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18TH CENTURY PHILADELPHIA COUNTY, PA BIRTH AND BAPTISM FRAKTUR. Watercolor and Ink mirror image fraktur with columns, tulips and floral devices. In a period grain painted frame, 17/5” x 20.5” overall.

Condition: Very good with light foxing and toning.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $3,304


PENNSYLVANIA FEDERAL WALNUT TWO-PART DUTCH CUPBOARD. Circa 1790-1800. Cove-molded cornice, two 6-pane glazed upper doors with pie shelf. Lower section with 3 split lip-molded dovetailed drawers, two lower paneled doors, molded base and bracket feet. 82.52”h. x 57.52”w. x 22”d.

Condition: Very good, old surface and original hardware.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $1,500-2,500

Price Realized: $4,366


PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE SOFTWOOD TWO-PART DUTCH CUPBOARD. Painted chrome yellow. Ogee-molded cornice, two 6-pane glazed upper doors, wrought iron H-hinges, boldly reeded stiles and open pie shelf. Lower section with three split lip-molded dovetailed drawers, two lower sunken panel doors, molded base and ogee bracket feet. 84.5”h. x 55.5”w. x 21.5”d.

Condition: Good with wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $5,546




CENTRE COUNTY, PA FOLK ART “TREE OF LIFE" STAND. 19th Century. Mixed wood center pedestal stand with 62 drawers, including birth and death drawers. Made by Henry Orndorf, a Centre County, Pennsylvania cabinet maker. Article featuring this piece "The Clarion Folk Art Magazine" 1985, pages 34-38. (copy included). 28.5”h. x 20.5” square.

Condition: Good with wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $11,800


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY THREE-COLOR SLIP MINIATURE LOAF DISH. Inscribed on back "From Denver, PA". (Lancaster County).

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA. The next item was purchased together with this lot and appears to be the same hand. 5.5”w.

Condition: Very good with edge chips.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $21,240


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY THREE-COLOR SLIP MINIATURE OVAL PLATTER.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA. The previous item was purchased together with this lot and appears to be the same hand. 5.5”w.

Condition: Good with edge chips.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $22,420


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY THREE-COLOR SLIP PIE PLATE. Slip rabbit design and lettered "Eas". Coggle wheel edge, 6.75” diameter.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Good with small edge chips.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $500-800

Price Realized: $3,068


PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY YELLOW SLIP DECORATED SQUARE PLATE. Unusual embossed stylized tulip, coggle wheel edge with canted corners, 5.25” x 5/5”.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Good with rim chips.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $5,900


YELLOW SPATTER CHINA THISTLE PATTERN COVERED FOOTED SUGAR BOWL. Paneled form with open handles, double sided decoration with red flower and green leaves, 8” H.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Excellent.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $5,000-8,000

Price Realized: $18,880


RARE GAUDY DUTCH SOFT PASTE CHINA STRAWFLOWER PATTERN TODDY PLATE. Impressed “Riley”, 5.5. diameter,

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $2,596


FIVE-COLOR RAINBOW SPATTER STAFFORDSHIRE CHINA MILK PITCHER. Alternating bands of blue, red, green, yellow and black. With elaborate green spatter foliate scroll handle and embossed tulip and scroll spout, 7”h.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $2,500-3,500

Price Realized: $4,366


PURPLE SPATTER WINDMILL PATTERN CHILD’S CUP AND SAUCER. Red windmill with blue roof and yellow door decoration. Saucer 4" diameter.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Excellent.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $4,720


RARE 4-COLOR RAINBOW SPATTER CHINA LOOP PATTERN CUP AND SAUCER, yellow, blue, red and green alternating bands of color.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $2,000-4,000

Price Realized: $20,060


RED SPATTER SCHOOL HOUSE PATTERN CHINA CUP PLATE. Red School house with green tree and brown and green ground. 5” diameter.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $2,006


