We have been long time collectors and part time dealers for the past 30 some years. We are residents of Florida in the winter months and Maine in the summers. We apologize to all of our past customers for being offline so long, as our website went down and it was very discouraging for all of us. If anyone has a Gift Certificate please let us know as we will be glad to honor those. Our love is fine American furniture and accessories, woodenware, folk art and fine art. We also have extensive interest in early American and Continental metal ware (brass, copper, pewter, iron and tin) and early lighting devices. Everything is sold with a full guarantee plus shipping costs. We accept returns less shipping costs. We can entertain any reasonable offers. Payment is by check or paypal for credit. If you are interested in layaway terms we can usually work with you.
For the Love of Dogs-A wonderful collection of 12 dogs, different breeds carved by an unknown MA carver. Three are mounted on stands. Sold as a group, some are paint decorated and a few appear to be unfinished. 2- Springer Spaniels, Black Scottish Terrior, Beagle, Yellow Lab, Cocker Spaniel and Bull dog. Very nice workmanship on the completed ones.
Price: $595.00 set
Signed by J. Barriault "71" oil on canvas in wonderful condition. Done in the Durrie style and possibly a Maine local artist. 26" x 21 1/2".
Wonderful polychrome decorated tankard with pewter mounts. Soldier on horseback with vibrant colors. In very good condition. 8" tall
Oil on board by known artist " Janet Edna Greenleaf" of Poppy's in a vase. Signed lower right " J. E.. Greenleaf". She was born in Indiana 1936 studied in CA and lived in Rhode Island, died 2003. 23" x 27" with frame and 20" x 24" actual.
Oil on canvas of two horses in the pasture with a red barn in back. Signed lower right "McCally" in wooden gilt frame with linen insert and in very good condition. 20" x 24" with frame and 16" x 20" actual.
Great still life oil on board signed "M. Eikenberry" and in old gilt frame. Probably circa1890's. 16 1/2" x 20 1/2" with frame and 12" x 16" actual.
Late 19thc. oil on canvas with Maine Coone tabby kittens playing in a basket of yarn and unsigned. Gilt and applied gesso frame. 16" x 9" canvas/ 20" x 13" with frame.
Wonderful Large carved and gilt Eagle possibly by Artistic Carving Co. in Boston. In excellent condition and 44" wing span x 24" tall.
Basket finely woven with old leather strap and fish shaped metal and leather latch. In excellent condition. 12" wide x 7" tall x 5" deep.
Wonderful childs sled with the name "Mollie" written across the top. Cross bar up front to carry is missing, but very sturdy. 36" l x 14" w x 3 1/2" t.
Chalice with gold lined interior in excellent condition with hallmarks. For drinking your finest wine.
Wonderful pair of glass lamps with original pewter burners. In excellent condition.
Price: 1250.00 pr.
Wonderful rug with horse 48" x 30" and in overall good condition with some wear around edges.
Early candle and rush light holder. Old wrought bolt finial on top and round disc iron base. All original and guaranteed early. 48" tall x 7" diameter base x 9" wide extension arm.
Wonderful 19thc. original paint decorated sled with child's name on both sides of runners. 43 1/2" long overall including runners x 15" wide x 17" tall. Actual body of sled 30" x 15". This has iron on the runners and was actually used by boy, "Harold".
Great early handmade wooden seagull with the old weathered surface and remnants of old paint. It was found on a barn in the Cape. The stand representing a cupolo was a later addition to hold the bird in place. 26" wide x 20" tall.
Early 19th c. brass candle sconces with engraved decoration of sailing ships. Made like the tin sconces. 11 1/4" tall x 4 1/4" wide
Price: 925.00 pr.
Wonderful original kerosene lamp never electrified. With green glass shades and clear globes and heavy weighted base. Brass canister in back holds the kerosene in great working condition when the power goes out. 28" tall x 24" wide.
Wonderful c.1910 toy in the original paint. Engine and one car both in very good condition. "Hillclimber" stenciled on the car. 30" long.
Mohair owl with felt feet and felt tipped wings. 5" tall x 5" wide with button and original tag.
Small gray mohair baby elephant with red felt collar, string tail and plastic tusks. 4" tall and no button.
Small mohair Cocker Spaniel with black button eyes and collar, also the head turns. 8" long x 5 " tall with no button.
Small mohair spotted terrior with a bow collar. 3 1/2" long x 5 " tall with no button.
