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MONUMENTALLY LARGE 19TH CENTURY SHEET IRON HORSE WEATHERVANE. He measures over 56” long x almost 40” tall. He is good and sturdy and has a beautifully weathered patina and traces of old paint as well. Over the years he has had some hoof and leg restoration but everything matches up extremely well including the patina so it has been this way for the last 80-90 years. He is really quite a special vane! You need to see him in person to understand the scale!!



 

Extra nice Theorem on Velvet, circa 1830’s. This piece is very well done and the colors are still very vibrant. It shows a stylized basket of fruit with some leaves and a large bird and butterfly too. It measures about 20” x 16” including the gold leaf frame.



 

Large decorated 19th century Redware Pitcher with a great big strap handle and bold decoration on each side. It is nicely footed as well as having a flared rim around the top. It measures about 10” tall. We don’t find many pitchers like this one very often.




 

Here is a large, folky, double horse platform toy, circa 1900-1920. It is in the original paint and measures a large 16” x 6” x 12” tall. The scale of this piece along with the color and patina make it extra nice!



 

Very large 19th century Apothecary Shop Trade Sign. It is made of very heavy tin with a wooden board bottom. It still has some of its original gilt along with some other very old in use touch up paint. This is a great old figural trade sign. Still very solid and sturdy! It measures a huge 24” in diameter x 32” tall to the top of the pestle.



 

Large 19th century Architectural Arched Window in old white/gray paint. It is a very decorative window that measures about 60” x 33”. It has a really pleasing patina and is in very good condition too.



 

One of the best painted early violin cases we have ever had, circa 1840. Great pattern, color, patina and measuring 29” x 9” x 5”. Note the original wrought handle on the lid. This piece looks exceptional when hung on the wall. BEAUTIFUL!



 

Huge 19th century avocado shaped feather basket in THE BEST OLD RED PAINT! The basket does have a few flaws, but the form, scale and amazing paint all make up for any small problems. In person this is a real WOW! It measures 28” tall.



 

An early 19th century washstand in its original mustard paint. Note the very whimsical cutouts on the sides of the tall, dovetailed gallery that surrounds the top. It measures 18” x 16” x 37” tall. Great form and color.



 

Folky Hooked Rug in very pleasing colors. It shows two classic baskets of flowers, one at each end. It is all mounted and ready to hang and it measures 28” x 36” and is in great condition.



 

Large Folk Carving of “SITTING BULL” This bold face measures about 13” tall and is all original. What a great look! He is carved from pine.



 

Grain painted tablet mirror, circa 1840, with original reverse painted glass on top and the original mirror too. Note the well done faux Tiger Maple paint job on all parts of the frame. It measures 16” x 24”. I have never seen another one quite like this one.




 

Rare 18th century Aquatint dated 1789. “THE NORTH WEST OR DAVIS’S STREIGHTS WHALE FISHERY” “Published May 1st 1789 by John and Jofia Boydell, No. 90 Cheapfide London.” / “Robt Dodd delint & Sculpt” Strong colors and beautifully framed and matted. It measures 34” x 24”.



 

Here are two great little folk carvings of a squirrel and a cat. I bought these over 25 years ago out of a house in my area. They were carved by the same hand and at the same time, circa 1900. They have original finish and a great old patina too. I have never offered them for sale before. The squirrel on the barrel measures 7” tall. Sold all together.




 

N.Y. Sate Over and Under Rifle/Shot Gun, marked B. Losey. The stock and brass work are very well done. Note the mule ear hammers too. It measures 46” long. One barrel is a rifle and one is a shot gun.



 

Hall’s Excelsior Cast Iron Bank. This bank is in great condition with the best very exciting original multi colored paint in Red, white, blue, green, and yellow. The little wooden guy inside the top is there but missing his head. The body is in the original blue paint. This piece measures 4” x 4” x 5 Ό” high. Great color!



 

American Gameboard in original paint, circa 1900. This is a very vibrant three color board that measures 18 ½” x 22 ½”.




 

A very unusual Hobby Horse, circa 1900-1910. I haven't seen this form before and really thought it was a great one. The head is what it is all about with this piece! It is a very folky large carved and painted wooden horse head with a thick brush mane, leather straps, and marbles for eyes. The paint is all original and actually has a beautifully crazed dry surface. The saddle seat is also very nice!



 

Here are two amazing early Adirondack Pack Baskets in their original weather resistant canvas covers. It is so rare to find these old packs with the original covers. They tended to tear or be discarded after a while. Both these baskets are in very good original condition. The bulbous one has heavy leather straps, and the other has heavy canvas straps. The bulbous one measures 19” high and the other one is 21” high. Real beauties!

Sold separately!



 

Very unusual handmade Tin Stick-Up Field Decoy in original paint. I haven’t had one quite like this before and he has a great old patina and really nice paint! He stands about 22” tall and is the same on both sides.



 

2 Gallon Ovoid Redware Jug with a beautiful drippy glaze. This is a sever ovoid jug that stands about 12” tall. We are attributing this one to Elonzo D. Lewis Pottery, Perinton Township, Monroe County N.Y. Lewis pieces are extremely hard to find, and this one is a beauty!

Here is a late 19th century wooden sign in outstanding original condition. This big old guy has its original black sand background with original gold leaf lettering and painted green molding. It measure 13’ long x 22” high. Found originally in the Rochester N.Y. area. You so rarely find these old wooden signs in this condition anymore.



 

Early 4 slat Ladderback Chair in 19th century paint. What a great look! The height of the back is almost 39” tall. This is a very sturdy chair!



