Forget-Me-Not Antiques

Ron Myers | 212 W. Huron Ave. Bad Axe, MI 48413 | 989-414-0538 | ForgetMeNotAntiques@gmail.com

Welcome to Forget-Me-Not Antiques. I have been actively involved with antiques for more than 45 years and a licensed dealer since 1985. When I retired in 2008 my wife and I moved from VT to MI to be closer to family. We live in a Victorian home where I also have my antiques shop. We offer primarily Americana, in natural surface and original or early paint, from the late 17th to the late 19th century. Our items include treen, early lighting, hearth iron, pewter, small pieces of furniture, pottery, stoneware and folk art. I also have a Facebook page, Forget-Me-Not Antiques, where I feature selected items. I accept personal checks, money orders, major credit cards and PayPal (ronaldmyers@gmail.com). I offer layaway to help with your purchases. PLEASE NOTE: Items on layaway are not refundable, exchange only. MI residents add 6% sales tax. All items are guaranteed as described. I will happily accept the return of any item within 3 days of receipt for a full refund less return shipping and insurance unless I have unintentionally misrepresented the item, in which case I will pay return shipping. Please notify me of your intention to return an item. USPS Priority mail postage and insurance will be added to the price of each item. I will update my offerings often so please check back frequently. LAYAWAY AVAILABLE, INQUIRE. PLEASE NOTE: Layaway items are not refundable, exchange only. Thank you for shopping. Ron


SPIRAL COURTING CANDLESTICK, 7 3/4", 18TH C.

Offered is a wonderful early 18th century spiral courting candlestick. It is 7 3/4” tall and the walnut base is 4”-4 1/4”. It has an original untouched surface patina. The push-up curled tab works freely to adjust candle height. The chair hook is present as it should be. There are no issues. There are some wax drippings on the base. Early 18th century, c.1700-1740.

Price: 295.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $245 plus S/I)

2023-Jan-27 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

PANTRY BOX, ORIGINAL PAINT, 6" X 2 1/2", 19TH C.

Pantry boxes having 2 different color paints are not common and add variety to a collection. This pantry box has original light pumpkin paint on the base with a dark blue band on the lid. It has a very dry surface and was constructed with copper tacks and wooden pegs. It is thick walled and 6” x 2 1/2”. 19th century.

Price: $325.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-13 09:30am EST | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

TIN and GLASS LANTERN, 16" X 5", 18TH C.

Offered here is a very good tin and glass lantern having crossbars to protect the glass panes. It has a peened under candle socket, indicating it is late 18th c. There is no damage. The glass panes are early and possibly original. It has a sliding tin door to access the candle. The lantern is 16” to the top of ring handle and is 5” square. 18th or early 19th c. This lantern came from the Hollis Broderick collection.

Price: 375.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-13 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

PILGRIM ERA COOKIE PRESS, ENGLISH, 17TH C.

English oak cookie press, about 6 1/4” square x 3/4” thick, wonderfully detailed chip carved designs, shallow 2 1/2" area of missing design on side that has worn smooth over the years of use, 17th century, rare.

Price: $275.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Treen Pilgrim Era

SMALL PEASEWARE LIDDED JAR, 3 3/4", 19TH C.

Peaseware lidded jar, maple, wonderful patina, no cracks or repairs, 3 3/4” top of finial x 3 1/4” diameter, mid-19th century. No issues.

Price: $295.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Treen Peaseware

RARE PILGRIM ERA LEAD SMOKING PIPE

Right out of a wonderful 60 year collection in upstate NY is this very rare 17th century lead smoking pipe. It has teeth marks on stem end from use, 4 3/8” long, no issues. Very rare to find early pipes like this made from a metal.

Price: $350 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Pipes Pilgrim Era

EARLY 18TH C. ASH BURL MORTAR W/ TIGER MAPLE LADLE

Black ash burl mortar with a very bold 7” tiger maple pestle, 7” tall x 5 1 2” diameter mortar, great pole lathe turnings, untouched natural surface showing great wear and patina consistent with age, 2 minor cracks that don’t go to inside, 17th or early 18th century. Not common this early. At first I thought this to be Atlantic White Cedar burl but after sending photos to Steven Powers, author of "North American Burl Treen", I found out that it is black ash burl. Steven graciously offered his expertise to explain to me that he has seen many black ash burl items with a sienna color that looks similar in color to white cedar.

Price: $525 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Mortar & Pestle Burl

EARLY FORGED IRON GREASE LAMP

Forged iron four point fat/grease crusie lamp, all original, spike hanger with hook for hanging on a peg or driving spike into a log, 2 twisted chain links with ring loops, 3 1/2” x 3 3/4” pan, 3 1/2” bent arm so it will hang level, 10 1/2” hanging height, early 18th century, New England, obtained from a Boston estate.

Price: $175.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

SPRUCE GUM BOX

Small spruce gum box, hand carved from a single piece of ash wood with a pine slide lid. The name A. SIPE is carved into lid, 2” x 1” x 1”, late 19th century. Not often seen.

Price: $125.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Treen Boxes

SMALL TIN CANDLE SCONCE, 7" TALL, 19TH C.

