Condition: NO cracks to sides, couple shrinkage fissures to bottom; chips to base but
so what! Shrinkage crack and edge chips to rim of lid. Displays well.
Additional Information: A large vinegar putty or rag rolled faux grain painted surface.
The lid with integral knob on the swelled container featuring defined lip and flaring base.
The largest we have seen in more than forty years!
See Hilde G. Lee, Tokens to Remember the Departed. Also, The Clarion (Folk Art Magazine) Fall 1989, William Woys Weaver, The New Year’s Cake Print – A Distinctively American Form. (Excellent bibliography included) This item just in, please call if interested in the culture, additional information or to purchase.
Additional Information: Floral and chip carved, rare large bird.
See Hilde G. Lee, Tokens to Remember the Departed. Also, The Clarion (Folk Art
Magazine) Fall 1989, William Woys Weaver, The New Year’s Cake Print – A
Distinctively American Form. (Excellent bibliography included)
Additional Information: Carved handle grip tapering to arched and flaring handle with
canted edges continuing wedge shape paddle featuring quarter round decorative
devices centering handle. The best wooden peel we have encountered, art and utility
An outstanding and rarely encountered matched set of six maple dishes displaying a talented dish
turner’s ability…the upswept canted and chamfered rims feature a pair of concentric incised rings;
dishes are footed and feature good color and patina. Each dish is out-of-round, NO cracks; each
approximately 8.75" x 8.5" x 1.25".
The outwardly flaring and dished top section facilitates the dasher and serves as funnel
for pouring cream; top and bottom turned from the solid and display slow speed tool (lathe) marks.
(Overall height: 20.25"; diameter: 4.5")
Unusual piece of treen used in a tobacco shop; the finial would be removed from the jar to sample a small amount of snuff which was poured on a tray. The cover (center section) opens just above the shoulder to access content. For a closely related example see The Illustrated History of Antiques, edited by Huon Mallalieu, page 258.
(Very good condition, one small shallow area of very old wood putty and a very small well-worn area of wood loss at rim as seen; neither distracts or compromises this splendid bowl. 17 5/8 by 13.5 by 4.25")
1091-7 - SOLD
Burl Bowl, Outstanding Bold Turning, Impressive Size, Dry Surface
Northeastern, Circa 1780 to 1800
Ash, undisturbed surface - SOLD
(Fine condition; H: 7.5", diameter: 18.5")
1091-3 - SOLD
Chippendale Tray, Coaster, Silver Form Waiter, Carved From Single Board
Mahogany, Circa 1780
Fine and rare pie crust tray retaining original surface - SOLD
(Very minor light surface scratches as shown, else fine and original; diameter: 10")
424-198 - SOLD
Burl Bowl, Handled, Extremely Rare, Outstanding and Beautiful, Ash
Probably New England, closely related bowls also originated in New York State
Circa 1800 - SOLD
This example represents a small group of similar pieces; its arched handle with scalloped terminus resembling a turtles head is molded on outside edges; handle and bowl are one; made from the same piece of wood with no seam. The rim is beveled with the base being concave with flat bottom. The piece remains in excellent condition with a tight closed fissure in bottom probably due to use; repeated heating of liquid by tossing hot stones into the bowl. (H: 7"; L: 20.5"; bowl diameter: 12.25")
424-193 - SOLD
Tankard, Carved Wood Lidded Tankard, Treen, Original Blue Paint
Handle pierced and carved for fingers and thumb, great surface - SOLD
1002-179 - SOLD
Burl Bowl, Fine and Rare Thin Walled Small China Bowl Form, Lipped
New England, Circa 1800ish'
Undisturbed surface, a beauty - SOLD
(Excellent other than a chip to lip; H: 2.25", diameter: 6.25")
216-499 - SOLD
Bowl, Burl, Ash, Original Surface, Eastern Central Woodlands
Thin walled, footed, very good color and patina, out of round - SOLD
(There are a few surface grain-checks within interior that were long ago filled; much of the fill long gone. These expected minor imperfections do not compromise the aesthetic or the integrity in any way; diameter: 15")
314-52 - SOLD
Pounce Pot Ink Sanders, Lot of Three, Deep Saucer, Star Pierced, Very Sculptural
Fruitwood, rare star pattern - SOLD
(Fine condition, good color and patina; H: 4"; 3"; 2.25")
184-37 - SOLD
Ladle, Wooden Dipper, Square Handle to Round Stem, Notch Carved
Maple (L: 15")
The handle transitions to a tapered drop integral to splendid bowl - SOLD
336-134 - SOLD
Turned Treenware Bowl, Shallow, Original Thinning Oyster White, Incised Turning
A beautifully turned and proportioned example, great patina, no cracks or breaks - SOLD
(H: 4.25"; W: 14.5 by 14")
545-46 - SOLD
Maple Burl Ladle, Refined Beautifully Shaped, Hoof Terminal
Northeastern Woodland Indians
The cut his stock on a tangential angle so that the tigering pops! - SOLD
(H: 10.25"; W: 6.5")
605-91 - SOLD
Ash Burl Ladle, Dipper, Round Bottom, Rare, No Cracks
New England, Circa 1800 - SOLD
(L: 19"; bowl diameter: 7.25")
314-45 - SOLD
Lignum Vitae Footed Compote with Lid, Sweetmeat Box, Turned
A tour de force of 17th century lignum vitae treen ware - SOLD
An extremely rare form, brilliantly turned and in fine condition
(H: 8", base diameter: 8 1/3")
843-111 - SOLD
Burl Bowl, Single Pierced Handle, Sloping Sides
Probably Native American
Maple - SOLD
A large oval example with single shouldered end having pierced handle; bowl shows evidence of extensive use; a make-do patch of lead fills a small area that was worn-through.
Dimensions: 8" H, 16.5" W, 18.5" D.
424-104 - SOLD
New England Treen Plate
Out of round; good patina - SOLD
Dimensions: 7.75 by 7.25-inches.
201-324 - SOLD
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