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Painted "BOILD EGGS BEANS PIES TEA AND COFFEE..." Shop Sign

Painted "BOILD EGGS BEANS PIES TEA AND COFFEE..." Shop Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
206
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Painted "BOILD EGGS BEANS PIES TEA AND COFFEE..." Shop Sign, America, late 19th century, the vertical sign with various styles of fanciful lettering in puce, black, red, and blue on a pale yellow More ...

Painted, Silvered, and Gilt "EDWARD S BARKER House Painter PAPERHANGER &c" Trade Sign

Painted, Silvered, and Gilt "EDWARD S BARKER House Painter PAPERHANGER &c" Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
209
Sold for:
$677$550

Painted, Silvered, and Gilt "EDWARD S BARKER House Painter PAPERHANGER &c" Trade Sign, America, 19th century, black-painted and gilt molded frame surrounds the lettering, done in various styles on a More ...

Painted "C.H. PALMER. CARRIAGE PAINTER." Trade Sign

Painted "C.H. PALMER. CARRIAGE PAINTER." Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$984$800

Painted "C.H. PALMER. CARRIAGE PAINTER." Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided sign with gilt lettering on a burgundy smalt ground, applied black-painted molded frame, side-mounted More ...

Painted Canvas "ICE CREAM PARLORS" Sign

Painted Canvas "ICE CREAM PARLORS" Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
213
Unsold
 

Painted Canvas "ICE CREAM PARLORS" Sign, America, late 19th century, black lettering shadowed in pale yellow on a white ground, (craquelure, losses), 30 x 44 in., unframed. More ...

Paint-decorated "RIVER T HOUSE" Sign

Paint-decorated "RIVER T HOUSE" Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Paint-decorated "RIVER T HOUSE" Sign, America, 19th century, applied green painted frame surrounds a white ground with black bear above orange-bordered green lettering, (reverse side painted but More ...

Paint-decorated "A.B.COOK BICYCLE Repairing DONE HERE." Sign

Paint-decorated "A.B.COOK BICYCLE Repairing DONE HERE." Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
215
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated "A.B.COOK BICYCLE Repairing DONE HERE." Sign, America, late 19th century, the vertical sign with burgundy-painted border surrounding fanciful black and light blue-shadowed lettering More ...

Carved, Black-painted, and Gilt "RARE BOOKS WILLIAM TODD" Trade Sign

Carved, Black-painted, and Gilt "RARE BOOKS WILLIAM TODD" Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Carved, Black-painted, and Gilt "RARE BOOKS WILLIAM TODD" Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided sign with gilding designed as an open book and ink bottle with long curving quill, More ...

Large Painted and Gilt-lettered "PANNEBAKER'S" Sign

Large Painted and Gilt-lettered "PANNEBAKER'S" Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
220
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Large Painted and Gilt-lettered "PANNEBAKER'S" Sign, America, late 19th century, the double-sided rectangular sign with shaped ends with large gilt lettering on a blue/green smalt ground bordered More ...

Paint-decorated and Gilt-lettered "DR. T. DAUGHERTY" Trade Sign

Paint-decorated and Gilt-lettered "DR. T. DAUGHERTY" Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
225
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated and Gilt-lettered "DR. T. DAUGHERTY" Trade Sign, probably New England, 19th century, the black-painted frame and gilt half-round inner molding surround the shadowed gilt lettering More ...

Painted "NO SMOKING in this CELLAR by order J.L. SCHWARTZ.,"

Painted "NO SMOKING in this CELLAR by order J.L. SCHWARTZ.,"

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$984$800

Painted "NO SMOKING in this CELLAR by order J.L. SCHWARTZ.," America, late 19th century, black lettering on a white ground, (minor wear), 11 3/4 x 22 1/4 in. The Janie & Peter Gross Collection. More ...

Painted "JOHN FRANKS LICENSED TO RETAIL BEER" Trade Sign

Painted "JOHN FRANKS LICENSED TO RETAIL BEER" Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Painted "JOHN FRANKS LICENSED TO RETAIL BEER" Trade Sign, America, 19th century, molded black-painted frame surrounding a white ground lettered in black, (separation and shrinkage between boards), More ...

Black-painted and Gilt "1878" Sign

Black-painted and Gilt "1878" Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$554$450

Black-painted and Gilt "1878" Sign, America, c. 1878, applied black-painted frame surrounding the gilt year "1878" on a black smalt ground, (paint wear), 12 x 31 3/4 in. The Janie & Peter Gross More ...

Painted "BRAUND'S CASH MARKET" Sign

Painted "BRAUND'S CASH MARKET" Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
230
Unsold
 

Painted "BRAUND'S CASH MARKET" Sign, America, late 19th century, signed "Bottcher" l.r., rectangular sign with an arched crest bordered and lettered in black on a white ground, 21 3/4 x 28 1/4 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Horse Nameplate "PARADE.,"

Carved and Painted Horse Nameplate "PARADE.,"

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$185$150

Carved and Painted Horse Nameplate "PARADE.," America, 19th century, rectangular plate with ovolo corners lettered and bordered in red on a black ground, 4 x 18 in. The Janie & Peter Gross More ...

