Detail of a rare and historically important Abolitionist flag banner (c. 1861)

Detail of a rare and historically important Abolitionist flag banner (c. 1861)

Rare and historically important Abolitionist flag banner (c. 1861) of impressive size, 60" x 106", featured on "History Detectives" (Episode 3, 2004), Rochester, NY history

Rare and historically important Abolitionist flag banner (c. 1861) of impressive size, 60" x 106", featured on "History Detectives" (Episode 3, 2004), Rochester, NY history

Fine Henry Clay Whig Party 1844 campaign flag banner, from an excellent selection of historical banners and flags from a private collection

Fine Henry Clay Whig Party 1844 campaign flag banner, from an excellent selection of historical banners and flags from a private collection

Rare Stirewalt family (New Market, VA) paint-decorated yellow pine diminutive box, descended in the Helsely/Roller family of Rockingham and  Shenandoah Counties

Rare Stirewalt family (New Market, VA) paint-decorated yellow pine diminutive box, descended in the Helsely/Roller family of Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties

Shenandoah Valley decorative arts, including a fine Rockingham Co. stoneware jar attributed to Heatwole or Coffman, and a painted pulled-rod basket and cover

Shenandoah Valley decorative arts, including a fine Rockingham Co. stoneware jar attributed to Heatwole or Coffman, and a painted pulled-rod basket and cover

Stenciled stoneware, including PA and WV examples

Stenciled stoneware, including PA and WV examples

VA stoneware, including Alexandria and Strasburg

VA stoneware, including Alexandria and Strasburg

J. Dodge (19th century) folk art watercolor painting of the ship, "John F. Patterson", signed and dated 1865, ex. Kelly Kinzle

J. Dodge (19th century) folk art watercolor painting of the ship, "John F. Patterson", signed and dated 1865, ex. Kelly Kinzle

Howard Freeman Sprague (American, 1871-1899) painting of tug, "J. S. Blazier"

Howard Freeman Sprague (American, 1871-1899) painting of tug, "J. S. Blazier"

Cornelius Van Wytfliet (Flemish, 1550-1597) "Norumbega et Virginia" (1597) map of the Atlantic Seaboard, deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Cornelius Van Wytfliet (Flemish, 1550-1597) "Norumbega et Virginia" (1597) map of the Atlantic Seaboard, deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Gaspard Bailleul "L'Amerique Divisee En Ses Principales Parties" (1752), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Gaspard Bailleul "L'Amerique Divisee En Ses Principales Parties" (1752), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Brion de la Tour "Suite Du Theatre De La Guerre Dans l'Amerique Septentrionale" (1782), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Brion de la Tour "Suite Du Theatre De La Guerre Dans l'Amerique Septentrionale" (1782), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

John Filson "Historie de Kentucke, nouvelle colonie a l'ouest de la Virginie" (1785) deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

John Filson "Historie de Kentucke, nouvelle colonie a l'ouest de la Virginie" (1785) deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Heirs of Johann Baptiste Homann map of London (1736), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Heirs of Johann Baptiste Homann map of London (1736), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Willem Janzoon Blaeu map of Bermuda (c.1630), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Willem Janzoon Blaeu map of Bermuda (c.1630), deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with proceeds to benefit the Collections and Acquisitions Funds

Rare Franklin D. Roosevelt signed and inscribed publications, limited editions reserved for Cabinet members, presented to Harry Hines Woodring, Secretary of War (1936-1940), descended directly in the family

Rare Franklin D. Roosevelt signed and inscribed publications, limited editions reserved for Cabinet members, presented to Harry Hines Woodring, Secretary of War (1936-1940), descended directly in the family

From a fine selection of 19th-century American coin silver, including examples by Obadiah Rich, working in Boston, and Robert and William Wilson, working in Philadelphia

From a fine selection of 19th-century American coin silver, including examples by Obadiah Rich, working in Boston, and Robert and William Wilson, working in Philadelphia

North Carolina paint-decorated yellow pine jelly cupboard, fresh from a Cleveland Co., NC estate

North Carolina paint-decorated yellow pine jelly cupboard, fresh from a Cleveland Co., NC estate

19th-century cut-and-pasted full-length silhouette with Richmond, VA history, possibly William Henry Brown (1808-1883)

19th-century cut-and-pasted full-length silhouette with Richmond, VA history, possibly William Henry Brown (1808-1883)

Meeks attributed carved rosewood marble-top center table, in fine condition with historic surface

Meeks attributed carved rosewood marble-top center table, in fine condition with historic surface

Selection of Southern seating furniture, including a Roanoke River Basin (VA/NC) Chippendale walnut side chair with early surface

Selection of Southern seating furniture, including a Roanoke River Basin (VA/NC) Chippendale walnut side chair with early surface

