American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

November 10, 2021 11:00 EST
Location: Philadelphia

 

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Sale Overview

Freeman’s November 10 
American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts auction features a fine selection of silver, furniture, paintings, Flags, and objects illustrating the customs, politics, and design sensibilities of early America. The American National Flag Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD (Part I, Lots 1-50) consists of rare examples from one of the nation’s foremost experts in and dealers of the National Flag. The auction also includes a Private New Jersey Collection of silver by preeminent early American makers such as William Hollingshead, Philip Syng, Jr., and John Coney. Collectors of 18th and early 19th century American furniture will find William & Mary, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Federal, and Classical styles from New England and Pennsylvania-based makers. A number of examples of Chinese Export porcelain punctuate the auction, underscoring increasing cross-continental trade during this time period, and the sale also features multiple 19th-century American School cityscapes, including a number of lithographs and paintings highlighting views of Philadelphia as it launched into large-scale industrialization.

 

Name: Lynda Cain
Email: lcain@freemansauction.com
Telephone: 267.414.1237

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American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists (71)

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts (228)

 

Lot 1
A 13-Star American National Flag 1860's-1870's

Sold for $18,900
Estimated at $25,000 - $35,000

Lot 3
A 13-Star American National Flag circa 1870

Sold for $5,040
Estimated at $6,000 - $8,000

Lot 6
A 13-Star Centennial American National Flag circa 1876

Sold for $4,725
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000

Lot 8
A rare Civil War 13-Star Parade Flag 1860's-1870's

Sold for $1,890
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000

Lot 9
A 14-Star American Flag 1876 to 1890

Sold for $3,276
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000

Lot 10
A 20-Star American National Exclusionary Flag Civil War era

Sold for $18,900
Estimated at $20,000 - $25,000

Lot 11
A 20-Star American National Exclusionary Flag 1861-1865

Sold for $10,080
Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000

Lot 18
Two sequin decorated silk parade Flags 1860's-1870's

Sold for $10,080
Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000

Lot 24
A Second Regiment Cavalry Standard circa 1880

Sold for $6,300
Estimated at $6,000 - $8,000

Lot 28
A 39-Star American National Parade Flag circa 1890

Sold for $1,890
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000

Lot 29
A 39-Star American National Parade Flag circa 1889

Sold for $1,890
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,500

 

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