*SOLD* G197 19th century Shenandoah Valley, Virginia two door original blue painted cupboard resting on raised legs. Very unusual, shallow design boasting molding-framed inset panel ends and doors. Molding surrounds the underside of the top. Sides are mortised through the legs at the bottom. Doors open to reveal a clean, natural patina interior with several shelves for storage. Circa 1850s.
H1025 Stamped and embossed leather-covered “LEGER” book with entries dated from 1830s – 1850’s. Philadelphia, PA area.
H1035 Sturdy, hand-woven Pennsylvania gathering basket retaining its original red painted surface. Very well made with double wrapped rim, steamed and bent hand hewn handle and bumped up bottom for air circulation.
H994B Hog scraper push up candlestick retaining original old gray painted surface. Finger curl for holding remains intact on top rim.
H1030 Exceptional early 19th century Pennsylvania Folk Art heart-decorated identified and dated storage box retaining its original surface featuring beautiful hand painted decorations. Identified and dated 1827 on the top of lid. This fantastic piece was published in “The Nation’s Fine Antiques Newspaper – October 1984” and “Folk Hearts – A Celebration of the Heart Motif in American Folk Art from 1660- 1880 – Cynthia V.A. Schaffner and Susan Klein” as seen in the documents that are included with this item. Dovetailed construction.
H920 New England original red painted low chest featuring two dovetailed drawers and an applied bracket base boasting a beautiful cut out design.
H1039 Folk art owl bird tree carved by Ken Kirby featuring eight hand-carved wooden Owls with metal legs mounted on a tree that is anchored in a multi-tiered turned base with refinished surface. Signed and branded with maker’s name on bottom.
**SOLD** H1038 Large wooden sign advertising "Hunsicker's Hotel Meals & Rooms" in blue letters hand painted on a white painted background. Single sided, very sturdy. Applied double molding on all sides. Hunsicker’s Hotel was located in Bethel (Berks County), PA and dates to the late 1800’s.
*SOLD* H1032 Small wooden stool from Pennsylvania retaining original blue painted surface with significant wear from years of use. Decorative cut out feet and drop apron on each side. Drop apron sides are mortised into legs and legs are mortised through the top.
H1034 Late 19th century Pennsylvania stack of four drawers in old green over original pumpkin painted surface. Top drawer features divided interior.
H82 Peg Rack with ten nicely turned wooden pegs in old white over original gray paint.
RM1438 Early 1948 Canvasback Drake decoy carved by Madison Mitchell (1901-1993) from Havre de Grace Maryland - signed and dated on bottom.
H1023 Merganzer duck decoy attributed to Gunner Alvin Meekins of Hoopers Island, Dorchester County, Maryland.
RM1437 1850 Foot Officer Sword with nicely etched blade featuring “US” on one side and “E Pluribus Unum” on the reverse. A few of the noteworthy etchings include floral designs, flags, cannons, shields and an Eagle. Retailer’s mark on blade reads: W.H. HORSTMANN & SONS PHILADELPHIA”.
**Sold**H980 19th century Pennsylvania one door storage cupboard with beautiful original red painted surface. Dovetailed case with applied molding around the top and nice cut out feet. Door is fully mortised and double pegged and features a beaded edge around all sides. Natural patina interior with several sturdy shelves for storage.
G272 Small-Sized Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pitcher, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1870. Ovoid pitcher with rounded rim, decorated with a brushed cobalt design of double-stemmed clover plant. Collar decorated with brushed cobalt lines. Unusual size, measuring approximately one-gallon.
*SOLD* G308 Outstanding Melon Basket in dry beautiful original blue paint with the "Eye of the Wind God" on each side of the handle. Color is spectacular, really what you're looking for in a nice old basket like this. Great workmanship
F457 19th century Maryland demilune table in old blue over the original gray paint. Table is circa 1880s and features a semi-circular top over a plain, triangular-shaped apron.
H1021 Beautifully framed oil on canvas depicting a toppled over basket of apples - signed and dated in lower right corner "M L M 1911". Nice gold leaf frame.
H1016 Miniature 19th century New England storage box retaining original blue and black painted surface. Hinged lid opens to reveal a red and black paint decorated panel inside the lid and a divided interior. Applied molding surrounds all sides of both the top and bottom of the box.
MS6 Early 19th century Vermont Stand up Desk in original paint decorated surface. hinge top, fitted interior. The wood is white pine and poplar. The rectangular hinged lift-top slant-lid with applied molding opens to reveal a nice and clean interior boasting a fitted compartment that features six cubbies above a single drawer centered by two pigeon holes on either side, above a pair of ledger compartments. The writing surface is above three working drawers of dovetail construction that retain their original wood pulls. The desk rests on raised, tall ogee-cutout feet.
H1012 Rubber Dog with original label on bottom - Holstein Rubber Products Co., Inc. * Non-Destructible Brand Rubber Tile * Hartford Connecticut USA. Circa 1929-1930. Solid Rubber construction.
H1020 Identified oil on canvas depicting a small group of peaches and plums - signed and dated lower right corner "Wm Peter 1899". Nice, simple frame accentuates the vibrant colors utilized in the fruits and detailed leaves.
H1015 Cast iron black painted “Scotty” Terrier dog door stop.
H1024 Will Heverin (1860-1951), Charlestown, Maryland - Canvasback Hen wing duck decoy. Branded "C C" on bottom. Original staple intact on front bottom of decoy.
RM1433 High head Canvasback decoy by Wally Algard - Charlestown, MD. Circa 1930. Original weight and rigging intact on bottom.
H371 Lovely Pennsylvania original yellow painted wall box with canted sides and cutout back with hole for hanging. Circa 1790s. Rosehead and square head nail construction.
*Sold**RM1429 Early Civil War style H&P conversion musket. Hewes & Phillips initially altered muskets for the state of New Jersey, and later did so for the US Ordnance Dept utilizing a modernized bolster for the US. This is one of the 7,000 1861 New Jersey muskets, also known as the Type I H&P. This utilizes a chambered breech and has a bolster with a clean out screw. H&P charged the state of New Jersey $2.95 per musket. Overall Very Good condition. 100% original, 100% complete, mechanically perfect. The steel is very pretty with a smooth chocolate patina. The lock is marked Springfield 1838.
RM1434 Beautiful 19th Century New England original blue painted butter churn with original dasher. Maker’s stamp “C. WILDER & SON SO. HINGHAM, MASS” on bottom. Tongue and groove softwood staved sides secured with metal bands. Lid fits nice snug.
H1026 Halloween Black Cat on a Fence Paper Mache or “Pulp” Lantern / Candy Container – circa 1930s-1940s.
*sold*H997 Delightful late 18th Century Pennsylvania red painted one door cupboard boasting a double paneled door that is fully mortised and double pegged. The entire cupboard is “T” nail and wooden pegged construction. A beaded edge surrounds the door opening and also runs along the front of the top board. Clean, natural patina interior with three shelves – the top shelf bearing a plate groove along the back edge. Tall cut out feet. Circa 1790.
H1001 Sturdy wooden stool retaining old blue painted surface. Canted legs are mortised through the top and are reinforced with a thick wooden dowel that supports the splayed legs. Unusual finger hole cut outs in center of top. Found in Pennsylvania.
H1011 Rare, Late 19th century original mustard painted oyster bucket with red painted hand-stenciled advertising for “Norfolk Oyster Co – Boston” and the number “960” is stenciled in the wooden staved sides secured with three iron bandsNOTE: Reference can be found for Norfolk Oyster Co Oyster Dealers Causeway and 172 Atlantic Ave - - 85 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States - 1850-1900
*SOLD* H994A 18th century wrought iron spike candle holder mounted into an original dry-red painted wooden backboard featuring a tombstone shaped top. Hole for hanging purposes.
*sold* RM1431 Early Fireplace Bellows in original blue painted surface with fantastic wear from years of use. Wood and leather construction with the tip being secured with and iron band and tacks around all edges to secure the leather in place
*SOLD* G734 Matching Pair of 19th century single-candle sconces in original old surface. Details such as the nice fluted scallop at the top
*SOLD H978 Early 19th century Pennsylvania School Master’s Desk, with original blue paint showing wonderful wear from years of use. Detailed pinwheel carved into one end. The long, tapered legs are secured to the case with mortised and pegged construction. Lid lifts to reveal an open interior with one shelf. Natural patina interior. The wood is all white pine. Circa 1810-1820. This desk is a great size and has not lost any of its height.
Late 18th century wooden bowl in beautiful worn, dry original red paint. Hand turned out of round with wide band around the top. Very unique flattened edge on opposite sides of the top opening that appear to have been created/used for propping the bowl steadily on its edge to scrape contents from inside the bowl. Natural patina interior reflects wear chop marks and cracks indicative of age and use.
H964 Cutlery tray / knife box with curved center divider featuring an oval cutout for carrying purposes. Slightly canted sides. Small wire nail construction. Very dry surface with wear indicative of use.
*SOLD* C520 Late 19th century Trade Sign from upstate New York, Frank Fountain Carriages and Hardware, painted on board, with applied molding, great colors of yellow back ground with black, red and green, lettering
H508 Nicely framed contemporary sampler – Cotton stitched on linen in a row-by-row format featuring repeating alphabets, numbers, the name “Jane Woodward” and the verse “Let all your words and actions be sincere Mar 25 1822” stitched over a pictural area boasting trees, flowers and various animals. Vivid colors, consistent hand-done stitching.
G176 19th Lancaster Pennsylvania, Country Store Apothecary Chest old white painted surface featuring nine dovetailed drawers in a fully dovetailed case.
*SOLD* H995 Stunning Soap Hollow (Somerset County, Pennsylvania) Chest of Drawers featuring a beautiful red and black paint decorated surface, decorative cut out backsplash and drop apron, intricate inlaid wooden escutcheons on four drawers, panel ends and applied molding around the top. Two over four drawer configuration, resting on turned feet. Dovetailed drawers retain crisp beaded edges with original mustard painted detailing around each drawer front. The case and drawer stretchers are fully mortised and wooden pegged.
H981 19th century pine noodle / dough board retaining it’s original painted surface on the exterior of the gallery as well as the bottom. Beautiful natural patina to the work surface of the board. These boards were used for multiple purposes serving as a kitchen counter for rolling out dough.
H1002 Large, very sturdy steamed and bentwood Melon basket. Great natural patina surface.
H999 Early 19th century Pennsylvania Store Counter Desk retaining the beautiful original blue painted surface. Square head nail construction with primitively square dovetailed case and a slant hinged lid. Applied molding around lift lid.
H991 19th century Versatile small sized counter storage box retaining old, dry red painted surface. Slanted hinged lid. Great old natural patina interior.
*SOLD* H1010 Canvasback Drake decoy carved by Carroll "Wally" Algard (1883-1959), Charlestown, Maryland) from the “Nichols” rig. Original weight, staple and ring remain intact on bottom. Remnants of being shot over evident in several areas of this decoy.
H986 19th century William Hare (1815-1885)Wilmington, Delaware crock Oyster jar with impressed stamp "Wm. HARE WILMINGTON DEL". Hare is the only Wilmington
*SOLD* H992 19th century punched tin Lantern, with beautiful dry red painted surface. Symmetrically punched and pierced patterns of dots and dashes, with punched and pierced designs in conical top for venting purposes. Hinged door opens for easy access to interior candle socket.
H1003 Small handmade Butt basket. Nice old natural patina surface. Great condition.
