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Towle Old Colonial Sterling Flatware
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, late 19th-early 20th century. 171 pieces of Towle sterling flatware in the Old Colonial pattern, including 12 dinner knives, 23 dinner forks, 10 luncheon forks, 19 teaspoons, 5 tablespoons, 12 large cream soup spoons, 5 bouillon spoons, 9 smaller bouillon spoons, 10 iced teaspoons, 18 butter spreaders, 17 demitasse spoons, 7 cocktail forks, 1 fish knife, 1 fish serving fork, 8 serving spoons, 3 gravy ladles, 2 sauce ladles, 1 pastry server, a 2-piece carving set, 1 cold meat fork, 1 pierced server, 1 butter pick , 1 piccalilli spoon, 1 jam spoon, 1 coffee spoon, and 1 sauce spoon, all in a fitted presentation case; longest lg. 10.5 in., weighable silver wt. 179.09ozt (5,570.5g).

Provenance:  
Property from the Estate of Jane Murphy, Shandon, Ohio


Condition:  
Most of the pieces are monogrammed.
Sold: $4,200.00
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Painted Pantry Boxes and Firkin
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Ivory Phrenologist's Cane Head
Lot # 591 - Ivory Phrenologist's Cane Head
American, 19th century. An ivory cane head serving as a phrenologist's chart in the form of a human head with the skull divided into numbered sections and a list of corresponding labels around the base, mounted on a wooden pillar; ht. 6.75 in. > Item Details
Cobalt Blown Glass Tazza
Lot # 6 - Cobalt Blown Glass Tazza
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English, 19th century. An assembled group of four transferware plates, including a mulberry-transfer decorated plate with a spread-winged eagle perched on a shield by R. Hammersley, a green- and red-transfer decorated plate with a spread-winged eagle and American flag, a brown transferware plate wit... > Item Details
<i>Hands All Around</i> Quilt
Lot # 357 - Hands All Around Quilt
American, 18th or 19th century. A pieced quilt featuring 16 hands all around patterns in blue and white star printed fabric on a finely quilted white ground with white binding; 74.5 x 65 in. > Item Details
Quilt Rack in Old Red Paint
Lot # 111 - Quilt Rack in Old Red Paint
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Children's Birdcage Windsor Side Chairs
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American, 19th century. Two children's birdcage Windsor side chairs in pine, with shaped seats and splayed legs; oah. 28, seat ht. 13 in. > Item Details
Hitchcock-Style Side Chairs with Eagle and Globe Splat
Lot # 73 - Hitchcock-Style Side Chairs with Eagle and Globe Splat
American, 19th century. A pair of paint-decorated Hitchcock-style side chairs, having a shaped splat painted with a spread-winged eagle surmounting a globe, with turned crest rails, rush woven seats, and turned legs connected by stretchers; largest oah 34.25 in. > Item Details
Carved and Painted Frog Decoys
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American, 20th century. An assembled group of three frog decoys, carved in natural stances and painted in life-like colors, having circular and rectangular belly weights, one with an attached jig and carved mouth, another with tin embellishments on the sides and bulbous eyes; largest lg. 5.5 in. > Item Details
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Early <i>Knickerbocker</i> Attributed Mickey Mouse
Lot # 711 - Early Knickerbocker Attributed Mickey Mouse
American, ca 1930s. A Knickerbocker Mickey Mouse with pie eyes, rat nose with tied on whiskers, felt ears, cloth body, original clothing, unmarked; ht. 11.5 in. > Item Details
Nantucket Basket
Lot # 567 - Nantucket Basket
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Lot # 640 - Dodge Duck Decoys
American. Two carved and painted duck decoys attributed to Dodge Decoy Factory (Detroit, Michigan), one a Mallard and one a Teal Body with leather line tie remains; lg. 17.75 in. > Item Details
Pattern Blown Bottles
Lot # 734 - Pattern Blown Bottles
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Twelve-Tin Pie Safe
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Early Cupboard with Bucket Bench
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