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Auctioneer Harris Bros. Auctions 810-234-7100
Auction Date Nov 03 Auction
G4150 Van Slyke Rd.
Flint, MI
Time 01:00PM
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Huge 40 Year Estate of Prominent Michigan Antique Dealer Including Folk Art, Tramp Art, Collection of Banks, Stoneware, Early Paintings, Primitives, Advertising and MORE!


Location Harris Brothers Auctions G-4150 Van Slyke Rd, Flint, Michigan 48507



BANKS:  Iron Banks, Mechanical Banks, Stoneware and Pottery Banks, 60 + Banks.

Iron Banks:  Woolworth Building Bank, Skyscraper, 2 Face Black Boy, Give Me A Penny Bank, Aunt Jemima with a Spoon, Flat Iron Building, Domed Mosque, State Bank, One Story House, Two Story House, Mosque Bank 3 Story, Colonial House with Porch, Fidelity Trust Vault with Lord Fauntlerow, Victorian House, Colonial House, US Treasury Bank, Snapit Bank, World Time Bank, Cupola Bank, Globe on Arch, Large Lion, US Tank Bank, Crosley Radio Bank +++

MECHANICAL BANKS:  I Always Did Spise A Mule, Speaking Dog, Standing Mechanical Rabbit Bank

LARGE COLLECTION OF STONEWARE:  Jugs, Crocks, Bottle, Stoneware by Mead, Whites Utica, Newport PA, Hamilton and Jones, Greensboro, PA, J. E Brophy Liquor Dealer, Decorated Canning Crock, F. Roush, Dealer in General Merchandise Country Produch, New Haven, West Virginia, Higgins and Company, Cleveland, Ohio, J. C. Schnell Sour Mash Kiln Dried Grain Whiskey, Viral Bone Marrow, Crown Ginger Beer. +++

FOLK ART, TRAMP ART, PRIMITIVES :   Goose, Fish, and Duck Decoys from St. Clair Lake Region, Michigan, Duck Decoys by Ferdinand Bach and Mason, Carved Shore Bird, Fishing Lures to include four by Ladislaw Kostielny,   Large Tin Navy Boat, Carved Folk Art Oxen, Early Silhouette, Aubry Furton Fish Decoy,  Black Folk Art, Carved Painting of Hunter and Dog, Carvings of Man, Shoe, and Horse, Wooden Doll, Large Windmill, Game Wheel, Carved Walking Sticks,  Snuff Box, Wood Challis with Lid, Cow and Arrow Weather Vane, Hand Carved Mirror, Game Boards,  Folk Art Box Made in Prison with Match sticks dated 1938, Tramp Art Box with Mirrors, Ornate  Parquet Frame with Mirror, Large Hand Carved Box with lid made Christmas 1897,  Ornate Parquet Frame on Stand with Pastel of a Young Man, Tramp Art Frame with Charcoal Painting of Church and Stream, Wooden Bowl, Early Dovetail Tote, Fresh Egg Sign two sided, Carved Picture Frames, Shaker Pail with Lid and Handle, Butter Mold, , Four Tin Lunch Pails, Large Wooden Horse, Folk Art Duck Plaque, Tin Lamp Filler and Tole Painted Pitcher, Early Miniature Shaker Box with Lid, Wood and Tin Fire Starter, Hand Forged Iron Rack, Tin Match Holder, Large Marquetry Wood Hanging of Birds, Early Candle Box, Birdseye Maple and Oak with Red Stain and Rose Head Nails, 1800’s Ballot Box Dovetailed, Redware Heart Mold, Chicken Weathervane with Directional, Carved Panels of Man and Woman from 1800’s mansion,  Two Carvings of Man Holding a Shield, Betty Lamps, Dog Weather Vane-Directionals Made from Chain, Two Large Zinc Figure Heads from Court House, Centerville, MI, that burned down in the 1800’s, that was rebuilt, 1939  Folk Art Hanging Note Holder Signed, A. Lipinski Flint, MI. +++

PAINTINGS:  Large Early 1800’s Painting on Canvas of Standing Girl Holding Bouquet of Flowers, Early Oil on Wood Panel- Man seated with Dog, Early Painting of Two Seated Children Holding Flowers on Panel, Late 1700’s Dutch School Oil on Wood Panel of a Young Man Holding Birds in his Hand, Painting on Canvas, 1887, initialed GR, Oil on Board -House with Ducks in Pond, Signed: Seavey 48, Folk Art Painting on Metal of a Cow, Early Miniature Painting of a Black Boy, Folk Art Painting on board-Man fishing with Dog, Oil on Canvas of a Grist Mill, , Early Folk Art Painting Man with Dog Fishing +++


Thermometers:   Miniature Mail Pouch Tobacco and Large Mail Pouch Tobacco Thermometer, Large White Furniture Company Detroit. Advertisement Thermometer from Flint Michigan, Utica Michigan, Porcelain Thermometer Hills Bros. Coffee,  Carter White Lead Paint, McCormick Deering

Signs:   Large Automobile Bearing Sign, Speed Boat Racing Sign, Belle Isle Michigan Early Sign Casino, Aquarium, and Bath House two sided, Evinrude Outboard Motor, Galesburg Boston Store, Kirks Flake Soap Porcelain Door Push, Telephone signs including a rare porcelain, Michigan State Telephone Company Sign, Large two sided Mobil Gas Pegasus Sign, Mohawk Oil Sign, Elevator Sign, Bronze Building Plaque from Detroit, J.G. Schemm Brewery Embossed Calendar 1907, Long Advertising R. G. Dunn Cigar Wood Sign,  Wellington Insurance Sign, 1930’s Seven Post Magazine Advertising Posters two are Rockwell, Tab Advertising Clock. AC Sparkplug Advertising Sign,   +++

OTHER ITEMS OF NOTE:   Early Tricycle, Rare Wood Seated Dog Eye Clock by Joh’s Hartman, Fine Woven Indian Basket from Upper Michigan Tribe plus other Indian Baskets,  Early 1900’s Ojibwa Indian Snowshoes, Indian Arrowheads,  Barber Pole,  Detroit Gamewell Fire Alarm Box, Pottery including Rookwood, Roseville, Catalina,  Daguerreotypes, Iron Shooting Gallery Target, Koch Accordion, Samson Phone, Rare Camera Meyer Primaflex Bentzin with Box of Lens, and Graflex Camera, Salesman Sample Book of Advertising Signs, Victor Victrola Type P with Horn, Compacts, Perfume Bottles, and Purses, Victorian Pickle Casters, Lodge Sword, and WWII Japanese Sword, Dietz Fireman’s Lantern, Rare Shot Glass Blood of the Grape Sanatorium Brand Battle Creek, MI,   Pocket Watches, Include Elgin, Waltham, Bijou Edwardian,  Cigar Store Indian Counter Bust Displays, Sterling Silver Seventy Piece Set Queens by Burkes Canada, Riding Mobo Horse and Cart, 1871 Revolving Sewing Table with Divided Compartments, Victorian and Civil War Photo Albums, and much much more. 




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