Phillips and Durkin Antiques

Paul Phillips | Laughlintown, PA | 610-212-4253 | paulphillips2@verizon.net

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 paulphillips2@verizon.net 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.


Coffee pot attributed to John Drinkhouser

21-039 Coffee pot attributed to John Drinkhouser of Easton PA, at work ca. 1830-1864. Made of unpainted rolled sheet tin with flared spout, flared foot and strap handle, conical lid and wood knob. 7” dia. x 10.5” x 9.75”. ca. 1855. Very good condition.

Price: $275 HOLD

2021-Apr-09 07:02pm EDT | Tags : Toleware

Small oil on board of a barn reflecting in a pond

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.

Price: $295

2021-Apr-09 06:22pm EDT | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

Paint decorated PA pantry box with bail handle

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.

Price: $795

2021-Apr-09 03:32pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

Small PA bentwood trinket box

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.

Price: $650

2021-Apr-09 03:29pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

Black toleware canister

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.

Price: $295

2021-Apr-09 03:25pm EDT | Tags : Toleware

Red toleware child’s cup with handle

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.

Price: $450

2021-Apr-09 03:19pm EDT | Tags : Toleware

Heart-in Hand cookie cutter

21-068 Heart-in Hand cookie cutter. Made of tin and solder. Measures 5.25” x 4.5”. Found in Ohio and dates to ca. late-19th to early-20 century. Condition: very good.

Price: $295 HOLD

2021-Apr-09 03:15pm EDT | Tags : Misc. Items

PA chalkware seated spaniel.

21-057 PA chalkware seated spaniel. Hollow cast, holding a basket in it’s mouth, and seated on a stepped graduated base. Polychrome mustard, red and black accents. 5.75” h. ca. mie-19th century. Condition: very good with wear.

Price: $850. SALE PENDING

2021-Mar-17 07:15am EDT | Tags : Chalkware

PA chalkware Rooster.

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.

Price: $425

2021-Mar-17 07:12am EDT | Tags : Chalkware

PA chalkware hollow cast seated squirrel.

21-043A PA chalkware hollow cast seated squirrel holding a nut. Polychrome paint accents to tail, ears, eyes and nut. 2.5” x 5” x 6”. Ca. 1850. Condition: nearly invisible early repair to head and ears, otherwise very good.

Price: $325 SALE PENDING

2021-Mar-17 07:08am EDT | Tags : Chalkware

PA chalkware bird on nest.

20-236 PA chalkware bird on nest. Hollow form with original polychrome paint decoration. Yellow body, yellow-green wings, red accents. 5.25” x 2.5” x 5”. Ca. 1850. Condition: some paint loss, otherwise very good.

Price: $750. SALE PENDING

2021-Mar-17 07:06am EDT | Tags : Chalkware

PA chalkware Poodle dog

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.

Price: $425

2021-Mar-17 07:03am EDT | Tags : Chalkware

PA chalkware cat

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.

Price: $295

2021-Mar-17 07:00am EDT | Tags : Chalkware

Wood clock dial.

18-264 Wood clock dial. From an early brass works, weight powered, shelf clock. The cut-out is to let you plainly see the newly introduced, factory manufactured, brass works. 12” x 11.25”. ca. mid-1830’s.

Price: $150

2021-Mar-17 06:58am EDT | Tags : Misc. Items

Feather art picture of an Eagle and Flag.

21-044 Feather art picture of an Eagle and Flag. Multicolored work composed entirely of feathers. The piece is matted in a plain black frame. 15” x 13.5”. Ca. late-19th century. The picture is excellent in both execution and condition.

Price: $525

2021-Mar-17 06:54am EDT | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

PA redware jar by Willoughby Smith.

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.

Price: $225

2021-Mar-12 01:22pm EST | Tags :

PA slip decorated redware pie plate.

21-065 PA slip decorated redware pie plate. Decorated with 6 wavy yellow slip lines on a dark red-brown glaze. 7.5” dia. ca. 1840. Condition: very good slip retention, old flakes and chips to rim, surface with light scratches and wear, overall slip lines in remarkably good condition.

Price: $225

2021-Mar-12 01:20pm EST | Tags : Redware

PA redware tomato form bank.

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.

Price: $120

2021-Mar-12 01:16pm EST | Tags : Redware

PA redware apple 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.

Price: $120

2021-Mar-12 01:14pm EST | Tags : Redware

mall Shaker-type oval band box.

