Buttonwillow Country Antiques

Michelle Gardner and Judy Lamprinos | Lewisburg, PA or Nassawadox, VA | *Michelle (570) 523-8363 or *Judy (714) 914-3337 | folkartcountry@windstream.net

Dig Antiques is such a wonderful website with great dealers and the owner Tom is just a pleasure! We are honored and thrilled to be a part of the fun and hope you will be able to find a special antique that delights you! Judy and I (Michelle) are joining forces by listing interesting and unique antique offerings from Pennsylvania and Virginia’s Eastern Shore. We are both originally from California and decided to follow our dream of purchasing an old farmhouse where our antique collections would feel right at home. **Please note that each listing will reflect who to contact regarding that particular item. We accept personal checks. More pictures are available upon request! Thank you! Join Our Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/ho5eJf


Rare Cork Wall Box Carved

Uncommonly found sailors made divided cork wall box showing carved decoration dating to the early 19th century. Floral and foliate design elements grace the front while the sides have a seemingly geometric design sporting a series of angled lines. Notched top edges located on the side panels. Minor loss that includes small chips which appear at random. One lone nail on the back penetrates the inside wall. Various small holes in the cork are apparent throughout. Nice age related surface showing a configuration of dark and light hues. Equipped with a leather cord for hanging. Condition is very good and the smaller size is a plus. **🕯️Dried flax and Broom Corn are included* Stands around 5” @ the tallest point (back), front stands 3” tall, measures 7 ¾” across and is 4” deep. More Pictures Available!

Price: $195.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Jul-15 03:30pm EDT | Tags : Wall Box Cork

Tinsmith Made Birdcage with Canary

Hard to find tinsmith made bird cage fashioned from tinned sheet iron dating to last quarter of the 19th century showing nice form. Handmade, contemporary bird’s nest as well as ceramic 20th century canary are also included. Two surviving original perches, (one is stationary while the other swings freely) are a tall tale sign they were also made from tin rather than wood which has a tendency to deteriorate over time. Three lapped over bands possess a raised triplicate appearance and this element also carries over to the door. Some minor dents in the bands are sprinkled at random but there are no holes to report. All wires are accounted for and are not bent. The bottom is removable and exhibits a decorative crimped edge showing some uneven areas. Inside bottom has experienced light rust. Nice condition, shows very well. This well-appointed avian retreat would delight any bird including this canary. Stands 18 ¼” tall and measures almost 8 ½” across the bottom. More pictures.

Price: $155.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Jul-09 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Bird Cage Canary

Oil Painting Quilting Bee

A quintessential peek into an earlier time where women gather inside a period home to create a beautiful textile that will find its place on the bed come winter. Refreshments are served and “dishing the dirt” spoken in soft voices seem to hold everyone’s attention. This oil painting has a naïve quality brought forth by the artist and is signed. However the signature is illegible (lower right corner). Overall good condition and most likely dates to the early 20th century. Some expected crazing along with minor paint loss that reveals the underlying canvas. Mounted in a deep canted frame and one area (upper top right) shows some minor wood loss. Delightful subject that tells a story. Overall measurements including frame are 20 ¾” across, stands 14 ½” tall and is almost 2” deep. More pictures Available!

Price: $225.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Jul-08 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Oil Painting Quilt

Miniature PA Blanket Chest Paint Decorated

Unique blanket chest dating to the late 18th to early 19th century reflecting Pennsylvania flavor. Nice curved lower front apron along with a contemporary custom watercolor painting created by folk artist “Stacy Enoch” that evokes a floral motif seemingly sprouting from an urn accented by birds. There are a couple areas where the side panels on the chest are missing revealing the dovetailed feature. Front panel is a replacement for the right hand side that I antiqued and color matched to the existing surface. Wood loss along with scratches throughout. Inside reveals a till on the right. Left hinge is backed with an added piece of wood to secure the lid to the body. Most likely original lock. However the lock keeper is missing. A couple exposed nails can be found underneath. Rich patina along with corner dovetailed features makes for a special piece. Displays well! Chest measures 16 ¾” across the top trim, measures 16 ¼” front middle section, stands 9” tall, measures 8 ½” deep (top trim) and measures 8” deep (middle section). More Pictures Available!

