Civil War, Asia, Artwork, Postcards, Furniture, Antiques, Ephemera, etc.
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This catalog features a variety of collectibles, antiques, ephemera and artwork. Of particular interest is a number of early American items and ephemera, including Civil War and slavery-related. A range of artwork covers original paintings by William King Stone, a collection of Asian artwork, bronze sculptures and more.
The Civil War offerings are led by an original ledger kept by New York officer, Asaph Dodge, of Companies E and F in the 16th Regiment, and pertaining to the years 1862 and 1863. Additional Civil War examples include an original photograph of Abraham Lincoln and generals at Antietem, original Magnus song sheets and ephemera items.
A number of lots present rare and desirable antique Asian items, principally Japanese in origin. A number of scarce antique woodblock prints are accompanied by select books and commemorative volumes such as a very rare c1880 photograph album of Japan, by Adolfo Farsari. Japanese artists are featured such as Katsushika Hokusai, Torii Kiyonaga, Kano Naonobu, and others. There is also an original WWII American soldier’s photograph album that houses unique first-hand views of Japan, led by a group showing Emperor Hirohito at close range.
Further lots in the catalog span a wide array of antique furniture, collectibles and estate items. Among the notable examples are furnishings such as a fine sideboard by Kensington and a c1800 Pennsylvania Dutch convertible bench hutch table with the original paint. Ephemera offerings cover slavery-related, antique ledgers, a WWI propaganda poster, an antique Ithaca firefighting broadside, postcards, and beyond. Other offerings include Native American artifacts, musical instruments, a vellum manuscript leaf, jewelry, watches, modern sports autographs, toys, cast iron items, a Warren Mackenzie platter, and much more.
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