Desktop Tartan box with "Mother" in gold script on top and decorated with scenes on all sides.
Large canted walnut wall box with decorative step down decorated back, and square nailed construction. Probably 1870-80's. 21" tall x 12 1/2" w x 10 1/2" deep.
Fabulous pair of heavy ornate cast brass candlesticks with mid drip pans. These stand on six feet forming a star base. No repairs or replacements.
18thc. set of variable size shoe horns, for the family with adult and children shoe sizes.
19thc. Swedish brass teapot with gooseneck spout, C scroll handle with ivory and turned urn finial on lid. Signed O.H. Lagerstedt, Eskilstuna.
Miniature silver table setting 1/2" scale with blown glass goblets. 12 pieces including a silver chest to hold 2 silver plates and 2 sets of silverware, silver water pitcher and 2 hand blown goblets. Great for a period doll house or shadow box.
All original wind up toy No. 27 by Wolverine Mfg. Pittsburgh, PA with working key mechanism. 11" tall.
Early 20thc. oval Nantucket basket in excellent condition with no breaks or damage. From the collection of a well known MA dealers estate, unsigned with nice patina. 14 1/2" l x 12" w x 7 1/2" tall and 15" t w/ handle.
Wonderful early 1800's painting on canvas with two men one on horseback and several farm animals. Unsigned and in old gilt frame, 25" x 20 1/4" framed, 20" x 15 1/4" canvas size. In very good condition.
A great 20thc. rug of the Old Blacksmith Shop," A. Watkins" under the large Chestnut tree. Mounted on frame for hanging has had some repairs professionally done, colors are strong and in otherwise great condition. 31" x 26".
Wonderful original painted round large tin with sliding door and shelves inside for pies or cakes. 11 1/2" diameter x 14" tall.
Painting on artist board of a tall ship signed by unknown artist, A. Baugh and dated 1967. 52" x 34 1/2" with frame and actual size 48" x 29 1/2".
Nicely decorated trunk (trees painted on all sides except back) with iron handles found in Maine. Paint decoration may hve been done later but in the style of Rufus Porter, and well done. Interior painted mustard, 26 1/2" l x 18" d x 15" tall.
19thc. Brass and steel Carriage lamps in great condition with the original beveled glass lenses and old burners. A real find in this condition and a matched pair.
Price: 795.00 pair
Early small embossed leather covered document box with old newsprint lining. Original latch and handle. 8" w x 5" d x 3" tall
Large brass corner lantern with clear glass freisnal lens and original burner. In beautiful condition and a pink brass with more copper alloy. Chinese export with oriental writing on the brass plaque. 19 " tall x 10" diameter
Wonderful late 19th or early 20th c. "Perkins & Howe, Brooklyn, NY" ships stop lanterns. All original with oil burners and red freisnal lenses. 15 1/2" t x 7 1/2" diameter, 14 1/2" t x 7" diameter and 17" tall including bail handle. Sold separately.
Price: 575.00 each
Early 19thc. Maine original grain painted dovetailed chest with original iron hardware. Found in Maine with beautiful paint and all original with heart shaped bail handles on each side. Clean interior that is unfinished natural pine including the original lock and old butt hinges, with no damage. 25 1/4" w x 14" deep x 11" tall.
Mahogany with inlay, mirror with 3 drawers underneath. Brass finials on top of mirror and small brass pulls. Simple bracket base.
Beautiful large almost life size sculpture stamped underneath "Wildfowler". Measures 31" long x 19 1/2" tall x 10 " wide3.
Large life size carving and wonderful work painted and signed by artist "Bruffee", 25" long x 8 1/2" tall x 8" wide.
18thc. pan candleholder with beautiful decorative repousse work. Excellent condition.
19thc. brass repousse candlesticks w/original gilt and scalloped bases. Removable original nozzles or boboches. 5" tall. Great condition stamped "England 162".
Signed and dated 1872, lower left by a known NY artist, Dwight Benton 1834-1903 . Wonderful American original oil on canvas. Blue button up boots probably a boy. This painting is in an old gilt frame. Painting including the frame 37" x 43", and actual canvas size is 28" x 35" without frame.
Ice fishing winter scene of pickerel caught ice fishing. Unsigned oil painting on artist board of a winters catch. In very good condition.
Wonderful large pair of early 19thc. pastel paintings in the original gilt frames under glass. These are museum quality unsigned White Mountain artwork found in Maine. In great condition with more photos available. 37" x 29 1/2" frame size, 27 1/2" x 20 1/2" actual.
