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A full service company in business since 1989 specializing in the sale of antiques, period furnishings, decorative arts, special collections and residential contents

5711 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, Virginia 23227 - (804) 338-5513

circaestatesales@gmail.com


important sale from a prominent Appomattox family who moved to the Fan in the 60's and brought wonderful period family and Civil War items with them. This is a one family sale whose family stretched back to the 1800's.  They were very prosperous and were members of both the Virginia Legislature and the Congress of the United States and direct relatives of Harry Flood Byrd as well  (with some Harry Byrd memorabilia)  Col. Henry De La Warr Flood was a Confederate soldier and signed the Amnesty Oath at Appomattox.  It was issued by Captain Marshall (document for sale).  His Civil War Musket (model 1842 Harper's Ferry musket, 58 Caliber), bayonet and sword are also available for sale as well as 2 cap boxes (US), other Civil War material (limited).  There is alot of paper ephemera related to The War as well as other periods in Virginia History, family letters from the 1840's, collection of 1920 Christmas cards, Family Portraits of Dr. Joel Walker Flood, (b.1789 d. 1898) likely painted by Harvey Mitchell (Lynchburg/Bedford, Virginia) as well as other portraits..  There are also several items for Civil War re-enactors such as new hand cast 58 caliber lead mini bullets.There is also a fair amount of material from Communist Soviet Union from the 50's and early 60's.  Three Russian mink hats as well as a period poster (to be determined) with Lenin, Stalin and Engels.
 Incredible Lynchburg, VA coin silver Williams and Victor monumental tea service, Civil War items, Civil War amnesty papers signed by Marshall at Appomattox, stay tuned, we will be listing objects as we find them....The house is absolutely full of nice 19th Century furniture...Gothic  dining room cupboard with marble top, Jackson press with glazed doors ca. 1840-50.  Empire Victorian sofa c. 1830-40, period side chairs, two lovely 19th century poster beds, 1830 Norfolk Va. chest of drawers, blanket chest,desk and bookcase C. 1850-60, marble topped dressers, 1880's silver chest, marble top center table, painted Boston type rocker.
Also there is a lot of 19th C. pressed glass, numerous china patterns..Limoges and others, Sterling silver flatware "Pointed Antique" and other pieces of flatware.  Tiffany large sterling bowl and a large assortment of 19th and 20th C. sterling and silverplated holloware.   There is Fork Union Military uniforms from the 60's as well as holsters, stirrups  from the Richmond Police Department where Hal De La Warr Flood worked as a mounted patrol officer.
A few native American items including clay pipes and an early (damaged but wonderful) 1850's Catlinite peace pipe with an inlaid alligator (Seminole?) .  Interesting Books and Legislative material, linens including nice damask tablecloths and napkins.There is also a tremendous amount of electronic equipment such as Bose speakers, high definition media players, Panamax home entertainment surge protectors, Logitech harmony remote controls (retails $300), JVC CD players, Oreck vacuums, floor machine, Solaire Anywhere grill with tripod mount, natural gas conversion...




SEPTEMBER 2016

Grove Avenue