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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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Dovetailed bin in original blue paint with pulls at both ends, circa 1870-90, Pennsylvania.
17" long x 13" wide x 7 1/2" tall

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Bee skep basketry beehive, circa 1900, 22" tall, remnants of honeycomb inside.

SOLD

 

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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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Mother sheep and lamb pull toy, German, circa 1910, wool covered, stick legs, original ribbon, 5" long x 4 3/4" tall, loss to one of the sheep's ears.

SOLD

 

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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.

$175

 

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Oversized mortar and pestle in original soldier blue paint, no cracks, 8" tall x 6 1/4" diameter.

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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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Stuffed dog on wood wheels, button eyes, all hand sewn, circa 1910, well-loved with mends.
9 1/2" long x 7 1/4" tall.

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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.

$210

 

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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.

$395

 

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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.

$355

 

 

 

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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.

$225

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Small 19th century apple tray in original oxblood red and back 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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Abbott's "A" Milk truck, circa 1920, reads: "Laboratory controlled and tuberculin tested. Philadelphia and Seashore." Nice lithograph of cow and dairy maid, complete with original milk bottles in carrier. Small loss to front corner window frame as shown.
21" long x 5 1/2" deep x 9 1/4" tall.

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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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