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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Portrait of a Jockey Astride a Horse, Artist Signed,
Lot # 435 - Portrait of a Jockey Astride a Horse, Artist Signed,
likely British and late 19th century, oil on canvas, unsigned. An excellent sporting painting of a jockey in green racing silks astride a brown horse. Posed in verdant landscape. In a period wood frame; 24" x 29.5" (w/o frame), 30" x 36" (w/frame). > 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
Handel Lamp Reverse Obverse Landscape #5854 on Forest Base,
Lot # 398 - Handel Lamp Reverse Obverse Landscape #5854 on Forest Base,
18" conical chipped and sand finished shade with reverse and obverse-painted landscape of fir trees on rocky cliffs overlooking "The Oxbow" on the Connecticut River with a background of rolling hills, against a pale grey sky. Signed Handel / 5854, ca 1912. Supported on a signed Handel bronze base mo... > Item Details
Whole Cloth Chintz Quilt with Eagles,
Lot # 124 - Whole Cloth Chintz Quilt with Eagles,
American, mid-19th century. A printed textile now fashioned as a whole cloth quilt depicting a shield-breasted eagle holding a banner in its beak that reads E PLURIBUS UNUM. Printed cotton back, all hand-sewn; 80" x 82". See Collins, 1979: plate 17 for a similar example of this print. > Item Details
Five Red Transfer Romantic Staffordshire Plates including
Lot # 45 - Five Red Transfer Romantic Staffordshire Plates including "Seasons",
all English, mid-19th century. Includes an indented plate from Seasons series, entitled March; 9.5" diameter, PLUS a scene of canal boat approaching a dock at a seaport with wide floral border, incomplete transfer printed pattern mark on reverse, 10" diameter; PLUS an indented plate in Vintage patte... > Item Details
Morris Belknap, <i>The Wave</i>,
Lot # 595 - Morris Belknap, The Wave,
oil on canvas, signed M. Belknap, 1950. An overpowering scene of nature versus man, flirting with abstraction yet clinging to the human form and experimenting with shapes. A large wave in the form of a ghoul-like hand is careening toward a small human figure, whose hand is drawn back as if to punc... > Item Details
Small Six Board Chest in Old Blue Paint,
Lot # 251 - Small Six Board Chest in Old Blue Paint,
American, mid-19th century, pine of cut nail construction and retaining an old cobalt blue paint (over an older red); 14" high x 37.5" wide x 15" deep. > Item Details
Pair of Labeled China Trade Portraits of an American Captain and His Wife,
Lot # 296 - Pair of Labeled China Trade Portraits of an American Captain and His Wife,
both oil on canvas, with label of portrait artist Yee Chun's studio location in Hong Kong on back. These are China trade portraits of a pair of Westerners. The man is in Navy uniform and his collar insignia reveal that he is rear admiral. His wife is elegantly dressed and wears a necklace with a p... > Item Details
Jacquard Woven Tapestry Depicting William Howard Taft,
Lot # 259 - Jacquard Woven Tapestry Depicting William Howard Taft,
probably French, ca 1908, cotton in shades of brown. Central portrait of Taft is surrounded by eagles, shields, mounted riders and floral elements; 48" x 50". See Collins, 1979: plate 890 for an identical example of this weaving. > Item Details
Lot of Two Small Lidded Treen Containers,
Lot # 103 - Lot of Two Small Lidded Treen Containers,
two similarly-shaped lathe-turned footed containers, both having bold turnings and knob finials. First is decorated with incised lines and retains an old, dark finish; 4.5" high x 3" diameter; second is decorated with a fine geometric inlaid band around center of base and exhibits a honey colored p... > Item Details
Beijing Glass Bottle Form Vase with <i>Prunus</i> Blossoms,
Lot # 501 - Beijing Glass Bottle Form Vase with Prunus Blossoms,
unmarked, deep red cut to mottled cluthra-like white and clear, short straight foot and slight lip, 8.5" high. > Item Details
Carved & Painted Folk Art Cane,
Lot # 312 - Carved & Painted Folk Art Cane,
American, carved from single piece of wood, likely bass/linwood with crook-form knob in form of a duck's head, tapered shaft with spiraling rattlesnake in brown, black, green, gold and red along most of shaft and 7 relief-carved fish in silver, all on gold painted ground with original varnish overco... > Item Details
Oil on Panel Portrait of William Henry Harrison, President of the United States,
Lot # 261 - Oil on Panel Portrait of William Henry Harrison, President of the United States,
oil on wood panel, unsigned. An early 19th century bust portrait of the short-lived President William Henry Harrison. In a modern oval frame; 10.5" x 12.5". > Item Details
Paneled Corner Cupboard in Cherry,
Lot # 321 - Paneled Corner Cupboard in Cherry,
poplar secondary, American, second quarter 19th century. A one-piece blind cupboard, upper section having 3 fixed shelves with plate rails behind 2 doors with double inset panels. Lower section with 2 shelves behind 2 inset panel doors; all doors having cockbeaded frames and door openings. Restin... > Item Details
Ohio Cherry Sheraton Miniature Chest,
Lot # 246 - Ohio Cherry Sheraton Miniature Chest,
with poplar secondary wood, paneled construction with turned legs, hinged lid at top. In an old varnish finish with desirable surface (possibly original); 19" high x 19.5" wide x 10.75" deep. > Item Details
Tiffany Studios Geometric Leaded Glass Table Lamp,
Lot # 468 - Tiffany Studios Geometric Leaded Glass Table Lamp,
18" leaded glass geometric shade in blue-green mottled glass, supported by a rare Tiffany bronze base of urn form with paw feet on flat disk covered in an excellent original patina. Base signed Tiffany Studios NY #5089, overall height 24". > Item Details
<i>Anna Carrier</i> Bronze Sculpture of Classical Woman & Children,
Lot # 216 - Anna Carrier Bronze Sculpture of Classical Woman & Children,
signed on the pedestal A. Carrier, and mounted on a bronze base. A striking depiction of a woman in classical Roman dress caressing two children in her arms, one of whom has a rosary over his arm, with a rich patina; 22" high and 17" long. Anna Carrier (American, act. 1885-1899) was primarily a po... > Item Details
<i>Alice in Wonderland</i> Illustrated by Salvador Dali,
Lot # 225 - Alice in Wonderland Illustrated by Salvador Dali,
New York: Maecenas Press, Random House, 1969. Number 705 of 2500 copies produced, printed on Mandeure paper, and signed on the title page by Salvador Dali. The portfolio contains twelve illustrations with an original remarque on each and an original colored etching (frontispiece). The total of 150 p... > Item Details
Tiffany Seven-Light Lily Lamp with Gold Doré Lily Pad Base,
Lot # 469 - Tiffany Seven-Light Lily Lamp with Gold Doré Lily Pad Base,
the arching stems supporting seven gold favrile shades with deep multicolored surface iridescence, all signed L.C.T. Favrile; base signed Tiffany Studios #385, overall height 21". > Item Details
American Miniature Watercolor Portrait of A Gentleman,
Lot # 281 - American Miniature Watercolor Portrait of A Gentleman,
ca 1800-20 folksy middle-aged gentleman with thinning hair and blue waist coat on brown circular background with ivory border on white rectangular ground, 4" x 5", in period walnut frame, 4.3" x 5.5". > Item Details
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