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Fine & Decorative Arts

by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal

Platinum House

336 lots with images

June 13, 2013

Live Auction

501 Fairgrounds Road

Hatfield, PA, 19440 USA

Phone: 00 1 215 393 3023

Fax: 00 1 215 368 9055

Email: auction@alderferauction.com

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Cameo Glass Vase

Lot 3001: Cameo Glass Vase

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Description: Cameo Glass Vase Brilliant blue body overlaid in white cameo cut with floral blossoms. h:8 w:8 in.

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Mt. Washington Royal Flemish Mallard Glass Vase

Lot 3002: Mt. Washington Royal Flemish Mallard Glass Vase

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Description: Mt. Washington Royal Flemish Mallard Glass Vase Adorned with mallards in flight and gilt star decoration. h:13.50 w:7 in.

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Artichoke Shaped Carnival Glass Fairy Lamp

Lot 3003: Artichoke Shaped Carnival Glass Fairy Lamp

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Description: Artichoke Shaped Carnival Glass Fairy Lamp Green and white glass fairy lamp on footed base. h:10 w:4.50 in.

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Moser Craquel Glass Pitcher with Enamel Decoration

Lot 3004: Moser Craquel Glass Pitcher with Enamel Decoration

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Description: Moser Craquel Glass Pitcher with Enamel Decoration Decorated with fish and seaweed. h:7 w:6 in.

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Cameo Pinch Bottle Glass Vase

Lot 3005: Cameo Pinch Bottle Glass Vase

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Description: Cameo Pinch Bottle Glass Vase Gold over pink glass vase with footed base. h:13 w:6.50 in.

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Two Mt. Washington Burmese Glass Lily Vases

Lot 3006: Two Mt. Washington Burmese Glass Lily Vases

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Description: Two Mt. Washington Burmese Glass Lily Vases With acid finish. h:14 w:5 in.

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Nailsea Cranberry Glass Fairy Lamp

Lot 3007: Nailsea Cranberry Glass Fairy Lamp

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Description: Nailsea Cranberry Glass Fairy Lamp Three piece lamp with liner marked "S. Clark Patent Trade Fairy Mark" h:6 w:7 in.

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Peachblow Glass Ewer with Applied Handle

Lot 3008: Peachblow Glass Ewer with Applied Handle

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Description: Peachblow Glass Ewer with Applied Handle h:10 w:5 in.

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Aurene Blue Glass Footed Vase

Lot 3009: Aurene Blue Glass Footed Vase

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Description: Aurene Blue Glass Footed Vase h:7.50 w:5.50 in.

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Louis C. Tiffany Favrile Glass Plate

Lot 3010: Louis C. Tiffany Favrile Glass Plate

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Description: Louis C. Tiffany Favrile Glass Plate Scalloped edge plate, 9" diameter, marked on underside.

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Steuben Aurene Gold Bud Vase

Lot 3011: Steuben Aurene Gold Bud Vase

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Description: Steuben Aurene Gold Bud Vase Marked on underside of disk base. h:8 w:3 in.

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Legras Enamel Glass Trumpet Vase

Lot 3012: Legras Enamel Glass Trumpet Vase

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Description: Legras Enamel Glass Trumpet Vase Floral bouquets on a mottled polychrome ground, signed in gilt "Legras" h:14 w:4.50 in.

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Moser Cranberry Overlay, Floral Decorated Glass Pitcher

Lot 3013: Moser Cranberry Overlay, Floral Decorated Glass Pitcher

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Description: Moser Cranberry Overlay, Floral Decorated Glass Pitcher h:8 w:6 in.

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Wheeling Peachblow Glass Bottle Vase

Lot 3014: Wheeling Peachblow Glass Bottle Vase

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Description: Wheeling Peachblow Glass Bottle Vase h:8.50 w:3.50 in.

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Loetz Wave Pattern Glass Vase

Lot 3015: Loetz Wave Pattern Glass Vase

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Description: Loetz Wave Pattern Glass Vase Iridescent ground with purple wave. h:8.50 w:4 in.

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Pair of Peking Glass Vases

Lot 3016: Pair of Peking Glass Vases

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Description: Pair of Peking Glass Vases Blue over white glass vases with honeycomb pattern on body. h:11 w:5.50 in.

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Mt. Washington Burmese Glass Cologne Bottle

Lot 3017: Mt. Washington Burmese Glass Cologne Bottle

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Description: Mt. Washington Burmese Glass Cologne Bottle With gilt floral decoration and sterling silver screw top. h:5.50 w:3.50 in.

