Raised Work Picture, English, c. 1660-1680

This elaborate embroidered picture depicts whimsical images of animals, flowers and foliage, exotic birds, and a majestic English country home. Truly unique, are four female figures-- As a portion of their garments are lifted, revealed underneath are the four classical elements, handwritten in old English: "Fyre", "Aire", "Earth", and 'Water". SOLD

Georgian Colonial Brass Hair Comb, c. 1750

A mid-eighteenth century hair comb found in South Carolina. This artifact of the French and Indian war period is made of copper and measures 4 1/4 inches in length. SOLD

Delft Peacock Jug, Dutch, c. 1700

One-handled jug with gadrooning on the body of the vessel. Features a painted peacock, floral sprays and a flying bird. Old Repair to bottom using pewter. Provenance: Ginsburg & Levy (label on bottom). 7 7/8” high. SOLD

Child’s Needlepoint Shoes, American c. 1840

An exquisite pair of children's slippers worked in polychrome wool on canvas with tiny grosgrain bows and quilted, bright crimson, silk lining. Straight leather soles. 5" in length. SOLD

Triangular Embroidered Panel/Stomacher, Continental, 1720-1730

A very early 18th century piece of embroidery, that was most likely a stomacher. Floral silks in strong colors are embroidered onto a silk ground and highlighted throughout with couched gold metallic thread. The piece is backed onto hessian for support. The whole garment, stomacher and dress, must have been quite stunning, not to mention quite costly. Appears to be Continental, and perhaps Italian, specifically. 8" in length and nearly 9" at its widest point. SOLD

Ice Blue Silk Shoes, Late 19th Century

These shoes are fashioned of a white kid leather and linen base that is completely covered in an ice blue charmeuse silk satin with an accordion pleat and ruched rosette and bow accenting each vamp. The bottom of each leather sole is stamped "Paris". SOLD

Gentleman's High Hat & Box, American, c. 1825

Black fur felt hat with a tall cylindrical crown, wide brim, and grey leather sweatband. Interior label with owner's name: "Micajah Speakman", most likely Micajah Speakman of Chester County, a Quaker farmer whose home served as a station in the underground railroad (Source: Cornell). Provenance: Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection. SOLD

Pine Corner Cupboard, New England, c. 1790

Open-top corner cupboard with wave-line opening and scroll top surrounded by a molded edge. Exterior is unpainted, inside is robin's egg blue. The shaped shelves served to showcase the family's polished pewter while provisions and ordinary ware were stored behind the single recessed panel door, with butterfly hinges, below. This type of cupboard was typically used in the keeping room. Price: SOLD

Pair of Queen Anne Painted Side Chairs, New England, Last Half 18th Century

The molded scroll-carved crest rails above raking vasiform splats and molded stiles on trapezoidal rush seats. Frontal block, vase, and ring-turned legs ending in carved Spanish feet joined to the raking rear legs by turned stretchers. Old red-brown surface. SOLD

Rare English Delft Campana Vase, c. 1750

Campana urn shape, decorated with flowers and foliate scrolls. Leopard heads to each side. Rare form. Height 7 1/2 inches, Diameter 5 3/4 inches. SOLD

Embroidered Apron, c. 1740

This decorative short apron is of cream silk taffeta vividly embroidered with tulips, lily of the valley and peonies, worked in silks and laid couched gold and silver metal thread The bottom is scalloped and edged in puce colored silk. There is a similar example in the Colonial Williamsburg Collection. SOLD

Infant's Brocaded Gown, Early 18th Century

This garment is of a heavy brocaded fabric with metallic and polychrome silk threads and silver lace trim at the neck and sleeve edges. Shorter in the back than the front, it laces along each arm with fine cording and was likely worn as a shift over a simple white garment. SOLD

Pair of Silk Satin Ladies Shoes c. 1735

A woman's shoes in the 18th century were more than functional; their style and lavishness reflected her status and wealth. This elegant pair clearly reflects the Rococo sensibility. The underslung, shapely heel is typical of the Rococo period and its curvilinear form. Shoes of dull gold color with salmon ribbon trim. White kid rand, 2" covered shaped heel, latchet closure. Owner identification 'W. Ly. Rich' on the inside. SOLD

Small Embroidered Silk Bag, Love Token c. 1830

An exquisite little handmade bag made from two pieces of card, each side embroidered in silk, with a small white silk drawstring bag sandwiched in between. One side has a beautifully embroidered rose while the other has an embroidered oval with C. G. to W. J. C. written in ink. SOLD

Satin Slippers, France for the U.S. Market, c. 1830

Elegant Napoleonic Regency black satin slippers with tiny hand stitches and delicate bows at the square toes. Rarely worn and in fine condition. Several paper labels inside the shoes indicate that they were made in France and then retailed in London and Boston. One shoe is missing its ribbon tie. Straight soles with no left or right. The satin uppers are soft and supple. SOLD

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