Phillips and Durkin Antiques
Welcome to Phillips and Durkin Antiques. Kathy and I live in Monroeville PA, and exhibit our selection of antiques at the Laughlintown Antique Mall, in Laughlintown PA. Our selection of Americana includes Clocks, Folk Art, High Country, and Primatives. We offer the finest antiques that we can find and stand behind them 100%. Most of our pieces are shipped at no charge to our customers by Priority Mail and are fully insured. Some of the larger pieces may require a shipping charge, to be discussed with the customer at the time of sale. We accept payment by check, PayPal, and all major credit cards. We may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 610-212-4253. If you have any questions, please call, or write and we will be happy to assist you. Please include the ITEM number with your questions.
20-276 Miniature toleware chocolate pot. Paint decorated with a swag and red, green, and gold foliage. Dates from the mid-19th century, and measures 3.75” h. Very good original surface.
20-272 Black Forest carved bowl. Expertly designed and carved bowl in the form of an acorn with oak leaves. All carved from 1 piece of black walnut. The bowl measures 12.5” l x 7.75” w x 4” h. ca 1880-1900. Condition: one-piece carving in excellent condition with no damage.
19-067 Small hooked mat with a dog wearing a red bow. 13.5” x 13.5”. ca. 1920. Condition: lightly soiled, overall, very good.
19-044 Hooked rug with 2 dogs, mountains, and a lake scene. Made of scrap wool hooked on burlap. Mounted for display 35" x 33". ca. 1920. Condition: lightly soiled, overall, very good.
18-162 Hooked rug. Small rectangular rug with a sheep in a barn yard scene. 26.5” x 19.5”. ca. 1950. Condition: lightly soiled, a few stray threads, overall, very good.
20-269 Butter print in a sunflower and folate design. Made of walnut, 3.75” dia. ca 19th century. Condition: chip on back which does not affect design, otherwise very good.
20-268 Barrel form butter mold and print. Hexagonal shaped form with matching shaped print. Made of walnut with metal bands. 6.5” x 4.75”. ca 19th century. Condition: very good
18-198 Folk Art bird tree. Nine Carved birds, oil painted, with glass set eyes, and mounted on a twig tree by wire. All held in an antique, cast iron tree stand. It measures 54 " high x 24 " wide. Pennsylvania, ca. 1880. Condition: minor paint loss to some birds, very good condition. THIS PIECE CANNOT BE SHIPPED, it must be picked up or delivery arranged in advance.
20-111 Wrought iron Flax Seed comb. Tool decorated on both sides. Decorations include a vine and leaf design, initials “B. B.” and dated “1863”. Found in Lancaster Co. PA. Design suggests it may have been made in Western PA. Condition: with 14 tines plus outer looped tines, one mounting spike with broken tip. Excellent tooled designs, overall very good. About 12” x 10”. Ca. dated 1863.
20-262 Black toleware tea caddy. Original japanning with one large floral and folate design. 7.5” x 4.25”. ca 1850. Condition: original surface with very little paint loss, overall very good.
20-267 Miniature paint decorated trinket box. Dome top with wire snipe hinges. Polychrome decorated with floral and folate designs. Two compartment interior in Robin’s egg blue. Ca early to mid-19th century. 3.5” x 2” x 1.75”. Condition: very good.
Price: 375 SALES PENDING
20-266 Paint decorated dome top Dresser Box. With wire hasp and snipe hinges. Polychrome and grain painted Dresser box with red and black stripe outlined area. Ca early to mid-19th century. 7.5” x 4.75” x 3.5”. Condition: minor paint loss, otherwise very good.
20-246. PA chalkware seated dog form still bank. Hollow cast figure of a puppy with coin slot on its back. Yellow and black paint accented eyes, nose, ears, and mouth. Red silk ribbon around it’s neck appears to be original. 6.5” x 4” x 5.25”. ca 1840. Condition: very good with no damage, only minor paint loss. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
20-261 Pewter tea pot marked “Roswell Gleason”. Gleason worked in Dorchester Mass. Ca 1835. This is a Pigeon-breasted tea pot on footed base. An identical example is in the Dorchester Historical Society Collection. It measures 10” h x 10.75” from handle to spout. Original condition with a beautiful unpolished patina. Ca 1835. Condition: a small ding in the central girth of the pot and a repair to the front left foot, otherwise good original condition with appropriate wear.
