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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #1038056 (stock #338)
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This is a original 1865 map of Manhattan done by Egbert Viele...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1960 item #765921 (stock #290)
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This is a nice example of a Venetian glass figure of a male dancer.I believe him to be from the 1950's from the quality and the use of cased glass.He stands 12 inches tall and is in perfect condition. A nice heavy amount of gold in the clear glass.I do not see to many of these at shows or shops anymore.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #735002 (stock #278)
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This is a large wall map dated 1843 by Phelp's and Ensign a New York map maker before the Civil War.It is 26 by 38 and would have originally been a roll up wall map.It is currently framed in a simple wide black moulding under plexiglass as we found it. The map is in quite good condition other than some water staining to the top left corner and across the bottom of the map...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #889192 (stock #305)
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This is a unusual large allegorical chromolithograph of Young America during the Civil War.I believe he is dressed in the style of the Zouave outfits.The print is by Sarony Major & Knapp of New York who were one of the best lithography firms in the country.This litho would date to the beginnings of the civil war.It has never seen the light of day till know as we found it in a section of a large scrap book which seems to have been a job book for the Sarony co.This is a large print measuring 21 by...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #906172 (stock #308)
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This is a bronze bust of CAESAR AGUSTUS.It is signed by the maker BENEDETTO BOSCHETTI ROMA. He lived from 1820 to 1860 and is well listed with a large number of bronzes in the art price guides.I could only find one comparable in size of Marc Antony and that one realized $2900.00. He did this bust in at least two sizes.Ours is the smaller version at 11 3/4 inches tall.This is in nice original condition with no dings or scratches.A nice example of a grand tour item!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1030297 (stock #337)
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This is a lovely gold and silver open work and engraved ring of European origin.The oval center stone,set in a yellow gold bezel is surrounded by 4 single cut Diamonds and numerous small faceted Rubies in a scrolling design. There are no markings on the shank. Ring size is 7 1/2 to 8 and the ring top is 7/8th by 1 inch. The ring sits nicely on the hand. We believe this to be a Victorian era ring.Purchased From a New Hampshire estate auction of people who traveled abroad.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1930 item #992448 (stock #325)
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This is a great large 18 by 23 1/2 tempra water color by Maria Gianni.By far the largest work by her that we have run across.I believe this to be a view of the Amalfi coast line.It is presently in its original 1920's early 30's gold frame.It appears to be in excellent condition...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1930 item #992385 (stock #321)
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This is a wonderful graphic early 1920's French travel poster signed by the artist Maurice Foussaint. La Bretagne Pittoresque Lannion Escalier de Brelevenez...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #709262 (stock #269)
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This is a original pre 1900 bronze statue of Thetis. Thetis and Jupiter were the parents of Achilles.She is 15 inches tall and has the correct seal in the back G&S Medaille d'or 1867 as shown in volume 4 of Berman's bronze books. She is pictured as no 4186 in this book.She is in nice original condition with no scratches or dings.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1960 item #619844 (stock #242)
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This is a near mint original copy of the Great Northern Railroads calendar for 1950. It pictures Tom Dawson mountain man in Glacier national park by Winold Reiss. It is 16 by 33 inches. It has the full pad including the Dec 1949 page and was never used. We have the original mailing tube!A few very minor wrinkles you will not find a better one! These Calendar shave sold as high as $900.00 at New York auctions.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Religious : Pre 1910 item #287009 (stock #105)
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This is a large 16 by 20 image in vivid chromolithographic colors of the print ROCK OF AGES.this has never been framed so it is in like new cond.I have a few copies part of a group of new old stock prints that I bought 31 years ago. I guarantee that this is a old print circa 1910 era not a new copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1800 item #286997 (stock #102)
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This is a wonderful large map of the far east done in 1786 bu F.A.Schraembl.It is a large 22 by 29 on laid paper.It has lightly colored outlines and was originally folded from being in an atlas.This is in really nice condition and much nicer than the photo shows.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #274046 (stock #71)
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This is a original large folio aquatint of the Red Throated Diver from Selby's British Ornithology. It is plate no 78 and is hand colored with a 1827 watermark on whatman paper. This is the 1st ed.This print is in nice fresh condition having never been framed before.Size is aprox.24 by 18.Plates from the 1st edition are hard to find!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #289316 (stock #112)
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This is one of the greatest fruit prints of all time and is in excellent cond. George Brookshaw produced the finest book on fruits and flowers ever produced Pomona Britannica. Everything was done in aquatint printed in colors and hand finished with a dark backround.Most plates show several items so the single fruit plates are very limited. The paper is watermarked 1804 and the plate is dated 1807 which makes this a plate from the early edition in parts before the book edition came out in 1812...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Historical : Posters : Pre 1970 item #312843 (stock #200)
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This is a great 1967 large 28 by 40 poster of a marine corp airman. I have a group of these listed. They must have been in a recruiters office.On heavy weight paper one small tear at bottom and some slight creasing across image. A- Published by ketterlings litho co.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #561873 (stock #230)
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This is a nice 12 by 16 oil on panel by Tracy Hoppin. 1871-1958 He was from New Hope Pa.An idylic scene of a woman hanging out the daily laundry at her farm house in the new hope area.This is in ex. condition and is in its original frame that was put on in Worchester mass.It is signed T. Hoppin in the lower right corner. The artist is listed in who's who and Davenports.In 1991 Skinners sold one of his paintings for $4600.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #514950 (stock #239)
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This is a great late 19th century large size copy of the famous statue Venus De Milo. It has the seal of A. Collas Reduction Mecanique set in the back and was cast at the F. Barbedienne foundry.This is a hard to find large size. 37 1/2 inches tall. It is in wonderful condition with a pleasing rich brown finish. It is numbered underneath 116 and also has ink numbers in the underside. One just like it sold in Paris at Sotheby's in 2004 for over $12000.00...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1970 item #341513 (stock #203)
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Another great marine recruiting poster from 1967 in a large 28x40 format. From Gateway press inc. Slight soiling on top few minor wrinkles. A- cond.