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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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #940085 (stock #312)
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USD $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 : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #986074 (stock #319)
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USD $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 : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #992392 (stock #322)
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USD $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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USD $1,595.00
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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USD $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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1021407 (stock #335)
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USD $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. There is a small area at the bottom that was touched up at that point as per my photo and the upper left swords...
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. It is titled the Sanitary & Topological map of the city and island of New York.This seems to be quite rare as we could find no print or map dealer's with a copy for sale.We did find a full size reprint edition for $1395.00.This is in quite nice condition for a 1865 folded map.It was printed in two sections and there is some discoloration from the backing tape or paper in the center with a old small tear at the top center now backed w...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1068234 (stock #346)
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USD $295.00
This is a original 1845 large folio image No. 15 of the Carolina Shrew from Audubons Quadrupeds vol's.Paper size is 22 by 28 and the image is in fine condition with a little minor edge chipping on plate edges.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1105173 (stock #351)
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This is a wonderful large 26inches tall bronze by the well listed French sculptor Ernest Rancoulet. It is titled Repousser De La Renaissance and it is a figure of a Renaissance armourer at work.This is pictured in Berman's books on bronze sculpture.He also made a small version of this man as a silversmith.Little seems to be known about Rancoulet other than he was from Bordeaux. Almost all listing about him have a incorrect birth date of 1870 but that was the first date that he showed at a French...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #1106945 (stock #353)
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USD $995.00
This is a original Chromolithograph print titled A Misty Morning Drifting by Frederic S Cozzens published in 1884 by Charles Scribner.It is mounted on the original card stock and we also have the separate title plate for it.The image is 14 by 20 1/2. In very nice condition with only a couple of small spots in the sky. The original portfolio was titled American Yachts Their Clubs and Races and was published in 1884. One of several plates we have from this series.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1106948 (stock #354)
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USD $1,100.00
This is a original Chromolithograph print titled The Finish Off Staten Island by Frederic S. Cozzens.It was printed in 1884 by Armstrong&co for Charles Scribner's and sons.The work was titled American Yachts Their Clubs and Races. The size is 14 by 20 1/2 and it is on its original backing board+ we have the original separate title plate.This plate is in excellent condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #1126715 (stock #356)
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USD $275.00
This is a large etching by the well listed Dutch artist Hendrik Kruseman van Elten 1829-1904.He moved to New York in 1866 and lived there most of his life. He exhibited at the 1876 and 1893 Fairs and at the National Academy.I believe this large 11 by 17 image size etching is of a Harbor on the French coast due to the style of buildings and boats.In lovely condition with wide margins this may be a proof print as it lacks a title and has a remarque.In a cream mat size 18 by 24.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1126730 (stock #357)
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USD $500.00
This is a scarce very large 24 by 32 tinted lithograph of Henry Clay. It was drawn on stone by Lafosse after the Daguerreotype by M. Brady in 1856. It was printed in France by Goupil with their Paris embossed stamp.It is in very good condition aside from some wrinkling in the paper the largest which was done when pulling the print above and to the left of his head. I could find no other copies of this scarce print. Goupil did another about this size around 1861 by the same artist but a different...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126764 (stock #359)
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USD $2,195.00
This is a rare original stipple and line engraving by John Sartain titled General Marion in his Swamp Encampment inviting a British Officer to dinner.This was done in 1840 for the Apollo Association the first art promotion group in the United States.This large 17 by 20 image + large margins print is in very good condition for its age. The paper is evenly lightly toned through out. The only damage is a small push thru the paper by the slaves right arm about 1/4 inch.A rare and desirable print get...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1148775 (stock #367)
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USD $395.00
This is a scarce early 1840 to 1854 Black transfer ware teapot by William Ridgeway.It is titled Wilkes Barre Vale of Wyoming. It is in good condition with a tiny flea bite on the top edge of the spout and the edge of the lid and a very small chip on the under side of the inside lip. No cracks or hairlines and nice and white with no discoloration.I can send more pics if interested as we can only get 6 on the listing.This is a rare hard to find American historical china view and item.The paneled t...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1160625 (stock #371)
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This is a great Grand Tour bronze statue titled the Runner.The Greek originals were found in the Roman ruins of Herculaneum.This was produced during the latter part of the 1800's by the Fonderia Aristica Sabatino de Angelis & Fils Napoli Italy.They and Fonderia Chiurazzi were the 2 best of many foundries in Naples at the time.He stands 18 3/4 inches tall and the base is 10 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches.The bronze is in fantastic condition for its age with a nice deep brown patina. My photos show some dark...