Important William J. Weaver (British/American, c.1759-1817) oil on poplar panel (9 1/4" x 7 3/8") portrait (c.1794-1806) of Alexander Hamilton, fresh from a Frederick, MD estate, 12" x 10 1/4" overall.

Important William J. Weaver (British/American, c.1759-1817) oil on poplar panel (9 1/4" x 7 3/8") portrait (c.1794-1806) of Alexander Hamilton, fresh from a Frederick, MD estate, 12" x 10 1/4" overall.

Important Rockingham Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia watercolor and ink on paper folk art fraktur, signed by the artist , J. G. Crop, and dated 1809

Important Rockingham Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia watercolor and ink on paper folk art fraktur, signed by the artist , J. G. Crop, and dated 1809

Detail of Crop(th) fraktur

Detail of Crop(th) fraktur

Important c. 1780 Virginia carved walnut sideboard table, 36" H, 67 ¼" L, 25" D. Property deaccessioned by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello to benefit the collections and acquisitions funds. Gifted over thirty years ago, this sideboard table is not directly related to Thomas Jefferson or Monticello itself, and, therefore, falls outside of the Foundation's collection scope. The Virginia Historical Society owns a nearly identical example, possibly a mate, which has a history of descent in the Coles family of Woodville, Albemarle Co., VA.

Important c. 1780 Virginia carved walnut sideboard table, 36" H, 67 ¼" L, 25" D. Property deaccessioned by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello to benefit the collections and acquisitions funds. Gifted over thirty years ago, this sideboard table is not directly related to Thomas Jefferson or Monticello itself, and, therefore, falls outside of the Foundation's collection scope. The Virginia Historical Society owns a nearly identical example, possibly a mate, which has a history of descent in the Coles family of Woodville, Albemarle Co., VA.

Fine 19th-century polychrome-decorated earthenware, including a Strasburg, VA figural wallpocket, a rare S. Bell & Son, Strasburg, VA butter tub with rope-twist handles, and an impressive slip-decorated charger, probably New York, possibly Long Island, each in outstanding original condition, from a good selection of folk pottery

Fine 19th-century polychrome-decorated earthenware, including a Strasburg, VA figural wallpocket, a rare S. Bell & Son, Strasburg, VA butter tub with rope-twist handles, and an impressive slip-decorated charger, probably New York, possibly Long Island, each in outstanding original condition, from a good selection of folk pottery

Important pair of Virginia pencil on paper portraits of Sneed and Craven family members, Albermarle and Nelson Counties, one signed and dated to original poplar backboard, "S. H. / 1831" for Silon Amos Henkel, a 19th-century itinerant artist, evangelist, doctor, and inventor from New Market, Shenandoah Co., 5 1/4" x 4" sight size (each), descended directly in the family

Important pair of Virginia pencil on paper portraits of Sneed and Craven family members, Albermarle and Nelson Counties, one signed and dated to original poplar backboard, "S. H. / 1831" for Silon Amos Henkel, a 19th-century itinerant artist, evangelist, doctor, and inventor from New Market, Shenandoah Co., 5 1/4" x 4" sight size (each), descended directly in the family

Fine American School (19th century) folk art oil on canvas still-life painting, 37 3/4" x 29 3/4" sight size

Fine American School (19th century) folk art oil on canvas still-life painting, 37 3/4" x 29 3/4" sight size

American School (19th century) folk art oil on artist's board painting of a Victorian farmhouse

American School (19th century) folk art oil on artist's board painting of a Victorian farmhouse

American School (19th century) watercolor on ivory family group of portrait miniatures

American School (19th century) watercolor on ivory family group of portrait miniatures

Outstanding group of Robert E. Lee related items from the family of Col. S. R. Johnston, CSA, including two signed letters, one retaining original war-time franked envelope, a signed and inscribed CDV of Lee, and a quarter-plate tintype of Col. Johnston, fresh to the market, descended directly in the family

