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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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Pair of 19th century folky genre oil paintings depicting farm vignettes, reframed, English,
14 3/4" x 8 1/4" tall.

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Ladies shoe carved as a trinket box with sliding lid and tin bow, 19th century, excellent condition.
8 1/2" long x 2 1/2" deep x 4 1/4" tall.

$225

 

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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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Large Chippendale tin tray, hand-painted with large central eagle surrounded by laurel, stars, and an acorn and oak leaf border, approximately 24" x 19", very well executed in excellent condition.

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Hand-colored 19th century lithograph "Tree of life / The Christian", original frame.
12 5/8" x 16 1/2"

$295

 
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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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Charming miniature portrait on ivory, early 1800s, original frame, 4 1/2" x 5". Fresh to the market, found locally.

SOLD

 

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American decorated game board, graphic mages including cribbage with a card suit in each corner. Red and gold paint on black ground, 22 1/2" square, excellent condition.

$395

 

 

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Postage stamp in a diamond quilt, circa 1890, scalloped quilting, backed in blue plaid ticking. No damage, crisp, 70" x 74".

$595

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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".

$525

 

 

 

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Charming whirligig depicting a woman, a windmill, and a cottage with window boxes, circa 1940-50, original paint decoration. 18" tall x 16" long.

$295

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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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Hand-carved bird in original paint decoration, circa 1920-40, excellent condition, 5" tall x 6" long.

$185

 

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Oil painting on tin plate of sheep in pasture, circa late 1800s, 15 1/2" diameter, excellent condition.

$385

 

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

$345

 

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Small horse painting, oil on a board, signed "Fitzhugh 1929", 4 7/8" x 7".

$195

 

 

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Pair of well-executed scrimshaw napkin rings in excellent condition, circa early 1900s. Sizes don't match, as expected.

$225 pair

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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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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". Wonderful original frame with wood back. Excellent color and condition (discolorations are artifacts of photography).

$395

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