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Large 19th Century Oil on Velvet Theorem, nice frame. 15 1/2" x 19 1/2". Excellent condition; please excuse artifacts of photography.

$895

 

 
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Rebecca W. Morgan’s Sampler, dated 1830, 19 ¾” x 19 ¼”, stitched on linen ground, excellent condition, conservation framed. Includes 6 alphabets in different stitch forms, also dated upper right corner, strawberry border on the bottom and a dog. Artifacts from photography.

$625

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Wonderfully Carved and Painted Nuthatch on oval base, 2" tall x 3 3/4" long, signed "Brian Mitchell".

$245
 

 

 

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Chicks and Cherries, oil on canvas in original frame, late 1800s. Minor loss in background.
17 7/8" x 11 7/8".

$325

 

 

 

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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. Left to right:

Kildeer, 9 1/2" tall  $175

Avocet, 11" tall  $345

Knot, 8 3/4" tall    $195

 

 

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Sharp-skinned Hawk, Bob Guge (see description, above), 11" tall.

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Evaline Thompson's Sampler, dated 1816 on a tag applied to the glass, includes 3 alphabets and numerals, with a large central motif of a home surrounded b  trees, flowers, and birds, all within a decorative stitched border. The motto reads: “Love permit thy gracious name to stand as the first art of an infant’s hand and while my fingers ‘oer this canvas move make her tender heart to seek thy love.” Perhaps this sampler was done one in honor of the birth of a child? 17” square. No losses. Some fade in verse.

$1200

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Great Lakes Fishing Decoys, circa 1940, rare, original paint, good condition. Clockwise from left:

Dragonfly, 9" x 9"  SOLD

Turtle, 7 1/2" x 4"  SOLD

Sunfish, 6 1/2" x 3" x 3"  SOLD

Pollywog, 8" long  SOLD

Sunfish, 6" x 2" x 3"  SOLD
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Passenger Pigeon Shooting Gallery Target, circa 1930-40, rare, stand included. 12" x 11".

SOLD

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Blue and White Double Irish Chain Quilt in cadet and indigo blue on white, hand inked provenance signed "To Julie from her Great-Grand-Mother Mary Tilp, pieced in her 77th year 1903". Hand-pieced and hand-quilted at 8-9 stitches per inch, excellent condition . 78" x 78"

$895
 

 

 
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Two Folky Felt Black Cats, 19th century, handmade, early frame may be original, 9 1/2" x 7".

$695

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"Pike Home Stead", oil on board in early gold frame, nicely done. 13 3/4" x 10 7/8".

$325

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Brass arrow, circa 1900, nicely shaped, 12 3/4" long.

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Authentic Ohio Amish Variable Stars Quilt, cotton, 70" x 72", treadle machine pieced and hand quilted with the date "1947" stitched in the bottom right corner. Wonderful black framing around the central stars, thin batting, dark blue machine stitched binding and backing fabric, quilting around the perimeter of each pieces and in cable designs in the wide border. Excellent condition with no apologies--and truly, so much better in person.

$1865

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Watercolor Portrait of a girl and her doll, mid-late 1800s, original frame, excellent condition, 14" x 15".

$745

 

 

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Running Horse Weathervane, mid 1900s, hand-carved in original paint and in working condition, mounted on an old carnival knockdown.
21" long x 14 3/4" tall.

$585

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Carved Wooden Shoe and Bird Containing an Inkwell, late 1800s, original surface, bird with glass eyes (one replaced). 8 1/4" long x 2 1/2" deep x 4 1/2" 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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Wooden Ladies Shoe Display Counter Sign circa late 1800s, with carved scallops and tack "buttons", original black paint. Repair to middle.
14" tall x 12" wide.

$325

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Carved Frame, circa 1920s-30s, made to resemble a slice of watermelon with rind and seeds and shaped contours. Houses a Black Americana print of children enjoying the fruit. Probably mounted on a tray.
24" wide x 17 1/2" tall.

$675

 

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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.

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American Marine Painting, circa 1880, of the schooner W. H. Hawkins on Lake Erie, by Charles Edward Hallberg, listed: Chicago Society of Artists, Swedish-American Art Society, and others. Professional repairs. 29" x 32".

$950

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Parcheesi Gameboard, 19th century, original red and black paint, molded edge, square-nailed, 23" x 24".

$695

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Small Northwest Coast Totem Pole, late 19th to very early 20th century carved cedar  in original paint. Classic Northwest Coast iconography and in excellent condition, best old patina and paint surface, 12 ½” tall. 

$895

 

 

 

 

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Small Rig of 4 Folky Decoys, Maine origin, circa 1930s, original paint with tack eyes, great patina, all original, each about 11” long. 

$520

 

 

 

 

 

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American Marine Painting, circa 1880, oil on canvas, unsigned, original frame, excellent original condition.
27 1/2" x 19 1/2".

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"Three Grey Hills" Pattern Hooked Rug, early 20th century, 36" x 22", mounted. Repair to large black diamond on right side, as shown.

$495

 

 

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

$165

 

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

SOLD

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