Lot 14    

Four 19th-Century American Wooden Sewing Items,
2008, Spring Fine & Decorative Arts, Mar 15th
a ca 1890 fancy splint and woven sewing basket with tufted silk bottom liner, 5" high x 11" long; together with a ca 1850 sewing clamp in the form of a mahogany roll top desk with bun feet, 6.25" high x 6" wide x 2.75" deep. Includes two other wooden sewing-related items.
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<i>1762</i> Petite Sampler,
Lot # 140 - 1762 Petite Sampler,
English or American, silk on linen. Strings of letters, relatives' initials, Elizabeth Hullam her work aged 11 years; 8" x 8" (sight), 9.5" x 9.5" (w/frame). > Item Details
George Usher, Lincoln, England, Tall Case Clock,
Lot # 367 - George Usher, Lincoln, England, Tall Case Clock,
ca 1820-40, with eight-day brass, two cast iron weight driven English bell strike movement, stamped on reverse WRIGHT/RIRM, mahogany veneer and quarter sawn oak case with satinwood and ebony line and ball inlay; includes key, weights and pendulum; 79" high x 18.25" wide x 9" deep. Paperwork include... > Item Details
Two English Wire Fireplace Fenders,
Lot # 232 - Two English Wire Fireplace Fenders,
19th century. Empire finials crown a lion's paw, wirework serpentine fender of large proportion; 18.25" high x 48" wide x 12.5" deep. Companion, simple wirework; 10" high x 31.5" wide x 14" deep. > Item Details
English Chippendale-Style Knee-Hole Desk,
Lot # 138 - English Chippendale-Style Knee-Hole Desk,
first quarter 20th century, in mahogany with oak secondary wood, benchmade. All drawers have original brass bail handles with batwing backplates, original finish; 31.75" high x 36" wide x 21.75" deep. > Item Details
Mallard Hen and Drake Duck Decoys, PLUS,
Lot # 209 - Mallard Hen and Drake Duck Decoys, PLUS,
black duck. All American or Canadian, early 20th century; Hen, 16" long, black duck, 20" long, and a Mallard drake, marked on bottom Mississippi River Cairo, ILL. 1920s; 15" long. > Item Details
Pair of Moore Tiffany Sterling Candlesticks,
Lot # 334 - Pair of Moore Tiffany Sterling Candlesticks,
American, ca 1906, by Tiffany & Co. Marked "Tiffany & Co/Makers/Sterling Silver/.925 -1000 M Numbers 16752/2926/cement filled. Columnar form with flared base and removable socket. Candlesticks are weighted; 5.5" high. 12.378 ozt. (385 g) gross weight. > Item Details
Mustard Paint Decorated Dome-Top Blanket Box,
Lot # 44 - Mustard Paint Decorated Dome-Top Blanket Box,
found in New Hampshire, ca 1820-30, pine, dovetailed construction, original hardware, having a deep till with drawer below; 15.5" high x 30" wide x 17.75" deep. > Item Details
Bennington Rococo Picture Frame,
Lot # 345 - Bennington Rococo Picture Frame,
American, ca 1849-58, relief molded and covered in brown flint enamel with good mottling, unmarked; 5.5" x 4.25" (picture opening), 11.25" x 10" (outside dimensions). (See Barret 1958: 13, figure VIII-B for a similar example.) > Item Details
Early Norton Stoneware Pitcher,
Lot # 530 - Early Norton Stoneware Pitcher,
American, ca 1850-59, impressed J. & E. Norton,/ Bennington Vt./1 1/2, in over-all brown glaze. Variant mark with comma after Norton rather than period, 11.5" high. (See Osgood 1981: 137, plate 12 for similar examples.) > Item Details
Slip-Decorated Ovoid Jug, Westerwald,
Lot # 538 - Slip-Decorated Ovoid Jug, Westerwald,
German, with foliage and flower, incised neck with banding; 13.5" high. > Item Details
Audubon First Royal Octavo Plate 15 <i>Common Osprey Fish Hawk</i>
Lot # 221 - Audubon First Royal Octavo Plate 15 Common Osprey Fish Hawk
hand-colored plate detached from one of the first octavo-sized editions issued between 1840-44marked in block letters upper left and right No. 3/ Pl.15Audubon credit lower left in block letters Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S.F.L.S.publisher's credit lower right Lithd, Printed & Cold. by J.T... > Item Details
Audubon Havell Edition Plate LVIII, <i>Hermit Thrush</i>
Lot # 217 - Audubon Havell Edition Plate LVIII, Hermit Thrush
from Audubon's original edition of The Birds of Americaproduced by hand-colored engraving on woven cotton rag papermarked upper left No. 12 and upper right Plate LVIIIAudubon credit lower left Drawn from Nature and Published by John.J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.publisher's credit lower right Engraved, Pr... > Item Details
<i>Col. Henry Gerrish</i> American Watercolor Memorial
Lot # 54 - Col. Henry Gerrish American Watercolor Memorial
dated May 18, 1806watercolor on paperunsigned12.75" x 11.25" > Item Details
Pair of Coin Silver Master Salts, Plus,
Lot # 188 - Pair of Coin Silver Master Salts, Plus,
English and American. Two cauldron form master salts with worn gold wash, 3" diameter x 1.25" high; together with two salt and pepper casters marked sterling, 5" high. 13.985 ozt. (435 g). > Item Details
Sponge Decorated Pig Bottle or Flask,
Lot # 526 - Sponge Decorated Pig Bottle or Flask,
American, late 19th-early 20th century. Unusual walking form with brown glaze sponged on yellow unglazed clay; 5" long, 2.25" high. > Item Details
Elsmore & Forster
Lot # 296 - Elsmore & Forster "Ceres" and "Laurel Wreath" Ironstone,
six articles, English, ca 1850, various raised and printed marks. Five pieces of "Ceres" pattern decorated in yellow lustre, including a large pitcher, covered sugar bowl, sugar bowl (no lid) and two open oval vegetable dishes; AND a "Laurel Wreath" covered sugar bowl with Washington medallion. Pitc... > Item Details
Yellow Ware Lion Marked <i>BUCK</i>,
Lot # 522 - Yellow Ware Lion Marked BUCK,
American, probably Ohio, ca 1860-70. Molded recumbent form on oblong plinth with nicely tooled details, covered in dripped blue and transparent glaze, incised BUCK on front edge; 6" high x 8" long x 4" wide. (See McAllister 1997, Book II: 86, top, for a similar example.) > Item Details
Nine Figural Chocolate Candy Molds,
Lot # 544 - Nine Figural Chocolate Candy Molds,
19th and 20th century, various German, Belgian, Dutch and American makers, Anton Reich, F. Cluydts Antwerpen, Dehaeck Gevit-Gand, Vormonfabriek Tilburg, T.C. Weygans & Co.. Includes Santa Claus, two comic rugby players, parrot, cockatoo, lamb, seated dog, hippo and lion, all retaining clips. Lion is... > Item Details
Shirvan Rug,
Lot # 507 - Shirvan Rug,
Egypt, late 20th century; 3'11" x 5'5". > Item Details
Assembled Lot of Elsmore & Forster
Lot # 295 - Assembled Lot of Elsmore & Forster "Ceres" White Ironstone,
23 pieces, English, ca 1850. Includes 6 rare syllabub cups, 4" high; a coffee pot, 9.75" high; 6 handleless cups, 3"; a saucer, 6.25" diameter; a punch bowl cover, 10.5" diameter; sauce undertray, 9.25"; 2 waste bowls, 3.25" high; relish dish, 8.25" long; berry bowl, 5" diameter; 2 plates, 8.75" dia... > Item Details
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