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A M ERI C A N FU RNI TU RE, FO LK & D EC O RA TIV E A RTS APRIL 26, 2017

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1808 Chestnut Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103

APRIL 26, 2017


AMERICAN FURNITURE, FOLK & DECORATIVE ARTS

AUCTION Sale 1570 Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10am 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19103

Cover Image: Lot 148 (detail), Inside Front Cover: Lot 24 (detail), Inside Back Cover: Lot 89 (detail)


AMERICAN FURNITURE, FOLK & DECORATIVE ARTS DEPARTMENT Lynda Cain Vice President | Head of Department lcain@freemansauction.com 267.414.1237

Whitney Bounty Associate Specialist wbounty@freemansauction.com 267.414.1254

Andrew Taggart Administrator ataggart@freemansauction.com 267.414.1225

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Sunday, April 23

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Monday, April 24

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Tuesday, April 25

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CLIENT SERVICES Mary Maguire Director | Client Services mmaguire@freemansauction.com 267.414.1236

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Joslyn Moore Bidding Registration jmoore@freemansauction.com 267.414.1207

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AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE SISTERS OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT NATIONAL SHRINE OF SAINT KATHARINE DREXEL, BENSALEM, PA LOTS 1-51

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atharine Drexel (1858-1955) was born to one of

At her death in 1955, Katharine Drexel was laid to rest in

Philadelphia’s wealthiest and most prominent

the Motherhouse chapel. She was canonized as a Saint

families; her father, Francis Anthony Drexel,

in 2000, and the Motherhouse complex became known

was a business partner of J.P. Morgan. A pampered,

as the National Shrine of Saint Katharine Drexel.

well-tutored and much-traveled child, Katharine and her siblings were raised with a strong sense of social

After 125 years, declining membership and financial

responsibility. Devoutly Catholic, the Drexels offered

pressures strained many Catholic orders and brought

food, clothing and money to the needy from their home

about the decision by the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament

at 1503 Walnut Street on a weekly schedule. Katharine’s

to sell the Shrine in Bensalem, as well as an additional

youthful travels across the United States made her

property outside of Richmond, Virginia. The complex

acutely aware of the depravations experienced by Native

is too large for the order’s current and future needs.

and African Americans, and undoubtedly influenced

Freeman’s is pleased to offer a large collection of American

her shocking decision to become a Roman Catholic nun

Indian-made items formerly exhibited and stored on

and join the Sisters of Mercy Convent in Pittsburgh.

site at the Shrine. Representing the American Indian arts traditions and crafts that the Sisters of the Blessed

Determined to use her inheritance to better the

Sacrament encouraged and supported in their South-

educational opportunities and social conditions of

western missions and schools, this collection consists

minorities, Katharine Drexel established a religious

of pottery, beadwork, weavings and basketry, largely by

order—The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for Indians

Hopi, Navajo, Pueblo and Sioux artisans.

and Colored People—in 1891. That same year, Mother Katharine Drexel, as she was then called, purchased

Proceeds from the sale will go towards the Sisters of

forty-four acres in Bensalem, Pennsylvania to build a

the Blessed Sacrament’s ministry work and to the support

Motherhouse and administrative headquarters for the

of its retired Sisters, about fifty of whom still live in the

order. By 1933, the campus grew to ten buildings and

Motherhouse complex. The National Shrine of Saint

at its peak, had about 600 Sisters operating schools

Katharine Drexel will remain open to visitors through

around the country.

2017. Saint Katharine Drexel’s remains will eventually be moved to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and

For 60 years, Drexel used her wealth to build and

Paul in Philadelphia, and selections of the Sisters of the

support schools and missions in 16 states. The first

Blessed Sacrament archives will be entrusted to the

school, St. Catherine Indian School, was a boarding

Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

school in Santa Fe, New Mexico that opened in 1894. In total, Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament built 145 missions, 45 elementary schools, 12 high schools, and a university.

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GROUP OF YANKTON AND SANTEE SIOUX BEADED ITEMS first half 20th century Including two pairs of beaded Santee Sioux moccasins, a beaded hide vest, a carved tomahawk with beaded handle, bearing hand-written label,”Stone Hammer Yankton Sioux.” L: 9 1/2 in. $600-1,000

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THREE SIOUX BEADED HIDE AND QUILLED PIPE BAGS early 20th century L: 32 in. (longest, excluding fringe) $600-800

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BEADED HIDE YANKTON SIOUX FIGURAL TOBACCO POUCH

THREE PAIRS OF SIOUX BEADED HIDE MOCCASINS

made by ed yellow bird, yankton sioux In the form of a bison calf’s head ornamented with quilled streamers and tin cone bells, with hand-written tag identifying maker; together with a hide double pouch with geometric cut-outs backed with red and blue cloth, yellow dyed fringe. L: 11 1/2 in. $600-1,000

early 20th century L: 11 1/2 in. (largest) $800-1,200

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GROUP OF SIOUX BEADED HIDE ITEMS early 20th century Two pairs of beaded hide moccasins, beaded hide pouch and beaded hide knife sheath. L: 10 1/2 in. (moccasins) $500-800

