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


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


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


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


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


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