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Important Antietam American Folk Art Painting c1886

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1332815 (stock# za551)

Important Antietam American Folk Art Painting c1886
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$3,000.00 

A striking oil on canvas rendering of Antietam Bridge done 24 years after the infamous Civil War battle. Signed at the lower right "J.A. Ashley 86". The reverse of the painting is titled by the artist "Antitam Bridge and Battleground 1882." Depicting an idyllic scene, so much in contrast with the bloody battle 20 years earlier, the painting shows grazing cows in the foreground, the stone bridge with covered wagons traversing it, and houses in the background. ...click for details


A Charming American Naive Landscape Painting 19th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1330034 (stock# za523)

A Charming American Naive Landscape Painting 19th C
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An extremely nice landscape painting depicting a structure by a river, with a multicolored sky. Interestingly enough, the painting is done in oil on canvas with some pastel highlights. The frame is period, and most likely original.

The painting is in good condition, with no tears or repairs. The frame, which is period and probably original, with wooden backing is also in good condition. Sight size is 23 1/2" by 15 ...click for details


A Charming American Naive Folksy Painting c1925

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1327726 (stock# a512)

A Charming American Naive Folksy Painting c1925
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$775.00 

An amusing and charming oil on board naive painting showing a house, fronted by a white picket fence, nestled in trees, beside a lake. A large hill or mountain is in the background, while in the foreground a man is drawing water from a well. Dating of the painting is straightforward, as the artist made a point of showing the three propane tanks beside the house. It is unlikely that he would have painted them if the owner (possibly the artist) were not proud of having this new-fangled fuel, which ...click for details


George W. Drew Landscape Painting c1910

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: Pre 1910   item# 1315068 (stock# za544)

George W. Drew Landscape Painting c1910
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$1,650.00 

A charming and beautifully painted landscape done by George W. Drew (signed lower right) in the early 20th century. The scene depicts a country path following beside a river and wending around a wooden house. Adding to this idyllic scene are ducklings on the path and a woman in front of one of the cherry trees surrounding the house, The wonderful luminosity that Drew is well-known for is apparent in this work.

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Young Naval Boy Watercolor c1820

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1286838 (stock# a1241)

Young Naval Boy Watercolor c1820
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$775.00- 

A charming small watercolor on paper painting of a young boy wearing a naval uniform and holding a flute, which is used to pipe the hours. Period bird's eye maple frame with period backboard.,

The painting has even light toning and is in excellent condition, with no folds, tears, or restoration. Sight size is 8 1/8" by 6 1/2", and the framed size is 11 3/8" by 9 3/8".


Incredible Signed Calligraphy of Two Birds c1870

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1267500 (stock# a1217)

Incredible Signed Calligraphy of Two Birds c1870
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$1,125.00 

A spectacular calligraphic work by E. Bambeck, signed and dated as part of the painting. Using pastels, watercolors, and pen and ink, he has limned a pair of very lifelike parakeets on white branches against a stark black background. The details and artistry that has gone into this work is truly of the highest order.

The condition is excellent, with no smudges, tears, toning or other problems. The bright white blobs in ...click for details


A Pair of Reverse Painted Tall Mirrors 19th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Mirrors: Pre 1900   item# 1267347 (stock# a1165)

A Pair of Reverse Painted Tall Mirrors 19th C
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$895.00 

An unusual and attractive pair of tall mirrors, each reverse painted with a basket of flowers suspended from a green and gold tassel, further decorated with swags of bellflowers suspended from green and gold ribbons. Encased in original carved mahogany frames with original wood backboards .

Excellent condition with no issues. The sight size of each is 23 1/2" by 11 3/8" and the overall size of each is 34" ...click for details


A Folksy American Miniature Portrait of a Gent c1810

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1267190 (stock# a1226)

A Folksy American Miniature Portrait of a Gent c1810
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$595.00 

A very nicely done naive watercolor of a gentleman, housed in its original embossed brass frame. The painting has had no restoration and has no tears or losses. sight size is 2 1/4" by 1 3/4", and the framed size is 3 3/4" by 3 1/8".


Charming Tinsel Foil Reverse Painting on Glass 19th Cen

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1251372 (stock# a1362)

Charming Tinsel Foil Reverse Painting on Glass 19th Cen
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A fine tinsel, or foil, painting, showing a basket filled with a variety of flowers. The frame and backboard are original and almost certainly are original. Sight size is a goodly 13 1/2" by 11 1/2, and the framed size is 16" by 14". Condition is excellent, and in practically all instances the silver showing through was intentionally done.

Note: Foil paintings were done primarily in the second half of th ...click for details


Striking Tinsel Foil Reverse Painting on Glass 19th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1246366 (stock# a1348)

Striking Tinsel Foil Reverse Painting on Glass 19th C
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An extremely nice example of this folk art form, showing a a blue urn highlighted with white, and a bouquet of flowers in shades of blue and white. The frame is period, with wonderful original grain painting. It is extremely rare to find these in this type decorated frame. Behind the wood backing are newspapers from 1844.

The condition of the painting and the frame is excellent, with no problems. The framed size is 16 3 ...click for details


Fine Tinsel Foil Reverse Painting on Glass 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1206014 (stock# a1310)

Fine Tinsel Foil Reverse Painting on Glass 19th Century
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$550.00 

An unusual foil, or tinsel, painting depicting two birds hovering over a large flowering plant. The painting is done basically in tones of taupe and green. The frame is period and is most likely original. The back is sealed with paper that appears to have been a student's calligraphy practice.

Condition is very good, with some very minor paint separation at some points on the edges. The grayish areas in the pain ...click for details


American Miniature Portrait Painting c1835

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1188267 (stock# a1130)

American Miniature Portrait Painting c1835
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$750.00 

A fine watercolor folksy miniature portrait painting. The sitter is a nice looking young gentleman dressed in a black coat, patterned white vest, white shirt with stud, and a black stock tie. Housed in its original red leather travel case.

Excellent condition, with no cracks, bowing, or other problems. The sight size is 2 5/8" by 2".


Unusual Tinsel Foil Painting 19th C

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1185395 (stock# a1230)

Unusual Tinsel Foil Painting 19th C
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$550.00 

A fine tinsel, or foil, painting. The relatively uncommon subject matter is a basket of fruit, nicely reverse painted on glass with tinsel backing. What unfortunately doesn't show well in the photo, because of the lighting, is the bunch of grapes directly under the basket.

The painting is in very good condition, with what is probably its original gilded frame and wood backing. The overall size is 16" by 14" ...click for details


Unusual Foil Tinsel Painting 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1166257 (stock# a1301)

Unusual Foil Tinsel Painting 19th Century
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$375.00 

An uncommon tinsel, or foil, painting on glass. Extremely vibrant, with deep colors, the painting shows a bluebird surrounded by a variety of fruit, with a compote of fruit behind it. It is rare to have a foil scene without a lot of open space between subjects.

The painting is in excellent condition, as is the later frame, which measures 16 1/4" by 13 1/4".


A Fine Foil or Tinsel Reverse Painting on Glass 19th c

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900   item# 1139927 (stock# a1256)

A Fine Foil or Tinsel Reverse Painting on Glass 19th c
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An extremely nice tinsel, or foil, painting, showing a pearlescent urn overflowing with a wide variety of flowers, with a fallen rose bud at the base of the urn.

Housed in a period and probably original frame, measuring 17" by 13 1/4", the painting itself is 12" by 8 1/2". The condition of this gem is excellent.

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