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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Transportation : Posters : Pre 1900 item #195029 (stock #45)
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$235.00
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1068199 (stock #343)
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$185.00
This is a original gouache illustration by Bill Griffith for the August 1955 issue of Sports Afield.The story was the Saga of the Red Wolf.The art is 11 by 12 1/2+ margins and has been framed in a simple wood frame 17 1/2 by 18 1/2.Picture is in good condition but has some small spots on the right side and a light one near top center.I presume it sat around for a time before being framed.Griffith worked for Sports Afield for a number of years. He did cover art and interior illustrations.
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 : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1900 item #289569 (stock #157)
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$175.00
A nice large Victorian art glass basket that shades from blue to white with a clear twisted glass handle.It has a ground pontil and is in perfect cond. 8 1/2 inches tall by 12 wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #952062 (stock #314)
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$695.00
This is a nice bronze statue of a Borzoi by the listed artist Ugo Cipriani. It is 9 1/2 inches tall with the base and about 9 inches long. This is in excellent condition and is signed on the base.It would be circa 1920/30 vintage.Works by this artist are scarce. I found 3 bronze examples searching the net.Most of the Cipriani clan worked in stone not bronze. If you collect dog statues or Borzoi items this would be a great addition to your collection.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Pre 1940 item #193644 (stock #29)
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$295.00
this is a great poster for travel in italy from 1931.It is 27 1/2 by 39 and I will rate it B+ cond. This has a water stain on the lower left corner that goes in about 4 inches and some minor wrinkling other wise in great cond. There is some shadow in my pic.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1920 item #385414 (stock #69)
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$95.00
This is a nice scarce early print of R.A.Foxes Bridal Veil Falls in Yosemite valley.The image is 6 by 8 and mounted on a sturdy backer. It comes with a original descriptive sheet about the pic and the artist. Near mint with one small spot in the sky. Shown on page 113 of Gibsons book.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1900 item #289555 (stock #156)
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$245.00
This is a interesting pr of light tan colored English handled vases with enameled floral decorations and a ground top with gold trim.They are 10 inches high and 7 wide.Better quality prs. of lg. Bristol vases are getting a lot harder to find.In very nice original cond.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1147134 (stock #365)
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$1695.00
This is a nice large 18 inch tall bronze titled P'tit Jean Le Greffeux The Artists Father.It was done by the listed artist Jean Eugene Baffier 1851-1920.His father is shown grafting a grape vine.The bronze is in ex. condition with a rich dark greenish brown patina.This statue has sold for as high as $4500.00 in the 1990's. It weighs 33lbs. This would be a great piece for your wine cellar or tasting room!
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #191820 (stock #4)
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$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 #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 : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1900 item #397674 (stock #89)
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$265.00
This is a early colored lithograph of the encampment of the 25th mass infantry during the civil war.There are 3 small creases in the paper in the top edge,some toning and a couple of tiny fox spots . All in all this print is in very good condition for its age.matt opening is 12 1/2 by 16 + margins. Printed by Sarony,Major&Knapp Broadway N.Y.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #521399 (stock #240)
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stolen!
This is a wonderful period 1860's or earlier bronze sculpture by William Beattie a Englishman who exhibited at the royal academy in 1864.He was born in 1810 died 1870.I did find some listing for Parian sculptures that he did. He is listed in the major art books but they do not have very much info on him.This statue is 15 inches tall,and the stone base is 5 1/2 across.It was cast by J. Toy & Son Birmingham England. This one of a kind bronze was stolen from our shop...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #797911 (stock #294)
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Stolen
This is a nice circa 1930 bronze statue of a Chamois Goat on a naturalistic rock base. It stands 12 inches tall by 7 wide.The statue has excellent detail and the patina is in excellent condition. The base is carved marble.The base seems to be signed Duru but we can find no listing of an artist by this name.Animalier
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1950 item #1158004 (stock #368)
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$185.00
This is a nice colored etching by the well listed artist and designer Leon R. Pescheret.He had a studio in Whitewater Wi. for a number of years and produced a large body of work.His etchings are in the collections of quite a few major museums.Plate size is about 9 by 12 + margins. Currently in its original 1942 silver frame which is 17 by 20. It is matted but I see no mat burns. The print is in excellent condition and color.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1021407 (stock #335)
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$2195.00
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...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1241093 (stock #394)
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$1595.00
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.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...