Lot 115    

American Leather-Covered Document Box with Eagle Escutcheon,
2006, Fall Decorative Arts, October 7th
ca 1860, a hinged wooden box, exterior covered in black leather, lid has an iron support band with an applied leather strap handle; interior lined with a cream-colored oilcloth. Retains the original lock with a stamped eagle escutcheon; 5.5" high x 10" wide x 6.75" deep.

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Virginia Embroidered Quilt Top,
Lot # 145 - Virginia Embroidered Quilt Top,
late 19th-early 20th century, constructed of wool and cotton pieces of dress material. Sixteen rectangular blocks constructed of irregularly shaped pieces and joined by embroidery yarn; some of the pieces containing embroidered decoration. No backing, edges bound, likely used as a summer spread; 6... > Item Details
Extremely Rare <i>The Crystal Palace</i> Interior Stevengraph #132,
Lot # 615 - Extremely Rare The Crystal Palace Interior Stevengraph #132,
Stg. #132, showing the interior of the building; mount type E, back label 31+38 titles; unframed. > Item Details
Portrait of a Massachusetts Mason in a Fine Carved Frame,
Lot # 263 - Portrait of a Massachusetts Mason in a Fine Carved Frame,
oil on canvas board with wood backing, unsigned. A portrait of a rather stern-looking man with a Masonic symbol pinned to his chest. Information on verso identifies the sitter as Azel Copen, Staughton, Mass. c. 1860. From estate of Bertie Copen. In a cross-cut frame with applied leaf carvings; 12"... > Item Details
Stoneware Snake Mug with St. Ananias Inscription,
Lot # 349 - Stoneware Snake Mug with St. Ananias Inscription,
American, probably fourth quarter 19th century. A salt glazed stoneware mug having a snake coiling from the base to the rim, forming a handle. The snake is skillfully freehand decorated in cobalt blue; additionally, the mug bears the inscription CONSECRATED TO ST. ANANIAS; 6" high x 4" rim diamete... > Item Details
Two Pair English Brass Candlesticks,
Lot # 22 - Two Pair English Brass Candlesticks,
one with round base and second with canted corner base, 1st made without push-ups, 7.25" & 8.25" high. > Item Details
<i>Travellers' Rest</i> After George Morland,
Lot # 76 - Travellers' Rest After George Morland,
oil on canvas, unsigned. A picturesque, rural scene in the style of George Morland depicting a caravan of travelers, possibly gypsies, resting in a forested area near a solitary house. In a period gilt and gesso frame; 24" x 29" (w/o frame), 31" x 37" (w/frame). George Morland (1763-1804) was an art... > Item Details
French Enameled Jewelry Casket,
Lot # 546 - French Enameled Jewelry Casket,
porcelain with 5 round corner rectangular blow-out panels in gilt brass ormolu frame with scrolled rococo feet, panels decorated with overglaze enamel and gilt on light yellow ground in geometric patterns, quilted silk lined interior, unmarked, 4" x 3" x 2.75" high. > Item Details
Queen Anne Style Pewter Teapot Attributed to Thomas Boardman,
Lot # 1 - Queen Anne Style Pewter Teapot Attributed to Thomas Boardman,
American, first quarter 19th century, unmarked. A revival example having a piriform body, domed lid and hollow cast handle; lid having incised decorative bands and retaining the wooden wafer; 7.75" overall height. See Thomas, 1976: fig 127 for a nearly identical example. > Item Details
Rookwood Vellum Vase by Margaret H. McDonald,
Lot # 395 - Rookwood Vellum Vase by Margaret H. McDonald,
Rookwood vase, shape # 1865, covered in a soft blue vellum glaze with abstract white highlights at the tapered neck; marked with the artist's incised monogram MHM, V for vellum and the Rookwood flame mark and XIV for 1914; 7.5" high. Margaret Helen McDonald (1893-1964) was born in Cincinnati, the d... > Item Details
Pastoral Landscape by Cincinnati Artist Emma Mendenhall,
Lot # 151 - Pastoral Landscape by Cincinnati Artist Emma Mendenhall,
