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May 4, 2013 Three-Session Auction (Semi-Annual Maryland Sale; American Textiles; Americana) Featured Photos

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Rare Iron Pie Crimper with 1794 Large Cent Make-Do WheelRare Iron Pie Crimper with 1794 Large Cent Make-Do WheelRare Iron Pie Crimper with 1794 Large Cent Make-Do Wheel
Rare Iron Pie Crimper with 1794 Large Cent Make-Do Wheel
Rare Iron Pie Crimper with Whale-Tail Handle and 1794 Large Cent Wheel, American, first half 19th century. L 5 1/2".

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Henry Walton (1804-1865), Ithaca, NY, 1849 Oil on Canvas Shipwreck PaintingHenry Walton (1804-1865), Ithaca, NY, 1849 Oil on Canvas Shipwreck Painting
Important Oil on Canvas Painting of a Shipwreck, Signed "H. Walton / 1849," Henry Walton (American, 1804-1865). Provenance: A recently-discovered work by the New York State portrait and landscape artist, Henry Walton. Literature: For more information, see "Artist of Ithaca: Henry Walton and His Odyssey," the catalog for the 1988 exhibit of Walton's work, held at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art in Ithaca, NY. Framed Dimensions: 41 3/4" x 33 1/4".

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David Y. Ellinger (American, 1913-2003) Theorem on Velvet Painting of a Bird in Canton Bowl
David Y. Ellinger (American, 1913-2003) Theorem on Velvet Painting of a Bird in Bowl of Fruit, 20th century. Framed Dimensions: 21 1/2" x 19 3/8".

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Rare Collection of Material Related to William Murray Stone, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of MDRare Collection of Material Related to William Murray Stone, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of MDRare Collection of Material Related to William Murray Stone, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of MD
Rare Collection of Material Related to William Murray Stone, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, incl. Handwritten Sermon, Pamphlets and Estate Inventory Valuing Slaves.

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Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50
Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50
Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-50
Flintlock Kentucky Rifle, Casper Fordney, Lancaster, PA, 1830-1850.

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Rare David Rohrer, Lebanon, PA Iron Meat Fork with Heart-Shaped HandleRare David Rohrer, Lebanon, PA Iron Meat Fork with Heart-Shaped Handle
Rare Wrought Iron Meat Fork with Heart-Form Handle, Stamped "D. ROHRER," David Rohrer (Lebanon, PA, 1800-1843). L 18 3/4".

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Rare and Early Eastern Shore of Maryland Watercolor Portrait of Elizabeth Anne Stewart, c1805
Rare and Early Eastern Shore of Maryland Watercolor Portrait of Elizabeth Anne Stewart, Signed on Reverse "E.A. Stewart," circa 1805.

Elizabeth Anne Stewart was born in Somerset County, MD in 1790. She married into the promiment Sudler family of Somerset County, becoming the wife of Tubman Waters "Tubby" Sudler on November 5, 1817. She died in 1863, and was buried at the family's estate, Sudler's Conclusion on Back Creek.

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Carved Cane w/ Finely Carved Dog Handle, PA origin, possibly Schtockschnitzler SimmonsCarved Cane w/ Finely Carved Dog Handle, PA origin, possibly Schtockschnitzler SimmonsCarved Cane w/ Finely Carved Dog Handle, PA origin, possibly Schtockschnitzler SimmonsCarved Cane w/ Finely Carved Dog Handle, PA origin, possibly Schtockschnitzler Simmons
Carved Wooden Cane with Dog Handle, attributed to Schtockschnitzler Simmons (active 1885-1910), Pennsylvania origin. L 36 1/4". Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in a Cumberland County, PA collection.

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Very Rare Maryland War of 1812 Contract SaberVery Rare Maryland War of 1812 Contract SaberVery Rare Maryland War of 1812 Contract Saber
Very Rare Maryland War of 1812 Contract Saber, Impressed "M".

