Lot 1004    

Audubon Print, Plate 391, Summer or Wood Duck,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
chromolithograph of 2 males and 2 females. In a modern frame; 26.5" x 19.5" (image only), 42" x 29" (w/frame). From the 1860 Julius Bien edition of Audubon's Birds of America. This edition took advantage of chromolithography to produce a less expensive version of life-size images. The outbreak of the Civil War prevented completion of the edition--only 105 sheets and 150 images were produced, making these prints even more rare than the original 1827-1838 Havell double elephant folio edition.

Condition:  
Even toning, minor foxing, not removed from frame for examination; VG-.
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Slip Decorated Redware Pie Plates,
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Universal Dust-Bellows,
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cylindrical canister marked Universal Dust-Bellows with floral and American eagle and shield pyro decoration, and ebonized tip and plunger; 21.25" long x 3" diameter. A wonderfully ridiculous early American home cleaning apparatus. > Item Details
Early Painted Water Pump,
Lot # 1478 - Early Painted Water Pump,
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Lot of 15 Boston Coin Silver Spoons,
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Commemorative Thomas Jefferson Cane,
Lot # 1133 - Commemorative Thomas Jefferson Cane,
folk art carved single piece of maple, carved entire length of tapered cane with motifs such as star, Masonic compass, basket, horseshoe, University of Virginia, Jefferson's tomb, spread winged shield breasted eagle, animals such as snake, turtle, fish, goat, squirrel, and birds with floral surround... > Item Details
South Carolina Pole Screen,
Lot # 1264 - South Carolina Pole Screen,
mahogany and walnut, with turned shaft and cabriole legs terminating in slipper feet. Adjustable, rotating screen is a fine silk on silk needlework picture of a tree, probably a palmetto. Retains a wonderful old finish, probably South Carolina, late 18th or early 19th century; screen measures 22.5... > Item Details
Staffordshire Deer Figural Spill Vase,
Lot # 1346 - Staffordshire Deer Figural Spill Vase,
fine spill vase with a standing stag and reclining doe with luster and white bodies and tan muzzles, atop an oval tree form base with tall open stump spill holder behind stag. 19th century; 8.25" high x 4.75" wide x 7.25" long. > Item Details
Early Painted Hobby Horse,
Lot # 1198 - Early Painted Hobby Horse,
wooden horse on black-painted swing platform. Horse retains much of its original black and white paint, and has a leather and red velvet hat, red and blue leather saddle, leather and brass medallions, and horsehair mane and tail. 20th century; approx. 46" high x 19" wide x 56" long. > Item Details
Two Miniature Stoneware Jugs,
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English 18th Century Embroidery Panel,
Lot # 1313 - English 18th Century Embroidery Panel,
polychrome wools on linen, central scene with mythical animals in jungle landscape with stylized floral surround. Made into a pillow; 12" x 19". > Item Details
Adorable Yellow Ware Squirrel,
Lot # 1368 - Adorable Yellow Ware Squirrel,
an end-of-the-day piece, with a textured surface, bright eyes, and a bushy tail. With a wonderful mottled yellow, brown, green, and rust glaze. Probably Ohio; 5" high x 4.5" wide x 6.5" deep. > Item Details
Oil on Panel of Indians by Rudolph Tschudi,
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Fine Louisiana Landscape by John Antrobus,
Lot # 1032 - Fine Louisiana Landscape by John Antrobus,
signed Antrobus in red in the lower left. A fine scene of the Bayou, complete with cypress trees and Spanish moss. In its original gesso and gilt frame bearing the label of a Detroit framer. Ca 1860, 11.5" x 7.5" (w/o frame), 16.75" x 12.5". John Antrobus (1837-1907), born in Warwickshire, Englan... > Item Details
Endless Knot Cut by M.A. Honeywell,
Lot # 1152 - Endless Knot Cut by M.A. Honeywell,
cut paper, pasted to paper with inked inscription; 6.25" wide x 5" high with title block on top ribbon banner The Endless Knot, and matching signature block at button M.A. Honeywell Work Done Without Hands, center with Celtic type knot of cut paper with inked inspirational inscription, with red inke... > Item Details
Pencil and Ink Sketches of West Virginia Pioneers Robert and Elizabeth Woods,
Lot # 1026 - Pencil and Ink Sketches of West Virginia Pioneers Robert and Elizabeth Woods,
on wove paper, sandwiched between glass. Half-length profile portraits of the couple seated on fancy windsor chairs. The portraits are labeled in ink Robert Woods and Elizabeth Woods. Robert's portrait also reads, Taken in the year 1795, and on the reverse is written in the same hand, Robert Wood... > Item Details
Punched Tin Footwarmer,
Lot # 1161 - Punched Tin Footwarmer,
poplar frame with turned posts and remnants of its original red wash. Tin panels have five punched hearts and holes arranged in a circle pattern. American, 19th century; 5.5" high x 7.5" wide x 8.75" deep. > Item Details
Amber Blown Bottle,
Lot # 1393 - Amber Blown Bottle,
pattern-molded globular form with 20 ribs swirled to the right, tooled flared lip, and snap pontil scar. 6.5" high x 4.5" diameter. NOTE: this has been determined to be a reproduction and will be sold as such. > Item Details
Unusual Deep Handled Basket,
Lot # 1164 - Unusual Deep Handled Basket,
split hickory cylindrical form with flared rim and fixed handle, with a nice old patina. American, 19th century; 8" high (body) x 11.25" high (w/handle) x 8.5" diameter. > 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
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