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

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


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151 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR BEAVER HUDSON MFG. CO. JIG-SAW MACHINE  Marked on each side of hardwood frame “Hudson Manufacturing Company Detroit U.S.A.” and “Homecraft Beaver”, 17.5” long x 14” high in nice old patina. Lacking saw blade, otherwise fine condition.   150 300
152 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR RARE BRASS WOOD PLANE  With walnut shim and original steel cutting blade, fine old patina, 6.4” x 3.4” high, unmarked. Fine condition. 80 150
153 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR TWO EARLY MOLDING PLANES  Both in maple with brass and steel parts, one stamped “Ohio Tool Co. Columbus, O.”, both circa 12” x 11” x 7” high. Fine condition. 100 150
154 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR CARBERY, MITCHEL & CO. CINCINNATI SQUARE  In maple with brass mounts, “L” shaped 24” x 12”. This company was listed in the 1904 city Directory. Fine condition. 50 100
155 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR CASE RICHARD PATTEN N.Y. BRASS SURVEY TRANSIT  With finely engraved brass compass dial, marked "Rd. Patten New York" with two spirit levels and 11" long telescope mounted on top with additional spirit level for barrel, original mahogany box with printed paper label with address "810 Water Street". Patten was listed in the N.Y. Directory from 1814-40. Fine condition. 400 600
156 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR BRASS W. & L.E. GURLEY COMPASS  4" diameter marked as above and "Troy N.Y. with two removable lids and silvered dial. Fine condition. 100 200
157 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY N.Y. LEATHER FIREMAN'S HELMET W/EAGLE FINIAL  In stamped brass, embossed and cut out leather badge on front with "J. Watts de Peyster Hook & Ladder TFD" in original red painted finish and original leather liner, 15" x 11" x 9" high. John Watts de Peyster, Sr. (1821-1907) was an author on the art of war, early Adjutant General of N.Y.N.G., served in Mexican and Civil War. Fine condition. 400 600
158 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FEDERAL PHILADELPHIA CARD TABLE FROM BOSCOBEL HOUSE  Federal inlaid Philadelphia card table from the Boscobel House. Circa 1800-15 demi-cartouche-shaped top with reeded edges above conforming frieze with cockbeaded apron, on ring turned and reeded legs ending in turned feet, 35.5” x 17.75” deep closed x 29.5” high. This table was sold at Sotheby Parke Bernet, N.Y. on Jan. 21st 1977 as part of the Boscobel Restoration Society, lot 174. The table has a fine old polished finish with great color and patina. The Boscobel house is one of the finest examples of early Federal architecture in the county and was built circa 1804-07. Located on land overlooking the Hudson in Garrison, N.Y. The home was begun by States Morris Dyckman, a Loyalist, who made his fortune working for British quartermasters during the Revolutionary War. States died in 1806 with only the foundation for Boscobel in place. The project was completed by his wife Elizabeth Corne Dyckman, who lived in the house until her death in 1823. Lot includes copies of the Sotheby’s catalog and additional letters documenting this piece. Small pieced repair on top at one hinge, otherwise fine condition. 2000 4000
159 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR SAMUEL MCINTIRE SHIELD BACK SIDE CHAIR  In mahogany, Salem Mass, circa 1790 with carved shield back centering three pierced upright splats carved with leafage, above a serpentine seat on square tapered legs, seat upholstered in black silk, seat height is 18.5”, 22.5” wide x 18” deep x 38.75” high. The chair has a fine old polished patina and was sold at Sotheby’s sale 4076, Feb. 4th 1978, lot 1332 and includes copy of the catalog page from the sale with the chair pictured. Fine condition. 2000 4000