Price: $345.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Jul-08 03:00pm EDT | Tags :

Salt Box with Heart Cut Out

Nice example of a 20th century hinged lidded salt box having a ♥ cut out feature near the top location. Glorious rich patina throughout. A series of extended and pronounced circular turnings adds further decorative form. Tiny round head nail construction. Bottom shows a minor crack. Lid has a series of triple concentric recessed bands as well as some dark areas. No chips present. Great piece boasting nice form and decorative appeal. Stands 9” tall (back location), measures 5” tall (front location), measures 4 ¼” across the top and bottom. ~More pictures available~

Price: $149.50 ~Freight Included~

2024-Jun-19 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Salt Box Heart

Early Wooden Cheese Press

Unique wooden cheese press having rose head along with forged cut nails dating from the mid-18th century. Appearance suggests a measure with two lapped over fingers on the top location also showing a single finger on the bottom. There are holes at the bottom to drain the whey from the curds using the round press with a cross base (handle) that I believe is original to the piece. Loss on the bottom inside edges along with cracks that appear at random. Press has experienced a crack on the top portion. A couple helper nails were added at a later date. Nice patina and great form. Structurally sound and heavy. This is the only example I have ever come across. Stands 7” tall, measures 10 ½” across the top and bottom. Round press measures 8 ½” across the top and bottom, measures 2” tall. More Pictures Available.

Price: **SOLD!** Thank You! $385.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Jun-07 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Cheese Press Wooden 18th century

Stoneware Inkwell with Initials

Pretty stoneware inkwell dating from 1890 to 1910 showing a similar appearance to Rockingham glaze. Most inkwells exclude initials but this example is marked “B C” as noted on the front. Top edges are worn lacking glaze. Nice mottled surface lending light and dark areas sprinkled in a “hit and miss” pattern. Condition is very good as there are no chips or cracks to report. Three feathers are also included as shown. Overall height including feathers is 7 ½” tall, inkwell stands 1 ½” tall, measures ½” across the top opening and measures 1 ¾” across the bottom.

Price: $75.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Jun-01 05:19pm EDT | Tags : Stoneware Inkwell

Early Studded Document Box and Book

Studded document box showing snipe hinges dates from the late 18th to early 19th century. Well-earned rich patina along with early newspaper lining makes for a special piece. Marble covered book entitled, “Man Physical, Intellectual, Social and Moral Relations” circa 1847 and a nice rendition of an adjustable candle holder are also included. Cover is separated from spine but all pages are accounted for. Document box is in overall good condition less a hasp from the lock. Existing newspaper appears to be a second layer. A helper nail was added later to replace a square nail located on the right side near the bottom edge. Scratches along with scuff marks appear at random. Back shows an area of recessed horizontal lines in the middle location. Displays quite well. Measures 14” across, stands 6” tall and measures 7 ¾” front to back. More pictures available.

Price: $285.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Jun-01 04:47pm EDT | Tags : Document Box Book

Pennsylvania Striper Crock Unusual Green Glaze

Unique Pennsylvania stoneware crock showing uncommon green glaze having a single concentric band near the bottom has been outfitted with an antique inspired cover. This piece may also be considered a wax sealer jar and dates to the last quarter of the 19th century. What is interesting about this crock is the maker also decided to use a manganese decoration that is limited to the top and bottom locations. The true color reflects a dark olive green. Green stripe is offset and overlays on a rusty brown ground that offers nice highlights. Shoulder area has a recessed or tooled concentric lone band that adds further detail. Glaze pops scattered at random as well as tiny holes that formed before this piece was fired. One chip located on the inside top edge as well as on the bottom. No cracks present. An area near the top shoulder lacks glaze. Great display piece! Stands 8 1/2" tall and measures 6" across the top. More Pictures Available.

