Gloria N. Greenwald Antiques & Folk Art

Gloria N. Greenwald | 276 Brush Hill Road, Litchfield, Ct., 06759 | 860.567.2791 | gloriagreenwald@gmail.com

We have been dealing in early 18th & 19th century country antiques and folk art since 1989. The major Americana antique shows of the Northeast were a focus for many years. Having retired from the show circuit in 2006, we now concentrate on selling privately and online. We deal primarily in country smalls including painted boxes and bowls, lighting, iron and tinware, and baskets. We look for makers who understood form and function, even when handcrafting rather primitive objects. Our preference is for pieces that please the eye AND perform a function. WE OFFER AN EASY LAYAWAY PLAN FOR OUR BUYERS


A 19th c., Maple Bowl in Orig. Mustard Paint

This is a fine 19th c., New England maple bowl in the original mustard paint. The bowl shows wear and some paint rub. It was stored hanging for there is paint loss around the hole. It is clean, and the paint is guaranteed. There are chopping marks on the edge and in the interior, it is in very good condition with no cracks nor hairlines. Out of round by 3/4" measuring 12" x 12 3/4" x 3" h. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: 275.00 Free shipping

2018-Dec-11 10:53am EST | Tags :

Exceptional 18th c., Tin Hanging Wall Sconce

This is an exceptional late 18th c., tin hanging candle sconce. Unusual in design, it is in excellent antique condition. The oval, decorated crimped backplate sports a sweeping gooseneck style candle cup holder. The candle socket/holder is an unusual style, taller then usual, with the side slit for removing stubbs is cleated through the bottom, which commonly seen in the 18th c., pieces. This is a lovely and different early American sconce. 11" l x 6 1/2" w. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: 245.00 Free Shipping

2018-Dec-11 10:50am EST | Tags :

Take a Look,19th c. New England Bowl in Blue Paint

Take a look, a terrific maple bowl in original blue paint. The traces of green are a result of oxidation over the years. In untouched condition and in in excellent structural condition, the paint is exceptional. This is a beautiful early painted bowl. 11 1/4" x 11 3/4" x 2 1/2" h. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: $275.00 Free Shipping

2018-Dec-09 11:58am EST | Tags :

Signed & Dated Hollow-Cut Silhouette

In it's original frame, this hollow-cut silhouette is dated 1800, signed Jas Barry, the artist, and the name of the sitting gentleman...Micah. The colored background is original. Some slight discoloration and fading, but in very good condition, considering it's age. The frame has some loss from handling and wear. A fine early piece of history and art. 5 3/4" h x 4 3/4" w. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: 155.00 Free Shipping-Sold!

2018-Dec-09 11:50am EST | Tags :

Late 19th c., Handled Apple Drying Basket

As history tells us, apples were a main and important staple of early times. Apples were sliced, placed in the open weave bottom for circulation and drying. The basket is single wrapped with notched end handles. Stains can be seen on parts of the bottom from the fruit. This is a nice size basket 16" w x 12" w x 3" h. Additional pictures are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: Sold -Thank You

2018-Dec-09 11:40am EST | Tags :

Early 19th c., Country Table Riser

From New England, this is an uncommon early 19th c., table riser. These risers were used to handle hot pots, plates, vessels, etc. The cross bars are mortise and tendon joined. The riser shows wonderful patina from age and wear. It is in very good antique condition. 12 1/2" w x 9" x 3" h. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: Sold -Thank You

2018-Dec-09 11:34am EST | Tags :

19th c.,Pa., 6" Skater's Candle Lantern

A delightful, 19th c., Skater's Candle Lantern. The lantern has the original glass door window and it's two glass side panels. From the Lancaster area of Pa., the lantern is embossed with large and small pinwheels. a full and rounded handle with a hook at it's top for hanging. The lantern is so unique and different and for it to have survived in such good condition is amazing. There is light rust from age and exposure. Don't miss out on this wonderful antique lighting piece. 6" h x 5" w. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: Sold Thank you!

