Pavilion Gallery -
Americana Art & Antiques
Roderic H. Blackburn
17 Broad Street,
Kinderhook NY 12106
518 758-1788 email@example.com
Antiques - highlights of the collection
The following objects
are featured as special for reason
beauty, desirability, and/or value. You will also find them listed
under their categories on other pages.
George III Indian Peace Medal - Rev War to War of 1812
M1657 Large undated George III Indian Peace Medal, 77 mm diam. Struck
apparently as one solid silver piece in a collar with integral rim.
With original silver cast hanger. State: Adams 7.3: Obverse single curl
to hair; seven rivets above sash, one below. No evidence of die break
yet across the sash as on later 7.3 specimens. Reverse: "B", Lion's paw
rests on I.Original hanger. Solid struck. A superior specimen of this famous medal of the
Revolution to War of 1812 which was presented, especially in the
large size, to Indian chiefs allied with the British forces between New
York and what became known as the Northwest Territory which covered all
of the modern states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin,
and the northeastern part of Minnesota. The area covered more than
260,000 square miles. Large George III peace medals
have sold at auction over the last 10 years from $5500 to $24,000, the
latter with two presentation documents of the 1760s (so not for the
medal with them), depending on condition, completeness (original
hanger) and provenance. In the last three (four?) years none have come
up at auction. No information on private sale prices. SOLD
Engagement portrait of Emma Louise Cornell (1843-1925) by New
York City portrait artist Theodore E. Pine (1828-1905), done at New
York City in 1866. Oil on canvas 50x40". A strikingly
beautiful subject, portrait and setting from a leading New York City
family. Louise was the daughter of William W. Cornell, a founder
of the Cornell Iron Works wherefrom so many cast-iron buildings were
erected in New York City. She subsequently married Homer Newton
Bartlett in 1868. He was a composer and prominent organist and
descendant of Josiah Bartlett, signer of the Declaration of
Independence and first governor of New Hampshire. In fine condition.
By descent in Bartlett family from the sitter.
B0481. Zaanse Kast, Netherlands. Polychrome
decorated cupboard from the Zaan region near Amsterdam. A rare survival
of this distinctive type. 18th c. Spruce. 75.24"H,
1592. A rare English walnut "Sleeping"
chair, c. 1680-1700. A pair of wrought iron ratchets allow the back to
change angle. Shell-end iron draw bars extend from the arms. Very good
condition. 51.5"H, 27.5"W, 33"D.
1361. Netherlands brass mid-drip candlestick, mid
17th c.A classic Hemskirk-type Dutch mid-drip candlestick. Featured in
an early book on brass candlesticks.
1600. Pair of New York tripod footed salts,
silver, with later sterling liners added. One marked BLR for
Bartholomew Le Roux, New York City c. 1760 and HUTTON for Isaac Hutton
of Albany, c.1790. The latter made to match the former and engraved
with intials of Capt John DePeyster Ten Eyck. The former engraved R/M*S
B0231. Portrait of a Young Boy. Gerardus Duyckinck
I (attri) New York City or Albany area ca. 1735 Attributed to Gerardus
Duyckinck (1695-1746) of New York City, ca. 1735. A characteristic
early New York colonial portait of a young boy set in a classical scene
with marble checkered floor, column, and balustrade opening to a
landscape scene. Of the 90 paintings attributed to Gerardus Duyckinck,
this is one of six still in private hands. Oil on canvas. He was the
leading limner in New York from ca. 1720 to 1745 having painted many of
the most promient families. Very good condition. Lined and cleaned with
a new colonial style frame. Inpainting in a small areas of his foot and
spots here and there.. Oil on canvas 30"H x 25"W.
0619. Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. William Ludlow of
Claverack, N.Y. By the "Claverack Limner., c.1794. Oil on canvas, 36 x
27 1/2." Two distinguished portraits by the Claverack Limner, known
from a portrait of a Hoogeboom girl of Claverack at Shelburne Museum,
very similar to the work of the Beardsley limner. William Ludlow was a
prosperous merchant in Claverack where in 1787 he build a handsome
Georgian mansion which still stands.
1581. "Fort George with the City of New York, from
the S.W." The Carwitham view based on Burgis. This print is apparently
a 19th century restrike or additional state not previously recorded
(omits the birds in the sky). Printed on laid paper, which was
varnished over lightly in the 19th century. Slight tear at lower
This is a huge collection of mostly brass mounts,
finials, casters, etc both new and antique. Also a group of new
mahogany furniture finials (Chippendale, Federal), dozens of cabinet
and drawer locks, iron bed bolts, and much more. A lot of the brasses,
in sets, are new Lester Berry products of fine quality. Literally
thousands of pieces. All from the restoration shop of what was one of
the major antiques dealers in the country. Sold as a group, pick up. It
will fill a car trunk - 27 boxes. Download a pdf of contents of all boxes.. The
old peices have been sold, the large quantity of Lester Barry
brasses (mostly Chippendale) are available, as are the mahogany turned
and carved finials.
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1356. The Death of General Wolfe (Battle of
Quebec). Watercolored print on paper. 18.5 x 24.5."
Inscription: various, including: painted by B. West, Engraved
by Wm. Wollett. Plains of Abraham at Battle of
Quebec, General Wolfe surrounded by officers and soldiers, battle in
progress in background. After the painting by Benjamin
West. A good example of this most famous image
commemorating the death of British General Wolfe, the victory of the
English over the French at Quebec, ending the French and Indian War.
Early or original watercoloring.
1595. Fancy grade New York target rifle with
target sights and barrel turned for a bullet starter. c. 1859-64. .38
cal, 29.5" barrel. Lockplate marked " Moore & Son New York."
Includes full compliment of tools. 38 caliber.
John P. Moore was first active in New York City 1820 (and may have been
the son of gunsmith John Moore of the same place) and continued for a
long time. As J. P. Moore & Son: 1859-1864, as John P. Moore's
Sons: 1864-1888 when the firm was sold to another. Ref: The New York
State Firearms Trade (H. J. Swinney, Michael Lewis, Roderic Blackburn)
Vol. 5 New York City, 2003. p.329-335. This cased gun illustrated
William & Mary Spanish-foot bannister back armchair, ca.
1710-30. Carved crest and stretcher. A really dramatic chair. Modestly
priced as finials and parts of feet are restored. Maple.
49.5"H, 24.2"W, 27"D, 17"S.H.
B0070 Boston Queen Anne leather armchair. Owned by
Dominie Eleardus Westerlo, Dutch Reformed minister during the
Revolution in Albany NY. From his pulpit he was instrumental in
rallying the Albany Dutch in support of independence. Ex Coll. Albany
Institute of History and Art
c.. 1730-40. maple. 46.2"H, 24"W, 22.5"D,
1644 Classical American parlor stove by Low & Leake,
Albany NY c.1844. This eagle stove is considered the most
beautiful of the stoves made in the Albany-Troy area in the
period when the finest cast iron stoves in America were made there, Low
and Leake being among the prominent makers..Only a small number of
these eagle stoves are known to exist today, including in the
collections of The: Metrpolitan Museum of Art, Albany
Institute of History and Art, and Yale University. . 53"H, 31"W, 18"D SOLD this one but have another almost identical.
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