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Group of Nautical Ephemera
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
An assembled group of nautical ephemera, including a bronze doorstop of a three-masted ship, a Jefferson Island Salt advertising bronze bust on a milk glass stand, a tin lithographed wall pocket of a sailor (used to hold matches), and a brass gimbaled oil lamp with plate for wall mounting. Lamp marked Perko; door stop 9.5 x 11.75 in.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $60.00
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Four Miniature Jugs
Lot # 294 - Four Miniature Jugs
American, 19th century. Four miniature jugs, two with brown glazes, one unglazed and one (likely Pennsylvania) with a brown glaze and painted yellow accents; tallest ht. 5.5 in. > Item Details
Wooden Pilot House Eagle
Lot # 72 - Wooden Pilot House Eagle
American, 19th century. A wooden carved and gilt spread winged eagle on giltwood demilune perch and black painted rectangular base; ht. 30.7, wingspan 50.5, dp. 20 in (approx).  > Item Details
Wooden Gliding Horse
Lot # 652 - Wooden Gliding Horse
American, 19th century. A wooden gliding horse toy with leather ears, leather saddle, and canvas reins; ht. 27, lg. 33.25, dp. 13 in. > Item Details
Grand Ledge Sewer Tile Indian Bookends
Lot # 287 - Grand Ledge Sewer Tile Indian Bookends
American (Michigan) late 19th-early 20th century.  Produced by the Grand Ledge Sewer Pipe company. A pair of sewer tile glazed bookends (or doorstops) in the form of an Indian wearing a large feathered headdress; each ht. 5.5, lg. 4.75 in. > Item Details
Carved and Painted Fish Decoys
Lot # 602 - Carved and Painted Fish Decoys
American, 20th century. Two fish decoys of carved wood, embellished with multicolored paint, tin fins, and tack eyes, having rectangular belly weights, the larger a trout attributed to Fairview, Michigan; largest lg. 8.5 in. > Item Details
Caucasian Textile
Lot # 909 - Caucasian Textile
Caucasia, 20th century. A machine-woven flat-weave textile in shades of red, blue, gold, yellow, and green; 55.75 x 100 in. > Item Details
Pair of Whaling Harpoon Heads
Lot # 575 - Pair of Whaling Harpoon Heads
American, 19th century. A pair of harpoon heads, one having a leaf form and the other having a toggle head, as invented by Lewis Temple in 1848; lg. 31.75 in. (longer). > Item Details
Windsor Side Chairs
Lot # 745 - Windsor Side Chairs
American, 19th century. A pair of Windsor side chairs, one of fan-back form and having a shield-shaped seat with turned and splayed legs, the other of bow-back form and having a shield-shaped seat with bamboo-turned and splayed legs, the latter in green paint; largest oah 36.5 in. > Item Details
Peaseware Lidded Containers
Lot # 414 - Peaseware Lidded Containers
American, 19th century. An assembled group of three bulbous Peaseware containers, all having footed bases, fitted lids with knob finials, and incised lines, two with wire bail handles one of which retains dots of red and black paint; largest ht. 4.75, dia. 4.75 in. > Item Details
Lanier Meaders Face Jug
Lot # 264 - Lanier Meaders Face Jug
Lanier Meaders (American, 1917-1998). A single handled stoneware face jug with stone teeth, painted ceramic eyes and a mottled dark olive glaze. Signed on underside of base; ht. 9.25 in. > Item Details
<i>Towle Old Colonial</i> Sterling Flatware
Lot # 521 - Towle Old Colonial Sterling Flatware
American, late 19th-early 20th century. 171 pieces of Towle sterling flatware in the Old Colonial pattern, including 12 dinner knives, 23 dinner forks, 10 luncheon forks, 19 teaspoons, 5 tablespoons, 12 large cream soup spoons, 5 bouillon spoons, 9 smaller bouillon spoons, 10 iced teaspoon... > Item Details
Gary Birch Hand-Colored Woodcut
Lot # 186 - Gary Birch Hand-Colored Woodcut
Gary Birch (Ohio, born 1946). A hand-colored woodcut with geometric and foliate border, the central scene depicting a hunter taking aim at a large buck at which his dog is pointing, the background having a setting sun behind a farmhouse on a hill, housed in a grain painted frame, titled G Birch his ... > Item Details
Folk Art Painted Swordfish Bill
Lot # 581 - Folk Art Painted Swordfish Bill
American, 19th century. A folk art painted presentation swordfish bill sword reading Mrs. A.B. Gustus. The guard features a painted crossed flags over a crest. The handle is made of wood and also painted; lg. 38.5 in. > Item Details
A Pair of Early Lanterns
Lot # 464 - A Pair of Early Lanterns
American, early 19th century.  Includes a square form lantern, glass panels, simple in form, as well as smaller tin lantern with globe and thread for oil; largest ht. 13, wd. 7.5, dp. 7.5 in. > Item Details
Fine Folk Art Carved Rabbit Hunter
Lot # 223 - Fine Folk Art Carved Rabbit Hunter
A fine folk art carving of a rabbit hunter standing along a fence post clutching his rifle in one hand, and a rabbit in the other; lg. 11.5 in. > Item Details
Dentist Trade Sign
Lot # 669 - Dentist Trade Sign
American, late 19th-early 20th century. A single-sided sheet metal trade sign, with Dentist / Up / Stairs painted in gold on a black background, the vertical lettering enclosed by a gold border; lg. 52.25, wd. 5.5 in. > Item Details
Scrimshaw Novelties
Lot # 558 - Scrimshaw Novelties
American or Englsh, 19th century. A large group of scrimshaw items including a back scratcher in the form of a hand, pin with pair of pointing hands, miniature rolling pin, crochet hook with elaborately carved handle, three spoons, a pendant featuring a compass and rule, a ring engraved with a whale... > Item Details
Mounted Half Hull Ship's Model
Lot # 699 - Mounted Half Hull Ship's Model
A painted and stained half hull ship's model, mounted onto a wooden backboard. Retains original finish; 9.75 x 35 in. > Item Details
Group of American and English Yelloware
Lot # 249 - Group of American and English Yelloware
American or English, 19th century. A group of four yelloware pieces, including a small creamer, a miniature tea cup, a small bowl, and mold ; pitcher ht. 2.5 in. > Item Details
Miniature Chest of Drawers in Walnut
Lot # 810 - Miniature Chest of Drawers in Walnut
American, 19th century. A miniature chest in walnut with original finish, having a rectangular top and paneled case, with one concave projecting dovetailed drawer with interior dividers, over two dovetailed drawers, all rising on turned feet; ht. 18.25, wd. 20.5, dp. 12.75 in.  > Item Details
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