage designs. This piece is in undecorated, original old red paint, which suggests that it was made in PA, and is not Continental. Condition: good, in as found condition with an age split in the lid. Ca. late-18th to early-19th century.
21-071. PA chalkware hollow cast dog with very nice detail. Mustard, red, and black accents to the eyes, nose, mouth & paws. This piece is in excellent original condition and a bit different than the typical chalkware dog.
22-074. Maple sugar mold in the form of 5 small nut molds. The piece measures 9?75” x 1.75”. It is from New England and made of a hard wood, possibly maple. Ca. late-19th century. $95
Watercolor silhouette of a young girl in a black dress with a white collar and wearing a black hat with a plaid cloth band. It is set in a brass rim, 3.75” x 3”. This is set in a black wood frame 5.5” x 4.75”. Ca. mid to late-19th century, possibly from Scotland. $350
20-242 Red toleware tea caddy, oval shaped with a round cap. Original red ground with orange and red peach design on a dark red band with yellow accents. 3.25” x 2.5” x 5.25”. ca 1825. Condition: some paint loss to cap and upper rim. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
21-279. Folk Art Noah’s Ark. This unsigned work dates to ca. 1900 – 1925. Made of salvaged lumber with scalloped trim, and lift off roof. Gables are scroll-cut, with cathedral window, and large door. There are 13 pairs of animals, a dove and Noah and his wife. The Ark, and all the figures are hand made and painted. The Ark measures 17.5” l x 7.5” w x 10.5” h. Minor paint wear, overall very good condition.
22-033 a. Rockingham yellow ware glazed book form drinking flask. Spine inscribed “W Randell/coal/bigger (sic)”. English Staffordshire earthenware with a cork stopper. 6/75” x 5.5” x 2.25”. Condition: small shallow 3/8” corner chip, otherwise very good. Ca. mie-19th century.
22-047 a. Paint decorated cutlery box. Canted sides with nail construction. Original blue/gray paint with cream-colored designs. Western PA, mid-19th century. 7.5” x 14.75” x 9.25”.
21-200 a & 21-200 g. A nice wood frame barn lantern. Measuring 5.5” square and 8.5” high. This beautiful, ca. 1840 survivor was found in New Hampshire, in of all places a barn. $550
21-174 b & 21-174 d. Black toleware candle snuffer tray, and hand wrought candle snuffer. The tray ha an asphaltum surface with hand painted flowers in red, green and gold, and measures 9” x 4”. Very good original condition. Hand wrought snuffer is also in very good condition, and is 7” long. Found at a barn sale in New Hampshire. Ca. 1810. $125
22-040 a. Paint decorated hanging candle box marked “C. H. K. 1886” with wooden pin and nail construction. Faux marble sponge paint decoration. Lid with sailboat painted scene with sponged floral accents. Arch top hanger handle and single board back. The piece measures 17.5” x 9” x 3.25”. Ca. 1886, probably Continental. Condition: very good with minor paint loss and minor repair to lid.
22-029 a & 22-029 c. Portrait miniature of a young woman in a light pale blue dress and a large wide brim hat. Very attractive image. Mounted in an oval brass ring, 3” x 2.5”, and set in a burgundy field with a textured gold frame, all set in a deep black shadow box frame, 8.75” x 7.5”. Ca. mid-19th century.
22-055 a & 22-055 b. 19th century watercolor silhouette of a man dressed in a dark jacket and trousers seated on an upholstered chair, and holding eye glasses. Framed with sight size of 9.5” x 7.5”. ca mid-19th cent.
21-160. Fraktur. Pencil and watercolor drawing of a cherry branch with 3 cherries. Unsigned, but known to be from Henry Lapp, ca. 1870. [Provenance: Originally sold in 1979 in Ephrata, Lancaster Co. PA at the Cocalico Valley Historical Society Auction; collection sold in it’s entirety, and known to be from Henry Lapp. Ex. Susan Berman personal collection.] Provenance record of the sale recorded on the back of the piece. Framed, measuring 9.25” x 7”. Condition: ca. 1870, very good.
21-311A. A very early Pennsylvania German show towel made of home spun linen. It measures 51” x 16.25”. It is marked “1787” and “LIS BEDB”. There is a simple stylized floral design at the top, and lace and fringed bottom. 18th century show towels are quite scares, particularly in such good condition, without any significant stains or losses. It dates to 1787. $300 including 21-311B which follows.
Price: $300 including 21-311B which follows.
21-311B. Pennsylvania German show towel made of home spun linen. It measures 58.5” x 16.75”. The towel is marked “Maria Haverstick 1842”, and decorated with stylized flowers. The bottom has a double fringe accents. The condition is good to very good without significant stains or losses. It dates to 1842.
Price: $0.0 Included with the above 21-311A.