Price: $135.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-May-23 11:19am EDT | Tags : Stoneware Crock

Early Lantern Semi Punched Glass Back

Unusual semi punched lantern having a pronounced half-moon front along with a straight glass back also showing a crenelated roof. Lantern is cleated and dates from 1760 to 1800. The little door is hand punched while the body of the lantern is plain. It appears the top wire hanger is an old replacement compared to the original wide loop handle. There are some dents and creases as shown on the front near the bottom. Top left corner of the original glass (bubble located at the top) has a chip. The bottom hinge of the door was secured. There is an extra hole just above the middle roof vent. Glass is difficult to remove from the back. Some separation on the back top panel where the sheet iron meets. Still shows well and has a great appearance. Measures 16 ½” tall, measures 7 ¼” across the glass back and measures 4 ¾” deep. More Pictures Available.

Price: $395.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-May-07 06:17pm EDT | Tags : Lantern Rin Punched 18th Century

Hand Embroidered Ditty Bag

Delightful ditty bag dating from the last quarter of the 19th to the turn of the century. Nicely executed showing skillful embroidery done in an array of diverse stitches. Solid fabric applied bands lend color and interest. Bottom shows initials done in a cornflower blue chain stitch. Fabric and thread loss as well as staining appear randomly throughout. Decorative metal tubes added to the end of the twin cotton drawstrings present a finished look. Stuffed with tissue paper to keep its shape and would look beautiful hung from a Shaker Peg along with other favored textiles. Measures 6 ½” tall, measures 5 ½” across the top and measures 5” across the bottom. More pictures available.

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank You! 119.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Apr-20 03:46pm EDT | Tags : Ditty Bag Embroidered

Valuable Box Salmon Paint Monogram

Unique mid-19th century pine divided valuable box showing mellow salmon paint and strong graphics. Box comprised of square nail construction combined with dovetailing features as well as machine cut screws. Lovely lamplight black monogram on the front appears to be hand done calligraphy. Further detail includes stenciling on the front, back and top panels. Lid terminates leaving one quarter of the top open revealing a separate compartment. Extended eye hook protruding above the accepted notched lid once accommodated a removeable lock. The screw is missing that joins the forged iron strap at the top location. Lid shows warped corners. Some expected paint loss along with a detached knot hole located on the bottom. Inside color reflects the original crimson red paint. Probably a one of a kind piece. Nice smaller size that offers great display opportunities. Measures 16 ¼” across, stands 5 ¼” tall (including lid) and measures 6” deep. More Pictures Available.

Price: $185.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Apr-20 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Box Salmon Paint

Wooden Cookie Mold ♥ Motif

Intricately carved Cookie Mold showing a warm surface lending delightful color variations. Exact age is unknown. However the edges and corners are smooth and lend a gentle curved appearance. The backside was probably used as a cutting board as chop marks are present. Wood chosen is also unknown but smooth to the touch and warrants a piece not contributed to American origin. A clue referencing what I believe is an “Edelweiss flower” seems to radiate below the center field. This flower is found in Switzerland, Austria or Germany. Minor chips are present on the edges as well as surface scratches on the front. Four tiny holes present on left edge. A mystery letter and numbers appear on the back and bottom location. These numbers may relate to a recorded / catalogued item possibly used in a museum? The low relief carving that includes a half circle on the outer edge as well as a series of captivating floral designs present a naïve folk art appearance that holds our attention within an everlasting heart. May have been used by a commercial bakery offering customary ♥ cookies for wedding ceremonies. Nice condition! Stands 12 ½” tall, measures 8 ½” across and is 1 ¼” thick.

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank You! ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Apr-09 02:00pm EDT | Tags : Heart Cookie Mold

Ambrotype Young Boy Circa 1860

Enduring ambrotype of a young boy (due to the hair being parted on one side), circa 1860 that also includes a custom handmade wire holder. This is a sixth plate ambrotype which is the most popular size. Ambrotypes possess backgrounds that have been colored using black, grey and suggestive white. The photograph is housed in a half case as the other side is missing (along with the right side rail) that may have held either another photograph or a pad comprised of a heat embossed stamp portraying a floral motif. The case fashioned from wood having an embossed paper coating on the back showing a low relief repousse pattern. A small closure in the form of a half circle latch is present on the left hand side. A series of finely detailed stamped brass scroll work surrounds the oval photograph while the inner edge showing repeated angled squares acts as a highlight. Raised outer edge includes a flower residing in all four corners along with a mesh band incorporating further clusters of flowers. Sweet! Stands almost 3 ¾” tall, measures 3” across and is ¼” thick. More Pictures Available.

