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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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PA Walnut Tavern Table

Pennsylvania walnut tavern table with a single board removable pinned top, a dovetailed drawer with it's original knob and gracefully splayed legs terminating in pad feet. White pine and poplar secondary woods. Entirely original. Height 29". Top 34"x23".

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Game Wheel

Early to mid twentieth century game wheel with a punchy Art Deco style painted surface. The colors are bright and crisp. Nice smaller size with a diameter of 22 inches. It comes with a custom made wall mount.

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James Seagreaves Bird

Ceramic folk art bird made by James C Seagreaves (1923-1997) of Breiningsville, PA. Circa 1985. Rare blue and violet decoration. Mint condition. Height - 6"

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Mochaware Master Salt

English pearlware mocha master salt with cats- eye decoration. Excellent condition with no restoration. Height - 2", Width - 3"

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Federal Cherry Desk

Pennsylvania Federal cherry slantfront desk with a dovetailed case, four graduated drawers, a fitted interior and French feet. Drawers have line inlay around the perimeter in the form of a cartouche. The cartouche inlay is repeated on the desk lid along with a two-handled urn. Circa 1810. Refinished with replaced brasses. Height - 42", Width - 43", Depth - 21".

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Bell Flower Pot

Signed Solomon Bell & Sons Strasburg Virginia flower pot with attached saucer. Manganese and copper oxide decoration over a cream colored slip. Circa 1860-1890. Excellent condition with minor expected ware. Height - 7".

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PA Farm Table

Diminutive well -proportioned Central Pennsylvania farm table with a mid nineteenth century red painted surface. Single, divided dovetailed drawer with original wooden knob, a removable pinned two board top and graceful Queen Ann style legs terminating in pad feet. Pine with poplar secondary woods. Circa 1810. Height - 28 1/2", Top - 37 x 26".

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Eshelman Wooden Candlesticks

Pair of butternut or pine candlesticks made, decorated and signed by Pennsylvania artist Paul W. Eshelman. Eshleman was a 1st generation studio wood worker who sought to find artistic expression in simple, utilitarian wooden objects. His pieces are considered masterpieces of form and graceful execution. Several of his works are in the collection of the New York City Museum of Art & Design. Along with Wharton Esherick, Bob Stocksdale and James Pristini, Eshelman exhibited together at the 1858 World's fair In Brussels. Height - 7 1/2".

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