Phillips and Durkin Antiques
Welcome to Phillips and Durkin Antiques. Kathy and I live in Monroeville PA, and exhibit our selection of antiques at the Laughlintown Antique Mall, in Laughlintown PA. Our selection of Americana includes Clocks, Folk Art, High Country, and Primatives. We offer the finest antiques that we can find and stand behind them 100%. Most of our pieces are shipped at no charge to our customers by Priority Mail. Some of the larger pieces may require a shipping charge, to be discussed with the customer at the time of sale. We accept payment by check, PayPal, and all major credit cards. We may be reached by email at PhillipsAndDurkinAntiques@gmail.com or by phone at 610-212-4253. If you have any questions, please call, or write and we will be happy to assist you. Please include the ITEM number with your questions.
Paint decorated wooden box. Decorated with flower and heart motifs. Probably Continental, in very nice condition with only light wear. Ca. mid-to-late-19th century. It measures 10.25” x 6” x 5”.
22-133. Dome top paint decorated trunk. Red floral and green foliage on a cream/yellow ground. Made of pine and poplar with dovetail construction. Missing the keeper,18”x8.75”x8.25”. 19th c.
22-140. Pencil and watercolor drawing of a horse. A naïve work, unsigned or dated, and found in New Hampshire. The drawing is mounted on (not glued down) on a piece of linen and mounted in a period frame measuring 15.75” x 12”. Ca. mid-19th century.
22-149. PA punched decorated goose neck coffee pot with a brass mushroom knob on the lid. It measures 12”h x 6.75” at the flared foot, and 10.25” from the handle to the tip of the spout. The punched design is three tulips in a pot on each side, with a repeating fish design below the tulips. This example has a wonderful original patina. With the exception of an old repair to the lid hinge, it is in very good condition. Ca. 1825.
Price: $ 975
22-204. Fraktur bookplate for Margherta Frey dated 1803. Colorful bird on wreath and heart design by an unknown artist. Ink and watercolor on laid paper. Colorful long tailed bird on elongated heart form wreath with sawtooth interior border & small heart text box in lower field Note on reverse states Margherta Frey was born Sept. 16, 1709. Framed in a contemporary frame 8.5” x 6.5”. Condition: minor paper loss, otherwise very good.
22-224. Pencil and watercolor drawing of a comical 19th century man on a donkey jumping over a colorful circus barrel. It is set in a period frame with period glass, measuring 8.75” x 6.75”. Done in the American Primitive School style. By Arthur W. Davis, Newport, NH, ca. 1880.
22-196. American coopered cask canteen in old (original?) blue paint. Small drum shaped canteen made of oak staves with softwood heads and two 0.75” iron hoops. Measures 6” x 7” h., ca. mid to late-19th century. In very good condition.
Price: 425 SOLD
22-230. Miniature slide lid candle box in original Robin’s Egg Blue paint. This little beauty measures just 5” l. x 2.37” h. x 2.37” wide tapering to 2.25” at the bottom. The construction is of an unidentified wood species, and tiny rectangular head nails. From PA and dating to ca. 1825.
21-269. Paint decorated 19th century dome top table box, with a wire bale handle, origin uncertain. Very good condition, with a dark blue ground, and white, yellow, red and green floral and foliage decorations all framed in yellow edge trimming. It measures approximately 11.25” x 7” x 7”.
22-028. Civil War era wooden coopered canteen, probably from a Conestoga Wagon. Made of oak with a “Bull’s eye” painted on the heads. The pale blue color is the same as used on the Conestoga Wagons. Constructed with metal straps, and a swing chain, with rivet mounted scroll feet, and filling and pouring spouts. 10” x 4.5”. Overall good condition, attributed to a Conestoga Wagon.
Price: $600 On HOLD
22-098. Early colorized print titled “The Drummer Boy”. This lithograph is unsigned, and unattributed to a particular printer. The boy is in a ca. 1820’s outfit. It includes hand panted watercolor accents. 8.25” x 9.5”. In a period frame, ca. 1820’s. Very good condition.
21-085. Hand wrought iron spiral Courting candle stick with spiral candle adjusting cup, which works freely, and a chair / finger hook. Mounted on a turned walnut base. It stands 8.25” high. Ca. mid-18th century. $395
21-150 c, 22-129 a. Two pieces of early lighting. A good hand wrought Betty lamp, and a Betty lamp stand or tidy. The stand is made of turned cherry in an hour-glass form in original red surface, and measures approximately 3.5” h x 3” dia. It’s condition is very good, with an old burn mark on the top of the platform. It dates to the early 19th century. The hand wrought lamp measures approximately 4” x 3” x 4.5”, with a jamb spike and hook. Ca. l8th century, in good original condition with a partial date marked , ”175?..”.
22-206. Bell brass push-up candle stick with thread mounted base, stem with urn shaped socket base. Tubular stem with push rod. Not spun brass. Found in PA, ca. 1825. Condition: very good with old patina. .
Price: $150 SOLD
22-210. Rare 36-hole tin double handle candle mold. Unusually large capacity mold with wire braced rolled upper and lower pans, soldered tubular candle molds and mounted strap handles. Measures 8.25”x8.25”x11.75”. Found in PA, ca. mid-19th century. Condition: very good with mild age wear.
22-216. Pierced tin candle lantern. With candle cup tab fastened through the bottom of the case, smoke vent and large original loop handle. In very good condition with no holes or damage. Measuring 17.5” x 5.5” diameter. Ca. mid-19th century from New England.
22-229. Barn Lantern with 3 glass panels and 1 solid sliding panel which provides candle access. Crossed wire guards over glass panels. Glass is original or at least period. It measures 4.5” square x 14” h including the large loop handle. Ca. 1850. .
22-233. A large horse form cookie cutter. Constructed of tin and solder. In good condition with use wear. Measures 8.25” x 5.5”. Found in PA, ca. late 19th century.
22-232. A two-piece Maple Sugar mold forming a full-bodied hawk sitting on a tree stump. This unusual mold is hand carved in softwood and measures 5.25” x 3” x 1.5”. Two wood pegs hold and align the halves of the mold. Ca. late 19th century and possibly from PA.
22-221. Maple sugar mold with very unusual fish, shell, fruit, and floral-foliage designs. Made of walnut measuring 18.5” x 7.25”. In good condition with a wonderful patina. Ca. early to mid-19th century, from New England.
21-153. Wallpaper collar box. Round lidded millinery shop cardstock box. Rag painted exterior decoration. Interior with PA German newsprint. Bottom with construction paper lining. Outside of bottom with “Susannah” in pencil. 7.5” x 3.5”. PA ca. 1850-1860. Very good condition.
22-228. Two heart form cookie cutters. Constructed of tin and solder. One is a flat back measuring 3.5” long X 3.25” wide x 1” deep. The other has a strap handle, and measures 2.75” long x 2.25” wide x 1” deep. Both are in very good condition, ca. late 19th to early 20th century.
