Lot 84    

Rare W.H. Harrison Campaign Lithograph,
2003 Americana and Decorative Arts. Nov. 12 - 13.
wonderfully graphic cartoon entitled "Political Balance" showing a balance beam scale with Harrison on left and Van Buren on right. Harrison’s scale is loaded with votes and more are on the way, while Van Buren is up in the air with few votes and none on the way. Most of the major political players of the day illustrated, including Clay, Buchanan, Benton, Calhoun and many more. Great log cabin with cider barrel in background. Copyright 1840, published by John Childs, 90 Nassau St. N.Y., 14" x 20.5".

Folds with slight separation (some repaired with rice paper) at same, with minor tears at margins and slight paper loss in upper right margin, few small ink blots and scattered foxing, still VG-.
Sold: $258.75
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Civil War Letter  by John Porter Hatch, Brig. Gen. U.S.A.,
Lot # 278 - Civil War Letter by John Porter Hatch, Brig. Gen. U.S.A.,
(1822-1901). ALS, 2pp, 5 x 8", Charleston, SC, July 29, 1865. [Addressed to John Love.] Some of the contents are personal matters, related to family and friends, but much concerns the post-war situation in the South: I am here filling the most unpleasant position in the Army. Commanding a District... > Item Details
Folk Art Love Birds,
Lot # 1094 - Folk Art Love Birds,
ca 1920, probably basswood, with polychrome painted details in blue, red, white, yellow and orange, with wire feet/legs, resting on a forked branch that is mortised through a painted heart shaped wall mount in pine; 10" wide x 5" high. Probably Pennsylvania. > Item Details
Novelty Bank, Opening Door & Teller Mechanical Bank,
Lot # 525 - Novelty Bank, Opening Door & Teller Mechanical Bank,
ca 1870-80, made by J.E. Stevens, in building form with door opening to reveal teller, works by placing coin on tray that teller holds and when door is closed he deposits it though slot in tellers cage; Paints are yellow & blue walls, red roof with yellow and red chimney’s, blue & red door, red foun... > Item Details
Kentucky Coin Flip, by Wm.  T. Trees,
Lot # 813 - Kentucky Coin Flip, by Wm. T. Trees,
A Kentucky silversmith, known mainly for his Sterling work and as a Lexington watchmaker. This coin flip has banding at rim and foot and is marked on base "TREES in rectangular stamp with a circular stamp with stylized tree inside, 2.75" diameter x 3.2" high, circa 1880's. Side has nicely engraved... > Item Details
H. Tores, Oil on Canvas, A Walk in the Woods,
Lot # 668 - H. Tores, Oil on Canvas, A Walk in the Woods,
signed lower right,H Indiana-like fall landscape depicting a man with walking stick near pond in a forest, 9" x 12" in ornate gilt frame. 13.5" x 16.5", circa late 19th or early 20th century, American. > Item Details
Miniature Empire Cherry Chest of Drawers,
Lot # 1092 - Miniature Empire Cherry Chest of Drawers,
with pine secondary. One large overhanging drawer over three graduated drawers, all dovetailed with original turned pulls. Panelled sides and rear. Scrolled front columns and feet, rear feet nicely turned. A wonderful little chest; found in Ohio, ca. 1820-1840; 23" high x 22.75" wide x 13.75" de... > Item Details
Life-Sized Cast Iron Spaniel,
Lot # 1051 - Life-Sized Cast Iron Spaniel,
late 19th century. An exceptionally detailed hollow-cast figure of man’s best friend; 28" long x 16" high. Found in Cincinnati, and perhaps of local manufacture, but possibly by Fiske or DeMuth of New York. We have never seen a cast iron figure of comparable detail. > Item Details
James Whitcomb Riley Autographs and Notes,
Lot # 168 - James Whitcomb Riley Autographs and Notes,
lot of 3. Riley (1849-1916), known as the "Hoosier Poet," is best known for his works written in the Hoosier dialect ("When the Frost is on the Punkin"). Lot includes ANS and handwritten stanza from a poem, plus transmittal envelope. ANS, 2pp, 4.75 x 8", Indianapolis [IN], Aug. 28, 1890. Addressed t... > Item Details
Fabulous Fretwork Folk Art  Cathedral and Shelf,
Lot # 1016 - Fabulous Fretwork Folk Art Cathedral and Shelf,
