Antique Associates at West Townsend

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Smalls, Sconces, Boxes, Painting, Lighting, 19th Century

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Canteen, Cheese Box, Original Blue & Salmon Paint, Initialed W.H., Leather Sling Straps
New England, Circa 1810 - SOLD

In excellent condition featuring oxidized surface, tack and peg construction, intact sling straps. The blue paint complimented by concentric outside rigs of salmon and salmon-red paint. (Diameter: 6.5"; depth: 2.5")

Betty lamp, Ipswich Type, Tin Lamp and Tidy with Wick Pick, Pan Base
Likely Eastern United States, Circa 1800-1830

The tin grease lamp retains wick pick, hanger and wick tube; the sheet iron hinged access lid was cut to create aperture facilitating wick tube; maker created a rolled ornament as seen behind the tube. Lamp rests on crimped shelf raised on tubular post and is received by flared cone within base; tapered carrying handle. Good surface and patina, excellent original condition. The Rushlight Club attributes the origin of a combination tin Betty lamp with matching or fitted tin tidy to the Ipswich area of Massachusetts. See Early Lighting, A Pictorial Guide, The Rushlight Club, 1979, page 43. Figure 4-31. (Stand diameter: 6"; height: 8"; Betty Light: 6.5" x 5" x 3")

SOLD 1256-1

Wardrobe Cupboard, Dolls, Original Surface & Brass Pull, Carved Peg Rack
New England, Early 19th Century
White Pine - SOLD

The slightly projecting chamfered top over a conforming case resting on arched cutout feet; single plank door with carved locking device opens to reveal pegs on rail for hanging clothes. The cupboard likely made for a special girl retains original brass hardware. (Height: 11"; width: 9"; depth: 4")

Trivet, Wrought Iron, Triangular, Pad Feet, Arched Handle, Scrolled Terminus
American or English, Circa 1775-1825
Displaying the artistic blacksmiths craft and ability and a great patina - SOLD

The triangular frame featuring flaring and scrolled finials atop straight legs resting on tiny pad feet; beautifully arched flaring-and-tapering handle with tight tapering scrolled terminus. (12.25" x 6.25" x 3.25")

Washstand, Classical Basin Stand, Original Snappy Paint Decoration, Scrolling New England, Possibly Maine, Circa 1815-1830 Great paint and decoration…height of the fancy period, a tour de force White pine, birch and basswood - SOLD

A Classical Sheraton paint-decorated chamber stand painted yellow and featuring bronze powder stenciled leafage with hand painted veining; other decoration painted by hand including eight-point stars, tendrils, baskets; undulating vines, arrows and fanciful flourishes. The scrolled splashboards above a top with basin cutout, lower shelf above single drawer. The whole raised on lovely turned feet displaying fancy decoration. (Excellent condition; height: 37.25"; bowl height: 30.75"; width: 17.5"; depth: 15.5")

259-43 - SOLD

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