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late 19th/early 20th century Including a large T-pipe, a Sioux peace pipe bowl with all over incised, crosshatched pattern, and a small T-pipe bowl with carved cross; together with a Catlinite cross medallion and a Catlinite medallion carved with cross and communion chalices. L(s): 1 5/8 in. to 7 in. $500-700

SIOUX BEADED HIDE PIPE BAG AND A QUILLED BREASTPLATE late 19th/early 20th century The breastplate patterned with American flags and ornamented with feathered tin cone bells. L: 34 1/2 in. (pipe bag, including fringe) $800-1,200

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GROUP OF AMERICAN INDIAN MINIATURE ITEMS

SIOUX CATLINITE PIPE WITH FIGURAL AND QUILLWORK WOOD STEM

20th century Including a pair of miniature snowshoes, a pair of miniature red suede and leather wrap-around moccasins, and two Navajo carved and painted bow & arrows; together with a Pueblo blue, red, and natural woven sash. L: 13 1/2 in. (snowshoes) $600-800

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first half 20th century L: 28 in. $2,000-3,000

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COLLECTION OF NINE AMERICAN INDIAN WORKS ON PAPER various artists, 20th century Comprising “Eagle Dancers” and “Retreating Fawns” by Manuel Chavez (Ow-U-Te-Wa), Cochiti Pueblo, Pena Blanca, N. Mexico, signed and dated, lower right, “Ow-U-Te-Wa 40”; “Buffalo Dancer” by Camillo Swazo and “Delight Maker” attributed to the same artist; “Deer Dancers Tesuque,” signed lower right, “Wo-pee II Diego Herrera”; a gouache on paper with three figures walking in ceremonial garb; and three works signed by Justin(o) Herrera, Cochiti Pueblo, one framed. 20 in. x 14 in. (largest, sheet size) $600-800

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GROUP OF SIX SIOUX DOLLS late 19th and first half 20th century The first, of hide with beaded eyes and mouth, felt nose, with hand-written paper tag: “Real hair Rosebud Sioux Mattie Faun Generation”; the second, of hide with embroidered features; the third, of fabric with embroidered features; and the last three, each with hand-painted molded leather face. H: 16 1/2 in. (tallest) $800-1,200

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SAN ILDEFONSO BLACKWARE POTTERY PLATE maria (1887-1980) and julian (1879-1943) martinez With black-on-black geometric motif, signed to underside, “Marie + Julian.” Diam: 13 5/8 in. $1,000-1,500

maria martinez (1887-1980), san ildefonso pueblo potter rguably the most renowned and collected Southwest potter of the 20th century, Maria Montoya Poveka Martinez, along with her husband, Julian Martinez (1879-1943),

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discovered the pottery technique for their now famous black-on-black pottery in c. 1920.

SAN ILDEFONSO BLACKWARE POTTERY VASE

Though most readily recognized for this distinctive pottery style, they also created polychrome

maria (1887-1980) and julian (1879-1943) martinez Decorated with black-on-black geometric motif, signed to underside, “Marie + Julian.” H: 12 3/4 in. Diam: 5 1/8 in. $800-1,200

and redware/sienna examples, with Julian providing the decoration for pots formed by Maria; a pamphlet published by the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Nov-Dec. 1940, describes Maria and Julian’s working relationship: “To the beauty of form moulded by [Maria] from clay, Julian adds the colorful design illustrative of the best in Indian art.” Maria worked with Julian until his death in 1943, and later worked with her daughter-in-law, Santana (1909-2002). Beginning in 1956, she worked with her son, Popovi Da, retiring from pottery-making upon his death in 1971. 14 161329/6

NEAR PAIR OF SAN ILDEFONSO BLACKWARE POTTERY JARS maria (1887-1980) and santana (1909-2002) martinez Each with band of feathers along shoulder, signed to underside, “Marie + Santana;” together with a polished blackware bowl, signed to underside, “Santana Adam. “ H: 4 1/2 in. Diam: 3 3/4 in. (vase); Diam: 7 in. (bowl) $700-900

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A RARE SAN ILDEFONSO RED/SIENNA AVANYU SERPENT STORAGE JAR

TWO SAN ILDEFONSO BLACKWARE POTTERY STORAGE JARS

maria (1887-1980) and julian (1879-1943) martinez Signed to underside, “Marie + Julian.” H: 6 1/4 in. Diam: 4 5/8 in. $500-700

tonita martinez roybal (1892–1945) and juan cruz roybal (1896–1990) Each with polished geometric motif to shoulder, signed to underside, “Tonita + Juan.” H: 5 1/4 in. Diam: 5 1/4 in. (largest) $600-800

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THREE RARE SAN ILDEFONSO REDWARE POTTERY VESSELS

TWO SAN ILDEFONSO BLACKWARE AVANYU SERPENT POTTERY STORAGE JARS

maria (1887-1980) and julian (1879-1943) martinez Comprising a wedding vase and vase, each with geometric design, and a globular jar with floral motif, each signed to underside, “Marie + Julian.” H: 6 3/4 in. (wedding vase) $600-800

tonita martinez roybal (1892–1945) Both signed to underside, “Tonita”; together with a third storage jar with Avanyu serpent, the upper rim with cut, stepped profile, signed to underside, “Cerelia,” probably for Cerelia Roybal. H: 10 1/4 in. Diam: 6 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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PAIR OF SAN ILDEFONSO REDWARE POTTERY VASES