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Marlin Model 1891 Lever Action RifleMarlin Model 1891 Lever Action RifleMarlin Model 1891 Lever Action Rifle
Marlin Model 1891 Lever Action RifleMarlin Model 1891 Lever Action Rifle
Marlin Model 1891 Lever Action Rifle.

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Rare Early Wrought Iron Miniature Utensil SetRare Early Wrought Iron Miniature Utensil Set
Unusual Wrought Iron Miniature Cooking Utensil Set, American, circa 1800. L (of spatula) 9 1/2".

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Civil War Archive: Letters and Illustrations of Albert Tilton, Union Company ArtistCivil War Archive: Letters and Illustrations of Albert Tilton, Union Company ArtistCivil War Archive: Letters and Illustrations of Albert Tilton, Union Company Artist
Civil War Archive: Letters and Illustrations of Albert Tilton, Union Company ArtistCivil War Archive: Letters and Illustrations of Albert Tilton, Union Company ArtistCivil War Archive: Letters and Illustrations of Albert Tilton, Union Company Artist
Important Civil War Archive of Albert Tilton, Union Company Artist, including Illustrations and Letters.

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Album of 54 London and Holland Albumen Prints, Many by Francis Godolphin Osborne StuartAlbum of 54 London and Holland Albumen Prints, Many by Francis Godolphin Osborne StuartAlbum of 54 London and Holland Albumen Prints, Many by Francis Godolphin Osborne Stuart
Album of 54 London and Holland Albumen Prints, Many by Francis Godolphin Osborne StuartAlbum of 54 London and Holland Albumen Prints, Many by Francis Godolphin Osborne StuartAlbum of 54 London and Holland Albumen Prints, Many by Francis Godolphin Osborne Stuart
Album of 54 London and Holland Albumen Prints, Many by Francis Godolphin Osborne Stuart (Scottish, 1843�1923), late 19th century. Dimensions (of album): 14 1/2" x 11".

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Very Rare 1878 Smith & Wesson Revolver Engraved "Maryland Penitentiary Director"Very Rare 1878 Smith & Wesson Revolver Engraved "Maryland Penitentiary Director"Very Rare 1878 Smith & Wesson Revolver Engraved "Maryland Penitentiary Director"
Very Rare 1878 Smith & Wesson Revolver Engraved "Maryland Penitentiary Director"Very Rare 1878 Smith & Wesson Revolver Engraved "Maryland Penitentiary Director"
Very Rare 1878 Smith & Wesson Revolver, Engraved "Maryland Penitentiary Director".

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W. S. C. Clubhouse Gin Bottle, American, circa 1870
Extensive (over 175-Piece) Collection of Gin Bottles.

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Horn Cup w/ Elaborate Scrimshaw Decoration featuring Surrender of the USS Chesapeake (June 1, 1813)Horn Cup w/ Elaborate Scrimshaw Decoration featuring Surrender of the USS Chesapeake (June 1, 1813)Horn Cup w/ Elaborate Scrimshaw Decoration featuring Surrender of the USS Chesapeake (June 1, 1813)
Rare Scrimshaw Horn Cup Depicting the Surrender of the USS Chesapeake, June 1, 1813. H 4 1/2".

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Cotton Appliqued Album Quilt with Grapes Border, Pennsylvania, circa 1860Cotton Appliqued Album Quilt with Grapes Border, Pennsylvania, circa 1860Cotton Appliqued Album Quilt with Grapes Border, Pennsylvania, circa 1860
Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Album Quilt with Grapes Border, probably Pennsylvania origin, mid 19th century.

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Important Diary of Civil War Nurse Serving in Douglas General Hospital, Washington, DCImportant Diary of Civil War Nurse Serving in Douglas General Hospital, Washington, DCImportant Diary of Civil War Nurse Serving in Douglas General Hospital, Washington, DC
Important 1863 Diary of Civil War Nurse Serving in Douglas General Hospital, Washington, D.C.

