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Collectible Liberty Goddess Weathervane

Cushing & White molded and painted copper Liberty Goddess dated September 12, 1865 weathervane Waltham, Massachusetts: Property From The Alvin E. Friedman-Kien Foundation, 24x10x5 Replacement Value: $805,000 Exhibiting a graceful pose and a vibrant animation characteristic of the most successful of weathervanes, this magnificent Liberty Goddess weathervane...

Elmer Crowell Great Grey Heron hunting decoy

Elmer Crowell (East Harwich, MA 1852-1952) carved and painted wood Great Grey Heron c. 1890's decoy 48 inches tall. Replacement Value: $300,000 A. Elmer Crowell (1862 – 1952) was a master decoy carver from East Harwich, Massachusetts. Crowell specialized in shorebirds, waterfowl, and miniatures. Crowell's decoys are consistently...

Steinway Grand Piano with Stool

Steinway grand piano with stool Serial Number 557809H1484 Replacement Value: $57,000 Steinway & Sons was founded on March 5, 1853 by German immigrant Henry Engelhard Steinway in a Manhattan loft on Varick Street. Henry was a master cabinet maker who built his first piano in the kitchen...

Presidential (Abraham Lincoln) dinner plate, 1861

Limoges, France: Haviland & Co. porcelain Presidential (Abraham Lincoln) dinner plate from the White House State Dinner Service ordered by Mary Lincoln in May 1861 9 inches wide Replacement Value: $35,000 White porcelain, 9 in. diameter, shaped edges. Hand-painted in New York by Edward Lycett: in the...

Multi-Blade Exhibition Knife, English, circa 1895

A Magnificent Multi-Blade Exhibition Knife, English, circa 1895. Replacement Value: $17,000 Exhibition knives of the nineteenth century are arguably the finest knives that have ever been made. In all likelihood, their equal will never be seen again. This spectacular knife would has been made with antiquated hand...