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American Antique Child or Doll's Bench c1820

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1179812 (stock# zf217)

American Antique Child or Doll's Bench c1820
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$2,450.00 

A rare and wonderful American doll or child's bench, with a shaped crest rail over 3 spindles and a plank seat, with 6 turned legs. The crest rail and the seat are decorated with polychrome free-hand flowers. Those areas, and the splayed arms, spindles, and central leg also have gilt line borders or decorative motifs.

Because of the delicate nature of this form, and the fact that not that many were made, it is highl ...click for details


Three Masted Barque Weathervane 1st Qtr 20th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 1061556 (stock# m1049)

Three Masted Barque Weathervane 1st Qtr 20th C
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SOLD 

A superbly constructed copper weathervane of a three masted barque ship. The details and accuracy of this ship vane are amazing, with its multiple sails and rigging. This fine example was previously part of the collection at the Texaco world headquarters.

The ship, on a custom made stand, is 36" long and 32" tall, with a beautiful patina, is in excellent condition, with no flaws to speak of.


John Field Miniature Ivory Double Silhouette c1795

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1800   item# 961304 (stock# a1144)

John Field Miniature Ivory Double Silhouette  c1795
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$1,250.00 

A superb double silhouette on ivory, in a cast foliate locket, by John Field. One side is of a woman, the other of a man, wearing spectacles (highly unusual) and both are signed "John Field 111 Strand" along the lower edge of the bust line. These paintings display the finely executed bronzed work that was a hallmark of Field's.

The sight size is 1 1/2" by 1 1/4". The condition of the paintings an ...click for details


Brass Crusie Lamp Early 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Lighting: Lamps: Pre 1837 VR   item# 940742 (stock# m426)

Brass Crusie Lamp  Early 19th Century
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$195.00 

A rare crusie lamp with hanger, dating from the 1st quarter of the 19th century or earlier. The bowls of these lamps were filled with fish oil or mutton fat with wicks of peeled rushes. Crusie lamps were the precursors to Betty lamps and were generally made of iron or tin. To find one made of brass, and with its original hanger, is extremely uncommon.

The condition of the lamp and hanger is quite good, with normal evid ...click for details


Large Iron Shears 19th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Tools: Pre 1900   item# 940526 (stock# m427)

Large Iron Shears  19th C
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$110.00 

An unusual pair of large iron shears with a wonderful surface. Excellent condition and movement. 16 inches long by 5 inches wide.


Wonderful American Cornice in Old Blue Paint c1840

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Shelves: Pre 1900   item# 704713 (stock# f273)

Wonderful American Cornice in Old Blue Paint  c1840
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(212)348-9073


$775.00 

This is a charming American cornice or mantle piece in old, original, grayish greenish blue paint. Both an architectural element, and extremely useful, the top section is convex molded, and each section steps down from the one above, with two rows of egg and dart motif separating the sections.

71 1/2 inches long, 9 inches tall, and 4 inches deep at the top shelf. In excellent structural condition, and with wear to the ...click for details


Pennsylvania Quaker Sampler c1826

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Hangings: Pre 1837 VR   item# 689230 (stock# t387)

Pennsylvania Quaker Sampler    c1826
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(212)348-9073


$1750.00 

A beautifully done Pennsylvania Quaker sampler, featuring three sets of the alphabet, two bushes, an urn of flowers, birds and dogs, and the verse:

Let the most blessed be my guide
If it be his blessed will
Unto his vale into his fold ...click for details



Covered Paint Decorated Splint Basket, Maine c 1850

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Baskets: Pre 1900   item# 645790 (stock# b1007)

Covered Paint Decorated Splint Basket, Maine  c 1850
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(212)348-9073


$1350.00 

For several reasons, this is a very unusual basket. To start with a basic description, it is a very large (17" by 17" by 15 1/4"), square, covered splint basket from the Maine area, most probably made by the Penobscot Indian tribe. Many baskets of this type are of splint, colored with vegetable dyes. Some have the added design of potato stamped patterns on the splints.

This particular basket is done in ...click for details


Vibrant Folk Art Gambling Wheel 1st Qtr 20th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1920   item# 643702 (stock# m1027)

Vibrant Folk Art Gambling Wheel  1st Qtr 20th C
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A large and striking carnival gambling wheel, painted in vibrant yellow, red, black, and blue. In overall excellent condition, and has a support post and spinner. All divider nails are present. 35 inches in diameter.


Chiropractor Smalt Trade Sign c 1895

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 643427 (stock# m1040)

Chiropractor Smalt Trade Sign c 1895
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$1,350.00 

A wonderful double sided smalt trade sign for D.M. Woodward, Doctor of Chiropractic. The gilded letters and the black smalt background are virtually intact and vibrant. The frame is original, and measures 28 3/4 inches by 14 inches by 2 inches deep. There is a small sliver out of the frame at one upper edge, and a small gap in the frame at the corner. Aside from these very minor flaws, the piece is in excellent condition.


Wonderful Banneret Weathervane, 19th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 625103 (stock# m1034)

Wonderful Banneret Weathervane, 19th C
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$1650.00 

This banneret weather vane, found in upstate New York, is constructed of sheet and wrought iron, and has an incredible presence and visual impact. Featuring a flag with a central cut-out, scrollwork on either side of the flag, and an ornate three dimensional flower blossom at the end, it exemplifies the whimsy that one looks for in great items of folk art. The vane has a wonderful weathered and rough brown surface, and is in overall excellent condition. It is 37 inches long, 15 inches tall ...click for details


Three Color Splint Gathering Basket; c 1880

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Baskets: Pre 1900   item# 539005 (stock# m1030)

Three Color Splint Gathering Basket; c 1880
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$395.00 

It is unusual to find such a striking multi-colored basket of such size and in such wonderful condition. The splint basket, with its wooden handle, is from the Northeast area of the United States, and is done in shades of blue-green, orange-red, and brown.

The basket is 18" long, 12" wide, and 14 " to the top of the handle. Overall condition is excellent, with only one splint split on the interior, no ...click for details


Rare Paint Decorated Tinware Candle Mold; c 1825

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 524993 (stock# m1025)

Rare Paint Decorated Tinware Candle Mold; c 1825
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(212)348-9073


$365 

This is an extremely unusual American 12 tube candle mold, made of tin and painted black. I have seen many candle molds in my time, but don't recall ever seeing one with the type decoration that this one has. The front and side have charming and whimsical squiggles of gold paint.

Overall condition is excellent, with the usual spots of paint loss and wear, and some nicks to the base. All the tubes are present, ...click for details


Charming Folky Painted Brass Barber Pole; c 1920

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1930   item# 505694 (stock# m1023)

Charming Folky Painted Brass Barber Pole; c 1920
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SOLD 

A wonderful brass barber pole, with the swirled striping painted in red and silver, the turnings done in blue and green, and the ball in brown. Originally this would have been displayed outdoors or just inside the door, with a mechanical device that caused it to rotate. Please note that the silver fittings on the top and bottom, which go into the original holes, are new, and were placed there (and can easily be unscrewed) for easy mounting and display. ...click for details


Autograph Book with Calligraphy C 1879

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 400461 (stock# m421)

Autograph Book with Calligraphy  C 1879
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A charming autograph book which belonged to Sally Graham of Philadelphia, aged 12, providing wonderful insights to the thoughts and feelings of teenagers of that era. Practically every page is filled with poems or well-wishes from Sally's classmates.

There are 51 handwritten pages with sentiments such as the one below, some quite amusing. In addition, there are 2 pages with full-blown calligraphic drawings, one sig ...click for details

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