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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, First Edition, Two-Volume Set, circa 1885-1886
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Grant, Ulysses S., Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant, New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1885-1886. Two volume set. Octavo, period cloth bindings with matching slipcase. This comp...
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Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

19th Century Porcelain Portrait Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, France Circa 1850
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A striking 19th century French bisque porcelain profile portrait bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, the unglazed profile rendered in low relief against a background of cobalt blue, framed w...
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French Napoleon III Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Porcelain

Antique English Solar Radiation Thermometer Signed "Negretti and Zambra, London"
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English Solar Radiation Thermometer Signed "Negretti and Zambra, London," circa 1870s-1880s. This instrument was first released for commercial use by Negretti and Zambra in 1...
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English Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Glass

Antique Horse-Drawn Coach Model or Salesman’s Sample
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A large model Coach in very good condition and working well, possibly a salesman’s sample or child’s toy. The model is very well detailed from the wheels and driver’s perch to the re...
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Edwardian Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

George III Silver Tray for Lt. Robert Chester
Located in New Orleans, LA
This fascinating George III silver tray is a work of skillful English artistry, intricately chased and engraved it represents a prestigious commemorative gift for service. The tray r...
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English George III Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Silver

Italian Mid-19th Century Folio Case of a Large Variety of Specimen Artifacts
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sensational and most unique Italian mid-19th century folio case of a large variety of specimen marble and semi-precious stones. The case is raised by solid walnut bun feet while th...
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Italian Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Marble

Antique Victorian Silver Wager Cups Modelled as a Lady & Gentleman in Costume
Located in London, London
Carrying import marks for London in 1891 by Martin Sugar, this striking pair of antique sterling silver wager cups, are modelled as a gentleman and a lady in costume, and feature cha...
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English Baroque Revival Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Sterling Silver

19th Century Vintage Moroccan Leather Water Carrier Bag on a Stand
Located in San Francisco, CA
A vintage handcrafted leather water carrier bag from Morocco on a stand. Handmade with camel hide and decorated with antiqued coins from around the world. Traditionally made for ...
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Moroccan Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

19th Century Vintage Moroccan Leather Water Carrier Bag on a Stand
Located in San Francisco, CA
A vintage handcrafted leather water carrier bag from Morocco on a stand. Handmade with camel hide and decorated with antiqued coins from around the world. Traditionally made for ...
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Moroccan Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

19th Century Danish Pretzel Bakery Sign On Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
A 19th century baker's pretzel shop sign from Denmark, mounted on custom iron Stand. This antique pretzel, formed of metal, originally would have hung from an arm extended out near t...
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Danish Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal, Iron

Set of Four Swedish Architectural Design Etchings in Karl Johan Period Frames
Located in Atlanta, GA
A collection of four Swedish architectural design etchings in period Karl Johan frames from the 19th century. This antique set of framed wall art from Sweden features a collection of...
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Swedish Karl Johan Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper, Wood

Provincial Chinese Kite Reel, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
This unusually-shaped object is a 19th century Chinese kite reel, cleverly carved to contain small wooden beads that rattle back and forth as the reel is used. A popular past time, k...
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Chinese Qing Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

19th Century Egyptian Revival Obelisk Models
Located in New Orleans, LA
This extraordinary pair of Egyptian Revival obelisks are elegantly crafted of composition stone and faux marble. The rare 19th century models are adorned by intricately hand-carved h...
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French Egyptian Revival Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Stone

Siège d'Amour Love Chair
Located in New Orleans, LA
This extraordinary and highly imaginative chair was originally designed for Edward VII, the Prince of Wales and later king of England, during his youthful escapades in Paris. Made to...
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French Louis XVI Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Upholstery, Giltwood

French Book, L'Illustration, 1897
Located in Austin, TX
A hard bound book with leather spine and marbled paper cover including issues of the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from January to June 1897. Published in Paris from 1843-19...
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French Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Leather, Paper

Chinese Printing Block Panel, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Centuries before Gutenberg's printing press, China was developing and perfecting printing processes that remain popular today. This 19th century printing block finds new life as a wa...
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Chinese Qing Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

Pair of Chinese Peking Opera Martial Arts Props, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Dated to the late 19th century, these unusual sculptural objects are martial arts props once used by a Peking opera troupe in traditional "martial plays" known as wuxi. Based on hist...
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Chinese Qing Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Walnut

Antique 19th Century Large Iron Clockworks from a Clock Tower
Located in Hudson, NY
A large and intricate antique 19th century cast iron clockworks from a clock tower. Beautiful gothic design filled with gears which still turn and are interconnected. A wonderful pie...
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American Gothic Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Iron

D.E. Wood Inscribed Nautical Telescope & Compass with Rosewood Barrel, c. 1860s
Located in Norwalk, CT
An exceptional spyglass or maritime telescope made by C.W. Dixey, "Optician to the Queen", in the second half of the 1800s. This presentation piece features 3 upper draws and a rosew...
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British Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal

Antique Georgian Silver Plate and Mother of Pearl Miniature 7 Draw Spyglass
Located in Norwalk, CT
This miniature spyglass - also called a monocular pocket telescope - dates to the early 19th century and features lovely silver-beaded mother of pearl inlay. Case unscrews below 4th ...
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European George IV Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Silver Plate

