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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Chinese Export Porcelain Tureen Undertray with Floral Decoration,
Lot # 472 - Chinese Export Porcelain Tureen Undertray with Floral Decoration,
made for the western market, ca 1780, and painted in the center with a floral spray, the rim with floral sprigs and narrow ribbon; 14.3" long x 11" across. This tureen undertray was used for many years with the similar, but not identical, export soup tureen Lot 471. > Item Details
Miniature Belsnickle & White Feather Tree, Plus,
Lot # 377 - Miniature Belsnickle & White Feather Tree, Plus,
three articles including a papier-mâché Belsnickle with red coat, flesh tone face with black eyes and white beard, black base and boots, 4.5" high, together with a white feather tree with composition red berries in a red and white turned wood pot stamped Made In Germany; 12" high, AND a German turne... > Item Details
Folksy Painting with African American Cook,
Lot # 93 - Folksy Painting with African American Cook,
oil on canvas board, with illegible signature bottom right. A folk painting of an African-American cook filling a cabinet with cereal boxes with help from a young assistant; the empty carton on the floor is labeled Cream of Wheat. Both figures wear white cook's attire. In a painted wooden frame; 1... > Item Details
Peace and Unity Philadelphia 1876 Centennial Banner,
Lot # 126 - Peace and Unity Philadelphia 1876 Centennial Banner,
polychrome printed cotton swallow tailed banner with Centennial Union/It Proclaimed Liberty In/1776 above liberty bell with eagle surmount and crossed flags behind and below Let It Proclaim/Peace and Unity/In/1876 with red star surround on white ground and bordered with white stars on blue, 17" x 28... > Item Details
Elaborate Inlaid Swiss Music Box,
Lot # 178 - Elaborate Inlaid Swiss Music Box,
rosewood with exotic hardwood inlay with musical instruments and floral sprays on lid and front with carved ivory escutcheon, ebonized cove-moulded base with ogee feet. Ebonized interior with original chromolithographed and manuscript song list on lid, with 8 tunes, mechanism under glass door, 24" x... > Item Details
Three Pieces of Wedgwood Black Basalt,
Lot # 207 - Three Pieces of Wedgwood Black Basalt,
English, 19th century. Two baluster-form cabinet vases, each with different neo-classical scenes on obverse and reverse; 4.8" high; AND a black basalt sprigged small cream jug, also with neo-classical scenes around the body, and grapevine sprigs surrounding the rim; 4.5" high. All signed below WEDGW... > Item Details
Coin Silver Mug, Wood and Hughes, New York,
Lot # 532 - Coin Silver Mug, Wood and Hughes, New York,
ca 1840, marked twice on the underside. Straight-sided mug with a beaded foot, spurred handle, and repoussé decoration consisting of scrollwork and birds; 4.5" high, approx. 5.2 ozt (165 g). > Item Details
<i>National Road</i> Commemorative Hooked Rug,
Lot # 412 - National Road Commemorative Hooked Rug,
American, ca 1953, multicolor wool and cotton on burlap. A skillfully-executed freehand design. Central tablet has a Conestoga wagon with hills in the background (possibly The Cumberland Gap) framed by scrollwork, surrounded by smaller tablets depicting pioneer scenes. Below the central tablet ar... > Item Details
Three Coaching & Railroad Stevengraphs,
Lot # 640 - Three Coaching & Railroad Stevengraphs,
includes Stg. #187, The Good Old Days, a stage coach scene with no rural background; original mount with hand written title, no back label, framed; 6.3" x 10.25"; PLUS Stg. #188, Sonst, German issued, mount type German, no back label, framed; 7" x 9.7"; AND Stg. #194, The Present Time, the two carri... > Item Details
Hanging Hall Lamp with Ruby Flashed Peasant Scenes,
Lot # 189 - Hanging Hall Lamp with Ruby Flashed Peasant Scenes,
1880s, kerosene era, Bohemian and others. A hanging hall lamp with four ruby-flashed panels, probably of Bohemian manufacture, depicting various peasant activities, set in a stamped brass filigree frame with pull-down assembly. Scenes are of a peasant girl fishing, a gentleman with hunting dog and r... > Item Details
Early Depiction of the Pope Before the Virgin and Child,
