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  • AuctionMonday, April 19th at 12pm

    Sale 1364

    Exhibitions:Thursday, April 15th & Friday, April 16th


    Saturday, April 17th & Sunday, April 18th


    or by appointment

    Inquiries:lynda caintel:

    amy parentitel:

    AuctionTuesday, April 20th at 10am

    Sale 1365

    Exhibitions:Thursday, April 15th & Friday, April 16th


    Saturday, April 17th & Sunday, April 18th

    12pm5pm or by appointment

    Monday, April 19th


    Inquiries:lynda caintel:

    amy parentitel:

    Bidding:natalie difeliciantonio

    tel: 267.414.1208

    fax: 215.599.2240

    Catalogue $30

    Inside Front Cover: Various lots from the

    Easby-Stevenson Collection

    Inside Back Cover: Lot 182

    Freemans1808 Chestnut Street

    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Telephone: 215.563.9275

    Fax: 215.563.8236

    126 Garrett Street

    Charlottesville, VA 22902

    Telephone: 434.296.4096

    Fax: 434.296.4011

    Color images of every lot

    are available on

    Printing by Brilliant Studio

    Exton, Pennsylvania

    American Design & AmericanIndian Arts 04/19/10

    American Furniture,Decorative & Folk Art04/20/10

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  • Important Informationfor Buyers


    Buyers Premium

    Sales Tax

    Catalogue Descriptions



    Removal of Purchases

    Shipping and Packing

    All potential buyers must register for the sale prior to placing a bid.Registration information may be submitted in person at our reception desk,by fax or through our website at We will requireproof of identification and residence and may require a credit card and/or abank reference. By registering for the sale, the buyer acknowledges that heor she has read, understood and accepted Freemans Terms and Conditionsof Sale.

    A Buyers Premium will be added to the successful bid price and is payableby the buyer as part of the total purchase price. The Buyers Premium shallbe: 25% on the first $20,000 of the hammer price of each lot, 20% on theportion from $20,001 through $500,000, and 12% on the portion of thehammer price exceeding $500,000.

    All items in the catalogue are subject to the 7% Pennsylvania andPhiladelphia sales tax. Dealers purchasing for resale must register their taxnumbers on current PA forms. Forms should be submitted to our ClientServices office on the second floor.

    All item descriptions, dimensions and estimates are provided for guidanceonly. It is the buyers responsibility to inspect all lots prior to bidding toensure that the condition is to their satisfaction. If potential buyers areunable to inspect lots in person, our specialists will be happy to preparedetailed Condition Reports on individual lots as quickly as possible. Theseare for guidance only, and all lots will be sold as is as per our Terms andConditions of Sale.

    At the sale Registered bidders will be assigned a bidder number and given apaddle for use at the sale. Once the first bid has been placed, theauctioneer asks for higher bids in increments determined by the auctioneer.To place your bid, simply raise your paddle until the auctioneeracknowledges you. The auctioneer will not mistake a random gesture for abid.By phone A limited number of telephone lines are available for bidding byphone through a Freemans representative. Phone lines must be reserved inadvance. Requests must be submitted no later than 24 hours prior to thescheduled start of the sale.In writing Bid forms are available in the sale room and at the back of thecatalogue. These should be submitted in person, by mail or by fax no laterthan one hour prior to the scheduled start of the sale. The auctioneer willbid on your behalf up to the limit indicated, but is not responsible for errorsor failure to execute bids.On the internet A fully-illustrated catalogue is available on-line Registered bidders may leave absentee bidsthrough the web site and will receive email confirmation of their bid.Freemans is not responsible for errors or failure to execute bids.

    Lots purchased will not be released until we have received full payment.Payment may be made in cash, by check, money order, or debit card.Payments by check must clear the bank before goods will be released.

    Deliveries will not be made during the time of the sale unless otherwiseindicated by the auctioneer. All items must be paid for and removed byApril 30th at 3pm. Purchases not so removed may be turned over to alicensed warehouse at the expense and risk of the purchaser.

    Responsibility for packing, shipping and insurance shall be exclusively thatof the purchaser. Upon request, Freemans will provide the purchaser withnames of professional packers and shippers known to us.

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  • lots 1102

    Monday April 19th, 2010at 12pm

    AmericanDesign &AmericanIndian Arts

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  • 41Two shadow box mounted arrowhead collectionsearly 20th century.The first shadow box with arrangement of arrowheads, identified byhandwritten labels, From Cloud Auble Spencer Ohio and HermanSchaefer Newark Delaware, the second and larger shadow box witharrangement of arrowheads, tools and arrows, with inscriptions, SaginawMichigan, Wisconsin, Mt. Ephron, Mt Laurel, Florida, Ohio and Tennessee.provenance:Collections of Herman Schaefer, Newark, Delaware. and Edward Schaefer,Philadelphia.$700-1,000

    2Southwest coiled basketplains indians, late 19th/early20th centuryOf ovoid tapering form with steppedgeometric design.H: 8 in.$800-1,200

    3Southwest woven coiled basketrybowlearly 20th centuryOf tapering form, with geometricdesign.H: 6 in. Diam: 11 1/2 in.$400-600

    4Decorated splint Northeast IndianCovered Basketmohegan pequot, new england,early 19th centuryDecorated with oval, cross and dotdevices in red, lined with newspaperdated 1818.H: 12 1/2 in. Diam: 17 in.$800-1,200

    5Beaded buckskin Flatheadcradleboardearly 20th centuryThe oblong top beaded withsawtooth border enclosing flowerspray and butterfly in white, blue,brown, metallic and green, fringedback.L: 38 1/2 in.$6,000-8,000

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  • 56Southwest woven wool rugnavajo, early 20th centuryNatural dyes, patterned with doublestepped diamonds.55 in x 82 in.$400-600

    7Southwest woven wool rugnavajo, early 20th centuryNatural dyes, woven with steppeddiamonds within fret border.56 in. x 93 in.$500-700

    8Wild West Vaudeville show itemslate 19th/early 20th centuryIncluding a handwritten and typedscript for The Tenderfoots Troubleswith corresponding materials:vaudeville posters and photos, ahide beadwork vest, a beadworkpurse, a painted hide signed BobHopkins decorated with figures,labeled Capt. Brunswick and Co.and Tender Foots Frontier; togetherwith a painted tapa cloth withcentral medallion enclosed by adouble circle border.Largest Diam: 84 in.$1,000-2,000

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  • 69Carved oak drop leaf gateleg tablerose valley shops (1901-1906)rose valley, pa.The oval top with butterfly jointsand hinged conforming leaf abovean arched flower and strapwork -carved apron on turned taperinglegs joined by straight stretchers,flattened bun feet, bears Rose ValleyShop brand on underside.H: 28 in. Diam: 36 in.$6,000-10,000

    10Eight iridescent gold tulip-formshadestiffany studios, new york,early 20th centuryOf paneled tulip form.H: 5 in.$2,000-4,000

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    11Iridescent blue Favrille Art Glassvasetiffany, new yorkEtched L.C. Tiffany Favrille 1811,flaring feathered form with globularbase.H: 10 3/8 in.$1,000-2,000


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  • 711ADurand vasenew jersey, 20th centuryOf tapering form with flared rimhaving green pulled feather designand goldthreading, marked Durand,1790.H: 7 in.$500-700

    12Iridescent art glass vasepossibly quezel art glass,brooklyn, new york, early 20thcenturyTapering form with pulled featheringin gold and red.H: 10 1/2 in.$600-800

    13Standard glaze Art Pottery Vaserookwood, cincinna