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank You! 34.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Apr-04 02:00pm EDT | Tags : Ambrotype

Tombstone Cupboard Glazed Front

Unusual salesman sample tombstone cupboard showing original wavy glass front dating to the mid-19th century. Color suggests a Spanish brown hue that has darkened through the years. Plaque on the front with the makers name has been removed and is included. Square nail construction along with one lone round head nail. Attention to detail lies in the curved back crest along with the molding that creates dimension. Brass closure shows a detailed cable design around the outer edge and hinges are also brass. Screws may be hand cut but is hard to determine. Age related vertical crack on the front panel just above the glass as well as slight vertical separation on the right and left hand sides. Areas on the top have experienced a lighter color variation referencing the left hand side. A small hole (possibly for a nail) appears in the back near the bottom that does show through to the inside. Normal wear to edges along with minor wood edge loss to molding. Nice diminutive size and considered rare. Stands 21 ½” tall @ the tallest point (crest area), cupboard itself stands 19 ½” tall, measures 11 ¼” across the front (middle section) and is 6 ¼” deep. More pictures Available!

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank You! $249.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Apr-03 02:00pm EDT | Tags : Cupboard Cabinet Salesman Sample

Child's Cupboard in Paint

Unique pine Child’s cupboard showing dark brown paint having one drawer and two hinged doors below dating to the last half of the 19th century presents nice form. Round head nail construction along with some replacement screws on the inside hinges. A portion of the bottom drawer was painted orange. There is also an age related tight crack on the left hand side of the drawer along with cracks on the side edges. Some surface scratches are present as well as wear to edges of the body. Knobs are a replacement. Bottom of legs appear to have been cut down at one point. Vestiges of white paint appear on the bottom front section. Shows well and offers plenty of display opportunities to a creative buyer. Stands almost 12” tall (back location) stands 10” tall (front), measures 14” across and is 8” deep.

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank You! 145.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Apr-03 02:00pm EDT | Tags : Childs Cupboard

Sampler Quaker Influence

American (possibly mid-Atlantic or upper northern coast region) framed sampler under glass lending a neutral color scheme showing delightful opposing birds along with floral and urn designs. Worked on linen using cotton thread. Quaker presence in relation to the opposing bird motif. The initials “MC” appear under the last row of the alphabet on the left hand side near the bird. Bold Greek key design elements limited to the upper and lower borders while a small animal quite possibly a dog resides under the initials. This textile is not dated but the inference suggests a piece that was wrought in 1830. A spec of white cloth or paper lays over the letter “N” (last row) and could have been left behind before the sampler was framed. No holes or rips to report. Light toning at random. Nice addition to your collection. Stands 11” tall, measures 9” across and is ¾” thick. More pictures available.

Price: $285.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Mar-20 02:59pm EDT | Tags : Sampler Quaker Textile

Mortar Pestle Barrel Form

Nice example of an early footed hand carved mortar and pestle (1840-1860) rendering a simplistic barrel form shape. Delicious dark patina on both pieces. Smooth surface from years of use with a “make-do” filled in repair to remedy a crack in the middle body section that cascades downward toward the bottom. Two other tight cracks are located on the footed area as well as the bottom. A knot is present on the underside of the base along with the concentric lathe turnings. Pestle sports a dark surface with lighter areas present. Mushroom knob can also function as a smaller grinder. Minor wood loss to pestle. Overall height 11 ¾” tall including the pestle, mortar by itself stands 7” tall, measures almost 4 ¾” across the top opening and measures 5” across the bottom. Pestle stands 9 ¾” tall, measures 1” across the top and measures 2 ½” across the bottom. More pictures available.

