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Fabulous RARE N.Y. State painted box. This box is in its original polychrome paint. It also has original stenciling on top of all the color and graining! The construction of this box is special too. Mortised joints and raised panels all the way around add to the exceptional qualities of this piece! It measures 15” x 10” x 10” high. What a Prize!


Folky hand done artwork of Mr. Dee’s Band of Hope. It is circa 1900 and is done with watercolor and pencil. The Band of Hope was a group of women that were demonstrating against their husbands drinking alcohol. It is in a nice old lemon gold frame and measures 8.5” x 10”. A nice old piece of political Folk Art!


Large early 19th century American Elm hand hewed bowl with handles. It measures 33” x 18” x 7” deep. What makes this guy even better are the make-do repairs that it has. They are done with leather, staples, and wire. I have never seen leather used in this way before. It has a lively grain and a nice old patina too.


Very Folky American Watercolor of Mr Smith's special Pig! What a look! It measures 17” x 14” framed and is circa 1910-1920. On the back it is penciled with the pig owners name and Victor, Iowa.

Heavy iron key, circa 1900. It has a great form and patina and measures 20.5” x 7.5”. probably used as a trade sign. I like the skeleton key form!


Large Frost Pattern Hooked Rug of trees and two Lions. It has been mounted on a stretcher and is ready to hang. It measures a large 64” x 32.5”. This is one of the most popular patterns that frost did. It is late 19th or early 20th century.

Black Duck Low Head Decoy in its beautiful original paint. The form and the paint make this old bird special. It measures 16” long.


Miniature Blanket Chest in its original paint, circa 1840. It measures 25.5” x 13” x 16” tall. Missing a small piece off the left back foot but otherwise in very good condition! The case is fully dovetailed. I have owned this little chest for over 35 years and it originally came from Smitty Axtell. What a great size!


Arthur Lindberg (1895-1977), loved to summer in Maine and Vermont. This is one of his larger framed watercolors that is signed, dated and marked, “1964 Arthur H Lindberg Morrisville, VT.". It is a very happy feeling painting and measures 28.5” x 23.5” framed and ready to hang.


Fabulous Miniature Stamped Basket, circa 1900. This basket measures less than 5” x 5” x almost 3” deep. It is a super basket and in pristine condition! You just never find them in this size or condition!


Late 19th century Mini display case. This case is exceptionally well made and has its original surface too. It would be perfect for your best miniature decoy or any other prized possession. It measures a small 8” x 6.5” x 6.5” tall. One of a kind! Glass on four sides and the top. Nice molding and turnings too.


Here is an interesting rustic fish carving in its shadowbox type Birchbark frame. It is in excellent condition with the exception of two small chips of bark missing on the frame. It measures 7” square x 1.5” deep. Very well carved piece! It is dated twice on the back 1944.


Pair of 18th century hand wrought iron hinges in a nice old dry red paint. They have spear tips and measure 20.5” long. We recently bought several early wrought iron pieces from an early restoration in Pavilion, N.Y.


Pair of 18th century hand wrought iron hinges that measure a large 25.5” long and are in very good condition. These have more of a tulip end at the tips. Also from the same restoration in Pavilion, N.Y.


19th century decorated double handled basket. It is all original with great colors and in excellent condition! It measures 11.5” x 11.5” x 5” deep. These nice early baskets are getting harder and harder to find.


Large heavy tin Trade Sign in original paint. This piece was always mounted to the tractor hub that acts as its base. That keeps it from falling over in the wind. We believe it to have been used on an egg farm or chicken farm. Great folky look and large scale measuring 20” x 25.5” tall. Circa early 20th century.

Double sided U.S. MAIL sign in its original paint on a pine board. It is circa 1930-40 and very graphic with its large flat lettering. It is said to have come from Hume, N.Y. which is in Alleghany County. It measures 50" x 7.5".


Large Folky Wooden Fish Weathervane with tin fins, circa 1920. This old guy is in a very old if not original white paint and measures 29” long. Very whimsical!


RARE BUFFALO NY CARVING Here is a beautifully done Carving from a Buffalo Fraternal hunting group. The name translates to, “Bavarian Alpine Hunters”. The carving is circa 1900-1920’s and in original paint! There is an Animal Head, Leaves and acorns, a hunter's horn and a powder horn, along with a Bavarian style Alpine Hat. It measures 28.5” x 16”. There is not much I could find about this group. Just a RARE and exciting piece of early Buffalo Folk Art.