oil on board, unsigned. A pastoral landscape of a massive tree in front of a run down split rail fence along a dirt road leading into the countryside. In a gilt and gesso frame; stamped Emma Mendenhall estate on verso; 7" x 9" (w/o frame), 12" x 14" (w/frame). Emma Mendenhall (1873-1964) was a Cinc... > Item Details
Leda and The Swan Stevengraph # 91,
Lot # 612 - Leda and The Swan Stevengraph # 91,
entitled Leda; mount type D2, back label 30+32 titles, rare subject; framed; 7.5" x 11". > Item Details
Appearance of the Mother of God to St. Sergei Radonezhsky, Russian Icon,
Lot # 520 - Appearance of the Mother of God to St. Sergei Radonezhsky, Russian Icon,
late 19th century, polychrome hand-painted and gilded on wood block, with inscriptions as well. A scene of the Virgin Mary, accompanied by St. Peter and another apostle, appearing before a Russian saint. The top of the block has another interesting framed scene with three angels conversing at a ta... > Item Details
Western Pennsylvania Pastoral Painting by A. C. Davis,
Lot # 273 - Western Pennsylvania Pastoral Painting by A. C. Davis,
oil on canvas board, signed lower right. A rural Western Pennsylvania landscape with cattle grazing in an boulder strewn field under a bright blue summer sky. In a carved and gilded frame made by the artist; 17.5" x 22.5" (w/o frame), 25" x 30" (w/frame).Andrew Curtain Davis (1853-1915) grew up an... > Item Details
<i>Moonlight, Blue Farm</i> by Albertus E. Jones,
Lot # 592 - Moonlight, Blue Farm by Albertus E. Jones,
oil on board, signed lower left Albertus E. Jones. A tranquil nocturnal scene of a farmhouse tucked in a moonlit valley; in a modern frame; 11" x 14" (w/o frame), 14" x 18" (w/frame). Albertus E. Jones (1882-1957) lived in Connecticut and was mostly active in his state of residence. He is a well-k... > Item Details
Spread-Winged Eagle Weathervane,
Lot # 367 - Spread-Winged Eagle Weathervane,
American, late 19th-early 20th century, constructed of zinc and sheet copper, having a cast zinc head. A spread-winged eagle, talons clutching an orb; all resting atop a directional arrow. Possibly by E.G. Washburne & Company, New York; retaining approx 95% gilt; mounted on a modern metal stand; 1... > Item Details
Four 1893 Columbian World's Exposition Woven Silks,
Lot # 646 - Four 1893 Columbian World's Exposition Woven Silks,
includes Godden's #1009a Souvenir Woven at the CWE Chicago 1893 Exhibition Building (Godden, 1971), NBL 5; unframed; 5.5" x 7.5"; PLUS unrecorded W.H. Grant Souvenir Woven at the CWE Chicago 1893 / Christopher Columbus; 5" x 2.75"; PLUS an unrecorded Grant subject Souvenir Woven at the CWE Chicago 1... > Item Details
Three Chinese Ivory Figurines,
Lot # 490 - Three Chinese Ivory Figurines,
all elephant ivory, includes a man and woman pair, both on carved wood bases, the third signed and with polychrome decoration; 11.5", 11.5", and 9" high. > Item Details
Print: Cityscape of Pre-Fire Chicago,
Lot # 238 - Print: Cityscape of Pre-Fire Chicago,
hand-colored lithograph on paper, labeled at the bottom Street in Chicago, United States and dated 1863, with small figures and several identified buildings. The view is of a single, wide street with buildings lining either side. Printed in London; 12" x 14". > Item Details
Collection of English Figural Ball Clay Tobacco Pipes,
Lot # 560 - Collection of English Figural Ball Clay Tobacco Pipes,
lot of 28, all in white ball clay, some of the figural examples include King Geo. V, Wm. Gladstone, Ally Sloper, Chief Chaka, Motoring Girl, Charlotte Bronte, Fred Archer, Coronation of Edward VII, and Dirty Dick. Other examples include 16th century English, Irish golf, fox and grapes, forester's, c... > Item Details
Six Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cornucopia Decoration,
Lot # 350 - Six Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cornucopia Decoration,
ovoid form with opposed semi-lunate handles with painted cobalt cornucopia with flowers and 6 above, brown glazed interior, 10" maximum diameter x 19". > Item Details
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