Lynne Nelson Antiques

Lynne Nelson | 159 Mary Catherine Dr., Lancaster, MA | 978.706.1321 |

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.


Wonderful 7 1/4" x 4 1/2" painted slide box dated 1854. This is the original bittersweet paint. It is constructed of square head nails. Please email me for shipping cost.

Price: $260

2018-Apr-06 04:27pm EDT | Tags :

Signed & Dated Hayden Spun Brass Pail

This beautiful Hayden spun brass pail is dated Dec. 16, 1881., Waterbury, Ct. It is 7" tall and it has a 10 1/4" top diameter. This pail is in excellent used condition. I cannot see any dents. The handle is iron. I accept checks or money orders. I will quote you a shipping fee upon request.

Price: $95 plus shipping

2018-Apr-06 04:15pm EDT | Tags :


This 13 1/4 inch tall candle sconce is a bit over 3 inches wide with a nice punched diamond design down the center. The top is crimped. There are no cleats. This is a nice used candle sconce which is hard to find with the nice punch design. Please email me with any questions.

Price: $250

2018-Mar-18 01:30pm EDT | Tags :


Here is a nice early wrought iron marrow spoon. It measures 5 inches in length and 2 inches at the widest point on the spoon.

Price: $45 includes shipping

2018-Feb-22 03:02pm EST | Tags :


This early pantry box is in its original sage green paint with paint wear throughout. This thick wooden box is 10 1/4 inches in diameter and 5 1/2 inches tall. It is in very good used condition with a nice tight seam. Please email me if you would like more photos or shipping costs.

Price: $195

2018-Feb-14 09:32am EST | Tags :


This 19th century foot warmer is in the original green paint. It has the original insert inside which held the embers or coal. It is in good condition with normal paint loss but no breaks, The door works as it was designed to. It has a wire carrying handle on the top. It measures 9 inches wide, 7 1/2 in. front to back and it is 5 1/2" high.

Price: $110

2017-Nov-14 06:30pm EST | Tags :

19th century Tin Traveling Oil Lantern

This tin traveling lantern is similar to the famous 19th century Stevens Traveling Lantern. The top of the lantern folds back to revel the cup like base with a handle. This base has the adjustable wick and area to fill with oil. The front of the top slides up to allow the light to be adjusted. It is 7 inches tall a d 2 1/2 inches from front to back. It is in good used condition,

Price: $50 plus shipping

2017-Oct-30 08:32pm EDT | Tags :

18th C Dutch Crown Pot Hanger Meat Hanger

This iron crown with several hooks for hanging birds or as used today hanging pots measures 13 1/2 inches in diameter and is 12 inches tall which includes the hanger at the top. It has 4 hooks which are fixed, one on each vertical band and 4 double hooks which fit around the bottom of the crown and are movable. It has a little surface rust but not noticeable. This is a nice 18th century piece which is quite difficult to find. This was purchased at auction.

Price: SOLD

2017-Oct-21 12:16pm EDT | Tags :


This is a beautiful example of a tinned sconce which hung on the wall in the 18th century home to support candles and reflect their light circa 1780. This sconce has a beautiful crimped rounded top and a punched shield design just under the hanging hole in the center of the line embossed back piece. The candle socket is cleated through the bottom of the sconce. It measures 14 inches in height and 4 1/2 inches wide. Please email me at if you have any questions or would like more photos. I accept personal check, money order, and Paypal. Shipping is exact cost of postage.

Price: $350

2017-Sep-18 02:48pm EDT | Tags :

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