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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.

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Slight solar ring, still VG.
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Painting of <i>Message from a Suitor</i> by Filippo Indoni,
Lot # 678 - Painting of Message from a Suitor by Filippo Indoni,
watercolor on paper laid on paper board, signed in the lower right F. Indoni. A colorful depiction of a courtship between a demure young woman and a handsome young man in purple, Middle Eastern garb. An oft-used subject by the Italian artist Filippo Indoni (1800-1884). In new frame; 21" high x 14... > Item Details
Drawing of Heroic Male Nude,
Lot # 673 - Drawing of Heroic Male Nude,
anonymous graphite on wove paper, in the manner of Prudhomme, probably meant to be a gladiator, late 18th or early 19th century, 16" x 23" in modern frame, 20.5" x 27.25". > Item Details
Royal Bayreuth Devil & Cards Chamber Stick,
Lot # 610 - Royal Bayreuth Devil & Cards Chamber Stick,
with devil handle with blue type 2 mark (Raines:73); 2.75" high x 6" long. > Item Details
Joseph Wood Miniature on Ivory, of Wm. Pinkney,
Lot # 625 - Joseph Wood Miniature on Ivory, of Wm. Pinkney,
ca 1805. Attributed to Joseph Wood (1778-1830), miniaturist and portrait painter, born Clarkston, N.Y., worked in N.Y.C., Philadelphia and Washington. Image is oval, 2.5" x 3", mounted in an ebonized wood and brass frame, 4.2" x 5". > Item Details
Peafowl Spatterware Tureen,
Lot # 775 - Peafowl Spatterware Tureen,
blue spatter, lidded with rosette finial hexagonal form and footed, wonderful peafowl in black, blue, red and green in overglaze enamel, unmarked pearlware body, 10" diameter x 7" high. Two fowl on lid and one on interior. > Item Details
Campaign Ambrotype of General Winfield Scott,
Lot # 90 - Campaign Ambrotype of General Winfield Scott,
large, ca. 2.75 x 3.25" image an engraving of Scott in dress uniform with brass wrap type frame with loop hanger. > Item Details
Slave Collar,
Lot # 114 - Slave Collar,
an adjustable early neck collar with a "screw-type" lock. In perfect working order with original key. This example more decorated than most, both the adjustable locking plate as well as the border of the nameplate is designed with a simple engraving. Nameplate with brass inlaid block, traces of the ... > Item Details
Ottman Bros. 2-Gallon Cobalt Decorated Jug,
Lot # 991 - Ottman Bros. 2-Gallon Cobalt Decorated Jug,
salt glazed stoneware straight-sided hand thrown jug with applied "C" shaped strap handle, cobalt free hand painted bird on a branch and impressed Ottman Bros./Fort Edwards. N.Y./2, also wiped in cobalt; 8.75" diameter x 14.5" high. > Item Details
Civil War Era Graphite and Ink of Ft. Stevens, Oregon,
Lot # 477 - Civil War Era Graphite and Ink of Ft. Stevens, Oregon,
anonymous, entitled Captain Jane's quarters at Ft. Stevens, Ogn. along bottom margin in ink. Fine architectural drawing of a two story frame home with gable end porch and single story addition to rear gable end; 4.5" x 7.25" mounted in original gilt gesso frame; 7" x 10". > Item Details
Oil on Board of a Mill Scene,
Lot # 722 - Oil on Board of a Mill Scene,
unsigned impressionist rendering of a mill, done in the style of Cincinnati artist Thomas Corwin Lindsay (1839-1907); 11.5" high x 8.5" wide (w/o frame); 14.25" high x 11.25" wide (w/frame). > Item Details
Lot of 15 Connecticut Coin Silver Spoons,
Lot # 819 - Lot of 15 Connecticut Coin Silver Spoons,
all by the Pitkins of Connecticut, ca 1820-1880. This lot includes one 6" spoon marked W.PITKIN (William Pitkin, Hartford) and J.W.ROOT; PLUS six 6" spoons marked W.PITKIN and C.C.NORTON (Hartford); PLUS five 6" spoons marked W.L.&H.E.PITKIN and COIN (William L. Pitkin and possibly Henry, East Hart... > Item Details
Pennsylvania Militia Dragoon Helmet, & More,
Lot # 183 - Pennsylvania Militia Dragoon Helmet, & More,
lot of 3, all ca. 1830. Includes molded black leather helmet with large brass hat plate with stamped spread winged eagle with a wreath in its beak, above a mounted dragoon with drawn saber. The helm topped with a crest of grayish/white horse hair. Embossed leather chin strap with a spread winged, s... > Item Details
Racial Sterling Cane,
Lot # 931 - Racial Sterling Cane,
figural knob in form of African American male head with red painted lip; marked "Sterling;" knob is 2.2" high, mounted on a stepped cane shaft with .8" horn ferrule; total length 35.7". > Item Details
Gate leg Walnut Sheraton Table,
Lot # 849 - Gate leg Walnut Sheraton Table,
turned legs, 27.2" high x 20.5" wide closed x 58.25" open x 43.75" long, secondary wood is also walnut, ca. 1830-50. > Item Details
Civil War Letter by Benjamin Butler, Maj. Gen., U.S.A.
Lot # 277 - Civil War Letter by Benjamin Butler, Maj. Gen., U.S.A.
(1818-1893). ADS, 4pp, 7.75 x 10", on Head Quarters Department of Virginia and North Carolina letterhead, "In the field," June 7, 1864. To a court in Indiana, concerning the application for leave of absence for Surgeon Charles McCormick, Medical Director of the Department to appear before the court.... > Item Details
Autographed Letter Signed by Braxton Bragg, General, CSA
Lot # 261 - Autographed Letter Signed by Braxton Bragg, General, CSA
(1817-1876). ALS, 2pp, 7.25 x 8.75", Jefferson Barracks (MO), Jan. 12, 1850. Addressed to John Love, letter sheet marked "official business." Concerns military matters at the Barracks, as Love was there also. Some of the comments regard appointments and military alotments (such as winter fuel), with... > Item Details
Two Gaudy Dutch Saucers,
Lot # 948 - Two Gaudy Dutch Saucers,
both polychrome painted on pearlware body, ca 1810-20; includes a War Bonnet patter; AND a Single Rose pattern; 5.7" & 5.5" diameter. > Item Details
Novelty Bank, Opening Door & Teller Mechanical Bank,
Lot # 525 - Novelty Bank, Opening Door & Teller Mechanical Bank,
ca 1870-80, made by J.E. Stevens, in building form with door opening to reveal teller, works by placing coin on tray that teller holds and when door is closed he deposits it though slot in tellers cage; Paints are yellow & blue walls, red roof with yellow and red chimney’s, blue & red door, red foun... > Item Details
Cabinet Card of May Lillie,
Lot # 497 - Cabinet Card of May Lillie,
albumen image of Lillie in western outfit with three shooting medals on her chest and shotgun at her side; imprint of Pentz & Swords York, Pa. > Item Details
Two Folk Art Monkey Canes,
Lot # 928 - Two Folk Art Monkey Canes,
including a whimsically carved American cane made from a single piece of hardwood with knob terminating in a cute monkey head with relief carving on upper portion including lizard, turtle, pig and two ladies legs; lower tapered shaft with leafing vine wrapped around; fine original alligatored varnis... > Item Details
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