F591 Mid 19th century Pennsylvania beautiful blue Bench in the old blue paint over the original red, boasting great over size top and half-moon cut out ends, an apron is applied on each side
*SOLD* RM1430 Nautical painting of a ship bearing several flags – painted on the inside of a lid from an old sea chest. A very thick painted canvas material covers the back and extends beyond the edges of three sides. The canvas is secured with rounded-top copper tacks on three edges and wire nails on the fourth edge.
H983 Mid 20th century Bluebill Hen decoy carved by R. Madison Mitchell (1901-1993), Havre De Grace, Maryland. Crack to the neck
H984 Early Canvasback Drake decoy carved by Charlie Joiner (1921-2015) of Chestertown, MD.
H955 Pennsylvania 19th century two piece painted pine Dutch Cupboard retaining its old dry red painted surface. Nice, applied bracket base around the bottom and applied molding around the top feature an early black painted surface. All four paneled doors are fully mortised and pegged. The interior shelves in the upper section have double plate grooves along the back edge of each shelf. The original metal catch behind the upper doors remains intact – and is typical of those found in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania area.
H952C 19th century turned wooden Mortar and Pestle in original black painted surface. Nicely turned shape with simple incised ring around the outside and a molded interior lip surrounding the opening of the Mortar. Natural patina interior.
Beautiful handmade Nantucket lightship hand basket / lidded purse featuring a wonderful scrimshaw of two prominently carved seagulls on the top. Distinctly signed on the interior’s bottom: “G.L. Brown • Cross Rip Jr. • Washington Ave. • Madaket”. The lid is kept shut by a front pin closure. Excellent condition
**Sold**H977 18th century wrought iron rush light candleholder resting on a raised circular iron base.
H957 Early 19th Century Pennsylvania Dough Box in beautiful blue paint. Tightly dovetailed, pegged and square head nail construction with an apron around the bottom that follows the taper of the turned legs. Scrub top is reinforced with a batten attached underneath on each end. Natural patina interior. Circa 1820 – 1830s.
**Sold**H976 Late 19th century wooden birdhouse in the form of an ornate Victorian House in old blue and white painted surface. Exceptional details throughout this two-story piece include a steep gabled roof complete with metal ridge cap, an oval window at the front peak of the house, dormer windows on each side of the roof, a cylindrical turret as the front entryway
H1000 Excellent late 18th century New England miniature chest of drawers in original red painted surface featuring three graduated sized drawers with chamfered, solid wooden drawer bottoms resting on an exquisite cut out drop front apron and cut out ends. Stretchers are mortised into the front. Small “T” nail construction. Circa 1790s.
H971 Exceptional 18th century New England pine mule chest in original red painted surface. The tightly dovetailed drawer, mortised tapered battens inside the lid, a molded edge around underside of lid, tall cut out ends and a beautiful cut out drop apron are just a few details showing the remarkable workmanship in this piece! "T" nail construction.
H982 Pair of early Canvasback decoys in original paint by renowned decoy carver R. Madison Mitchell, signed and dated 1953.
RM1428 Early Canvasback drake decoy carved by, Thomas Barnard (1847-1927), Havre de Grace, Maryland.Thomas was the older brother of decoy maker Charles Nelson Barnard.
G759 Early 19th century Pennsylvania beautiful original gray painted Wall Shelf. Classic lines with nice applied molding underneath the top and five molded panels with alternating wood grain within each section to add visual appeal.
H979 Fantastic 19th century Pennsylvania document / storage box, with the original dark blue painted surface featuring ‘W.B.A.&CO. 1873’painted in white letters with black shadowing on the front panel. Six board, square head nail construction retaining original hardware. Super clean, natural interior.
*SOLD* F469 Early 19th century twelve pinwheel pattern tins Pennsylvania Pie Safe with beautiful old blue paint. All tins are original. Nice, distinct beaded edges surround the doors. The case of the Pie Safe is mortised and pegged and rests on tall, full height legs. The clean interior retains old natural patina. The back boards are all pit sawed. Circa 1820.
*SOLD* H954A 19th century original blue painted mortar and pestle. It is thick walled, with a nicely turned base, no breaks or cracks.
H954B 19th century wooden turned mortar and pestle in original old dark mustard painted surface. It is a simply turned design and shows wear indicative of use
**Sold**H954C 19th century wooden turned mortar and pestle in original, very dry, worn gray painted surface. Very simple turned design retains evidence of hand-hewn marks on the bottom.
F534 Mid 19th century PA single door storage cupboard. Door is one wide, single board with nice cut out at base. It has half inch beaded molding on both sides of door and outer front corners. It has all square head nail construction. In early red and teal paint over the original red. Circa 1840-1850.
**Sold**H972 Spectacular 18th century Pennsylvania blanket chest in original red painted surface on all sides. Chest consists of six-boards secured with tight, blind-dovetailed construction throughout the entire piece. The applied bracket base boasting beautiful cut out feet is also blind-dovetailed. The lid boasts bread board style ends that are triple mortised and wooden pegged through the ends. A delicate applied molding decorates the underside of the lid – acting as a dust cover. Clean, natural patina interior with lidded till and strap hinges.
H975 Wonderful oil painting on board depicting a gathering of people enjoying a leisurely picnic beside, and a boat ride on, the lake. There is even the back part of a dog depicted in the painting – where else but enjoying crumbs beneath the table. dated ‘1869’ on the back)
RM1425 Outstanding Civil War Union Canteen with dark blue cover and leather carrying strap. The NY Depot was a branch of the U.S. Quartermaster’s Office of Clothing and Equipage. 1862.
RM1426 Civil War dug US M-1839 Enlisted man's Cartridge Box Plate dug on the Gettysburg Battlefield!
*SOLD* H974 North Carolina canvas covered swan decoy in preening pose. High arched back. Maker unknown.
RM1427 Rare High Head Branded Canvasback decoy by William Heverin of Chestertown, Maryland. Circa 1900. High head drake with ‘A H MC D’ branded in two places on underside. This was the brand for A. H. Mc Daniel of North East, Maryland who owned a boat yard.
H475 19th century cooper with gold gilt painted surface weathervane. Mounted on a wooden architectural base for display purposes. Circa late 19th century, American origin.
*SOLD* G254 Diminutive chest of drawers in original bittersweet red painted surface boasting five dovetailed drawers and a beautiful decorative drop apron with cut out ends and back. Wonderful carved column edges and matching applied molding around the underside of the top add to the visual appeal of this sweet little chest. Combination of small square head and "T" nail construction.
H950 Early 19th century lancaster County Pennsylvania painted pine Storage cupboard, , retaining old red painted surface. .one large dovetailed drawer over two plank doors with dovetailed batons with lamb tongue corners, on the inside of doors. The interior is nice and clean, circa 1820
*SOLD* H930 19th century Soap Hollow (Somerset County, PA) double mortised stool with original red painted surface. Beaded edges along apron and legs. Tall half-moon cut out feet. The initials "E.G" are painted in green on the underside. Very sturdy.
H958 19th century Shaker yellow grain painted kerosene bucket Second half-19th century. Stave constructed with three bands, having original grain patterned paint. Bale handle with tin diamond escutcheons, "Woodcock & Sawyer, Winchendon, Mass
X265 19th century Chip-carved butter print of Pennsylvania origin, Butter Print has a very nice, deeply carved flower design. There is a small age crack from wood shrinkage.
H956 19th century Stoneware crock Milk Pan, Baltimore,Maryland with cobalt floral sprays.
H962 19th century Original red painted carrier with mustard painted interior with dividers. Raised center handle is curved with matching cutout for carrying. Canted sides. Square head nail construction. Very sturdy.
G810 Bautiful late 18h century original dry Red painted beehive turned wooden bowl with great turnings, nice lipped edge and incised foot Out of round. Measurements: 9 3/4" x 10" diameter x 3" deep
H968 19th century New England beautiful Original dark blue painted lidded firkin with tongue and groove softwood staved sides secured with tapered lap joint wood bands held in place with copper tacks and a single staple at the end of each band. Remnants of maker's stamp visible on top of lid
H952B Beautiful 19th century turned wooden Mortar and Pestle in wonderful red paint. Nicely turned shape, with a delicately tapered interior lip surrounding the opening of the Mortar. Natural patina interior.
*SOLD* RM1422 – Great, original blue painted wooden compote featuring a large, one-piece wooden tray resting on nice, simple turnings.
H959 19th century small hanging cupboard retaining an original green painted surface.The case of the Cupboard is dovetailed with Fully mortised and pegged raised panel door boasts beaded edges and a working original lock.
H951 Stunning 19th century Ohio hanging glass door cupboard with the original yellow paint on exterior and interior. Fully mortised and pegged door with four windowlites, all square head nail construction. Beautiful back boards. Circa 1840.
H947 19th century Folk Art hand-painted Theorem on velvet – signed by artist – ‘GINA’. Theorem features a still life of an open weave oval basket containing a beautifully arranged abundance of fruits with accents of tendrils and leaves. The various well-positioned fruits include a pomegranate, pear, lemon, and peaches. Beautiful use of colors and shading adds to the visual appeal. Nicely framed in what appears to be the original frame, however not the original backing. Writing on back indicates this was from the private collection of “Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Hamblett, Owners – 60 Miles St., Millbury, Mass. 01527”.
F692 19th century Pennsylvania Wash Bench with beautiful dry bittersweet paint. This bench features feet that are beautifully shaped and affixed to the top by way of a double mortise. The skirt is attached with cut nails. It is taller than most benches, and it is sturdy and tight. Circa 1850.
O538 Large cylindrical Crock with ears and cobalt decoration. Stamped '3'.
A114 Dough Board with wonderful original light green painted surface on one side and old natural patina on the reverse side. One board with applied breadboard ends secured with square head nails and a hole for hanging.
*SOLD* H952A 19th century original blue painted mortar and pestle, It is thick walled, with a nicely turned base, no breaks or cracks. The pestle, which appears to be original to the mortar,. has the original old patina also , Excellent condition - Wonderful form.
B446 19th century Bucket with the original salmon paint, with the words ‘Whole Cloves’ in black paint with mustard decoration. Staved construction secured with metal bands and original wire bale swing handle with wooden grip.
H945 A very attractive early American mocha decorated bowl. This shape, with the pronounced rounded rim and foot, and bold bands are indicative of Jeffords Pottery. This pattern of a wide white band with a narrow brown band is a visually appealing pattern and even more so with the sponge pattern seaweed mocha decorations on the white band. Hair line crack inside bowl
*SOLD* X268 Maple Chip-carved butter print of Pennsylvania origin from the 19th century. Of sunflower form, this is very fine chip carved print with deep cross hatching and flamboyant leaves. A great example of folk art.
RM1421 19th century Pennsylvania original red painted lathe-turned wooden bowl. Bowl is slightly out of round, boasts a chamfered interior lip with a distinct molded rim around the top outer edge and a defined footed area on bottom. Retains a nice untouched painted surface exterior with old natural patina and chop marks on the inside.
F66 Late 18th century New Hampshire, wooden Cutlery Box, in the original oyster white with blue painted decoration with a high arched cut out handle, splayed dovetailed case and one-board bottom held in place with small tee nails. Circa 1790 in original uncleaned surface
G828 Late 19th century Beautiful shallow utility basket in original green paint. Tightly woven, double handled round design with two attached notched handles, canted sides with single wrapped rim and a dramatic pushed up bottom.
H953 19th century Stoneware crock Butter Tub with lid, probably Pennsylvania, with cobalt floral sprays. Provenance: from a private Pennsylvania Estate
H970 Small, exceptional 19th century New England oval pantry box in its original dry light blue paint. Opposing fingered body and lid. Very sturdy. Copper tack and tiny wooden pegged construction.