mahogany Victorian or Edwardian band saw cut with towering spires, galleries, balustrades, gates and more with inset clock in tower with some gilt highlights; 10.25" deep x 19.75" wide x 40" high. Includes an equally outstanding fretwork shelf with ghost on plate where the cathedral has sat for dec... > Item Details
Civil War Photographs by George Barnard,
Lot # 292 - Civil War Photographs by George Barnard,
lot of 3, from his monumental "Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign" published in 1866. Includes "Buzzard Roost, GA," plate 19, 1866, "Battle Grounds of Resacca, GA, No. 3," plate 21, 1866, "Buzzards Roost, Ga.," plate 18, 1866. All war torn landscapes, 13" x 16" mounted on larger card stock. A... > Item Details
Pair of Sheffield Plate Candlesticks
Lot # 1088 - Pair of Sheffield Plate Candlesticks
ca 1810-30, quatrefoil stepped bases baluster column with stylized, acanthus and palm leaf decoration, removable drip pans, resin or plaster filled (weighted), 10" high. > Item Details
Miniature Chest of Drawers,
Lot # 592 - Miniature Chest of Drawers,
doll sized pine 3 drawer chest with curved drawer fronts, each with central turned wood pull in original old brown paint, on short turned legs; 5" deep x 8.6" wide x 7,75" high. > Item Details
Evolution of the American Flag in Textile Form,
Lot # 387 - Evolution of the American Flag in Textile Form,
ca. 1890 oriental silk and gilt thread embroidered panel entitled "The Development of Old Glory" showing a hanging 43 star flag with oval overlaid panel with allegorical scene of two Anglo American hunters greeting the new day with two Native Americans, surrounded by 20 different silk embroidered ea... > Item Details
Negro Progress Exposition Poster,
Lot # 120 - Negro Progress Exposition Poster,
a polychrome printed quarter sheet lobby type poster with Lincoln on podium with freed slaves below; U.S. flag and sunrise in background and inscription 75 Years of/1865-1940/Negro Progress/Exposition/Detroit.....May 1940 at bottom and Wisdom/Freedom/Tolerance/Enlightenment/Inter-Racial Understandin... > Item Details
Civil War Era Priming Horn,
Lot # 312 - Civil War Era Priming Horn,
with brass fittings, ornately carved with hunting and military scenes, large initials A.L. 1863 CHANTILLY, VA.. Wonderful folk art style engraving of animals such as dogs, geese, opossum, deer, rabbit and other items such as U.S. shield, basket, hunting pouch, pistol, rifle, trees and more with orn... > Item Details
Lot of Powder Horns,
Lot # 198 - Lot of Powder Horns,
lot of 5, includes Riling #284 a brass Fluted variety with acanthus leaves and scrollwork; 8" long; PLUS a carved cattle horn flask with wood plug attached with brass tacks; 6.5" long; PLUS a leather shot pouch #1457 Hunting Dog marked on brass Amer Flask & Cap Co.; 8.25" long; AND two leather flute... > Item Details
Early Delft Plaque,
Lot # 878 - Early Delft Plaque,
quatrefoil-shaped Dutch tin glazed earthenware plaque with landscape scene with windmill, blue underglaze mark on rear not in our references; ca 1850; 15.5" high x 13" wide. > Item Details
Platinum Diamond Ring,
Lot # 1008 - Platinum Diamond Ring,
center stone .75K with 8 smaller diamonds, with nice floral openwork setting. > Item Details
Watercolor of Gustav Flaubert,
Lot # 665 - Watercolor of Gustav Flaubert,
anonymous waist length oval portrait of a young Gustav Flaubert; 5" x 3.25" mounted in period frame 6.5" x 8.5". Gustav Flaubert French (1821-1880): Novelist, born in Rouen, France. His 1857 realist masterpiece Madame Bovary garnered him attempted prosecution and widespread condemnation for immoral... > Item Details
Portrait of Lincoln by Gardner,
Lot # 96 - Portrait of Lincoln by Gardner,
Ostendorf number O-1160, silver gelatin print taken from the now lost original negative. Published by Sprague & Hathaway Co., West Somerville, Mass., copyright 1894 by Watson Porter. Image is 10.2" x 13.4" laid on printed mat and mounted in original oak frame, 19.5" x 23.25". Only two of these imag... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20