Outstanding group of Robert E. Lee related items from the family of Col. S. R. Johnston, CSA, including two signed letters, one retaining original war-time franked envelope, a signed and inscribed CDV of Lee, and a quarter-plate tintype of Col. Johnston, fresh to the market, descended directly in the family

Rare 1795 Liberty Flowing Hair silver dollar and half dollar, from a fine collection of early American currency

Rare 1795 Liberty Flowing Hair silver dollar and half dollar, from a fine collection of early American currency

Rare pair of late 19th-century cast-iron boxer and wrestler figures, 24 1/4" overall height (each), from the Police Gazette building in New York City

Rare pair of late 19th-century cast-iron boxer and wrestler figures, 24 1/4" overall height (each), from the Police Gazette building in New York City

19th-century carved hollow-body carousel mule/donkey, from a good selection of antique carved carousel figures

19th-century carved hollow-body carousel mule/donkey, from a good selection of antique carved carousel figures

Outstanding original Mort Kunstler (American, b.1931) oil on canvas Civil War historical painting, titled "Iron Horses / Men of Steel / Winchester, VA / June 1864", 27 5/8" x 39 1/2" sight size

Outstanding original Mort Kunstler (American, b.1931) oil on canvas Civil War historical painting, titled "Iron Horses / Men of Steel / Winchester, VA / June 1864", 27 5/8" x 39 1/2" sight size

Outstanding original Mort Kunstler (American, b.1931) oil on canvas Civil War historical painting, titled "Wayside Farewell", 27 1/2" x 55 1/2" sight size

Outstanding original Mort Kunstler (American, b.1931) oil on canvas Civil War historical painting, titled "Wayside Farewell", 27 1/2" x 55 1/2" sight size

John Chumley (American, 20th century) watercolor Virginia landscape, titled "Barn Near Paris", 19 5/8" x 29 5/8" sight size

John Chumley (American, 20th century) watercolor Virginia landscape, titled "Barn Near Paris", 19 5/8" x 29 5/8" sight size

Shenandoah Valley of Virginia paint-decorated yellow pine blanket chest, signed by Christian Wine

Shenandoah Valley of Virginia paint-decorated yellow pine blanket chest, signed by Christian Wine

Christian Wine signature on underside of till drawer

Christian Wine signature on underside of till drawer

East Tennessee walnut punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe, from a good selection of Southern furniture

East Tennessee walnut punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe, from a good selection of Southern furniture

Detail of East Tennesse safe

Detail of East Tennesse safe

Ezekiel Reed (Bridgewater, MA, late 18th century) carved tiger maple tall-case clock

Ezekiel Reed (Bridgewater, MA, late 18th century) carved tiger maple tall-case clock

Detail of Ezekiel Reed tall-case clock

Detail of Ezekiel Reed tall-case clock

Fine (c. 1810-1830) Kentucky Federal inlaid cherry chest of drawers (40 ½" H, 41 ½" W, 19 ½" D), descended directly in the Adams and Duncan families, founding settlers of Hawesville, situated in Hancock County on the banks of the Ohio River, and a pair of 18th-century walnut side chairs, Virginia or Maryland, from a good selection of Southern furniture

Fine (c. 1810-1830) Kentucky Federal inlaid cherry chest of drawers (40 ½" H, 41 ½" W, 19 ½" D), descended directly in the Adams and Duncan families, founding settlers of Hawesville, situated in Hancock County on the banks of the Ohio River, and a pair of 18th-century walnut side chairs, Virginia or Maryland, from a good selection of Southern furniture

Detail of Kentucky inlaid chest

Detail of Kentucky inlaid chest

Detail of Kentucky inlaid chest

Detail of Kentucky inlaid chest

Detail of a newly discovered Shenandoah Valley of Virginia punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe, attributed to John M. Keyser (b.1807), Marksville, Page Co., VA

Detail of a newly discovered Shenandoah Valley of Virginia punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe, attributed to John M. Keyser (b.1807), Marksville, Page Co., VA

