14 E. King Antiques Design
Welcome to South Central Pennsylvania's newest online and "bricks and mortar" antiques venue. With over 30 years experience buying and selling in the antiques trade, we are here to carry on our tradition of bringing our customers high quality, authentic antique furniture, pottery, baskets, woodenware, folk art and Americana. Our loyal customers from our former Southern New Jersey shop have followed us to our new store here in Abbottstown, PA, which is a testimony to Tracy's eye and decorating expertise. Her designs have been featured in several publications including A Primitive Place and Country Sampler magazines. Please stop and see us in our new shop located behind our 1740's log and stone home and also continue to check out our latest offerings here on Dig. Our hours are Mon. Fri. Sat. 10:30-4:00. Other days by chance or appointment. We accept personal checks, major credit cards and Paypal. Please see more of our items items at http://www.rubylane.com/shop/14-e-king . All items are guaranteed authentic. Returns within one week will be refunded in full, less return shipping.
Here's a large watercolor on velvet farm scene by William "Bill" Rank (1921-2000) noted Pennsylvania folk artist. The painting was mounted by Rank in one of his red and black sponge painted custom frames. All original and in excellent condition, this painting measures 23 1/2" x 21 1/2".
Here is a circa 1890 reverse painted checkerboard in the original wooden frame with mother of pearl inlay. The mid-sized board measures 13 5/8" square x 7/16" thick and is in excellent, original condition. The glass is slightly wavy and is reverse painted in gold and burgundy. This is a beautiful board in great condition and is ready to hang. More photos on Rubylane.com
Price: sale pending
Here is a 9.5" original Steiff fully jointed mohair bear from the 1940's. He is in very good condition with one small hole in one of his pads. No button or tags. $225 Also a fully jointed 8" white bear, un-attributed. Mid- 20th C. EX cond. $125
Price: please see above
This 3 gallon ovoid stoneware jug with cobalt blue decoration was made in the Northeastern United States and dates to 1830-50. Excellent condition. 14" tall. Click on Rubylane for more photos and other stoneware.
Price: sale pending
This very sturdy primitive stool has 4 mortised-through legs and chip carving on the solid one board top. Dating from the early 1800's, the stool shows moderate distressing and lots of patina. I particularly like the way the legs are splayed and the way they stick up above the the top. Measurements are 15 1/2" wide x 7 3/4" deep x 13 1/4" tall. Put your feet up on this stool and your worries will melt away. More photos on Rubylane.com
This 19th C. heavy-duty stool has an unusual screw top seat. The base of the stool is made of oak and has mortised legs with mortise and tenon joints. It has the original dark varnish finish. The screw top is solid 2" thick poplar with a maple screw that is mortised through the top. There are small upholstery tacks on the underside indicating there was once a covering to the seat. Measurements are 23" tall as shown with a 12" diameter seat. This is an unusual, well-made form in original condition. circa 1860. More photos on Rubylane.com
This early carved spoon features carvings on the shaft of the handle which terminates in an effigy bird. Measuring 20" long and carved out of a hard walnut, the spoon exhibits lots of natural wear and a great patina. A great primitive for your treenware collection!
This large 2 gallon blue decorated stoneware pitcher is unsigned but was produced by the Remmey family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1860. As you can see, it is a beautiful pitcher with excellent contrasting of the blue and the gray. Remmey was particularly fond of pitchers and you can see it in his work here. The condition of the pitcher is excellent, with only a tiny shallow chip on the bottom and absolutely no repairs. There are several bumps on the pitcher that happened in the firing from impurities in the clay. Measuring 13" tall, this investment quality pitcher exemplifies the work of a 19th Century master potter.
This full-bodied copper rooster weathervane dates to around 1900. It has a folky form with pronounced comb and tail feathers and an old, weathered verdigris surface. Other than missing one wattle under his chin, the vane is in very good condition. Measurements are 24" tall x 24" wide x 6 1/2" deep. Professional stand included. Click Rubylane.com above for more photos and other items.
