Decorative Arts

Longrifle by James McCamant, Wellsburg West Virginia

                                            Longrifle Signed by James McCamant Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia Maple, iron, steel, brass Circa 1835 Length: 57″     James McCamant (b. 1777)  sired a generation of gunsmiths, first in Wellsburg West Virginia and […]

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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

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Maysville, Kentucky 4 Gallon Crock

Stamped: N. Cooper and Power/Maysville KY        1875-1900 Stoneware with cobalt decoration 12″ Tall 11″ Diameter 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

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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: […]

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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

Three Ring Spirit Decanter

                                    Blown three ring Spirit Decanter Colorless lead glass probably Pittsburgh, PA Circa 1825-1835 H; 10″ with stopper Small crack in neck $150    

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Blown and Engraved Decanter with Stopper

                                Decanter with Copper Wheel Engraving Colorless lead glass Circa 1790-1810 Probably American $495  

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