20-244B Black toleware sugar shaker with original japanning, yellow and red decoration on a black ground. 2.5” dia. x 2.75”. ca 1825.
20-244A Black toleware Scrivener’s sander in original japanning, central red berry, yellow banding, top with yellow star flower design. 3” dia. x 2.75”h. ca 1810. Condition: very good with minimal paint loss. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
20-243 Dark toleware coffee pot with four flower and berry design. Pot with original dark translucent japanning. 4.75” dia. x 8” h x 7.75” w. ca 1825. Condition: some paint loss to lid, spout, handle, otherwise in very good condition. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
20-242 Red toleware tea caddy, oval shaped with a round cap. Original red ground with orange and red peach design on a dark red band with yellow accents. 3.25” x 2.5” x 5.25”. ca 1825. Condition: some paint loss to cap and upper rim. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
20-241A Rare red toleware child’s cup with handle. Yellow and black brush stroke accents on a red ground. 2” dia. x 1.75”h. ca 1830. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
20-235B PA bl ack toleware tumbler in original black japanning with orange/red and yellow swag bamd. 3.25” dia. x 4” h. ca 1810. Condition: some surface wear, original surface with only minor losses. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
20-235A PA black toleware flat top tea caddy with a round cap. Original translucent japenning with a single Pomegranate medallion with green and yellow frond accents. 3.5” x 2.5” x 4.5”. ca 1850. Condition: original surface intact with only minor losses. [Provenance: Brown – Trump Folk Art Collection].
20-254C PA German show towel marked “SUSANA hockay / 1838”. 58” x 17.5”. Lebanon Co. PA ca 1838. Condition: very good, with only slight soiling.
Price: $190 PENDING SALE
20-254B PA German show towel marked “EAW / MARY RESLER / 1823”. 29” x 11.5”. PA ca 1823. Condition: very good, only very slight soiling.
Price: $150 PENDING SALE
20-254A PA German show towel marked “IONAS IIHN / C G / 1840”. 62.5” x 17.5”. ca 1840. Condition: only very good with no damage and only very light staining.
Price: $190 PENDING SALE
20-230 PA toleware mug with japanned ground. Floral and folate decorations. 6” h. ca 1850. Condition: original paint with some wear and scratches. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-229 PA toleware mug with japanned ground. Floral and folate decorations. Found in Mastersonville Lancaster Co. PA. 5.75” h. ca 1850. Condition: good original paint with some wear and scratches. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-227 PA chalkware figure of a squirrel. Hollow cast squirrel standing on hind legs and eating a nut. Red, yellow and black accents. 4.5” h. ca 1850. Condition: good with wear, with small hole between legs. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-225A Miniature oval portrait of a lady. Half torso of a young lady holding a folding fan. Signed center left “Rougent De Briel” (Swedish). 5.5” x 4.5”. ca mid-19th century. Condition: very good. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-224 Poplar slide lid pencil or small candle box in old red wash. 7.75” l. ca mid-19th century. Condition: lid with crack. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-223 Walnut slide lid box spice box with dovetail construction. 4 compartment spice box. 4” h x 5” w x 7.5” l. ca mid-19th century. Condition: good with no damage. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
Price: 250 SOLD
20-222 Rosewood footed canaster, either a tobacco or tea caddy. 7.75” h x 5.25” dia. ca late 19th to early 20th century. Condition: very good. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-221 Redware slip decorated plate unsigned, but attributed to Willoghby Smith, Berks Co. PA. 8.5” dia. ca 1860-1880. Condition: good with small edge chip. [Eugene & Vera Charles Lancaster Co. PA collection]
20-219 Very unusual Toleware dome top document box. Polychrome floral and folate decorations on a green and brown ground with yellow trim. Applied wriggle work trim. Box rest on bracket feet. 6.75”h x 9.5”w x 6.75”d. ca 1850. Condition: very little wear, very good to near mint condition.
20-218 A small burl hard wood bowl with incised Pinwheel decorations. 6” dia. x 3”h. ca 1850. Condition: minor wear, overall very good.
