Early American Antiques in Historic Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia

I hope you enjoy exploring my collection of early American antique furniture, paintings and decorative arts and welcome your inquiries regarding any of the pieces that pique your interest.  I am open by chance or appointment and I encourage you to contact me to arrange a visit to see my collection in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. I also exhibit in a limited number of shows which you will find listed below.

Research is an important aspect of the value I add both in authenticating a piece as well as establishing the context in which it was created. I particularly enjoy the opportunity of working closely with collectors and institutions that value in-depth research and who wish to acquire objects that are both historically and aesthetically important. Please let me know of any specific objects you are seeking and, I will do my best to locate, evaluate and authenticate high quality items worthy of consideration for your collection.

MY AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION INCLUDE:

  • Period Southern and Mid-Atlantic Furniture
  • Early Southern Decorative Arts and Folk Art
  • Early Alexandria and Virginia Silver – with a special interest in silver marked by Adam Lynn, John Adam, C.A. Burnett
  • Virginia Stoneware Especially Alexandria Items Marked by Tildon Easton, James Black, James Miller, B.C. Milburn, John Swann, H. Smith or J.P.Smith
  • Early Maps of Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay Region
  • American Paintings and Portraits from the 19th Century or Earlier ~ Especially Southern Artists or Subjects
  • 19th Century American Still Life Paintings and Landscapes

 

 

I purchase collections or single items of quality – please contact me for a confidential evaluation.