Kerry Kirby Antiques.com

I have been collecting and selling American Primitives in Texas and Ohio for over 40 years.  My passion is homespun, cloth dolls, stuffed animals, and children's clothing and toys. I also collect  bread boards and ususual treenware.  I am constantly searching for items that help tell a story from the past.  Please check out my website.

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The Next Derby Contender...


German mohair pull toy. He is 7" long and stands about 7" high.  Mohair is good with only one wheel replacement.  His original bridle is intact and he sports a wisp of a tail.  $165

Door Keep.

She'll Keep the Door from Hitting you on the Way Out! Great Black bottle doll that  stands 13" tall.

Great bottle doll that stands 13" tall. 


A Tisket- A Tasket...


Large swing handle field basket.  Good condition.  $220.00

Steiff Rabbit still looking for eggs!


Wonderful early Steiff bunny in excellent condition.


"Ruff" and Ready Dog


Early, cute, little mohair dog  that is 7" long and about 2 3/4 inches high.  He sports shoe button eyes  and

his cocked head to the left says,"I'm ready for a walk!"    


Sweet early cloth doll


 This homemade doll is ready to go from my collection to yours.  She stands about 14" tall and sits easily.  An old hat pin supports her head. Her red bloomers are sewn on and can be seen underneath her old blue skirt.


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Unusual Black Bottle Doll


ThIs bottle doll doorstop has a very special look. Not the typical round face, but clearly like the patterns that appeared in Women's magazines in the early 1900's. Heavily weighted with sand, she was used as a doorstoop and stands 13" tall.

 Circa 1900.


Dancing Pony


White paper mache horse on wooden wheels.  They are not original, but they work.  SOLD

Do you speak German? She does!


Cute  papier mache' cat covered with wool.  You can read a little of the German paper

 unerneath her.


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I'll Take a Doggie Bag to Go!


I love this dog!  He has the most wonderful face that is hard to resist. Mohair is mostly worn away because of endless hours of play. He stands 6" tall and he can move his head and paws slowly to watch where you go. Won't you take him home?


Cats Never Sleep!


Funny, black steiff cat in wonderful condition.  Button is missing. $125.00

She's all squeaked out!

Sweet black mohair squeak toy cat.  5 1/2 " tall and still has the jpull chain on her chest but she

Small, black mohair squeak toy cat.  She is 5 1/2" tall and still has the pull chain on her chest, but she hasn't spoken in a while.  She has the original ribbon around her neck. Circa 1890


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Set of Blocks


Complete set of flat lithograph blocks.  Rest of alphabet is on reverse side.


Minerva type doll


Sweet tin doll in turkey red dress. Left hand is frayed, but it doesn't take away from her looks.


The Best Pies- are homemade!


This homemade pie crimper is made with an old clothes pin.  Too cute!

   $ 85

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Minature Shaker Pen Wipe.


Antique Shaker pen doll 2 1/2" tall.  She is wearing a deep purple skirt and a rose lace top. Dolls like this were bought  first and then outfitted to be sold in their gift shops.  Excellent condition except a tiny chip on one toe.  Nice collectible.


Wishbone pen wipe


19th century Native American pen wipe made from spruce gum and a wish bone.

 Her black wool braids hang down over the wool blanket that covers her. She has an original note with her.


Candy Surprise!


Very early candy container in begging rabbit.  He stands 7" tall and is missing one tiny eye. He sports his original pink ribbon.


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"Fetch and Keep" Dog


This cutie loves to play catch, but he won't give it up easily when he does. Spotted with shoe button eyes, he clutches his rag ball for dear life. Wire enforced legs help him sit up.  Who wouldn't want to play with him?


Rocking Horse Adventures


Dapple Grey and White rocking horse that sits on a red stenciled stand not shown.  Horse measures approximately 32" long and 18" high w/o the stand.


Documents, Documents!


This small wall paper document box is from Pennsylvania.


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Small Rabbit from the UK


Just a cute rabbit for your Easter basket.  He is 6" long and 3" high. Good condition.


"Can't Wiggle out of this one"!



Sweet Uncle Wiggly rabbit with his own book. He measures 25" from the tip of his ears to the bottom of his feet. He is smiling because of the mischief he is about to get into.  I can remember  playing the Uncle Wiggly Game for hours until most of the paper wore off the gameboard!


Unusual Thread Case


This little  leather shoe holds 3 spools of thread.  It comes with a small hand made pin cushion.


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Rest of the blocks.............


