Over Forty Years of Experience The Philadelphia Show Virtually is now open, through April 30th! Visit our booth, here. One of the questions David is frequently asked is “how did you get started as a dealer?”. Coming from a family of collectors, in David’s case it’s less about how and more about when he began […]
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Hidden in a Closet Arguably the single most important piece of American painted furniture that we ever had the pleasure to have handled is this country Chippendale style hanging wall cupboard. Constructed of yellow pine, it was made near present day Luray, Virginia about 1800 for the Reverend Jacob Strickler by an unidentified cabinetmaker […]
2021 Winter Show Recap Success! Our heartfelt thanks to all those who made this year’s Winter Show not only possible but an overwhelmingly positive experience for the dealers and collectors alike. The tremendous amount of thought and labor behind the virtual platform was apparent in the site’s beauty and ease. More than half of the […]
A Winter Show Q &A with David Schorsch Each year, we curate a special grouping of objects to exhibit for sale at The Winter Show in January. Although the Show is taking place virtually this year, the uniqueness and exceptional nature of each piece in our “booth” remain unchanged. We are hopeful that you’ll find […]
Home for the Holidays: Samuel Robb’s Santa Claus Figure This jolly Santa Claus figure made in 1923 by New York City carver Samuel Robb achieved a record auction price of $875,000 in 2014 when we acquired it for a private collector. Although many will recognize it as an icon of American folk art, less well […]
by Alan Andersen and David A. Schorsch Expression of Innocence and Eloquence, Collection from the Jane Katcher Collection of Americana, Volume II (Marquand Books, 2011).