The Collection of J. Jefferson & Anne Weiler Miller

Pook & Pook, Inc.
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PA 19335 Downingtown
United States
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Date of the auction: 25.04.2015

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''Schtockschnitzler'' Simmons (Berks County, Penns

''Schtockschnitzler'' Simmons (Berks County, Pennsylvania, active 1885-1910), carved and painted Carolina parrot with wire legs on a pear-shaped perch, 10 1/4'' h. Provenance: Titus Young collection; Greg Kramer. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Age crack

Lot #: 1256

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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"Schtockschnitzler" Simmons (Berks County, Pennsyl

"Schtockschnitzler" Simmons (Berks County, Pennsylvania, active 1885-1910), carved and painted Carolina parrot, retaining its original polychrome surface and turned base, 5 1/2" h. For another example, see the Richard Smith collection, Pook & Pook, Inc., October 30, 2010, lot 44. Provenance

Lot #: 1285

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Abraham W. Heebner (Worcester Township, Montgomery

Abraham W. Heebner (Worcester Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1802-1877), vibrant watercolor on paper Schwenkfelder fraktur drawing, with nighttime and daytime cityscapes worked in yellow, blue, red, and green, 8 1/4" x 6 1/2". For a similar example, see MoyerFraktur Writings and Folk Art

Lot #: 1143

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Adams County, Pennsylvania redware bowl, dated 187

Adams County, Pennsylvania redware bowl, dated1879, signed by the potter Solomon Miller, with manganese splash decoration, 2 3/4" h., 5 3/8" dia. Miller worked at John Bell Pottery for awhile. Provenance: The Stradlings, 1975. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller

Lot #: 1107

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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Aggregate figure of a recumbent lion, late 19th c.

Aggregate figure of a recumbent lion, late 19th c., possibly Tuscarawas Pottery, Ohio, 6 3/4" h., 10" w. Provenance: The Stradlings, 1980. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Two 1/2" chip to base, and other 1 1/2" chip to base

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American braided runner with a rag border, 156" x1

American braided runner with a rag border, 156" x 41". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Light expected wear

Lot #: 1337

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American carved and painted black bellied plover d

American carved and painted black bellied plover decoy, ca. 1900, with relief carved wings, retaining its original surface, 12 1/2" l. Provenance: Sidney Gecker, 1985. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:With expected wear

Lot #: 1180

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American carved and painted book-form box, 19th c.

American carved and painted book-form box, 19th c., retaining its original polychrome painted surface, 6 3/4" h., 17 3/4" w., 17" d. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:With overall expected wear to paint, concentrated around the edges and underside, interior

Lot #: 1261

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American carved and painted peacock, 19th c., reta

American carved and painted peacock, 19th c., retaining its original polychrome surface, the top half swiveling to reveal a small secret compartment, 5 3/4" h., 7 3/4" w. Provenance: John Gordon collection, Christie's, January 19, 1999, lot 134. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne

Lot #: 1371

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American carved and painted trout, early 20th c.,r

American carved and painted trout, early 20th c., probably Maine, with yellow spots, metal fins, and tack eyes, 13 1/2" l. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:New stand. Loss to two front fins and one mid-fin. A check in the wood mid-body. No other apparent

Lot #: 1345

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American carved pine plaque of a Native American,a

American carved pine plaque of a Native American, ca. 1850, 27 1/2" h. Provenance: Henry Coger, 1960. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Surface is old but not original. Losses to feathers. Top third of bow replaced. Repaired breaks to quiver and arm

Lot #: 1112

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American earthenware bust of a man, 9 1/2" h.

