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Tintype of a Hunter and His Dog,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
in an unusal cast iron frame. Cdv-sized post-Civil War image of a young boy holding a Springfield rifle, his hunting bag slung over his shoulder and his pup curled at his feet.

Condition:  
Plate with noticeable bend, frame with old, crackled black paint finish.
Est $300 - $400
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Early Miniature Sheep Figure,
Lot # 505 - Early Miniature Sheep Figure,
late 19th century, probably German paper, wood and sheepskin figural sheep with leather face, ears and lower legs, hooves black painted wood, body paper board covered with sheep skin, glass eyes, 9" high x 10" long. > Item Details
Eagle Hilt  Artillery Officer's Sabre,
Lot # 130 - Eagle Hilt Artillery Officer's Sabre,
circa 1805. A "five ball" example, similar to those made in England during this period. Hilt of gilded cast brass, with a "weeping" eagle pommel. Blade with unstoppered 3/4 fuller, blued and acid etched, with one side decorated with "Warranted" ribbon, American, shield-breasted eagle and "E Plurib... > Item Details
Photograph of a Kiowa Woman by Soule or Gardner,
Lot # 357 - Photograph of a Kiowa Woman by Soule or Gardner,
albumen print, 5.75 x 4" mounted on larger board, with mansucript title on verso "Kiowa Woman." Negative probably by Will Soule, or perhaps taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwo... > Item Details
Green River Chromolithographed Whiskey Sign,
Lot # 799 - Green River Chromolithographed Whiskey Sign,
on poster board, mounted in old, not period, frame, 14.2" x 18". Classic chromolithograph of an African American man leading mule with jug of Green River whiskey strapped to saddle. > Item Details
Stephen Douglas Campaign Portrait Ribbon,
Lot # 56 - Stephen Douglas Campaign Portrait Ribbon,
printed in black on silk, 6.25 x 2.4." A splendid example, with bold portrait of Douglas and "The Union, Now and Forever." > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Lot # 482 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Two hand-colored lithographs by Gamy matted in a single frame; each measures 34" x 17"; "THE SPLITDORF MAGNETO GRAND PRIX OF AMERICA 1910" shows two man racing a single car through the countryside, leaving a trail of dust behind. In the upper right of the painting is an inset of an automobile engine... > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
Lot # 669 - Ohio Pottery Piggy Banks,
lot of 2, both with mottled glaze. Includes one with mottled on top 1/2 & clear on bottom, 4.2" x 2.2"; AND second all mottled 4" x 2". > Item Details
Slave Sale Receipt, 1792 North Carolina,
Lot # 105 - Slave Sale Receipt, 1792 North Carolina,
1 Sept. 1792. Receipt for sale of "...a certain Negro Woman & child named Betty & Dick & all her future increases..." to one John Castellow. Unusual in that the sale was for the price of 220 Spanish milled "dowlers" [sic] (dollars). 7.5 x 12.5", boldly written with somewhat non-standard spelling (c... > Item Details
CDVs of  the  34th OVI -- Piatt's Zouaves,
Lot # 180 - CDVs of the 34th OVI -- Piatt's Zouaves,
an album compiled by an unknown officer of the 34th OVI containing thirty-eight fellow officers, thirty-one of whom are identified in period ink. Seven additional military CDV’s have no written identification, but are recognizable by rank. Six unknown civilians and two lithographs round out the co... > Item Details
North American Coin Silver Stuffing Spoon,
Lot # 682 - North American Coin Silver Stuffing Spoon,
with simple design, marked with "G" in circle & "IF" in oval, 12.25" long. > Item Details
George III Inlaid Game Table,
Lot # 517 - George III Inlaid Game Table,
mahogany, with satin wood string inlay on top edge and skirt, oval panel inlay at top of tapered Hepplewhite-style legs and string inlay 3" above feet. Closes to squared "D" shape with rear gateleg, opens to 38" square with canted corners, 29.5" high. > Item Details
Tennessee Slavery Bill of Sale,
Lot # 107 - Tennessee Slavery Bill of Sale,
dated 2 Dec. 1846. Document for the sale of "...one Negro woman named Mary & one boy named Ned and one cow & calf, thirty head of hogs & four horses & two feather beads [beds]..." for $1200. Sold by one William Newsom anthony of Gibson Co., TN to Mr. John H. Braddock of Dyer Co., TN. 4..75 x 9". > Item Details
Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper
Lot # 483 - Irwin Myers - Pastel and Gouache on Paper
depicting one of the first electric automobiles, the 1897 - "Electric", 17" x 22.5"; frame 26.5" x 34". > Item Details
George Washington Medium Folio Currier and Ives,
Lot # 39 - George Washington Medium Folio Currier and Ives,
with very light color tinting to cheeks and shirt with facsimile signature below, 14.5" x 18.25", and matted & framed in modern gilt & black wood frame. > Item Details
American Hooked Rugs,
Lot # 810 - American Hooked Rugs,
lot of 2, both cotton on burlap ground. Includes a cute black Scotty dog with pink ribbon around neck on blue central field with stylized floral border on black ground, minor light stains; 22" x 35"; AND a central flower medallion on beige ground with brown scrollwork border, outlined in black; 29" ... > Item Details
Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Lot # 381 - Nebraska Reward Handbill,
Brownsville, Nebraska, Aug. 28, 1869. Reward of $1000 for capture of one J.K. Bear for robbing the U.S. Express Co. at Brownsville of $12,000. Gives detailed description of this outlaw, 8.2" x 4.75". > Item Details
Exceptional Inscribed 1825 Powder Horn,
Lot # 134 - Exceptional Inscribed 1825 Powder Horn,
9" in length, 3" diameter at the turned wooden plug, with great ring-turning. Entire surface of the horn is decorated, with two bands of text, one reading "Don't Tread on Me" over asinuous diamond-back rattlesnake, the other "Victory and Freedom JR 1825" topped by a decorative panel of masonic symb... > Item Details
Cleveland & Thurman Campaign Textile,
Lot # 83 - Cleveland & Thurman Campaign Textile,
printed on cotton with circular portraits of each in black and white on red ground with "No Surplus Low Taxes" printed on pendant in 4 corners, and printed GAR badge above portraits, from the 1888 campaign, 24" x 21.5", framed; 27" x 24". Collins 616 in "Threads of History." > Item Details
American Empire Mahogany Dresser,
Lot # 571 - American Empire Mahogany Dresser,
with 3-drawer step-back top section with ogee mirror atop, supported by 2 full turned tapered columns with ball turned finials. Drawer section below has ogee top drawer with overhang, full turned columns and 2 drawers below on melon shaped front feet, 38.25" high x 20" deep x 67" high. Secondary w... > Item Details
Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Yank Cavalryman,
Lot # 162 - Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Yank Cavalryman,
from the western theater gripping a French-made LeFaucheux revolver tucked into his belt. He wears a standard shell jacket over his civilian shirt and blue tinted trousers. The rectangular belt plate is regulation US cavalry. Barely visible on the pork-pie hat is a feather and what looks like a t... > Item Details
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