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Wallpaper Box

Round wallpaper box of Pennsylvania origin. Blue with white, black and gold decoration. Circa 1840. Diameter - 3 1/2 inches. Ex Richard Flanders Smith collection.

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Shaker Bentwood Box

Oval Shaker three fingered pantry box with original blue painted surface. Found in southern New Hampshire. Length - 4 inches. Minor non- visible loss to rim of the bottom section.

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Barber Pole

Late 19th century barber pole with second polychrome painted surface. Excellent form and condition with original mounting bracket. Length - 32 inches.

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Large Barber Pole

´╗┐Early 20th century barber pole with original polychrome painted surface. This is one of the tallest barber poles we have ever seen standing at 100 inches tall. The base is not original to the piece.

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Painted Pantry Box

Excellent small 19th century fingered pantry box with original light green painted surface. Excellent condition with age appropriate wear. Diameter - 2 1/8 inches. Perfect for the top of a stack.

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Game Board

Late 19th century New England single sided game board with original polychrome painted surface. The border is decorated with desirable alternating hearts and diamonds. 15" square. Expected wear from usage.

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Holloway Bird Tree

Rare bird tree made by John Holloway of West Creek, NJ in the style of 19th century carver Schtockschnitzler Simmons. Six folky birds with original polychrome painted surface positioned on a sassafras branch. Excellent presentation and form. Signed JRH on the base. Height - 19".

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Small Baltimore Stoneware Pitcher

Rare, small size Baltimore, MD stoneware pitcher with a footed base and applied handle. Profusely decorated with a central cobalt hanging tulip surrounded by swags. Professional repair to a crack on the right side. Height - 7 inches.

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Stahl Redware Cat

Redware cat made and decorated by Russell Stahl of the Stahl Pottery, Powder Valley, PA. This folky cat is signed and dated and is in excellent original condition. Height - 4".

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Small Stoneware Pitcher

Small blue decorated pitcher of Maryland or Pennsylvania origin. Excellent original condition with good blue decoration to include the termination points of the handle. Height - 7".

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Carved Owl

Wonderfully executed barn owl with original polychrome painted surface. This fine carving dates to the mid twentieth century. The center shaft of the perch is mortised through the base. Height - 13 inches.

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California Impressionist Painting

Impressionist painting by Charles Wesley Nicholson (American 1896-1955). Oil on canvas depicting California lupines and poppies with the Sierra Madre mountains in the background. Dimensions: Frame - 11 1/2" x 14 1/2", Sight - 8 1/2 x 12".

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Trinket Box

Lathe turned, lidded trinket or spice box in original blue painted surface. Excellent condition with only a minor shrinkage crack on the base. Width - 3", Height, 2 1/8".

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Paint Decorated Dry Sink

This exceptional Central Pennsylvania pine dry sink with original paint decorated surface is one of the best we have ever owned. It exhibits square nailed construction with a canted, dovetailed well, over two dovetailed drawers, over two mortised and pinned doors. The top has a dry scrubbed surface that carries over to the front board of the well. The sides are paint decorated with the tree of life. Circa 1840-1860. Length - 41", Width - 19", Height 36".

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Butter Box

Rare Southeastern PA butter box made of walnut. Dovetailed case with a two piece lid that is chamfered and exhibits a center stabilizing spline that is dovetailed into each lid section. The interior of the box contains five removable sections. The box retains it's original hand wrought handle. Dimensions - 19 x 18 x 6 inches.

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