Lot 647    

Three 1893 Columbian Exposition Phoenix Ribbons including Abraham Lincoln,
2006, Fall Decorative Arts, October 7th
includes a fine 1893 CWEC Abraham Lincoln Emancipation Proclamation large ribbon with Phoenix Silk Manufacturing Co. label; unframed; silk is 2.5" x 14.2", label is 3.4" x 21"; PLUS another 1893 CWEC souvenir Machinery Hall with large Phoenix label; unframed; ribbon size 2.5 x 14", label size 3.3 x 18"; AND another 1893 CWEC souvenir ribbon Administration Building; unframed; silk size 2.9" x 13.1".

Ex Collection of Dr. Richard E. Baer, Groveport, Ohio

1st, silk rating 6, light toning to card; 2nd and 3rd, silk rating 6. Good bright colors on all examples.
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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
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
Pieced and Appliquéd Quilt <i>North Carolina Lily</i> Pattern,
Lot # 143 - Pieced and Appliquéd Quilt North Carolina Lily Pattern,
American, 1930, cotton sateen. Blocks containing pieced and appliquéd flowers in colors of rose and pale green are set on point between white blocks containing finely quilted wreaths; all surrounded by a wide border with fine diamond quilting. Natural cotton back, green binding, completely hand-se... > Item Details
Semi Antique Turkish Kilim Carpet,
Lot # 573 - Semi Antique Turkish Kilim Carpet,
in nice earth-tone geometric pattern, ca 1930s, 60" x 96". > Item Details
<i>A View of the Rockies</i> by Edward Potthast,
Lot # 165 - A View of the Rockies by Edward Potthast,
oil on canvas board, signed lower right. A mountainous Western landscape with fir trees in the foreground and a colorful, cloudy sky. A snowy trail meanders lazily down the face of the mountain and the viewer gets a sense of the crisp air by Potthast's use of a cool palette. In a later burl frame ... > Item Details
Handel Lamp Reverse Painted Landscape #6644,
Lot # 440 - Handel Lamp Reverse Painted Landscape #6644,
18" domed eight-panel shade with colorful reverse-painted landscape of birch and poplar trees on a rocky shoreline with tree lined woodland stream. Signed Handel / 6644 / WR, for artist William Runge, ca 1918. Supported by a signed Handel baluster-form base with large vertical leaves; original patin... > Item Details
The Petit Sully Collection of Drawings by Horatio Greenough,
Lot # 244 - The Petit Sully Collection of Drawings by Horatio Greenough,
Cowan’s is very pleased to offer the Petit Sully Collection of one hundred and sixty three original drawings, studies, and sketches by noted American sculptor Horatio Greenough (1805-1852). Rarely does one get to peek inside the creative process of an artist, particularly unusual is to do so with o... > Item Details
American Coin Silver Melon Form Teapot,
Lot # 543 - American Coin Silver Melon Form Teapot,
possibly by Greenbury Gaither, Washington D.C., or more likely Gelston & Co. N.Y., ca 1837. Finely crafted with C scroll handle with shell decoration on top and ivory heat stops, hinged lid with flower and bud finial and S curved spout on four out turned feet with shell motifs, marked on base in b... > Item Details
Decorated 2-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher,
Lot # 345 - Decorated 2-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher,
mid-19th century. An impressive pitcher, bulbous in form with a flared foot, having an applied strap handle and three tooled lines at rim. Profusely decorated in brushed cobalt in the form of foliate elements and feathered lines; 12" high x 8.5" diameter. > Item Details
<i>Christ Pantocrator</i>, Russian Icon, Maker Marked,
Lot # 516 - Christ Pantocrator, Russian Icon, Maker Marked,
late 19th century; a hand-painted image of Christ as Pantocrater on wood block. With chased and engraved metal overlay and a polychrome, enameled halo. Maker's mark and assay stamp on bottom. Maker is stamped EAK; 7" x 9". > Item Details