THREE SANTA CLARA PUEBLO CARVED POTTERY VESSELS

tonita martinez roybal (1892-1945) and juan cruz roybal (1896-1990) Each with Avanyu serpent and signed to underside, “Tonita + Juan;” together with a storage jar, decorated with red and white geometric design on red, signature to underside. H: 14 1/2 in. (vases) $800-1,200

teresita naranjo (1919-1999) The first, a blackware storage jar with carved geometric design, signed to underside, “Teresita Naranjo”; the second, a small bowl carved with clouds and mountains, signed to underside, “Teresita Naranjo”; the third, a carved redware wedding vase, signed to underside, “Teresita Naranjo”; together with black-on-black Avanyu serpent small jar, signed to underside, “Teresita Naranjo Sta Clara Pueblo.” H: 4 3/4 in. Diam: 4 3/4 in. (largest); H: 8 1/4 in. (wedding vase) $1,000-1,500

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TWO SANTA CLARA BLACKWARE POTTERY JARS frances chavarria (1906-2000) and pablita chavarria (1914-1979) The first, with carved geometric design, signed to underside, “Frances”; and the second, with black-on-black geometric motif, signed to underside, “Pablita Sta Clara.” H: 4 3/4 in. Diam: 3 in. (largest) $300-500

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FOUR SOUTHWEST POTTERY VESSELS late 19th/early 20th century Including a Santa Clara redware cylindrical vase with white/buff decorative band and undulating upper rim, signed to underside, “Santa Clara”; a polished blackware bowl with impressed upper rim; a Santa Clara redware bowl with floral/geometric motif and undulating rim; and a ribbed, polished blackware bowl. H: 8 in. Diam: 5 in. (vase) $500-700

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ELEVEN AMERICAN INDIAN WORKS ON PAPER various artists, 20th century Including two silk screen prints, one entitled “Buffalo Dancer Pueblo San Ildefonso” by Jose D (Oquwal) Roybal (1922-1978); “Clown San Ildefonso” by Ralphael Roybal; a gouache on paper of three Clowns climbing an arc, framed; and seven gouache and ink on paper, including four Pueblo designs, two framed. 16 1/8 in. x 21 1/2 in. (largest, sheet size) $500-700

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GROUP OF FOUR SANTA CLARA BLACKWARE POTTERY ITEMS first half 20th century Comprising a vase and a storage jar, each with blackon-black Avanyu serpent, the jar signed to underside, “Santa Clara”; together with a pair of candlesticks. H: 10 3/4 in. Diam: 3 1/2 in. (vase) $800-1,200

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THREE ACOMA POLYCHROME POTTERY JARS first half 20th century Each with tri-color geometric design, the middle jar signed to underside, “Acoma”; the smallest with impressed upper rim, signed to underside, “Acoma N. Mex.” H: 6 3/4 in. Diam: 6 5/8 in. (largest) $600-800

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LARGE ACOMA POLYCHROME POTTERY STORAGE JAR early 20th century Decorated with bold geometric design, signed to underside, “JJ Acoma N.M.” H: 11 in. Diam: 7 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

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TWO ACOMA POLYCHROME POTTERY STORAGE JARS early 20th century One signed to underside, “Acoma.” H: 8 1/2 in. Diam: 6 1/2 in. $1,200-1,800

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THREE ACOMA POLYCHROME POTTERY STORAGE JARS first half 20th century The largest signed to underside, “Acoma”; the smallet signed, “Acoma New Mex.” H: 8 in. Diam: 7 in. (largest) $1,000-2,000

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FOUR SOUTHWEST POLYCHROME POTTERY ITEMS

mid 20th century Comprising a polychrome bowl with impressed rim, signed to underside, “Acoma. Lupe Paytiamo. August 25. 64”; a black and white storage jar with orange band along inner rim, signed to underside, “B. Leno Acoma”; and a small Acoma basket with twisted handle terminating in bird’s heads, signed to underside, “Acoma N.M. 1950”; together with a Laguna painted pottery reticulated basket with twisted handle. Diam: 10 1/4 in. (bowl) $600-800

first half 20th century Comprising a pictorial Santo Domingo storage jar, decorated on each side with a flower; two Santo Domingo bowls, one with central abstract design; and an Acoma small jar with geometric design. H: 6 in. Diam: 6 1/2 in. (jar); Diam: 8 in. (bowl, largest) $600-1,000

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THREE ACOMA POLYCHROME POTTERY VESSELS 20th century Comprising a storage jar decorated with coiled circles, pencil inscription to underside, “Acoma”; a bottle decorated with fine lines and bands of triangles, signed to underside, “Acoma NM. L.P.” (possibly for Lupe Paytiamo); and a small bowl with impressed rim, signed to underside, “Acoma N.M.” H: 7 5/8 in. Diam: 6 5/8 in. (large storage jar); H: 8 1/2 in. (bottle) $800-1,200

