Lot 37    

Unusual Tintype of a Masked Woman,
2003 Americana May 8-9.
6th plate in an octagonal floral Union case. A fine fun theatrical portrait!

Condition:  
Image EXC., case with slight surface wear, still VG.
Est $150 - $250
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Splendid Postmortem Daguerreotype of Girl with Flowers,
Lot # 10 - Splendid Postmortem Daguerreotype of Girl with Flowers,
anonymous, sixth plate size in full leather case. Fine horizontal pose with great lighting, showing a young girl with chest and neck adorned with flowers. > Item Details
Rare 20-Star American Flag,
Lot # 412 - Rare 20-Star American Flag,
34 x 58", all hand-sewn, coarse silk canton with four rows of 5 inset linen stars. Stripes of coarse wool. This flag adopted December 10, 1817 with the admittance of Mississippi to the Union. In use less than a year, and superceded on December 3, 1818 when Illinois entered the Union as the 21st st... > Item Details
Delegate GAR Medals Plus,
Lot # 378 - Delegate GAR Medals Plus,
lot of 6, of which the first five are all delegate badges. Includes portrait cello of Wm. F. Kirchner, Dept. Commander from the 52nd Annual Encampment of the Dept. of N.Y., at Ithaca, 1918; PLUS a copper finished two part pin-back medal from Dept. Encampment at Newbury, N.Y., 1912; PLUS a bronze tw... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Man Holding Fur Hat,
Lot # 28 - Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Man Holding Fur Hat,
depicts a rural-looking gentleman with tinted cheeks, bushy beard, unbuttoned plaid vest, and an overcoat with dark lapels. He holds a fur or wool hat with earflaps, a Western style hat. > Item Details
Turned Finial Ladderback Arm Chair,
Lot # 660 - Turned Finial Ladderback Arm Chair,
maple, probably Ohio, circa 1830-50. Seat height 17.25". Ballbat-shaped arms, 3 slats in back with top slat arched, split hickory seat and hickory stretchers. > Item Details
Early Civil War Photograph of 7th Delaware,
Lot # 294 - Early Civil War Photograph of 7th Delaware,
albumen showing the above unit encamped on the outskirts of D.C., with mat inscribed "Washington 1863-The 7th Del. Battery-Union Army-Defense of Wash. D.C." Image size 6.6 x 8.5". This unit appears to be Nield's Independent Battery Light Artillery, attached to the 7th Army Corps. This unit was ac... > Item Details
Ohio Sewertile Dog,
Lot # 818 - Ohio Sewertile Dog,
late 19th century. Seated Spaniel, hollow cast in classic Staffordshire style with mottled brown glaze, 7.2" h. > Item Details
Primitive Step back Cupboard,
Lot # 1032 - Primitive Step back Cupboard,
poplar with cut-nail construction. Single lower door with exterior battens, solid ends with upper sides cut out. 3 shelves in top and 2 in bottom. Found in a horse barn in Indiana in the 1950's. 30.25" x 15" x 70.25". > Item Details
Cabinet Photo of Commanche Girl,
Lot # 594 - Cabinet Photo of Commanche Girl,
with imprint of "Addison, Fort Sill, O.T." A striking albumen image of a young girl with a cowrie decorated blouse. Inked inscription on verso ""Jose" Commanche Girl Andarko, O.T. 1897." > Item Details
Great Washington Centennial Cane,
Lot # 768 - Great Washington Centennial Cane,
with tapered hardwood shaft, ring turnings near top. Stag antler handle is set with a brass relief portrait of Washington with milled edge, .75" diameter. Shaft with shallow carved inscription "LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT" and on reverse "1876". Inscription is filled with gilt paint and appears to date... > Item Details
Daguerreotype of  Twin Little Girls PLUS,
Lot # 16 - Daguerreotype of Twin Little Girls PLUS,
lot of 3, including a sixth plate leather cased daguerreotype of two little girls that appear to be identical twins; PLUS a ambrotype of a little girl in printed calico dress holding two china head dolls; AND a cdv-sized tintype of two little girls playing with their china head dolls and doll furnit... > Item Details
American Cherry Empire Chest with Red Wash,
Lot # 925 - American Cherry Empire Chest with Red Wash,
cherry with poplar & pine secondary woods. Three over one large overhanging over 3 graduated drawers, all with cock-beaded edging and oval brass pulls. Half turned columned front, turned legs and nicely scalloped front skirt; 42.25" x 21.75" x 51.5". > Item Details
CDV of Union General Thomas Turpin Crittenden,
Lot # 290 - CDV of Union General Thomas Turpin Crittenden,
a very good profile, 1st cousin of CSA General G.B. Crittenden, with back stamp of John A. Schulten, St. Louis and revenue stamp. > Item Details
Scarce Know-Nothing Party Ribbon,
Lot # 116 - Scarce Know-Nothing Party Ribbon,
(not in Sullivan & Fischer), 3" x 9". Polychrome printed silk with eagle in flight clutching U.S. flag in talons, ribbon banner in beak that reads "Native American Association" with "Procession July 4th 1844" (Philadelphia march) below, and "Beware of Foreign Influence" below draped flag. > Item Details
American Polychrome Hand-Painted Porcelain Pitcher,
Lot # 1067 - American Polychrome Hand-Painted Porcelain Pitcher,
attributed to New Jersey or Philadelphia, circa 1880's. Presentation pitcher with view of the Hudson River valley with gilt scrollwork surround, black twig handle with lower floral scroll terminal with gilt highlights. Reverse with gilt inscription "Mrs. J.E. Bodine" with elaborate floral scrollwor... > Item Details
Folk Art Watercolor Still Life of Pickles,
Lot # 1094 - Folk Art Watercolor Still Life of Pickles,
signed in pencil "Emeline Viles." Early 20th century in period wood frame, 3.75" x 8.5". > Item Details
Salesman  Sample of Miniature Hats and Box,
Lot # 918 - Salesman Sample of Miniature Hats and Box,
complete with 14 miniature men's & women's hats in cloth, straw and metal. Wonderful pith helmets and more in original lidded heavy paperboard box. Each hat has original printed-paper tag with price, name and style number. Average size of hats is 3.5" diameter (not brim dimensions). > Item Details
Reverse Painted Portrait of a Gentleman,
Lot # 703 - Reverse Painted Portrait of a Gentleman,
in an 18th century red painted pine frame. Polychrome painting shows a waist length portrait of a young military officer with inscription panel below that reads "Kanig von Belgien", glass is 7.75" x 10.25", frame 9.6" x 12.1". > Item Details
Early Punched Brass Bed Warmer,
Lot # 797 - Early Punched Brass Bed Warmer,
with nicely turned hardwood handle, lid with both punched holes and engraved floral decoration. Handle with folksy red painted spiral design, diameter of pan 11.6", total length 43". > Item Details
Ambrotype of Tennessee Rebel,
Lot # 273 - Ambrotype of Tennessee Rebel,
lot of 3. Includes a spectacular quarter plate of a gent in civilian clothing holding a conversion percussion musket. At his waist, a leather sling-type belt holds a cap and cartridge box, the butt of a bayonet visible below the trigger guard of the musket. WITH a sixth plate ambro of a middle ag... > Item Details
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