Connecticut Yankee Antiques

Donna Downes | 2371 Berkley Ave., Berkley, MI 48072 | 248-548-2873 |

I have been in the antiques business since 1982, am originally from Connecticut and now living in Michigan. My first love is Americana and country smalls and sell at Midwest shows and sometimes on ebay under ID ctyankee6. I travel to New England twice a year for choice antiques. I want you to be pleased with your purchase so additional photos of items upon request (prices below do not include shipping) I ship Priority Mail insured (USA sales only). I do offer returns within 3 days of receipt. Please email me first. I do not refund shipping costs. Michigan residents add 6% sales tax, or provide MI tax number. I accept checks (must hold until clear), money orders or Paypal (preferred). All offers considered. Thank you for visiting!! Look for new items at noon EST each day.

1800's H.B. Hagerman Attorney at Law Tin Sign

Found in Connecticut! Tin sign for the law offices of H.B. Hagerman. Black background with Gold lettering. It measures 17-1/8" x 9-1/4". Some rust spots on back, normal paint wear on front. Great look! Free Shipping

Price: 145.00 Sale $100

2019-Jun-20 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Daguerreotype of Brother & Sister

This little dag shows a rather grumpy brother and his little Sister encased in a copper/brass surround and set in an embossed gutter percha frame. Condition is excellent with one tiny chip on one corner. 2-1/2" x 3" closed.

Price: 45.00 Free Shipping

2019-Jun-19 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Two Little David Smith Turtlecreek Redware Plates

These two little plates have their original price tags of $18 each. They measure 4" and 4-1/4" diameters. Made by David T. Smith of Ohio.

Price: $28.00

2019-Jun-18 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

American Tin Toy Horse On Platform With Rider

From my own collection I am pleased to offer an 1870's tin toy. Probably Hull & Stafford. The rider sits upon a crimped saddle (rare). All original including the iron wheels. Paint loss as you would expect after 150 years of play. 7" long x 5-1/4" tall.

Price: $195.00

2019-Jun-18 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Large Butter Print / Stamp

Patina galore! 4-1/4" diameter and NO cracks or hairlines. Free Shipping

Price: 35.00 ON HOLD

2019-Jun-17 12:00pm EDT | Tags :


2019-Jun-17 11:02am EDT | Tags :

1800's Paint Decorated Sled Top

Wired and ready to hang. Original paint decoration and named "Rattler". 19-3/4" x 8-1/4" Sorry for flash glare.

Price: $58.00

2019-Jun-16 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

C. Late 1700's Doll Cradle / Rosehead & Sq. Nails

This little cradle is super early with the BEST prim surface and no damage. It measures 16" long x 10" wide (rocker tip to tip) x 5-3/4" tall. You will love this!

Price: $85.00

2019-Jun-15 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Late 1700's Betty Lamp / Cruise Oil Lighting

This early piece of iron lighting comes from a private collection and is complete and in excellent condition for its age.

Price: $75.00

2019-Jun-14 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Two Iron Hogscraper Candlesticks

Priced separately. Both hogscraper candlesticks have their original chair hangers and lift tabs which work. 6" and 7-1/2" tall. $45 each or $85 for both.

Price: Sale Pending on both!

2019-Jun-13 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Tabletop Ratchet Candle Stand

This piece is vintage, probably from the 40's or 50's. It has tin candle holders and nicely turned center post. It is adjustable and has LOTS of great candle drippings. Measures 8" wide x 13-1/2" tall including candles.

Price: $45.00

2019-Jun-12 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Pine Dough Trencher

Offering a shallow dough trencher measuring 18" x 12" x 3-/12" tall. Circa 1850-70. It is pine with great wear. No cracks.

Price: 85.00 Sale $65

2019-Jun-10 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Early Wooden Natural Surface Peg Rack

Found in MA. This early peg rack is 35-3/4" long, mortised with original nutmeg color. It is not cut down but original length. Two counter-sunk holes for hanging.

Price: SOLD!

2019-Jun-08 01:20pm EDT | Tags :

Huge Footed Maple Dough Bowl

This huge bowl is delightfully out-of-round, 17" x 16" diameter x 5" tall. It has a deep 1-1/2" rim and thick "foot" on the bottom. No cracks or hairlines. One rough surface line on the bottom inside that is from use.

Price: $110.00

2019-Jun-04 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Large Natural Surface Pantry Box with Handle

Found in CT. This early pantry box measures 11" diameter x 6-1/4" tall. It has its original natural surface, iron nails and bail handle. Chewed a bit around side nails (see photos) but still a great example.

Price: $95.00

2019-Jun-03 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

C. 1780-1820 Iron Peel w/Ram's Head Finial

Found in MA. This iron peel is blacksmith-made and has the best ram's head designed finial. Measures 31-1/2" long.

Price: $48.00

2019-Jun-02 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Little Glass & Tin Christmas Candle Lantern

This little lantern measures only 2-7/8" tall. It has its original glass panels tinted in different colors (never wash these, the color is only applied). Candle holder is cleated through. Adorable!

Price: $58.00

2019-Jun-02 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Early Dough Trencher

Found in Connecticut! This trencher has a deep dark color and plane ridges on the bottom sides. It measures 18-1/4" x 11" x 3-3/4" tall. One tight hairline on one side. Awesome chop marks inside.

Price: 135.00 SALE $100

2019-May-27 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Unbound Flame Stitch Embroidery Piece

Found in MA! This "sampler" would be considered unfinished I suppose. It is nicely sewn with yarn in a flame stitch zig zag pattern. The sides and ends are raw, probably intended to be folded over. 26" x 2".

Price: Sale $25 Free Shipping

2019-May-27 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Early Soapstone Inkwell

Found in Connecticut! Measures 1-7/8" square x 1-/14" tall. Holes for 4 quills and center hole for ink.

Price: $85.00

2019-May-26 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

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