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Album of 64 London Albumen Prints, incl. 8 by Francis Frith plus George Washington Wilson & Silvester ParryAlbum of 64 London Albumen Prints, incl. 8 by Francis Frith plus George Washington Wilson & Silvester ParryAlbum of 64 London Albumen Prints, incl. 8 by Francis Frith plus George Washington Wilson & Silvester Parry
Album of 64 London Albumen Prints, incl. 8 by Francis Frith plus George Washington Wilson & Silvester ParryAlbum of 64 London Albumen Prints, incl. 8 by Francis Frith plus George Washington Wilson & Silvester ParryAlbum of 64 London Albumen Prints, incl. 8 by Francis Frith plus George Washington Wilson & Silvester Parry
Album of 64 London Albumen Prints, including 8 by Francis Frith (English, 1822-1898), plus George Washington Wilson (Scottish, 1823-1893), and Silvester Parry (English, active circa 1880s). Album Dimensions: 14 1/2" x 11".

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Extremely Important Springfield Model 1855 Rifled Musket Used during Pratt Street Riot, April 19, 1861Extremely Important Springfield Model 1855 Rifled Musket Used during Pratt Street Riot, April 19, 1861Extremely Important Springfield Model 1855 Rifled Musket Used during Pratt Street Riot, April 19, 1861
Extremely Important Springfield Model 1855 Rifled Musket Used during Pratt Street Riot, April 19, 1861Extremely Important Springfield Model 1855 Rifled Musket Used during Pratt Street Riot, April 19, 1861Extremely Important Springfield Model 1855 Rifled Musket Used during Pratt Street Riot, April 19, 1861
Extremely Important and Historically Significant Springfield Model 1855 Rifled Musket Used During the Pratt Street Riot, April 19, 1861.

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Outstanding Carved Maple Effigy Ladle with Dog Head and Heart HandleOutstanding Carved Maple Effigy Ladle with Dog Head and Heart HandleOutstanding Carved Maple Effigy Ladle with Dog Head and Heart HandleOutstanding Carved Maple Effigy Ladle with Dog Head and Heart Handle
Outstanding Carved Maple Effigy Ladle with Dog Head and Heart HandleOutstanding Carved Maple Effigy Ladle with Dog Head and Heart Handle
Outstanding Carved Maple Effigy Ladle with Dog and Heart Handle and Shield-Form Bowl, American, early 19th century. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a long-term Midwestern collection. L 10".

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Magenta, Green and Orange Starburst Quilt with Bird and Floral BorderMagenta, Green and Orange Starburst Quilt with Bird and Floral Border
Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Star Quilt with Bird and Floral Border, American, second half 19th century.

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57 Piece Baltimore Rose Repousse Silver Service57 Piece Baltimore Rose Repousse Silver Service
57 Piece Baltimore Rose Repousse Silver Service, early 20th century.

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18th century Fowler, probably European for American Market18th century Fowler, probably European for American Market18th century Fowler, probably European for American Market18th century Fowler, probably European for American Market
18th century Fowler, probably European for American Market18th century Fowler, probably European for American Market
Fowler with Ornate Brass Hardware, probably European for the American Market, late 18th century.

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Rare and Important Baltimore Confederate "Ross Winans Pike," Baltimore, 1861, in Uncut ConditionRare and Important Baltimore Confederate "Ross Winans Pike," Baltimore, 1861, in Uncut Condition
Rare and Important Baltimore Confederate "Ross Winans Pike," Baltimore, 1861, in Uncut Condition.

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Very Rare Prometheotype of Henry Clay by C. Younglove Haynes, 1850Very Rare Prometheotype of Henry Clay by C. Younglove Haynes, 1850Very Rare Prometheotype of Henry Clay by C. Younglove Haynes, 1850
Very Rare Prometheotype of Henry Clay by C. Younglove Haynes, 1850Very Rare Prometheotype of Henry Clay by C. Younglove Haynes, 1850
Very Rare Framed Prometheotype of Henry Clay, C. Younglove Haynes, Philadelphia, PA, 1850. Dimensions: 29" x 24 1/4".