21-309. Pennsylvania German show towel marked “R E S T” and “1854”. Made of home spun linen, it measures 51” x 16.25”. Red and blue thread is used to create stylized trees, flowers, and geometric designs. The bottom is formed into lace with fringe and tassels. The condition is good to very good without any significant stains, and it dates to 1854.
21-307. Pennsylvania German show towel on unbleached home spun linen. It measures 48.5” x 16.5”, with tabs at the top, and a double fringed bottom. The towel is decorated with stylized floral, and bird motifs, along with geometric designs. The piece is marked at the top with the initials “ CA CU”. The condition is good, with only very minor staining. It dates to the early 19th century.
21-308. Pennsylvania German show towel on home spun linen. It measures 49” x 16.5”, with tabs and a flap at the top. The flap is marked “ELISABET ZUG”, followed by the “Alphabet” and the date “1823”. The towel is decorated in red and blue with stylized flowers and trees. The condition is good to very good, and dates to 1823.
21-284. PA walnut utility tray. Fine walnut and nail construction with sloped sides and ends, and a central divider with scroll-cut divider with heart shaped grip. Measures 13” x 8.5” x 3.5” h. ca. mid-19th century.
21-149 Here is a seldom found Dolphin Base cast iron pocket watch hutch. The octagonal base is surmounted by intertwined dolphins supporting a deep shell shaped compartment for holding and displaying a pocket watch. The piece retains approximately 90% of it's original black surface. It stands 9" high x 4.24" wide x 2.5" deep. ca. 1840-1860. (The watch is not included).
21-300. Fine home crafted single piece variegated compass star butter print. Turned from one piece of cherry wood with elongated egg-shaped grip. 3.5” dia. x 5” h. From PA ca. 1850. Very good condition.
21-290. Factory made wheat sheath butter mold attributed to Freeman Mfg. Co. 3.75” dia. x 4” h. Ca. late 19th century, condition is good, see “Butter Prints & Molds” pg. 186. Cost $60. From Horst 11-20-21, Lot 268. 3.75” dia. x 4” h. Ca. late 19th century, condition is good, see “Butter Prints & Molds” pg. 186. $125
21-298. Fine turned and carved butter print with pomegranate and flower. Shop made from fruit wood with 2 bell shaped pomegranate berries on 5 leaf stem with small star shaped flower. Edge banded with deep fluted carved bands. 4” dia. missing handle but otherwise very good. Ca. 1850.
21-287. Early hand carved variegated compass star pattern butter print. Two part walnut handled print. Points of the star with narrow carved connectors and rim with chip carved banding. ound base mounted to carved peg handle. 3.25” dia. x 4.5 h. Ca. early 19th century. Condition: some dry-in cracks, and chips along the rim.
21-286. Round wheat sheath pattern wooden butter print. Fine shop crafted single pice turned knob handled round print with beautifully carved wheat sheath pattern with deep variegated carved wheat heads accented with side fern leaves and rim carved with leaf petal band. 4.25” dia x 3.5” h. ca. mid-19th century. Overall very good. Maker the same as for the print on pg. 158 in “Butter Prints & Molds”.
21-300. Fine home crafted single piece variegated compass star butter print. Turned from one piece of cherry wood with elongated egg-shaped grip. 3.5” dia. x 5” h. From PA ca. 1850. Very good condition.
21-147. Slide lid storage box made of softwood, and square head nail construction. The slide lid has a notched thumb slide. In old robin’s egg blue paint over a red ground. 15” x 9” x 8.25”. Mid-19th century, found in South-Central PA.
20-257. An 18th century 4 wick fat lamp. Made of wrought iron with hand wrought rivets. The hanging bracket decorated with hand struck designs. The 4.25” x 4.25” tray hangs 12.75”. Ca. 1750.
21-135. PA black toleware coffee pot in a lighthouse form, dome lid and brass mushroom finial with gooseneck spout and reinforced C-scroll handle. Red, green and yellow floral double-sided decorations and yellow swag highlights of a Japanned ground. Ca. mid-19th century. [Provenance: Eugene & Vera Charles Collection, Lancaster Co. PA].
18-238. PA redware molded Santa at the Chimney form. “Golden Glow Reading 1995 Breininger Pottery”. Measures 5” h x 2.25” w x 1.75” deep. One of the finest $65
18-239. PA redware molded Christmas tree form. “Golden Glow Reading 1995 18-239. PA redware molded Christmas tree form. “Golden Glow Reading 1995 Breininger Pottery”. Measures 5” h x 3.5” w x 2.25” deep. One of the finest contemporary PA potteries. Rich glaze and colors. Small chip on the base by the chimney.
18-240. PA redware Christmas Santa Ornament. “The Foltz Pottery Reinholds PA 1977”. One of the finest contemporary PA potteries. Measures 5.5”h x 3”w x 0.5” deep. No damage or repairs.
20-174. PA redware molded Santa walking a donkey with a Christmas tree and basket on it’s back. Nicely molded and glazed. Measures 8.25”h x 6.5”w x 4” deep. “Foltz Pottery PA 1990”. No damage or repairs.
