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Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches
Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds
Date/Period: 19th Century


Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view

Measurement: 8.5" x 13.5" x 6.5"

Condition: Excellent original condition

Additional Information: Decorated in the Style of Berlin, Connecticut Shops, Attributed
to Edward Francis. The trunk lid with wide yellow band…the large flowers and floral
spray painted on ends are among Berlin shop traditions as is the ribbon-stroke border
decoration on lid. See American Painted Tinware, Volume IV by Gina Martin, and Lois
Tucker; pp. 22/23. Volume I, chapter one discusses the Berlin, Connecticut shop
traditions in detail. The authors state that: “Green paint is very thin and nearly
impossible to see now”
. This trunk, a rare survivor…is outstanding.

$6,250.00

809-92


Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 2

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 3

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 4

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 5

Large Paint Decorated American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Folk Art, 13-Inches Berlin, Connecticut. Francis Type Decoration Featuring Birds, entire view 6



Antique Painted Tinware Coffeepot, Tole,
Polychrome Floral Decoration, Straight Spout
Attributed to the Pennsylvania Tinshop of
Harvey Filley, Son of Oliver Filley, Circa 1835
Conical body tinware pot featuring bold
decoration and strong color, hinged lid, loop knob


Outstanding Painted Tinware Coffeepot, Tole, Polychrome Floral Decoration, Straight Spout

Outstanding Painted Tinware Coffeepot, Tole, Polychrome Floral Decoration, Straight Spout
Attributed to the Pennsylvania Tinshop of Harvey Filley, Son of Oliver Filley, Circa 1835
Conical body tinware pot featuring bold decoration and strong color, hinged lid, loop knob


Outstanding Painted Tinware Coffeepot, Tole, Polychrome Floral Decoration, Straight Spout

Outstanding Painted Tinware Coffeepot, Tole, Polychrome Floral Decoration, Straight Spout

Outstanding Painted Tinware Coffeepot, Tole, Polychrome Floral Decoration, Straight Spout

$2,900.00

1008-67




Wall Hanging Letter Box Lettered – BILL HEADS, Original Mustard Yellow Paint
Date/Period: 19th Century


Wall Hanging Letter Box Lettered – BILL HEADS, Original Mustard Yellow Paint, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 8.25"; width: 8.75"; depth: 2"

Material: Tinned sheet iron and paint

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: The pierced domed back over two pockets. Dry sugary
mustard paint over jappaning; wired reinforced rolled edges.

$725.00

362-26


Wall Hanging Letter Box Lettered – BILL HEADS, Original Mustard Yellow Paint, entire view 2

Wall Hanging Letter Box Lettered – BILL HEADS, Original Mustard Yellow Paint, entire view 3



Antique Tole, Original Painted Tin,
Standing Lidded Octagonal Urn
Anonymous, 19th Century


Antique Tole, Original Painted Tin, Standing Lidded Octagonal Urn
Anonymous, 19th Century, entire view 1

A must unusual and pleasing form with weighted lid [cast lead finial] featuring four-color
decoration. The interior is in clamshell white paint. Possibly a spice, sugar or small
chestnut urn or part of a garniture set. Displays well, minor seam splits near rim,
scatters small areas of paint loss; interior is grungy with light surface rust limited to
bottom. (Height: 8.25")


Antique Tole, Original Painted Tin, Standing Lidded Octagonal Urn
Anonymous, 19th Century, entire view 2

$1,250.00

314-77




Antique, American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Document Box, circa 1810-1820


Antique, American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Document Box, circa 1810-1820, entire view 3

This trunk remains in untouched original condition; paint losses to high spots and near lock
hasp. Half of hasp is gone; we have removed the padlock.
(Height: 5.5"; width: 9"; depth: 4.5")


Antique, American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Document Box, circa 1810-1820, entire view 4

Antique, American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Document Box, circa 1810-1820, entire view 1

Antique, American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Document Box, circa 1810-1820, entire view 2

Antique, American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Document Box, circa 1810-1820, entire view 5

Antique, American Painted Tin Trunk, Tole Document Box, circa 1810-1820, entire view 6

$1,250.00

1081-12




Antique Tole, American Painted Tin Match Holder, Crimped Edges, Asphaltum Ground
Circa 1825-1870


Antique Tole, American Painted Tin Match Holder, Crimped Edges, Asphaltum Ground
Circa 1825-1870, entire view

A Hanging match holder featuring scalloped and crimped edges and triangular pocket beneath a round
top; punched aperture for hanging centered by red and green leafy design.

