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Group of Folk Art Items
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 19th century. An assembled group of folk art items including two handmade wooden pairs of pliers, one having handles which unfold into increasingly smaller pairs, and a collapsible whimsy; lg. 8 in (longest).

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
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Miniature Slant Front Desk
Lot # 673 - Miniature Slant Front Desk
American, (New England, possibly Massachusetts), 19th century. A miniature slant front desk in walnut and maple of dovetailed construction, with fitted two-drawer interior and valanced pigeon holes, over three graduated drawers, on shaped bracket feet; ht. 13.25, wd. 10, dp. 6.5 in. > Item Details
<i>Washington Crossing Delaware</i> Pomade Box
Lot # 167 - Washington Crossing Delaware Pomade Box
19th century. A lavender transferware pomade box depicting Washington Crossing the Delaware after the painting by Thomas Sully, made for the Perfumers H.P. & W.C. Taylor, Philadelphia; dia. 3 in. > Item Details
Group of Pewter, Candlesticks and Teapot
Lot # 484 - Group of Pewter, Candlesticks and Teapot
American (probably Cincinnati), 19th century.  An assembled group including a pair of candlesticks and a teapot, all unmarked; ht. of tallest 12 in. > Item Details
Salesman's Sample Screen Doors
Lot # 869 - Salesman's Sample Screen Doors
American, 19th century. A pair of salesman's sample screen doors with wooden frames and applied trim, one finished in a natural stain and having a horizontal band of turned spindles, the other painted black. The former marked 20.1500 on top edge in pencil, the latter marked 10.1440; ht. of each ... > Item Details
Redware and Stoneware Jugs and Pitcher
Lot # 306 - Redware and Stoneware Jugs and Pitcher
American, 19th century. An assembled group of three redware and stoneware jugs and one stoneware pitcher, all having glazed surfaces and applied handles, two jugs with tooled shoulders, all unmarked; largest ht. 7 in. > Item Details
Domed Topped Trunk with Forged Hardware
Lot # 827 - Domed Topped Trunk with Forged Hardware
Continental (possibly Spanish), 18th century. A domed topped trunk in walnut (or oak) with forged hardware; ht. 24,  wd. 43.75, dp. 22 in.  > Item Details
<i>The Sea</i> Historic Black Transferware Dish
Lot # 156 - The Sea Historic Black Transferware Dish
English, 19th century. A black historic transferware lidded serving dish in The Sea pattern, the lid surmounted by a flower, the handled dish with scalloped rim and depictions of pirates battling at sea and titled The Pirates, with impressed ADAMS mark on underside, raised on a pedestal foot; ht. 7,... > Item Details
Mountainous Landscape with Figures
Lot # 907 - Mountainous Landscape with Figures
Continental, late 19th century.  Oil on canvas, unsigned landscape of figures on a hillside, luminous horizon and background; 9.5 x 12 in. (unframed). > Item Details
Grain-Painted Two Piece Corner Cupboard
Lot # 841 - Grain-Painted Two Piece Corner Cupboard
Probably Canadian, 19th century. A china corner cupboard  in grained paint with molded cornice over two six-light doors over two aligned drawers, then two paneled doors, the whole rising on bracket feet: ht. 84, wd. 57, dp. 19.5 in. > Item Details
Pieced Feathered Star Quilt
Lot # 436 - Pieced Feathered Star Quilt
American, 19th century. A pieced quilt featuring 12 feathered stars in green calico, each with stuffed floral design, having a white ground with crosshatching and meandering feather stitching and white binding with green calico piping; 87.5 x 70.25 in. > Item Details
Federal Eglomise Wall Mirror
Lot # 742 - Federal Eglomise Wall Mirror
American, 19th century. A Federal carved mirror in mixed woods, with floral brass bosses, carved and turned columns and fitted with a reverse-painted panel depicting the battle between the USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere; ht. 38, wd. 21.5 in. > Item Details
Free Blown Green Glass Spittoon
Lot # 29 - Free Blown Green Glass Spittoon
American (probably Midwestern), 19th century.  A free blown glass spittoon in green; ht. 5.75, dia. 7 in. > Item Details
Rose of Sharon Appliqué Quilt Cover
Lot # 360 - Rose of Sharon Appliqué Quilt Cover
American, mid 19th century. A cotton appliqué quilt cover in the Rose of Sharon pattern, comprised of twenty blocks and surrounded by a border of alternating leaves, flowers, and distelfinks; 79 x 93 in. > Item Details
Whale Bone Clothespins
Lot # 553 - Whale Bone Clothespins
American, 19th century.  A group of five whale bone clothespins mounted on shaped wooden stand; stand ht. 11 in, longest pin lg. 6.25 in. > Item Details
Shaker Three-Finger Oval Covered Boxes, Plus
Lot # 149 - Shaker Three-Finger Oval Covered Boxes, Plus
American, 19th century. A pair of Shaker oval covered boxes, having pine tops and bottoms with bent maple sides, joined with three fingers and copper tacks, PLUS a Shaker-style oval covered box, having a swing handle and four finger construction; largest ht. 3, dia. 4.75 x 7.25 in. (not including ha... > Item Details
Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Whaling Scene
Lot # 540 - Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth with Whaling Scene
American, 19th century. A scrimshaw whale's tooth depicting a Pacific whaling scene involving three large ships, one flying an American flag, two harpoon boats and whale, filled in with decoration of palm trees and geometric borders; lg. 6.75 in. > Item Details
Sheet Iron Beaver Weathervane
Lot # 131 - Sheet Iron Beaver Weathervane
American, late 19th-early 20th century. A silhouette-form weathervane depicting a beaver, constructed of two pieces of sheet iron riveted together, the surface of both sides decorated in red paint, attached to a steel mounting rod; ht. 9.25, wd.15 in. (without mounting rod). > Item Details
Tulip Applique Quilt
Lot # 365 - Tulip Applique Quilt
American, 19th century. A quilt featuring repeating design of 20 floral appliqués made with varying fabrics with fine crosshatch stitching on white ground; 78.75 x 64 in. > Item Details
<i>Majestic Jr.</i> Salesman Sample Cast Iron Stove
Lot # 710 - Majestic Jr. Salesman Sample Cast Iron Stove
American, 19th century. A salesman sample cast iron cook stove by Majestic, having a nickeled and black painted original finish, fully functional with all doors, vents and other parts working, includes original grate crank handle and lid lifter, both in nickel finish, warming ovens at top with two d... > Item Details
Green-Painted Child's Armchair
Lot # 829 - Green-Painted Child's Armchair
American, 19th century. A child's armchair with green paint, having a two-slat back, woven seat and stretchers; oah. 24, seat ht. 8 in. > Item Details
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