Price: $95 for the two
22-226. 12 primitive utensils and tools including a spice chopper, tobacco cutter, curling iron, cork screw, spoon, knives, forks, wick trimmer and wooden spoon.
22-186. Hardwood basin with lip measuring 17.5” x 13.5”. Found in PA, ca. mid-19th century. Very good condition with a hole in the handle for hanging.
A round paint decorated Bride’s Box. The box is made of spruce bands with a sawtooth notch and split stich bound bands, and wood pegs mounting the heads to the bands. The ground is painted dark blue, the lid is decorated with a bird in a wreath with the date 1823. It measures approximately 14” in diameter and 5.5” high. The condition is very good and it is likely Continental.
22-205. Lyre shaped brass warming stand mounted on tripod pad footed wrought iron base, with turned wood handle. Measures 10.75” x 6.5” x 6.5”. Found in PA, ca. late-18th to early-19th century. Very good condition, with splits in wood handle.
22-032. Utility tray made of soft wood with dovetail construction, and grain painted. It measures 12.25” x 8” x 4.25”. Found in Central PA and dating to the mid-19th century.
22-185. Trencher made of unidentified hardwood species. Found in Central PA, 23” x 12.5”, ca. mid-19th cent. Condition: use wear, great patina.
Price: 150 SOLD
22-189. PA single piece Lollipop Butter Print. Carved with a stylized tulip and foliate design. Initialed “J.A.” on the back. 8.75”x4.5”. Good condition with use wear, ca. early to mid-19th century.
Price: 750 SALE PENDING
22-184. Mangle with horse’s head handle. Probably continental. Measuring 24.5” long. Condition is good with use wear and some insect damage, ca. mid-19th century.
Price: 95 SOLD
20-124. A rare form cast iron coffee mill with ornate embossed octagonal base, hinged mill and hopper top with spring clip keeper. Mill with cast iron arm and walnut knob. The bottom is marked “A. Kenrick”. This stands for the Archibald Kenrick and Sons Co. The piece is 7.5”h and the base 5” in diameter. The condition is very good, with about 90% of the original black paint intact. Ca. mid-19th century.
22-079 PA watercolor fraktur book plate, early 19th century, in a period frame, sight size 5 3/8" x 3 1/2". [Provenance: The Estate of Peter Tillou.]
22-063 PA fraktur book plate marked “Elisa Smith 1850”. Pencil and watercolor of two birds holding a sash marked “ES Book” above tulips in a vase on a tray. Framed 7.5” x 9.75”, moderate foxing, ca. 1850.
21-075. Small framed PA fraktur. Hand colored with pin-pricked design around the heart and border. The fraktur measures approximately 4.25” x 3.25”., ca. early-19th century. Frame by Peter Deen. Mounted with archival material. Translation: “Sweetheart (little treasure) I promise to eternally stay true to you”.
22-082 PA watercolor, pencil & egg tempera fraktur. Multiple flowers & a heart design. Bright colors, unsigned and on lined paper dated 1870. Sight size 7.5” x 4.25”. A “School-Girl” piece.
22-225. Pencil and watercolor drawing of an old woman in a shoe. It is set in a period frame with period glass measuring 7” x 6.5”. American Primitive School by Arthur W. Davis, Newport, NH ca. 1880.
22-223. Pencil and watercolor drawing of a 19th century scene. Done in the American Primitive School style. Composed of a man dressed in blue, driving a sulky pulled by a single horse. In a period frame with period glass, measuring 9’75” x 6.75”. By Arthur W. Davis of Newport, NH, ca. 1880.
22-222. Pencil and watercolor drawing of a 19th century industrial scene. Done in the American Primitive School style. With several figures working at various machines. In a period frame with period glass. The frame measures 11.25” x 825”. The work is by Arthur W. Davis of Newport NH, ca. 1880.
22-197. Left facing Eagle with spread wings and flat back cookie cutter. Measuring 5” x 4.5”. Ca. Late 19th to early 20th century. .
22-040. Paint decorated hanging candle box marked “C. H. K. 1886” with wooden pin and nail construction. Faux marble sponge paint decoration. Lid with sailboat painted scene with sponged floral accents. Arch top hanger handle and single board back. The piece measures 17.5” x 9” x 3.25”. Ca. 1886, probably Continental. Condition: very good with minor paint loss and minor repair to lid.
22-112. Hanging candle box with sliding front panel. Carved side panels and a transcultural swastika cared into the back arch. This is a traditional symbol of good luck. A wrought iron hanging ring is at the top. This example is probably continental. I haven’t identified the species of wood used in its construction. It appears to be a combination of hard and soft woods. The surface is a very dark black/brown finish. It measures 13” x x5” x 3”, and 14” high including the iron ring. Ca. late-18th to early-19th century.
22-137. Pencil and watercolor of a young woman in a blue tinted dress with a black belt and checkered tie about her neck. It is marked “F.W. Fox 182?”. Mounted in a later walnut and parquetry decorated frame measuring 8” x 5.75”, sight size 6” x 3 75”.
Price: $ 525
22-165. Rare combination butter paddle / double print. It measures 11.25” x 5.25”. On the paddle side the print is in a pinwheel design. The back-side print is a geometric design of a circle within a circle with radiating lines. The prints are simply carved, in a naïve manner, and show the expected wear from use. It is from Central Pennsylvania and dates to ca. mid-19th century.
22-172. Rare Lollipop Butter Print is hand carved from walnut. The print itself is a delightfully naïve floral design. The whole piece has wonderful soft, hand-rubbed worn surface with a deep brown patina. It measures approximately 7” long x 3” diameter, 1” thick. The print is likely from PA and dates to the early 19th century.
22-181. Lehnware covered sugar bucket. Made by Joseph Long Lehn, (1798-1892), from Clay Township Lancaster Co. PA. It measures approximately 9” x 7” diameter. Made of painted vertical staves with iron band supports. Condition: fair, with wear from use and paint loss to the staves and iron bands. The lid retains it typical Lehn paint decoration. Ca. 1865.
22-182. NY Shaker band box. This is an oval, sugar maple bentwood box. It is constructed with tapered “finger lap” joints secured with copper pins and having a light varnish finish. It measures 10.5” x 7.5” x 4.5”. Ca. mid to late-19th century.
22-183. PA hanging salt / spice box made of cherry. Arched backboard with hanging eyelet, hinged slant lid and dovetailed case. The lidded upper compartment is divided in two, and is over a 4 compartment drawer, all resting on a molded base. It measures 12.5” h x 9” w x 8.5” deep. Ca. mid-19th century. Condition: very good, with only wear from use and a minor loss at the base.
22-191. PA oak side handle (lollipop form) butter print. This beautiful example has a carved pinwheel design with a light varnish finish. Approximately 6.25” long. Ca. mid-19th century. Condition: very good with light wear from use.
