Decorative Arts

Eagle and Serpent Weathervane

American                                         Copper, later metal stand Late 19th century H: 33 1/2″; W: 30″ Unusual form of weathervane with nice patina. Ex-collection: John and Lil Palmer $7,500


Thomas Ketland attributed Flintlock Pistol

Attributed to Thomas Ketland Birmingham, England, circa 1779-1780 Hallmarked “B” two times and crossed swords Wood, brass, silver, iron Thomas Ketland Sr. started in business about 1760. Sometime between 1778 and 1779 he formed a partnership with William Walker, a highly successful Birmingham merchant whose main stock in trade was selling space on vessels trading with […]


Maysville, Kentucky 4 Gallon Crock

Stamped: N. Cooper and Power/Maysville KY        1875-1900 Stoneware with cobalt decoration 12″ Bold and graphic design from a rare Kentucky maker. N.Cooper and Power refers to the partnership of Maysville merchant, Newton Cooper and his brother-in-law, Hugh Power. $5,400


Kentucky Longrifle signed by Henry Carter, circa 1830

                                                                                              Marked: H Carter/KY on top of barrel For […]


Train Weathervane

                                                                            Train Weathervane Late 19th/Early 20th Century Copper, later wooden base Length: 30″ Sheet copper weathervane in the […]

Train weathervane

Creamware Plate with Shield Eagle

                                        Liverpool, England Earthenware with lead glaze with applied transfer prints Dated 1802 10” diameter   Surrounding the eagle on this creamware plate are the words from Thomas Jefferson’s first inaugural address delivered March 4, 1801: […]

creamware plate with shield eagle

Creamware Jug with Political Cartoon, circa 1809

  Creamware with transfer print and traces of original gilding Attributed to Herculaneum Pottery, Liverpool, England Circa 1807-1809 H: 8″: Diameter at bowl 6″. Ex: Teitelman Collection   While the majority of creamware jugs and bowls were decorated with portraits of famous individuals, ships, allegorical or historical imagery, a few featured political caricatures.  On one […]

Creamware jug with Political Cartoon, circa 1809

Stoneware Crock by George N. Fulton, Allegheny County VA

                                                              Signed G.N. Fulton for George N. Fulton(1794-1894) Fulton Pottery, Allegheny County VA 1867-1885 Salt-glazed stoneware with manganese decoration H: 7″; Diameter: 9″ For a […]