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A Finely Carved Pine Sternboard Portrait Bust of Daniel Webster, Sag Harbor, New York, Circa 1850

Height 29 1/2 inches. 

Provenance:
Sotheby's, New York, The Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection, Part I, December 11-12, 1981, sale 4758, lot 506;
William Greenspon, New York;
Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, January 22-23, 2010, sale 8608, lot 518;
Allan Katz, Woodbridge, Connecticut;
Sotheby's, New York, Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin, October 10, 2019, lot 212.

Literature:
Holly Solomon and Alexandra Anderson, Living with Art, (New York: Rizzoli International, 1988), p.96.

Exhibited:
New York, Museum of American Folk Art, The Hunt for the Whale, 1967.

Daniel Webster (1782–1852) was a member of the Whig party representing Massachusetts in the Senate for 19 years (1827-1841, 1845-1850).  He also served as US Secretary of State under Millard Fillmore, William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler.  

Starting Price: $3,000
Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
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A Rare Painted Gesso, Pine, Fabric, and Hair Tea Shop Figure

19th Century

having glass eyes.

Height 60 inches.

Provenance:
Radio Guy Antiques, Peekskill, New York

In the 19th Century, these Chinese tea shop mannequins were sent along with your tea order, if the order was large enough. In fact, the figure's torso, which holds the detachable arms and legs, appears to be made of parts of a shipping crate. 

Starting Price: $400
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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3

A Copper and Iron Red Glass Inset Optician Trade Sign

late 19th Century

with wrought iron chain and bracket.

Width 19 1/2 inches. 

Provenance:
Wilson Folk Art, West Grove, Pennsylvania

Starting Price: $300
Estimate: $600 - $800
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4

An Art Nouveau Terracotta Relief Carved Tile

19th Century

Height 18 x width 25 3/4 inches.

Provenance:
Legacy Antiques, Dallas, Texas

Starting Price: $250
Estimate: $500 - $700
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A Carved and Painted Wood Pig's Head Butcher Sign with Glass Eyes

Late 19th/Early 20th Century

Height 13 1/2 x width 15 x depth 17 inches.

Provenance:
Norwood's Spirit of America, Timonium, Maryland

Starting Price: $400
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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6

A Carved and Painted Wood Whale-Form Hanging Restaurant Sign

Circa 1920

from a Camden, Maine seafood restaurant.

Length 64 inches.

Provenance: 
Roger D. Winter, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Starting Price: $750
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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A Carved and Painted Wood Popeye Torpedo Riding Toy

1930s

on an iron, spring-loaded base.

Length 37 inches.

Provenance:
Off the Wall Antiques, North Hollywood, California

Starting Price: $750
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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8

A Carved Wood Stock Car, Circa 1950

Length 28 3/4 inches.

Provenance:
Harvey Antiques, Evanston, Illinois

Starting Price: $300
Estimate: $600 - $800
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9

A Buddy L Express Line Screen Side Truck

Length 24 inches.

Provenance:
Z and K Antiques, Urbana, Illinois

Starting Price: $300
Estimate: $600 - $900
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10

A Rare Indian Motorcycles Style Neon Sign, circa 1960

in working condition.

Length 62 1/2 x height 28 1/4 x depth 10 1/4 inches.

Provenance:
Rehab Vintage, Los Angeles, California

Starting Price: $500
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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A H.C. Evans Painted Cast-Iron Turn Over Clown-Form Target, Chicago, Illinois

first-half 20th Century

set on an associated stand.

Height 20 1/2 inches.

Provenance:
Sniktaw Antiques, Gurnee, Illinois

 

Starting Price: $750
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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A William F. Mangels Painted Cast Iron Clown-Form Automaton Target, Coney Island, New York

early 20th Century

with articulated arms and target.

Height 24 1/2 inches.

Provenance:

Wilson Folk Art, West Grove, Pennsylvania

Starting Price: $1,500
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
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Starting Price: $200
Estimate: $400 - $600
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14

Four Cast Cement and Iron Pool Flamingos

Circa 1950

Height of tallest 31 1/2 inches.