American earthenware bust of a man, 9 1/2" h. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:A few sporadic flakes to glaze, 3/4" chip to base

Lot #: 1300

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American folk art watercolor landscape with a town

American folk art watercolor landscape with a town and a couple overlooking a figure sailing, 8 3/4" x 10 1/4". Provenance: Herbert Schiffer, 1960. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Creases, foxing and toning to sky, couple small tears to edges

Lot #: 1400

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American folk art watercolor of an inn, early/mid9

American folk art watercolor of an inn, early/mid 19th c., 10" x 14 1/2". Provenance: Wilde collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts; George Schoellkopf. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Light staining

Lot #: 1249

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American hooked rug of a dog, early 20th c., 28" x

American hooked rug of a dog, early 20th c., 28" x 44". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Good condition. No apparent damages or repairs

Lot #: 1212

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American hooked rug with a fish and flower basket,

American hooked rug with a fish and flower basket, 18" x 67", together with another of a beaver, 16" x 34". Provenance: Beaver - George Schoellkopf, 1973. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Expected light wear and staining. Only the beaver rug has a burlap

Lot #: 1334

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American hooked rug with a leaf border, 104 1/2" x

American hooked rug with a leaf border, 104 1/2" x 68". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Scattered losses, overall expected wear

Lot #: 1338

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American hooked rug, ca. 1900, monogrammed A.M., 2

American hooked rug, ca. 1900, monogrammedA.M., 26" x 30". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Mounted, overall good with minor fraying

Lot #: 1378

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American ink and watercolor on paper landscape, mi

American ink and watercolor on paper landscape, mid 19th c., of a young girl with a sword riding her dog, 7 1/2" x 9 1/2". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Not laid down. Good condition. No apparent damages or repairs

Lot #: 1254

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American ink and watercolor view of a Civil War er

American ink and watercolor view of a Civil War era fort, 9" x 22 1/2". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Light stains throughout

Lot #: 1250

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American octagonal oil on canvas primitive landsca

American octagonal oil on canvas primitive landscape, late 19th c., with deer by a lake, 15 1/4" x 16 1/2". Provenance: Northeast Auctions, August 6, 2000, lot 288. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Good condition. No apparent damages or repairs

Lot #: 1388

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on board primitive landscape, late 19

American oil on board primitive landscape, late 19th c., with figures fishing on a lake, 14" x 18". Provenance: D. Copperfield Antiques, 1992. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Surface dirty. Minor flaking

Lot #: 1172

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas landscape depicting a steam

American oil on canvas landscape depicting a steam engine on a trestle bridge, inscribedpainted by Izak Wilbur $10, view of the Colorado, 15" x 26 1/2". Provenance: Veenschoten Gallery, 1984. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Very good condition. No apparent

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas landscape, late 19th c., wi

American oil on canvas landscape, late 19th c., with figures fishing on the Harlem River, titledBass fishing at Macomb's Dam, Harlem River, 25" x 35". Provenance: Sotheby's, January 28, 1989, lot 1301. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Canvas is a little

Lot #: 1199

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas mountain landscape, 19th c.

American oil on canvas mountain landscape, 19th c., with hunters, 18" x 22". Provenance: Fred Hansen, 1982. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Old Baltimore framers label on stretcher. Relined. Minor sporadic touch up

Lot #: 1236

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas panoramic townscape, late 1

American oil on canvas panoramic townscape, late 19th c., 24" x 36". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Touch up throughout sky

Lot #: 1096

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas river scene depicting the M

American oil on canvas river scene depicting the Maid of the Mist on the Niagara River, with Falls Suspension Bridge in the background and a locomotive crossing, dated lower leftJune 6 1861, 26" x 38". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Relined. A few

Lot #: 1398

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas street scene, early 20th c.

American oil on canvas street scene, early 20th c., with a boy riding his bike in front of a Victorian house, signed lower rightTanner, 24" x 29 1/2". Provenance: Found in Columbia County, New York. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Modern frame. Surface

Lot #: 1248

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas street scene, late 19th c.,

American oil on canvas street scene, late 19th c., depicting a large farm estate with lakes and mountains in the background, 21" x 29". Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne Weiler Miller. Condition:Flaking along bottom edge

Lot #: 1234

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015

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American oil on canvas view of Harpers Ferry, West

American oil on canvas view of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, mid 19th c., the view from the Virginia side looking across to Maryland Heights, including both railroad bridges, with a train in the foreground, 20" x 30". Provenance: E. Foster, 1956. Provenance:The Collection of J. Jefferson and Anne

Lot #: 1145

Estimate: n. a.

Date: 25 Apr 2015