Lot 120    

Folk Art Still Life
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century.  An oil on canvas still life of a sliced watermelon; 17.5 x 22.5 in. (sight).

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
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Shaker <i>Sabbath Day</i> Sewing Boxes
Lot # 148 - Shaker Sabbath Day Sewing Boxes
American, 20th century. Two Sabbath Day Shaker oval wood sewing boxes, each with a swing handle, the larger with four fingers and stamped Shaker Goods / Alfred ME. / Trademark, and the smaller with three fingers, lined interior with small accessory pouch and stamped Sabbath Day Shakers Lake Maine Tr... > Item Details
Pair of Stevengraphs in Wood Frame
Lot # 850 - Pair of Stevengraphs in Wood Frame
American, 1892-1893. Two Stevengraphs, or woven silk pictures. Pictured in the book Stevengraphs, by Geffrey A. Goddenn, 1971, they were woven at the Chicago Worlds Columbian Exposition of 1893. The upper picture, titled Columbus Leaving Spain, is a rare early version. The lower picture is... > Item Details
Walrus Ivory Sailor's Rolling Pin
Lot # 548 - Walrus Ivory Sailor's Rolling Pin
American, 19th century. A sailor's roller in lignum vitae with walrus ivory handles on wooden stand; lg. 14 in.  > Item Details
Tole Document Box Attributed to Filley
Lot # 53 - Tole Document Box Attributed to Filley
American, 19th century. A floral-decorated tole box attributed to the Bloomfield, Connecticut shop of Oliver Filley with red flowers and stylized gold leaves on a black ground, having a hammered handle; ht 7, wd. 9.25, dp. 5.75 in. > Item Details
Carved and Painted Sucker Fish Decoy
Lot # 609 - Carved and Painted Sucker Fish Decoy
American. A large carved and painted sucker fish decoy with copper fins and tack eyes and in old green paint; lg. 11 in. > Item Details
Signed Wrought Iron Tasting Fork and Peel
Lot # 61 - Signed Wrought Iron Tasting Fork and Peel
American, early 19th century.  A pair of hand wrought tools, including a peel and tasting fork, each marked FP, each delicately wrought; longest 18.25 in. > Item Details
Painted Cupboard with Two Drawers
Lot # 108 - Painted Cupboard with Two Drawers
American probably Western New York, 19th century. A pine cupboard in old dry green paint, having a pair of drawers above two flat paneled doors, the interior fitted with three shelves, having a molded cornice and raised-panel sides, all rising on block feet; ht. 67.75, wd. 53.5, dp. 23 in. > Item Details
Group of Whale Bone Tools
Lot # 570 - Group of Whale Bone Tools
American or British, 19th century. A group of tools ncorporating whale bone including two drawknives, one with an ebony handle, a ruler (possible initials carved on reverse) and a fish club with leather strap; lg. 12.75 in. (longest). > Item Details
Group of 19th Century Pewter
Lot # 485 - Group of 19th Century Pewter
American, 19th century. 3 pewter items, including a scarce Sellew & Co., Cincinnati oil lamp, as well as a marked teapot for Lennore Co., and a candlestick with incised floral decoration; ht. of lamp 11.5 in. > Item Details
<i>The Pelican Sloop of War, Cap. Maples, Rakeing & Capturing the American brig Argus</i>, Reverse Print On Glass
Lot # 324 - The Pelican Sloop of War, Cap. Maples, Rakeing & Capturing the American brig Argus, Reverse Print On Glass
English, early 19th century. A reverse print on glass of a smoke filled sea engagement between the British ship Pelican and the American ship Argus. Inscriptions include:  Pelican carries 20 Guns, 113 Men, had 2 Kill'd 3 Wounded.; The Argus carries 20 Guns, 130 Men, had 6 Kill'd 17 Woun... > Item Details
<i>White's Utica</i> Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Decoration
Lot # 196 - White's Utica Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Decoration
American (New York), 19th century. A salt-glazed stoneware crock with brushed cobalt decoration of a bird, with applied lug handles, impressed White's Utica.; ht. 7 in. > Item Details
Chinese Export Porcelain of American Interest
Lot # 421 - Chinese Export Porcelain of American Interest
Chinese Export, 19th century. Lot includes two plates with hand painted patriotic eagle crests, and a compote with a hand painted American sailing ship; compote ht. 4.25 in., plate dia. 9 in. > Item Details
Large Paint Decorated Northeast Woodlands Basket
Lot # 474 - Large Paint Decorated Northeast Woodlands Basket
Northeast Woodlands (probably Abenaki or Penobscot Indian), 19th century. A large paint decorated basket with excellent color (green, orange, blue, and yellow),  woven from split ash, of rectangular form with a removable lid; ht. 14, lg. 17.5, dp. 12.5 in. > Item Details
Boxwood Traveling Candlesticks
Lot # 389 - Boxwood Traveling Candlesticks
A pair of turned traveling candlesticks in boxwood, each having a pewter insert; ht. 4.25, dia. 4.75 in.  > Item Details
Hand-Blown Glass Fishbowl
Lot # 19 - Hand-Blown Glass Fishbowl
American. An early large hand-blown fishbowl having a flared rim, rough pontil; ht. 10.5, dia. of rim 10.25 in. > Item Details
Tinsel Decorated Sailor Print, Long Tom Coffin
Lot # 569 - Tinsel Decorated Sailor Print, Long Tom Coffin
English, 19th century. A tinsel decorated print depicting the actor Mr. T.P. Cooke depicted as Long Tom Coffin; 9.25 x 7.25 in. (sight). > Item Details
Group of Walrus Ivory and Whalebone Toothpick Holders
Lot # 565 - Group of Walrus Ivory and Whalebone Toothpick Holders
American, 19th century. A group of three toothpick holders, one in walrus ivory in the form of a miniature chalice, one in whalebone with stepped base and reeded top band, and one in walrus ivory depicting the airship Norge, marked Teller Alaska 1926; ht. 3, wd. 2.75, dp. 2 in. (large... > Item Details
Exceptional Painted Sheet Iron Game Board
Lot # 42 - Exceptional Painted Sheet Iron Game Board
American. An exceptional polychrome painted sheet iron game board, having Parcheesi on one side and a checkerboard on the other. Checkerboard has a faux-marble border; 18 x 18 in.  > Item Details
Portrait of a Young Woman by Jacob Maentel
Lot # 137 - Portrait of a Young Woman by Jacob Maentel
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<i>The Genius of Brittain, appointing Sir Francis Burdett</i>, Reverse Print On Glass
Lot # 326 - The Genius of Brittain, appointing Sir Francis Burdett, Reverse Print On Glass
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