21-145. Pin prick and watercolor Taufschein (Baptismal record) fraktur dated 1830. Specifically, it is referred to as a Patenbrief (A prayer / blessing over a child at baptism”). Generally, a form used in Continental German culture, not necessarily in America German culture. It features mirror images of eagles and flowers in a period molded softwood frame. This Patenbrief was made for Katharina, no last name given, baptized in the “Envangelisch Lutherish Kirch”, with no location given. Probably continental. I listed it as probably Continental because these Frakturs were often produced some years after the actual baptism. Hence the place where the artist made them is not always apparent. Good strong colors. Appears to have it’s original glass and frame. Although not signed, this piece is stylistically related to Fraktur #21-173. It measures 11” x 9.5” overall. Good condition with minor foxing and toning.
21-173. Pin prick and watercolor Taufschein (Baptismal record) fraktur dated 1839. Specifically, it is referred to as a Patenbrief (A prayer / blessing over a child at baptism”.) Generally, a form used in Continental German culture, not necessarily in America German culture. It features mirror images of nonspecific birds (distelfinks), and flowers in a period molded softwood frame. This Patenbrief for Johann David Jund baptized in the Pfarrkirch in Niederbrown, in the German speaking region of the Alsace. I listed it as probably Continental because these Frakturs were often produced some years after the actual baptism. Hence the place where the artist made them is not always apparent. Good strong colors, with a translation attached to the back. Appears to have it’s original frame and glass. Although not signed, this piece is stylistically related to Fraktur #21-145. It measures10.25” x 8.5”. Good condition with minor foxing and toning. $1,100
20-268. Barrel form butter mold and print. Hexagonal shaped form with matching hexagonal shaped print of a twig with leaves and berries. No. 25 marked on the back of the print. Made of walnut with metal bands securing the staves of the barrel. 6.5” x 4.75”. ca. late 19th century. Very good condition. $175
21-203. A small painted dome top box, measuring 9”l x 4.25”w x 4.25”h. Light blue/gray ground with floral designs in red, blue, white, with mustard brush accents. Made of soft wood with a wire bail handle on the top, wire snipe hinges, and newspaper lined. The box is probably continental dating to ca. mid-19th century.
21-275. PA red toleware document box with wire bale handle. Measures 9.5” x 6.25” x 7.25”. Accented with gold and cream brush strokes. Retains about 85% original surface with scratches. Ca. 1850.
21-221 PA slip decorated redware plate. 8.5” dia. Two wavey lines with four rows of dots. Ca. 1850. Good condition, no cracks.
21-112 Bentwood oval Bride’s Box. Dark red-brown ground with some floral designs. Full figure of a woman on the lid. Dated 1781 on cloth strip on the inside. 17.75” x 10.5” x 6.5”. Minor damage to bottom edge, ca. late 18th century.
20-079 Large whetstone holder. Accented holder to mimic historic church “wine” pulpit. Semi-round to narrow tapered base. Carved stave form with upper banded, thumb-notch. Carved flower/button accents. Top braced with metal band, lower point with salvaged tin. Original red paint with wire belt hanger. PA ca. 1850. Approximately 11” l. Very good condition, with whetstone.
21-259 Fraktur watercolor of flowers including thistle and a daisy. Marked “EW. 1846”. Strong colors and very good detail to the flowers. Original red painted frame and glass. It measures 8.5” x 6.5”. Found in Bucks Co. PA, ca. 1846. Condition: very good with strong colors.
21-261A Turned and painted bowl retaining old blue surface. 12.75” x 3.5”. ca. mid to late-19th century. [Provenance estate of Dr. John A. Ferrara, Westfield NJ]
21-261 B Turned and painted bowl retaining old green/gray surface. 12” x 3”. ca. mid to late-19th century. [Provenance estate of Dr. John A. Ferrara, Westfield NJ]
21-247 PA hollow cast chalkware seated cat. Polychrome painted accents. 6” x 4.5” x 8.75”. Good condition, ca. late-19th century. $120
21-253 Wallpapered sewing box with fabric pincushion top. The paper is of floral and architectural designs in shades of green, brown and tan. The interior is papered in off white and green floral designs. The bottom is covered in gray and red geometric designs. Pincushion top in fabric of dark green ground and highlights in blue swirls and red flowers. 9.25” x 4”. Ca. mid-19th century. Condition: wear to the upper edge, a crease in the side, otherwise in very nice condition.
21-238 Tin "Mammaly" nursing kettle. Made of rolled sheet tin and solder construction with handle and nipple spout. Lighthouse shape with lift-off lid, cast knob, soldered strap handle, tubular spout with lead ball nipple. The kettle measures approximately 2.25" x 3.75" x 5". Some rust and pitting, consistent with age, but no holes or punctures. It dates to the mid to late-18th century.
