Lot 9    

Find The Missing Man Diorama in a Bottle,
2008, Spring Fine & Decorative Arts, Mar 15th
classic type of American folk art sculpture. This early 20th-century piece is constructed by hand in a contemporary glass bottle with wood stopper. The painted wooden sculpture constructed on the interior is a saloon scene with six figures, but only five of them are immediately evident to the viewer. The trick is to find the missing man as inscribed title suggests. Label inside reads DAN EPPLER, SR.; 15" high, 5.75" diameter.
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Rockingham Ink Standish,
Lot # 441 - Rockingham Ink Standish,
American or English, mid-19th century, in yellow ware covered in bright Rockingham glaze, with separate ink pot and double handles with acanthus leaf molding; 2.25" high x 12" long x 6" wide. > Item Details
Sponge Decorated Pig Bottle or Flask,
Lot # 526 - Sponge Decorated Pig Bottle or Flask,
American, late 19th-early 20th century. Unusual walking form with brown glaze sponged on yellow unglazed clay; 5" long, 2.25" high. > Item Details
Seth Thomas <i>Fashion No. 4</i> Model Calendar Clock,
Lot # 371 - Seth Thomas Fashion No. 4 Model Calendar Clock,
1880, eight-day time, strike, day of the week and month spring-driven brass movement with 7.5" white on black printed dials, and Pat. Dec. 28, 1875, with seconds dial above center, lower dial with Southern Calendar/Clock Co./St. Louis, Mo./Patented March 18, 1879; arch top door with original gilt ta... > Item Details
Bennington Jardiniere,
Lot # 364 - Bennington Jardiniere,
American, ca 1847-58, in two parts. Rockingham glaze with molded acanthus sprays, unmarked. Base, 5.5" high, top 7.75" high, 12.75" overall height. (See Barret 1958: 130, plate 188-A for a similar example.) > Item Details
Stretcher Base Tavern Table,
Lot # 403 - Stretcher Base Tavern Table,
American, ca 1760-80, constructed of maple with turned legs having walnut stretchers; 28" high, x 45" wide x 26 deep. > Item Details
Carousel Horse, (Attributed) Armitage-Herschell,
Lot # 458 - Carousel Horse, (Attributed) Armitage-Herschell,
American, late 19th century. Carved laminated pine having glass eyes, painted polychrome decoration on a green-gray ground, with a U.S. shield breastplate and rendered in a jumper stance. Paint is well-worn with a desirable dry surface. Mounted to an iron stand; 45" high x 48" wide x 11" deep (not i... > Item Details
Davenport Gaudy Pitcher and Basin,
Lot # 131 - Davenport Gaudy Pitcher and Basin,
English, early 19th century, "Columbine" pattern painted in polychrome enamels. Marks include 105, 1005, impressed anchor and Davenport and painter's tally marks; pitcher 10", bowl 4.5" high x 12" diameter. > Item Details
Audubon Havell Edition Plate CCCI, <i>Rocky Mountain Plover</i>
Lot # 207 - Audubon Havell Edition Plate CCCI, Rocky Mountain Plover
from Audubon's original edition of The Birds of Americaproduced by hand-colored engraving on woven cotton rag papermarked upper left No. 70 and upper right Plate CCCIAudubon credit lower left Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.publisher's credit lower right Engraved, Printed and Coloured... > Item Details
Bennington Phrenological Head Inkwell,
Lot # 340 - Bennington Phrenological Head Inkwell,
American, ca 1850-59, of white graniteware. Skull marked with black, base with cobalt, weakly impressed within a cartouche on front By F. Bridges/Phrenologist, 5.5" high. (See Barret 1978: 311, plate 405) > Item Details
Solar Lamp Attributed to Henry N. Hooper & Co.,
Lot # 110 - Solar Lamp Attributed to Henry N. Hooper & Co.,
American, ca 1850, of gilt lacquered brass and bronze, with reeded standard raised on a square marble plinth, cut and etched bulbous "Oregon" style shade with vine and berry motifs and 6" fitter resting on a pear shaped font. Later spider/shade ring hung with 14 "snowflake" prisms and faceted beads,... > Item Details