Fine Salem, Massachusetts Federal mahogany dressing chest with mirror, attributed to William Hook (1777-1867), 68 1/2" H, 42 3/4" W, 21 1/2" D

Fine Salem, Massachusetts Federal mahogany dressing chest with mirror, attributed to William Hook (1777-1867), 68 1/2" H, 42 3/4" W, 21 1/2" D

North Shore Federal inlaid mahogany and birch sideboard of diminutive size, 41 3/4" H, 23 3/4" D, 55 3/4" W

North Shore Federal inlaid mahogany and birch sideboard of diminutive size, 41 3/4" H, 23 3/4" D, 55 3/4" W

From a fine selection of early ceramics

From a fine selection of early ceramics

Sample of peafowl-decorated articles from the important collection of George and Mickey Deike

Sample of peafowl-decorated articles from the important collection of George and Mickey Deike

Outstanding group of Shenandoah Valley of Virginia folk art carved walking sticks and mementoes by Colonel Gabriel Thomas Barbee, CSA (1814-1908) of Bridgewater, 26" to 37 ½" L.

Outstanding group of Shenandoah Valley of Virginia folk art carved walking sticks and mementoes by Colonel Gabriel Thomas Barbee, CSA (1814-1908) of Bridgewater, 26" to 37 ½" L.

Detail of Barbee walking sticks and mementoes.

Detail of Barbee walking sticks and mementoes.

Barbee walking sticks and mementoes.

Barbee walking sticks and mementoes.

Rare Virginia leather key basket and a unique Emanuel Suter, Harrisonburg Steam Pottery, diminutive stoneware crock with Albany-slip glaze and unrecorded "1/8" gallon capacity stamp, profusely marked in bands around shoulder and rim, from a selection of Virginia and Southern folk art and pottery. Suter 4 3/8" H.

Rare Virginia leather key basket and a unique Emanuel Suter, Harrisonburg Steam Pottery, diminutive stoneware crock with Albany-slip glaze and unrecorded "1/8" gallon capacity stamp, profusely marked in bands around shoulder and rim, from a selection of Virginia and Southern folk art and pottery. Suter 4 3/8" H.

Important set of 12 Federal carved mahogany chairs, possibly Charleston, SC, see Rauschenberg and Bivins - The Furniture of Charleston, figs. NCH-1 and NCH-2, pps. 749-751 for two nearly identical examples with Charleston attributions.

Important set of 12 Federal carved mahogany chairs, possibly Charleston, SC, see Rauschenberg and Bivins - The Furniture of Charleston, figs. NCH-1 and NCH-2, pps. 749-751 for two nearly identical examples with Charleston attributions.

Detail from important set of 12 Federal carved mahogany chairs, possibly Charleston, SC, see Rauschenberg and Bivins - The Furniture of Charleston, figs. NCH-1 and NCH-2, pps. 749-751 for two nearly identical examples with Charleston attributions.

Detail from important set of 12 Federal carved mahogany chairs, possibly Charleston, SC, see Rauschenberg and Bivins - The Furniture of Charleston, figs. NCH-1 and NCH-2, pps. 749-751 for two nearly identical examples with Charleston attributions.

South Carolina/Georgia punched-tin-paneled yellow pine and birch slab/food safe of impressive size and in outstanding original condition, 56" H, 71" W, 24 ¾" D.

South Carolina/Georgia punched-tin-paneled yellow pine and birch slab/food safe of impressive size and in outstanding original condition, 56" H, 71" W, 24 ¾" D.

19th-century folk art figural hooked rug, 33" x 48", from a collection of hooked rugs.

19th-century folk art figural hooked rug, 33" x 48", from a collection of hooked rugs.

Selection of Rockingham Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, folk pottery, including a Coffman School cobalt-decorated stoneware squat pot with cover, a one gallon cobalt-decorated stoneware wide-mouth jar from the Zigler pottery in Timberville, and a unique Emanuel Suter, Harrisonburg Steam Pottery, diminutive stoneware crock with Albany-slip glaze and unrecorded "1/8" gallon capacity stamp, profusely marked in bands around shoulder and rim. Suter 4 3/8" height.