H95 Early 19th century Pennsylvania one piece open top stepback cupboard in dry, original red painted surface featuring open shelves over two beautiful, raised panel doors. Upper shelves boast double beaded edges along the front. The two fully mortised and pegged doors are raised panel inside and out and open to a clean, natural patina interior with shelf for added storage.
H375 Early 19th century Pennsylvania hanging pie safe in original red and grey painted surface. Beautiful applied hand-punched tins, in the circle pattern feature a large tin with two smaller tins on the front and one large hand punched tin on the back and sides. Hinged door on front, with original knob and turn knob, Natural patina interior with two sturdy shelves.
**Sold**G265 Late 19th century New England original green hanging wall shelf circa: 1870-1900, with three graduated shelves on shaped ends, the shelves are mortised into the sides with original green paint, and decorated with red pin striping on each side
H906 Large wooden sign with ‘WHITCOMB’ hand-painted in gold paint on black background. Found in Pennsylvania. Great original worn and weathered surface. Applied molding around all four sides, secured with early square head nails. Sign was found in the Delaware County, Pennsylvania area and is believed to be attributed to the Whitcomb Locomotive Company.
F215 T19th century New England side Table with a elaborate scalloped apron on all four sides, it has a two board top, retains the remains of oyster white paint over the original blue. Circa 1850
**Sold**H941 Pennsylvania hand painted wooden Trade Sign advertising "Fresh Eggs Milk And Cream". Black painted lettering on a white background with beveled edges. Single sided.
**Sold**F498 19th century Half-Peck and Quarter-Peck Measure in the original robin-egg blue painted surface. Wooden staved sides secured with three iron bands. Beveled edges around opening of each end. Measurements: 12” tall x 7 ¾” diameter on one end and 6 ½” diameter on the other end.
X377 Early 19th century New England Wall Box with the original uncleaned, dry red paint. Open rectangular box with canted sides and arched back with a hole for hanging. "T" nail construction. Circa 1800-1810.
H938 Canvasback drake decoy carved by Captain John Smith (1871-1959), Ocean City, Maryland. John Smith was a boat builder, gunsmith, farmer, and decoy maker. His decoys are highly prized by folk art collectors. This particular decoy has original paint.
H939 Early canvasback decoy, carved by Paul Gibson, Havre de Grace, Maryland circa 1950 original paint and rigging
*SOLD* H940 Folk Art hand carved wooden Rooster on wooden canister lid - with vintage glass canister included. Signed on bottom "June & Walter Gottshall 1984".
RM1420 Early 20th Century double sided painted wooden carnival game wheel of chance in its original, beautiful dry white painted surface with blue decoration and trim. Game Wheel features numbers painted in black on a white background with blue decoration on one side and the reverse side has dominos painted in black on a white background with red outlining each domino. Nails encircle the outer edge of both sides.
H83 Peg Rack with ten wooden pegs featuring chamfered edges in original dry, red painted surface. Each peg is mortised through the back board.
*SOLD* H937 Exceptionally nice early 19th century Pennsylvania original yellow painted one door storage cupboard with two dovetailed drawers over one mortised and pegged door resting on a tall, applied bracket base featuring high cut out feet and a drop double scallop cut out apron. Chamfered corners on front add to the list of fine details in the workmanship of this piece. Squarehead nail construction. Super clean, natural patina interior with shelves for storage. Circa 1820’s.
H936 Pennsylvania stoneware crock decorated with three brushed cobalt stripes, very good condition.
H934 Mid-19th century Pennsylvania Scouring Box with tall cut out on back board with beveled front edge, hole for hanging purposes and shaped sides. Great worn, uneven surface from years of scrubbing use. Square head nailed construction.
*SOLD* H932 Late 18th century New England original mustard painted Beehive wooden bowl. It is out of round. Bold form showing strong evidence of slow lathe turnings. Interior of the bowl retains natural patina surface with evidence of lathe turnings and wear/chop marks from use. No evidence of cracks or splits.
H933 Mid-19th Century Lancaster County, Pennsylvania miniature blanket chest with applied bracket base in original white painted surface. Clean, natural patina interior. “T” nail construction.
*SOLD* H77 Early 20th century rounded tin and wooden gunning light / lantern with glass front panel and internal kerosene lamp and round reflector. Handmade cone shaped vent on top. Handle has rolled edges. DuPont Estate.
G343 Early 19th century one piece open top Pennsylvania step back Cupboard retaining an old blue surface with red interior. Open top over two plank doors with high cut out feet and nice single bead around doors as well as the open top. Doors open to a clean, natural patina interior, with original shelves for added storage. Square head nail construction. Circa 1800.
**SOLD** H923 19th century Antique American School oil on canvas still life painting - Slices of Watermelon and Cantaloupe painted on canvas, great small size
H925 19th century Shaker style wooden staved and bentwood milk keeler retaining its original red painted exterior and white interior. The bottom is chamfered. Staved sides are secured by two metal bands. Wonderful small size. Very good condition.
F127 19th century beautiful hand hooked rug depicting a folky cow standing between two evergreen trees on a black background. The rug’s 4” border consists of a double-row checkerboard of many colors. Constructed of several types of fibers hooked into burlap.
H81 Early 19th century Peg Rack with 10 pegs in gray over the original blue paint, the wood is pine with 10 hand turned pegs and a beaded back board.
G353 Exquisite Family sampler wrought by “Charlotte Smith, FEB 1829” This remarkable Sampler features two dates (1828 and 1829), bands with four full sets of repeating Alphabets, a band of numbers 1 - 20, as well as spot motifs that include multiple hearts
**SOLD** RM1419 Mid-19th century Pennsylvania Apple Box in original blue painted surface and nicely canted sides. Nice wear inside indicative of many years of use. Square head nail construction. Very sturdy.
H905 Beautiful Pennsylvania two piece glass door step back cupboard in original yellow paint. The top features two doors boasting six original wavy glass panes in each door. Nice, deep cove molding around the top. Bottom features two drawers of square head nail construction and an applied bracket base with tall cut out feet. Beaded edging around all doors and drawers. Doors are fully mortised and wooden pegged. Clean, natural patina interior. Circa 1850.
F51 19th century General Merchandise wooden trade sign advertising Paint Hardware and Wall Paper. H. Newton Mearig, proprietor from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Single board with yellow background with green and red letters and a green border.
H119 Early 19th century Pennsylvania splay leg hepplewhite Stand, original salmon paint, the base is all mortised and peg, the top is one wide board, held on with sqaure head nails Circa 1820
C447 19th century lathe turned wooden Bowl with the original pewter gray color paint no cracks chips or breaks
H918 Wooden folk art trade sign advertising “Heath & Milligan Paint” “The Best Prepared (Paint)” “Sold By E. B. Yard, Newtown” Black painted letters on a white background. Single sided.
H913 Early Sussex County, Delaware pine blanket chest with decorative applied bracket base and molded edge around top retaining its beautiful dry original blue painted surface. Six board, “T” nail construction. Glove till inside boasts a molded edge lid. Circa 1790 – 1810.
*SOLD* H916 Historic early metal road sign advertising “252 Miles Boot Hill Dodge City”. Original painted surface. Boot Hill, Dodge City is in Kansas…and is an important part of the history of the Wild West.
F690 Early Pennsylvania wooden Storage Box in original dry salmon paint. Sturdy dovetailed case with hinged lift lid
RM1417 Early canvasback hen decoy, carved by Paul Gibson, Havre de Grace, Maryland. Branded underside with "J H” CONDITION: Original paint with light wear;
H504 19th century Pennsylvania flat wall cupboard / kas featuring two doors above two dovetailed drawers in beautiful red and blue paint with paint decorated panels and drawer fronts. Beaded edges around doors, drawers and on corners, along with detailed molding around top and tall, decorative double drop cut out apron and ends add to the visual appeal of this wonderful cupboard. Each end has two panels, while each door boasts four panels.
H902 Wonderful 19th century Pennsylvania eight drawer apothecary in original gray painted surface. The case, drawers and drawer dividers are all fully dovetailed. Chamfered solid wooden drawer bottoms.
*SOLD* H903 Exceptional early 19th century New England double wall box in original blue painted surface. Square head nail construction with canted fronts on the wall pockets
*SOLD* G693 19th century original blue painted Mortar and Pestle. Each part is turned from one solid piece of wood. Both the pestle, and the interior of the mortar, retain wonderful natural patina. There are several surface cracks to the bottom, that do not reach the bowl – and one tight hairline crack at top of rim
H379 Early 20th century Ohio painted basket. Woven splint with steamed and bent bentwood handle and original blue paint. The rim of the Basket is single wrapped, the Basket is resting on an applied base with a reinforced bottom
D528 Jeremy Martin tin student lamp adjustable lamp ,with two electrified candles and signed “JM” on base,
*SOLD* H917 late 19th century Wooden blue and white Trade Sign for Doctor A. C. Daniels' for veternary medicines painted on single board with an applied black molding single sided
H507 Adorable folk art wooden doll house with removable paneled door, glass windows, individual wooden shingles on the roof and wooden lap siding exterior. Retains old green and white painted surface. Natural patina wooden plank floor and finished walls inside.
RM1415 Rectangular solid wooden carrier with deeply canted sides and tall, unusual applied sturdy handle in original green painted surface. Great wear and natural patina inside from years of use. Carrier has applied “shoe” feet.
*SOLD* H901 Late 19th century oversized lidded wooden bucket in original vibrant yellow paint. Wooden staved sides secured with metal wire bands. Metal bands around the bottom and the lid. Original wooden battens applied across the lid have kept it from warping over the years.
H907 Oversized tool carrier with high arched ends and sturdy wooden handle. Divided interior. Old gray painted surface with great wear and patina from years of use.
H520 Tall, early 19th century Pennsylvania original red painted jelly cupboard with one large, dovetailed drawer over two paneled doors. Half-moon cut out ends. Clean, natural patina interior with shelves for storage. Beaded edge around drawer and doors.
G242 Mid 19th century bucket bench from Lancaster County PA. circa 1840 The bucket bench retains the old grey painted surface over the original red wash. With a top shelf and a nice wide century shelf. Water mark on the lower shelf from where the bucket of water set
*SOLD* F464 19th century Pennsylvania Wash Bench, with beautiful dry blue paint, this bench is double mortised the feet are beautifully shaped and affixed to the top by way of a double mortise. the skirt is attached with cut nails .Circa 1850
*SOLD* H75 Early 20th century triangular shaped wooden gunning light / lantern with glass front panels. Original wire on front to secure glass panels. Retains wonderful weathered red painted surface with pale mustard painted interior. DuPont Estate.
G830 Early Canvasback Drake by John B. Graham (1822-1912) Charlestown, MD, working repaint with great form with a fat body branded on underside with a (3) Though John Graham was a cabinet maker, guide, market hunter and Charlestown's undertaker, he still found time to produce large quantities of decoys between the 1840's and 1880's.
*SOLD* G905 Late 18th century Pennsylvania tabletop Cupboard, in early old black paint featuring a single door with four original wavy window lights, resting on a simple turned ball foot. The door is full mortised and pinned, the interior has a single shelf mortised into the panel.
**Sold**A464 19th century original red painted mortar and pestle, It is thick walled, with a nicely turned base, no breaks or cracks. The pestle, which appears to be original to the mortar,.
H522 Early 19th century tall, original blue painted splay leg stool from Pennsylvania. Circa 1820.
G928 Very rare and unusual Cambridge Maryland Crock S.E. LE COMPT Hills Point MD store advertising stoneware crock Rare Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1875
H519 Late 18th century Pennsylvania original red painted splay leg table with one drawer and applied molding around top. The drawer is splayed to match the shape of the base/legs. Drawer is tee nail construction. Circa 1790 – 1820.