Pair of Outstanding Egyptian Revival Candelabra,
Lot # 319 - Pair of Outstanding Egyptian Revival Candelabra,
American, ca 1862-77, in silverplate, manufactured by Rogers, Smith & Co., New Haven, Conn., the standards modelled as full-bodied male Egyptians in royal attire, each holding a staff ending in a single bobeche, with four cast foliate arms ending in candle holders, all decorated with lion's ... > Item Details
Painted Valuables Box with Winged Heart,
Lot # 41 - Painted Valuables Box with Winged Heart,
American, ca 1850-70, with removable divided tray and original lock and key; 7" high x 12" wide x 7" deep. > Item Details
Assembled Group of
Lot # 82 - Assembled Group of "Excelsior" Flint Glass,
lot of 13, American, 19th century, of flint and non-flint colorless glass. Includes four footed tumblers, a goblet, two wine glasses, one cream pitcher, three open sugar bowls (two "Excelsior Plus"), one covered sugar and an open compote. Covered sugar is 10" high, compote is 7.5" high x 8.5" diamet... > Item Details
Three Decorated New York Stoneware Jugs,
Lot # 540 - Three Decorated New York Stoneware Jugs,
19th century, incised 3 gallon jug, marked Ottman Fort Edward with foliage design, 12.5" high; with 2 gallon jug, marked WM.E. Warner Manufactory West Troy with foliage design, 15" high; with 2 gallon jug, marked J. Burger Jr. Rochester N.Y. foliage and flower design, 12.75" high. > Item Details
Historical Blue Staffordshire Pitcher,
Lot # 126 - Historical Blue Staffordshire Pitcher,
English, ca 1825, by Enoch Wood and Sons, Burslem, depicting Lafayette at Franklin's Tomb; 6.5" high. > Item Details
Pair of Clark's <i>Cricklite</i> Fairy Lamp Holders,
Lot # 92 - Pair of Clark's Cricklite Fairy Lamp Holders,
English, late 19th century, in silverplate, classical Corinthian columns on stepped square bases with two serpentine arms to hold twin fairy lamps. Each marked CLARK'S TRADE CRICKLITE MARK inside ring; 15" high x 14.5" overall spread. > Item Details
Early Pittsburgh Blown Candlestick,
Lot # 72 - Early Pittsburgh Blown Candlestick,
American, ca 1810-25, free blown of lead glass, with tapered hollow shaft joined to stem and base by wafers and knops ending in a flat circular foot with rough pontil, retains pewter insert, 9.5" high. > Item Details
Sandbottle with Eagle and Ship, Attributed to Andrew Clemens,
Lot # 491 - Sandbottle with Eagle and Ship, Attributed to Andrew Clemens,
in sealed diminutive apothecary jar, with layered colored sands in geometric borders, framing a clipper ship flying the American flag on one side and 36-star American flag flying over the wings of an eagle in flight on verso; 6" high. Andrew Clemens (1857-1894) of Dubuque, Iowa, spent most of his li... > Item Details
Six English Pewter Plates, Three Beakers, PLUS,
Lot # 298 - Six English Pewter Plates, Three Beakers, PLUS,
and measures, 18th and 19th century, one marked Samuel Ellis, 7.75"; two unmarked, 7.75"; two marked Fasson, 8.375"; also one with illegible marks, 8.375". Pair of beakers, 2.875" high; a beaker, 2.75" high. Two measures, one marked Harry Mason LTD, Birmingham, both 1.75" high. > Item Details
Audubon Havell Edition Plate C, <i>Marsh Wren</i>
Lot # 222 - Audubon Havell Edition Plate C, Marsh Wren
from Audubon's original edition of The Birds of Americaproduced by hand-colored engraving on woven cotton rag papermarked upper left No. 20 and upper right Plate CAudubon credit lower left Drawn from Nature and Published by John J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.publisher's credit lower right Engraved, Printe... > Item Details
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