19th-century molded-copper architectural eagle ornament from the American Bank building in Richmond, VA, ex-Robert Crawford, 70" WOA

19th-century molded-copper architectural eagle ornament from the American Bank building in Richmond, VA, ex-Robert Crawford, 70" WOA

From a collection of carved folk art canes, over 40 examples

From a collection of carved folk art canes, over 40 examples

James Sharples (British-American, 1751-1811) pastel on paper portrait of a gentleman, discovered in Virginia

James Sharples (British-American, 1751-1811) pastel on paper portrait of a gentleman, discovered in Virginia

American and British (19th century) folk art miniature portraits

American and British (19th century) folk art miniature portraits

David Edward Cronin (American, 1839-1925) oil on canvas "Attack on a Confederate Stronghold", signed and dated 1866, depicts an attack by the NY 1st Reg. cavalry carrying out a surprise raid at Charles City Courthouse in late 1863, ex-Robert Hinklin and Kennedy Galleries, 23 ½" x 35 ½" sight, 33 ¼" x 45 1/4'" OA

David Edward Cronin (American, 1839-1925) oil on canvas "Attack on a Confederate Stronghold", signed and dated 1866, depicts an attack by the NY 1st Reg. cavalry carrying out a surprise raid at Charles City Courthouse in late 1863, ex-Robert Hinklin and Kennedy Galleries, 23 ½" x 35 ½" sight, 33 ¼" x 45 1/4'" OA

Walter Thomas Sacks (American, 1901-1961) oil on canvas harbor scene, 29 ½" x 34 ½" sight, 35 ½" x 40 ½" OA

Walter Thomas Sacks (American, 1901-1961) oil on canvas harbor scene, 29 ½" x 34 ½" sight, 35 ½" x 40 ½" OA

Soren Emil Carlsen (Danish-American, 1853-1932) oil on canvas coastal landscape with figures, likely a view in Normandy, 25 ¼" x 41 ¼" sight, 36 ½" x 52 ½" OA

Soren Emil Carlsen (Danish-American, 1853-1932) oil on canvas coastal landscape with figures, likely a view in Normandy, 25 ¼" x 41 ¼" sight, 36 ½" x 52 ½" OA

James Abbot McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) "Billingsgate" etching, a fine impression, 6" x 8 7/8" plate

James Abbot McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) "Billingsgate" etching, a fine impression, 6" x 8 7/8" plate

Chinese export porcelain including two matching plates having the arms of Dacre impaling Weldon with bianco-sopra-bianco decoration

Chinese export porcelain including two matching plates having the arms of Dacre impaling Weldon with bianco-sopra-bianco decoration

Beautiful early Dutch and English delft/tin-glazed earthenware

Beautiful early Dutch and English delft/tin-glazed earthenware

A selection of 18th and 19th century English ceramics including early transferware such as a pearlware pickle tray/condiment dish with five removeable trays and a small tureen and undertray with an American view of Philadelphia

A selection of 18th and 19th century English ceramics including early transferware such as a pearlware pickle tray/condiment dish with five removeable trays and a small tureen and undertray with an American view of Philadelphia

Fine forms and patterns of English transfer-printed ceramics including a large platter having the design "Cape Coast Castle on the Gold Coast of Africa" and Henshall and Company's sauce tureen and undertray having “Gothic Scenery” design.

Fine forms and patterns of English transfer-printed ceramics including a large platter having the design "Cape Coast Castle on the Gold Coast of Africa" and Henshall and Company's sauce tureen and undertray having “Gothic Scenery” design.

Polychrome transfer-printed American views and American historical forms.

Polychrome transfer-printed American views and American historical forms.

A selection of American historical transfer-printed wares including a small jug having designs of USS Enterprise, HMS Boxer, USS United States and HMS Macedonian.

A selection of American historical transfer-printed wares including a small jug having designs of USS Enterprise, HMS Boxer, USS United States and HMS Macedonian.

An array of American view and American historical blue transfer-printed forms.

An array of American view and American historical blue transfer-printed forms.

A fine selection of painted English pearlware and creamware

A fine selection of painted English pearlware and creamware

American or European School (19th century) oil on canvas sentimental genre painting of impressive size

American or European School (19th century) oil on canvas sentimental genre painting of impressive size

From a fine selection of American tall-case clocks, including examples by Aaron Willard (Boston, MA), dial dated "1793", and John Fessler (Frederick, MD)

From a fine selection of American tall-case clocks, including examples by Aaron Willard (Boston, MA), dial dated "1793", and John Fessler (Frederick, MD)

Detail of Aaron Willard tall-case clock

Detail of Aaron Willard tall-case clock

Rockingham Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia painted ladderback split-bottom arm chair and a Caleb Davis (Woodstock, VA) walnut tall-case clock, each descended directly in the families of the original owners, from a good selection of Shenandoah Valley of Virginia furniture and decorative arts