Painted Mortar and Pestle-form Trade Sign

Painted Mortar and Pestle-form Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
233
Unsold
 

Painted Mortar and Pestle-form Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided, each side lettered "h" surrounded by black pinstriping, and weathered gray-painted ground, iron strap hanger, ht. More ...

Black-painted and Gilt Tinned Sheet Iron "JOHN GEORGE'S LAW OFFICE." Sign

Black-painted and Gilt Tinned Sheet Iron "JOHN GEORGE'S LAW OFFICE." Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
234
Unsold
 

Black-painted and Gilt Tinned Sheet Iron "JOHN GEORGE'S LAW OFFICE." Sign, America, late 19th century, with gilt pointing hand and lettering on a black ground, (minor losses), 6 1/4 x 17 in. More ...

Painted "FOR SALE" Sign

Painted "FOR SALE" Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
235
Unsold
 

Painted "FOR SALE" Sign, America, early 20th century, black letters surrounded in orange on a white ground, all bordered in black, (paint wear especially at one end), 11 1/2 x 23 1/4 in. More ...

Painted and Gilt "A.H. WALKER'S LAW OFFICE" Trade Sign

Painted and Gilt "A.H. WALKER'S LAW OFFICE" Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
633
Unsold
 

Painted and Gilt "A.H. WALKER'S LAW OFFICE" Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, with burgundy-painted frame surrounding a black smalt ground with gilt inner border and lettering, (minor wear), More ...

Large Black-painted and Gilt-lettered "C.W. SMITH, REAL ESTATE." Sign

Large Black-painted and Gilt-lettered "C.W. SMITH, REAL ESTATE." Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
634
Unsold
 

Large Black-painted and Gilt-lettered "C.W. SMITH, REAL ESTATE." Sign, America, late 19th century, rectangular sign with fanciful letters on a black smalt ground, 19 1/2 x 84 in. More ...

Painted "LOUIE'S BEAUTY SHOP" Trade Sign

Painted "LOUIE'S BEAUTY SHOP" Trade Sign

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
635
Unsold
 

Painted "LOUIE'S BEAUTY SHOP" Trade Sign, America, early 20th century, the white-painted ground with black and red lettering, (paint wear), 9 1/2 x 48 in. More ...

Near Pair of Needlework Pictures of Fruiting Grapevines

Near Pair of Needlework Pictures of Fruiting Grapevines

Auction:
2959M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 17, 2016
Lot:
727
Sold for:
$154$125

Near Pair of Needlework Pictures of Fruiting Grapevines, probably England, late 18th century, each worked in silk and metallic threads on linen ground, the vines issuing from blue bowls with More ...

Earthenware Four-sided Hu   Vase

Earthenware Four-sided Hu Vase

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$25$20

Earthenware Four-sided Hu Vase, China, with slightly flared rim on a square base, decorated with two taotie masks in relief on two sides, painted with animal and floral designs in white and red More ...

Four Silk Kimonos

Four Silk Kimonos

Auction:
2939M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2016
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$25$20

Four Silk Kimonos, Japan, early 20th century, one depicting a snowy village scene on the exterior with three embroidered white cranes, the inside with colorful origami cranes; one yuzen painted silk More ...

Porcelain Dog Perfume Bottle

Porcelain Dog Perfume Bottle

Auction:
2940B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 07, 2016
Lot:
845
Sold for:
$338$275

Porcelain Dog Perfume Bottle, possibly England, early 19th century, white ground, pug-like form with black face, hinged collar, resting on a domed base with painted flowers, ht. 2 5/8, later glass More ...

Paint-decorated "Meat Market" Trade Sign

Paint-decorated "Meat Market" Trade Sign

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
772
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Paint-decorated "Meat Market" Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, the black letters with gray shadowing on a white ground, with foliate embellishments at upper left and lower right, signed More ...

Painted "UNDERTAKER" Double-sided Trade Sign

Painted "UNDERTAKER" Double-sided Trade Sign

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
773
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Painted "UNDERTAKER" Double-sided Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, lettered in gold and bordered in white on a black smalt ground, with applied black-painted molding, (paint wear, losses to More ...

Needlework Sampler "Ann Dobinson,"

Needlework Sampler "Ann Dobinson,"

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Needlework Sampler "Ann Dobinson," England, dated 1810, worked in silk threads and thick wool yarn on a fine linen ground, composed as a central pictorial register with Adam and Eve seated near the More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Needlework Sampler, England, 1793, worked in silk threads on a fine linen ground, composed of registers of flowering vines and potted flowers, above the lower register with central house flanked by More ...

Near Pair of Needlework Pictures of Fruiting Grapevines

Near Pair of Needlework Pictures of Fruiting Grapevines

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
89
Unsold
 

Near Pair of Needlework Pictures of Fruiting Grapevines, probably England, late 18th century, each worked in silk and metallic threads on linen ground, the vines issuing from blue bowls with More ...

Early Cutwork Picture of an Urn of Flowers

Early Cutwork Picture of an Urn of Flowers

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2016
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Early Cutwork Picture of an Urn of Flowers, probably America, with cutwork initials and date "JB/1760," the white paper very finely cut and applied to a black ground, (minor imperfections), overall More ...