Tag Archives: William Edmonson

Bill Traylor: Unfiltered

Bill Traylor: Unfiltered

By Susan Baerwald In the history of early American culture, there is little specific mention of African American Art. We are aware of some of the early quilts by Harriet Powers, some walking sticks carved by anonymous African American artists, and dolls made by women in their own images for their children to play with. […]

Gavels n’ Paddles: Tennessee Federal desk, $63,720, Case Antiques

Gavels n' Paddles: Tennessee Federal desk, $63,720, Case Antiques

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Tennessee Federal desk (Burgner, Greene Co.), dated 1819, with a stringed instrument inset under its top, sold for $63,720 at an auction held July 18 by Case Antiques in Knoxville, Tenn. Also, a carved limestone sculpture of a squirrel by William Edmonson (Tenn., […]