Baker & Co. Antiques
High quality Country Americana antiques for sale on the Internet. For over 30 years, Baker & Co. Antiques specializes in country furniture, small accessories in old original paint, folk art, quilts, hooked rugs, samplers, rag dolls, early lighting, stoneware, baskets and much more. Many of the items come from frequent buying trips on the east coast as well as contacts on the west coast. In the August 2000 issue of Country Home magazine the Baker & Co. website at http://www.bakercoantiques.com was rated the #6 country website in the nation. Owner, Tom Baker, always welcomes visitors whether in person at selected shows or online! We accept personal checks, money orders, major credit cards, and PayPal. Baker & Co. Antiques has a satisfaction guaranteed policy. We understand how difficult it is to buy from pictures and written descriptions. Therefore, we have a standing policy for website purchases: customers may return items, in the same condition as they are received, within 72 hours of delivery for a full refund less cost of shipping, handling & insurance. No excuses needed!
Mid 19th Century. The best painted early New England Swing Handle Splint Basket I have ever owned or seen. Heavy splint in excellent condition with super wear and in the best original soft mustard paint. Measures 20 1/2” long by 14 1/2” wide by 6 3/4” high, 13 1/4” high to top of handle. Rectangular at bottom, Oval at top.
Price: Sold! - Thank you.
Late 19th to very early 20th Century. Said to be Amish from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Made from pine wood with an original blue painted surface and scrub top. Nice expected wear and a warm patina to the wood. Bootjack ends and a squared off apron on all four sides. Great for farm table seating to complete that urban farmhouse look. In very good condition and very sturdy. Measures 61” long by 17” high by 12” wide. For pick up or possible delivery in the SF Bay Area or buyer arranges shipping.
19th century. American. Small oil on canvas painting of a cat swatting a fly painted on a tambourine. Some losses around wooden rim. Tin bells. Measures about 8” in diameter.
Early 20th Century. Hand carved from Cork with a composition head. Original painted surface and glass eyes. With lead weight and hook on bottom. Measures 9 1/2” long, from tail tip to beak tip, by 4 1/2” high, by 4 1/2” wide.
Mid 20th Century. Handmade from a single wide piece of pine wood. Nice patina and wear. Measures 22” across by 29” long by 3/4” thick. Great to hang on the wall and use for cheese and crackers, deserts or pizza.
Early 20th Century. With Catalina logo and tag that reads “Styled for the Stars of Hollywood” “Size 46”. Measures 25” across the bottom by 32” high, including straps. In very good condition.
Mid 20th Century. Double sided with black lettering on white background original painted surface. Made from pine wood with beveled edged frame. With some expected wear from use. Measures 23 5/8” long by 8 5/8” tall by 2” thick.
Price: Sold! - Thank you!
Early 20th Century. American. Black cloth with old stuffing, stitched face and button eyes. Stands 7 1/4” tall.
Early 20th century. Northeastern US origin. With stitched triangle nose and whiskers and brown shoe button eyes. Extra long tail. Old stuffing. Stands 8 1/4” tall with a 15” long tail.
19th Century. From Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Very folky stitched face with circle eyes and mouth. Stitched fingered hands with thumbs. Mustard Calico dress, olive green stockings, black cotton fabric stitched laced boots and black wool bonnet. Hard stuffed with rags but bends and sits easily. In very nice condition with expected wear. Measures 19" long.
Mid 19th century. New England origin, probably Maine. Original dry painted surface with nice wear from usage. Single pine wood board with square nailed mitered frame. Checkerboard and The Mill Game. Very graphic and bold. Two sides of the frame long gone. Measures 12" square.
18th Century. Found in the Champlain Valley of Vermont. Stands 6 1/4” high by 4 1/4” across bottom. Nice blackish glaze. All original except for old glued repair to handle break. A few flea bites along the opening and a few very small chips along the base.
Late 19th to early 20th century. Pennsylvania origin. Stitched fun face with yarn hair. Cotton clothing hand sewn. Blue and white polka dot dress, brownish black socks and off white undergarments. Rag stuffed. Bends and sits nicely. Measures 17” tall.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Double wick tin whale oil lamp. Lift cover to fill. Nice untouched dark surface aged patina to tin. Measures 6 1/4" long, with handle, by 2" high by 3" across lamp.
