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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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Three Pieces of Leeds Creamware,
Lot # 116 - Three Pieces of Leeds Creamware,
English, 18th and 19th century. Includes a sugar bowl and lid with floral finial attributed to James and Charles Whitehead, Hanley, ca 1780, 6" high x 4.75" diameter, together with two pierced drainers, 2" high x 10.75" diameter, all unmarked. (See Walton 1976: 108, fig. 404) > Item Details
Lafayette with Eagles Quilt,
Lot # 474 - Lafayette with Eagles Quilt,
American, ca 1876. All handmade in a pinwheel pattern with a treadle machine stitched binding; 88" x 88". > Item Details
Important Ohio Walnut Tester Bed by Henry Boyd,
Lot # 264 - Important Ohio Walnut Tester Bed by Henry Boyd,
Cincinnati, ca 1840, marked on all four posts H.BOYD CINI OHIO. With block and turned posts, a scrolled, curly walnut headboard, an arched tester and an old, dry surface. Posts 78" high, rails 73.75" long, and headboard 51" wide. (See Sikes 1976 and Columbus Museum of Art 1984) > Item Details
Audubon Octavo <i>Quadrupeds of North America</i> in Three Volumes,
Lot # 228 - Audubon Octavo Quadrupeds of North America in Three Volumes,
John James Audubon (American, 1785-1851) and James Bachman (American, 1790-1874), The Quadrupeds of North America. Published by Victor G. Audubon, New York, 1849, 1851 and 1854. Three volumes in newer bindings. Gilt-edged sheets. 155 hand-colored lithographed plates after drawings by Audubon and his... > Item Details
Regency Mahogany Wall Clock,
Lot # 258 - Regency Mahogany Wall Clock,
ca 1810, with unmarked brass fusee driven movement and 14" diameter silvered dial engraved, Tho.s Mudge/Willm. Dutton/ London. As the clock is certainly ca 1800-10, this cannot be correct, as Mudge died in the 1790's, the engraving was added later, likely in England to an anonymous period clock. The... > Item Details
Queen Anne Mirror with Gilt Trim,
Lot # 95 - Queen Anne Mirror with Gilt Trim,
English or Continental, mid-18th century. Walnut burl veneer and applied gild gesso decoration; 12.5" x 28". > Item Details
Melodeon in Rosewood,
Lot # 437 - Melodeon in Rosewood,
probably English, ca 1860, with beaded decoration, shaped stretcher and lyre-shaped trestle ends; 29" high x 37" wide x 18.5" deep. > Item Details
Mallard Drake and Hen Decoys,
Lot # 210 - Mallard Drake and Hen Decoys,
likely English and late 19th century, working decoys; having glass eyes; 15" long. > Item Details
Windsor Side Chair in Original Paint,
Lot # 386 - Windsor Side Chair in Original Paint,
American, Philadelphia, ca 1810-15, of mixed woods; 17.5" at seat; 34" height overall. (See Evans 1996: 139, figs. 3-125 and 3-131) > Item Details
New England Federal Tall Case Clock,
Lot # 368 - New England Federal Tall Case Clock,
ca 1790-1810, with hand-painted wooden dial, 30-hour wooden weight driven time and strike movement. Case is poplar with original dark varnish finish; interior or door signed in period ink Harry G. Button/Wethersfield, (likely Wethersfield, Conn., south of Hartford); 84.5" high x 17.4" wide x 10.24" ... > Item Details
Bennington
Lot # 339 - Bennington "Paneled Vine and Flower" Parian Pitcher,
American, ca 1847-48, smear glazed outside and highly glazed inside, 8.25" high to rim. Fenton Works mark "E". (See Barret 1958: 53, plate 71-C for a similar example.) > Item Details
Queen Anne Walnut Drop Leaf Table,
Lot # 244 - Queen Anne Walnut Drop Leaf Table,
English, with oak secondary wood; each side having a one-board drop leaf measuring 17.5", turned legs with pad feet. 27.75" high x 50" wide (extended) x 14.5" wide (closed) x 39" long. > Item Details
Large Serving Tray with Vintage Motifs,
Lot # 332 - Large Serving Tray with Vintage Motifs,
early 20th century, silverplate with fruit and floral-encrusted rim and handle, scroll engraved oval body, raised on winged paw feet; 29" handle to handle, 17.5" across. > Item Details
Free-Blown Footed Punch Bowl with Cover,
Lot # 80 - Free-Blown Footed Punch Bowl with Cover,
American, first half 19th century, of colorless lead glass, cover with applied sheared finial, baluster stem, heavy foot with polished pontil; 8.5" high to rim, 10" diameter, 13.75" overall. > Item Details
Eight Pennsylvania German Hand-Carved Animals,
Lot # 16 - Eight Pennsylvania German Hand-Carved Animals,
late 19th-early 20th century, of pine; consisting of two horses, camel, sheep, cow, rooster, parrot and swan; ranging in size from 3" to 4.5". > Item Details
Naive Pencil Sketch <i>The Duke of Wellington's Flagship</i>
Lot # 199 - Naive Pencil Sketch The Duke of Wellington's Flagship
Americanmid-19th centurygraphite on J. Whatman 1852 rag papersigned l.l. Clesson Merriman16.5" x 12.75"Northfield, Mass., town records from 1875 show Clesson Merriman was born Nov. 28, 1838, the son of Samuel Merriman and Lois B. Field. > Item Details
Pastel of a Gentleman in Ribbon Frame
Bergamo Rug,
Lot # 279 - Bergamo Rug,
Turkey, late 20th century; 8'8" x 12'. > Item Details
French Pig Carousel Figure,
Lot # 461 - French Pig Carousel Figure,
19th century, in newer park paint with glass eyes, carved and painted flowers on blanket, and carved saddle in galloping stance; 62" x 24" high. (See Fraley 1987: 104-107) > Item Details
Watercolor Attributed to Jane Anthony Davis (American, 1821-1855)
Lot # 165 - Watercolor Attributed to Jane Anthony Davis (American, 1821-1855)
ca 1845on paperinscribed on verso Aunt Lucinda Morrison, died at age 18 years old in Auburn, Mass.in a period mahogany frame10" x 8"Jane Anthony ("JA") Davis was active in the Connecticut and Rhode Island areas. > Item Details
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