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SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013, 2:00 PM.

Located at the Holiday Inn, 4501 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45245, exit 63B off I-275 to East on 32 to Eastgate Blvd.

This auction includes items from a Warren County, Ohio 50 year collection and other estates.

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91 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR COWDEN & WILCOX BLUE DECORATED STONEWARE MILK PAN  With impressed “Cowden & Wilcox” under lip and fine painted cobalt laurel leaf below, paired half moon handles, also decorated with cobalt, 10” diameter x 5.25” high. John Cowden & Isaac Wilcox operated a stoneware factory in Harrisburg, Penn. In the 1860’s. One line in body, otherwise fine condition. 150 250
92 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR A.E. SMITH & SONS STONEWARE COOLER With cobalt decoration, stamped in oval “A.E. Smith & Sons Manufacturers 38 Peck Slip, N.Y.”, barrel form with four cobalt bands14” high. Lacking lid, otherwise fine. 200 400
93 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR AMERICAN COBALT BLUE DECORATED STONEWARE PITCHER  Ovoid form with “C” form strap handle, decorated with tulip flower and leaf and cobalt rings around each end of handle, stamped “1”, 10.5” high. Glued chip on lip, otherwise fine condition.   150 250
94 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR BENJAMIN, CINCINNATI BLUE DECORATED STONEWARE JAR  With cobalt stenciled “Jas. Benjamin Stoneware Depot Cincinnati, O.” a circa 1 gallon jug with “C” strap handle, 11” high. One chip on lip. 100 200
95 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR LARGE OVOID STONEWARE JAR FOUND IN KY.  With paired semi-lunate handles, impressed with scroll design with cogwheel surround, 18” high. Minor small flakes at lip and base, otherwise fine condition. 150 350
96 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR RARE BLUE & GRAY SGRAFFITO DECORATED STONEWARE VASE  Cylinder form decorated with fern leaves and butterflies, stamped on base “6”, 9” high. Fine condition. 200 400
97 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY OHIO SANDSTONE TROUGH From Adams County roughly square, 11” x 12” x 7” high, with fine old patina. Fair condition.  200 400
98 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR ARTHUR B. DAVIES (NEW YORK/CALIF.) OIL PAINTING Arthur Bowen Davies (New York/California, 1863-1928) 24 1/2" x 15 1/2" oil on canvas laid on board of nude lesbian lovers.  Signed lower left "A.B. Davies" and dated "1909".  He exhibited in New York, with the support of his dealer, William MacBeth, who had a show in 1908 which became famous for the "Eight".  Which was a show that included artists Arthur B. Davies, Robert Henri, John Sloan, William Glackens, Ernest Lawson, George Luks and Maurice Prendergast.  Davies is famous for his landscapes with figures, his early paintings were romantic and emotional.   Few old minor losses of paint, good condition.   1000 2000
99 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FREDERICK LEONARD KING (MASS.) OIL PAINTING Frederick Leonard King (Massachusetts, 1879-1947) 20" x 24" oil on canvas harbor scene.  Signed lower right "F.L. King".  King painted landscapes and marine scenes and was an illustrator and teacher.   Good condition.   200 400
100 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR MARGO HOFF (NEW YORK) WATERCOLOR PAINTING Margo Hoff (New York, 1912-2008) 9 1/2" x 11 1/2" watercolor of a street scene.  Signed lower left "Margo Hoff".  Over the course of seven decades, Marge Hoff was extremely well traveled.  Hoff's Chicago work was almost entirely figurative.  Her approach to figuration was deeply influenced by the Mexico painters of the 1930's, whose work she encountered early and in person during trips to Mexico.   Good condition. 300 600
101 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR MELBOURNE HARDWICK (MASS.) WATERCOLOR Melbourne Havelock Hardwick (Massachusetts, 1857-1916) 10" x 13" watercolor of woman sitting by the ocean.  Signed "Melbourne H. Hardwick" lower left.  Hardwick specialized in landscapes, figures and marines.  Hardwick was a member of the Boston Art club, Boston Society of Watercolor Painters.   Fine condition. 150 350
102 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR ALLEN FONTAINE (NEW YORK, 1861-1962) WATERCOLOR Allen Fontaine (New York 1861-1962) 15" x 25" watercolor on paper of landscape scene.  Signed "Allen Fontaine" lower left.  He was predominately a landscape painter, he later moved from Maryland to New York, where he painted for Macy's department store.   Fine condition. 100 200
103 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR KEN SOWELL (AMERICAN) WATERCOLOR 14" x 21 1/2" watercolor on paper of landscape scene.  Sowell is a noted western artist painting such portrayals of Native Americans as medicine men and moving camp.  Signed "Ken Sowell" lower right.   Fine condition. 100 300
104 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FRANK HOLMES GOUACHE 11" x 17 1/2" gouache "Dartmoor Moorland" scene.  Signed "Frank Holmes" lower left.   Fine condition. 100 200
