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Nantucket Basket
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. An oval Nantucket lightship handled basket having whalebone rivets and clasp and a top plate featuring a carved whalebone whale; ht. 6.5, wd. 10.25, dp. 7 in. 
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Lot # 311 - Sharecropper Portraits by William Aiken Walker
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Mennonite Birds and Tulip Appliqué Quilt
Lot # 349 - Mennonite Birds and Tulip Appliqué Quilt
American (Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania), ca 1880. A Mennonite quilt featuring a central leaf medallion and surrounding tulip tree appliqués in yellow calico on a red calico ground having an inner yellow sawtooth border, outer green calico border and pink binding, backing in two strips of printe... > Item Details
Unusual Stoneware Vessels
Lot # 307 - Unusual Stoneware Vessels
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Group of Walrus Ivory and Whalebone Toothpick Holders
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<i>Steiff</i> Animals
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Union Village Shaker Trestle Table
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