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Hand-crafted tin apple pan

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  Hand-crafted tin apple pan - $85.00

This is my interpretation of an apple pan, or bread pan, probably made and decorated in the Oliver Filley tinshop in Bloomfield, Connecticut, c. 1800-1846. It is attributed to the Filley shop because the design matches one painted on a trunk passed throught the descendants of the Filley family. White band with red berries and green leaves with gold strokes and floor band on black background.

Bears & Pears

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  Bears & Pears - $175.00

The design on this tilt-top table is my interpretation of one originally painted on a fireboard in the 19 century. Gold peeling paint on black background with red and green predominant colors. 20" x 15" x 25" tall.

Reproduction Berlin Tea Canister

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  Berlin Tea Canister - $65.00

This is my interpretation of a design known to have been painted in Berlin, Connecticut, circa 1820. It is painted on a hand-made tea canister and measures8" x 4". Predominant colors are black, red, green, gold.

Filley Bread Tray

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  Filley Bread Tray - $95.00

This is my interpretation of a bread basket made in the Filley Tin Shop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1818-1853. The "flowering" was most likely accomplished by a female member of the tin-smith’s family. The white band is lined with mustard and red and is decorated with comma or daisy strokes, S-stroke leaves, and buds. The side design is mustard with black design. 13 ½" x 7 ½"

Floral Coffin Tray

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  Floral Coffin Tray - $75.00

13" x 9". This is my interpretation of a tin tray and design made in the Zachariah Brackett Stevens tinshop in Stevens Plains, Maine (c.1800-1842). Flowers of red and yellow with green leaves and green and yellow streaked strokes on a black background. Hand-crafted tin tray.

General Georg & Lady Washington

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  George and Martha Washington - $49.95

This is my interpretation of a watercolor and ink, circa 1780, probably Lebanon or Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. It is painted on an 11" x 14" canvas painted to look like aged paper and crackled. Predominant colors are red, blue, gold.

Document Box

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  Hand-Painted Tin Document Box - $125

Painted on a hand-crafted tin document box, this is my interpretation of the painting on a circa 19 century document box. Predominant colors are red, green, gold.

Harriet Butler Apple Basket

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  Harriet Butler Apple Basket - $85.00

This is my interpretation of a design painted on the floor of a bread basket probably painted by Harriet Butler, the daughter of Aaron and Sarah Butler, tinsmith. It is painted on a miniature tin apple basket measuring 10 1/2" x 3". Predominant colors are black, red, green, gold, ivory.

Lighthouse Coffee Pot

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  Lighthouse Coffee Pot - $150.00

This is my interpretation of a coffee pot most likely made in New York or Connecticut, circa 1825-1850, painted on an antique reproduction coffee pot. Many tin shops dotted this area. "Flowering" most likely was done by a female member of the tin-smith’s family. Round red flowers and buds are decorated with comma or daisy strokes in white and alizarin. Green leaves are detailed with mustard. Mustard and green strokes decorate the area, along with small mustard "dot" flowers. The knob is painted "brass". 11 ½" x 11" x 6 ¾"

Crocks & Eggs

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  Miss Liberty - $42.95

This is my interpretation of a circo 1810-1820 watercolor and ink on wove paper with pinpricking, possibly New Jersey. It is painted on a wooden insert for a paint-grained frame. The outside dimensions of the frame measure 6 1/2" x 7 1/2". Predominant colors are red, blue, gold.

Red Circle Coffin Tray

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  Red Circle Coffin Tray - $105.00

13" x 9". This is my interpretation of a tin tray attributed to a shop in Berlin, Connecticut, C. 1800. This symmetrical design features eight groups of red and green circles, red scallops, red rosebuds, and stroke leaflets, with a yellow rick-rack border on the floor and wispy yellow strokes on the edges, on a black background. Hand-crafted tin tray.

Rufus Porter Revisited

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  Rufus Porter Revisited - $95.00

This is my interpretation of two designs painted by Rufus Porter. The design on the back of this piece is taken from one in the Holsert house in Hancock, New Hampshire, painted by Porter circa 1825-1830. The design on the box is taken from one in the parlor of the Emerson house in Wakefield, Massachusetts decorated by Porter circa 1835-1840. This candlebox measures 19 1/2" x 13" x 5 1/2". Predominant colors are red, green, gold, blue.

Tulip Document Box

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  Tulip Document Box - $150.00

9" x 5 1/2" x 4 1/2". This is my interpretation of a box probably painted by Sally or Maria Francis, nieces of Sarah Brisco, who ws the niece of Paul Revere. Tulips, especially, seemed to be a favorite motif. Several colors loaded in the brush at the same time allow the streaking seen in some of the flowers. Red, yellow, and blue/white flowers with green leaves and yellow strokes on a black background. Hand-crafted tin document box.

Weber Trinket Box

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  Weber Trinket Box - $65.00

This is my interpretation of a design painted on a box made by Jacob Weber, Fivepointville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, circa 1840-50. The original sold at auction for $12,650. The box measures 7 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 5 1/2". Predominant colors are gold, red, green, black.



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