Jacob Dorn Dairy Farm Antiques

Sherry Spehar | Brighton, Michigan | 810-820-0286 | jacobdorndairyfarm@gmail.com

I am Sherry Spehar.My business,Jacob Dorn Dairy Farm,is named after my great grandfather.He was a dairy farmer from Huntington, W Va.My loves are good country antiques,textiles,and Native American.Occasionally.I will offer furniture on this site. ************************************************************************************************************************************** * Questions and extra picture requests are welcomed. * Layaways are available * Paypal is preferred but checks and money orders are fine. * Returns for any reason are accepted,as long as the item is returned in the same condition as sent. I would appreciate being notified prior to the return.Buyer pays return postage unless I have made a mistake in the listing,and then I would pay the postage both ways. * Normal shipment is USPS ,but UPS and Fedex are available.Shipping is not included in the price..I do track your package till delivery and will notify you of any delays.



2021-Feb-21 04:02pm EST | Tags :

Cast Iron Mold of Animals, Barns, Etc.

Heavy mold from the turn of the Century-early 1900's.Measures 7 1/2" L x 4 1/2" W.There is a white substance on 3 of the small molds.Used for chocolate candy.Decorative,not for food consumption.

Price: $75

2021-Feb-21 03:26pm EST | Tags : candy mold

Three Shaker Poplarware Items

Also known as Shaker Fancy Goods.These were sold in department stores with the bonnets,see one I have listed,sewing boxes and carriers,etc.These are priced at $50 each or all three can be bought together for $135.The dresser box measures 7" L x 3" wide.The comb box is 9 1/2" L x 2 1/2" wide,and the hanky is a 6 1/2" square.Some have their original silk ribbons,some have bottoms that raise up a little,the comb box has a decorated celluloid lid.

Price: $50 each or $135 for all three

2021-Feb-19 09:50am EST | Tags : Shaker

Early 1800's Scarce Shaker Tucked Finger Pantry

Measures 13 3/4" L, 10 1/4" W, and 5" H.Thought to be the prototype for the later Shaker oval pantry boxes.The sides are maple and the lid and base are old growth pine with the narrow grain.Info can be found on these boxes, https://shakerml.wordpress.com/tag/oval-boxes/ Some of the highlights include 1)more rounded shape than elliptical: 2)narrow swallowtails are inserted in small slots rather then just being tacked down 3)the upper finger is tacked or tucked under the rim 4) copper tacks are only used on the fingers and the rest of the box is wooden pegged.5)Pine used is old growth found on the Shaker sites,with a very thin grain spacing.There is a length wise crack in the lid and in the base.No repairs or old paint and varnish were found on this.The box is approx 220 years old and still opens and closes easily .The Shakers did not sign their items,as this was part of their belief in humility.Own a rare piece of history.

Price: $675.00 + shipping

2021-Feb-14 11:51am EST | Tags : Shaker

1850's Round Cheese Basket with Colored Weavers

Measures 14" in width and 6" high.Lovely,skilled weave with painted weavers in blue,salmon, and mustard.Outstanding patina.One corner has losses,as pictured on the extreme closeup. Over all an excellent country basket.

Price: $165 + shipping

2021-Feb-13 02:06pm EST | Tags : basket

1850's Wallpaper Covered Desk Drawer

Measures 5"w x 7"l x 1 1/4"h.All sides are covered in wallpaper.The loop on the end of the box looks like a tiny desk drawer that was removed,then papered using the hand blocked paper of the day.Could have been used for game pieces or trinkets.There is the expected amount of wear on the box.

Price: sold-thanks!

2021-Feb-13 10:32am EST | Tags : wallpaper box

Memoirs of Napoleon -2 volume set-1843

Small leather books, 6" long x 4" wide.Both volumes are a complete set translated from French to English by M De Bourrienne,who was the private secretary to Napoleon.Published in New York by Turner,Hayes, and Hayden.Vol 1 is 312 pages,vol 2 is 588 pages.The books are in great shape with some foxing to the title pages.Their pages look to be complete.There are no illustrations.The leather is clean,but appears to be crumbling into tiny specks,somewhat.No odors.Very readable.

Price: $65 + $10 shipping

2021-Feb-08 02:57pm EST | Tags : books

1860's Penna Hanging Pie Safe

Measures 30" w, 31" h. 31" d.Wood is red painted over green base.Tins are in a star and shield pattern.There is some tin loss on the back bottom tins.The tins have their original surface.One top hangar has split and would need to be repaired.otherwise in good condition.There is a shelf inside.You can pick this up in my Michigan home or arrange for your own shipper.Extra pics upon request.

Price: $750

2021-Feb-02 10:05am EST | Tags : furniture

Native American Strawberry Basket Purse

Measures 4" high.Mint condition.Comes with it original pin,tied to the white string.1930-1950.The basket could have come from the Mohawk Nation,which covered 6 other nations,like the Oneida and were located in the New York,Quebec, and Ontario areas or from the Passmaquoddy Nation in Maine.Strawberries were harvested in late Spring and were used for food and medicines,and were honored for these reasons.Native American baskets have become more available and are a great, affordable antique to collect.

