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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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Collection of 7 Brownie "bowling pins" 1892, Palmer Cox, 12 1/2" tall, and the 1937 book The Brownies Around the World, by Palmer Cox. Five Brownies in very good condition, two with losses as shown.

$450

 

 

 

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Wooden drugstore sign, original paint, circa 1920s.
15 1/4" tall x 11 1/8" wide x 1 1/2" thick.

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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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Sheet iron horse and pony barn decoration, weathered original surface, early 1900s.
28 1/2" long x 17" tall.

$425

 

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Early Pennsylvania polychrome decorated tin tray, circa 1830, 22" x 17", with wonderful Pennsylvania Dutch motifs of hearts, birds, hex signs, potted flower; very good condition with expected wear due to age and use.

$495

 
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Oval hand-braided table mat, 1910-20, 18" x 12 3/4", excellent condition.

$95

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Vintage Turkish Kilim runner, circa 1950,           12' long x 48" wide.

$695

 

 

 

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Hand-colored engraving of rabbits in early frame, 1820-30, excellent condition with no fade, 7" x 4 3/4".

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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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Pennsylvania bride's box, mid 1800s, original paint decoration. 6 1/2" tall; top is 9 1/4" x 15 1/2".

$395

 

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Oil on canvas of apples spilling out of a basket, circa 1910, 17 3/4" x 14 3/4", excellent condition.

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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.

$395

 

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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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Three small paint decorated bobbins with stars and stripes, mounted on red and white striped gauze in an early lemon gold frame.

$98

 
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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.

$275

 

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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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Red, white, and blue 4-point star variation quilt, hand pieced and hand quilted, piecing is excellent with all points meeting. Mint condition, never washed, with pencil lines still visible, generous size at 78" x 92".

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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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Amish cushion cover mounted for hanging, circa 1920, black star on blue ground, 18" x 17" 1/2.

$310

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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 on artist's board painting of nasturtiums in gold frame, excellent condition, 11" x 14".

$295

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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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Three bears hooked rug, circa 1930, 39" x 22", great color, two small repairs as shown on back.

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Rose Urn appliqué quilt, circa 1860, probably Ohio origin, 82" x 84", wonderful graphic pattern with frame border inside a vining bud border. Excellent quilting and construction using two green print and three red print fabrics on a white ground. Very fine condition with popping to about 5% of one of the red print fabrics.

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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". Excellent color and condition (discolorations are artifacts of photography).

$545

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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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