RARE JOHN BOYER 19TH CENTURY GAIN PAINTED DECORATED WOOD SEED CHEST, Circa 1870-1880. Attributed to John Palm Boyer, Brickerville, Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, PA. Hinged lid with compartmented interior, Three rows of 5 drawers above a stepped lower row of 7 smaller drawers, boot-jack cut out feet. All drawers with original brass mushroom pulls. 23"h. x 19.25”w. x 7.5”d.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $20,000-40,000

Price Realized: $28,320


RARE BUCHER PAINT-DECORATED DOME LID TRINKET BOX. Attributed to Heinrich Bucher, Berks County, PA, early 19th century. With two houses, red and white tulips and trees with green leaves on a black ground. Tin and wire hinges and hasp. 5"h. X 9.5”w. X 6.75”d.

Condition: Good with wear and age cracks.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $4,000-6,000
Price Realized: $6,490

PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY WALLPAPER COVERED TRINKET BOX. Round form, blue ground with burnt orange and yellow foliate motif.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA. Auction receipt inside from Gene's uncle's sale stating it belonged to his grandparents. 2.75”h. x 4" diameter.

Condition: Good with minor wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $2,596


LANCASTER COUNTY PA 1842 TEARDROP FORM WALLPAPER BOX. Interior German imprint newspaper lining lists numerous Lancaster County Townships. Blue ground with orange and yellow floral and geometric motif. 1.52”h. x 4"l.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good with minor wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $3,304


PETER DERR BRASS AND WROUGHT IRON BETTY LAMP, Signed "P.D. 1852". (Peter Derr, Berks County, Pennsylvania 1793-1868.) Copper base, hanging hook and wick pick. 5.5”h

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good with wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $1,000-2,000

Price Realized: $2,360




FINE PENNSYLVANIA 19TH CENTURY WROUGHT IRON PIE CRIMPER. Bird finial with punched decoration and stylized tulip forked terminal. 8.5”l.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good with wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $1,000-1,500

Price Realized: $3,186




PENNSYLVANIA 18TH CENTURY WROUGHT IRON BETTY LAMP. With brass tulip finial initialed "A.O.". Dated 1777 on back plate. Complete with hanging hook and wick pick. 4.25”h.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Good with pitting and wear.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $300-500

Price Realized: $2,950




E. GINDER 1847 ALPHABET JACQUARD COVERLET. 80" x 88”.

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $885




LANCASTER COUNTY, PA 1820 SHOW TOWEL. Signed "Veronica Rutt 1820". With urns of flowers needlework and peacock, bird, tulips and floral drawn-work panels. Found in Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, PA. 53" x 16".

Provenance: Eugene and the late Vera Charles collection, Lancaster, PA.

Condition: Very good.

Sold at Conestoga Auctions May 22, 2021.

Estimate: $200-400

Price Realized: $1,416




PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA PAINTED FIREMAN’S PARADE HAT FOR TAYLOR HOSE COMPANY, the front adorned with a circular vignette of General and President Zachary Taylor, the top with a bell and eight point compass star, initialed S.Y., the reverse with large gilt initials T.H, all on a rare blue ground with red edge and underside of brim, 6" h., 13.5" w., 14.5" d.

Provenance: Property of a New Jersey Educational Institution.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $8,000-12,000

Price Realized: $22,680


PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA PAINTED FIREMAN’S PARADE HAT FOR THE UNITED STATES HOSE COMPANY, the front adorned with an oval vignette of a seated Liberty, the top with compass star, inscribed on front United We Stand, Divided We Fall, and rear US Hose, all on a black ground with red edge and underside of brim, 5.5" h., 13.5" w., 14.5" d.

Provenance: Property of a New Jersey Educational Institution.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $5,000-10,000

Price Realized: $25,200


EARLY FIRE PUMP WAGON, ca. 1747. Purportedly made in England for a Philadelphia volunteer fire company. It was in use until the mid 19th c. when it was given to the Pavonia Hose Company #3 in Stockton and subsequently to the William Penn Fire Company #1 in 1900. It was donated to the present institution in 1925.

Provenance: Property of a New Jersey Educational Institution.

