Antique Painting, Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, After Thomas Cole
Anonymous, circa 1830-1860
This outstanding work displays both folk and academic aesthetic, it is a copy of Thomas Cole’ s [English-born, American, Hudson River School Painter, 1801-1848]. original work, painted in 1828, entitled Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, now resides at the Amon Carter Museum in Ft. Worth, Texas; collection of Ima Hogg. The work remains on original stretcher within original gilt frame; relined, lightly cleaned, extremely minor touches, overall excellent condition.
Paint Decorated Dresser Box, Bucher Box, Heinrich Bucher, Antique Trinket Box
Pennsylvania, circa 1775-1825
The lid initialed “ID” above a church/meetinghouse; ornamented with robust tulips, trees and other flourishes; typical red, white and green decoration. Retains original tin hasp and hinges. (Three inches loss to projecting base lip at proper bottom left front; thinning paint, else fine and original; 9.75 by 8.75 by 2.75”.)
Period U.S. Model 1795, Type 1 Musket, Springfield Armory, Buttplate Dated 1800
Original Flintlock, Standard Lock & Barrel Markings, Eagle Facing Left
FIRST STANDARIZED OFFICIAL MODEL MUSKET MADE FOR U.S.
The 1795 is perhaps the most elusive model, this being a very good example
(.69-Caliber, overall length: 59” ; barrel: approximately 44.75” ) - SOLD
Locks were dated with year of manufacture commencing in 1804, this lock is not dated and is marked forward of hammer with eagle above “ US” in script; marked vertically at rear… SPRINGFIELD. Flat faced hammer with beveled edge, curled t top of spur; frizzen with curled toe bottom, frizzen spring with projecting teat; faceted and beveled detachable flashpan; trigger guard features long pointed tangs at top and bottom.
All metal smooth and clean displaying typical scattered speckling, shallow smooth pitting centering touchhole as expected; couple small vice marks near breech.
Wood displays original color and rich patina. Action is tight and smooth. We note a professional restoration (fill and color) to a very small section of wood loss at tail of lock
Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak… a lovely example - SOLD
The two-stage tapering round-to-octagonal standard features a beautiful knop at point of transition; the rod standard continues to a faceted spear point finial. The candle socket with downturned rim is tabbed and riveted to drip pan, rush jaw and spring frame are operational. The oak “ X” form base having chamfered edges and ends displays minor losses caused by nonactive cooties. Overall dark patina, very good condition.
(Base: 12.5" square; Height: 54.5")
Antique Candle Lantern, Copper, Mica
Unknown maker, Circa 1860
Bulbous form, pierced drafting, carrying Handle, single candle nozzle - SOLD
An unusual form having mica windows; removeable base facilitates the single candle socket; lovely verdigris surface dry patina. (Height: 14” )