HUGE Round Covered 19th century Basket that measures 22.5” in diameter x 16” tall. Even though there is a bit of splint loss here and there, we would have to say it is in excellent condition and has a great old natural patina too! I have never seen another basket in this style that is this large!


Two fabulous miniature Northwest Coast Totem Poles in their original paint. The larger one is stamped with the stamp from The Old Curiosity Shop, in Washington State. The smaller one is not marked but came out of the same place and is of the same high quality as the larger one. They are both circa 1930’s and in excellent condition. The larger one is 10.5” tall and the smaller one is 8.5” tall.


19th century Firkin with original stenciling on the front that reads, “Corn Meal” The Firkin itself was never painted and has attained the best natural patina! It has actually taken on a rich nutty brown color. It measures 10” in diameter x 14” tall with handle up. It is in excellent condition too!


76" x 48" WOW! Large, Vintage Scandinavian Hand Painted Folk Art Holiday Banner. The wording is in Swedish and translates to Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The illustration is a large Viking Ship full of Santa’s Elves having a great old time! They are carrying decorated trees and mugs of grog. It is artist signed and dated 67. I couldn’t resist this piece. Great color and subject!


Painted wooden double sided Pointing Hand ASSEMBLY SIGN. Great colors and condition and it measures 22” x 10” Circa1930’s.


VERY RARE PEARLWARE MINI BLUE AND WHITE CHILD’S CUP. Very early 19th century and still bright and beautiful with a great sentiment of “From an Affectionate Father“. Also note the children playing with their toys of the day. I have never seen this one before! Rare size of only less than 2” in diameter and less than 2” tall. TINY!!!


Riley’s Semi China Staffordshire Blue Transferware Soup Plate, circa 1802-1828. This early plate measures 10” in diameter x 1.5” deep. It has a beautiful stylized urn of flowers in the center and is in perfect condition!


Fabulous large wooden whirligig, circa 1900-1920.  This early whirligig is comprised of 7 Folky fully carved figures all of which move in some way as the prop turns in the wind.  The large red, white, and blue Flag type banner blade on the back is a very patriotic touch!  This gig measures a large 23" long x 26" tall on the base.  Excellent old paint surface too.


Large 19th century Decorated Stoneware Pitcher, marked, "Ft  Edward Pottery Co.". It has a couple nicks here and there but nothing to be concerned about. It measures a large 10" in diameter x 12" tall. Hard to find these N.Y. State Pitchers with this much decoration!


19th century Maine Scoter Decoy in original dry old black paint. It has an inletted head and measures 16" long. We don't find many of these early Scoters around much anymore. The head has been off and put back on probably by the hunter. It all kind of adds to the authenticity!


How cool is this soft wood box in its original blue paint with white pretzels all around. The paint is all original and it is circa 1890. It measures 18" x 12" x 8" high. I doubt you will ever see another one of these!


Mini Man Whirligig

A wonderful carved wooden Whirligig / Weathervane, circa late 19th century. The arrow is flat but the man is three dimensionally carved with a nice face, a cut away coat and a top hat. Original paint surface and measuring 14" long x 17" tall on base. Excellent original condition!


Teddy Bear Rocker in its original colorful paint. It is circa 1920 and all original! It measures 14.5" x 23.5" x 22" high. Perfect for the grand kids to sit in or to hold your bears! Super paint!


RARE 19th century fishing Creel in its original dry red paint.  This is the oldest creel we have ever had and the most beautiful form too.  This old timer has been well used and loved over its long existence and in this case its beauty and rarity override any wear the basket has.  It is still very strong and sturdy and when hung on the wall you don't notice the wear. It measures 13" x 6" x 11"  It also still has the original rope carrying strap!


Here is a built in Chimney Cupboard in its original Tiger Maple Grain Paint. It is circa 1840-50 and in excellent condition. It measures 26" x 12 1/2" x 61 1/4" tall. Nice molding around the top and shelves inside. It is good and sturdy too.


Folk Art Wooden Walking Man. You have seen the small size version of this guy for years, but this is the largest one we have ever seen, measuring 12" x 8" x 22" tall. Original paint and very interesting characteristics. He actually works too! Very Cool! Circa 1920's - 40's.


Rare white painted and decorated New England Chair. This one is a beauty! Original white paint with extra nice original folky painted decorations too. It is circa 1840 and all original! It is a good and sturdy chair although it has had a seat repair along the way. 34" high to top.

Early 19th century figured maple paddle with an interesting form and the best dry surface. It measures 10" long. The surface is super!