Rare size small tin sconce, rolled seams, cleated candle cup, 7” tall x 5” wide wax catcher x 4” deep, early 19th century. No issues. Not commonly found this small. Would work great in a small area.

Price: $175.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

PUNCHED TIN BARN LANTERN W/ BLACK PAINT

Punched tin barn lantern having the best black painted surface. Tinsmith made having a beautiful “sunrise” punched design. The candle socket was soldered to base. 19” hanging height x 5 1/2” diameter base, smoke residue in top cone, mild oxidation. The surface of this lantern is outstanding. This lantern came out of 40 year collection of early lighting.

Price: $175.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

SMALL TREEN CANDLE HOLDER, 2 1/2"

Small treen candle holder, pole lathe turned with hand cut off sprue, 2 1/2” tall x 2” diameter base, walnut wood, 18th to early 19th century. I have not had the candle stub out of the holder but believe it was intended to hold candles.

Price: $75.00 plus S/I

2023-Jan-05 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

EARLY FORGED IRON RUSHLIGHT W/ CANDLE CUP, 18TH C.

This is a very good forged iron rushlight with candle socket counter balance. It has nicely twisted shafts, penny feet. The shaft and candle cup are peened through as they should be on early American rushlights. It is 14 1/4” tall and has good hammer marks. No issues, 18th century.

Price: $425 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $350 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting

PA WALNUT STORAGE BOX, C.1840

This is a not too often seen PA walnut storage box. It was constructed with T-head nails. The top cover is fitted like a cake carrier with a set in and twist lock. The box is 11” top of handle, and 6” x 6” x 9” tall without handle. The over hanging top has a very small piece missing on edge that has been off for a long time as the edge has worn smooth from use. There are no other issues with this c.1840 storage box.

Price: $275.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $225 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Woodenware

SHAKER SCOOP, LEBANON, OH, 19TH C.

I just love the form this Shaker scoop with the wonderfully angled handle to fit the hand in use. It is attributed to the Lebanon, OH Shaker community. It is a large scoop, 15” long, having the original finish and patina. The condition is very good. C.1880. The hogscraper candlestick is not included.

Price: 125 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $75 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Treen Shaker

LARGE ASH BURL BOWL, 12", 18TH CENTURY

This is one of the best black ash burl bowls that I have owned. It was lathe turned with a foot and rim and has complex rings around the sides. What is especially like about the bowl is the great out-of-round shrinkage and uneven surface. The bowl is 12 1/4” x 3 1/2” - 4” tall with lots of "eyes". There is a natural flaw in rim that was there when it was turned. There is a fissure in the bottom that was filled with a resin or tar, possibly by the maker. It has a wonderful surface patina. Late 18th to early 19th c. Rare to find this nice.

Price: $1450.00 (SALE PRICE $1250 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Bowls Burl Treen

CHERRY TABLE or WALL CANDLE BOX, 18TH C.

American wall or table top candle box. It could also have held spices in the divided drawer. It is made of cherry wood. It has dovetailed case and drawer construction with a divided drawer and top compartment. It is 11 1/2” wide x 8” deep x 11 1/2” tall. The only issue is an early break across the back below the hinges that has an early repair and is tight. It has the original brass hinges and drawer pull. C.1770-1800.

Price: 750.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $625 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Boxes

MORTAR & PESTLE, 5 1/2", NEW ENGLAND, 18TH C.

This is a very good mortar & pestle made of maple and that retains its original grungy red paint. It has a very rare pedestal base design mortar and a rare marble end pestle. The mortar is 5 1/2” tall x 5” across the top and 3” across the base. The pestle is 8” long and is original to the mortar. New England, c.1750-1800. No issues.

Price: 295.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $225 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Mortar & Pestle Early Paint

CLEATED HOG SCRAPER CANDLESTICK, PAINT, 18TH C

Early 18th c. hog scraper candlestick, original thick black paint. This candlestick has a narrow collar and shaft, chair hook, original push up tab to adjust the candle height, and a tabbed through or cleated bottom, all indications of an 18th or early 19th c. candlestick. Underside was never painted which was common. Some wear to paint. 6 3/4” x 3 3/4” diameter base.

Price: 275.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $225 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting

LARGE DUTCH CASE GIN BOTTLE, 18TH CENTURY

I have owned gin bottles before but none were as large and as nice as this one. This wonderful example is Dutch and of the Rev. War period, c.1770-1780. It is a blown glass case gin bottle being made with very heavy glass, an applied gloppy lip, and a rare sharp open deep pontil scar. It has expected use wear on shoulders and lots of air bubbles in the glass. An exceptionally large size, 10 1/4” tall and 3 3/4” wide at top, and is an olive green color. These bottles were with flat sides to fit into a box for shipping to the American market. Rare size and with sharp deep pontil. The second photo shows what appears to be a crack but it is just how the glass flowed and is NOT a crack.

Price: 245.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $195 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Bottles Tavern

EARLY 18TH C. MORTAR & PESTLE W/ ORIG. RED PAINT

Rare American pole lathe turned mortar and pestle with carved sprue on base and the remains of the original red paint. It has a very dry surface with no cracks or damage. The mortar is 6 1/2” tall x 6 1/4” diameter top and 4 3/4” dia. base and a 7 1/2” oak pestle that has a small chip off handle knob. C.1700-1750.