22-209. Rare right facing Eagle with outstretched wings. Flat back of tin & solder construction with one vent hole and folded edges. Measures 5.5” x 4.5”. Ca. late 19th century.
22-208. Christian Strenge attributed fraktur bookplate with bird and floral motif. This is a “signature” Christian Strenge design. The gold leaf frame measures 8.5” x 6”. Strenge was and ex-Hessian soldier who remained in PA after the Revolutionary war. He became a school teacher in Hempfield Township Lancaster Co PA. Ca. 1790-1800. The condition is a bit rough, but a very interesting survivor.
22-203. Fraktur bookplate in a floral design, belonging to the Amish Peachy family, and dated 1856. An ink and watercolor work on laid paper with multiple tulip stems and geometric single floral top, with the initials E. P. and B. B. 1856. A tag on the back is marked Eli Peachy or Peachy family. Framed, it measures 11.75” x 9.75”. Condition: good condition with minor staining and foxing.
22-202.Wrought Iron pan oil/fat lamp. Pan with raised sides with a rod through the center. Pans swivel and slide up and down the rod, and held in position by a dual spring. Base with 3 tool engraed legs, scroll feet and central punched and pierced rosette. Measures 22” h, pans 9” wide. Found in PA, PA German or German ca. 1700.
20-212. A small wrought iron rush lamp with a candle holder, on a tripod base. The lamp is 9” high and dates from the late-18th century to early 19th century. It was found on a farmstead in rural Ohio. In very good “as found”, unrestored condition with no breaks or repairs, and moderate pitting.
21-138. A PA punched tin candle lantern. This classic piece of early lighting is approximately 16” high including the large loop handle, and 5.5” in diameter. Complete with a small heat/smoke deflector under the loop handle and candle cup soldered to the bottom of the lantern. It dates from the early to middle of the 19th century. The condition is original, not restored or cleaned, as found without, breaks, holes or rusted areas.
Price: $450 SOLD
22-146. A double spout Cape Cod (Kyal) lamp with wire handle, standing 9.5” high, and dates to ca. 1825. This early-19th century fat lamp is in very good condition, there are not breaks or repairs and it hasn’t been cleaned. [Provenance: The Lawrence Cook Collection, illustrated on p.104 of “Early Lighting”].
22-171. Maple sugar mold in the form of a Witch’s Heart. It is carved from hard wood, likely oak, and measures 5.75” long x 3.5” wide x 1” thick. Constructed of two slices of wood which are nailed together. The floor of the mold is marked “M A”. It is from New England, likely New Hampshire, and dates to the mid-19th century. It has a beautiful deep, dark patina.
22-147. Beaver form Maple Sugar mold, 9.5”x5.75”. Appears to be made of maple or possibly fruitwood. Ca. late-19th to early-20th century. Found in New Hampshire, in very good condition.
Price: 125 SALE PENDING
18-143. Here is a very nice cast iron door stop. The form is that of a “Colonial hunter with his dog”. The piece is not marked for the Company or Foundry that produced it. It is in very good condition, with it’s original paint, and without any breaks, rust or repairs. The piece measures approximately 11.25” long x 11.5” high, and dates to somewhere between the 1930’s and 1950’s.
21-180. Pennsylvania fraktur pencil and watercolor drawing of a rooter on lined copybook paper. Signed on the drawing, “Sara T..uliaan Mantz” and dated “d. 17. Mary (May) 1886”. The image is a wonderfully naïve school-girl work with nice color. Condition: some damage on the sides, but not to the image area. Old frame measuring 8.75” x 7.25”.
22-139. Black tole decorated dome top document box. Hand painted and decorated in floral and foliage designs of cream, yellow, green, red, and the rare use of blue. The top also depicts a bird, probably a stylized peacock. The box measure 8” x 5” x 4.25”. Ca. 1820, from New England, possibly New York, and in very good condition.
22-160. Horse form flat back cookie cutter, measuring 4.25” x 4.75”. Tin and solder construction. The piece never had a handle. Ca. 19th century.
22-161. Boot form flat back cookie cutter, measuring 4.25” x 2.75”. Tin and solder construction, with a flat back. Ca. 19th century.
22-162. Duck form handle-back cookie cutter, measuring 4.5” x 3”. Tin and solder construction. The piece never had a handle. Ca. 19th century.
22-166. A leaf form cookie cutter of tin and solder construction. Handle on the back, and measuring approximately 4.25” x 3”, dating to the 19th century. [Provenance: for the Mark and Marjorie Allen Collection.]
22-167. A leaf form cookie cutter of tin and solder construction. Flat back, never having a handle, and measuring approximately 5.55” x 3.5”, dating to the 19th century. [Provenance: for the Mark and Marjorie Allen Collection.]
22-145. Half round butter print in a foliage and thistle design, with chip carved border. It has the original turned handle. Made of a softwood or possible fruit wood and measuring approximately 7”l x 3.75”w x 4.75”h. Ca. mid-19th century, it was found in New Hampshire, in good condition, with the expected wear from use.
22-053. A mid-19th century pastel and pencil portrait of a woman in a light blue dress. It is signed “HVH 1842”. The work is under period glass, in a period rosewood veneered frame. The portrait is in very good condition with only a few minor spots, and light toning. The sight size is 10.5” x 9”.
22-119 a, 22-119 b. A hand painted Prattware figure of a Milk Maid. English, likely from Yorkshire, ca. 1800. This lovely piece measures 5.75” h. The bright and typical Prattware colored piece is in very good condition with only minor wear.
22-127. PA paint decorated wall box with a tulip shaped back. Retains the original red ground with floral polychrome decorations. The box measures 8” x 6.5” x 4”. The piece is in very good original condition. Ca. 19th century. 395
Price: $ 395
22-131. A rare, square, lollipop form butter print. Made of maple with a square head,. and a nice, delicately carved sheath of wheat design, with a chip carved border. The handle has a carved chevron pattern. The butter print is 6.5” l, and the head 2.5” x 2.25”. Very good condition, ca. mid-19th century.
22-136. Horsehide covered carved horse mounted on a platform. Cream colored horsehide covered body with leather horse collar. Hide stitched over body. Make-do repair to the hide on the horse’s back. 14” x 11” x 4.25”. Ca. late 19th century, possibly German.
22-073. Noah’s Ark, flat bottomed type, measuring 19”x8”x5.5”. A very desirable size, not too large for display. This example comes complete with 5 carved human figures and over 60 carved animals. The Ark is in good condition with some wear from play. The hinged roof forms a storage compartment for the human figures and animals. The figures and animals are also in good condition. Some of the animals have slight damage, but most are undamaged. Ca. 1880.
