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TWO SECTION, DOUBLE SIDED "LIVE LOBSTERS" TRADE SIGN. The message tells it all. Excellent condition and just plain fun! The top sign was re-painted over the word 'dinner" Size: Top sign, 21 x 7. Lower sign, 24 x 7.


EARLY KNEELING SANTOS FIGURE. Great color and condition. Mounted on a custom base. It's original right arm has been reglued. Size: 12 inches tall.  


SMALL PORTRAIT ON PANEL OF A HANDSOME GENT. Identified verso as "N. Lakeman, Salem, Mass 1825". A great size measuring only 7.5 x 6.75 overall and in its original gold leaf frame. Ex. Roland Hammond. Anonymous artist.



PATRIOTIC RATTLE. Multi colors compose its background with an American and Cuban flags. A commemorative of the sinking of the Battleship Maine which triggered the Spanish American War. Size: 8 inches long, 3.5 inches in diameter. Wonderful surface.



IMPORTANT HAND MADE HOOKED RUG. I will tell you this rug epitomizes one of the finest American hand made hook rugs I've seen in a while. Professionally cleaned, resized, mounted and wall ready for you. It depicts a house, horse and The American Flag. It doesn't get much better. Size: 36 x 15  



PAPER MACHE MASCOT DOG "NIPPER". First used as a logo for the RCA Radio/recorders late in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The dog, a Jack Russell terrier, originally posed for a painting in the late 1880s. Condition: Excellent and problem free. Wonderful surface showing appropriate age and minor wear. It is my understanding these dogs came in three sizes with this being the smallest measuring only 11 inches tall.



LARGE WHITE DEXTER RUNNING HORSE WEATHERVANE. Composition: Hammered copper, solder and zinc. Age: 19th century, c1885. Condition: Excellent with a very old layer of white paint that has weathered nicely and convincingly portrays its age.
Size: 41.5 L, 20 T, 5 thick. Offered with a custom metal stand.



HAND CRAFTED VENTRILOQUIST DUMMY. Size: 36 inches long. Excellent condition with no serious issues. He's offered wearing a white suit what may or may not be a naval uniform, hes wearing a navy blue felt hat and a pair of blue glasses are tucked in his breast pocket. Under his hair it is signed, "Ben Hobson, NYC, 1915. Hobson was a well known carver in the world of ventriloquist figures. Hobson's advertisements ran with regularity in the New York Clipper. The is an exceptional piece of American folk art.



BRASS NAUTICAL LANTERN. If you like marine lanterns you will look far to find a better one. Excellent condition with its original whale oil burner. Size: 18 T including the handle. c1850.



CARVED WOODEN CLOCK TRADE SIGN. This form was hung both in and outside of jewelry stores. It's present surface is an old repaint done years ago. Size: 20.5 T. 14 inches in diameter. c1900.



CARVED WOODED BELL TRADE SIGN. This form is from an establishment that made bells. With the exception of the wooden clapper, it was hand carved from a single block of wood. Size: 12 T. 8.75 in diameter. c1920-30.



UNUSUAL PAIR OF CAST IRON LIGHTHOUSE ANDIRONS. My best description is Bold and Beefy! This is a form I'd not previously seen. 

Excellent condition without apologies. Perfect for lighthouse lovers and coastal homes. Size: 19 T, 12 W, 20 Deep. c1920.  



RECUMBENT HOLLOW CHALKWARE DEER. This lovely deer remains in first paint and excellent untouched condition, (no repairs). Size: 10 x 8.25 c1840.




19TH CENTURY LARGER SIZE DARK GREEN CHESTNUT BOTTLE. Excellent condition without flaws. Great expected wear and size. It measures, 8.75 x 5  



QUILL WEATHERVANE. Formed copper construction throughout. Condition: No repairs or restoration having a very old second paint over its original gilded application much of which is clearly exposed. Exceptional form, surface color and condition. Size: 27.5 x 18.5 on its custom metal museum stand. c1880



SUPERIOR PAIR OF GRAPHITE WEDDING PORTRAITS. Attributed to Noah North, (1809-1880). Mounted in identical paint decorated frames not original, but of the period. Meticulous facial and clothing detail. Condition: Excellent. Size: 17.25 x 14.25. The wonderful old wavy glass is noteworthy. c1830.



LARGE 19TH CENTURY FOUR FINGER OVAL SHAKER BOX. The condition of this box is excellent with its old nut brown color and surface. Size: 11.5 x 8.25 x 4.5  



SHORT STEM HUMMER ROOSTER WIND MILL WEIGHT. Maker: Elgin WInd Power & Pump Company, Elgin, Illinois. The smallest of all the rooster mill weights weighing only 9 pounds. No damage. Great red painted first surface. Size: 11.5 x 10 mounted. c1900s.



HIGHLY GLAZED AND BLUE DECORATED STONEWARE CANNING JAR. Marvelous condition with simple decorations. Found in Maine. Size: 7 x 4.25. c1840  



SMALL FREE BLOWN WHALE OIL LANTERN. Totally untouched and original. Punched diamond and stars decorate it upper and lower segments.

Size, 14.5 inches tall, about 4 inch diameter hand blown globe. c1840-1860



CAST IRON FISH ANDIRONS. Perfect for the fisherman or sportsman in your life. Size: 12 inches tall, 13.5 inch log dogs. Excellent condition. c1930.



CAST IRON MUSICAL NOTES ANDIRONS.  Signed, Nashville Chrome Plating Co. Perfect condition. About 1930. Size: 17.5 inches tall with 15 inch log dogs.



THEOREM BASKET ON PAPER. The work depicts an outstanding basket of assorted fruits in rich, vibrant colors. Completely untouched and original including its lemon gold frame. Size: 18 x 16. c1835. Just a screamer!!



JESSE BLACKSTONE NUTHATCH. Jesse Blackstone lived most of his life in Concord, New Hampshire caving alongside his father and on his own. Blackstone carved thousands of song birds and signed and numbered each one. The number 170 on this carving indicates it was his 170th nuthatch in a series of carvings. Size: 3.5 inches long.



EARLY 19TH CENTURY STRAIGHT SIDED BOTTLE WITH AN UNUSUAL STRING LIP. Nice dark green color with no flaws or apologies. Open pintle. Nice wear on the bottom. Size:19 inches tall, 5 inches in diameter.



SMALLER SIZE TIN HAT TRADE SIGN. A fine example in excellent condition. It comes with both a custom table top stand and one to allow wall hanging. Size, 14 inches tall on its base. About 12 inches wide. Age, late 19th century. Found in New Hampshire.


UNUSUAL 19TH CENTURY HARNESS SHOP TRADE SIGN. I cannot imagine the time and effort that went into both the design and making of this sign. Each letter was done in the manor of a reverse paining on glass. Silver tape outlines the letters which were then highlighted with foil, then backed with a black painted ground. I'm amazed each time I look at this extraordinary sign. Each letter is unblemished and not a single piece of glass is cracked. Each piece measures 10.5 x 7.5.



BALE HANDLED PEASEWARE JAR. This little gem has survived unscathed though out the years. Advanced collectors will not only appreciate its condition but its lovely nut brown color as well. Not including its handle, it measures only 3 3/4 inches tall. Made in Northeast Ohio about 1860.



NEW ENGLAND TIN AND GLASS ONION LANTERN WITH WHALE OIL BURNER.  This little beauty measures 11 inches tall with a 4.5 inch diameter globe and remains in exceptional condition without issues. About 1840.


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