Lot 109    

Three Early Wooden Ballot Boxes,
2005, Gallery Sale / Oct 21
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Ex Collection of Arene Burgess of Bethalto, Illinois
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Chinese Altar Table,
Lot # 119 - Chinese Altar Table,
fruitwood. The top has scrolled ends, and with fretwork skirt, and round legs. China, mid-19th century; 36" high x 48.5" wide x 19" deep. > Item Details
John Fremont Campaign Medal,
Lot # 143 - John Fremont Campaign Medal,
1856 political badge. On top is an eagle with a shield on its chest, attached below is a political token with a raised profile and the words John C. Fremont Free Soil & Free Speech. On the verso is an eagle with the words United States of America. A nice example from the first Republican candidate... > Item Details
Chinese Scholar's Desk,
Lot # 121 - Chinese Scholar's Desk,
in mixed soft woods and elm. With 2 drawers, a beaded skirt, square legs, and hoof feet. In an old, red-lacquered surface. Hebei Province, mid-19th century; 33.25" high x 58" wide x 29.25" deep. > Item Details
Box of <i>Franklin Arsenal 1863, 5 Second Fuzes</i>,
Lot # 145 - Box of Franklin Arsenal 1863, 5 Second Fuzes,
with printed paper wrapping with scrollwork border that reads Franklin Arenal/1863/5 Second Fuzes. and 4 lines of smaller text of instructions, unopened with cloth tabs to expose each fuze, 3” x 2.2” x .7” thick. > Item Details
1910 Western Ammunition Calendar, & Repro. 1910 Peters Shell Calendar
Lot # 128 - 1910 Western Ammunition Calendar, & Repro. 1910 Peters Shell Calendar
Western Ammunition calendar is entitled The Warning. Depicts a moose in marsh looking up at birds flying by overhead. Calendar is also detached and separate. 16.75" x 29.75", AND the reproduction Peters Calendar depicts two hunters amongst brush with shotguns hunting geese by the lakeside, with a te... > Item Details
Pair of Early Cut Glass Decanters,
Lot # 103 - Pair of Early Cut Glass Decanters,
ca 1850-1860, likely English, of colorless lead glass, with 10-paneled side, cut shoulders, triple faceted neck rings, flared cut lips, ground & puntied bottoms, and paneled, air-trap stoppers; 11.5" tall. > Item Details
Two Lacy Glass Covered Sugar Bowls,
Lot # 102 - Two Lacy Glass Covered Sugar Bowls,
both colorless flint glass ca 1840-1850. Includes a pressed Gothic Arch covered sugar on foot, the design showing three different Gothic Arch elements, attributed to the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co.; see B & K I, fig. 1084; 4.75" diameter x 5.25" tall; AND another covered sugar bowl with mismatched t... > Item Details
Buffalo Bill Memorabilia,
Lot # 142 - Buffalo Bill Memorabilia,
lot of 4, includes sepia-toned photomechanical postcard portrait of Cody in western dress, PLUS a piece of stationary and envelope with Wild West Show letterhead, and a printed business card, all framed together in newer mat and frame, 13" x 15.75". > Item Details
Chinese Eight-Panel Screen,
Lot # 118 - Chinese Eight-Panel Screen,
mixed woods. Each panel is elaborately pierced and with a central carving of figures, possibly Chinese deities, and all can be joined by iron hooks. Retains its original lacquered finish with gilt accents. Shanxi Province, mid-19th century; each panel measures 90" x 20.5, overall approx. 90" x 1... > Item Details
Thermoplastic Ladies Hand Mirror and Watch Case Atomizer,
Lot # 136 - Thermoplastic Ladies Hand Mirror and Watch Case Atomizer,
lot of 2, both 19th century. Includes a fine black thermoplastic lady's hand mirror with central medallion of woman's bust; marked on reverse of handle with patent date 1866 and Florence, 12" long; AND a purse atomizer in the shape of a pocket watch marked American Hard Rubber Co. / New York on obve... > Item Details
Pyro Glove Boxes & Carved Box,
Paint-Decorated Sewing Caddy,
Lot # 107 - Paint-Decorated Sewing Caddy,
retaining its original red and gold painted surface with applied, chromolithographed floral decorations and central, Currier and Ives-type vignette. Interior has 3 compartments and a mirrored lid; 5" high x 13" wide x 7.5" deep. Published in Burgess, 19th Century Wooden Boxes, p. 47. > Item Details
Leeds Four-Color Pearlware Can,
Lot # 106 - Leeds Four-Color Pearlware Can,
ca 1840, with tapered cylindrical form and simple C-scroll handle, decorated with polychrome bouquet of roses and wildflowers; illegible impressed mark & number 1 on bottom; 4.75" tall. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of 1st South Carolina Boy with Musket,
Lot # 137 - Sixth Plate Ambrotype of 1st South Carolina Boy with Musket,
the fresh-faced boy, not yet eighteen, is unidentified but wears a most unusual “rifleman’s” frock coat with the upper body made like a pleated battle shirt with hidden buttons and the lower skirt edged in a trim color. He carries full infantry leather accoutrements including cartridge box and bayo... > Item Details
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