Lot 10    

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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Chippendale Mirror,
Lot # 584 - Chippendale Mirror,
18th century, mahogany, probably New England, with gesso & gilt paint spread winged eagle on branch, original mirror glass, old, possibly original, finish, unusually simple scrolled ears, circa 1780-90; 15.25" wide x 27.5" high. > Item Details
Brown Glazed Stoneware,
Lot # 713 - Brown Glazed Stoneware,
lot of 7, all late 19th or early 20th century. Includes 2 bottle-shaped jars, one with ovoid shape, 5.5" d. x 9.5" high; 2nd tapered sided, 5" d. x 9.75" high; PLUS a mottled brown glazed canning jar, 5.5" d. x 7.5" high; PLUS a straight sided storage jar, 7" d. x 7.75" high; PLUS a barrel shaped c... > Item Details
Figural American Political Tobacco Pipes,
Lot # 53 - Figural American Political Tobacco Pipes,
lot of 3, all redware and approx. 2" long. Includes a head of George Washington with fluted stem and crown-like top; PLUS a bust of Fillmore with "Millard" on left & "Fillmore" on right side of stem; AND a head of Pierce with "President" on right and "Frank Pierce" on left side of stem. > Item Details
Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Union Cavalryman
Lot # 163 - Ninth Plate Tintype of Armed Union Cavalryman
private recording his mettle before the camera. This unknown horseman wears gauntlets and balances his M1840 ‘wristbreaker’ point down. The early leather cross strap is still in evidence as is the sword knot looped through the cross branches of the hilt. The kepi displays no insignia. Housed in a... > Item Details
USS Saratoga Presentation Photograph Album, 1885,
Lot # 330 - USS Saratoga Presentation Photograph Album, 1885,
"Scenes on Board A Man-of-War." Oblong folio, blue cloth with embossed gilt title and scene of the Saratoga, and "Presented to Miss Ida E. Bishop" in gilt, containing 19 albumen printing out paper images, each 9.25 x 7.25", mounted one to a page, showing the crew, military exercises, the band, the ... > Item Details
Coin Silver Pigeon Shoot Award Cup,
Lot # 138 - Coin Silver Pigeon Shoot Award Cup,
marked on underside of bowl "E. Kinsey," an early Cincinnati, Ohio silversmith. The urn shaped bowl is mounted to a round pedestal, set on a square base with four lion paw feet with scrolled wing returns, 4 bands with grapes and vine motif, engraved "Awarded to P. Scheik Esq. for his superior shoot... > Item Details
Cut Glass Bell Pull,
Lot # 822 - Cut Glass Bell Pull,
English, mounted on a floral needlepoint & beaded sash. Pull is hexagonally cut hollow & 4.5" wide x 6" long. Sash is 64.5" long x 4.5" wide. > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Springfield Autograph,
Lot # 425 - Abraham Lincoln Springfield Autograph,
24 Aug. 1860, probably during the campaign of that year. This is a short note on 1 panel of a folded letter sheet to one H.S. Johnson, Esq. "Dear Sir -- Herewith I send you my autograph which you request. / Yours truly / A. Lincoln." Only signature in Lincoln's hand. > Item Details
Abraham Lincoln Endorsement,
Lot # 427 - Abraham Lincoln Endorsement,
letter with envelope. The letter dated Dec. 16, 1863 is from John N. Niglas, Surgeon in Chief of the Cavalry Div. 16th Army Corps certifying that a Mr. Williams of Memphis, TN is too old for service in the U.S. Army and has health problems resulting from typhoid fever. On the envelope is a note in L... > Item Details
Gurnsey CDVS of American Indian Chiefs,
Lot # 346 - Gurnsey CDVS of American Indian Chiefs,
lot of 2, includes an image of a seated Indian holding what appears to a Henry repeating rifle, and identified on the verso as "Grey Wolf. Chief of the Winnebagoes." The other of an elborately robed Chief holding a t-shaped catlinite pipe, and identified in ink on verso as "Rushing Bear, or the "So... > Item Details
Daguerreotypes of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado,
Lot # 1 - Daguerreotypes of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado,
William M. Clayton (1824-1892), lot of 4. Includes an exceptional, close-up half plate daguerreotype signed "Collins, Artist" with penciled note penned to pad "Wm. M. Clayton taken in Phila 1853"; an anonymous, quarter plate daguerreotype, housed in a geometric union case, of Clayton in a top hat;... > Item Details
Blueprint of Early Automobile
Lot # 490 - Blueprint of Early Automobile
Framed; 23" x 45"; Reads "Special Torpedo Body/Welch motor Car Co./Pontiac, Mich./Scale=3:1 Date=2-9-1910/By Gravatt". > Item Details
Civil War Diaries, 1st Mass. Battery,
Lot # 260 - Civil War Diaries, 1st Mass. Battery,
J. R. Gardner Small, January 1863-August 1864. Gardner Small lived up to a name reeking of New England, serving during the Civil War in the 1st Massachusetts (Light) Artillery. A typical light artillery unit, the 1st Massachusetts was regularly engaged throughout its service with the main body of ... > Item Details
Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
Lot # 282 - Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
Crawford, Samuel Wylie. "Genesis of the Civil War: The Story of Sumter, 1860-61." 1887, Charles L. Webster & Co.: New York. 486pp. Red cloth with gilt front, 8vo. Tipped in partially printed presentation leaf "To Frederick Sheldon, Esq. new York City, with the compliments of the Author & his friend,... > Item Details
Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
Lot # 471 - Early Glenn Curtis Aviation Postcards,
lot of 44. Postcards from the early years of flight, mostly 1908-1918. Includes the "June Bug" winning the Scientific American Trophy, hydro-aeoplanes, the Flying Boat "America" and other Curtiss memorable moments. There is a postcard of Curtiss on his record-setting V8 motorcycle, the class of Curt... > Item Details
American Miniature on Ivory,
Lot # 633 - American Miniature on Ivory,
portrait of a middle aged gentleman with beard, in chip carved mahogany frame, image 2.75" x 3", frame 2.8" x 3.8". > Item Details
Exceptionally Rare Imprint on the Riots at Alton, Illinois,
Lot # 102 - Exceptionally Rare Imprint on the Riots at Alton, Illinois,
Beecher, Edward. "Narrative of Riots at Alton: in Connection with the Death of Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy." 1838, Alton: George Holton. 12mo, cloth with paper label on spine, 160pp. Lovejoy was the publisher of the anti-slavery journal "Observer." Because of repeated threats he moved his press from St. ... > Item Details
Copper Canteen,
Lot # 726 - Copper Canteen,
American 19th century. This oval canteen has a peaked top with 2 attached bands on side for strap. Non-regulation canteens such as this were commonly used by Confederate infantry in the Civil War; 6" wide x 3.25" deep x 9" high. > Item Details
Theorem of Fruit,
Lot # 765 - Theorem of Fruit,
19th century American, depicting a Chinese export porcelain bowl with blue painted landscape, toppled on it side and spilling its fruit & flowers onto the table top. Mounted in a 1" wide gilt frame 24" wide x 19" high. > Item Details
Spencerian Stag & Hounds,
Lot # 545 - Spencerian Stag & Hounds,
a 19" x 24" ink drawing of a running stag being chased by two dogs with foliage and forest in fore- and background. Matted and framed in modern burled walnut frame 23" x 33.5". > Item Details
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