Selection of Rockingham Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, folk pottery, including a Coffman School cobalt-decorated stoneware squat pot with cover, a one gallon cobalt-decorated stoneware wide-mouth jar from the Zigler pottery in Timberville, and a unique Emanuel Suter, Harrisonburg Steam Pottery, diminutive stoneware crock with Albany-slip glaze and unrecorded "1/8" gallon capacity stamp, profusely marked in bands around shoulder and rim. Suter 4 3/8" height.

American slip-decorated earthenware, including Norwalk, CT examples.

American slip-decorated earthenware, including Norwalk, CT examples.

Good selection of Rockingham-glazed articles, including a rare pair of picture frames.

Good selection of Rockingham-glazed articles, including a rare pair of picture frames.

Good selection of Liverpool jugs.

Good selection of Liverpool jugs.

Late 18th-century cast-iron stoveplate from Redwell Furnace, Shenandoah Co., VA, 29" x 22", see Comstock - "The Redwell Ironworks", The Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts, May 1981, pl. 29, p. 75, for a nearly identical example.

Late 18th-century cast-iron stoveplate from Redwell Furnace, Shenandoah Co., VA, 29" x 22", see Comstock - "The Redwell Ironworks", The Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts, May 1981, pl. 29, p. 75, for a nearly identical example.

Good selection of folk art and country accessories, including a rare Virginia leather key basket and walnut miniature blanket chest.

Good selection of folk art and country accessories, including a rare Virginia leather key basket and walnut miniature blanket chest.

Selection of early iron and primitive lighting.

Selection of early iron and primitive lighting.

Augusta Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, walnut punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe.

Augusta Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, walnut punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe.

Rare Valley of Virginia, possibly Wythe Co., walnut corner cupboard with punched-tin panels in lower doors.

Rare Valley of Virginia, possibly Wythe Co., walnut corner cupboard with punched-tin panels in lower doors.

Detail of Wythe Co., VA corner cupboard.

Detail of Wythe Co., VA corner cupboard.

East Tennessee cherry punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe attributed to John Wolfe.

East Tennessee cherry punched-tin-paneled food/pie safe attributed to John Wolfe.

Detail of East TN cherry safe, attributed to John Wolfe.

Detail of East TN cherry safe, attributed to John Wolfe.

VA or MD walnut architectural two-piece corner cupboard, 88" H, 56" W, 37" corner, documented by MESDA in 1980.

VA or MD walnut architectural two-piece corner cupboard, 88" H, 56" W, 37" corner, documented by MESDA in 1980.

George Cordell (Virginia, second half 18th century) walnut tall-case clock, made for George and Barbary Cooper, dial inscribed "Strausburg" (sic), 86"overall height.

George Cordell (Virginia, second half 18th century) walnut tall-case clock, made for George and Barbary Cooper, dial inscribed "Strausburg" (sic), 86"overall height.

Detail of George Cordell tall-case clock.

Detail of George Cordell tall-case clock.

American School (19th century) oil on canvas portrait of Frederick Watts (1801-1889), first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, appointed by Ulysses S. Grant, fresh to the market, descended directly in the family. Together with Watts's original painted tin trade sign for his law practice.

American School (19th century) oil on canvas portrait of Frederick Watts (1801-1889), first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, appointed by Ulysses S. Grant, fresh to the market, descended directly in the family. Together with Watts's original painted tin trade sign for his law practice.

American School (19th century) oil on canvas richly detailed interior genre scene.

American School (19th century) oil on canvas richly detailed interior genre scene.

Dutch School (19th century) nautical watercolor painting depicting the sinking of the "Janson" of Providence, Rhode Island. Signed and dated "1820" in lower right corner. This watercolor is very similar to several which are signed by or attributed to Jan Mooy (1776-1847). The back of the frame has a label for "Max Williams, 28 East 46 St. New York, New York."  This artwork may have been part of an exhibition and sale the firm held in 1918. Overall 20 ¼" high, 25 ¼" wide, sight 13 ¼" high, 17 ¾" high.

