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Here is a 19th century ladder with its original advertising painted on in mustard letters on a black ground. “J. Crown Plumber Decorator” What a combination of trades! It is all original and the ladder itself has nice detailing in the way it is made too. It would make a great display for smalls on each step and it stands about 51” tall when open. Still very sturdy!



 

Here is a 19th century American child’s sled in its original paint. A nice clean old piece of Americana! It measures 35” long.



 

Here is an early 19th century Birch Candle Stand with traces of its original red paint/wash. Lovely Queen Ann form, Serpentine Top, and great condition too. It is North Shore MA., circa 1800. It measures 28” tall and still has a lot of the red color.



 

Also from the collection is this Treen Egg with pedestal base. The egg opens for storage and is in the original chrome yellow paint. It measures about 5 ¾” tall x 3 ¼” Possibly used to hold sewing items. Great wear and patina! Shaker?



 

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.



 

Here is a painted wooden clock face with copper hands. The great crazed paint surface is all original. Not sure what it was used for, but maybe a counter or learning to tell time. Circa 1900-10. It measures 10” in diameter x ¾” thick. Pine.



 

Here is a RARE EARLY OVOID STONEWARE JUG. It has a ringed neck and a ringed foot as well. Also a very unusual slip decoration that mimics and incised decoration of the time period. We believe it to be either early New York City or possibly New Jersey. It stands 14” tall. A BEAUTY!



 

Rare Hand Painted CIGAR ADVERTISEMENT painted on a spare tire cover. It is circa 1910-20 and all original. My best guess is that it came off of one of the companies delivery trucks with a spare tire on the back. Might as well get some extra free advertising. A very rare find! I was very excited to get it! It measures 29” in diameter. There can’t be another one in existence! Great Graphics Too!

Large 19th century carrier in the original green paint and white pin striping. Great size and color! It measures 28” x 13” x 8” high.



 

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!



 

Here is the largest and gutsiest sewing stand of this type that we have ever had. It stands just over 13” tall to the top of the bold turned finial on top of the pin cushion ball. It is circa 1840 and still retains its original heavily crazed colored varnish surface. The base measures 6 ½” x 6 ½” and has one drawer. It is complete and all original and square nailed too. I wish you could see this in person as the photos don’t do it justice.



 

Large pine cupboard in its original grain paint, circa 1830-40. It has two drawers with original Bennington knobs over two raised panel doors. All original with a great old dry surface too. It measures 53” x 19” x 59” tall to top of backsplash. What a beauty!



 

Dome Top Box in lively original paint, circa 1840. Great patterns, color, and dry surface too. It is all original and in great condition except that the lock plate has been changed over the years. It measures 26” x 14” x 13” tall.




 


Lithographers stone circa 1900, still retaining the artwork on the back and the front.  I love the marching band of soldiers!  This is a large stone that measures 18” x 12” x 3” thick.



 

Here is a nice hand carved HEN WHISTLER DECOY in its original paint. It is circa 1920’s and a real cutie with its painted eyes. You can see the whittling marks in the photos. It measures 11” long and has nice old crazed paint.



 

Here is a nice Tramp Art little chest with mirror. It measures 15” tall x 8 ½” x 7” Very thickly stacked and chip carved wooden pieces top and bottom. Original finely crazed surface too.




 

Here is a sheet iron whirligig with a boy and girl on a see saw. It is all original and is circa 1910-20. The fan blade measures 13” in diameter and it is 13” from front to back as well.



 

Here is a 19th century barrel with a bit of an unusual form and two handles. It measures about 18” in diameter x 28” tall. It has a great old paint surface of dry putty colored paint over dry red paint. It is very sturdy and strong too.



 

Large Sheet Iron Schooner Weathervane in its original black paint. It is circa 1900 and very well crafted too. Note the waves lapping at the base of the ship, and all the detail in the sails and the rigging. It measures a very large 41” x 36”. This ship really makes a statement!



 

Here is a very well done miniature watercolor portrait of a woman. There is an extreme amount of detail throughout and probably the original worn gilt frame too. It is signed and dated in the lower right. I can’t make out the name, but the date is 1821. It measures 7” x 8” including the frame. Note the jewelry, the ruffles, and the glass on a chain.



