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Appliqued quilt in "Flowers in a Bowl" pattern, 1930s, hand quilted with a swag border and chain stitched leaf and bowl detail. Crisp, clean, unwashed and with provenance, 80" x 96".

$695
 

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Hit or Miss hooked rug with braided border, interesting interior border, excellent color and condition with no losses or repairs, found in Maine,
41" x 48".

$395
 
 

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Hand-carved group of seven sheep in original paint, each one in a different pose, New Hampshire or Vermont, 1930s, mint condition, 5-6" long x 3-4" tall.

$395
 
 
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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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Charming oil painting of a lake scene with a canoe in the foreground, on a round piece of wood with molded edge and gilt border, Maine, circa 1890, 6 3/4" diameter.

$98
 
 

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

$495
 
 

 

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Churn Dash quilt, wonderful striped, plaid, and solid fabrics in blues and browns, circa 1910, excellent condition, perfect for a boy's room, 68" x 82".

$495
 

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Hand-carved mouse (on a wedge of cheese) doorstop, early 1900s.
7 1/2" long x 2 7/8" tall x 1 7/8" deep.

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

$265
 

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Flower basket hooked rug, circa 1920-30, wool on burlap, mottled dark brown and black ground with leaf border, excellent condition, professionally mounted, 52" wide x 32" tall.

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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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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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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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Hopi tile, 5 1/2" diameter, circa 1910, excellent condition.

$425

 

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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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Tramp art mirror in the shape of a house, signed       "F. S. 1897", excellent condition.
20" high at roof peak.

$395

 

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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.

$395

 

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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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Group of seven barrel and firkin lids, largest red 19 1/2" to smallest unpainted 7 1/2". Large blue barrel lid signed "The Lowell", which may have been the ship it came from.

$695

 

 
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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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Circa 1830 trade sign "L. Kendall's Ware Room", original white on black paint, 55 1/2" long x 15 3/4" tall x 3/4" thick, excellent condition.

$895

 

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Early 20th century sheet iron airplane weathervane of a 1917 "Newport", with directionals and iron stand, plane 17" long, 30" tall total.

$495

   
 

 

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