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Small dome-top chest circa 1800-1820 in original paint decoration featuring birds, flowers, and a heart. Original hardware on front and retaining a tiny wire bail handle on the well-oxidized lid. Snipe hinges are replaced. Square and t-head nails. From a local collector's estate.
17 5/8" wide x 13" deep x 12" tall.

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Nantucket sailor boy whirligig, circa 1920, all original (new stand), excellent condition, 25" tall with paddle up.

$595

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Hooked rug, flowers in urn, 19th century, mounted for hanging, excellent condition. 33 1/2" x 21 1/4".

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Tramp art wall box in original paint and excellent condition, circa 1920. 13 5/8" tall x 8 1/2" wide.

$148

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Belouchi prayer rug, circa 1940-50, made of fine wool in excellent condition, washed, 63" x 37 1/2'.

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Watercolor of mother and child in original gold frame, mid 1800s, 13 3/4" x 11".

$485

 

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Small oriental mat, early 1900s, great colors in excellent clean condition, 25" x 22".

$285

 

 

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Pansies in Vase oil on board, signed and dated lower right "Kinney 1904," Boston label on artist's board, 14 5/8" x 18 1/8".

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Early Tekke rug circa 1890-1920, excellent clean condition, 47" x 61".

$895

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Magnificent Flower Basket pieced and trapunto quilt, signed and dated "Cora E. Adams 1938", superb workmanship with trapunto vining leaf and pinwheel frames around central and pillow motifs and quilting at 14 stitches per inch, pieced squares at 3/4", pieced zig zag border, never washed or used. Very large at 88 1/2" x 112", with top portion of quilt designed to fold over the pillows. The squares forming the patterns are impressionistic or pointillist in feel. ***Please note the background color in the overall photo is more yellow than in real life. The white and natural background colors are better depicted in the other photos. Additional photos available.

$525

 

 

 

 

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Glazed clay tile of three deer, circa 1920, framed,   17 3/4" x 14" x 1 1/4" deep.

$495

 

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Carved and painted Nantucket Sailor Boy whirligig, circa 1900. Rare form with rowboat bow and tin flags at end of paddles. All original, no repairs. 16" tall.

$850

 

 

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Merit certificate presented to George Fritz in 1886 by John Hilbert (teacher?). Pennsylvania watercolor embellished by George himself with a flag, a capitol and a box. Glass front and back for inscription. 5 7/8" x 4 3/4".

$168

 

 

 

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Miniature portrait on ivory, early 1800s, excellent condition (streak in photo is from reflection),
4 3/4" x 4 1/8".

$275

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Folk art garden trellis with polychrome painted birds, cut sheet iron, 49" tall x 14" wide.

$345

 

 

 

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Fruit still life, oil on on chamfered wood panel,
17" x 13".

$285

 

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Artist's model, fully articulated with screws and wood pegs, circa 1930, 13" tall.

$325

 

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Ice Cream Cone (or Nosegay) quilt, circa 1930, 80" x 88", very clean, happy colors, the fabrics chosen suggest strawberry, pistachio, butter pecan ice cream, etc.

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Pair of late 19th century paintings of Maine lighthouses, oil on board, signed "M. White", in wonderful original frames, 13 1/2" x 11 1/4".

$550 pair

 

 

 

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Cats playing chess, oil on board in excellent condition, some losses on frame. Copied from a Met Life ad circa 1870-80 (attached).

$625

 

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Pair fruit still life paintings, oil on canvas, original frames, signed "L. E. Smith", circa 1920, 12" x 6 3/4", found in Maine.

$370 pair

 

 

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Small eagle lithograph in patriotic frame, original paint, circa 1920, 5 5/8" x 5".

$168

 

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Folky deer hooked rug, circa 1900, a rare example made of brin (deconstructed burlap) and wool, excellent condition with small professional repair,      39 3/4" x 30 1/4".

$950
 

 

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Mallard duck whirligig, excellent original paint, 22" high including stand x 15" wide x 3 1/2" deep.

$425
 

 

 

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Cast iron eagle mill weight, circa 1900, never painted.
15 1/4" tall x 7" wide; stand 6 1/2" x 9 1/2". Hard to find.

$1250
 

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Sheet iron rooster weathervane on burl base, early 20th century, 24" tall x 16" wide x 10" base.

$345
 
 

 

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"Welcome" hooked rug, circa 1920-30, clean in excellent condition, museum mounted, 37" x 19".

$485
 

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Farm scene oil on canvas, mid-1800s, signed S. Howell Evans, original fame, excellent condition.
11 1/4" x 13 1/4".

$425
 

 

 

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Rare carved swan weathervane,  early 20th century, nicely weathered original dry white paint, great form. See The Art of the Weathervane, MIller,
pp 106-7 for a similar example.
27 1/2" long x 17 1/4" tall.

$1650

 

 

 

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Blacksmith whirligig, handmade circa 1920s, wood and metal, all original, 29" x 14" x 26" .

$465
 

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Horse with wagon pull toy, German, circa late 19th century, total 35" long with back ladder extended. Ladder folds up. Horse is 10" tall x 11" long with original oil cloth tack, mane is intact but tail has been cut. Wagon is 16" long x 6" tall, original paint, no repairs. Horse may have originally been on a platform with wheels.

$695

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Prancing horse sheet iron weathervane, first half 20th century, great condition and form, 27 1/2" long x 23 1/2" tall.

$1175

   
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Large folk art painted metal tray, circa 1910, all original, 23" x 27" .

$695

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Native American lidded storage basket, Maine, circa 1930, alternating yellow splints with salmon and green potato prints, salmon splints on lid, very good condition with one small split on lid.
10" x 6" x 7" tall

$295

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Red and black painted game board with molding, circa 1900, all original with tiny square head nails.
12 1/2" x 12 3/4" x 1" deep.


$345

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