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ZIA POLYCHROME PICTORIAL STORAGE JAR early 20th century Decorated with alternating birds and flowers. H: 7 1/2 in. Diam: 5 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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FOUR HOPI POLYCHROME POTTERY BOWLS 20th century Two signed by “Patricia Honie,” the others by “Laura Tomosie,” and “Fannie Nampeyo,” respectively; together with a Hopi ladle with indecipherable signature. Diam: 4 3/4 in. (Nampeyo) $500-700

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GROUP OF SIX HOPI POLYCHROME POTTERY VESSELS 20th century Comprising a tall, cylindrical vase; a large bowl with outflaring rim; two storage jars, the larger with incised upper rim; and two small bowls, all unsigned. Diam: 11 in. (bowl, largest); H: 11 3/4 in. (vase) $800-1,200

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TWO LAGUNA POLYCHROME POTTERY STORAGE JARS early 20th century Each with bold geometric design. H(s): 6 1/2 in. and 6 in. Diam(s): 4 1/4 in. and 4 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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GROUP OF SEVEN CARVED AND PAINTED KACHINA DOLLS 20th century Some identified in pencil to underside. H(s): 3 1/4 in. to 7 3/4 in. $300-500

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APPLIQUÉD AND EMBROIDERED NAVAJO FIGURAL YEI TEXTILE circa 1940 Worked with cotton pieces on a cotton ground. 72 in. x 85 in. $500-800 38

EMBROIDERED PUEBLO ALTAR CLOTH first half 20th century Finely worked with polychrome silk threads on a linen ground. 54 in. x 18 in. $200-300 (detail)

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GROUP OF SOUTHWEST AMERICAN INDIAN WOVEN BASKETS late 19th/20th century Including a large Jicarilla Apache polychrome wedding basket; an Apache figural olla; a Tohono O’odham (Papago)/Pima olla, with hand-written note, “Made by Josie Johnson Papago” and an oval basket; a Pima cylindrical storage basket; a Mission polychrome basketry bowl; and two small coiled baskets with geometric design. Diam: 16 3/8 in. (wedding basket) $1,000-1,500 See additional illustration pg. 7

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NAVAJO RUG

NAVAJO “EYE-DAZZLER” RUG

20th century A wool dazzler woven in red, cream, navy, teal, orange, and brown. 44 in. x 71 in. $600-800

early 20th century Worked in shades of cream, brown, and red wool. 38 1/2 in. x 72 in. $400-600

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GROUP OF TEN NAVAJO INDIAN MISSION DOLLS st. michaels, az, circa 1930 Including men, women and children, with molded faces, hand-made clothing, some wearing silver accessories. H: 19 in. (tallest) $800-1,200

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LARGE NAVAJO FIGURAL YEI RUG

NAVAJO FIGURAL YEI RUG

first half 20th century Consisting of seven figures against a white ground, affixed to a hanging dowel. 39 1/2 in. x 108 in. $600-800

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GROUP OF FIVE NAVAJO INDIAN MISSION DOLLS st. michaels, az, 1937 Including father, mother, girl and boy, each made of cloth with molded face, accompanied by photocopy of order receipt, giving the dolls names, dated December 17, 1937, from Franciscan Father Arnold; together with second girl doll. H(s): 8 1/2 in. to 12 in. $400-800

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GROUP OF NAVAJO PAINTED WOOD ITEMS 20th century Comprising a pair of bookends, each with carved and painted geometric motif; a bowl raised on three circular feet, the well painted with figures; three painted and decorated plates: one with lizards and figures, signed to underside, “Albert Slinky Navajo”; another with figures, signed to underside, “Bern Harvey...Fort Defiance Ariz.”;

and the third, with central, profile portrait of man in headdress, signed to underside, “Kee Cohoe; and a handled tray decorated with figures, signed to underside, “Edward J”; together with a wood plate with gouged well and carved abstract geometric designs along rim and a “Navajo Design,” gouache on cardboard, by Albert Slinkey (Grade 7), St. Michael’s. Diam: 11 1/4 in. (bowl) L: 17 1/2 in. (tray) $400-600

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TWO NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOOL OR MISSION-MADE CARVED AND PAINTED SIDE CHAIRS AND A HUMIDOR first half 20th century Decorated with polychrome geometric devices. H(s): 37 in. (chair) and 25 in. (humidor) $500-700

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NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOOL OR MISSION-MADE CARVED AND PAINTED DINING TABLE AND THREE CHAIRS first half 20th century All decorated with polychrome geometric motif. H: 37 in. (chairs) $800-1,200

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TEN AMERICAN INDIAN WORKS ON PAPER various artists, most from st. paul indian mission, marty, sd, 1940s Artists include Maxine W. Bear, Winnie, Florence Dubois, Edwina St. Cloud, and others. 9 3/4 in. x 15 1/4 in. $300-500

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NAVAJO SILVER AND LEATHER CONCHO BELT early 20th century Consisting of buckle and six scalloped conchos alternating with butterfly slides; together with a silver squash blossom necklace, the central pendant mounted with turquoise stone. L: 36 in. (belt) $800-1,200

various artists, 20th century Including seven works, each depicting a dancer, all signed, lower right, “Nez-Nah”; others signed, “Ortiz,” “Vincent L 52,” “C Thomas 70” and “Tim Vigil,” two framed. 13 3/8 in. x 19 1/4 in. (largest, sight) $400-600