Price: 395.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $350 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Mortar & Pestle Early Paint

FEDERAL EAGLE BUTTER PRINT, 19TH CENTURY

A very deeply carved American Federal eagle butter print, maple wood, wonderful detail, most of the shield and eagle are carved about 1/4” deep, 3 7/8” diameter x 2 1/2” tall, remains of early varnish, mid-19th century. Hard to find this nicely carved. It would look great in a patriotic display.

Price: 345.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $275 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Treen

INDIVIDUAL TABLE SALT or SPICE CUP, 18TH C.

Early American tables were set with large master salts from which small, individual salt containers were filled at meal time. This individual table salt or spice jar was pole lathe turned from a hard wood, possibly Lignum vitae. It is 2 1/2” tall x 1 3/4” dia. and has a great form. There are no issues. 18th c.

Price: 95.00 Plus S/I (SALE PRICE $75 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Treen

LATE 18TH CENTURY PEWTER SPOONS

Four matching pewter table spoons, 8” long, median ridge, flat end, one is stamped VR on top, c.1760-1800. Not common this early.

Price: SOLD Thank you

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Pewter

RARE 18TH C. CLOTHING BRUSH W/ PAINT

A not too often found American clothing brush with its original straw brush. Maple handle, original salmon paint, 7”, no issues, c.1750-1780.

Price: 195.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $145 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Brush Early Paint

PILGRIM ERA EATING BOWL, PA?, BEEHIVE FORM, 5 3/4"

Pilgrim era eating bowl, walnut, pole lathe turned, possibly of PA origin, beehive form, wonderful shrinkage, 5 3/4” - 5 1/4” x 1 1/4” tall, the best patina and wear from use, short shrinkage crack at a knot, tall foot, rare to find this nice. Ca.1700-1740.

Price: $450.00 Plus S/I (SALE PRICE $395 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Treen Bowls

BRASS MID-DRIP CANDLESTICK, 17TH CENTURY

Just a wonderful brass Dutch mid-drip candlestick, 17th century, wonderful form and condition, untouched surface, 11” tall with a 4 1/2” wax catcher and 4 1/4” dia. base, hole for clean-out. Rare to find this nice and this size.

Price: 395.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $350 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Early Lighting Brass

TAVERN DRINK TODDY STICK, 18TH C.

An essential item for the early taverns was the toddy (swizzle) stick (muddler) for mixing drinks. This one is hand carved walnut wood and is 8” long. 18th century. No issues.

Price: $75.00 Plus S/I (SALE PRICE $50 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Treen Tavern

PA SPRINGERLE/COOKIE ROLLING PIN

The hand carved designs on this Springerle or cookie rolling pin are outstanding. There are deeply carved tulips, leaves, and flowers. The wood is maple and I believe it to be of PA origin. The pin is 13 1/2” long with a 2 3/4” diameter x 3 1/8” wide central roller. The surface is untouched and the patina is wonderful. The carvings and form are very similar to signed J. Congers, NY rollers. Rare to find this nice.

Price: $395.00 (SALE PRICE $325 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Treen Kitchen

RARE 18TH C. FLAMESTITCH WALLET

18th century flame stitch items are almost never found for sale. I was able to buy this wallet from a wonderful 60 year collection of early primitives. This is a flame stitch wallet from the mid-to late 18th century. Wallets such as this were used by both men and women during the period. The colors are still very good. The wallet is 6 3/4” x 4 1/2”. The colors are blues, red, tan, black, gray, and white. The interior has hand sewn silk trim and the divider is covered in silk. The wallet shows very minor wear to bindings and very minor thread losses. A rare find. Ca.1740-1780. More photos are available.

Price: $3250.00 plus S/I (SALE PRICE $2950 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Flamestitch

TAVERN HORN CUP, 4 1/4"

Horn cup, 4 1/4” tall x 2 3/4” diameter, dark horn color, 2 tiny holes in rim, 18th century. Would have been found in taverns, inns, and public houses.

Price: $95.00 Plus S/I (SALE PRICE $75 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Horn Tavern

HORN DRINKING CUP, TAVERNS, INNS, 5 1/4"

Horn cup, 5 1/4” tall x 3 1/8” diameter, light colored horn, no issues, 18th century. Would have been found in taverns, inns, and public houses.

Price: $125.00 Plus S/I (SALE PRICE $110 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Horn Tavern

PILGRIM ERA TREEN CENTER BOWL, 17TH CENTURY

Pilgrim period footed center bowl, early foot lathe turned, 2 small period filled natural holes plus a few natural flaws in wood. No damage. The bowl is 9 7/8” - 10 3/8” x 3” tall with good shrinkage, a complex rim slopes down and the center of the bowl is conical from use wear with chop marks. Ca.1650-1700. English or American.

