Great for storage or just to achieve that Colonial look of the early 19th century. Excellent light green paint over original grain paint. All original except for repair where hinges had ripped out of the lid. What a great "top" collector piece for a series of various size crocks from this local pottery. Has 2 pairs of coggle marks, with each pair measuring 7/16" from top of one coggle to the bottom of the 2nd coggle. Fixed Handle Basket - made of ash, this basket remains one of my favorites. The top band as well as both bottom boards are secured with tiny square head nails. This cupboard has been restored a while back and it now is ready to enjoy by anybody who appreciates a true work of art. These features indicate this piece was made in a fine cabinet shop in the 19th century somewhere in New England. One leg has foot worn down and minor damage to it's side. - In original 1 coat red paint and all original condition. Both the top and bottom has indications that it was used this way. We have had several bucket benches in all styles and forms, and this one conforms to the typical style one thinks of when they hear "bucket bench". It retains its original 19th century shellac finish which has worn down to a satin, velvety smooth surface. Scraped down from old green to reveal the original red paint. Wonderful "Fisher" flower we see on so many of his works. Inside and outside has several "ridges" for sake of a better word, which results from crude pottery which was typical of the Cushman operation. The bottom boards are pine, both of which are split, which is to be expected when a solid board is nailed in all directions. A collectors dream cupboard to show off all your flow blue, pewter, or redware. 2 upper doors have 6 lites containing old bubbly glass. A solid primitive stepback cupboard with paint losses, repairs, wear and losses. The right door has old repairs to the inside stile but is sound. Minor repairs, scrapes, losses consistent with age. It is rare that I find these in this untouched condition. The door has a raised panel which is shown on the inside. Some old newspaper glued to the inside remains intact that indicates "Gettysburg, PA". Requires a 21" corner Early Open Top Farm Cupboard - This is a very fun piece. Perfect for displaying your stoneware, firkins, or pantry boxes. The left door is missing the inside latch but other than that everything is original. This drysink is a nice size and is offered at a great price.
Antique highback chair dating
Early Rocking Horse - Very Primitive and Folky horse. Nice smaller size so it will fit on a cupboard or small table. One of the hooks remains intact and the other hook is broken off. Measures 8' long x 1 1/4" wide.18th C Piggin - getting harder and harder to find these early primitive pieces. This piece has graduated drawers from narrow to deep. Measures 16" long x 10" wide x 10" tall - One piece early corner cupboard originating in the Hudson River Valley section of central New York. All dovetailed, in original red paint, with original turned feet. Exterior has been dry scraped down to reveal the best old paint. One door pull replaced and other than that, everything is original on this wonderful primitive drysink. Everything is just super on this all original primitive dough box. For those of you who search out the nice "brown" pieces in great surface, this should be worth your consideration. Measures: 52 1/2" long x 22" deep x 35" tall Super looking New England drysink in great color and form. Right side most likely was never painted and this looks to have been repainted with a matching blue. Measures 16" tall x 10" dia.19th C Pantry Box - in original dark green, oxidized paint (appears black).
Excellent paint with lots of wear in all the appropriate places. The drawers are simply dadoed together implicating that this piece was not made in a fine furniture shop, but still well put together. The inside reveals superb lollypop shelves with plate grooves in the old red paint. Can sit or hang and evidence reveals that it was displayed both ways. All square nailed, just how you want to find these. Painted Dough Box - in the BEST old blue paint with fantastic bootjack ends. Rarely do you find a drysink that has not been painted or refinished.
Made to look like a stack of 2 pantry boxes but it is just one box.
Unusual Banded Box - Stenciled and painted in the best old colors.