21-224. Early hanging salt box made of hardwood and wood peg construction in original old red surface. Wood peg hinges. Primitive cross-hatch and chip carved designs. 7” x 4.5” x 4”. Ca. early 19th century.
21-225. Early hanging pipe box made of a softwood with wood peg and square head mail construction in old dark brown paint. 13” x 4.5” x 5”. From New England, ca. 1800.
21-196a. Black toleware coffee pot with straight spout. Japanned ground. Paint decorated swag border around the top in yellow and black brush strokes. Both sides with red, yellow and black tri-floral designs encircled by yellow brush strokes. Top with bellow brush stroke floral design. 8.75” h. Japanned surface worn; polychrome paint decorations very good with only minor losses. All original. Ca. 1830, possibly New England.
21-215. PA watercolor fraktur with a religious message, which translates as: “A whole heart is in the Glory of the Lord.” Ca. mid-19th century.
21-186 Early 4 wick table fat lamp. Wrought iron and rivet construction. 16” h. Reported to be deaccessioned from the Deerfield CT museum. Ca. 18th century. Condition is rough surface consistent with age and use. An unusual form.
21-187. Wall mounted shaving shelf with mirror. Measures 21” x 9” x 3”. Made of chestnut and small square head nails with remnants of original green/gray paint. Decorated with two incised pinwheels, one at the top and one at the bottom of the piece. In good solid as found condition. Ca. mid-19th century.
21-188. Folk Art carved horse, made of hardwood (walnut?) with original painted or stained surface. Original leather bridal and ears and horsehair tail. Nicely detailed. Body, neck, and head made of one piece of wood, with mortised or peg attached legs. From PA, unsigned in the style of Peter Brubacher. Ca. late-19th century. 9.75” l x 9.5” h. A few small chips to the hooves, otherwise in very good condition.
21-158 Watercolor tempera fraktur of two squirrels. Attributed to Henry Lapp, ca. 1870-1875. Done on lined composition book paper in pencil and colored with watercolors. Below each figure is written the names of each, “Poney Blach” & “Dandy Jim”. In a grain painted 9” x 7” frame. Overall good condition.
21-166 PA black toleware apple or bread tray with a crystalized bottom. This is the best crystalized toleware piece of have that I've seen. Rolled sheet tin and solder construction with half moon handles on flared ends. A 1.25" white border with bright floral and vine design of vibrant red and yellow flower heads, and green frond accents with brush stroke accents at the handles. Crystalized bottom oval framed in gold paint.
21-171. PA ink and watercolor Fraktur including flowers and birds over a heart of 3 tulips. Colors are strong. In a bird’s eye maple frame measuring 10.25” x 14”. Ca 1840.
21-107 An early barn candle lantern that dates to the 18th century. These simple lighting devices were constructed of wood, sheet iron and glass. 6” x 6” square x 12” high x 19”h to the top of the wire loop handle. ca. 18th century. Condition: in good as found “in the barn” condition.
20-139 Early PA copper tea kettle. Signed “C. Hildebrand”. He worked in Huntington Township Westmorland County, Pennsylvania. Ca. 1825. Condition: very good condition, no breaks or repairs, dovetail construction.
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21-100 PA Moravian redware slip decorated bowl. Decorated in yellow, brown and green. 8.25” dia. 3.5” deep. Ca. 1830.
21-032A PA redware cylindrical covered jar, manganese decorated over a reddish-brown glaze. 9” h, 6” dia. ca. 1865. Condition: lid appears to be married, but a good color match, otherwise very good.
20-250 PA redware pitcher. Dark red glaze with splashes of manganese. 5.5” h. Ca. 1880. Condition: small flea bites on bottom, 2 or 3 missed glazing spots, otherwise very good.
19-064 Small, slightly bulbus shaped redware pitcher with a reddish-brown lead glaze. Marked on the bottom “Jugtown Ware”. 4” h, 3.5” dia. ca. 1925.
19-028 Small PA redware pitcher attributed to Henry Schonfield, ca. 1930. Mid-section band of impressed reverse brackets. The lead glaze is a reddish light brown. 5.25” h, 4.75” dia.
21-095 Covered with brown paper with blue swag and ribbon decoration. Top in solid dark blue. Top and bottom attached to lid and box by stiches. 8” x 2.5”. ca. 1840. Good to very good condition.
21-093 A Small round, turned wooden jar with lid. Made of walnut and paint decorated. Dark brown ground with pink and blue flowers. Lid with round ball finial. 4.75” h including finial x 2.5” dia. ca. mid to late-19th century. No damage and very good condition. x
21-092 Round wooden pantry box with paint decorations on the top of a bird and foliage in red, yellow, green and white. Bottom of box decorated with yellow brush strokes and blue dots. Early 20th century. 6” dia. 3” h.
21-089 Oval decoupaged box. Hand cur-out foliage and flowers which are hand painted then adhered to the white paper ground which was applied to the box. 7” l x 3.75” w. Ca. 1840.