21-016A Small Shaker-type oval band box with birch bands having carved finger overlay and copper fasteners, softwood lid and bottom. 4.75” x 3” x 1.75”. ca. late-19th century. Condition: very good.

Price: $125

2021-Mar-12 01:08pm EST | Tags : Boxes

Folk Art chip carved reclining dog figure.

21-014 Folk Art chip carved reclining dog figure. Carved from soft wood, with tail wrapped to the right side, and paws outstretched to the front. Deep V carved fur, dark stained body with painted eyes. 9.5” x 3.75” x 3.75”. Attributed to Larkin Scull, ca. mid-20th cent. Condition: ebonized wood, very light wear otherwise very good condition.

Price: $250

2021-Mar-12 01:06pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Folk Art carved fan tail Rooster.

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.

Price: $220

2021-Mar-12 01:04pm EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Carving of a Pileated woodpecker.

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.

Price: $75

2021-Mar-12 12:59pm EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Folk Art chip carved spread-wing eagle.

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.

Price: $550

2021-Mar-12 12:52pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Tinder box with candle socket.

21-045 Tinder box with candle socket. Round sheet iron construction. Side circular handle and candle socket on the lid. Inside is a loose circular lid, with handle, used for quenching smoldering tinder after use. The tinder was kept under the lid. Also inside the box is a steel and flints for striking a spark. 4” dia. x 2” h. ca. 1750. Condition: very good original condition, includes quenching lid, steel striker, and two flints

Price: $495

2021-Mar-10 04:23pm EST | Tags : Lighting

Folk Art carved Peasant Woman with a lamb.

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.

Price: $95

2021-Mar-10 03:30pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Carved Peasant Woman with a basket.

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.

Price: $95

2021-Mar-10 03:28pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Folk Art carved Grouse.

20-169 Folk Art carved Grouse, with undercut wings, incised feathers, paint decorated. Approximately 12” l. ca. 1980. $265

Price: $265

2021-Mar-10 03:25pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Carved shore bird decoy with turned head.

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.

Price: $250

2021-Mar-10 03:18pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Man sitting on a keg and holding a beer mug.

20-123C Rough carved figure of a man sitting on a keg and holding a beer mug. 4x5x9. Ca. mid-20th century. Condition: primitive folk carving, nice condition with no damage.

Price: $115

2021-Mar-10 03:15pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Carved bust of Richard Nixon.

20-123B Carved bust of Richard Nixon. 4” x3” x5”. Ca. mid-20th century.

Price: $75

2021-Mar-10 03:10pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Carved bust of a bald man with a mustache.

20-123A Carved bust of a bald man with a mustache. 4x5x8. Condition: nice carving, no damage.

Price: $75

2021-Mar-10 03:08pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Carved figure of the Chinese leader Mao Zadung.

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.

Price: $75

2021-Mar-10 03:04pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Carving of a bust of Abraham Lincoln.

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.

Price: $85

2021-Mar-10 03:02pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

Carved and paint decorated mouse riding on a bird.

20-039 Folk art carved and paint decorated mouse riding on a bird by Robert Stauffer. Approximately 11” l. ca. mid-20th century. Condition: very good condition, no damage.

Price: $675

2021-Mar-10 02:56pm EST | Tags : Folk Art after 1940

PA hollow cast chalkware spaniel dog.

21-049 PA hollow cast chalkware spaniel dog in a sitting position, and facing right. 10” h. ca. 1875. Condition: repair to right paw.

Price: $350

2021-Mar-10 07:29am EST | Tags : Chalkware

Pair of PA hollow cast chalkware Roosters.

21-008 Pair of PA hollow cast chalkware Roosters. Polychrome watercolor decorated in red, green, yellow, and black. Based upon the casting details, this is a true pair. 8.75” h. ca. 1860. Condition: very good, with light wear.

Price: $1300

2021-Mar-10 07:25am EST | Tags : Chalkware

Large solid chalkware reclining lamb.

21-003 Large solid chalkware reclining lamb. Probably PA. About 6” l. ca. 1900.

Price: $300

2021-Mar-10 07:23am EST | Tags : Chalkware

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.

Price: $210

2021-Mar-09 08:48am EST | Tags : Wrought and Cast Iron

PA Betty lamp with decorative cut out rooster.

20-259 PA wrought iron Betty lamp with decorative cut our rooster on the hinged lid of the lamp. Hanging spike / hook attached to bail and chain with wire wick pick. 5.5” l x 4.5” w. ca. late 18th – early 19th century. Condition: very good.