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Exceptional Adams County, PA Birds-in-Tree QuiltsExceptional Adams County, PA Birds-in-Tree QuiltsExceptional Adams County, PA Birds-in-Tree Quilts
Exceptional Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Nesting Birds in Tree Motif, Adams County, PA, origin. Dimensions: 94 1/2" x 83".

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Lot of Two: Stieff Rose Silver including Berry Spoon
Two Pieces of Stieff Rose Silver including a Berry Spoon, early 20th century.

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Exceptional "American Independence" Needlework Sampler, Westchester County, NY, 1826Exceptional "American Independence" Needlework Sampler, Westchester County, NY, 1826Exceptional "American Independence" Needlework Sampler, Westchester County, NY, 1826
Exceptional "American Independence" Needlework Sampler, Westchester County, NY, 1826
Exceptional Large-Sized "American Independence" Commemorative Needlework Sampler, Westchester County, NY, Signed and Dated "Amelia Treadwell / Jan 12, 1826". Framed Dimensions: 27" x 26".

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Possibly Unique Baltimore Law Enforcement Badge inscribed "KEEPER MD PENITENTIARY"Possibly Unique Baltimore Law Enforcement Badge inscribed "KEEPER MD PENITENTIARY"
Possibly Unique Baltimore Law Enforcement Badge, Inscribed "KEEPER MD PENITENTIARY," third quarter 19th century.

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Elaborate Chintz and Cotton Appliqued Mariner s Compass Quilt, Maryland, c1830Elaborate Chintz and Cotton Appliqued Mariner s Compass Quilt, Maryland, c1830Elaborate Chintz and Cotton Appliqued Mariner s Compass Quilt, Maryland, c1830
Elaborate Chintz and Cotton Appliqued Mariner s Compass Quilt, Maryland, c1830Elaborate Chintz and Cotton Appliqued Mariner s Compass Quilt, Maryland, c1830Elaborate Chintz and Cotton Appliqued Mariner s Compass Quilt, Maryland, c1830
Elaborate Appliqued Chintz and Cotton Mariner's Compass Quilt, Maryland origin, circa 1830. Provenance: Found approximately twenty years ago in Darlington, Harford County, MD.

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Blue and White Oak Leaf QuiltBlue and White Oak Leaf Quilt
Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Indigo-and-White Oak Leaf Motif, American, second half 19th century.

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Carved and Painted Wooden Cigar Store Indian, Baltimore or Wilmington AreaCarved and Painted Wooden Cigar Store Indian, Baltimore or Wilmington AreaCarved and Painted Wooden Cigar Store Indian, Baltimore or Wilmington AreaCarved and Painted Wooden Cigar Store Indian, Baltimore or Wilmington Area
Important Carved and Painted Tobacconist's Figure of an American Indian, possibly Baltimore, MD or Wilmington, DE Area, late 19th century. Height (including base) 52 1/2". Literature: For a similar example with distinctive characteristics attributed to this region, see Cigar Artists in Wood, Frederick Fried, 1970, p. 21, fig. 12.

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Needlework Sampler with Cow, Houses, Birds and Florals, by Maria Harris, 1864Needlework Sampler with Cow, Houses, Birds and Florals, by Maria Harris, 1864
Needlework Sampler with Cow, Houses, Birds and Florals, American, Signed and Dated "Maria Harris / 1864". Framed Dimensions: 20" x 19".

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Lot of Two: Rare 1860 s Pamphlets Describing Criminal Cases against Baltimore Police
Rare 1860's Pamphlets Describing Criminal Cases Against Baltimore Police.

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Outstanding 1815 Architectural Needlework Sampler, probably Washington County, MDOutstanding 1815 Architectural Needlework Sampler, probably Washington County, MD
Fine Architectural Needlework Sampler Featuring Houses Flanking a Flock of Birds, Signed and Dated "Elizabeth Edmonds / 1815," Maryland origin, probably Washington County. Framed Dimensions: 25 1/4" x 20".

