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Fine Half-plate Daguerreotype by Germon,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
in a full leather case. A striking image, typical of the superior quality work by this noted Philadelphia daguerreian.

Condition:  
A fine, unblemished plate with a hint of a tarnish ring, and still in original seals.
Est $400 - $600
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Hannah Davis New Hampshire Hatbox,
Lot # 653 - Hannah Davis New Hampshire Hatbox,
with original stenciled wallpaper covering. Interior and base with newspaper liner from "The New Hampshire Phoenix." Printed label on interior of lid with "Warranted Nailed BAND BOXES, Manufactured by Hannah Davis East Jaffrey, N.H." Decoration is floral polychrome with bronze courting couple in ... > Item Details
Eagle Hilt  Artillery Officer's Sabre,
Lot # 130 - Eagle Hilt Artillery Officer's Sabre,
circa 1805. A "five ball" example, similar to those made in England during this period. Hilt of gilded cast brass, with a "weeping" eagle pommel. Blade with unstoppered 3/4 fuller, blued and acid etched, with one side decorated with "Warranted" ribbon, American, shield-breasted eagle and "E Plurib... > Item Details
Maple Sugaring Hooked Rug,
Lot # 806 - Maple Sugaring Hooked Rug,
with vivid colors showing maple sugaring with sugar shack, men tapping trees, horse drawn shed with barrel of syrup and more; rectangular, 18" x 35". > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Lot # 482 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy
Two hand-colored lithographs by Gamy matted in a single frame; each measures 34" x 17"; "THE SPLITDORF MAGNETO GRAND PRIX OF AMERICA 1910" shows two man racing a single car through the countryside, leaving a trail of dust behind. In the upper right of the painting is an inset of an automobile engine... > Item Details
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
Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
Lot # 359 - Rinehart Platinum Print of Native American,
7.25 x 9.25". Titled in negative, "Jas. Red Cloud, Sioux, No. 1531, Copyright 1899, F.A. Rinehart, Omaha." > Item Details
American Miniature on Ivory,
Lot # 631 - American Miniature on Ivory,
unsigned but attributed to Thomas Dawson of Cincinnati, circa 1845. Portrait of young man in waist coat, mounted in an oval gilt metal frame with woven lock of hair in rear window, 2.25" wide x 2.75" high. > Item Details
Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Lot # 476 - Early French Automobile Hand-Colored Lithographs by Gamy and Nevil
Two hand-colored lithographs matted in a single frame; Each measure 34" x 17". > Item Details
Civil War Naval Photograph,
Lot # 208 - Civil War Naval Photograph,
an anonymous 8 x 6" oval albumen image mounted on a larger board. A fine studio portrait of four men -- probably brothers -- one of whom is a Naval officer. Housed in a later Victorian frame, with pencilled notation "Grandfather Gray at Extreme Right." There were a number of Gray's who served as o... > Item Details
Copy of Early Woodblock Map,
Lot # 326 - Copy of Early Woodblock Map,
early 16th-century woodblock map (circa 1520) was reproduced a number of times, this one probably in the early 19th century. Polar region is labelled "Mare Glaciale Circulus Arcticus," South America is "Terrai Cognita," North America is greatly foreshortened, while Cuba and Japan are huge. East Asia... > Item Details
American Tole Cannisters,
Lot # 727 - American Tole Cannisters,
lot of 2, both floral decorated, early 19th century American, 8 x 7" and 5.75 x 6.25." > Item Details
Id'd New Hampshire Made Silver Hilt Sword by Samuel Drowne,
Lot # 125 - Id'd New Hampshire Made Silver Hilt Sword by Samuel Drowne,
(1749-1815). A fine circa 1780 hunting sword with roped ivory grip topped by a finely executed silver (likely coin) eagle's head grasping an iron link chain looped to a silver guard decorated with simple stamped flourishes. Blade with double 3/4 length fullers, and decorated on both sides near the ... > Item Details
Extremely Rare Sandwich Cut to Clear Whale Oil Lamps,
Lot # 580 - Extremely Rare Sandwich Cut to Clear Whale Oil Lamps,
with paneled emerald green, cut-to-clear fonts with brass fluted columns, mounted on Italian veined black marble bases, 13" high. Pewter collar and double burners, each with an unusual interior brass wire mesh filter soldered into the oil reservoir. Burners marked "J. Newell's Patent Oct. 4, 1853... > Item Details
Early American Baskets,
Lot # 652 - Early American Baskets,
lot of 3, all 19th century American. Includes a nice split hickory buttocks shape with nice old varnish finish; 14" wide x 10.5" high; PLUS a nice cane & split hickory round basket with notched handle; 7" d. x 8" high; AND a grass opal basket with ruffled & turned down lip, 8" long x 5" wide x 2" h... > Item Details
Diego Rivera Autographed Postcard,
Lot # 469 - Diego Rivera Autographed Postcard,
of part of the mural on the staircase at the National Palace, Mexico. 3.5 x 5.5", framed with glass on front and back. Inscribed in lower left front corner "To Ashbrook / Diego Rivera." On back in address block, "Diego Rivera / Allende 59. Coyoacan. DF. Mexico" in Rivera's hand. The inscription is t... > Item Details
Rare Hawaiian Stereoviews By Chase,
Lot # 22 - Rare Hawaiian Stereoviews By Chase,
lot of 5, three with his 64 and 66 Fort St. Honolulu backmark. Includes three scenes in and around Kilauea volcano, a view of the "Punch Bowl" volcano, and a coconut grove "Wikiki Oahu Residence of King Kamahameha [sic] V." PLUS another maker's view of a carved wooden Hawaiian idol on exhibit at th... > Item Details
Early Hawaiian Grammar,
Lot # 307 - Early Hawaiian Grammar,
Bishop, A., Rev. "Hawaiian Phrase Book." 1871, 2nd ed. Honolulu: Henry M. Whitney, 120pp. 16mo, cloth with leather spine. The Rev. Artemas Bishop arrived in Hawaii (The Sandwich Islands) on the "James" in April of 1823. > Item Details
Primitive Cupboard,
Lot # 788 - Primitive Cupboard,
pine, early 19th century, one door, with cutout bootjack ends, modern blue repaint; 30.5" wide x 13.5" deep x 48.5" high. > Item Details
Early Wagon Seat,
Lot # 600 - Early Wagon Seat,
American, mixed woods, seat with nicely turned front legs, hand carved arms and stretchers, curved double slat back, two separate seats, nice onion domed finials; rush seat 35" wide x 14" deep, seat 13" high, 27.5" overall height, all wood peg construction. > Item Details
London Zoological Garden Staffordshire Platter,
Lot # 561 - London Zoological Garden Staffordshire Platter,
17.75" in width, printed blue transfer of a man & woman viewing lions cage with 2 overly large male lions, with lake in foreground. With printed underglaze blue mark "Stone Ware R.W. & B." (Robinson, Wood & Brownfield; Cobridge, Staffordshire 1838-41). > Item Details
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