RM1413 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania original gray painted lidded wood box with backsplash resting on turned feet. Dovetailed case. One board construction. Great, small size. Circa 1820.
RM1414 18th century Queen Anne side table with padded feet in old yellow painted surface. One board top. Decorative cut out apron. Apron is fully mortised and pegged into the turned legs.
E131 Upper Susquehanna River hand carved Swan by Oscar Moxley 1959. Signed and dated on bottom.
H505 Early Canvasback drake decoy carved by Scott Jackson, Charlestown, Maryland, circa 1900. Condition Report: Appealing old in use repaint; small dents and cracks. Literature: "Decoys of the Mid Atlantic Region," Henry Fleckenstein, Jr.
H121 Early 19th century Pennsylvania hanging Corner Cupboard, in the original red and blue paint. This Cupboard has a single panel door which is mortised and pegged, that open to the interior that is also has the original blue paint, it is one board square head nail construction
H518 19th century Lancaster County, Pennsylvania one drawer Hepplewhite table in original vibrant yellow painted surface with remnants of black pinstripe decoration. The drawer is dovetailed front and back. Great wear on top
SB19 Wonderful Southern handmade Huntboard / Sideboard in blue paint from North Carolina. This recreation of a Huntboard is made just like they were made in the 1800’s with period materials, tall tapered legs and square head nailed construction.
RM1275 Spectacular 19th Century “Lollipop” wall box in absolutely beautiful, original, dry red paint. Nicely tapered sides,
G579 Mid 19th century Shaker original blue painted, lidded wooden sugar bucket featuring iron diamond-shaped bail plates, wire bail with turned wood handle, chamfered bottom and tongue and grooved softwood staved sides secured with three iron bands.
S634 Strip decorated Stoneware wax sealer, PA. origin circa 1870 decorated with three brush cobalt strips
X15 Early 19th century Sampler stitched by Alison Duncan constructed of primarily red and green, with a small amount of black threads, stitched onto linen fabric. Features rows of repeating alphabets in capital letters with bands of geometric shapes separating each row. A nicely stitched zig-zag border encompasses the entire sampler.
**SOLD** H526 Early 19th century diminutive Lancaster County, Pennsylvania blanket chest in original salmon painted surface. This wonderful chest features a dovetailed case with molded top and bottom resting on gracefully turned feet. Original hinges. Square head and T-nail construction.
D451 Late 19th century Pennsylvania geometric hooked rug, , with variegated diamonds and triangles, professionally mount and ready for hanging in outstanding condition
*SOLD* H470 American, 20th Century Folk Art Owl Tree, with seven different beautifully hand carved and polychrome painted wooden Owls resting on steamed and bent branches. Mounted in a colorful, multi-tiered turned base for display.
C415 Sampler - "Wrought in 1835 - To my Teacher Miss Griswold - And when in scenes of distant joy - You rove with footsteps free - Soft to my heart this little verse - Will make me think of thee." Julia Etta Corwin Aged 9 years". Rows of repeating alphabets with nice, geometrical border on all sides. The first alphabet is missing the letters J, Q and Z. All others are complete. Appears to be cotton threads stitched on linen. Nicely framed. Per census information, Julia Etta Corwin (1826 – 1906) was from Middletown, Orange Co., New York. Julia Etta Corwin (1826 – 1906) w
H523 Early 19th century Lancaster County, Pennsylvania one dovetailed drawer turned leg side table. Original red painted surface and gracefully turned legs resting on turned ball feet. Table is 100% original. The dovetailed drawer has a lipped, beaded edge and is dovetailed front and back. Legs and apron are mortised.
H514 Mid to late 19th century Noodle board. Sometimes referred to as a dough board, these boards were used for multiple purposes such as on a kitchen counter for rolling out dough.
RM1404 19th Century Pennsylvania extraordinary wooden bowl in old blue paint over the original blue paint. Bowl boasts a chamfered interior lip with a distinct molded rim around the top outer edge.
X53 19th century Blackhawk style sheet iron full body horse weathervane in running position with great paint history. Original condition.
H527 18th century wooden turned compote. The original dry black painted surface is just wonderful. Notice the shaped stem. It is beautifully turned with decorative incised rings in various locations to add visual appeal.
RM1410 Canadian Goose "Sleeper" carved by Madison Mitchell - and painted by Charlie Joiner, Chestertown, MD. Original weight, staple and ring intact on bottom.
H525 North Carolina . Battery Redhead Decoy second coat of working paint, great form, with original iron weight
H515 Full sized Canadian Goose Decoy with carved feathers and distinct shelf neck. Original staple and two, very primitive crossed weights are intact on bottom. Found on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Carver unknown.
G691 Mid 19th century oval single finger-lapped pantry box in original green paint. Box bears the carved initials “V R” on its top, and prominent brush strokes are visible in the paint.
H299 19th century western Maryland white painted corner cupboard. One piece. Features two, six-pane glass doors over two raised panel doors below. All doors are fully mortised and pegged. Tall, applied bracket base with decorative cut outs. Wide, stacked cornice molding adorns the top and around the waist molding in center of the cupboard. Square head nail construction. The wood is white pine. Circa 1830’s.
H503 Early 19th century Pennsylvania hanging wall shelf with decoratively cut out scalloped back and divided shelves retaining its original paint decorated surface. The bottom is dovetailed. Top shelf is mortised through the ends. The wood is pine.
G946 Sturdy, 19th century Eastern Shore, Maryland original yellow painted plant stand with solid wooden turned center column attached on decorative raised base.
RM1408 19th century New England Bail Handle Pantry Box with the original dry, Windsor green painted surface. Over lapping steamed and bentwood sides are secured with small metal tacks.
RM1409 19th century Pennsylvania original blue-green painted wooden bowl, American, mid-19th century, A lathe-turned bowl, slightly out of round, Retains an nice untouched painted surface with good patina, and old natural patina on the inside
H218 LEHNWARE SUGAR BUCKET A mid to late 19th century oak lidded sugar bucket by Joseph Long Lehn (1798-1892) of Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The bucket of stave construction showing original salmon paint and three iron bands with meandering floral decoration.
H509 Framed, hand stenciled fabric painted picture entitled “Left All Alone” by Madonna Ferguson signed and numbered No. 20 of 250. Certificate of Authenticity attached to the back states the artist was born in Virginia in 1941,
H510 Framed folk art original papercutting German Scherenschnitte signed R. Hinsdale 1991 (Rhonda Hinsdale, renowned folk artist) depicting a basket of fruit with two birds holding a ribbon in their beaks.
*SOLD* H513 Late 18th Century New England Candle Stand in original red painted surface with a very simple turned center column resting on three padded feet that are dovetailed into the column
A1 late 19th century Hanging Chandelier original white painted wooden turned center is surrounded by iron arms for holding candles, with drip tray, found in up state New York
E439 Early 19th century Sussex County Delaware, Blanket Chest retaining its original paint. Blue case with applied black painted bracket base, with typical Delaware cut out feet. Six board yellow pine square head nail construction. Nice clean interior with a locking glove til. Circa 1830.
RM1406 18th century Spiral Iron Courting Candlestick with stamped maker's mark "VA & LM". Wooden base.
RM1407 Early 19th century New England identified wooden firkin in beautiful original blue painted surface. The name "Ephraim Murdock Jr" is stamped into the top of the lid.
H451L Stone Fruit - Large Strawberry with stem and natural fiber cap. each
G830A Early Canvasback Decoy carved by Capt. Ben Dye (1827 - 1896) of Perryville, MD. Original ring, staple and iron keel weight intact on bottom.
H512 Hooper's Island Goose Decoy – Slater Robinson circa 1940's . Great Folk Art style with oversized body and small head.
H499 Mint, early to mid 19th century southern pine side table with dovetailed drawer in the original indigo blue painted surface. Apron is mortised into the nicely tapered Hepplewhite legs. Well-constructed with a mortised batten underneath the top. Square nail construction. The wood is yellow (heart) pine. Circa 1840.
RM1405 19th century New England original salmon painted bail handled pantry box with double banded lid. Opposing overlapped bands. Steamed and bentwood sides and bands secured with tiny tacks and square head nails. Clean, natural patina interior.
H511 19th century Cobalt decorated Stoneware storage crock. Philadelphia, probably made during the 1850s. Wide lipped rim around the top with incised ring around shoulder and beautiful cobalt blue decoration
H561 19th century "Oyster Bar" Trade Sign. This trade sign has beautiful bold red letters and outlining on a white background with a very detailed painting of a hand boasting a pointing finger. Very nice artwork.
*SOLD* H490 Pennsylvania work table with dovetailed drawer and Hepplewhite tapered legs in original blue painted surface. Square head nail construction. Apron is mortised into the legs. Very sturdy.
RM1399 – 18th century tilt top candlestand retaining original paper label underneath that reads “Milton Litchfield County Connecticut”. Old black paint over the original red painted surface. Solid wooden baluster turned column with three highly arched dovetailed legs.
H467 – Exceptional 19th century Pennsylvania one door storage cupboard with original vibrant yellow paint resting on applied turned feet. Double panel door is fully mortised and pegged. Square head nail construction. Clean, natural patina interior with sturdy shelves for storage.
**Sold**H144 Early Canvasback Drake carved by Ben Dye from Have De Grace MD The decoys is in early and some original paint. In great condition. This bird was made with a flat and wide tail known as a paddle tail 1870-1931
**Sold**A rare late 19th century High Head Canvasback Drake Decoy with iron keel from Cecil County in early and some original paint. Carver unknown, this is a beautiful Decoy and in great condition Circa 1880 -1900
H502 – Mid 19th century Lancaster County, Pennsylvania unique farm table in original red painted surface. Unusual, shaped apron with chamfered corners applied to tapered legs. Hand hewn marks are visible on underside. Square head nail construction.
RM1400 – Double sided wooden sign with “Dinner” painted in bold black letters on a white background on both sides. Untouched, dry painted surface. One board with age crack from use in weather.
RM1401 – 19th century Pennsylvania beautiful original indigo blue painted firkin with tongue and grooved staved sides secured with steamed and bentwood bands. Each band is secured with small tacks and one tiny staple at the end of the fingerlap. Stunning dry blue painted surface.
RM1402 19th century New England original indigo blue painted bail handled pantry box with double banded lid. Steamed and bentwood sides and bands secured with tiny tacks. Clean, natural patina interior.
**Sold**H488 – Mid 19th century Shenandoah Valley, Virginia diminutive walnut blanket chest with applied bracket base. One board, square-head nail construction retaining an old red painted surface. Applied molded edge around the top. Original hardware intact.
H217 Fantastic early 19th century Pennsylvania dovetailed wall box with chiseled star centered in tombstone back in its original dry, green painted surface. Shaped front and sides. Nicely dovetailed front and back.
**SOLD** H469 American, 20th Century Folk Art Owl Tree, with seven different beautiful hand carved and polychrome painted wooden Owls resting on steamed and bent branches. Mounted in a colorful, multi-tiered turned base for display.
H479 – Exceptionally well made, tightly hand-woven gathering basket with single wrapped rim and footed base. Deeply notched, sturdy, steamed and bent handle is woven into the sides of the basket. Woven bumped up bottom interior to enhance airflow for gathered items.
**Sold**RM1398 - 19th century Pennsylvania Wall Box in the original blue paint. Tiny wire nail construction with wonderful, dry surface and natural patina interior. Circa 1870’s.
