Country Smalls

Typically created for country living, this section may include small furniture, utilitarian objects with or without paint, and tends toward the more informal objects.

Country Smalls Featured Item

Black Over Blue Spoon Rack

 

Early 1800s wooden spoon rack in black paint over blue. Spoon holder on top meant to hang spoons, with shelf below to store others. Can be hung or stood on flat surface. Ex Harding Collection, Hancock, NH.

Measures 16″w x 10 1/4″h x 3 1/2″d

$795

Oval Trencher

 

Super old oval trencher, with hole on long side for hanging. Good clean (gouge-free) surface and fine patina.

Measures 19 1/2″ x 11

$350

Bride’s Box

 

PA German hand painted Bride’s Box from the first half of 19th C. Oval form polychrome decorated at sides with flowers and at top with trees enclosing figures of man and woman. Inscribed across the top in German, translates roughly to A Promise to Love Forever.

Measures 17″l x 10 1/2″w x 7″h

$1750

Tiny Blanket Box

 

Tiny 19th C paint decorated New England box. Dovetailed construction on an applied molded base with bracket feet. Two toned sponged vinegar paint decoration over a blue ground with black detailing. The interior has a tiny till and an applied Bible book plate inside lid that reads, “Isabella Atchisons Holy Bible”. Circa 1830-1840, Vermont.

 Measures 9 1/2″w x 6″h x 6″d

$850

Chip Carved Caddy Box

 

1887 stamped cigar boxes (and pine construction), retain their original finish on this charming caddy.  Chip carving applied to sides, a functional handle for carrying, and two drawers complete this handy little item. 

Measures 8 1/2″w x 5 1/2″d x 9 1/2″h

$375

Small Hanging Cabinet with Drawers

 

Primitive American miniature cabinet with five graduated drawers, crown molding, nicely carved skirt and contrasting wooden knobs. Lots of interior space for special items. 

Measuring 16 1/2″h  x 10 1/2″w

$1,475

Miniature Noodle Board

 

This folk art decorative piece features a hand carved miniature noodle board with the wheat symbol on the top part. PA origin and dated 1888 on the paper documentation. A new museum stand has been created to display it.

Measures 4 1/2″h x 2 1/2″w

$495

Hanging Salt Box

Unusual hanging salt box with interesting paint decoration. A fitted lid is attached with metal hinges. All wood construction and with a fitted lid.

Measures 10″h x 5″w

$175

Child’s Chair

 

American Child’s Chair, 1800’s. Possible replaced arm rest.               

Measures 12 1/2″w x 18″h x11″d

$95