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Terrific Oversized Quarter Plate Daguerreotype,
2003 Americana May 8-9.
anonymous, 3.5 x 4" plate in an embossed leather case. A great studio image, with a solar reflector making a strange mottled "saucer" over the heads of the three sitters. The middle gentleman bears a resemblance to Cornelius Cole, California U.S. representative and senator during the Civil War and immediately afterwards.

Brasseur Collection of Cased Images

Plate resealed, case with detached cover. Light mat abrasion along left edge, one bit of corrosion at lower left.
Est $500 - $700
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Lot # 680 - Rose Medallion,
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English Potbellied Pewter Measures,
Lot # 1038 - English Potbellied Pewter Measures,
lot 4. Includes one Gill measure with worn maker's mark and Edwardian inspector's stamp; PLUS one half pint with William IV inspector's stamp & worn maker's mark; PLUS one marked "Wenlock" with approx. a dozen inspector's stamps, Victoria & later; AND a second pint lacking any inspector's marks. > Item Details
Early Milking Stools,
Lot # 1102 - Early Milking Stools,
lot of 3. Includes 2 three-legged American mixed wood stools in old polished patina, 8.5" & 9.5" h.; AND a 19th century Russian 4-legged stool in 20th century floral repaint, 21" x 6" x 9.5" h. > Item Details
Huge Lot of American WWI Posters,
Lot # 646 - Huge Lot of American WWI Posters,
lot of over 120, includes most of the Liberty Bonds, W.S.S., U.S. Food Administration, Victory Bonds, United War Work Campaign & more. With over half being half sheet, approximately 9 quarter sheets, 1 double full sheet, and the rest full sheets (approximately 40). Includes Christy's "Clear The Wa... > Item Details
General D. R.
Lot # 350 - General D. R. "Neighbor" Jones, Presidential Appointment,
1p., 15.25 x 19.25", partially printed vellum document, Washington, 20 August 1847 conferring the rank of 2nd Lieutenant "for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco." Signed by President James K. Polk and Wm. L. Marcy, Secretary of War. Wafer seal present. Born in... > Item Details
Unusual Double Sided Pieced Quilt,
Lot # 846 - Unusual Double Sided Pieced Quilt,
with a different geometric pattern on each side, including a "Nine Patch Square" with four patch border on each, mainly in various solid colors. Reverse has geometric stepped pattern in various printed calico fabrics, circa 1890-1910, 70" x 74". > Item Details
Primitive New Hampshire (?) Oil on Canvas,
Lot # 1122 - Primitive New Hampshire (?) Oil on Canvas,
anonymous. Untitled, 34.2" x 42.2". Folk art landscape with mountain cottages, man in horse-drawn buggy and iron bridge over mountain stream, hills and mountains in background. In a period carved gilt frame, 39.7" x 47.6". > Item Details
American Crib Quilts & Bed Rug,
Lot # 852 - American Crib Quilts & Bed Rug,
lot of 4. Includes a rare bed rug-type child’s crib spread with heavy wool embroidered 6 pedal flowers in cream, green & red on a wool navy ground with cross-stitch dividers and satin 2" wide light green edging, 19th century, 23.75" x 29.25"; PLUS an all cotton calico prints and checks, pieced crib ... > Item Details
Grain Painted Maine Blanket Chest,
Lot # 995 - Grain Painted Maine Blanket Chest,
early 19th century, found in Camden, Maine. Wonderful swirled red graining on ocher yellow ground, accented with brush tip spotting. Pine and poplar six-board chest with boldly turned feet, lid with lower cove molding. Sheraton/Hepplewhite period brass escutcheon, working iron lock with key. Inter... > Item Details
Rare Cincinnati Gold Presentation Badge,
