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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #924045 (stock #BA760)
Measuring 33 inches long x 15 inches high, this vintage 1869, black ink, original lithograph was published as an art supplement to Appleton's Journal.

The litho was executed by John Karst with his signature appearing in the lower left hand corner. Highly detailed, the litho reproduces a bustling New Orleans' dock scene featuring numerous slaves at work.

This litho was professionally re-framed using museum-quality, acid-free materials in 2004. The frame is a classic styled, black painted, b...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1900 item #1335981
David Anthony
$780.00
Ambrose Hyppolyte Louis Garneray (1783 - 1857, France) produced a remarkable series of images of major ports of Europe and the United States beginning in the 1820s. He was commissioned by Louis XVIII of France to produce paintings of naval scenes. The aquatint etching we offer for sale is a member of the port series, most likely a second state production published c. 1835. It was probably originally published around 1820 or so. Garneray has depicted a scene of New Orleans with a steam and sail ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1990 item #1461503 (stock #04313)
The size of Matted photo: 14 1/2" W x 16 1/2" H
The size of BW Photo Image: 7 1/2" W x 9 3/8" H . Photo size itself: 10" x 8"
Date of Photo taken: August 1985
Photographer: Edward Kawanabe (1947 - )
Printer of Photograph: Edward Kawanabe (1947- )
Camera used: Nikon FM 2.
Condition: Excellent

The subject and Location: Church in Taos, New Mexico
This is Fine Art Black and White photograph. It was taken by
Edward Kawanabe and printed by him.
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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1339197 (stock #268)
Antiquarian Art Co.
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Original acrylic painting on canvas of the Manhattan skyline by Tom Christopher. Signed on verso from his Brill Building project series Times Square 2014. Measuring 30 x 48 x 2 inches.

Tom Christopher (born 1952 is an American artist known for his expressionist urban paintings, mostly of New York City. Christopher began as a commercial artist, and has become a notable artist with worldwide galleries and exhibitions. Christopher is known for his New York City urban paintings. Most of the...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #904409 (stock #BA851)
This rarely found, 1937, tin, wind-up, DOUBLE JITTER-BUG Mechanical Dancing Toy was made by the Buffalo Toy & Tool Works. The Buffalo Toy & Tools Works was located in Buffalo, New York, and was established in 1924.

The toy is in very fine, working condition. When wound, the black dancers bob up and down, moving their hinged legs about and swinging their arms. The dancer's heads, bodies, and arms are constructed of flat tin, while their legs and feet are three dimensional. Other than a few l...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1433725 (stock #TRC209327)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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From a well-known series entitled “Chōtō” (Listening to the Waves) this large contoured vase features a sandy glaze that the sculptor claims is an expression of the features of the landscape where he grew up.

Born in the port city of Shimoda, Sakiyama studied art in Osaka and then later went on to open his own kiln that he named “Hidaka” (High Sun). Appearing to have a natural gift for form and proportion, his pieces soon attracted the attention of galleries and collectors...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1373922
Helen M Edwards
$1,580.00
Width: 29 cm (11.6 in)
Height: 12.2 cm (5 in)

Large Chinese famille rose porcelain bowl; features rural and river scenes; rings like a bell; 18th century; good condition
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1461206 (stock #1012)
Antiquarian Art Co.
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An original Tom Christopher New York painting acrylic on canvas titled "Between the Clock and the Messenger" measuring 48" by 48.5" signed on verso. This painting has been exhibited at Galerie Tamenaga in Paris France with label on stretcher bar.

TOM CHRISTOPHER BIOGRAPHY

"Monet had his water lilies and Tom Christopher has Times Square." --The New Yorker Tom Christopher is a classically trained draughtsman. He received a BFA from the Art Center College in Los Angeles, studying wi...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #1459777 (stock #BA970)
Offered is a highly-collectible and seldom-found, circa 1850's, Staffordshire, England, earthenware, pictorial ABC plate featuring a Southern US slavery theme: slaves picking cotton.

Entitled "Gathering Cotton", the plate depicts eight slaves, including two children, picking cotton and placing it in woven straw baskets.

