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Other Item: Antique Gold Knob Handle Walking Stick
Inventory #: 5773
Description: 19th century ebony shaft walking stick topped with a gold
knob handle, tested at 14K. The handle is elaborately chased and
engraved John Slusser/Danville/Ill. John Slusser was a charter member
of the Danville G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic), formed May 5, 1880.
Dimension: 34-7/8” high, knob 1-7/8” diameter
Other Item: Antique Hexagon Weave Basket with Lid
Inventory #: 5771
Description: I have seen smaller versions of this 19th century lidded basket, but none of this size. I’ve also see this type of weave and hexagonal shape in handled Shaker cheese baskets. This one is in wonderful condition with only a couple minor breaks, which I had to look very hard to find. A truly wonderful survivor and example.
Dimension: 5-1/4” high w/lid, base 9-1/4 by 9-3/4”
Folk Art Item: Antique Large Metal Quilt Template
Inventory #: 5775
Description: 19th century unusually large tin template for an appliqued quilt.
Small hole in one end for hanging. Expected surface areas of oxidation.
A rare find from a collection in Berks County, PA.
Dimension: 13-1/4” corner to corner
Folk Art Item: Vintage Metal Horse Template
Inventory #: 5774
Description: Antique to vintage hand-cut sheet metal horse template. Form
resembles that of antique horse weathervanes, so perhaps it was cut for
that purpose. Purchased from seller who found this in Berks County, PA.
Dimension: 24-1/2” long nose to tail, 12-1/2” high
Folk Art Item: Antique Covered Treen Jar
Inventory #: 5772
Description: C. 19th century covered treen jar. The interior of the bottom has
been hand chipped out of the solid, and the cover and bottom are beautifully
carved and turned, each from a single piece of wood. The turned concentric
circles of the bottom are a lovely patinated and alligatored mustard color.
Dimension: 12” high, base 4-1/2” diameter
Folk Art Item: Sailor-made Ropework Trinket Basket
Inventory #: 1984
Description: 19th c. sailor-made ropework and macramé trinket basket. A quilted
burgundy fabric over what appears to be some type of animal skin (seal perhaps)
pads the inside. Blue ribbon intertwines the perimeter of the basket.
Dimension: 2-1/2” high, 6-1/2” long, 4” deep.
Folk Art Item: Relief Carved and Painted Cat or Tiger
Inventory #: 5770
Description: C. early 20th c. relief carved and painted cat or tiger. Cheeky face with visible pink tongue. Well executed folk art or Outsider piece found in Nashville.
Dimension: 7-1/4” high, 8-7/8” wide, 1-1/2” deep
Folk Art Item: Carnival Shooting Gallery Targets
Inventory #: 5769
Description: Vintage carnival shooting gallery swinging targets. Three graduated size yellow iron discs swing from an iron rack, which is mounted on a custom wood stand.
Dimension: 13-1/4” high, 10-5/8” wide. Base 7” by 13-1/4”.
Folk Art Item: Carnival Shooting Gallery Targets
Inventory #: 5768
Description: Vintage carnival shooting gallery swinging targets. The iron duck, pig, turkey, and ram swing from an iron rack, which is mounted on a custom wood stand.
Dimension: 19” high, 22-3/4” wide. Base 8-3/4” by 26-1/2”.
Furniture Item: Antique Game Board Table
Inventory #: 5568
Description: 19th c. vibrant dark red table with game board top.
Incised and painted black squares with border design in gold.
Dimension: 25-3/4” high, top 21-1/8” by 22-1/8”.
Top overhangs base by between 2 and 2-3/4”.
Art Item: Watercolor of Elizabeth Harrington Browning
Inventory #: 5765
Description: Sweet oval watercolor on paper of Elizabeth Harrington Browning, identified and dated 1860 on the back of original frame.
Dimension: 6-3/4” high, 5-3/8” wide
Art Item: R. A. Miller Painting on Paneling
Inventory #: 5764
Description: Paint and marker on paneling by Georgia Outsider artist,
R. A. Miller (1912-2006). Pink-hatted elephant trainer on his animal,
along with a dinosaur, and rhino. Found many years ago in Boise, Idaho.
Dimension: 16” high, 20” wide
Folk Art Item: Engraved Powder Horn
Inventory #: 5767
Description: Antique beautifully engraved or scratch carved powder horn of hunter with high brim hat and long gun, Indian on horseback, and various animals in trees.
Dimension: 9-1/2” along curve; 2-1/2” at bottom
Folk Art Item: Model Inuit in Kayak
Inventory #: 5766
Description: C. late 19th century model of Inuit in kayak. Skin on frame long
kayak with bone components. Inuit with carved face comprised of wood with
hand-sewn cotton parka. Wood and bone harpoon and other implements.
Dimension: 16” long, 2-3/4” at widest, 3-1/2” high
Other Item: Salesman’s Sample Farm Implements
Inventory #: 5469
Description: 19th C. salesman’s sample farm implements in original fitted
box with ribbon label from seller C. J. Bainbridge, Grange Supplies,
Syracuse, N.Y. Implements include harrow, plow, hoe, scythe, and others.
Dimension: Fitted box 7-1/2” high, 9-1/2” wide, 1-1/2” deep. Plow 5-1/4” wide.
Other Item: Vintage Deer Iron Trade or Advertising Sign
Inventory #: 5759
Description: Cast and wrought iron sign of deer said to be from a Deer
Head Inn. Traces of gilding remain. Note both the peaceful presence of leaves
and the deer head in the center of a gun sight. C. 1920-30.
Can be hung or inserted into a standing pole.
Dimension: 30” high, 26” wide, 13” diameter
Other Item: Antique Hardware Store Parts Cabinet
Inventory #: 5758
Description: 24-drawer mustard and black painted parts cabinet from
a hardware store in Vermont. Short drawers approximately 3”; long
drawers 4”. Handwritten identification of drawer contents. Eyelet screw
drawer pulls. Solid and substantial piece from the early part of the century.
Dimension: 13-1/2” high, 14-3/8” wide, 7” deep
Folk Art Item: Oversized Corncob Pipe
Inventory #: 5763
Description: Vintage oversized corncob pipe. Bowl reads “To/ the Boss/
from/ the S_horse Gang.” Very realistic and wonderful folk art.
Dimension: 21-1/4” long, 7” high, bowl 4-3/4” diameter
Folk Art Item: Wood Oversized Safety Pin
Inventory #: 5762
Description: Vintage oversized safety pin. Painted to simulate wear.
The long body with the sharp tip actually moves like a real safety pin. Great folk art.
Dimension: 32” long, 9-3/4” high, 1-1/2” deep
Folk Art Item: Wood and Metal Oversized Razor
Inventory #: 5761
Description: Vintage wood and metal oversized razor or
trade sign. Heavy metal blade.
Dimension: Closed 19-3/4” long, 2” high, 1” deep
Folk Art Item: Wood Oversized Razor
Inventory #: 5760
Description: Vintage all-wood oversized razor or trade sign.
Wood blade is painted gray to resemble metal.
Dimension: Closed 12” long, 2-1/2” high, ¾” deep

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