Nancy E Perna Antiques
I have been collecting antiques for 35 years. Living in Pennsylvania all my life I was exposed to wonderful things, and my collection has grown over the years. Several years ago I started selling antiques part-time. I participated in about 3 or 4 shows a year and had space in 2 antique shops in Lancaster County, PA. I took a break from selling for several years, and now I've decided to open an on-line shop at Dig Antiques. My interests include things from early childhood, folk art, americana, early smalls, etc. I accept checks or PayPal. PA residents add 6% sales tax. I charge shipping unless otherwise stated. I try to give a detailed description and condition on each item. If you need more pictures or have any questions you can call or e-mail me. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return the item within 3 days for a full refund minus shipping and insurance. Be sure to check all 3 photos on each item listed!
This tiny pantry box is only 2 1/8" x 1 1/8" tall. It has 2 opposing fingers and tiny nails. It retains the original green paint with light wear. It would be perfect on the top of a stack of small pantries!
This all-original bittersweet painted slide-lid spice box was made in the early 19th century. It has dovetailed construction. The inside has wooden dividers to separate the contents. It is 12 1/4" x 8" x 3 3/8" high. The condition is excellent with a separation crack on the bottom from wood shrinkage.
Here is a 19th century silhouette of a gentleman with a ponytail. It has a beautiful gilt frame and has been preserved under UV glass and de-acidified and thymol treated. It measures 6'' x 5" including the frame.
This is a 19th century doll- size Empire chest in original swirl paint decoration. It has its original knobs and tiny square nail construction. It is 10 5/8" high x 9 1/4" wide x 5" deep.
This early out-of-round yellow wooden bowl is 10 1/8” x 9 1/8” x 2 1/8” high. It retains the old original butterscotch yellow milk paint. It has very nice turnings and a slightly raised bottom with a nice turned border. The condition is excellent.
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This great little folk art rag doll is 9 1/2" tall, including the hat. She has a stitched mouth and eyes and a sculpted nose. All the clothes are hand stitched and sewn onto the doll. Her wig is also stitched on. There is a slip and pantaloons under her skirt. She is hard stuffed.
This American folky sampler is stitched on linen and dated 1849 by Ann Brown. It has a house, letters, alphabet, bird, and dogs. It was placed in a nice gilt frame and has a cardboard back. It is 11" x 9".
Here is an unusual cotton batting goat candy container with glass eyes. It has a removable head. It measures 5 3/4" long and is 4 1/2" high. There is an old re-glue to one back leg.
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Here is a beautiful 19th century blue wooden bowl in original blue paint. It has a nice wide rim and a slightly raised base. It is out of round and measures 10" x 11" x 2 1/4" high. It has typical wear with age. No cracks.
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One of these items is a tiny skill toy of two cats and a silver mouse which you move around and try to get it into the mousetrap. The other tim item is a miniature soap dish with a black boy in the center. Both pieces are very unusual. The cat toy is $50 Free Shipping. Soap dish was sold.
Price: $50 for toy. Soap dish Sold
This little Hess penny toy train is marked 100, J.L.H. The engine is 4" long and each car is 2 1/4" long. It is in excellent condition.
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Here is an 18th Century iron candle snuffer with original early nail hinge. It is 6 inches long and in all original condition.
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Here is an early painted wooden shoe pincushion with heel. It has some gold decoration representing the buttons and clasps. It's in very good condition.
Here is a small box (4 3/4" x 3 1/4") containing a tiny wax baby lying on a beautiful voile bed trimmed in gold Dresden and tiny roses. Inside the envelope, which is attached to the back, is a German manuscript with the baby's name, dated 1895.
Here is a felt covered pull-toy dapple gray horse on a red wheeled platform. It has glass eyes, a rabbit fur mane, and leather and dresden trim. The bottom is marked "Germany" as shown on the last photo. It measures 11" long and 10 1/4" high. It is in excellent condition.
This Shaker box is late 18th early 19th century. It has early rosehead nails and square tacks. There are 3 fingers and a nice patina on it. It measures 8 3/4" x 6 1/4" x 3 3/4" high. The condition is excellent with only a slight separation where the bottom nail is.
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This early (circa1900-1920) jack-in-box is made of wood, covered with lithographed paper of various toys. The clown is is excellent condition and the box is very good with a few faint stains on the back. There is a piece of tape on the underside of the lid to keep the lid from further tearing. It is probably German in origin. 4 1/2" tall x 4 1/4" wide.
This early Greiner or paper mache doll dress is very finely hand-stitched. It would fit a large doll or small child. It is 19" long, 10" across waist, and 11" from sleeve to sleeve across the shoulder. It has a row of fabric-covered buttons down the back. The dress is made of cotton and has a brown print on a cream ground. There is some fading, especially on the top front. There are a few tiny holes in the back on the skirt which are barely noticeable with the pleats. The dress is in very good, sturdy condition.
This doll skirt and top is made of a silk brocade fabric with accordian pleats and trimmed with red and green flowers with blue accents. It also includes an apron which is also pleated. This set would fit a small doll about 10-12 inches tall. The skirt is 6 1/2" long. The waist is 3" across the front. The top is 3 1/2" long, 2 1/2" across the shoulders. Both the top and skirt are lined.
This cotton toile print doll dress is all hand-stitched with 3 red buttons in front and lace around the sleeves and neck. It is 14 1/2" long, 5" shoulder to shoulder, and 7" across the front of waist. There are a few areas on dress which are a little darkened and an area on the bodice that is a little faded. Otherwise, the dress is in good condition.
This brushed cobalt crock lid is 8 3/4" in diameter. It is in excellent condition with only 2 minor chips to the underside rim on back. It is very unusual to find a lid in such good condition!
Here is a nice early splint egg basket in early red paint. I don’t believe the paint is as old as the basket, but it is early. The basket measures about 9 1/2” long and 7” wide and 8” tall, including the handle. There are a few minor breaks which don’t detract from the beauty of the basket.
This very graphic, colorful sand pail is 8 inches tall to top of pail and 12 inches to top of handle. It is 8 inches in diameter at the top. The characters include Mickey Mouse, Felix, a frog, bird, boats, an ark and an airplane. It is marked TC Made in USA. The condition is excellent! The shadow on the photo makes it look like it is dented, but it is not.
This Merrythought bear was made in England between 1920 - 1930. He is 16" tall and has the original label on his foot. He is swivel jointed at the head, arms, and legs. He shows typical wear and his squeaker doesn't work.
This little pantry box is only 2 3/4" in diameter. It is filled with 4 strawberries. Three of them are emeries and the smallest is a pin cushion. There is no lid to the box. You can see the items better on the three pictures.
Miniature German cloth horse with great detail. Glass eyes. 3" long, 3" tall. Excellent condition.
Child’s “Punch” tea set by Charles Allerton & Sons England circa 1890. There are 17 pieces- a teapot, cream and sugar, waste bowl, 4 cups and saucers, and 4 plates. One cup and creamer have a faint hairline. Otherwise, excellent condition.
Carved wooden folk art horse in dapple gray paint. There is a small piece of one foot missing which doesn't affect his stance. Horse is 10 1/2" tall and 12" long.
Price: Sale $145
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