Welcome to Holiday Happenings! This site will offer you primitives, Americana, Folk Art, and vintage holiday pieces. I have been a collector and dealer of primitives since 1994. I began to specialize in holiday collectibles in 1999. I have been a proud member of The Golden Glow of Christmas Past since 2009. Payment methods include personal check/money order (made payable to Cory Adams), and PayPal. Lay-a-way is offered for your convenience. Feel free to contact me (email or texting is the best method) with any questions. Additional pictures of items can be emailed to you upon request.
Offered is a miniature watercolor portrait of a gentleman. It does have a crease around the chest. The frame is constructed with square nails and has a dry black paint. The glass is old with a few air bubbles.
Large handmade strawberry pin cushion, stuffed with sawdust, mounted on glass base (which appears to be the bottom of a hurricane lamp), has 4 smaller strawberries hanging from the large strawberry, 9" tall, has a sticker on the base stating, "large strawberry with dangles c. 1880 farm near Kalona, Iowa."
Scrub box in attic surface, 10.5"×6.5", both round and square nail construction, great smooth surface.
Wooden shuttle, 6" in length, dated 1792 on one side and the other side has initials and hearts.
Wooden apple box, 4.25" tall, 8.75" across the top, canted sides, square nails, dry attic surface, sturdy construction.
Offered is a trio of stone strawberries. The 2 smaller ones are about 1.5" and the larger one is 2.5".
Price: $95 for the 3
Treen motor and pestle, dry black paint, had a make-do repair (metal strip on the outside that goes to the rim and partially inside and two large staples, has a tight crack that had been secured by the make-do, 6" tall without the pestle.
Wooden child's pail, 5.5" tall, 2 metal bands are intact, nice dry putty/gray color, still retains bail.
Blue striper stoneware crock, 3 blue bands, 8.25" tall, has a couple minor flakes off the inside rim, no cracks.
Offered is a treen lidded jar. It is 6.5" tall. Great condition with no cracks and in original attic surface.
Offered is a wooden mortar and pestle in dry red paint. It is in good condition with no cracks. The total piece measures approximately 11.5". Additional pics upon request.
Offered is a small paint decorated box. It is painted a dark mustard color with spots. The lock is missing and it is constructed with small T head square nails. It measures about 8.25"×4.5"×4.25". Additional pictures upon request.
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