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Treenware, Woodenware, Baskets
BowlsTableware: Plates, Dishes, ETCFirkins
TrenchersButter ChurnsPiggins, Pails & Buckets
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Miniature Staved Wood Barrel in Old Oyster White Paint, Cooper Made
Date/Period: 1780-1820


Miniature Staved Wood Barrel in Old Oyster White Paint, Cooper Made

Measurement: Height: 4.25"; diameter: 3.25"

Condition: Good

Additional Information: This little barrel remains tight and is bound with locked half round
sapling hoops. The oyster white paint is beautifully oxidized.

$625.00

1221-118


Miniature Staved Wood Barrel in Old Oyster White Paint, Cooper Made

Miniature Staved Wood Barrel in Old Oyster White Paint, Cooper Made



Treen Canister, Lidded, Paint Decorated Covered Jar, Large Size, Original Paint
American
Date/Period: Circa 1835


Treen Canister, Lidded, Paint Decorated Covered Jar, Large Size, Original Paint American, entire view

Measurement: Height: 12.75"

Material: Poplar

Condition: As expected, a trivial 2.5-inch tight age/shrinkage fissure that in-no-way
distracts, all else fine; displays beautifully.

Additional Information: Covered jar displaying original painted faux graining; three-
step lid featuring shaped knob on ovoid jar resting on outwardly flaring molded base.

$3,925.00

928-131


Treen Canister, Lidded, Paint Decorated Covered Jar, Large Size, Original Paint American, entire view 2

Treen Canister, Lidded, Paint Decorated Covered Jar, Large Size, Original Paint American, entire view 3

Treen Canister, Lidded, Paint Decorated Covered Jar, Large Size, Original Paint American, detail view



Shoulder Yoke for Carrying Buckets in Original Green Paint
New England
Date/Period: 1800-1830


Shoulder Yoke for Carrying Buckets in Original Green Paint New England, entire view

Measurement: Length: 37.75"

Material: White pine, green paint

Condition: Very good, beautiful painted surface

$295.00

1353-54


Shoulder Yoke for Carrying Buckets in Original Green Paint New England, entire view 2



Carved Wood Stamp, FANCY, Medium Relief Carved Letters, Possibly for Butter
Date/Period: 19th Century - SOLD


Carved Wood Stamp, FANCY, Medium Relief Carved Letters, Possibly for Butter, entire view

Measurement: 5" x 4.75" x 2.5"

Material: Maple, traces of thinning white paint

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: Vase and ring-turned handle continuing to rectangular print
having canted shoulders. The word “FANCY’ stands proud allowing for impressing the
word…we believe, into large block of butter. The face shows evidence of butterfat. After
use, butter prints were boiled thus the paint on handle and block has thinned; the
printing face was never painted. Fancy butters and premium butters made in small
batched were/are produced.

SOLD

210-305


Carved Wood Stamp, FANCY, Medium Relief Carved Letters, Possibly for Butter, entire view 2



Box, Treen Tobacco Jar, Carved & Incised, Original Paint, Pennsylvania
Date/Period: 1780-1800 - SOLD


Box, Treen Tobacco Jar, Carved & Incised, Original Paint, Pennsylvania, entire view

Measurement: Height: 8.5"

Material: Poplar, polychrome

Condition: Excellent; trivial old, glued fissure to interior of jar lip

Additional Information: Turned construction, interior hollowed; concentric rings and
defined notching…the lid fits snugly over rim. The turned knob is one piece with lid.

Reference: See, The Pennsylvania German Collection, Philadelphia Museum of
Art
, pp., 12 and 13; catalog numbers 11 and 14 for closely related examples assigned to
Lancaster and Montgomery Counties.

SOLD

1256-111


Box, Treen Tobacco Jar, Carved & Incised, Original Paint, Pennsylvania, entire view 2

Box, Treen Tobacco Jar, Carved & Incised, Original Paint, Pennsylvania, entire view 3

Box, Treen Tobacco Jar, Carved & Incised, Original Paint, Pennsylvania, bottom view



Box, Treen Canister, Pear Shape, Paint Decorated
Date/Period: 19th Century


Box, Treen Canister, Pear Shape, Paint Decorated, entire view

Measurement: Height: 3.75"

Material: Ash, polychrome

Condition: Excellent original condition, crusty surface,
old cracks glued, displays well

Additional Information: Domed lid featuring molded edge on baluster/pear shaped
body. Leafy black and red decoration very much like that which ornaments American
painted tin [tole].

