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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1170479 (stock #373)
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USD $1,195.00
This is a large 26 1/2 by 18 + margins original lithograph of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the founding of the United States done for the Centennial exhibit in Philadelphia. This is a original 2 tone litho done by George Stinson in Portland Maine. This print was never colored originally! In very good to excellent condition for its age 137 years old.There is a little corner bend at the bottom left corner otherwise no missing paper or tears and no stains.This is quite a rare print. I could onl...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1178736 (stock #375)
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This is a fine quality Grand Tour bronze of Narcissus done after the antique found in Pompeii in 1862.This one is signed G.Nisini Roma.They were one of the best foundries in Rome.He has a great antique green brown type patina to look as if he had just come out of the ground.This was a popular casting before and around the turn of the century. I found a couple of others listed on the web for more that are not signed and do not have the great patina this bronze has.This bronze has sold at auction ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1187197 (stock #381)
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USD $425.00
This is a nice watercolor painting of a coastal village by the very well listed British artist John Hamilton Glass 1820-1885. This has nice vibrant colors and is in ex.cond. Size is 9 by 14 + mat.His specialty was harbour and coastal scenes.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1197784 (stock #384)
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USD $1,495.00
This is a original 1876 chromolithograph of Archibald Willards painting Yankee Doodle or the Spirit of 76.Painted in 1875 to be displayed at the Centennial in Philadelphia the chromo was published by J.E.Ryder of Cleveland Ohio to be sold at the fair. It was printed by Clay and Cossack of Buffalo New York. This chromo is in very good condition with no scrape or damages to the surface of the print. It does have some fading or toning being 135 years old.It is laid down on a backer board. Size is 1...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1197832 (stock #385)
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USD $695.00
This is a original 1857 tinted lithograph print of the Gustavus Bergner's Brewery at 239 Dock St.in Philadelphia Pa.This was printed by Traubel in 1857.Size is 12 1/2 by 18 1/4. In very nice condition with just a small stain in the upper right corner.A very scarce litho that is seldom on the market!
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1203897 (stock #386)
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This is a nice large 24 inch bronze of Dianna the Huntress after the original by Houdon.This casting would date circa 1875/1900.She is in nice condition with a good chocolate brown patina.A classic bronze statue.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1215196 (stock #390)
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USD $3,250.00
This is a large Chinese Export hand carved wood frame. We would date it 1820's to 1850's. Probably a type of sandalwood the out side is 44 1/2 by 33 inches the inner rabbit is 35 3/4 by 23 5/8th inches. The wood is about 3/4th inches thick. The carving on this is incredible. All 4 sides have different scenes carved in them. The top has 8 figures planting crops. the sides each have groups of 5 in a garden below a temple with another figure in it. The bottom has 6 figures 2 water buffalo, bats and...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1226198 (stock #391)
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This is a nice Pre 1900 French bronze of a classical woman that is signed by the well listed French artist Paul Dubois.She stands resting on a column with a compass in her hand.She is in very nice condition with some age appropriate wear. I could not find any other versions of this bronze by Dubois making this a somewhat scarce creation by the artist.Height is 16 1/2 inches and the base is 6 1/2 by 4 inches.The detail work is quite nice as befitting this master bronze artist. we guarantee this t...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1241087 (stock #393)
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This is a original bronze casting of Francois Rude's well known bronze figure Le Petit Pecheur Napolitian.This was cast by the Barbedienne foundry in France and could be as early as the 1850's. Rude was the first living artist that the foundry worked with starting in 1843.Barbedienne cast this figure in 3 sizes. This one is 10 1/2 by 9 1/2 the mid size.In good original finish with some normal age related rubbings to he patina.This figure has sold in this size for between $3000.00 to $5000.00 at ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1241093 (stock #394)
