Morphy Auctions May 2009 Sale

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Country River Scene Painting by Schrader.1 - Country River Scene Painting by Schrader.
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Description Oil on canvas. Gold gild vintage frame. Depicting a babbling brook scene. Signed LR "W. Schrader". No repairs or repaint. C...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor .. for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Sheep in Pasture Oil Painting by Jones.2 - Sheep in Pasture Oil Painting by Jones.
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Description Dated 1875 to 1880. Oil on canvas. Vintage gold gilded frame. Signed LR "H. Bolton Jones, Brooklyn." Artist known for paint...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Portrait of Washington After Gilbert Stuart.3 - Portrait of Washington After Gilbert Stuart.
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Description 19th Century. (American, 1755-1828). Oil on canvas. Relined. "Extensive" inpainting. Size 34 - 1/2" x 26 - 3/4"...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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19th Century Russian Icon.4 - 19th Century Russian Icon.
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Description Painted on one-inch thick board. Depicts station of the cross scenes. Some minor paint loss, mostly in the periphery. Condition (Excell
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Lot of 2: Drawings of Costumed Maidens.5 - Lot of 2: Drawings of Costumed Maidens.
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Description Early 19th Century. Graphite and vivid watercolor on paper. One initialed "S.H." Paper watermarked "J. Whatman Turkey ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Lot of 2: William & Mary Style Portraits.6 - Lot of 2: William & Mary Style Portraits.
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Description 18th/ 19th Century. Oil on canvases of a man and woman in 17th century attire. Relined. Size Both: 21 - 3/8" x 16 - 5/8".
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor .. for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Wrestling Match Hokusai Print.7 - Wrestling Match Hokusai Print.
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Description Depicts feudal lords watching a wrestling match. Framed under glass. Condition (Excellent). Size Framed: 19" x 17".
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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"Beer Street" William Hogarth Print.8 - "Beer Street" William Hogarth Print.
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Description Hogarth was an 18th century English artist known for satirical depictions. Framed under glass with some losses to frame. Condition (Exc
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Signed Salvador Dali Lithograph.9 - Signed Salvador Dali Lithograph.
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Description 1960s. Titled "Flung Out Like a Fag-End by the Big Wigs" from the Don Quixote series. Framed under glass. Condition (Excell...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor .. for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Framed "This Little Piggy Goes to Market" Print.10 - Framed "This Little Piggy Goes to Market" Print.
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Description In vintage frame that has been refinished with 68-inch tall easel. Condition (Excellent). Size Print: 32" x 40".
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Paper Lithographs of George & Martha Washington.11 - Paper Lithographs of George & Martha Washington.
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Description Circa 1890. Very bright and clean with no wear. Condition (9.5, Near Mint). Size 20" x 28".
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor .. for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Autographed Print of Charlie Chaplin.12 - Autographed Print of Charlie Chaplin.
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Description Dated 1915. Framed under glass. Condition (Excellent). Size Framed: 12" x 15 - 1/2".
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Autographed Letter of Giuseppe Garibaldi.13 - Autographed Letter of Giuseppe Garibaldi.
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Description Includes Vanity Fair article with picture, dated 1878. Garibaldi was a well-known 19th century Italian military and political figure.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Autographed Letter of P.T. Barnum.14 - Autographed Letter of P.T. Barnum.
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Description Includes letter and picture of the famed circus man. Framed under glass. Condition (Excellent). Size Framed: 18" x 14".
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Large Country Store Cigar Display Case.15 - Large Country Store Cigar Display Case.
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Description Oak and glass. Slanted front with two glass shelves. "P. Griffith, Manufacturer & Dealer in Cigars & Tobacco" etche...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor .. for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Folk Erotica Pipe Cleaner Man in Tobacco Tin.16 - Folk Erotica Pipe Cleaner Man in Tobacco Tin.
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Description American. Circa 1940s. Copenhagen tin. Opening tin reveals pipe cleaner erotica male. Condition (Excellent). Size 2 - 1/2" W.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor .. for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Waiter & Waitress Folk Erotica Art Piece.17 - Waiter & Waitress Folk Erotica Art Piece.
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Description American. Mechanical. Circa 1930s. Wooden box opens to reveal waiter and waitress erotica. Condition (Excellent). Size 4" x 2&qu...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Madam Queen's Beauty Salon Folk Art Piece.18 - Madam Queen's Beauty Salon Folk Art Piece.
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Description An important piece of U.S. folk-art erotica, listed in Folk Erotica: Celebrating Centuries of Erotic Americana by Martin Simpson (this
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Pair of Drawn Silhouettes.19 - Pair of Drawn Silhouettes.
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Description Late 19th Century. George and Martha Washington mounted in bone frames. Size Both: 5 - 7/16" x 4 - 11/16".
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to AnnEpiphan.. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Copper Dove-Tailed Pot & Handle.20 - Copper Dove-Tailed Pot & Handle.
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Description American. Circa 1800 to 1820. Beautiful exposed dove-tail construction on the bottom of the pot with lovely hand-forged handle and nic
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Dietz Fireman's Lantern.21 - Dietz Fireman's Lantern.
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Description Circa 1907. Beautifully polished nickel surface. Condition (Excellent). Size 19" T.
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Estimates : 350.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor .. for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Brass & Copper Fire Extinguisher Body.22 - Brass & Copper Fire Extinguisher Body.
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Description 1930s to 1940s. Nicely cleaned and polished. Displays beautifully. Condition (Near Mint). Size 24" T.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor .. for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Fire Hose Door & Brass Framework.23 - Fire Hose Door & Brass Framework.
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Description Beautifully polished and great conversation piece. Wonderful element to use anywhere in your home or collection. Condition (Near Mint).
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Mounted Ringneck Male Pheasant.24 - Mounted Ringneck Male Pheasant.
