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CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS



CARVED AMERICAN EAGLE, CA 1810-1830, WITH EXCEPTIONAL FORM, CRAFTSMANSHIP AND SCALE



AMERICAN PATRIOTIC FLAG QUILT WITH 44 BLUE STARS SET UPON A WHITE GROUND IN THE TOP CENTER OF 13 RED, WHITE, AND BLUE STRIPES, 1890-1896, WYOMING STATEHOOD



OUTSTANDING CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC QUILT IN A DIAMOND-IN-A-SQUARE PATTERN SOURCED FROM PETERSON'S MAGAZINE, JULY 1861, MODIFIED BY THE MAKER TO INCLUDE 35 STARS AROUND THE PERIMETER AND A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT OF 20 STARS IN THE CENTER, 1863-1864



EXCEPTIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN BEADWORK HOLSTER, CA 1870-1880



NATIVE AMERICAN CHILD'S MOCCASINS WITH FLAG IMAGERY, PROBABLY SOUIX, ca 1890



MASTERPIECE QUALITY COMBINATION FOX & GEESE AND MILL GAME BOARD, IN ORIGINAL AND UNTOUCHED RED, OCHRE WHITE AND BLUE PAINT, WITH PINWHEEL QUILT PATTERN DESIGN IN THE CENTER AND A WINDING VINE BORDER, CA 1820-1845, WITH CHECKERS ON THE REVERSE, FRESH-TO-THE-MARKET FROM A TOP DEALER'S OWN COLLECTION



PLAQUE WITH A PORTRAIT BUST OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, NEW YORK TERRACOTTA CO., 1887, MADE IN ANTICIPATION OF THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF HIS 1889 INAUGURATION



RED, WHITE & BLUE DARTBOARD PATERSON, NJ, WWII ERA



ALL HONOR TO THE BOYS IN BLUE: PAINT-DECORATED AMERICAN SIGN, 1866-1880



WATERCOLOR PAINTING OF THE GREAT SEAL OF THE UNITED STATES, CA 1820-1850



AMERICAN FEDERAL PERIOD CAST IRON EAGLE WITH OUTSTANDING FORM AND SURFACE, PHILADELPHIA, CA 1813



PRESSED BRASS EAGLE, AN EARLY PARADE FLAG HOLDER & BUNTING TIE-BACK, AN ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE, ca 1870-1890's:



THE AMERICAN EAGLE DRINKS FROM THE GOBLET OF LIFE, IN THE HAND OF LADY LIBERTY: EARLY WATERCOLOR ON PAPER IN A SPECTACULAR, THREE-DIMENTIONAL, PUZZLE-WORK, TRAMP ART FRAME



EXPERTLY CARVED AMERICAN OVER-DOOR EAGLE WITH BEAUTIFUL STYLE, LARGE SCALE & GREAT SURFACE, WALNUT, 1830-1860, PROBABLY OF PENNSYLVANIA ORIGIN



LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE MOLDED COPPER EAGLE, AN EARLY PARADE TORCH & MILITARY HALL DECORATION, MADE IN NEW YORK, SIGNED "H. FACHS", PATENTED 1891



EARLY AMERICAN MILITIA DRUM WITH A DRAMATIC FOLK-STYLE EAGLE, 1812-1846



1827 NEW HAMPSHIRE BAND BOX IN RED, WHITE, AND INK BLUE WALLPAPAER, MADE BY HANNAH DAVIS



AMERICAN MILITARY BELL CROWN SHAKO OR "TAR BUCKET" CAP, 1821-1830, FOUND IN A HOUSE IN CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA



FOLK PAINTING OF GEORGE WASHINGTON BY MICHIGAN BARBER CYRUS T. FUERY, SIGNED AND DATED 1917, EXHIBITED AT THE ABBY ALDRIDGE ROCKEFELLER FOLK ART MUSEUM, COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG, 1976



 


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