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Age of Exploration: Travel & Discovery through the Centuries

Freeman's Live Webcast Auction 14 Oct 2020 10:00 ET (15:00 BST)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • 2400 Market St
  • Philadelphia
  • Pennsylvania
  • 19103
  • United States

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[Maps & Atlases] [Africa] Ortelius, AbrahamGroup of 2 MapsBarbariae et Biledulgerid, nova descriptio(Antwerp, ca. 1570-1612). Hand-colored engravi...

[Maps & Atlases] [America] Speed, JohnAmerica, with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings Discribed and in...

[Maps & Atlases] [China] Ortelius, AbrahamChinae, olim Sinarum regionis, noua descriptio(London: John Norton, 1606). Hand-colored engraving. Engli...

[Maps & Atlases] [North Atlantic] Ortelius, AbrahamSeptentrionalium regionum descrip.(Antwerp, 1603). Hand-colored engraving. Latin text on verso....

[Maps & Atlases] [Russia] Ortelius, AbrahamRussiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae descriptioCirca 1570-1612. Hand-colored engraving. Latin text on verso....

[Maps & Atlases] [Sri Lanka] Fries, LorenzTaprobana(Strasbourg, ca. 1525-35). Uncolored woodblock map. Latin text on verso. Center fold verso rein...

[Maps & Atlases] Braun, Georg, and Frans HogenbergGroup of 5 Sixteenth Century Views1. Amoenissimus castri Granatensis, vulgo Alhambre dicti, ab O...

[Maps & Atlases] [Mercator, Gerard] Alexandrini, Cl(audii). PtolemaeiGeographiae libri octo...(Cologne: Godfried von Kempen, 1584). Second edition...

[Travel & Exploration] [East Indies] Leguat, FrancisA New Voyage to the East-Indies by Francis Leguat and His Companions. Containing their Adventu...

[Travel & Exploration] [Hawaii] Byron, (George Anson)Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands, in the Years 1824-1825London: John Murray, 1...

[Travel & Exploration] [London] Jesse, J. HeneageLondon: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable PlacesLondon: Richard Bentley, 1871. In six volu...

[Travel & Exploration]Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ChurchillEdinburg: Apollo Press, 1776-82. In 109 volumes...

Leonard John Pearce (British, B. 1932)Boston HarborSigned 'L J Pearce' bottom right; also titled, copyrighted and dated '1994' verso, oil on canva...

Leonard John Pearce (British, B. 1932)Hannah (Nantucket)Signed 'L J Pearce' bottom right; also titled, copyrighted and dated '1993' verso, oil on ...

A Spanish polychromed wood ship model18th/19th centuryH: 27, L: 31 in.

A parcel-gilt and polychromed carved wood model of a Spanish galleon probably 19th centuryCarved wood, rope rigging, and plastered canvas sails, t...

A Spanish or Spanish Colonial polychrome painted and steel-mounted armoiredated 1806Allover decorated with roses and C-scroll motifs, the upper pa...

A Spanish Colonial polychrome painted traveling trunk dated 1842H: 27 1/2, W: 44 1/2, D: 22 in.

A German pewter nef in the form of the Leopold Ilate 19th/early 20th centuryThe three-masted convoy ship realistically modeled and labeled in cast...

A Victorian brass and ebonized wood armillary sphere 19th centuryThe octagonal base set with a compass.H: 23 in. (approx.)

A Regency twelve-inch celestial table globe J. & W. Cary, London, 1816 H: 18 in. (overall) PROVENANCE: Property from a Philadelphia collection.

An Edwardian Empire globe clockSmith & Sons, Ltd., early 20th centuryThe globe with applied oval label "Patent 19460/THE/EMPIRE/CLOCK," the unders...

An English 30-inch terrestrial floor globeW. & A. K. Johnston of Edinburgh & London, circa 1920With cartouche inscribed "30 INCH/TERRESTRIAL GLOBE...

A large brass and iron telescope on oak tripod standfirst half 20th centuryApparenly unmarked; sold together with original fitted pine box and wit...

Two Chinese export porcelain famille rose octagonal serving dishes18th centuryL: 13, W: 9 1/2 in. (largest)PROVENANCE:From the collection of Dr. M...

Four Chinese export porcelain armorial bread plateslate 18th/early 19th centuryWith boar and gryphon coat of arms and motto "Tria Juncta In Uno" a...

A Chinese export porcelain underglaze blue tureen on standlate 18th/early 19th centuryH: 11, W: 16, D: 12 3/4 in. (overall, approx.)PROVENANCE:Fro...