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Description Vivid coloring. Condition (Very Good). Size 16" x 30".
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Victorian Shaving Mirror.25 - Victorian Shaving Mirror.
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Description Tiger maple and walnut. Mirror mounted over dovetailed drawer. Condition (Excellent). Size 27" x 21" x 8".
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Rare Southern Walnut Sugar Chest.26 - Rare Southern Walnut Sugar Chest.
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Description Circa 1790 to 1800. With lift lid over case with central divider resting on stand with squared tapering legs. Condition (Excellent). Si
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Rare New York Chippendale Cherry Day Bed.27 - Rare New York Chippendale Cherry Day Bed.
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Description Circa 1760. Scrolled crest above a double-chair splat back with gothic-type splats supported by fluted and straight molded legs. The l
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Virginia Hepplewhite Inlaid Demilune Table.28 - Virginia Hepplewhite Inlaid Demilune Table.
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Description Circa 1790 to 1800. Mahogany and mahogany veneer with yellow pine secondary wood. Supported by square tapering legs terminating in spa
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,400.00
 
 
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Lot of 6: Oak Pressed Back Spindle Chairs.29 - Lot of 6: Oak Pressed Back Spindle Chairs.
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Description Circa 1900. Matching set. Nice condition. Condition (Excellent). Size All: 38".
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Brass & Tapestry Covered Antique Bench.30 - Brass & Tapestry Covered Antique Bench.
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Description Circa 1880. Condition (Excellent). Size 44" x 44".
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor .. for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Early Funeral Parlor Fan.31 - Early Funeral Parlor Fan.
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Description Working. Beautiful original condition. Condition (Excellent). Size 5'.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor .. for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Globe-Shaped Electric Bank Teller Fan.32 - Globe-Shaped Electric Bank Teller Fan.
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Description Circa 1920. Condition (Excellent). Size 20" T.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Double Brass Bed.33 - Double Brass Bed.
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Description Complete. Condition (Excellent). Size 48" x 60".
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Commemorative Plaster Bust of Washington.34 - Commemorative Plaster Bust of Washington.
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Description Copyright 1917. Condition (Excellent). Size 20 - 1/2" x 12 - 1/2".
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor .. for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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English Regency Giltwood Standing Harp by Schwieso35 - English Regency Giltwood Standing Harp by Schwieso
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Description 19th Century. By J.C. Schwieso, London, Model N. 315. Fluted columnar front section topped by gilt gesso capital with rams' head...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Tin Shore Bird Decoy.36 - Tin Shore Bird Decoy.
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Description Six small bullet holes on one side. Sits on wooden base. Condition (Excellent). Size 9 - 1/2" L.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Wooden Shore Bird Decoy.37 - Wooden Shore Bird Decoy.
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Description Glass eyes. Condition (Excellent). Size 9" L.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Wooden Shore Bird Decoy.38 - Wooden Shore Bird Decoy.
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Description Circa 1900. On pole and wooden base. Condition (Excellent). Size 11" L.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 7189934345.. for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Wooden Woodpeckers Decoy on Tree Base.39 - Wooden Woodpeckers Decoy on Tree Base.
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Condition (Excellent). Size 13" T.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Sarah Shee Alphabet & Floral Sampler.40 - Sarah Shee Alphabet & Floral Sampler.
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Description American. November 10, 1813. Silk and wool on brown linen. Some loss of wool. Some discoloration. Condition (Good). Size 19" x 1...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Lot of 31: Volumes of French Books.41 - Lot of 31: Volumes of French Books.
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Description Original first print of Journal Politiq, dated 1785 - 1792. Written in French and printed in raised black ink. Includes offset print r
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor .. for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Lot of 8: Important Napoleon Bonaparte Letters.42 - Lot of 8: Important Napoleon Bonaparte Letters.
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Description Early 19th century. ContainDescription Early 19th century. Contains a one page letter by Napoleon on printed stationary headed "...
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to tw1272003 .. for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Lot of 26: Horse Bridle Rosette Buttons.43 - Lot of 26: Horse Bridle Rosette Buttons.
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Description Includes 13 pairs. 12 pairs mounted on wooden frame and one pair is loose but none of them are glued and could be easily removed. Condi
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Hand-Painted Spittoon with Flowers.44 - Hand-Painted Spittoon with Flowers.
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Description Spidering on bottom but does not penetrate through. Condition (Excellent). Size 6" T.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor .. for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Pair of Natalie Wood's Red High Heel Shoes.46 - Pair of Natalie Wood's Red High Heel Shoes.
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Description Includes document from her sister Lana Wood. States that they were purchased at a St. Jude's Children Fund Event. Letter is signe...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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George III Banjo-Form Barometer.47 - George III Banjo-Form Barometer.
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Description Circa 1800. Line inlaid mahogany case with scrolled-arch pediment and brass mounts. Excellent condition. Condition (Excellent). Size 38
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor .. for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Lot of 2: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.48 - Lot of 2: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.
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Description Keebler cat with tail. One hand missing. Also includes Shmoo Lux clock. Both in working condition. No keys present. Condition (Excelle
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Lot of 3: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.49 - Lot of 3: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.
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Description Includes the Enchanted Cottage clock and checkered border pendulette by Lux. Also includes a Keebler bulldog with a missing cat. All t
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Lot of 3: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.50 - Lot of 3: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.
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Description Bluebird clock by Lux is outlined by six logs. Also by Lux, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer pendulette. Rudolph is missing. Lot also inc
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Lot of 3: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.51 - Lot of 3: Miniature Figural Novelty Clocks.
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Description Includes a quail pendulette and an old Coo-coo style clock by Lux and a Bobbing Bird Coo-Coo clock by Keebler. Condition (Excellent). S
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor .. for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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