Treenware, Woodenware

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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"

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EARLY WOODEN BOWL WITH PUMPKIN PAINT & TWO SIDE HANDLES

FROM A LARGE PRIVATE COLLECTION IN NEW YORK STATE
A UNIQUE PAINTED,FOOTED BOWL WITH HAND SHAPED HANDLES WHICH  ARE ATTACHED WITH HAND CUT SCREWS. WHILE THE IDEA TO ATTACH THE HANDLES WAS A GOOD IDEA TO HELP WITH THE CARRYING OF A BOWL FULL OF PRODUCE ETC.,IT PROBABLY CAUSED THE BOWL TO CRACK. HOWEVER, THE CRACKS HAPPENED A LONG TIME AGO AND NOW THE BOWL APPEARS TO BE  STABLE. 
DUE TO THE SHAPE OF THE BOWL, IT WAS PROBABLY ALSO USED AS A DRYING BOWL FOR FRUITS ETC. GREAT PUMPKIN PAINT. 
1" RIM, TWO GRACKS 3" & 5"
DIAMETER: 15 1/4" X 16 1/4"  (BOWL - NOT COUNTING HANDLES), HEIGHT: 3"  (BSR)
 
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WOODEN SKIMMER & TWO SCOOPS 19TH CENTURY

LEFT: WOODEN SCOOP CARVED FROM ONE PIECE OF WOOD. UNIQUE FORM.  OUTSTANDING CONDITION WITH SOME VERY MINOR WARE  ON EDGE. LENGTH : 103/4" , WIDTH 41/4" (CDE)
List Price: $65
MIDDLE: UNUSUAL AND RARE EARLY  WOODEN SKIMMER ( WOODEN SKIMMERS USUALLY SPLIT THROUGH THE HOLES) WHICH WAS USED TO SKIM SOLID PIECES FROMA LIQUID AND REMOVE THE CREAM LAYER FROM MILK. CARVED FROM ONE PIECE OF WOOD. NOTE THE IRREGULAR PLACEMENT OF THE HOLES, THE BLEACHED COLOR  AND THE GREAT CONDITION.(DCE)
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RIGHT: AN OUTSTANDING WOODEN SCOOP IN GREAT CONDITION. CARVED FROM ONE PIECE OF WOOD. NOTE THE THICKNESS OF THE WOOD. (KTE)
List Price:$85

LARGE 19th CENTURY DOUGH BOARD

This large 19th century dough board (or  breadboard) is well made  and has great patina. The back has two chamfered cross sections that reinforce the board and have  prevented it from warping. Note that there are no nails or screws. The board has a slight separation of the wood due to shrinkage. Note the well used hole at the top for hanging. Lots of  character! (BOKT)
Dimensions:26 3/4" x 32"
List Price: $325

18th CENTURY SPOON RACK

This early spoon rack came from a collection in Texas. The owner did a significant amount of research on this piece and the wood tested American tulip and also determined that it was probably made in New Jersey. Note the remnants of reddish paint on the spoon rack, the mortised hanger through the spoon rack and the cut-out behind the spoon holders for possible use by other implements (knives etc.). Note also the early 19th century repairs. It should also be pointed out that the rack was never painted and it retains a great old surface. Unique piece in outstanding condition. (HOTE)
Dimensions: 24”L x 10”H
List Price: $950

LOLLIPOP BUTTER PRINT with HEART & STAR

A nicely designed heart and star lollipop butter print. This hand cut butter print was used extensively and has a wonderful patina and feel good in ones hand.(CEDE)
Dimensions: Length 8 1/2", Diameter 3 3/4" & 4 3/4"
List Price: $595

UNUSUAL SWAN BUTTER PRINT

How many swan butter prints have you seen? This is a nice swan butter print that was well used and has a great design. Note the graceful shape of the swan swimming on the water and the carving of the feathers. The border is nicely done and the shape and size (5 1/4" high) of the handle is distinctive.  Outstanding condition.(CKTE)
Dimensions: 6 1/4"High, 4 1/4" Diameter
List Price: $595

DOUBLE SIDED LOLLIPOP BUTTER PRINT

The amount of work, the craftsmanship and size as well as the unique design on both sides of this lollipop butter print makes this an outstanding work of art. You can tell by touching the piece and looking at the edges, that this butter print was used extensively. Note the differences in the design on both sides.(REETE)
Dimensions: 4 1/2" x 5" Diameter, 8" High
List Price: $1050

THISTLE BUTTER PRINT

A well used hand carved one piece "thistle" butter print in outstanding condition and a great natural patina. The carving is deep and well done. (EKK)
Dimensions: 3 3/8" Diameter, 2 3/4" High
List Price: $95

HOUSED BUTTER PRINT

A nice size butter print that was encased in a cup. It has a deep flower design and is in excellent condition. The butter print has a little knob on the end which prohibits any separation. (CTE)
Dimensions: Diameter 2", Height 3"

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FLOWER BUTTER PRINT

An interesting floral butter print with leaves and deep cuts. Excellent condition.(BKTE)
Dimensions: 4 1/2" Diameter, 3" High (DJJK)
List Price: $175

WOODEN MORTAR & PESTLE 18th CENTURY

A blue/gray (sage green?) mortar & pestle in wonderful condition. Note the delightful  form of the mortar and the incised pestle and the fact that they have always been together (HETE)
Dimensions:  Mortar 63/4"H x 47/8" Top Diameter


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