Price: $375.00 Plus S/I SALE PRICE ($275 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Bowls Treen Pilgrim Era

PILGRIM ERA WALL BOX W/ ROSEHEAD NAILS

Offered is a wonderful Pilgrim era wall box, pine, rosehead plus 2 cut nails, 11” x 5 1/2” x 4 1/2” tall, great wear, remains of early green over original white on inside, outside paint has mostly worn away and/or scraped, tombstone back board w/ hanging hole. The front board has worn down from use. Ca.1680-1740. No issues. Out of a 60 year collection in NY.

Price: $475.00 (SALE PRICE $425 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Boxes Pilgrim Era Rosehead Nails

PILGRIM ERA LEAD SMOKING PIPE

Early metal pipes like this are very rare and mostly in collections or museums. This is a lead pipe having a super form. It was found at the Oak Hill Site, Mohawk Valley, NY. The pipe is 5” long x 2” tall, ca.1630-1660. Very rare. Out of an extensive collection of early pipes in NY.

Price: $595.00 Plus S/I (SALE PRICE $525 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Pipes Pilgrim Era

MORTAR & PESTLE, UNUSUAL POLE LATHE TURNINGS, 18TH

This mortar & pestle has a great form. It is elm wood and a small size with great pole lathes turnings. It is only 3 1/2” tall x 4 3/4” diameter and a 7” original pestle. There is a stable 1” age crack in base and a tight surface grain separation on side. I have never seen unusual lathe turned rings on top of rim like this one has. Ca.1780-1820. More photos are available.

Price: $295.00 Plus S/I (SALE PRICE $245 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Mortar & Pestle

PILGRIM ERA LIGNUM VITAE MASTER TABLE SALT

Pilgrim era master table salt, Lignum vitae, 4 1/4” diameter x 3” tall, pole lathe turned, tight period resin filled crack from rim to center of base, chips in base that have worn smooth, wonderful patina and surface, probably English origin, 17th c. Rare.

Price: $250.00 (SALE PRICE $225 plus S/I)

2022-Dec-25 01:30pm EST | Tags : Treen Pilgrim Era

TIN TOLE PAINTED COFFEE POT, NY, EARLY 19TH C.

Offered is a wonderful tin tole painted straight spout coffee pot, similar design to Butler toleware of NY state. It has normal wear from use with good paint retention, especially the red designs, the large green leaves and the yellow brush strokes. There are no condition issues. The coffee pot is 8 1/2” tall with a 6” diameter base. C.1800-1840.

Price: $475.00 plus S/I

2022-Dec-12 09:30am EST | Tags : Tin Toleware Tin

LARGE BALE HANDLED PANTRY, ORIG. DARK BLUE 11 3/4"

This is a wonderful bottom of the stack bale handled pantry box with original blue (mostly oxidized to black now) paint. Early blue paint typically oxidized on exposure to air to a black color. The pantry box is 11 3/4" x 6 3/4” tall and has copper tacks and wooden pegs construction. There is some paint wear and scrapes but no damage. A piece of early cotton filled fabric is on the inside bottom. This pantry box dates early to mid-19th century.

Price: $425 plus S/I

2022-Dec-11 11:30am EST | Tags : Early Paint Boxes

18TH CENTURY EATING BOWL, 6"

Personal eating bowl, southern yellow pine, very dry natural surface, good lathe turnings, 1/2” complex rim, 6” - 6 5/16” x 1 3/4” tall, rare, 18th century.

Price: 375.00 plus S/I

2022-Dec-11 11:30am EST | Tags : Treen Bowls

BEE HUNTERS BOX, COMPLETE, 19TH CENTURY

American mid-19th century bee hunting box, complete with 2 boxes for queen bees, glass is cracked but original, 5 3/4” square x 4 1/2” tall, no issues. Not too common.

Price: $375.00 Plus S/I

2022-Dec-11 11:30am EST | Tags : Woodenware Boxes

VERY RARE REV. WAR ERA REDWARE RUNDLET

I have only owned 2 other redware rundlets. They are very hard to come by as most are in collections or museums. This one is 3 1/2” tall x 3” diameter and has a New England black lead-glaze. 18th century, c.1770-1830. There is very minor glaze chipping on rim. Rare.

Price: $575.00 Plus S/I

2022-Dec-10 09:30am EST | Tags : Redware Rundlet Rev War Era

PILGRIM ERA CHIP CARVED SLIDE LID BOX

This is the earliest and best slide lid box I have owned. It is from the Pilgrim era and was made of butternut wood and is from New England. The box was decorated with chip carving around top and corners and has a carved "+" on all sides. The box was constructed with only wooden pegs. It has a carved through hole in one end but I do not know its purpose. There are cut in slots on the inside near one end that held a thin divider that is now missing. The surfaces are worn smooth as silk from use. The box is 7 1/2” x 4” x 3 1/4” tall. ca.1650-1680. Rare. More photos are available.

Price: $550.00 plus S/I

2022-Nov-28 09:30am EST | Tags : Pilgrim Era Boxes

HORN EATING SPOON, 8" LONG, 18TH C

A wonderful horn spoon, nicely shaped, 8” long with a 3 1/4” x 1 3/4” bowl,18th century, no issues. Hard to find in this great condition.

Price: $95.00 Plus S/I

2022-Nov-28 09:30am EST | Tags : Horn

TREEN EATING SPOON, 18TH C.

