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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Early Painted Water Pump,
Lot # 1478 - Early Painted Water Pump,
the Lafayette Pump manufactured by the B.F. Biggs Company of Lafayette, Indiana. Iron spout and pump hinge, wooden handle and post. Retains its original green paint with gold and black lettering and decoration; 73" high x 4.5" square. > Item Details
Russian Icon, <i>Christ's Entry Into Jerusalem</i>,
Lot # 1085 - Russian Icon, Christ's Entry Into Jerusalem,
painted in the westernized manner with Christ at center, a gathering of disciples at left, and the people of Jerusalem welcoming him at right, the whole placed under a date palm, on two boards with dovetailed joint. Ca late 19th century; 17.5" x 23.5". > Item Details
Folk Art Carved Wooden Whirligig,
Lot # 1130 - Folk Art Carved Wooden Whirligig,
single piece body of a man in green top hat and tails with red pants and shirt. 3-piece arms in green with carved short doll for shoulder, oval to propeller arms, mounted with wood doll. Retains its original paint and is mounted atop modern stepped wood block in blue; 5.25" wide x 9" high; on bloc... > Item Details
Walnut Six-Board Blanket Chest,
Lot # 1259 - Walnut Six-Board Blanket Chest,
with poplar secondary wood. Nailed case with double-arch ends. Retains its original snipe hinges and finish. Probably Midwestern, 19th century; 23.25" high x 42.75" wide x 17.75" deep. > Item Details
Continuous Bow Windsor Chair,
Lot # 1249 - Continuous Bow Windsor Chair,
7 spindles, in old black over original green paint. Bamboo-turned legs and stretchers with shield seat. American, ca 1800-1825; 15.75" high (seat) x 34" high (overall) x 21" wide x 16.25" deep. > Item Details
Scottish Tobacco Mull,
Lot # 1490 - Scottish Tobacco Mull,
with hinged sterling lid and mounts and inset agate in lid. 2 different presentation inscriptions with the earlier on lip covered by lid, which reads Willm. MacPherson Esqr. To John Charles Stuart 1802. Later inscription of outside of lid reads Presented To Wm. R. Manier Jr. By Alexander Wilkie, E... > Item Details
Lot of Two Snuffboxes,
Lot # 1489 - Lot of Two Snuffboxes,
includes a handmade brass puzzle snuff box, book form with trick to opening lid; very faint floral engraving on lid; 2.6" long x 1.8" wide x .75" thick; AND a papier-mâché box with polychrome hand-painted Elizabethan interior scene of a woman seated in a chair and a man kneeling in front of her with... > Item Details
Heller & Brightly Theodolite & Tripod,
Lot # 1484 - Heller & Brightly Theodolite & Tripod,
in original machine-dovetailed mahogany case with locking door. Instrument is black matte-finished brass with bright brass knobs, double spirit levels, silvered compass dial marked Heller & Brightly Inc. MFGrs Phila. PA.. Additional spirit level on barrel; 12.5" high x 9" long; case is 10.5" x 9" ... > Item Details
Cherry Blanket Chest with Original Red Wash,
Lot # 1283 - Cherry Blanket Chest with Original Red Wash,
with poplar secondary wood. Dovetailed case with lidded till, breadboard lid, and wonderfully shaped skirt, on dovetailed bracket feet. Retains its original hinges. Midwestern, probably Ohio, ca 1800-1850; 22.25" high x 40.5" wide x 18.5" deep. > Item Details
Blanc de Chine Libation Cup,
Lot # 1353 - Blanc de Chine Libation Cup,
oval form with flared rim, applied branching flowers which originate from twig form foot, and a beautiful translucent white glaze. Ca mid to late 18th century; 4.5" long x 3.65" wide x 3" high. > Item Details
Lot of Mexican Retablos & Ex-Voto,
Lot # 1078 - Lot of Mexican Retablos & Ex-Voto,
lot of 5; includes 4 in ornate chased tin and glass shadow box type frames and one in pedestal wood frame; tin includes an ex-voto with three birds (2 painted wood & 1 feathered) rusty square nail pin cone and silk flowered wreath with lace and red foil background; 9" x 16.5"; PLUS a retablo with ca... > Item Details
American Blown Glass Bottles,
Lot # 154791 - American Blown Glass Bottles,
lot of 3 all early to mid 19th century. Includes a clear mold-blown Zanesville 24 swirled-ribbed chestnut flask with lightly fire-polished pontil and lip; 4.75" high; PLUS a decanter-type clear bottle with copper wheel engraved floral swags and egg and dart border above with laurel leaves encirclin... > Item Details
Paint-Decorated Doll Cradle,
Lot # 1191 - Paint-Decorated Doll Cradle,
on shaped rockers. Retains its original black over red paint and gold-stenciled decoration on the exterior and fabulous original yellow paint with red and green festoons and tassels on the interior. American, ca 1830-1850; 8.5" high x 16" long x 10.75" wide. > Item Details
Nut Lock Patent Model,
Lot # 1210 - Nut Lock Patent Model,
walnut 3-piece wood block attached with steel nut and bolt and brass locking mechanism; with original patent office tag No.168,958 Barker and Barker Nut Lock Patented Oct. 19th 1875; 4.75" long x 2.2" wide x 4.5" high. > Item Details
Dated 1839 Ohio Paint-Decorated Blanket Chest,
Lot # 1295 - Dated 1839 Ohio Paint-Decorated Blanket Chest,
six single poplar boards, dovetailed case on bracket feet. Retains its original black on red paint decoration consisting of trees, sunbursts, and flourishes. Dated twice on back with initials A.B. Probably Ohio; 26.25" high x 48.5" wide x 23" deep. > Item Details
Set of English Barrel Shaped Mugs with Diamond-Point Pattern,
Lot # 1435 - Set of English Barrel Shaped Mugs with Diamond-Point Pattern,
with applied handle with lower scrolled terminals, molded diamond point on lower half, bordered with annular rings and ground foot. Ca 1820; 3.5" diameter x 4.25" high. > Item Details
Early Leather Fire Bucket,
Lot # 1477 - Early Leather Fire Bucket,
in original varnished finish with gilt inscription Firemen's Office N.I.D. with leather-covered rope bale handle; 14" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
Scrimshaw Gambler's Tools,
Lot # 1105 - Scrimshaw Gambler's Tools,
lot of 3. Includes a wonderful pair of carved and engraved walrus ivory cuff links with card motifs engraved on each face, Queen and Jack; .65" square; PLUS a folding toothpick, carved bone with dice finial and bleached baleen or horn blade; 2.5" closed x 3.8" open; AND a carved bone and rosewood r... > Item Details
Early American Flasks & Bottles,
Lot # 1397 - Early American Flasks & Bottles,
lot of 3. Includes an aqua wheat sheath flask with original printed paper label of W.R. Johnson, Greenfield Indiana, tooled lip; 8" high; PLUS an aqua club bottle with embossed lettering Stout Dyer & Wicks New York with embossed X, mold blown with applied lip, 8" high; AND a dark amber, mold-blown ... > Item Details
Nailsea Type Whimsical Glass Candlestick,
Lot # 1423 - Nailsea Type Whimsical Glass Candlestick,
with bulbous center tapering at each end with flared foot and deep candle socket. Unusual white and clear Nailsea type decoration. Probably English; 11.5" high. > Item Details
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