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Antique Optometrist Trade Sign, Eyeglasses, Painted Eyes, Banner with Name
American, 19th Century
Zinc and Sheet Iron…rare small size, historic surface - SOLD

A two-sided optometrist trade sign in scarcely encountered small size; pair of glasses featuring painted eyes surmounting a banner inscribed “J.D. Coles” (24” by 8”)

1305-1 - SOLD

Early Empire Mirror, Paint Decorated Ogee Molded Frame, Reverse Painted Tablet
American, Possibly Baltimore or Philadelphia, circa 1825-1845
Poplar and white pine - SOLD

At four-feet tall, this architecturally significant mirror retaining original fancy paint is worthy of attention. (Original thin plate and eglomise panel; as depicted and expected…scattered minor paint losses; 49" x 27.25" x 4")



Tonawanda Man, Articulated Calliope Figure, Herschell-Spillman Company
Tonawanda, New York, Circa 1905
Polychrome, wood, metal, and fabric - SOLD

This fine and sensitive figure is extremely rare, one of a very few extant examples. The figure wearing his original clothing and leather shoes remains in excellent condition. The figure was originally connected to a carousel mechanism, the arm moved in a cranking motion while the head swayed back-and-forth. (Height: 51”; on stand: 68”)

195-31 - SOLD

Copper Alloy Gothic Candlestick
Five Discoid Knop Form
North West Europe
15th Century

The long flaring socket having rounded molding at rim is pierced with square extracting aperture above shaft with five interspaced ring turned discoid knops above base featuring a stepped cone within waisted, integral drip base-tray above a flaring skirt. (Dimensions: H: 10.75 ”)

Period Joint Stool, Joined Table, William & Mary, American, Block & Turned Legs
Mid-Atlantic, circa 1700-1740

The tall proportions suggest that it may have been intended as a small table/stand
A white walnut [butternut] and pine joint stool/table featuring a rectangular top with thumb-molded edge above a plain apron with beaded edge joining raked block and baluster turned legs with remnants of button feet; the legs joining box stretcher. Top retains original wooden pegs and rosehead nails; double peg mortice and tenon joinery…nice old color. Very minor imperfections consistent and typical of age and use; during the 19th century a few screws were added; shrinkage crack to one block.
(Height: 23"; top: 22.5" x 12")


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