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Auctions 1-50 of 108
Lot 5
Persian Kashan Rug

Iran, ca 1930s. 17 ft. 3 in. x 11 ft. 5.75 in. (207 x 137.75 in.; 225.78 x 349.89 cm).

Lot 6
Kashan Runner

Iran, ca 1950s. 32 ft. x 4 ft. 10 in. (384 x 58 in.; 975.36 x 147.32 cm).

Lot 19
Peshawar Rug

Pakistan. 10 ft. 5 in. x 13 ft. 11.5 in. (125 x 167.5 in.; 317.5 x 425.45 cm).

Lot 37
Tibetan Rug

Possibly Tibet, late 20th century. 9 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 11.5 in. (114 x 83.5 in.; 289.56 x 212.09 cm).

Lot 40
Turkish Tent

Turkey, ca 1920. 53 ft. 10 in. x 11 in. (646 x 11 in.; 1640.84 x 27.94 cm).

Lot 45
Chinese Art Deco Rug

China, ca 1940s-1950s. 11 ft. 7 in. x 8 ft. 11 in. (139 x 107 in.; 353.06 x 271.78 cm).

Lot 49
Peking Rug

China, ca 1940s-1950s. 16 ft. 7.5 in. x 10 ft. 11.5 in. (199.5 x 131.5 in.; 506.73 x 334.01 cm).

Lot 58
Persian Kerman Rug

Iran, ca 1930s. 11 ft. 8.5 in. x 11 ft. 8 in. (141.5 x 140 in.; 359.41 x 355.6 cm).

Lot 59
Persian Kerman Rug

Iran, ca 1950s-1960s. 21 ft. 5.5 in. x 12 ft. 9 in. (257.5 x 153 in.; 654.05 x 388.62 cm).

Lot 63
Kerman Rug

Iran, ca 1940s. 19 ft. 7.5 in. x 11 ft. 9 in. (235.5 x 141 in.; 598.17 x 358.14 cm).

Lot 70
Kurdish Saddle Mats

Ca 1920s. 2 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. (30 x 25 in.; 76.2 x 63.5 cm), each.

Lot 74
Portuguese Needlepoint Rug

Portugal, 20th century. 12 ft. x 8 ft. 7.5 in. (144 x 103.5 in.; 365.76 x 262.89 cm).

Lot 75
Portuguese Needlepoint Rug

Portugal, late 20th century. 13 ft. 7.25 in. x 9 ft. 11 in. (163.25 x 119 in.; 414.66 x 302.26 cm).

Lot 77
Bessarabian Kilim Rug

Moldova/Ukraine, ca 1930. 7 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 9 in. (90 x 69 in.; 228.6 x 175.26 cm).

Lot 81
Oushak Needlepoint Rug

Turkey, ca 1940s. 15 ft. 11.5 in. x 12 ft. 10.5 in. (191.5 x 154.5 in; 486.41 x 392.43 cm).

Lot 82
Oushak Rug

Turkey, late 20th century. 9 ft. 11.5 in. x 7 ft. 5.5 in. (119.5 x 89.5 in.; 303.53 x 227.33 cm).

Lot 83
Turkish Prayer Rug

Turkish, ca 1920s. 3 ft. 1.5 in. x 1 ft. 6 in. (37.5 x 18.5 in.; 95.25 x 46.99 cm).

Lot 88
Oushak Rug

Turkey, late 20th century. 9 ft. x 6 ft. 5.5 in. (108 x 77.5 in.; 274.32 x 196.85 cm).

Lot 91
Indian Agra Rug

India, ca 1910-1920. 19 ft. 9 in. x 9 ft. 11 in. (237 x 119 in.; 601.98 x 302.26 cm).

Lot 92
Indian Agra Rug

India, ca 1920-1930. 12 ft. 3.5 in. x 8 ft. 10.25 in. (147.5 x 106.25 in.; 374.65 x 269.88 cm).

Lot 101
Indo-Savonnerie Rug

India, 20th century. 14 ft. 11.5 in. x 11 ft. 7 in. (179.5 x 139 in.; 455.93 x 353.06 cm).

Lot 102
Ginzkey Savonnerie Rug

Continental, ca 1920s. 23 ft. 7 in. x 15 ft. 6 in. (283 x 186 in.; 718.82 x 472.44 cm).

Lot 105
Aubusson Rug

Continental, ca 1910-1920. 9 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. .5 in. (109 x 72.5 in.; 276.86 x 184.15 cm).

Lot 106
Aubusson Rug

Continental, ca 1940s-1950s. 13 ft. 10.5 in. x 9 ft. 4 in. (166.5 x 112 in.; 422.91 x 284.48 cm).

Lot 107
Aubusson Circular Rug

Continental, ca 1930s-1940s. Dia. 13 ft. 5.75 in. (161.75 in.; 410.85 cm).

Lot 136
Oushak Rug

Turkey, late 20th century. 8 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. 10 in. (102 x 70 in.; 259.08 x 177.8 cm).

