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19th-Century Woodcarving of Bird with Young,
2008, Spring Fine & Decorative Arts, Mar 15th
American, ca 1850-90. This symbol of self-sacrifice was used often in the Pennsylvania German arts; 11" high.
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Surveyor's Compass Made By Joseph M. Wightman,
Lot # 229 - Surveyor's Compass Made By Joseph M. Wightman,
American, ca 1830-61, of brass with silvered dial engraved Joseph M. Wightman/Boston with fleur-di-lis at north. Two spirits levels and sights. In original fitted box lacking lid; 14.5" x 5.75" without sights. Webster's Database of Scientific Instruments indicates that Wightman worked in Boston 1830... > Item Details
Three 19thC Pieces of  Lighting,
Lot # 89 - Three 19thC Pieces of Lighting,
American. Includes: tin peg whale oil lamp with glass front and pewter burner; 7.5" high, with 5.25", Small lantern 10" high, 3.25" square with sliding glass panel to incomplete burner. Japanned tin petticoat oil lamp with original brass burner, 5" high. > Item Details
Sioux Indian-Made
Lot # 479 - Sioux Indian-Made "Indian Heads" Quilt,
American, ca 1950-60. Colors of blue, pink, white, and orange; 68" x 84". > Item Details
Presentation Cane with Alabama Coin Silver Head,
Lot # 464 - Presentation Cane with Alabama Coin Silver Head,
the flat knob head engraved, J.B.I. to I.I./Mobile/1853, over a hickory stick; probably made by Wm. A. Conning, Mobile silversmith and sword maker; 36" long. > Item Details
Oval Bentwood Box with Painted Decoration,
Lot # 38 - Oval Bentwood Box with Painted Decoration,
probably New England, ca 1820-40, pine and maple with square tacks; having red and green floral decoration on the top and underside of lid; 6" long x 4.5" wide. (See Little 1980: color plate 22, right example.) > Item Details
Two Canongate Scottish Sauce Ladles,
Lot # 180 - Two Canongate Scottish Sauce Ladles,
ca 1790-1800, maker unknown. Marked with stag's head, anchor, IP maker's mark and another unidentified punch, 6" long. 1.607 ozt. (50 g). > Item Details
Large Serving Tray with Vintage Motifs,
Lot # 332 - Large Serving Tray with Vintage Motifs,
early 20th century, silverplate with fruit and floral-encrusted rim and handle, scroll engraved oval body, raised on winged paw feet; 29" handle to handle, 17.5" across. > Item Details
11 Treen Butter Prints and Molds,
Lot # 426 - 11 Treen Butter Prints and Molds,
19th century, all with floral motif; various diameters, 3.375" to 4.75". > Item Details
Chippendale Slant Front Desk,
Lot # 237 - Chippendale Slant Front Desk,
American, probably Delaware Valley, ca 1770-80, in walnut with poplar secondary wood. Slant front over fitted interior, with pigeon holes over two drawers over one long drawer; 44.25" high x 42" wide x 20.5" deep. > Item Details
Three Rockingham Window Sash Rests,
Lot # 444 - Three Rockingham Window Sash Rests,
American, mid to late 19th century. Includes two Bacchus heads, 5.25" high and a bewigged gentleman, 5" high. > Item Details
Corner Cupboard with Stencil Decoration,
Lot # 393 - Corner Cupboard with Stencil Decoration,
American, 19th century, with pine secondary. A two-piece cupboard having a two-door top with eight lites each, over two doors of divided raised panels, resting on bracket feet. The finish and stenciling are likely ca 1830-1850; 86" high x 50" wide x 26" deep. > Item Details
19th-Century Watercolor Theorem in Gilt Frame,
Lot # 55 - 19th-Century Watercolor Theorem in Gilt Frame,
American, with greens, blue, reds, brown and pencil of fruits and foliage on paper; 9.5" x 7.5" (sight), 11.5" x 9.5" (w/frame). > Item Details
Trippensee Planetarium Orrery,
Lot # 231 - Trippensee Planetarium Orrery,
American, early 20th-century. A teaching model planetarium comprised of three operating spheres, including lacquered brass sun, earth marked The Trippensee Mfg. Co., Detroit, Mich., geared moon, on brass base with calendar, season and Zodiac circle, operated by a hand-operated, chain-linked wheel me... > Item Details
Watercolor Miniature of a Young Boy, ca 1850,
Lot # 164 - Watercolor Miniature of a Young Boy, ca 1850,
probably American, fine watercolor of a young boy, in original oval frame, 2" x 2.625" (sight), 3.75" x 4.25" (w/frame). > Item Details
Vance Faience Hound Handle Pitcher,
Lot # 443 - Vance Faience Hound Handle Pitcher,
American, ca 1898-1902, Tiltonville, Ohio, impressed Vance F. Co./3, made using earlier Bennington molds, purchased after U.S. Pottery Co. closed in 1859. Rich brown glaze shading to amber and tan, with molded grapevines and dogs chasing a stag and boar; 10.5" high, 10.75" spout to handle. > Item Details
Gould <i>Lophornus Regulus/Great-Crested Coquette</i> Hummingbird,
Lot # 224 - Gould Lophornus Regulus/Great-Crested Coquette Hummingbird,
original lithograph from A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Hummingbirds, London: John Gould, 1849-1861. Hand-colored and highlighted with gold leaf overpainted with transparent oil colors and heightened with gum arabic. Credits lower left in italics J. Gould and H.C. Richter, del et lith.... > Item Details
13 Books on Southern Decorative Arts,
Lot # 550 - 13 Books on Southern Decorative Arts,
an assortment of reference texts focusing on the decorative art of Virginia and Tennessee; includes Southern Furniture 1680-1830, by Hurst and Brown, and A History of the Tennessee Arts by van West.A People and Their Quilts, by John Rice Irwin, 1984.Antiques in Tennessee, reprinted from The Magazine... > Item Details
Three Decorated New England Stoneware Pieces,
Lot # 533 - Three Decorated New England Stoneware Pieces,
includes one incised 2 gallon jug, marked F.B. Norton & Co./ Worcester, Mass., 13.25" high; one incised 4 gallon crock, marked A.K. Ballard/ Burlington, VT., 11.75" high; one incised 3 gallon crock, marked E & L P Norton/ Bennington VT., 10.25" high. > Item Details
Bennington Quart Book Flask <i>Kossuth</i>,
Lot # 360 - Bennington Quart Book Flask Kossuth,
American, ca 1849-58. Quart example with unusual extended spout, good molded "page" definition and impressed title on spine KOSSUTH, covered in brilliant green, umber, brown and yellow flint enamel. Label on bottom HAMMERSLOUGH-FEIGENBAUM/BENNINGTON/COLLECTION/#2 4111; 7.875" x 5.75" x 2.625". (See ... > Item Details
Three Copper Lustre Jugs, PLUS,
Lot # 294 - Three Copper Lustre Jugs, PLUS,
four articles, English, early 19th century. Includes two gaudy-decorated lustre jugs, both with hand-painted floral decorations, each 5.5" high, a large jug with marble decoration, 8" high, and a black transfer printed Durham Castle waste bowl marked Davenport, 3" high x 5.5" diameter. > Item Details
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