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1826 Erie Canal Completion Medal in 18kt Gold

1826 Erie Canal Completion Medal in 18kt Gold

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$156,000$130,000

1826 Erie Canal Completion Medal in 18kt Gold, Archibald Robertson, designer, Charles Cushing Wright, maker, the medal struck in commemoration of the opening of the Erie Canal, presented by the More ...

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Lot of Three Historical Prints: The Declaration of Independence.; The President of t

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Lot of Three Historical Prints: The Declaration of Independence.; The President of t

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
563
Sold for:
$780$650

Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) Lot of Three Historical Prints: The Declaration of Independence.; The President of the United States.; and Naval Heroes of the United States. More ...

American Centennial Memorial Parian Vase with Eagles and Shields

American Centennial Memorial Parian Vase with Eagles and Shields

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
599
Sold for:
$3,120$2,600

American Centennial Memorial Parian Vase with Eagles and Shields, W.T. Copeland & Sons, retailed by J.M. Shaw & Co. New York, c. 1876, made for the Philadelphia Exposition of 1876, finely molded More ...

Williams, William (1731-1811), Signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

Williams, William (1731-1811), Signatory of the Declaration of Independence.

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 13, 2012
Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$152$125

Williams, William (1731-1811), Signatory of the Declaration of Independence. Printed Document, Signed. State of Connecticut, Stonington, 6 April 1801, an order to enforce the payment of damages from More ...

Small Independence Hall Still Bank

Small Independence Hall Still Bank

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
488
Sold for:
$948$800

Small Independence Hall Still Bank, Enterprise Manufacturing Co., Philadelphia, commemorating the 1876 Centennial Exposition, with copper/bronze-toned paint, ht. 9, wd. 6 3/4, dp. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Large Independence Hall Building Still Bank

Large Independence Hall Building Still Bank

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
489
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Large Independence Hall Building Still Bank, Enterprise Manufacturing Co., Philadelphia, for the 1876 Centennial Exposition, with copper/bronze-toned paint, ht. 10 1/4, wd. 9 3/8, dp. 8 in. More ...

Framed Printed Cotton Centennial Handkerchief

Framed Printed Cotton Centennial Handkerchief

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
596
Sold for:
$474$400

Framed Printed Cotton Centennial Handkerchief, Philadelphia, 1876, commemorating the Centennial Exhibition at Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, with large American eagle and shield over views of the More ...

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) & Taney, Honorable Roger Brooke (1777-1864)

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) & Taney, Honorable Roger Brooke (1777-1864)

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
82
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) & Taney, Honorable Roger Brooke (1777-1864), Important and historic signed and inscribed pamphlet, The Opinion of the Hon. Roger Brooke Taney, Chief Justice of the More ...

Henry Pelham, After John Singleton Copley (American, 1749-1806)      Portrait Miniature of Adam Babcock.

Henry Pelham, After John Singleton Copley (American, 1749-1806) Portrait Miniature of Adam Babcock.

Auction:
2567B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 05, 2011
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$65,175$55,000

Henry Pelham, After John Singleton Copley (American, 1749-1806) Portrait Miniature of Adam Babcock. Signed "HP" l.r. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1774, oval bust-length portrait of the gentleman More ...

Two Framed Militia Commissions

Two Framed Militia Commissions

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
156
Sold for:
$326$275

Two Framed Militia Commissions, 19th century, one signed by Caleb Strong as Governor of Massachusetts in 1812, the other signed by Elbridge Gerry in 1811. Elbridge Gerry was a signer of the More ...

(Declaration for Taking up Arms, Second Continental Congress)

(Declaration for Taking up Arms, Second Continental Congress)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
33
Unsold
 

(Declaration for Taking up Arms, Second Continental Congress), Rare and Important Broadside, July 6, 1775, two pages, New York: John Holt, [July, 1775], signed in the type by John Hancock and More ...

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration   of Independence

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration of Independence

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$380,000$330,000

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration of Independence, likely [Exeter, New Hampshire: Robert Luist Fowle, July, 1776], State b, two-column format, More ...

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$59,250$50,000

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Autograph letter signed, Monticello, February 14, 1823, one page, to Messrs. Parsons and Cooley, responding to a request for a donation of any of his written works to a More ...

Twenty-seven Assorted 18th and 19th Century Books and Pamphlets

Twenty-seven Assorted 18th and 19th Century Books and Pamphlets

Auction:
2504
Auction:
Discovery - May 12, 2010
Lot:
117B
Sold for:
$830$700

Twenty-seven Assorted 18th and 19th Century Books and Pamphlets, including Bollstandiges Marburger Sefang-Buch, 1778; Extracts from the Votes and Proceedings of the American Continental Congress, More ...

Seven U.S. and International Historical and Entomology Related Signatures,   Documents, and Prints

Seven U.S. and International Historical and Entomology Related Signatures, Documents, and Prints

Auction:
2478
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 14, 2009
Lot:
47B
Sold for:
$207$175

Seven U.S. and International Historical and Entomology Related Signatures, Documents, and Prints, 18th-20th century, Herbert Hoover signed portrait photograph, an Aristide Briand signed portrait More ...

Framed William Henry Harrison Presidential Campaign Banner

Framed William Henry Harrison Presidential Campaign Banner

Auction:
2444
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 15, 2009
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$21,330$18,000

Framed William Henry Harrison Presidential Campaign Banner, made by W. Howard of Roseville, Ohio, c. July 4, 1840, paint on linen, signed and dated "1840 E.W.H. Roseville O." u.l., with ink More ...

