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Scrimshaw Novelties
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
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, two sailor's needles and two stamps, one marked Truth/Love and featuring a heart in an open hand; back scratcher lg. 16 in.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $360.00
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Dome-top Chest with One Drawer
Lot # 814 - Dome-top Chest with One Drawer
Probably Continental, 19th century. A domed top pine chest in red paint of open dovetailed construction with one long drawer at base; ht. 27, lg. 39.5, dp. 21 in.  > Item Details
Galena Redware Open Crock
Lot # 259 - Galena Redware Open Crock
American (Illinois), 19th century. An open redware crock in a mottled olive and orange glaze with raised rim; ht. 9 in. > Item Details
Shaker Pitch Fork and Rake
Lot # 284 - Shaker Pitch Fork and Rake
American, late19th-early 20th century. A wooden hay pitchfork and a wooden and wire rake, purported to be from the South Union Shaker community in South Union, Kentucky; pitchfork lg. 62.5, rake lg. 80.5 in. > Item Details
Folk Carved Fisherman Sculpture
Lot # 224 - Folk Carved Fisherman Sculpture
American, 20th century. A folk art carved figure of a fisherman, two fish swimming at his feet, mounted on a rectangular wooden base; ht. 13.5 in. > Item Details
Double Irish Chain Quilt
Lot # 354 - Double Irish Chain Quilt
American, 19th century. A pieced quilt having a double Irish chain pattern in red and green on a diamond quilted white ground, with a white feather stitched border and wide red binding; 82 x 80 in.  > Item Details
Pig Copper Weather Vane
Lot # 313 - Pig Copper Weather Vane
American,  20th century. A patinated  flattebed body, hammered copper weather vane in the form of a pig, mounted on a metal display stand; ht. 21.5, lg. 31 in. > Item Details
Union Shield Frame, Plus
Lot # 68 - Union Shield Frame, Plus
American, late 19th century. A Union shield frame, decorated with stars and stripes in shades of red, white, blue and gold, having an oval aperture in the center inset with a later mirror, PLUS a lap board of rectangular form with rounded corners and a demilune cutout on one side, one side painted w... > Item Details
Snuff Box and a Japanned Box With Soldier Motifs
Lot # 872 - Snuff Box and a Japanned Box With Soldier Motifs
American, 19th century. Two boxes, one an oval metal snuff box having a hinged lid with a battlefield scene of one soldier burying another, and the other a japanned box with a removable lid, the lid having a painted scene of plants and tombstones and the inscription Honor the Brave, the snuff b... > Item Details
Clear Glass Oil Lamps and Receptacles
Lot # 33 - Clear Glass Oil Lamps and Receptacles
American, 19th century. An assembled group of three clear glass oil lamps and two receptacles, one receptacle in cut glass with a brass collar marked Rd No 5313 and having a burner marked Kosmos Brenner on the thumbwheel, other receptacle with a brass collar and a Simplex burner, marked E. Miller Co... > Item Details
Patriotic Sandwich Glass Plates
Lot # 473 - Patriotic Sandwich Glass Plates
American. Group of 14 sandwich glass plates with patriotic interest; largest dia. 5 in., smallest dia. 3.75 in.  > Item Details
Sampler by Ruth Clark, 1824
Lot # 892 - Sampler by Ruth Clark, 1824
American, 19th century. A framed sampler with an inspirational quote, bottom signed Ruth Clark 1824; 6.75 x 6.75 in. (sight). > Item Details
Great Lakes Maple Scoops
Lot # 477 - Great Lakes Maple Scoops
Two fine Great Lakes maple scoops, one with a hooked tapered handle, the other of burl maple with a flat handle; largest lg. 9.5 in.  > Item Details
Early Candlestand
Lot # 842 - Early Candlestand
An early painted candlestand, with a one-board shaped top in pine over a baluster stem, resting on a round platform with three wedge doweled and splayed legs; ht. 30, wd. 19.75, dp. 12.75 in. > Item Details
Imari-Style Ironstone Plates, Plus
Lot # 429 - Imari-Style Ironstone Plates, Plus
English, 19th century. An assembled group of eight ironstone plates, all having Imari-style floral motifs and landscape scenes with gilt accents, with various maker's marks including MASON'S and G.L. Ashworth & Bros., PLUS a creamware plate with Imari-style decoration... > 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
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
Wallpaper-Covered Bentwood Box
Lot # 202 - Wallpaper-Covered Bentwood Box
American, 19th century. A lidded oval bentwood box, covered in wallpaper with printed salmon and dark blue leaf and star designs, all against a blue ground, the interior and bottom lined with a newspaper from 1830; ht. 13.5, dia. 17 x 19.25 in. > Item Details
Assortment of Teacups and Saucers
Lot # 433 - Assortment of Teacups and Saucers
English, 19th century. A large group of teacups and saucers from various makers: a matching set with Japanese design, each marked Stoke on Trent/Made in/England, an unmarked set with tulip pattern, a matching unmarked set featuring gold bands and transfer print of a ship, a matching set wi... > Item Details
Mexican Rose Appliqué Quilt
Lot # 434 - Mexican Rose Appliqué Quilt
American (Berlin, Ohio), late 19th-early 20th century, featuring nine appliqué Mexican rose patterns in red, green and mustard fabric on white ground with square-filled feathered wreath stitching, having a yellow inner border with diamond and rope stitching, an outer white border... > Item Details
Union Village Shaker One-Drawer Work Table
Lot # 146 - Union Village Shaker One-Drawer Work Table
American (Ohio), 19th century. A fine  Shaker one-drawer work table in walnut, having a two-board top, over one long drawer, on block and turned tapered legs; ht. 29, wd. 36, dp. 23 in. > Item Details
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