Halliday House

Gail Laird and Susan Moodie | Napa, CA 94558 | N/A | info@hallidayhouse.com

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.

Framed Pencil Sketch

Gold over wood decorative oval frame covers this pencil sketch of Mimmina Romana (sp?). Two labels on the reverse provide more information. One is the indication of the subject and the date of December, 1836. The second label indicates some ownership of Mr. N. H. Skinner. This art has been carefully and beautifully sketched of a delicate young woman. 14" x 12"

Price: $95.00

2023-Mar-22 11:40am EDT | Tags :

Trio of Stick Spatterware Design Plates

Late 1800s Stick Spatterware floral design plate in purple with green. 8 1/2" paired with a similar late 1800s Stick Spatterware floral design plate in green with purple. 8 1/2". Add to this pair, a late 1800s Holly pattern stick spatterware plate in purple and green. 7 1/2" which together create a delicious threesome.

Price: $125.00 for the trio

2023-Mar-18 12:23pm EDT | Tags : Stick Spatterware Plates

Bird Whistle

Colorful carved and painted bird whistle complete with wooden stand to hold it. The bird on the branch is wood as is the actual tree branch from which the whistle part is made. 6"l x 2"h

Price: $85.00 FREE SHIPPING

2023-Mar-10 02:01pm EST | Tags :

Painted Country Mirror

Funky old salmon painted frame with a new mirror. Nice wide frame. Attempts along the way indicate that someone tried to add gold paint to the salmon. 18" x 16"

Price: $75.00

2023-Mar-09 02:02pm EST | Tags :

Black over Blue Spoon Holder

Early 1800s wooden spoon rack in black paint over blue. Spoon holder on top meant to hang spoons, with shelf below to store others. Can be hung or stood on flat surface. Ex Harding Collection, Hancock, NH. 16"w x 10 1/4"h x 3 1/2"d

Price: $250.00 SALE PRICE

2023-Mar-09 01:54pm EST | Tags : Early Kitchen

Early Wooden Scoop

Early wooden scoop. The color of the wood and the shape of the bowl make this a truly special piece. If that were not enough to satisfy, look at the shape of the hook at the end of the handle. Made from one piece of wood. 15 3/4"l x 5 1/2"w

Price: $135.00

2023-Mar-04 01:19pm EST | Tags :

Fire Tender

Victorian iron and brass fire fender well made and a handsome design. Patina on brass and overall very good condition. 16 1/2"l x 8 1/2"h

Price: $150.00

2023-Mar-04 01:11pm EST | Tags :

Long Handled Wooden Scoop

Early wooden scoop. The color of the wood and the shape of the bowl make this a truly special piece. If that were not enough to satisfy, look at the shape of the hook at the end of the handle. Made from ONE PIECE OF WOOD. 15 3/4"l x 5 1/2"w

Price: $125.00. FREE SHIPPING

2023-Mar-02 12:56pm EST | Tags :

Cutlery Carrier

This deeply canted tray or carrier has been painted white on the inside and the handle. It sports carved cutouts and handle. Exterior is natural wood. Useful for carrying cutlery, also for fruit or plant displays.13 1/2"l x 9"w x 4"h

Price: $95.00

2023-Mar-01 04:51pm EST | Tags :

Burl Butter Worker

This very early (late 1700's) and necessary kitchen implement is available now. Made from the burl of the tree for extra strength. 8n 1`/2"l x 5"w

Price: $135.00

2023-Mar-01 04:16pm EST | Tags :

Balance Man

Early 1900s folk art Balance Man, carved and painted with white shirt and blue pants. His face is crudely carved and his hair is black. His facial expression reflects the difficulty of remaining upright. His outstretched arms have a sturdy wire which extends down to a wooden oval metal piece. Carefully placing him on his feet with no obstructions will allow him to stand alone. Man: 10"l x 2"w, Man with balance: 15"l x 2"w.

Price: $95.00 FREE SHIPPING

2023-Feb-21 12:41pm EST | Tags :

Red Treenware

The smaller treen box is a beautifully turned wooden piece with top. Easy to open and use for special items. 4"h x 2". The larger box is lighter in color with a top easily removed to store valuables, spices, or ? Both colorful and with fine finishes, no issues at all. 6"h x 2 1/2"d

Price: $95.00 sold as a pair

2023-Feb-14 05:26pm EST | Tags :

Sheet Metal Horse Vane

Sheet metal horse weathervane from a barn in Bucks Co, PA. Original iron reinforcement to leg on back side. Remnants of red paint on horse and black paint on the arrow with the old weathered surface. Measures 24"l x 10 1/2"h.

Price: $250.00

2023-Feb-11 04:45pm EST | Tags :

Pair of Snuff Boxes

Always small by nature, snuff boxes made of Papier Mache are often decorated as is this pair. The larger early box has a pewter center design and trim. It measures 3"w x 1 1/2". The smaller box also has a decorated center design and perimeter trim. This smaller one measures 2 1/2"w x 1 1/2"l. Both sold together as a pair.

