WE HAVE ENTERED INTO COOKIE SEASON....THAT TIME AFTER HALLOWEEN AND BEFORE THANKSGIVING AND INTO THE WINTER HOLIDAYS. Be sure to see our cookie cutter collections. We are fortunate to have a wide and varied inventory of Early American furniture, decorative accessories and folk art. We will be adding a few items at a time. Please check and question or comment. Always eager to hear from you. Shipping charges are the responsibility of the buyer unless "FREE SHIPPING" is indicated for a particular item. Happy to pack and ship to save our customers on this end. Returns are sometimes necessary. If that should occur, return in the same condition as sent within 5 days, and you will receive a full refund except for your return shipping expenses.
A magnificent white on white cotton tablecloth or summer coverlet in a pleasing design of flowers, with scalloped edges all around. Newly laundered it would fit over a large table or bed with some drop. Would need bedskirt for King bed. 180" x 88"
Early tin collection of 4 different cookie cutters; each different but all without handles (great for display). Santa's Boot 3 1/2"l x 2"w: Man in Moon 5" x 2 1/4": Pipe 4 1/2"l x 2 1/4"w: Shoe 3 3/4"l x 2 1/2"w. All late 19th C and all in fine condition.
Price: $300.00 FREE SHIPPING
Late 1800s tin cookie cutter. Lays flat with no handle, but hole in back plate. 4"H
Price: $75.00 FREE SHIPPING
This offering has several common elements: all 5 are antique tin cookie cutters, all are animals, each has a handle with hole(s) underneath on back, and each is in very good condition considering age and use. Sizes range from smallest at 3" x 2 1/2" to largest at 5" x 3". In alphabetical order they are: Cat, Eagle, Lion, Teddy Bear, and Wolf.
Price: $375.00 FREE SHIPPING
A clear depiction of the late President Millard Fillmore in an oval surrounded by military and patriotic images. Framed in a period oval wooden frame with red matting and covered by glass. Measures 14" x 10 1/2"
Anonymous American folk artist created this whimsical critter made of wood. Carved and painted black and white on its body and with a red open mouth, (displaying teeth). The artist installed the creation onto a make-do rectangular wooden stand and then fenced it in. Overall dimensions are 11"l x 5 1/2"w x 6 1/2"h
Vibrant wool five panel braided runner. Very good condition. Colors still alive and well on both sides. Measures 11' x 39".
All wool: navy, medium blue, and rusty red stripes comprise the front of this crib quilt or wall hanging. The back is lined in brown wool. The entire 40" x 20" piece has been "framed" in the navy blue wool. Origin is Ohio, late 19th C-early 20th C. Some moth damage which is reflected in the "as is" price.
Price: $250.00 "as is"
Handmade tin foot warmer with a working door and latch, tin hinges, and porcelain knob. There is a center hole on top and 4 small holes on the 3 sides for the heat to escape the fuel from the interior. A charming antique accent piece! 8 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 6"h
A vintage wooden toy which has seen many years of play...so many in fact, we believe that he has lost his arms from the elbows down (hands gone too). His body and head are one piece of wood, arms articulated, legs fully articulated and big working shoes. He has been painted green, blue, red, brown and black and his face has the remains of a painted happy face. He has a stick which when inserted into his back, allows the holder to actually walk the boy. 12"h x 2"w
This small rolling pin is accurate in design to larger ones, however this one has been carefully painted green all over and then decorated with black stripes and graceful vines. There has been some loss of paint through the years, but the overall design if still very good. 12"l x 1 3/4"w
A very typical unisex hat stand made of just three pieces of solid wood and painted in cream over green over bare wood. Believed to be from the mid to late 1800s American. Such a functional item and at the same time, aesthetically pleasing. 9 1/2"h x 4 1/2"diameter.
Handmade stuffed bird large pin cushion which has been attached to a much newer stand in order to make it useful in sewing. Hand sewn, stuffed and black eyes added, this bird is handsome. 10"h with stand, bird 5"h x 10 1/2" nose to tail.
