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Brooch in the Form of a Dog - 2nd century, Roman. Champleve enamel, bronze. worn both by Roman soldiers stationed in provinces and native population. May have been produced in either Britain or Gaul.
John Brewster Jr. (1766–1854) Possibly Connecticut 1807 Oil on canvas 34 7/8 x 24 7/8 in. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York, gift of Stephen C. Clark, N0231.1961
Realized Price: $ 374,400 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania poplar and pine polychrome decorated compass box, ca. 1800-1840, with punched sheet iron latch and escutcheon, single drawer and profuse red and white decoration on a blue ground, 12 1/2" h., 16" w., 10 1/2" d. This is an outstanding example of this man's work. For reference and examples, see American Radiance The Ralph Esmerian Collection, pgs. 172 and 459. A nearly identical example was sold from the collection of Richard and Joy