21-088 Double cruise lamp. Wrought iron, with two round pierced disks with tooled decorations. With attached handing hook with twist and spike. Ca. late-18th to early-19 century.
21-086 Pierced tin candle lantern. Candle holder inside, with smoke diffuser, and ring handle on the top, and hasp closure on the door. 15.5” h x 5.5” dia. ca. early to mid-19th century. Very good condition, no damage or repairs.
21-085 Spiral courting candle stick. Wrought Iron with finger hook and candle adjuster on a turned walnut base. 8.25” h. ca. mid-18th century. Very good condition.
21-083 Spiral courting candle stick. Wrought Iron with a turned walnut base, finger holder and spiral candle adjuster. 8” h. ca. mid-18th century. Very good condition.
21-081 Red toleware bread basket. Paint decorated with foliage, floral and fruit designs in yellow, green, black, cream and tan. 13.75” x 7” at the center. PA, ca. mid-19th century. Excellent original condition.
21-079 Small black toleware tray. All original with hand painted florals in red and white. 11.75” x 8.85”. New England, ca. 1840.
21-078 PA black toleware coffee pot. Original black ground with floral, foliage and fruit designs in red, mustard and greens on both sides. Top with foliage in greens and yellow. Swag in mustard around the top. 8.75” x 6.85” dia. All original, PA ca. 1850.
21-069 Small oil on board of a barn reflecting in a pond. The gold painted frame appears to be original and measures 8” x 9.75”. Sight size is 5.75” x 3.75”. The painting is signed “AK” in the lower right. The painting was found in Connecticut and is in good condition. Ca. 1870.
21-074A Paint decorated PA pantry box with bail handle. Paint decorated with birds, flowers, foliage, and swags, in yellow, green, red, blue, and black. Powder post beetle damage to the interior bottom, not active. 9” x 5”. Ca. mid-19th century.
21-071 Small PA bentwood trinket box with finger lap and tack construction. Very good paint decorated double thistle design on the lid in red, green, yellow and white. 5.5” l x 4” w x 2” h. ca. early 19th century.
21-070 Black toleware canister with paint decoration of fruit in red, green, and copper toned decorations. A bit faded but all original. 5” h x 5.5” dia. ca. 1820. Attributed to the Filley family of CT.
20-240A Red toleware child’s cup with handle. Made of sheet metal. Paint decorated in yellow, and black accents on red the ground. 2” dia. x 1.75” h. Ca. 1830. Ex Brown-Trump Collection.
21-056 PA chalkware Rooster. Hollow cast with mustard ground, and red, and black accents. 7” h. ca mid-19th century. Condition: small chip to comb, otherwise very good.
20-233 PA chalkware Poodle dog with scratch accented mane and base. It retains original paint accents to ears, eyes, mane, lets and tail. 5.5” x 2.75” x 5.5”. ca. 1840. Condition: minor paint loss, otherwise very good.
20-086C PA chalkware cat with traces of paint on it’s face. 5” x 3.5” x 6.75”. ca. 1850. Condition: paint accents to eyes, ears, and mouth only, nice form and overall good condition.
21-066 PA redware jar in red-orange glaze with manganese spatter. Made by Willoughby Smith and marked on the bottom “W. Smith Womelsdorf”. 5.75” h. Ca. 1880. Condition: small flake on rim with slight wear to rim, very good glaze, and otherwise very good overall.
21-033D PA redware tomato form bank. Overpainted with white and greenish blossoms and foliage. 3.5” dia. ca. late 19th century. Condition: very good. PA redware tomato form bank.
21-033B PA redware apple form bank. Greenish-brown streaks over red ground. Ex the Donal Markey Collection. 3.5” dia. Ca. late-19th century. Condition: small 0.25” hole in the bottom, minor paint loss.
21-014 Folk Art chip carved reclining dog figure. Carved from soft wood, with tail wrapped to the right side, and paws outstretched to the front. Deep V carved fur, dark stained body with painted eyes. 9.5” x 3.75” x 3.75”. Attributed to Larkin Scull, ca. mid-20th cent. Condition: ebonized wood, very light wear otherwise very good condition.
20-206 Folk Art carved fan tail Rooster. A soft wood carving with painted accents. Unsigned. 5: x 1.25” x 5.5”. ca. 1925.
20-023 Folk Art carving of a Pileated woodpecker done in a hardwood with a tufted cap, long beak and tail. Unpainted surface with incised compass ring eyes. Initialed on the bottom “H. A. 1900”. About 4” l. ca. 1900. Condition: good carving and undamaged.
19-166 Folk Art chip carved spread-wing eagle by Daniel Strawser. Eagle with wings spread, painted in reddish-brown, red, yellow, and black. Marked on the bottom “D. S. 82”. 10” h x 3.5” w x 5” l. ca. 1982. Condition: no damage, excellent original condition.
