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Southworth and Hawes Daguerreotype,
2003 Americana and Decorative Arts. Nov. 12 - 13.
in classic leather push button Boston case, gracefully posed middle aged gentleman, typical of the work of this fine shop, original paper seals.

Slight solar ring, still VG.
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Autographed Letter Signed by Ulysses S. Grant,
Lot # 266 - Autographed Letter Signed by Ulysses S. Grant,
(1822-1885), Union General and President (1869-1877). ALS, 1p, 8 x 10", Washington (DC), Dec. 7, 1866. Addressed to General John Love. Grant appears to have been sending a letter of introduction or recommendation for Love, as follows: Dear General;I must beg your pardon for neglecting compliance wit... > Item Details
Lot # 526 - "Cabin Bank" Mechanical Bank,
ca 1880-1900, a green version cast iron mechanical Cabin bank. The African American man in doorway flips and kicks the coin through roof slot in response to pulling the broom handle. Made by the J&E Stevens Co. of Connecticut; 3" wide x 4" deep x 3.75" high. > Item Details
<i>The Tailor</i>Painting by George Russin,
Lot # 682 - The TailorPainting by George Russin,
oil on board, signed in lower left Russin. Painting portrays a Jewish tailor hard at work under a dim green lamp, and surrounded by bolts of colorful fabric and spools of colorful thread. The long hours hunched over a sewing machine are apparent on the tailor's weary face. Russin painted the port... > Item Details
Miniature on Paper of Lovely Young Lady by Thomas Hargreaves,
Lot # 626 - Miniature on Paper of Lovely Young Lady by Thomas Hargreaves,
(1775-1846) a fine ca 1835 portrait by this English artist. Wonderfully painted oval portrait of a lovely young lady with drop curls, white lace dress and black lace shawl, 2" x 2.75", mounted in a shadow box gilt frame with black fabric interior, 5.75" x 6.5 > Item Details
29-Star American Flag,
Lot # 383 - 29-Star American Flag,
all hand-sewn cotton with double-appliqué stars in vertical arrangement of 5-4-5-5-5-5, 64.5 x 45". A lovingly homemade flag. > Item Details
Jolly Black Man Mechanical Bank,
Lot # 522 - Jolly Black Man Mechanical Bank,
ca 1883, works by depressing lever on left shoulder, which causes eyes to roll and right arm to thrown coin in mouth; base marked Made by Shepard Hardware Co., Buffalo, New York, 5.25" wide & deep x 6.5" high. > Item Details
American Hepplewhite Secretary,
Lot # 1003 - American Hepplewhite Secretary,
two piece, mahogany/walnut with satinwood and birch inlay. Married, base being a walnut slant lid desk having French feet with scalloped apron, solid ends, four graduated drawers with string inlay and inlayed fans at corners, replaced oval brass pulls, slant with string inlay. Interior with oval s... > Item Details
Autographed Note Signed by Rutherford B. Hayes
Lot # 139 - Autographed Note Signed by Rutherford B. Hayes
(1822-1893), Civil War General, Governor of Ohio (1867-1876), President (1877-1881). ANS, 1p, 5.5 x 8.5", Spiegel Grove, Fremont, OH, July 28, 1890. Addressee uncertain (one name is Pick, but uncertain whether it is first or last name). Concerns an invitation Hayes must decline. Hayes started his ca... > Item Details
Master Powder Horn,
Lot # 196 - Master Powder Horn,
massive ox horn flask with turned fruit wood plug and black horn threaded stopper at one end and cattle horn friction stopper at fill end; 6" diameter at plug x 23" long. > Item Details
Lot of 13 Cincinnati Coin Silver Spoons,
Lot # 1085 - Lot of 13 Cincinnati Coin Silver Spoons,
