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Rare Hand Carved Double Sided Lollypop Butter Print

This unique and elaborately designed lollypop butter print is exceptional. Note that the work on both sides is extensive and reflects the artistry of the carver. The butter print is 73/4" long and the lollypop is 41/2" x 43/4". BETEDE)
List Price: $1200

MID 19TH. CENTURY TIN, DOUBLE CANDLE STAND

This New England double candle stand is made of tin in the early to mid 19th. century. The conical base was never meant to be sand weighted as some are. The two candle cups are slotted for easy cleaning and are soldered to the pie crust wax catcher. The candle height is adjustable by sliding the circular spring clamp on the round metal post. The overall height is 24 inches tall and the wax catcher pan is 9 1/4 inches long. The candle light is in very good condition. The candle stand retains its original olive green painted surface.  (TKBE)
List Price: $765 

EARLY 19th CENTURY ADJUSTABLE WI CANDLE STAND WITH HINGED ARM

A unique size wrought iron candle stand  with both vertical and horizontal movement. Note the riveted hinged arm which permits a reasonable horizontal extension as well as  circular movement and the spring adjustment which  provides vertical movement. Note also the four penny feet and the outstanding finial. This is a blacksmith made early 19th century wrought iron candle lamp where the blacksmith exhibited much of his creative  talent. (HLTK)
Height: 28 1/4"
SOLD

Child's Blanket Chest 19th Century

A wonderfully constructed child's blanket chest with the original mustard paint. The chest features original pulls and hinges. The drawer is dovetailed and chamfered. The turned feet are extensions of the corners. The moulding on the three sides of the top is incised which enhances the the look of the chest. It is a Montgomery County, Pa. chest which was presented to Dorinda E. Reiff when she was 10 years old. Dorinda Reiff was the daughter of Benjamin Reiff and Lydia Rittenhouse of "Rittenhouse Square" in Philadelphia. Note the writing on inside of the top in the photo. The chest is in excellent condition and has never been touched. (LAETE)
Dimensions: 243/4"L x 121/8"W x 163/8"H
List Price: $2800

SLAT- BACK ARMCHAIR 1720-1750

An attractive 18th century maple armchair with extended curved arms, sausage and ring turnings on all four posts, vase shaped arm supports, four formed slats, strong egg shaped finials, splint seat and double stretchers. Note the well worn old finish. A strong beautiful chair in outstanding condition. (BHETE)
Dimensions: Seat Height 18 1/2", Height 50"
List Price:$2400

WOODEN BALLOT BOX ca:1800

This is a very interesting box that was used extensively for ballots. I say this because the sliding top has numerous nail holes on the end and the box has matching nail holes on the top of the box panel which when nailed  together  would  secure the slide. The box is dovetailed with some t nail construction  (bottom). While there is some minor loss on the slide and the housing for the slide, this all original box is in excellent condition.(BLTK)
Dimensions: 9 1/4"L x 3 7/8"W x 3 3/4"H
SOLD

18TH. CENTURY TABLE TOP LIGHTING STAND

A very nice adjustable candle lighting stand. This table top lighting piece has an unusual  ring loop at the top for candle support and a wrought iron drip catcher pan. It also has a carrying hook or chair hook on the end and lovely scrolled feet. It is a very good example of American, New England, 18th century lighting. The lighting stand is 16 1/4” tall to top of carrying loop. The drip pan is 6 1/2” diameter. (TKHE)
List Price: $850 

BUTTER PRINT- UNIQUE DESIGN

A most interesting and unique butter print which was found in Maine. Note the depth of the cuts and the quality of the carving. Well used and outstanding condition.(LKTE)
Dimensions: 3 5/8" Diameter, 1 5/8" Hight
List Price: $350

19th Century Spongeware Pottery Water Pitcher

We love the pattern, attached handle, rolled rim but most of all the unusual form of this 19th century spongeware pottery  water pitcher. Excellent condition. 10"High. (AETE)
List Price: $475

EAGLE BUTTER PRINT 19th CENTURY

EARLY EAGLE BUTTER PRINT- 19th CENTURY. THIS IS A WONDERFUL WELL USED DEEP CUT EAGLE AND STAR BUTTER PRINT. 3”H, 4 3/8” DIA. (KTSK)
LIST PRICE: $895

UNIQUE BUTTER PADDLE/SCOOP LATE 18TH or EARLY 19th CENTURY

Butter paddles or scoops were shallow spoon like  forms employed to press down on butter after removal from the churn to force out water and to put the butter into containers. Note the crimped edge and the hook for hanging. The hook also provided additional control when working with the  butter. A rare and unique design. (LOPE)
Dimensions: Length 10"
List Price: $365

SMALL PAINTED CUPBOARD ON FEET ca:1840

A gorgeous small cupboard in its original yellow grain paint, with the original pull, latch and hinges. Note the beautiful grain painted inlay on the door, the red painted interior with the original three shelves and moulding. Outstanding condition. (BKEGE)
Dimensions: 14 3/4"W x 7"D x 21 3/4"H
List Price: $1950