Price: 495 SALE PENDING
20-001 Small round tin tip tray. "Thanksgiving Greeting. Compliments of C. D. Kenny & Co." Shows a young boy in knickers holding a turkey. Approximately 6” dia. ca. 1900. Condition: near mint condition.
20-184 Toleware apple tray in black lacquer ware with polychrome paint decorations. Floral stencil with hand painting. Square bottom with flared, arch top sides. 11.25” x 11.25” x 3”. Ca mid-19th century. Condition: surface alligatored with dry-in lines, otherwise very good condition.
20-183 Rectangular apple tray. Toleware black lacquer ware with polychrome paint decoration. Stenciled and hand painted flowers and peafowl. 13.5” x 8.75” x 2”. Ca mid-19th century. Condition: very good.
20-187 Miniature green wooden firkin. Wooden banded coopered firkin in green paint, with bail handle. Lid matches but a different shade of green. 6.75” dia. x 6.75”. ca mid-19th century. Condition: very good.
19-234 Primitive softwood hanging grater box with drawer a porcelain knob. 16" x 8". ca. 1860. Condition: unpainted, wear appropriate to age.
20-150 Noah’s Ark with 8 cut out animal figures. The Ark is paint decorated in red, brown, and yellow. It is made of wood, with hinged roof, and in very nice condition with very good paint retention. 12.75” x 6.25” x 3.5”. Ca. 1900. Condition: slight wear, one animal with slight damage to one side, over all very good.
20-038 Wooden carved and paint decorated Lion, unsigned, in the style of William Schimmel. About 4” l. ca 1920. Condition: very good.
20-024 Folk Art carved comic scene of a baby in diapers following a painted calico cat. Mounted on a scroll-cut base. 5.25” x 3.75”. ca. 1885. Condition: chip carved, paint good.
20-017 Folk Art carved jointed "Dancing Man". Unpainted softwood dancing man with nail jointed legs, arms and feet, wearing a short brim hat, suit coat, high collar and Holland type clogs. 4" x 1.75" x 16". ca. 1880 – 1900. Condition: Unpainted, comes with a contemporary stand.
20-015 Chip carved "Pow Wow" woman doll carved from walnut, in short length dress with hands crossed and resting on lower stomach, mounted on a wooden stand. 9.75”. ca. mid-19th cent. Condition: dark patina, wear consistent with age.
20-209 Carved Chickadee bird on a branch. Expertly carved bird with outstretched wings. Feather accents to wings, vibrant paint decoration with wire legs mounted on a Fruit tree branch. About 13” long. Ca. 1900. Condition: bird’s colors very good, bird and branch original, stand contemporary.
18-260 Folk Art carved dog. Dog standing on a plank with tail erect and ears up. In the style of John Reber with multiple sections carved and assembled with detailed carving and multiple paint layers. 11.25" x 8.5" x 3.5". ca. 1900. Condition: multiple paint layers.
20-032 Pair of hand colored Silhouettes, with blue, green, red and white. Well-dressed gentleman and lady in matching frames. 5.25" x 4.5" overall. Ca. 1870. Condition: very good.
20-084 Miniature watercolor portrait of a young man in a gilded frame. The back is marked in pencil “Lancaster Pennsylvania”. Frame measures 6.25” x 7.75”. Condition: good, minor creasing line at the scalp. Ca mid-19th century. [Provenance: Jim and Nan Tshudy Collection].
19-201 Silhouette of a Quaker lady in fancy bonnet wearing a large bow and white apron over dress in a period molded oval frame with reverse painted accented glass. 5" x 6". Ca. 1850.
ITEM 20-029 Paint decorated banded bride’s box. Lidded bent wood band box with paint decorated tulip designs. 14.5” x 9” x 4”. ca. 1820. Condition: moderate wear to paint, crack in lid, otherwise good to very good.
Price: 450 SALE PENDING
ITEM 20-148 Early PA chalkware poodle dog. Paint accented in red, black and green. Approximately 5" x 4". ca. 1840. Condition: minor soiling to surface, minor damage on the side of the base, otherwise very good.
ITEM 19-213 PA chalkware seated Spaniel Dog. Right facing, paint accented with flowing hair. 7.75” x 5.75” x 4”. ca. 1850. Condition: surface soiled, otherwise good condition.