H480 – Early, tightly hand-woven oak splint egg basket boasting woven details at the juncture of the two main ribs. Original aged, natural patina surface.
H441 – Small cast iron garden Urn in old white paint. Great size for tabletop! Measurements: 8” diameter x 5” tall.
**SOLD** H473 – Wonderful 18th Century tilt top candle stand in original dry red painted untouched surface. Solid wooden baluster turned column with three high arched applied legs.
H466 - 19th Century Pennsylvania extraordinary wooden bowl in original salmon paint. Bowl boasts a chamfered interior lip with a distinct molded rim around the top outer edge and rests on an ever so slightly raised foot.
RM1396 Early 19th century Pennsylvania original gray painted peg rack with eight nicely shaped wooden pegs. Beaded edge along top and bottom. Very sturdy with great wear.
H485 – 19th century hand painted wooden butter paddle depicting small barren trees surrounding a small cabin with snowcapped roof and fenced-in snowy yard. White paint covers the entire handle, back of the paddle retains a natural, dark patina. Unsigned.
H484 – 19th century hand painted wooden butter paddle depicting a snowy landscape scene with barren trees alongside an icy body of water with faint outlines of snow-covered roofs of houses in the background.
H486 – 19th century hand painted wooden butter paddle depicting trees and a fence surrounding a Church with snowcapped roof.
H446 Harry Jobes Goose Decoy - 1976 Swimming Canada goose, Harry Jobes, Havre de Grace, Maryland, last quarter 20th century.
**SOLD** G365 Carroll "Wally" Algard (1883-1959), Charlestown, Maryland canvasback from the first quarter of the last century with under-cut bill carving, slight neck shelf, old gunning paint
*SOLD* Mid 19th century New England walnut tilt top candle stand in beautiful old blue painted surface. Three, high arched legs are mortised into the gracefully turned column.
H443 - Late 19th century identified, hand-stitched sampler by “Mary Ann Bailey”. Sampler is stitched with what appears to be cotton threads over linen material and boasts blues, browns, tans, red and ecru colors. Features bands of triple, upper case alphabet letters above a band of single, lower case alphabet letters and the numbers 1 through 24. The offset hand stitched verse reads: “Favour is Deceitful * And Beauty is Vain * But a Woman that * Feareth the Lord she * Shall be Praised”. The maker is identified in the last stitched line of the Sampler that reads: “Mary Ann Bailey Studham Her Work Aged 9”.
H462 - 19th century American carved Rocking Horse on bow rockers. Original white painted horse resting on bittersweet red painted rockers. Rockers and matching platform are adorned with black, white and mustard decoration. Straw stuffed high-backed leather saddle with horse hair tail.
**SOLD** H482 19th century hand painted wooden butter paddle depicting a village with snowcapped roofs and trees alongside an icy body of water. Nice, unsigned artwork.
H481 19th century hand painted wooden butter paddle depicting a snow scene with a house with snow covered roof, fence and barren trees, along with a person on a horse surrounded by three small dogs in the lane.
**SOLD** H483 19th century hand painted wooden butter paddle depicting trees surrounding a house and barns with snowcapped roofs along side an ice body of water.
H477 – Unusual early footed feather basket with lid and tall, sturdy, steamed and bent handle that is woven into the sides. Great natural patina surface. Curved sides resting on single wrapped steamed and bent footed base. The snug fitting lid retains its interior band, double wrapped rim and the top is decorated with a looped handle and two single wrapped rings that match the footed base.
**Sold** H474 – Early Lancaster County, Pennsylvania wooden bucket in original red paint. Tongue and grove staved sides secured by two metal bands. Applied wooden handles.
**SOLD** H464 – Late 18th century Lancaster County, Pennsylvania original blue painted store display box with divided interior. Dovetailed case with remnants of molded edge around the opening. Dividers are mortised into the sides. The back is secured with rose head nails.
H468 - American, 20th Century Folk Art Owl Tree, with seven different beautiful hand carved and polychrome painted wooden Owls resting on steamed and bent branches. Mounted in a colorful, multi-tiered base for display. Signed, and branded on bottom, "Ken Kirby".
RM1395 – Early original blue painted wooden wall mounted saddle tree /rack. Decorative molded edges and circular cut outs for airflow. Very sturdy.
H457 19th century American, beautifully painted Parcheesi game board found in Pennsylvania. Vividly painted in red and green on a yellow background with matching yellow painted molding, secured by tiny square head nails, applied on all sides. Original dry surface with signs of wear indicative of age and use. The back of this game board shows it was cleverly constructed of two heavy wooden shutters.
H449 18th century rum Keg/Cask/Canteen in original dry blue painted surface. Constructed of nine staved wood side slats secured with four hand-forged metal bands with a bail handle for carrying and a metal spout on top for pouring/filling purposes.
H440 Mid 19th century unusual metal Bowl with the original robin egg blue painted exterior and black painted interior, found in Ohio.
*SOLD* RM1393 Fantastic Mid-19th century Pennsylvania Noodle Board in original dry, blue painted surface. Originally used for rolling dough and cutting noodles.
H458 Early 19th century beautiful turned wooden bowl with original blue painted surface. Unusual turned ring at base resting on a small, raised foot that measures 5 ¾” diameter. The distinct wear on each side is indicative of where hands have held/carried this bowl during many years of use.
H450 Early 19th century New England covered wooden Firkin retaining original dark green paint. Nice dry, original painted surface.
H452 Two fantastic Pennsylvania antique pierced tin heart shaped footed cheese molds. High quality with rolled and molded edges, decorative punched/pierced designs and very distinct raised feet. Circa 1800’s.
H447 Set of 4 Wallace Nutting Braceback Windsor chairs. Three retain the stamp ‘301’ with partial paper labels, and one retains the stamp ‘303’ with full paper label and ‘WALLACE NUTTING’ stamp below the label. Each chair retains its original light brown finish.
G455 Early 19th century Kentucky or Tennessee inlaid cherry Sugar Chest retaining early black painted surface. The hinged rectangular lid lifts to reveal a two section (offset) interior above a single, fully dovetailed drawer. Solid ends raised on turned legs bearing unusual baton like inlaid decoration on front two posts of the case. Poplar secondary wood. Circa 1830
*SOLD* RM1389 Excellent, identified New England sturdy wooden firkin in beautiful original blue painted surface. Signed “John Bushman Jr.” inside the lid, and the initials “J.B.” on the bottom.
RM1390 Fantastic New England deep wooden trencher in original blue paint with natural patina interior. Hand-hewn marks visible on outside and chop marks from use visible inside.
H433 Early 20th century Copper Grasshopper weathervane boasting applied legs and antennae that measure a full 6” long. Hollow body with hammered details and inset emerald green glass eyes
**Sold**G512 19th century Pennsylvania Crock Shelf in beautiful old blue paint, with lollipop cut out sides, shelves are mortised into the side and each shelf has a back splash,
F156 18th century fancy wooden game rack in old green paint. Nine staggered and offset wrought iron hooks for hanging wild game or drying herbs. Hooks are held in place by being folded over on back. Mounting holes at both ends
H194 Late 18th century, New England, nine spindle bow back Windsor Chair, shield shaped plank seat, and splayed bamboo-style turned legs, retaining green-painted surface, 18th/early 19th century.
*SOLD* G314 Late 18th century New England tavern Table, this table features fine proportions, with a great dry mustard paint history, one board top, with tapered legs, mortised and pegged box stretchers
E406 New England vibrantly painted dome lid box, 19th century, retaining its original yellow paint featuring broadly brushed stripes and dabbed green paint decoration. Dovetailed case and square nailed construction with wallpapered interior. Box retains its interior vapor barrier molding
G248 Outstanding Late 18th/early 19th century, New England wooden trencher. Just fabulous size and surface, I don’t know how it could get better. The trencher is a very heavy wood, I might suggest Chestnut. It is very difficult to tell because of the painted surface. This trencher has the best dry, dry red paint outside.
H429 Hand carved Dove from Dorchester County MD, carver unknown, all original paint mounted stand for displaying. Late 20th century.
H422 Sturdy painted wooden stool with hand painted Folk Art farm scene on the top. Signed and dated in lower left corner: “Betty Fischer ‘87”. Beautiful drop apron sides are mortised into the legs on both sides of the stool.
RM1385 Spectacular 19th century Tole painted metal bird cage with turned wooden finial on top. Original paint. Great condition for its age.
RM1121 Early 19th Century New England child's 3 slat ladderback chair in original beautiful blue painted surface. Sturdy rush seat.
H436 Pair Leonard Lipham (Cecil County, Maryland) Charles Nelson Barnard-style Canvasback Duck Decoys – Signed on bottom “Leonard N. Lipham 5-1-2001”.
H434 Snow goose decoy signed on bottom: ‘Made by Capt. Harry Jobes 1981’. Retains original paint with original weight and rigging on bottom.
H438 Jim Pierce Snow Goose Decoy - signed on bottom – ‘Jim Pierce HdGrace, MD’ and Branded "P" and "JP". Original paint. Retains original weight, ring and staple on bottom.
RM1388 Early Will Heverin Canvasback Drake Decoy. Branded "RHM" on bottom. Early working repainted surface. Retains original weight, staple and ring on bottom.
H419 Exceptional 19th century Rhode Island double sided sign advertising "Centredale Rod & Gun Assn." Untouched dry surface with original black painted letters on a white background with a 2 1/4" wide black painted applied molding encasing the entire sign. Extremely well preserved with very slightly weathered surface and minor crackling to paint. Retains early metal wire hangers, as well as several holes for optional ways of hanging / displaying. "Centredale" (also spelled "Centerdale") is a village within the town of North Providence, Rhode Island. Documentation indicates the Centredale Rod & Gun Assn. was host to many trap shoots in the Summer of 1898 that
H408 18th century Country Stepback Cupboard original gray paint on the exterior and a dark red interior, circa 1780-1790 . The cupboard is One piece ,with open top and double paneled door in bottom with "H" hinges. Cut out feet, bead board back. Rose head and tee nail construction. The wood is pine, Cleaned down to the original gray with old dark ed paint on the inside.
**SOLD** U187 Paint Decorated Bucket mustard grinning design over sage background, wire swing handle with wood grip, wire bands
**SOLD** F442 Early 19th century New England bail handle pantry box in original dry blue paint. Heavy construction with overlapping steamed and bentwood sides secured by small tacks. Original wire bail with wooden handle that retains dark patina from years of use.
G712 Lloyd Tyler Folk Art carved decoy with metal legs
H420 Canvas covered Goose decoy from Knotts Island, North Carolina.
*SOLD* E566 LARGE TREENWARE BOWL.19th century turned bowl with wonderful gray paint in excellent condition with no cracks! The bowl is slightly out of round, which is as it should be for a piece of early 19th century woodenware.
H328 Early 19th century identified and dated, hand-stitched sampler by “Julia Cresswell Aged 11 years Feb 17 1838”. Sampler is stitched with what appears to be cotton threads over linen material and boasts blues, browns, tans, green, pink and ecru colors. Features a band of partial alphabet (letters A - V) across the top with a row of vines and flowers below, and a border around the outside edge as well as around the name and date.
H402 Butter Churn Crock with beautiful cobalt clover and leaf decorations attributed to Peter Hermann of Baltimore, Maryland. Tall, cylindrical form with flat bottom, tooled shoulder, flared rim, and applied lug handles with cobalt accents. Inscribed ‘3’ is visible beside handle, just below the rim
**Sold** H327 Group of 12 antique putz, or stick leg, German wooly sheep and 1 ram. Various sizes and adornments. All are able to stand on their own. Great collection!
