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A Civil War cavalry sword manufactured for Union forces. The long, slightly curved sword with brass guard and leather-wrapped grip. The blade and guard unadorned with decoration. The top of the blade with the manufacturer's name and date. The sword…

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Setee, Rosewood, Rococo Revival style, with floral carved cresting above Rosewood frame, with laminated, curving wooden back. John Henry Belter, cabinet-maker, New York, ca. 1950. In the pattern "Rosalie (Without Grapes)." Excellent, restored…

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The trade name for an instrument with two primary string groups, identified by function: one group of sixteen strings tuned to the scale of C; four groups of four strings, respectively. This ukelin has twelve of the former group and 15 of the latter.…

Les Enfants De La Mer, 1860. Colored engraving on paper. Name of engraver, Jean-Baptiste Alfred Cornilliet, printed lower right in margin. Name of painter, Charles Wagener, printed lower left in margin. Published by Eugene Jouy of Paris in 1860.
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Square grand piano. Rococo style with cabriole legs, pedal lyre, and music rack. Off-centered keyboard has fewer keys than today's pianos. Playing action supported by heavy cast iron frame. Smaller than typical 7-8 foot cases of concert square…

Hand-colored engraving, Battle of Franklin. Copyrighted 1891 by Kurtz & Allison Art Publisher, 76 & 78 Wabash Ave., Chicago, USA. The print depicts some Northern forces defending a Confederate charge in the hillsides near Franklin.
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A set of nine square dessert plates in six different floral patterns - with three pairs having the same pattern and three others having unique pattern - all in polychrome enamels on a white ground. Each has a wide blue border with a stylized rim band…

A single place setting consisting of six items with overglaze-gold enamel accents on a white ground. With Rococo-styled monogram "MLB" signifying Moselle Lyndon Burke.

Color photogravure of Napoleon. French. Name of engraver printed lower left, "P' de la Roche." Publisher printed lower right, "Kunzil Freres Editeurs, Zurich." Period mahogany frame.

Portrait of Edward S. Lyndon. Original condition and gilded ornate frame. Signed lower left "Lucy May Stanton."
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