ITEM 19-073 PA chalkware Squirrel. Very good form, paint decorated in red, yellow, and blue. 6” x 4”. ca. 1850. Condition: repair to the tail, small hole in right rear foot, slight damage to rear of base, some paint wear, a good-looking piece with repair not very noticeable.
Price: 250 SOLD
ITEM 19-087 Fine polychrome decorated PA German chalkware rooster. Hollow mold cast. In red, green, yellow and black. Measured 8” h. ca 1850. Condition: some paint loss to surface, otherwise very good.
Price: 850 SOLD
ITEM 19-212 Early PA chalkware recumbent ram with a dimpled surface. Hollow molded, paint accented horns, ears, eyes nose and mouth. Measures 4.25” x 3.5”. ca 1830. Condition: hairline in front left leg, otherwise in very good condition.
ITEM 20-006 Hanging spoon rack with lift lid pocket. Tombstone arch top backboard, nailed lower till with sloped lift lid on a dowel pin. Jack plane marks on back. Measures 11.75” x 22.25”. ca late 19th century. Condition: old surface oxidation and some soiling.
ITEM 20-072 Walnut box coffee mill. Dovetail construction with iron burr mill, pewter hopper, and hand wrought S-shaped handle. Measures 6.75” x 6.75” x 9” to the top of the handle. ca 1825. Condition: very good.
ITEM 20-196 Smoke grain painted hanging salt box. Nail construction, tapered pocket, and lid on pin nail hinge. Cream/gray base with smoke graining. The box measures 5.25” x 4.5” x 10.75”. ca mid-19th century. A very nice primitive salt box. Condition: paint wear, crack in boxes right side.
Price: 395 SOLD
ITEM 20-135 Maple and walnut press with peg constructed block form base. There are two extended sides with a rolling pin shaped two-handle grip. The threaded adjustable plunger is mounted through the pin top. Mounted to the plunger is a block print with two, star flower designs; the print can be changed out to other appropriately sized one. 11.5" x 6" x 13.25". ca mid 19th century. Condition: very good.
ITEM 20-007 Large turned burl wood dough / butter bowl. Made from a maple burl with a wide finger grip rim. Bowl measures 17.25” x 16.5” x 5” high. ca 1860. Condition: interior has knife / chopping marks, bottom of bowl shows bird’s eye burl imperfections.
ITEM 20-186 Wallpaper covered trinket box, with domed top and wire hinges. The box has a small chest lock and hasp latch. The wallpaper is a marbleized mix of green, yellow and red. A small brass embossed button is on the lid. The box measures 7.75” x 4.5” x 3.5”. ca. early to mid-19th century. Condition: wire hinges replace fabric hinge, minor paper damage to wallpaper cover.
ITEM 20-143 Mennonite Show Towel on homespun linen signed “Susanna Charles 1841”. Nice simple cross-stitched design with angels, flower baskets, fish, and geometric figures. It has a uniform off white appearance, and measures 65” x 16.5”. dated 1841, from the Manheim / Ephrata PA Mennonite community. Condition: very minor soiling, very good condition.
ITEM 20-142 Here is an unsigned Mennonite Show Towel on homespun linen. Nice simple cross-stitched design. It has a uniform tan (unbleached) appearance. ca mid-19th century, from the Manheim / Ephrata PA Mennonite community. Condition: minor soiling, light water stain, fabric a uniform unbleached appearance, somewhat darker then appears in pictures.
ITEM # 20-096 A good Shaker bent-wood band box. The construction is with lapped ginger joints and copper tacks. The box measures 2.5” x 6.5” x 4.75”. Condition: a small split or hole from a tack "pop" on the bottom of the side of the box, otherwise very good condition with a nice patina. ca. 1850.
ITEM 20-205 Polychrome paint decorated Pantry box. Black base with an eagle holding an olive branch with spread wings. Painted tulip banding. 7.75” x 3.5”. Condition: box ca. 1880, paint decoration ca. 1900-1920.
ITEM 19-217 Oval painted banded Bride’s Box. Made of softwood, with splint-stitched banding, wood peg, and pin nailed lid and bottom. Original blue-green base paint with polychrome floral decorations on the lid and sides. 12.5” x 7” x 4.5”. Condition: good to very good, all indications are that this box was made in PA, and is not continental. ca. 1780 to 1820.