Rockingham Co., Shenandoah Valley of Virginia painted ladderback split-bottom arm chair and a Caleb Davis (Woodstock, VA) walnut tall-case clock, each descended directly in the families of the original owners, from a good selection of Shenandoah Valley of Virginia furniture and decorative arts

Detail of Caleb Davis tall-case clock

Detail of Caleb Davis tall-case clock

American folk art tall-case clock (c. 1920) exhibiting mosaic decoration and fitted with a Crosley radio, reportedly from an old lodge in the Pittsburgh, PA area

American folk art tall-case clock (c. 1920) exhibiting mosaic decoration and fitted with a Crosley radio, reportedly from an old lodge in the Pittsburgh, PA area

Rare Southern seating furniture, including a VA / MD mahogany armchair and Roanoke River Basin (VA / NC) walnut side chair

Rare Southern seating furniture, including a VA / MD mahogany armchair and Roanoke River Basin (VA / NC) walnut side chair

Maryland, possibly Annapolis, walnut / mahogany close stool and Tidewater Virginia walnut tea table

Maryland, possibly Annapolis, walnut / mahogany close stool and Tidewater Virginia walnut tea table

Chippendale carved mahogany corner / necessary chair from the Galt estate, Williamsburg, VA, and an unusual brass-inlaid carved mahogany cellarette

Chippendale carved mahogany corner / necessary chair from the Galt estate, Williamsburg, VA, and an unusual brass-inlaid carved mahogany cellarette

James Tregent (active 1770-1804) George III bracket clock (c.1780)

James Tregent (active 1770-1804) George III bracket clock (c.1780)

Bruce Crane (American, 1857-1937) oil on canvas Tonalist landscape, titled "Passing Shower", 12" x 16" sight

Bruce Crane (American, 1857-1937) oil on canvas Tonalist landscape, titled "Passing Shower", 12" x 16" sight

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) lithograph, "The Fence Mender" (c. 1940), pencil signed in margin lower right

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) lithograph, "The Fence Mender" (c. 1940), pencil signed in margin lower right

Lamar William Dodd (Georgia, 1909-1996) New England coastal scene, watercolor on paper, dated "1953"

Lamar William Dodd (Georgia, 1909-1996) New England coastal scene, watercolor on paper, dated "1953"

Lamar William Dodd (Georgia, 1909-1996) New England coastal scene, watercolor on paper, identified verso as Stonington, CT, dated "1953"

Lamar William Dodd (Georgia, 1909-1996) New England coastal scene, watercolor on paper, identified verso as Stonington, CT, dated "1953"

Northwest Coast Native American carved model totem poles, one argillite, the other paint-decorated wood, each early 20th century

Northwest Coast Native American carved model totem poles, one argillite, the other paint-decorated wood, each early 20th century

Cast-iron windmill weights

Cast-iron windmill weights

Good selection of carved treen butter prints

Good selection of carved treen butter prints

Large selection of Valley of Virginia and Southern woven-splint baskets

Large selection of Valley of Virginia and Southern woven-splint baskets

Lanier Meaders and B. B. Craig face jugs

Lanier Meaders and B. B. Craig face jugs

Manuel Cil watercolor miniature portrait of a man, signed lower right. Cil was a Spanish-born miniaturist who spent time in the 1820's working in Charleston, SC, recently discovered, 3 1/4" x 2 5/8"

Manuel Cil watercolor miniature portrait of a man, signed lower right. Cil was a Spanish-born miniaturist who spent time in the 1820's working in Charleston, SC, recently discovered, 3 1/4" x 2 5/8"

Loudoun Co., VA needlework sampler

Loudoun Co., VA needlework sampler

Mid 18th-century oil on canvas portrait of a man, sitter believed to be Joseph Kellogg (New York / Massachusetts, 1691-1756), who was taken captive by Native Americans in the Deerfield Raid of 1704, descended directly in the family of the present owner

Mid 18th-century oil on canvas portrait of a man, sitter believed to be Joseph Kellogg (New York / Massachusetts, 1691-1756), who was taken captive by Native Americans in the Deerfield Raid of 1704, descended directly in the family of the present owner

Fine Chinese Export well-and-tree platter, from the estate of Dr. Stephen Goodyear, ex-Sotheby's, Lot 346, February 1, 1986

Fine Chinese Export well-and-tree platter, from the estate of Dr. Stephen Goodyear, ex-Sotheby's, Lot 346, February 1, 1986

Fine Virginia leather key basket, discovered in a Roanoke estate

Fine Virginia leather key basket, discovered in a Roanoke estate

Stirewalt box

Stirewalt box

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