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Mortar and pestle, blue paint, Maine, 8" x 4 1/4"  $395

Pantry in apple green paint, 7 1/2". $245

Pantry in apple green paint, 10". $320

Bail handled pantry SOLD

Pantry in dark green paint, stamped "Orlando Mason Winchendon Mass", 6 1/2". $345

Pantry in dark putty paint, 7 1/4". $345

Pantry in grey-blue paint, 8 1/2". $195

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All in original paint. Left to right, stacks top to bottom:

Shaker oval pantry in yellow varnish, 6" x 4 1/2".  $375

Pantry in dark blue paint, 5 1/2". SOLD

Pantry in blue paint, 9". SOLD

Ash and pine pantry in blue/green paint, 10 1/2". $895

Oval pantries, Maine:
blue, 4 x 2 7/8". SOLD

bittersweet, 5 1/4" x 4 1/8".SOLD

red, 5 1/2" x 4 1/8". SOLD

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19th century mortar and pestle in original blue paint, 8" tall, nice form.

SOLD

 

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Three oval pantry boxes from Maine. All finger-lapped and in excellent condition. SOLD
Top: original soldier blue paint, 4 1/8" x 2 7/8". 

Middle: original bittersweet paint, 5 3/8' x 4 1/8".

Bottom: original red paint, 5 5/8" x 4 1/8".
 
 

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Top: Hard to find 5 1/2" pantry box in original dark blue paint. SOLD

Second: 9" pantry box, original blue paint, small old loss to lid. SOLD

Third: 10 1/2" pantry box, New England, circa 1830, ash and pine, original blue-green paint. $895

Bottom: 15" pantry box, Maine, original dark blue paint, copper tacks. SOLD

 

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Left: Deep dish red ware pie plate, circa 1850, good color in mint condition, 7" x 1 3/4".

$265

Right: 12" red ware charger, circa 1850, with coggled edge and wonderful orange-red color, very good condition.

$575

 

 

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Doll rope bed with original paint decoration, circa 1870, found in SE Pennsylvania, excellent condition. 20" long x 14 1/3" deep x 13" tall.

SOLD

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No. 27 U.S. Mail wagon with walking horse, Gibbs Toy Company, Canton, Ohio, circa 1910, legs work, complete, small litho loss to one side as shown, 22" x 7".

$745

 

 

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Chalk ware dove from SE Pennsylvania, nicely decorated in excellent original condition, late 1800s. This piece is typical of the chalk ware industry controlled by the Mennonite women in that area.
10 3/4" tall x 8 1/4" long x 4" deep.

SOLD

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Small slat basket in original yellow paint, Algonquin Indian, very good condition with no losses, a couple of breaks in the splint.
6 1/2" x 5" x 2 3/4" tall.

$98

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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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Tiny berry bucket, circa 1900-20, original grey paint with blue painted iron bands and turned wood bail handle, very good condition, found in SE Pennsylvania.
3 5/8" tall x 4 1/2" diameter top and 3 3/4" bottom.

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Cast iron horse head on plinth hitching post, unusual form, 6 3/4" x 4 1/4" x 16" tall, missing ring.

$335

 

 

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Pennsylvania red ware apple butter jar in mint condition, circa 1840-50, incised lines at the shoulder. 6" tall x 4 1/8" diameter top, 3 1/4" diameter base.

SOLD

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Hand made toy dump truck, pine, circa 1940, very well made, excellent condition.
21 1/2" long x 8 3/4" wide x 10 1/4" tall.

$295

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Slide lid candle box in original red wash, tiny square nails, hand chamfered lid, circa 1840, 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.

$385

 

 

 

 

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Canted sailor ditty box in original dark blue paint, late 19th century.
15 1/4" wide x 9 3/4" deep base x 7 1/2" tall.

$595

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

$265

 

 

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Red ware cat from the "Raj" period, circa 1870.Made in England for the Indian market during British rule. Retaining some original paint decoration.
10 1/8" tall x 4 1/2" deep.

$325

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Raphael Tuck New Year's greeting card of two puppies in a sewing basket, inscribed 1921, walnut frame.
10" x 7 3/4".

$68

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Slip-decorated red ware plate with coggled edge, Pennsylvania, circa 1830, good condition with no cracks, 8 7/8" diameter.

$425

 

 

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Small 19th century slide-lid box in vibrant original blue paint, 7" x 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" tall.

$365

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Chalk ware poodle from SE Pennsylvania, circa 1880, excellent condition, 5 7/8" tall x 6" long x 2 3/4" deep.

$168

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Barrel with iron bands, original blue paint, tight,
16" diameter x 18" tall.

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Ten gold leaf wood letters from a Wisconsin "County Bank," early 1900s, 10 1/4" tall, wonderful condition with appropriate wear, no breaks.

$950

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Large burl bowl fresh to the market, mid 19th century, some wear to bottom.
14 1/8"  x 14 3/8" diameter x 4 3/4" tall

$1950

 

 

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Oversized Pennsylvania redware mug with manganese decoration, excellent condition, 6" diameter rim, 4 34' tall.

$645

Small Pennsylvania redware pie plate with manganese sponge decoration including pinwheel and coggled edge, perfect, 6 1/2" diameter x 1".

SOLD

 

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Jockey on horse pull toy, original paint and pull string, signed "The Toy Tinkers Inc, Evanston, ILL U.S.A., circa 1930.

$165

 

 

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Ludwig Greiner doll head with original label: "Greiner's Patent Doll Head No 7, Pat March 30, 1858, ext 72". 7" tall x 6" wide x 4" deep. Some wear to paint from use.

$495

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Bail-handled bucket in original dry green paint, early 1900s, retains original lid (edge loss), tight. 8 1/2" tall x 10" diameter top, 8" diameter base.