Price: $95.00 Pair

2023-Feb-10 05:06pm EST | Tags :

Heart Finial

19th C. Iron metal inverted heart on white marble stand. A clean, crisp and sharp design which can go anywhere and be distinctive. 12"h x 3"w marble stand.

Price: $68.00

2023-Feb-10 04:46pm EST | Tags :

Carved Pick Up Sticks in Treen Container

Oral history of this game being played during the civil war may be repeated by the buyer. We liked it well enough to pass it on. Box is 5"h with lid and individual sticks vary in length from 3"-3 1/2"l. Color printed information about the set is included. Unique and still very playable!!!

Price: $125.00. FREE SHIPPING

2023-Feb-06 01:55pm EST | Tags :

Square Basket

Well designed and well made this square basket, (11" x 11" x 6"h) has the artistic addition of two colors. A reddish wash is woven into the mustard color creating a most pleasant effect. As found in New England, good condition for age and use.

Price: $125.00

2023-Feb-06 01:46pm EST | Tags :

OOB Portrait of Gentleman

Unsigned very early portrait of an older distinguished-looking gentleman in elegant attire of the day. Although the painting is undisturbed and very clear; the board on which it was painted has some minor but clear scratches to the surface. Painting is framed by a beautiful gold-leaf deep wooden period frame (2"deep). 12"l x 10"w x 2"d

Price: $250.00 FREE SHIPPING

2023-Feb-06 12:29pm EST | Tags :

Heart Trivet

Early 1800s unusually small heart shaped iron trivet on three legs. Hand forged and in fine condition. Measures 6" x 3 3/4"

Price: $150.00

2023-Feb-01 04:37pm EST | Tags :

Cigar Box Caddy

1887 stamped cigar boxes (and pine construction), retain their original finish on this charming caddy. Chip carving applied to sides, a functional handle for carrying, and two drawers complete this handy little item. 8 1/2"w x 5 1/2"d x 9 1/2"h

Price: $175.00

2023-Feb-01 04:30pm EST | Tags : Unique Caddy Cigar Label on caddy

Birch Bark Box

Handmade wallbox made from 3 pieces of wood, (top, bottom, and back). Birch tree bark was then wrapped around the frame and tacked to the back to complete the box. Entire box was covered in red wash creating a finished look. Leather hinges connect the back to the lid. Large hole on back top for hanging. Stamped OMS on bottom. 10"h x 7 1/2"w x 6 1/2"d.

Price: $175.00

2023-Jan-31 01:10pm EST | Tags : unique hanging box

Corn Sheller

Kitchen implement from the last half of the 1800s. Crafted of 3 pieces of wood with an oval opening in the middle of the top. Inserted into the middle of the oval is a 1 1/2" metal strip. On one side of the oval 11 pointed nails have been placed inverted to the top for cutting the kernels. A bowl would have been placed under the opening to catch the kernels. This piece can be hung from a round hole off to one side of the top. Measures 12"l x 6 1/2"w x 4 1/2"h

Price: $75.00 SALE PRICE

2023-Jan-31 07:51am EST | Tags :

Steiff Pig

11"l x 6"w and is a soft bundle of hugging love. A later Steiff, (1980) his button and label are intact. His ears, nose, and mouth are pink velvet. His outer coat is very pale off-white and softer than soft to the touch. Pig is in excellent condition.

Price: $50.00

2023-Jan-30 05:45pm EST | Tags : Soft Steiff with button and label

Walnut Cigar Stacker plus Cigar Scissors

An adjustable walnut cigar stacker which when folded up and not in use it appears to be a small walnut antique. Unfolded, it becomes a work of art, with two carved tulips: one on either side, which hold cigars in place. Sides can be adjusted to size of cigars. 7 1/2"w x 5"h x 5"d. Add to that the pair of Mother of Pearl cigar scissors with special edges for cutting cigar ends. Though tiny in size, they pack a punch in design. Sharpening is needed if purchased to use. 2 1/2"l x 1 1/2"w

Price: $175.00 for the set

2023-Jan-30 08:35am EST | Tags : For cigar lovers

Pair Pewter Plates

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". The smaller pewter plate is 8" in diameter and is marked "Carson-Freeport, PA. Sold as a pair

Price: $195.00 Pair

2023-Jan-28 04:45pm EST | Tags : Marked Pewter Boardman pewter

Red Wash Document Box

C. 1800 small document box. Unique multi piece laid-up domed lid in poplar, original red wash finish, strong wood grain comes through. Cut nails and leather straps finish this attractive piece. *May have had some primitive closure on front which is long gone. 16 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h x 7 1/4"d

Price: $175.00

2023-Jan-28 12:50pm EST | Tags : Painted Poplar Document Box

Set of Steiff Dogs

1950s Steiff set of dogs with long mohair on bodies. Larger dog is a Pekingee and the other two are Cocker Spaniels. Each has short mohair on faces with elaborate air brushing, heads that turn and two of the three have intact buttons. Largest measures 7"l x5"h, all in fine condition.