Treen spoon, hand carved, 6 1/2” long, stable shrinkage crack in bowl, great patina and wear, early 18th century.

Price: $50 Plus S/I

2022-Nov-28 09:30am EST | Tags : Treen

PILGRIM PERIOD FORGED IRON PAN LAMP

Very thick and heave forged iron pan lamp with halbert hanging hook. There are good early tool marks throughout. 13” hanging height, 5” x 4 1/2” X 1 1/2” deep. It is heavy due to thickness of iron. No issues. This pan lamp dates from late 17th to early 18th c.

Price: $245 plus S/I

2022-Nov-24 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

18TH C. NARROW CANDLE SCONCE, 13 1/2"

Tall narrow tin sconce, pleated bonnet crest, split candle cup that is tabbed through the wax catcher. 13 1/2” x 2 7/8” wide back and dating late 18th or early 19th century. No issues.

Price: 225.00 Plus S/I

2022-Nov-20 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

EARLY NARROW CANDLE SCONCE, 13"

Tin sconce with crimped bonnet crest, straight line pleats, split candle cup that is tabbed through, 13” x 3 7/8” wide, traces of original red paint, good oxidation, no issues, late 18th or early 19th century.

Price: 225.00 Plus S/I

2022-Nov-20 09:30am EST | Tags : Early Lighting

THREE 18TH C. CAST IRON PORRINGERS, 6 1/4", 5", 4"

Offered are 3 18th to early 19th century cast iron porringers. Cast iron porringers pre-date pewter porringers and are less common. 1. Large porringer, marked A.K. & Sons, No. 2 on base, 6 1/4” diameter, great handle design, 18th century. 2. An impressed T. Clark, Wolverhampton, England, 1 P (pint) porringer. BELLEVUE impressed on handle indicating it was made for the American market. Bellevue Hospital was founded in 1736 in NY. 5 1/8” diameter x 2" tall. Casting gate on bottom. No issues. 3. An unmarked 4” diameter x 1 3/8" tall porringer with great handle design that is the same as number 1 above suggesting both may have been made by A. K. & Sons, footed, 18th or early 19th century. No issues.

Price: 1. $195.00 2. $195.00 3. $175.00 Plus shipping

2022-Nov-14 12:15pm EST | Tags : Iron Kitchen Hearth

BRASS WEDDING RING HOGSCRAPER

A very good brass wedding band hog scraper candlestick. This one never had a chair hook. It is made of polished steel and is 7 1/4” tall. It is not signed and the candle height adjuster tab works fine. No issues. 18th or early 19th c.

Price: $325.00 plus S/I

2022-Oct-23 09:30am EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

REV. WAR ERA TOMAHAWK

Rev. War era hammer pole axe/tomahawk, no ears on socket, original hickory handle, 13” with a 6” blade, Native American or Soldier, wonderful condition, ca.1760-1780.

Price: 450.00 Plus S/I

2022-Oct-13 09:30am EDT | Tags : Rev War Era

ASH BURL MORTAR & PESTLE, 18TH C.

Black ash burl mortar with ash pestle, 7” tall x 4 3/4” diameter, pestle is 9 1/4”, wonderful form, mid-18th century, good eyes and grain patterns, pole lathe turned, great wear, no issues.

Price: $525.00 Plus S/I

2022-Oct-13 09:30am EDT | Tags : Burl Mortar & Pestle

FEDERAL PERIOD CORKSCREW W/ LIGNUM VITAE HANDLE

I have a couple of these early corkscrews in my tavern room. They are from the Federal period, c.1785-1810, and are hand forged iron screw with a turned lignum vitae wood handle. Original surface and condition. There are some nicks in the ends of the handle from use. These were used in taverns, public houses, and inns for removing corks from wine bottles.

Price: $110 plus S/I

2022-Oct-13 09:15am EDT | Tags : Tavern

TIGER MAPLE TODDY STICK, 18TH C.

Toddy stick or stirrer, tiger maple, wonderful patina, lathe turned with 3 incised rings, 6” x 7/8” diameter, great form and surface, 18th c. American.

Price: $175.00 Plus shipping

2022-Oct-13 09:15am EDT | Tags : Tiger Maple Treen Tavern

EARLY HAND BLOWN CYLINDER LIQUOR BOTTLE, 18TH C.

Freeblown cylinder bottle, transitional shaped rum bottle, c.1750-1770, string rim is below lip, 9” tall, deep sand pontil, dark olive green, some air bubbles, good surface sheen, neck leans some, no issues. English. I love the misshapen neck on this bottle. Freeblown liquor bottles look great on a tavern table or displayed in a tavern setting.

Price: 195.00 Plus S/I

2022-Oct-13 09:15am EDT | Tags : Bottles Tavern

ENGLISH FREE BLOWN 18TH C. RUM BOTTLE

Scarce English free blown early rum bottle, black glass (olive color), deep sand pontil, pontil, applied string rim below lip, wonderful sheen, elongated air bubbles, no issues, 9 5/8” tall, c.1780.