105 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FRANK HOLMES GOUACHE 11" x 17 1/2" gouache "Dartmoor Moorland" scene.  Signed "Frank Holmes" lower left.   Fine condition. 100 200
106 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR OUTSTANDING 1820'S NEW YORK WEATHERVANE  Made of tin with crossed feathered arrows, with cast zinc points, attached to tapered shaft with cast zinc spear point above ball with spreading leaves, next section is urn form over another group of tin spreading leaves, over another urn form section with two leaf form handles, on square base, total height, 90.5”, mounted on a stepped square wood base 12” high, total height 102.5”. This piece is believed to have been from the firehouse/Town Hall in Cazenovia, N.Y., Madison Co. founded in 1793. A wonderful piece of American Folk Art. One arrow point chipped and slight loss to square base, fine old patina. 2000 4000
107 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR TURNED WOOD & TIN CANDLE HANGING LAMP  With 5 arms and old hand wrought iron rat-tail twist “S” hook for hanging, 24” diameter and high, less hanging chain. Fine condition. 300 600
108 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR 13-PC. SET STICK SPATTERWARE  With Holly & Laurel wreath design in purple with black ring at center and cobalt edge, includes 6 handless cups & saucers, 6 8.5” plates and one 9.75” diameter plate, stapled “Elsmore & Foster”, British, circa 1840. Was given as a wedding present in the Barry Family of Adams County, Ohio and remained in the family until purchased by the current owner in the 1980’s. Very minor wear, fine condition.  400 700
109 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY AMERICAN MAHOGANY SPICE CHEST  Circa 1840 with ogee top, two drawers over two drawers over one, all dovetailed with original turned knobs, on turned bun feet with period brass bale handles on solid ends, 8.5” x 14” x 10.5”. Old likely original finish. A couple tiny veneer chips, otherwise fine condition. 300 600
110 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FOLK ART WIRE SCULPTURE OF BULL Circa 1920-30 on a wonderful marbleized wooden base. Bull is made of tightly twisted wire with gem type eyes, has been wired to light the eyes, but needs rewiring, 8” x 14” x 11” high. As above, otherwise fine.  300 600
111 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FINE EARLY BLOWN GLASS & BRONZE HANGING CANDLE LAMP Circa 1810 with clear glass reverse domed shade with berry pontil, set in a floral cast bronze ring hanger with brass hanging chains and original blown glass smoke bell, total length 18”. Fine condition. 150 350
112 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR PA. FOLK ART 1845 FRAKTUR BIRTH ANNOUCEMENT  With birds, a house tulip and vining flower with inscription in ink at top in German with name of “Catharina” and date of “1845 May 29“, 6.5” x 7.5” in period burl veneer ogee frame, 12” x 13.25”. Note on rear of frame reads “Catherine R. Shirk, daughter of Michael and Hannah (Hoke) Shirk, born May 29, 1845-died April 23, 1935.” Fine condition. 300 600
113 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR FRAKTUR Two hearts with sprouting flowers surrounding a basket with floral.  Unwritten.  8" x 12".  Good condition. 300 500
114 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY WATERCOLOR THEOREM ON PAPER Early 19th Century watercolor theorem of urn of flowers.  15" x 12".  Some staining.  Few small tears. 200 400
115 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR SIGNED & DATED 1833 WATERCOLOR PAINTING OF GENTLEMAN Extremely well executed 8 1/2" x 6 1/4" watercolor of a seated gentleman on watermarked Bristol paper.  Signed and inscribed lower right "A.S.Di Porcia Dip: Maggie 1833".   Good condition. 150 350
116 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY 19TH CENTURY PORTRAIT PAINTING Very well executed 30" x 25" oil on canvas painting of a young gentleman.  Penciled on back of lined canvas "Abram Peter Lanz or Lantz 1818".   Relined    300 600
117 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY SCENIC NEEDLEWORK ON SILK Possibly 18th Century with shepherdess and two sheep at center and fine detailed floral work surrounding her.  14" x 16 1/2". Very few tine holes, otherwise fine. 200 500
118 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR KELLOGGS & COMSTOCK TREE OF TEMPERANCE PRINT  Hand colored and in original ogee frame, 12” x 16.5”, circa 1850’s. Minor toning, otherwise fine condition.   80 150
119 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR 1840’S SPENSERIAN POEM FROM OBERLIN COLLEGE, OHIO A four stanza poem entitled “To Mary” signed at bottom “F.C. Bliss Oberlin College Jan. 25th 184?” with two cabbage roses with peacock below, 7” x 8.75” sight, matted and framed 15.5” x 17”. Small stain upper left, otherwise fine condition.   100 300
120 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR THOMAS HART BENTON PENCIL SIGNED LITHOGRAPH Titled "Instruction, 1940", sight 11 1/8" x 12 3/4", pencil signed lower right "Benton".  Published by Associated American Artists, New York.  Good condition. 1000 2000
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