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

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: $1450

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 LARGE WHITE BOWL

What a wonderful bowl. This is a very early bowl with its original  and unique white paint, a well worn hanging hole and wear reflective of extensive use. No cracks or repairs. (RWKE)
Dimensions: 221/4" x 231/2" Diameter, 63/4"H
List Price: $1100

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
SOLD

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

PAINTED STAVED BUCKET 1700-1850

A well made old (1700-1850) painted staved bucket in old  blue paint over red. This bucket was probably made by a cooper since it is signed on the bottom. Note the wonderful construction of the hoops which are made from saplings. This is a well made bucket in outstanding condition. (LETE)
Dimensions: Top Dia. 11 1/2", Bottom Dia. 12", Height 7 1/2"
List Price: $325

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

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