Price: 195.00 Plus S/I

2022-Oct-13 09:15am EDT | Tags : Bottles Tavern

CIVIL WAR ERA FIFE

This is a Civil War era fife made of rosewood. It would have been of standard issue and is 16 1/4” long. It has brass tips on both ends. There are no issues. The fife is not signed or does not have a family provenance tracing it to the Civil War. For this reason, I state that it is from the era of the Civil War and could or could not have been used in the war.

Price: $145.00 plus S/I

2022-Sep-22 09:30am EDT | Tags : Civil War Music

CANOE CUP, MAPLE BURL, 8 1/4", AMERICAN

I love the wear and patina that this 18th century canoe cup has. It is American and was hand carved from a maple burl. The cup is 8 1/4” overall x 3 5/8” dia. x 2” deep bowl. It has the remains of leather thong in the hole in handle. These were used in the 18th and early 19th century by riflemen, scouts, frontiersmen, explorers, etc. to dip water from a stream or lake for a drink. They are not often found with a surface patina like this one has. This came out of a very good 60 year collection in upstate NY.

Price: $475.00 plus S/I

2022-Sep-22 09:30am EDT | Tags : Treen Burl Canoe Cup

REV. WAR ERA BELT KNIFE, 8 3/4"

Offered is a Rev. War era belt knife having pewter mounts and wooden grips. It is 8 3/4” long. While a belt knife was essential for every rifleman, frontiersman, explorer in the 18th century, they are commonly found. This is a very nice example.

Price: $195 plus S/I

2022-Sep-22 09:30am EDT | Tags : Rev War Era

W.VA. HUNTING BAG, HORN, BULLET MOLD

Offered is a very good southern leather hunting bag that never had a flap but has the remains of the original strap, 8 1/2” x 7” wide, a domed powder horn, 8 1/2”, and a bullet mold that is 5” long. These items have been together for a long time and came out of a barn in W. VA. CA.1780-1820.

Price: $395.00 Plus S/I

2022-Sep-22 09:30am EDT | Tags : Rev War Era

RARE REV. WAR ERA CANTEEN, NEW ENGLAND RED PAINT

These Rev. War era staved canteens seldom come on the market as most are in collections or in museums. This one has forged iron bands and very rare forged iron strap guides and the remains of original New England red paint. It is a rare small military size, 6 1/4” dia. x 3 3/4” wide and has a raised spout. Very tight and rare to find. This came out of a very good 60 year collection in upstate NY.

Price: $1550 Plus S/I

2022-Sep-22 09:30am EDT | Tags : Rev War Era Canteens

FORGED IRON SKEWER SET, 18TH CENTURY

Skewer rack with four 7 1/4” skewers, rack is 4” tall x 3 1/2” wide, twists and curls on skewers and rack, forged iron, all original, 18th century.

Price: 295.00 plus S/I

2022-Sep-08 10:00am EDT | Tags : Iron Hearth

AMERICAN EAGLE CARVED POWDER HORN, EARLY 19TH C.

A wonderful powder horn, early 19th century, with a carved American Eagle and another bird on the other side, possibly a young eagle, about 10 1/2” long, carved end, Ex. Jerry Stone collection, NY. More photos are available.

Price: $325.00 Plus S/I

2022-Aug-25 09:30am EDT | Tags : Powder Horns Horn

HAND CARVED WOODEN BEAVER

A super hand carved beaver. I believe the wood is Walnut. It was carved with great detail. It is 4 3/4” tall x 5 1/2” long x 2 1/2” wide. Ca. late 19th or early 20th century.

Price: $75.00 Plus S/I

2022-Aug-25 09:30am EDT | Tags : Folk Art

NATIVE AMERICAN CARVED SPOON, POSSIBLY SENECA

Native American, believed to be Seneca Indian, NY, hand carved spoon with what may be a herb crusher end. 16 1/2” long with a 2 1/2” x 2 3/4” x 1” deep small bowl. It has deep rings carved into handle in 3 places. The wood is maple or butternut. There is possibly a small repaired chip on bowl edge. The spoon has great wear and patina from long use. From a great collection of American Indian items. Early 18th century.

Price: $225.00 Plus S/I

2022-Aug-25 09:30am EDT | Tags : Native American Treen

EARLY 18TH C. CANDLE BOX W/ RED PAINT

Candle box, original red paint, dovetailed with 3 cut nails between dovetails, very dry surface, three finger notches, 12 1/2” x 3 5/8 x 3” tall, wonderful wear top and bottom as it should, for spills or taper candles, early 18th c.

Price: $225.00 Plus S/I

2022-Aug-25 09:30am EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

EARLY HIDE COVERED DOCUMENT BOX W/ ROSEHEAD NAILS

Document box, leather covered with wallpaper inside, rosehead nails on hasp and on bottom, 12” x 7” x 6” tall, domed top, swiggly tooling all around, leather hinge, white leather trim with brass tacks, c.1750-1780 period. One of the best that I have owned.

Price: $325.00 Plus S/I

2022-Aug-25 09:30am EDT | Tags : Boxes Rosehead Nails

LOLLIPOP CREST WALL BOX

Wall box with lollipop back, pine, square nails, 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 5” deep, American, natural surface, ex. condition. Mid-19th c. Could have been used to hold hard soap.

