Lot 13    

Cdv of a New York Fireman,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with imprint of S. Austen, Oswego, NY. Fine studio pose of a member of hose company holding a large trumpet on his knee.

Slight surface soil, else VG.
Est $150 - $200
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Ohio Pottery Pig Banks,
Lot # 675 - Ohio Pottery Pig Banks,
lot of 2, both with mottled glaze. Includes an example with top 1/2 in cream, green, brown & blue glaze, 4.4" long x 2.4" high; AND a mottled brown glazed example, 5" long x 2.5" high. > Item Details
Chalkware Lamb,
Lot # 624 - Chalkware Lamb,
with original paint, 9" long x 7.5" high, fine old patina. > Item Details
California Treen Thread Box Dated 1868,
Lot # 604 - California Treen Thread Box Dated 1868,
with printed & manuscript paper label on interior that reads "Calaveras Grove Made from the Wood of the Big Tree "Leaning Tower" that fell on Christmas night 1868. Manufactured By F. J. Seeley". Box is made to hold 6 different size thread spools with inset bone thread holes in side, each labeled wi... > Item Details
African American Caricatures in Vienna Cold Painted Bronzes,
Lot # 119 - African American Caricatures in Vienna Cold Painted Bronzes,
lot of 8 miniatures, all hand painted and comic. Includes child on back of monkey; tea party; child in top hat; man with seated elephant; man holding hippo by tail and more. Sizes from .25" high to 1.2" high. > Item Details
Booker T. Washington, Clipped Signature,
Lot # 120 - Booker T. Washington, Clipped Signature,
framed under glass, bold signature on 1.25 x 3" piece of paper. Washington was born into slavery in the late 1850's, and was still a child when the war ended and slaves were freed. Shortly thereafter the family moved to West Virginia, and Booker's mother obtained a "blue-back" spelling book. Accordi... > Item Details
Beardless Abe Lincoln Photo,
Lot # 70 - Beardless Abe Lincoln Photo,
early 20th century carbon photograph. Rare image, known as "The Giant Killer", taken by T.P. Pearson, at Macomb, Ill. five days after the debate at Ottawa, (O-8), Aug. 26, 1858, 7" x 9.25" in period frame, 12" x 16.75". > Item Details
CDV of An Ohio Field Grade Officer,
Lot # 183 - CDV of An Ohio Field Grade Officer,
with backmark of "Cridland’s Gallery, Dayton, Ohio” with contemporary pencil identification of “C.R. Winchell” on recto. Cartes is incorrectly identified as there are no “C.R. Winchell’s” listed in Union service with staff rank. Likely a staff officer in a low numbered Ohio regiment, possibly the... > Item Details
Early French Automobile Chromolithograph by Montaut,
Lot # 495 - Early French Automobile Chromolithograph by Montaut,
dated 1908, showing a two man race car on a beach front road, bank swallow in lower right corner, 16" x 27"; frame 21.5" x 32.5". > Item Details
Stenciled Candle Box,
Lot # 801 - Stenciled Candle Box,
pine, early 19th century, in original black paint with gold paint stenciled on hinged lid, front & sides of basket of flowers (lid); roses (sides); and tulips (front). Interior in old yellow and base with the initial "W" also in yellow, 17.75" long x 6.2" deep x 3.6" high, all pine with square nail... > Item Details
Late 18th-Early 19th Century Crewel Bed Curtains,
Lot # 829 - Late 18th-Early 19th Century Crewel Bed Curtains,
lot of 2, plus. Rare American crewel work panels in running floral design, all hand-sewn with linen ground & backing. Each panel has original turned pig or beef bone curtain rings, .75" dia. These panels are 36" x 66" and were probably part of a set of bed curtains with one extra piece of trim. ... > Item Details
Illustrated New York Agricultural Broadside,
Lot # 292 - Illustrated New York Agricultural Broadside,
"Union of the Cultivator and Genesee Farmer," dated 1840, with border illustrated with numerous vignettes of implements and animals, 22" x 28". > Item Details
Annapolis, Maryland 1735 Slave Receipt,
Lot # 104 - Annapolis, Maryland 1735 Slave Receipt,
Horsey v. Caldwell, dated 11 Feby. 1735. This hand-written legal document records a dispute between Horsey and Caldwell over "...one Negro called Cudjo which the above named Joshua Caldwell hath taken and unjustly detains as it is said and if the said Negro...be adjudged to be the proper Negro...the... > Item Details
Colorado Stereoview Collection,
Lot # 345 - Colorado Stereoview Collection,
includes 12, ten of which are 4" x 7" and from the same photographer, Chas. Weitfle, Central City, Colo., including town views of Georgetown, and Idaho, railroad views, scenic, and more; PLUS a 3.8" x 7" card by Gurnsey, Manitou, Colo. from Rocky Mountain Views, showing a supply wagon train snaking ... > Item Details
Photograph of Josie Earp,
Lot # 344 - Photograph of Josie Earp,
5" x 12" silver gelatin photograph issued by the Pastime Novelty Co., 1367 Broadway, NY, with blindstamp "Kaloma" and "Copyright, 1914- P.N. Co." Issued with various color hand-tinting, this example with light flesh tones and green on diaphanous wrap, matted and framed. Subject of continued controv... > Item Details
Wooden Folk Art Ship Model,
Lot # 543 - Wooden Folk Art Ship Model,
with sheet tin sails and wire rigging in original white, brown and black paint, with outriggers, early 20th century, 31" long x 5.5" wide x 21" high. > Item Details
Southern Cherry Empire Server,
Lot # 704 - Southern Cherry Empire Server,
with mahogany veneered drawer fronts, door panels and back splash. Top has two 1/4 round drawers over an ogee drawer that overhang lower 2 gothic arch paneled doors with 1/2 rope turned column's and turned feet, 42.3" wide x 20.25" deep x 55.5" high. Secondary woods are pine and poplar. > Item Details
Early Stuffed Animals,
Lot # 504 - Early Stuffed Animals,
lot of 3, late 19th-early 20th centuries. Includes a sleeping black cat, hand made with cross-stitch details, 14" long; PLUS a plush rabbit with tan felt pants and linen shirt with white felt collar, 13.5" high; AND a cloth covered miniature mounted deer head with glass eyes, 5" long. > Item Details
Mark Twain Autographed Photograph,
Lot # 466 - Mark Twain Autographed Photograph,
by Alvin Langdon Coburn,of Clemens in his later years, matted and signed on mat, plus a second clipped signature. Both signed "Mark Twain." Photo is 6 x 8". Both framed together under glass. > Item Details
Oil Painting of Indian Encampment,
Lot # 732 - Oil Painting of Indian Encampment,
on artist board, signed on rear with stencil "D.J. Kellogg Rochester, N.Y." A naive, American painting of a lake shore with encampment of Native Americans with teepees & birch bark canoes; oval 24" wide x 20" high. Probably mid 19th century. > Item Details
Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
Lot # 54 - Lincoln Campaign Portrait Flag,
polished cotton, 12 x 17", likely from a continuous bolt, printed in red, white and blue. A known variant of this flag from the 1860 campaign (See "Threads of History" ) A rarity from this pivotal campaign, and the first Lincoln portrait flag we have been privileged to offer. > Item Details
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