Category Archives: American

American Furniture, Art and Collectibles…all things Americana

Early 20C George Washington Portrait Bicentennial Litho

Early 20C George Washington Portrait Bicentennial Litho. PRESENTING A HIGHLY DESIRABLE piece of America History and American Art. This is a large colored lithograph of George Washington, made in 1931 for the Bicentennial Commemoration of Washington’s Birth in 1732. The Bicentennial was held in 1932. After the ‘famed’ unfinished portrait by Gilbert Charles Stuart. This…

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Bronzed Garden Statue of a Lady with Torch & Birds

Bronzed Garden Statue of a Lady with Torch & Birds. PRESENTING A LOVELY vintage piece of garden statuary or architectural salvage. This is an impressive bronzed metal statue/figure of a lady holding a torch in the right hand and a billowing scarf in the left hand. She is surrounded or flanked by birds. She stands…

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History of Ellis County & Presidents of US 1892

History of Ellis County & Presidents of US 1892. PRESENTING A VERY, VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of THE LONE STAR STATE……..A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas, ILLUSTRATED….” Containing a History of this important section of the great State of Texas, from the Earliest Period of its Occupancy to the Present Time,…

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History of Ellis County & Presidents of US

History of Ellis County & Presidents of US. PRESENTING A VERY, VERY RARE FIRST EDITION hardback copy of THE LONE STAR STATE……..A Memorial and Biographical History of Ellis County, Texas, ILLUSTRATED….” Containing a History of this important section of the great State of Texas, from the Earliest Period of its Occupancy to the Present Time, together…

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1836 Map of Texas

1836 Map of Texas. PRESENTING A RARE framed copy of a Map of Texas from 1836. This consists of a mounted Map of Texas With Parts of the adjoining States. Compiled by Stephen F. Austin and Published by H.S. Tanner Philadelphia. This copy of the 1836 Map is one of the Limited Edition engravings released…

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Monumental 1920s Solid Walnut Carved Fire Surround

Monumental 1920s Solid Walnut Carved Fire Surround. PRESENTING A STUNNING, HIGH QUALITY and EXTREMELY RARE Early 20th Century (Nouveau/Deco Era) Monumental 1920’s Solid Walnut Carved Fire Surround…..from circa 1925-30. The Fire Surround is made of solid walnut with a GORGEOUS NATURAL PATINA, with an indented top, large shelf, vine leaf carving on the front panel,…

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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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