22-094. N. England tole dome top document box. Rolled tin plated sheet metal & solder construction. Rolled hasp & wire loop handle. Original black lacquered paint base. Original hand painted designs with tri-colored rope twist on the front. All original, without any repairs. 9.5” x 5.5” x 6.5 Ca. 1825.
22-089. 24 tube candle mold on heavy mixed wood bench stand. It features a slide through dovetailed central brace. Dovetail mounted upper trough with 24 high quality pewter molds. The stand is in it’s original dark brown finish. It is in as-found, original condition. The stand has no visible damage beyond the expected wear. and the pewter molds are in very good condition, without any visible damage. The stand measures 20.25”x17.5”x7”. It is large and unusually heavy. Ca. early to mid-19th century. $1,875 (Includes Insured Shipping)
Price: JUST REDUCED: $1425 Plus Shipping
22-114. PA black tole painted straight spout tea/coffee pot. Floral decorations in shades of red, yellow, green, and black. The piece is in good to very good condition with all original surface. 9”h. Ca. 1830. [Provenance: Donald and Patricia Herr collection].
22-115. Sewer tile seated cat doorstop with praseodymium glazed inset eyes. Very good condition with just two very small fakes, otherwise no damage or repairs. 7.5” h. From Ohio, ca. 1880.
22-118. Historic black transfer cream ware jug with portraits of “Fayette The Nation’s Guest”, “In Commemoration of the Visit of Genl. LaFayette (sic) to the U.S. of America in the Year 1824”, and “Washington, His Country’s Father.” “First in War First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his fellow Citizens”. Under the spout is printed “Republicans are not Always Ungreatfull (sic)”. “Ric’d Hall & Son.” Very good condition , minor wear, no visible damage 5”h. Ca. 1824.
22-121. Cutlery tray made of fruit wood and in it’s original Robin’s egg light blue/green paint. 10.5” x 7.5” x 5.5”. Very good condition with expected use wear. Ca. 19th century.
22-132. Oak leaf form cookie cutter and the form for making the oak leaf cutter shape. It is very unusual / rare to find the form along with the cookie cutter. It measures 6.75" x 4.5". Ca. late 19th century. [Provenance: Mark and Marjorie Allen Collection]
22-125. Tin cookie cutter in the form of a bird. With a handle on the back, and measuring 6.25” l. The piece is in good condition with just the normal wear from use. Ca. late-19th century.
22-050 b. A watercolor and pencil portrait, in profile, of a young woman standing, and wearing a blue dress, while holding a small bouquet of flowers. It is dated in the lower right, “1850”. On the back of the painting the sitter is identified as “Jane Mosey, age 10”. It is in a period frame of approximately 7” x 8”. Sight size 4.25” x 3.25”. The work is in very good condition.
22-085 a. PA Tramp Art miniature chest, made of poplar, pine, and nail construction, having a lid, on brass hinges, and fitted till interior. The chest front in mahogany-luan plywood and trimmed in chip carved cut-out mounts and corner board trim. The front and sides with heart and diamond motifs. The lid with diamond motif. Lid interior with a metal tag of Lloyd L. Mentzer, presumed maker. About 18”x 10”.
22-095 a. PA redware slip decorated plate with 5 wavy lines; 4 short and 1 long. All are decorated with green speckles. 7.5” in dia. Very good condition with only 2 small rim flakes. Ca. 1880.
22-103 a. Black tole decorated dome top document box measuring 9” x 5.25” x 5.5”. The pattern appears to be related to the work of the North Shop of New York, ca. 1830. Decorated with rose and foliage motifs. There are a few small rust holes in the bottom, otherwise it is in very good condition with original surface and paint decoration. $475 box measuring 9” x 5.25” x 5.5”. The pattern appears to be related to the work of the North Shop of New York, ca. 1830. Decorated with rose and foliage motifs. There are a few small rust holes in the bottom, otherwise it is in very good condition with original surface and paint decoration.
21-105 a. A very scarce true pair of PA chalkware Poodle dogs. In addition, they are unusually tall at 7”. These are early examples, ca. 1830. The left facing figure has a hole between the back legs, which is from the original, and typically, early thin walls. Otherwise, the condition is very good.
22-107 a. A very attractive small watercolor portrait of a young girl with short blond hair, in a blue dress with just the hint of a white camisole. The image has an atmospheric background and is surrounded by a gold leaf frame which is set into a larger rosewood frame, measuring 10.25” x 9’75”. The sight size is 4.5” x 4.75” Ca. mid to late-19th century. The painting is in very good original condition.
22-108 a. An unusual form of New England Native American hand carved scoop made of tiger maple. It was carved with 4 unusual ridges in the bowl of the scoop, and a rattail handle. It measures 11” x 5.5” x 4.25”. It has a wonderful patina and smooth surface. Ca. 18th century.
22-094. New England toleware dome top document box. Rolled tin plated sheet metal and solder construction. Rolled hasp and wire loop handle. Old black lacquered paint base. Hand painted designs, tri-color rope twist on the front. 9.5: x 5.5” x 6.5”. Original paint and surface without repairs. Ca. 1810-1850.
22-030. Rare ink on paper calligraphy image of a lion. The oversized growling lion is walking across an open area with palm type trees. There are extensive pen accents to the face of the lion and traditional scrolling pattern through it’s body. Signed Jacob Mell Jr. Richland, PA March 16, 1902. Done on non-bleached hand laid paper. 12.25 x 10.5” framed. Condition: very good.
21-062. PA red toleware spice canister. Floral motif with rare blue accents (flower’s stamens) on the lid with yellow trim and green swag decorations. 3” h x 3” dia. Ca. early-mid 19th century. Condition: some scratches and modest wear on the sides, otherwise very good with exceptionally nice floral decoration on the lid.
PA watercolor fraktur by Sarah E. Lapp. Primitive image of a bird in red and purple with foliage. Following her aunt, Barbara Ebersol, of a bird on a stem. Signed “Sarah E. Lapp”. In a period frame, 8” x 10”. Ca. 1890. $595
Watercolor silhouette of a young girl in a black dress with a white collar and wearing a black hat with a plaid cloth band. It is set in a brass rim, 3.75” x 3”. This is set in a black wood frame 5.5” x 4.75”. Ca. mid to late-19th century, possibly from Scotland. $350
Price: 350. SALE PENDING
20-242 Red toleware tea caddy, oval shaped with a round cap. Original red ground with orange and red peach design on a dark red band with yellow accents. 3.25” x 2.5” x 5.25”. ca 1825. Condition: some paint loss to cap and upper rim. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
21-279. Folk Art Noah’s Ark. This unsigned work dates to ca. 1900 – 1925. Made of salvaged lumber with scalloped trim, and lift off roof. Gables are scroll-cut, with cathedral window, and large door. There are 13 pairs of animals, a dove and Noah and his wife. The Ark, and all the figures are hand made and painted. The Ark measures 17.5” l x 7.5” w x 10.5” h. Minor paint wear, overall very good condition.