H405 Two miniature wooden hand carved canvasback Drake duck decoys in original paint. Carver unknown.
**SOLD** U454 Pennsylvania 18th to early 19th century putty colored Turned Wooden Bowl. Original painted surface with nice wear. l
F127 19th century beautiful hand hooked rug depicting a folky cow standing between two evergreen trees on a black background. The rug’s 4” border consists of a double-row checkerboard of many colors.
H401 Early hand-woven splint oak basket featuring a single-wrapped double-rim with notched, steamed and bent handle and bumped-up bottom. Natural patina. Very sturdy basket.
G257 19th century Pennsylvania Miniature chest of drawers, with original black paint, four dovetailed drawers the drawers are completely functional, the wood is walnut
H294 Nice Massachusetts Mallard decoy in original paint with two brands “PEASE” and “?UMBLE” Deep carved wings and tail feathers. Circa 1900
RM1314 North Carolina style wire and Canvas covered Canadian Goose decoy, signed and dated on bottom "Dick Higgins 1960" and is also branded "Dick H" on bottom. All original. Excellent condition.
C167 19th century small Storage Bin with the original red paint, very unusual size, used to set on counter of General Store, circa 1870
*SOLD* E185 Eagle Weathervane weathered surface that measures only 24" high including stand and has a petite 14" wingspan. Constructed of copper, this handsome piece of early 20th century patriotic americana is in excellent condition and retains an outstanding verdigris patina.
H315 Important Lancaster County, Pennsylvania high back Settle boasting finely scalloped ends with lollipop cutouts. All original in the old green painted surface with nicely canted back and very elaborate shaped ends that are double mortised through the sides. Wide, white pine one-board, square head nail construction. Circa 1800-1820.
G854 Original Blue Painted Round Wooden Pantry Box in excellent old robin egg blue paint. Thick-walled, steamed and bentwood construction secured with tacks and wooden-pin
F465 Early 19th century Lancaster County, Pennsylvania mortised stool, in old red paint, high arched cut out sides, with splayed legs and drop aprons on both sides. One board pine wood, square head nail construction.
H300 Mid-19th century upcycled Architectural arched dome top window sash with early mirrored back. Weathered surface - retaining original gray paint. A fantastic secondary arched interior molded edge mullion mimics the overall arch.
H312 Late 19th century Lancaster County, Pennsylvania paint decorated Country Store bin with slanted front lift lid. Great mustard grain painted surface with natural patina interior. Wire nail construction. Circa 1870s.
F536 Early 19th century Shenandoah Valley, Virginia Hepplewhite splay leg side table, circa 1840 with wonderful folk art decorated paint consisting of a gray background with black dots on the top, and striped legs.
F525 Early 19th century Pennsylvania sawbuck table, having a two-board pine top and a base in beautiful robin egg blue paint with apple tray below. Circa 1820. The top has a wonderful patina with traces of the original blue paint and is in very good condition. It also has an excellent overhang, allowing for comfortable seating for up to six people.
H309 Jimmy Garret (1945-2012), Canvas Over Wire Swan, Shawboro, North Carolina. Jimmy was an avid hunter, guide, cook, and decoy maker. His large swan decoys have always been preferred for use on the open Currituck Sound. This is a stunning example signed JG.
H301 Dorchester County, Maryland hand carved Folk art swan decoy with glass eyes and wooden keel. Original painted surface. Carver unknown.
RM1379 Canvasback Drake Decoy by John Graham (1822-1912) of Charlestown, Maryland. Branded “GRACE” on bottom. Retains nice, early working re-painted surface with evidence of being shot over. Original iron weight, staple and ring intact on bottom.
H395 Canvasback Hen Decoy - Signed and dated on bottom "R. Madison Mitchell 1955". Original weight and ring are intact on bottom of decoy.
*SOLD* H307 19th century outstanding New England Bail Handle Pantry Box with the original beautiful dry blue paint with over lapping bentwood sides, secured with small metal tacks. The sides of the Box are fitted with a pair of oval stamped tin handle mounts.
H285 Early 19th century Parcheesi game board with center block prominently marked "HOME" in a decorative handwriting. Single pine board construction retaining wonderful original crackled painted surface with red, black and mustard colors on a cream/pale yellow background
H48 Early hand-carved wooden Goose decoy in original paint with raised wings on back. Two-piece head with tack eyes. Found in Eastern Virginia. Unknown carver.
H304 Early Jim Currier mallard duck decoy carved by James "Jim" Alexander Currier (1886-1971). Original paint in very good condition. Currier lived and carved in Havre de Grace, Maryland. 1930.
H303 Wonderful small sized 19th century Pennsylvania cobalt blue decorated stoneware chicken waterer
*SOLD* RM1376 Pennsylvania Cutlery / Knife box in beautiful original blue paint. Canted sides with raised center handle. Square head nail construction. Circa 1860s.
*SOLD* H319 Beautiful Pennsylvania original yellow painted pantry Box - made of steamed and bentwood construction secured with tiny tacks and glue. Natural patina interior.
H280 Canvasback Drake decoy attributed to Taylor Boyd. Early working re-painted surface. Original iron keel weight, staple and ring intact on bottom.
RM1375 Canvasback Wingduck wooden decoy carved by Standley Evans (1887-1953) of Elkton (Cecil County), Maryland. Branded "HWR" on the bottom. Original staple and ring still intact.
H380 Amazing early 19th century Pennsylvania original blue and white painted desk/bookcase if two-piece construction featuring cove molding above a pair of paneled doors with a single drawer below, flanked by two panels. The lift-top, slanted desktop opens to a large storage area with two drawers and open compartments. Square nail construction. Desk rests on nicely turned legs with incised carved lines and decorative turnings. Circa 1830.
H290 Early American 'Make-do' wing chair made on an 18th century original green painted ladderback armchair base with woven seat. Great condition!
*SOLD* H291 Early hand hooked rug depicting a large primitive black cat with a white face, a dog and several butterflies with two large bee skeps and a bunch of tall flowers in the background
H288 Early to mid-19th century General Store Trade Sign for "R.G. Page." advertising "W. I. Goods & Groceries" on one end, and "Eng. Goods & Crockery" on the opposite end. Sign is from Vermont. Black lettering on a white background. Molding surrounding all sides secured with square head nails. Early screws secure the battens on the back
H295 19th century Eastern Shore Maryland Dough Box on legs. The box itself is constructed of five boards secured with dovetails and square nails. Sturdy stretchers on the base are fully mortised.
H279 Taylor Boyd Canvasback Drake decoy. Retains original weight and rigging on bottom.
*SOLD* RM1372 Rare bluebill decoy by John Graham, Charlestown, Maryland, last quarter 19th century hard species to find by this early maker.
G633 1940's Canvasback Decoy - Elliott Brothers of Easton, MD in original paint (Ward Style) “Chank” ( 1904-?) and Bill (1904-1971), twin brothers, were perhaps the last of the commercial makers of shooting stools (decoys) made of wood and cork in Talbot County.
H293 18th century three leg stool with the original dry red paint , with a thick round top with hand turned in lines around the sides of the top and great splay to legs. The stool has original, red paint with great wear to the top. Circa 1790.
H296 Tall, early 20th century wooden planter with gracefully tapered Hepplewhite style legs boasting decorative pointed tops in early green paint. Nice wear inside.
*sold* H287 Early 19th century wooden framed Looking Glass in original blue paint. Applied wooden blocks with carved designs adorn each corner and decoratively carved lines adorn the sides. Original back board held in place with square head nails. Circa 1840.
**Sold**H276 Exceptional double sided large wooden Trade sign from Medford, Burlington County, New Jersey “Jos. H. Haines & Sons” One side advertises “Coal, Lumber, Hay, Straw, Machinery”…the opposite side advertises “Lime, Seeds, Bricks, Tile, Fertilizers”. Both sides are signed “J.S. Hays” in the lower right corner. The proprietor’s name is painted in bold gold painted letters with red highlighting on one side and blue highlighting on the opposite side
H270 Tin "Jewel" Skater's Lantern Ca. 1912. This example is made of tin and early clear glass with bubbles throughout. Skater's lamps are interesting in that their name conjures up rather romantic images of the Victorian era.
H271 19th century Western Pennsylvania region Wax Sealer canning crock with five blue stripes decorating the front. Circa 1875. Cobalt stripes alternate with straight and squiggly lines which adds to the visual appeal of this crock. Slightly tapered sides with wax sealer rim. Very good condition.
H130 Late-19th century beautiful sideboard / server in old mustard original. Tall cut out feet with graceful drop scallop cutouts along the front.
H281 Pennsylvania Upper Susquehanna Flats pair of canvasback Decoys unknown carver painted by Captain Harry Jobes Late 1960’s - 1970's.
H278 Very rare and early Canvasback Drake decoy attributed to John Holly, Jr (1852-1927) or William Holly (1845-1923). Branded with ‘H’ on bottom. John and William continued making decoys after their father (John “Daddy” Holly) passed away in 1892. Their shop was behind the family home on Alliance Street in Havre de Grace, MD. Their style of carving was chunkier, and more rounded, than their father’s style, but still very sought after. Circa 1895-1920.
H282 Pair of double-sided wooden signs depicting "OPEN” and “CLOSED" The words are painted in bold white letters on a dark blue background. The words are surrounded by a thin white painted border on both sides. Very thick and well made with nice, molded edges on all sides.
G546 Pair of matching 19th century single candle sconces. Most American homes were lit with simple candle sconces such as these. This Pair of 19th century New England Sconces have the best, uncleaned surface. They are in very good original condition.
H170 Early wooden framed mirror with original wavy glass mirror. Original black paint with white lettering depicting “NO TRUST” along the top, and “LIVE AND LET LIVE” along the bottom edge. Applied wooden blocks with carved designs adorn each corner and painted decorative symbols adorn the sides.
RM1370 Rare, New England painted wooden compote in old red paint over the original bittersweet paint. Early lathe-turned. Tall, raised lip around the top edge and wonderful incised lines gracefully encircling top and bottom add a decorative look to this functional piece. Circa 1850.
RM1369 Beautiful 19th century Shaker bentwood oval pantry box in original blue paint. Steamed and bentwood sides secured by a total of four left facing fingerlaps (three on the bottom and one on the lid) secured with early copper tacks. Natural patina interior.
RM1371 Late 19th early 20th century Paris Maine Sled in three beautiful polychrome colors. Blue background with two bands of mustard painted flowers and the bust of a Native American Indian wearing a feathered headdress stenciled in black in the center. Wooden sled with the oak runner frames being mortised on all four corners and encased in metal runners. Marked 'Pairs Mfg Co. South Paris, ME, U.S.A. No. 52' on the underside. Excellent condition!
H346 Early 1900's New England wooden framed mirror beautifully hand painted and decorated with Chrysanthemums. Wonderful, thick beveled glass mirror surrounded by slightly convex frame with expertly mitered corners.
H253 Early Canvasback decoys in original paint by R. Madison Mitchell, circa1955 renowned decoy carver. Carved in the traditional Havre de Grace, MD style Decoy is in good condition original weight remains attached to the bottomR Madison Mitchell was born and grew up in Oakington, MD near the Swan River, south of Havre de Grace.
G483 Early Canvasback decoys in original paint by R. Madison Mitchell, signed and dated 1954
H356 Early 20th century School House pattern hooked rug. This visually appealing rug is constructed of hand hooked wool on burlap in a vertical rectangular form and features six different school houses done in reds, blues and greens with white accents on a tan background surrounded on all four sides with a red and black triple border.