Price: $375.00 plus S/I

2022-Aug-25 09:30am EDT | Tags : Boxes

HUGE EARLY 19TH C. BOTTOM OF STACK FIRKIN

This large firkin certainly makes a statement! It has the best natural surface and has wonderful fingered bands with early cut iron tacks and a single staple on finger ends to help prevent splitting. Staples were used to secure the ends of the fingered bands in the early 19th c. There are button end pegs to hold handle. The firkin is staved and has hickory bands and handle with pine top and bottom. The dimensions are 14 1/4” top and 15 3/4” bottom diameters x 13 3/4” tall. There are some small breaks and splits in bands that are to be expected. The firkin dates c.1800-1830. This is the largest firkin that I have owned or seen. Very tight. More photos are available.

Price: $275.00 plus S/I

2022-Aug-15 04:45pm EDT | Tags : Firkins

STONEWARE BATTER JUG

Stoneware batter jug with rare to find original cover, wonderful form, unusual brown glaze with large turkey tracks, applied handle, 12 1/2” tall and 10 3/4” across spout and handle, 19th c.

Price: 250.00 Plus S/I

2022-Jul-26 10:00am EDT | Tags : Stoneware

RARE CARVED WHALE BONE PIE CRIMPER, 18TH C.

A seldom found sailor made pie crimper, carved whale bone wheel and bone handle, 1 very minor small nick in wheel, early tiny make-do nail holding wheel to handle, 6 3/8” long, 18th to early 19th century.

Price: 225.00 plus S/I

2022-Jul-26 10:00am EDT | Tags : Bone

THREE 18TH C. HORN SCRAPERS OR SCOOPS

1. Horn scoop, 6” long x 2 1/8” wide at bowl, 18th or early 19th century. 2. Horn scoop shaped like shoe horn, may have been used as hide scraping tool, notches in end, unusual, 18th or early 19th century, 5 3/4” long. 3. Horn scoop shaped like shoe horn, may have been used as hide tool, notches in end, unusual, 18th or early 19th century, 5 1/4” long.

Price: 185.00 plus S/I for all 3

2022-Jul-26 10:00am EDT | Tags : Bone

EARLY CANDLE BOX W/ EARLY BLUE PAINT, 18TH C.

This is a wonderful candle box, dovetailed construction, original blue paint that has oxidized black, snipe hinges, wire closure, 14 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/2” tall, 18th century. It looks like from where the paint has worn that there are early layers of paint under the blue. This is part of the history of this early box.

Price: 345.00 plus S/I

2022-Jul-26 10:00am EDT | Tags : Boxes Early Paint

REV. WAR PERIOD CHEESEBOX STYLE CANTEEN, 18TH C.

American cheese box form canteen, original dry green paint that has oxidized and worn over the years, remains of the leather strap guides with original iron tacks, 7 1/8 x 3” wide, no issues, c.1780-1820.

Price: 425.00 Plus S/I

2022-Jul-26 10:00am EDT | Tags : Early Paint Rev War Era

HANGING RAIL ROAD WORKER OIL LAMP, 19th Century

Hanging oil lamp used by R.R. and construction workers. Long spout with drip apron on spout. Riveted handle, tinned sheet iron, early dovetailed construction. 7 ½” tall x 5 ½” base diameter, screw cap with a star design on cap, chain and hook fastened to cap, 3 impressed dots on handle, c. early to mid-9th century.

Price: 125.00 plus S/I

2022-Jun-23 10:00am EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

SMALL FORGED IRON BETTY LAMP, COMPLETE, 18TH C.

Just a wonderful early forged iron Betty lamp, rare smaller size, swivel cover over filler opening, wick channel intact, hanger with pigtail curl, never had a pick, 3 1/2” x 2 1/4” wide x 3/4” deep, 7 1/2” hanging height, c.1790-1840. No issues. Lighting trammel is not included but offered above.

Price: 225.00 plus S/I

2022-Jun-23 10:00am EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

CHILD'S SCHOOL SLATE W/ YELLOW PAINT, 19TH C.

Child's school slate, original yellow/mustard paint remains, mortised construction, 7 1/2” x 9 1/2”, no issues c.1820-1850

Price: 125.00 Plus S/I

2022-Jun-23 10:00am EDT | Tags : Child's

CHILD'S SCHOOL HOUSE SLATE W/ BROWN PAINT, 19TH C.

Child’s school slate, original brown paint remains, mortised construction, 8 1/2” x 6 1/2” x 1/4”, no issues, c.1820-1850.

Price: 125.00 Plus S/I

2022-Jun-23 10:00am EDT | Tags : Child's

WELLER JARDINIERE WITH A SQUIRREL, 9 1/2 X 11"

Very rare Weller Jardiniere with a life-size Squirrel on the side. The designs also include Acorns and Oak leaves. The jardiniere is large, 9 ½” T x 11” D. This is a very rare pattern in Woodcraft. The jardiniere is in very good condition but does have 2 very tight and hardly noticeable cracks from the rim down. One is about 2 1/2" and the other runs from the rim to the bottom. There are minor chips on each ear of the squirrel and chips around the drain hole on the outside bottom. This came from a collector of Weller items in CA who told me it is very rare and the only one that he has seen. He donated most of his collection to a museum. C.1920-1933. More photos are available.