Dutch School (19th century) nautical watercolor painting depicting the sinking of the "Janson" of Providence, Rhode Island. Signed and dated "1820" in lower right corner. This watercolor is very similar to several which are signed by or attributed to Jan Mooy (1776-1847). The back of the frame has a label for "Max Williams, 28 East 46 St. New York, New York." This artwork may have been part of an exhibition and sale the firm held in 1918. Overall 20 ¼" high, 25 ¼" wide, sight 13 ¼" high, 17 ¾" high.

James Fairman (British/American, 1826-1904) oil on panel luminist Hudson River landscape painting, signed indistinctly and dated lower right, 6 ½" x 15 ¾" sight size.

James Fairman (British/American, 1826-1904) oil on panel luminist Hudson River landscape painting, signed indistinctly and dated lower right, 6 ½" x 15 ¾" sight size.

Reuben Chappell (British, 1870-1940) watercolor and gouache on paper ship painting of the bark "Alert" of Ipswich, 14 1/8" x 21 ½" sight size.

Reuben Chappell (British, 1870-1940) watercolor and gouache on paper ship painting of the bark "Alert" of Ipswich, 14 1/8" x 21 ½" sight size.

Reuben Chappell (British, 1870-1940) watercolor and gouache on paper ship painting of the bark "Vanguard" of Colchester, 14 1/8" x 21 ½" sight size.

Reuben Chappell (British, 1870-1940) watercolor and gouache on paper ship painting of the bark "Vanguard" of Colchester, 14 1/8" x 21 ½" sight size.

Antiquarian books including rare Civil War volumes

Antiquarian books including rare Civil War volumes

Good selection of literature including rare signed and first editions

Good selection of literature including rare signed and first editions

Eliot true first ediiton, signed, one of only 750 copies, and Wharton limited edition of 125

Eliot true first ediiton, signed, one of only 750 copies, and Wharton limited edition of 125

Mary Luce (Charlottesville, Albemarle Co., VA, 1793-1879) needlework sampler, dated 1806, 16 3/4" x 15 5/8" sight.

Mary Luce (Charlottesville, Albemarle Co., VA, 1793-1879) needlework sampler, dated 1806, 16 3/4" x 15 5/8" sight.

Robert E. Lee signed CDV, presentation inscription (in Lee's hand) and additional signature verso

Robert E. Lee signed CDV, presentation inscription (in Lee's hand) and additional signature verso

Robert E. Lee signed CDV, Matthew Brady Studio

Robert E. Lee signed CDV, Matthew Brady Studio

Thomas Jefferson Craddock (Albemarle Co., VA) folk art carved cane/walking stick with UVA, Jefferson, Monticello, and VA motifs

Thomas Jefferson Craddock (Albemarle Co., VA) folk art carved cane/walking stick with UVA, Jefferson, Monticello, and VA motifs

Detail of Craddock cane/walking stick

Detail of Craddock cane/walking stick

Detail of Craddock cane/walking stick

Detail of Craddock cane/walking stick

Detail of Craddock cane/walking stick

Detail of Craddock cane/walking stick

19th-century presentation cane/walking stick with carved bone handle

19th-century presentation cane/walking stick with carved bone handle

Detail of 19th-century cane with carved bone handle

Detail of 19th-century cane with carved bone handle

John Henry Dolph (1835-1903) oil on board painting of kittens, 14 1/4" x 19 1/2" overall.

John Henry Dolph (1835-1903) oil on board painting of kittens, 14 1/4" x 19 1/2" overall.

Andrew John Henry Way (American, 1826-1888) oil on board still-life painting, 14 5/8" x 16 5/8" overall.

Andrew John Henry Way (American, 1826-1888) oil on board still-life painting, 14 5/8" x 16 5/8" overall.

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