Folk Art 1: Game Boards, Weathervanes, Mechanical Banks

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LATE 19th CENTURY PAINTED AND INCISED GAME BOARD

THIS A WONDERFUL LOOKING 19th CENTURY GAME BOARD IN BLACK AND RED PAINT. NOTE THAT THE GAME BOARD IS FRAMED AND THAT THE FRAME IS ATTACHED WITH SQUARE NAILS. NOTE ALSO THAT THIS SINGLE BOARD IS INCISED WHICH IS SOMEWHAT UNIQUE FOR A BOARD THIS EARLY. GREAT CONDITION,GREAT PAINT!! (AKTE)
DIMENSIONS: 17 1/2" X 17 1/2"
LIST PRICE: $425

UMBER & BLACK SIGNED 1876 NEW HAMPSHIRE GAME BOARD

A nice looking one board raw umber with a touch of orange and black game board. The board is signed E. J. Westgate Meriden N.H. Dec. 12,1876.The frame is square nailed and is in good condition. (BLWKE)
Dimensions:151/4" x 133/4"
List Price: $1550

*BITTERSWEET & BLACK GAME BOARD - 19th CENTURY

A  great looking 19th century one board  bittersweet and black New England game board. The paint is all original and in wonderful condition. The frame is attached with square nails and the back has appropriate oxidation. (BEETE)
Dimensions: 191/2" x 193/4"
List Price: $950

*LION and TWO MONKEYS MECHANICAL BANK

The "Lion and Two Monkeys" mechanical bank was manufactured by Kyser & Rex, Philadelphia, Pa. It was based on a patent issued to Louis Kyser  and Alfred C. Rexon July 17,1883. It should be noted that the monkeys arms are brass. The bank is all original (including the glass eyes) and in working condition. Note the great paint. (BOKE)
Price: $2250

Speaking Dog Mechanical Bank 1885

The patent for the Speaking Dog Bank was issued on July 14,1885 and was first Manufactured by Shepard Hardware Co. of Buffalo, New York. Later J&E Stevens produced the bank. The Shepard version has the distinctive rectangular coin trap (which this one has) and the Stevens Bank has the round trap. The bank is all original and in working condition. (OOK)
Price: $1150

GILDED RUNNING HORSE WEATHERVANE -LATE 19th CENTURY

A 19th century running horse weathervane with an old gilt surface. While the weathervane is in good condition there is age related ware but also a nice verdigris patina that only develops over time. (LETEDE)
Dimensions: 23"L, 15"H
List Price:$2800

PARCHEESI BOARD 19th CENTURY

A very colorful (greens, reds, yellows) one board 19th century parcheesi board. In wonderful condition.(BHEE)
Dimensions: 18" x 181/8"
List Price: $2100

PAINTED GAME BOARD-19th CENTURY

A single board framed game board with black and orange squares. Note that there is some loss on the paint. Also note the applied molded edge (with hand cut screws).  The condition reflects age and use. (CEDE)
Dimensions: 173/8" x 28"
List Price: $495

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