Bradley & Hubbard Wire Frame Hall Lamp with Cranberry Swirl Shade,
Lot # 188 - Bradley & Hubbard Wire Frame Hall Lamp with Cranberry Swirl Shade,
ca 1875-1885, kerosene period, of solid brass, and attributed to Bradley & Hubbard. The 10" cranberry opalescent swirl domed shade is probably by Beaumont, Nickel or another Ohio Valley glass house. Openwork stamped stars on the shade ring repeat the motif seen on the sand blasted "Star in Circle" L... > Item Details
Folk Art Carved & Painted Wooden <i>Day Of The Dead</i> Skeleton Puppet,
Lot # 314 - Folk Art Carved & Painted Wooden Day Of The Dead Skeleton Puppet,
late 19th or early 20th century, a wonderful articulated puppet of a skeleton made of 15 individually carved and painted parts, with working jaw and control arm. In a fine patina; 25" high. In Spanish Día de los Muertos, this is a Mexican celebration in honor of dead relatives, who return to the mo... > Item Details
<i>Writing the Letter</i> by Walter Dendy Sadler,
Lot # 506 - Writing the Letter by Walter Dendy Sadler,
oil on canvas, signed at the bottom. A detailed interior scene of a middle-aged English gentleman composing a letter, perhaps to a young lady whose miniature portrait is close at hand. Sadler hints at the man's ineptness to express his feelings through details such as the wastebasket filled with cru... > Item Details
Hanging Library Lamp with
Lot # 195 - Hanging Library Lamp with "Coin Spot" Opalescent Shade,
ca 1880s, kerosene period, with elaborate brass frame set with two fiery opalescent faceted jewels which compliment the 14" mold-blown white opalescent "Coin Spot" domed shade. Frame is 15.5" across; overall height approximately 30". Faceted crystal pendants hang from the shade ring. Patent date Aug... > Item Details
Early White Belsnickle, Dated <i>1876</i>,
Lot # 373 - Early White Belsnickle, Dated 1876,
papier-mâché with white coat with silver flecking, green felt trim around hood, flesh toned face with blue eyes and white beard, black base and boots and holding a small tree branch, dated 1876 on base, 9.25" high. > Item Details
<i>Conway Castle and Bridge</i> & <i>Houses of Parliament</i> Stevengraphs,
Lot # 613 - Conway Castle and Bridge & Houses of Parliament Stevengraphs,
Stg. #133, mount type F2, no back label, framed; 7.5" x 10.25"; AND Stg #124, mount type F1, no back label, framed; 8.25" x 13". > Item Details
Portrait of a Mother and Child Attributed to George Romney,
Lot # 266 - Portrait of a Mother and Child Attributed to George Romney,
oil on canvas, unsigned, with plaque identifying the artist, George Romney, R.A.. A pleasant 18th century portrait of a richly dressed woman and her daughter seated in front of a red velvet curtain. The woman wears a white lace scarf and black lace shawl while her daughter is dressed in white. In a... > Item Details
Bronze Pheasant by Dubugand,
Lot # 220 - Bronze Pheasant by Dubugand,
signed on the rock base, on a bronze mount. Signed Dubucand; 27" high and 18" long. A large bronze with a pheasant standing proudly on top of a rock. A small lizard is also climbing the rock and looking upwards at the bird.Alfred Dubucand (French School, 1828-1894) studied sculpture under Lequien... > Item Details
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
Ivory & Tortoise Shell Snuff Box with Portrait of Charlotte, Vermont Family,
Lot # 559 - Ivory & Tortoise Shell Snuff Box with Portrait of Charlotte, Vermont Family,
American, ca 1820s. A circular ivory box, lid having a naive watercolor on ivory portrait of a young mother with her three children, surrounded by gold bezel and domed cover glass. The interior is lined with tortoise shell; .9" high x 3" diameter. > Item Details
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