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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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 Free Blown Wine Glasses
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Advertising Paperweight from <i>Tower Grove Brick Works</i> St. Louis
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American, 20th century. A brick advertising paperweight of circular form, the center embossed with a spread-winged eagle surrounded by a banner incised Tower Grove Brick Works St. Louis, all supported by two feet with raised flower heads; ht. 3.75 in. > Item Details
Pennsylvania Tulip Appliqué Quilt Dated 1854
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Bentwood Dipper and Pantry Box, Plus
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<i>Our Union For Ever Centennial</i> Plates
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Unusual Stoneware Vessels
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Firefighter Axes
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Painted Shaker Style  Pantry Box
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