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Pair of Baccarat Yellow Crystal Decanters

Lot 3018: Pair of Baccarat Yellow Crystal Decanters

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Description: Pair of Baccarat Yellow Crystal Decanters Chip to edge of one stopper and residue on interiors of bottles. h:11 in.

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Complimenting Pair of Ruby Glass Pedestal Vases

Lot 3019: Complimenting Pair of Ruby Glass Pedestal Vases

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Description: Complimenting Pair of Ruby Glass Pedestal Vases Both adorned with nude females dancing among flowers with gilt decoration. They measure 14.25"h and 13.75" in height.

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Set of Venetian Glassware

Lot 3020: Set of Venetian Glassware

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Description: Set of Venetian Glassware Quilted cranberry glass with gold overlay. Set includes ten 4.75" glasses with dolphin stems, twelve 5.5" glasses, seventeen 5.5" coupe glasses with dolphin stems, thirteen 6" glasses with dolphin stems (2 broken at stem), and seventeen 7.5" glasses with dolphin stems.

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Venetian Glass Dish Set

Lot 3020A: Venetian Glass Dish Set

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Description: Venetian Glass Dish Set Quilted cranberry glass with gold overlay. Set includes 17 footed bowls (2"h x 4.5" diameter) and 23 6.5" diameter side/underplates.

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Lalique Ondines Bowl

Lot 3021: Lalique Ondines Bowl

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Description: Lalique Ondines Bowl An 8.25" diameter bowl featuring six figures in relief on the exterior. Marked "R. Lalique" near foot and etched on underside. Scratches on interior and exterior.

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Gilt Bronze & Enamel Desk Clock/ Music Box

Lot 3022: Gilt Bronze & Enamel Desk Clock/ Music Box

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Description: Gilt Bronze & Enamel Desk Clock/ Music Box Decorated with Classical scenes. Some loss to enamel on dial. Currently not running. h:5 w:4.25 d:3 in.

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Pair of Figural Bronze Table Lamps

Lot 3023: Pair of Figural Bronze Table Lamps

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Description: Pair of Figural Bronze Table Lamps 18th c. Drum & Fife Corps musicians, one playing a bugle and one playing a drum. Marked on base "A.Leveed" and "DELESALLE PARI". The figures stand at 18.5"h, lamps stand at 33.5"h.

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Royal Worcester Reticulated Porcelain Vase

Lot 3024: Royal Worcester Reticulated Porcelain Vase

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Description: Royal Worcester Reticulated Porcelain Vase Pale yellow and blue glaze with medallions of painted landscape scenes. h:10 w:5 in.

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Rudolstadt Double Handle Porcelain Vase

Lot 3025: Rudolstadt Double Handle Porcelain Vase

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Description: Rudolstadt Double Handle Porcelain Vase Marked on underside with "1824" impressed next to mark. h:14 w:7.50 in.

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Wedgwood Jasperware Urn

Lot 3026: Wedgwood Jasperware Urn

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Description: Wedgwood Jasperware Urn Green ground with white Classical decoration and applied medallions. Marked on underside. h:8 w:5 in.

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Majolica Ceramic Water Bottle

Lot 3027: Majolica Ceramic Water Bottle

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Description: Majolica Ceramic Water Bottle With figural double handles and unique screw top, chip on foot rim. h:15 w:9 in.

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Majolica Ceramic Water Bottle

Lot 3028: Majolica Ceramic Water Bottle

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Description: Majolica Ceramic Water Bottle Decorated with battle scene with figural double handles and unique screw top. h:15 w:9 in.

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Wedgwood Jasperware Biscuit Jar

Lot 3029: Wedgwood Jasperware Biscuit Jar

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Description: Wedgwood Jasperware Biscuit Jar Wedgwood blue jar with cobalt blue band featuring Classical figures and EPS handle. Marked on underside. h:5.50 w:6 in.

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Jasperware Cake Stand

Lot 3030: Jasperware Cake Stand

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Description: Jasperware Cake Stand Pink ground with white floral decoration on lid and edge of plate and acorn finial. h:9.50 w:8.50 in.

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Tiffany Studios Bronze

Lot 3031: Tiffany Studios Bronze "Zodiac" Stamp Box

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Description: Tiffany Studios Bronze "Zodiac" Stamp Box h:1 w:3.75 d:2 in.

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Bradley & Hubbard Egyptian Revival Style Table Lamp

Lot 3032: Bradley & Hubbard Egyptian Revival Style Table Lamp

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Description: Bradley & Hubbard Egyptian Revival Style Table Lamp Marked "Bradley & Hubbard" on shaft with domicile satin glass patterned shade. h:22 in.

