Dancing Cat Antiques

Valerie Vavruska | Stow, Ohio | 330-618-2228 | dancingcatantiques@icloud.com

Hello and welcome. I have been selling and collecting for over 30 years, specializing in 18th and 19th century country primitive antiques in original surface and textiles. I exhibit at some of the best antique shows including Simple Goods, Ohio Country, Nashville's Fiddler’s and more Prices listed are my BEST price unless marked SALE. Additional information or photos are available upon request and items are guaranteed as described. Layaways are considered, contact me for terms. Shipping is paid by the purchaser, using USPS Priority Mail when ever possible at actual cost. I accept checks (with hold) and direct credit card payment through Square / PayPal. Ohio residents are charged 6.75% sales tax or need to provide an Ohio resale number. I will accept items for return within 3 days of delivery, minus shipping charges. PLEASE NOTE: I am away from home several days a week, so please be patient with requests. I will answer all emails or inquiries for additional photos, information and purchases as soon as possible in the order I receive them.


2 Stone Strawberries

2 vintage stone strawberries with green wire stem, measuring 1-3/4” long and 1-1/2” long. The larger one still has the made in Italy sticker both have a few rubs

Price: 75 for both

2021-Feb-11 08:00am EST | Tags :

Large Loop of Spun Tow Linen

This large spun loop of tow linen measures 33" long and is doubled and tied at both ends. Rough, nubby and a great color for hanging on a peg rack, or can be twisted into a fat braid if you choose

Price: $115.

2021-Jan-24 08:00am EST | Tags :

Pen Wipe with Black Composition Head

This black memorabilia felt and composition head pen wipe measures 3-1/2" across at the felt base and is 2-1/4" tall. In overall good condition with 5 layers of felt, the composition head has a paper collar, painted eyes and mouth and wool hair. On the top red ruffled layer there is age discoloration and a small area with minor damage.

Price: $245.

2021-Jan-24 08:00am EST | Tags :

Early Black Glass Onion Bottle

This 18th c. black glass onion bottle measures 7" tall and is 5" across the bottom. It has an applied string lip, open pontil and the usual wear, bubbles and swirls associated with a early glass bottle****There is a crack (see photo) on the bottom measuring 1" in length**** Which doesn't compromise the bottle, it is a very nice early example

Price: $150.

2021-Jan-24 08:00am EST | Tags :

Knife honing stone

Honing stone in wood case measures 8-1/2” long, 3”wide and 3”tall with great wear and surface

Price: $24

2020-Dec-30 08:00am EST | Tags :

Nutmeg Grater

Tin nutmeg grater measures 5” long with nice patina, wood knob and handle. The spring and slide mechanism both work smoothly

Price: $24

2020-Dec-30 08:00am EST | Tags :

Staffordshire ABC Plate

This c 1880's Staffordshire ABC plate measures 8-1/8" across and is done in brown transfer ware of the alphabet and 2 birds titled Wandering Pie. It is stained and there are 2 areas (one the front and one on the back) that appear to be only surface crack/crazing neither go through to the other side and some very minor edge roughness. I have additional photos of these areas available.

Price: $58

2020-Dec-06 08:00am EST | Tags :

Cloth Covered Book

This German History of the Bible c. 1870 book is covered in a brown, green, red and yellow stripe fabric. It has all over minor staining and a larger stain on the front cover. It is guaranteed to be old and original. It has an applied paper signature on the inside cover identifying that the book belonged to Louise Murlach.

Price: $38

2020-Dec-06 08:00am EST | Tags :

Wooden Lazy Kate

This little Lazy Kate measures 16" long x 5-3/4' wide and 10" tall. They were used in spinning when plying linen or wool yarn. The posts are morticed into the base, has 2 wires for spools ( 1included) and is in attic surface

Price: $75

2020-Nov-22 08:00am EST | Tags :

Early flax hetchel

Fabulous early flax hetchel with tin diamond detail around each hanging hole, punched design along the sides and early rosehead and square nail construction. It measures 14” l x 3-1/2” w and is 4” t It has 2 missing square nails, one of the tin diamond has damage as well as the usual wear that a utilitarian object would have

Price: 75 Plus Shipping

2020-Nov-08 08:00am EST | Tags :

Large one piece rolling pin

Large primitive one piece rolling pin, measures 19 “ l and is 3“ across at the center, great dark patina and heavy for it’s size

Price: 45 Plus Shipping

2020-Nov-08 08:00am EST | Tags :

Large Painted Buttocks Basket

Large green/gray painted buttocks basket measuring 16 ”l x 15” at the rim and 14” t It is a 18” at the widest point across the bottom. Great early paint surface, 1-3/4” wide handle, has usual wear for a utilitarian object, a few breaks in the weave and damage to one side where the rim connect to the handle (see pic)

Price: 295 Plus Shipping

2020-Oct-31 08:00am EDT | Tags :


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