This miniature yellow ware keeler with Rockingham glaze dates to the second half of the 19th Century. It measures about 5 1/2" in diameter and 3 1/4" tall. It is a molded piece with banding to simulate an old wooden tub. It is in good condition with no repairs and two small chips under the bottom rim and a small chip on the top rim. There is also some crazing in the glaze on the interior. The glaze is predominantly brown over the yellow body but there are a few hints a green. This is a great little piece of pottery. Click above on Rubylane.com for more photos.
This huge 19th C. wooden bowl measures a slightly out-of-round 23 3/8" x 21 3/4" x 8 1/2" tall and weighs about 8 1/2 pounds. Turned out of a solid pine log, this impressive bowl retains its original dark varnish finish. There are two age cracks on opposite sides that have been stabilized with old make-do staple repairs on the exterior. The cracks are very tight and do not detract from the aesthetics of this massive bowl. This would make a wonderful centerpiece on your dining room table or sideboard!
This very large 19th C. trencher retains its original red paint on the bottom with old mustard paint on the edges of the interior. It measures 32" long x 15 1/4" deep x 5" tall. There is an old make-do inletted repair to a short crack on one end as shown. There are other minor age cracks but none of them, including the repair crack, are significant and do not detract from the look of this great piece. The bowl is beautifully formed from a single pine log and sits well with no wobble or warp. If you have been looking for a centerpiece for a large table, your search may have ended. Click above for more photos on Rubylane.
Price: 995/ offer
This semi-ovoid 4 gallon stoneware crock with blue decoration is attributed to Beaver County in Western Pennsylvania and was probably manufactured in the 1850's. Standing 18" tall and weighing in at 18.5 pounds, this large and beautiful jug is in excellent condition with only a few tiny flakes and some crazing in the glaze. This jug will require extra packing.
This 19th C. folkart cricket stool or miniature bench retains the original nutmeg- brown painted surface. It has an applied decoration on front and back and a keyhole bootjack on the sides. Measuring 9" x 5 1/2" x 5 1/4" tall, the little stool is in fine condition.
This beautiful 18th or 19th Century American ash burl bowl measures 15 3/4" in diameter and 5" tall. The bowl is in very good condition with one small filled crack on the top edge and a few imperfections that was inherent to the burl. It has a sticker on the bottom from the year 2000 that indicates it was sold at Garth's Auction as part of the George Samaha collection, a high-end furniture dealer from Ohio. This investment quality bowl has a nice dry surface.
This 19th C. masher is turned from a solid piece of tiger maple. It measures 10" long and exhibits signs of use and a tight age crack but is in overall good condition. Beautiful authentic grain.
This ovoid 3 gallon stoneware jar with blue slip-trail decoration dates to the first half of the 1800's. It is attributed to Smith & Day of Norwalk, Connecticut. The crock stands 12" tall and is in excellent condition with no repairs. It would make an excellent addition to any early stoneware collection.
This splint basket with a wonderful wrap on the top rim dates to the second half of the 19th Century. The basket is in excellent condition with no loss and a nice patina. Measuring 18' x 13" x 11.5" tall to the top of the handle, this well-preserved and beautifully made basket will make you the envy of any of your country loving friends. Provenance on request. Please visit our Rubylane site for more photos and lots more items.
Price: 250 /offer
This primitive 18th C. flax comb was carved from one piece of solid oak. It measures 18" long x 8 1/2" wide x 3/4" thick. There is a wrought iron hook for hanging and is in excellent condition.
Just for nice is this 19th C. miniature bucket with lid and bail handle and original paint decoration attributed to Joseph Lehn (1798-1892), Lancaster County Pennsylvania. The bucket has staved construction with 2 metal bands, a turned wooden lid and a wire and wood bail handle attached with copper tacks and washers. The paint is the original oxblood (dark red) with sage green decoration. Measuring only 3 3/4" tall x 5" wide at the top and tapering to 3 3/4" dia. at the bottom, this choice Pennsylvania folkart bucket is in excellent, investment quality condition.
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