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

$565

 

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Small square hooked rug with stylized flowers in a vase embellished with scrolls in corners, silk on burlap, late 1800s, 18 1/2" x 19". Very good condition, found in SE Pennsylvania, mounted for hanging.

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Pastoral landscape oil on canvas, circa 1870, original frame, 19" x 15", excellent condition.

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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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Hand hooked stair tread rug of two roosters at sunrise. Very good condition, washed, rebound.
25" x 10 1/4".

$225

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Carved and painted fish decoy, 11 3/4" long, all original "shelf piece" with good decoration, 1950-60.

$145

 

 

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Rose Wreath appliqué quilt in yellow/gold, orange, and teal with swag border, circa 1930, exquisite quilting at 12 stitches per inch, superb appliqué with tiny stitches, excellent condition, large size suitable for a king bed at 96" x 11o".

$1295

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George Washington stuffed doll, early 1900s, very good condition with nice detail, 19" tall.

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Cross stitch sampler on black velvet, with cat, dog, birds, cornucopias, and wreaths and urns of flowers, "Annie  E. King, Lizzie King, 1868", 20 7/8 x 20 1/2". Excellent color and condition (discolorations are artifacts of photography).

$545

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"Fallow deer" horn cup, beautifully inscribed with the deer, pinned wood base, very good condition, circa 1800, 3 1/2"-4' tall.

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Carved funeral wood panel from 1870s horse-drawn hearse, expertly carved in original black paint with traces of gold, excellent condition, 33 1/2" x 29" tall.

$850

 

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Tree of Life pattern hooked rug with cherries or apples, wool on burlap, early 1900s, very good condition, 33" x 21".

$375

 

 

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Early 19th century alphabet sampler on linen, with scripture: "The II Chapter of St. Matthew 28 Verse: And Our Redeemer Said Come unto me All Ye That Labour And Are Heavy Laden and I will Give You  Rest." Signature bottom left very difficult to read, but may be Sarah Gimmell. Replaced frame, 12 1/2" x 16". Very good condition with slight darkening to of linen in center third.

$195

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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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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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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.

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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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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".

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

$425
 

 

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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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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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