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Blue and White Star QuiltBlue and White Star QuiltBlue and White Star Quilt
Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Blue-on-White Star Motif, American, second half 19th century.

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Important Flintlock Pistol w/ Eagle Butt Cap and Barrel Engraved "INDEPENDENCE," Halbach & Sons, BaltimoreImportant Flintlock Pistol w/ Eagle Butt Cap and Barrel Engraved "INDEPENDENCE," Halbach & Sons, BaltimoreImportant Flintlock Pistol w/ Eagle Butt Cap and Barrel Engraved "INDEPENDENCE," Halbach & Sons, Baltimore
Important Flintlock Pistol w/ Eagle Butt Cap and Barrel Engraved "INDEPENDENCE," Halbach & Sons, BaltimoreImportant Flintlock Pistol w/ Eagle Butt Cap and Barrel Engraved "INDEPENDENCE," Halbach & Sons, BaltimoreImportant Flintlock Pistol w/ Eagle Butt Cap and Barrel Engraved "INDEPENDENCE," Halbach & Sons, Baltimore
Important and Elaborately-Decorated Flintlock Pistol with Eagle Butt Cap and Barrel Engraved "INDEPENDENCE," attributed to Halbach & Sons, Baltimore, MD, late 18th or early 19th century. L 12 3/4".

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Outstanding Whig Rose Appliqued Quilt, Kentucky, circa 1855Outstanding Whig Rose Appliqued Quilt, Kentucky, circa 1855Outstanding Whig Rose Appliqued Quilt, Kentucky, circa 1855
Outstanding Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Whig Rose Pattern Quilt, Kentucky, circa 1855.

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Lot of 16: Rare Collection of Baltimore Civil War Patriotic Covers, Most Pertaining to Pratt St. Riot
Rare Collection of Baltimore Civil War Patriotic Covers, Most Pertaining to the Pratt Street Riot.

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Rare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album QuiltRare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album QuiltRare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album Quilt
Rare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album QuiltRare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album QuiltRare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album Quilt
Rare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album QuiltRare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album QuiltRare Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) 1852 Album Quilt
Rare Northern Shenandoah Valley Appliqued Cotton Album Quilt with Exuberant Floral Motifs, including Chambersburg, PA and Shepherdstown, VA (WV) Signatures, Dated 1852. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a long-term collection.

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Green and Orange Sunflower QuiltGreen and Orange Sunflower Quilt
Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Sunflower Decoration, American, second half 19th century.

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Rare Signed HALBACH & SONS Cap-and-Ball Pistol w/ Eagle and Shield Butt CapRare Signed HALBACH & SONS Cap-and-Ball Pistol w/ Eagle and Shield Butt CapRare Signed HALBACH & SONS Cap-and-Ball Pistol w/ Eagle and Shield Butt Cap
Rare Signed HALBACH & SONS Cap-and-Ball Pistol w/ Eagle and Shield Butt CapRare Signed HALBACH & SONS Cap-and-Ball Pistol w/ Eagle and Shield Butt Cap
Rare Cap-and-Ball Pistol with Eagle and Shield Butt Cap, Marked "HALBACH & SONS / U.S.," Baltimore, MD origin, late 18th century. L 9".

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Red and Green Appliqued Quilt with Floral Pattern, Ohio, 1877Red and Green Appliqued Quilt with Floral Pattern, Ohio, 1877Red and Green Appliqued Quilt with Floral Pattern, Ohio, 1877
Red and Green Appliqued Quilt with Floral Pattern, Ohio, 1877
Fine Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Red and Green Floral Pattern, Ohio, 1877.

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Lot of Seven: Marshall George P. Kane (Baltimore) ArticlesLot of Seven: Marshall George P. Kane (Baltimore) ArticlesLot of Seven: Marshall George P. Kane (Baltimore) Articles
Marshall George P. Kane, Baltimore Items including Oil-on-Celluloid Portrait, Rare Presentation Sheet Music, and Illustrated Patriotic Postal Cover, late 19th century.

