Decorative Arts

Carved Marble Bust of Lady Liberty

          American Unknown sculptor, circa 1890 Marble with bronze socle H: 31”; W: 20”. Allegorical depiction of Liberty with a crown of laurel leaves and a shield plate with an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch. The bust recalls ancient depictions of the Roman goddess Minerva who represented the combination […]

Fine Examples of Shenandoah Valley Pottery

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Fine Examples of American Glass

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19th Century Paint Decorated Masonic Frame

          New England Eastern red pine (by microanalysis), paint, old mirror glass Mid to late 19th century 16.5” x 25” $2,750

Longrifle by Hiram Clark, Hancock, Maryland

            Hiram Clark (b.1793) Hancock, MD T. Ketland & Co. lock, England Maple, iron, steel, brass, silver Overall: 55”, barrel length: 40”                       Hiram Clark apprenticed with George Rizer of Cumberland, MD until 1814. The oval cheekpiece inlay with an […]

Silver Bowl, Alexandria, Adam Lynn

Silver Bowl ~Faceted Touch Mark of Adam Lynn (1775-1835) Alexandria, Virginia Circa 1800 4 ¾” tall 6 ½” diameter   Commentary:  Adam Lynn’s work was of a very high quality and sophisticated in execution and design.  His engraving was also of exceptional quality.   His clients included Washington, Custis, Lewis and Alexander families among many other […]

Longrifle by James McCamant, Wellsburg West Virginia

                                            Longrifle Signed by James McCamant Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia Maple, iron, steel, brass Circa 1835 Length: 57″     James McCamant (b. 1777)  sired a generation of gunsmiths, first in Wellsburg West Virginia and […]