Plates such as this, particularly those with the alphabet embossed around the rim, were produced for use by children as subtle educational tools. England was well ahe...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1990 item #1461504 (stock #04314)
The size of Matted photo: 16 5/8" H x 14 3/4" W
The size of BW Photo Image: 9 1/4" W x 7 3/8" H .
Photo size itself: 10" x 8"
Date of Photo taken: August 1985
Photographer: Edward Kawanabe (1947 - )
Printer of Photograph: Edward Kawanabe (1947- )
Camera used: Nikon FM 2.
Condition: Excellent

The subject and Location: Taos Pueblo Wall, New Mexico
This is Fine Art Black and White photograph. It was taken by
Edward Kawanabe and printed by h...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1990 item #1461470 (stock #04310)
The size of Frame: 15 3/8" L x 12 5/16" W x 1 1/2" Thick
The size of BW Photo: 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" (showing). Photo size itself: 10" x 8"
Date of Photo taken: August 1985
Photographer: Edward Kawanabe (1947 - )
Printer of Photograph: Edward Kawanabe (1947- )
Camera used: Nikon FM 2.
This is most Unique photograph. If you look at this B/W photograph,
you would think old wooden Church somewhere in country side.
It is actually very small size Church made by ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1415477 (stock #26C10-3004)
Nathaniel Mills Castle Top sterling silver card case with high relief view of Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York City. Birmingham mint marks, with date letter for 1848-1849. A 'castle top' silver card case by the famous silversmith Nathaniel Mills, depicting a rare view of an American scene, Trinity Church, Wall St., in New York City. Mills was known for his 'high-relief' portrayals of churches, abbeys, and castles, which he applied to vinaigrettes, snuff boxes and card cases. This example is...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #39016
AntiquesDC
$45.00
Vintage lithographed tin Halloween pan noisemaker, decorated in green, black, white and orange. The decorations include a witch, a ghost and a skeleton around a cauldron. The edges are decorated with jack o'lanterns, owls, bats and black cats. Marked "US Metal Toy Mfg. Co. Made In U.S.A." Very nice condition, some scratching where metal clappers hit against pan, very light rust on the unpainted clappers. Circa 1940s. 7-7/8" long.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1990 item #1460701 (stock #04302)
The size of Frame: 24 1/4"W x 28 1/4" H x 1" Thick
The size of Image : 19" W x 23" H
Artist: Ansel Adams (Feb. 20 1902 — Apr. 22, 1984)
The title: Oak Tree, Snowstorm.
The date Photograph created: 1948 by Ansel Adams.
Medium: Black and White Print. With Black Metal Frame with double matted..
The condition of Frame and Print: Excellent.

This is handsome reproduction Black and White print by world well known
Ansel Adams (Feb. 20 1902 — Apr. 22, 198...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #1431522 (stock #964)
Antiquarian Art Co.
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An original American impressionist landscape of a rural home on a river by Edward Redfield. Oil on canvas measuring 20 x 24 signed lower left. In all original very good antique condition with the original frame. Edward Redfield is regarded as the premier painter of the New Hope School of American Impressionism, and, in his time, was considered one of the best landscape painters in the country. He was born in 1869 in Bridgeville, Delaware, and moved to Center Bridge, near New Hope, Pennsylva...
First edition Taisho period Japanese woodblock print titled “The Snow Maiden Umekawa” (aka “The Heroine Umekawa in the Snow”) from the supplements of “The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon" by Kitano Tsunetomi (1880-1947) published in 1923. First edition with mica and silver highlights, hand applied gofun, black ink Tsunetomi seal at the upper right, and Yamagishi Kazue (carver) and Nishimura Kumakichi (printer) seals at the lower edge. Visible paper size: 15 7/8" x nearly 11" (...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1273763 (stock #BA922)
Measuring 7.5 inches long x 10 inches high, this rarely-found, circa 1930's, wooden pull toy depicting a Smiling Black Boy is fully functional! He was manufactured by Wood Commodities Corporation, New York, and was called, not the typical Sambo as one might expect, but "Little Jasper"!

Little Jasper was created by George Pal, a cartoonist who worked for Paramount Studios and who created the Puppetoons, a popular cartoon series played in movie theaters of the era prior to the screening of the ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #365759 (stock #BA527)
Measuring 8 1/2 inches wide x 11 3/4 inches long, this brightly colored, all original, copyright 1931, Little Black Sambo Puzzle by acclaimed American children's illustrator, Fern Bisel Peat, is in very good condition! This very rarely-found puzzle attracts additional interest due to the unusual, geometric, highly angular cut of the individual puzzle pieces- suggesting a very strong Art Deco influence!

(Also currently available is Fern Bisel Peat's companion Little Black Sambo storybook!)

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1970 item #1093698 (stock #6550)
A Georg Jensen sterling silver double tulip pin and earrings set in a red Georg Jensen New York box. The brooch measures 1-3/4 x 1-3/8" and has a safety catch and it matches the 7/8" x 5/8" clip-on earrings. The red box with the white satin and black velvet interior has the stamp for the Georg Jensen shop at 667 Fifth Avenue New York, and the brooch has the Jensen mark along with STERLING DENMARK 100 C (the pattern mark) and the earrings have just the 100 after the Jensen Denmark and sterling m...