*SOLD* H247 19th century New England Hepplewhite two drawer stand retaining its fantastic original green painted surface. Square nail construction. Nice beaded edge along top and bottom of both drawers. Nicely tapered Hepplewhite legs are fully mortised and pegged into the apron.
*SOLD* H265 Very rare Mid 19th century New England seed cabinet , in the original blue and red paint, This seed cabinet has a hinged lift lid, that open to a work area for sorting seed, the case has eight square head nail drawers, surrounding a single plank door
H386 Very unique Folk Art Bird Tree hosting 10 individually carved white egrets in various graceful poses. Seven nicely detailed hand-painted koi fish adorn the multi-tiered paint decorated wooden base. Signed and dated on bottom of base - "M.K. Scheel 22"
F165 Mid to Late 20th century hooked rug depicting a single black horse in the center amid an olive-green background. Each corner is adorned with a Tulip inside a triangular black background. Multi-colored scallops and half-diamond shapes decorate the centers of opposing sides along the edge. Constructed of hand hooked wool on burlap with a ‘binding’ of whip-stitched wool yarn. Professionally cleaned and mounted. Ready to hang! Great size and workmanship!
*SOLD* H47 19th Century extraordinary lathe turned wooden bowl with a wide molded rim. It exhibits the BEST in form, paint and condition! From Maine. Beautiful mustard paint. Out of round.
H390 Pair of 1950's Canvasback Decoys carved by Charlie Joiner, Chestertown Maryland - 1950 - both are branded (F.B.W) in the original paint.
*SOLD* H254 HENRY DAVIS Original Canvasback Hen Decoy by famous Upper Chesapeake Bay decoy maker Henry Davis, Perryville, Maryland (1876-1960). Decoy is in second coat of old working repaint, with original paint showing through in some areas. Retains the original rigging.
RM1367 Early 19th century hand turned wooden bowl retaining its old blue paint. . Thick walled with incised rings around the inner and outer edge of the rim. Evidence of slow turnings and nice wear visible on the outside.
RM1366 Early 19th century wooden utility box in original red paint. Rectangular shaped with canted sides. Very sturdy, square nail construction.
RM1364a Early Virginia hand Carved Black-bellied Plover Shorebird Decoy worn original paint. One piece body with a separate carved bill which goes thru back of head.
H239 Early 19th century folk art hand-carved wooden rabbit with applied eyes. Carved from one solid piece of wood and retains its original natural surface bearing great patina.
*SOLD* H391 Miniature hand carved wooden Swan Decoy in the ‘sleeper’ pose – unsigned.
H241 Stamped 5 gallon cobalt blue decorated ovoid stoneware crock with applied ears / handles. Beautiful floral pattern cobalt decoration.
H246 Cobalt decorated lidded Stoneware Cake Crock with applied handles. Pennsylvania, circa 1860s. Lid is also beautifully decorated with cobalt around the edge. The Lid and Crock are in very good condition.
H250 19th century Shaker finger lapped oval shaped pantry box with beautiful natural surface. Sturdy steamed and bent wood construction with three finger laps secured with tiny tacks
H388 19th century wooden scoop hand painted and decorated with a nighttime Nautical scene. Painting includes detailed rigging on the ship's mast and sails, a cloudy sky with the moon peeking through clouds and reflecting on the water
**Sold** H244 Early 20th century set of four heart shaped mirrors with gold gilded wooden frames –with stamps/labels on backs
H387 Madison Mitchell original painted Canadian Goose decoy, 1960’s. This is a weighted full-body size
H389 Dorchester County, Maryland Decoy -weight on bottom is constructed of a piece of rebar.
H347 .“What fabulous piece of folk art!” this wooden Rooster weathervane with great original surface, is from New England .
H375 Early 19th century Pennsylvania hanging pie safe in original red and grey painted surface. Beautiful applied hand-punched tins, in the circle pattern feature a large tin with two smaller tins on the front and one large hand punched tin on the back and sides.
H379 Early 20th century Ohio painted basket. Woven splint with steamed and bent bentwood handle and original green paint. The rim of the Basket is single wrapped, the asket is resting on an applied base with a reinforced bottom
*SOLD* H369 Early 19th c. New England TRENCHER with nautical scene painted inside of ship with sails on rough water with people, and the American flag flying , Rare to find an authentic early trencher in such great shape
*SOLD* H376 American Miniature Portrait. Mid 19th century, watercolor on paper. Young woman with a bonnet and book.
H344 Mid 19th century Large mirror with painted deep frame, the frame depicting a snowy landscape with a waterfall and birds with old looking glass, circa 1860
D675 Early 19th century New England Federal Period black painted candle stand. The legs are dovetailed into the pedestal that features nice, bold turnings and retains early black paint over the original red paint. Circa 1800 – 1820
**Sold**H340 Very Early Yellow leg Shore Bird, circa 1890 from Long Island N.Y. branded D.A. Wood, with tack eyes and carved wings and walnut bill, mounted on stand for displaying. Working original paint shows sign of being shot over
**SOLD** H364 Very unique Small wooden hand carver Eastern Shore Maryland free standing goose
H341 Late 1800 Hollow black belly Plover two piece construction, tack eyes, original black paint
*SOLD* H353 Late 19th century Child's wooden Wagon with removable sides, Notice the spoke wooden wheels. In the original green paint and the wheels are red . Wagon is all original with a small beak to one of the removale sides. This is a great display pieces
H372 Early 20th century Antique Shooting Gallery Targets. Early Iron in the shape of a Ram, with the original white paint -marked 'NRA 22
H367 Rare antique ring toss game, originating from 1930's . This piece of folk art retains much of its original paint, of yellow, green and red with just the right amount of wear! There are two original wooden rings, on top of each post is is a bell,
H210 Spectacular Eastern Shore, Maryland Basket featuring a double band rim with a steamed and bent, notched handle in the original dry, green paint. Nice, tight weave, with an interior double-woven bumped up bottom.
*SOLD* H342 Early 20th century New England paint decorated wooden Canada Goose Weathervane. Great piece of American folk art. The goose is constructed of layered wood panels and mounted on a metal directional and solid round wooden base for display purposes.
*SOLD* H72 Large round wooden Pie Board with double splines in original dark blue paint. Great wear and patina with evidence of chop marks from years of use. The two sturdy splines prevent the large board from warping.
RM1358 Early 19th century Pennsylvania Wall Box in the original blue paint, square head nail construction, with wonderful worn surface on the interior.
H357 19th century black painted and decorated wooden framed mirror with beautifully hand painted morning glories along the edges of one corner and a small Humming bird in the opposite corner. Constructed of four individual pieces of wood connected with tongue and grooved glue joints. This unique way of connecting the pieces creates a diamond shaped opening for the mirror. Circa 1880-1890's. Framed
H213 Early 20th century oil on canvas Painting by Sarah Jump of Easton, Maryland. "Monday Morning" depicting a woman hanging laundry on clothesline with a house and barn in the background. Signed in lower left corner.
H163 Canvasback Decoy attributed to James/Frank Cockey - re-painted. Original iron keel in tact.
**Sold**RM1362 Stunning!! Pair of John "Daddy" Holly (1818-1892) Havre de Grace, MD, Sink Box canvasback decoys circa 1860. Very rare to find any decoy painted by Daddy Holly, this is the first pair of sink box decoys in his paint we have ever seen.
H228 Early 20th century New England handmade folk art wooden bird feeder in the shape of a Covered Bridge retaining old pale green paint. Details include canted ends, individually pieced latticed sides, arched entryways and a cute overhanging rooftop!
*SOLD* H351 Wooden Fish-shaped advertising sign with "WORMS" painted on one side. White painted background with black painted letters, edges, eye/mouth/gill/tail details.
H223 Rectangular gathering basket in original light green paint. Extremely sturdy woven basket boasts double steamed and bent rims that are single wrapped and a thick, steamed and bent handle that is notched and woven into the sides of the basket.
H215 Shenandoah Valley, Virginia yellow pine Cutlery Box - Tightly dovetailed construction with two compartments separated by an arched center boasting a curved cut out hand hold. Retains the original pale green painted surface with great wear and patina.
H216 Exceptional miniature dome top box with slide lid in original gray paint. Slightly chamfered edges along the top.
H227 19th Miniature stool with the original original surface, from Pennsylvania, circa 1860
RM1357 Diminutive Box in original dry, paint. Incised rings carved around edges of top and bottom of box
H338 Lum Fletcher semi high head Decoy, circa 1920's in second coat of working repaint, with traces of the original showing.
H333 Miniature Goose - carver unknown - original paint with slightly turned head. Circa 1960's
G917 Mid-18th century Pennsylvania birdcage Candle Stand, circa 1750- 1780 in original red paint, round tilt top resting on a banister turned pedestal on a tri pod leg, which is dovetailed into the base of the pedestal.
H196 Late 18th century, New England, seven spindle bow back Windsor Chair, dated under seat 1809 shaped plank seat, and splayed bamboo-style turned legs
H207 19th century outstanding original painted checkers game board shows an outstanding original painted wood surface and is constructed from a single wide pine plank.
G579 Mid 19th century Shaker original blue painted, lidded wooden sugar bucket featuring iron diamond-shaped bail plates, wire bail with turned wood handle, chamfered bottom and tongue and grooved softwood staved sides secured with three iron bands. Fantastic dark blue paint with great wear and patina on outside and natural patina
H190 19th century. Wall Shelf, with three tiers of shelves, sides with cut-outs. Retains an old chrome yellow-painted surface.
**SOLD** H206 20th Century Folk Art Owl Tree, with eight white beautiful polychrome painted and hand carved wooden Owl resting on steamed and bent branches in a colorful base
RM1356 Early black duck by R. Madison Mitchell (1901 - 1993) of Havre de Grace, Maryland. Circa 1940’s. Working decoy, all original. single-nail weight on bottom circa 1950
H204 Early Black Duck Decoy carved by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, Virginia. Circa 1920’s
H184 Early 19th century original red painted work table featuring a two board rectangular top with breadboard ends, over single- dovetailed drawer, raised on very fine tapered legs. circa 1820
H146 Copper flying Goose weathervane - Mid 20th century - great condition with tight solder joints throughout and wonderful patina. "MC ELVAIN" is stamped (or carved?) on one side into the lower edge of body below back part of wing. This name is attributed to multi-generational makers of handmade weathervanes in the Bar Harbor, Maine.
H196a Late 18th century ,New England , seven spindle bow back Windsor Chair, early chair, with bamboo turned .raised on slightly splayed legs joined by an H-form stretcher with a beautiful saddle seat, in old bittersweet red paint , circa 1790 –1810
H198 Canvasback Drake by John Graham Charlestown MD - 1890's - branded NH
H203 Black duck decoy by Ira Hudson (1876-1949) of Chincoteague, VA. Circa 1930's.
H201 Charlie Joiner Canvasback Drake in original paint. Signed and dated 1960. Very good condition.
H202 Early Black Duck Decoy carved by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, Virginia. Circa 1920’s original scratch feather painting. His speedy carving process provided affordable decoys for local hunters. Balsa, cedar, cottonwood and pine were preferable materials.
H165 Early 19th century Wooden turned Bowl Small size, out of round ,with the original dry mustard paint on the outside and painted on the inside , and shows wonderful lathe marks,
G393 Quaint small sized berry gathering basket in old lipstick red paint. The 5” square base gradually tapers to an 8 1/2” wide circular opening. Single wrapped rim with tightly woven sides.
H133 15 pieces of stone fruit 3 figs, 1 lemon, 2 apples, 3 pears, 1 peach, 1 small plum, miniature orange, miniature Banana miniature red plum, miniature yellow
H80 19th century Peg Rack with seven turned pegs. Original green paint, mounted on a single board with beaded top and bottom. Circa 1820.
