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MASSACHUSSETTS "BLUE BIRD" VOTES FOR WOMEN SIGN, MADE FOR THE EASTERN CAMPAIGN IN 1915



13 STARS IN A BEAUTIFUL MEDALLION CONFIGURATION ON A SMALL SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE DURING THE LAST QUARTER OF THE 19TH CENTURY



EXTRAORDINARY 34 STAR, CIVIL WAR PERIOD FLAG WITH EIGHT-POINTED STARS IN A PROPELLER MEDALLION ON ONE SIDE AND A DOUBLE-WREATH CONFIGURATION OF FIVE-POINTED STARS ON THE OTHER; A HOMEMADE EXAMPLE WITH ITS STRIPES STARTING AND ENDING ON WHITE; EXTREMELY SMALL IN SCALE AMONG ITS COUNTERPARTS AND A MASTERPIECE IN ALL RESPECTS, KANSAS STATEHOOD, 1861-1863



38 HAND-SEWN STARS IN A "NOTCHED" PATTERN ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG MADE AT THE TIME WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889



SILK SUFFRAGETTE SASH RIBBON IN VIOLET & GREEN WITH "VOTES FOR WOMEN" TEXT, MADE FOR THE WOMEN'S POLITICAL UNION IN NEW YORK CITY, 1910-1915



EARLY OHIO STATE FLAG WITH A BLUE DISC INSIDE THE BUCKEYE, CA 1902 - 1915, AN EXTREMELY RARE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE



CIVIL WAR ERA PARADE FLAG WITH 36 STARS IN A SCARCE FORM THAT DISPLAYS A “U” FOR UNION



38 STARS IN A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, WITH 2 OUTLIERS, ON A LARGE SCALE ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG, 1876-1889, COLORADO STATEHOOD



SILK "VOTES FOR WOMEN" RIBBON IN AN UNUSUALLY LARGE SCALE, CA 1910-1920



RARE "VOTES FOR WOMEN" PENNANT WITH AN IMAGE OF A 1911 STATUETTE CALLED "SUFFRAGIST" BY ELLA BUCHANNAN; PROBABLY OF NEW YORK ORIGIN, THIS EXACT TEXTILE IS THE PLATE EXAMPLE FROM THE LEADING REFERENCE ON SUFFRAGE-RELATED OBJECTS

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COUNTRY SHERATON TRANSITIONAL CHEST OF DRAWERS WITH STENCILED AND HAND-PAINTED DECORATION ON A WHITE GROUND, MAINE ORIGIN, CA 1830-50



SCHOHARIE COUNTY, NEW YORK STATE BLANKET CHEST, 1820-30



MID-19TH CENTURY, PLANK SEAT, PAINT-DECORATED SETTEE IN APPLE GREEN WITH BELL FLOWERS, GRAPES & FLORA, 1845-1865



SET OF 6, OCHRE WHITE / PUTTY-COLORED, PLANK-SEATED, LYRE BACK, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS WITH STRONG DECORATION, CA 1840-1860



SET OF 6, GREEN, PLANK-SEATED, LYRE BACK, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS WITH YELLOW STRIPING, CA 1850-1880



MAGIFICENT BLACK FOREST ANTLER GUN CABINET, LATE 19TH CENTURY



UNUSUAL DEACONS BENCH / BUCKET BENCH IN DRY SALMON RED PAINT, PROBABLY OF NEW ENGLAND ORIGIN, CA 1830-50



SET OF 6, GREEN, PLANK-SEATED, SPINDLE-BACK, PAINT-DECORATED, PENNSYLVANIA CHAIRS, CA 1845-70



PENNSYLVANIA, PAINT-DECORATED SETTEE WITH BOLD, CHROME YELLOW PINSTRIPING AND FLORAL DECORATION, 1845-1865



CHROME YELLOW, PAINT-DECORATED SETTEE IN AN UNUSUAL TRIPLE-BACK-SLAT DESIGN WITH BOLD, SHIELD-SHAPED SPINDLES, CA 1820-30

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EXTRAORDINARY 19TH CENTURY, HAND-BLOWN, GLASS, PATRIOTIC PARADE CANE OF MASSIVE SCALE, 100 INCHES IN LENGTH, ca 1876-1910



ARMILLARY SUNDIAL WITH EXCEPTIONAL, ORIGINAL SURFACE, BRONZE & COPPER, CA 1890



ARMILLARY SUNDIAL WITH EXCEPTIONAL, ORIGINAL SURFACE, BRONZE & COPPER, CA 1890



AMERICAN BARBER POLE, AN UNUSUALLY HEFTY EXAMPLE WITH GREAT POLYCHROME COLOR, CA 1880



19TH CENTURY AMERICAN PARCHEESI BOARD IN SIX COLORS, WITH BOLD YELLOW FLOWERS IN EACH CORNER AND FANTASTIC, CRYSTALLIZED SURFACE, CA 1870-90



PAINT-DECORATED, CARRIAGE-STRIPED, CHILD’S WHEELBARROW, WITH EXCEPTIONAL IRON WORK AND PAINT-DECORATED SURFACE, ATTRIBUTED TO A SLEDMAKER IN PARIS HILL, MAINE, CA 1870-90



LARGE NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED COIN PURSE, MADE FOR THE AMERICAN MILITARY VETERANS MARKET, WITH EAGLE AND FLAG IMAGERY, CA 1920-30's