$475.00

431-146


Box, Treen Canister, Pear Shape, Paint Decorated, entire view 2

Box, Treen Canister, Pear Shape, Paint Decorated, entire view 3

Box, Treen Canister, Pear Shape, Paint Decorated, entire view 4



Large Lathe Turned Mortar & Pestle, Red Stain, SCULPTURAL
Likely New England
Date/Period: 19th Century


Large Lathe Turned Mortar & Pestle, Red Stain, SCULPTURAL Likely New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Mortar: Height: 14"; diameter: 9.5"; Pestle: length: 21.5"

Material: Birch

Condition: Great

Additional Information: A large and heavy urn shape mortar in red stain; albeit the
pestle displays the same surface we cannot be certain that it is original to the mortar.
Forceful aesthetic.

$560.00

1120-85


Large Lathe Turned Mortar & Pestle, Red Stain, SCULPTURAL Likely New England, entire view 2

Large Lathe Turned Mortar & Pestle, Red Stain, SCULPTURAL Likely New England, entire view 3

Large Lathe Turned Mortar & Pestle, Red Stain, SCULPTURAL Likely New England, entire view 4



Carved Cookie Board, Cake Print, Soldier, Signed: Watkins
Impressed J.Y. Watkins, N.Y. (Watkins was successor to Henry Conger)
New York City
Date/Period: Circa 1870


Carved Cookie Board, Cake Print, Soldier, Signed: Watkins Impressed J.Y. Watkins, N.Y. (Watkins was successor to Henry Conger) New York City, entire view 1

Measurement: 6" x 4" x 1"

Material: Walnut

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: Relief carved…militiaman surrounded by flowers within
decorative border; impressed "J.Y. WATKINS N.Y." on one corner. James Y. Watkins
was a successor of the most famous New York mold maker John Conger. Conger
created the finest molds used in America.

$825.00

231-51


Carved Cookie Board, Cake Print, Soldier, Signed: Watkins Impressed J.Y. Watkins, N.Y. (Watkins was successor to Henry Conger) New York City, entire view 2

Carved Cookie Board, Cake Print, Soldier, Signed: Watkins Impressed J.Y. Watkins, N.Y. (Watkins was successor to Henry Conger) New York City, back view



Antique Mangle Board, Denmark,
Carved & Painted
Date/Period: 1790


Antique Mangle Board, Denmark, Carved & Painted, entire view 1

Measurement: Length: 23.25”, depth: 5.5” tapering to 5”

Material: European Maple, sycamore

Condition: Typical scatters (old) pesting, wear to corner

Additional Information: Traditional Danish examples are painted in strong contrasting
colors, they are constrained by reserved exuberance; handles are generally flat sided;
The figures are folky, almost cartoonish; the board tapers. This example features a pair
of stylized potted plants with birds atop and is scratch-carved “ANNO 1790 – AKSHD”
within molded border. There is a vacant very shallow rectangle in the board under
horses’ head.

$850.00

659-221


Antique Mangle Board, Denmark, Carved & Painted, entire view 2

Antique Mangle Board, Denmark, Carved & Painted, detail view 1

Antique Mangle Board, Denmark, Carved & Painted, detail view 2



Carved Cookie Board, Cake Print, Cavalryman
on Horseback, Watkins, Conger
Impressed J.Y. Watkins, N.Y. and Conger
(Watkins was successor to Conger)
New York City, Likely Late 19th Century,
Mahogany, Sharp Detail
Conger created the finest molds used in America - SOLD


Antique Carved Cookie Board/Cake Print, Impressed Watkins and Conger, New York City, 19th Century, angle view

Relief carved; gentleman raising his hat on horseback, surrounded by flowers and foliage within a concentric decorative border; impressed "J.Y. WATKINS N.Y." on one corner and "J. CONGER" on two edges. (11 by 11 by 1”)