Lot 139
Turkish Killim Rug

Turkey, ca 1950s-1960s. 11 ft. .5 in. x 6 ft. 8 in. (132.5 x 80 in.; 336.55 x 203.2 cm).

Lot 147
American Hooked Rug

American, ca 1950s. 15 ft. 6.25 in. x 12 ft. 4 in. (186.25 x 148 in.; 473.08 x 375.92 cm).

Lot 148
American Hooked Rug

American, ca 1960s. 11 ft. 11.5 in. x 8 ft. 6 in. (143.5 x 102 in.; 364.49 x 259.08 cm).

Lot 151
American Hooked Runner

American, 20th century. 14 ft. 3 in. x 1 ft. 9 in. (171 x 21 in.; 434.34 x 53.34 cm).

Lot 152
American Hooked Rug

American, ca 1940-1950. 11 ft. 10 in. x 8 ft. 8 in. (142 x 104 in.; 360.68 x 264.16 cm).

Lot 27
General Irvin McDowell Signed CDV

Carte de visite of Gen. Irvin McDowell (1818-1885) best known for his defeat in the First Battle of Bull Run, signed on mount below image, Irvin McDowell/ Maj. Genl. Published by E & H.T. Anthony after Brady.2

Lot 30
General Gordon Granger Signed CDV

Carte de visite of Union Gen. Gordon Granger (1821-1876), best known for his actions at Chickamauga, where he saved Gen. George Thomas' regiment at Horseshoe Ridge, and in effect saved Gen. Rosecrans' army from destruction. Signed on mount below portrait, Gordon Granger/ Maj. Genl. Published by E & H.T. Anthony after Brady.

Lot 31
General Nathaniel P. Banks Signed CDV

A standing view of Union Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (1816-1894) in full military regalia, signed below portrait, N.P. Banks, and inscribed and signed by Banks on verso from Waltham, Mass., 22 Nov. 1865. Published by E & H.T. Anthony after Brady.

Lot 33
Admiral Farragut Signed CDV, Plus

CDV of D.G. Farragut (1801-1870) by Leon Bravy of Mahon, Menorca (Minorca, Spain), signed on verso Respectfully, D.G. Farragut / Admiral, plus an uncredited CDV from the same negative.The Minorcan carte is of special interest because Farragut's father, Jordi (George) Farragut had emigrated from the island. The elder Farragut came to America after his native land was ceded to the British in the 1763 Treaty of Paris, and fought the Britis...

Lot 34
Admiral Farragut Signed CDV, Plus

Lot of 2 CDVs of D.G. Farragut (1801-1870), including an uncredited three-quarter-length portrait signed on verso With the compliments of Rear Admiral D.G. Farragut, U.S. Navy, and affixed with a three cent revenue stamp, plus a half-length portrait by Sarony, New York.

Lot 38
Massachusetts, Mellen Family Photograph Archive, Including Civil War-Period Photographs

Lot of 150+ photographs relating to the Mellen family of Massachusetts, including eight cased images; approx. 140 CDVs and cabinet cards, the majority housed in four separate albums with many of the subjects identified; and five portraits, both tintypes and large format silver gelatin photographs with identifications inscribed on back.Highlights include: CDV of David D. Mellen in uniform, by ...

Lot 39
George Kane, Politician and Police Marshal During 1861 Baltimore Riot, CDV, Tintype, & Cover

Lot of 3 items relating to Maryland politician and Baltimore police marshall, George Proctor Kane including a gem sized tintype of Kane; CDV by Tanner & Vanness Photographers in Lynchburg, VA; and an illustrated cover featuring Kane's standing portrait in front of a gruesome scene comprised of dead bodies and smoking alters captioned Secession and Union.Kane (1820-1878) was an i...

Lot 42
Robert E. Lee Salt Print Autographed in Richmond, Virginia, May 23, 1865

Oval salt print, 5.25 x 7.25 in., on gilt-bordered, 8 x 9.75 in. mount, signed directly below the portrait in Robert E. Lee's distinctive hand. The mount also bears the following inscription: Richmond Va/ May 23, 1865/ Signed by Gen. Lee/ with his own/ hand at my request/ J.H. Watson. Several hundred Confederate soldiers named "J. Watson" are listed on HDS, which makes it difficult to confirm the identity of the original owner of this r...

Lot 43
General Robert E. Lee and Staff, Autographed Photograph by Brady

Albumen photograph, 7.25 x 8.75 in., on printed mount bearing title, Gen. R.E. Lee and Staff, with Brady & Co. imprint and 1865 copyright line. The mount is autographed lower right, R.E. Lee. Housed in period frame, 13.75 x 16 in. A fine image of the aged general, with his eldest son, General George Washington Custis Lee, on the left and Colonel Walter Taylor on the right, taken at Lee's Richmond home on Franklin Street in Apri...

Lot 54
Civil War Albumen Photograph of Three Union Officers Studying a Map

Albumen photograph, 4.75 x 6.75 in., of three Union officers posed as if examining a map.  The two on the left appear to have the oak leaf shoulder straps of a major or lieutenant colonel and all three hold their swords. Housed in period gilt frame, 12.5 x 14.5 in. overall.

