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Phone: (513) 791 . 2323 - or - (937) 377 . 3700

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2016 1:00 PM

Located at the Holiday Inn, 4501 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45245.  Exit 63A off I-275 to East 32 to Eastgate Blvd.
This auction includes items from the Lynn Dingus collection and other homes and estates.


EARLY AND PERIOD ANTIQUE FURNITURE:  including outstanding early paint decorated work table in original mustard paint with front decorated with dark brown vine and leaf pattern; early Southern inlaid cherry Hepplewhite chest with pull-out tray; period William & Mary chest on stand with five drawers and cut-out apron; early paint decorated blanket chest dated 1823; early walnut two piece step-back cupboard with 12 panes at top and pie shelf; New York Federal mahogany three drawer stand with carved pineapple column and paw feet; mahogany Hepplewhite secretary with wine drawers and bookcase top; early Southern marble top sideboard with broken arch crown and wine drawers; Kentucky cherry server with full spindled gallery; country carved Hepplewhite chest with carved compass star pattern drawers; early walnut inlaid corner cupboard with unusual  honeycomb design inlay at top; early cherry nightstand with carved posts and rope turned legs; small early red washed one door cupboard; early signed Ohio painted two drawer blanket chest; early curly maple four drawer Sheraton chest; curly maple one drawer nightstand; curly maple and cherry five drawer Sheraton chest with turned feet; early curly maple nightstand with original surface; set of six paint decorated chairs; early dome top decorated blanket chest; Federal cherry dressing table with carved front posts and rope turned legs; early cherry miniature chest; early Kentucky reeded leg cherry nightstand; cherry Kentucky Jackson press/server with three drawers and two doors; early Shaker attribution work table with bread board ends top and one drawer; cherry Shaker attribution nightstand; early Hepplewhite work table; early night stand with rope turned legs; signed, “Regle” French decorated writing desk with claw feet; marquetry inlaid rosewood two drawer stand with gallery; etc.
EARLY SMALLS, FOLK ART AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:  including early American burl bowl; unusual folk art squirrel cage with punched tin side; early painted round band box; early hand carved scoop with old paint; unusual folk art carved wooden chicken with paint; unusual cherry and curly maple carrier box; Shaker pantry box; fine painted carved wood crow decoy; Pennsylvania School painted cutwork; early folk art walking stick; early hickory basket with old green paint; painted folk art game board; fine miniature buttocks basket; early paint decorated foot stool; unusual twist handle hickory basket; folk art carved quail; early pantry box with old green paint; dated 1790 decorated bride’s box; early chalkware figures including lambs, squirrel, parrot, stag and doves; folk art pipsqueak toy; Bennington shoe flask; large brown and white transfer platter; blue decorated stoneware pitcher; New Geneva stoneware pitcher; folk art wooden bowl; period Queen Anne painted mirror; large life size 19th century papier mache and wood mannequin; two carved circus wagon figures of man and woman; several pieces of stone fruit; early cast iron figural boot scraper with bulldog; patriotic metal wall hanging with eagle; pair of sugar nippers; folk art airplane whirley gig;  several folk art wood carvings; large early wood bowl; miniature decorated bride’s box; Chippendale mirror; spatterware plate; ornate Victorian curtain valance facings; early needlepoint; London sterling silver teapot; pair of period chair back candle sticks; early pattern glass water pitcher; Meissen figurines including man and lady with sash of flowers, lady beside pedestal of flowers, other Meissen figurines, German figurines, etc.  Majolica including poached egg server, clam shell dish, several pitchers, etc.  Clocks including Eli Tery pillar and scroll shelf clock, Elish  Manross triple decker clock, pillar and scroll shelf clock, early mahogany banjo clock, Masonic triple decker clock.  Early L. Balerna barometer; etc.
QUILTS:  several quilts including outstanding 1855 Clermont Co., Ohio friendship album quilt with unusual trapunto snake, log cabin with split rail fence, bird, florals and a variety of other blocks;  unusual applique quilt with tulips; fine star pattern quilt; pine tree pattern quilt; unusual pieced quilt with covered wagon quilting; early coverlets, etc.
