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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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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21-099 Early, and quite rare, PA Folk Art paint decorated hanging spoon rack, with 12 spoon slots. Polychrome, gesso formed flowers in pots, and paint decorated,. Made of a hard wood, probably walnut. 15.5” x 9”. Ca. late-18th to early-19th century.
21-100 PA Moravian redware slip decorated bowl. Decorated in yellow, brown and green. 8.25” dia. 3.5” deep. Ca. 1830.
21-065 PA slip decorated redware plate with 6 wavy lines on a dark red-brown glaze. 7.5” plate, ca. 1840. Condition: surface with a few small flakes around the rim, light scratches and glaze wear, slips in good to very good condition. Overall in remarkable good condition for it’s age.
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.
21-002 Early PA double cruise (Phoebe) lamp made of wrought iron. The vertical pieces feature the cutout sheet iron birds (2 per grease cup) which have hand tooled and punched decorations. Complete with wrought iron hangers. Very hard to find form. Some pitting, but over all very good condition. Ca mid-18th century.
21-094 Miniature oval papered box. Covered with brown paper which is decorated thin gold lines which form diamond shapes which form intersecting gold crosses. The inside is lined with gold paper. 3.25” l x 1” w. ca. early to mid-19th century. Cost $60. From OH Show 4-10-21.
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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.
21-089 Oval decoupaged box. Hand cur-out foliage and flowers which are hand painted then adhered to the white paper ground which was applied to the box. 7” l x 3.75” w. Ca. 1840.
21-088 Double cruise lamp. Wrought iron, with two round pierced disks with tooled decorations. With attached handing hook with twist and spike. Ca. late-18th to early-19 century.
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.
21-085 Spiral courting candle stick. Wrought Iron with finger hook and candle adjuster on a turned walnut base. 8.25” h. ca. mid-18th century. Very good condition.
21-084 Spiral courting candle stick. Wrought Iron on a turned walnut base with finger hook and spiral candle adjuster. It is marked “LM” on the second spiral from the top. 7” h, ca. mid-18th century. Very good condition.
Price: $395 SOLD
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.
21-082 PA black toleware dome top document box. Original black ground. Floral, foliage and fruit decorations in green, red, yellow, blue and white. Yellow-green swag decoration on top and sides. Wire bail handle on top and hasp. 8.5” x 4.25” x 5.25”. ca. 1840, all original and in good to 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.
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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.
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 SOLD
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.
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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.
21-065 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.
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.
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.
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.
21-045 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
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
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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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20-123C 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.
20-123A Carved bust of a bald man with a mustache. 4x5x8. Condition: nice carving, no damage.
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.
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.
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.
20-259 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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 SOLD
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.
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.
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.
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.
20-268 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
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.
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. SOLD
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.
20-242 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].
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].
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]
20-227 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]
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.
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 SOLD
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.
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 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.
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 20-072 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.
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.
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 20-143 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 SOLD
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 SOLD
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.
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.
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.
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"
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