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Small rectangular basket in original green and black paint, no breaks, circa 1940.
3 3/4" tall at the rim, 4" x 7 1/2"

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Small box in original mustard paint with black pin striping, mid 19th century, dovetailed, all original, 13" x 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" tall.

$295

 

 

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

$125

 

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Empire style toy dresser, circa 1830-50,  original paint decoration with six drawers, square nailed,
13 1/2" tall x 8 3/8" deep x 13 1/2".

$385

 

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Top: Early oval wallpaper box, top of stack, lined with paper from a 19th C Bible (Psalms).
4 1/4" x 2 3/4" x 2 1/2".    $290

Bottom: Oval 19th C wallpaper box, great paper, 10" x 8" x 3 1/2" tall.          $365

 

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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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Pennsylvania German painted tin coffee pot in worn original red paint with polychrome decoration, 19th C, lighthouse form, 10 1/4' tall. Some provenance available to buyerr.

$395

 

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Stick spatter platter in the Virginia pattern, circa 1870-80, no cracks or chips, 16 1/8" x 12 1/2".

$95

 

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Miniature fanny basket circa 1940, with dyed splint pattern in the weave, no breaks.
4 1/2" x 4" at top, 3" to top of rim.

$225

 

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Bail-handled pantry boxes, all heavy sided in original  paint, excellent condition with no apologies.

Top left: yellow 9 1/2" d  $395

Bottom left: brick red 11 1/2" d  $375

Top right: orange 9 1/2" d  $375

Bottom right: blue 11 1/2" d  SALE PENDING

 

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Strawberry make-do on hollow glass base, 10 3/8" tall.

$120

 

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Candle box with drawer in original black paint, early 1800s,  dovetailed case with raised panel on lid, dovetailed drawer, hand-chamfered bottom board, excellent condition.
6 1/2" wide x 12 3/4" long x 5 1/2" tall.

$325

 

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Small box in red paint with mustard decoration, done by a carriage painter with interior decoration as well, circa 1880, all original (the name "Alice' added to the lid at some point), 10 3/4" x 4 1/2" x 3 1/4" tall.

$385

 

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Early lantern signed and dated Jeremiah Shiley 1852, rare fixed globe, excellent condition,
16 1/4" tall with ring, 4" base.

$595

 

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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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Equitable fire insurance plaque of shaking hands, a symbol of the Baltimore Equitable Insurance Company whose motto was "Sign of the Clasped Hands", circa 1830-40, cast iron, original surface. Found in central Pennsylvania.  10 3/8" x 9 7/8".

$695

 

 

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Shaker strawberry basket, hand crimped tin rim and base, cut-out staves, good old surface, 3 7/8" tall.

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Punched tin candle sconce, 19th century, rolled edges, unusual form. 16 3/4" tall x 6 1/2" wide x 4 1/4" deep.

$495

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Tin sand pail, Avan Beach, embossed with convex ribbon, bail handle, embossed floral bottom, early 1900s, 4 7/8' tall.

$265

 

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Tin sand pail with embossed birds, wire handle, embossed lobster on bottom, early 1900s. 4 7/8" tall.

$245

 

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Cast iron doll house furniture in original paint, circa 1920-30.

Table  $45
Icebox  $50
Stove  $65
Bathtub  $45
Crib  $65
Potty Chair  $45
High Chair  $65


Case Clock  $65
Table Lamp  $10
Stand/Stool  $35
Rocking Chair  $48
Washer  $65
Buggy  $55
Sink  $48
Green Rocker  $48
Porch Swing  $65

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Small 19th century document box in original black and gray paint decoration, incised hex sign-like pattern on lid, replaced leather hinges, square nails, excellent condition.
15 1/2" long x 7 5/8" deep x 8 5/8" tall.

$295

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Napkin rings, silver plate (left to right):

Figural lion, 2 1/2" tall   $89
Hand holding flower, 1 1/2" tall  $45
Filigree frill, 1 3/4" tall   $23
Chair, 4 1/8" tall   $85

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Wood slat basket with carved handles, double wrapped rim, couple breaks to center as found.
26 1/4" x 21" x 2 1/2" deep.

$225

 

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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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Miniature doll-size shoo fly in original paint,
13 1/2" x 5" x 6" tall.

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Pennsylvania bride's box in original paint decoration with bride and groom on lid, decorated on all sides, t-head nails, early 1800s, excellent condition.
12" wide x 9" deep including lid x 5 7/8" tall.

$885

 

 

 

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Large woven tin basket with handles, very unusual, well-constructed in excellent condition, 17" diameter x 9" tall.

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Decorated lidded stoneware cake crock found in Pennsylvania, nicely decorated and in very good condition with no cracks. 12 3/8" diameter with lid.

$745

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"Wednesday" box in original paint decoration, late 1800s, Pennsylvania, square nailed, excellent condition.
16 7/8" wide x 12 1/8" deep x 6 1/8" tall.

$695

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Redware mug, incising on neck, manganese decoration, good handle. 6" tall x 4 1/2" diameter.

$495

 

 

 

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Cutlery box in original paint decoration, signed and dated 1855, apple green paint with rosebud vine on front. 13" wide x 8" deep x 4 1/2" tall.

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Small paint decorated box, bracket base,
15" x 8 1/2" x 8" tall.

$475

 

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Set of three drawers in original paint decoration, circa 1840, brass pulls, found in Pennsylvania.
10 5/8" wide x 5 7/8" deep x 7 7/8" tall.

$325

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Early 20th century German horse pull toy, covered in brown wool, button eyes, legs mortised through base, 9 1/2" long x 11" tall.

$295

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Paint decorated miniature blanket chest, circa 1800, with lidded till and old wallpaper lining, original lock and key.
11" x 6 1/2" x 5 1/2".

$895

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Cast iron Teddy Bear baking mold, circa 1920, 8 1/2' x 4".

$250

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Inkwell in a sled, late 1800s, all original in excellent condition, 5 3/4" long x 3" tall x 2" deep.

$195

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"Gray Beauty Pacers," Gibbs Toy Co., c1908, Canton, Ohio, mint condition.
19 1/4" long x 5 7/8" tall x 5 3/4" deep.

$475

 

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American painted tin tray featuring best design elements in superb original condition.
23 7/8" x 17 3/4".

$325

 

 

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Early 19th century footed bowl with great hand turnings and old repair, wonderful patina.
12" diameter x 2 3/4" tall.

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Small 19th century apple tray in original oxblood red and black paint, square nails, nice dry surface.
14" x 9 1/4".

$395

 

 

 

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Redware loaf dish in triple quill design, coggled edge, mint condition, circa 1830-50.
16" X 9 7/8"

$950

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Cobalt decorated stoneware pig with wood spigot, early to mid 1800s, maker's mark, mint condition,
10 1/2" long x 9" tall.

$1050

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Bennington "tug" mug, mid 1800s, mint condition, 6" diameter including handles x 5" tall.

$195

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Red ware mold, circa 1820, rare green and orange glaze with manganese speckles, eastern Pennsylvania, 7" round in mint condition.

$425

 

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Slide lid candle box in original red wash, tiny square nails, hand chamfered lid, circa 1800, 12" x 4" x 3" tall.

$275

Tiny slide lid box, circa 1740, carved from a single piece of wood, chamfered lid, "JAME" incised on bottom. 5 1/2" long x 1 1/2" x 1 1/4".

$175

 

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Red ware mold with manganese decoration, circa 1840, very good condition, 5 1/2" diameter.

$265

 
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Large finger-lapped keeler in mustard paint, late 1800s, excellent condition, 18" x 8".

$625

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