Provenance:
Johnny Crow's Antiques, Princeton, Wisconsin

Starting Price: $75
Estimate: $150 - $250
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A Cut and Colored Glass Mounted Lighted Apothecary Sign

1920s

Height 29 inches.

Provenance:
American Garage, Los Angeles, California

Starting Price: $500
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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17

A Cast Iron Top Hat Spittoon

Height 6 1/2 inches

Starting Price: $75
Estimate: $150 - $250
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18

A Cast Iron and Sheet Copper Cycling Automaton Whirligig

Circa 1930

Length approximately 48 inches.

Provenance:
Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

Starting Price: $750
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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A Monumental Crouse Hinds Chrome and Glass Fresnal Lens Beacon Floor Light

1950s

marked Crouse Hinds on top.

Height 36 inches.

Provenance:
Polished Modern, San Francisco, California

Starting Price: $200
Estimate: $400 - $600
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20

A Reddy Kilowatt Iron Figure

Mid-20th Century, cut sheet iron

Height 46 inches.

Starting Price: $150
Estimate: $300 - $500
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21

Two Alan Herschell Carved and Painted Wood and Metal Carousel Panels

First-half 20th Century

Height 29 x width 21 3/4 inches.

Provenance:
Colin Fisher Studios, Cathedral City, California

Starting Price: $200
Estimate: $400 - $600
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Starting Price: $200
Estimate: $400 - $600
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AUCTIONEER'S AMENDMENT* A Carved and Painted Wood Alligator, Likely not American, Late 20th Century

AUCTIONEER'S AMENDMENT* A Carved and Painted Wood Alligator, Likely not American, Late 20th Century
we now believe this to be a late 20th Century carving, likely of non-American origins. The inscription is likely later and unrelated to the actual maker.

PLEASE DISREGARD THE BELOW PREVIOUSLY LISTED INFORMATION

In the Manner of Augustus "Gus" Wilson (American, 1864-1950)
Alligator, 1939
Spring Point, Maine
carved and polychrome decorated wood
the underside inscribed in pencil Spring Point Keeper / 1939 - Maine. 
Length 98 inches.

Provenance:
Michael Whittemore Antiques & Folk Art, Punta Gorda, Florida

Starting Price: $1,000
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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Starting Price: $300
Estimate: $600 - $800
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A Carved and Painted Miss Martin Ship-Form Bird House

20th Century

with twelve portholes.

Height 32 x length 59 inches.

Provenance:
American Garage, Los Angeles, California

Just Folk, Summerville, California.

Starting Price: $1,000
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
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A Carved and Painted Wood Ventriloquist's Dummy

Height 37 inches.

Provenance:
The Norwoods Spirit of America, Timonium, Maryland

Starting Price: $300
Estimate: $600 - $800
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A Turned and Painted Pine Barber Pole, Koken Barber Supply Co., St. Louis, Missouri

Late 19th/Early 20th Century

Height 29 inches.

Provenance:
DBR Antiques, Hadley, Massachusetts

 

Starting Price: $250
Estimate: $500 - $700
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Two Paint Decorated Cast Iron Carousel Masks: Jester and Mind Reader

20th Century

Height of Jester 16 1/4 inches.

Provenance:
Jester - Cary Station Antiques, Cary, Illinois
Mind Reader - Colin Fisher Studios, Cathedral City, California

Starting Price: $250
Estimate: $500 - $700
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29

A Painted Metal General Electric Barber's Fan-o-Plane

1930s

in working condition.

Length 23 inches.

Provenance:
Off the Wall Antiques, North Hollywood, California 

Starting Price: $500
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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An H.C. Evans Cast Iron Table-Top Horse Race Game

first-half 20th Century

on an associated metal base.

Diameter of game 30 inches, height overall 35 1/2 inches.

Provenance:
Sniktaw Antiques, Gurnee, Illinois

Starting Price: $400
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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Starting Price: $250
Estimate: $500 - $700
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