SOLD

1120-57


Antique Carved Cookie Board/Cake Print, Impressed Watkins and Conger, New YOrk City, 19th Century, entire view
Antique Carved Cookie Board/Cake Print, Impressed Watkins and Conger, New YOrk City, 19th Century, conger signature detail
Antique Carved Cookie Board/Cake Print, Impressed Watkins and Conger, New YOrk City, 19th Century, watkins signature detail



Treen Rundlet, Rum Keg, Cask, Original Red Painted Surface, 7”
New England, 18th or Early 19th Century
Hollowed and sealed, spirit keg - SOLD


Antique Treen Rundlet/Rum Keg, Original Red Surface, New England, 18th Century, angle view

SOLD

1187-11




Eighteenth Century Ash Burl Mortar, Rich Color and Patina, Small Size
American - SOLD


Eighteenth Century Ash Burl Mortar, Rich Color and Patina, Small Size American, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 6.75"; diameter: 4.75"

Material: Ash Burl

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: A well-defined rim above the slightly ovoid form which
continues to a ring-turned or belted base. A well-proportioned example.

SOLD

171-153


Eighteenth Century Ash Burl Mortar, Rich Color and Patina, Small Size American, entire view 2

Eighteenth Century Ash Burl Mortar, Rich Color and Patina, Small Size American, bottom view



Mortar & Pestle, Lignum Vitae,
Outstanding Wood & Color
Date/Period: 18th Century - SOLD


Mortar & Pestle, Lignum Vitae, Outstanding Wood & Color, entire view

Measurement: Mortar: 6.25" x 5.75"; Pestle: 9"

Material: Lignum Vitae

Condition: No damages or repairs, as expected…shrinkage cracks

Additional Information: Beautifully turned, exceptional wood grain, color and patina.

SOLD

660-35


Mortar & Pestle, Lignum Vitae, Outstanding Wood & Color, entire view 2



Antique, Love Spoon, Marriage Spoon
Anonymous, Europe, 19th Century
Fruitwood


Antique, Love Spoon, Marriage Spoon
Anonymous, Europe, 19th Century
Fruitwood, entire view 1

Carved of one piece of wood including handle; incised panels centering a large bird and
human figure carrying a tray and book-like device. The neck of handle is a carved hand
which holds the bowl. (Length: 15.5")


Antique, Love Spoon, Marriage Spoon
Anonymous, Europe, 19th Century
Fruitwood, entire view 2

Antique, Love Spoon, Marriage Spoon
Anonymous, Europe, 19th Century
Fruitwood, detail view 1

Antique, Love Spoon, Marriage Spoon
Anonymous, Europe, 19th Century
Fruitwood, detail view 2

Antique, Love Spoon, Marriage Spoon
Anonymous, Europe, 19th Century
Fruitwood, detail view 3

$445.00

1079-18




Outstanding Large Carved Wooden Spoon Ladle, Household & Cooking Chores
New England, 18th or 19th Century, Maple - SOLD


Antique Large Carved Wooden Spoon/Ladle, New England, 18th Century, entire view

Other examples, not as beautiful or long may be found in Early American Country Furnishings by George Neumann, number 892 and 908. Also, Once Upon a Time, page 28, by George Sloan (Shrinkage crack as seen, old fissure at bowl tip appears to have long ago been glued; L: 43”, bowl diameter: 7”)

SOLD

879-85


Antique Large Carved Wooden Spoon/Ladle, New England, 18th Century, angle view
Antique Large Carved Wooden Spoon/Ladle, New England, 18th Century, with ruler for scale
Antique Large Carved Wooden Spoon/Ladle, New England, 18th Century, close up detail
Antique Large Carved Wooden Spoon/Ladle, New England, 18th Century, close up angle



Antique Maple Sugar Mold, Pyramidal Shape,
Scratch Carved Unknown Maker,
19th Century Butternut


Antique Maple Sugar Mold, Pyramidal Shape,Scratch Carved Unknown Maker, 19th Century

Four segments joined by rabbets and held by rived and pierced frame. The decoration includes a spade beneath a large “X”, a house surmounted by crucifix;, a tree, and a heart surmounted by crucifix. (Height: 9.5")


Antique Maple Sugar Mold, Pyramidal Shape,Scratch Carved Unknown Maker, 19th Century

$825.00

1039-42





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