includes three 7" spoons marked J.DRAPER (Joseph Draper, Wilmington, DE, 1825-1832 and Cincinnati, OH, 1832-1844); PLUS three 5.75" spoons and one 6" spoon marked E.&D.KINSEY (Edward and David Kinsey, Cincinnati, OH, 1845-1861); AND four 5.75" spoons and two 6" spoons marked DUHME & CO. (Cincinnati,... > Item Details
Pewter Cupboard in Old Paint,
Lot # 1090 - Pewter Cupboard in Old Paint,
American ca 1840-60, original red wash finish over walnut; open top with 3 scrubbed shelves; double raised panel doors below; solid ends with bootjack cutouts, front with straight cutout bracket feet, mushroom turned pulls and original brass clasps; 37.25" wide x 11.25" deep at top x 14" deep at bas... > Item Details
Royal Bayreuth Devil & Cards Nappy,
Lot # 614 - Royal Bayreuth Devil & Cards Nappy,
with devil spread across center, blue type 2 mark (Raines:73); 6.75" diameter. > Item Details
Andre Dule Canadian Folk Art Wood Carving,
Lot # 1000 - Andre Dule Canadian Folk Art Wood Carving,
"Pulling Stumps." Wonderfully detailed basswood carving of a team of oxen being used to remove tree stumps, with 4 men and a dog, artist signed on side, Andre' Dule; 11.5" wide x 35" long x 9.5" high. > Item Details
Brown County, Ohio Needlepoint of Washington,
Lot # 829 - Brown County, Ohio Needlepoint of Washington,
an enormous, 32 x 42" school girl tapestry with typed and manuscript identification on verso: "Aunt Sis" Brown County Academy. Mary Beresford, age 14 in 1845. Later became Mrs. Richard Ryan. Died 1896." The Ursuline Academy in Brown County, Ohio was established in 1845 on a 400 acre tract near St.... > Item Details
Rare Young Annie Oakley Tinted Photograph,
Lot # 501 - Rare Young Annie Oakley Tinted Photograph,
beautifully composed tinted photograph of a very young Annie (attributed) signed by Emily Waite, an early female photographer, known to have photographed Annie Oakley. This image is 19.75" x 23.5", laid on cardstock. Photograph was purchased from an estate auction in Northern California, 1994. Tr... > Item Details
Pratt Ware Mephistopheles Pitcher,
Lot # 871 - Pratt Ware Mephistopheles Pitcher,
ca 1820-30, Staffordshire single face version of this classic form with raised decoration painted in polychrome overglaze enamel on pearlware body; 5" high. > Item Details
Majolica Water Cooler,
Lot # 1144 - Majolica Water Cooler,
unmarked American cooler with Redbud branches on tree stump form with ferns and flowers around bottom; 68 in underglaze paint on base; 16.75" high x 11" diameter at base. > Item Details
Milton Avery Oil on Canvas Painting,
Lot # 697 - Milton Avery Oil on Canvas Painting,
, abstract landscape with large hills, signed and dated lower right "Milton Avery 1955", stretcher size, 11" x 14", mounted in blue over gilt frame, 17.5" x 20.5". Milton Avery (1893-1965), abstract, seascapes, landscapes and nudes. Known as the great colorist, influenced many later artists includ... > Item Details
Daguerreotype of Wm. Learned Marcy,
Lot # 10 - Daguerreotype of Wm. Learned Marcy,
6th plate housed in a full-embossed leather case. Outstanding anonymous 3/4-length portrait of this important American Statesman. Marcy (1786-1857) coined the phase: "To the victor belong the spoils". Born in Sturbridge (now Southbridge), Mass., was State Adjutant General 1821; Justice of States ... > Item Details
School Girl Samplers,
Lot # 1140 - School Girl Samplers,
Lot of 4, all unframed. Includes an 4.75" x 11.75" example by "Phebe Ketaham Her Wo", obviously done by small child who did not plan well enough for the final word "Work", done in blue, black, green and red, includes two alphabets in upper and lower case; PLUS a 8" x 17" unfinished example in green ... > Item Details
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