Suzanne Strickland Antiques

Suzanne Strickland | 1 Pondview Lane, Alfred, Maine 04002 | 207-251-8352 |

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. 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, 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).

Early 19th C. Maine Painted Leather Fire Bucket

Fresh find from Kennebunkport, Maine estate, a wonderful painted leather fire bucket in amazing condition. Circa 1820, retains quite a bit of it’s original “sage” green paint, has a painted name in red on one side (F. Davis, I think) and the number “15” on the other. Standing approximately 19” tall (including upright handle), the leather handle is completely intact, very rare as they usually are worn off or missing completely. The interior shows a lovely red painted color; the outside top lip is painted black. No missing stitches, this early leather fire bucket has excellent construction and an untouched surface. Check or PayPal (Familyl & Friends). SOLD

Price: SOLD

2024-May-23 05:23pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Iron & Wood Chopper in Early Green Paint

Very early food chopper, heavy iron, with wood handle, retaining it’s original “Windsor” green paint. Beautiful patina & wear, there is a maker’s mark on the iron portion, but I can’t make it out. This chopper measures about 7” long and is about 5” tall. Would look great in any dough bowl or early container. $68 + $10 ship. Check or PayPal (Friends & Family please).

Price: $68 + $10 ship

2024-May-23 01:41pm EDT | Tags :

Best Early Oversized Stone Fruit Apple Half

In excellent anti-condition, this is one of the largest pieces of stone fruit I have come across! It has a width of about 7”, standing at 6 1/4”. No chips, cracks, or problems, just the usual minor edge wear in a couple of spots. This oversized half stone apple, was never a book end. It is a very rare find, it still retains its original twig stem. Heavy, as you would expect, it will fit into a medium sized priority box. $575 + $18 ship. Paypal (friends & family) or check.

Price: $575 + $18 ship

2024-Apr-25 11:58am EDT | Tags :

Vintage Folky Carnival Knockdown Kitty Cat

Fresh find from Pennsylvania, a good vintage “Carnival Knockdown,” showing a black stenciled Cat figure on both sides. It stands approximately 13 1/2” tall. In very good condition, shows minor use wear and age. This knockdown is very folky, made of early heavy canvas and placed on top of a wooden base. $245 + $15 ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $245 + $15 ship

2024-Mar-23 02:25pm EDT | Tags :

19th C. Red Painted Ice Skates

Found in Maine, a great pair of late 19th century painted ice skates, in wonderful early “Apple Red” paint. Original dry surface, wood with heavy steel blades, each skate measures approximately 18” long. Great display item for a bright pop of color & winter charm! $135 plus shipping. PayPal or check

Price: $135 + ship

2024-Jan-18 08:39pm EST | Tags :

Large Signed Enfield, NH Shaker Pail w Handle

Untouched, original surface and darkened patina, standing approximately 12” tall, with an 11 1/2” diameter at the top of pail. Very nice condition, impressed signature on bottom, “NF Shakers, Enfield, NH.” Wonderful stave construction, with notched tongue & groove joinery. Two darkened metal hoops in place (shifted over the years, this bucket is tight-no looseness among staves.). Typical diamond plates in place (one nail is missing), holding the metal & wooden bail handle. Additional photos are available. These authentic signed Shaker 19th century pails are becoming hard to find! SOLD

Price: SOLD

2023-Oct-17 10:22am EDT | Tags :

Early Double-Ended Red Painted Pestle

Found in New Hampshire, this beautiful double-ended and red painted pestle, measures approximately 10 1/2” long. It has matching turnings on both, with no chips, cracks, or repairs. Shows nice age and use wear. Mid 19th century, the early red paint is dry and untouched. $75 + $10 ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $75 + $10 ship

2023-Aug-29 11:01am EDT | Tags :

19th C. Bisque Dollhouse Doll Greiner Hair-do

Measuring only 3 1/4” long, this bisque doll house doll has a blonde, Greiner hairdo and wears her original clothes. Complete with a cotton slip and pantaloons that are trimmed in lace, and her maroon silk dress has a train and she would’ve had a bustle. The vest that she wears is a tweed type wool. Her sleeves are puffy, intact, and are silk. I see slight wear to the silk, but amazingly, no holes or breaks to the fabrics. She also wears a little silk red cravat at her neck. Her limbs are also bisque and there are no breaks or chips. She is a fabulous survivor, found in Maine , and would be worthy of anybody’s early doll collection. $95 + $7 ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $95 + $7 ship

2023-Aug-18 01:03pm EDT | Tags :

Signed Large Red Painted Pantry Box Boston

Beautiful, large dry red painted 19th century pantry box, with impressed maker’s name on top, which reads E. Murdock, Jr., Boston. In wonderful condition, this pantry has a diameter of approximately 10” wide and stands almost 5” tall. No chips, cracks or repairs, I see a slight tight & partial age split, on the lid. A good larger sized and sturdy pantry box, well-made, this one from Boston, Massachusetts. Rare to find them signed by their maker! $295 + $14 ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $295 + $14 ship

2023-Aug-06 06:24pm EDT | Tags :

Early Wooden “Tourists” Painted Sign

Great painted “Tourists” wooden sign (double sided at one time), measures approximately 18” long, 11 1/2”wide, and 1” thick. Very solid board, a great primitive sign found recently in East Hampton, Long Island, NY. Circa 1920’s, great dry & untouched surface. $195 + $15 ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $195 + $15 ship

2023-Apr-21 10:16am EDT | Tags :

19th C. Turkey Red Cotton Potholder

Found in New England, this fabulous cotton, “Turkey” red and white fabric potholder is hand pieced, and looks to have never been used. Retains the original red silk hanging bow & loop, it measures approximately 5 1/4” square. Shows appropriate light age toning, this potholder is circa 1870’s. I see a spot on back where there is a bit of sticker residue (could be removed with a little effort). A great early primitive textile. $65 + $6 shipping. Check or PayPal.

Price: $65 + $6 shipping

2023-Mar-12 05:09pm EDT | Tags :

Nice Group of Large Early Stone Fruit Peaches (6)

This is a fantastic, fresh find, a grouping of six large early stone fruit peaches; three have the original “made in Italy” tags, all with an absolutely fabulous darkened patina! So realistic looking, the peaches are gorgeous in color (lots of dry purples), there are no chips or cracks, just slight age wear. They look amazing together in this early turned wooden bowl (also available if interested). The set of six stone fruit peaches is $195 + $14 ship.

Price: $195 + $14 ship

2023-Jan-28 03:53pm EST | Tags :

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