22-047 a. Paint decorated cutlery box. Canted sides with nail construction. Original blue/gray paint with cream-colored designs. Western PA, mid-19th century. 7.5” x 14.75” x 9.25”.
21-174 b & 21-174 d. Black toleware candle snuffer tray, and hand wrought candle snuffer. The tray ha an asphaltum surface with hand painted flowers in red, green and gold, and measures 9” x 4”. Very good original condition. Hand wrought snuffer is also in very good condition, and is 7” long. Found at a barn sale in New Hampshire. Ca. 1810. $125
22-029 a & 22-029 c. Portrait miniature of a young woman in a light pale blue dress and a large wide brim hat. Very attractive image. Mounted in an oval brass ring, 3” x 2.5”, and set in a burgundy field with a textured gold frame, all set in a deep black shadow box frame, 8.75” x 7.5”. Ca. mid-19th century.
22-055 a & 22-055 b. 19th century watercolor silhouette of a man dressed in a dark jacket and trousers seated on an upholstered chair, and holding eye glasses. Framed with sight size of 9.5” x 7.5”. ca mid-19th cent.
21-160. Fraktur. Pencil and watercolor drawing of a cherry branch with 3 cherries. Unsigned, but known to be from Henry Lapp, ca. 1870. [Provenance: Originally sold in 1979 in Ephrata, Lancaster Co. PA at the Cocalico Valley Historical Society Auction; collection sold in it’s entirety, and known to be from Henry Lapp. Ex. Susan Berman personal collection.] Provenance record of the sale recorded on the back of the piece. Framed, measuring 9.25” x 7”. Condition: ca. 1870, very good.
21-308. Pennsylvania German show towel on home spun linen. It measures 49” x 16.5”, with tabs and a flap at the top. The flap is marked “ELISABET ZUG”, followed by the “Alphabet” and the date “1823”. The towel is decorated in red and blue with stylized flowers and trees. The condition is good to very good, and dates to 1823.
21-284. PA walnut utility tray. Fine walnut and nail construction with sloped sides and ends, and a central divider with scroll-cut divider with heart shaped grip. Measures 13” x 8.5” x 3.5” h. ca. mid-19th century.
21-149 Here is a seldom found Dolphin Base cast iron pocket watch hutch. The octagonal base is surmounted by intertwined dolphins supporting a deep shell shaped compartment for holding and displaying a pocket watch. The piece retains approximately 90% of it's original black surface. It stands 9" high x 4.24" wide x 2.5" deep. ca. 1840-1860. (The watch is not included).
21-290. Factory made wheat sheath butter mold attributed to Freeman Mfg. Co. 3.75” dia. x 4” h. Ca. late 19th century, condition is good, see “Butter Prints & Molds” pg. 186. Cost $60. From Horst 11-20-21, Lot 268. 3.75” dia. x 4” h. Ca. late 19th century, condition is good, see “Butter Prints & Molds” pg. 186. $125
21-298. Fine turned and carved butter print with pomegranate and flower. Shop made from fruit wood with 2 bell shaped pomegranate berries on 5 leaf stem with small star shaped flower. Edge banded with deep fluted carved bands. 4” dia. missing handle but otherwise very good. Ca. 1850.
21-287. Early hand carved variegated compass star pattern butter print. Two part walnut handled print. Points of the star with narrow carved connectors and rim with chip carved banding. ound base mounted to carved peg handle. 3.25” dia. x 4.5 h. Ca. early 19th century. Condition: some dry-in cracks, and chips along the rim.
21-300. Fine home crafted single piece variegated compass star butter print. Turned from one piece of cherry wood with elongated egg-shaped grip. 3.5” dia. x 5” h. From PA ca. 1850. Very good condition.
21-147. Slide lid storage box made of softwood, and square head nail construction. The slide lid has a notched thumb slide. In old robin’s egg blue paint over a red ground. 15” x 9” x 8.25”. Mid-19th century, found in South-Central PA.
20-257. An 18th century 4 wick fat lamp. Made of wrought iron with hand wrought rivets. The hanging bracket decorated with hand struck designs. The 4.25” x 4.25” tray hangs 12.75”. Ca. 1750.
21-145. Pin prick and watercolor Taufschein (Baptismal record) fraktur dated 1830. Specifically, it is referred to as a Patenbrief (A prayer / blessing over a child at baptism”). Generally, a form used in Continental German culture, not necessarily in America German culture. It features mirror images of eagles and flowers in a period molded softwood frame. This Patenbrief was made for Katharina, no last name given, baptized in the “Envangelisch Lutherish Kirch”, with no location given. Probably continental. I listed it as probably Continental because these Frakturs were often produced some years after the actual baptism. Hence the place where the artist made them is not always apparent. Good strong colors. Appears to have it’s original glass and frame. Although not signed, this piece is stylistically related to Fraktur #21-173. It measures 11” x 9.5” overall. Good condition with minor foxing and toning.
21-173. Pin prick and watercolor Taufschein (Baptismal record) fraktur dated 1839. Specifically, it is referred to as a Patenbrief (A prayer / blessing over a child at baptism”.) Generally, a form used in Continental German culture, not necessarily in America German culture. It features mirror images of nonspecific birds (distelfinks), and flowers in a period molded softwood frame. This Patenbrief for Johann David Jund baptized in the Pfarrkirch in Niederbrown, in the German speaking region of the Alsace. I listed it as probably Continental because these Frakturs were often produced some years after the actual baptism. Hence the place where the artist made them is not always apparent. Good strong colors, with a translation attached to the back. Appears to have it’s original frame and glass. Although not signed, this piece is stylistically related to Fraktur #21-145. It measures10.25” x 8.5”. Good condition with minor foxing and toning.
21-203. A small painted dome top box, measuring 9”l x 4.25”w x 4.25”h. Light blue/gray ground with floral designs in red, blue, white, with mustard brush accents. Made of soft wood with a wire bail handle on the top, wire snipe hinges, and newspaper lined. The box is probably continental dating to ca. mid-19th century.
21-275. PA red toleware document box with wire bale handle. Measures 9.5” x 6.25” x 7.25”. Accented with gold and cream brush strokes. Retains about 85% original surface with scratches. Ca. 1850.
21-112 Bentwood oval Bride’s Box. Dark red-brown ground with some floral designs. Full figure of a woman on the lid. Dated 1781 on cloth strip on the inside. 17.75” x 10.5” x 6.5”. Minor damage to bottom edge, ca. late 18th century.
20-079 Large whetstone holder. Accented holder to mimic historic church “wine” pulpit. Semi-round to narrow tapered base. Carved stave form with upper banded, thumb-notch. Carved flower/button accents. Top braced with metal band, lower point with salvaged tin. Original red paint with wire belt hanger. PA ca. 1850. Approximately 11” l. Very good condition, with whetstone.
