Lot 1021    

Folk Art Portrait of a Frontiersman,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
oil on canvas of a gruff frontiersman wearing an early style overcoat and wide-brimmed hat and smoking a clay pipe. American, 19th century, in gray-painted frame; 31" x 24" (w/o frame), 39.5" x 32.5" (w/frame).

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Two Mexican Painted Retablos on Tin,
Lot # 1079 - Two Mexican Painted Retablos on Tin,
includes painted Nuestra Senora De Guadalupe (Our Lady of Guadalupe), depicting Madonna with rayed figure in hooded robe with cloud border on red ground; in modern frame; 7" x 10.2" (w/o frame) 12.5" x 15.8" (w/frame); AND painting of La Alma De Maria O La Annunciation (The soul of Mary), depicting ... > Item Details
Painted Mustard Storage Box,
Lot # 1240 - Painted Mustard Storage Box,
poplar, dovetailed case and lid, lined with block-printed 19th-century wallpaper. Retains its original hinges and brown over mustard paint decoration. Probably Midwestern, 19th century; 6.5" high x 20.25" wide x 10.5" deep. > Item Details
Miniature Empire Chest,
Lot # 1228 - Miniature Empire Chest,
mahogany and mahogany veneer with poplar secondary wood. Large overhanging drawer over two graduated drawers, each with veneered fronts, applied front columns topped with baluster turnings, paneled sides, and ball feet. Appears to retain its original turned pulls and finish. American, possibly Midw... > Item Details
Paint-Decorated Boston Style Rocker,
Lot # 1270 - Paint-Decorated Boston Style Rocker,
appears to retain its original black over red paint, with gold stencil decoration on the seat, splat, and crest, and gold painted decoration on arms and undercarriage. Baluster and ball-turned arm supports and legs, ca 1825-1850; 15.5" high (seat) x 41.25" high (overall) x 21.5" wide. > Item Details
Pair of Japanned Tin Sconces,
Lot # 1459 - Pair of Japanned Tin Sconces,
oval backs with punched decoration. Gold on black paint decoration on candle cups, drip pans, arms, and back. In a fine state of preservation, ca 1820-1850; 14.25" high x 8.5" wide x 5.5" deep. > Item Details
Two Canes Carved by an Institutionalized Man,
Lot # 1135 - Two Canes Carved by an Institutionalized Man,
single piece with cross-hatched knob 3.5" long, above a 9" section with carved flowers and inscription that reads Joe S. Bashara 17 Apr. 1927, above spiral fluted section 9" long, above a cross-hatched section 5.5" long above a stippled section 6.25" long with .5" brass ferrule. In its original var... > Item Details
Erotic Southern Folk Art Sculpture,
Lot # 1124 - Erotic Southern Folk Art Sculpture,
carved from two pieces of wood with two additional pieces used in base. Lovely, young flapper woman, nude, except for her red painted high heel shoes and maple umbrella, and with a short 1920s hair style. She is dark stained pine, while upper base is natural pine and lower appears to be maple, all... > Item Details
Cherry Document Box Converted to Ballot Box,
Lot # 1238 - Cherry Document Box Converted to Ballot Box,
dovetailed box with applied base molding and lid with molded edge. Had only a single, central lock at one point, but it was removed and replaced with two locks, one on either side. A slot was cut in the lid, and a sliding mechanism was installed on the lid underside. Retains its original hinges a... > Item Details
Lot of Five Different Civil War Era Aqua Glass Flasks,
Lot # 1422 - Lot of Five Different Civil War Era Aqua Glass Flasks,
all press molded includes Union clasped hands with eagle in flight reverse; 9" high; PLUS Wm. Frank & Sons Pitts and Union clasped hands with cannon & U.S. Flag reverse; 8.85" high; PLUS Union clasped hands with eagle in flight reverse; 7.85" high; PLUS clasped hands with eagle in flight reverse; 6.... > Item Details
Baleen & Horn Scrimshaw Folding Comb,
