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

Shaker Four Finger Pantry Box

 

Authentic Shaker four finger oval pantry box, heavy. Very fine condition with all the expected Shaker details. REDUCED PRICE

Measures 10″l x 7 1/4″w x 4 1/4″h

$450

Paint Decorated Box

 

Exuberantly decorated Vermont box in blue and black, wide dovetails, and original locking mechanism.

Measures 12w x 7″d x 6 1/2″h

SOLD

Fork with Brass Heart

 

18th Century long handled iron hearth cooking fork with applied brass heart and a functional circle loop at top for hanging. Lancaster, PA origin.

Measures 18 1/2″l

$750

Old Watercolor Painting

 

Lovely old watercolor, newly framed.

Measures 12″ x 9 3/4″

$175

WWI Houseboat

Early 1900’s handmade wooden houseboat with original alligatored paint finish in blue, green, red and cream combine to give this houseboat wonderful eye appeal. Glass windows with curtains, painted doors, outdoor decks, lift-top roof. Interior has some embellishments such as wallpaper and linoleum floor. Notice the V for Victory WW1 sign with an eagle in one window. As found in New York State.

Measures: 19″l x 7″h x 6 1/2″w

$1,250

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

Butterscotch Footstool

A no nonsense small wooden footstool in a pleasing butterscotch painted color. Butt end construction and cut out sides.

Measures 12″l x 9 3/4″w x 5 1/2″h

$60

Octagonal Sewing Box

Very early and unusual with compartments inside, velvet on bottom, original hardware hinges and lock but no key. Old metal reinforcements at 2 corners. Interior has a beautiful finish while the exterior has expected wear.

Measures 11″w x 6 3/4″d x 5″h

SOLD

Fancy Butter Paddle

 

C 1815 American, ornately hand carved for such a utilitarian object; this butter paddle has the look and feel of a prized possession. The handle meets the paddle with 4 “S” scrolls flanking a piece resembling an arrow pointing up. The patina calls the onlooker in to touch it. Newer museum stand.​           

Measures 8″l x 3″w without stand.

$735

Salesman’s Sample Cabinet

A diminutive cabinet maker’s sample showcasing several types of wood and other well-crafted features on this case piece. Slant top, one over two burl drawer fronts, paneled sides and back, gallery top. All feet are well turned in this exceptional piece. Would make an exciting jewelry box, for other types of collections, or for your desk accessories.

Measures: 12 1/2″l x 15″h x 11″d

SOLD