Axtell Antiques

Richard Axtell | 1 River Street, Deposit, NY 13754 | 607-467-4444 | rsaxtell@msn.com

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Axtell Antiques was established in 1968 by Richard “Smitty” Axtell. Situated in a restored country inn on the banks of the Delaware River, the business, also known as The Rookery, features some of the best examples of early Americana with emphasis on scarcity, unusual form, and superlative, untouched condition. Museum quality baskets, stoneware, treenware, redware, folk art, iron hearth accessories, country furniture, textiles, art work, glassware and early lighting devices are on display. An adjunct to the Rookery is the Rookery Bookery, with hundreds of books, periodicals, catalogs and paper ephemera.


Wall Basket

A "Loom" basket which hung on a wall and was used to hold spools of yearn for a loom. It is made of oak splints and retains its original Windsor green paint. It is great condition. It measures 10" x 4" x 6". Ca. 1830.

Price: $ 495. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-27 10:49pm EST | Tags :

Butterfly Match Safe

An opalescent milk glass butterfly hanging match safe. It features a striker on its right side. Measures 3 1/2" x 3" x 1".

Price: $ 100 Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-27 10:47pm EST | Tags :

Bellows

An 18th century hump back bellows with original red paint and stencil painted decorations. Measures 19".

Price: $ 75. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-27 10:46pm EST | Tags :

Cow Bell

A cow bell crafted from hand forged iron. It retains its original red paint. Measures 5" x 6".

Price: $ 40. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-27 10:45pm EST | Tags :

Cake Decoration Tips

A group of nine (9) tin design tips which were attached to pastry cones and used to decorate cakes. ca. 1830.

Price: $ 75. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-20 10:28pm EST | Tags :

Miniature Iron

A miniature figural swan iron. It was an actual working iron used to iron small articles of clothing. It measures 3". Ca. 1850.

Price: $ 75. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-20 10:15pm EST | Tags :

Lantern

A sterling silver Blackstar and Frost lantern frame. Lantern is 4" tall.

Price: $ 225. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-15 06:50am EST | Tags :

Miniature Shaker Basket

A Shaker miniature woven oak splint basket. The basket is a miniature covered feather gathering basket. It measures 1 1/2" diameter and 1" deep. Ca. 1880. Its condition is excellent and the craftmanship is incredible.

Price: $ 195. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-15 06:45am EST | Tags :

Irish Knot Basket.

A small intricately woven basket with the Celtic knot design. Retains its original paint. Diameter of basket is 3 1/2". It is 1 1/2" deep. Ca. 1850.

Price: $ 50. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-15 06:33am EST | Tags :

Pudding Stick

An 18th century maple pudding stick. 15 1/2".

Price: $ 125. Payment accepted: Check, money order, credit card.

2021-Feb-07 05:58pm EST | Tags :


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