Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Dimensions: 8" H.
230-1 - SOLD
1121-13 - SOLD
A blown glass bottle with kicked-up base and rough pontil; enameled decoration featuring a depiction of George Washington with the Marquis de Lafayette and the following printed on the surface of the bottle: Washington***Lafayette / Anisette Surfine, plus indecipherable lettering below portrait. Found under the floorboards of a circa 1790s tavern, located in Washington County of New York. Unfortunately, no additional information has been discovered regarding this particular bottle; possibly a commemorative item created in honor of Lafayette's visit to the United States, which took place circa 1824-1825. Some of the printed design and lettering has worn off of the bottle at base of cartouche from handling with all else secure and fine. (Dimensions: 11.75" H.)
232-233 - SOLD
George Washington Engraving
French, late 18th century - SOLD
Hand-colored engraving of George Washington, ‘Georges’ in the French spelling of the name. Circular cartouche with skilled application of color. Subtitle reads ‘First President of the United States of America.’ Images of American political figures were popular in France during the late eighteenth century because of the revolutionary fervor that would soon give rise to the overturning of the monarchy and the first French Republic. (View: 8.5” by 7.5”; Frame: 9.5” by 8.5”)
George Washington Portrait, Civilian Dress,
Depicted With Sword
Circa 1800 to 1820, Anonymous
A competently rendered image showing Washington with sword
Oil on Canvas - SOLD
The unlined canvas remains on original stretcher; very good overall condition with scatted and minor fill. (Dimensions: 29 by 34" frame, 24 by 29" frame.)
(Frame: 21 by 27”, sight-size: 16 by 23”)
144-51 - SOLD
Dimensions: 15.5 by 17.5-inches.
George Washington, After Gilbert Stuart Athenaeum Portrait
Anonymous, found in South Carolina
Oil on Canvas
19th Century - SOLD
The canvas was mounted on wood during the mid-twentieth century; all else fine. The view area measures 25 by 31".
328-4 - SOLD
As depicted, standing at 11.5-inches
And in fine condition; within interior of analogous base written in pencil is-"Christmas 1863".
333-87 - SOLD
As depicted, a pleasing example of GGW depicted in uniform; signed on reverse-"WASHINGTON 1732-1932."
448-4 - SOLD
Oval silver plated tray features relief medallion portraits of George Washington, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay as well as a copy of the Declaration of Independence with the Trumbull painting of the signing of the Declaration in the center. The medallions are by, or based upon, commemorative medals by Charles Cushing Wright often thought of as the finest die sinker of the early 19th century. Washington is from a circa 1851 medal honoring the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, while Clay and Webster are circa 1852, the year both men died. The central motif is a copy of the Declaration of Independence engraved by S. H. Black circa 1859 and in the center is a representation of the Trumbull painting of the signing that appeared on the reverse of Wright's 1851 medal. On either side of the Washington portrait are eagles, one with a sword in its beak and the other with the scales of justice. Both have fasces at their feet. Beneath the Constitution is a panoply of arms and flags as well as the reverse of the Clay medal. The Webster and Washington images are signed "C. C. Wright D & F." The Declaration is signed "Printed according to Acts of Congress in the year 1859 by S. H. Black in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."
It appears that the tray originally had an integral hanger on the reverse of the rim, but that the sheer weight of the tray caused a separation of the body and the rim. There is an old, very possibly contemporary, repair where the separation occurred. Overall the tray is in very good condition with some areas of copper showing through probably due to over polishing and a slight crease near the Webster image. (Approximately 28-inches x 23-inches.)
270-36 - SOLD
The round image is less that one-quarter-inch and is set under beveled glass within notched gold mount surmounted with seed pearls. Affixed to the obverse is a very small brass mount-to which is mounted a stickpin which may be a retrofit. Perhaps from a piece of mourning jewelry...we don't know.
Enamel Box, Painted Portrait of George Washington,
Interior Features a Memorial
Unknown Maker; as published in Arman:
"Obviously this is extremely rare"
Circa 1800 to 1810 - SOLD
Exterior featuring polychrome portrait of GGW; interior finished in white enamel; under the lid is painted a monument that reads: SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF GEN. WASHINGTON which is under Eglomise glass; conforming to the oval bezel is painted foliage. Literature: A closely related example may be viewed in Anglo-American Ceramics by David and Linda Arman, page 245; AII.33.
(Overall excellent condition except for the interior glass which is cracked; 1 by 2 by 1.5")
879-47 - SOLD
Printed sermon by Samuel Niles, Pastor of the Church in Abington [MA] titled "The Vanity of Man Considered In A Sermon Delivered February 22d, 1800, Commemorating The Death of George Washington, Late President of the United States," printed in Boston in 1800 by John & Thomas Fleet, on laid paper, 23 pages, rebound and recovered in suede, some staining and tears. (6 by 9-inches.)
This rhythmic composition mimics embroidery; stylistically reproducing the aesthetic of early embroidered stitches. Tiny dots covering the foliage on the forward trees suggest French knots. Shrubs and plants emphasize and delineate the rolling contours of the hillocks producing depth. The large tree at right foreground is erratically laid out with shaped areas of contrasting color typical of earlier satin stitched embroidered designs. The work is mounted on its original stretcher within the original molded and gesso frame. The sky area has faded; loss of colors due to open back, other very minor losses, all else bright. (Overall: 22.5 by 16-inches.)
775-364 - SOLD
George Washington Carving
Anonymous - SOLD
As depicted, small carving depicting Washington in civilian clothing, with fire gilt steel sword and holding rolled paper in hand with arm extended. This carving with terrific surface having rich patina, appears to be worked in maple.
Height: 5 5/8".