The Presidents' Week Auction
Antique Patriotic Silk Engraving with an American Eagle and Shield
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Chinese, late 19th century, silk on fine linen, the spread winged eagle clutches a laurel branch and arrows in his talons as he flies above the stars & stripes, framed under glass.
Frame dimensions 22 1/4 x 22 in.
From the Personal Collection of Mr. William Ivey Long, Seaboard, North Carolina and New York, New York
Fading to colors; staining to linen; several pulls to silk; loss to frame; not examined out of the frame.