Lot 55
The Aztec Club Framed Albumen Photograph, 1873, Including U.S. Grant and Other Noted Generals

Albumen photograph, 9.75 x 12.75 in. (sight), framed with the original printed label identifying all of the sitters, housed in a period gilt and gesso frame with modern professional matting, 27 x 31 in. overall. Label reads: The Aztec Club / Members and Guests present at the Anniversary Dinner given by the President, Gen'l ROBERT PATTERSON, at his residence, Sept. 16th, 1873. The members and guests include: Col. Charles I. Biddle; Gen. Z.B. Towe...

Lot 56
Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson, VMI Diploma Signed by Several Future Confederate Officers

Diploma, vellum, approx. 14 x 18 in. Lexington (VA), July 4, 1860. For A.S. Scott, Hardy County, VA. Abel Seymour Scott later enlisted as a 1st lieutenant in the 13th VA Infy. In Dec. 1862 he received a commission as captain of the 18th VA Cavalry. Signed by VMI Faculty members: F. H. [Francis Henney] Smith (1812-1890), Supt. (later Colonel CSA); Thos. H. Williamson (1813-1888), Prof. Engineering (special assignments CSA);  T.J. [Thomas ...

Lot 58
CSA General John Hunt Morgan and 71 Raiders, Prisoner of War Autograph Album

Leather Keepsake Album published by Lippincott, Philadelphia, 8.75 x 5.57 in., containing the autograph of General John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864), "The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy," and 71 of his fellow raiders, all but one on a single page side, with a few examples that are clipped signatures affixed to a single page. Free end paper inscribed To George M (or W) Walker by his Friend Lieut. ?. After terrorizing the citize...

Lot 61
CSA Pvt. James Francis Heizer, 14th Virginia Cavalry & McClanahan's Battery, Archive Incl. Correspondence with Fiancée Regarding the Civil War and Post-War Career as Traveling Photographer

Lot of approx. 146 letters accompanied by the book entitled The Heizer Family: American Pioneers by James Harion Heizer, ca 1861-1868. On the horrific battlefields of the Civil War beat the hearts of many desperate men struggling to survive the horror to return back to the beauty of home and the arms of their lovers. To retain some of their humanity, they candidly spoke to their sweethearts about their struggles and horrors of war more than...

Lot 63
Stuart, Litchfield, and Bolling Families of Virginia, Collection of Letters, Ca 1870-1930s

Archive of letters, documents, checks, and autographs from the Stuart & Litchfield family [CSA Genl. J.E.B. Stuart’s immediate and extended family] extending, through marriage, to the Bolling family [1st Lady Edith Bolling Wilson family]. Items date mostly from 1870s to 1930s period, some earlier. The primary family line for these letters is the Litchfield family. While we found no J.E.B. Stuart signed items, there are a few autographs...

Lot 68
Civil War Cash Ledger & Two Record Journals of Henry Clay Symonds, Chief of Union Army's Commissary of Subsistence, Louisville, KY, 1861-1865

Large ledger: Approx. 11.25 x 16.25 in. suede and leather with gilt highlights, four spine bands with Capt. H. C. Symonds in gilt on spine. 124 double pages filled out. Pages are preprinted with Cash Account of Capt. H. C. Symonds, C.S., U.S. Army, and columns continue across both facing pages. The ledger was Made by Jno. P. Morton & Co. Louisville Ky. The ledger if filled with meticulous entries pertaining to orders ...

Lot 69
William Wrenshall Smith, Civil War Diary Pertaining to his Service with U.S. Grant as Aide-de-Camp at Chattanooga

Lot featuring 43pp handwritten report of W. W. Smith’s journey to the Chattanooga battle, plus what appears to be a later rewrite of the first 8pp of the handwritten report; 11 x 17 in. black traveling secretary used by W. W. Smith as he visited Grant in 1863; two 8.5 x 14 in. printed letters from Union veteran Alfred King promoting the naming of one public school building in each town for Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 12, 1926; two 8.5 x 14 in. sheets ...

Lot 70
Union General George H. Thomas ALS, November 1868

Thomas, George H. (1816-1870). Union general who was one of the principal commanders in the Western Theater. ALS, 3pp, 5 x 8 in., "Washington, D.C." Nov. 15, 1868. Addressed to Col. R.H. Ramsey of Pottsville, PA, the letter references a possible meeting in Philadelphia and property. Accompanied by an engraving of Gen. Thomas published by D. Appleton & Co., 4.5 x 8.75 in.

Lot 76
Ipswich, Massachusetts, Civil War Original Enrollment and Instruction Books

Two 8 x 10 in. notebooks, one with paper cover, one with soft cloth cover and leather spine. The first seems to be a "scratch" or draft notebook and the second a "clean" copy. Inside the first is a loose sheet with later notes: "Former Property of Abraham I. Wait / Enrolling Officer of Ipswich, Mass." (The Abraham Wait house still stands at 12 Market Street in Ipswich, built in 1832. Abraham and his brother operated a shoe store on Market St...

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