Lot # 1111 - Baleen & Horn Scrimshaw Folding Comb,
with inlaid coin silver "Heart in Hand" motif on baleen with pierced heart in palm. Baleen is a two-piece canted corner rectangle and comb is fine cut; closed 3.4", open 6.2" > Item Details
Oil on Canvas Portrait Attributed to Thomas Ball,
Lot # 1017 - Oil on Canvas Portrait Attributed to Thomas Ball,
half-length portrait depicting a young man in a high-collared black suit. Accompanying 19th-century manuscript note identifies the painter. In a period gilt frame; 25.5" x 21.5" (w/o frame), 31.5" x 27.5" (w/frame). Thomas Ball (1819-1911), born in Massachusetts the son of a house and sign painte... > Item Details
Wonderful China Trade Agricultural Genre Painting,
Lot # 1040 - Wonderful China Trade Agricultural Genre Painting,
oil on canvas, depicts 1 man and 2 women picking herbs in the countryside. Done in the western style for the western market. In its original carved, painted, and gilt Chippendale frame. Late 18th or early 19th century; 10.75" x 15" (w/o frame), 15.25" x 20" (w/frame). See Crossman, The Decorativ... > Item Details
Early Playing Cards and Case,
Lot # 1491 - Early Playing Cards and Case,
three decks and an early leather wallet. 1 deck is quite early with plain backs and mono-color face in 2 different colors (red & blue), standard deck with only 33 of the 52 cards present, each with different scene or object depicted; 2,2" x 3.25"; PLUS 2 decks with same Native American motifs, such... > Item Details
Slip Decorated Redware Plate,
Lot # 1362 - Slip Decorated Redware Plate,
with triple slip spiral decoration and a coggled edge. Probably Pennsylvania, 19th century; 9.75" diameter. > Item Details
Erotic Papier-Mâché Snuff Box,
Lot # 1488 - Erotic Papier-Mâché Snuff Box,
polychrome-painted lid with young lady undressing in front of her full length mirror. With a bed to the left and dress draped armchair to the right. Faint inscription below in French. Ca 1810-40; 3.5" diameter. > Item Details
Lot of 11 Fancy Ohio Coin Silver Spoons,
Lot # 1450 - Lot of 11 Fancy Ohio Coin Silver Spoons,
all in the same pattern and marked by Cowles and Albertson (Cleveland, Ohio, ca 1849-1858) with psuedo-hallmarks. Includes four 6" teaspoons, one 7.25" tablespoon, and six 8.25" serving spoons. > Item Details
Oil Portrait, Attributed to John Opie,
Lot # 1018 - Oil Portrait, Attributed to John Opie,
oil on canvas of a young man poring over a stack of books. In a fine gilt frame bearing the label of a London framemaker; 29.75" x 24.5" (w/o frame), 37.5" x 32.5" (w/frame). John Opie (1761-1807), English portraitist and history painter, was introduced to the London art community in 1780 as the Co... > Item Details
Fine Pair of Maryland Samplers by a Mother and Daughter,
Lot # 1306 - Fine Pair of Maryland Samplers by a Mother and Daughter,
both polychrome silk on linen. First is 18th century, with alphabet, worked 3 times, all in capital letters, with multiple rows of stylized flowers below, and the initials CP; 28.25" x 7.5". Second is dated 1808, and has a central block that includes the alphabet in upper and lower case, numbers, ... > Item Details
Small Red Trinket or Document Box,
Lot # 1179 - Small Red Trinket or Document Box,
poplar, with original hinges, and grungy, old red-painted surface. American, probably Midwestern, 19th century; 6.75" high x 12" wide x 6.75" deep. > Item Details
Fine Civil War Folk Art Painting,
Lot # 1063 - Fine Civil War Folk Art Painting,
oil on canvas caricature of a Civil War soldier in profile smoking a cigar. A tromp l'oeil ticket in the lower left reads Holden Rifles Meet for Target Practice JUNE. In its original gold-painted frame; 23" x 17" (w/o frame), 30" x 24" (w/frame). Probably refers to Company B, 3rd Battalion of Rifl... > Item Details
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