Price: 1800.00 pair
Great scroll decorative trivet on tall thin legs, a beautiful piece. In wonderful condition from a Maine estate. 29" l x 9 1/2" d x 8 1/2" tall.
Also called a tally iron and was used for heating up the rod in the fire and smoothing over fabrics to remove wrinkles. Iron with a wooden handle. 16" l x 6 1/2" tall & 4 1/2" d. base.
18thc. long handled wrought iron spatula for turning something by the fire. All from a Maine estate in Rockland. 19 3/4" long w/ handle and spatula 7" x 3".
Unique spring device on this nice long pair of early pipe tongs. To grab an ember from the fire to light your pipe. From a Maine collectors estate. 18 1/4" l x 2" w.
Chrome yellow painted tin rake for picking berries. Also has the lucky number 13 probably each farm hand had his own numbered rake. 11 1/2" w x 9" d x 5 1/2" t.
Does anyone have a clue as to what this was used for? Long handled spoon for heating something, possibly a blacksmith used these, interesting? I don't think it was for making donuts over the fire.
Early propeller weathervane in oyster white paint mounted on a homemade stand. 23" Long x 10 3/4 tall x 16" d. propeller.
Sweet original painted country cupboard with glass top doors with shelf inside, full length drawer and raised paneled bottom doors. Double raised paneled sides and original white milk glass pulls. Simple cutout skirt and sides. 27"t x17 1/2"w x 8"d .
Sack back Windsor for a child or your large doll with tag underneath from Paine Furniture Boston, MA. They were once the largest furniture manufacturer in New England. Their 10 story, 275 sq ft. building in Boston is now considered Historic. 24" tall x 18 w with 10 1/2" seat height.
19thc. Large Needlepoint with Birds and Flowers with soft muted pastel colors. Wool yarns mounted on board. 42 1/4" x 22 1/4".
Painting of a quaint village on the water. Acrylic on board surrealism of a peaceful small village with boats and kids playing ball in front yard, in an old carved frame. Signed by artist David Morton 15" x 13" frame size, 11 1/2" x 9 1/2" actual.
Oil on board of cows drinking from a river, local art from Maine. Possibly Pine hill in Fryeburg on Saco river. Unsigned, 13 1/4" x 11 1/4" frame size, 9" x 7 1/2".
Naive winter scene with red barn and red cardinal. Footprints to the barn in the snow, in old painted frame 16" x 20".
Ornate heavy cast brass chest with cherubs probably for jewelry with a nice lock and red fabric interior.
19thc. turned wooden compact with mirror and zinc insert that held the face powder. The original mustard paint and 4" D.
Ice fishing decoy jointed in center, with tin claws and wire legs. By contemporary carvers and signed DFD. 9 1/2" long.
Pair Duck Ice fishing decoys, wood carvings paint decorated with tin feet and glass eyes. Signed DFD on lead weights on bottoms and 6" long.
Price: 450.00 pair
Ice fishing decoy signed DFD. Contempory wood carvers from Deluth, MN. Paint decorated w/glass eyes. 16" long.
With quillwork decoration including crossed arrows, 7 " tall x 7"d. at top and 11 1/2" d. bottom.
1920-30's Winnebago Indian swing handled ash splint basket with red dyed weavers and ribbon decoration. In excellent condition and signed in pencil Lena Blackcoon on bottom, she was from Augusta, WI . 12" tall x 10" D. w/o handle.
1900-1920's Passamaquoddy Indian basket with decorative blue dyed ash splint weavers and in excellent condition. 13" Diameter x 9" tall w/o handle
With scrolled iron decorative fronts ending in brass acorns. Complete with leather straps to hold the shoes or boots in place.
Wonderful Queen Anne spill vase for holding splints to light your lamps and candles. Early piece in excellent condition.
Early tin trivet with legs appears to be walking. Folds up when not using. 12" long x 5" tall.
Wonderful early checkerboard with trim molding. Square nails holding molding. 15" x 16"
Old wood carving with wire legs of Maine State bird by unknown carver. Not sure of the maker as a label underneath is missing. Birds are 3 1/2" long and in great condition.
Price: 325.00 pr.
Wooden decoy carved with tin fins and glass eyes, and signed BF by maker underneath. Bob Foster from Iowa, 6" long x 3 1/4" tall. Nice paint.