Pressed Gilt Tin Panel Depicting "The National Medallion,"

Pressed Gilt Tin Panel Depicting "The National Medallion,"

Auction:
2431
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 01, 2008
Lot:
854
Sold for:
$593$500

Pressed Gilt Tin Panel Depicting "The National Medallion," America, c. 1861, centered with four round reserves showing the front and back of two historical medallions: one depicting the scene of More ...

Two Framed Declaration of Independence Related Prints and an 1839 Drawn and Hand-colored Survey of a Dorchester...

Two Framed Declaration of Independence Related Prints and an 1839 Drawn and Hand-colored Survey of a Dorchester...

Auction:
2418
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2008
Lot:
548
Sold for:
$267$225

Two Framed Declaration of Independence Related Prints and an 1839 Drawn and Hand-colored Survey of a Dorchester, Massachusetts Property, the prints, Durand, The Declaration of Independence of the More ...

Attributed to Thomas Sully (1783-1872)      Portrait of Mary Sophia Carroll (Bayard) of Baltimore, 1822.

Attributed to Thomas Sully (1783-1872) Portrait of Mary Sophia Carroll (Bayard) of Baltimore, 1822.

Auction:
2397
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 17, 2008
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$77,025$65,000

Attributed to Thomas Sully (1783-1872) Portrait of Mary Sophia Carroll (Bayard) of Baltimore, 1822. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the bust portrait is inscribed on the reverse, "Mrs. Bayard, Daughter More ...

Red-painted Side Chair

Red-painted Side Chair

Auction:
2397
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 17, 2008
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Red-painted Side Chair, Sweden, early 18th century, with recessed paneled back on block-turned stiles, plank seat and block vase and ring-turned stretchers. Provenance: An eastern Massachusetts More ...

Cast Iron "Independence Hall Tower" Centennial Bank

Cast Iron "Independence Hall Tower" Centennial Bank

Auction:
2397
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 17, 2008
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Cast Iron "Independence Hall Tower" Centennial Bank, "Made By Enterprise Mfg. Co. Phila Pat Sept. 21 75," the stationary bank commemorating the coming Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, polychrome More ...

Cast Iron "Independence Hall Tower" Centennial Bank

Cast Iron "Independence Hall Tower" Centennial Bank

Auction:
2397
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 17, 2008
Lot:
557
Sold for:
$504$425

Cast Iron "Independence Hall Tower" Centennial Bank, "Made By Enterprise Mfg. Co. Phila Pat Sept. 21 75," the stationary bank commemorating the coming Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, bronze More ...

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration   of Independence

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration of Independence

Auction:
2386
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2007
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$693,500$625,000

Rare and Historically Important Contemporary Broadside Printing of the Declaration of Independence, Boston: John Gill, and Powars and Willis, in Queen-Street, sheet size 19 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. More ...

Whitework Cotton Centennial Quilt

Whitework Cotton Centennial Quilt

Auction:
2384
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2007
Lot:
675
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

Whitework Cotton Centennial Quilt, Mina M. Braley, Albion, New York, c. 1876, the all-white corded, stuffed, and quilted bedcover is centered with a floral spray enclosed by a banner with corded More ...

Silhouette Portrait of Charles Carroll, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Silhouette Portrait of Charles Carroll, Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Auction:
2384
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2007
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

Silhouette Portrait of Charles Carroll, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, attributed to Charles Willson Peale, early 19th century, the subject identified in inscriptions on the backing, More ...

Two Framed 19th Century Hand-colored Lithographs and a Framed 1902 Holland Studios   Print

Two Framed 19th Century Hand-colored Lithographs and a Framed 1902 Holland Studios Print

Auction:
2360
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 19, 2007
Lot:
187F
Sold for:
$353$300

Two Framed 19th Century Hand-colored Lithographs and a Framed 1902 Holland Studios Print, Humphrey Phelps, New York, Constitution of the United States, and The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen More ...

American Stamped Copper Plaque Depicting The Declaration of Independence

American Stamped Copper Plaque Depicting The Declaration of Independence

Auction:
2353
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 15, 2007
Lot:
97
Sold for:
$264$225

American Stamped Copper Plaque Depicting The Declaration of Independence, New York, c. 1859, designed by S.H. Black, showing a central roundel depicting a the signing, after Trumbull. More ...

Stereoscopic Views of 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition

Stereoscopic Views of 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
708
Sold for:
$147$125

Stereoscopic Views of 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition, approx. twenty-two cards by Centennial Photographic Co.; twelve Centennial Views (Excelsior Series) cards of Philadelphian architecture, statuary More ...

Framed Set of Six Commemorative 1876 Centennial Exposition Wooden Medallions

Framed Set of Six Commemorative 1876 Centennial Exposition Wooden Medallions

Auction:
2273
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 14, 2005
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$470$400

Framed Set of Six Commemorative 1876 Centennial Exposition Wooden Medallions, manufactured by the Ornamental Wood Co., Philadelphia, in a fitted frame with bird's-eye view print. More ...

Two Framed Political Prints

Two Framed Political Prints

Auction:
2268
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 19, 2005
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$353$300

Two Framed Political Prints, Nathaniel Currier's 1846 lithograph of Naval Heroes of the United States: Battle of Champlain, small folio; an 1841 Franklin Print Co. print of the Declaration of More ...