Horse Pull Toys, Carved and Painted, Pine
Late 19th Century
Ex Bernard Barenholtz Collection
On the right, a standing figure of a chestnut horse with a incised and painted black mane and tail, mounted on a green painted rolling base; the second horse painted a black-brown with incised mane, forelock and tail, the figure mounted on a rectangular cigar box base with the label of B.P. Clark Cigar Manufacturer (Boston, established 1853) on the bottom, has rollers and string pull. (Height large: 14": height small: 9.75")
$1,225 for the pair
Carved and Painted Packard with Driver, Unique
Toy, showroom ornament, fragment; just for fun?
(L: 13.5"; H: 5"; W: 2.25")
Carved and Painted Popeye, Head and Shoulders Sculpture
Missing brim of hat.
(H: 7"; base: 4.75 by 3.25")
Jumping Jack, Folk Art, Carved Articulated Figural Push Pull Toy, Original Paint
Unknown Maker, found in Virginia
Detailed facial features; arms and legs pinned to shaped body, very good condition
Literature: American Primitive, Discoveries in Folk Sculpture by Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca; page 138, figure 189. H: 20.75"
Marionette, Pig Figure, Fabric Clothing, Polychrome
1st Half 20th Century
Dimensions: 10.5" H.
Monkey Wearing Red Hat and Tails Climbing Pole Toy, Original Paint
Late 19th to Early 20th Century
Dimensions: 15 to 17.25" H.
Toy Ship, Hot Air Launch, Live Steam Powered, With Flag and Burner
Ernst Plank, embossed winged wheel logo on kettle
Painted in cream, green, black, and gold; gold paint on hull refreshed; brass horizontal steam boiler; very good working condition.
(L: 12.25"; W: 3"; H: 5.75")
Toys, Mickey and Minnie Mouse
Circa 1930 to 1940
Borgfeldt and Company
Wood flex figures, all original
Mickey has decal on chest and both feet and Minnie has decals on each of her feet.
Minnie's head string is loose but otherwise both are in excellent condition.
Dimensions: 7" H.
Old red paint with yellow decoration on sides, a wooden wheel with a turned axle and wire nail construction. Overall condition is good, with one glue-repaired handle mentioned for accuracy. Measures 25-inches in length, 12-inches in width and 6.25-inches in height.
Cast Iron Mechanical Toy
Bear and man holding sledge hammers
Original black paint
Sliding mechanism allows figures to strike anvil with hammers.
Dimensions: 4.75-inches high, 13-inches long.
Lot Of 28 Whalebone Dominoes
Although dominoes are mentioned in whaling journals, they are rarely found as scrimshaw...
This group demonstrates great age as evidenced by then primitive fashioning, tool marks and spacing of drilled number holes. The red and black pigment used to fill holes is long gone. Probably made shipboard by a sailor during leisure time- playing cards was an important and enjoyable pastime aboard ship. Each piece measures 1 3/16 by .5 by 3/8-inches.
An Exceedingly Rare Signed "Hersey" Toy Bedroom Suite
Only one other complete set known
Labeled-Samuel Hersey (1783-1876)
"Toy Town" Hingham, Massachusetts
Three drawer chest, wash stand, cannonball bed and quilt rack all remaining in fine original condition. The label is in drawer of chest and reads, " Manufactured by SAM'L HERSEY, Hersey Street, Hingham, Mass.
Chest dimensions: 4.5-inches high, 6.5-inches wide, 3-inches deep.
Wash stand dimensions: 5.25-inches high, 3-inches wide, 2.5-inches deep.
Bed dimensions: 6.25-inches high, 9.25-inches long, 7.25-inches wide.
Quilt rack dimensions: 4.25-inches high, 3.5-inches wide, 1.5-inches deep.
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Toy Foot Stool - SOLD
Dimensions: 3.75-inches high, 6.75-inches wide, 3.5-inches deep.
348-197 - SOLD