- Early African American carnival gaming
figure late 19th/early 20th century painted papier-mache ball-toss game featuring hollow-bodied seated man with open mouth target ending in sloped divided scoring compartment...[more like this]
- BLACK AMERICANA: Board game "The Funny
Game of Hit or Miss", c. 1900, McLoughlin Bros., contains eighteen wooden disc counters, one cardboard teetotem spinner with wood center, and a lithographed paper playing...[more like this]
- Jules Lion (French/American, 1806-1866,
active New Orleans, 1837-1866) , "Ashur Moses Nathan and Son", c. 1845, pastel on heavy paper board, signed "Lion" lower left, sight 35 in. x 28 in., glazed in a period cove-molded...[more like this]
- [JONES, Absalom; and Richard ADAMS.]A
Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, during the late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia, in the year 1793: and a Refutation of some Censures, Thrown upon them in...[more like this]
- A Rare North or South Carolina “Colored
Republicing Club” Stoneware Cooler
Dated July 7, 1892
in Southern alkaline glaze, with distinctive doubled collared rim, tooled body, two lug handles set low on the body...[more like this]
- CHICAGO SCHOOL (FOLLOWER OF AARON DOUGLAS)
Gouache over pencil on wove paper, circa 1933-40. 465x315 mm; 18 3/8x12 3/8 inches.
This unusual maquette design for an unknown or unpublished Chicago World's...[more like this]
- MALVIN GRAY JOHNSON (1896 - 1934)
Low, Sweet Chariot.
Oil on canvas, 1928-29. 1245x735 mm; 49x29 inches. Signed "Gray Johnson ©" in oil, lower right.
Provenance: the artist, New York; purchased by John...[more like this]
- AARON DOUGLAS (1899 - 1979)
More Stately Mansions.
Oil on canvas board, 1944. 507x405 mm; 20x16 inches. Signed and dated in oil, lower right.
Provenance: purchased directly from the artist by a...[more like this]
- JOHN BIGGERS (1924 - 2001)
and acrylic on canvas, 1987. 1067x1267 mm; 42x49 7/8 inches.
Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, 1987; private collection.
Exhibited: John Biggers: Patchwork...[more like this]
- Maud Cuney Hare NORRIS WRIGHT CUNEY
A TRIBUNE OF THE BLACK PEOPLE 1913 First Edition Antique African Title: Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribune of the Black PeopleAuthor: Maud Cuney Hare - Maud Cuney Hare (nee Cuney)...[more like this]
- TICKETS FOR ANTI-SLAVERY LECTURES (SLAVERY
AND ABOLITION.) Six tickets to New York Anti-Slavery Society lectures for talks by these five speakers, and one 'Season Ticket' for a lady. All about the same size and design....[more like this]
- RARE POSTER OF THE "AFRICAN TRAGEDIAN"
INSCRIBED (THEATRE) ALDRIDGE, IRA. Ira Aldrige, African Tragedian. Lithographed portrait poster, by Nicholas Barabas, 15 1/4x11 inches (bottom margin very slightly trimmed),...[more like this]
- A GREAT RARITY (LITERATURE AND POETRY.)
HARPER, FRANCES E.; MARTIN R. DELANY, ET AL. The Anglo-African Magazine. February, March, May, June, August and September, of 1859. Tall 4to, original printed wrappers: consecutively...[more like this]
- African American slavery--Mott, Abigail
sketches and interesting anecdotes of persons of colour. York: W. Alexander, 1826. First edition, contemporary half calf, some spotting
Note: The very rare first edition...[more like this]
- [African Americans] Sixth Plate & Ninth
Plate Tintypes of African American Couples Lot of 2 including: a sixth plate tintype of an African American couple seated on a wooden bench housed in geometric Union case;...[more like this]
- [African Americans] Civil War-Era CDVs
of African Americans Lot of 7 CDVs including: a hand colored illustration titled Emancipation in the recto margin with artist's credit to G.G. Fish photo/publisher's credit...[more like this]
- Fine Group of Photographs of African
American Cotton Pickers & Farmers Lot of 7 photographs by Eugene Atwater St. Louis MO photographer including: four boudoir photographs (roughly 5.25'' x 8.25'') of African...[more like this]
- D. L. Lapsley Merchant Token: (1861-1865),
F-690C-8a, "25" reverseNote: Daniel Lapsley was an African-American barber in Nashville from 1863 to 1870, at times with business partner Alfred McKay and other times on his...[more like this]
- Richmond Barthé (American/Mississippi,
1901-1989), "Male Nude", bronze, signed and incised "Modern Art Fdry NY" on self-base, h. 9 1/4 in., w. 2 1/2 in., w. 2 1/2 in Provenance: Collection of Noted Preservationist...[more like this]
- DOLL LOT - Five Native American and
African American miniature dolls. Consists of 12" fully jointed composition Native American doll; 6" celluloid Native American doll; 5" composition African American doll;...[more like this]
- SARGENT CLAUDE JOHNSON (1888 - 1967)
Terra cotta, painted pale tan, circa 1933-35. 360x100x95 mm; 14 1/4x4x3 1/2 inches.
Provenance: the artist, San Francisco; Arthur W. Hanna, San Francisco.
San...[more like this]
- (AFRICAN-AMERICANS.) Cheswell, Wentworth.
Document signed by the nation's first African-American elected official. Partly-printed Document Signed, 8 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches, completed in another hand but signed by Cheswell,...[more like this]