Price: $135.00 for the set

2023-Jan-27 05:13pm EST | Tags :

Brush Man

We refer to this folk art object as "Brush Man". It is actually a clothing brush with a long wooden handle from the late 19th C - early 20th C. A carved head with a distinctive face has been painted and attached to the end of the brush.. We had a new museum stand made for him so that he stands. 8 "l x 2 3/4"w

Price: $125.00

2023-Jan-26 06:01pm EST | Tags : Carved head on brush Folk art Man

Miniature Basket Pair

Early Miniature Buttocks Basket, tightly woven and with a small wooden handle. Accurate in its details. 4"w x 3"l x 4"h at handle and an early rectangular basket which is tightly woven and fine in every way with the exception of one of the tiny handles is missing. 4 3/4"l x 3"w x 2"h

Price: $250.00 Pair

2023-Jan-25 05:58pm EST | Tags :

Pair of Amish Toy Horses

Colorfully painted and carved pair of Amish horses used as toys for children for generations. Original colorful paint. Old repairs to leg. Each horse situated on a stand for stability. 7"l x 6 1/2"h.

Price: $185.00 Pair

2023-Jan-25 05:20pm EST | Tags :

Redware Jug Banks

These early redware banks are rare because there is no way to retrieve money saved, therefore most were broken for the money. The reddish one measures 4 3/4"h x 2 5/8"d. The painted black bank is decorated with flowers and leaves and measures 4 3/4"h x 2 3/4"d. Buy the pair and save plenty to put into these banks.

Price: $175.00 Pair

2023-Jan-25 01:28pm EST | Tags :

Tole Tray

Early Tole Tray with painting of two uniformed soldiers with weapons called halberds which consisted of an axe blade topped with a spike and mounted on a long shaft and used in warfare during the Middle Ages. Overall dark with usual wear, a corner of paint loss at the top curve of the frame and more on the reverse. Measures 15" x 10 1/2"

Price: $195.00 FREE SHIPPING

2023-Jan-16 06:41pm EST | Tags :

Framed Pair of Moravian Community

Antique prints of the Moravian Community in Bethlehem, PA from A.D.1856. One view, "From the West" and the other claims to be of "The Seminary Buildings A.D 1856". They are framed in the same manner with narrow black painted wooden frames. Each print is set into a medium blue oval mat. Reverse of each has some writing. Beautifully preserved prints. 11 3/4" x 9 3/4" each. Comment: The clarity of these prints does not show well in these photos. d

Price: $125.00 Pair

2023-Jan-16 06:24pm EST | Tags :

Pair Antique String Frames

These handmade frames of dark brown string surround photos. The woman's photo is framed in an 8 sided string frame while the man's photo is framed in an 8 sides. His frame is actually (2) 4 sided squares (one inside the other). Each frame is backed in aged thin cardboard. Dimensions for Woman: 4 1/2" and for Man: 5" x 5"

Price: $85.00 pair

2023-Jan-16 06:12pm EST | Tags : string frames

Tiger Maple Wall Rack

American tiger maple wall rack with leather closures. Just 2 beautiful boards of tiger maple held together with the leather strips. The back has a round hook and a wire hanger for attaching to wall. Excellent condition and patina, late 1800s-early 1900s. Useful for having reading material handy. 12"l x 18"h

Price: $95.00

2023-Jan-10 05:43pm EST | Tags :

Cecil Aldin Framed Prints

A pair of comedic prints by Cecil Aldin and printed in England. Copyright-published by Richard Wyman & Co, LTD, London, England and framed more recently in New England. The antique look to the frames and the triple matting have been used to best set off the subjects in Aldin's prints. 15" x 13" framed: 8" x 6" prints

Price: $150.00 pair

2022-Dec-19 01:18pm EST | Tags :

Large Mochaware Mug

An early extraordinarily large and well designed mochaware mug in very good condition. (the tiniest hairline on the side of the rim, and a small fleabite on the bottom). The elegant off white color is set off with top and bottom blue stripes surrounding the blue band of like color checks. All this is held to the mouth with a curved and ridged handle. Measures 4"h x 4" in diameter (without handle)

Price: $145.00 SALE PRICE

2022-Dec-15 04:49pm EST | Tags :

SALE Stoneware Jug with Paper Label

A small stoneware jug with an interesting paper label...."BEEF IRON and WINE" is all that is written. The label is well attached, but through the years it has lost a bit of itself around the edges. The jug is very well designed and made with a shapely finger handle ending in a point. Excellent condition with just 2 tiny dimples on the top of the handle. Measures: 6 3/4"h x 3 1/2"diameter at bottom.

Price: $175.00. SALE PRICE

2022-Dec-15 12:47pm EST | Tags :

Folk Art Critter

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

Price: SALE PRICE: $95.00

2022-Nov-07 04:55pm EST | Tags : Fenced Critter Critter with Bared Teeth

Braided Runner

Vibrant wool five panel braided runner. Very good condition. Colors still alive and well on both sides. Measures 11' x 39".

Price: $575.00

2022-Nov-07 04:49pm EST | Tags : Wool Braided rug 5 color braided runner

Pyrography Box

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

Price: $95.00

2022-Oct-10 01:41pm EDT | Tags : late 1800s calling cards assorted fonts on early cards

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