160 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR PERIOD  INLAID FEDERAL MIRROR W/GILT EAGLE  A wonderful period mirror in mahogany with satin wood string inlay, scroll cut ears and lower crest, top with gilt broken arch top with floral rosettes, surmounted by a wonderful spread winged gilt eagle clutching ribbon banner, floral gilt drops at side, original mirror glass, 20” wide x 44” high. Lower scroll crest replaced, otherwise fine condition. 1000 2000
161 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR SET OF 4 PERIOD CHERRY QUEEN ANNE CHAIRS Set of 4 18th Century American chairs with carved cabriole legs, with nice pad feet both front and rear, ox yoke crest, vase form splat with gadrooning along bottom, nice old finish, circa 1760, seat height is 17”, 22.5” wide x 22” deep x 41” high. A few of the knee returns are well carved replacements on three, and slight splits in two splats, otherwise fine condition. 2000 3000
162 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR HEPPLEWHITE INLAID AMERICAN GAME TABLE  Circa 1800-10 in “D” form with ebony string and ball inlay on apron and legs, satin wood inlaid border on apron tapered legs with period brass castors, top with satinwood banded border, 36” wide x 17” deep (closed x 28.25” high. Nice old refinish with good color. Good condition.   400 700
163 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR AMERICAN PERIOD FEDERAL CARVED CHAIR  Mahogany, circa 1800 with oval back with gilt carved floral crest, splat also gilt and floral carved with shield, balloon form seat rails with side rails mortised through rear stiles, like was done in Philadelphia and N.Y., stop fluted turned and tapered legs with gilt, slip seat, seat height 17”, 18.5” wide x 17” deep x 41” high, in old refinish with nice rich color. Some glued splits in splat, old re-gilt, and glue blocks replaced, otherwise, fine condition. 500 800
164 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR PERIOD QUEEN ANNE DROP LEAF TABLE American, circa 1760, mahogany table with swing out legs at each end, nice cutouts at each end and dovetailed case.  It retains the original pads to the original Queen Anne legs.  28" high x 49" wide x 19" deep. nice older mellow refinish.  Small crack and small scratches to top.   500 1000
165 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FEDERAL GILT MIRROR  Circa 1840 with twisted double columns surmounted by plinth with floral rosettes and ornate capital, flanking top frieze with relief floral and pineapples, top crest with acorn drops, reverse painted glass table above mirror with spread winged eagle with U.S. shield, 23.5” x 42” high. Re-gilt.   200 400
166 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR MAHOGANY TWO DRAWER WORK STAND Fine stand with two graduated drawers, rope twist legs and inlaid top.  27 1/2" high x 20 1/2" wide x 18 1/2" deep. Light crack to top, very small veneer chip to front, otherwise fine. 200 400
167 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR PERIOD CARVED & INLAID SHERATON GAME TABLE  Circa 1810 in mahogany with satinwood and rosewood inlay, beautifully carved swags on apron, satinwood inlay on tapered hexagonal legs terminating in turned foot, swing leg and folding top, 36” x 17.5” (closed) x 29.5” high. Old refinish with good color, minor veneer damage to apron, very good. 400 700
168 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR PETER HURD (NEW MEXICO/PA. MIXED MEDIA PAINTING Peter Hurd (New Mexico/Pennsylvania, 1904-1984) 24" x 19" harbor scene mixed media of gouache, watercolor and pastel. Signed lower left "Hurd" and dated "46". Born in Roswell, New Mexico in 1904. Hurd attended West Point Military Academy and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. In 1929, Hurd married Andrew Wyeth's sister, Henrietta, and moved to a ranch in New Mexico. During World War II, Hurd worked as a correspondent to Life Magazine. Fine condition. 2000 4000
169 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR JIMMIE O. GILLESPIE (OHIO) WATERCOLOR Jimmie O. Gillespie (Cincinnati, Ohio) 13 1/4" x 17 1/4" watercolor on paper of a harbor scene.  Signed lower left "J.O. Gillespie".   Fine condition. 100 200
170 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR MID-20TH CENTURY SIGNED CURLEY OIL PAINTING 23 3/4" x 30" mid-20th Century oil on masonite painting of ships at dock.  Signed "Curley" lower right. Good condition. 150 300
