Suzanne Strickland Antiques

Suzanne Strickland | 16 Laurel Circle, Kennebunk, Maine, 04043 | 207-251-8352 | blainesuzz@aol.com

Fresh finds from New England--great early antiques, Folk Art, wonderful smalls and accessories. A few eclectic finds, 19th C. textiles, and appropriate vintage holiday items---thrown in for good measure & fun! Always on the look-out for authentic antiques and whimsical treasures, check back often for the latest additions and updates. I can be reached by email at blainesuzz@aol.com, for any inquiries or photo requests. If not completely satisfied with your purchase, a return is always allowed within 3-days of receipt, for a full refund of the item (minus shipping costs).


Victorian 18k Aquamarine Ring 6 1/2 w Original Box

Gorgeous antique, Victorian-era ring, size 6 1/2, with a round set blue Aquamarine stone, 1 1/2 to 2 carats in size. This ring is yellow gold in color with the stone set in an "Octagon" shaped white gold top. Both the yellow and white gold, tested 18k (possibly higher). Lovely design, it also has fine black enamel detailing on each side of the Aquamarine setting. Although unmarked, it is tested and guaranteed 18k gold. Minor age wear, if any (was well taken care of), it weighs approximately 4.9 grams. Comes with its original ring box, from Lawrence, Massachusetts. This would actually make a wonderful engagement ring and Aquamarine is also the birth stone for the month of March! $295 with Free Ship.

Price: $295 w/ Free Ship

2017-May-24 11:47am EDT | Tags :

Best Red Painted Small Wooden Keg & 48-Star Flags

Found this very nicely painted small wooden keg, here in Maine, a while back. Stands approximately 10" tall with a diameter of about 6 1/2" across the top and bottom. It has a small whole on top of it's lid for pouring the contents out of the keg. Completely dry and clean, with the best color of dry, red painTape! All original to keg! There is some Minor rusting to bottom metal band, due to moisture, from years ago. Not bad at all and adds the antique character we desire. I have this small keg displayed on my mantle with three 48-Star large cotton vintage parade flags. They are also available separately. The flags are about 32" long (wooden pole, each with gold painted tip). The cotton flags each measure about 11 1/2" by 16 1/2". No holes or stains and great bright colors! The keg is $95 + $12 ship. Each flag is $24 + 8 ship. Can bundle all together, keg with 3 flags, for $150 + $16 ship

Price: See Listing

2017-May-23 12:23pm EDT | Tags :

Best Early Small China Head Doll in Original Dress

This is a very fresh find, a lovely small china head doll, wearing her original homespun cotton plaid dress! Measures only 7 3/4" tall, she is in perfect condition, with no breaks, chips or repairs to her bisque antique limbs. She also wears high-top button up shoes, a nice detail that is actually molded into the bisque feet and hand painted brown. Her dress is my favorite feature, handmade, probably by a mother for her daughter. The doll also has an early cotton slip under the dress. The arm sleeves were never hemmed and one is slightly shorter than the other. Stuffed with sawdust, again all original condition. $34 + $6.00 ship

Price: SOLD

2017-May-22 12:29pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Tiny Figs Oval Pantry Box

This is a very cute little early wooden oval pantry box that once held "Figs", as stenciled on the lid. Measures approximately 3 1/2" long and about 1 3/8" tall, shows minor wear. $34 + $4 ship.

Price: $34 + $4 ship

2017-May-20 10:20pm EDT | Tags :

Early Vintage Tall Patriotic USA Tin Horn

Wonderful vintage and colorful Patriotic tall horn with original wooden tip. Stands approximately 15 1/4" tall, shows very slight use wear. Marked "USA", a fun early child's toy! $24 + $6 ship.

Price: SOLD

2017-May-20 10:11pm EDT | Tags :

Vintage Patriotic Small Sand Pail w Shovel Mint!

