Treenware/Woodenware

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Butterworker (Scoop) 18th Century

An American (probably New England) maple one piece butterworker which is beautifully hand carved (note details) with a slightly dished "bowl" and a comfortable wide arched handle which is easily held and well used. The butterworker has evidence, on the underside, of being thumped against containers to shake off bits of butter.
Reference: Primitives by Kathryn McNerney p.52
Dimensions: 81/2" L x 35/8"W (ERE)
List Price: 
SOLD

EARLY WOODEN BOWL- UNTOUCHED CONDITION

If you are looking for a very early bowl in untouched (never painted, stained etc.) condition,  this is the bowl for you. It has the wonderful "attic" finish,  great natural patina and smoothness that reflects extensive use.  While there are two very tight age cracks in the bottom of bowl, the overall condition is remarkable. (BTAK)
Dimensions: 22 1/8"L x 12 5/8"W x 3 3/4"H
List Price: $195

EARLY PAINTED MILK BOWL-AMERICAN

A wonderful early maple painted milk bowl with outstanding patina, a surface that reflects a great deal of use and the nicely carved rim. This footed bowl has a great look on any table. Note the two splendid  old repairs on the rim.(HETK) 
Dimensions: 21 1/4" x 20" Diameter, 3 3/8"High
List Price:$925

EARLY FOOTED WOODEN BOWL- PAINTED RED-AMERICAN

A well used and preserved footed maple wooden bowl in red paint. When one looks at the shrinkage of this bowl (15 1/8" x 16 5/8" diameter), not only does it indicate that it is very early, but it is amazing there are no age cracks.
Dimensions: 15 1/8" x 16 5/8" Dia., 4 3/4"H
List Price: $425

19th CENTURY WOODEN SERVING BOWL

A wonderful wooden serving bowl with "ears" for handling and a delightful old leather patch on the bottom of bowl to contain age crack. Outstanding patina. (AETA)
Dimensions: 24"L x 153/8"W x 35/8" H
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NICELY SHAPED AMERICAN WOODEN BOWL

The shape and design of a bowl is important since it reflects the skill and artistry of the craftsman. This is a nice bowl with the thin sides, the indentations of the finger grips and the symmetry of the ends. The cut scars on the bottom from cutting food reflect extensive use over a long period of time. While there is a 5" tight age crack on the bottom, it continues to be functional and a nice addition to any table.
Dimensions: 22 3/4"L x 12 7/8"W x 4 1/8"H
List Price; $195

WALNUT CANDLE BOX 19th CENTURY

A beautiful 19th century hand dovetailed walnut candle  box with a raised panel sliding lid. The box has two compartments inside, each measuring 9" x 7 1/2". The candle box is in excellent condition with no loss on the sliding lid or track, no cracks , chips or repairs.(LKST)
Dimensions: 19 1/8"L x 81/2"W x 4 3/4"H
List Price: $425

HAND CARVED EARLY PRIMITIVE PINE BOWL

This is a very early hand caved pine bowl. The outside of the bowls wonderful red   patina from extensive use and touch. The inside of the bowl also has traces of that nice red patina as well has all the cuts, nicks and bumps from considerable usage. While there are some shallow cracks on the bottom of the bowl, none of them are deep and certainly do not come through.  A great example of a very early primitive bowl. (LOTK)
Dimensions: 20 1/2"L x 12"W x 4"H
List Price: $375

Mortar and Pestle in Old Green Paint ca: 1830

A nicely turned mortar and pestle in old green paint. Both pieces have always been together and show appropriate ware due to age and apparent use. The mortar has 3 age cracks on the foot (see photos) with no effect on the upper body. Considering there age and apparent use they are in excellent condition. The mortar is 71/4" high and 5" in diameter. The pestle is 10" long. (ALDK )
List Price: $525

EARLY TIGER MAPLE SPOON

A BEAUTIFUL EARLY HAND CARVED 19 3/4" LONG TIGER MAPLE SPOON IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION (EHK)
List Price: 
SOLD

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: $175

PRIMITIVE BURL BOWL

This bowl has interesting grain design and nice patina. It is solid with no cracks or chips.When you touch it, you can tell it was well used. (LTKE)
Dimensions: 83/4" diameter, 41/4"H
List Price: $385

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