Category Archives: American

American Furniture, Art and Collectibles…all things Americana

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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’.…

Continue Reading →

Set of 4 19C African American/Early Texan Parlor Chairs

Set of 4 19C African American/Early Texan Parlor Chairs. PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING, EXTREMELY RARE and VERY IMPORTANT Set of 4 19C African American/Early Texan Parlor Chairs. What makes these chairs OUTSTANDING and IMPORTANT is their provenance and history!! The first thing to note is that 3 of the chairs are matching but the fourth…

Continue Reading →

Early 19C Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock

Early 19C Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock.   Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE Early 19C Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock. From circa 1825 and made of flame mahogany. Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock, case by Charles Platt, New York, movement, Connecticut, c. 1825, the mahogany case with carved columns flanking the painted iron Roman numeral…

Continue Reading →

19C American Dark Walnut Bevelled Mirror

19C American Dark Walnut Bevelled Mirror. Presenting a RARE 19C American Dark Walnut Bevelled Mirror. From circa 1880 and made of solid dark walnut……..so dark it appears almost black.. Made in the Southern States of the USA….possibly in Georgia.. BEAUTIFUL simple frame enclosing a gorgeous ORIGINAL bevelled mirror. Very heavy………..SIMPLE ELEGANCE!.   Juglans nigra, the eastern…

Continue Reading →

Early 20C Pair of Mahogany Sheraton-Adams Style Night Stands

Early 20C Pair of Mahogany Sheraton-Adams Style Night Stands. Presenting a RARE Early 20C Pair of Mahogany Sheraton-Adams Style Night Stands. From circa 1920 and made of solid mahogany. A matching pair. In the Sheraton or Adams Style………reminiscent of the Regency Period of 1790 to 1810……would be classified as Regency Revival pieces. BEAUTIFUL molding on all…

Continue Reading →

19C American Mahogany Rice 4 Poster Bed

19C American Mahogany Rice 4 Poster Bed. Presenting a RARE 19C American Mahogany Rice 4 Poster Bed. From circa 1880 and made of solid mahogany. In the Charleston Style, South Carolina.. BEAUTIFUL carving on all four posters. Acanthus carvings with ball finials. The central column on the baseboard is gorgeously carved and turned. Solid mahogany…..quite heavy.…

Continue Reading →