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A reproduction of a Wallace Nutting tavern table recently sold for $469. This a type of table was used for serving in the tap room of Colonial taverns.
This early pair of glasses has a leather nosepiece and side flaps. The tinted lenses weren’t used as sunglasses.
Many modern pieces of marble furniture were made in the mid-1900s. They were mostly special-order pieces.
Both types of folk pottery were made in the early 1800s in Scotland, Italy, Holland, France and the U.S.
It probably was made by the Findley Ohio Bottle Co. circa 1888. It sold at a Glass Works auction for $188.
There have been many symbols of the past celebrations to collect. The leprechaun is an important symbol.
This 19th-century ladderback chair is made of cypress wood, which is rot-resistant, hard and durable.
It was not definitely identified, but the auction house is has sold many Shenfelder Pottery works like it.
The figure of 26th U.S. president is holding a red counterbalance vane that turns the bike with the wind.
Makers liked to give products a permanent label, not just a pasted, handwritten or printed paper label.
George Washington was honored with an amber bottle of “Simon’s Centennial Bitters, Trade Mark.”
The artist used thin, patinated metal, iron or aluminum for arms, legs and seats, and added caning or fabric upholstery.
In 1921, Arcade Manufacturing Co. decided to make toys that were copies of real vehicles and everyday items.
The Kovels were surprised French’s paper cutting art was at auction, when artwork from the 1800s is more popular.
The paint company’s famous world globe covered with dripping paint replaced the amphibian in 1905.
It’s mysterious because most pieces aren’t marked and sometimes they’re sold as Vieux Paris or Old Paris.
The 44-inch-tall antique wicker carriage has an adjustable hood. It auctioned for just $61.50.
A tree from 1832 started the U.S. Christmas decorating custom that has grown into a billion-dollar industry.
The collectable was first made in the late 1700s, but most found today dates from about 1800 to 1850.
The dog decorating the front of the tin bank was a comic cartoon star from the 1920s to the 1940s.