Price: $135 best price, $10 ship

2021-Jan-31 02:38pm EST | Tags : Native American

Late 1800's Scenic Painting on a Small Darning Egg

Measures only 3" wide.Hand painted landscape scene of a lake,trees and mountain on wood.Soft bl$&(ues and coral colors.There is a hole at each end,possibly for mounting.There is a tiny chip on the blue back,otherwise is good condition.The Victorians used to paint pictures on most anything,from paintings, tinware, tree branches, etc.

Price: $72, best price plus $8 ship

2021-Jan-31 01:22pm EST | Tags : sewing

German Dog Pull Toy-Early 1900's Terrier

Measures 12" long, 10" high.Black and white fleece for fur that has worn in patches on one side and on it's tummy to reveal a German newspaper.Lost his back wheels and has his left eye replaced.Charming pull toy withs it original string.Came out of a friend's mom estate auction in suburban Detroit, Michigan.She said the toy was always placed high up on a cuboard,so that she and her brothers could not play with it.It has softly mellowed in color.Also,it is a bit larger than some of the other German dog pull toys.Clean,no odors.

Price: $330

2021-Jan-22 01:18pm EST | Tags : toys

1917 Shaker Straw Bonnett Nmbr 5

The hood measures 8 1/2" long.Comes with it original store box,Bradners of Olean,Penna.The bonnett is small,probably a child's size.The sizes ranged from 1 to 10,with the small sizes fitted to a doll.This one has its original brown velvet ribbons and his in great original condition.As common with these thin straw bonnetts,splits in the straw occurred.As noted the final picture, the 2 splits were repaired with white archival cloth tape.The tape is only visible when the hat is placed upon its back.One could sew a lining over the tape strips if desired.I used to be able to find these about 10 years ago,but have not seen any for a while.I have it on top another item that I have for sale on this site,a pine cannon ball bed finial.No odors.The first picture is the most accurate color,with some shadowing from the window.

Price: $170 + $10 shipping

2021-Jan-14 10:24am EST | Tags : Shaker

Norwegian Wooden Wedding Basket

Measures 8 1/2".Prettty rosemalled basket.Early 1900's.No issues.

Price: $115

2020-Dec-29 03:06pm EST | Tags : woodenware

Cannon Bed Top of Post Fragment

Measures 9 1/2" high.Mid 1800's bed post top.There is a hole in the bottom where a dowel would have been inserted.Not as heavy as maple,but more like pine with a swirly and striped grain.Looks good standing with baskets and other woodenware.

Price: $75

2020-Dec-29 02:44pm EST | Tags : furniture

Set of Triangle Blocks from the 1940's-1950's

Set of 7 concentric blocks measuring abt 7 1/2" long and 6 1/2" wide.The blocks have vibrant graphics on 4 sides.The is a small amount of bubbling on some and one block has the paper edge lifted some.Blocks are unique.

Price: $75

2020-Dec-18 12:08pm EST | Tags : toys

1700's/early 1800's Native American Burl Mortar

Measures 6 1/2" high and 3 1/4" wide.High sided bowl was used to crush herbs or medicines.Heavy-possibly oak or chestnut.Tightly grained and shows previous worm tracks.There are some cracks from age or use.Good flat bottom and pretty nutty brown patina.Early burn marks from the hand hewing process.The bowl shape preceded the cylinder shape.

Price: $275

2020-Dec-14 12:35pm EST | Tags :

1880's Flocked Cat Pip Squeak

Approx 5 1/2" .Excellent paint, richly and darkly striped, clean condition.His bellows no longer squeak;and his left ear tip is rubbed somewhat. A standout kitty pipsqueak! Part of the Ross Trump collection from Medina, Ohio.Many of their collection was sold through Pook and Pook.Investment quality.

Price: $440

2020-Dec-11 02:09pm EST | Tags : toys

1840 Oval Shaker Panty Bottom with 3 Fingers

Measures 7 3/4" long and 3" high.Original red stain.Maple sides and pine bottom.All tacks and pegs are present.No bottom blowout or gaps.Some initials on the inside, "M H", maybe.Amazing tightness of consruction,and heavy for its size.Pride in construction.No lid.

Price: $245 + $10 ship

2020-Nov-28 01:27pm EST | Tags : Shaker

Antique Child's Shaker Maple Hand Mirror

From the same Gottschalk collection as the larger one, a scarce child's maple hand mirror.Measures abt 6".No issues.Purchased in 2019.

Price: $200

2020-Nov-19 05:03pm EST | Tags : woodenware

Antique Shaker Maple Hand Mirror

Measures 12 1/2" with mother of pearl inlaid on the handle.Came out of the estate of the Jane Gottschalk Shaker collection.No issues,lovely maple and mirror.The pictures look more yellowy than the mirror is.

Price: $85

2020-Nov-19 04:52pm EST | Tags : woodenware

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