Price: $300

2021-Mar-09 08:26am EST | Tags : Lighting

Wrought iron double cruise (Phoebe) lamp.

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.

Price: $250

2021-Mar-09 08:24am EST | Tags : Lighting

Rare, early hand wrought rush lamp.

20-033 Rare, early hand wrought rush lamp. Tong style in primitive turned base. Handle of the tong with a long “S” shaped neck, ending in a fine tooled bird’s head. 18.75” h with 4.25” dia. base. Ca. 1750.

Price: $595

2021-Mar-09 08:22am EST | Tags : Lighting

Early wrought iron Sticking Tommy candle stick

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.

Price: $125

2021-Mar-09 08:20am EST | Tags : Lighting

Brass hog scraper candle stick with banded collar

18-019C Brass hog scraper candle stick with banded collar. This piece is signed “HANS” in three places: on the finger carrying handle, on the candle lifting tab, and on the underside of the bottom of the piece. 6.25” h. ca. late 18th – early 19th century. Condition: very good.

Price: $210

2021-Mar-09 08:17am EST | Tags : Lighting

Double wedding band, weighted base, candle sticks

21-063 A rare pair of tin, double wedding band, weighted base candlesticks, with adjustable push-rods. 16” h. ca. mid-19th century. Condition: very nice with scattered rust and wear.

Price: $1,500 SOLD

2021-Mar-09 05:11am EST | Tags : Lighting

PA red toleware spice canister.

21-062 PA red toleware spice canister. Yellow, cream, blue, and red floral design on lid, with yellow trim and green swag decorations. A very rare piece. 3” h x 3” d. ca. early 19th century. Condition: very good with minor wear.

Price: $950

2021-Mar-09 05:05am EST | Tags : Toleware

PA red toleware coffee pot.

21-061 PA red toleware coffee pot. Lighthouse form, dome lid with brass mushroom finial, goose neck spout, and reinforced C-scroll handle, with tapered body, and molded base rim. 10.5” h. ca. early 19th century. Condition: very nice with modest wear and scratches.

Price: $750

2021-Mar-09 05:02am EST | Tags : Toleware

Miniature paper covered oval trinket box.

21-060 Miniature paper covered oval trinket box. Painted green ground with a black goat on the lid. Red, and white swag accents on the rim, and lower edge of the box. The box is lined with Baltimore Sun newspaper dated “Monday, April 15, 1861” (the Civil War began on Friday April 12), and containing snippets of Civil War news. 2” h x 3.75’ l x 3” w. Dated to April 1861. Condition: very nice with wear.

Price: $400

2021-Mar-09 04:59am EST | Tags : Boxes

Miniature painted oval bentwood trinket box.

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.

Price: $1,200

2021-Mar-09 04:56am EST | Tags : Boxes

A pair of Folk Art polychrome decorated whimsies.

21-058AB A pair of Folk Art polychrome decorated whimsies, each carved from a single piece of wood. 5.5” l and 4.5” l. ca. mid to late 19th century. .

Price: $350

2021-Mar-09 04:51am EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Miniature oval paint decorated bentwood band box.

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. .

Price: $800

2021-Mar-09 04:49am EST | Tags : Boxes

Wallpapered box, from Lancaster Co. PA.

21-009 Wallpapered box, from Lancaster Co. PA. Exterior shows classical images and mid-19th century fashions. The interior and outside bottom of the box are covered in pieces of the “Lancaster Express” newspaper. This was a Temperance publication appearing from 1845 to 1853. 8.5”h x 5.5” h. ca. 1850.

Price: $785 SALE PENDING

2021-Mar-09 04:44am EST | Tags : Boxes

PA watercolor / pinprick Fractur painting

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.

Price: $950

2021-Mar-09 04:40am EST | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

Shaker oval bentwood band box

20-096 Shaker oval bentwood band box with lapped finger joints and copper tack construction. 2.5” x 6.5” x 4.75”.

Price: $360

2021-Mar-09 04:34am EST | Tags : Boxes

Black Forest carved bowl.

20-272 Black Forest carved bowl. Expertly designed and carved bowl in the form of an acorn with oak leaves. All carved from 1 piece of black walnut. The bowl measures 12.5” l x 7.75” w x 4” h. ca 1880-1900. Condition: one-piece carving in excellent condition with no damage.

Price: $375

2020-Dec-14 05:04am EST | Tags : Treen Folk Art before 1940

Hooked rug

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.