Two very different stencils, both in metal--one brass and one an ordinary heavily rusted sheet metal. These stencils harken back to earlier times when they would have been hung (the reason for the hole on the left of each) ready to use by the printer. They will be sold together as each is unique. Lakemoor measures 10 3/4" x 2 3/4" and S. Row measures 11 3/4" x 4 3/4"
Price: $48.00 FREE SHIPPING
Oil on board signed by H. R. Robinson and titled on the back as "Ramona's Marriage Place". Circa 1920's. This is a colorful exterior painting of a large covered porch reminiscent of one at a Southern California pueblo. The painting is surrounded by a wide and deep period frame. 10" x 8" framed.
Imagine a horse pulled sleigh ride with this Victorian lap robe around your legs keeping you warm. 36 different 6" squares prior to piecing them together to make this lap robe and then adding a full liner of cotton fabric. Appears to be completely hand stitched and very well finished. 36" x 34"
A salespersons' box for displaying their assorted cards, rewards of merit, named calling cards, sample pack cards, acquaintance cards, floral or place or landscape view cards. each card is interesting on its own. Box made of wood with overall pyrography on all sides and top and complete with closing latch on front. Measures 14 1/2"l x 10 1/2"w 3 3/4"h
Early 20th C. handmade toy of articulated Black man on a trapeze. All wood, painted silver on the base, the bar and the man are painted black with red and white facial paint. Completely workable and good fun. Measures 4 1/2"l x 5 1/23"w x 6"h
Price: $75.00 FREE SHIPPING
A very well worn toy mechanical giraffe with a wind-up function that still works. When wound, the tail moves around in a circular motion. Having such a long neck has created issues for the velvet fabric covering his body, face and neck. It is evident that this toy was played with over a period of time. Such a handsome giraffe face! 9"h x 2"w
Late 1800s sprayer made of copper with vintage patina overall. One hold for pouring varnish into sprayer and two more tiny holes for blowing the spray out the long tube. Measures 10 1/2"l x 3"w x 3"h
Early colorful puzzle toy called "Changeable Charlie" in its day. 8 different correct animals or people or countless combinations of incorrect examples in this Block Set, complete with box. Lots of play remains. Made in Western Germany. Measures. 8"l x 3 1/2"w 1"d
Handmade Lion with sewn nose and mouth, greenish blue glass button eyes with fur mane and tip of his tail. Metal supports in legs. This "King of the Jungle" is a mighty force with his coat of heavy wool (stuffed with cotton) blending into his real fur. Measures 15"l x 10"h
Outfitted Lapdesk Writing Box from the late 19th C Banister Family, Brownsville Vermont. Interior is outfitted with sheets of stationary, a photo of E.M.Banister, a Christmas greeting from Aunt and Uncle, pencils, the Rutland, VT newspaper, etc. Key inside. Measures 11 1/2" w x 8"d x 4"h
Price: SALE PRICE: $95.00
Vanity Fair Album from 1873. Not a modern reproduction. See back: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Purchased by me at The Pickwick Gallery, Stratford-On-Avon, UK in late 1990s or early 2000s, then newly framed with museum glass and paper. 21" x 15". A booklet attached to the back with information about the subject and his role as a Royal. Excellent Condition.
C.1860 All-wool paisley coverlet or shawl, which formerly covered the baby grand piano in an elegant Victorian home in the N. California gold rush town of Grass Valley. This beautiful textile continues to shine as a reminder of a genteel past. Approximate dimensions: 6' x 6'
Early and large mug in blue stripes and checks on white. American 1800's, 4"h x 5 1/2"w including handle. Base is prominent giving the mug more status. 1/4" hairline
Expected wear on this early marked 9 1/4" diameter pewter plate. A very old pewter patch can be seen on top and mostly underneath the plate, but does not take away from the beauty and the fact that it has been extensively used. Marked "Boardman".
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