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LARGE ZUNI POLYCHROME POTTERY STORAGE JAR first half 20th century Of bulbous form, decorated with geometric devices, floral medallions, stylized birds and heart-line deer (deer-in-the-house). H: 15 1/4 in. Diam: 9 1/8 in. (opening) $1,000-2,000

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SOUTHWEST, POSSIBLY ACOMA, FOUR-COLOR POLYCHROME POTTERY STORAGE JAR Decorated with floral medallions and stylized, curvilinear red and black floral motif. H: 12 1/2 in. Diam: 7 in. $600-800 54

THREE SOUTHWEST POLYCHROME POTTERY VESSELS first half 20th century Comprising two Acoma storage jars and a bowl, each decorated with geometric devices. H: 8 1/2 in. Diam: 7 1/4 in. (largest) $2,000-3,000

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GROUP OF FOUR SOUTHWEST AMERICAN INDIAN COILED BASKETS

NORTHWEST COAST CARVED WOOD SPEAKER’S STAFF

first half 20th century Including two Papago (Tohono O’odham) figural snake baskets; together with a North Carolina Cherokee basket by Carol Welch (b. 1940). Diam: 15 3/4 in. (largest) $1,000-2,000

late 19th century Carved with totemic figures. L: 35 in. provenance: Collected by Dr. Bertrand Kingbury Wilbur (1870-1945), scion of the Wilbur Chocolate Company, who worked at Sitka Mission Hospital, Sitka, Alaska, from 1894-1901. He recorded his experiences in a memoir entitled, J.A.M. (Just About Me), Medical Mission to Sitka Alaska. $1,000-1,500

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NORTHWEST COAST CARVED POLYCHROME TOTEM

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20th century Carved with totemic figures. H: 36 in. $600-800

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CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY AND WALNUT SPICE CABINET 18th century and later H: 22 in. W: 16 3/4 in. D: 12 3/4 in. provenance: The Estate of George A. “Frolic” Weymouth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. $1,500-2,500

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TWO SMALL GRENFELL TABLE MATS grenfell labrador industries, newfoundland and labrador, canada, early 20th century Retaining original fabric labels, and paper sale’s tags and vivid color. Diam(s): 8 in. and 10 1/2 in. $600-800

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CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY AND GILTWOOD LOOKING GLASS

CHARMING FORGE WALNUT DOCUMENT BOX

late 18th century Cresting pierced with a foliate device. H: 34 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $800-1,200

womelsdorf, pa, late 18th/early 19th century Stenciled “Charming Forge” under lid, fitted with a till, on cleat feet. H: 7 1/4 in. W: 20 1/2 in. D: 10 in. provenance: Property from the Estate of Robin Hiester Najarian (1933-2015). Descended in the family from William M. Taylor (1819-1908), ironmaster of Charming Forge, to the present owner. $800-1,200

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CARVED AND PAINTED FIGURE OF A SQUIRREL probably canadian, possibly northwest coast, 20th century The squirrel holding two bottles inscribed, “A Quart of Canadian Club” and “Dxu Hkey,” respectively. H: 16 in. $800-1,200

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CHERRYWOOD STRETCHER TABLE new england, late 18th/early 19th century Rectangular top with breadboard ends above apron with drawer, turned legs joined by stretchers. H: 27 in. W: 43 in. D: 28 1/4 in. $1,000-2,000

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GEORGE II GILTWOOD AND MAHOGANY PIER MIRROR 18th century H: 55 in. W: 27 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $1,500-2,500

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QUEEN ANNE WALNUT TEA TABLE eastern virginia, late 18th century With molded octagonal top and tapering legs ending in pad feet. H: 27 1/2 in. W: 29 3/4 in. D: 19 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $800-1,200 64 152351/133

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ANGLO-AMERICAN SCHOOL 18TH CENTURY

CHIPPENDALE WALNUT SIDE CHAIR WITH PIERCED URN SPLAT

pair of portraits: a lady and a gentleman Oil on canvas, framed. 38 in. x 31 in. (sight) provenance: The Estate of Betty Rhoads Wright, Alexandria, Virginia. $1,500-2,500

halifax, va, late 18th century H: 38 1/4 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $600-800

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QUEEN ANNE MAHOGANY ROUND TILT-TOP TEA TABLE

SET OF SIX CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS

norfolk, va, circa 1760 H: 27 in. Diam: 27 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. note: For related example, see Hurst, Ronald L. and Jonathan Prown. Southern Furniture: 1680-1830 (1997), figs. 100, 100.1 and 100.2, pp. 318 and 319. $1,500-3,000

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QUEEN ANNE CARVED WALNUT BALLOON SEAT SIDE CHAIR boston, ma, circa 1760 Shell-carved cresting above urn-form splat and compass-form seat on cabriole legs ending in pad feet, joined by stretchers. H: 42 in. $1,500-2,500

