TINWARE PATTERN PACKETS
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The Apple Of My Eye

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  The Apple Of My Eye - $9.00

Since this surface is a tin apple pan, I thought apples are the perfect design to paint on it! These apple pans were very popular in the 19 century. The shape allow for a nice "piling" of apples without their rolling off. Fill it with apples to "decorate" your table, etc.

Intermediate

3 photos and step-by-step color worksheet

Reproduction Berlin Tea Canister

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  Reproduction Berlin Tea Canister - $8.00

Based on antique version painted mid-nineteenth century.

Canisters made by: Carl Giordano, Tinsmith

Intermediate.

1 photo.

Buckley Salmon Coffin Tray

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  Buckley Salmon Coffin Tray - $8.00

This is my interpretation of a one-sheet waiter (tray) made in the Oliver Buckly tinshop in Stevens Plains, Maine. Salmon was used in many of the decorations done in this shop. I was intrigued with this piece, since this is not a color usually seen in this style painting during this period. I think it makes this a bit more feminine, perhaps, and is perfect for a bedroom as well as other areas of your home.

Intermediate

3 photos

Butler Bread Basket

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  Butler Bread Basket - $8.50

This is my interpretation of a bread basket made in the Butler Tinshop in East Greenville, New York, circa 1824-1855. Nine of Aaron and his wife, Sarah’s, children survived. Their daughter Ann learned to paint at an early age and was most likely taught all phases of the trade which would have included the decorating. According to the family’s history she took over the decorating of the tinware when she was 14 or 15. Use as a bread basket, fill with fruit, or use in any way to decorate your home.

Intermediate

4 photos

Chili Red Berlin Coffin Tray

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  Chili Red Berlin Coffin Tray - $8.00

My interpretation of a coffin tray (waiter) crafted and "flowered" at the Berlin, Connecticut shop of Edward Pattison. Female family members of the tin-smith would do the decorating of the pieces.

Intermediate

3 photos

Daffodil Document Box

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  Daffodil Document Box - $8.00

This is my interpretation of a design originally painted by one of the Francis sisters - Mary, Harriett, Isabel, Sally, or Maria. They worked in the Stevens Plains, Maine tin-shop owned by Thomas Brisco. Since pieces were not signed, we do not know which sister may have accomplished this. Designs were specific to certain shops and make it easier to identify the area where it was painted, not the person.

Intermediate

5 photos

Filley Apple Pan

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  Filley Apple Pan - $8.00

My interpretation of an apple pan created and decorated in the Filley Tin Shop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1818-1853. Fill it with apples for a lovely addition to your tole collection!

Intermediate

2 photos

Filley Bread Basket

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  Filley Bread Basket - $8.00

My interpretation of a bread basket created and decorated in the Filley Tin Shop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1818-1853. Paint it in the bright colors of the period or antique it to "mellow" the colors. Useful in your kitchen or dining room.

Intermediate

3 photos

Harriet's Apple Pan

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  Harriet's Apple Pan - $8.50

This design is inspired by a design originally painted on the floor of a bread basket probably painted by Harriet Butler, the daughter of Aaron and Sarah Butler. Aaron Butler most likely began his apprenticeship as a tin-smith at the age of 15, and apprenticed for 3-5 years. He operated a tinshop in East Greenville, New York, circa 1824-1855. I thought the design was so pretty, I chose to put it on the sides of the apple pan so it is more visible.

Intermediate

2 photos

Lighthouse Coffeepot

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  "Lighthouse" Coffeepot - $8.50

My interpretation of a "lighthouse"-shaped coffeepot most likely made and decorated in New York or Connecticut, circa 1825-1850. Many tin shops dotted this area. "Flowering" most likely was done by a female member of the tin-smith’s family.

Intermediate

3 photos

The Rose Is A Rose......

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  The Rose Is A Rose...... - $9.00

"The Rose is a Rose........" is based on a poem by Robert Frost. The original "pattern" was used on a toleware piece in the 19th century. I've reinterpreted it with roses. This sweet tray is just 7 1/4" x 4 3/4" and a perfect size for a dresser and will make a great gift for Mothers' Day, graduation, weddings, etc. or a gift for yourself!

Intermediate

3 photos and step-by-step color worksheet

Rosebud Coffin Tray

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  Rosebud Coffin Tray - $8.50

This is my interpretation of a tray attributed to the North Tin-shop in Fly Creek, New York. Steven North apprenticed as a tinsmith and moved to Fly Creek, near Cooperstown, and opened a tin-shop. His sons, Albert, and for a short time Linus, operated tin shops. Distinctions on North tin include petaled flowers with wide center strokes with yellow cross-hatching, small strokes, or dots in the centers; scalloped flowers with over-strokes resembling a pinwheel; rosebuds; blossoms and buds may have yellow outlining. This piece is perfect as an addition to any decorating style.

Intermediate

2 photos

Tulip Document Box

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  Tulip Document Box - $8.50

Based on an antique document or deed box, the vibrant colors of this piece will add a punch of color to any room in the house! Use this box to store your deeds, or photos, or recipes, or letters, or just about anything you like!

Intermediate

5 photos



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