$1,075.00

1256-50




Antique, Tinned Sheet Iron Hanging Cylindrical Candle Box, Punch Decorated
American, Circa 1830-1860


Antique, Tinned Sheet Iron Hanging Cylindrical Candle Box, Punch Decorated 
American, Circa 1830-1860, entire view 1

Folded and soldered joints, hinged lid with rolled wire edge and two hanging straps;
scrolled hasp; punch decorated domed ends, lid and front.
(Height: 6.75"; diameter: 4.75"; length: 10.5")


Antique, Tinned Sheet Iron Hanging Cylindrical Candle Box, Punch Decorated 
American, Circa 1830-1860, entire view 2

Antique, Tinned Sheet Iron Hanging Cylindrical Candle Box, Punch Decorated 
American, Circa 1830-1860, entire view 3

$465.00

1256-69




American Painted Tin Tray, Waiter, Tole, Painted, Stenciled Borders, 19th Century


Antique Painted Tin Tray/Tole Tray, 19th Century, entire view

(20.75 by 28.25”)

$190.00

1008-48


Antique Painted Tin Tray/Tole Tray, 19th Century, angle view
Antique Painted Tin Tray/Tole Tray, 19th Century, with ruler for scale



Antique Tole Tray, Rectangular Waiter,
Stenciled & Painted, Powders and Gilding
Unknown maker, circa 1825-1850


Antique Tole Tray, Rectangular Waiter,
Stenciled & Painted, Powders and Gilding
Unknown maker, circa 1825-1850, entire view

Rectangular form, rounded corners, cutout handles and great stenciled floral design.
(Fine original condition; 26.25" x 19")


Antique Tole Tray, Rectangular Waiter,
Stenciled & Painted, Powders and Gilding
Unknown maker, circa 1825-1850, angle view

Antique Tole Tray, Rectangular Waiter,
Stenciled & Painted, Powders and Gilding
Unknown maker, circa 1825-1850, back view

$850.00

632-75




Painted Tin, Tole Tray, Eva Dressing Uncle Tom with Floral Garland, P 152
Uncle Tom's Cabin
1850's


Painted Tin, Tole Tray, Eva Dressing Uncle Tom with Floral Garland, P 152
Uncle Tom's Cabin 
1850's, entire view

The unrestored condition consistent with age, scattered small paint losses, light scratches, and a flatted rim area at right side. (29.75 by 23")

$2,965

232-292


Painted Tin, Tole Tray, Eva Dressing Uncle Tom with Floral Garland, P 152
Uncle Tom's Cabin 
1850's, artwork detail
Painted Tin, Tole Tray, Eva Dressing Uncle Tom with Floral Garland, P 152
Uncle Tom's Cabin 
1850's, title detail
Painted Tin, Tole Tray, Eva Dressing Uncle Tom with Floral Garland, P 152
Uncle Tom's Cabin 
1850's, scale view



Antique Toleware Box, Painted Tin Trunk,
Paddle Tail Bird, 19th Century
Oliver Filley's Shop, Connecticut, 19th Century
Typical of Filley's shop, likely decorated for the Pennsylvania market
The distelfink, yellow bird with black details, is quite special


Antique Toleware Box, Painted Tin Trunk,
Paddle Tail Bird, 19th Century
Oliver Filley's Shop, Connecticut, 19th Century, angle view 1

(Thinning to asphaltum; 5.25"; W: 9"; D: 5")

$825

1006-2


Antique Toleware Box, Painted Tin Trunk,
Paddle Tail Bird, 19th Century
Oliver Filley's Shop, Connecticut, 19th Century, angle view 2
Antique Toleware Box, Painted Tin Trunk,
Paddle Tail Bird, 19th Century
Oliver Filley's Shop, Connecticut, 19th Century, scale view
Antique Toleware Box, Painted Tin Trunk,
Paddle Tail Bird, 19th Century
Oliver Filley's Shop, Connecticut, 19th Century, bird detail



Canton Jars, Tole Chestnut Urns
Sold separately


Canton Jars, Tole Chestnut Urns, group view

Canton, Pair of Ginger Jars
19th Century

Dimensions: 7.25" tall.
$375
593-30 - Sold

French Tole, Pair of Painted Chestnut Urns
19th Century

Decorative urns approximately 13" tall.
$850
593-31





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