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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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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
Audubon Havell Edition Plate CCLXXXV, <i>Forked Tailed Gull</i>
Lot # 208 - Audubon Havell Edition Plate CCLXXXV, Forked Tailed Gull
from Audubon's original edition of The Birds of Americaproduced by hand-colored engraving on woven cotton rag papermarked upper left No. 57 and upper right Plate CCLXXXVAudubon credit lower left Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon, F.R.S.F.L.S.publisher's credit lower right Engraved, Printed, and Colo... > Item Details
Elsmore & Forster
Lot # 296 - Elsmore & Forster "Ceres" and "Laurel Wreath" Ironstone,
six articles, English, ca 1850, various raised and printed marks. Five pieces of "Ceres" pattern decorated in yellow lustre, including a large pitcher, covered sugar bowl, sugar bowl (no lid) and two open oval vegetable dishes; AND a "Laurel Wreath" covered sugar bowl with Washington medallion. Pitc... > Item Details
Burl Hair Receiver,
Lot # 413 - Burl Hair Receiver,
American, 19th century, finely turned footed globular form in maple with screw lid; 4" high x 3.25" wide. > Item Details
Sunderland Lustre Jug with British Warship and Verse,
Lot # 117 - Sunderland Lustre Jug with British Warship and Verse,
English, early 19th century, having oval reserves with black transfer decorations, recto with a sentimental verse Friendship, Love & Truth; verso depicting a British ship of the line Northumberland 74; 6.75" high. > Item Details
Mahogany Hepplewhite Chest of Drawers,
Lot # 239 - Mahogany Hepplewhite Chest of Drawers,
English or American, ca 1800-20, with pine secondary wood; 45" high x 44.75" wide x 20.75" deep. > Item Details
Signed <i>Andrieu</i> Wax Portrait of Napoleon,
Lot # 158 - Signed Andrieu Wax Portrait of Napoleon,
mounted on a black painted glass ground. Enclosed in 4.875" x 5.875" (frame). > Item Details
Napoleonic Pressed Horn Snuff Box,
Lot # 174 - Napoleonic Pressed Horn Snuff Box,
ca 1796, all horn box with hinged lid; the pressed battle scene after a painting by Horace Vernet depicting the Battle of the Bridge of Arcole; 4.15" long. > Item Details
Rare Southern Five Gallon Stoneware Churn,
Lot # 531 - Rare Southern Five Gallon Stoneware Churn,
American, ca 1890-1920. Olive green alkaline glaze inside and out, with two pulled vertical strap handles on one side and a horizontal handle opposite. Probably Boggs Pottery Randolph Co., Ala.; 18.25" high, 7.5" diameter. (See Greer 1981: 94) > Item Details
Three Pieces Decorated Bennington Stoneware,
Lot # 542 - Three Pieces Decorated Bennington Stoneware,
American, ca 1850-59, all marked J. & E. Norton Bennington, VT. Includes incised 2 gallon jug with pulled handle, 13.75" high; with incised 1 1/2 gallon crock, 10" high; with incised 3 gallon lidded jar, 13.25" high. > Item Details
Gould <i>Lophornus Regulus/Great-Crested Coquette</i> Hummingbird,
Lot # 224 - Gould Lophornus Regulus/Great-Crested Coquette Hummingbird,
original lithograph from A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Hummingbirds, London: John Gould, 1849-1861. Hand-colored and highlighted with gold leaf overpainted with transparent oil colors and heightened with gum arabic. Credits lower left in italics J. Gould and H.C. Richter, del et lith.... > Item Details
<i>Col. Henry Gerrish</i> American Watercolor Memorial
Lot # 54 - Col. Henry Gerrish American Watercolor Memorial
dated May 18, 1806watercolor on paperunsigned12.75" x 11.25" > Item Details
Currier & Ives <i>The Trotting Gelding Frank with J.O. Nay</i>.
Lot # 505 - Currier & Ives The Trotting Gelding Frank with J.O. Nay.
His Running Mate. As They Appeared at Prospect Park, L.I. Nov. 15th. 1883. Driven by John Murphy.Americanca 1883Conningham No. 6174plate size 25.5" x 36" (sight); 29.875" x 19" (image) > Item Details
Three Decorated New England Stoneware Pieces,
Lot # 533 - Three Decorated New England Stoneware Pieces,
includes one incised 2 gallon jug, marked F.B. Norton & Co./ Worcester, Mass., 13.25" high; one incised 4 gallon crock, marked A.K. Ballard/ Burlington, VT., 11.75" high; one incised 3 gallon crock, marked E & L P Norton/ Bennington VT., 10.25" high. > Item Details
Chinese Export Silver Presentation Cup,
Lot # 288 - Chinese Export Silver Presentation Cup,
Shanghai, ca 1908, struck for HungChong&Co. and Shanghai. Presented by the Shanghai Tobacco Company to Mr. Charles S. Keene. Inscription reads SHANGHAI TOBACCO COMPANY/presents to,/Mr. CHARLES S. KEENE/as a token of personal esteem,/and in recognition of his message/of desire of his Company/that the... > Item Details
George II Sauce Boat by Isaac Cockson,
Lot # 178 - George II Sauce Boat by Isaac Cockson,
English, marked with Newcastle-on-Tyne town mark for 1753-54 and sterling standard, 6" long x 2.75" at high point on spout; 4.340 ozt. (130 g). > Item Details
Audubon First Edition Octavo Quadrupeds Complete Bears
Lot # 226 - Audubon First Edition Octavo Quadrupeds Complete Bears
from the first edition published between 1849-54hand-colored on wove paperincludes all four quadrupeds bears including Polar Bear, No. 19 / Plate XCI; American Black Bear, No. 25 / Plate CXLI; Cinnamon Bear, No. 26 / Plate CXXVII; and Grizzly Bear, No. 27 / Plate CXXXIcredits lower left on all plate... > Item Details
Pair of Diamond Point Decanters and Compote,
Lot # 81 - Pair of Diamond Point Decanters and Compote,
American, probably New England Glass Co., mid-19th century, diamond point with correct stoppers, scalloped feet and polished bases; 12" overall height, together with an open compote, 8" high x 8.25" diameter. > Item Details
Woodford County, Ky.,  Cherry Three-Drawer Stand,
Lot # 254 - Woodford County, Ky., Cherry Three-Drawer Stand,
ca 1810-20, with poplar secondary, having three adjacent cockbeaded drawers, the center flanked by two larger drawers, all with inlaid lightwood stringing on the faces; the pinned legs with inlaid mother-of-pearl elipses over drop bellflowers and stringing on tapering quadrangular legs; 29" high x 2... > Item Details
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