Price: $138.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Mar-18 03:45pm EDT | Tags : Mortar Pestle

Gameboard Pennsylvania Influence

Unique signed and dated double sided gameboard having breadboard ends lends quintessential Pennsylvania flavor showing four opposing pinwheels on the parcheesi side. Backside reveals a quaint checkerboard game. Rose Flynn created this piece in “1928” and resided in Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania. Subdued colors comprised of green and red while the center "broken" pinwheel element evokes a midnight blue cast. Color variations also exist. All points of interest have been carved creating perky dimension. Surface abrasions along with a series of holes located near the top middle bar appear to be part of the design. Random paint loss throughout along with typical and expected scratches from moving game pieces across the surface. Charming piece of folk art not commonly found. Stands 20” tall, measures 19 ½” across and is ¾” thick. More pictures available.

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank you! $475.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Mar-15 10:00am EDT | Tags : Gameboard Checkerboard

Pug Dog Pull Toy Cloth Covered

Adorable pug pull toy that dates to the early 20th Century having black hand painted features on his cloth body. Metal wheels, original leather collar and a portion of the chain are intact. Age related wear throughout that include darker areas as well as some minor holes, one on the back left hip and the other on the front left paw. Cloth is worn and some areas reveal the woven fabric underneath. No axel or cross bar connecting the wheels are present which is usually a common feature for pull toys. Instead, each individual wheel is attached to the outside paw area. The front right paw does have a slight tendency to turn inward. Only one wheel turns freely. Body was fashioned from a hard composition therefore he is not stuffed. Special doggie sporting glass eyes! Stands 7 ¼” tall @ the front location (head to paw), stands 5 ¼” tall (rear), measures 8 ¼” across (nose to tail) and measures 1 ¾” across the rear. More Pictures Available.

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank You! $175.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Mar-11 03:00pm EDT | Tags : Dog Pull Toy

Needlework Sampler School Art Boston

Important needlework sampler lending provenance to the “School of Art Needlework in Boston” signed by Anna and dated in the year of 1879, framed under glass. Sampler has been removed from the frame to reveal the signature and date on the backside. Worked on marked linen using wool and silk thread. Some wool loss as shown revealing the marked pattern underneath. Foliate and floral designs render a raised visual appearance implementing embroidery skills by the maker Anna. Schools of Art Needlework were founded in New York City, Philadelphia and Boston as charitable endeavors to teach women high-quality decorative embroidery that could be custom ordered and sold at exhibitions. The School of Art Needlework in Boston was part of the Boston Society of Decorative Arts, which was established in 1878 and both were originally a part of the Museum of Fine Arts. Measures 14 ½” across, stands 12 ½” tall and is 1 ½” deep. More pictures available.

Price: $235.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Feb-24 03:00pm EST | Tags : Sampler Needlework Embroidery

Table Riser in Mustard Paint

Unique late 19th century, single board table riser fashioned from machine cut nails. Intact mustard paint along with great form including bun feet make for a special piece. Age related cracks on the feet along with wood loss. A couple tight cracks on the bottom. Large chip is located on the top near the left hand side (edge). Notably, the wood loss occurred before the stool was painted so these areas are not as obvious. Some paint loss on the top edges as shown. The bottom of each foot is open to reveal a square nut. Measures 15 ¼” across, stands 4 ¼” tall and measures 9 ¼” deep. Plenty of usable display area. More pictures available, just ask.

Price: ** SOLD THANK YOU! ** $195.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2024-Feb-22 03:00pm EST | Tags : Riser Mustard Paint

Document Box 18th Century School Books and Bottle

Unique document box dating to the early to mid-18th century fashioned from pine having original surface showing black paint (originally blue) that has oxidized over the years. Original blue paint on the inside is intact. Early to mid-19th century school books (front cover missing on last book) and an amber glass bottle with feathers are also included. Handmade screws along with square and round head nail construction. Unusual hinged lid located on the top instead of the back edge. Age related wear as shown that includes scratches. No cracks to report, some slight wood loss on the backside along with minor chips to the corners. Locking mechanism not complete as the lock is missing on the underside of the lid but the inside front lock plate is intact. Whispers of paper remain on the inside bottom section showing unknown inscriptions by way of a fountain pen. Measures 12 ½” across, stands 6 ¼” tall and measures 8 ¾” deep.