21-261A Turned and painted bowl retaining old blue surface. 12.75” x 3.5”. ca. mid to late-19th century. [Provenance estate of Dr. John A. Ferrara, Westfield NJ]
21-261 B Turned and painted bowl retaining old green/gray surface. 12” x 3”. ca. mid to late-19th century. [Provenance estate of Dr. John A. Ferrara, Westfield NJ]
21-247 PA hollow cast chalkware seated cat. Polychrome painted accents. 6” x 4.5” x 8.75”. Good condition, ca. late-19th century. $120
21-224. Early hanging salt box made of hardwood and wood peg construction in original old red surface. Wood peg hinges. Primitive cross-hatch and chip carved designs. 7” x 4.5” x 4”. Ca. early 19th century.
21-225. Early hanging pipe box made of a softwood with wood peg and square head mail construction in old dark brown paint. 13” x 4.5” x 5”. From New England, ca. 1800.
21-196a. Black toleware coffee pot with straight spout. Japanned ground. Paint decorated swag border around the top in yellow and black brush strokes. Both sides with red, yellow and black tri-floral designs encircled by yellow brush strokes. Top with bellow brush stroke floral design. 8.75” h. Japanned surface worn; polychrome paint decorations very good with only minor losses. All original. Ca. 1830, possibly New England.
21-215. PA watercolor fraktur with a religious message, which translates as: “A whole heart is in the Glory of the Lord.” Ca. mid-19th century.
21-186 Early 4 wick table fat lamp. Wrought iron and rivet construction. 16” h. Reported to be deaccessioned from the Deerfield CT museum. Ca. 18th century. Condition is rough surface consistent with age and use. An unusual form.
21-187. Wall mounted shaving shelf with mirror. Measures 21” x 9” x 3”. Made of chestnut and small square head nails with remnants of original green/gray paint. Decorated with two incised pinwheels, one at the top and one at the bottom of the piece. In good solid as found condition. Ca. mid-19th century.
21-188. Folk Art carved horse, made of hardwood (walnut?) with original painted or stained surface. Original leather bridal and ears and horsehair tail. Nicely detailed. Body, neck, and head made of one piece of wood, with mortised or peg attached legs. From PA, unsigned in the style of Peter Brubacher. Ca. late-19th century. 9.75” l x 9.5” h. A few small chips to the hooves, otherwise in very good condition.
21-158 Watercolor tempera fraktur of two squirrels. Attributed to Henry Lapp, ca. 1870-1875. Done on lined composition book paper in pencil and colored with watercolors. Below each figure is written the names of each, “Poney Blach” & “Dandy Jim”. In a grain painted 9” x 7” frame. Overall good condition.
21-166 PA black toleware apple or bread tray with a crystalized bottom. This is the best crystalized toleware piece of have that I've seen. Rolled sheet tin and solder construction with half moon handles on flared ends. A 1.25" white border with bright floral and vine design of vibrant red and yellow flower heads, and green frond accents with brush stroke accents at the handles. Crystalized bottom oval framed in gold paint.
21-171. PA ink and watercolor Fraktur including flowers and birds over a heart of 3 tulips. Colors are strong. In a bird’s eye maple frame measuring 10.25” x 14”. Ca 1840.
21-107 An early barn candle lantern that dates to the 18th century. These simple lighting devices were constructed of wood, sheet iron and glass. 6” x 6” square x 12” high x 19”h to the top of the wire loop handle. ca. 18th century. Condition: in good as found “in the barn” condition.
20-139 Early PA copper tea kettle. Signed “C. Hildebrand”. He worked in Huntington Township Westmorland County, Pennsylvania. Ca. 1825. Condition: very good condition, no breaks or repairs, dovetail construction.
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21-100 PA Moravian redware slip decorated bowl. Decorated in yellow, brown and green. 8.25” dia. 3.5” deep. Ca. 1830.
21-032A PA redware cylindrical covered jar, manganese decorated over a reddish-brown glaze. 9” h, 6” dia. ca. 1865. Condition: lid appears to be married, but a good color match, otherwise very good.
20-250 PA redware pitcher. Dark red glaze with splashes of manganese. 5.5” h. Ca. 1880. Condition: small flea bites on bottom, 2 or 3 missed glazing spots, otherwise very good.
19-064 Small, slightly bulbus shaped redware pitcher with a reddish-brown lead glaze. Marked on the bottom “Jugtown Ware”. 4” h, 3.5” dia. ca. 1925.
19-028 Small PA redware pitcher attributed to Henry Schonfield, ca. 1930. Mid-section band of impressed reverse brackets. The lead glaze is a reddish light brown. 5.25” h, 4.75” dia.
21-095 Covered with brown paper with blue swag and ribbon decoration. Top in solid dark blue. Top and bottom attached to lid and box by stiches. 8” x 2.5”. ca. 1840. Good to very good condition.
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21-093 A Small round, turned wooden jar with lid. Made of walnut and paint decorated. Dark brown ground with pink and blue flowers. Lid with round ball finial. 4.75” h including finial x 2.5” dia. ca. mid to late-19th century. No damage and very good condition. x
21-092 Round wooden pantry box with paint decorations on the top of a bird and foliage in red, yellow, green and white. Bottom of box decorated with yellow brush strokes and blue dots. Early 20th century. 6” dia. 3” h.
21-086 Pierced tin candle lantern. Candle holder inside, with smoke diffuser, and ring handle on the top, and hasp closure on the door. 15.5” h x 5.5” dia. ca. early to mid-19th century. Very good condition, no damage or repairs.
21-083 Spiral courting candle stick. Wrought Iron with a turned walnut base, finger holder and spiral candle adjuster. 8” h. ca. mid-18th century. Very good condition.
21-081 Red toleware bread basket. Paint decorated with foliage, floral and fruit designs in yellow, green, black, cream and tan. 13.75” x 7” at the center. PA, ca. mid-19th century. Excellent original condition.
21-079 Small black toleware tray. All original with hand painted florals in red and white. 11.75” x 8.85”. New England, ca. 1840.
21-078 PA black toleware coffee pot. Original black ground with floral, foliage and fruit designs in red, mustard and greens on both sides. Top with foliage in greens and yellow. Swag in mustard around the top. 8.75” x 6.85” dia. All original, PA ca. 1850.
21-069 Small oil on board of a barn reflecting in a pond. The gold painted frame appears to be original and measures 8” x 9.75”. Sight size is 5.75” x 3.75”. The painting is signed “AK” in the lower right. The painting was found in Connecticut and is in good condition. Ca. 1870.
21-074A Paint decorated PA pantry box with bail handle. Paint decorated with birds, flowers, foliage, and swags, in yellow, green, red, blue, and black. Powder post beetle damage to the interior bottom, not active. 9” x 5”. Ca. mid-19th century.
