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American Furniture, Art and Collectibles…all things Americana

Deco Era Nina Claiborne Handpainted Mirror

Deco Era Nina Claiborne Handpainted Mirror. PRESENTING a  UNIQUE Art Deco Era hand-painted mirror by Dallas Interior Design Legend……..NINA CLAIBORNE…… circa 1930. This Mirror is in SUPERB ORIGINAL CONDITION. It was custom designed and hand-gilded and hand-painted by Nina Claiborne for the Obenchain Family when they built their Mansion on Armstrong Parkway in Highland Park,…

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19C Ohio Shaker Drop Leaf Table

19C Ohio Shaker Drop Leaf Table. PRESENTING a  VERY RARE Mid-19th Century Cherrywood Drop Leaf Table…..made by the SHAKERS in the Ohio River Valley area circa 1860. This table is in SUPERB ORIGINAL CONDITION. It was acquired by Major William Alexander Obenchain before the Civil War. Major Obenchain was formerly of Virginia and later served…

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Early 20C Bronze Chandelier & Wall Light Set

Early 20C Bronze Chandelier & Wall Light Set. PRESENTING A STUNNING, HIGH QUALITY and EXTREMELY RARE Early 20th Century (Nouveau/Deco Era) Pierced Bronze Globe Chandelier with matching Set of 6 Three Arm Pierced Bronze Wall Lights or Sconces…..from circa 1925-30. The Chandelier consists of 6 Arms with a large finial to the base, a central…

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American Molded Crystal Lidded Biscuit Jar

American Molded Crystal Lidded Biscuit Jar. PRESENTING a Lovely Vintage American Molded Crystal Lidded Biscuit Jar from circa 1950. Unmarked but possibly Gorham. Heavy and thick cut.   The Gorham Manufacturing Company is one of the largest[1] American manufacturers of sterling and silverplateand a foundry for bronze sculpture. Gorham Silver was founded in Providence, Rhode Island, 1831 by Jabez Gorham,[3] a master craftsman, in…

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Jefferson Davis Portrait

Jefferson Davis Portrait. PRESENTING a UNIQUE and ORIGINAL piece of AMERICAN HISTORY……..an ORIGINAL print of a very rare Portrait of an early Jefferson Davis by Enoch Wood Perry together with accompanying letter from Jefferson Davis’ Grandson Jefferson Hayes Davis dated 2nd April 1935…..with signature. THIS IS AN HISTORIC FRAMED ORIGINAL PRINT! The print has a…

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Jefferson Davis Capitol Statue

Jefferson Davis Capitol Statue. PRESENTING a UNIQUE and ORIGINAL piece of AMERICAN HISTORY……..an ORIGINAL photograph of the unveiling of the Jefferson Davis Statue in the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. with Jefferson Davis’s Great Grand-daughter … we are confident is Margaret Josephine Young (1912 – 1979), in the frame (clearly with the honor of carrying out…

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AC Webb Paris Mather Tower Chicago

AC Webb Paris Mather Tower Chicago. PRESENTING a  VERY RARE ORIGINAL etching by Alonzo C. Webb of the City of Chicago with a view of Downtown from circa 1930. This etching is in SUPERB ORIGINAL CONDITION. It is an original etching and not a print. There is no plate mark or number and it has…

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AC Webb Chicago 1930 Etching

AC Webb Chicago 1930 Etching. PRESENTING a  VERY RARE ORIGINAL etching by Alonzo C. Webb of the City of Chicago with a view of Downtown from 1930. This etching is in SUPERB ORIGINAL CONDITION. It is an original etching and not a print. There is no plate mark or number and it has been signed…

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Morris Henry Hobbs Etching of Chicago

Morris Henry Hobbs Etching of Chicago PRESENTING a  VERY RARE ORIGINAL etching by Morris Henry Hobbs of the City of Chicago with a view from Lake Michigan from circa 1930. This etching is badly in need of some professional restoration. It is badly ‘foxed’ from dampness or water damage …. but a good paper restorer…

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Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition

Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. PRESENTING a HUGELY IMPORTANT, HUGELY HISTORIC and EXTREMELY RARE Book. Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. This is an ORIGINAL ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia Second Edition , Philadelphia, Printed for Mathew Carey No. 118, Market Street, November 12, 1794’.…

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