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This is a nice original bronze casting by the well known French artist P.J.Mene.It features a Pointer and a Setter chasing a Quail.Size is about 16 1/2 by 8 deep and 8 tall. It is pictured in the book Bronzes of the Nineteenth Century by Kjellberg. Mene was a prolific artist who had his own foundry for a time. He also used the Susse French foundry.This has a lovely chocolate brown patina in excellent condition with a bit of minor wear on the dogs backs as you would expect on a genuine old bronze...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1243609 (stock #396)
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USD $650.00
This is a scare engraving of Robert E Lee by William Sartain circa 1865. It was published in Philadelphia.The paper measures 13 by 16+. I only found two other copies of this print for sale and both were trimmed well inside the plate mark.In remarkable fresh and clean condition.I do not think it was ever framed. It was photographed while shrink wrapped so there is ghosting on my photos. A very scarce image of Lee.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1263004 (stock #401)
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USD $2,495.00
This is a original hand colored lithographic plate Lophophorus Sclateri from Elliot's Monograph of the Phasianidae.This was one of the best bird books ever published and ranks right up there with Audubon.The plate is 19 by 23 3/4 and retains the original stitch marks on one edge and is not laid down.This is one of the more dramatic plates from this book and the colors are still quite strong and rich.We have left it in its early French hand colored mat which has caused some matt burn on the mat e...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1277676 (stock #404)
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USD $2,495.00
This is a rare original 1858 large format engraving of Doctor Kane at the Graves of Sir Franklin's Men.This print was given to subscribers of the New York Albion and could also be bought for the price of $2.00 which was a fair sum in 1858.The image is 23 and 1/2 by 17 3/8+ large margins. We have it matted to 32 by 24.In very good overall condition with some slight foxing and the top margin trimmed to with in 3/8th inches of the image.We could only find 3 copies in museums and one other for sale ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1278347 (stock #406)
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This is a Large 24 inch tall original bronze statue of David after the marble by Gian Bernini 1598-1680. This seems to be quite a scarce statue in bronze. We could find no auction records for this figure and could only find a Couple pictured that did not have the eagle at the base. We believe this was done in the 1800'S in Naples (Napoli) by the Fonderia Sommer or Chiurazzi. This bronze is in excellent condition and has a great patina. The only flaw we could see is a thin line at the front of t...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #1279073 (stock #407)
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USD $245.00
This is a original 1863 etching by Theodule Augustin Ribot 1823-1891.From a series he did in the 1860's on cooking and chefs printed by Delatre and published by Cadart the most famous French Publisher of the day.This has the impressed seal of Cadart below the image. In pristine never framed condition on heavy paper with wide margins. Image is about 11 1/2 by 8.We have it matted in a spice ivory mat 14 by 17 1/2.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1284870 (stock #410)
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This is a original lifetime bronze statue of a Pheasant by the very well listed French artist Paul Comolera 1818-1897. His specialty was birds. This 21 inch tall figure has incredible detail and is done in several different patina's.It is all in wonderful original condition. Probably cast at the Susse Freres foundry in Paris.It has the original ink written markings on the underside.Comolera was a pupil of Francois Rude. He exhibited at the Salon for 50 years.We found several versions of this bro...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1290098 (stock #411)
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USD $1,795.00
This is a nice original French Bronze by the well listed Artist Rene Charles Masse 1855-1913.It is titled Le Passage Du Ruisseau and features 2 children out walking.It is 21 inches tall with a deep chocolate patina that is in excellent condition. The separate base ring with the title is a more golden bronze color.A lovely example of a late 1800's French Bronze.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1291691 (stock #414)
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USD $1,295.00
This is a striking large 16 inch tall bronze statue of a German Shepherd by the very well listed French sculpture artist Prosper Lecourtier 1851-1924. He was a student of Fremeit and won many medals at the salons.Dogs where his specialty.This original two toned figure is 15 inches tall and 18 inches wide. It sits on a original stone base and We will date it around 1890 to 1900.This sculpture is in excellent condition with no flaws or damage.We could find no other copies of this in any sales reco...