Price: $350

2020-Dec-13 05:10am EST | Tags : Hooked Rugs

Butter print.

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.

Price: $120

2020-Dec-12 08:13am EST | Tags : Treen

Barrel form butter form & print.

20-268 Barrel form butter mold and print. Hexagonal shaped form with matching shaped print. Made of walnut with metal bands. 6.5” x 4.75”. ca 19th century. Condition: very good

Price: $175

2020-Dec-12 08:10am EST | Tags : Treen

Folk Art bird tree.

18-198 Folk Art bird tree. Nine Carved birds, oil painted, with glass set eyes, and mounted on a twig tree by wire. All held in an antique, cast iron tree stand. It measures 54 " high x 24 " wide. Pennsylvania, ca. 1880. Condition: minor paint loss to some birds, very good condition. THIS PIECE CANNOT BE SHIPPED, it must be picked up or delivery arranged in advance.

Price: $1,050

2020-Dec-12 08:04am EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Wrought Iron flax seed ripper.

20-111 Wrought iron Flax Seed comb. Tool decorated on both sides. Decorations include a vine and leaf design, initials “B. B.” and dated “1863”. Found in Lancaster Co. PA. Design suggests it may have been made in Western PA. Condition: with 14 tines plus outer looped tines, one mounting spike with broken tip. Excellent tooled designs, overall very good. About 12” x 10”. Ca. dated 1863.

Price: $875

2020-Dec-09 08:09am EST | Tags : Misc. Items Wrought and Cast Iron

Toleware tea caddy. 20-262

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.

Price: $350

2020-Dec-09 08:07am EST | Tags : Toleware

Dome top dresser box.

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.

Price: $500

2020-Dec-07 11:13am EST | Tags : Boxes

Pewter tea pot.

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.

Price: $230

2020-Dec-02 08:53am EST | Tags : Misc. Items

Red toleware tea caddy

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].

Price: $475

2020-Nov-27 02:57pm EST | Tags : Toleware

Toleware tea caddy

20-235A PA black toleware flat top tea caddy with a round cap. Original translucent japenning with a single Pomegranate medallion with green and yellow frond accents. 3.5” x 2.5” x 4.5”. ca 1850. Condition: original surface intact with only minor losses. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].

Price: $215

2020-Nov-27 02:33pm EST | Tags : Toleware

PA toleware mug.

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]

Price: $750

2020-Nov-16 12:35pm EST | Tags : Toleware

PA chalkware squirrel

20-227 PA chalkware figure of a squirrel. Hollow cast squirrel standing on hind legs and eating a nut. Red, yellow and black accents. 4.5” h. ca 1850. Condition: good with wear, with small hole between legs. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]

Price: $500

2020-Nov-16 12:25pm EST | Tags : Chalkware

Miniature portrait of a lady.

20-225A Miniature oval portrait of a lady. Half torso of a young lady holding a folding fan. Signed center left “Rougent De Briel” (Swedish). 5.5” x 4.5”. ca mid-19th century. Condition: very good. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]

Price: $320

2020-Nov-16 12:17pm EST | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

Soft wood pencil or candle box.

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]

Price: $150

2020-Nov-16 12:10pm EST | Tags : Boxes

Rosewood canaster.

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]

Price: $650

2020-Nov-16 11:35am EST | Tags : Treen

Redware slip decorated plate.

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]

Price: $230

2020-Nov-16 11:32am EST | Tags : Redware

Toleware document box

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.

Price: $995

2020-Nov-16 11:27am EST | Tags : Toleware

Tin tip tray

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.

Price: $140

2020-Nov-13 05:58pm EST | Tags : Toleware

Toleware apple tray

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.

Price: $75

2020-Nov-13 05:52pm EST | Tags : Toleware

Toleware apple tray

20-183 Rectangular apple tray. Toleware black lacquer ware with polychrome paint decoration. Stenciled and hand painted flowers and peafowl. 13.5” x 8.75” x 2”. Ca mid-19th century. Condition: very good.

Price: $75

2020-Nov-13 05:50pm EST | Tags : Toleware

Miniature firkin.

20-187 Miniature green wooden firkin. Wooden banded coopered firkin in green paint, with bail handle. Lid matches but a different shade of green. 6.75” dia. x 6.75”. ca mid-19th century. Condition: very good.

Price: $495

2020-Nov-13 10:51am EST | Tags : Misc. Items

Primitive grater box.

19-234 Primitive softwood hanging grater box with drawer a porcelain knob. 16" x 8". ca. 1860. Condition: unpainted, wear appropriate to age.

