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Chicks and cherries oil on board in gilt frame, signed, circa 1900, very good condition. 10 3/4" x 13 1/4".

$350
 

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Hopi tile, 5 1/2" diameter, circa 1910, excellent condition.

$425

 

 

 

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Unusual basket of flowers and star pieced and appliquéd quilt, circa 1840, found in Muscoda, Wisconsin, colors of cheddar, teal, brown (fugitive green), etc. All hand stitched, 65" x 72". This is a very special early quilt, but it is not for those who want perfection. There are areas of color transfer and wear. Still--it has a wonderful, quirky quality.


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Tin anniversary purse bank with brass bail handle, mid 1800s, repair to bottom.
4 3/4" tall x 3 3/4" deep x 5" wide.

$180

 

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Hooked and sheared rug, "Mary Had a Little Lamb", circa 1920-30, shearing gives it some dimension,  now mounted on a frame for hanging 38 1/2" x 25 1/2". Excellent condition with some minor color aging of the light background. (Back of rug is shown below.)

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Tramp art mirror in the shape of a house, signed       "F. S. 1897", excellent condition.
20" high at roof peak.

$395

 

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Theorem with pumpkin on paper, gilt frame, signed "Ruth Baumbach," 11" x 9". (Discoloration of background is an artifact of the photography.)

$495

 

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Marble "mantle memorial", late 1800s, carved with initials "M. E. G." and a bird on a branch. Bottom has the words "made by --(illegible)--".
6" wide x 3 3/8" deep x 2 7/8" tall.

$395

 
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Black Americana smoking stand with match holder and ash tray in original paint, 1920s, excellent condition. 32" tall x 10" wide x 7 1/2" deep.

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Mid-19th century oil on canvas portrait of a young boy with his dog, original frame, 31 1/4" x 36", excellent condition.

$5500

 

 

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19th century redware jar, paint decorated with a folky depiction of the Pennsylvania peafowl in vivid color, paint shows good age.
11 5/8" tall, top diameter 8", base diameter 6 1/2".

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Dutch lady whirligig, 1930s, original weathered surface, in small size 14" tall x 6" wide x 5" deep.

$178

 
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Large folk art painted metal tray, circa 1910, all original, 23" x 27" .

$695

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Double-sided sign from Eastford, CT (the inn still exists). General Lyon was the first Union general killed in the Civil War. Heavy plywood in original weathered condition, circa 1920-30.
31 1/2" wide x 48" tall.

$850
 
 

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Hooked rug, wool on burlap, circa 1940, found in Pennsylvania, excellent condition, museum mounted. 19" x 38"

$685

 

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American oil on canvas landscape, circa 1880, possibly Ausable Chasm in the Adirondacks, replaced frame, excellent condition, 37 1/2" x 27 1/2".

$695

 

 

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Barber shop sign on wide board, circa 1900, original paint, found in Pennsylvania.
46 1/2" tall x 16 3/8" wide.

$325

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Oil on canvas painting of the Ship Propontis, built in Medford, Massachusetts in 1833, 425 tons, home port Salem. in what appears to be original gold frame, 26 1/4" x 24", wonderful detail in the rigging, American flag flying. The Propontis was owned by Tucker Daland of Salem in 1844 and was engaged in the "Zanzibar trade", very active throughout the 1840s. Excellent condition.

$1600

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Odd Fellows ceremonial piece, early 1900s, old taped hand-hold on handle, excellent condition, 33" long.

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Folk art house, circa 1930, original paint, white with blue awnings and trim with red chimney, 13 1/2" x 7 1/4" x 7 1/2" tall. Very good condition.

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Hooked rug of cat and kitten, circa 1920-30, excellent condition. 29 3/4" x 18".

$475

 

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Star shaped hooked, shirred and braided rug, mounted for hanging, 34" x 36 1/2", excellent condition.

$795

 
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Collection of 8 bronze industrial doll head molds, mid 20th century, 3 1/2" to 7 3/34" tall, very good used condition.

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Set of 26 wood dominoes in original white and black paint, 5 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 5/8" thick. Minor wear.

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"Joseph Pope" trade sign, circa 1860-70, found in Ohio, weathered original paint surface in good condition, 10' 2" long.

$1050

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Mason Bluebill duck decoy, premier grade, original paint, 15" x 6" x 7".

$495

 

 

 

 

 


Mason Canvasback duck decoy, challenge grade, original paint, 16" x 7" x 7".

$425

 

 

 

 

 

Mason Mallard hen duck decoy, challenge grade, original paint, 15" x 6" x 7".

$445

 
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Whirligig of man turning a millstone and ringing a bell, handmade, circa 1920-30, 12" x 24" long x 20" tall.

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Native American lidded storage basket, Maine, circa 1930, alternating yellow splints with salmon and green potato prints, salmon splints on lid, very good condition with one small split on lid.
10" x 6" x 7" tall

$295

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Oil painting of ships off the New England coast, signed "S.A. Hoody 1903".
31" x 22 1/4".

$835

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Group of seven barrel and firkin lids, largest red 19 1/2" to smallest unpainted 7 1/2". Large blue barrel lid signed "The Lowell", which may have been the ship it came from.

$695

 

 
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Red and black painted game board with molding, circa 1900, all original with tiny square head nails.
12 1/2" x 12 3/4" x 1" deep.


$345

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Native American Choctaw basket, circa 1920, mint condition.
9 1/4" x 11" tall x 8" diameter.
 

$245

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Wood panel, mid 19th century, original black paint with red stenciled floral urns and green pinstripe border, chamfered back, excellent condition.
36 3/4" long x 8 3/4" tall.

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Large 5-color Parcheesi game board with stars, circa 1920, original paint, oversized at 25 1/2" square.

$495

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Early iron clock face with painting of hunter and dog, retaining its second hand, 18 1/2" x 13".

$395

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Log cabin "Streak of Lightning" crib quilt in navy, black and grey prints, circa 1900, 46" x 56".
(Please note: Quilt hangs square--the wind didn't cooperate as we were taking the photo.)

$245

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Crib quilt in tiny red bowtie print on white ground, circa 1920, 45" square, excellent condition.
(Please note: Quilt hangs square--the breeze was blowing.)

$275

 

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Watercolor of a winter farm scene by Dean Clinton Howard (artist and composer 1918-2011), Peoria, Illinois, excellent condition. 24 1/4" x 19".

$410

 

 

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Circa 1830 trade sign 'L.Kendall's Ware Room", original white on black paint, 55 1/2" long x 15 3/4" tall x 3/4" thick, excellent condition.

$895

 

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Early 20th century sheet iron airplane weathervane of a 1917 "Newport", with directionals and iron stand, plane 17" long, 30" tall total.

$495

 

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Eight Point Star Quilt, circa 1900-1910, set on point, with unusual use of primarily dark navy and white gingham (as well as some black and white gingham) fabrics, and two different muslins, 85" x 88". A quiet, elegant beauty in excellent unwashed condition.

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