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Set of Four Art Deco Crown Ducal Popular Drink Plates

Lot 3033: Set of Four Art Deco Crown Ducal Popular Drink Plates

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Description: Set of Four Art Deco Crown Ducal Popular Drink Plates Each plate featuers a woman standing at a bar with a different drink (Side Car, Old Fashion, Bronx, & Manhattan) and each marked on underside "Crown Ducal England Regd No. 784158" and each plates is 9" in diameter.

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Mintons Porcelain Vase

Lot 3034: Mintons Porcelain Vase

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Description: Mintons Porcelain Vase Cobalt blue ground with cupid and floral vignettes, gilt accents, and pierced handles. Marked on underside. h:9.50 in.

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Crystal & Gilt Bronze Tea Jar

Lot 3035: Crystal & Gilt Bronze Tea Jar

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Description: Crystal & Gilt Bronze Tea Jar Crystal jar with gilt bronze accents. h:6 w:4 d:6 in.

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Battle of Waterloo Travel Journal-17 Pen & Ink/Watercolors

Lot 3036: Battle of Waterloo Travel Journal-17 Pen & Ink/Watercolors

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Description: Battle of Waterloo Travel Journal-17 Pen & Ink/Watercolors Historically important journal kept by the Thomas de Grey, 2nd Earl de Grey during his trip to the battlefield at Waterloo and eventually Paris from June 28, 1815 until his return to England on July 15, 1815. The journal measuring 8" x 5.5" contains 24pp of text detailing military observations, descriptions of towns, descriptions of the population, and his travels, relationships, and dealings with various military personnel, including the Duke of Wellington. Of most importance in the 17 pen, ink and watercolors in the back of the journal all related to and cited in the text of the journal. These artworks were done by the 2nd Earl de Grey and are as follows and captioned as such: No. 1 Ostend from the sea, No. 2 Passage boats on the canal from Ostend to Ghent, No.3 Bruges, No.4 Brussels, hotel De Belle Vere, Gate to Waterloo, No.5 Village of Waterloo* D of Wellington**D Uxbrigs—quarters the night before the battle, No.6 The cannon captured in the Battle of Waterloo and since collected, No.7 Plan of the Battle of Waterloo to explain the annexed sketch, No.8 Field of the Battle of Waterloo. (This sketch is four times the size of the rest of the sketches and contains panoramic view of the battlefield with numerous manuscript entries pointing out important points), No.9 Mons from the Chaussie, No.10 The Gates of Cambrae, No.11 A fight for a saddle in a French stable, No.12 Headquarters Gonesse from the street. (The Duke of Wellington's house is marked), No.13 The courtyard – Gonesse (Duke of Wellington's headquarters marked), No.14 St. Lowny Coli quarters at Dugny, No.15 Villa of the Princess Borghese at Neville reserved as country quarters by the Duke of Wellington, No.16 Scene in the park at Neville, No.17 St. Lowny Coli quarters at Neville. Thomas Philip de Grey, 2nd Earl de Grey (1781–1859), was a British Tory politician and noted statesman. He held the positions of Privy Counselor, first Lord of the Admiralty, and Knight of the Garter and served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland among other positions. Journal exhibits some toning with splitting and loss to spine, integrity is still sound.

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Napoleon Autograph

Lot 3037: Napoleon Autograph

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Description: Napoleon Autograph ALS signed "Nap" dated May 29th, 1811. Letter is an Imperial Order stating General Tilly is to be sent to the Province of Midi where he might be of use to the Duke of Dalmatia. Letter measures 8.5" x 7.25" and is framed with steel engraving of a full length portrait of Napoleon. Framed unit measures 13" x 18.25". Letter exhibits pervious mounting and pasted old catalog description at lower left.

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Napoleon Relic

Lot 3038: Napoleon Relic

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Description: Napoleon Relic Fine lace handkerchief measuring 13" x 13" featuring birds, mythical creatures, and putti. As well as large "N" on inset corner. Reverse of frame features old label with description "A handkerchief which was formerly the property of Napoleon Bonaparte - very beautiful lace work on it - in gold frame 15" x 15". Handkerchief exhibits some light toning with one small stain at top.

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18th/19th Century Archive (George Washington connection)

Lot 3039: 18th/19th Century Archive (George Washington connection)

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Description: 18th/19th Century Archive (George Washington connection) Large grouping of 72 documents from the 18th and 19th century. The collector amassed these documents because the signatures of the writers, originators, or recipients were somehow connected to George Washington or his family. These documents include Washington relatives (some quite distant), friends and business relations. Request full list.

