Lot 14    

CDV of Rome, Illinois,
2002 Americana & Decorative Arts. November 20.
with the imprint of Cadman's Gallery, Jacksonville, Ill. This view is of the main street in Rome with four storefronts visible including the "Manson Hotel".

Condition:  
Nice tonality, light foxing in sky, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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Diego Rivera Autographed Postcard,
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of part of the mural on the staircase at the National Palace, Mexico. 3.5 x 5.5", framed with glass on front and back. Inscribed in lower left front corner "To Ashbrook / Diego Rivera." On back in address block, "Diego Rivera / Allende 59. Coyoacan. DF. Mexico" in Rivera's hand. The inscription is t... > Item Details
Pair of French Flintlock Pistols,
Lot # 132 - Pair of French Flintlock Pistols,
with unmarked silver repousse mounts, flint lock marked "Brulatour Jeune A St. Foy", ornate butt plates with repousse bust portraits of gentleman and lady (one on each. Nicely engraved lock and barrel, approximately 58 caliber, barrel length 9", total length 16". Includes original French honey col... > Item Details
Henry Clay Campaign Ribbon,
Lot # 48 - Henry Clay Campaign Ribbon,
cream ground with "Clay and Tariff / The Democratic Whig / National Convention, / May 2, 1844." Below is an oval bust of Clay surrounded by laurel leaves with "The great--the wise--the virtuous--all they say, / In Time's dread progress, dies, and turn to clay! / A dying nation shall the comment give... > Item Details
Tropical  and Summer Fruit by Currier  & Ives,
Lot # 623 - Tropical and Summer Fruit by Currier & Ives,
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Copy of Early Woodblock Map,
Lot # 326 - Copy of Early Woodblock Map,
early 16th-century woodblock map (circa 1520) was reproduced a number of times, this one probably in the early 19th century. Polar region is labelled "Mare Glaciale Circulus Arcticus," South America is "Terrai Cognita," North America is greatly foreshortened, while Cuba and Japan are huge. East Asia... > Item Details
Fine Kitchen Treenware
Lot # 865 - Fine Kitchen Treenware
American, early 19th century. An assembled group of woodenware including a yarn spool, a handled thread winder, a clip marked Carl Martin W.E., a glove stretcher, a mallet, a large fork, a butter print incised with starburst pattern and a comb with cutout heart on handle; fork lg. 16 in. > Item Details
Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jug,
Lot # 693 - Blue Decorated Salt Glazed Stoneware Jug,
American, early 19th century ovoid jug with cobalt stylized floral spray and blue at handle terminus, applied strap handle; 8 x 11.75". > Item Details
Presidential Appointments for Lifelong Naval Officers,
Lot # 438 - Presidential Appointments for Lifelong Naval Officers,
lot of 10. These appointments relate to 2 Navy "Lifers," Yates Stirling, Senior and Junior. Most are for the senior Stirling, including appointments for Ensign, both on paper, dated May 1863 and signed by Gideon Welles, one is a 9.75 x 16" folded ALS, the other is partially printed, 19 x 15.25" fold... > Item Details
Primitive Cupboard,
Lot # 788 - Primitive Cupboard,
pine, early 19th century, one door, with cutout bootjack ends, modern blue repaint; 30.5" wide x 13.5" deep x 48.5" high. > Item Details
George McClellan Campaign  Photo in Shell,
Lot # 58 - George McClellan Campaign Photo in Shell,
brass matted, 20 x 26mm, gem-sized cardboard, with portrait of McClellan in uniform. These ubiquitous 1864 politicals were made in large quantities but are becoming hard to find. A nice example. > Item Details
Harrison-Morton Campaign Textile,
Lot # 86 - Harrison-Morton Campaign Textile,
printed linen with flags border, spread winged eagle, surmounting U.S. shield with ribbon banner in beak that reads "Protection Home Industries" and "Tippecanoe" above and "Morton Too" below, 18" x 19". Number 592 in Collins "Threads of History". > Item Details
Lacy Glass Master Salts,
Lot # 536 - Lacy Glass Master Salts,
lot of 2, both American, early 19th century. Includes a rectangular salt with nude woman in 2 horse drawn chariot with cornucopia of flowers at rear on each long side, ends with shield design, footed with scalloped top and base; 2.75" long x 2.2" wide x 1.75" high; AND a rectangular footed salt wit... > Item Details
American 19th Century Tole Ware,
Lot # 724 - American 19th Century Tole Ware,
lot of 2. Includes a bronzed lighthouse form coffee pot with infuser top, turned pewter finial and C scroll handle in black. 10.5" high; AND a cylindrical tole canister spice set in varnished bronze finish, 8.25" diam. x 4.5" high with slightly domed lid, opens to reveal 6 nested canisters each mark... > Item Details
Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
Lot # 270 - Bronze Bust of Robert E. Lee by Moses Ezekiel,
approx. 7" high on dark marble base. Back is marked "Ezekiel -- Roma." This small bust of Lee depicts the General in a campaign hat looking to his left. The expression on his face is one of determination. Moses Jacob Ezekiel was born on Oct. 28, 1844 of Spanish-Jewish parents in Richmond, VA. He was... > Item Details
Reverse Painted 2-Part American Mirrors,
Lot # 816 - Reverse Painted 2-Part American Mirrors,
lot of 2, both early 19th century. Includes a gilt & black painted example with 1/2 turned pilasters having square corner blocks with applied brass rosettes. Polychrome painting above mirror with thatched cottage, trees & lake with canted cornered white border with gilt flowers set in sponged oval... > Item Details
James Madison Signed Land Grant,
Lot # 420 - James Madison Signed Land Grant,
partially printed,folio on vellum, October 14, 1815. Granting land to Benjamin Boardman of Jeffersonville (Ohio). Boldly signed by Madison, with attached wafer seal. > Item Details
Scarce English Quaker Imprint,
Lot # 322 - Scarce English Quaker Imprint,
"A Collection of Acts of Parliament, and Clauses of Acts of Parliament, Relative to Those Protestant Dissenters Who are Susally Called by the Name of Quakers, From the Year 1688." 1757, London: Luke Hinde. 4to, full calf, 96pp. > Item Details
Revolutionary War  Silver Mounted Hunting Sword,
Lot # 126 - Revolutionary War Silver Mounted Hunting Sword,
American made,with rope carved bone grip and coin silver mounts, with "S-shaped" quillon, blade with two unstoppered nearly full-length fullers, total length 33". Lacking scabbard. This sword is illustrated in Moore's "Weapons of the American Revolution" 1967:154, plate E-49. EX. Keith Barker Coll... > Item Details
Decorated Fireplace Bellows,
Lot # 783 - Decorated Fireplace Bellows,
lot of 2, both early 19th century turtleback type with stenciled polychrome painting. Includes a 17.5" long example with flower basket decoration & brass nozzle; AND an 11.5" long example with flower basket in gilt & brass nozzle. > Item Details
Unusual Benjamin Harrison-Washington Bunting,
Lot # 87 - Unusual Benjamin Harrison-Washington Bunting,
polychrome printed cotton on cream ground with oval portraits of Washington with "1789" above and B. Harrison with "1889" above, surrounded with U.S. flags and eagles, 24" x 62". Includes 4 repeating panels, number 676 in Collins "Threads of History". > Item Details
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