The American Atlas was first published in 1776 in London by Thomas Jefferys. This atlas was the most comprehensive detailed and accurate survey of the American colonies at the beginning of the Revolution. Summarized in 22 engraved maps on 29 sheets, The American Atlas will be presented at the Richmond, Virginia Premier Auction.
The auction offered by Brunk Auctions features a selection of fine art, decorative art, furniture, jewelry, Asian works of art, watches and more. The category of fine art includes a framed oil on canvas by Benjamin Marshall. The subjects of his paintings were mostly sports players and animals, which placed him as one of the most desired sports-related artists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Similarly, being offered as one of the lots with the highest estimated value is a 4.28 karat diamond embedded golden ring. The oval–cut diamond at the front is set in 18-karat golden ring. Browse the full catalog and register for online bidding at Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (100), Decorative Arts (148), Furniture (27), Jewelry (81), Asian Works of Art (19), Watches & Clocks (1), Collectibles (102), Automobiles (1), Couture & Textiles (1)
# of Lots:474
Interesting lots include:
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|Thomas Jefferys: The American Atlas|| Estimate: |
|Benjamin Marshall|| Estimate: |
|5.87ct. Diamond|| Estimate: |
|18kt. 4.28ct. Diamond Ring|| Estimate: |
|Egyptian Bronze Statue of Osiris|| Estimate: |