Architectural Antique Inventory at Old Wood Workshop
Our inventory of architectural antiques includes items such as salvaged antique doors (including interior, exterior, board & batten and paneled construction), period fireplace mantels and paneling, reclaimed antique cupboards, antique columns, and a small selection of unique antique finds we have discovered in our salvaging process.
A spectacular matching pair of 16’(+/-) ionic columns from a circa 1849 church that collapsed in early 2011. The church was located in Dayville, CT along route 101. The columns are complete and in very good condition.
Cost: pair only, $7,500
This was a large grain chest later used as a wood box in my house for the past 100 years or so. Holes have been repaired with copper and wire mesh. It has 3 divided compartments under the lid.
Antique Columns #11:
Small set of matching, fluted columns made from solid wood. They measure 78" tall plus circular tenons on each end. The diameter at the top is ~6&1/2" and at the bottom is ~ 7&1/2".
Copper and Brass Chandelier:
This eight-light, c.1895 chandelier has been newly wired. It measures ~6'6" from ceiling to bulb fixtures by 3'6" in diameter. The largest globe on the top is ~10" in diameter.
Antique "Sea Grill" Sign: SOLD
This hand-painted restaurant sign is big, weathered and probably early to mid-1900's. It measures 12' long x 16.5" tall x 2&1/4" thick. The fish and the lobster take up 32" of each end.
Antique Aetna Sign:
This original, hand-painted Aetna Insurance sign (double sided) was found in the loft of a barn in Tolland, CT. It measures 38" wide x 32" tall x 3" thick.
Door Transom with Side Lights #2:
Set of matching Greek Revival door surrounds. The transom measures 63&3/4" long x 10" tall and has 11 panes. The two side lights are 55&3/4" tall x 12" wide and have 10 panes each.
Cost: $750 for set
Wooden Barred, 19th-Century Cell "Wall":
These were salvaged from a Norton, MA, mental institution that was torn down. They measure approx. 7'2" wide x 7" high, which includes approx. a 5" gap to the floor on the bottom and an 7.5" gap between sections.
Cost: $1,200 for the set
Terracotta Tiles #1:
These tiles were salvaged from a late 1800s Taunton, MA, mental institution. They are approximately 120 years old. There are 180 tiles plus a few cracked ones.
Cost: $3600 for all or $25 each
Antique Ladder #2:
This A-frame ladder was salvaged from an old gas company factory building. It measures 10’4” tall when closed and 10’ tall when open. The base is 35” wide at the bottom and 17” at the top.
Large Antique Wooden Trough:
This trough apparently originated from the Thompson, CT area. It is made from the local wood used for barrels and bowls, I believe Tulip wood. It is very large (largest we’ve seen) and in great condition with little wear.
Cast Iron Bust Statue:
This bust of a French general has great detail and weathering and would make a wonderful garden ornament. Weighs approximately 145 lbs. The statue is 22” tall and the base is approx. 8” in diameter.
Cast Iron Roman Boy Statue:
This cast iron statue of a Roman boy has nice detail and weathering. Weighs approx. 130 lbs, stands 3’ high and base is 10” in diameter +/-.
18th-Century Paneled Room Ends:
These 18th-century paneled room ends with fireplace and door were salvaged from a Thompson, CT house that was slated for demolition. These two room ends, both attached to the main fireplace, but in different rooms, came from the first floor.
Cost: $8,250 each or $14,000 for the pair
Antique Ladder #1:
Split pole ladder made from pine with and hand scraped oak rails. Two rails missing but can be replaced. Original paint, light blue. Great for hanging from ceiling as decoration. It measures 22” at base and tapers to the top. It is 12’2” tall.
Turned Chestnut Columns:
Two antique chestnut turned columns
Measure approx. 6” diameter x 8’6” tall
Greek Revival Front Entrance:
North Providence RI house. c. 1810. Greek revival front entryway with 5 window transom. Door, hinges interior and exterior woodwork included. Very heavy: approx. 500 lbs. Probably original strap hinges. Latch hardware not original.
