Treenware, Woodenware

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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

CARVED MARRIAGE SPOON

One of the common bridal gifts was a carved wooden cooking spoon.This a particularly nice one with the two hearts, the appealing and amusing manner in which the balls are caged;  as well as the entwined twist. Absolutely delightful. (TAE)
Length 14"
List Price: $85

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)

SOLD

PIGGIN ca: 1700-1800

This a well made great looking staved bucket  (called a piggin) having one stave extending higher as a handle. The piggin was often used as a dipping vessel or a grain measure. Note the hole in the extended stave foe hanging or to aid in pouring. Note a small crack on the upper band which does not extend the entire width. Otherwise, the piggin is in excellent condition.((LDLK)
Dimensions: Diameter Top 81/2", Height of Extended Stave 12" 
List Price: $$325

*WALNUT MORTAR & PESTAL

A good looking diminutive walnut mortar and pestle. Note the ring and incised line on the mortar as well as the exquisite form of the mortar. Note also the shape of the pestle and the pattern of the incised lines. Beautiful piece in outstanding condition. (BOTK)
Dimensions: Mortar 3 1/2"H, 3 3/4" Dia. Top, Pestle 7"L
List Price:$275

EARLY HERB GRINDER ca:1800

This is an early and unique wooden herb grinder with great patina. The trough and base is one pieced of carved wood. It is 17" long, 2 3/4" wide and 2 3/4" high .Note the incised line on both sides and how nicely the base was carved. The roller with handles is approximately 11" long and the roller is 51/4" to  5 3/4" diameter and  1" thick. Outstanding condition with no age cracks.(ALK)
List Price: $495

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 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

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PAINTED MORTAR & PESTLE-19thCENTURY

FROM THE HELEN MARLAR COLLECTION
A wonderful painted (putty) mortar and pestle. Note the nice size, great form, top lip, incised base and the great ware on both objects. All original. Note in photos the appearance of a tight crack on inside. Note also no crack on outside. There is a small chip on base. (RKTE)
Dimensions:Mortar 4 1/2"H, 3 1/2"Dia., Pestle 6"H
List Price: $1075

PEASEWARE SUGAR BOWL OHIO ca: 1855

A footed PEASEWARE bowl. David A. Pease, the turner of  bowls, was noted for his exceptional turnings, varieties of finials and excellent craftsmanship. This covered urn shaped maple bowl has wonderful turnings with exceptional proportions and was crafted in America. The bowl features an acorn finial and was probably a sugar bowl. The overall condition of the bowl is excellent with no cracks or chips. (KOTE)
Measurement:  7"H x 41/2"Diameter
List Price:$695

EARLY FOUR COMPARTMENT HERB/SPICE BOX 

This is a very early  four compartment herb/spice box with four sliding lids. What is so significant about this box is that the box is totally dug out by hand and the four lids were carved to enable them to slide into the cutout runners. The box was never painted and retains a dry finish. Excellent condition.  (LOTK)
Dimensions:91/4" L x 33/8"W x 2"H 
List Price: $425

SNUFF MORTAR and PESTLE

This uncommon mortar and pestle was used for powdering snuff. This particular example is made from chestnut with a short cavity as snuff was powdered in small quantities. The pestle is also of chestnut with a snobby end. See Early American Wooden Ware p. 148 for a photo of a similar one (perhaps the exact one) for additional information. (HODE)
Dimensions: Mortar: 71/2"H, 23/4"Dia., Pestle: 63/4"H
List Price: $875