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Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. A scrimshawed whale's tooth featuring a continuous scene of a sailor with a book seated on a cannon with two three-masted ships in the background and a siren seated on a dolphin before a bluff topped with palm trees; lg. 6.75 in.
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German, late 19th-early 20th century. A Walkure bisque-head doll with light brown hair in a red plaid dress and cream leather shoes, having composite, jointed body, glass eyes and pierced ears, stamped on back of head Walkure/Germany; ht. 34.5 in. > 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
Group of Midwestern Stoneware
Lot # 305 - Group of Midwestern Stoneware
American, 19th century. A group of three stoneware pieces, including a jar with stenciled cobalt A.P. Donaghho. Parkersburg, W. Va., a glazed mortar with cobalt decorations and geometric patterns, marked 4 on its underside, and a small crock with cobalt decorations; tallest ht. 8.5 in. > Item Details
Group of 19th Century Hand Wrought Implements
Lot # 721 - Group of 19th Century Hand Wrought Implements
American. Group of six hand wrought implements, each 19th century, including four ladles, a fork, and pinchers; longest 21 in. > Item Details
Bronze Sailor Sculpture
Lot # 705 - Bronze Sailor Sculpture
American, 20th century. A bronze sailor waving semaphore flags, mounted on a graduated wooden base; ht. 15.5 in. > Item Details
Sharecropper Couple with Cotton and Basket by William Aiken Walker
Lot # 310 - Sharecropper Couple with Cotton and Basket by William Aiken Walker
William Aiken Walker (American, 1838-1921). Oil on canvas portraits of a sharecroppers, the man with a pipe in his mouth and a cotton sack, the woman with a basket of cotton, both in a field of cotton, framed in a gilt and gesso frame, signed WA Walker. l.l.; 7.75 x 4 in. (sight). > Item Details
Folk Art Painted Swordfish Bill
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Large <i>Hubley</i> Cast Iron Transitional Ladder Truck
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Staffordshire, Pearlware, and Creamware Toy Plates
Lot # 452 - Staffordshire, Pearlware, and Creamware Toy Plates
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Fine Brass Skater's Lantern
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Early Oval-Top Stand, Splayed Legs
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Snuff Box and a Japanned Box With Soldier Motifs
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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
Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth with Ships and Fort
Lot # 539 - Scrimshawed Whale's Tooth with Ships and Fort
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Blown and Molded Medical Glass
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Sailor's Knot Basket and Chain
Lot # 574 - Sailor's Knot Basket and Chain
American, early 20th century. A round sailor's knot basket and a knot chain having a hook and loop closure; basket dia. 10 in., chain lg. 82 in. > Item Details
<i>S. Taft & Company</i> Stoneware Crock
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Chinese Export Porcelain of American Interest
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