EARLY PAINTINGS AND ARTWORK:  including a pair of folk art portraits attributed to Zedekiah Balknap  (1781-1858) circa 1820 of a young couple with woman holding a branch of two apricots; early American folk art still life painting of a wooden basket of fruit on red tablecloth; early signed oil portrait of a horse in stable; two America’s Cup yacht painting signed, “R. Mills”; two Albert Davies (New Hampshire 1889-1967) folk art paintings one titled, “Tin Peddler” and other, “Salem Townhouse”; early portrait painting of Sarah Jones dated 1838; early folk art marine watercolor; early folk art watercolor of compote of fruit; still life oil on canvas oil painting with fruit in compote; several folk art landscape paintings; early Don Quixote engravings; folk art painting of kitten in boot; Civil War and Political Paintings: including “The Lost Cause” of a Confederate soldier after Henry Mosler oil painting; early oil painting of Henry Clay holding a scroll in hands titled, “Principles of the Whig Party”; E. C. Middleton chromos on canvas of U.S. Grant and Washington; Marine oil painting by P. B. Palusa; chromolithograph of “Napoleon After the Battle of Waterloo”; several hand colored war related etchings; prints; etc.
SPORTING, CHILDREN’S ITEMS, AND COLLECTIBLES:  including rare pair of cast iron baseball player figural andirons in great original paint of a batter and pitcher; 19th century presentation folk art baseball bat circa 1880 with orange lettering that reads, “T. P. H. Co. Homerun”; early Baker’s, Newport, Ky. baseball game; photo of Schmeling’s knockout of Joe Louis; early Steiff Teddy Bear on wheels; early Steiff dog; early blonde turn head teddy bear; early mohair teddy bear; Steiff monkey; rare foxhound papier mache candy container; Shoenhutt rolly-polly rooster; early St. Clause Goods wooden wagon; rare signed, “F. Hedges, Cynthiana, Kentucky” bait bucket; 1915 Kentucky hunting license; Cynthiana, Ky. Miniature jug; mortician’s model head; rare plaque from Philadelphia safe maker; two 1844 Boston Fire Department manuscript document appointments;  rare Daisy double barrel BB gun;  etc.
ADVERTISING, COUNTRY STORE AND COIN OPERATED ITEMS:  including over 30 original hand painted food can label artworks of canning labels, many originally from the International Stock Food Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota; oak country store post office counter top window; original large turned wood barber pole; rare hanging Gardener’s red advertising sign; rare Knudsen’s  Milk advertising light in form of a milk bottle; rare Hoffritz & Kayer cigar box maker’s advertising piece; Railroad car cigar stand; Ruy Lopez El Gallo Cigar advertising plate; James Watson Glenlivet Whiskey glass advertising dispenser; Coin operated machines including Mills O.K. Bell 5 cent slot machine, early coin operated roulette game, coin op trade stimulator; etc.
ORIENTAL RUGS:  several antique and semi-antique Oriental rugs including two room size Oriental rugs; runner; area rugs; etc.
CIVIL WAR, SWORDS, FIREARMS, AND WAR RELATED ITEMS: including Civil War ambrotypes, Civil War CDV’s; Union Officer’s Civil War belt plates; Civil War Union Officer’s portrait; Civil War era decorated snare drum; canteen; Civil War scrapbooks; Antique Firearms including 1873 Springfield trap door rifle; 1884 Springfield trap door rifle; Remington New Model Army revolver; Civil War contract rifle; Harper’s Ferry conversion musket; fine conversion percussion rifle; pair of English pistols by Grice; early German air target rifle; near mint Japanese rifle; captured German WWII Luger ; 1834 Beretta pistol; etc. Swords including Model 1832 artillery sword; two 1840 NCO sword; 1812 N. Starr cavalry saber; battfield pick up cavalry saber; 1860 staff officer’s swords; Mexican War eagle pommel sword; signed “Norimune” Japanese sword; signed, “Sukenao” Japanese sword; Russo Japanese war sword; etc.  Knives including Civil War Wolstenholm Sheffield 19” Bowie knife; Edward Barnes & Son Civil War jack-knife with eagle; Civil War Sheffield Bowie knife; Civil War dagger of Thomas Snoddy; early large French folding Bowie knife;  knuckle buster trench knife; Third Reich daggers including two SA daggers; two Luftwaffe daggers; etc.  Scrimshaw power horn; brass hunter’s horn; Admiral Nelson enameled patch box; etc.
EPHEMERA, MAPS, POLITICAL AND RELATED ITEMS:  including USMC Boxer Rebellion & Philippine Archive; captured Japanese flag and headband; WWII archive of USMC Corporal Edwin Hurdle; WWII archive Warrant Officer Fred G. Popp Jr.; two miniature stools with portrait of U.S. Grant; Garfield & Arthur campaign bandanna; Democratic Brass Rooster hat badges; Jefferson Davis Civil War sheet music; Howard Chandler Christy WWI poster; two photos of the last public hanging in the U.S.; ambrotype of African American nanny; J.P. Ball, Cincinnati CDV’s; J. Schedler terrestrial globe on iron stand; map of Chickamauga battlefield; Titus 1868 map of Butler Co., Ohio; 1904 Louisiana Purchase Expo photograph; Native American Items including Navajo weaving; horse hair bridle reins; F.A. Rhinehart photo of Chief Wolf Robe; Native American CDV’s; etc. 

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE:  This is a brief listing of a quality antiques auction with over 320 lots.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID.  15% Buyer’s Premium.  3% convenience fee for credit cards.
PREVIEW:  Sunday, January 3, 2016 day of auction 10:00 AM.
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