Decorated Indian Basket with Lid
This square-lidded Indian basket from the 19th century is paint decorated in a linear pattern of triple blue and red berry decorations. Each square, on both the lid and the sides, is decorated. The basket is in exceptional condition and signed and dated February 1897/$2 on the bottom outside of the basket. New York state origin and likely made by the Mohawk Indians in Palatine, NY on the Mohawk River, they were also famous for their Indian jewelry. It measures 8 ½ inches high by 13 inches by 13 inches.
"HATS" Advertising Trade Sign
Colorful Hats trade sign painted on composition board with half round wooden picture frame moldings. Bold green, red and black lettering creates a great visual look. 1st half of the 20thcentury. It measures 24 inches wide by 14 inches high and is in superb original condition.
5 Carved & Painted Miniature Birds
Five finely carved and painted mid-20th century miniature birds on wooden display mounts made by Cape Cod, Mass. carver Dick Sawdo. All 5 are in superb original condition. Species appear to be a Warbler, Eastern Blue Bird, Woodpecker, Finch and a Cardinal. Scale: 2 by 2 ½ inches long. Each bird is signed and numbered by the carver.
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