Fabulous vintage 1940-50's, small tin sand pail with tiny shovel, and the best Patriotic images. This sand pail stands only 5 3/4" tall, counting the handle in upright position. The tiny little red and blue shovel is only 6" long. I don't believe these two started life together but make the perfect set now! The sand bucket shows next to no wear (you won't find another in such pristine condition), perfect for the upcoming summer holiday on July 4th! Very RARE find! $125 + $7 ship.

Price: $125 + $7 ship

2017-May-16 10:33am EDT | Tags :

Early WWI Era Patriotic Child Photo in Costume

Adorable early sepia-type photo of a small child in his Patriotic costume, circa WWI era! In the age appropriate frame, it measures approximately 14 3/4" tall by 7 3/4" wide. The glass has quite a bit of visible dirt and dust on the inside, but the actual antique photo is in very good condition. Glass will need to be removed and cleaned (and easy fix). You can see that this small child is wearing early button-top shoes, a gauze cotton skirt with flags and shields printed on the fabric, as he clutches a large fabric American shield and flag in his hands. Too cute! $75 + $10 ship.

Price: $75 + $10 ship

2017-May-15 12:32pm EDT | Tags :

Rare Large Antique Yellow Ware Cannister with Lid

Wonderful large 19th century yellow ware cannister with lid, great early round form. Stands approximately 8 1/2" tall. In amazing condition, shows uniform light crazing, as you would expect and desire to se. The lid appears perfect from the top, but does have a couple of small "use" chips underneath. These are not seen when the lid, with knob handle, is in place. I just love this early yellow ware pottery piece and you won't see another like it soon. Quite a RARE piece of early yellow ware. $110 + $12 ship.

Price: $110 + $12 ship

2017-May-12 05:50pm EDT | Tags :

Rare 48-Star Glazed-Cotton Small Parade Flags

Here is a grouping of eight early 48-Star, glazed-cotton Parade flags, great small size and perfect for display with a large bear or doll, or even in a primitive jar or Crock! Each flag stick is about 12 1/4" long; the actual cotton flag is about 4 1/2" by 7 1/2". All are in perfect antique condition with nice coloring and no stains or issues. Selling individually, for $18 + $4 ship each. Or, if you would like the whole group of 8 flags, $135 with free ship.

Price: See Listing

2017-May-09 11:22am EDT | Tags :

Wonderful Early Birdseye Maple Trencher Perfect!

Found in Maine, this very solid and heavy, "Birdseye " Maple Wooden trencher is in excellent antique condition! This 19th century primitive measures approximately 22" long, 11" wide and is about 4" deep. There are no breaks, repairs, or cracks, a very RARE find! Fantastic honey-colored patina, there are birdseye markings all over, especially seen on the outside surface! $245 + $16 shipping.

Price: $245 + $16 ship

2017-May-09 10:36am EDT | Tags :

Fantastic 19th C. Dog & Cart Photo in Early Frame

This is a wonderful find, fresh from New Hampshire, a large antique Photo (circa 1880-90) of three children dressed in their "Sunday Best," posed with a great looking early wooden wagon or cart, that is harnessed up to the family pet, a very sturdy Black or Brown Labrador Dog! Amazing time capsule with fantastic details, an extremely charming early American photograph. The Adirondack-type wooden frame is also excellent, with no breaks or repairs to any of the corner leaves (they are usually always missing a leaf, or two). The frame measures approximately 15" long by 12 1/2" tall. The inside antique photograph measures about 9 1/2" by 7 3/4". The original wavy early glass and wooden backing is perfect and also in place. I have not removed the backing to see if there is more family information and will leave that up to the next owner. When it comes to fabulous, early American photography, it does not come better than this! $95 + $12 ship

Price: $95 + $12 ship.