Price: 450.00 plus S/I

2022-Jun-10 11:00am EDT | Tags : Weller

AMERICAN 18TH C. TREEN EATING BOWL, 7"

Right out of a wonderful collection in upstate NY is this early eating bowl. It is American, pine, deep, lathe turned quite thin like early ones should be. There is a very tight line in side. The bowl is 7” - 7 1/2” x 2 1/4” tall and has a foot. Great patina and wonderful color with a very smooth surface. C.1750-1780.

Price: $295.00 plus S/I

2022-May-26 10:30am EDT | Tags : Treen Bowls

TIN TOLE PAINTED TRAY W/ WICK TRIMMERS

The wick trimmers and tray are being offered together as a set since they go together so well. The tray has hand painted decorations in red, white and gray. It is 10” x 4”. The cast iron candle wick trimmers have a spring action and there are 3 iron legs. These date to c.1780-1820 and are in excellent condition.

Price: 145.00 plus S/I for both

2022-May-20 11:15am EDT | Tags : Early Lighting Tin Early Paint

RARE ROSEWOOD REV WAR ERA OFFICERS RUNDLET

Rare rosewood Rev. War era rundlet with a wonderful patina and surface. Because rosewood is a very expensive wood, this probably belonged to an officer. The only minor issue is a very tiny nick on inside of rim and early tight shrinkage cracks as shown. 4 1/2” tall x 3” diameter in middle. Rare to find in rosewood.

Price: 375.00 plus S/I

2022-May-19 09:30am EDT | Tags : Treen Rev War Era Rundlet

WALNUT TABLE SPICE JAR, 18TH CENTURY

Open table spice or salt jar, walnut, American, very dry surface, lathe turned with a super flared rim, 3 3/4” dia. x 2 3/4” tall, good shrinkage and use wear, no issues, c.1750-1780.

Price: 185 plus S/I

2022-May-19 09:30am EDT | Tags : Treen

MINIATURE SWEET GRASS PA BASKET, 6 1/4 X 4 1/4

Mini PA grass (sweet or rye) basket wrapped with dyed brown splints. 6 1/4” x 4 1/4” x 1 3/4” tall. Mid 19th century. This would look great on a stand or table to hold small items.

Price: 85.00 plus S/I

2022-May-19 09:30am EDT | Tags : Baskets

TIN BETTY LAMP

Offered is a very nice tin Betty lamp, complete with hanger hook and wick pick. 4 3/8” x 3 1/4” and 11” hanging height. c.1840. Not as commonly found as the iron ones.

Price: 195 plus S/I

2022-May-19 09:30am EDT | Tags : Early Lighting

MINIATURE BURLED MAPLE LIDDED JAR, MID-19TH C.

This small burled maple covered jar has the best figured grain and surface. It was lathe turned c.1850-1870. It has a great patina with lots of eyes and figured grain. There is an early filled area that was most likely a hole in the burl when it was made that the maker decided to fill in. The small jar is just 2 ¼” x 1 ¼” tall. American. More photos are available.

Price: 95.00 Plus S/I

2022-Apr-26 10:00am EDT | Tags : Burl Treen

EARLY PA SPOON RACK, PAINT DESIGNS, 18TH

I have only seen one other similar spoon rack. It is of PA German origin and has the original thick polychrome paint designs. There are 3 cross pieces with 4 slots in each one for spoons. The size is 15 1/4 tall x 7 3/4” wide x 1 1/2” deep. Early small square nails were used in construction. It is in very good condition. Believed to be from Lancaster Co. PA. C.1780-1820

Price: 695.00 plus S/I

2022-Apr-14 10:00am EDT | Tags : Early Paint Woodenware

PEWTER FLAGON, TAVERN/INN

This is a very good early 18th c. pewter flagon. Probably German but not signed. There is very good engraving designs on the front indicating it is a marriage presentation flagon with initials and the date, 1744. It is 11 3/4” tall. There are a couple very minor dents in body by spout that are to be expected with soft pewter and the great age.

Price: 275.00 plus S/I

2022-Apr-12 10:00am EDT | Tags : Pewter Tavern

STAVED PIGGIN W/ LOLLIPOP HANDLE, 18TH-19TH C.

Just a wonderful early piggin having staved construction and interwoven hickory bands. It has the best lollipop end that is integral with stave handle. The staves are pine and very tight. The surface is very smooth inside and out. Size is: 11 1/2” tall at handle x 8 3/4” diameter on top. There are iron tacks the in top band and wooden pegs in bottom band. PA origin and dating c.1780-1820.

Price: 495.00 plus S/I

2022-Apr-07 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Woodenware

MINIATURE 2 FINGER ROUND PANTRY BOX, 3" X 1 3/4"

Small 2 fingered pantry box, probably Hingham, MA, copper tacks and wooden pegs, 3” x 1 3/4” tall, maple bands with pine top and bottom, no issues, mid-19th century.

Price: $140 plus S/I

2022-Mar-23 10:30am EDT | Tags : Boxes Treen


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