Antique 1822 German Johann Ritter & Co Taufscheine Birth Certificate Lithograph
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique 1822 German Birth and Baptism Certificate copper plate engraving by Johann Ritter & Company. Features a hand colored engraving with cherubs, angels, birds, harps and a poem. ...
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Folk Art Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Pair of Antique Wax Seal Collections Framed
Located in East Hampton, NY
A very nice collection of early 19th-late 18th century wax seals mounted on paper and set in contemporary frames.
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Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Large Scrimshawed Powder Horn
Located in Stamford, CT
Gun powder horn composed of cow horn scrimshawed with motifs such as Scottish highlanders, ships, female figures, and floral trim, circa 1800s-1830s. Made in Scotland. Please note of...
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Scottish Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Horn

The Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund £100 Trafalgar Sword awarded to JOHN PILFORD ESQ CAPT
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
The Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund £100 Trafalgar Sword awarded to JOHN PILFORD ESQ CAPTAIN OF HMS AJAX, 21st October 1805. The presentation inscription on this sword reads: “FROM THE PAT...
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British Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Ormolu

Antique Victorian Stereoscope and Postcard Viewer
Located in Norwalk, CT
Finally, an antique object that's both beautiful and functional! This Victorian stereoscope features a rosewood case with brass inlay, ebonized trim and a movable-part interior. It w...
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Victorian Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Brass

F. Barbedienne, a Life-Size Silvered Bronze of King Henri IV Enfant as a Child
Located in New York, NY
Ferdinand Barbedienne, A life-size silvered bronze sculpture of King Henri IV Enfant As a Child, after Francois-Joseph Bosio, (French, 1768 - 1845), circa 1860. Foundry mark "F Ba...
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French Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Bronze

Lalique Perche Automobile Mascot
Located in New Orleans, LA
This intriguing automobile mascot by René Lalique was made to crown the hood of a luxurious automobile. Entitled “Perche,” this particular opalescent yellow glass figure is extremely...
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French Art Deco Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Glass, Art Glass

French Nécessaire de Voyage
Located in New Orleans, LA
This exceptional and rare French nécessaire de voyage is almost certainly the work of the highly respected Parisian manufacturer Pierre-Dominique Maire and the silversmith Jacques-Br...
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French Empire Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Crystal, Silver

American Zinc Pediment from the Early 19th Century with Dentil Molding
Located in Atlanta, GA
An American zinc pediment from the 19th century. This antique zinc pediment, with it's overall triangular-shape, once adorn the entry exterior of an old building. This piece is nicel...
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American Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Metal, Zinc

19th Century Sled Manufactured in Ramsau, Austria
Located in Vienna, AT
A historical sled made and marked in the Ramsau, an alpine Austrian region during the former Austrian Monarchy. Apart from the new covering of the seat everything on this piece is in...
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Austrian Regency Revival Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Iron

Original documented Otto Wagner´s Private belonging Dining Room Chandelier
Located in Vienna, AT
Chandelier for the private dining room in Otto Wagners famous "Erste Villa Wagner," Hüttelbergstrasse, Vienna similar to the crown-rim of the Romanic and Gothic period (see also Jarm...
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Austrian Jugendstil Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Brass, Bronze

Steel Key for the Women's Wing of the Cumberland and Westmorland Lunatic Asylum
Located in Bedford, Bedfordshire
The weighty single steel key with turned barrel for Garlands Asylum at Carlisle, bearing the manufacturer's name of Gibbons of Wolverhampton and stamped "FEMALE, surviving from the l...
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English Late Victorian Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Cut Steel

19th Century English Napoleonic War Soldier Original Watercolor in Period Frame
Located in Savannah, GA
Early 19th century English Napoleonic War Soldier oval watercolor nicely executed in a small size with lovely color and detail. The decorative dimensional gold gilt deep wooden frame...
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English Regency Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper, Glass, Giltwood

Micromosaic and Pietre Dure Grand Tour Casket
Located in New Orleans, LA
The time-honored decorative techniques of pietre dure and micromosaic are combined in this rare and exceptionally-crafted Grand Tour casket. Serving as a memento of this once-requisi...
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European Greco Roman Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Stone, Bronze

19th Century German Baronship Document, Archduke Ludwig III of Hessen
Located in Vero Beach, FL
19th century German Baronship Document, Archduke Ludwig III of Hessen Outstanding document bound with threaded rope in crimson red leather with burnished 24-carat gold embossed. A...
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German Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Parchment Paper, Leather

Vintage Ironstone Shaving Mug
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Wonderfully nostalgic white ironstone shaving mug is faintly labeled "Shaving Mug" on the front. Shaving the old fashion way.
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Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Ironstone

Framed Napoleonic Government Documents
Located in New Orleans, LA
This historically significant collection of letters is from the Ministers and trusted Generals serving Napoleon Bonaparte during his reign as the French Emperor from 1804-1814, and t...
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French Other Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Antique Masonic Engraved Glass Cup
Located in Norwalk, CT
A very intricately carved and etched glass goblet with masonic symbols. Engraved dedication on base.
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Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Glass

