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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South Boston Free-Blown Pitcher,
Lot # 154786 - South Boston Free-Blown Pitcher,
bulbous example attributed to Cain of South Boston with applied lip and two horizontal ribs, which are pinched every 1.5" around circumference; applied C-scroll form handle and snap pontil; 4" diameter x 5.5" high. > 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
Nailsea, Cobalt & Aqua Blown Glass Rolling Pins,
Lot # 1429 - Nailsea, Cobalt & Aqua Blown Glass Rolling Pins,
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Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar and Jug,
Lot # 1385 - Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar and Jug,
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Early Iron Velocipede,
Lot # 1196 - Early Iron Velocipede,
American steel and cast iron with wood seat in original crushed velvet cover, adjustable seat height double spoked iron wheels, wood grips on steering column; wheels are 24" diameter; 48" long x 26" wide x 32" high. No markings other than a cast number T80. > Item Details
Gary Birch Folk Art Print,
Lot # 1060 - Gary Birch Folk Art Print,
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Grain-Painted Double Desk,
Lot # 1252 - Grain-Painted Double Desk,
poplar, mortise and tenon construction, two single-board lids with breadboard ends, and nicely turned legs. Fine old, probably original, brown over yellow grain-painted surface. Probably Midwestern, mid-19th century; 27.75" high x 54.5" wide x 24.5" deep. > Item Details
Folk Art Hair Sculpture,
Lot # 1067 - Folk Art Hair Sculpture,
flower flanked by the initials L and G and bordered in laurel leaves. American, 19th century, in an old painted and brass frame; 5" x 4.5". > Item Details
Early Dovetailed Blue Over Red Storage Box,
Lot # 1180 - Early Dovetailed Blue Over Red Storage Box,
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Early Blown Glass Cream Pitchers,
Lot # 155081 - Early Blown Glass Cream Pitchers,
lot of 3. Includes a Stiegel type, approx. 30-ribbed pear-shaped with slightly domed foot, applied C-handle and snap pontil; 2.25" high x 4.25" high; PLUS fine example with threaded neck and throat, ground pontil and applied C-scroll handle; 2.25" diameter x 4.2" high; AND a bulbous form with applie... > Item Details
Fine Oil on Canvas Hunting Scene,
Lot # 1039 - Fine Oil on Canvas Hunting Scene,
signed lower right A.F. Koenig. 1910, depicting a lady and two gentlemen with their horses outside a barn. English or American, in its original gold-painted frame; 17.75" x 31.5" (w/o frame); 26.75" x 41". > Item Details
Oil on Canvas, <i>Washington's Birthplace</i>,
Lot # 1035 - Oil on Canvas, Washington's Birthplace,
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Fine Tennessee Cherry Sugar Chest,
Lot # 1263 - Fine Tennessee Cherry Sugar Chest,
with poplar secondary wood. Dovetailed case with boldly grained single board sides and front, breadboard top, single drawer, divided interior, and turned legs. Retains its original pulls, hardware, and finish. Descended in the family of the William Duncan family from Trousdale County, Tennessee, c... > Item Details
Signed Danville, Kentucky Sideboard,
Lot # 1269 - Signed Danville, Kentucky Sideboard,
figured cherry and poplar. Three serpentine front drawers over three paneled doors. Top has high backsplash and a central marble top surrounding by carved molding. Paneled ends and shaped returns on the feet. Retains its original, grungy finish. Signed three times on the back JR Nichols / Danvi... > Item Details
Painted Mustard Storage Box,
Lot # 1240 - Painted Mustard Storage Box,
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Pittsburgh Pillar Mold Flint Glass Pitcher,
Lot # 1418 - Pittsburgh Pillar Mold Flint Glass Pitcher,
wonderfully clear color with applied C-scroll handle and ground pontil; 8.5" high. > Item Details
Miniature Portrait of a Young Child,
Lot # 1016 - Miniature Portrait of a Young Child,
watercolor on paper, half-length portrait of a young child in a bright blue dress. American, ca 1800-1850, in an old oval frame; 2.5" x 2" (image only), 4.5" x 4" (w/frame). > Item Details
Currier and Ives Hunting Lithograph,
Lot # 1008 - Currier and Ives Hunting Lithograph,
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Wedgwood Basalt Candlesticks,
Lot # 1345 - Wedgwood Basalt Candlesticks,
each with straight line WEDGWOOD mark. Doric column form with flaring base, each slightly different; 1st half of the 19th century; 9.75" and 9.8" high. > Item Details
Two Pieces of Toleware,
Lot # 1158 - Two Pieces of Toleware,
includes one tray with red, yellow, and green painted tulips on interior, 2.75" high x 12.5" wide x 8" deep; AND one lidded document box with red and yellow painted festoons on sides and front and foliate decoration on top, 6" high x 9" wide x 5.75" deep. > Item Details
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