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.


American Carved Ash Burl Bowl / Carved / 1800's

This beautiful burl bowl is carved, not turned with original dry surface and lovely color. Request more photos because this is a treasure. One shallow stress crack on the bottom which does NOT go through to the inside. Slightly out of round at 9-1/4" x 9-3/4" diameter at the top x 4-1/2" diameter at the bottom x 3-1/2" tall. Patina smooth as silk.

Price: $445.00

2019-Jul-14 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: $65.00

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

Small Child's Garden Gathering Basket

This little basket is the traditional garden gathering form only smaller. It measures 9" x 8" x 6" tall. No damage, nice patina. Strawberry emeries not included.

Price: $35.00

2019-Jul-11 03:53pm EDT | Tags :

Small Grain Painted Tin Document Box

This little tin box measures 7" wide x 3-1/2" front to back x 4" tall. It is grain painted in umber and mustard. Handle, hinges and closure original and intact. Some paint wear but delightful condition.

Price: $58.00

2019-Jul-07 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: $75.00

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

Little Frame w/ Photograph of Brothers Dated 1899

This little frame is in excellent condition and contains a photograph of two brothers. Information on the back has their names, years of birth and the date 1899. 3-5/8" wide x 4-1/2". Free Shipping

Price: 45.00 Free Shipping

2019-Jul-02 01:57pm EDT | Tags :

Period Framed Silhouette Dated 1851

This little silhouette is in its original period frame. It sets upon a shield-shaped background that has the date 1851. Beneath the silhouette there is a thin banner that says, "IN HIS SECOND YEAR". I have not taken it out of the frame so hopefully there is a name on the back but no guarantees. Comes from a private Country collection here in Michigan. Frame measures 6" wide x 6-3/4".

Price: $195.00

2019-Jun-30 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: $35.00

2019-Jun-21 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 :

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 :

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 :

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 :


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