Monthly Archives: February 2011

Interview about Capitol Salvage evolution.

Posted in News and Press, News or Press Release

Gothic Window Sashes

Found in mid-state NY – these gothic window sashes are a HOT seller – for years now – gothic architectural items are very desirable for restorers or decorators. These windows (four available) measure 36″ wide & are 33″ high. Measure 1.5″ thick. three of them have good old wavy glass – – one has a […]

Posted in Architectural, Windows

circa 1879 gothic cast iron roof cresting off the Connecticut State Capitol building, designed by Richard Upjohn

This beautiful cast iron roof cresting was salvaged from the CT state capitol during the 1980′s. Has super cutout oak leaf design – solid piece – HEAVY – look great hung on a wall as piece of artwork – could be incorporated into furniture or used as backdrop for an herb garden. Have a # […]

Posted in Architectural, Windows

c1850-1860 gable end Gothic stained glass arched window

From a Southeastern CT estate – this beautiful window was used in the gable end of a gothic home – has beautiful blue stained glass and original early wavy clear panes. Wonderful arched design – looks great hung on the wall, used as a headboard or could be re-used in a home or barn! Old […]

Posted in Architectural, Gables, Windows

18th century raised panel Indian shutters

Beautiful set of colonial raised panel indian shutters – 4 shutters in deep olive green color – great looking set – date to about 1770-1780 vintage out of northeastern CT – Panels measure 54 x 36″ each. set of 4/ $2400

Posted in Architectural, Shutter

19th centruy Railroad station eave brackets

Massive 19th century victorian railroad eave brackets from mid-New York state – south of Syracuse reagion. These brackets were in dry storage for about 20 years – and recently pulled out and acquired here by Capitol Salvage. The worn surface looks great – the FINIALS are huge – as shown in the photo, 2 brackets […]

Posted in Architectural

Great pair LARGE marble finials 12.5″ sq base x 22″ high

WOW – Massive marble finials from a 19th century home in the Pioneer valley of MA. Measure 21″ high – are 12.25″ square on base – Each weighs about 200-225# I’ve had cast finials before but not Marble – these pieces are very attractive in person! One price for the pair! SOLD

Posted in Architectural, Finials

Turn of the century wooden egg crate book WM Crane Brookfield NY

Nice square, stenciled egg crate box. Graphics shown on one side – levered top system with original iron pinning – and wooden bail handle. Measures 13″ x 13″ x 12″ high. With a little polish – a nice mustard like yellow color will show through – great little storage box!. SOLD

Posted in Folk Art, Sold

3rd quarter 19th century wide awake political parade torch.

Nice oak staff and original ball kerosene holder – has nice wear on pole – measures about 60″ in length – good swivel – rare survivor of 19th century politics! SOLD

Posted in Folk Art, Sold

George Barnard late 19th century ballot box

Most likely used in a court house – has great original stenciling – over black paint – original base and crank – three slots for Jurors drawn, dismissed and Ballots. Wonderful folky item – great for a political, law or judicial collection. SOLD

Posted in Folk Art, Sold