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Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface
Date/Period: Circa 1780


Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 4"; diameter: 5.75"

Material: Ash burl, original shellac

Condition: Make-do repairs using twisted thread to secure shrinkage fissures. There is
a missing piece of wood measuring 1 by .25-inch under rim of bowl…the vestiges of
time and use.

Additional Information: The cover featuring multiple turnings is also turned with a
conforming recessed flange facilitating a snug fit within rim of bowl; finial surmounted
with brass upholstery tack is turned from the solid. The ovoid bowl with defined lip sits
on a turned foot that is slightly concave. Much of the original shellac remains and has
developed a soulful patina; most covered bowls were shellacked unlike food preparation
bowls. This well-loved bowl will make a great shelf piece and is very reasonably priced.

$1,050.00

463-17


Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface, entire view 2

Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface, entire view 3

Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface, entire view 4

Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface, detail 1

Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface, detail 2

Covered Burl Bowl, Northeastern America, Original Surface, bottom view



Early American Treen Trencher, Large Treenware Dish
Date/Period: 18th Century


Early American Treen Trencher, Large Treenware Dish, entire view

Measurement: 1.5"; Diameter: 11.25"

Material: Maple

Condition: Very good, knife marks

Additional Information: A robust example for shared eating and/or serving…the rim
with three concentric rings continues to a deeper than usual bouge. The concave
tapering sides feature fine turned concentric rings, base with defined foot. Natural
surface.

$785.00

187-97


Early American Treen Trencher, Large Treenware Dish, top view

Early American Treen Trencher, Large Treenware Dish, bottom view



Early American Treen Plate, Wooden Dish, Red Paint on Back, New England
Date/Period: 1780-1820 - SOLD


Early American Treen Plate, Wooden Dish, Red Paint on Back, New England, entire view

Measurement: Height: .25"; 7.25" x 7.5"

Material: Maple

Condition: Excellent

Additional Information: A turned rimmed treenware plate with red painted back. The
back is impressed with owners’ marks… “JSPS” and displays a small “X” conjoined with
sword-like device. The shows trivial traces of white paint.

SOLD

187-98


Early American Treen Plate, Wooden Dish, Red Paint on Back, New England, bottom view



Treen Candlestick, Weighted Base
Date/Period: Circa 1820


Treen Candlestick, Weighted Base, entire view

Measurement: Height: 10"

Material: Walnut, lead ring form weight in base

Condition: Excellent, trivial loss to one edge of base, displays well

Additional Information: A rarely encountered brass-form candlestick turned of wood
displaying rich color and patina. Inlayed within the bottom is a lead weight preventing
tipping.

$585.00

1002-358




Nineteenth Century Wooden Bucket, Small Water Bucket in Best Natural Patina
Attributed to Peter Hersey (1757-1844) of Hingham, Massachusetts
Date/Period: 19th Century


Nineteenth Century Wooden Bucket, Small Water Bucket in Best Natural Patina Attributed to Peter Hersey (1757-1844) of Hingham, Massachusetts, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 8.5"; height at handle: 11.25"; diameter: 8.75"

Material: Pine and ash, copper tacks

Condition: Very Fine, great dry patina

Additional Information: The coopers art is demonstrated by this fine example.
Protruding staves featuring arched and canted terminus facilitating tapered swing
handle; protruding staves allowed bucket to stand upside-down for drying. Each stave is
pinned to neighboring stave. The ash laps taper at terminus and are affixed by copper
tacks. The form, construction, attention to detail and proportions are congruent with
Hersey shop tradition.

$1,350.00

1381-3


Nineteenth Century Wooden Bucket, Small Water Bucket in Best Natural Patina Attributed to Peter Hersey (1757-1844) of Hingham, Massachusetts, entire view 2

Nineteenth Century Wooden Bucket, Small Water Bucket in Best Natural Patina Attributed to Peter Hersey (1757-1844) of Hingham, Massachusetts, bottom view

Nineteenth Century Wooden Bucket, Small Water Bucket in Best Natural Patina Attributed to Peter Hersey (1757-1844) of Hingham, Massachusetts, detail view



Treen Candlestick, Socket & Nozzle Lined with Sheet Iron, Push Through Ejector
Date/Period: 1780-1820 - SOLD


Treen Candlestick, Socket & Nozzle Lined with Sheet Iron, Push Through Ejector, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 6.5"; base diameter: 3.75"

Material: Maple, sheet iron

Condition: Very good, as expected…shrinkage fissures under socket

Additional Information: This rare example speaks to visual success and fine
proportions. The concave socket is lined with sheet iron as is the entire column. The
turned wood through-push ejector remains intact. The turned tapering standard features
a midsection belted knop. Spreading circular foot…base is out-of-round.

