Icons, Faithful Writings of The Gospel

Icons…Writings of The Gospel as Art Lot: 205 Mistakenly, for years I thought of icons solely as works of art. I prized them for their beauty. I later learned this is antithetical to what icons represent spiritually. It is not the icons themselves which are venerated. It turns out, icons are spiritual portals leading to …

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Victorian Hunt Sideboard

Our specialist Patricia Ackerman, brings to life the ‘Hunt’ Sideboard. Ackerman walks us through exciting details on this furniture of grand-scale. Victorian Hunt Sideboard Carvings and Everyday Use The Hunt sideboard offered in the Leap Year Day Auction (February 29) this carving is circa 1860 of walnut. In the central panel we have a three …

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An Important Horner Bookcase Discovered

Lot: 108 R.J. Horner Bookcase (Price Realized with Buyers Premium: $10,800 In the immediate decades following the Civil War,  American ingenuity and manufacturing prowess brought with it immense wealth and refinement. These are the days when companies like Tiffany’s and Theodore Starr opened up showrooms. Those fortunate enough to acquire vast wealth from their railway, …

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