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Feeg pottery (Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania) redware crock with manganese splash on a green glaze, maker's stamp on base, 4 7/8" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $500 - $1000

Realized Price: $2,844


Willoughby Smith (Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1839-1905), redware flower pot with attached undertray, with a crimped rim and manganese splash decoration, impressed maker's mark on underside, 6 1/4" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $500 - $1,000

Realized Price: $2,370


Rare Chester County, Pennsylvania sgraffito decorated redware crock,dated 1827, attributed to the James Pottery, the body inscribed Anna Nelson Bermingham, above potted trees and flowers, the base inscribed Westown Chester County Pennsylvania, 8 1/4" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $4,000 - $6,000

Realized Price: $10,073


Pennsylvania redware pitcher, 19th c., with spotted slip tulip decoration, 6 3/4" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $2,000 - $2,500

Realized Price: $4,266


Reverend Daniel Schumacher (Berks and Northampton County, Pennsylvania, active 1754-1786), ink and watercolor on laid paper fraktur for Christina Margaretha Kunckel, dated 1777, Albany Township, Berks County, with script flanked by hearts, potted tulips and stylized flowers, signed lower right, 8 1/4" x 13 1/4". Pictured in The Kunkel Family Fracturs by the Reading Museum. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $1,000 - $2,000

Realized Price: $5,688


Wilhelm Schimmel (Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania, 1817-1890), carved and painted rooster, 4 1/2" high. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $4,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $5,451


Pennsylvania redware plate, attributed to Joseph S. Henne, 19th c., having green and yellow slip decorations, 6 3/4" dia. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $800 - $1,200

Realized Price: $4,266


Jacob Maentel (American, 1763-1863), watercolor portrait of Anna Seltzer, 12 1/4" x 7 1/2". Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $17,775


Daniel Schumacher (Berks and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania, active 1754-1786), watercolor and ink on paper fraktur birth certificate for Catherine Hollenbach, 1754, with script surrounded by fanciful flowers and hearts, 8 3/4" x 13 1/2". Pictured in The Kunkel Family Fracturs by the Reading Museum. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $2,000 - $3,000

Realized Price: $8,888


Johann Conrad Gilbert (Southeastern Pennsylvania, late 18th/early 19th c.), vibrant Albany Township, Berks County, ink and watercolor on laid paper fraktur birth certificate for Eliesabeth Kunkel, dated 1815, the central script flanked by two trumpeting male angels with striped coats and stylized flowers in bright shades of yellow, red, green and blue, 8" x 13 1/4". Pictured in The Kunkel Family Fracturs by the Reading Museum. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $15,000 - $25,000

Realized Price: $65,175


Peter Derr (Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1793-1868), brass and wrought iron kettle lamp, stamped P. Derr 1837, 10 1/2" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $6,000

Realized Price: $11,850




Pennsylvania stoneware batter jug, 19th c., impressed Cowden & Wilcox Harrisburg, PA with cobalt man in the moon and floral decoration, 8 3/4" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $7,703


Pennsylvania redware covered bowl, mid 19th c., with reticulated geometric decoration and punched pinwheels, 6 1/2" h., 10" dia. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $4,000 - $6,000

Realized Price: $14,220


Pennsylvania redware crock, dated 1816, attributed to Solomon Grimm, Rockland Township, Berks County, decorated with a large tulip springing from a heart flanked by two stars with cross hatching and dotted decoration, 9 1/2" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $10,000 - $15,000

Realized Price: $37,920


Johann Conrad Gilbert (Bern Township Artist, Pennsylvania, active 1785-1820), watercolor and ink on paper fraktur birth certificate for Michael Kunkel, 1820, Albany Township, Berks County, with central script flanked by colorful parrots and stylized flowers, 7 3/4" x 13". Pictured in The Kunkel Family Fracturs, by the Reading Museum. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $23,700


Berks County, Pennsylvania redware pie plate, attributed to the Diehl Pottery, 19th c., with yellow, green, and brown stylized tree decoration, 8" dia. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $23,700


Peter Derr (Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1793-1868), copper and wrought iron fat lamp, stamped P.D 1848, 5 1/2" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $2,000 - $3,000

Realized Price: $4,266


Pennsylvania redware two-handled jar, early 19th c., with vibrant yellow and green tulip decoration, the handle terminals with punched stars, 6 1/4" h., 8 3/4" w. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $10,000 - $15,000

Realized Price: $15,405


Pennsylvania redware dog, 19th c., seated and clutching a basket of fruit in its mouth, 4 3/4" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $5,000 - $8,000

Realized Price: $17,775


Pennsylvania redware loaf dish, dated 1788, with yellow slip wavy line decoration, 11" h., 16 1/2" w. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $500 - $1,000

