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IMPORTANT AND RARE AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED FIGURE OF "JACK TAR."
This figure of a sailor may well have been used as an instrument maker's...
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IMPORTANT AND RARE AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED
FIGURE OF "JACK TAR."
This figure of a sailor may well have been used as an instrument maker's sign. The beard, hat and hair style suggest a date of 1860-1870. ... [more like this]
IMPORTANT AMERICAN CARVED SPREADWING EAGLE
PLAQUE WITH TALON ON U.S. SHIELD AND OTHER TALON CLUTCHING CROSSED ARROWS.
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RARE AND IMPORTANT AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED
FIGURE OF "JACK TAR," ATTRIBUTED TO JEREMIAH DODGE, CIRCA 1845.
The carving of a sailor in mid-nineteenth century nautical attire, standing and tipping his flat-brimmed hat ... [more like this]
IMPORTANT AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED EAGLE
ON ORB DISPLAYING SHOP SIGN POCKETWATCH INSCRIBED "HENRY H. HAM, PORTSMOUTH."
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The Mackey-Wheeler Goose
Charles E. "Shang"
Stratford, CT, c. 1935
30 in. long
“The decoy that I liked best of all in Bill Mackey’s collection.” - Donal C. O’Brien, Jr.
The singularity of ... [more like this]
Outstanding Life-Size Flying Mallard Pair
Ward Brothers, Lemuel T. (1896-1983) and Stephen (1895-1976)
CRISFIELD, MD, 1936 AND 1937
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The Barber-O'Brien Ruddy Duck
Knotts Island, NC, c. 1895
10 in. long
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The Turned-Head "Dust Jacket" Black-Bellied
A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952)
East Harwich, MA, c. 1900
11 1/2 in. long
Born in East Harwich, MA, Elmer Crowell possessed an early fascination with ornithology and hunting. ... [more like this]
Ruddy Turnstone Daniel Lake Leeds (1852-1922),
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Curlew A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952), East
Harwich, MAc. 1930A life-size shorebird mantle carving with a slightly turned head. This decorative exhibits Crowell's mastery of the carved wooden bird and his finest blended ... [more like this]
The English Pintail Drake John English (1848
The English Pintail Drake
John English (1848-1915)
Florence, NJ, c. 1880
17 in. long
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ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - )
My Young Black Sisters.
Red cedar, with painted carved details, 1968. 17250x305x305 mm; 68x12x12 inches. Incised initials, lower right at the base.
Provenance: the artist, ... [more like this]
Monuments of Paris wallpaper panels, after
Joseph Dufour with 22 panels and extra pieces.
Provenance: Property of a Southern lady.
Other Notes: Brochure reads:
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Wigeon Hen by Lee Dudley (1860 Wigeon Hen
Knotts Island, NC, c. 1890
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Important carved sailor's box, top carved
with three banners "God Bless Our Home. N God We Trust", "Remember Me", "A gift of M Buroughs to my frendz. Porae.Barbel.", "Writeing.box", ... [more like this]
Theodore Wendel (American 1859-1932) "View
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Theodore Wendel (American/Ohio 1859-1932)
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Mandan Tomahawk Missouri War Axe c. 1780-1800:
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William Perkins Babcock (American/Boston,
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Various Auction Catalogs, Twenty Nine (29)
Various auction house catalogs of approximately twenty nine, appearing to include; AuctionArt, "Arts D'Asie for December 17, 2016. Ben Janssens, two catalogs for "Oriental ... [more like this]
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