Caught Our Eye: Rugs, Unique Items

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EARLY HEART SHAPED SNUFF BOX

BEAUTIFULLY HAND CARVED AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
DIMENSIONS: 2/1/2" X 2 1/4" X 7/8" 
LIST PRICE: $395  (ALTR)

HOOKED RUG (CAT'S DELIGHT) ca:1920 NEW ENGLAND

A beautifully made hooked rug with a braided border featuring a cat and  six birds.  Uniquely framed within a braided rug. This rug was recently professionally cleaned and mounted.  Outstanding condition.  (TKKDE))
Dimensions: 30" x 48"
 Price: $650  Includes Shipping

CORN LEAF MOP

I don't know how well this mop worked but it sure is unique and interesting. It was made from the leaves on a corn stalk with the leaves being held together by forcing them into numerous holes in a short log. The handles then applied. (AKTE)
List Price: $425

 CAST IRON CARNIVAL SHOOTING TARGET

An early cast iron swan target with stand. The swan exhibits wonderful detail on both sides and interesting patina combination of red, gold and brown paint.(CKET)
Dimensions: 6 3/8" H, 5 3/4"W
Price: $485    Includes Shipping

SAMPLER - ANN ARKINS AUGUST 1813

Ann Larkins August 1813
COLORFUL, BALANCED DISPLAY OF STITCHING SHOWING FLOWERS, FLOWERING TREES, HEARTS AND CROWNS, FLORAL BORDER AND FRAMED.
MINOR BREAKAGE AND SOME DISCOLORATION  ON BORDER. GOOD CONDITION (ATRK)
Ann Larkins August 1813
DIMENSIONS: 9 1/2" X 12" 
LIST PRICE: $575

DUTCH DELFT TILES 1680-1750

An interesting set of 11 Dutch Delft tiles with various ship scenes and "ox-head corner designs in under glazed blue. These tiles were used by Dutch settlers as wall or fireplace tiles. As one would expect, the condition of the tiles varies. (CETE)
Dimensions: 5" Square
Price: $500  Includes Shipping

ESTERBROOK EIGHT BALL DESK SET

An Esterbrook pale green desk set in outstanding condition. It is so clean it appears that it was never used and the 2556 nib (firm, fine). 20th century. 
Price: $45

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.
Sale Price: $450  Includes Shipping

CARVED DIPPER-SIGNED & DATED 1875

This is an American tiger maple dipper that is signed M Taylor and dated 1875. It is extremely well done and in outstanding condition. In addition to the interesting facial features on the cup, note the design of the fish tail handle. A great example of American folk art. (LTLK)
 Price: $250  Includes Shipping

Virginia Mantle ca:1800

A very early mantle from the home of Alton and Mary Cox of 47Stuart in Stuarts Draft, Virginia (written on the back of mantle)   The mantle is pegged and square nailed and note the saw cuts on the post. We found one very find repair on the front of the mantle.. The overall condition is excellent.(LCE/ASK)
Dimensions: 64"L x 473/4"H, Opening: 421/4"W x 311/2"H
List Price: $395

BIBLICAL SAMPLER -BY MARY ANN MORGAN-DATED 1894

A beautiful biblical sampler with 6 bible verses signed Mary Ann Morgan age 14 and dated 1894. Mary Ann Morgan lived from 1880 -  1969 in London,Llansteffan, and Dyfed West Wales. She was the daughter of John Morgan and granddaughter of Carmarthen Maltster. She married Arthur Baker (goldsmith of London) in 1899.
Note the extensive work on the border which includes trees, birds,  flowers, dogs, and numerous geometric forms. Note also the extensive use of color and excellent condition  of the sampler. (DCETE)
Biblical Verses: James 4:10, Hebrew 13:8, Psalm 40:8, Psalm 136:6, Psalm 103:2, Revelation 2:10
Dimensions: 28 1/8"L X  19 5/8"W
List Price:$650

*SHORE BIRD ON DRIFTWOOD

A nicely designed presentation of a shore bird on a piece of driftwood. The bird has glass eyes, painting of the bird is well done and the bird sits well on the driftwood. Love the beak!  (LDLE)
Dimensions: Length of driftwood  13 1/4", Length of bird 8", Height of bird 5 3/4"
Price: $250   Includes Shipping