21-071 Small PA bentwood trinket box with finger lap and tack construction. Very good paint decorated double thistle design on the lid in red, green, yellow and white. 5.5” l x 4” w x 2” h. ca. early 19th century.
21-070 Black toleware canister with paint decoration of fruit in red, green, and copper toned decorations. A bit faded but all original. 5” h x 5.5” dia. ca. 1820. Attributed to the Filley family of CT.
20-240A Red toleware child’s cup with handle. Made of sheet metal. Paint decorated in yellow, and black accents on red the ground. 2” dia. x 1.75” h. Ca. 1830. Ex Brown-Trump Collection.
21-056 PA chalkware Rooster. Hollow cast with mustard ground, and red, and black accents. 7” h. ca mid-19th century. Condition: small chip to comb, otherwise very good.
20-233 PA chalkware Poodle dog with scratch accented mane and base. It retains original paint accents to ears, eyes, mane, lets and tail. 5.5” x 2.75” x 5.5”. ca. 1840. Condition: minor paint loss, otherwise very good.
20-086C PA chalkware cat with traces of paint on it’s face. 5” x 3.5” x 6.75”. ca. 1850. Condition: paint accents to eyes, ears, and mouth only, nice form and overall good condition.
21-066 PA redware jar in red-orange glaze with manganese spatter. Made by Willoughby Smith and marked on the bottom “W. Smith Womelsdorf”. 5.75” h. Ca. 1880. Condition: small flake on rim with slight wear to rim, very good glaze, and otherwise very good overall.
21-033D PA redware tomato form bank. Overpainted with white and greenish blossoms and foliage. 3.5” dia. ca. late 19th century. Condition: very good. PA redware tomato form bank.
21-033B PA redware apple form bank. Greenish-brown streaks over red ground. Ex the Donal Markey Collection. 3.5” dia. Ca. late-19th century. Condition: small 0.25” hole in the bottom, minor paint loss.
20-206 Folk Art carved fan tail Rooster. A soft wood carving with painted accents. Unsigned. 5: x 1.25” x 5.5”. ca. 1925.
20-023 Folk Art carving of a Pileated woodpecker done in a hardwood with a tufted cap, long beak and tail. Unpainted surface with incised compass ring eyes. Initialed on the bottom “H. A. 1900”. About 4” l. ca. 1900. Condition: good carving and undamaged.
19-166 Folk Art chip carved spread-wing eagle by Daniel Strawser. Eagle with wings spread, painted in reddish-brown, red, yellow, and black. Marked on the bottom “D. S. 82”. 10” h x 3.5” w x 5” l. ca. 1982. Condition: no damage, excellent original condition.
21-064B Folk Art carved Peasant Woman with a lamb. Carved form 1 piece of oak. Very good detail, lightly stained, and marked on the underside of the base “O.R. 1942”. Approximately 8” h. ca. 1942. Condition: nicely carved with good detail, very slight damage to woman’s nose, over all very good.
21-064A Folk Art carved Peasant Woman with a basket. Carved form 1 piece of oak. Very good detail, lightly stained, and marked on the underside of the base “O.R. 1942”. Approximately 8” h. ca. 1942. Condition: nicely carved with good detail, over all very good.
20-169 Folk Art carved Grouse, with undercut wings, incised feathers, paint decorated. Approximately 12” l. ca. 1980. $265
20-168 Folk Art carved shore bird decoy with turned head marked "Mulak". Good undercut wings and tail with incised feathers, paint decorated. Approximately 12” l. ca. 1980. Condition: very good carving with no damage.
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20-122B Small carved figure of the Chinese leader Mao Zadung, 1” x 4”. Dated 1945 on the underside of the base. Condition: nice carving, no damage.
20-122A J. C. Putman carving of a bust of Abraham Lincoln, 1” x 2”. Dated Dec. 8, 1941, on the underside of the base. Note that this is the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
21-049 PA hollow cast chalkware spaniel dog in a sitting position, and facing right. 10” h. ca. 1875. Condition: repair to right paw.
21-010 5 late 18th century wrought iron door latches. The larger 2 are approximately 8.25” and 7.75” long each. The 3 smaller ones are each approximately 5.5” long. They are all in good condition without any breaks or repairs.
20-258 Wrought iron double cruise (Phoebe) lamp with hand tooled designs on hanging bracket with twisted hanging spike / hook. 4.25” x 2”. Ca. mid to late 18th century. Condition: good with no damage.
19-069 Early wrought iron Sticking Tommy candle stick, with spike on one side, hook on the other side, and mounted on a square slightly flared base. Notched candle riser on the side. 6.6” h., base 5.5” square. Ca. late 18th – early 19th century.
21-059 Miniature painted oval bentwood trinket box. Lapped finger joints with iron tack construction. Chrome orange ground with red, white, and green Rose decoration on lid, and black band trim. 4.5” l x 1.5” h x 3” w. ca. early 19th century. Condition: very good with minor loss and wear. $1,200.
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21-052 Miniature oval paint decorated bentwood band box. Salmon ground with blue and white stylized foliate decorations. Similar piece is pictured in “House of Derr” 2ed ed. Made by one of the Derr artisans and owned by Salome Derr. 1.6” h x 4.75” l x 2.75” w. ca. early 19th century. .
21-006 PA watercolor / pinprick Fractur painting. An eagle with spread wings and a banner outlined in pinpricks. Various painted designs and initials “L. S.”, as well as pinprick “L. S.” initials and date “1853”. Approximately 11” x 10”. Ca. 1853. Condition: minor soiling, otherwise very good. $950.
19-044 Hooked rug with 2 dogs, mountains, and a lake scene. Made of scrap wool hooked on burlap. Mounted for display 35" x 33". ca. 1920. Condition: lightly soiled, overall, very good.
20-269 Butter print in a sunflower and folate design. Made of walnut, 3.75” dia. ca 19th century. Condition: chip on back which does not affect design, otherwise very good.
20-262 Black toleware tea caddy. Original japanning with one large floral and folate design. 7.5” x 4.25”. ca 1850. Condition: original surface with very little paint loss, overall very good.
20-266 Paint decorated dome top Dresser Box. With wire hasp and snipe hinges. Polychrome and grain painted Dresser box with red and black stripe outlined area. Ca early to mid-19th century. 7.5” x 4.75” x 3.5”. Condition: minor paint loss, otherwise very good.
20-261 Pewter tea pot marked “Roswell Gleason”. Gleason worked in Dorchester Mass. Ca 1835. This is a Pigeon-breasted tea pot on footed base. An identical example is in the Dorchester Historical Society Collection. It measures 10” h x 10.75” from handle to spout. Original condition with a beautiful unpolished patina. Ca 1835. Condition: a small ding in the central girth of the pot and a repair to the front left foot, otherwise good original condition with appropriate wear.