Lot # 492 - Rare Cincinnati Gold Presentation Badge,
circular with ribbon and scrollwork surmount and scrollwork at bottom. Embossed lettering "City of Cincinnati Councilman" with city crest in center with navy blue enameled letters in motto. Ribbon above with engraved "8th Ward." Rear with presentation engraving "Presented To/E. Hart/by his many f... > Item Details
1820 Letter of Naval Battle,
Lot # 448 - 1820 Letter of Naval Battle,
ALS by Capt. W.A. Howard, USN. 3pp. lettersheet, 8 x 9.75", U.S.S. Boston, Monte Video Harbour, 23 July 1820. Addressed to Nathaniel Martin, Milton, MA. Free frank stamp on address panel, wax seal present. In this letter, Capt. Howard describes the journey to South America, where they stopped, how m... > Item Details
Scarce E.S. Curtis Cyanotype,
Lot # 606 - Scarce E.S. Curtis Cyanotype,
5.5 x 7.75". "Mishham-Female Type- Front View". Fine image of an aged Northern California woman wearing basketry cap, with dentalia shell nose plug. In modern exhibition frame and mat. With typed label "E.S. Curtis Cyanotype" on verso. Tribal identification provided by consignor. > Item Details
Photo of Pine Bluff, Arkansas Campaign Rally,
Lot # 152 - Photo of Pine Bluff, Arkansas Campaign Rally,
silver print, circa 1908-12, based on the 46 star flag hanging in background. Unusual image in that nearly all the adult males are wearing white top hats with matching dusters, several with ribbons or badges. In the center of the image is an African American adult male, dressed as the rest and hol... > Item Details
Early American Wrought Iron Skillet with Rams Horn Handle,
Lot # 1016 - Early American Wrought Iron Skillet with Rams Horn Handle,
late 18th or very early 19th century. Hand wrought with 12" diameter pan and 32" long handle for use in large hearth, total length 41.5". > Item Details
Gamy and Others Chromos of Zeppelins
Lot # 514 - Gamy and Others Chromos of Zeppelins
lot of 3, each 17.75 x 35.5", with beautiful pastel colors. Includes E. Montaut, "Zeppelin"; PLUS Gamy, not titled, depicting the Zeppelin "Spiess-Zodiac" over Paris, marked "Mabileau & Co. Paris Copyright-1914-"; AND one Yves Roowy, "Astra-Torres XIV (Amiraute' Anglaise) vitesse a' l'heure 82Km20... > Item Details
Four Sixth Plate Union Cases,
Lot # 56 - Four Sixth Plate Union Cases,
includes "Bobby Shafto," black (Berg 1-65; Krainik 135), with no image but liners intact, listed as scarce; PLUS "Calmady Children,, dark brown (Berg 1-104; Krainik 129), with ambrotype portrait of gentleman & wife; PLUS "The Hunter," black (Berg 1-94; Krainik 131), listed as scarce, with ambrotype ... > Item Details
Basket Lot,
Lot # 1097 - Basket Lot,
lot of 3. Includes 2 20th century pieces: first by Jan Blyer-Holtman, a hanging shelf in old yellowish brown paint, 11.5" x 14" h.; PLUS a nice gathering basket with fixed handle in green and white paint, 13" d. x 12" h.; AND a paper-mache basket with wallpaper exterior, circa 1890, 9.5" x 7.5" x 1.... > Item Details
Early American Mirrors,
Lot # 1103 - Early American Mirrors,
lot of 4. Includes mahogany ogee form, 19.25" x 27.25"; PLUS a gilt gesso early 19th-century example with corner blocks, 15.25" x 23.25", both with original glass; PLUS a contemporaty folk art decorated frame, 10" x 15"; AND a painted gesso architectural mirror with new glass, 15" x 18.5". > Item Details
Pair of Victorian Beehive Brass Candlesticks,
Early Chippewa Indian Reservation Photos,
Lot # 615 - Early Chippewa Indian Reservation Photos,
lot of 6 albumen images, 5 x 7", mounted on larger boards. Images unidentified, but probably Minnesota, circa 1870s. > Item Details
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