Price: ~SOLD~ Thank You! $175.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Feb-19 03:00pm EST | Tags : Document Box 18th Century

Early Hanging Wall Box

Late 18th to early 19th century hanging wall box with a “make-do” repair showing the best patina is really a special piece. A mix of forged nails contest to the early date. Nice simple form showing a gentle curved back. Bottom has been replaced at one point as the wood does not match the existing sides, back and front. This piece could have been used to store salt usually placed by the hearth to aid in keeping it dry. As a result the bottom may have been negatively affected and therefore replaced. There are also visual indications that refer to some sort of putty that was applied near the bottom edges used as a filler. Cracks as well as some wood loss are expected due to age. Shown with root cellar vegetables that beckon display in either a pantry or buttery. Measures 12” across, measures 6 ¾” tall (including the back), almost 3 ½” tall (front) and measures 5 ¾” deep. ~More Pictures Available.~

Price: SOLD Thank You! ~Free Shipping~

2024-Jan-23 02:00pm EST | Tags : Wall Box Early

Spice Jar Container

Unique lathe turned spice jar container having a series of triplicate double banded features on the lid as well as on the body. Dates from the mid-19 century and was fashioned from maple that renders a glorious warm hue. There are some chips (rough areas) on the lid as shown. Pens may have taken up residence inside the container at one point because of the visible ink marks. Top may have had a label from a previous owner as there are suggestions of circular symmetry along with lighter coloration. Nice addition to your treenware collection. Stands 4 ¾” tall, measures almost 2 ½” across the top and measures a little over 2” across the bottom. More Pictures Available.

Price: **Sale~$49.50 ~ Originally $85.50~ Free Shipping~

2024-Jan-16 03:00pm EST | Tags : Spice Jar Treenware

Unique Stir Stick

Unusual and hard to find stir stick exhibiting a series of random holes on the paddle end, possibly 1850 ~ 1875 era. Fashioned from oak showing nice patina with appropriate age related cracks near some of the holes. The open handle presents slender form and adds special interest to the overall look. Some dark areas are present on the handle along with minor splinters of wood loss to the paddle. May have been used in cheese making because of the lighter color or to aid in preparing apple butter. Smooth from years of use. Condition is very good as pieces of this nature usually have large areas of wood loss near the holes. Measures 17” tall, paddle measures 2 ¼” across in (middle section) and is ¼” thick. ~More Pictures Available!~

Price: SOLD! Thank You. **~Sale $75.50~ Originally $95.50 ~Free Shipping~

2024-Jan-03 02:00pm EST | Tags : Stir Stick Butter

Dutch Sampler Red with Birds and Heart Motifs

Festive red and white Dutch sampler under glass delights us with bird and heart motifs that grace the bottom of this delightful textile. Signed by the maker, “Luise Jiacone” and wrought when she was just 10 years old. This needlework sampler is not dated but was probably worked around the turn of the century. A series of a repeated Greek Key design elements along with a staggered double cross stitch design just below adds further detail at the border points. An arranged ensemble of single floral motifs flank the center-field of opposing birds sporting blue eyes. They appear to be holding a crown with double heart elements residing below. One of the red threads exhibits a bit of fraying referencing the Greek Key design. No loss to report. There are some areas that have experienced light toning sprinkled randomly throughout but not enough to spoil the overall appearance. Sampler measures 12 ½” across, measures almost 11 ¼” tall and is ¾” deep (thick).

Price: **~Sale $195.50~ Originally $225.50 ~Free Shipping~

2023-Dec-21 10:29am EST | Tags : Sampler Dutch Textile Hearts

Pantry Box in Blue Paint

Nice thin walled Pantry box dating to the last quarter of the 19th century sporting both copper nails and tiny pegged construction. Images capture the “true blue” showing a soft grey blue paint. One repair on the lid using helper nails to secure crack along with age related buckling on the front overlap. Inside shows some dark stains but the lid was not affected. Overall good condition and displays well. Measures 6 ½” across the top, stands 2 ¾” tall and measures 6 ¼” across the bottom. More pictures available!