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CHIPPENDALE CARVED MAHOGANY BLOCKFRONT DESK newburyport, ma, circa 1770 Some small drawers bear inscriptions including notation about the “Brig.” H: 40 3/4 in. W: 42 3/4 in. D: 21 in. provenance: According to family tradition, the desk originally belonged to privateer Captain Moses Brown (1741-1804) of Newburyport, Massachusetts, who married Sarah Coffin; thence to their only surviving child, Captain Joseph Brown (1774-1845), who married Mary Pillsbury; thence to their only surviving child, Captain Moses Brown (1808-1865), who married Mary Jane Perkins; to their son, Moses Brown, who married Josephine Kendall; to their son, Edward Brown, grandfather of the present owner. $5,000-10,000

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ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES PEALE, SR. (1749-1831) portrait of john dunlap, jr. (1785-1856) of philadelphia Oil on canvas, framed. 35 1/2 in. x 27 1/2 in. (sight) note: Born in Philadelphia, John Dunlap, Jr. (1785-1856) was the son of renowned American printer John Dunlap, Sr. (1747-1812). In 1771, Dunlap, Sr. published the weekly newspaperThe Pennsylvania Packet or The General Advertiser, which later, in 1784, became the successful daily North American and United States Gazette. Dunlap printed much of Pennsylvania’s colonial currency, but his most significant commission came in 1776, when he was asked to print the first broadside copies of the United States Declaration of Independence.

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NEEDLEWORK MOURNING SAMPLER “rebecca embree 1823,” chester county, pa Worked with silk threads on gauze ground, framed. 15 in. x 15 in. (sight) $1,000-2,000

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CHIPPENDALE CARVED WALNUT HIGH CHEST pennsylvania With broken cornice, fitted with drawers, on base with shell-carved knees on cabriole legs ending in ball and claw feet. H: 69 1/2 in. W: 43 1/2 in. D: 23 in. provenance: Property from the Estate of Robin Hiester Najarian (1933-2015). Frederick W. Nicholls, Jr. (1906-1961). Mrs. Lamont (Bertha Taylor) DuPont II (1876-1928). $3,000-5,000

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CHIPPENDALE CARVED WALNUT ARMCHAIR pennsylvania, late 18th century Fitted as a commode chair. H: 38 1/4 in. provenance: Property from the Estate of Robin Hiester Najarian (1933-2015). Frederick W. Nicholls, Jr. (1906-1961). Mrs. Lamont (Bertha Taylor) DuPont II (1876-1928). $1,200-1,800

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CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1827) AND JAMES PEALE, SR. (1749-1831) two portraits: zachariah (1761–1844) and susanna poulson (d. 1830) of philadelphia The portrait of Zachariah signed and dated, lower left, “CW Peale Painted 1800,” each oil on canvas, matching gilt frames. 29 in. x 23 1/4 in. (sight) provenance: Descended in the family to the present owner. note: Born in Philadelphia, Zachariah Poulson (1761-1844) was an editor, printer and publisher, serving as propietor of the American Daily Advertiser. He printed Poulson’s Town and Country Almanac from 1789 to 1801 and published Robert Proud’s History of Pennsylvania (1797-8), amongst other works. Poulson married Susannah Knorr on April 23, 1780 in Swedes’ Church, Philadelphia. James Peale, Sr. (1749-1831) painted another pair of portaits of Mr. and Mrs. Zachariah Poulson, currently in The Library Company of Philadelphia; Zachariah had a longstanding relationship with the Library Company of Philadelphia, serving as librarian from 1785-1806. $15,000-25,000

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UNUSUAL SILVER STRAINER john brevoort (1715-1775), new york, ny With maskhead handle, marked to underside of bowl and handle, “IBV.” L: 3 7/8 in. Total weight: 1 3/4 troy oz. note: Another strainer by Brevoort is in the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC, object DL*383471. $600-1,000

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Hospital of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Retains brass plaque inside waist door, “Bequeathed to the hospital by William Keehmle Ramborger originally belonging to his great-grandfather Peter Ozeas who died in 1824.” note: Born in Germany, Peter (Pierre) Ozeas (1738-1824) married Germantown, Pennsylvania native Magdalena Hergert (17411795) in 1760; they had four children.

CHIPPENDALE CARVED WALNUT TALL CASE CLOCK david rittenhouse (1732-1796), philadelphia, pa, circa 1775 The silver single-sheet dial with Rococo engraving attributed to James Smither, English (active Philadelphia, 1741-1797), the face inscribed, “David Rittenhouse Philada,” with eight-day works; the case twice branded, “I. Parrish.” H: 102 3/4 in. provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. Philip H. Bradley Co., Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 1999.

