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COLOR HAND MADE AND HAND PAINTED PARCHEESI GAME BOARD. Wonderfully honest, "I've been used", condition. Construction: Assembled sections of three different woods. Very colorful stunning surface. Size: 18 inches square. First quarter of the 20th century. A real eye catcher.



VERY SMALL TWO WHEEL BICYCLE STORE DISPLAY. Construction: Assembled metal, rubber and leather. This is very detailed right down to the rubber tire valve stems! The seat is leather, the handle bars and tires are rubber. It's accurate to the nines and it works.  Size: 18 x 10.25. Excellent condition. c1920-30.


MERGANSER DECOY. For those of you who know me, you know that of all the decoys out there, mergansers are my all time favorite. This is a stunning example with old tack eyes, a beautifully carved head and feathered crest. Condition: Excellent and untouched. Size: 18 x 6 x 6.5 Early 20th century. Maker: Unknown.


LARGE HAND MADE AND PAINTED FISHING LURE. When I first saw this lure, the attraction was instantaneous!  It remains in great untouched condition with nearly all of its original paint still intact. Size: 18 inches long. Includes a custom metal stand for excellent visual display. From a Texas collector. c1930-40.



THREE AMERICAN HOLLOW CUT SILHOUETTES OF A FATHER AND TWO SONS. Identified verso as The Leighton Family, Yarmouthport, Maine. Cut paper with ink and watercolor details. Offered in their original frame. Size: 8.25 x 3.75. About 1820.



PAINTED CAST METAL WHALE WEATHERVANE. As best as I can tell, these were factory made in the 1950s. I've previously owned several. They are very appealing and usually find a home quickly.  Size: 23.5 x 10 inches overall. Includes a custom metal display stand.



UNUSUALLY SMALL ODD FELLOWS LODGE AXE. Wonderful petite size, excellent untouched original condition. Size: only 21 inches long!!  Since we know the mission of the Odd Fellows was the establishment of ophanages, and although rare, there are child size heart in hand staffs, this might have been a childís ceremonial piece. Age: Last quarter of the 19th century.



VERY SMALL PILOT HOUSE EAGLE.  In comparison to the size of most pilot house eagles Iíve seen, I can best describe this one as diminutive. Maker: Artistic Carving Company, Boston, Mass. Age: c 1950.  Itís really a nice manageable size. Dimensions: Only 12 inches tall with a 14 inch wingspan.  Condition: Excellent!  



WHIMSICAL MINIATURE SPINNING WHEEL. Intricately handmade and assembled by a skilled craftsman. I don't see or know of any missing parts and it works! Great painted surface. Size: 9 x 8. Age: c1900. American.



FIGURAL TAVERN TRADE SIGN. The lettering reads, "Drink ye all of thisĒ ď1744" Was this the date representing the founding of the tavern? Or perhaps a tribute to the building itself? I donít know, but Iím representing this as what I believe it to be, simply a 19th century, c1830 tavern sign. The surface clearly supports my age assessment. Condition: Several layers old crusty paint. Overall good condition. Size: 23 inches tall, diameter: 11.5 inches. Includes a modern wall hanging bracket.



EARLY 20TH CENTURY "FLATTIE" SHOREBIRD DECOY. A great little carving, untouched and original paint. Age: c1900. Size: 11 inches long.



FABULOUS HAND MADE FOLK ART VIOLIN. Construction: Wood, bone and metal in the form of two old paint can bottoms with a galvanized top. It took a great imagination and some skill to create this unique piece of American folk art. Size: 23 inches long. 6.5 inches at its widest point. I've only seen one other one like it in similar construction.



19TH CENTURY LARGE DECORATED TOLEWARE TEA CADY. Condition: Very nice with an equally nice pattern, color and surface. Size: 8.25 x 4 c1830. The original lid is some what loose.



19TH CENTURY DECORATED TOLEWARE APPLE TRAY. Condition: Very close to mint with a few exceptions. Great condition, pattern and design. Size: 12.5 x 8 x 3.75. c1830 In person you can see green leaves which have darkened with age, not visible in my images.



LARGE FROG SPEARING DECOY WITH RED GLASS EYES. Composition: Wood and tin. Hand made in Minnesota, c 1950-1960. Simply put, heís just fun !!  Great color and form. Both legs have been reattached and remain stable. Size: 14 x 10. Price includes a custom metal stand.



MINIATURE WOVEN AND RIM PAINTED NATIVE AMERICAN BASKET. This is a true gem and silently stunning in your hand. Size: 4.5 inches tall. Mint condition.


DIMINUTIVE GAMING WHEEL. This wheel measures only 15 inches in diameter. All the pins are there as is it's original clicker and hanging bracket. Impressive original condition. Great color.



HORSE HEAD FRAGMENT FROM A WEATHERVANE. Composition: Copper and cast iron. Great color and oxidation. Size: 7.5 x 7 c1885



FOLK ART BUST OF A BLACK MAN. Executed in a very fine mortar or cement. This well done figure remains in outstanding condition. It's painted surface has beautifully toned over the years substantiating it's 1920s vintage. Ex: Tom and Paula Van Deest. Size: 7.5 inches long x 75 inches tall



JOSEPH H. DAVIS (1811-1865), Active 1832- 1838. Active in Maine and New Hampshire, he referred to himself as; " Left Hand / Painter". His work is primarily of single subjects but he also painted families and children. This well dressed woman stands upon a decorated carpet. In her right hand is a heart decorated handbag whose colors are similar to the bouquet of flowers she's holding in her left hand. Offered in its original condition, frame, glass and mounting. For conservation purposes it was de-acidified which resulted in the removal of some offensive background toning. Size: 8.75 x 10.75 overall.



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.



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, heís 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.Ē 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.



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.  



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



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.



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!!



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.


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.


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