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).

Framed & Dated 1866 Print of George Washington

All original, this beautiful and famous portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington, surrounded by many of his famous achievements. It is an engraved and published print, dated 1866. The frame is also original, it has a dark stain with a lemon gold liner. The glass is the original antique glass that shows the usual minor imperfections (please ignore the flash in the photos from camera). There is some age toning, as you would also expect to see. But I see no problems with the frame or the engraving itself (no rips or moisture staining). The period frame is actually perfect. The original wooden backboard is in place with square nails. This good sized framed print measures 22” tall by 18” wide. The frame is also beautifully beveled, a very nice detail. It would make a wonderful addition to any patriotic or Americana display! $250 + ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $250 + ship

2023-Oct-22 06:26pm EDT | Tags :

Early Folk Art Watercolor School Boy found in ME

Fresh from an estate in Berwick, Maine, a wonderful folky watercolor painting (on paper) of a school boy holding a book. Housed in a period black & painted frame (antique glass, square nails, original paint). The frame measures 11” tall by 9 1/4” wide. The painting is in very good condition. I do see only one tiny hole at the top of his head towards the right side, from an insect (many years ago) and is restorable, if desired. Otherwise, the painting itself is in fine condition and is actually floating on a conservation type board, sandwiched between the antique glass. The original wooden board would have been discarded, to eliminate any further moisture or insect damage (the early square nails were retained to place the board back into the frame). Additional photos upon request, this is a great little folk art painting, most likely a New England school boy; he looks so dapper in his plaid pants and ruffled collar, circa 1830’s. $495 + ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $495 + ship

2023-Oct-18 02:57pm EDT | 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! $375 + ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $375 + ship

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 :

Nice Antique Patriotic Gauze Bunting 92”

Beautiful antique bunting, with the rare “stars,” in red, white, and blue. In very good condition, a couple of small holes at corners where it was previously hung and minor fading. This linen gauze bunting measures approximately 92” long and is about 24” wide. Perfect to use year-round, but would be a wonderful display item for the upcoming summer holidays. $125 + $8 ship.

Price: $125 + $8 ship

2023-Jun-14 09:29am EDT | Tags :

19th C. Tiger Maple Food Chopper found in Maine

The best example of an early 19th century food chopper, with an amazing tiger maple wood handle. The maple figuring on the handle is about the best I have seen—in complete original untouched surface—very smooth from years of actual use. Measuring approximately 7” tall, the blade has a width of 7 3/4” wide, and the wood handle is 5” wide. There are no cracks, repairs, or issues. $95 + $10 ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $95 + $10 ship

2023-Jun-13 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 :

18th C. Canary Hand Painted Butterfly Dishes (2)

In absolute mint condition, a very rare find, two canary colored & hand-painted small matching dishes; each with a large butterfly or moth in their centers. Both also have hand-painted borders. There are no chips, cracks, or repairs—both are in minty, antique condition. The first dish is a small oval plate and has a diameter of 5 1/2” across. The second little dish has a diameter of 4 3/8” across, again an oval shaped. The smaller dish or bowl sits perfectly inside of the plate. I would say the oval bowl might be considered a finger bowl of some sort. Selling this pair together. Again, very, very rare design (it has been documented and with a bit of effort, further information can be found). Purchased from the estate from an important old time dealer, I have owned this pair for years. $395 + $10 ship. PayPal or check.

Price: $395 + $10 ship

2023-Mar-25 05:18pm 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 :

1819 Boston Schoolgirl English Grammar Book

In wonderful antique condition, this small sized English Grammar school book, has beautiful outer marbled paper, with a leather binding. It belong to Arabella Rawson, she has written her name inside in several places. It shows that the book was printed in 1819 by James Loring in Boston, Massachusetts. The book measures 6” by 3 3/4”, and is about 1” thick. For its age, it is in amazing condition, with expected outer age & use wear. The pages are all intact inside. $48 + $8 ship.

Price: $48 + $8 ship

2023-Feb-04 03:33pm EST | 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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