Lynne Nelson Antiques
I have been buying and selling 18th and 19th century country antiques for approximately 35 years concentrating in early paint, iron, lighting, and items to be found in the early kitchen. For the past several years I have shown in the Nan Gurley antique shows.
This is a nice old witches hat candle snuffer. It is in very good condition with a little darkening on the inside from putting out the flame on a candle.
In as found condition, this beautiful miniature buttocks basket measures 4 1/2" as the inside length and is 4 inches tall. It is in used condition with a little wrap loss. One in an area around the edge and about w more near the handle. I can email more pictures. Shipping is included.
a nice early 18th C cleated tin candle sconces. These have a nice crimped edge and measure approx, 13 inches in length. These are in very good used condition.
Price: $ 375
This nice little red painted slide box is in very good used condition with four finger marks on the cover. The cover is nice and tight. It measures 1 1/2" high and nearly 3 inches in length. I accept checks, money order or paypal.
Here are a pair of small tin weighted candle holders with drip pan. The candle holders have an embossed decorated base which is weighted. The candle holders measure 3 1/2 inches tall with a 2 inch square base. It has a nice dark patina. The drip pans are not perfectly circular as you can see in the photos. These are however in great used condition. There is no rust. I accept checks, money orders and paypal.
Nice early 3 3/4" straw stuffed golden mohair bear with original ribbon around his neck. He looks like he has glass eyes and a button nose, His ear tips need stitching. He is in as found condition with "bear" wear in his fur and and a couple of dirty spots. I do not know who the maker is. Free Shipping
Here is a great early skewer holder with 6 skewers. The longest skewer is 14 inches and the shortest is 12 inches. The holder is hand wrought.
Here is a great lot of Shaker sewing implements. The largest is a Shaker sewing string spool, followed by a Shaker apple core spool (no awl), a Shaker apple core spool with awl that fits into the top of the spool and another ? tatting spool. hese are all in excellent condition and came out of a gentleman's private collection. Check or money order accepted or Paypal. Shipping via Priority mail.
Here is another nice 5 inch tall wool sheep. Made in Germany, this one has a red bow at the tail and a used wooly coat. One eye is a bit faded. This would be a nice addition to your collection.
Price: SALE PENDING
Nearly 5 inches in height and 5 inches long this German wooly sheep is in used condition, with expected wear. No chips.
Price: SALE PENDING
This is an early Betty Lamp with the metal channel to hold the wick and the lid which is hinged and opens to fill the well, It has a twisted long metal rod to hang the lamp. It is in very good condition. I accept check or Money order. Shipping is $7.00.
Here is another nicely framed hollow-cut silhouette of Henry L. Leonard signed by W. Banfor and dated 1826. It is written on this picture that it was taken at the time of his graduation at the University. I could not find any more about this man. The silhouette has more hair done with watercolor and the ruffle on his shirt is penciled in. There is a small stain on the bottom left corner. This looks like the original frame and glass. Please request more pictures if desired.
Here is a nice hornbeam mortar with pestle This mortar was carved out of a single log which was usually from the a hornbeam tree. This mortar measures 7 1/2" tall with a top diameter of 4 3/4 ". It has small stress cracks arond the bottom edge. It is in good used condition, The pestle is not original. Please email me with your zip code for shipping costs.
This awesome burl mortar measures 4 1/2" tall with a 4" top diameter. It has a beautiful rich brown burl surface. There is a crack on one side (see picture) which does not go to the bottom of the mortar. There is a very small chip which I think you can see in the picture. Shipping is $7.00
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