Realized Price: $3318


Pennsylvania three-color jacquard coverlet, inscribed Henry Keener 1845, M.U. Hocker, 96" x 88". Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $300 - $500

Realized Price: $1,659


Pennsylvania iron and brass spatula, early/mid 19th c., with cutwork pinwheels and hearts, the handle with inlaid brass and wrigglework tulip, 18 3/4" l. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $1,500 - $2,500

Realized Price: $8,888


Pennsylvania redware figure of a man, 19th c., seated on a stump, drinking from a jug, 8" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $10,000 - $15,000

Realized Price: $35,550


Rare Lancaster, Pennsylvania pewter flask, dated 1757, bearing the touch of Johann Christoph Heyne and inscribed Johan George Wentz, 5 3/8" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $8,000 - $12,000

Realized Price: $37,920


Chester County, Pennsylvania pewter tab handle porringer, ca. 1825, bearing the touch of Simon Pennock, the handle initialed IRC, 5 1/2" dia. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $1,000 - $1,500

Realized Price: $5,103


Philadelphia pewter teapot, ca. 1775, bearing the touch of William Will, 6 1/4" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $20,000 - $40,000

Realized Price: $30,810


Peter Derr (Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1793-1868), brass, copper, and iron gimbaled fat lamp, stamped P.D 1853, 10" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $15,405


Pennsylvania reticulated redware bowl with insert and cover dated 1858, the insert inscribed Anthony Noll 1858 and H.D.F. 1858, the base inscribed Alace A. Huffman, Monroe Township, Snyder County, May 2nd, 1858, 5 1/4" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $1,500 - $2,500

Realized Price: $16,590






Strawn Pottery (Haycock Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania), sgraffito redware flower pot, inscribed Mary Strawn, October 1817, with tulip decoration, 8 1/4" h., 9" w. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $1,000 - $2,000

Realized Price: $10,073


Jacob Maentel (American, 1763-1863), watercolor, gouache and ink on wove paper portrait of Margaret Schaeffer, possibly Schaefferstown, Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, depicting a young woman with red shoes and a blue dress holding a flower in one hand and a handbag in the other, standing between two trees in a landscape, 10 3/4" x 7 1/4". Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $4,000

Realized Price: $9,480


American blown light emerald glass covered bowl, 18th c., possibly Wistar Glassworks with swan finial, 6 5/8" h. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $300 - $500

Realized Price: $26,070


Bucks County, Pennsylvania redware two handled crock, ca. 1800, decorated with large yellow and green floral sprays, 8" h., 11 3/4" w. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $4,000 - $7,000

Realized Price: $16,590


Berks County, Pennsylvania painted pine two-part corner cupboard, ca. 1830, retaining its original vibrant grain decorated surface, 94 1/2" h., 53" w. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $5,000 - $10,000

Realized Price: $17,775


Berks County, Pennsylvania painted pine chest, late 18th c., the front decorated with two rampant unicorns flanked by tombstone panels with tulips, 23 1/4" h., 48 1/2" w. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $4,000 - $6,000

Realized Price: $33180


Important Philadelphia pewter coffeepot, attributed to William Will, ca. 1775, with a scrolled treen handle, beaded bands, and gooseneck spout, the body with engraved monogram MC, 15 3/4" h. An identical form is illustrated in Laughlin Pewter in America, Its Makers & Their Marks, vol. I, fig. 187 and was sold at Northeast Auctions, August 1, 2008, Lot 1309. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $40,000 - $80,000

Realized Price: $45030


Peter Derr (Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1793-1868), rare pair of iron handcuffs, engraved twice Bernville. For a similar example, see Spears The House of Derr, plate 81. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $400 - $700

Realized Price: $2,309


Pennsylvania pine apple peeler, dated 1842, branded Christian Hostetter, with stenciled eagle decoration, 24" w. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $300 - $500

Realized Price: $1,541


Pennsylvania redware covered sugar, dated 1798, inscribed Zucker est der frauen fraund (sugar is the woman's friend), 7 1/2" h. Provenance: Family of Arthur Sussel. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $10,665


Snow Hill Society redware bowl, mid 19th c., with yellow and green slip star within concentric circle border, 2 3/4" h., 10 1/2" dia. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $4,000 - $6,000

Realized Price: $18,960


Pennsylvania scherenschnitte valentine, 19th c., signed Mary Detwiler, 12" x 12". Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $400 - $800

Realized Price: $2,252


Fahr Pottery (Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1867-1891), redware pipe holder and jar with applied roosters and punched pinwheel decoration. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $3,000 - $5,000

Realized Price: $8,888


Peter Derr (Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1793-1868), iron bleeder, impressed P.D 1832, 4 7/8" l. Sold at Pook and Pook November 11-12, 2011.

Estimated: $500 - $1,000

Realized Price: $1,007


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