2017-May-04 02:17pm EDT | Tags :

Early Duck Loon Decoy Maine Camp Sign

Found in northern Maine, this is a fun early vintage Camp sign, in the form of a Duck or Loon Decoy! Measures approximately 22" long and about 8" tall, it is painted on both sides, but reads "Camp Guide Float" on only one side. So, great for display, to your preference. Wonderful authentic primitive sign for your camp or home! $135 + $10 ship

Price: $135 + $10 ship

2017-May-03 12:36pm EDT | Tags :

Fantastic 19th C. American Clipper Ship Oil Painting

This is a large oil on canvas, dated 1894, Maritime painting of an American Clipper ship, in full sail. Signed by listed artist H.L. Severance, this painting is in wonderful condition. Cleaned and relined in Vermont by top art restoration specialist Joseph J. Marotta Co., Inc. Originally sold by "The Old Picture Store" in Boston, Massachusetts, the original tags are all in place. I will be happy to send lots of additional photos, as requested. The painting measures approximately 24" by 19", not counting the vintage frame that is in place. Although not antique, this frame is quite appropriate and of very high quality. The artist signature is in the bottom right hand corner. The Clipper ship flies numerous nautical flags, including the American flag, as shown in my photos. This large 19th century American painting is 27" by 22" framed and would make a stunning statement in any room! $575 + shipping

Price: $575 + ship

2017-Apr-21 11:35am EDT | Tags :

Large 19th C. Oval Maine Shaker Pantry Box

Fabulous large Oval pantry box, found in Maine and attributed to the Shakers. Has a diameter of approximately 11 1/4" long, by 8 1/4" deep, by 3 3/4" tall. In excellent antique condition, early honey-colored finish and patina. No chips, cracks, or repairs, I see a letter "S" lightly carved on top of lid. Done long ago and mentioning for sake of accuracy. Inside has light, but pleasant scent of cloves. Long, finely carved fingers and copper tacks are beautiful! $365 + $12 ship.

Price: Pending

2017-Apr-20 05:47pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Blue Graniteware Enamel Berry Pail

Great little primitive berry pail, in Blue graniteware enamel. Has its original wire bail handle in place. Diameter of approximately 6" across, standing 10" tall, with handle in upright position. Normal use wear to enamel and great size for display or use! $40 + $8 ship.

Price: $40 + $8 ship

2017-Apr-20 03:54pm EDT | Tags :

Vintage Wooden Painted Farm Animals all Perfect

This is a precious set of 10 vintage painted toy pieces, all wooden pegged "Farm animals" and Girl, probably made in Germany. Each is pegged on a little wooden base and all are double sided. This set has been stored in a box for years and dates back to the 1930's. No chips, repairs, or issues to any of the items and I don't believe they were ever played with! $30 + $6 ship.

Price: $30 + $6

2017-Apr-19 11:26am EDT | Tags :

Best Early Braided Mat Found in New Hampshire

This braided mat, with silk and cotton fabrics, has the best vibrant color combination, using mustard, red, green, black, and so on. Diameter of approximately 14 1/2" wide, lies flat and is in wonderful, early condition. The backside is as nice as the front, no stains, holes, or odors. Slight use wear to edges, no signs of fading and the braids are small and tight, just the way you want to find these vintage braided table mats. Rare to find one so colorful and with the most desired mustard yellow color! $85 + $6 ship.

Price: $85 + $6 ship

2017-Apr-19 10:33am EDT | Tags :

Early Hand Wrought Small Andirons in Salmon Paint

This is a very fresh find, straight out of an Early American Federal home in Newberry, Massachusetts, a small pair of bedroom Andirons, hand wrought with barbed tips, in early, dry Salmon paint. One is slightly taller than the other, not surprising, as they are hand-made and very folky. Standing about 8" tall and 5 1/2" deep, they actually display quite nicely on my mantle! This fantastic, circa 1820, tiny painted pair of Andirons would look great, virtually anywhere! $275 plus $14 ship.

Price: $275 + $14 ship

2017-Mar-14 04:05pm EDT | Tags :


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