21-045 Tinder box with candle socket. Round sheet iron construction. Side circular handle and candle socket on the lid. Inside is a loose circular lid, with handle, used for quenching smoldering tinder after use. The tinder was kept under the lid. Also inside the box is a steel and flints for striking a spark. 4” dia. x 2” h. ca. 1750. Condition: very good original condition, includes quenching lid, steel striker, and two flints
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21-064B Folk Art carved Peasant Woman with a lamb. Carved form 1 piece of oak. Very good detail, lightly stained, and marked on the underside of the base “O.R. 1942”. Approximately 8” h. ca. 1942. Condition: nicely carved with good detail, very slight damage to woman’s nose, over all very good.
21-064A Folk Art carved Peasant Woman with a basket. Carved form 1 piece of oak. Very good detail, lightly stained, and marked on the underside of the base “O.R. 1942”. Approximately 8” h. ca. 1942. Condition: nicely carved with good detail, over all very good.
20-169 Folk Art carved Grouse, with undercut wings, incised feathers, paint decorated. Approximately 12” l. ca. 1980. $265
20-168 Folk Art carved shore bird decoy with turned head marked "Mulak". Good undercut wings and tail with incised feathers, paint decorated. Approximately 12” l. ca. 1980. Condition: very good carving with no damage.
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20-123C Rough carved figure of a man sitting on a keg and holding a beer mug. 4x5x9. Ca. mid-20th century. Condition: primitive folk carving, nice condition with no damage.
20-123A Carved bust of a bald man with a mustache. 4x5x8. Condition: nice carving, no damage.
20-122B Small carved figure of the Chinese leader Mao Zadung, 1” x 4”. Dated 1945 on the underside of the base. Condition: nice carving, no damage.
20-122A J. C. Putman carving of a bust of Abraham Lincoln, 1” x 2”. Dated Dec. 8, 1941, on the underside of the base. Note that this is the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
21-049 PA hollow cast chalkware spaniel dog in a sitting position, and facing right. 10” h. ca. 1875. Condition: repair to right paw.
21-010 5 late 18th century wrought iron door latches. The larger 2 are approximately 8.25” and 7.75” long each. The 3 smaller ones are each approximately 5.5” long. They are all in good condition without any breaks or repairs.
20-259 PA wrought iron Betty lamp with decorative cut our rooster on the hinged lid of the lamp. Hanging spike / hook attached to bail and chain with wire wick pick. 5.5” l x 4.5” w. ca. late 18th – early 19th century. Condition: very good.
20-258 Wrought iron double cruise (Phoebe) lamp with hand tooled designs on hanging bracket with twisted hanging spike / hook. 4.25” x 2”. Ca. mid to late 18th century. Condition: good with no damage.
19-069 Early wrought iron Sticking Tommy candle stick, with spike on one side, hook on the other side, and mounted on a square slightly flared base. Notched candle riser on the side. 6.6” h., base 5.5” square. Ca. late 18th – early 19th century.
21-062 PA red toleware spice canister. Yellow, cream, blue, and red floral design on lid, with yellow trim and green swag decorations. A very rare piece. 3” h x 3” d. ca. early 19th century. Condition: very good with minor wear.
21-060 Miniature paper covered oval trinket box. Painted green ground with a black goat on the lid. Red, and white swag accents on the rim, and lower edge of the box. The box is lined with Baltimore Sun newspaper dated “Monday, April 15, 1861” (the Civil War began on Friday April 12), and containing snippets of Civil War news. 2” h x 3.75’ l x 3” w. Dated to April 1861. Condition: very nice with wear.
21-059 Miniature painted oval bentwood trinket box. Lapped finger joints with iron tack construction. Chrome orange ground with red, white, and green Rose decoration on lid, and black band trim. 4.5” l x 1.5” h x 3” w. ca. early 19th century. Condition: very good with minor loss and wear. $1,200.
21-052 Miniature oval paint decorated bentwood band box. Salmon ground with blue and white stylized foliate decorations. Similar piece is pictured in “House of Derr” 2ed ed. Made by one of the Derr artisans and owned by Salome Derr. 1.6” h x 4.75” l x 2.75” w. ca. early 19th century. .
21-006 PA watercolor / pinprick Fractur painting. An eagle with spread wings and a banner outlined in pinpricks. Various painted designs and initials “L. S.”, as well as pinprick “L. S.” initials and date “1853”. Approximately 11” x 10”. Ca. 1853. Condition: minor soiling, otherwise very good. $950.
19-044 Hooked rug with 2 dogs, mountains, and a lake scene. Made of scrap wool hooked on burlap. Mounted for display 35" x 33". ca. 1920. Condition: lightly soiled, overall, very good.
20-269 Butter print in a sunflower and folate design. Made of walnut, 3.75” dia. ca 19th century. Condition: chip on back which does not affect design, otherwise very good.
