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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Marguerite M. Gamy Automobile Chromolithographs,
Lot # 525 - Marguerite M. Gamy Automobile Chromolithographs,
lot of 2. Both signed in lower left corner, and marked "Mabileau & Co. Paris 1913" and "1914," with added hand coloring, 17.75" x 35.5". Includes one entitled "Tour De France Automobile 1914," lovely pastel colors with 2 red Buick's racing on country road; AND second entitled "Christiaens sur G Cyl... > Item Details
1838 Slave Bill of Sale,
Lot # 167 - 1838 Slave Bill of Sale,
1pp., 4 x 8", Lafayette, 1 August 1838. "Received of Christian Stear Six hundred Dollars, and his note @ 60 days for one hundred Dollars, being in full of all demands to date." On verso is a note in another hand, but period ink and style, "Slave Molly aged 17 years light color house worker for Mrs. ... > Item Details
Sheraton Rope Leg Cherry Drop Leaf Table,
Lot # 875 - Sheraton Rope Leg Cherry Drop Leaf Table,
probably Kentucky or Ohio, circa 1830-50. Cherry including secondary wood, with scroll cut corners. > Item Details
1817 Slave Bill of Sale For Primus & Cuff,
Lot # 161 - 1817 Slave Bill of Sale For Primus & Cuff,
1p., 3.25 x 8", n.p., 24 December 1817. "Rec'd. December 24th. 1817. of John F. Martin. Fourteen Hundred Dollars infull for my Two Boy's. Primus & Cuff, each about 16 years old, which boy's, I do hereby warrant & defend to him & his heirs. Witness my hand & seal, S.R. Harris" [spelling and punctuati... > Item Details
Federal Reverse Painted Mirror,
Lot # 737 - Federal Reverse Painted Mirror,
American, circa 1840-50, 13" x 25.25". Polychrome painting of a woman with floral surround, 1/2 turned columns in gilt, ebonized original finish with floral rossettes at corner blocks. > Item Details
Rose Medallion Punch Bowl,
Lot # 674 - Rose Medallion Punch Bowl,
probably late 19th century, 10.2" d. x 4.8" h. Signed on base. Wonderful all-over polychrome overglaze enamel decoration in the classic Rose Medallion pattern, with panels of court scenes, and florals, birds and butterflies, and large interior central court scene. > Item Details
Folk Art Dog Table,
Lot # 896 - Folk Art Dog Table,
an outstanding Edwardian period lamp or parlor table with all four legs hand-carved in a folksy style with a hound dog chasing a raccoon or squirrel up a tree. Oak with scalloped edge top, shelf below, original finish. 26" square x 30" h. > Item Details
Brick-Machine Patent Model with Papers,
Lot # 878 - Brick-Machine Patent Model with Papers,
mahogany and brass. Wonderful scale model of a mechanical brick-making machine with all the papers from the patent office. Patented by Edwin F. Andrews, of St. Louis, June, 8th, 1876. Model is 11.5" long x 5" wide x 8.2" high, with all moving parts. > Item Details
American Pewter,
Lot # 1035 - American Pewter,
lot of 2. Includes an unmarked American coffee pot with copper bottom, hinged lid and C-scroll handle, 10.5" h.; AND a marked "Sellew & Co./Cincinnati" footed sugar with lid, acorn finial and double C-scroll handles, 7.5" h. > Item Details
Early Sheffield Tray,
Lot # 967 - Early Sheffield Tray,
circa 1790-1820. Gadrooned edge, engraved rampant lion crest in center, marked with crowned lepard head, crossed keys in shield and 2 unclear initials, 17" d. > Item Details
Japanese Aikuchi Type Dagger,
Lot # 626 - Japanese Aikuchi Type Dagger,
has finely carved bone grip of Japanese children playing in garden setting; bone & ivory Tsuba and copper Habaki. Two-piece tropical hardwood scabbard held together with coven cane. Blade length 7.75", total length 13.25". > Item Details
Burl Topped Walnut Candle Stand,
Lot # 731 - Burl Topped Walnut Candle Stand,
American, 1st quarter of the 19th century, 29" high. The craftsman used a single piece of walnut burl for the 17.75" diameter top; urn turned column with three cabriole legs. > Item Details
Lot # 170 - "Am I Not A Man..." English Lusterware Pitcher,
circa 1840, 5.5" d. x 7.25" h. Quite likely made by Wedgwood as it was he who created this design and was one of the founding members of the Anti-Slavery Society in England. This bulbous copper luster pitcher has a wide cream colored slipped central band with polychrome embossed flowering branches ... > Item Details
Ben Stahl (1910-1987) WW II Original Pencil Illustration,
Lot # 633 - Ben Stahl (1910-1987) WW II Original Pencil Illustration,
probably of the siege of Leningrad. The Germans failed to capture the city and lost the momentum on the eastern front. Stahl was an on-scene war illustrator, sketching the battles as he witnessed them. This scene shows Russian troops with close air support fighting an unseen enemy; cityscape in bac... > Item Details
African American Songster AND
Lot # 176 - African American Songster AND "Contraband Christmas",
lot of 2. Includes: Anonymous, songster entitled "The World of New Negro Songs Containing All the Late and Most Popular Songs of the Day." Philadelphia: Fisher & Bro., 1854. 32mo, in faded & worn blue embossed cloth boards, 256pp, illustrated with numerous racial woodblock illustrations, over 165 i... > Item Details
Pairpoint Jewelry Casket,
Lot # 962 - Pairpoint Jewelry Casket,
circa 1880's. Silver plated figural casket with upper portion having a revolving chamber, satin lined to hold jewelry and lower section with satin-lined drawer. Marked "Pairpoint MFG Co. Quadruple Plate 909" on underside of drawer. Decorated with cherubim finial, birds seated on pierced scrollwork ... > Item Details
Three 19th Century American Pieced Quilts,
Lot # 853 - Three 19th Century American Pieced Quilts,
all with some problems, mainly small holes, sold as is. > Item Details
Watercolor Portrait of a Young Lady,
Lot # 1074 - Watercolor Portrait of a Young Lady,
naive full length portrait of a young black haired lady in blue dress, 7.5" x 10". In a period gold leaf frame, 9.25" x 11.25". > Item Details
Victorian Inlaid Stand,
Lot # 904 - Victorian Inlaid Stand,
American, circa 1880. Folk art lamp stand, mixed woods with 20.7" square top inlaid with a variety of native & imported hardwoods (cherry, walnut, maple & mahogany) on an oak base. Square column with pedestal base and four short scrolled feet; 29.7" high. > Item Details
Buffalo Thigh, Cheyenne Warrior at Custer Massacre,
Lot # 607 - Buffalo Thigh, Cheyenne Warrior at Custer Massacre,
8 x 10" toned silver gelatin print, circa 1910. Framed, inscribed in ink on backing "Buffalo Thigh" Cheyenne Warrior a Participant of the Custer Massacre 1876. Cheyenne Res. Mont." and "J. Scheuerle copyright Oscar Lilefritz." Schuerle a Cincinnati native, spent much time with the Cheyenne and Bla... > Item Details
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