Posts tagged “Auction”

MAR
30
2016

Herbert E. Abrams (March 20, 1921 – August 29, 2003)

By mwilcox

Herbert E. Abrams

Herbert E. Abrams (March 20, 1921 – August 29, 2003) was an American artist. He was one of the leading portrait artists of his era known for his style of traditional realism. His works included the official White House portraits of former...

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MAR
30
2016

Earl Daniels Print

By mwilcox

Earl Danielsprint

Earl I. Daniels (1920 - 1999) was active/lived in California, Hawaii. Earl Daniels is known for landscape, coastal scene, still life. Prints like this are generally of two types, limited edition lithographs or etchings or mass produced...

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MAR
30
2016

Paper Mache Table

By mwilcox

Papermachetable

Paper mache was a popular construction material in the Victorian era. By the time Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, there were at least 25 companies producing papier mache items.The most common pieces were smaller pieces such as trays,...

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MAR
30
2016

"Tiger Oak" Table

By mwilcox

Tigeroaktable

This table is in the American Empire style, which had it's first period of popularity 1815-30 and another at the turn of the 19th Century as "Empire Revival". This example is of the second type, "Empire Revival" type made at the turn of the 19th...

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MAR
04
2016

Theo A Kotch Barber Chairs

By mwilcox

Koch

Theo A Koch was one of the top two producers of Barber chairs. The company was one of the first to be in the Barber supply business, established in Chicago circa 1871-72. This one, constructed with an Oak frame, dates from the turn of the 19th...

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FEB
05
2016

French Vintner's Table

By mwilcox

Vintnerstable

Tables like these tend to be difficult to date without actually physically examining them, as the design dates back to the 1700's and has been in constant reproduction since the late 19th Century. This one is a 19th Century French "Vintner's...

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FEB
05
2016

Ed Roos Cedar Chests

By mwilcox

Roos2

The Roos Cedar Chest factory was established in 1918, in Forest Park, Ill. a suburb of Chicago. By 1928 their brick building on Harrison Street exceeded 85,000 square feet. It was at one time the largest industrial concern in Forest Park,...

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JAN
19
2016

Joerns Brothers Furniture

By mwilcox

Joerns Bros

This suite dates from the second quarter of the 20th century, based on what I can see the veneers are crotch cut and burled walnut on maple cases. The company that made it was founded in 1889 in St. Paul, Minnesota as Joerns Brothers Furniture by...

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JAN
18
2016

Lincoln Rockers

By mwilcox

Lincrocker

This rocker dates from the third quarter of the 19th Century, generically called a "Lincoln Rocker" after the fact President Lincoln was shot while sitting on one very much like it watching a play at Ford's Theater in 1865. The original Lincoln...

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JAN
15
2016

Archie Gunn Illustrations

By mwilcox

Archie

As far as I can tell this does look like original art by Archie Gunn (1863-1930) that would have been submitted for potential clients, but artwork like this still would require a physical examination to verify that. Archie Gunn was best known for...

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