Suz Prim & Simple Antiques
Hello and welcome to "Suz Prim & Simple" where I strive to offer you the best in Early American country / primitive antiques, attic and painted surface treen, folk art, textiles, stoneware, Colonial olds and vintage goods. I collect what I love and will only sell what I know to be true. I started dragging old stuff out of my grandparents attic some 44 years ago and have never stopped the hunt for that next amazing piece !! I'm now selling my brick and morter shop inventory and parts of my personal collection. Call or contact me by email with your requests.... I prefer PayPal but will accept a check or money order. Prices do not include shipping. I hold auctions on my Facebook site of the same name "Suz Prim & Simple" and use it as a discussion forum as well....please stop in for a visit.
In original and amazing condition this great bucket / keg measures 9 1/2" tall. It has finger lapped bands around a staved body with lid...solid and tight. All original...
Price: $210.00 + shipping
18th C Wooden Canteen / keg / barrell with iron bands and removable lid. It is slightly loose but solid with bands and lid in postion.
Price: 125.00 + shipping
In original attic surface I offer this pair of 18th C candle sticks. The surface shows what you would expect of original varnish bubbling and candle wax which I have left alone. The stick is pegged to the base....a really great example of early lighting.
Price: $180.00 + shipping
Amazing iron rush light, candle holder with a heart shaped base in wonderful condition...circa 1830.
Price: 365.00 + shipping
From my collection of Nutmeg Graters I offer this example created / patented between 1889 & 1892 by A.J. Blood. The nutmeg was placed in the wooden tube and the lid with a grater attached to one end to hold it in place was positioned and turned down, then drawn across the tin grater. Great example, please see pictures for details.
Price: $65.00 + shipping
This example from my collection of Nutmeg graters was patented in 1877 by J.R. Hughes. The nutmeg is place between the spring loaded wooden pusher and the grater turned with the attached handle. Please see pictures for details.
Price: 65.00 + shipping
329W brass Western Electric candlestick telephone...patent applied for dated Sept. 13, 1904 (earliest date for Western Electric and most desirable). Brass and bakelite parts are in excellent and original condition.
Price: 285.00 + shipping
Wooden slide alphabet with patent date Feb. 16, 86 on the front. All letters slide around in grooves to practice spelling. All there and in excellent condition.... 3/4" thick X 9" X 13".
Price: sale pending
Offering a HUGE (8 1/2" X 11") book, leather bound with hundreds of original photogravures. Translated from the original French of the Abbe Orsini by Mrs. J. Sadlier. There is some spotting and minor binding wear but truely in very good condition. There are other translations but this is the first edition and original translation.
Price: 250.00 + shipping
Diminutive in size the morter measures in at 2 1/2" X 4 1/2" and the pestle at 5 1/2" in length...this piece came from a Pennsylvania estate. It is everything right, worn in the right places and the paint is bright and beautiful blue (almost turqoise). Please see the pictures for further details.
Price: Sold - Thankyou
Measuring 4" in diameter X 28" long this amazing handmade primitive is made of solid walnut and rolls freely on an iron rod running through the handles. There are the normal minor splits in the wood you expect from a 'needful' 200 years old.
Price: $95 + shipping
Original photo shop prints of the same little girl that did Parkinsons Cupid Awake and Asleep, these are each 5 X 7 prints, matted and assembled into an antique frame. These are not the often found Awake and Asleep although they are the same girl who posed for them....these are not often found, especially in such wonderful condition.
Price: $155 + shipping
This is a truly primitive hand carved cutlery tray with traces of the original green paint. Square nail construction with later nails added to reinforce. These are great for displaying smalls and seasonal decorations !!
Price: $65 + shipping
In wonderful condition this pitcher in in blue and white 'chicken wire' design, very sought after pattern. It dates to the late 19th early 20th C and has some small areas of rust, but no chipping or cracking...... please check all pictures for condition.
Price: $95 + shipping
In amazing condition for a hand thrown piece of 100 year old pottery, this piece has the darkest blue sponging all over the surface. 7 1/2" diameter X 6" high, no chips or cracks in the body....there is a turkey foot in the bottom under the tray that I believe happened when the potter attached the tray. He put a layer of clay down and sealed it....I filled it with water and it doesn't leak. No indication of who made this great piece.
This is an amazing example of burned chip carving featuring grape leaves (carved through) and incised grapes. The base is attached with extremely hard to find nails, the sides appear to be one piece under magnification. 10" square at the top X 6 1/2" at the base. I purchased this many years ago on Ruby Lane's site.
Price: $225 + shipping
This piece is really beautiful walnut hand carved cutlery tray, all square nailed w/ an amazing finish. This would have been made for someone from money, the wood is like silk, wonderfully constructed. 9 1/4" X 15 1/2" X 9 1/2" high
Price: $185.00 + shipping
Very early staved pine bucket, one iron band w/ hand cut hearts in the handles. 9 1/2" diameter X 5" high to lip, 9" to top of handle. Tight, square nail construction.
Price: SOLD - thankyou
This is a fantastic chopping box that has all the bells and whistles! The box is early, 18th century, dated 1758 on the inside and outside lid. It has fabulous old if not original paint decoration. The base paint is a wonderful red and the decoration is done in black and yellow/mustard. The table box also has wonderful early construction. This includes four turned feet, four iron corner guards with tulip shapes, hand dovetailing, wooden pegs, hand wrought iron nails, and all original hardware that includes a heart escutcheon. On the inside of the box is a handled blade that was used for chopping. The box is a wonderful size that wood fit on a table measuring 13” long, 17” long to handle, 10 ¾” wide and 6 ½” tall. A fantastic early piece!
Price: $699.00 + shipping
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