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A very fine American framed silhouette of George Washington, circa 1810-1820, after Samuel Follwell, (American, 1764–1813 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), in it’s original frame with fine folk art feather motif, the reverse has applied almanac page which is dated 1828. (For a larger … Continue reading

A pair of French early nineteenth century Neoclassical marble, ormolu and patinated bronze “Grand Tour” tazzas, circa 1820 (For a larger image, simply click on any image) Each patinated bronze urn features an acanthus scrolled handle, set on a grotto “rouge” marble base, … Continue reading

A scarce steel engraving on paper entitled “Marion Crossing the Pedee” {sic}, after William Tylee Ranney (working 1813-1857) (Simply click on the image for an enlargement) Published by the American Art-Union, New York and printed by J. Dalton. “The American … Continue reading

An original and very rare stipple and line “mezzotint”, by John Sartain, entitled “Gen. Marion in his Swamp Encampment Inviting a British Officer to Dinner”, No 1. 1840. (Simply left click on any image for an enlargement) This scarce mezzotint … Continue reading

An extremely rare Wedgwood “Jasperware” oval plaque depicting the profile of the Marquis de LaFayette, late eighteenth century, in very good to excellent condition. A twentieth century paper label is adhered to the back which reads “Guaranteed Jas A. Lewis & … Continue reading

A very scare early nineteenth century octagonal plaque of George Washington Sulphide is a decorative type of glass that was originally created in the late eighteenth century in France, where it was used to embellish objects such as flasks, paperweights, and pendents … Continue reading

Two very scarce engravings of Mr. James Iredell, along with his family’s “Coat of Arms”, circa 1800 SOLD TO THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF “THE JAMES IREDELL HOUSE“, EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA

A late nineteenth century engraving of “Francis Marion Crossing the PeeDee” Not yet framed, this engraving was published in the 1860’s and imitates the famous painting of “George Washington crossing the Delaware River” during the American Revolution.  This example is rare in the fact that is shows early … Continue reading

A rare late eighteenth to early nineteenth century framed oil-on-canvas, laid on board, of Major General Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), after the noted American artist, John Trumbull (1756-1843), John Trumbull was a soldier in “The American Revolution” and later served as … Continue reading

A very rare American ninteegth century steel engraving entitled “Gen. Marion in his Swamp Encampment Inviting a British Officer to Dinner”, after the original oil-on-canvas painting by the Charleston Artist, J. B. White, printed by J. N. Grimbrede in 1858. … Continue reading

A scarce nineteenth century steel engraving entitled “Francis Marion Crossing the Pedee”, after William Tylee Ranney (American, 1813-1857) and engraved by Charles Kennedy Burt  (American, 1823-1892) For reasons unknown, the publisher misspelled the river, which runs through both South Carolina … Continue reading