Sweet Baby Jane

Sweet Baby Jane

Antique rag doll with a dear ink  drawn face and hair that frames her face.  She is faded and so soft.  She is stuffed with cotton that is packed down. The perfect name for her is "baby" and you can tell she has been well loved.  A great example of a simple but great rag doll. Circa 1890-1910.    $295

A Bear in a Chair


This 12" reddish/brown bear  comes with her own chair.  She is stuffed with cotton and has small stitching repairs on her left ear and upper body.  She has a well-worn straw hat that she refuses to wear.


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I am my own dog show!


Darling "show" dog that stands approximately 13" tall and is about 12" in width.  I love his jowls and that look of contentment on his face.  A few minor repairs.   $155 

A Bride to Be......


Antique rolled arm cloth doll with an early linen pencil drawn face.  She is solidly stuffed and could be as early as 1840-1850. Her blouse and skirt are sewn on and I think  they are original. 

The back of her head is covered with black stocking.,  She holds her wedding bouquet and stands 15" tall.


Bedtime Bear


Ready for bed bear sits comfortably on a handmade quilt in his flannel bed shirt.  Paw repairs , but in good shape. He's asking for one more bedtime story. Approx  22" from head to toe.


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Ready for Winter Somewhere!


Sweet off white child's mittens.


Don't Wipe your Hands on These!


I love homespun linens.  These long initialed towels were often hung over the top of doors leading from one room to the next or simply hung on the wall to show off the stitching and fabric.  Great condition.

Initial "H"towel-52" long    $65

Initials "SHS"-40" long- two tiny age spots on back 


Washday Blues?


Not with these early cleaning tools! Handmade clothes pins have been a part of our early American culture   showing utility and creativity for ages. 

 Left- large, chunky blanket clothes pin  $55

 Shaker pin $95.

Group of 3 pins with metal band 


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Personalized Pencil Box


19th century pencil box with initials  on the bottom that shows the care that went into designing this.  Little girl's tintype photo on the front with painted decoration surrounding it.


These cats are a basket case!


Two more early black sock cats watching every move you make. 

Left one measures10".  Stuffed with hold batting, hthe fabric is torn in front to reveal this.


The cat on the right is smaller and measures 9"


They are two peas in a pod!!

Dressmaker's Dream

1830-1840's milliner doll with kid body, wooden arms, and legs retaining original paint. The thumb i

1830-1840's 6"  milliner doll with kid body, wooden arms, and legs retaining original paint.  She  has her original skirt and pink bow in the back with a tiny chip off of her thumb on the  right hand.  She is smiling  showing off her pretty, green shoes..   $265.00

Lady in Brown- goes to town


Early, pencil drawn face cloth doll packed with oats and straw.  She is 19" tall with crocheted cuffs and hat.  She has  a sweet smile as if to say, I"m going to market and I don't know when I'll return!"


Black Stockinette Doll


Sweet early stitched face doll with black bead eyes and red floss mouth.  She's firmly stuffed with cotton and her arms and legs are all original so she sits easily  in her red and black checked dress.  Stands 12 " tall . Circa 1910-1920.


Barely there.....


ThIs little guy belonged to an elderly lady born in 1897 in Appalachia near North Carolina. He was with her -her entire life.   He has shoe button eyes and is wearing a red/white homemade shirt. 

He stands 8 1/2 " tall.  He's unusually quiet  this day.         $150.

Walked a Mile in These Shoes!


Early child's hightop shoes -red and brown. circa 1900.  Red pair $100.00; Brown $ 110.00

Sweet Sunday Bonnet


Early 1900's lined brown velvet bonnet.  Lace around the face, pleated fall, and twisted braid accents. A few worn spots, but overall in good condition.  Measures 10" long.  $150.

Throw a Strike!


Wonderful hand made leather baseball from Pennsylvania.  $115.00

If the Glove Fits........


Small pair of child's leather gloves.


Red Scrub box


Well-made early scrub box with red paint stain.  Great condition.  I used it to hold napkins on my table.


Unique Pillow Fluffer


Heart-shaped pillow fluffer.


Fabulous Shaker Bonnet


Very early Shaker bonnet lined with egg wash polished brown cotton.  It is all hand sewn with the original plaid ribbons and ties.  Excellent shape for its age.


"It's all gone!"


Small porcelain plate with early teddy bear.  He looks as if Goldilocks had already gotten to the food before him.  Great piece- tiny chip on one side, but it does not detract.


Mohair buddy is 7" long and stands 6" high. Wire in well worn legs.  $75

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Kerry Kirby Antiques

24683 St. Road 37,Richwood, Ohio 43344, United States

(937) 594-2763 kerrykirby20@gmail.com

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24683 State Route 37, Richwood, OH 43344, kerrykirby20@gmail.com


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