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All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1910 item #1172732 (stock #374)
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This is a large and rare charcoal drawing by Arthur Burdett Frost 1851-1928. It is titled Point of Honor. On the margin of the drawing are the words Point of Honor. Godie stood in rapt attention listening to the famous orators his imagination had brought there.I presume this is a story illustration for one of the many articles Frost did during a long and prolific carrier.He did tons of work for Harper's Weekly and was famous for his sporting and hunting images.There are a lot of listings for his...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1910 item #1194198 (stock #382)
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This is a nice original proof etching by the well known artist Joseph Pennell.It is titled Windsor From Eaton.It was sold by the famous print selling firm Frederick Keppel New York. The label states that it was a proof print pulled by the artist in 1903.I found only one other copy of this print that had sold and that was a later state than this one.This is framed in its original gold frame.There is no matt burn or discoloration. It must have spent a good part of its life tucked away.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1270733 (stock #403)
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This is a original 1907 bronze plaque of Leo (Lyov)Tolstoi the famous Russian author by John Flanagan.It is about 7 by 5 inches and is in a oak frame that was done in 1952.The bronze plaque is in excellent condition.Flanagan worked for a time in the studio of August St.Gaudens.He did several large outdoor figures and designed the United States quarter in the 20's along with other plaques. He lived from 1865 to 1952.A great piece to put up in your library.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1314775 (stock #415)
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USD $2,195.00
This is a very large 14 3/8ths inches tall 4 3/8's wide Loetz vase circa 1900.It is in the Silberiris style and the decor would be Pg 1/844. A lovely gold shading to purple iridescence with large loops of applied glass.This amazing vase is in perfect condition.This type of vase with the applied loops is quite scarce. We could only find a couple of examples.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #191811 (stock #2)
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USD $895.00
This is a fine french bronze with the seal of the exposition universal from 1889. It is 12 inches high and has fine original patina. This artist Jean Didier Debut 1824-1893 is well listed in Bermans bronze books where a companion piece to this one is shown.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #191820 (stock #4)
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USD $895.00
This is a fabulous bronze plaque by the best French Fondeur Barbedienne. It is a scene from Fontaines fables. 10 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches heavy casting fine detail. Mercie is listed in Bermans. Circa 1870's. This is pictured in Art Bronzes by Michael Wolf page 47. Shown at the Salon of 1875.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #191826 (stock #5)
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USD $495.00
This is an interesting bronze of a middle eastern style girl dancing.I could not find a listing for this artist. I believe it to be circa 1900 or before.I got this from a interesting Cleveland Ohio area estate.The owner belonged to the Royal Order of Jesters!
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1900 item #195029 (stock #45)
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USD $195.00
This is a rare news stand poster for a weekly magazine about bicycling in the 1890's. Made to be tossed out every week.It is 12 by 17 and is in A- cond with a original old fold in the middle.Signed by the artist Charles Cox.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #266992 (stock #62)
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USD $72.50
This is a unusual map published in 1897 from a atlas showing the gold fields in the Northwest Territories and Alaska.Size is 14 by 20 + it has been matted.Very clean condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #271701 (stock #66)
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USD $425.00
This is a very scarce lithograph of the origin of the great Chicago fire Oct. 8 1871. It is from a original painting by L.V.H.Crosby and was published by H.M.Kinsley in 1871. The image is 5 3/4 by 9 with wide margins and title. It is in very good condition with minor foxing. I have never seen another copy of this in my 30 years of selling prints.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #271708 (stock #67)
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USD $145.00
This is one of the nicer large woodcuts of Homers works from Harper's Weekly. One of his earliest lg 2 page scenes.This is from the January 28 1860 issue. It is folded as usual with a few small center holes from having been bound at one time. Otherwise it is in remarkably clean condition with no foxing. It is matted in a cream color acid free mat. The image is 13 3/4 by 20 1/2 +margins
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #277511 (stock #75)
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USD $485.00
This is a large wall map of the New England States printed in 1847 by Ensigns & Thayer new york. It is 30 inches tall by 26 wide. It is in very good condition with no staining and only minor wrinkling. A scarce early American map.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1900 item #288735 (stock #119)
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USD $95.00
A original 1860's map of Washington and Oregon hand colored. Washington is a very unusual shape! 14 by 17 in very clean condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #288740 (stock #121)
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USD $120.00
This is a very nice copy of Johnson's map of Idaho Oregon and Washington in 1864 during the civil war. Idaho is in a very unusual shape and shows Indian reservations.14 by 17
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1900 item #288741 (stock #122)
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USD $95.00
A very nice copy of Mitchell's Utah and Nevada with original hand coloring 12 1/2 by 15. 1865
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #288745 (stock #125)
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USD $175.00
This is a nice large 15 by 23 copy of Mitchell's map of Texas from 1881. Has an inset of Galveston. It is in nice clean cond.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #288747 (stock #126)
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USD $195.00
A NICE LARGE 17 BY 25 MAP OF TEXAS from a JOHNSON'S ATLAS of the 1860'S.Very good condition with some chipping at the top center border. 1 small spot in the gulf.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1900 item #288750 (stock #127)
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USD $235.00
A great old map of Texas from 1877. large size 15 by 23 also shows Indian territory and New Mexico. In great cond.