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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1930 item #1421006 (stock #TBD00304)
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$40.00
A sepia toned silver print of a Bedouin shepherd with his flock grazing on sparsely covered ground below a hill. In the lower right corner is the blind stamp, “American Colony/Jerusalem.” The original dates from around 1920 and this would appear to be a print of roughly that age. The Number 161 is stamped on the back. The photograph is 8 ¼ x 11 ¼ inches includes a thin margin.

Condition: excellent. There are a few minor creases in the interior of the image, probably from being rolled ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1421004 (stock #TBD00303)
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$45.00
An albumen photograph by Felis Bonfils (French 1829-1885) showing a group of dahabiya moored on Gezira Island with the original Kasr el Nil bridge over the Nile at Cairo showing in the background. The bridge opened in 1872. Dahabiya were boats for tourists cruising up the Nile to either Luxor or Aswan on trips lasting respectively about forty or fifty days. These were luxury tourist accommodation and the central experience of a tour of Egypt in the late 19th century. At the time of this photogr...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1421002 (stock #TBD00302)
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$45.00
An albumen photograph of the Kas Mahal, the Royal residence inside the Red Fort at Agra built by Shah Jahan from 1632 to 1640. The photo shows the building and in the distance on the right the Taj Mahal. Signed in the negative, “Rust,” and possibly with the number 8. Also, on the reverse is the photographer’s stamp. Thomas A. Rust (English, 1841-1904). The image is 8 x 9 7/8 inches (20.5 x 25 cm). the mat is 16 x 20 inches (40.5 x 51 cm).

Condition: generally good with some internal c...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1970 item #1421001 (stock #TBD00301)
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$700.00
Alfred Hair (American, 1941-1970) was an early Florida Highwaymen painter. This large painting depicts two leaning palm trees just above a beach with two high tide lines of debris, curling waves and seagulls all under a sunny but partially cloudy sky. Signed, “A. Hair” lower left. The painting is 24 ¼ x 36 ¼ inches. The apparently original frame is 29 ½ x 41 ½ inches. Painted on panel (Upson board).

Condition: Excellent. The paint is thinly applied and there is a slight scratch in th...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420545 (stock #TBD00200)
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$40.00
Albumen photograph of the quay from across the water at Port Said with what is, I think, the light house that was built in 1869 and architecturally important because of the early, if not the first, use of reinforced concrete. Written in the negative, lower left, “Lankaki” and lower right, “Quai du Port Said.” The Zangaki brothers who often wrote Langaki were among the early photographers of Egypt. Photograph mounted on thin card and matted. Image 8 5/8 x 11 1/8 inches (22 x 28.5 cm). Mat...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420543 (stock #TBD00299)
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$40.00
Albumen photograph depicting the city of Damascus in the distance with a town in the middle distance and a man standing in a graveyard toward the foreground. Written in the negative lower left, “Bonfils” and lower right, “402. Damas-Vue general de Damas prise de ‘Sulkirk’(?)” Laid on paper and matted. Image 8 ¾ x 11 ¾ inches (22 x 30 cm). Mat 16 x 20 inches (40.5 x 51 cm). Felix Bonfils (French 1831-1885) was one of the early photographers of the Middle East. A similar view is at t...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420207 (stock #TBD00298)
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$30.00
A well composed albumen photograph of the Mosque of Sultan Sulieman with the Golden Horn in the distance. In the distance to the very far left of the photograph is the Hagia Sophia. In the golden Horn are both sailing ships and steamers. Written in pencil on the mount in the lower left is, “Constnatinople/Mosque of Sultan Suleyman/& the Golden Horn.” The image is 6 x8 inches (15 x20 cm). The card, with a shaded area for the image is 12 x15 inches (30.5 x38 cm).

Condition: the card has nu...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420206 (stock #TBD00297)
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$45.00
An albumen photograph of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque also known as the “Blue Mosque” in Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey by Pascal Sebah taken circa 1880. The photograph is 10 ¼ by 13 ¼ inches (26 by 33.5 cm). It is mounted with clear photo corners in a 16 by 20 inch mat (40.5 by 50 cm). Printed on the photograph from the negative in the lower left, “58. Mosquee Sultan Akmed” and in the lower right “P Sebah.”