ITEM 20-155 Here is an early Pennsylvania domed lidded dresser box with matching curved front and back panels. Hand painted floral designs on the front and lid, with accompanying initials “L B” on the lid. The box is made of poplar and from PA. It measures 10” x 5.5” x 6”. Condition: split on hinge line in top, wire hinge repaired, otherwise good. ca. late 18th to early 19th century.
ITEM 20-136 Mahogany and mahogany veneer trick-lock book shaped wooden trinket box. Box has book shaped hinged lid, applied nose molded book shape stack font and lower moving book shaped bottom. Center book on front slides to hide keyhole for lock on hinged lid. Lid has brass butt hinges, splines and ends of books paint accented and surface stained and varnished, 8.75” x 6.25” x 6.75”. ca. late 19th to early 20th century. Interior relined, some surface scuffing, otherwise in good condition.
ITEM 20-147 Scroll-sawn and chip carved accented hinged lid trinket box with compass pinwheel/star and heart design. Box is made of pine with the lid hinged with tin and wire hinges. The initials O.P. & D.T. are on the lid with a stacked diamond notch-carved knob. The box has red stain and black paint accents. It sits on stack notch-carved feet. The box is 10” x 7” x 6.75”. Late 19th to early 20th century.
ITEM 20-128 Fine coffin top inlaid dresser box. Walnut box with chamfer molded coffin top lid, on brass butt hinges. Rectangular rosewood and marquetry walnut and satin wood inlay. Interior of lid with mirror, blue felt lining. 9" x 5.75" x 6.25". Good to very good condition with some darkening to finish. ca. late 18th to early 19th century.
ITEM 20-008 Softwood grain painted dresser box. Hand cut dovetailed box with nose molded extended base and lid with brass butt hinges. 12.5" x 6.25" x 4". ca. last quarter of the 19th century, in good to very good condition.
20-208 PA redware crock with matching lid. Bulbous form with applied handle. Both are marked "4". Exterior unglazed and interior has a dark red/brown glaze. 7.75" h x 8" dia. ca. 1860
Price: 135 SALE PENDING
20-203 PA redware pie plate drape molded with bird tracks yellow slip design, over a reddish/brown glaze. Slip applied with a single quill slip cup. 6.25" diameter. ca. 1880.
20-190, 191 A pair of PA redware slip decorated pie plates. Each with a reddish brown glaze, coggled rim and with 3 sets of 3 lines of yellow slip from a 3 quill slip cup. They are 8.5" in diameter, ca. 1880.
20-130 PA redware still bank in the form of a jug. Unglazed in very good condition, 4.5" high. ca. 1875.
20-093 PA redware food mold in the form of a fish. It measures 17.5" long, in very good condition. ca. 1880.
20-067 PA redware plate with 4 lines of yellow slip decoration. Minor glaze loses and chips consistent with age. ca. 1850.
20-161 This is a hard to find wooden trout weathervane. It comes from Cape Elizabeth Maine and dates from the late 19th century. It is mounted on the original roof mounting. These are weathered pieces with remints of the old paint. The fish is 30" x 7.5" with a total height of 14".
20-199 Very unusual sheet metal Dove weathervane with directional indicators. From the top of the wood block base to the top of the bird's head is 25.25", from beak to tail measures 12.25". The weathervane is from the Ephrata area of Lancaster Co. PA and dates to ca. 1880. This piece is quite rusted and in as-found condition. It's still a very unusual form.
20-133 Indian figure weathervane made of sheet metal reinforced with wrought iron. Figure is wearing a headdress , carrying a ladder in one hand and twisted wire arrows in the other hand. Mounted on a wood plank base. Figure is 10" x 22". Similar to one by Derr, likely by a local competitor, ca. mid 19th century.
19-220 Sheet metal Stag weathervane with wire bracing and encased base on original rod. Mounted on an old bed balustrade turning, mounted on a piece of salvaged barn wood base. Complete with 4 bullet holes. Measures 16" x 18" and an overall height of 38.5". Ca. 1900.
20-021 Sheet metal pattern for horse weathervanes, mounted on a display stand. Hand cut prancing / trotting horse from the late 19th century, measuring 19" x 23.75"
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