William Keehmle Ramborger was born in Philadelphia in 1837 and died in 1919. The Ozeas, Ramborger and Keehmle Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art was established in the late 19th century and added to throughout the early 20th century. $30,000-50,000

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SILHOUETTE PORTRAIT AND SIGNATURE OF BENJAMIN WEST (1738-1820) london, england, circa 1802 Hollow-cut profile above card, inscribed, “Mr. West Newman Street. 14,” further inscribed in graphite on verso, “Rembrandt Peale writes to John Durand from Boston Aug. 28, 1857: The profile was the 1st made in London in my presence in Mr. West’s Gallery...The year must have been 1802...,” framed. 4 3/54 in. x 3 3/4 in. (sight) note: 14 Newman Street in London’s West End was the home and studio of Benjamin West from 1774 to his death in 1820. West created a veritable Palace to Art and welcomed generations of American artists and art students. $800-1,200

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note: William Felsted, the father of Samuel Felsted (1743-1802), was an English-born merchant, ironmonger and organist, who arrived in Jamaica in the 1730s, but was in Boston in 1737, petitioning to establish a shop. In 1741, before returning to Jamaica, William Felsted married Joyce Weaver at Christ Church in Philadelphia. Samuel Felsted was born in Jamaica in 1743, was a property owner by the age of 19, and baptized as an Anabaptist in 1763 at the age of 20. He married Maria Laurence, daughter of a plantation owner, in 1770, and they eventually had eight children. In 1771, Felsted was admitted to the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia—one of four Jamaicans to be accepted to the organization in the 18th century. In support of his application for membership and due to his interest in botany, Felsted sent drawings of Jamaican butterflies. Dr. James Smith, a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Jamaica, in a letter of support for Felsted’s membership wrote, “Mr. Samuel Felsted, an ingenious young Gentleman of good reputation in this Town applied to me for an introduction to the members of your newly established Society, expressing a great desire to become a correspondent; being long convinced of his merit

in the three Sister Sciences: Poetry, Painting and Music for which he has natural genius.” Smith continues, “His education has been rather confined, but by great industry and force of native genius, he has recommended himself to the wise and learned of this island.” After his admission to the Philosophical Society, Felsted sent plans for a horizontal windmill designed to power sugar mills. For most of his life, Felsted was the organist at St. Andrew Parish Church in Kingston, and is best known today as the composer of the first complete oratorio written in the New World—Jonah, published in London in 1775. Emanuel Baruh Lousada (1740-1797 or 1807) was a prominent Jewish merchant, land owner and trader in Kingston with family business connections throughout the West Indies and London. Lousada married an English cousin, Esther Lousada, who died in 1775, and later his brother Daniel’s widow, Rachel. The Lousadas traced their ancestry to Granada, Spain and frequently used a Coat-of-Arms as seen in this painting.

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SAMUEL FELSTED ( JAMAICA, 1743–1802) “a north-east view of the house of mr. emanuel lousada, kingston, jamca,” 1778 Signed and dated, lower left, “S. Felsted Pinxit. 1778, Count(r)y House, Kingston, Jamaica,” oil on canvas, framed. 24 1/4 x 31 3/4 in. provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. The Institute of Jamaica documents that a painting of a Kingston residence by S. Felsted, dated 1778, was offered for sale to the Institute in 1947 by a London Art Dealer. $10,000-15,000

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ADAM AND EVE NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER “jane jones her work ag(e) 14, 1838” A meandering vine enclosing Biblical verse, inscription, baskets of flowers and Adam and Eve, worked with polychrome silk threads on a wool gauze ground, framed. 18 in. x 17 1/2 in. (sight) provenance: Property of a New York Collector. $1,000-3,000

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NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER AND FOUR RICHARDSON/ YARNALL FAMILY SILHOUETTES

hannah yarnall (1797-1876), westtown school, dated 1810 Medallions, flowers, birds and berry sprigs worked in silk threads on linen ground, framed. 12 5/8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (sight) provenance: By descent through the Yarnall/Richardson Family to the present owner. note: Hannah was the daughter of Peter Yarnall (1754-1800) and Hannah Haines Yarnall (1765-1822), both influential Quaker ministers. According to the Westtown School student register, Hannah Yarnall was admitted at age 13 from Byberry, Pennsylvania, and she left in April 1812. Two other samplers worked by Hannah Yarnall while a student at Westtown are in the collection of the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College. Hannah Yarnall married Nathaniel Richardson (1793-1872) in 1816. The couple had twelve children. $2,500-3,500

rebecca richardson (1821-1896), byberry friends school, byberry, pa, dated 1833 Sampler worked with a floral border enclosing floral sprigs, sentimental verse, and inscription in silk threads on a linen ground; together with four hollow-cut silhouettes bearing “Museum” stamp of Charles Willson Peale’s Museum, depicting sampler maker Rebecca Richardson, her parents, Nathaniel Richardson (1793-1872) and Hannah Yarnall Richardson (17981876), and Peter Yarnall (1790-1878), Hannah Richardson’s half-brother, all framed. 16 1/4 in. x 17 1/4 in. (sampler) and 4 3/4 in. x 3 1/2 in. (silhouettes, sight) provenance: By descent through the Yarnall/Richardson Family to the present owner. note: Rebecca Richardson, the daughter of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall Richardson, was a member of Byberry Friends Meeting and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. $1,000-1,500

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NEEDLEWORK SAMPLER

AMERICAN SCHOOL 19TH CENTURY

“mary power’s work aged 10 years 11th march 1807,” probably philadelphia, pa Figures, animals, parrot, and trees enclosing a building on a hillock with pious verse and potted flowers above, worked with silk threads on a linen ground, retains satin ribbon border, framed. 17 in. x 21 in. (sight) $8,000-12,000

six portrait miniatures depicting members of the estabrook family Several inscribed in graphite on verso: “James E. Estabrook, Mary Estabrook, John Estabrook, Joseph Estabrook, Harriet Estabrook,” each watercolor and ink on paper, framed. 3 in. x 2 1/2 in. (sight) $600-800

