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Scrimshawed Corset Busk
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, mid-19th century. A whalebone corset busk showing a variety of images including a pair of roses, a woman, a man and horse, American and British battle ships, one a steam and sail hybrid, and a military drummer, initialed near bottom of busk E.M.; lg. 14 in. 
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Collection of Silhouettes
Lot # 492 - Collection of Silhouettes
American and English, 18th-19th century. A group of six silhouettes, made of hollow cut paper and watercolor. 3.5 x 4.5 in. (sight, largest silhouette). > Item Details
Sheet Iron Weathervane of a Ship's Captain, Modeled After Admiral David Farragut
Lot # 312 - Sheet Iron Weathervane of a Ship's Captain, Modeled After Admiral David Farragut
American, mid- to late-19th century. A silhouette-form weathervane depicting a sailor modeled after U.S. Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (1801-1870), holding a telescope and wearing a hat, knee-length coat, trousers, and boots, constructed of multiple pieces of sheet iron riveted together and reinfor... > Item Details
Ben Schmidt Mallard Duck Decoys
Lot # 624 - Ben Schmidt Mallard Duck Decoys
American, 20th century. An assembled group of three mallard decoys, the largest attributed to Ben Schmidt (Michigan, 1884-1968), having glass eyes with painted and finely carved feather details, the remaining two examples executed in a more primitive manner with tack eyes and remnants of paint, one ... > Item Details
Jackson Prison Marquetry Box
Lot # 115 - Jackson Prison Marquetry Box
American, 19th century.  A marquetry box, probably made in Jackson Prison, Michigan; ht. 7.5, wd. 12, dp. 6 in. > Item Details
Federal Eglomise Wall Mirror with U.S. Frigate
Lot # 328 - Federal Eglomise Wall Mirror with U.S. Frigate
Late 19th century.  A reverse painted marine scene with U.S frigate, inside mirror and gilt columned frame; 31.75 x 15 in. > Item Details
Sterling Finger Lamp, Plus
Lot # 512 - Sterling Finger Lamp, Plus
British, ca 1772. A sterling finger lamp with a removable snuffer, rising on three feet, marked for sterling, London, 1772, and the maker's mark is partial HB?, ?PLUS a small pewter whale oil lamp, stamped 33 on the underside; sterling lamp ht. 4.5 in., silver wt. 11.94ozt (371.5g). > Item Details
<i>S. Taft & Company</i> Stoneware Crock
Lot # 906 - S. Taft & Company Stoneware Crock
American (New Hampshire), 19th century. A salt glazed stoneware crock of three-gallon size by S. Taft & Company of Keene, New Hampshire, decorated with a cobalt bird and having applied handles, stamped S. Taft & Company / Keene N.H. / 3, accompanied by a wooden lid and dasher with crossed ag... > Item Details
Union Village Shaker Sewing Stand in Cherry
Lot # 178 - Union Village Shaker Sewing Stand in Cherry
American (Ohio), 19th century. A Shaker sewing stand in cherry, having a rectangular top over a conforming case with two dovetailed drawers over one larger dovetailed drawer, rising on tall turned legs; ht. 28.75, wd. 22, dp. 15.25 in.  > Item Details
Lot # 584 - "Orion" Mike Cribbins Civil War Vets Cane of Henry D. Willis
American, late 19th century.  A long staff with triangular head, American colors; lg. 66 in. > Item Details
Nantucket Basket
Lot # 567 - Nantucket Basket
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.  > Item Details
Sailor's Tools
Lot # 562 - Sailor's Tools
American, 19th century. A group of sailor's tools including a whalebone straight edge, a whalebone rule with brass hinges and a ropemaker's gauge marked John Rabone & Sons Manufactrs; lg. 6.2 in. (longest). Rabone & Sons is a rule and tool maker out of Birmingh... > Item Details
Early Cupboard with Bucket Bench
Lot # 844 - Early Cupboard with Bucket Bench
American, 19th century. An early cupboard in salmon of pinned mortise and tenon construction, having a molded cornice and paneled doors with molded edges, opening to reveal two interior shelves, tongue and groove backboards, over a shaped sided deep bucket bench with shoe feet; ht. 77, wd. 48, dp. 2... > Item Details
Group of Redware
Lot # 240 - Group of Redware
American, 19th century. A group of three glazed redware jars of various sizes and shapes; tallest 5.5 in. > Item Details
Large Paint Decorated Northeast Woodlands Basket
Lot # 474 - Large Paint Decorated Northeast Woodlands Basket
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Two Turned Burlwood Bowls
Lot # 898 - Two Turned Burlwood Bowls
American, 19th century. Two small turned burlwood bowls; largest dia. 7.5 in. > Item Details
Figured Maple Blanket Chest
Lot # 83 - Figured Maple Blanket Chest
American, 19th century. A blanket chest in figured maple, cut-nail construction, having iron side handles, hinged lid with molded edge; ht. 18, wd. 33.5, dp. 20 in. > Item Details
Bentwood Pantry Boxes
Lot # 897 - Bentwood Pantry Boxes
American, 19th century. An assembled group of five round bentwood pantry boxes, with lapped seams, one in red paint and with bail handle, one in dark green paint, one in light green paint, and two unpainted; largest ht. 6.75, dia. 11.25 in. > Item Details
Four Turned Wooden Bowls
Lot # 821 - Four Turned Wooden Bowls
American, 19th century. An assembled group of four turned wooden bowls; largest dia. 10 in. > Item Details
Sewer Tile Planter and Lamp
Lot # 288 - Sewer Tile Planter and Lamp
American, 19th century. Two sewer tile pieces, one a planter of rectangular form with a divided interior and applied diamond and foliage decoration, the other a polychromatic lamp with applied floral decoration; lamp ht. 13 in. > Item Details
Exceptional Carved and Painted Folk Art Owl Decoy
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