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Stone watermelon slice with carved seeds, excellent color and condition with no chips.

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Mortar and pestle in best soldier blue paint, circa 1850, Pennsylvania, excellent condition.
7 1/4" tall x 5 1/4" diameter, 12 1/2" tall with pestle.

SOLD

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Small 19th century covered Indian basket, alternating splints of natural and blue/black, best patina and condition, top of the stack. 8" x 4 1/2" x 6" tall.

$1400

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Large pantry box in 0riginal salmon paint, mid 1800s,wood handle with toggled knobs, wood pegs,  wonderful condition. 12 7/8" diameter x 7 3/4" tall.

$675

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Handmade tin candleholder on wood base, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, 34" tall, with flower shaped candle cups and great patina on raw tin.

$995

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Nicely carved oval breadboard inscribed "Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread," mint condition.
13 1/2" x 10 3/4".

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Early trencher in lipstick red paint, great tool marks, excellent condition, 19 1/4" x 12" x 4" deep.

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Paint decorated Indian club in original polychrome paint with star, circa 1940S, 18 1/4" tall.

$120

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Early tin and wood grater with lollipop heart handle, 13 1/2" tall, excellent condition.

$115

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Decorated stoneware cake crock with lid, Pennsylvania. Very good condition with no cracks.
10 1/4" x 6 1/2".

$595

 
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Make-do pin cushion retaining six of its original eight strawberry emeries, Pennsylvania, late 1800s,
9 1/4" tall.

$495

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Tin toy stove with original pots and brass trim, circa 1910, 8 1/4" wide x 5 1/4" deep x 7" tall.

$125

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1800s courting candle, all original, 8 3/4" tall.

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Small blue firkin, circa 1850, original paint, finger lapped lid, lozenge handle.
Top 6" diameter, bottom 6 1/2" diameter x 6 3/8" tall.

$475

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Chalk dog, late 1800s, original surface, 6 3/4" tall.

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Lamp marked "A and F Mfg. Co, Chicago 1880", excellent condition, 12 1/2" tall.

$285

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Small pantry box in original red paint, finger-lapped, square nails and wood pegs, 6" diameter.

$385

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Pennsylvania firkin with lid and bail handle in original barn red paint. Tight and in excellent condition.
11" tall x 12 1/8" bottom diameter.

$450

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Early mortar and pestle in original blue paint, Pennsylvania, 6 1/2" tall x 4 3/4" diameter.

$385

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Small burlap covered straw stuffed rocking horse, original leather saddle and partial tack, original ears and tail, sweet face.
33" long x 13 1/2" deep x 26" tall.
 

$465

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Rabbit ware plate, 19th century, no chips or cracks, 9" diameter.

$175

 

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Early flax comb, beautifully carved with no breaks. 16" x 11 3/4".

$90

 

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Double lidded carrier in original paint decoration, Pennsylvania, late 1800s, dovetailed, square nails, original porcelain knobs.
12 3/4" long x 8" deep x 8 1/4" tall with handle.

$425

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Watercolor-painted silhouette in original frame with gold liner, cut and paste, circa 1840-50, excellent condition. 6 1/4" x 7 3/4". (Light spots and lines are artifacts of photography and not present on the actual image.)

$350

 

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Southwest Native American log drum in polychrome paint, early 20th century, excellent original condition. 10 1/2" tall. Top and bottom diameters vary 9 1/2" to 11".

$495

 

 

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Southwest Native American 8-sided drum, early 20th century, nicely decorated on both sides. Small loss to rawhide binding. 11 1/4" diameter x 3 3/4" deep.

$375

 

 
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Yellow Poppies in Slant Handled Basket cast iron doorstop, wedge, "C.H.F. Co. E110",  circa 1920, excellent condition, hard to find form, 10 1/2" x 8".

$385

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Flint glass goblets, circa 1845-50, all in excellent condition.
 

Left: Inverted Palm goblet
$45

Right: Ribbed Palm goblet
SOLD

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Back: Ribbed Ivy goblets
$48 each

Front: Small Ribbed Ivy ladies tumbler, 2 3/4" tall
$48

 

 

 

 

 

 


Left: Roman Key goblet
$48

Right: Hamilton goblet
$48

 

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Iron "hearts" doormat in mint condition, early 1900s, 16" x 2'.

