An Invitation to a Philadelphia Preview Exhibition

Thomas Sully, Portrait of Commodore James Biddle, 1839. Estimate: $30,000-50,000

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Collectors in the Philadelphia Area are invited to a Preview Exhibition of selections from The Christine Biddle Wainwright Collection and Other Spring Highlights.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Noon – 7pm

Reservations and Information
Jill Bowers, VP, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Regional Advisor
212-427-4141, ext 225
[email protected]

The Christine Biddle Wainwright Collection

Comprising silver, paintings, furniture, signed documents and much more, The Christine Biddle Wainwright Collection offers unique insight to American history. The earliest items in the collection relate to Nicholas Biddle who was born in Philadelphia in 1750 and became one of the first Captains of the United States Navy. Commodore James Biddle's 1839 portrait by Thomas Sully, a pair of presentation American Federal silver memorial footed vases by silversmiths Fletcher & Gardiner of Philadelphia and a fine circa 1775 Philadelphia Chippendale mahogany dressing table also highlight the collection.

American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

Auction Wednesday, May 4 at 10am
Exhibition April 30, May 1 and May 2

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Portrait of specialist Jill Bowers
Vice President / New Jersey Regional Advisor
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