This is a full size wooden Folk Art Uncle Sam in his original paint. He is circa 1930’s and I believe he was used as a mail box holder. Great paint and surface and he stands 75” tall.


Folk Art House made from Cigar Boxes, circa 1900-1910. The roof is hinged so one side lifts to reveal the open interior. Could easily have been used as a humidor. It measures 7.5" x 6" x 12" tall. It has the original surface and the initials "T.D." A Great Look!


Folky, primitive American Doll House with two Chimneys and lots of its worn original paint. It measures 23" x 14" x 25" tall. The primitiveness and folky quality of this circa 1900 piece make it very appealing!


Petite Blanket Box, circa 1840 in original paint. Great size and paint! It measures 34" x 14" x 15" high. Probably N.Y. State.


Late 19th century Child's Sled in its original dry paint. It measures 14" x 34.5" x 14" high. Very good condition. Great Colors!


This is an extremely well done carved and painted wooden boat model, circa 1920-1940. Fabulous Detail to carving and paint! Nice paint crazing and patina too. Its name is " Edna M". 9" long X 5" high.


We just brought in this late 19th century Dry Sink with drawer and upper shelf. It is in its original; paint and is extremely sturdy. It measures 53” x 20” x 53” tall. Note the scallop on the bottom, the double paneled doors, and the nicely shaped sides. A very useful piece of American Country Furniture.


Rare painted and decorated New York State Dressing Table, circa 1840. It is all original and is a bit larger in size than most. Bright and beautiful and ready to go home with you. It measures 37 1/2" X 19" X 58" tall. PAINT, FORM, AND CONDITION!


Here is a beautiful pair of early 19th century brass andirons. They have a seamed construction and are in great condition too. They measure just over 23” tall, and have a very nice patina too.


Here is a large watercolor illustration in its original painted frame. It is signed in the lower left and dated 1930’s although we can’t make out the name or exact date. It shows Colonial Soldiers, Frontiersmen, and their Indian Guides. It is very well done and interesting. It measures a large 34” wide x 29” high including the frame.


Here is a very unusual Dome Top Box on its original stand and in its original paint. It is circa 1840 and has always been this way. I have never seen another one built like this before. 26” x 17” x 35” tall. It is all together as one piece.


Early 19th century four drawer country chest with a simulated French foot. It is Birch with a nice old red wash and it measures 40” x 19” x 41” tall. All original except the brasses. What a great New England look!


This is a wonderful original watercolor and gouache illustration on board of a PARADE of CIRCUS WAGONS being pulled by costumed and embellished horses. It is signed by the artist Charles George Copeland (1858-1945) who was an American book illustrator active from about 1887 until about 1940. He was a member of the Boston Watercolor Society, and the Boston Art Club. His illustrations were used in a variety of books. He is very well listed and a quick look on Google will give you a lot of information about him. Image size is about 11" x 16" plus the nice matting and framing.


Here is a Dome Top Box in its original vibrant paint, circa 1840. It originally had leather hinges that have come apart now but are still there. It measures 24” x 12” x 13” high.


Early 4 slat Ladderback Chair in 19th century paint. What a great look! The height of the back is almost 39” tall. This is a very sturdy chair!


Very early 19th century American sampler signed “Mary Taylor Wrought in the year 1803”. This piece has beautifully done borders with floral decorations and small animals too. It measures 19” x 16” including the frame. It is very interestingly designed and wrought.


Here is a 19th century pine bench in its original putty colored paint. It measures 74” x 10” x 19” high. It has the most beautiful warm old patina too!


Rare early Velocipede Baby Carriage. We have never had one of these before so it was very exciting to find this one. When the carriage is pushed in either direction the original full bodied horse hide covered horse rocks up and down. The woman that we bought this from bought it over 45 years ago while driving down Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. It was in the window of a very exclusive children's clothing shop that was going out of business. She stopped and asked if they would sell it to her and lucky for her they said yes. She has owned it all this time. It measures a large 62” long from horse hoof to back handle.. You just don't see these offered for sale very often. WOW!

Here is a large metal Floor Train made by The Cor-Cor Toy Company from Washington, Indiana. It has the original paint and is in overall great original condition. It measures a large 49” long including the Engine and Tender and the Pullman Car too. Especially great paint! The Cor-Cor Toy Company went out of business pre 1941.


Here is a pair of Hand Knitted Wool Knee Socks just in time for winter. Probably 19th century and in excellent condition. What great colors and designs and ready to wear too.



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