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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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Weaver's Turned Chair, PLUS,
Lot # 401 - Weaver's Turned Chair, PLUS,
a turned armchair, American, circa 1840, both with ladder backs and split-hickory, woven seats; arm chair 42" overall height, 16" seat height; armless chair 48" overall height, 14.5" seat height. > Item Details
Reed & Barton Claret Frame and Bottles,
Lot # 83 - Reed & Barton Claret Frame and Bottles,
American and English, 19th century, marked Made and Plated by Reed & Barton, with vintage motifs, holding three bottles of colorless flint glass with honeycomb cutting around the neck, engraved floral decoration around the shoulder, evenly spaced roundels around the body, and star cutting in the bas... > Item Details
Federal Mirror with Églomisé Memorial to Washington,
Boston Banjo Clock,
Lot # 370 - Boston Banjo Clock,
unmarked, probably Boston, ca 1815-30, with brass time-only weight-driven movement in mahogany and pine case, with original reverse-painted central tablet with gilt floral scroll and basket; 3.8" x 10" x 30.5" high. > Item Details
Two-Handled Ovoid Stoneware Jar,
Lot # 529 - Two-Handled Ovoid Stoneware Jar,
American, ca 1820. Strap handles and marked 6 gallons, interior covered in a brick red glaze; 16" high. > Item Details
Four English Pewter Plates, Marked <i>Nicholson</i>,
Lot # 299 - Four English Pewter Plates, Marked Nicholson,
John Nicholson (active 1690-1725), single reed, with remnants of hammered booge. Owner's muzzled bear family crest on rim; 9.75" diameter. > Item Details
19th-Century Watercolor Theorem in Gilt Frame,
Lot # 55 - 19th-Century Watercolor Theorem in Gilt Frame,
American, with greens, blue, reds, brown and pencil of fruits and foliage on paper; 9.5" x 7.5" (sight), 11.5" x 9.5" (w/frame). > 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
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
Gabeh Rug
Lot # 509 - Gabeh Rug
Romania, late 20th century, wool rug with three central diamonds; 6 ft. 8 in. x 9 ft. 6 in. (80 x 114 in., ...cm). > 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
Assembled Group of Early English Teawares,
Lot # 118 - Assembled Group of Early English Teawares,
18 articles, British, first half 19th century. Includes six bone china floral decorated footed cups and saucers, pattern 1953 in red, and three London shape decorated lustre cups and saucers; 2.25" high cups, 5.25" diameter saucers. > Item Details
Uncle Sam Painted Wood Trade Stimulator,
Three Stiegel-Type Blown Flip Glasses,
Lot # 69 - Three Stiegel-Type Blown Flip Glasses,
American, late 18th-early 19th century, colorless glass, with engraved decoration around the top, two with molded panels below the decoration; rough pontils; 5.75", 6", 6.375" high x 4.5" diameter at the rim. (See McKearin 1968, plate 29-6, 7) > Item Details
Pair of Silverplated Three-light Candelabra,
Lot # 191 - Pair of Silverplated Three-light Candelabra,
American, ca 1940, together with three Heisey glass "Waverly" candle holders (not pictured); 15.375" high. > Item Details
Double-Arm Argand Lamp by <i>B. GARDINER</i>,
Lot # 113 - Double-Arm Argand Lamp by B. GARDINER,
American, ca 1840-60, labeled on burners B. Gardiner/New York, of gilt brass and bronze with cut and etched blown glass shades with vintage motifs; 11.5" high to top of burner, 290.5" to top of font; 16" overall spread. > Item Details
18 Books on American Decorative Arts & Antiques,
Lot # 551 - 18 Books on American Decorative Arts & Antiques,
an assortment of reference texts focusing on Northeast decorative arts and antiques; includes Fine Points of Furniture: Early American by Sack and Pennsylvania Clockmakers, Watchmakers, and Allied Crafts by Whisker.Catalogue of Musical Instruments, Volume One, Keyboard Instruments, by Howard Schott,... > Item Details
Pair of Prior-Hamblen School Portraits
Lot # 28 - Pair of Prior-Hamblen School Portraits
Americanca 1845oil on paperboardunsigned but possibly the work of William Kennedyin period, possibly original, mahogany frameseach 14" x 10" > Item Details
Phrenology Head Marked <i>R.F. Freda</i>,
Lot # 341 - Phrenology Head Marked R.F. Freda,
English, second half 19th century, of white earthenware, marked inside mold Chapman. Skull marked in black, base marked Phrenology/by/R.F. Freda. Sides marked R.F. Freda/London and Entered at Stationers Hall. Back with statement of purpose by R.F. Freda; 11.375" high x 5.5" x 4.25". > Item Details
Cast Iron Hessian Andirons,
Lot # 236 - Cast Iron Hessian Andirons,
appear to be 19th century, with dovetailed billet bars; 19.75" high x 22.5" deep. > Item Details
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