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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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
Fine Paint-Decorated Mule Chest,
Lot # 1294 - Fine Paint-Decorated Mule Chest,
pine and poplar, with applied molding to the edge of the lid, high cut-out feet, scratch beading on drawers and false drawers. Retains its original, grungy brownish-black over yellow paint decorated surface, with old black added to drawers. Probably New England, first half of the 19th century; 41.... > Item Details
American Mahogany Shaving Mirror,
Lot # 1244 - American Mahogany Shaving Mirror,
swing mirror framed by turned columns topped with acorn finials. Veneered stepped base has elaborately shaped front and squashed bun feet. Appears to retain its original mirrored glass and finish, ca 1825-1850; 24.5" high x 23.5" wide x 10.5" deep. > Item Details
Lot of 10 Massachusetts Coin Silver Spoons,
Lot # 1454 - Lot of 10 Massachusetts Coin Silver Spoons,
includes one 5.75" teaspoon marked M.MOSES (Martin Moses, 1793-1893, Springfield, MA and Peeksill, NY), PLUS one 8.25" serving spoon marked BRADBURY (Theophilus Bradbury & Son, early 19th century, Newburyport, MA), PLUS 2 8.25" serving spoons marked Jones, Lows, & Ball (Boston, MA, ca 1839), PLUS 8.... > Item Details
Needlework Picture by Sarah Woodbridge with Ohio State Fair Diploma,
Lot # 1310 - Needlework Picture by Sarah Woodbridge with Ohio State Fair Diploma,
polychrome silk, scene depicting a family of Greek exiles sitting on a hill in the countryside. Picture was made by Sarah Woodbridge, whose family was among the first settlers in Marietta, Ohio (Dudley Woodbridge and his family settled there in 1789). Accompanying the needlework is the diploma it ... > Item Details
American Pewter Tumbler and Porringer,
Lot # 1468 - American Pewter Tumbler and Porringer,
both unmarked. Includes a rare 4" diameter basin-type porringer, attributed to Richard Lee, Springfield, Vermont, ca 1788-1815, with pierced tab handle and linen mark on interior; AND a slightly flaring tumbler; 2.75" diameter x 3" high. > 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
Adams County, Ohio Ink Drawing,
Lot # 1051 - Adams County, Ohio Ink Drawing,
on paper, entitled His Last Leap. Alec. On Hunt's Run. Charming depiction of a hunter shooting a dear in mid-jump. In an old painted and gesso frame. Found in Adams County, Ohio, probably late 19th century; 14" x 12.5" (w/o frame), 17" x 15.5" (w/frame). > Item Details
Slip-Decorated Redware Plate,
Lot # 1359 - Slip-Decorated Redware Plate,
with triple yellow slip spiral decoration and coggled edge. Probably Pennsylvania, 19th century; 9.75" diameter. > Item Details
Pair of Mounted Snow Eagles,
Lot # 1157 - Pair of Mounted Snow Eagles,
cast iron, mounted on walnut blocks in old black repaint; 6.25" wide x 6.5" high. > Item Details
Lot of 3 Folk Art Canes,
Lot # 1144 - Lot of 3 Folk Art Canes,
includes a short, faceted cane with free-floating carved ball in the shaft and shotgun shell cap for a ferrule, 30.75" long; PLUS a cane with free-floating ring in the top, carved from a single piece, 32.25" long; AND a one-piece cane with a carved hand holding a long-necked bird and a 0.5" brass fe... > Item Details
Dry Goods Merchant's Trade Sign,
Lot # 1220 - Dry Goods Merchant's Trade Sign,
single pine board, painted white ground with Mr. J.A. Murray Dry Goods and Gents Furnishings in black letters. Probably late 19th century; 11.5" x 69.5". > Item Details
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
1837 Ravenna, Ohio Sampler,
Lot # 1299 - 1837 Ravenna, Ohio Sampler,
polychrome silk on linen, with 7 rows of alphabets and numbers, followed by, Melissa Foljambe Ravenna Aged 8 Years / 1837, followed by another alphabet. In the lower right are two houses and a weeping willow. The willow and the border appear to never have been completed. Framed, with a red silk 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
Early Medical Tools,
Lot # 1483 - Early Medical Tools,
Lot of 3, all 19th century. Includes a brass and steel triple blade fleam (bleeder); 3" long closed x 5.5" open; PLUS a large surgeon's scalpel marked on ricasso Gemrig Phila., with 3.75" single-edged blade and ebony grip with nickel pommel; total length 9"; AND a thermal plastic ear trumpet with w... > Item Details
Nailsea, Cobalt & Aqua Blown Glass Rolling Pins,
Lot # 1429 - Nailsea, Cobalt & Aqua Blown Glass Rolling Pins,
lot of 3, all 19th century. Includes a blue, white and clear, blown Nailsea pin with ground pontil; 2.25" diameter x 15.75" long; PLUS a blown cobalt blue pin with graphite snap pontil; 2.3" diameter x 15.25" long; AND an unusually squat aqua blown pin with fire polished pontil; 2.3" diameter x 6.5... > Item Details
Two Queen Anne Bannister Back Chairs,
Lot # 1235 - Two Queen Anne Bannister Back Chairs,
both with turned legs, stiles, stretchers, scroll-cut crests, and old rush seats and black-painted surfaces. American, 18th century; 18.5" high (seat) x 43.5" high (overall) x 18.75" wide x 13.25" deep. > Item Details
Bayou Landscape by John Antrobus,
Lot # 1033 - Bayou Landscape by John Antrobus,
signed Antrobus in red in the lower left. A fine Louisiana Bayou landscape, with a large cypress tree in the foreground. 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,... > Item Details
Arts & Crafts Cast Iron Owl Andirons,
Lot # 1475 - Arts & Crafts Cast Iron Owl Andirons,
crossed-branch perch and inset glass eyes. Early 20th century, marked on back 8009 2. Wrought iron log supports marked 918-1 MADE IN USA. Owls retain most of what appears to be their original black paint. Unmarked versions of these typically attributed to Rostand Manufacturing Company of Milford... > Item Details
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