SOLD

1002-341


Treen Candlestick, Socket & Nozzle Lined with Sheet Iron, Push Through Ejector, entire view 2

Treen Candlestick, Socket & Nozzle Lined with Sheet Iron, Push Through Ejector, bottom view



Eighteenth Century Treen Candlestick, Crimped Tin Bobeche and Socket
Date/Period: Circa 1790


Eighteenth Century Treen Candlestick, Crimped Tin Bobeche and Socket, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 13"; base diameter: 5.625"

Material: Walnut

Condition: Excellent, great patina; shrinkage fissure beneath bobeche

Additional Information: Amongst the rarest treen are period candlesticks, few are as
elegant as this fine example. The candle socket with folded rim and ejection slit within
crimped drip pan atop elegantly turned column continuing to domed circular base
featuring molded outside edge.

$895.00

1256-88


Eighteenth Century Treen Candlestick, Crimped Tin Bobeche and Socket, entire view 2

Eighteenth Century Treen Candlestick, Crimped Tin Bobeche and Socket, bottom view



Oval Carrier with Handle, Tray, Original Green Paint
Date/Period: Late 19th Century - SOLD


Oval Carrier with Handle, Tray, Original Green Paint, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 4"; width: 20.5"; depth: 14.75"

Material: Bottom appears to be of birch, sides, and handle: ash

Condition: Good, some paint wear and shrinkage

Additional Information: The bentwood handle featuring defined shoulders attached to
inside of sides.

SOLD

479-22


Oval Carrier with Handle, Tray, Original Green Paint, entire view 2

Oval Carrier with Handle, Tray, Original Green Paint, entire view 3

Oval Carrier with Handle, Tray, Original Green Paint, bottom view

Oval Carrier with Handle, Tray, Original Green Paint, interior



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


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.

$685.00

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



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


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.

$2,125.00

210-305


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



Ash Burl Bowl, Large, good line, rimmed and footed, Serving Bowl
Circa 1780 to 1820


Antique Large Rimmed and Footed Ash Burl Bowl, Circa 1780, entire view

(Fine original condition; Diameter: 16”, H: 5.25”)

$1,800

1120-74




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



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


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”)

$1,795

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



19th Century Miniature Chopping Bowl
American


19th Century Miniature Chopping Bowl
American, entire view 1

A delightful carved bowl, the flat rim centering oblong interior…
the underside is sharply chamfered. The hardwood has developed a rich patina.


19th Century Miniature Chopping Bowl
American, scale view

19th Century Miniature Chopping Bowl
American, entire view 2

19th Century Miniature Chopping Bowl
American, entire view 3

19th Century Miniature Chopping Bowl
American, bottom view

$495.00

314-85




Noggin Pitcher, Wooden Ware, Cutout Handle, Flaring Rim & Spout, Green Paint New England, 19th Century


Noggin Pitcher, Wooden Ware, Cutout Handle, Flaring Rim & Spout, Green Paint

A nice maple example…carved in-the-round, the inside turned on a lathe; wooden pitcher passed from mouth to mouth. (Height: 10.5"; base diameter: 5")


Noggin Pitcher, Wooden Ware, Cutout Handle, Flaring Rim & Spout, Green Paint

Noggin Pitcher, Wooden Ware, Cutout Handle, Flaring Rim & Spout, Green Paint

$1,385.00

1256-37




Treen Rundlet, Rum Keg, Cask, Original Red Painted Surface, 5 5/8”
New England, 18th or Early 19th Century
Hollowed and sealed, spirit keg - SOLD


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

SOLD

1187-12




Mortar and Pestle, Robust Turning, Hand Forged Iron Straps, Original Surface
New England
18th Century
Maple - SOLD


Mortar and Pestle, Robust Turning, Hand Forged Iron Straps, Original Surface
New England
18th Century, entire view 1

(Mortar: H: 8.75"; diameter: 7.5"; Pestle L: 11")

SOLD

570-372


Mortar and Pestle, Robust Turning, Hand Forged Iron Straps, Original Surface
New England
18th Century, entire view 2
Mortar and Pestle, Robust Turning, Hand Forged Iron Straps, Original Surface
New England
18th Century, scale view




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