American coin silver kettle on stand. Kettle with elaborate chased & embossed floral, scoll, & grapeleaf design. Hinged lid with grape cluster finial, ivory ferrules. Front inscribed with crest, shield, & banner "Sabiltate et Victoria". Reverse inscribed with monogram "MSS". bottom of kettle marked "Hood and Tobey" (retailers, Albany, New York, mid-19th century). Detachable chased […]
Highlights from the September 27th, 2008 Southern Antiques Auction in Knoxville are listed below: (prices realized include a 12.5% buyer’s premium) If you are interested in consigning items of this quality for future auctions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lot 1 – “The Art and Mystery of Tennessee Furniture and Its Makers Through 1850” by […]
Highlights from our September 15th, 2007 Southern Antiques Auction in Nashville are listed below: (prices realized include a 10% buyer’s premium) If you are interested in consigning items of this quality for future auctions, please contact us at email@example.com. Lot#182 – Rare portrait on ivory of young boy, attributed to John Wood Dodge (1807-1893, working […]
Rare Tennessee coin silver coffee pot, marked "W. H. Calhoun Tenn." with three pseudohallmarks (William H. Calhoun, Nashville, Tennessee, working 1839-1865, refer to Caldwell’s Tennessee Silversmiths, pp. 49-53). Engraved in one of the cartouche shields, "To Mrs H. Bruner 1865". The engraving would be a later date, as Calhoun’s mark on the coffee pot is […]
Tennessee two tier folk art sewing box, signed on side of drawer, "E. P. Wilson, Nashville Tenn". Consisting of square two tier sewing box with turnip finials, lift top compartment having a round pincushion pull, lower section with drawer, resting on turned feet, ivory grommets on three sides of second tier. Provenance – descended in […]
Tennessee walnut sugar chest, attributed to Davidson County. Dovetailed box on a stand with drawer, resting on turned feet. Storage well with one board dividing it into two sections. Hinged top with simple, flat molding. Ivory kite shaped escutcheon. Lower section has a single, non-locking drawer. Lower drawer of cherry and with square nail construction. […]
Highlights from our May 12th, 2007 Southern Antiques Auction are listed below: (prices realized include a 10% buyer’s premium) If you are interested in consigning items of this quality for future auctions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inuit stone carving of walrus with ivory or bone tusks. Original Canadian Eskimo art label on bottom listing the carver as "J. Iyakak" , date "1MTT", and price "$67.50". Excellent condition. 7" x 4 1/4". Circa 1960s. Note – an Edward Iyakak worked in the Ranklin Inlet area and this carving is similar (Courtesy Bob […]