These were used to protect the feet of furniture where the floor was damp.
Provenance: Kay Fries, Alexandria, VA
Very good condition. Small scratch to lid.
The passage of the Patent Act of 1790 required that every application include a miniature working model of their idea. Over the next 90 years more than 200,000 models were submitted, until lack of storage space and fires finally forced...
English, Circa 1740.
Height when closed: 36-3/4 in (93.3 cm); Width: 22 in (55.9 cm); Depth: 17 in (43.2 cm)
(ink stains on top) ...
Woodland Stream by Moonlight
Oil on canvas, in an ornate gold leaf frame.
Painting: 5 ¼” x 4”
Frame: 11” x 9 ¾”
Tredupp came to the United States from Germany with his artist father in 1888, settling in Milwaukee where he spent the remainder of his life. There he shared a studio with his father. The two painted landscapes and marines in an identical style, often nighttime scenes. ...
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting Size: 21” x 24.75”
Frame Size: 28 ” x 31.75”
Frederick Ernest Swedlun was born in McPherson, Kansas of Swedish parents. Wishing to escape farmlife, he moved to Chicago and began studies at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. In an attempt to minimize the anti-immigrant prejudice against Swedes, he began using the p...
"Warmiing Up" Jockey Galloping a Horse with a Plaited Mane
Oil on Canvas , signed"WV"
Painting: 16" x 24"
Frame: 20.75" x 28.5"
American or English, 1840-70
Now on View in Our Gallery
"Autumn Woods, Largo, Maryland"
Oil on board, signed lower right and titled on the reverse
Painting: 14" x 12"
Frame: 18" x 16.25"
Provenance: The Estate of a Toms River Collector
Benson Bond Moore, painter, etcher and teacher was born in Washington, DC. He studied at the Corcoran School of Art with Messer and Brooke , and also with Max Weyl . He continued his studies in drawing at the Linthicum Institute u...
Provenance : Ex-Collection Sen. John Warner, Alexandria, Virginia
Cities in England used to have official standard weights and measures. Merchants weights and measures would be checked against this to make sure they weren't trying to che...
Tabletop Still Life with Jug and Chrysanthemums
Oil on canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 24” x 16”
Frame: 31” x 27”
This item has been sold. It remains on our website for internet research purposes.
Black Grouse in Courtship
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1918”
Painting Size: 33 ” x 25”
Frame Size: 38” x 29 ”
Mailick was an illustrator and painter of landscapes and animals who studied at the academy in Dresden, Germany. Although he painted works in oil, he is most noted for the illustrations he created for postcards of the late 19th - early 20th century which are now quite collectible.
Mabel Gear (British, b. 1900)
Pastel on colored paper, signed.
Mabel Gear was a painter of birds and animals. She was born at the Ashby Rectory in Surrey, 1900. She studied at Colchester School of Art and under Septimus Power at Bushey. Gear exhibied at the Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Oil Painters; Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours; the Royal Society of British Artists, and abroad. She married Ivor I.J. Symes.
--From The Dictionary of B...
Top: 13.5 x 17"