The inside has no slip, which dates this piece to the first quarter of the 19th century, probably closer to 1810. A nice example of early pottery that has withstood the test of time. Very Large Batter Bowl - A great birch bowl originating from New Hampshire. Small 3 1/2" hairline extending from the edge which is not unusual in a bowl of this size and age. All original, sweet basket Measures: 12" diameter x 11" high SKU: MRTH287 - Price: 18th C Document Box - Very unusual footed document box with large wrap-around hand forged hinges. All doors have raised panels with the chamfer on the inside, and have been pinned in all the corners. Bottom is 2 drawers over 2 doors concealing a compartment with one shelf. Measures: 85" tall x 52" wide x 20" deep - Finely crafted cupboard with bead detail surrounding drawer openings as well as door openings. There has been various knobs and latches attached over it's history. Exceptionally clean and simple primitive hanging cupboard. So it appears this is where this cupboard spent a portion of it's life, if not where it originated. Open top shelves with plate grooves for displaying dishes, plates, or bowls. The drawer has hand-cut dovetails in both the front and rear.
Beautiful cornice moldings as well as the picture frame moldings on the front. Left side has black over the gray which can easily scrape off. The two drawers have dovetailed joinery on both the front and rear. Bottom cupboard for storage along with 4 small drawers. Mortise & Tenon joinery as well as dovetails for the bottom and top, indicates this piece was made by a fine craftsman. Made of pine with dovetailed drawer (front and rear) and dovetailed sides.
Lovely God's eye on the ends securing the bent handle.
The bottom section has a knob however the top never came with a knob or latch, which was typical of the early cupboards. Very unique piece, and quite affordable, This gorgeous blanket box retains the original strap hinges. The base was attached sometime after it originated. Measures 45" long x 22 1/2" deep x 31" tall 19th C.
Cantback Cupboard - Found in Northwest PA, this great piece is rare in that seldom are cantback cupboards found with the original glass doors intact. Made by Thompson Harrington from the Lyons Pottery in Western NY between 18.
SKU: GOD3230 -19th C Painted Hobby Horse - Great paint and form on this folky horse. This sled when new, had a wonderful hand painted design on the top board along with 2 small bells that hang from hooks inside the bentwood curls. For some reason, the sled was repainted covering up the design on the board but some of the outline of the original design can be seen through the paint. Measures 36" long x 15" wide x 8" high8' Set of Sleigh Bells - Bells range in size from small to large and back to small again. Hard to find a complete set of sleigh bells in this condition and this long. If you are a collector of "brown", which is the latest craze of the Early American Collectors, this piece should be strongly considered. 28 Drawer Apothecary - The best apothecary I have had. You will not find a better chest like this, in this condition and paint. If you have been looking for an early American chest in excellent paint and condition, you have found it. 2 -10 lite doors with original panes (2 are cracked). Back boards are all hand planed and has remnants of old wall paper. Bottom doors have raised panels and are all pinned in the corners, as are the top doors. New York Drysink in an old dry sage green paint over an older gray paint. Minor alterations, nicks, scrapes, wear, all consistent with age. Scraped down from old white to reveal nice dry blue over the original salmon on the inside back. Has tiny 1/8" stone ping on front, small chip on bottom and 2 small nicks to rim. 1 Gal Pitcher - with cobalt foliate decoration on front. Has 2 small chips on bottom and small nicks to rim. He is also known for his generous amount of cobalt that he uses in his designs.
Measures: 46" long x 23" tall Rare early sled made by Paris Manufacturing Company in Paris Maine around 1870. Super old attic surface with an original brown wash. Super robins egg blue paint revealed under a very dry blue-green paint. Measures: 73 1/2" tall x 40" wide x 20" deep 19th C. Drawer bottoms are chamfered, all signs of early cabinet shop craftsmanship of New England. Very large chest, one of the best we have had the pleasure to offer you. Stepback Cupboard - Circa 1820 in old blue and cream paint! Minor touchups, 2 Gal Jar - with slip trailed cobalt floral decoration on front. Cylindrical jar with rounded tooled shoulder, flared rim, and applied lug handles decorated with tulip design with shaded petals and leaves. Has a curving crack from the rim on both sides and a small chip to the base occurring in the firing.1 1/2 Gal Pitcher - with cobalt foliate decoration on front. Larger than a 1 gal but is not marked, I assume it is about 1 1/2 gal in size. Ovoid body with tall collar decorated with a slip trailed design of a stylized plant with scrolled stems featuring ball-shaped ends. Great spout and handle, for which Harrington is known for.