Lot 5    

Superior Large Tintype of a Grocery Store,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with wide dirt street in front and family (owners) standing in front, 5" x 7".

Condition:  
Fine, clear image, some paint at margins, not effecting image, VG+.
Est $500 - $800
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Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Lot # 477 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Two hand-colored lithographs matted in a single frame; Each measures 34" x 17". The Nevil, dated 1912, depicts a group of nomadic circus folk, including the monkey, traveling along the Spansih coast at St. Sebastien. The Gamy, dated 1913, depicts a racer making a hard turn at the 1913 Grand Prix de ... > Item Details
Civil War Archive of J.R. Dow, 31st OVI,
Lot # 262 - Civil War Archive of J.R. Dow, 31st OVI,
Co. H. 281 war date letters, (75 post-war), April 1861-1883. One the mainstay regiments in the western theatre, the 31st Ohio saw more than its share of action in Kentucky and Tennessee before joining Sherman through Georgia and the Carolinas. John R. Dow, a teenaged blacksmith from Chatham (or F... > Item Details
Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
Lot # 270 - Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
approx. 7" high on dark marble base. Back is marked "Ezekiel -- Roma." This small bust of Lee depicts the General in a campaign hat looking to his left. The expression on his face is one of determination. Moses Jacob Ezekiel was born on Oct. 28, 1844 of Spanish-Jewish parents in Richmond, VA. He was... > Item Details
Photograph of a Wasco Chief by Alexander Gardner,
Lot # 356 - Photograph of a Wasco Chief by Alexander Gardner,
albumen print, 5 x 7.5" mounted on larger board, with typed strip paper label "Wasco. (Stat-tia-ka)." Negative probably taken by Alexander Gardner as part of a treaty delegation in Washington in 1872. Likely printed later by the Bureau of American Ethnology and sold to the Rookwood Pottery of Cincin... > Item Details
Ohio Pottery Piggy Bank,
Lot # 673 - Ohio Pottery Piggy Bank,
with beautifully mottled cream, green, brown & blue glaze. Unusual form in that pig is laying down, 7.25" long x 2.9" high. > Item Details
Folksy Charcoal Landscapes,
Lot # 746 - Folksy Charcoal Landscapes,
lot of 2. American, mid-19th century. Includes a farm yard scene with man & woman horse & cow, primitive trees and hills, 11.5 x 8", in newer walnut frame, 10" x 13.75"; AND a Hudson River view with 2 sail boats and mountains in background, 8" x 10" in original mahogany ogee frame with nice old pat... > Item Details
Great Nebraska Trappers Photograph,
Lot # 347 - Great Nebraska Trappers Photograph,
5 x 7" silver gelatin image on larger mount, showing two trappers posed with their catch. At least 63 pelts hang on drying frames on the side of a board building, the trappers posed with their leg-hold traps. Titled in negative "Hinkle and Owen. Stella Neb. 24 Days Catch." > Item Details
George III  Slant Front Desk,
Lot # 516 - George III Slant Front Desk,
mahogany with pine and oak secondary woods, nice fitted interior with drawers and hidden document drawer, 4 graduated overlapping drawers with replaced brass bale handles with pierced batwing back-plates, simple cut-out bracket feet with thumb-molded edge, nice small size, 36" wide x 20" deep x 41.5... > Item Details
Early American Spindle Back Armchair,
Lot # 554 - Early American Spindle Back Armchair,
probably late 18th century, in Pilgrim style. This chair has rush seat with four vertical spinals with single horizontal spindle crest, stiles terminate in flattened onion dome turning, high arms & very worn rush seat, old but not original finish with good color. > Item Details
CDV's of The Fisherman for Heidelberg College,
Lot # 16 - CDV's of The Fisherman for Heidelberg College,
lot of 4. Each of Henry Leonard, a 19th century fund-raiser for this small Ohio liberal arts college. Three with a humorous tale imprinted on verso, describing Leonard's antics. Wish my college sent these rather than Visa applications! > Item Details
Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
Lot # 589 - Miniature Watercolor Portrait,
of a young gentleman with wild hair in high collared frock coat. Image is 2.25" wide by 3" high, in modern reproduction frame, 5" x 5.7". > Item Details
Watercolor of the Battle of Lake Erie,
Lot # 150 - Watercolor of the Battle of Lake Erie,
signed lower left "Horatio Bowerman, July 26, 1879". Vivid action dominates this work, which is of course, a copy of an earlier oil painting. With men standing on the damaged vessel still firing handguns, masts and sails floating about, with Perry and other crew members rowing for the "Niagara," dod... > Item Details
Missouri CDV Album With Confederate General,
Lot # 199 - Missouri CDV Album With Confederate General,
among forty-seven unnamed civilian views is this striking rotund Colonel (three gold stars on collar, no wreath) with a “J.A. Scholten, St. Louis” back mark. This rare, perhaps unpublished, CDV is identified as Colonel Arthur Exum Reynolds, 26th Mississippi Infantry. A bust view that exactly match... > Item Details
Clement L. Vallandigham ALS,
Lot # 447 - Clement L. Vallandigham ALS,
dated Dec. 31, '70, Dayton, Ohio. 2pp. to John H. James, Jr. in Urbana, OH. Vallandigham was born in New Lisbon, OH. He passed the bar in 1842, and although he practiced law, he was involved in politics for most of his career. He variously served in the state legislature, running for national repres... > Item Details
English and Chinese Willow Ware,
Lot # 566 - English and Chinese Willow Ware,
lot of 4. Includes 3 Chinese export porcelain pieces with gilt trim, a handleless cup & saucer, an 8" plate and a handleless cup; AND an English pearlware openwork fruit basket and under tray, 10.75" long x 9" wide x 3" high, all 1st quarter of the 19th century. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photograph,
Lot # 369 - Edward Curtis Photograph,
"A Cree Woman", "Plate 627", "Photogravure Suffolk Eng. Co. Cambridge, Mass.", 13.5" x 19"; modern frame & mat; 25.25" x 31.25". > Item Details
Set of Fancy Chairs,
Lot # 740 - Set of Fancy Chairs,
set of 4+ Baltimore type, mixed wood, Sheraton fancy chairs with woven seats. These chairs have original graining with yellow pin-stripe edging, bronzed fruit basket on wide splat, bronzed feather design on crest and front seat rail. This lot also includes a 5th chair with the exact same form & dec... > Item Details
Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
Lot # 282 - Rare Civil War Book, Genesis of the Civil War,
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Watercolor of Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa,
Lot # 143 - Watercolor of Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa,
17 x 12.5" on laid paper. A fine portrait of the brother of Tecumseh, after the original portrait published by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in their monumental "History of the Indian Tribes of North America" (1837-1844). The present work of unknown age, though likely 20th century. > Item Details
Hoover & Smith Campaign Cello Pamphlet,
Lot # 99 - Hoover & Smith Campaign Cello Pamphlet,
9.25 x 5.5" overall, folded into thirds to 3 x 5.5". The front of the 2 outer flaps has a "?" and "Our Next President / Hoover / Smith." One has green cellophane in an oval, the other red. When the pamphlet is opened, if one puts the red flap over the center, Hoover's face appears in the oval and on... > Item Details
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