Rona Andrews Antiques

Rona L. Andrews | 770 Salisbury Street #535, Worcester, MA 01609 | 435-640-0701 | rona.andrews7@gmail.com

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I HAVE PUT TOGETHER A GROUP OF EARLY AMERICAN ITEMS FOR A NEW LISTING ON OCTOBER 1 AT 12:30. I WILL SEND OUT AN EMAIL IN ADVANCE. THERE ARE 25 WONDERFUL PIECES INCLUDING: LIGHTING, WOODEN WARE AND A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF CHERISHED SMALLS. SEE ME AT THOS BARTLETT ANTIQUES IN CHICHESTER, NH. My selling policies: Accepting personal check or money orders within 5 days of sale. MA tax of 6.25% charged if you are a MA resident/or provide your tax-exempt form. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Customers may return items in the same condition as they are received within 72 hours of delivery for a full refund, less the cost of shipping and insurance when the item is returned, and condition verified. Please call me at 435-640-0701 before returning any ite


19TH C MINI CANDLE MOLD

A wonderful little 3 candle mold in pressed tin. The thick candles will be 1 ¼”. The mold, with handle and hook for hanging, has a few old soldereds as expected. Great patina ~ 5 ¾” tall x 1 ¾” wide.

Price: $295 + $12 S

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1730 FRENCH LEATHER BOOK BOX

This book looks like your typical leather book. But, the center is cut out to hold valuables! At 4 1/8” x 6 5/8” you can hide this book box with your other early leather books.

Price: $115, + $7 shipping

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19th C DOUBLE ENDED STAMP

From the Smitty Axtell collection, this 3” hand carved treen stamp has a leaf on one side and raised marks on the other. In excellent condition.

Price: $95, + $8 shipping

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EARLY CANDLE SNUFFERS ~ WITCHES HATS

# A 3” 19TH C brass ‘witches hat’ candle snuffer with hook to hang on lighting piece #B 2 ¾” 18TH C brass ‘witches hat’ candle snuffer with hook ~ scribe mark and molded bottom #C 6 ½” 19TH C copper ‘witches hat’ candle snuffer on a long handle

Price: $85 each, + $8 shipping

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RARE 19TH C COPPER SPOUT LAMP ~ EX SMITTY AXTELL

Smitty has his own tag on the bottom. This wonderful early lamp is only 3 ¾” across and 2 ¼” high. It has its original cap lid and wick. The copper has not been cleaned nor polished ~ just the way Smitty liked it!

Price: $155 + $8 shipping

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19TH C LACQUERED ROUND BOX WITH MOUSE!

From the Bill Kelly collection, this wonderful 3” wide whimsey has original paint decoration on top of a bird on a nest. Inside, there is a hand carved wooden mouse with black beady eyes, leather ears and a string tail. It is attached inside to a little bone disc on the bottom side of the box. A wonderful treasure!

Price: $115 + $8 shipping

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19TH C CAST IRON KEY ADVERTISEMENT

An unbelievable cast iron key with original black paint at 12 ½’ long x 4 ¼” at widest point. This was likely hung outside the key merchant’s shop. I don’t know where it was made, but would venture it is an American piece.

Price: $250 + S tbd (it weighs about 5 pounds!)

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19TH C MINIATURE PETTICOAT LAMP ~ EX SMITTY AXTELL

A simple tin oil lamp with dual wicks and tin handle. 3” tall, unable to remove top.

Price: $95 + $8 shipping

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19TH C MINI CAST IRON POSSNET

A super little size at 5” to handle and 2 ¼” tall. No gate mark, but most definitely early ~ little rust inside.

Price: $35 + $9 shipping

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19TH C WOODEN PANTRY BOX

This is a wonderful primitive looking little box. I believe it is made of birch. It is lidded with a cut lap on the lid with a large hand wrought nail and tiny cut nails on the base. At 4 3/8” x 2 5/8” tall, it has some remnants of white paint. There is a little chip at the base of the body’s lap.

Price: $225 + $9 shipping

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1880-1920 PROHIBITION WISKEY FLASK

This rare glass flask in the shape of a clam shell is 5 ¼” x 4”. Produced at the Foust Distillery, founded in 1858 in Glen Rock, York County, Pennsylvania operated through prohibition, closing in 1920. There were only 15 or so figural flasks issued by the distillery. This one in the shape of a clam shell was painted white. There is a screw top and is stamped “patent applied for”. Easily concealed in the pocket!!! Except for wear to the paint which you’d expect, it is in excellent useable condition!!

Price: $185, + $12 shipping

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1816 COMPOSITION AND PENMANSHIP

This beautifully done 1816 penmanship and composition in ink on paper is signed Almira Clapp, Portland. Also written on the piece: “the composition and penmanship of Almira Clapp when she was fifteen years of age, born 1801”. Her father, Elkanah Clapp, was born in 1766 in Mansfield, MA. He died October 5, 1810, in Portland, Maine. Her mother, Elizabeth Clapp, was born in 1771 and died September 1810. Little Almira would have been 9 years old when she lost both of her parents within a month. Almira was married May 21, 1820, in Portland, ME. She had 1 daughter, Sarah in 1821. Almira died in 1876. At 22 3/8” x 15 5/8”, the paper has some foxing and minor tearing as expected and in its original wooden frame. A wonderful piece of American folk art.

Price: $595 + S tbd

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18TH – 19th C AMERICAN WROUGHT IRON PIPE KILN

Dating to the late 18th – early 19th C, these wrought iron ‘pipe kilns’ would have been in every pub or at the home fireplace to dry out smoked and washed clay pipes. This kiln is particularly fine and delicate with 3 loops to hold the pipes, a round iron loop on the top for hanging, and rolled over little feet. Perfectly balanced at 12” x 7 ¼” tall.

Price: $435 + $15 shipping

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19TH C CLAY PIPE

At 11”, this unused clay pipe is marked “Glasgow” likely 1870. The Scottish firm of William White exported to the US. There is a microscopic, repaired crack on the stem. This may have been a salesman’s sample considering the size of the bowl.

Price: $50 + $7 shipping

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WELL WORN BABY LEATHER SHOES C 1800S

These little shoes have seen rough times. At only 4 ½” long, they must have been used many times as seen in the worn out portion of one shoe. The lacings are replaced but appropriate.

Price: $55 with free shipping

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18TH C SPIRAL CANDLE STICKS

Known as ‘courting candles’ these spiral sheet metal bands set into (cleated into) wooden bases have candle adjusters which the “Father” of the girl would set prior to the young couple’s time together, ensuring the ‘date’ would not go on beyond the limit of the burning candle! Each of these candle holders has adjusting candle grips that move freely and all have hooks at the top for hanging on a nail or for carrying. These types of candle holders were made in England or France. #A 7 ¾” tall with age cracks as expected – does not wobble ~ found in VT. #B 7 ½” tall with a tight crack in the wood and a cut nail keeping it from wobbling. #C 7 3/8” tall with tight age crack on base ~ wobble. #D 7 ¼” tall with tight age crack on base ~ does not wobble

Price: $185 EACH + $12 shipping

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19TH C HOURGLASS

A sweet late 1800’s 5 minute hourglass with sun decals on top and bottom and turned stiles. At 6” x 3 ½”, this little sweetie in mint condition can time your next boiled egg!!!

Price: $145 + $12 shipping

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C 1840 BLUE/GREEN PAINTED PANTRY BOX

This super 9 ½” x 4 ½” round pantry box is in its original blue/green paint which has oxidized. In tack and peg construction, this great box made in pine and maple has no breaks or losses.

Price: $450, + $15 shipping

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