$525

 

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Small document box with paint decoration on all sides, circa 1860, tiny square nails, excellent condition, 12 3/4" x 7" x 6" tall.

$295

 
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Early wood letter "S" from a building or sign, gold leaf, 14 3/4" tall.

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Barrel lid in original blue paint, from the ship "The Lowell", 19 1/4" diameter.

$160

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Adjustable iron fat lamp, circa 1780-1800,
16 1/2" tall, approximate 7" base diameter with rat tail feet.

$385

 

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Paint decorated oval pantry box, Maine, 6" x 3", original paint, excellent condition.

$395

 

 

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Standing Rabbit master chocolate mold, tin,
18" tall, pre World War II, signed, made by Eppelsheimer, NY, USA.

$495


 

 

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Tiny firkin in original red paint, 5 1/2" tall x top diameter 4 1/2", base diameter 5". Lid is an old replacement.

$395


 

 

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Decorated stoneware crock, 10 1/4" x 9 3/4" diameter x 6" tall.

$395


 

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Large coiled rye basket/tray, 19" x 19 1/2", excellent condition.

$195

 

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Burl document box, c1860, dovetailed, original hinges, lining not original, excellent condition.
12 1/4" wide x 9 1/4" deep x 5 1/2" tall.

$295

 
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Pressed glass flint tumblers, circa 1850, Sandwich or New England Glass Company.
Left to right:
Ashburton, 3 3/4" tall
Bullseye, 3 3/4" tall
Ashburton variant, 4" tall

$48 each

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Boxed puzzle blocks, all parts (except one picture), very good condition, circa 1940. Box is 7" x 8".

$245


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Staffordshire Whippets, circa 1850, mint condition. large 10" x 5 1/2" x 7"; small 3 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 3'.

Large: $425 each or $795 pair
Small: $195 pair


 

 

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Child's tea set, Staffordshire, England, circa 1890, 20 pieces plus two lids: 6 cups, 5 saucers, 6 plates, covered sugar, creamer, teapot with lid (repair to spout).

$225 set


 

 

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Iron chafing dish with insert and trivet, early 1800s, heart cut-outs, brass feet, 6 3/4" diameter x 5 1/2' tall.

$385


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Unsigned William King hollow-cut silhouette of a gentleman, circa 1806. 4 3/8" x 4 7/8".

$375

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Full length cut and paste silhouette of a dapper gentleman probably in the publishing trade inscribed "Taken from description by Aug n Edouart. Philadelphia 30 Jan. 1843." 7 1/2' x 11 1/2".

See Silhouettes in America, 1790-1840, Blume J. Rifken, page 96.

$695

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Hollow-cut silhouette of a woman in a bonnet, stamped "Peale" (Charles Willson Peale), early 1800s.
4 5/8" x 5 1/2".

$595

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Early pair of men's leather riding boots, soles stamped "PEAL", with original Peal stretchers engraved with owner's name, Capt. H. R. James. Peal and Co. Bootmakers were in business at least as early as the 1870s. Excellent condition. 16 3/4" tall, 10 3/4" long.

$395


 

 

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Green shell edge platter, rare color, circa 1820,
12" x 15 1/2".

$125

 

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Free brush decorated pitcher, early 1800s, excellent condition, 5" tall x 5" wide without handle.

$95

 

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Toy sled with American Indian motif, 1910-20,
9 1/2" long including runners x 3 5/8" wide.

$135

 

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Peaseware, nicely turned, 4" diameter x 4 3/8" tall.

$375

 

 

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Pewter lard lamp marked R. Gleason with Southworth burner, patent 1842, excellent condition.
6 3/4" tall x 3 3/4" wide at base.
See page 69 in Early Lighting, Rushlight Club.

$375

 

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Early spongeware pitcher with freehand decoration, circa 1830-50, 9 1/4" tall, 5" diameter base. Expected wear without cracks or chips, crazed surface.

$235

 

 

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Small mortar and pestle in original paint, mortar and pestle each 4 1/4" tall, 6 3/4" tall together. Excellent condition.

$345

 

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"Bobby Blake" cast iron doorstop by Grace Dayton, Hubley, marked "46", original paint,
9 1/2" tall x 5 1/4" tall.

$475

 

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