2018-Dec-03 02:28pm EST | Tags :

19th c., Shaker Half-Round Sill Lite

Happy to offer, a hard to find, Shaker half-round window sill light. It is in as found condition, some wax drippings remain in the tray. Also, the flat or back side of the tray has been bent down, through the years, causing a small separation in theone corner. Please see photo #2. 5" w x 2 1/3" d. Additional photos are available.

Price: 85.00 Free Shipping

2018-Dec-02 07:00pm EST | Tags :

19th c. Small Heavy, Grain Painted, Personal Box-

A smashing, grain paint decorated, small personal box with the owner's name and town on the bottom. Written is Luke Boeuf, Hero, Vt., a very small village of 810 people in 2010. Fine construction with early T-head nails, original hinges and escutcheon. it is clean and in excellent condition. 8 1/2" w 4" h x 5 1/4" d. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: 185.00 Free Shipping

2018-Dec-02 07:00pm EST | Tags :

Early19th c., Signed, Wedding Band Candlestick

This is an early 19th c., signed Wedding Band, Hog Scraper Candlestick. In very good working condition There is some damage to the brass wedding band from normal wear over the years. It has a wonderful early patina, the signature is not legible. It never had a chair hook. Premiere pieces for the collector. It is 7" h x 3 1/2" in diameter. Additional photos are available.

Price: Sale 165.00 Free Shipping

2018-Nov-25 11:24am EST | Tags :

New England Small Slide Top Candle Box

Dating to the early part of the 19th c., this small hand-carved/crafted candle box has traces of black paint remaining. These special candle boxes were used for small tallow, hand-dipped candles and stubs. Totally hand-crafted with the carved notch, on the lid, in which to slide it open. A wonderful early untouched candle box in very good original condition. 8" l x 4 1/2" w x 4 1/4" h. Additional photos are available.

Price: Sold -Thank You

2018-Nov-25 06:19am EST | Tags :

A Small Vintage Cover Holiday Colors

A delightful small country table mat, totally handcrafted and designed. Made of wool, it is clean and in very good condition. Dressed in holiday colors., it is 18" w x 9" h. Additional photos are available. Sale is for table mat only.

Price: Sale $33.00 Free Shipping

2018-Nov-16 09:13am EST | Tags :

19th c., Double -Sided, Lidded Candle Box

This double-sided, lift-up lidded candle box is an early design not commonly found in the marketplace today. It is made of pine, with a decorative, Cathedral style, center handle. A nice country piece showing good wear and patina. It is clean and in very good condition. 14" x 5" w. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: Sold -Thank You

2018-Nov-16 05:35am EST | Tags :

19th c., Naive Oil on Board of a Peaceful Dove.

A pleasing 19th c., Naive Painting on board. It appears to be an abstract image of a Peaceful Dove, with an olive green chest, and daisy-like flowers. It appears to be oil on board. The board may have been a wall panel of sorts, we have no further information other then it is American. There are traces of early nail holes on one side and across the bottom. There is paint loss, however there are traces of surface crazing, which results from age and exposure. 19" h x 12" wide. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan.

Price: Sale $180.00 Free Shipping

2018-Nov-16 05:28am EST | Tags :

19th c., Hog-Scraper Signed, Early Green Paint

An outstanding, tall 7" signed, hog-scraper candlestick in early apple green paint. When the painting of baskets became popular during the turn of the 19th c., so did the painting of candlesticks. In an effort to give the image of height and grace to the candlestick, chair hooks were removed on purpose. The paint on this candlestick is fully guaranteed to be old, around the turn of the century. The signed candlestick is an early example, we know that by the diameter of the base which measures 3 3/4". Later examples have a base diameter of 4." These period painted hog-scraper candlesticks are very pleasing. Additional photos are available. We offer our buyers a layaway plan. (Sale is for candlestick only).

Price: Sale $183.00 Free Shipping

2018-Nov-10 02:40pm EST | Tags :


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