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WINDMILL WEIGHT- ELGIN WIND POWER AND PUMP ca:1890

The windmill weight has been recognized by the Museum of American Folk Art as a major art form since the second half of the 20th century. The windmill was an indispensable part of American rural life from the1850's to the 1930's. A wonderful reference book is Windmill Weights by Milt Simpson where he discusses this windmill weight as well as many others. This particular windmill weight, weighs 43 lbs. and measures 15 1/4"H x 16 1/2"L x 3 1/2"D. It is in outstanding original condition and has never been painted. As with all our pieces, a lay-away plan is available. (DOETE)
List Price: $1400

NEW ENGLAND SHOE FOOT TABLE - EARLY 19TH CENTURY

A GOOD LOOKING SHOE FOOT TABLE THAT IS ALMOST 4' IN DIAMETER  AND CAN EASILY SIT 6 PEOPLE. NOTE THE NICE DESIGN OF THE BENCH WHICH HAS A STORAGE UNIT AND THE WONDERFUL TWO BOARD TOP WITH THE MORTISED BATTENS TO KEEP THE TOP FLAT. NOTE ALSO THE OUTSTANDING CONDITION. (LOTHE)
DIMENSIONS: 44" X 43 1/2" DIA. TOP,  27 5/8"  TABLE HEIGHT
LIST PRICE: $3600

 

1750-1850 YELLOW/GREEN PAINTED WOODEN BOWL #2A

FROM A LARGE PRIVATE COLLECTION IN NEW YORK STATE
PAINT: YELLOW WITH SHADES OF GREEN
SIZE: 11 1/8" x 10" DIAMETER, 2 1/2"H
CONDITION: CRACK ON BOTTOM, SMALL TIGHT CRACK ON 
   RIM
DESCRIPTION: 1/2" RIM, UNIQUE PAINT
LIST PRICE: $295  (BSDR)

1750-1850 ROYAL BLUE PAINTED BOWL #5

ROYAL BLUE
NO CRACKS, NO REPAIRS, OUTSTANDING CONDITION
DIAMETER 10 3/8" X 11 1/8", HEIGHT 2 1/2"
LIST PRICE: $595 (AOTK)

A VERY EARLY BEAUTIFUL ROYAL BLUE PAINTED BOWL IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION WITHNO CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THE FACT THAT THE DIAMETER IS 10 3/8" 11 1/8" IS A TESTIMONY TO ITS EARLY AGE. (AOTK)
LIST PRICE: $595

18th C. “BIRDCAGE” CANDLESTICK - WOODEN BASE

A relatively rare candlestick with six rods topped by a pierced disc with a hook for hanging which is attached to a turned and waisted wooden base. The birdcage is a safety feature which prevented the candle from toppling out of the holder and reduced the possibility of a fire. The candlestick is all original and in quite good condition for a piece that was used  and over 200 years old. 91/4”H  
List Price: $585 (AOKD)


 

1780-1810 SQUARE LANTERN WITH CARRYING RING

LOVE THE SIZE. A well made  lantern with three gabled roof vents, carrying ring, tabbed candle holder, attractive roof vent, protective bars for the windows and extended  corner posts to form legs While it was painted many years ago, the lantern condition is outstanding. (BTSK)
Dimensions: Base 4 3/4" Square, Height 13 3/4"
List Price: $380

 Early Carved Maple Sugar Mold

A good looking early maple sugar mold that features a dug out double heart design. As one would expect the hearts are similar but not exactly the same. The wood has the feel that can only come from extensive use. (JAN)
Dimensions: 143/4" L x 37/8"W x 2"H
List Price: $95

1750-1850 WOODEN BOWL(#1)

FROM A LARGE PRIVATE COLLECTION IN NEW YORK STATEATTRIBUTED TO THE ROGER BACON COLLECTION (SEE PHOTO)
UNTOUCHED CONDITION
FOOTED,  TWO  1/2” VERY TIGHT CRACKS ON RIM, NO REPAIRS,  WONDERFUL  CONDITION
DIAMETER: 5 3/4” X 6”, HEIGHT 1”
LIST PRICE: $325 (DBSR)

1750-1850  WOODEN BOWL (#2)

FROM A LARGE PRIVATE COLLECTION IN NEW YORK STATE
TRACES OF WHITE/OYSTER PAINT
FOOTED, INCISED INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR, 1/4” RIM EXCELLENT CONDITION - NO CRACKS, NO CHIPS
DIAMETER: 6 1/2” X  7”, HEIGHT 1 1/2”- 1 3/4”
(LTLK)
 SOLD

 

SET OF 7 NESTED BASKETS

Seven nested baskets made from a common invasive, pervasive, destructive vine (Herbaceous Dicots Family) found in New Jersey among other states. This vine is all over our trees and bushes. You can"t break it with your hands and is strong enough to pull down young trees. However, it makes a great basket  and is almost indestructible.These 7 baskets are extremely  well made, in great condition and measure in size from 8" L, 4 1/2"W x 6 1/2"H (includes handle) to 10 1/2""L  8"W x 11"H (includes handle).(EAR)
List Price: $95

CANDLE STAND 1740-1760

A nicely designed and well made candle stand whose post holds a movable two candle arm utilizing a peg and hole method for the vertical movement. The unique shape of the arm is attractive and functional which adds to the charm of the table. Note that the finials on the ends of the arm are similar to the finale on the post. The beautifully incised  drip tray houses the post employing a wedge at the bottom and also houses the mortised and incised turned splayed legs. The stand is in excellent condition and has no repairs. 
   The painted BETTY LAMP hanging from the arm is available for $395 and the WHALE OIL LAMP is available for $550. Both are on the website under RECENT ADDITIONS.
Height:40"
List Price: $2750   (LDEKT)

1750-1850  WOODEN BOWL (#5A)

FROM A LARGE PRIVATE COLLECTION IN NEW YORK STATE UNTOUCHED CONDITION FOOTED, INCISED INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR 1/4” RIM
SMALL  3/8”  VERY TIGHT CRACK ON BOTTOM,  NO REPAIRS, SOME STAINING
WONDERFUL CONDITION
DIAMETER: 7 X 7 1/2”, HEIGHT 1 1/2”
LIST PRICE: $325   (BTSR)

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