20th Century German Binoculars by Schneider, circa 1940
Located in London, London
Exceptional 20th century German polished steel observation telescope binoculars on a later telescopic stand by Joseph Schneider. This model was originally designed by Emil Busch and ...
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German Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Steel

20th Century German Binoculars by Schneider, circa 1940
Located in London, London
Exceptional 20th century German polished steel observation telescope binoculars on a later telescopic stand by Joseph Schneider. This model was originally designed by Emil Busch and ...
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German Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Steel

Mongolian Horn Libation Cup, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Used more for social interactions than everyday imbibing, this Mongolian libation cup accompanied a scholar to social gatherings held by literati known as “yaji.” As part of these st...
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Mongolian Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Horn

Napoléon's Footbath by George Bullock
Located in New Orleans, LA
This amazing footbath was created for Napoleon Bonaparte. It was part of the toilet service to be used during his exile on St. Helena. Just before shipment, a member of Parliament re...
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English Empire Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Porcelain

Original Painted Shield
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Small original painted French shield, 1890. Dimensions: 14.5 inches (37 cms) wide 0.5 inches (1 cms) deep 18 inches (46 cms) high.
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French Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

Antique Spanish Coin Dated 1882
Located in Arles, FR
Fine Spanish coin that was previously on a silver bracelet (sold separately). Spain, Alphonse XII (1874-1885), 5 Peseta, 1882, Year: 1882 Metal: Silver.
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Spanish Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Silver

1842 Wall Map of the United States by J. H. Young, Published by S. A. Mitchell
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Presented is an 1842 hanging “Map of the United States,” engraved by J. H. Young and published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia. This is a beautiful example of the rare 1842...
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American Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

1862 Lloyd's New Military Map of the Border & Southern States
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This hanging military wall map of the eastern half of United States was published by H.H. Lloyd & Co., in New York, in 1862. The map shows America during the Civil War, from the lowe...
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American Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Antique Chinese Mooncake Press, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Dated to the mid-19th century, this rustic wood press is carved with twenty round molds used for shaping festive mooncakes. Packed with lotus root, red bean, or other regional fillin...
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Chinese Qing Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert Stonemason's Mallet
Located in New Orleans, LA
This exceptional and one-of-a-kind wooden mallet commemorates the marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, which occurred on February 10, 1840. Exquisitely carved into its base ...
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English Victorian Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

Antique French Baking Paddle
Located in Stockton, NJ
Antique French baking paddle with early reinforced iron rivets.
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French Rustic Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Wood

Native American Cheyenne Beaded Charm Bag
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Cheyenne charm bag of brain tanned buck skin with greasy yellows, red white hearts, green, white and cobalt blue beading. Similar both sides. Charm bag holds snatch of hair and a wor...
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American Native American Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Hide

19th Century Silver Gilt Presentation Casket Awarded to Alderman Abel Heywood
Located in London, GB
An Elkington & Company Silver Gilt Presentation Casket Hall Marked for Birmingham, 1891 and the maker; the casket, in the Victorian Gothic manner, with cluster columns at the angles...
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English Gothic Revival Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Vermeil

19th Century Mandau Dayak People Knife
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
The Mandau is a traditional weapon of Dayak people of Borneo. Sometimes it is also known as parang. Often associated with the head hunting ceremony where people would gather to attac...
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American Native American Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Iron

French Books, L'Illustration, 2 Volumes, 1899
Located in Austin, TX
A set of 2 volumes including the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from the year 1899. Hard bound with leather spine and marbled paper. Published in Paris from 1843-1944, the ne...
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French Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Leather, Paper

French Books L'Illustration, 2 Volumes, 1898
Located in Austin, TX
A set of 2 volumes including the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from the year 1898. Hard bound with leather spine and marbled paper. Published in Paris from 1843-1944, the ne...
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French Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper, Leather

Colorado Statehood 38 Star American Parade Flag
Located in York County, PA
38 Star Antique American Flag With An Off-balace Medallion Configuration On A Brilliant Blue Canton, Made In The Period When Colorado Was The Most Recent State To Join The Union, 187...
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American Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Cotton

Grand Tour Souvenir Temple of Castor and Pollux
Located in New Orleans, LA
This model of the ruins of the Temple of caster and Pollux in Rome evokes the lasting grandeur of ancient Rome. Today just three massive columns remain from the ancient edifice, whic...
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Italian Grand Tour Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Marble

Large Pair of 1800s Roman Antique Grand Tour Marble Sculptures Statues Very Old
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this pair of large heavily distressed very old solid marble with bronzed Corinthian pillars and Roman neoclassical figures Grand Tour statues A ...
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Italian Grand Tour Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Marble, Bronze

Thomas Jefferson Autograph Document Signed as President, Dated Dec 29, 1802
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Autograph document, signed by Thomas Jefferson as President, ordering his business advisor John Barnes to pay É(tienne). Lemaire, staff member in the President's House (The White Hou...
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Antique 19th Century Historical Memorabilia

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Paper