SOLD

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German cow toy on wheels, all original with felt hide, excellent condition, 7 1/2" long x 5 3/4" tall x 2" deep.


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Swing handled splint basket, original dry blue paint, 14" diameter x 8" tall not including handle, solid construction in very good condition.

$695

 

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

$625

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Amish puzzle ball, circa 1870, faced with various colored leathers and joined by fabric, 2 3/8" diameter, excellent condition.

$170

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German Belsnickle, circa 1890, found in southeast Pennsylvania, very good condition, 7 3/4" tall.

$495

 

 

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Long maple cutting board, early 1900s, 31 1/2" long x 10" wide.

$165

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Large oval box in original dry surface, circa 1830, central Pennsylvania, pegged construction, excellent condition.
Top 13 3/8" x 11",  7 7/8'" tall.

$385

 

 

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Small double lidded basket, nicely woven in excellent condition, first quarter 1900s.
Top 6 1/4" x 4", 7 1/8" tall including handle.

$195

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Black over red paint decorated trencher, fabulous paint, clean interior, great patina. 22 1/2" x 12 3/4" x 4" tall.

$575

 

 

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Large American painted tin trunk in original rare green and yellow decoration, circa 1850, very good condition.
9 3/4" wide x 6 1/4" deep x 7 1/2" tall.

$565

 

 

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Majolica pitcher in rare "Lily of the Valley" pattern, circa 1910, 6 1/2" tall to spout, 5 1/8" bottom diameter, very good condition with hairline inside rim (shown below).

$145

 

 

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Cast iron "Pointer" doorstop in original paint, circa 1900, 15" x 4" x 9".

$475

 
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Strawberry make-do pincushions, both excellent condition:

Left: velvet with embroidered seeds, glass base, 7 1/2" tall.
$95

Right: cotton and chenille, glass base, 8 1/2" tall.
$95

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Hopi pot, Kachina/parrot clay, from Hano Village at 1st Mesa, signed by Irene Shuple, 1930-1980 period, excellent condition.
5 3/4" tall x 4 1/2" diameter top.

$350

 

 

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Pair 19th century wedding band hogscraper candlesticks, 11" tall, both marked "HSM" on the underside of the ejector. Ejectors fully functional, excellent condition.

$545 pair

 

 

 

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Oversized green glass bottle, molded and in mint condition, marked "V. AYLLENSE" in raised lettering around the tp. ex Joanne Boardman.
17" tall, 12" diameter at the waist.

$225

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Pair of "poured redware" dogs from the British "Raj" period, circa 1870, rare and in excellent condition.
9 1/2" long x 5 7/8" tall.

$650 pair

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Tiger maple document box with applied period brass ring pull, interior signed and dated in pencil "Made by L. G. Taplin 1838 at Brandon, Vermont" and "Do not destroy this box". Wonderful amber color.
16" x 8" x 5 3/4" tall.

$495

 
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Pair Canary flint glass "Petal and Loop" candlesticks, Sandwich, Massachusetts, circa 1830-40, mint condition.
6 1/2" tall x 4 1/4" across base.

$265 pair

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Burl box, late 1800s, excellent condition.
7 3/4" wide x 5" deep x 2 1/2" tall.

$295

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American wick trimmer on tray with hog scraper candlestick, circa 1840, set has always been together and retains original gold stencil decoration and pin striping.
Candlestick: 6 1/2" x 4"
Tray: 9 1/2" x 4"
Wick trimmer: 6 1/2" x 2 1/4"

$395 set

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Mortar and pestle in original putty colored paint, circa 1900, excellent condition.
Mortar 7" tall x 5 1/4" diameter base; pestle 11 3/8" long.

$395

 

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Horn of Plenty flint glass compote, circa 1850, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 8" tall x 7 1/2" diameter.

$185

 

 

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Heavy iron "Santa and Co." mailbox bank, circa 1930, original paper labels, 6" tall x 2 1/2" square.

$265

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English creamware coffeepot with freehand brush decoration, circa 1800, in excellent condition with two flea bites to underside of lid as shown.
12" tall x 11" wide, base diameter 4 3/4".

$1650

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Canary glass fluid lamp, circa 1850, possibly Pittsburgh Glass Company, mint condition.
11" tall x 3" wide.

$475

 

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Cast iron toothpick dispenser of a woodpecker retrieving toothpicks from a log, 1920s, original paint. 5" wide x 2" deep x 3 1/2" tall

$175

 

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"Brownie" Horseshoe Game, marked "Patent Pending, MFD by The M. H. Miller Co., Jeannette, PA", 11 1/2" diameter, seven hard rubber horseshoes 5 1/2" tall, circa 1920s. Good condition.

$65

 

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Uncle Remus cast iron bank in original paint, circa 1920. 5" tall x 2 1/2" wide.

$245

 

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Small tabletop stepback apothecary, circa 1890-1910, pine, 8 drawers with original porcelain knobs, scalloped skirt, small loss to bottom right foot. Can also be hung.
19 1/4" tall x 8" wide x 6 1/4" deep.

$495

 

  

 

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New England document box, circa 1830, retaining its original ochre sponge paint decorated surface, initials "S" (or "P") "B" on lid, original hardware including brass ring on lid, old damage to lower front corners and edge of lid above hasp.
15 1/4" x 8" x 5 1/2"

$245

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New England ash and pine pantry box, circa 1830, original blue paint, 10 1/2" diameter, excellent condition.

$895

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Bobby Blake doorstop, Hubley "46", ex collection Grace Dayton, unsigned, 9 1/2" tall.

$475

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Victorian silver plate wax jack with snuffer on chain, marked "Made in England" and hallmarks on bottom. Excellent condition.
4 3/4" tall x 4" diameter base.

$295

 

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