Large Cast-Iron Cauldron or Kettle #5:
This very large cauldron is in great condition. It measures 40" in diameter at lip and is 42" deep. I'm guessing it weighs about 500 lbs. Fantastic planter or fire pit!
Large Cast Iron Bell:
This was most likely either a large school bell or a small church bell. It measures 28" in diameter at base and approximately 18" tall.
Primitive Split Rail Ladder #3:
Nice, primitive split rail ladder with Birch branch rungs. Great for decoration on a wall or ceiling and to hang things off of. Not for functional use! Measures ~22” wide x 9’ tall x 3&1/2” deep.
Civil War Cannonball:
Cast iron cannon ball in original condition, great patina. It diameter is approximately 5&3/8” , circumference approximately 17&7/8”, weight is slightly more than 24 pounds.
17th Century Wooden Bust:
This carved wooden bust came from England and is dated between c.1650 to c.1680. It is a rough carving with the rasp marks very visible. It measures 20” tall x 10” wide at shoulders x 6.5” wide at lower chest. A unique and very old piece.
Antique Slate Black Boards:
Approximately 50 pieces all 42” tall and 3' to 6' +/- wide and 1/4” to 1/2” thick. Most have green blackboard paint that can be removed on smooth side. Great for restaurants, bars, delis and natural food stores or for use at home.
Cost: $25 per linear foot, pick up only
Antique Wood Door #134:
Victorian Pocket Door with hardware. Measures 54” wide x 80” tall x 1&1/2” thick. Someone tried to strip one side and damaged the wood surface, but this could be sanded out.
Barn Door #2:
Measures approximately 42&1/2” wide x 75&1/2” tall. With battens door is 1&3/4” thick. Rollers are 4&1/2” proud of door top. No rail.
Door Set #19:
Set of five six-panel doors. One door is smaller than the rest but has the same panel system. It measures 25" x 84" x 1&1/4". The other four door measure (+/- 1/2") 32" x 83&1/2" x 1&1/4".
Cost: set only, $1,650
Door Set #18:
Set of five six-panel doors. All doors have flat panels with Ogee moldings front and back. From an early Durham, CT house.
Cost: set only, $2,000
Door Set #17:
Two-door set. 30" x 83" x 1&1/4". Six flat panels with Ogee molding on front. 2&3/4" cast butts and white knobs.
Cost: set only, $800
Antique Fireplace Mantels
Period Fireplace Mantel #27:
Salvaged from the Samuel Terry house in Bristol, CT. Inner dimensions, 45&1/2” x 32&1/4” high. Outer dimensions, 62” wide x 48&1/2” tall. Shelf, 62” wide x 7” deep.
Period Fireplace Mantel #22:
This Colonial Revival Mantel probably dates around the 1930's. It is in great condition and could be used with the mirrored top section or without. It appears to be white pine.
Period Fireplace Mantel #20:
Corner fireplace mantle, ~c.1870 from southwestern CT. One of a matching pair from the same house, although they are slightly differently sizes. Because these are corner mantle pieces, they have a lot of room behind them and may be suitable for gas fireplaces. Made of Chestnut or Ash.
Period Fireplace Mantel #19:
Corner fireplace mantle, ~c.1870 from southwestern CT. One of a matching pair from the same house (see #20). Made of Chestnut or Ash.
Period Fireplace Mantel #18: SOLD
Nice mantel with chunk of 1/4 round molding missing under shelf. Outside dimensions are 67.5" wide x 54.5" high x 6" deep, shelf is 71.25" wide x 9.25" deep, inside dimensions are 42" wide x 36.5" high.
Period Fireplace Mantel #15:
Small, carved, poplar mantel. Carvings all appear to be out of solid wood, not applied. Probably only 50+/- years old. Has a small chunk missing on lower right side.
Period Fireplace Mantel #13:
Salvaged from an early North Providence, RI house. Great looking mantel, but needs repair due to stove pipe cut out.
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