Archive for March 2015

MAR
09
2015

Goldevale "Victorian Doll"

By mwilcox

Goldenvale

As a general rule of thumb, Modern " limited edition" anythings tend to be rather poor investments, sometimes even 30 year later they fail to sell for their original retail value. This one, a "Goldenvale Collection" doll named "Fleur" is one of...

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MAR
07
2015

Revival Style Mahogany Throne Chair

By mwilcox

Mahoganythrone

"Throne Chairs" like these tend to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century, quite often custom made for use in Fraternal Orders ( Men's Lodges) Board rooms or Churches. Their decoration is often a combination of machine and hand carving...

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MAR
02
2015

Archie Gunn (1863-1930)

By mwilcox

Gunn2

This is a print by Archie Gunn (1863-1930) and probably originally made as the basis for a calendar illustration. Gunn was a well known and popular illustrator, whose pictures where in leading periodicals during the early years of the 20th...

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MAR
02
2015

Karol (Karl) D. Witkowski

By mwilcox

Witkowski

Karol (Karl) D. Witkowski (16 August 1860 – 17 May 1910) was a Polish-American portraitist and genre painter. Witkowski painted the elite in Newark (New Jersey, USA) and his skills as a portraitist to the wealthy was always in great demand. But...

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