Steve and Lorraine German

(860) 653-5733

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Art and Folk Art
A pair of merganser decoys in excellent condition, signed by the well-known Massachusetts carver Byron E. Bruffee and dated 1976. They measure  15" long.

MRA-03074$350
A very nice mid 19th C. sandpaper painting featuring a park with a fountain, observatory and falls.  The picture may have been copied from the transferware design of a platter.  The image measures 19 1/2' wide by 14 1/2" high.

MRA-02937$950
A fabulous and rare mid 19th C. sandpaper painting of the Mexican War, taken from an 1847 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier titled Naval Bombardment of Vera Cruz.  March 1847.  It shows a bombardment of the city by the Mosquito Fleet, which was under the command of Commodore Josiah Tatnall.  The two American flags are done in color and provide a rich contrast to the monochromatic tone.  The image measures 23" wide by 18" high. 

MRA-03078$1,950
A very nice mid 19th C. sandpaper painting of a man and woman overlooking a waterfall.  The image measures 23 1/2" wide by 18 3/4" high.

MRA-02992$1,295
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Art and Folk Art
A vivid mid-20th C. hooked rug from Nova Scotia.  The edges are wrapped with black wool and it's in very good condition.  It measures 26" x 41".

MRA-02894$295
An early 1940s silkscreened poster titled From Stove Plate, Cake Mold, Fractur Painting and Ceramics.  Printed along the bottom is Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania Plate No. 6, Index of American Design Penna Art Project WPA.   It measures 14" wide by 18 1/4" high.

The Works Progress (later renamed Projects) Administration was a New Deal agency that was created during the Depression.  Its purpose was to employ millions, including artists, to carry out large-scale public works projects such as this one, which was designed to benefit the arts.

MRA-03816$175
An early 1940s silkscreened poster titled From a Dower Chest 1804.  Printed along the bottom is Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania Plate No. 5, Index of American Design Penna Art Project WPA. It measures 14" wide by 18 1/4" high.

The Works Progress (later renamed Projects) Administration was a New Deal agency that was created during the Depression.  Its purpose was to employ millions, including artists, to carry out large-scale public works projects such as this one, which was designed to benefit the arts.

MRA-03815$175
An early 1940s silkscreened poster titled From Slipware Plate Late 18th Century.  Printed along the bottom is Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania Plate No. 11, Index of American Design Penna Art Project WPA.  It measures 14" wide by 18 1/4" high.

The Works Progress (later renamed Projects) Administration was a New Deal agency that was created during the Depression.  Its purpose was to employ millions, including artists, to carry out large-scale public works projects such as this one, which was designed to benefit the arts.

MRA-03818$175
A brightly colored hooked rug of clipped wool with a bold design of a basket of flowers.  It measures 44 1/2" wide by 29 1/2" high and has been mounted for hanging.

MRA-00645$250
A mid 20th C. watercolor of lilacs and roses in a bowl, signed LR Marilyn E. Shea and measuring 24" wide by 20" high.

MRA-02489$125
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An early to mid 20th C. multicolored hooked rug made from solid and gingham cotton fabrics.  It measures 46 1/2" wide by 25" high and has been mounted for hanging.  Early 20th C.

MRA-04633$195