Lot # 524 - Early Depiction of the Pope Before the Virgin and Child,
ink and watercolor on paper, unsigned. A 17th century religious sketch of the Pope before the Virgin and Child. Saints, angels and cherubs accompany the pope. The direction of the painting is diagonal and triangular, everything leading towards the Virgin Mother and Christ child. A typical Baroqu... > Item Details
Andrew Clemens Sandbottle with Patriotic Decoration dated 1883,
Lot # 257 - Andrew Clemens Sandbottle with Patriotic Decoration dated 1883,
lacks label, but without question the work of Clemens. In an apothecary-type bottle with stopper, and including at least 10 different colors of sand. Motifs include a floral urn, eagle with flag and geometric designs. A banner above the urn reads FROM C.& R. COX to CORA; a banner below the eagle ... > Item Details
<i>Beaver in a Pond</i> by Allen Gilbert Cram,
Lot # 437 - Beaver in a Pond by Allen Gilbert Cram,
gouache on paper, "en grisaille", signed bottom right AG Cram. A bold depiction of a beaver swimming in the shallows of a mountain lake. In a modern frame; 10" x 11.5" (w/o frame), 17" x 19" (w/frame). Allen Gilbert Cram (1886-1947) was born in Washington D.C. and received his fine art education in ... > Item Details
Rubina Opalescent Stripe Hanging Hall Lamp,
Lot # 191 - Rubina Opalescent Stripe Hanging Hall Lamp,
1885-1910, kerosene era, American. A mold-blown bulbous lamp shade in rubina glass, possibly by Northwood or another Ohio Valley glass house, the color a rich cranberry from top rim to below the shoulder, with vertical opal stripes extending the length of the shade. Set in a stamped brass frame with... > Item Details
Western New York Sampler with Birds and House Dated 1838,
Lot # 420 - Western New York Sampler with Birds and House Dated 1838,
polychrome silk thread on linen having bound edges and what appears to be the original brass mounting rings sewn to the upper edge. Rows of alphabet strings and verse are arranged above a charming depiction of a house flanked by trees. Above the trees are facing birds that resemble turkeys; additio... > Item Details
Connecticut Landscape by Albertus E. Jones,
Lot # 593 - Connecticut Landscape by Albertus E. Jones,
oil on board, signed bottom right Albertus E. Jones. An autumn landscape with turning leaves and dried grasses on a boulder strewn hillside. A 19th century home is seen in the distance along a narrow New England road. Executed with heavy paint and brushstrokes. In a gilt frame; 11" x 14" (w/o fra... > Item Details
Fine Folk Art Painting of an Indiana Farm,
Lot # 274 - Fine Folk Art Painting of an Indiana Farm,
oil on canvas, unsigned. A depiction of a sprawling Indiana farmstead having an expansive pasture beside a tree-lined dirt road leading to a bank barn. The home is partially obscured by the trees. In the background are brick storage silos under an early autumn sky. In a gilt frame; 24" x 35" (w/... > Item Details
Rare Snead Cast Iron Hard Hat Diving Helmet,
Lot # 292 - Rare Snead Cast Iron Hard Hat Diving Helmet,
ca 1940s, cast iron helmet with square window fastened with ten bolts. Breastplate with raised lettering SNEAD. CO JERSEY CITY, N.J.PATT. PENDING. Twelve bolts secure the two seams of the helmet. Complete with attached handle and wood base with roped border. Interior painted red. Overall height w/o... > Item Details
Early Study for Wallpaper,
Lot # 227 - Early Study for Wallpaper,
two early studies for wallpaper design, executed in vertical strips as they would hang on the wall. The left design portrays a delicate plant rising upward from a flowerpot, while the right design is more complex, with eagles, swords, armor and medallions included in the sketch. Matted and in a gilt... > Item Details
Folksy Oil Painting <i>Summer Noon</i>,
Lot # 272 - Folksy Oil Painting Summer Noon,
oil on canvas, unsigned, titled bottom right. A charming rural scene depicting cows cooling off in a stream while a lone fisherman casts a line over a trestle bridge. A farmhouse can be seen at the end of the winding dirt road. In a black and gilt frame; 20" x 25" (w/o frame), 25" x 30 (w/frame). > Item Details
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