Lot 15    

Daguerreotype of Daniel Spencer, Revolutionary War Veteran,
2003 Americana May 8-9.
quarter plate size in full leather case, with mat stamped "Carden&Co. 293 B.way." A fine image of this aged (and toothless) veteran, accompanied by period manuscript identification and supplemental historical research. Spencer (1759-1854) served as a private in a Connecticut company of Light Dragoons serving under Col. Elisha Sheldon. On July 4, 1853 he was the honored guest of New York City, and dined with the veterans of 1812. Almost certainly this was the occasion for this daguerreotype. Rarely did Rev War vets survive into the daguerreian era.

Brasseur Collection of Cased Images.

Plate with several light rubs, and tiny ding; resealed. Case separated at spine.
Est $450 - $650
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Original Art by Lucius Curtis Pease,
Lot # 622 - Original Art by Lucius Curtis Pease,
WWII crayon drawing of a Miss Liberty type maiden in a flowing Greco/Roman gown, shackles on each wrist labeled "Fascism" and "Nazism" are broken as she raises her free arms to the sky. Pease (1869-1963) was a self-taught portrait painter, lecturer and writer, and had a career in newspapers and peri... > Item Details
Skillfully Fashioned Burl Bowl,
Lot # 1041 - Skillfully Fashioned Burl Bowl,
American walnut, late 18th or early 19th century, 7.3" h. x 15" d. > Item Details
30 Star
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printed on glazed muslin, stars configured in Great Star pattern with one large star in center and four flanking corner stars; "VERGINIA" printed on 10th and 11th stripes, and manufacturer "E.C. Williams, Flag and Tent Maker, 12 Buffalo St, Rochester" on 1st white stripe below canton; .25" blank hoi... > Item Details
Polychrome Printed Centennial Silk Handkerchief,
Lot # 425 - Polychrome Printed Centennial Silk Handkerchief,
not listed in "Threads;" printed checked and crossed border in blue and red, with white corner blocks; and a 38 star US flag in upper left corner, stars configured in Great Star pattern; 17" x 17.5". > Item Details
38-Star American Flag,
Lot # 431 - 38-Star American Flag,
hand-sewn double appliqué linen stars configured in a 8-7-8-7-8 pattern on wool canton; canton, stripes, and hoist all machine-sewn; hoist, probably added later, has 2 grommets and is inscribed "July 4, 1876/ J.A. Mason", on verso "Mrs. S.D. LePage/ S. West Sidney Ave". Approx. 54 x 97". > Item Details
Folk Art Watercolors & More,
Lot # 1095 - Folk Art Watercolors & More,
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Mold Blown Carboy,
Lot # 759 - Mold Blown Carboy,
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Civil War ID'd VRC Cane,
Lot # 769 - Civil War ID'd VRC Cane,
carved L-shaped bone handle with garter at junction with shaft on which is tacked a miniature brass oval "U.S." buckle. Handle engraved with dots that spell "B/Co./19/Regt/VRC," owners initials "HL" on end. Mounted on a tapered Malacca shaft with tin ferrule. Nice old polished finish. Total length 3... > Item Details
Miniature Walnut Blanket Chest,
Lot # 877 - Miniature Walnut Blanket Chest,
dovetailed construction with interior till, cove molding around base, 9.75" w. x 15" deep x 7.2" h. > Item Details
American Whalebone Cane with $5.00 Gold Piece,
Lot # 761 - American Whalebone Cane with $5.00 Gold Piece,
spiral carved one-piece tapered whalebone shaft, turned walrus ivory knob in which is set a U.S. 1886 Liberty Head gold coin. Never had a ferrule, knob 5" high, total length 34.4". > Item Details
Olive Green Demijohn,
Lot # 765 - Olive Green Demijohn,
early 19th century, mold blown with snap pontil. "25" in oval embossed on side, hand tooled lip, pushed up base. 13.5" d. x 22" h. > Item Details
Japanese Aikuchi Type Dagger,
Lot # 626 - Japanese Aikuchi Type Dagger,
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New Haven Banjo Clock,
Lot # 1077 - New Haven Banjo Clock,
early 20th century. Mahogany with original crazed varnish finish, scenic reverse transfer print in door, geometric design in waist, acorn type finial at top, time & strike, 41" long. > Item Details
Boxed Stereoview Set  of
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Ten Gallon Salt Glazed Cobalt Decorated Jar,
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ovoid, two lunate handles, slightly flaring lip. Wonderful flowering and leafing branch painted diagonally across body with incised "X" gallon marking at shoulder. 15" d. x 20" h. > Item Details
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Scarce E.S. Curtis Cyanotype,
Lot # 606 - Scarce E.S. Curtis Cyanotype,
5.5 x 7.75". "Mishham-Female Type- Front View". Fine image of an aged Northern California woman wearing basketry cap, with dentalia shell nose plug. In modern exhibition frame and mat. With typed label "E.S. Curtis Cyanotype" on verso. Tribal identification provided by consignor. > Item Details
Gamy Chromos of  Early Airplanes,
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American Hooked Rugs,
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Matching Arrowback Windsor Armchairs,
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