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Wonderful Hand Thrown 4 Gallon Ovoid Jug with a Nice Cobalt Blue Floral Design by an Unknown Maker, Probably New York, circa 1830s. This Ovoid has both the Classic Lines of a Hand Thrown Jug, 3 Incised Lines toward the top, a Neat Little Tilt to the Spout, an Early Cobalt Blue “Tulip” Design with Additional Blue to the Top and Bottom of the Handle, and a Terrific Bulbous Form. Aside from a Small Chip to the Spout and the Base, this Ovoid is in Excellent Original Condition, only reflecting the nature of its construction and the effects of the kiln. Measurements: 16” in height and 11” in diameter at the widest point. A Great Accent Piece for Any Stoneware Collection.
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Price $600 plus $50 shipping
A Splendid Image of “Eastern Point Light, Gloucester Harbor, Mass” by C. S’elmi, an Acrylic on Board, circa 1970s. This Painting came from a Collection of Paintings in Southeastern New England. It is in Excellent Condition and is a Highly Appealing Composition, encompassing an upward view of the Lighthouse from a Hillside of Wild Flowers with a Fishing Boat in the Distance. The Image measures 23 ½” in length and 11 ½” in height; the Frame measure 29 ¼” in length and 17 ¼” in height. On the back, the artist has written “Eastern Point Light, Gloucester Harbor, Mass.” A Wonderful Piece for a New England Collector.
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Price $175 plus shipping SALE PRICE $110
Wonderful Splint Gathering Basket by Rouse Matteson (later changed to Matterson), (1853 – 1936), Saunderstown, Rhode Island, circa Early 20th Century. Matteson was a house carpenter in his early career and a salt water fisherman later. Basket making began as a sideline and later became a primary focus of his life. (Additional information is available to the buyer.) This Gathering Basket displays an interesting use of Oak or Ash woven together Half Round Willow Splints, giving the outside a “wicker” look and the inside a typical splint look. The Basket has a “kicked in” bottom form, a “double wrapped” rim, and a hand carved handle with cut joints for the rim. It measures 10”+ in diameter at the rim, 6 ½” at the base, and 6” in height for the basket and a total of 11’ in height, including the handle. It is in Near Excellent Condition for its age with only very minor wear.
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Price $295 plus shipping
Wonderful Dome Top Grain Painted Table Top Box, circa 1820s – 1840s. Painted in a Faux Birdseye Maple Finish the Box is Lap Cornered with Cut Nail Construction. The Rarity of the Box is Enhanced by an Applied Top which Extends over the Base Construction on All Four Sides, providing both added quality and unique form. The Interior of the Box is Divided into Two Parts of Unequal Size for Separate Items. The Patina is Especially Appealing in its Reflection of Age and Use. A working key for the existing lock would make an excellent addition. Measurements: 16” in width (lid 16 5/8”), 8 ¼” in depth (lid 9”), 7” in height on center. There is general age wear to the paint and a 2 ¾” tight line on one edge of the top where a nail apparently split the wood in the making. Please examine all the photographs carefully.
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Price $675 plus shipping SALE PRICE $500
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