Lot 1019    

Signed Oil on Canvas Portrait of a Young Woman,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
signed in the lower left Laura Kessler 1851. Half-length portrait of a young woman seated on an oval-back sofa, wearing a yellow dress, and holding a sprig of flowers. Signed on stretcher Elizabeth (?). Retains its original frame. Found in Cincinnati and purportedly a local sitter; 15" x 12.25" (w/o frame), 21" x 18" (w/frame).

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Minor losses scattered throughout, wear to frame, a few keys replaced; G.
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George III Tavern Table,
Lot # 1234 - George III Tavern Table,
oak, pinned construction, with three square, tapered legs, round top and triangular lower shelf. Retains a fine old patina, ca 1790-1810; 29.5" high x 34" diameter. > Item Details
Sheraton Cherry Plantation Desk,
Lot # 1278 - Sheraton Cherry Plantation Desk,
with poplar secondary wood. Lid has breadboard ends, interior has one drawer and nine pigeonholes, four with scroll-cut arches. Case has single drawer flanked by rounded lid supports, and sits upon turned legs. American, ca 1820-1840, 42" high x 34" wide x 23" deep. > Item Details
Sheraton Mahogany Two-Drawer Stand,
Lot # 1262 - Sheraton Mahogany Two-Drawer Stand,
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Commemorative Thomas Jefferson Cane,
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Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug and Crock,
Lot # 1376 - Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug and Crock,
includes ovoid form 1-gallon jug with freehand cobalt decoration and applied strap handle; 11" high x 7.5" diameter (at shoulder); AND a 2-gallon crock with freehand cobalt floral decoration, applied handles, and marked S.T. Brewer. / Havana. / 2 (New York, Brewer also worked in New London, Connecti... > Item Details
Lot of Early English Ceramics,
Lot # 1334 - Lot of Early English Ceramics,
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<i>Picnic in Darktown</i> Pencil Drawing,
Lot # 1052 - Picnic in Darktown Pencil Drawing,
on paper, titled in the lower right. Scene depicts large crowd of African Americans at a picnic, all with stereotypically exaggerated features. In an old paint-decorated frame, 20th century; 15.5" x 19.5" (w/o frame), 18.5" x 22.5" (w/frame). > 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
<i>Sellew & Co.</i> Lighthouse Coffee Pot,
Lot # 1464 - Sellew & Co. Lighthouse Coffee Pot,
marked on underside. Lidded lighthouse form with faceted gooseneck spout, C-scroll handle with ear, and turned finial. Sellew & Co., Cincinnati, second quarter of the 19th century; 11.5" high x 6" diameter. > Item Details
French Tin Glazed Earthenware Brass Mounted Box,
Lot # 1352 - French Tin Glazed Earthenware Brass Mounted Box,
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Ivory Spilacans in Original Box,
Lot # 1194 - Ivory Spilacans in Original Box,
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Whaler Harpoon,
Lot # 1117 - Whaler Harpoon,
painted wooden shaft with wrought iron point with swivel barb. Late 19th or early 20th century; 91.5" long x 1.5" diameter. > Item Details
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
Samson Porcelain Inkwell,
Lot # 1354 - Samson Porcelain Inkwell,
with red underglaze hunters horn mark. Copied from the French factory, Chantilly, ca 1760-70. Quatrefoil shaped with floral scrollwork in reds, green, blue and gilt with removable ink wells, each with impressed C on base, and cut-outs for quills. Ca 1890; 7" long x 4.6" wide x 2" high. > Item Details
Edwardian Penmanship by Students of Edward Schenk,
Lot # 1050 - Edwardian Penmanship by Students of Edward Schenk,
ink on paper, fancy lettering reading, The Students Department of Ornamental Penmanship as Taught and Practiced by Edward C. Schenk Penman. With mounted cabinet card-sized albumen print of Schenk surrounded by elaborate decoration, including winged angels above, and below, a pond with reeds, cattai... > Item Details
Two Miniature Stoneware Jugs,
Lot # 1391 - Two Miniature Stoneware Jugs,
includes a brown-glazed slightly ovoid jug with incised inscription Complements of Shipley & Matson’s Anderson, Ind. with strap handle at lip to shoulder; 2" diameter x 3.25" high; AND a slip cast jug with brown-glazed top half and white glazed lower having blue decal Mercury in a rectangle; 2" diam... > Item Details
Appliquéd and Embroidered Patchwork Quilt with Animal Designs,
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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
American Pieced Quilt,
Lot # 1320 - American Pieced Quilt,
Pine Tree pattern in blue, gray and black finely printed cotton calico fabric on white ground with fine diamond quilting. Ca 1860-80, with five rows of six trees; 75" x 86". > Item Details
Flint Glass Water Pitcher,
Lot # 1427 - Flint Glass Water Pitcher,
Loop pattern, hand-formed and applied C-scroll handle. Probably Midwestern; 10" high x 5" wide x 8.5" long. > Item Details
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