Partridge Hill Antiques
Welcome to my page! I am a second generation antique dealer who has been in the business since the age of 14. I specialize in early artwork, silver, pottery and china and country smalls. Please follow me on Facebook, facebook.com/partridgehillantiques and on Instagram @partridge_hill.
A great working Bufflehead decoy with glass eyes, dating to the early 20th century. Had some repair work done to body (can be seen in photo) and shows sign of use, including a clip and leather tab on underside. The paint is strong. No signature.
Price: $225 plus shipping
This is a lovely painted creamware dinner plate with a melon, leaf and vine design and scalloped edging. Measures 10 1/2 inches in diameter and is in great condition. Unmarked on back.
Price: $35 plus shipping
A nice wooden hinged lid filing box with hand painted lettering. The letters appear to be either V.t or U.t. I wondered if it might have been meant to be Vermont. The box measures 9 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 4". The hinges work well and are stable and the box is otherwise in good shape.
Price: $29 plus shipping
This is a great early 19th century cast brass doorstop depicting the mythic HoHo bird and urn design. The HoHo bird is the Chinese mythical equivalent of a phoenix. This is beautifully cast and is quite substantial in weight. It measures 9 inches in height and 7 inches in width at the base.
Price: 275 plus shipping
Nice large coin silver serving spoon in the double thread fiddle pattern, dating to the mid-1850s. Made by the silversmith William Gale of New York City; the mark of WG&S stacked with a circle was used between 1854-58. The piece is also marked with the retailer's mark J.R. Kirby, a jeweler in New Haven, CT. The spoon is monogrammed MEE on the front handle. It measures 8 1/2 inches in length and has substantial weight to it. It is in excellent condition, with only minor.surface scratching.
Price: 65 plus shipping
Colored memorial lithograph published by Nathaniel Currier (prior to joining Currier & Ives). Completed in ink in memory of Joseph.F. Morrison who died on April 13, 1845 Aged 25 years and 6 months. Unlike other memorial lithos, which often have mourners draped on the tombstone, this one has the symbolic weeping willow but a nice floral cemetery and a church and harbor in the background. Nicely framed in a simple black frame. Some staining and a year in the upper right corner.
Price: $65 plus shipping
This is an interesting fall landscape scene painted by Robert Melvin Decker (Amer. 1847-1921). Decker was born in Troy, NY and spent summers in the Adirondacks, maintaining a studio in Hague, NY for 16 years. He is most known for his landscape works and this piece is no exception. This fall scene is on canvas and the canvas is mounted floating on artist board. The painting is signed RM Decker on the lower right. There is some writing on the artist board; most likely this was in another frame. The canvas measures 12" x 5 1/2" and the frame measures 15" x 8 1/4".
Price: $250 plus shipping
Lovely and substantial coin silver sauce ladle with a bead pattern and shell bowl. Made by the partnership of Albert Lincoln and Charles Foss, in business in Boston from 1848-1857. Marked LINCOLN & FOSS in stamped mark on reverse. Ladle is also monogrammed Lillie in script on the front handle. The ladle measures 8" in length and is in very good condition.
Price: $65 plus shipping
18th century framed property deed transferring two acres of property in Chatham CT from Abel Shepherd to Abel and Zebulon Penfield. The deed reads as follows: KNOW YE, that Abel Shepherd of Chatham and State of Connecticut and in the county of Middlesex, for the consideration of twenty six pounds lawfull money Received to my satisfaction of Abel & Zebulon Penfield of said Chatham and State aforesaid Do give, grant, bargain, sell and confirm into the said Abel and Zebulon Penfield one certain piece of land lying in the Common field of Penowset(?) Meadow containing two acres and is Bounded and Butted as follows: West on the Highway South Partly on Capt. Jos. Churchill and partly on Jonathan Brown East on Jonathan Brown North on the Heirs of Jonathan Penfield Esq., Late of Chatham Deceased. Based on the property description references, this deed was issued between 1794 ( when Jonathan Penfield died) and 1797 when Captain Joseph Churchill died. Nicely framed, this deed also comes with a certificate of authenticity from Esquire Gallery, guaranteeing that the deed is from the American colonial period. Measures 17"x 15 1/2" to edge of frame.
Price: $140 plus shipping
Pretty little Victorian era pencil drawing of a church ruin and bridge on the edge of a river or lake. Beautifully framed in an early gilt frame. Measures 9" x.7".to edge of frame.
Price: $45 plus shipping
A lovely early 20th century pencil drawing of a sweet African American boy in a hat and suspenders standing on a rock in the middle of a stream, with a farmhouse in the background. Signed in the lower right F.M. Watson. Frank Morris Watson was an amateur artist and master painter at the Norfolk Navy Yard in Virginia; he also painted murals and did poster work during the WPA period. Nicely matted with acid-free matting and framed with a gilt frame. It measures 10" x 13 1/2" to the edge of frame.
Price: 75 plus shipping
Nice oval wood cutting board. I believe it started life as the base for a glass dome display piece but it also makes a super cutting board and it's clearly been used that way. The board measures 13" x 9" at its widest point. The ends turn up very slightly but it lays flat on a surface.
Price: ON HOLD
A common theme in Victorian paintings is a child bring rescued by a dog-in many instances unsuccessfully. Here though the child is alive and rescued, as evidenced by her strong grip on the ring in the dog's.collar. Very nicely framed in a great painted wood frame of the period of the painting. The painting measures 14 1/4" x 12 1/4" to edge of frame. Painting and frame are both in good condition.
Price: 125 plus shipping
Nice stoneware bottle with blue glazed name J.W. Thomas, identified as being located in Calais, Maine. 1890. Bottle measures 8 inches in height. There is a flea bite that is under the glaze on the lip but is otherwise is in good condition.
Price: 59 plus shipping
Lovely colored county map of Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell in 1860 in his New General Atlas. Nice coloring and engraved floral border. Nicely framed and matted. Measures 15 1/2" x 18 1/4".
Price: 125 plus shipping
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