Price: $375

2020-Nov-13 10:48am EST | Tags : Misc. Items

Noah’s Ark

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.

Price: $360

2020-Nov-13 10:28am EST | Tags : Misc. Items

Folk Art carved lion.

20-038 Wooden carved and paint decorated Lion, unsigned, in the style of William Schimmel. About 4” l. ca 1920. Condition: very good.

Price: $460

2020-Nov-13 06:01am EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Conic scene of baby & cat

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.

Price: $150

2020-Nov-13 05:55am EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Folk Art “Dancing Man”

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.

Price: $460

2020-Nov-13 05:54am EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

"Pow Wow" woman doll

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.

Price: $480

2020-Nov-13 05:51am EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Folk Art carved bird on a branch.

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.

Price: $325

2020-Nov-13 05:48am EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

Folk Art carved standing dog.

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.

Price: $475

2020-Nov-12 06:54pm EST | Tags : Folk Art before 1940

A Pair of Silhouettes

20-032 Pair of hand colored Silhouettes, with blue, green, red and white. Well-dressed gentleman and lady in matching frames. 5.25" x 4.5" overall. Ca. 1870. Condition: very good.

Price: $325

2020-Nov-12 12:25pm EST | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

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].

Price: $595

2020-Nov-09 10:06am EST | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

Silhouette of a Quaker lady

19-201 Silhouette of a Quaker lady in fancy bonnet wearing a large bow and white apron over dress in a period molded oval frame with reverse painted accented glass. 5" x 6". Ca. 1850.

Price: $260

2020-Nov-09 08:39am EST | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

Folk Art early silhouette of of man

19-152 Folk Art early silhouette of of man in original black painted frame. ca 1830.

Price: $110

2020-Nov-09 08:34am EST | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

Silhouette of a gentleman.

18-206 A gentleman in original ebonized frame with gold leaf liner. ca. 1830

Price: $130

2020-Nov-09 08:19am EST | Tags : Silhouettes & Small Paintings

Early PA chalkware poodle dog

ITEM 20-148 Early PA chalkware poodle dog. Paint accented in red, black and green. Approximately 5" x 4". ca. 1840. Condition: minor soiling to surface, minor damage on the side of the base, otherwise very good.

Price: 775. SALE PENDING

2020-Nov-03 10:47am EST | Tags : Chalkware

PA chalkware Spaniel Dog.

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.

Price: $360

2020-Nov-03 10:31am EST | Tags : Chalkware

Early PA chalkware recumbent ram

ITEM 19-212 Early PA chalkware recumbent ram with a dimpled surface. Hollow molded, paint accented horns, ears, eyes nose and mouth. Measures 4.25” x 3.5”. ca 1830. Condition: hairline in front left leg, otherwise in very good condition.

Price: $695

2020-Oct-30 06:23pm EDT | Tags : Chalkware

Hanging spoon rack with lift lid till.

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.

Price: $320

2020-Oct-29 02:09pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

Walnut box coffee mill.

ITEM 20-072 Walnut box coffee mill. Dovetail construction with iron burr mill, pewter hopper, and hand wrought S-shaped handle. Measures 6.75” x 6.75” x 9” to the top of the handle. ca 1825. Condition: very good.

Price: $145

2020-Oct-29 02:01pm EDT | Tags : Misc. Items

Rare form butter press print.

ITEM 20-135 Maple and walnut press with peg constructed block form base. There are two extended sides with a rolling pin shaped two-handle grip. The threaded adjustable plunger is mounted through the pin top. Mounted to the plunger is a block print with two, star flower designs; the print can be changed out to other appropriately sized one. 11.5" x 6" x 13.25". ca mid 19th century. Condition: very good.

Price: $265

2020-Oct-27 04:37pm EDT | Tags : Misc. Items

Large turned burl wood dough / butter bowl.

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.

Price: $375

2020-Oct-27 03:26pm EDT | Tags : Treen

Wallpaper covered trinket box.

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.

Price: $225

2020-Oct-27 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

Mennonite Show Towel signed & dated.

ITEM 20-143 Mennonite Show Towel on homespun linen signed “Susanna Charles 1841”. Nice simple cross-stitched design with angels, flower baskets, fish, and geometric figures. It has a uniform off white appearance, and measures 65” x 16.5”. dated 1841, from the Manheim / Ephrata PA Mennonite community. Condition: very minor soiling, very good condition.

