Lot 1005    

Rare Lithographs, The Fireman, in Four Plates by Strong,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
series of 4 hand colored prints, published by T.W. Strong, New York and printed by G.W. Cottrell & Co., Boston. Of the above series title, individual titles include #1 "The School Boy;" #2 "The Volunteer;" #3 "The Fireman;" and #4 "The Benefactor;" all 10" x 14". According to America on Stone, a very rare set, especially with #4, which portrays the death of a fireman.

Condition:  
All with minor marginal wear and stains at margins; VG.
Est $1500 - $2500
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Dated Hearts in Bottle Folk Art,
Lot # 1151 - Dated Hearts in Bottle Folk Art,
mold-blown glass bottle containing wooden frame suspending 4 carved wooden hearts. One heart has an arrow, another is dated 1936. Wood signed on bottom, By B_____ Otto Schlei / Jan. 17 1936. Bottle marked on bottom Bottle Made in USA; 8" high x 3" wide x 1.5" deep. > Item Details
Lot of Scrimshaw,
Lot # 1096 - Lot of Scrimshaw,
lot of 3, includes a whale bone figural pipe tamper in the form of a lady's leg; 3" long; PLUS a carved bone fid with leather thumb strap with spiral and cross hatched decoration; 6.6"; AND a carved walnut jack knife with heart motif on handle; 3.75" closed x 6.5" open. > 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
Bed Springs Patent Model,
Lot # 1208 - Bed Springs Patent Model,
wood and coiled steel spring construction, patented under the title E.J. Johnson and M.E. Mills Spring Bed Bottom, Aug. 6th 1878, No. 206,735, includes 3 patent tags and photocopies of other patent documents; 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.75" high. > Item Details
Appliqué Quilt with Eagle,
Lot # 1318 - Appliqué Quilt with Eagle,
ca 1860 quilt top, which has been backed and quilted in the 20th century. Solid red, yellow, and calico-printed green 19th century cotton fabrics with central oval with shield breasted spread winged eagle. Eagle has 13 stars on wings and shield, with vining flowers extending from edges of oval wit... > Item Details
Inlaid George III Shaving Mirror,
Lot # 1243 - Inlaid George III Shaving Mirror,
mahogany with boxwood inlay; oak, spruce(?), and cedar(?) secondary woods. Rectangular mirror in a swing frame with inlaid posts and acorn finials. Square base with two short, recessed drawers flanking a longer central drawer, all with string inlay and their original turned ivory pulls, sitting on... > Item Details
American Stoneware Churn & Crock
Lot # 1389 - American Stoneware Churn & Crock
lot of 2. Includes 3-gallon churn stamped 3 with freehand cobalt decoration, two applied handles, and lid; 16.5" high x 8" diameter; AND 3-gallon ovoid crock stamped 3 with three incised bands and two applied handles; 15" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Inlaid Folk Art Game Board,
Lot # 1171 - Inlaid Folk Art Game Board,
double sides with maple and walnut checker board on verso with walnut surround and cock beaded edging. Surround inlaid with cluster if maple diamonds in diamond pattern at corners, mahogany diamond in center of edging and chain of cherry circles along edge. Reverse with mahogany truncated triangle... > Item Details
Two Birdcage Windsor Chairs,
Lot # 1260 - Two Birdcage Windsor Chairs,
mixed woods, 7 bamboo-turned spindles with curved backs, box stretchers, and bamboo-turned legs. American, ca 1800-1820; 16.5" high (seat) x 33" high (overall) x 16" wide x 15.75" deep. > Item Details
Pair of Forged and Decorated Andirons,
Lot # 1476 - Pair of Forged and Decorated Andirons,
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Ohio Folk Art Log Cabin Diorama,
Lot # 1175 - Ohio Folk Art Log Cabin Diorama,
log cabin scene with a snoozing husband and a potato-peeling wife sitting out front. One-room cabin with leanto addition and outhouse. Yard clutter includes stoneware, lanterns, an ax, a churn, a wheel barrow, etc. Made by Steve Fiora, 20th century; 12.25" high x 28" wide x 14" deep. > Item Details
Outstanding Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
Lot # 1132 - Outstanding Carved Folk Art Odd Fellows Cane,
single piece with plain crook handle and shaft covered with high relief folk carvings of animals, such as dog head, frog, antelope, bull, duck, pelican, rhino, crane, elephant, rattlesnake, male lion, owl, and other items such as book, sheath of wheat, horses hoof, bee hive, hour glass, hand, Odd Fe... > Item Details
Nautical Sunderland Luster Pitcher,
Lot # 1342 - Nautical Sunderland Luster Pitcher,
pearlware body with embossed and paneled sides and shoulder with luster and polychrome painting. Right side has three 3-masted frigates with clouds above; left with 4 putties playing with goat. With vintage border at shoulder to lip and a modified C-scroll handle. Unmarked; 5" wide x 7.25" long x... > Item Details
God's Eye Buttocks Basket,
Lot # 1167 - God's Eye Buttocks Basket,
split reed with split hickory handle, fine old patina; oval 11" x 12.5" x 12" high. > Item Details
Fine Brown County, Indiana Landscape,
Lot # 1029 - Fine Brown County, Indiana Landscape,
oil on canvas, signed on verso E/FREDERICKS. Brightly colored autumnal landscape executed in heavy brushstrokes, with trees in the foreground and hills in the background. Old newsclipping taped to the verso is an announcement of a 1940 exhibit of Fredericks' work. In its original frame; 15.5" x 1... > Item Details
Pennsylvania Grain-Painted Cupboard,
Lot # 1271 - Pennsylvania Grain-Painted Cupboard,
pine and poplar, with one door, three adjustable shelves, and bootjack ends. Old red over yellow grain painting over the original blue paint. Attributed to Bedford County, Pennsylvania, 19th century; 60" high x 28" wide x 15" deep. > Item Details
Lot of 11 Massachusetts Coin Silver Spoons,
Lot # 1449 - Lot of 11 Massachusetts Coin Silver Spoons,
includes six 5.75" teaspoons marked H.COGSWELL (Henry Cogswell, mid-19th century, Salem, MA), AND five 6" teaspoons marked JOSEPH RAYNES (ca 1835, Lowell, MA). > Item Details
Kentucky Walnut Sugar Chest,
Lot # 1241 - Kentucky Walnut Sugar Chest,
walnut with poplar, yellow pine, and oak or chestnut. Mortise and tenon case with turned legs and button feet. Applied molding to lid edge, scratch-beaded drawer and retains its original hardware. Probably Kentucky, ca 1820-1840; 34.5" high x 36.75" wide x 19.75" deep. > Item Details
Scrimshaw History of Whaling,
Lot # 1107 - Scrimshaw History of Whaling,
interesting mid-20th century series of 8 engraved and inked whale bone plaques depicting the history of whaling from prehistoric period to the middle of the 20th century. All mounted on a walnut plaque; each whale bone plaque is approx. 4" square and walnut is 12" wide x 21.2" long. > Item Details
Scrimshaw Inlaid Cherry Box,
Lot # 1097 - Scrimshaw Inlaid Cherry Box,
lidded desk type box with nickel clasp. Lid inlaid with bone compass star and encircled with ring of resin filled dots, bordered with inlaid bone diamonds and corners with fleur de lis bone inlay. Mitered joint construction, lined with velvet on lid and felt on base with sailors knot work edging at... > Item Details
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