 

Figural carved wooden folk art snuff box in the shape of a hand holding a pinch of snuff. This is a 19th century piece with a wooden hinged bottom where the snuff would be placed. It measures about 3 ½” x 2” x 3 Ό”. There is an old Ύ” long hairline shrinkage crack, but it is no big deal!



 

Very early 19th century American sampler signed “Mary Taylor Wrought in the year 1803”. This piece has beautifully done borders with floral decorations and small animals too. It measures 19” x 16” including the frame. It is very interestingly designed and wrought.



 

Large Toleware Tray, circa 1835. This tray is all original and although it has some wear it is still a beauty! It measures 17” x 12”.
The paint is all very stable! Great patina too!
 



 

American Toleware box, circa 1835. Nice original paint and in very good condition too. It measures 8” x 4” x 5” high.



 

Cast iron clock case with its original and very rare porcelain enamel surface. This is Lady Liberty blowing a horn and sitting stop a bell. No doubt the Liberty Bell. It is circa 1880-1910. She measures 10” wide x 2” deep x 12 ½” high. A beautiful piece of patriotic Americana. I have never seen another of these with this rare surface!



 

Historically significant early sampler in a great old lemon gold frame. This is the only sampler I have ever had or seen that is marked with a Western N.Y. town name. It is signed, “Louisa W. Wares Sampler West Bloomfield 1828”. It measures 14” x 16” including the frame. I have had this in my own collection for well over 25 years. West Bloomfield is near Rochester, N.Y.



 

American maple treen bowl, circa 1800. It has a great form, and a great patina too. It was never painted over the years and is one of those things that you just don’t want to put down. Very good original condition.



 

Toleware tray with crystallized center panel. This tray is circa 1835 and is all original. It is a nice small size of 6” x 8 Ύ”. A REALLY NICE OLD PIECE OF American Toleware!




 

Rare early Velocipede Baby Carriage. We have never had one of these before so it was very exciting to find this one. When the carriage is pushed in either direction the original full bodied horse hide covered horse rocks up and down. The woman that we bought this from bought it over 45 years ago while driving down Delaware Avenue in Buffalo. It was in the window of a very exclusive children's clothing shop that was going out of business. She stopped and asked if they would sell it to her and lucky for her they said yes. She has owned it all this time. It measures a large 62” long from horse hoof to back handle.. You just don't see these offered for sale very often. WOW!



 

Very hard to find Ithaca Calendar Clock. This is a really nice, good working clock. It has a walnut case and measures 12” x 4” x 22” tall. The bottom face is marked, “H.B. Horton’s Patents / Calendar April 18th 1865 / Aug 26th 1866” Also – “Ithaca Calendar Clock Company / Ithaca N.Y.”



 

Set of six early 19th century PA. Balloon Back Chairs in their original paint. This set of chairs has been in my dining room for about thirty years. They are all original and in pretty good condition. 16 ½” seat height, 32 Ύ” tall to top of back.






 


Here is a group of fabulous antique copper architectural pieces. They are all original and in very good condition. They all have the absolute best of verdigris patina too. They were originally used to go around the top edge of a building for ornamentation. Now these great old pieces fall in with Americana and Folk Art and can be used beautifully in the garden, on your house, or to decorate inside your house as well. It is rare to find a stash like this that has been so carefully preserved over all these years. They are over 100 years old!

Corner pieces measure about 11” x 11” x 20” tall
Single Shell measures about 20” wide x 16” tall
Two section pieces measure about 40” wide x 17” tall
Three section pieces measure about 59” wide x 17” tall
 



 

Outstanding huge rare three dimensional yarn sewn wreath, circa 1870. This unusual piece was handmade and is in the original gold leaf shadow box frame. The wreath itself is in pristine original condition. the frame needs some restoration. 32" x 35" X 6" deep including the frame.



 

Solid cast iron teapot trade sign, circa 1870. 15" X 10" X 15" tall,



 

Outstanding mid 19th century PA. Crib Quilt. Beautiful craftsmanship and very good condition. Professionally put on a stretcher for easy display. It measures 41” x 35”.



 

Early 19th century Stick Spatter Handless Cup and Saucer. Great colors and condition.



 

Especially nice and rare 19th century crib quilt. Great condition and vibrant colors! It measures 34” x 37”. This was originally found in a home in Lockport, N.Y.



 


Pair of extremely well made handled baskets with alternating dark and light splints. These are slightly larger than what I would categorize as miniature, but they are very, very small. They are in mint condition and measure as follows: Larger – 6” x 5 ½” x 5 Ύ” to top of handle. Smaller – 5” x 4 ½” x 5 Ό” to top of handle. They are 19th century and were discovered packed away in an attic. Made by the same hand and we believe them to be of N.Y. origin. GREAT!!! Sold as a pair.




 

Very unusual as well as visual large Writing Arm Arrow Back Windsor Chair. This big old chair is circa 1840. It appears that the whole chair was painted in the gray color of the writing arm as a primer/sealer and then the arm was covered over in oil or sail cloth, and the rest of the chair was painted with a mustard colored heavily pigmented shellac. It still retains this great old color and nicely patinated surface on most of the chair. A great old piece of furniture!



 

Large landscape oil on board, signed Carl Illig (American, 1910-1987) This beautiful landscape painting measures 28 ½” x 24” including the original frame. This is a great example of Mr. Illigs works from the 1950’s Excellent original condition.

 


CELEBRATING OUR 43rd YEAR!

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