H127 Spectacular original dry red painted wooden turned bowl - out of round, excellent wear and patina indicative of age and use. Very thick and sturdy.
H145 Bob McGaw Canvasack Decoy branded C.S in the second working coat of paint Canvasback decoy by Havre de Grace Maryland carver Bob Mcgaw (1879-1958). The decoy is in very good condition with some very minor wear
H162 Canvasback Drake from Cecil Country - Unknown Carver - painted by Severn Hall re-paint. Full size, In excellent condition
H143 Early James Holly Bluebill Decoy in it's original dry paint. JAMES HOLLY (HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND, 1855 - 1935)
H164 Canvasback Drake, James Holly, Havre de Grace, MD. Nice, solid bird in original paint. Lead weight secured with two nails. Two nails and small piece of leather from what looks like original line tie.
H120 Large swell body copper running horse weathervane with cast head. Mounted on a base for display purposes. 20th c.,
H148 Charlie Joiner cast iron sink Box Decoy, original paint rare 1960’s
H147 Madison Mitchell Havre de Grace Maryland Canvasback Decoy Signed and dated 1965 in original paint.
*SOLD* H118 Wooden hand carved Folk Art Rabbit in it's original paint decoration. all one piece of wood, very detailed carving of ears and mouth
*SOLD* H126 New England wooden hand Carved and painted fish weathervane, early 20th c., mounted on metal stand for displaying
H97 Wonderful New England wooden bowl, hand turned bowl is out of round footed in the original red painted surface strong evidence of slow lathe turning,, and resting on raised foot.
H92 Canvasback Decoy carved by Charlie Joiner (1921-2015) of Chestertown, MD. Original paint and retains original iron weight and ring on bottom. Circa mid 1960s.
H93 Pair of Canvasback Decoys signed and dated on bottom "Larry Tawes 1969". (Larry Tawes,Sr. - Salisbury, Maryland)
H79 19th century Peg Rack with six pegs in old oyster white paint with molded edge, nicely turned mushroom pegs which are mortised into the back board.
G879 Choptank River Diminutive Decoy early Choptank River Maryland, Bufflehead, in original paint with the original iron keel with tack eyes circa 1870
H125 Early New England Golden Eye with raised carved wings, with inset head and neck, old working repaint circa 1920
H91 Framed Oil painting on canvas featuring a still life of a book, candlestick, pipe and decoy. Signed in lower right hand corner 'Ella Ruark'. Artist's card is stapled to back - indicating it was from Baltimore, Maryland. Framed measurements: 30 1/4" wide x 24" tall x 1 5/8" thick. NOTE: Ella Ruark (1915 - 2015) was born in Hooper's Island, Maryland in 1915, graduated from Hooper's Island High School in 1932 and moved to Baltimore with her husband in the 1940's.
B634 Early 19th century table top Dough Box, This rectangular example, having sharply canted sides with cut out handles and the original removable lid , with a dovetailed case, remains in original red paint.
H116 Monarch Peanut Butter Teenie Weenie Advertising Tin or Pail with lid, 1 pound size, lithograph tin
*SOLD* H114 Early 20th century 2-quart tin oil can with pouring spout and handle and a tin Bank that advertises “Cross Country Motor Oil” and notice the graphic outline of the Unite States of America. Along with the outline of U.SA. this can also has the Sears pledge from the company Sears, Roebuck and Company which reads “The Cross-Country name on any article is your assurance
H55 NEW ENGLAND WOODEN BUCKETS. American, -19th century. Stave construction with two applied handles. Bentwood bands, original blue paint, two iron bands which are fixed at the top and the bottom of the bucket. Two iron ear handles are affixed to the sides of the bucket for ease of transport.
*SOLD* H54 19th century Noodle board. Mid to late 19th century, referred to as a dough board, these boards were used for multiple purposes serving as a kitchen counter for rolling out dough.
RM1348 Late 19th century Egg carrier with the original blue paint and black stenciled advertising. The following advertisements, “ Geo B. Tompkins and Co Dry good and Carpet, Sturgis Mich. Reliable Egg Carrier Brooder Co. Quincy Ill
G153 Antique Golden Eye working duck decoy attributed to Bill Cochran of Talbot County, Maryland 1950's old working paint
G571 Hand carved and painted R. Madison Mitchell Canada Goose Decoy, Circa 1966. Decoy retains its original weight and ring. Signed and dated on bottom.
H23 Pair of madison mitchell blue bill, in the original paint, good condition circa 1950's
H2 19th century Storage Box with the original sage green paint, The Box retains all original hardware, and is nailed construction with square head nails circa 1860
H21 R. Madison Mitchell carved Canada goose Decoy signed and date by Madison Mitchell and dated 1970
*sold* H24 Captain Jess Urie (1901-1978), Rock Hall, Maryland Canvasback Drake.circa 1960 Jess Urie made his living by fishing and running charters. He was a perfectionist and all of his birds had extensive feathering and wing painting. Rigged, in excellent condition
H11 Upper Bay canvasback duck decoy carver unknown with rigging, with a J. carved in bottom of Decoy .
*sold* G851 Beautiful 19th century original dry green painted pantry box. Very sturdy steamed and bentwood sides secured with small tacks and tiny nails. Clean, natural patina interior.
G853 19th century New England signed Shaker Pantry box – thick, very sturdy steamed and bent walls with tiny square nails and tack construction in its original dry red paint. Retains maker’s stamp inside the bottom that reads: “made by E.B. Frye and Son Wilton NH”.
G849 19th century early pumpkin painted round pantry box. Clean interior. Steamed and bentwood overlapping sides are secured with small tacks.
G850 19th century original gray painted pantry box with dry, crackled surface and natural patina interior. Steamed and bentwood sides secured to the top/bottom with tiny nails. Overlapping sides secured with tiny tacks.
D338 Curlew - signed on bottom of the tail area "A.J. Birdsall" (Arthur "Artie" Birdsall of Point Pleasant, NJ) This decoy features tack eyes, great paint details and a long, slightly curved bill. Mounted on a metal stand for display purposes, however it is fully removeable.
F485 Robin egg blue Pantry Box, mid 19th C, New England. Opposing fingered body & lid, tacked & wood pegged construction. Dry, original blue never painted over original surface patina.
G892 Vintage 1930s "Mr. Jiggs" Folk Art wooden ashtray butler. The name "Jiggs" came from the Butler in a popular comic strip during the time period. He retains his trademark top hat and shoes.
G923 Set of three drawers in old dry red paint. Square nail construction with dovetailed case and dovetailed drawers. The stretchers are also dovetailed into the case. Very sturdy.
G818 Very thick walled wooden pantry box in original red paint with steamed and bent sides secured with square head nails and tiny wooden pegs. Great natural patina inside.
G826 Late 19th century Tightly woven utility, sturdy basket in old green paint with open weave handles and single wrapped rim.
G837 Excellent New England steamed and bentwood oval pantry box retaining its original apple green paint. Opposing finger lapped construction secured with tacks and tiny wooden pins.
G939 Pair of Miniature goose decoys with small glass eyes, small wooden keel, slightly turned head that stretches slightly forward - signed on bottom "Ron Rue 2004". (2) Second Goose decoy G940 Miniature goose decoy with fully extended forward outstretched neck, glass eyes and small wooden keel. Signed and dated on bottom "Ron Rue 2007" and branded with "SAF".
G920 Framed painting depicting two hunting dogs in a field of tall dry grasses. Very realistic details emphasized on each dog show the artist's advanced painting skills. Oil on artist's board.
G937 Mallard Decoy - signed on bottom - T. Foxwell 1977 4/20/77 Cambridge MD. Various levels of the carved, raised feathers; carved details on the bill
RM1338 Diminutive red painted wooden bowl with slightly raised foot and defined inner lip around top.
RM1335 Early 19th century Southern miniature hand woven rib and split oak gathering basket bearing wonderful natural patina.
**Sold**RM1332 18th century, oversized, great bottom of stack Firkin bearing remnants of stamped maker's name on the lid and retaining the original dry blue painted surface. Thick, sturdy staved sides secured with overlapping fingered bands held together with small rosehead nails. Handle is secured with original pegs and pins. Exterior shows great wear indicative of age and use. Natural patina interior.
G855 19th century vibrant chrome yellow-painted Miniature Chest rectangular hinged-lid dovetailed form raised on applied ebonized ball feet, decals affixed to interior.
**SOLD** G847 Original, dry yellow painted round pantry box with branded initials and remnants of a name on the bottom. Natural patina interior.
G846 Nice original blue painted round pantry box with steamed and bent sides secured with small tacks and tiny square nails. Great wear outside, natural patina interior.
**SOLD** G848 Excellent - double identified - original green painted round pantry box with 'J.P. WILLIS' stamped twice into the lid, and 'E. HOLMES' stamped once into the bottom. Sturdy, steamed and bent sides secured with small copper tacks and tiny square nails.
*SOLD* G936 Late 19th century Pennsylvania Blanket Chest/ Sea Chest, in the original dry robin egg blue paint, the case is dovetailed, original hardware, molding applied around lid with an applied base. The owner kept a record written on the inside of the lid from 1864.
G925 Carlisle, Pennsylvania identified and dated, hand wrought Sampler from featuring a center block encasing rows of alphabet stitched in both capital and lower case letters, along with bands of geometric designs that hover over a stitched verse that reads: “If we to day sweet peace possess / It soon may be withdrawn / Some change may plunge in distress / Before to morrows dawn” The area around the verse is decorated with stitched florals/trees and an arch of vines/florals covers the maker’s name: “Jane Edmonds Sampler / Carlisle October 10th 18”. An intricate border of stitched vines/florals/buds surrounds the entire Sampler. Retains original frame that is 2 ½” wide, and a few bubbles are evident in the glass.
**Sold**RM1331 Madison Mitchell Golden Eye Decoy - electropen signed "R. Madison Mitchell" and dated "1965" on bottom.
G871 Shenandoah Valley, Virginia painted stave-type woven splint basket retaining its original early red-painted surface.
*SOLD* G893 Wonderful Pennsylvania original blue painted wooden stool with wide, double sided, curved-end aprons that drop a full 3½” below the top on each side. Pine wood, square nail construction with boot jack cut out feet.
*SOLD* G926 Curlew carved in the Long island style with carved eye, pitchfork tine bill, grain painted finish, with applied wings mounted on a wooden base for displaying
G927 Hand carved wooden Yellow Leg, carved in the style of Hudsonian, with iron bill, on a wooden base, ice war patina Measurements are 11 1/2 from bill to tail x 1 1/2" tall
G885 Exceptional “A Family Record” Sampler “wrought by Levinia Baker – 1818” – depicting various births, a marriage, and a death from the Baker family spanning a timeframe from 1755 – 1803.
*SOLD* G894 19th century original red painted Chippendale style Stool. with scalloped cut out ends and a single drop front apron, the wood is pine ,nailed construction with square head nails
G884 Swing handle split oak basket - Natural patina surface with double wrapped rim, hand carved and notched handle supports, solid wooden bottom and hand carved, steamed and bent handle.
G898 Jerry Martin tin adjustable student lamp with old blue paint, with two electrified candles and signed “JM” on base. (Jerry Martin of Marietta, PA was a Blacksmith and Tinsmith) Dated 2019.
G888 Large Silver ball Kugel ornament - Hand blown glass - nice weight and great condition with original cap and ring. Made in Germany between 1840 and early 1900. The silver kugels are actually clear glass with mirrored interiors to give them the metallic appearance.