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Two double-sided blackboards which have been framed in wood and then covered on all 4 sides by cotton? And then stitching to secure it. Finally the two boards were secured together by a cotton cording as two hinges. One board is cracked the long side through but still usable Measuring 10 1/2" x 7 3/4" each.
An amazing remnant from bygone days of early films. This booklet was sold at theaters showing the film or ordered by mail for 25 cents. It has 20 pages in color and black and white of the cast, crew, and all who worked on the set of the production which took almost a year. A wonderful keepsake and in excellent preserved condition for its age. 9" x 12"
Early wooden ladle. The color of the wood and the shape of the bowl make this a truly special piece. If that were not enough to satisfy, look at the shape of the hook at the end of the handle. Made from one piece of wood. 15 3/4"l x 5 1/2"w
Flat wooden shore bird with some remainming paint and a nail beak and nail heads for eyes. Maine origin, early 1900s. Mounted on driftwood. 10 1/2"w x 8"h.
19th C 9 layers of carving to the lid, ending in a mushroom knob. The inside of the lid is painted green with an oval decal of a Victorian woman. The octagonal humidor has 4 layers of carved wood and it stands on these 3 layered feet ending in metal points. An exquisite tramp art piece. 8 1/2"h x 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Assembled set of 5 copper measuring pitchers in graduated sizes. American C.1830. No matter how you place them; they are stunning to see. 8"h,6"h,5"h,3 3/4"h,2 3/4"h
Early and totally inlaid (interior and exterior) whimsy with two rings. Shaped like an urn on a stand, the design is unique in my experience. Contrasting colors in the woods makes for added interest. 5"h x 3"w
Folk art ladderback chair in glass bottle with interesting wooden stopper. Label inside reads, "R.C.Axton Elk City Oklahoma Queen of the West" Such a unique work of art. How do they do it??? Measures 8"h
Navaho woman with child deaccessioned from a Maine museum. Original clothing and beads. Some loss of hair on woman. Good details. 8 1/4"h
A very pleasing and rather primitive carving of a Puffin. Puffin has been painted a dark green with some wear with the exception of his face which is natural color. His legs stand on an applied stand It is hard to see the eyes and beak in the photo but they are impressed. The obvious beak protrudes from the head. 6 1/2" H
Folk art figure of a youth with his dog at rapt attention. Set on a 5" x 5" base, the figures are made of composition and cloth. Dog's coat even appears to be fur (though not). Youth has all handmade clothing. A charming piece. 8"h
Sally Patchin, (1874-1958), of Patchinville, Steuben County, NY, started a cottage industry of folk painting on baskets. Her baskets are widely acclaimed for their delicate beauty. This one with a handle and two side lift tops has been painted on each of the four sides and the two lift tops. This is a real pleasure to see and own. 9"l x 5 1/2"w x 7 1/2"h
This treen piece has an unusual design. Two piece treen with a decorative top knot. Top unscrews and inside is a bottle with what had been gold paint, 2 small brushes, and instructions for use. Outside wood round is the label,"Hirshberg, Hollander & Co", etc. 5 1/2"h x 2"d
Mortise and tenon construction on this very early small footstool with good splay to legs. 10 1/2"w x 5 1/2"d x 7"h
Antique tri-fold shaving mirror with beveled glass, William Morris inspired pattern on the backs. Beautiful wood frame with metal hardware. 26 1/2" x 10 1/2"h
Early 1700's English dark oak desktop with relief carving of oak leaves on desk front. Interior outfitted with 3 drawers under a lift-top. An original butterfly hinge and an old replacement hinge attach the writing top to the top. There is an early old glued break on the top. Original lock, but no key. Wear and tear condition considering the age of this piece. 25 1/2"l x 17 1/4"d x 10 1/2"h.
We have a wooden firkin with handle and lid, staves, wooden bands attached with tacks. Mushroom pegs hold the handle to the body of the firkin. There are traces of old paint. Impressed on the top of the lid is, "Marlboro, NH". Solid and sturdy, measures 10"d x 14"h
Suggestive of a late 1700's firemark. In very early paint, the eagle is prominent in black on a white oval background. A well formed wooden foundry model for metal firemarks which were displayed on buildings to indicate they were to be saved from fires. Measures 11 1/2" x 8"
Framed portrait of a handsome young gentleman, well dressed in clothing of the early 1800's. He is seated with a book on a straight chair, what appears to be a dark drape behind him. Early 1800's lemon gold wooden frame and rust colored linen matting. Excellent condition for its age. 7 1/4" x 6 1/4"
A magnificant white on white tablecloth or summer coverlet with scalloped edges all around. Newly laundered it would fit over a large table or bed with some drop. Would need bedskirt for King bed. 180" x 88"
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