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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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Painted Firkin

Medium size pine firkin in excellent condition with the best original red painted surface. Tongue and grooved staves with four horizontal lap joint wooden bands secured by brass tacks. Bentwood swing handle attached with wood pegs. There is a narrow 1/8" crack in the lid due to shrinkage. Height - 9". Top Width - 9", Bottom Width - 9 1/2".

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Wall Box

Circa 1860 wall box made of pine with fine dovetailed construction. Nicely scalloped crest with original dark red painted surface. Ex - Terry Dwyer. Width - 14 inches, Depth - 3 3/4 inches. Height - 9 inches.

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Rifleman Carved Figure

Folky carved figure of a man with a dark green hat and large blue buttons on his white shirt. This fellow and his rifle have spent some time out in the elements as evidenced by the condition of the paint which has had some touch up along the way. Height - 16 inches.

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John Holloway Bird Tree

Rare cardinal tree made by John Holloway (1935-) of West Creek, NJ. John has been a noted and award winning decoy carver for over forty years. His bird trees are of a very limited output and made in the style of 19th century Pennsylvania carvers like Schtockschnitzer Simmons. There are five birds on a sassafrass branch mounted on a paint decorated plinth. This is the only cardinal tree John every made as it was a special request. Height - 18".

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Ellinger Theorem

Oil on velvet theorem by Ellinger (American 1913-2003). A lovely presentation with strawberries in a Canton bowl and a yellow bird and butterfly. Good crisp colors with original paint decorated frame and an undisturbed paper backing. Dimensions - 17 1/2" x 14" (sight).

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Mochaware Pepper Pot

English mochaware pepper pot with concentric blue and black slip decorated banding. English circa 1840. Height - 4 3/4".

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A. L. Jewell Running Horse Weathervane

Signed A. L. Jewell Waltham, Mass running horse weathervane with fantastic form and an original verdigris surface. Full body copper with a zinc head. The Jewell company existed from the early 1850's until 1867 so this piece dates to that period. This wonderful horse would be a great addition to any weathervane and/or Americana collection. Length - 28", Height 15 1/2".

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