Condition; generally excellent. Slight foxing in the sky and along the u...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420204 (stock #TBD00996)
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$45.00
An oversize albumen photograph of the exterior of the Hagia Sophia, Istanbul by the photographer Pascal Sebah. The view is taken from outside a stone wall pierced with grilled windows. The monumental structure rises behind the wall. Pascal Sebah (1823-1886) was born in Constantinople. His photographic studio there opened in 1857. In the lower left in the negative, “68. Mosquee St. Sophia” and lower right “P. Sebah.” The image is 10 ¼ x 13 1/8 inches (26 x 33 cm). The mat is 16 x20 inche...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420203 (stock #TBD00295)
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$45.00
An oversize albumen photograph of the exterior front of the Beylerbeyi Palace on the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul. The palace was built from 1861 to 1865 as an Imperial summer residence. The photograph is by Pascal Sebah. In the lower left in the negative, “38. Palais du Sultan a Beyler Bey,” on the lower right also in the negative, “P. Sebah.” 10 ¼ x13 ¼ inches (26 x33.5 cm) in a 16 x20 inch (40.5 x50 cm) mat.

Condition: good, with some wrinkles, a spot of discoloration in the s...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1420202 (stock #TBD00294)
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$40.00
An interesting view of the monumental Hagia Sophia rising above houses on either side and a man standing in a square(?) that is probably some distance from the mosque but with the perspective appears quite close. No writing in the negative and the identification of the view in pencil appears later than the image which is around 1880. It is attached to a thin paper page that from the roughness of the back side might have been an album page that was separated. The mat is protective. The image is 7...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Russian : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1408644 (stock #TBD00293)
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$480.00
A well painted and modeled figure of a kneeling man wearing a black cap and brown coat holding a board with a white cloth covered with fruit. On the underside of the base are the poorly impressed the marks of the Gardner factory in Moscow. A similar figure is pictured in the book Russian Porcelains by Marvin C. Ross. The book illustrates the collection of Russian porcelain at Hillwood Museum in Washington D.C. The figure is 5 inches (13 cm) tall.

Condition; no chips, cracks, hairlines or re...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1800 item #1402158 (stock #TBD00292)
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SOLD Porcelain underglaze blue painted dinner plate decorated in a direct steal from Worcester with the “pine cone” pattern. The form of the plate is slightly different than the Worcester form but design and border are a close copy. Worcester is done with a transfer prints whereas this plate is hand painted and the porcelain is hard paste as opposed to soft paste. Since the pattern being copied is from around 1780 this plate is probably circa 1790. 9 1/8 inches (23 cm) diameter.

Condit...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1402157 (stock #TBDoo291)
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$240.00
Nicely decorated with hand painted floral bouquets and sprigs on a hard paste porcelain a trembleuse cup, cover and saucer. The rims are dental gilt as are the fruit and leaves knop and two handles. No marks but French in form and decoration from around 1780. Saucer is 6 ¼ inches (15.5 cm) diameter and 1 ½ inches (4 cm) tall. The cup is 4 inches (10 cm) tall and 5 ½ inches (14 cm) across the double handles.

Condition: No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Minor gilding wear.

Nic...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1800 item #1402156 (stock #TBD00290)
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$600.00
A mezzotint printed in colors of a large Holderness cow, a type of Holstein Friesian. Printed on woven paper. The image is 18 by 24 inches, overall it is 24 ¾ by 30 inches and the mat is 26 by 31 ½ inches. The print, with dedication on the lower margin, depicts a large rectangular cow in front of a barnyard with a dog, cowherd and a well dressed man in the foreground. In the lower left below the image is printed, “painted by G. Gerrard.” In the center, “Pub. April 9th 1798 by G. Gerrard...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1402155 (stock #TBD00289)
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SOLD A Worcester mug with flared sides decorated in transfer printed underglaze blue of sprigs of natural flowers. Although it is unmarked the transfer on one side is identical to the one shown on the side of a Worcester marked jug shown in plate 282 of Godden’s Caughley and Worcester Porcelains 1775-1800. The transfers are well printed. 3 ¾ inches (9.5 cm) tall and a little more in diameter across the handle.

Condition: No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Minor firing flaws. Remark...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1837 VR item #1401434 (stock #TBD00288)
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$350.00
A large sauce or warming pan decorated in the French taste with blue lines enclosing gilt flowers and further gilding on the knop, handle and the three feet. The rim of both the top and the pan are decorated with dental gilding. On the underside the underglaze blue shield, the impressed numbers “822” (giving the date of 1822) and the impressed number “18.” Overall length with handle 10 ¼ inches (26 cm), diameter of the top 7 inches (17.5 cm), Height without the top 4 ½ inches (11.5 cm)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1401433 (stock #TBD00287)
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$350.00
A nicely decorated flaring oval fruit or chestnut basket with openwork sides and handles at either end. The red stencil mark on the base of an “A” with a crown is that of the factory at the Rue Thiroux under Marie Antoinette’s protection. It is decorated with sprigs on the bottom of the inside, dots at the intersection of the open weave sides, stripes of red and blue alternating with white on the base, a blue line around the handle and a gilt rim with dentil gilding on the outside edge. I...