Connecticut Yankee Antiques

Donna Downes | 2371 Berkley Ave., Berkley, MI 48072 | 248-548-2873 | donnadownes@wowway.com

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.


SHAKER ENFIELD Treen Apple Core Spool Blue Paint

This little Shaker spool has great patina and OLD blue paint. 3-1/8" tall.

Price: Sale Pending!

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

AP Donaghho Parkersburg, WV Stoneware Canning Jar

This canner measures 10" tall. No cracks or hairlines. One old chip on underside of back rim (see second photo).

Price: $90.00

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

Large Thick-Walled PA Pantry Box Signed J. BURR

This pantry measures 10-1/2" diameter x 6-1/2" tall. It has an etched PA pinwheel design on the top and is embossed J. BURR on the bottom. Iron nails and wooden pegs. Great color and condition. Some minor "damage" on lower edge. More photos available.

Price: $135.00

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

C. 1800's Doll Chair in Original Paint Decoration

This little chair was found in Maine although it has all the design elements of a PA balloon back. All original with bittersweet-red paint and mustard piping and decoration. Little sausage-turned front legs (all 4 legs tight) and solid plant seat. 8-1/2" wide at widest point x 16-3/4" tall.

Price: $185.00

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

Tin Candle Lantern

Wonderful tin lantern with original glass shade held in place with spring-loaded sides and top. Includes early tallow candle. No damage and great early look!

Price: $75.00

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

Vintage Wooden Hour Glass

This maple hour glass has nice turnings, thin glass and no cracks or damage. Probably 50+ years old or more. 4-5/8" square x 9" tall. Great look!

Price: $65.00

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

Early Carved Maple Treen Spoon / Scoop

This piece of woodenware dates to the mid to late 1800's and was beautifully executed. Nice lines and a bit darker in color than photos show. Minimal problems, no chips.10" long.

Price: $45.00

2019-Apr-08 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Little English Brass Scale

Offering a small brass scale on walnut base. Probably for a jeweler or postal use. Three weights are marked. Excellent working condition, one tiny pin replaced.

Price: $45.00

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

12 Old Carved Clothes Pins

These carved clothes pins are different, being carved on both ends so they can be used either way. They measure 4".

Price: 22.00 Free Shipping

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

Glass Storage Jar / La Palina Cigars Since 1896

This general store jar would display cigars but now would make an excellent small apothecary/counter jar for just about anything. It is embossed all around with wording on the front and bottom. NO cracks, hairlines or chips. It measures 6" diameter x 7-1/2" tall.

Price: $25.00

2019-Mar-31 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Early Woodenware Lot

Offering 4 pieces of 1800's woodenware sold together. Tiger maple rolling pin, iron chopper signed "Butcher", farm hogscraper and a bleached pine worker/spoon with worn down edge from decades of stirring and mixing.

Price: 58.00 Sale price $45.00

2019-Mar-30 12:00pm EDT | Tags :

Wonderful Small "Poor Man's Burl" Bowl

When I picked this bowl up I was sure it was burl. Wonderful color and surface. But, it was marked "Mississippi Mud Bowl" and isn't wood. Great look, feel and size (6" diameter x 2-3/4" tall). Probably 40-50 years old.

Price: $65.00

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

Large Butter Print / Stamp

This early butter print has a wonderful detailed design of a sheath of wheat. It has a nice patina and NO cracks or hairlines. Measures 4-1/4" diameter.

Price: $58.00

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

Meissen Blue Onion Rolling Pin

This porcelain rolling pin is German and dates to the early 1900's. It is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. It measures 14-1/2" long.

Price: $45.00

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

Early Paint Decorated Flax Comb / Hetchel

This hatchel or flax comb is rough-hewn pine and measures 6-1/2" wide x 24-3/4" long x 4-1/2" deep. The spikes are firmly in place and sharp. The paint decoration is worn but still delightful.

Price: 50.00 Sale $40.00

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

Two Early 19th C. Iron Flesh/Cooking Forks

Offering two different iron long-handled cooking forks, priced separately. Both early. One is 16-3/4", one piece (gray iron) and the other 17-1/4" (blacker) formed of two pieces.

Price: $45 for the pair

2019-Mar-08 12:00pm EST | Tags :

Two Early Bottles / Amber Bitters and Green Gin

Offering two 1800's bottles. They are blown into molds. The green gin bottle is 10-3/4" tall. The bitters bottle has original cork and Dr. J. Hostetter's Stomach Bitters impressed on the side. No cracks on either bottle. On sale, $15 each or $25 for both.

Price: Sale $15.00 each

2019-Feb-04 12:00pm EST | Tags :


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