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Cotton Appliqued Doll Quilt with Fine Bird and Foliate Designs
Fine Appliqued Cotton Doll Quilt with Bird and Foliate Designs, American, 19th century.

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Red, White and Blue Grapes and Grape Leaves QuiltRed, White and Blue Grapes and Grape Leaves Quilt
Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Red, White, and Blue Grape Vine Motif, American, second half 19th century.

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Cap-and-Ball Pistol with Brass Butt Cap and Barrel, possibly Halbach, Baltimore, c1800Cap-and-Ball Pistol with Brass Butt Cap and Barrel, possibly Halbach, Baltimore, c1800Cap-and-Ball Pistol with Brass Butt Cap and Barrel, possibly Halbach, Baltimore, c1800
Cap-and-Ball Pistol with Brass Butt Cap and Barrel, possibly Halbach, Baltimore, c1800Cap-and-Ball Pistol with Brass Butt Cap and Barrel, possibly Halbach, Baltimore, c1800
Cap-and-Ball Pistol with Brass Butt Cap and Barrel, Baltimore, MD, circa 1800. L 12 3/4".

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Fine Classical Paint-decorated Etagere, Baltimore, c1820-25Fine Classical Paint-decorated Etagere, Baltimore, c1820-25Fine Classical Paint-decorated Etagere, Baltimore, c1820-25Fine Classical Paint-decorated Etagere, Baltimore, c1820-25
Fine Classical Paint-decorated Etagere, Baltimore, c1820-25
Fine Classical Paint-Decorated Etagere, Baltimore, MD, circa 1820-1825.

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Important American Pilgrim Century Blanket Chest, Dated 1677Important American Pilgrim Century Blanket Chest, Dated 1677
Exceedingly Rare and Important Pilgrim Century American White Pine Chest with Elaborate Carving Incorporating Stars, Inscribed "A.C" and "A.W." and Dated 1677, possibly New York State or New Jersey. Provenance: Recently found in a Pennsylvania collection. Wood analysis by Alden Identification Service, Chesapeake Beach, MD.

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Cotton Appliqued Sampler Quilt with Pig and Horse BlocksCotton Appliqued Sampler Quilt with Pig and Horse BlocksCotton Appliqued Sampler Quilt with Pig and Horse Blocks
Cotton Appliqued Sampler Quilt with Pig and Horse BlocksCotton Appliqued Sampler Quilt with Pig and Horse BlocksCotton Appliqued Sampler Quilt with Pig and Horse Blocks
Appliqued Cotton Sampler Quilt including Pig and Horse Blocks, American, late 19th century.

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Elaborate Teal and Brown Quilt
Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Elaborate Teal and Brown Foliate Motif, American, second half 19th century.

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Small Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Barrel, European, c1770Small Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Barrel, European, c1770Small Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Barrel, European, c1770
Small Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Barrel, European, c1770Small Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Barrel, European, c1770
Small Flintlock Pistol with Engraved Barrel, circa 1770. L 7".

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Kentucky Rifle, Keener & Sons, Baltimore, 1802-1831Kentucky Rifle, Keener & Sons, Baltimore, 1802-1831Kentucky Rifle, Keener & Sons, Baltimore, 1802-1831
Kentucky Rifle, Keener & Sons, Baltimore, 1802-1831Kentucky Rifle, Keener & Sons, Baltimore, 1802-1831
Kentucky Rifle, Keener & Sons, Baltimore, 1802-1831.

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Rare LONDON JOCKEY / CLUBHOUSE GIN, American, 1855-1865Rare LONDON JOCKEY / CLUBHOUSE GIN, American, 1855-1865Rare LONDON JOCKEY / CLUBHOUSE GIN, American, 1855-1865
Rare LONDON JOCKEY / CLUBHOUSE GIN Gin Bottle, American, 1855-1865.

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Rare Chintz Table Runner, c1800
Early Polished Chintz Table Runner with Repeating Pattern of a Fruit Compote Surmounted by a Bird, American, circa 1800.