Price: ~Sale $148.50~ Was $195.50 ~Free Shipping~

2023-Nov-16 01:30pm EST | Tags : Pantry Box

Kerosene Bucket Delightful Chrome Yellow Paint

Mid to late 19th century kerosene bucket with bail handle showing squatty form in desirable chrome yellow paint. This would have been used to fill home lighting devices. Carved removable branch insert makes for a primitive look. Rivet construction to secure the metal bands shown on the back side. Dark mark where the wire handle came in contact with the wood on the right as shown along with two tight age cracks on the top (non removable lid). Age related paint loss to surface without any chips to report. Condition is very good. Overall height 11” tall (including the handle), bucket itself stands 7 ½” tall, measures 8 ¼” across the top and measures 10 ¼” across the bottom. More pictures just ask.

Price: ~Sale $175.50~ Was $195.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2023-Oct-27 04:36pm EDT | Tags : Kerosene Bucket Yellow Paint

Pennsylvania Water Color Landscape Painting

This delightful painting was found in a circa “1755” Pennsylvania stone farmhouse located on 134 bucolic acres in Bucks County. I was able to acquire two of these paintings signed by the artist “Ross”. The artist captured a beautiful farm house lending Pennsylvania flavor flanked by trees with blue skies overhead. The style lends whispers of a naïve folk art composition interpreted by the artist using brush strokes of whimsy. This painting just explodes with happiness and delight as the birds are taking flight in the sky while the trees seem to be thriving because of the springtime weather. There is some paint loss located on the upper right hand corner with further (minimal) loss sprinkled in the middle of the large majestic tree. Age of the painting is unknown and frame may be a later addition. I tried to research this artist but hit a dead end. Apparently, there was an artist studio on this farm but the owner’s name does not coincide with the artist. The frame is in good condition without any chips or cracks to report. I hope this painting speaks to you! Overall height including the frame measures 12” tall, measures 17” across and is 1” deep. More pictures available!

Price: **~Sale $125.50~ Originally $149.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2023-Mar-30 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Painting Pennsylvania Landscape

Spice Box Cabinet Eight Drawers Marked

Late 19th to early 20th century spice cabinet is one of the best examples I have come across boasting delicious patina and great form! The two later knob additions constitute a “make-do” situation that is a charming feature by lending further character to this interesting piece. There are traces of apple green paint limited to the left hand side while the rest of the piece exhibits a warm surface. A tight crack on the left side panel near the bottom travels up to the top location. A piece of wood was joined pertaining to the right side panel near the top to possibly remedy a break that also affected the inside drawer compartment. This is a heavy piece constructed using tiny round head nails. A couple of the wooden knobs show a single chip referring to the “Pepper” and “Cinnamon” drawers. Two of the drawers have replacement bottoms along with others experiencing a couple chips and cracks. Shows well and makes for a great display. Overall height is almost 17” tall including the back, front box area holding spices measures 9 ¼” across. Top (shelf) measures almost 10” across and is 4 ¾” deep. Bottom measures 11” across and measures 5 ¼” deep. More pictures available.

Price: **~Sale $195.50~ Originally $225.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2023-Mar-26 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Spice Box Spiec Holder

Powder Horn Cabin and Heart Design

Beautiful stylized mid-19th century Powder Horn having an inscribed design showing a “cabin in the woods”. This bucolic scene boasting folk art trees wraps around the throat and appears at different levels. A brass hand cut heart delights us located on the top wooden cover and shows tiny nails used to secure it. The decorative tacks on the collar lend even more detail. A copper loop was attached to accommodate the cord hanger (that apparently was found on Southern outfits). This was probably a right hand carry piece fashioned from cow horn. Instead of having a carved feature referring to the design elements, it appears the maker decided to draw the scene instead. The base plug is missing. There are a couple of inconspicuous cracks located at the edge of the collar as well as a tiny piece of metal that protrudes the horn surface. A recessed band wrapped with some unknown fiber can be found near the bottom. Great piece of folk art that awaits a cozy mantle! It is of the smaller variety measuring 6 ¾” tall, measures 2 ¼” across the top, measures 2 ½” deep, measures 1 ½” across the middle section and the bottom opening measures ¼”. More Pictures available.

