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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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Pair of Pastel Chickens by Alma Edna Fletcher
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Fire Department Trivet, Noise Maker and Handbell
Lot # 686 - Fire Department Trivet, Noise Maker and Handbell
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Bone Decorated Ditty Box
Lot # 564 - Bone Decorated Ditty Box
American, 19th century. A pine box with hinged lid decorated with carved bone hearts and sunbursts and brass scrollwork latch marked C.T./PAT/APPD/FOR; ht. 2.5, wd. 6.75, dp. 3.5 in. > Item Details
Lillihan Room-Size Rug
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Persian, 20th century. A room-sized rug with a floral motif and layered border; 11 ft. 9 in. x 9 ft. > Item Details
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American (Massachusetts), ca 1820s. A single handled lead glazed jug with manganese splatter, attributed to William Packer. Includes lid; ht. 10 in. > Item Details
Whale Bone Scrimshaw Corset Busk
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Indian Woman by Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Folk Artist, Plus
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Early Fireman's Bib Shirt and Cap
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American. A late 19th century fireman's parade "bib" shirt, and an early 20th century fireman's hat, all have decorative FD buttons; shirt approximately men's size small. > Item Details
Folk Art Carved Horse
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American, 19th century. A folk art carved and stained wooden horse; ht. 9 in. > Item Details
Group of 19th Century Hand Wrought Implements
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19th Century English Rosewood Tea Caddy
Lot # 870 - 19th Century English Rosewood Tea Caddy
English, ca 1820. A rosewood tea caddy having an inlaid ivory lock. Interior lid lined with anaglypta. Retains original finish. Lacks foil liners for compartment; l. 8.5 in., h. 5 in. > Item Details
Shaker Four-Finger Oval Covered Box, Plus
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American, 19th century. A Shaker oval covered box, having a pine top and bottom with bent maple sides, joined with four fingers facing right and copper tacks, PLUS a round red-painted covered pantry box of finger and tack construction; largest ht. 4, dia. 7.25 x 10.25 in. > Item Details
Folk Art Painting of a Prancing Black Horse
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Group of Slip Trailed Redware
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Tin Duck and Goose Decoys
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Group of Civil War Carved Pipes
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