Milk glass Admiral Dewey dish, figural cover, battleship base with waves around bottom, 1898, 5 inches, $90.
Superman Phone Booth AM radio, plastic, figure of Superman exiting phone booth, original box, Vanity Fair, 1978, $195.
Sesame Street ceramic cookie jar, Bert, Ernie and Cookie Monster standing by white box topped with stack of chocolate-chip cookies, c. 1980, $255.
Natural wicker footstool, mushroom shape, curved legs, four flared feet, solid wood frame, 1900-20, 14 x 17 inches, $310.
Calico crib quilt, Oklahoma Sunburst pattern, 15-pointed stars, black ground, red border, six circles with central red and gray stars, 1890s, 24 x 33 inches, $395.
Sitting cat doorstop, cast iron, painted gray and white, Hubley, c. 1930, 6 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches, $550.
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