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"Sun Rise in the Mountains" hand hooked rug, circa 1940, mounted and edged with black braiding, great color, 55 1/2" x 37 1/2".

$895

 

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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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Hand-carved wood cow, original paint decoration in large red spots, circa 1920-30, retains tail, ears, leather horns and leather collar, painted black eyes.
6 1/4" x 3 7/8" tall.
$68
 

 

 

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Hand cut sheet iron peafowl weathervane silhouette, early 20th century, nice surface, 24" long.

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American folk art painting, oil on canvas, signed and dated "N. Sieber, 1865", original frame with liner. 21" x 18".

$465
 

 

 

 

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Cast iron eagle mill weight, circa 1900, never painted.
15 7/8" tall; stand 6 1/2" x 9 1/2".

$1250
 

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Puss in the Corner quilt with cheddar background, c1830, 77" x 88", very good condition with a couple spots of color loss and a few weak fabrics in the small squares. Provenance as shown below. Found in Williamstown, West Virginia, and one of more than a dozen quilts made by her.

$495
 

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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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Bird carving on wall mount, circa 1900-1920, Pennsylvania, excellent condition.
8" tall x 3 3/4" wide x 5" deep.

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

$485
 

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"Pineapple" quilt with triple border, hand-pieced and hand-quilted, muslin back, very good condition, circa 1930, 69" x 98".

$445
 

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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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"The Halloween Party", print circa 1910-20, framed and matted, excellent condition, 17 1/2" x 13 1/2".

$115
 
 

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Arcade target gallery, marked "Ithaca" on each piece, early 1900s. 19 1/2" x 12 3/4" x 18" deep.

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Amish crib quilt, heart quilting, circa 1930, ecellent condition, 28" x 39 1/2".

$265
 

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Pastel of a puppy, early 1900s, in an early paint decorated frame, 9 1/2" wide x 11 1/2" tall.

$385

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Wheel of Fortune pieced and appliquéd quilt with heart border, circa 1860-80, St. Charles County, Missouri with provenance, green, blue, red and cheddar, tiny hand applied binding, 92" x 92".

$1895

 

 

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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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Ink and watercolor drawing of babies on a branch, signed and dated " M. H. Dickson 1919".
25 1/2" x 15 3/4". Shadows on images are an artifact of the photography.

$395

 

 

 

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Folk art hand-carved rolling pin with 20 images including bride and groom, animals, flowers, plants, other symbols, original blue painted handles, circa 1900, 18 1/2" long.

$395

 

 

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Folk art cricket/grasshopper weathervane, painted wood figure with pegged construction, mounted on 19th century iron rod with large copper ball and directionals.
54" tall x 27 1/2" long without antennae.

$495

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Chicks and cherries oil on board in gilt frame, signed, circa 1900, very good condition. 10 3/4" x 13 1/4".

$350

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Tin anniversary purse bank with brass bail handle, mid 1800s, repair to bottom.
4 3/4" tall x 3 3/4" deep x 5" wide.

$180

 

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Theorem with pumpkin on paper, gilt frame, signed "Ruth Baumbach," 11" x 9". (Discoloration of background is an artifact of the photography.)

$495

 

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Marble "mantle memorial", late 1800s, carved with initials "M. E. G." and a bird on a branch. Bottom has the words "made by --(illegible)--".
6" wide x 3 3/8" deep x 2 7/8" tall.

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Mid-19th century oil on canvas portrait of a young boy with his dog, original frame, 31 1/4" x 36", excellent condition.

$5500

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

$695

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Double-sided sign from Eastford, CT (the inn still exists). General Lyon was the first Union general killed in the Civil War. Heavy plywood in original weathered condition, circa 1920-30.
31 1/2" wide x 48" tall.

$850
 
 

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Hooked rug, wool on burlap, circa 1940, found in Pennsylvania, excellent condition, museum mounted. 19" x 38"

$685

 

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American oil on canvas landscape, circa 1880, possibly Ausable Chasm in the Adirondacks, replaced frame, excellent condition, 37 1/2" x 27 1/2".

$695

 

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Hooked rug of cat and kitten, circa 1920-30, excellent condition. 29 3/4" x 18".

$475

 

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Star shaped hooked, shirred and braided rug, mounted for hanging, 34" x 36 1/2", excellent condition.

$795

 

 

 

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Mason Bluebill duck decoy, premier grade, original paint, 15" x 6" x 7".

$495

 

 

 

 

 


Mason Canvasback duck decoy, challenge grade, original paint, 16" x 7" x 7".

$425

 

 

 

 

 

Mason Mallard hen duck decoy, challenge grade, original paint, 15" x 6" x 7".

$445

 

 

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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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Oil painting of ships off the New England coast, signed "S.A. Hoody 1903".
31" x 22 1/4".

$835

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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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Log cabin "Streak of Lightning" crib quilt in navy, black and grey prints, circa 1900, 46" x 56".
(Please note: Quilt hangs square--the wind didn't cooperate as we were taking the photo.)

$245

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