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Road to California Pieced Quilt, 1880-1910, set on point, nice and thin, 68" x 80", excellent condition. The stars are made up of a purple print fabric on white shirting print; the plain blocks are comprised of a multicolored print; the binding is a cadet blue and white print fabric.

$595

 

 

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Pen and Ink Drawing of a Bird, 19th century, signed, framed in an early wooden camera slide, original to the piece. 7" x 5 7/8".

$195

 
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Carved Full-Bodied Squirrel with Acorn, circa 1930, original paint, 6 1/8" tall.

$245

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Carved Wood Pointing Hand Sign, 19th century, great detail and patina, 16" long.

$475

 

 

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Native American Medicine Pipe, mid 1900s,
17 7/8" long.

$185

 

 

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Log Cabin Windmill Blades Quilt, circa 1910-30, in oranges, golds, greens, etc. within a triple border, plaid backing fabric, very good condition. 65" x 85".

$465

 

 

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Portrait of a Lady on a garden terrace with fountain, early 1800s, oil on hand-chamfered mahogany board.
7 1/2" x 11 1/8".

$325

 

 

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Midcentury Hooked Rug, wool on burlap, Iowa, turquoise, oranges, and creams, with turtles, butterflies, and a duck frolicking among the funky flowers set in a triple border. Excellent condition.
44 1/2" x 38".

$495

 

 

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Black Doll circa 1920-30, in original clothing: dress, petticoat, and pantaloons are in excellent condition. Nicely embroidered face, some wear around chin and neck, loss to hair. 14" tall.

$95

 

 

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

$325

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

$165

    

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