18-198 Folk Art bird tree. Nine Carved birds, oil painted, with glass set eyes, and mounted on a twig tree by wire. All held in an antique, cast iron tree stand. It measures 54 " high x 24 " wide. Pennsylvania, ca. 1880. Condition: minor paint loss to some birds, very good condition. THIS PIECE CANNOT BE SHIPPED, it must be picked up or delivery arranged in advance.
20-262 Black toleware tea caddy. Original japanning with one large floral and folate design. 7.5” x 4.25”. ca 1850. Condition: original surface with very little paint loss, overall very good.
20-266 Paint decorated dome top Dresser Box. With wire hasp and snipe hinges. Polychrome and grain painted Dresser box with red and black stripe outlined area. Ca early to mid-19th century. 7.5” x 4.75” x 3.5”. Condition: minor paint loss, otherwise very good.
20-261 Pewter tea pot marked “Roswell Gleason”. Gleason worked in Dorchester Mass. Ca 1835. This is a Pigeon-breasted tea pot on footed base. An identical example is in the Dorchester Historical Society Collection. It measures 10” h x 10.75” from handle to spout. Original condition with a beautiful unpolished patina. Ca 1835. Condition: a small ding in the central girth of the pot and a repair to the front left foot, otherwise good original condition with appropriate wear.
20-235A PA black toleware flat top tea caddy with a round cap. Original translucent japenning with a single Pomegranate medallion with green and yellow frond accents. 3.5” x 2.5” x 4.5”. ca 1850. Condition: original surface intact with only minor losses. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
Price: $215 SOLD
20-230 PA toleware mug with japanned ground. Floral and folate decorations. 6” h. ca 1850. Condition: original paint with some wear and scratches. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-227 PA chalkware figure of a squirrel. Hollow cast squirrel standing on hind legs and eating a nut. Red, yellow and black accents. 4.5” h. ca 1850. Condition: good with wear, with small hole between legs. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-224 Poplar slide lid pencil or small candle box in old red wash. 7.75” l. ca mid-19th century. Condition: lid with crack. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-222 Rosewood footed canaster, either a tobacco or tea caddy. 7.75” h x 5.25” dia. ca late 19th to early 20th century. Condition: very good. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-221 Redware slip decorated plate unsigned, but attributed to Willoghby Smith, Berks Co. PA. 8.5” dia. ca 1860-1880. Condition: good with small edge chip. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-219 Very unusual Toleware dome top document box. Polychrome floral and folate decorations on a green and brown ground with yellow trim. Applied wriggle work trim. Box rest on bracket feet. 6.75”h x 9.5”w x 6.75”d. ca 1850. Condition: very little wear, very good to near mint condition.
20-001 Small round tin tip tray. "Thanksgiving Greeting. Compliments of C. D. Kenny & Co." Shows a young boy in knickers holding a turkey. Approximately 6” dia. ca. 1900. Condition: near mint condition.
20-184 Toleware apple tray in black lacquer ware with polychrome paint decorations. Floral stencil with hand painting. Square bottom with flared, arch top sides. 11.25” x 11.25” x 3”. Ca mid-19th century. Condition: surface alligatored with dry-in lines, otherwise very good condition.
20-187 Miniature green wooden firkin. Wooden banded coopered firkin in green paint, with bail handle. Lid matches but a different shade of green. 6.75” dia. x 6.75”. ca mid-19th century. Condition: very good.
19-234 Primitive softwood hanging grater box with drawer a porcelain knob. 16" x 8". ca. 1860. Condition: unpainted, wear appropriate to age.
20-150 Noah’s Ark with 8 cut out animal figures. The Ark is paint decorated in red, brown, and yellow. It is made of wood, with hinged roof, and in very nice condition with very good paint retention. 12.75” x 6.25” x 3.5”. Ca. 1900. Condition: slight wear, one animal with slight damage to one side, over all very good.
20-038 Wooden carved and paint decorated Lion, unsigned, in the style of William Schimmel. About 4” l. ca 1920. Condition: very good.
20-024 Folk Art carved comic scene of a baby in diapers following a painted calico cat. Mounted on a scroll-cut base. 5.25” x 3.75”. ca. 1885. Condition: chip carved, paint good.
20-017 Folk Art carved jointed "Dancing Man". Unpainted softwood dancing man with nail jointed legs, arms and feet, wearing a short brim hat, suit coat, high collar and Holland type clogs. 4" x 1.75" x 16". ca. 1880 – 1900. Condition: Unpainted, comes with a contemporary stand.
20-015 Chip carved "Pow Wow" woman doll carved from walnut, in short length dress with hands crossed and resting on lower stomach, mounted on a wooden stand. 9.75”. ca. mid-19th cent. Condition: dark patina, wear consistent with age.
