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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #780040 (stock #293)
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$595.00
This is a original albumen photo by Isaiah West Taber 1830-1912.It is still in its original quarter sawn oak frame and has the original glass.The image is 9 1/2 by 8 the mount is 15 by 13 and the frame is 3/4 inches wide.The print is in ex condition and is sharp and clear.There is a small water stain on the top right of the mount that goes in about 3/4 of an inch and one about 1/8 on part of the bottom edge. I could not find any of his Redwood tree photos on the net...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #798413 (stock #296)
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This is a rare cast Bronze plaque by the Metallic Compression Casting co. of Boston Ma.This co. was the 1st to make bronze hardware for buildings. Some of their door knobs have sold for over $4000.00.They started in the 1870's. I believe this plaque is from the 1870's or 80's. The quality is fantastic with very crisp detail. I presume this was some form of show piece or a advertising piece. Condition is excellent with a nice deep brown patina.Size is 11 by 8 3/4 inches
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #805974 (stock #297)
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$1,095.00
This is a nice signed bronze figure from Japan circa 1900.Great detail and a nice deep patina.If some one can read the signature I would like to Know what it is.He is about 9 1/2 inches tall and in great condition.We can take payment by credit card over the phone,Pay Pal, and check or money order
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #780034 (stock #292)
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$595.00
This is a original albumen photo that was framed in 1892 and is still in the original Foster Bros. of Boston quarter sawn oak frame with original glass.The image size is 10 by 8 1/4 and the mount is 15 by 13. The oak frame is 3/4 wide. The image is in perfect condition and is bright and sharp. The mount has a tiny water stain on the lower right that shows about 1/8th inch in a couple of spots.The bottom of the print has the neg...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #772487 (stock #291)
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$495.00
This is a original chromolithograph print by the firm of L.Prang of Boston Ma.It was published in 1874...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #734646 (stock #277)
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$300.00
This is a great original Currier & Ives litho by Thomas Worth from the Darktown series titled Spoiling A Sensation The Bicycle Boy On A Bull. It is dated 1881 and the size is 13 by 17 with large probably full size margins. The condition is Excellent with just a couple of minor spots.This is in the original victorian walnut frame and glass. It has new acid free backing. A great image in great condition
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 : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #754678 (stock #284)
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$165.00
This is a nice pencil signed proof etching before letters by Julian Rix a well know artist in the 1880's and 90's. He did a number of prints for Picturesque California. Image is 11 1/2 by 7 1/2+ wide margins. In excellent condition and matted with a cream mat.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #814336 (stock #299)
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This is a bronze statue of the Farnese Bull.The original was a 2nd century Bc. bronze that represents the myth of Dirce. A marble copy was done in Rome around 300 Ad. and was discovered in 1545.It was restored and put in the Farnese Palace. Reductions in bronze have been made since the 1600,s but were always pricey...
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #992392 (stock #322)
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$595.00
This is a rare very large 31 by 45 inches wood engraving done for the Illustrated London News in 1851 as a supplement. It is in remarkable good condition. There is a small repaired tear in the center fold other wise no spots or missing paper. This also has the red tax stamp.Wood engraving this large and this early are very rare!
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #992401 (stock #323)
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$1,995.00
This is a original Imperial folio J. J. Audubon lithograph print of the Black Tailed Deer Female.It also has a self portrait of Audubon in the back round!In good original condition with some minor paper bends from handling over the years and a couple light spots in the upper left corner.Matted to 19 by 24 + margins.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1005562 (stock #331)
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$165.00
This is a wonderful original hand colored lithograph by Currier and Ives from the 1870's.The paper size is 13 1/2 by 17 3/4 and the print is in very nice condition with some very minor spots of foxing in the margins. This was stored in a trunk since the 1870's so colors are very fresh. One of a group of these we have up. We have over 200 Currier's in stock!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #986074 (stock #319)
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$495.00
This is a wonderful very large 22 by 32 inches birds eye view of Philadelphia done as a supplement for Harper's Weekly in May 27 1876. This was a woodblock engraving that was sketched by Theodore Davis. In excellent condition with no holes tears or stains a miracle considering this was folded up in a issue of Harper's and probably sent thru the mail.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #940085 (stock #312)
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$1,295.00
This is a great original bronze statue of a bull by the famous french artist P.J.Mene. He is well known for his Animalier sculptures.This has a scarce greenish colored patina that is in great condition with just a few areas of slight wear as to be expected on a 125 + years old casting.Size is 5 3/4 inches tall 9 1/2 inches long and 3 1/2 deep.If you collect animal or bovine subject matter this would be a great addition to your collection.
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 : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #920881 (stock #310)
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This is a very nice Victorian cottage style paint decorated bedroom set.It is in a unusual gray and blues color scheme.I found this years ago in northern Pa.It is signed in pencil on the rails Trout Run Pa.The condition is quite good for a paint decorated set.The bed is 83 inches tall and 80" long on the out side. Inside space is 75 long by 54 wide...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1021407 (stock #335)
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$2,195.00
This is a large and dramatic 23 by 29 inch oil on canvas military painting by Ernest Crofts 1847-1911 signed and dated 1867. He is well listed and known for his military paintings.He did a lot of scenes of Waterloo. I am not sure if this is from there or not. The flag he is holding should be able to decide that.This painting was cleaned and laid down on another canvas quite awhile ago...