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Interior Scene, Frontal Portrait of a Gentleman
Spring 2002
This portrait is a fine example of the supreme artistry of Jacob Maentel at the height of his talents and ranks among the finest, largest, and arguably the most important Maentel portraits that has ever come on the...
Lacquer Qin
Spring 2002
This extremely rare and finely decorated five-stringed qin zither illustrates both form and design found in Chu kingdom lacquer. The powerfully...
North Shore Inlaid Swell Front Bureau
Spring 2002
The drawer backs of this chest are stamped with the initials J & B, possibly the mark of John Baker, a cabinetmaker working in Ipswich,
Staffordshire Saltglaze Lobed 'Landskip' Teapot and Cover
Spring 2002
The Landskip pattern was produced in saltglaze, creamware, and green glaze. It features a recumbent lamb finial, beaded spout, and moulded house and farm animals...
The Broad Way, The Narrow Way
Spring 2002
This outstanding folk art drawing, of large size, exceptional color, and fine condition, was drawn in Lancaster County. The artist has created a wonderful...
A Yingqing Four-Handled Jar
Winter/Spring 2002
The body of this jar is of barrel shape, with a narrow shelf to mark off the shoulders, sloping up to the short-waisted neck with flat, everted rim...
Blockfront Chest of Drawers
Winter/Spring 2002
This chest, of successful visual proportion and scale, is in a wonderful state of preservation, retaining an old finish and original brass hardware. Though the...
George II Architectural Bureau Bookcase
Winter/Spring 2002
his magnificent George II burl-walnut architectural bureau bookcase features a partially fitted top, mirrored doors, and a desk section with a boxwood and ebony-inlaid
Polly Thayer (Starr), Gladiola with Bee
Winter/Spring 2002
Polly Thayer (Starr), the only living artist represented in the exhibition A Studio of Her Own: Boston Women Artists 1870–1940 at the...
Rare Double Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. William Vaughan of Aurora, Illinois
Winter/Spring 2002
This portrait is truly an icon of American painting and a masterpiece of Illinois folk art. It is one of only five known multiple full-length portraits by Peck, four of which are currently in
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