171 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR 3 FLORENT BAECKE (TEXAS) OIL PAINTINGS BLUE BONNETS PLUS Three Florent Baecke, 4" x 6" oil on board paintings of blue bonets; plus Southwest mission; plus a country road.  Country road is signed "F. Baecke" lower left.  All are labeled on verso.  Florent Baecke is a native of San Antonio, Texas.  His paintings can be found in many private collections throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.   Good condition. 100 200
172 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR 3 FLORENT BAECKE (TEXAS) OIL PAINTINGS BLUE BONNETS PLUS Three Florent Baecke, 4" x 6" oil on masonite paintings, one of a field of blue bonnets; plus two of missions.  All are labeled on verso.  Florent Baecke is a native of San Antonio, Texas.  His paintings can be found in many private collections throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.   Good condition. 100 200
173 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR FRANK LUIS JIROUCH (OHIO, 1878-1970) BRONZE PLAQUE 8 1/4" x 10 1/4" bronze plaque titled "Keep Smiling".  Signed "Jirouch" lower left.  Mounted on a 10 3/8" x 12 3/8" wood plaque.   Good condition. 150 350
174 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR TWO ERNEST DAVID ROTH (NEW YORK) ETCHINGS Two Ernest D. Roth (New York, 1879-1964) 10" x 13 3/4" etching titled, "Hugh Mercer's Apothecary Shop - Fredericksburg, VA".  Plus, 10 1/4" x 13" etching titled, "Home of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA".  Both signed and dated lower left in plate "E.D. Roth 1928".  Good condition. 80 150
175 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY PAINT DECORATED BLANKET CHEST W/TOBACCO LEAVES Original red surface with three separate paint decorated panels of tobacco leaves on a step-down base with colors consisting of yellow, black and red, all with a incised outline.  Molded top with mortised thru bead board ends.  All on finely turned feet.  Found in period farm house in Southern Ohio.  Similar blanket chest by the same maker sold at Sotheby's showroom, Jan. 18, 2002, for $75,500.00.  This is a rare and wonderful folk art paint decorated blanket chest.  28" high x 43 1/2" wide x 22 1/2" deep.  Good condition. 5000 10000
176 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR PERIOD QUEEN ANNE CHAIR W/OLD RED & YELLOW Great chair with old red stain and yellow painted turnings.  Original pad feet and pinned construction.  Found in Rhode Island.  40 1/2" high x 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" deep. Replaced seat, otherwise fine condition.  No added height. 200 500
177 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR CHERRY BLIND DOOR TOP  Circa 1840 with two blind paneled doors, opening to three shelves over three curly maple hand dovetailed drawers, original cove molding top and base, poplar secondary wood, 41” x 15” x 42” high. Refinished, good condition.   200 400
178 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY CHERRY SHERATON 2-DRAWER NIGHT STAND With curly maple drawer over large cherry drawer with fine turned legs.  29" high x 22" wide x 19" deep.  Older refinish.  Good condition.  200 400
179 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY WALNUT INLAID DOVETAILED BLANKET CHEST With compass inlay in center, surrounded by unusual fan inlay in corners.  Surrounded by herringbone inlay on front.  Mortise through bread board ends of top which is missing inlay.  16" high x 38 1/2" wide x 15" deep. Some roughness, missing inlay.  200 500
180 TURNED WOOD SHAKER MIRROR EARLY SOUTHERN CHERRY SUGAR CHEST Very fine small size three drawer chest in the form of a sugar chest with large 12 3/4" high dovetailed top drawer with divider in center, over two smaller dovetailed drawers, all with figural maple band inlay.  Cherry case with cutout apron, pine and poplar secondary woods.  Circa 1835.  36" high x 40 1/2" wide x 18 3/4" deep.   All original construction, older refinish, good condition. 1500 3000
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