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Pair of Chippendale Walnut Side Chairs
Summer 2002
These chairs are superlative examples of Philadelphia craftsmanship, achieving a successful integration of form and decoration. The carving of...
Pottery Figure of a Striding Camel with Foreign Rider
Summer 2002
This splendid figure of a striding camel with head raised and mouth open as if to roar is well matched in power by the diminutive but forceful figure of...
Rare Malachite and Ormolu Circular Tripod Table
Summer 2002
The malachite top, carefully veneered to create a quasi-symmetrical pattern emanating from the center of the table, indicates by its deep green coloring...
Sculpture by Wheeler Williams
Summer 2002
This figure, possibly named 'Maya', was sculpted and cast during Wheeler Williams's last year in Paris and is rumored to have been created for...
Susquehanna Valley Needlework
Summer 2002
This charming needlework by Frances Nisley, Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, circa 1810–1820, is a fine example from a well-documented...
Tobacconist's Trade Figure
Summer 2002
This tobacconist's trade figure retains its completely original painted surface and undercoat; highly unusual considering these figures were usually...
A Rare Flying Mallard Drake Decoy by Augustus Aaron Wilson
Spring 2002
This flying mallard drake was meant to be hung over a group of floating decoys as if it were about to land. It differs from most decoys in that it has a sense of movement, typical of those...
Atlantic Salmon Model
Spring 2002
This rare carving was sold in the six figures on the opening night of The American Antiques Show in New York (January 2002). Having recently...
Daniel Garber, The Fairy Tale (Tanis Reading)
Spring 2002
Contemplative images of domestic life were tremendously popular during the turn of the twentieth century. In this tradition, Daniel Garber, a member of the...
Greek Bronze Warrior's Helmet
Spring 2002
This is a superb example of the Illyrian type of hammered bronze helmet, which is one of the earliest known Greek helmets. Illyrian helmets were used...
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