Condition:Approx. 108" l., 64" h., 52" w. Possibly made in Philadelphia, ca. 1800, by Patrick Lyon. Both handles stamped illegibly with maker's name.

Condition not examined.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $5,000-8,000

Price Realized: $8,820


LARGE MOCHA BOWL WITH EARTHWORM DECORATION, 4.25" h., 12" diameter.

Provenance: A Pennsylvania collection.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $3,000-4,000

Price Realized: $5,544


MOCHA PITCHER WITH EARTHWORM DECORATION and white wavy lines on a brown ground, 6 .5” h.

Provenance: A Pennsylvania collection.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $3,276


RARE CARVED MAPLE RUNNING FOX BUTTERPRINT, 19th c., 4.125” diameter.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $400-500

Price Realized: $2,268


REVEREND HENRY YOUNG (SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA 1792-1858), COLUMBIA COUNTY INK AND WATERCOLOR FRAKTUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE, for William Wright, b. 1821, with a central drawing of an officer on horseback titled Northumberland Troop, 9.25" x 7.5". The Northumberland Troop fought in the Revolutionary war. It was raised in August, 1776 in Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $3,000-5,000

Price Realized: $7,560


DAVID KULP (SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA 1777-1834) INK AND WATERCOLOR FRAKTUR BOOKPLATE, for Barbara Meyer, dated 1805, with a finely detailed bird and tulip vines over a cartouche with script, 6.25" x 3.5”.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $4,000-6,000

Price Realized: $8,820


CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA FEDERAL MAHOGANY BOWFRONT CHEST OF DRAWERS, ca. 1810, bearinga partialmakers label of Isaac Weaver, West Chester, 37.25" h., 41.5" w.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $800-1,200

Price Realized: $1,890


MRS. MOSES B. RUSSELL (AMERICAN 1809-1884), VIBRANT MINIATURE WATERCOLOR PORTRAIT OF A BOY WEARING A RED DRESS, seated on a pillow with basket of fruit in front, 5.25" x 4.25". Pictured in "Shared Legacy", plate 14, page 128, 129.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $5,000-10,000

Price Realized: $40,320


RARE CARVED MAPLE OVAL TULIP AND STAR DECORATED BUTTER MOLD, with traces of date, possibly 1781 on its side, 5.5" l.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $400-600

Price Realized: $1,764


LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA PAINTED POPLAR COMPASS ARTIST DOME LID BOX, early 19th c., retaining its original red and white floral pinwheel decoration on a blue ground, 8.5" h., 13.25" w.

Provenance: A Berks County, Pennsylvaniacollection.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $12,000-18,000

Price Realized: $11,350


WYTHE COUNTY, VIRGINIA WALNUT PIE SAFE, 19th c., with single drawer and two cupboard doors, having punched tin floral panels, 42" h., 39.25" w.

Condition:Overall very good condition. Staining to top. Minor rusting to panels. One side panel with dents.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $2,000-3,000

Price Realized: $6,048


PHILADELPHIA WILLIAM AND MARY CEDAR AND WALNUT BIBLE BOX, ca. 1750, initialed IE, above a line and berry inlaid tulip vine, 9" h., 21.5" w., 14" d.

Condition:Hinges replaced. One hinge not attached. Top warped. Old mellow finish. Patch to rear corner of lid. Feet probably early replacements.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $3,000-4,000

Price Realized: $8,190


WILHELM SCHIMMEL (CUMBERLAND VALLEY, PENNSYLVANIA 1817-1890), LARGE CARVED AND PAINTED ROOSTER, retaining its original untouched polychrome surface, 8.5" h. Few roosters of this size by Schimmel are known.

Condition:Minor scattered flaking/loss of paint. Old darkened varnish surface. No apparent cracks.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $7,000-9,000

Price Realized: $16,380




PETER DERR (BERKS COUNTY 1793-1868), RARE IRON DOOR LOCK, stamped P.D on thumbpieces, box - 3.5" x 5.25”.

Sold at Pook and Pook May 21, 2021.

Estimate: $1,000-1,500

Price Realized: $4,788


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