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Green and Rose Album-Style QuiltGreen and Rose Album-Style Quilt
Unusual Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Quilt with Floral Squares Surrounded by a Green and Rust Block Motif, American, second half 19th century.

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Large Pocket Pistol, circa 1770 sLarge Pocket Pistol, circa 1770 sLarge Pocket Pistol, circa 1770 s
Large Pocket Pistol, circa 1770 sLarge Pocket Pistol, circa 1770 s
Large Pocket Pistol with Brass Hardware, circa 1770's. L 9 1/2".

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1774 Worcester County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by Royal Governor Robert Eden1774 Worcester County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by Royal Governor Robert Eden1774 Worcester County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by Royal Governor Robert Eden
1774 Worcester County, MD Vellum Land Patent, Signed by Royal Governor Robert Eden.

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Rare COSMOPOLIET / J. J. MELCHERS / W Z SCHIEDAM Embossed Man Gin Bottle, Holland, 1880-90Rare COSMOPOLIET / J. J. MELCHERS / W Z SCHIEDAM Embossed Man Gin Bottle, Holland, 1880-90
COSMOPOLIET / J. J. MELCHERS W Z / SCHIEDAM Gin Bottle with Embossed Man, Holland, 1880-1890.

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Crazy Quilt with Bird and Butterfly DesignsCrazy Quilt with Bird and Butterfly DesignsCrazy Quilt with Bird and Butterfly Designs
Crazy Quilt with Bird and Butterfly Motifs, American, late 19th century.

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Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight, Elgin Wind Power & Pump Co., Elgin, ILCast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight, Elgin Wind Power & Pump Co., Elgin, IL
Cast Iron Rooster Windmill Weight in Old Red Paint, attributed to the Elgin Wind Power & Pump Co., Elgin, IL, circa 1900. H 16" ; L 16".

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Rare Small Flintlock Pistol with Carved Eagle s Head Butt, c1760Rare Small Flintlock Pistol with Carved Eagle s Head Butt, c1760Rare Small Flintlock Pistol with Carved Eagle s Head Butt, c1760
Rare Small Flintlock Pistol with Carved Eagle s Head Butt, c1760Rare Small Flintlock Pistol with Carved Eagle s Head Butt, c1760
Rare Small Flintlock Pistol with Carved Eagle's Head Butt, French and Indian War Period, L 7 1/2".

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1755 Worcester County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by French and Indian War Governor Horatio Sharpe1755 Worcester County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by French and Indian War Governor Horatio Sharpe
1755 Worcester County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by French and Indian War Governor Horatio Sharpe.

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Very Rare THE OLIVE TREE / JOHN L.LINNENBRINK Embossed Gin Bottle, 1863-1878Very Rare THE OLIVE TREE / JOHN L.LINNENBRINK Embossed Gin Bottle, 1863-1878
Very Rare THE OLIVE TREE / JOHN L. LINNEBRINK / SCHIEDAM Gin Bottle, circa 1863-1878.

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Dated 1900 Crazy Quilt with Bird and Animal DesignsDated 1900 Crazy Quilt with Bird and Animal DesignsDated 1900 Crazy Quilt with Bird and Animal Designs
Crazy Quilt with Bird and Animal Designs, American, Dated 1900.

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Lot of Two Toleware Pcs: Exceptional Tray with Bird and Floral Decoration and Crumber
Exceptional Toleware Tray with Elaborate Bird and Tulip Decorations on a Red Ground, 19th century. Provenance: Ex-Greg Kramer. L 22 1/4".

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Pair of Decorative Widgeon Duck Decoys, attributed to R. Madison Mitchell, Havre de Grace, MD, circa 1965
Pair of Decorative Widgeon Duck Decoys, attributed to R. Madison Mitchell, Havre de Grace, MD, circa 1965. L (of drake) 14".