 

An early 19th century washstand in its original mustard paint. Note the very whimsical cutouts on the sides of the tall, dovetailed gallery that surrounds the top. It measures 18” x 16” x 37” tall. Great form and color.



 

Folky Hooked Rug in very pleasing colors. It shows two classic baskets of flowers, one at each end. It is all mounted and ready to hang and it measures 28” x 36” and is in great condition.

A nice handmade folk art Train Model. Probably made by someone that worked on that train. It is all original including the unusual paint. It is lettered LACKAWANNA on the sides of the coal tender and it measures 28” x 6” x 7” high. It is circa 1940 and in excellent condition.




 

Rare 18th century Aquatint dated 1789. “THE NORTH WEST OR DAVIS’S STREIGHTS WHALE FISHERY” “Published May 1st 1789 by John and Jofia Boydell, No. 90 Cheapfide London.” / “Robt Dodd delint & Sculpt” Strong colors and beautifully framed and matted. It measures 34” x 24”.



 

Early Blown Glass Covered Jar with applied Bands. It has an open pontil and measures 5” in diameter x 11 ½” tall. Perfect condition!



 

This is a very strong Industrial Photo, “Foundry Fog” by Dr. Grant M. Haist (1920-2015) Dr. Heist was a senior research associate at the Eastman Kodak Research Lab in Rochester, N.Y. for 32 years. His photographic work has appeared in National Geographic, National Wildlife, Smithsonian and many more. He wrote books on “Modern Photographic Processing”, and “The History of Kodak Cameras.” This photo was done in 1952 and measures 16 ½” x 12”. Excellent condition and much better in person than our photo here.



 

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!



 

This is an exceptionally nice early 20th century souvenir tray from CASTLE CRAGS CALIFORNIA. You rarely find these types of pieces that are this well done and all done by hand including the beautifully woven rim around the outside. Very possibly done by Native Americans. The scene is hand painted as well, and the woven rim is actually stitched right to the wooden bottom. BEAUTIFULLY MADE! It measures 19” x 13” x 2” Great condition!



 

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.



 

American Toleware box, circa 1835. Nice original paint and in very good condition too. It measures 8” x 4” x 5” high.



 

Historically significant early sampler in a great old lemon gold frame. This is the only sampler I have ever had or seen that is marked with a Western N.Y. town name. It is signed, “Louisa W. Wares Sampler West Bloomfield 1828”. It measures 14” x 16” including the frame. I have had this in my own collection for well over 25 years. West Bloomfield is near Rochester, N.Y.



 

Toleware tray with crystallized center panel. This tray is circa 1835 and is all original. It is a nice small size of 6” x 8 ¾”. A REALLY NICE OLD PIECE OF American Toleware!




 

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 one of four early 20th century cement or cast stone planters that we just got in. They came from a house in North Buffalo where they had been forever. They are all in very good solid condition and measure 24” x 9” x 6” high. They are made to simulate tree bark. Great look, great patina! Sold by the pair.



 

Outstanding mid 19th century PA. Crib Quilt. Beautiful craftsmanship and very good condition. Professionally put on a stretcher for easy display. It measures 41” x 35”.



 

Early 19th century Stick Spatter Handless Cup and Saucer. Great colors and condition.



 

Especially nice and rare 19th century crib quilt. Great condition and vibrant colors! It measures 34” x 37”. This was originally found in a home in Lockport, N.Y.

 

This is a large 19th century heavy cast iron fence post finial. It must have been quite a fence! It measures a large 15” tall and would look great in your garden!



 

Here is a large green/amber 19th century Demijohn bottle in excellent clean condition. Sparkly color too. It measures 17” tall.



 

This is a 19th century Demi-Lune Table, circa 1830-40. It is quite diminutive measuring 28” x 17 ½” x 25 ½” tall. Still has a pleasing old Brown/Red stain/paint surface. A great country look!



 

Catherine Burchfield Parker (1926-2012), titled “Jazz Club” and measures a large 32” x 26”.



 

Here is a very early 19th century Child’s Chair with front button feet and completely pegged construction. Just a great early form with a nice old patina! The seat height is 9” and back is 21”.



 

Owls, oil on paper, signed Milton Bloom and dated 1977, 26" x 21" including the original frame.
Milton Bloom is one of Rochester’s late long-time artists. His work features oil paintings, copper sculptures and other works. An artist for almost 80 years and a winner of many art awards.

 


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