20-209 Carved Chickadee bird on a branch. Expertly carved bird with outstretched wings. Feather accents to wings, vibrant paint decoration with wire legs mounted on a Fruit tree branch. About 13” long. Ca. 1900. Condition: bird’s colors very good, bird and branch original, stand contemporary.
18-260 Folk Art carved dog. Dog standing on a plank with tail erect and ears up. In the style of John Reber with multiple sections carved and assembled with detailed carving and multiple paint layers. 11.25" x 8.5" x 3.5". ca. 1900. Condition: multiple paint layers.
20-084 Miniature watercolor portrait of a young man in a gilded frame. The back is marked in pencil “Lancaster Pennsylvania”. Frame measures 6.25” x 7.75”. Condition: good, minor creasing line at the scalp. Ca mid-19th century. [Provenance: Jim and Nan Tshudy Collection].
ITEM 19-213 PA chalkware seated Spaniel Dog. Right facing, paint accented with flowing hair. 7.75” x 5.75” x 4”. ca. 1850. Condition: surface soiled, otherwise good condition.
ITEM 19-212 Early PA chalkware recumbent ram with a dimpled surface. Hollow molded, paint accented horns, ears, eyes nose and mouth. Measures 4.25” x 3.5”. ca 1830. Condition: hairline in front left leg, otherwise in very good condition.
ITEM 20-006 Hanging spoon rack with lift lid pocket. Tombstone arch top backboard, nailed lower till with sloped lift lid on a dowel pin. Jack plane marks on back. Measures 11.75” x 22.25”. ca late 19th century. Condition: old surface oxidation and some soiling.
ITEM 20-135 Maple and walnut press with peg constructed block form base. There are two extended sides with a rolling pin shaped two-handle grip. The threaded adjustable plunger is mounted through the pin top. Mounted to the plunger is a block print with two, star flower designs; the print can be changed out to other appropriately sized one. 11.5" x 6" x 13.25". ca mid 19th century. Condition: very good.
ITEM 20-007 Large turned burl wood dough / butter bowl. Made from a maple burl with a wide finger grip rim. Bowl measures 17.25” x 16.5” x 5” high. ca 1860. Condition: interior has knife / chopping marks, bottom of bowl shows bird’s eye burl imperfections.
ITEM 20-186 Wallpaper covered trinket box, with domed top and wire hinges. The box has a small chest lock and hasp latch. The wallpaper is a marbleized mix of green, yellow and red. A small brass embossed button is on the lid. The box measures 7.75” x 4.5” x 3.5”. ca. early to mid-19th century. Condition: wire hinges replace fabric hinge, minor paper damage to wallpaper cover.
ITEM 20-205 Polychrome paint decorated Pantry box. Black base with an eagle holding an olive branch with spread wings. Painted tulip banding. 7.75” x 3.5”. Condition: box ca. 1880, paint decoration ca. 1900-1920.
ITEM 20-155 Here is an early Pennsylvania domed lidded dresser box with matching curved front and back panels. Hand painted floral designs on the front and lid, with accompanying initials “L B” on the lid. The box is made of poplar and from PA. It measures 10” x 5.5” x 6”. Condition: split on hinge line in top, wire hinge repaired, otherwise good. ca. late 18th to early 19th century.
20-130 PA redware still bank in the form of a jug. Unglazed in very good condition, 4.5" high. ca. 1875.
20-093 PA redware food mold in the form of a fish. It measures 17.5" long, in very good condition. ca. 1880.
20-067 PA redware plate with 4 lines of yellow slip decoration. Minor glaze loses and chips consistent with age. ca. 1850.
20-161 This is a hard to find wooden trout weathervane. It comes from Cape Elizabeth Maine and dates from the late 19th century. It is mounted on the original roof mounting. These are weathered pieces with remints of the old paint. The fish is 30" x 7.5" with a total height of 14".
20-199 Very unusual sheet metal Dove weathervane with directional indicators. From the top of the wood block base to the top of the bird's head is 25.25", from beak to tail measures 12.25". The weathervane is from the Ephrata area of Lancaster Co. PA and dates to ca. 1880. This piece is quite rusted and in as-found condition. It's still a very unusual form.
20-133 Indian figure weathervane made of sheet metal reinforced with wrought iron. Figure is wearing a headdress , carrying a ladder in one hand and twisted wire arrows in the other hand. Mounted on a wood plank base. Figure is 10" x 22". Similar to one by Derr, likely by a local competitor, ca. mid 19th century.
19-220 Sheet metal Stag weathervane with wire bracing and encased base on original rod. Mounted on an old bed balustrade turning, mounted on a piece of salvaged barn wood base. Complete with 4 bullet holes. Measures 16" x 18" and an overall height of 38.5". Ca. 1900.
PA watercolor fraktur by Sarah E. Lapp. Primitive image of a bird in red and purple with foliage. Following her aunt, Barbara Ebersol, of a bird on a stem. Signed “Sarah E. Lapp”. In a period frame, 8” x 10”. Ca. 1890. $595
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