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Noteworthy Sale: Thurston Nichols American Antiques
Autumn-Winter 2006
Robert Wood and Company of Philadelphia was one of America's premier iron manufactories of the late nineteenth century specializing in decorative iron and bronze works. This rare life-size iron figure of a dog is cast in the form of a retriever....
Noteworthy Sale: Roberto Freitas American Antiques and Decorative Arts
Aug-Sept 2006
These paintings are fine examples of Burttersworth's early work, circa 1880, shortly after the artist moved to New York. These complex and dramatic sailing scenes illustrate the artist’s great talent as a painter, depicting the intricacies of rigging...
Noteworthy Sale: Roger King Fine Art
Aug-Sept 2006
Antonio Jacobsen painted hundreds of ship portraits, sometimes painting the same vessel several times. The Mount Hope is one of three known versions by Jacobsen, and represents his work at its finest. Departing from his flattened
Noteworthy Sales: Allan Katz Americana
Summer 2005
This rare squirrel weathervane is one of only a few known examples. While weathervanes frequently took the form of animals, the majority
Noteworthy Sales: Grace and Elliott Snyder
Summer 2005
With its imitative combination of whimsical spirals, pinwheels, and floral appliqués, this table rug is a testament
Noteworthy Sales: Hill Gallery
Summer 2005
Seated Nude is exquisite for its captivating subject, use of rich, saturated colors, and attention to detail. Skyllas, a Greek
Noteworthy Sales: Residence of C.F. Veil, Charles Frederick Veil
Spring 2005
Charles Frederick Veil was born in Germany in 1813. He immigrated to America where he became a tanner, living in Liberty (Tioga County), Pa. This fine folk watercolor picture of...
Noteworthy Sales: Schooners Racing off New York Harbor
Spring 2005
The painting depicts a yacht race in New York Harbor. The setting is the upper bay with Castle Garden on the tip of Manhattan on the left, and Castle William on Governors Island on the right; both favorite backgrounds for...
Noteworthy Sales: African-American Slave Pictorial
Spring 2005
Extant examples of appliquéd pictorials made by slaves are exceedingly rare. Much of the imagery and presentationof this pictorial—from the giraffe to...
Noteworthy Sales: Franz Richard Unterberge, Schiavoni–Venice
Spring 2005
Unterberger’s best-known works are views of Venice and Naples depicted under a romantic haze. The present view depicts a hot, late afternoon along the historical Riva degli Schiavoni, once the most popular promenade in...
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