Price: $525

2020-Oct-26 03:41pm EDT | Tags : Fabric & Needle Work

Mennonite Show Towel, unsigned.

ITEM 20-142 Here is an unsigned Mennonite Show Towel on homespun linen. Nice simple cross-stitched design. It has a uniform tan (unbleached) appearance. ca mid-19th century, from the Manheim / Ephrata PA Mennonite community. Condition: minor soiling, light water stain, fabric a uniform unbleached appearance, somewhat darker then appears in pictures.

Price: $165

2020-Oct-26 03:25pm EDT | Tags : Fabric & Needle Work

Paint decorated Pantry Box.

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.

Price: $525

2020-Oct-25 06:05pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

Oval painted banded Bride’s Box.

ITEM 19-217 Oval painted banded Bride’s Box. Made of softwood, with splint-stitched banding, wood peg, and pin nailed lid and bottom. Original blue-green base paint with polychrome floral decorations on the lid and sides. 12.5” x 7” x 4.5”. Condition: good to very good, all indications are that this box was made in PA, and is not continental. ca. 1780 to 1820.

Price: $495

2020-Oct-25 05:37pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

Early domed lid dresser box.

ITEM 20-155 Here is an early Pennsylvania domed lidded dresser 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.

Price: $725

2020-Oct-25 04:23pm EDT | Tags : Boxes

Coffin top inlaid dresser box.

ITEM 20-128 Fine coffin top inlaid dresser box. Walnut box with chamfer molded coffin top lid, on brass butt hinges. Rectangular rosewood and marquetry walnut and satin wood inlay. Interior of lid with mirror, blue felt lining. 9" x 5.75" x 6.25". Good to very good condition with some darkening to finish. ca. late 18th to early 19th century.

Price: $175

2020-Oct-25 09:50am EDT | Tags : Boxes

Softwood grain painted dresser box.

ITEM 20-008 Softwood grain painted dresser box. Hand cut dovetailed box with nose molded extended base and lid with brass butt hinges. 12.5" x 6.25" x 4". ca. last quarter of the 19th century, in good to very good condition.

Price: $215

2020-Oct-25 09:44am EDT | Tags : Boxes

PA redware pie plate.

20-215 PA redware pie plate, with a rich reddish/brown glaze. 7.25" diameter. ca.1850.

Price: $120

2020-Oct-24 04:03pm EDT | Tags : Redware

PA Redware slip decorated pie plate.

20-203 PA redware pie plate drape molded with bird tracks yellow slip design, over a reddish/brown glaze. Slip applied with a single quill slip cup. 6.25" diameter. ca. 1880.

Price: $480

2020-Oct-24 03:51pm EDT | Tags : Redware

Pair of PA redware slip decorated plates.

20-190, 191 A pair of PA redware slip decorated pie plates. Each with a reddish brown glaze, coggled rim and with 3 sets of 3 lines of yellow slip from a 3 quill slip cup. They are 8.5" in diameter, ca. 1880.

Price: $460

2020-Oct-24 03:37pm EDT | Tags :

PA Redware still bank.

20-130 PA redware still bank in the form of a jug. Unglazed in very good condition, 4.5" high. ca. 1875.

Price: $150

2020-Oct-24 01:29pm EDT | Tags : Redware

PA Redware fish form food mold.

20-093 PA redware food mold in the form of a fish. It measures 17.5" long, in very good condition. ca. 1880.

Price: $250

2020-Oct-24 01:12pm EDT | Tags : Redware

PA redware plate

20-067 PA redware plate with 4 lines of yellow slip decoration. Minor glaze loses and chips consistent with age. ca. 1850.

Price: $395

2020-Oct-24 01:06pm EDT | Tags : Redware

Wooded fish weathernave.

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".

Price: $900

2020-Oct-24 11:51am EDT | Tags : Weathervanes

Dove weathervane with directional indicator.

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.

Price: $525

2020-Oct-24 11:22am EDT | Tags : Weathervanes

Indian figure weathervane

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: $950

2020-Oct-24 08:46am EDT | Tags : Weathervanes

Stag sheet metal weathervane.

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.

Price: $850

2020-Oct-23 11:33am EDT | Tags : Weathervanes

Sheet metal pattern for horse weathervane

20-021 Sheet metal pattern for horse weathervanes, mounted on a display stand. Hand cut prancing / trotting horse from the late 19th century, measuring 19" x 23.75"

Price: $300

2020-Oct-23 08:27am EDT | Tags : Weathervanes


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