Early 20th century. New England origin. All hand sewn black, red and white calico fabric. In very good condition with still a few pins stuck in it. Measures 5 1/2" long by 4" high.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Nice blue and natural linen homespun with hand sewn edging. Maybe a hand towel or table runner or mat. In very good condition. Measures 20" long by 11" wide.
Late 19th century. New England origin. Very folky. With brown and off white cotton calico dress and off white cotton shawl and bonnet. All hand sewn. Measures 7" tall.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Pine wood staved constructed with iron bands. Wire and wooden swing handle. In an original dry red painted surface. Shows nice wear. Measures 6" high, 8 1/4" with handle up, by 5 3/4"across the top by 8 3/4" across the bottom.
Early to mid 19th century. New England origin. In original green paint reflecting nice honest wear. Opposing fingered laps. In very good condition. Measures 5 3/4" long by 4 1/2" wide by 2 3/4" high.
Mid 19th century. New England origin. Single pine wood board construction with square nailed mitered frame border. In original black and white paint with a faint red line pinstriping between squares. The playing squares are pencil numbered. Nice dry painted surface reflecting nice age and honest wear from usage. Measures 13 1/2" by 13 1/4" almost square.
Early 19th century. Northeast US origin. Incredible homespun, calico, and solid fabrics all hand sewn and quilted. Blue homespun backing. Great color with little fading. In very good condition for age. Lots of warmth and character. Measures about 10 1/2" square.
19th Century. New England origin. Original blue painted surface with wonderful wear. Iron tack nails. In very good condition. Measures 7 1/4" across the top, by 7" across the bottom, by 3 1/2" high.
19th Century. Pennsylvania origin. Mennonite. Great calico fabrics with natural beige backing. Both hand and treadle machine sewn. Does have edging wear and a few small stains. Measures 45" long by 31" wide.
19th Century. Hand carved soapstone with inscriptions of "Holy Bible", "White Cliff", "B", "July 29", and "1897". Much wear but great patina, warmth and character. Measures only 2" long by 1 3/8" wide by 3/4" thick.
Early 19th century. Maine origin. Pine wood and square nail construction. All original. Blue green painted surface showing great age and wear. Measures 12 1/4" long by 8" wide by 3" high.
19th Century. New England or New York State origin. With nice original black painted turned wooden maple handle and turkey red wool homespun fabric. Measures 10 1/2" long.
19th Century. Probably Pennsylvania origin. All hand sewn patchwork pattern squares with treadle machine quilting. Great colored calico fabrics. Homespun backing. Very good condition. Measures about 19 1/2" long by 15" wide.
Early 19th century. New England origin. Pine wood with thick dovetailed construction in original sage green paint. Nice dry painted surface with expected wear for its age. Measures 5 1/4" long by 5 1/4" wide by 4" high.
19th Century. New England origin. Nice muted blue, tan, and brown colored cotton fabrics. Wool backing. Nice wear. Measures roughly 13 1/2" wide.
Early 20th century. New England origin. Single pine wooden board with Adirondack style folky hand sawtooth cut ends. With a great mellow dry worn dark mustard painted surface in just an equally worn black "SUNRISE COTTAGES" lettering painted surface on top. Measures 29 1/2" long by 15" high.
Early 19th century. Found in Vermont. Strong dark black manganese glazed exterior and interior. Stands only 4 1/2" high with a 3 1/4" mouth opening on top. No cracks, chips, or hairlines.
Price: $ 95
19th Century. New England origin. Very well done and folky thread on punched paper needlework with house, trees and fence. Signed "My Cottage Home - Wrought By E. A. Gray - Gilford NH" In original period red and black paint decorated pine frame. Measures 19 1/4" long by 14 3/4" wide, framed.
19th Century. New England origin. In nice strong and bold original painted playing square colors of bittersweet and Windsor green with chrome yellow pin striping and a burgundy red border. Painted surface shows great age. Signed on back by gameboard's maker. Measures 13" wide by 13 3/8" high. Old glued repaired crack.
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