20-230 PA toleware mug with japanned ground. Floral and folate decorations. 6” h. ca 1850. Condition: original paint with some wear and scratches. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-224 Poplar slide lid pencil or small candle box in old red wash. 7.75” l. ca mid-19th century. Condition: lid with crack. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-222 Rosewood footed canaster, either a tobacco or tea caddy. 7.75” h x 5.25” dia. ca late 19th to early 20th century. Condition: very good. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-221 Redware slip decorated plate unsigned, but attributed to Willoghby Smith, Berks Co. PA. 8.5” dia. ca 1860-1880. Condition: good with small edge chip. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-219 Very unusual Toleware dome top document box. Polychrome floral and folate decorations on a green and brown ground with yellow trim. Applied wriggle work trim. Box rest on bracket feet. 6.75”h x 9.5”w x 6.75”d. ca 1850. Condition: very little wear, very good to near mint condition.
20-001 Small round tin tip tray. "Thanksgiving Greeting. Compliments of C. D. Kenny & Co." Shows a young boy in knickers holding a turkey. Approximately 6” dia. ca. 1900. Condition: near mint condition.
20-184 Toleware apple tray in black lacquer ware with polychrome paint decorations. Floral stencil with hand painting. Square bottom with flared, arch top sides. 11.25” x 11.25” x 3”. Ca mid-19th century. Condition: surface alligatored with dry-in lines, otherwise very good condition.
19-234 Primitive softwood hanging grater box with drawer a porcelain knob. 16" x 8". ca. 1860. Condition: unpainted, wear appropriate to age.
20-150 Noah’s Ark with 8 cut out animal figures. The Ark is paint decorated in red, brown, and yellow. It is made of wood, with hinged roof, and in very nice condition with very good paint retention. 12.75” x 6.25” x 3.5”. Ca. 1900. Condition: slight wear, one animal with slight damage to one side, over all very good.
20-038 Wooden carved and paint decorated Lion, unsigned, in the style of William Schimmel. About 4” l. ca 1920. Condition: very good.
20-024 Folk Art carved comic scene of a baby in diapers following a painted calico cat. Mounted on a scroll-cut base. 5.25” x 3.75”. ca. 1885. Condition: chip carved, paint good.
20-017 Folk Art carved jointed "Dancing Man". Unpainted softwood dancing man with nail jointed legs, arms and feet, wearing a short brim hat, suit coat, high collar and Holland type clogs. 4" x 1.75" x 16". ca. 1880 – 1900. Condition: Unpainted, comes with a contemporary stand.
20-015 Chip carved "Pow Wow" woman doll carved from walnut, in short length dress with hands crossed and resting on lower stomach, mounted on a wooden stand. 9.75”. ca. mid-19th cent. Condition: dark patina, wear consistent with age.
20-209 Carved Chickadee bird on a branch. Expertly carved bird with outstretched wings. Feather accents to wings, vibrant paint decoration with wire legs mounted on a Fruit tree branch. About 13” long. Ca. 1900. Condition: bird’s colors very good, bird and branch original, stand contemporary.
18-260 Folk Art carved dog. Dog standing on a plank with tail erect and ears up. In the style of John Reber with multiple sections carved and assembled with detailed carving and multiple paint layers. 11.25" x 8.5" x 3.5". ca. 1900. Condition: multiple paint layers.
20-084 Miniature watercolor portrait of a young man in a gilded frame. The back is marked in pencil “Lancaster Pennsylvania”. Frame measures 6.25” x 7.75”. Condition: good, minor creasing line at the scalp. Ca mid-19th century. [Provenance: Jim and Nan Tshudy Collection].
ITEM 19-213 PA chalkware seated Spaniel Dog. Right facing, paint accented with flowing hair. 7.75” x 5.75” x 4”. ca. 1850. Condition: surface soiled, otherwise good condition.
ITEM 20-006 Hanging spoon rack with lift lid pocket. Tombstone arch top backboard, nailed lower till with sloped lift lid on a dowel pin. Jack plane marks on back. Measures 11.75” x 22.25”. ca late 19th century. Condition: old surface oxidation and some soiling.
ITEM 20-007 Large turned burl wood dough / butter bowl. Made from a maple burl with a wide finger grip rim. Bowl measures 17.25” x 16.5” x 5” high. ca 1860. Condition: interior has knife / chopping marks, bottom of bowl shows bird’s eye burl imperfections.
ITEM 20-186 Wallpaper covered trinket box, with domed top and wire hinges. The box has a small chest lock and hasp latch. The wallpaper is a marbleized mix of green, yellow and red. A small brass embossed button is on the lid. The box measures 7.75” x 4.5” x 3.5”. ca. early to mid-19th century. Condition: wire hinges replace fabric hinge, minor paper damage to wallpaper cover.
ITEM 20-205 Polychrome paint decorated Pantry box. Black base with an eagle holding an olive branch with spread wings. Painted tulip banding. 7.75” x 3.5”. Condition: box ca. 1880, paint decoration ca. 1900-1920.
ITEM 20-155 Here is an early Pennsylvania domed top candle box with matching curved front and back panels. Hand painted floral designs on the front and lid, with accompanying initials “L B” on the lid. The box is made of poplar and from PA. It measures 10” x 5.5” x 6”. Condition: split on hinge line in top, wire hinge repaired, otherwise good. ca. late 18th to early 19th century.
20-130 PA redware still bank in the form of a jug. Unglazed in very good condition, 4.5" high. ca. 1875.
20-093 PA redware food mold in the form of a fish. It measures 17.5" long, in very good condition. ca. 1880.
20-067 PA redware plate with 4 lines of yellow slip decoration. Minor glaze loses and chips consistent with age. ca. 1850.
20-161 This is a hard to find wooden trout weathervane. It comes from Cape Elizabeth Maine and dates from the late 19th century. It is mounted on the original roof mounting. These are weathered pieces with remints of the old paint. The fish is 30" x 7.5" with a total height of 14".
20-199 Very unusual sheet metal Dove weathervane with directional indicators. From the top of the wood block base to the top of the bird's head is 25.25", from beak to tail measures 12.25". The weathervane is from the Ephrata area of Lancaster Co. PA and dates to ca. 1880. This piece is quite rusted and in as-found condition. It's still a very unusual form.
20-133 Indian figure weathervane made of sheet metal reinforced with wrought iron. Figure is wearing a headdress , carrying a ladder in one hand and twisted wire arrows in the other hand. Mounted on a wood plank base. Figure is 10" x 22". Similar to one by Derr, likely by a local competitor, ca. mid 19th century.
Price: 875 SOLD
19-220 Sheet metal Stag weathervane with wire bracing and encased base on original rod. Mounted on an old bed balustrade turning, mounted on a piece of salvaged barn wood base. Complete with 4 bullet holes. Measures 16" x 18" and an overall height of 38.5". Ca. 1900.
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