Five Assorted Items: Pair of Small Shelves, Face Jug, Silhouette, and Sewing Box
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
- Date / Time :
- August 09, 2009 11:00AM
Five Assorted Items: Pair of Small Shelves, Face Jug, Silhouette, and Sewing Box, America, 19th/20th century, a pair of small tramp art, lyre-form bracket shelves made from cigar boxes; a stoneware face jug; a carved maple black-painted silhouette of a gentleman inscribed "Samuel Dodge;" and a pine store counter sewing needle box with molded edges, two drawers, and gilt stenciled lettering "AMERICAN NEEDLE CO'S NEEDLES," (imperfections), ht. 7 1/2, 6 1/2, silhouette 5 3/8 x 3 1/8, box ht. 5, wd. 12, dp. 6 5/8 in.
Face jug with two rim chips, chip on eyebrow, crack on back from one side down from eye to and through base and up the other side to near ear; the silhouette had a carved border, most of which is gone, the crack has widened at the top where it was cut to cut out the silhouette; needle box has chips on the wooden drawer pulls.