ASSINIBOINE (STONE SIOUX) BEADED DRUM STICK, A GREAT FORM WITH AMERICAN FLAG IMAGERY, CA 1890, GROS VENTRE REGION



OUTSTANDING, NATIVE AMERICAN, QUILLED, TIN CONE & FEATHERED BREASTPLATE WITH AN INTERESTING BEADED STRAP, PROBABLY LAKOTA SIOUX, CA 1870-80



CARVING OF SIAMESE TWIN MERMAIDS, ATTRIBUTED TO THE "CAPE CARVER" WHO WORKED NEAR SANDWICH, PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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FANTASTIC, RED, WOOLY, ANGORA CHAPS WITH BEAUTIFULLY TOOLED LEATHER, MADE BY VISALIA STOCK SADDLE CO. OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, SIGNED IN 3 PLACES, ca 1880-1910



WWI POSTER FEATURING UNCLE SAM AND LADY BRITANNIA, ARM-IN-ARM, ACCOMPANIED BY THE AMERICAN EAGLE AND BRITISH LION, ILLUSTRATED BY JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG TO COMMEMORATE BRITAIN’S DAY, DEC. 7TH, 1918



MAGNIFICENT EMBROIDERY WITH A TRAPUNTO (RAISED) NEEDLEWORK RENDERING OF EMANUEL GOTTLIEB LEUTZE'S "WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE," LIKELY FROM AN ORIENTAL PAVILLION AT A WORLD'S FAIR, CA 1885-1900, UNIQUE IN MY EXPERIENCE IN THE PRIVATE MARKETPLACE



ÉGLOMISÉ CLOCK DOOR WITH AN EAGLE AND 15 STARS, FLANKED BY SHELL DESIGNS, CA 1825-1855



BLUE & WHITE "LIBERTY" COVERLET, MADE IN 1849 FOR AURISSA A. GILLETT BY WEAVER JAMES VANNESS, IN PALMYRA, NEW YORK, A VERY SCARCE VARIETY WITH EXCEPTIONAL IMAGERY



BLUE PAINTED MAINE BLANKET CHEST IN BLUE PAINT WITH BEAUTIFULLY SCALLOPED FEET, CA 1800-1820



YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA BLANKET CHEST WITH RED AND BLACK STYLIZED DECORATION ON BLACK FEET, ca 1835



TIN SIGN THAT SIMPLY READS “AMERICAN”, CA 1910-30



LIVERPOOL JUG WITH "PEACE, PLENTY, AND INDEPENDENCE" VIEW ON ONE SIDE AND "AMERICA IN TEARS" GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL ON THE OTHER, LARGE AND IN PERFECT CONDITION, HERCULANEUM POTTERY, 1800-1805



HAND-CARVED AND PAINTED FIGURE OF AL SMITH OF NEW YORK, DEMOCRAT CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT IN 1928, THE FIRST CATHOLIC TO RUN FOR THE NATION’S HIGHEST OFFICE ON A MAJOR PARTY TICKET

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MAGNIFICENT EMBROIDERY WITH A TRAPUNTO (RAISED) NEEDLEWORK RENDERING OF EMANUEL GOTTLIEB LEUTZE'S "WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE," LIKELY FROM AN ORIENTAL PAVILLION AT A WORLD'S FAIR, CA 1885-1900, UNIQUE IN MY EXPERIENCE IN THE PRIVATE MARKETPLACE



45 STARS ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG WITH A MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, A RARE FEATURE IN THIS PERIOD, 1896-1908, UTAH STATEHOOD, EX-RICHARD PIERCE COLLECTION



13 STARS ARRANGED IN A 3-2-3-2-3 PATTERN ON A SMALL-SCALE FLAG OF THE 1890'S-1910 ERA, WITH AN ATTRACTIVE, ELONGATED PROFILE AND AN UNUSUAL 5-FOOT LENGTH



15 STARS, MADE EITHER TO CELEBRATE KENTUCKY STATEHOOD OR TO GLORIFY THE SOUTH, 1863-1865, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, EXTREMELY RARE



38 STARS IN A "NOTCHED" PATTERN ON A 7 ft. CLAMP-DYED AMERICAN FLAG OF THE 1876-1889 PERIOD, REFLECTS COLORADO STATEHOOD, MADE BY THE U.S. BUNTING COMPANY IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS



RARE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS BANNER OF THE 1910-1920's ERA, MADE OF SATIN SILK WITH STRONG COLOR AND ATTRACTIVE LETTERING



LARGE SCALE, PRINTED SILK KERCHIEF FEATURING CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS AND EIGHT OF HIS STAFF, CIVIL WAR PERIOD, EXTREMELY RARE AND THE ONLY KNOWN STYLE PRODUCED FOR THE CONFEDERACY



TRIANGULAR FELT SUFFRAGETTE PENNANT WITH "VOTES FOR WOMEN," AND ENDEARING WEAR FROM OBVIOUS LONG-TERM USE, 1910-20



EARLY KERCHEIF WITH IMAGE OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE "BEAR" FLAG, PROBABLY MADE FOR THE PANAMA-PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION IN SAN FRANCISCO IN 1915



49 EMBROIDERED STARS ON A SMALL SCALE PIECED-AND-SEWN AMERICAN FLAG REFLECTING THE ADDITION OF ALASKA IN 1959, OFFICIAL FOR JUST ONE YEAR, MADE BY ANNIN IN NEW YORK CITY

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