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Second Seminole Wars Document Archive

Lot 3040: Second Seminole Wars Document Archive

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Description: Second Seminole Wars Document Archive Large Grouping of 76 documents related to Fort Dade, Florida during 1838. Most documents relate to E.W. Morgan of the 2nd United States Artillery with many signed by him. Documents include; forage requisitions, provision returns, and invoices for equipage, special orders, subsistence stores and loss of property lists. Edwin Wright Morgan (1814-1869) was born in Pennsylvania and commanded Fort Dade, Fla., during the Second Seminole War (1835 to 1842)

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Charles Dickens' Autograph

Lot 3041: Charles Dickens' Autograph

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Description: Charles Dickens' Autograph ALS of Charles Dickens (1812-1870) noted author and social critic, dated Westminster Hotel, December 1867 to D. Kingsland re: receipt of invitation. Letter measures 7" x 4.25" and is framed with accompanying envelope and engraving of bust portrait of Dickens. Frame measures 15.5" x 15.5".

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Samuel Francis Smith Autograph

Lot 3042: Samuel Francis Smith Autograph

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Description: Samuel Francis Smith Autograph Autographed text (2 pp) by Samuel Francis Smith (1808–1895) noted clergyman and author, showing four stanzas of "America" a.k.a. "My country 'tis of thee". Framed sheets measure 5.5" x 5" (sight) and are framed with silver photographic print of bust view of Smith. Framed unit measures 11.5" x 22".

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Autograph

Lot 3043: Oliver Wendell Holmes Autograph

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Description: Oliver Wendell Holmes Autograph ALS, Beverley Farms, Massachusetts, dated August 3rd 1882, 4 pp. Letter to unknown "Young Friend" being a receipt of letter, advice on writing and future with "you seem to be a bright sort of youth and being only fifteen years old nobody has a right to say you may not succeed in anything - poetry - history - essay - novel - whatever you may undertake." Framed unit measures 11" x 14". Floating mount exhibits letter slightly askew.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe Autograph

Lot 3044: Harriet Beecher Stowe Autograph

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Description: Harriet Beecher Stowe Autograph ALS from Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) American abolitionist and author, dated Hartford, Connecticut - November 12th, 1868 to a Mr. Fields. Letter regards obtaining French publication as well as receiving pamphlet and check. Letter measures 8" x 5.25", 1 pp. and is housed in framed unit measuring 12.5" x 9.25".

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Warren G. Harding Autograph

Lot 3045: Warren G. Harding Autograph

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Description: Warren G. Harding Autograph Framed souvenir program from B. F. Keith's Theatre with cover showing United States flag with ink signature "Good Wishes! Warren G. Harding". Program measures 7" x 5.25" and is framed with steel engraving of Harding as well as 3" diameter bronze metal featuring Harding portrait. Framed unit measures 20" x 23.5". Some light cracking to frame molding.

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Charles Sumner Autograph

Lot 3046: Charles Sumner Autograph

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Description: Charles Sumner Autograph Autographed quotation by Charles Sumner (1811 – 1874) noted American politician and abolitionist. Quote "The sacred animosity between Freedom & Slavery can end only with the triumph of Freedom. Charles Sumner. Senate Chamber, 12th Dec.60". Sheet measures 5.5" x 5" and exhibits previous mounting glue on reverse and some staining on obverse.

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Wendell Phillips Autograph

Lot 3047: Wendell Phillips Autograph

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Description: Wendell Phillips Autograph Autographed quotation by Wendell Phillips (1811 – 1884) noted American abolitionist. Quote "Count that day lost whose low descending sun sees at thy hand no worthy action done. These lines John Brown taught to each of his children. Wendell Phillips, New Bedford March 18, 1863". Sheet measures 7" x 5" and exhibits some toning to sheet.

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Autographs-19th Century US Military & Political

Lot 3048: Autographs-19th Century US Military & Political

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Description: Autographs-19th Century US Military & Political Menu for the dinner to Col. Alexander Kelly McClure by George A. Caster given Thursday, February 20th, 1890 at Stonyhurst. Three pages of menu dedicated to autographs (in pencil) and exhibit 37 autographs including Civil War general Robert Emmet Patterson (1830-1906), Civil War general Daniel E. Sickles (1819-1914), and Civil War general Henry M. Hoyt(1830-1892). Menu measures 7.5" x 5.5" and is disbound and missing back endpaper.

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Eddie Rickenbacker Autograph

Lot 3049: Eddie Rickenbacker Autograph

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Description: Eddie Rickenbacker Autograph TLS dated March 25, 1937 on Eastern Air Lines letterhead, of Edward Rickenbacker (1890-1973), noted WWI aviator. 1pp letter regarding employment possibilities. Sheet measures 8.5" x 11.

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