Great piece of early iron with a wooden turned handle. Used to cook small game by the fire. 18 1/2" tall x 12 1/2" wide
Wonderful pair of andirons with brass urn top finials and penny feet. 22 1/2" tall x 10" wide x 18" deep front to back.
Price: $1250.00 pr.
Late 18thc. slow lathe turned wooden bowl. In great condition with no repairs or cracks. 16.5-16" diameter x 3" tall.
Wonderful bench made pipe box, inlaid front with shell carving on drawer. Cutout and step down sides and back. 25" tall x 4 1/2" square.
Original old dry blue painted pantry box for the bottom of your stack. 17 1/4" diameter x 11 3/4" tall.
This late 19thc. chest was "Made by Emory L. Chamberlain b.1822-d.1879 to carry his gold home from California". It has an interesting locking handle on top nice old dry green paint and a note inside. 17 1/2" w x 9 3/4" t x 9 1/2" d.
Late 19th/ Early 20th c. wonderful sturdy splint basket with wooden handle and round wooden bottom. In very nice condition.
Late 18th or early 19thc. punch and repousse work double sconce with pan and nice detail. 10" t x 6" w.
Possibly used for feathers with the attached lid. Signed in the weave with the two splint pieces. In beautiful condition. 7" w x 7" t.
Ceramic hors d'oeuvre tray with floral decoration and Lobster. Nice conversation piece in excellent condition. 14"w x 11"d x 5" t.
Clam Shell and painted velvet pin cushion to add to your sewing or Shaker collection. 2 1/2" long x 1 1/4" t.
Great tin from Antwerpen (Belgium) "Cafe's Torrefies L'Union, Commercial & Industrial, La Javanaise Gebrande Koffies", with lid. 8" diameter x 16" tall.
Eight brass trivets in great condition and sold as a group or separately. Pair masonic matching trivets and last one is Shaker with saying "Give Your Heart to God".
Price: 175.00-225.00 each
English heavy cast brass Punch of Punch and Judy character doorstop, with his dog Toby. 8" tall x 5 1/2" wide.
Wonderful exceptionally tall iron and double fauceted brass hogscrapers with the hooks and pushups. In great condition and probably English. Would look great on your table with your Large bowl. Amazing 18" tall.
Price: $1450.00 pr.
Tiger maple with great detailed turnings and a nice raised base. In wonderful condition a great piece to add to your collection. 19" diameter x 18 1/4" diameter out of round x 6 1/2" tall. Has a small hole in side under lip for hanging but no cracks. (See photos)
Great early original painted decoy in the feeding position. 28" long x 7 1/2" w x 5" t.
Heavy cast bronze with the original leather straps and stamped "Akron Brass Mfg. Co. Inc. Wooster, Ohio" and "Victory 1746 509". In great original condition. I'm sure put out a lot of fires in its day. 19 3/4" tall x 9 1/2" wide including staps.
Pair of horsehead stylized early andirons from a large collection sold at an estate in Maine. tall
Price: 325.00 pr.
Rare 19thc. iron footman used like a trivet for next to your fireplace. In wonderful condition from a longtime collectors estate in Rockland ME. Top 10 3/4"w x 8 1/4"d , base 11 1/4" wx 12 3/4" d and 10" tall.
Early cast iron bulbous tea kettle with three legs and original lid. No cracks and great condition. 8" tall x 8" diameter.
Light Blue painted turned bowl in great condition with no cracks. 17 1/4"-16 1/4" diameter x 5"-5 1/2" t.
With vibrant colors and signed on the bottom in Japanese. 16" tall and in great condition.
Late 19thc. 3- arm candle chandelier, great for a country house. 18 1/2" tall w/o hook, diameter 9".
With original tole painted decoration. Shelf inside for warming food by the fire 14w x 9.5 d x 7 t. Great for your museum collection.
With three legs and original handle. Great condition with no cracks. 9 3/4" d. x 7 .5 tall w/o handle.
With three spit hooks in back for roasting small game including the long scewer with handle for turning game on the spit. 18 1/2" t x 11 3/4"w x 17 1/2" d.
Price: 375.00 pr.
With pan and wick pick in great original condition. Hinged lid for oil reservoir and wick 7" t x 7 1/2" d.
By known contemporary carvers Dave and Jim Perkins, DFD signed on back w/lead weight. Great large wall piece painted w/glass eye. 24" Long.