Price: **Sale $175.50** $225.50 ~Free Shipping~

2023-Mar-13 02:00pm EDT | Tags : Powder Horn Civil War folk art

Powder Horn Bird Design

Wonderful mid-19th century powder horn sporting a folk art bird seems to carry the design while a lone butterfly and meandering vines allow for further detail. This piece has a simple artist’s impression with hand carved design elements. A finial dots the center of the wooden cover where the leather cord is attached. The other end, near the bottom, consists of a recessed band to accommodate the opposite leather piece (strap). Plain tacks were used at the collar. There are two chips located on the edge of the collar but the rest of the piece was not affected. The base plug is missing. Condition is very good and this piece shows well. Great piece of folk art that awaits a cozy mantle! It is of the smaller variety measuring 8 ¼” from the top of the finial to the end of the opening, measures 1 ¼” across the top, measures 2 ¼” deep, measures 1 ¾” across the middle section and measures ¼” across the bottom opening. More pictures available!

Price: **Sale $175.50** $195.50 ~Free Shipping~

2023-Mar-13 02:00pm EDT | Tags : powder horn civil war folk art

Early Firkin in Green Paint

Beautiful firkin dating from 1840 to 1860 sporting lively squash green paint. Handle moves freely and the staves and bands are tight. One area of wood loss dedicated to the outer edge of the lid. Nail construction with reinforced staples to each individual finger end except on the lid. A couple bent over nails were used to secure the bottom band. Spray paint residue on the inside near the top opening. Nice medium size and displays very well! Stands 13 1/2" tall including the handle, measures 9 1/2" tall with handle displayed in a downward position, measures 9" across the top and 9 1/2" across the bottom. More pictures available just ask.

Price: Sale Price $175.50 Was $235.50 Freight to be determined after providing Zip Code.

2022-Oct-07 10:00am EDT | Tags : Firkin Early Paint Green Paint

Firkin Mincemeat Bucket in Mustard Paint

Wonderful early 1900's Mincemeat advertising bucket in mustard paint with contrasting apple green painted metal bands. Staved construction with staple fingers and nail reinforcements to bands. Gorgeous graphics 90% intact showing a bucolic scene of a Jersey cow in a field with the barn off in the distance. The manufacture "Atmore & Son, Inc., Philadelphia Pennsylvania" as well as the contents are clearly legible. The incised lid is marked 20 LBS with instructions "to keep in a cool place and stir often". Paint loss and rust on bands as well as dark areas in the wood sprinkled at random. Minor tiny chips to bottom edge along with a couple cracks on the top cover. Medium to large size stacking capability. Overall very good condition as this piece shows well and offers color as well as interest. Stands 10" tall, measures 9 3/4" across the top and measures 11" across the bottom. More pictures available!

Price: $175.50 ~Freight to be Determined~

2022-Sep-08 01:00pm EDT | Tags : Firkin Mincemeat Advertising

Bottle Doll

This sweet old bottle doll was found in Virginia and measures just about 15" tall and stands on a 3 1/2" bottle base which is covered in black fabric and has a plaid petticoat ruffle along the bottom. Her dress is a brown silk and she has a white pinafore/apron pinned to her front. The head and arms are made of a dark brown stocking type fabric. Arms move up and down slightly. She has a little pinched nose, button eyes, a stitched mouth, and what looks like yarn or thread hair. She is further embellished with little drop earrings. There is a 3 1/2" seam separation to the bottom of her dress as seen in our photo. What a charming girl she is and definitely an old one! Contact Judy. Thank You! Free Shipping

Price: 165.00 ~Sale Price $125.00

2021-Mar-04 10:00am EST | Tags : Bottle Doll


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