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BETTY LAMP-PUTNEY

YELLOW WARE BOWL WITH RARE GREEN SEAWEED BAND

A great looking yellow ware bowl with a rare and exquisite  applied green seaweed band in excellent condition. Note the condition of the rounded semi- bulbous lip and raised foot. The bowl is in outstanding condition with no chips, hairlines or repairs.
Dimensions: 10 1/4" Diameter, 5 1/4" Height  
List Price:$500

19th CENTURY SPONGEWARE PITCHER -#52

A blue spongeware pitcher with blue sponging all around, on handle and on rim. The pitcher has a small chip on base (see photo) and a floater attached to the side (see photo). The overall condition is very good with no  other cracks or chips. (CARL)
Height: 9"
SOLD

ETCHED (SCRIMSHAW) OSTRICH EGG

When one looks at this etched and inked (scrimshaw) ostrich egg, you not only see an extensive amount of work but you also see a story. At the very top is a beautifully designed and etched vintage vector nautical compass. Just below the nautical compass is a banner with hearts and birds. Below the banner, there are four etchings of woman looking forlorn and either writing a note or carrying a note. Note the victorian dress. At the base are the ships, whales and men who perhaps are connected in some way to the women. This is all hand done and beautifully illustrated. As a note the egg itself is very strong and in great condition. The decorated egg comes with stand. Approximately 7" high.(BLDETE)
List Price:$1550

RARE & EARLY WOODEN BARBERS (BLEEDERS) POLE

This is a rare and early wooden Barbers (Bleeders) pole. Note the traditional red and white stripes which dates back to the time when the barber was the local surgeon due to the fact that he had the sharp instruments. The red represents the blood and the white represents the bandages and the pole advertised that the proprietor was a barber and a surgeon! The sign can be hung on a wall using the wrought iron hand forged bracket. The paint is all original and maintains much of its original color. This unusual and rare barber’s pole is in excellent condition. (KETE)Dimensions: 40”L, 5 1/4”W (At widest point)List Price: $750

FIVE COMPARTMENT STORE DISPLAY BOX - 19th CENTURY

This is a very unusual dovetailed, square nailed  well made box. First of all, all the compartments are the same size. All of the compartments have sliding lids with finger pulls. The inside is very clean. In addition, there appears to be blotches of red wax on the front and sides. After some thought we think it was used in a store and the wax was used  to display what was inside each compartment! The box is in excellent condition with only some minor loss on the base(ALDK)
Dimensions: 25 3/4"L x 11 1/4"D x 6 1/2"H. 
List Price: $495

19th CENTURY SPONGEWARE PITCHER -#51

A wonderful blue sponge ware pitcher
A blue spongeware pitcher with blue sponging all around, on handle and on rim. The pitcher has a small blemish on the side (see second photo) which is a result of foreign matter in clay which burned in kiln.The  overall condition is very good with no cracks or chips. (CARL)
Height: 9"
SOLD

EARLY SCHOOL SLATE

REMEMBER THOSE DAYS WHEN YOU DID ALL YOUR WORK ON A PIECE OF SLATE. THIS IS A WELL MADE SCHOOL SLATE WITH BRASS CORNER SUPPORTS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. (BETE)
DIMENSIONS: 12 5/8" x 8 5/8"
List Price: $175

EARLY "STITCHERY LETTER" FROM SISTER TO SISTER

A BEAUTIFUL AND THOUGHTFUL "STITCHERY" LETTER BETWEEN TWO SISTERS WHEN ONE SISTER WAS MOVING  (CTKE)
List Price: $675

UNIQUE JERRY MARTIN HAND MADE LAMP

What makes this hand made working lamp so unique is that it was made from vintage lard containers. It has a great look and as you can see from the photos the height of the shade is adjustable. (AOTK)
Dimensions: 18” H x 71/4” DIA.
List Price: $575

SHORE BIRD ON DRIFTWOOD

A nicely designed presentation of a shore bird on a piece of driftwood. The painting of the bird is well done and the bird sits well on the driftwood. Love the beak! (LDLE)
List Price: $325

SNOWBIRDS 1800s

Cast iron plates of many designs on iron straps are SNOWBIRDS FROM THE 1800s. Anchored by the holes to roof edges under materials such as slate or tile they were meant to retain snow for insulation. Others believed they could prevent any layer of snow from plunging down on the heads of pedestrians. The name occurred because platforms were often shaped like birds or eagles and looking up people mistook them for feathered perchers. Two shapes are available: 
List Price: Bird $250 (10)
List Price: Tree $120 (6)

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