A Chinese export porcelain reticulated basket on stand19th centuryH: 3 3/4, W: 9 1/4 in. (together)PROVENANCE:Property from a Philadelphia collect...

A rare Chinese export porcelain tureen in the form of a gooseQing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1760sNaturalistically modeled, with incised feat...

A rare pair of Chinese export porcelain tureens in the form of nesting partridgesQing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1760-1770

Two Chinese export porcelain polychrome enameled birds19th centuryThe first in the form of a cockerel, the second in the form of a crane. (2).H: 1...

A Chinese export porcelain famille rose enameled platter19th centuryL: 15, W: 11 1/2 in.PROVENANCE:From the collection of Dr. Morris V. Shelanski ...

An extensive Chinese export porcelain famille rose dinner serviceLikely for the Brazilian market, circa 1800Each piece decorated with a small bask...

A Chinese export padouk side chair, possibly for the Portuguese market18th centuryH: 41, W: 20 1/2, D: 15 1/2 in.PROVENANCE:From the collection of...

A Chinese export gilt lacquer sewing table19th centuryThe hinged lid monogrammed "Amelia" to underside, opening to reveal original fitted interior...

A pair of George III fretwork-carved mahogany upholstered side chairslate 18th centuryH: 37. W: 20, D: 20 in. (approx.)PROVENANCE:From the collect...

A George III Chinese Chippendale carved mahogany games tableLate 18th centuryWith finely carved fretwork and green leather top when flipped, the i...

A George III carved mahogany armchairlate 18th centuryH: 42, W: 24 3/4, D: 22 in.PROVENANCE:From the collection of Dr. Morris V. Shelanski of Wynn...

An unusual Irish George III convertible camelback sofa with chinoiserie silk upholsterylate 18th centuryH: 36 1/2, W: 92, D: 28 in. (approx.)PROVE...

Three Regency chinoiserie red lacquer side chairsFirst quarter 19th centuryH: 33 1/2, W: 18 1/4, D: 15 in.PROVENANCE:Property from a Philadelphia ...

A pair of Regency chinoiserie lacquer pole screensSecond quarter 19th centuryH: 55, W: 18 1/2 in.PROVENANCE:Property from a Philadelphia collectio...

An assembled Royal Crown Derby 'Imari' part dinner serviceVarious dates mostly first quarter 19th centuryComprising twelve dinner plates; three sh...

An assembled Royal Crown Derby 'Imari' part dinner serviceVarious dates 19th and 20th centuryIn the 'Kings' pattern, comprising sixteen dinner pla...

A pair of reverse painted glass Chinese export vaseslate 19th centuryWith green ground and allover decorated with Qing figures, mounted on carved ...

A pair of Japonesque gilt-bronze mounted parcel-gilt and luster glazed vases19th centuryNow fitted as lamps. (2).H: 11 1/2 in. (vase and base only...

A pair of Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted Kangxi style Chinese porcelain blue and white beaker vases18th centuryH: 12 3/4 in.PROVENANCE:From th...

A Louis XV/XVI transitional style gilt-bronze mounted Chinese vase with powder blue glaze19th centuryH: 13 in.PROVENANCE:From the collection of Dr...

A pair of Chinese export porcelain famille rose candlesticks18th/19th centuryH: 9 in.PROVENANCE:From the collection of Dr. Morris V. Shelanski of ...

A Chinese export porcelain famille rose baluster vase and cover, now mounted as a lamp19th centuryH: 12 in. (vase only)PROVENANCE:From the collect...

A Bayeux famille rose porcelain five-piece garniture19th centuryComprising three covered jars and two beaker vases, one restored. (5).H: 18 in. (l...

A collection of seven Samson Chinese export famille rose style porcelain vases late 19th century Comprising a pair of campana urns, a pair of bea...

An Ersari Beshir Turkoman TorbaCirca second half 19th century5 ft. x 2 ft. 4 in.

A Senneh rugCirca 19007 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 5 in.

An Oushak carpet Circa first quarter 20th century 14 ft. 3 in. x 10 ft. 3 in

A Qum rugCirca 1970s6 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. 6 in.PROVENANCE:From the collection of Dr. Morris V. Shelanski of Wynnewood, PA.

An Isphahan carpet Circa 1970sInscribed with added signature,'Ghafarian'.11 ft. x 6 ft. 9 in.

Two Kayseri rugs Circa 1970s7 ft. 5 in. x 5 ft.; 7 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 8 1/2 in.

A Bijar carpet Circa first quarter 20th century 17 ft. 4 in. x 7 ft. 11 in.

A silk Qum rug Circa 1970s5 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 4 in.

A Mashad carpet Circa early 20th century 23 ft. 7 in. x 17 ft. 5 in.

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