American Country Antiques
American Country Antiques has been dealing in early American and country antiques since 1976 and we are located on the Central Coast of California. George and Ann Martines began making trips to the east coast for antiques in the late 1970's. Over the last 40 years we have accumulated a large personal collection that we are now offering for sale. We also have early furniture for sale cupboards, bucket benches, small tables, chairs, decorated chests, crocks, spongeware collection, yellow ware collection, baskets, etc ........ Please contact us with any questions, we will be happy to assist you. *Best offers gladly considered* ph. 805-459-4350 email: email@example.com. Payment expected within 24 hours of receipt of invoice. We accept Paypal, checks or money orders. Item will be shipped when check clears the bank. Thank you for viewing our site. Returns permitted within 72 hours, given item is not as described. Must contact seller to arrange right away, buyer responsible for return shipping.
Beautiful Old Brass Queen Anne pushup Candlesticks with circular bases. Beautifully Porportioned design...Pushups working! Ca. 1800's.. Original matte finsh from when I bought them in 1980's...Haven't tried to polish them as I prefer the old patina...
Green & Cream colored Spongeware bowl with embossed design. Not as common as blue & white spongeware and great for decorating around autumn and holidays..good condition no cracks or chips ; just a few minor nicks underneath on bottom. Nothing visible as sits..
Field or harvest basket with a double wooden rim and swing handle. Nice patina on splints and handle. The makers initials G.W.S.are engraved on the handle. Few minor splint splits for a utility basket. Intetesting splint cone bottom. They were used daily in the orchards and fields.
Unusual finely made buttocks basket. Looks like a wicker type splint woven with a tiny braided material that goes up and is wocen into the handle. Some braids are still showing red dye. I've never had a basket like this. Very solid construction a few tiny split splints. I'd say very good condition. A fine pliece of workmanship...
Beautiful Blue Sponge decoration with smooth porcelain like finish on Chamber pot. Excellent finsh and condition. (Makes great plant holder!) 9 x 9 x 5 1/2h.
Unusual 2 candle hanging lamp. 14" hand wrought handle with semi curly cue end attached to iron bar holding iron candle sockets on both ends.
2gal. New York Stoneware Co. jug decorated with beautiful cabbage rose design. Spout has 2 surface chips not deep chip and otherwise good condition no cracks..
10" Brown Spatterware pie plate. 3 prong firing marks on back. Two firing bubble marks on front. One in upper right handcorner. We also have a 9". Both in great condition!!
Price: 30.00 ea...
These fireplace tongs are hand forged spring action tongs with the desirable tulip design ends. They were used to move the wood around.. Circa. 1800's and came from Pennsylvania. They measure 17 1/2 long with hand forged rivets,,,a great accessory to add to your fireplace...
Small green 1/2 melon basket. Original old-green chipped paint very solid weave. The Right side handle was broken where it goes into basket and was glued to secure it. It has a few issues but too special not to be hung on the door to hold my old flower seed packets🌷🌷🌷. Thats where its been for the last few years since I found it. More pics upon request.
White iIronstone 3 pitcher set..lovely wheat pattern. Maker Staffordshire ex- condition no chips or cracks...❤️ 7 1/2, 6 1/2, & 4" height..
Antique Clock made by Riley Whiting, Winchester,Conn.. original wooden works handcrafted by Riley Whiting 1830. 24 hr. Original red paint.. this clock came from Pennsylvania. I have a professional mover who travels coast to coast that delivers furniture or anything too large to ship. Clock works fine.
Red and Green thread on linen sampler by Laura Jane Hoskins 10 years March 1882. Love to use this with miniature Christmas trees on my mantle at Christmas time. Alphabet in Capitol letters and small letters, printed letters and cursive. Numbets 1-10, with a different decorative border in between each line. "The phrase "Let her own works praise her" trees and a base of flowers at the bottom. A decorative border frames this sampler. 19"x13... A few letters have threads missing..some gheso on the frame chipped.
A braided rug featuring a Moose standing in a river with Christmas trees, and a big yellow moon overhead. More trees in background. The second pic shows the back of the rug and of course its much brighter and you can see the details more clearly. It is edged in old burlap! It's been on my wall since I bought it many years ago. ❤️38"w x 18"h....
Small handled bucket in old pumpkin paint with glimpses of mustard showing.. solid condition.. 61/2" h x 9" w.. The dark patches showing are the metal band showing through.
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