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Hooked Rug of Flowers in an Urn,  late 19th century, flowers are shirred, colors remain strong, mounted for hanging.
25 1/4" x 41".

$785

 

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Early 19th century portrait of a young boy standing with sword at his hip and gun at his shoulder, titled "Shoulder Arms!", original red painted wooden frame with painted inner lining, wood backboard. 11 1/2'" x 9".

$595

 

 

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Frog on Lily Pad Hooked Rug, early 20th century, 28" x 16 1/2", mounted on a stretcher for hanging.

$545

 

 

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Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion, bird on branch dated 1908, excellent condition. 8 3/4" long x 8" tall.

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Watermelon Farm Stand Sign, hand-painted on sheet metal, circa 1930, Midwest origin. 34" x 24 1/2".

$1,250

 

 

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Basket Quilt/Spread, circa 1930, 86" x 86", baskets hand-pieced and hand-appliquéd, made for summer use with no batting or backing, hand-finished hemmed edges. Note the alternating direction of the baskets on the sides and the baskets in the four corners purposely left without handles. Excellent unused and unwashed condition.

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Royal Rummy Gameboard, homemade on a piece of masonite, circa 1940, in black, red, and cream paint with jackpot in the center and a folky cat. 26" x 26"."

$425

 

 

 

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Hand-made and hand-painted Barber Shop Sign, circa 1890, double-sided, all original with great crazed surface. 34" x 6" x 1"

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"Eggs For Sale", folk art painted sign on oval tin boiler lid, 22" x 11 1/4", circa 1920-30.

$385

 

 

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Rag Rug Runner, 54" long x 26" wide, great colors and condition.

$185

 

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Watercolor portrait of mother and daughter, mid 1800s, original frame, very good condition.
8 1/2" x 10".

$235

 

 

 

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Folk Art Carvings by renowned Illinois carver Bob Guge (1952-2013, Sleepy Hollow, Illinois), each signed and dated, scarce, from a private collection. Please email for information about individual birds and prices.

 

Curlew center bottom shelf: SOLD

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Squirrel carving, circa 1930s, original paint, 5 1/2" x 7" tall.

$195

 

 

 
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Early hollow-bodied Redhead decoy, original paint, elongated neck and beautifully carved head, original glass eyes, possibly Ohio origin, 14" long.

$495

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Dark blue or black checked linen, hand-loomed and fringed, circa 1920, 40" x 92". Clean and in excellent condition with no holes.

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Navy blue windowpane plaid piece of cotton tick, hand loomed, hemmed by hand, circa 1920, 40" x 90". Clean and in excellent condition with no holes.

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Delft blue cotton ticking stripe, circa 1910-20, 30" x 56". Clean and in excellent condition with no holes.

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Carved finch in original paint decoration, Pennsylvania, mortised into 3 1/2" diameter back mount, Pennsylvania Dutch inscription identifies the bird, which is 6" long. Excellent condition.

$135

 

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Folky hooked rug, diamonds and flowers, good condition, 40" x 25 1/2".

$165

 

 

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Double pink and white Drunkard's Path quilt with triple border, circa 1870, beautifully pieced and quilted, summer weight, 76" x 80", clean and in excellent condition with only one small storage spot as shown.

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Hollow cut silhouette of George Ball, early 1800s. Finely done and detailed, original frame, provenance on back indicates the artist used her toes to cut the silhouette.

$385

 

 

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Hooked rug of a colonial scene with mantle, clock, candlesticks, ladderback chair and...kitty on a rug, dated 1936, in great condition. 24" x 42".

$365

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Drunkard's Path Quilt, circa 1880, indigo print and white, 75" x 90", beautifully quilted at 10-12 stitches per inch, excellent condition.

$695

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Carved Bird, wire legs, original paint decoration, upstate New York origin, circa 1930s.
Base 3" diameter, bird 5" long x 4"tall.

$125

 

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Anniversary Tin Top Hat with band, 19th century, excellent patina and condition.
7 1/2" tall x 11 3/8" diameter brim.

$1250

 

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Anniversary Tin Whisk, 19th century, superb workmanship and excellent condition, 10" long.

$495

 

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Tree of life Hooked Rug with birds, butterflies, flowers, vining leaf border. Tiny wool strips on burlap, mounted for hanging, excellent condition.
41 1/2" x 28".

$695

 

 

 

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"Oriental" Hooked Rug, circa 1910, outstanding color and condition, 37" x 72".

$895

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Painting of Chicks in the chicken coop, 1890-1900, oil on artist's board, 16" x 8", signed on back "Mrs. Williams, North Sullivan" (Maine).

$285

 

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Oil on Canvas Painting of Portland Head Light, Maine, 19th century, 14" x 9 1/2", in early frame.

$395

 

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Pastel of Strawberries falling out of a basket, lemon gold frame, 14 1/2" x 12 1/2".

$275

 
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Painting by Alfred Montgomery (1857-1922),
mid-American painter of corn and farm scenes, oil on board, excellent condition. 34" x 24 1/2"

$7200

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Left: Pima bowl, excellent condition, very tight weave, great color, 5 7/8" diameter x 2 5/8" tall.

$495

Right: Apache bowl, excellent condition, nice small size, 4 1/2" diameter x 1 7/8" tall.

$375

 

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Rare pair of 1/4 size miniature mallards by James Reisinger (1906-1967), Pekin, Illinois. Near mint original paint. These are the exact carvings pictured on p.120 of Decoys and Decoy Carvers of Illinois, by Parmalee and Loomis.

$495

 

 

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"1912" wooden sign in original paint, one board, great form, excellent condition. Does it signify an address? An important year? Circa 1912-1920.

$495

 
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Oval hand-braided table mat, 1910-20, 18" x 12 3/4", excellent condition.

$95

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Circa 1890 Log Cabin variation quilt, summer weight with no batting, comprised of an encyclopedia of 19th century fabrics, all hand pieced with a very effective border, 76" x 90". Excellent condition with minor age spots.

$375

 

 

 

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Vintage Turkish Kilim runner, circa 1950,           12' long x 48" wide.

$695

 

 

 
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"Fresh Baked Pies" tin store sign, circa 1940-50, original black on white paint, 6' 8" tall x 11 3/4" wide.

$695

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Corn painting in the style of Alfred Montgomery, signed M. E. Williams, probably his pupil, circa 1900, oil on board, 21" x 15", excellent condition.

$565

 

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"Rocky Road to Jericho" variation quilt, late 1800s, triple quilted at 8-10 stitches per inch, crisp, clean, and in great condition, 64" x 74".

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"Keys Made" trade sign including hanging key, circa 1920-30, two-sided with one side more weathered.
Sign alone 35" x 26 1/4"; with key 35" x 38 1/2".

$385

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Hooked rug of a dog reclining on a rug, excellent, clean condition,  mounted for hanging.
41 1/2" x 28 3/4".

$635

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"Safe Sailing" Currier and Ives print in original frame, hand-colored, 21" x 15".

$345

 

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Folk art painting of an Iowa farm, circa 1880,
25 1/2" x 18", excellent condition.

$475

    

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