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Rare Handwritten 1741 Somerset County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by Royal Governor Samuel OgleRare Handwritten 1741 Somerset County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by Royal Governor Samuel OgleRare Handwritten 1741 Somerset County, MD Vellum Land Patent Signed by Royal Governor Samuel Ogle
Rare Handwritten 1741 Somerset County, MD Vellum Land Patent, Signed by Royal Governor Samuel Ogle.

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Very Rare New York Case Gin Bottle with L. M & Co. Seal and "Centaur Gin" LabelVery Rare New York Case Gin Bottle with L. M & Co. Seal and "Centaur Gin" Label
Very Rare New York Case Gin Bottle with LM & C Seal and "Centaur Gin" Label, 19th century.

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Very Rare Linen Educational Handkerchief Explaining Silk Manufacturing Process
Very Rare Linen Educational Handkerchief Depicting the Silk Manufacturing Process, circa 1850-1855. Literature: For an identical example, see Weissman and Lavitt, Labor of Love, p. 16.

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R. W. Schaap, Wisconsin Swan DecoyR. W. Schaap, Wisconsin Swan DecoyR. W. Schaap, Wisconsin Swan Decoy
Carved and Painted Wooden Swan Decoy, Signed R.W. Schaap, Wisconsin origin, 20th century. L 21".

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Very Rare Stoneware Crock with Stenciled Cobalt Advertising for "Solid Meat Oysters," Ohio, c1880
Very Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Stenciled Cobalt Advertising for "SOLID MEAT OYSTERS," Ohio origin, circa 1880. H 13 1/4".

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Lot of Two: Early Maryland Land Deeds (1711 Deed and 1723 Vellum Deed Signed by Richard Tilghman, Esq.)
Lot of Two: Early Maryland Land Deeds including 1711 Paper Deed and 1723 Vellum Deed, Signed by Richard Tilghman, Esq.

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Scarce Marlin "XXX STANDARD" .30 Caliber Revolver with Factory Engraving, 1878Scarce Marlin "XXX STANDARD" .30 Caliber Revolver with Factory Engraving, 1878Scarce Marlin "XXX STANDARD" .30 Caliber Revolver with Factory Engraving, 1878
Scarce Marlin "XXX STANDARD" .30 Caliber Revolver with Factory Engraving, 1878Scarce Marlin "XXX STANDARD" .30 Caliber Revolver with Factory Engraving, 1878
Scarce Marlin "XXX STANDARD" .30 Caliber Revolver with Factory Engraving, 1878.

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Rare 1799 Painted Bentwood Box with Heart and Floral DesignsRare 1799 Painted Bentwood Box with Heart and Floral DesignsRare 1799 Painted Bentwood Box with Heart and Floral Designs
Rare 1799 Painted Bentwood Box with Heart and Floral DesignsRare 1799 Painted Bentwood Box with Heart and Floral Designs
Rare Painted Bentwood Box with Heart and Flowering Urn Decorations, Dated and Initialed "1799 / A S," probably PA origin. Diameter 9 3/4" ; Height 4 3/4".

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Rare Mathew Brady Abraham Lincoln "Penny Profile" CDVRare Mathew Brady Abraham Lincoln "Penny Profile" CDV
Rare Mathew Brady "Penny Profile" Carte de Visite of Abraham Lincoln, circa 1864.

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One-Gallon B.C. MILBURN / ALEXA (Alexandria, VA) Stoneware JarOne-Gallon B.C. MILBURN / ALEXA (Alexandria, VA) Stoneware JarOne-Gallon B.C. MILBURN / ALEXA (Alexandria, VA) Stoneware Jar
One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "B.C. MILBURN / ALEXA," Alexandria, VA origin, circa 1855.

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1826 Port of Baltimore Ship s Export Manifest1826 Port of Baltimore Ship s Export Manifest
1826 Port of Baltimore Ship's Export Manifest.

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Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane in Red PaintSheet Iron Rooster Weathervane in Red Paint
Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane in Red Paint, American, late 19th or early 20th century.

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