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

Bull Meat Market Ornament

A rare and unusually large ornament from a meat rack, this heavy iron red bull (C. 1880) was removed from the rack and now mounted on a painted wooden stand. Midwest origin.

Measures 11″l x 7″h


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


Peter Hunt Pantry Box

Peter Hunt signed and dated pantry box. His words “I remember last night with a lot of yearning.  AD 45 OVINCE”  

Measures 7 1/2″d


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


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


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


Painted Lift-Top Box

American painted lift-top box. Yellow and green paint. Sectioned top over a dovetailed drawer ending on ball feet. Probably Vermont or New Hampshire. C 1840.

Measures 14″w x 11″d x 5 3/4″h


Assortment of Pantry Boxes

Small Pantry Box in original sage green paint. Measures 6 3/4″ d x 3″h

Bright and colorful mustard yellow Pantry Box with lid. American as found. Measures 8″d x 4″h

Cordovan Red Pantry Box. Sturdy and in a great color. Measures 8 1/2″d x 3 5/8″h

Early 19th C Classic “Soldier” Blue Pantry Box. Measures 10 1/2″ round.

Child’s Chair

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

Measures 12 1/2″w x 18″h x11″d