Set of matching original blue tin canisters labeled Flour, Sugar, Coffee, Tea. In great condition. For your Country kitchen.
Black dolls with man holding his rooster 34" tall. Great folky dolls not real old but great hand made pair made from fabric and she is from oil cloth .
Price: $250.00 pr.
Original white outer paint and blue interior that is a later paint. some minor splits at the fingers. Four finger joints and 11" long x 8"w x 4"t.
Price: SALE PENDING
Four pieces of stone fruit in miniature wire basket 4.75" d x 6" t. with mini Peach, orange, apple and fig stone fruit.
Dovetailed construction pinwheel design inlay and heart escutcheon 10.25" x 8.5". Just in time for Valentines Day.
Mustard painted document box with smoke decoration and original lock with part of latch missing, Dovetailed construction. 12.25" x 7.25 x 6.25"t.
With original paint and decoration with deer and birds, cane seat in excellent condition. A nice size 28.5" tall back and 15" seat height.
MA artist b. 1882, d. 1953. Marine Still life with Captains hat, marine law books and sail, oil on board by a known artist and signed lower left Harold C. Dunbar 22.5" x18.5". In very good condition with original frame.
Signed oval painted box with finger joints. PA Dutch painting on top and small size 6" x 4.75" x 2 3/4" t.
19thc. lined with paper polkadot interior and sticker from Boston. Original lock with leather handle and brass studs. 16" l x 10" w x 11" to top of handle.
Late 19thc. Oil on canvas of a boy with cows drinking from a stream probably Maine or MA. Framed in a gilt decorated frame 24 3/4" x 18 3/4" overall.
Tugboat at the fishing docks, oil on board signed "James Daley 79". 20 1/2" x 24 1/2".
Sweet small lidded porcupine fancy ribbon basket, in great condition. 6" x 3" x 8" t.
Old green paint and possibly Shaker. Wooden dowels wired together to make an interesting design and probably had a wire bail handle that is missing. 18" diameter x 12" tall.
French known artist born 1902 and died 1965. Beautiful lavender flowers along the countryside signed lower left "F.R. Eteve", oil on canvas. 26" x 19".
Intricately inlaid box with fancy divided cloth interior and a mirror. Inlaid on all sides and top banding and in beautiful condition. 10 1/2" w. x 8 1/2" d. x 6 1/2" t.
Two immigrants man with bagpipes and hat and wife with dotted swiss skirt and scarf, dated 1934 underneath. 7" and 8" tall.
Price: 350.00 pr.
Wonderful stylized dolphin andirons signed B & H, Bradley and Hubbard. 14 1/2" tall x 18" long front to back x 7" w.
Raised painted carving 3-D of a sailing ship, and frame carved out of same panel too. Multiple piece boards and some wear and minor separating. But a folky piece 18" x 22".
Original painted tabletop butter churn in bittersweet paint. All original with no replacements. 13" l x 9 1/2" d x 15" t.
Mustard painted tin with a brass latch 13"w x 8.75 d x 7" t.. "Glycerole Oiling" in very good condition.
19thc. English satinwood letter box with engraved brass decoration. Lined interior with separate slots for letters. 8 1/4" w x 5"d x 6 1/2" t.
Early 19thc. cutlery box with knife and fork design inlaid along with detailed inlaid banding along sides. Great decorative cutout back and hinged lift top. 20"t x 7 3/4" w.
Original early 20thc. painted heavy metal tricycle in great condition and ready to ride, just needs the child. Great looking for display and all original except 2 screws replaced. 22" long x 16"t x 14"w.
Wonderful original grain painted document box with gold banding and red wash interior. 18 1/2" l. x 10 1/2"d. x 7 1/2"t.
Painted small tool chest with an unusual style lock. Very unique idea with a belt for security to keep a mans tools safe? 14 3/4" l x 6 1/2" w. x 8 1/2" t.
Wonderful matched pair of early 18thc. brass Spanish candlesticks in excellent condition. Early turnings on footed bases with early core pin construction. 8"tall x 5"w.
Price: 1400.00 pr.
This item is a handmade replica but great for displaying early lighting or pots and utensils. Great cutout dogs and wild boars. 12 hooks and 24" long.
Early 19thc. English Armorial repousse coffee pot in the shape of a lighthouse. Dovetailed construction with turned brass finial, applied handle and gooseneck spout. In great condition. 10 1/2" tall.
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