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TWO BRASS SURVEYOR’S COMPASSES augustus platt (1793-1886), columbus, oh, and thomas whitney (1798-1823), philadelphia, pa The first, a cased compass with dial inscribed, “A. Platt Columbus, Ohio”; the second, with dial inscribed, “Thos. Whitney, Maker / Philadelphia.” H: 5 in. L: 15 1/4 in. D: 8 in. (box) $2,000-3,000

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WILLIAM JENNYS (1774-1859) pair of portraits: a lady and a gentleman Oil on canvas, laid on masonite, framed. 27 in. x 21 1/2 in. (sight) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $4,000-6,000

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FEDERAL WALNUT CARD TABLE baltimore or annapolis, md, circa 1800 Rectangular top above a single long drawer on squared tapering legs. H: 30 in. W: 39 in. D: 19 1/2 in. provenance: Descended in the family to the present owner. Formerly belonged to Mary Arthur Fendall Harrison (1877-1961). See note for lot 91. $1,000-2,000

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PRINTED LINEN HANDKERCHIEF “western hemisphere or the new world,” early 19th century With hand-embroidered name, “I. Bogart,” framed. 19 in. x 21 1/2 in. (sight) $800-1,200

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PRESENTATION WALKING STICK CARVED WITH THE STATE SEAL OF VIRGINIA presented to dr. thomas miller (1806-1873) from mount vernon The handle end incised with the motto found on the obverse of the Virginia seal, “Sic Semper Tyrannis“ and inset with silvered presentation plaque inscribed, “Dr. Miller from Mt. Vernon.” L: 37 in. provenance: Descended in the family to the present owner. note: In The Minutes of the Council of the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association of the Union (1900), the Vice Regent of Virginia reports, “I have received as a loan one of Mrs. Washington’s dining room chairs, given to Dr. Thomas Miller of Washington, D.C., by his old friend and patient, Mrs. Tobias Lear, widow of Washington’s private secretary, and niece of Mrs. Washington.” Dr. Thomas Miller was “a distinguished physician, who attended so many Presidents that he well deserved the title of ‘court physician’ laughingly accorded to him by his friends.” Miller’s daughter, Virginia, in her paper, “Dr. Thomas Miller and His Times,” describes her father as a man “so closely identified with the people and history of Washington that it would be impossible to omit him from any true account.” Close listed friends of Dr. Miller listed in Virginia’s paper include: General Robert E. Lee, George W. Richards of Philadelphia, Stephen A. Douglas, and Brigadier General Thomas Sidney Jesup. $800-1,200

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GROUP OF ITEMS RELATING TO PROMINENT WHITE HOUSE PHYSICIAN DR. THOMAS MILLER (1806-1873) OF WASHINGTON, D.C. 19th century Including a walnut blanket chest, the lift-lid top with applied silvered plaque engraved, “Dr. Miller,” opening to well with till, raised on bracket feet; together with two walking sticks: the first, possibly snakewood, with gold-plated cap engraved with crest; the second, a presentation cane with gold-plated cap engraved, “Presented to / J.J. Jones / by the Printers of the / Advocate Office / as a testimonial of their / regard & esteem / Baton Rouge / Jan 14 1856,” and further engraved along edge, “Dr. J.J. Jones to Dr. Miller”; a pair of Western-style silvered parade/show spurs; a seal with Fendall Family Crest; and a pair of silver tongs, engraved, “Mary Arthur Fendall Harrison from her Great Grandfather General Robert Young.” L: 42 in. (cane, longest); H: 22 1/2 in. W: 51 3/4 in. D: 22 5/8 in. (blanket chest)

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provenance: Descended in the family to the present owner. note: Lot accompanied by a copy of Miller, Virginia. Dr. Thomas Miller and His Times: A paper read before the Columbia Historical Society / May 1, 1899 (Columbia Historical Society, January 1900). Virginia Miller’s diary was discovered in the Harrison House, in Leesburg, Virginia, when it was sold in 1980. Dr. Miller was related to the Harrisons, and him and his family stayed at the Harrison House during the Civil War. A copy of the diary is presently in the collection of Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, Virginia. Dr. Thomas Miller married Virginia Collins Jones, and they had five children: George, Thomas, Anna, Virginia and Sally. Sally married Arthur Fendall, and together they had Thomas Miller Fendall and Mary Arthur Fendall, who married Charles Fauntleroy Harrison on March 16, 1909 in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia. $2,500-3,500

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ATTRIBUTED TO ISAAC SHEFFIELD (1793–1845) portrait of a ship’s captain Oil on artist’s board, period grain-painted frame. 12 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. (sight) $2,500-3,500

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SCRIMSHAW WHALE’S TOOTH 19th century Incised with sailor holding a quadrant seated on a ship’s bulwark, the inscription, “Nil Desperandum“ above him, the reverse with fashionable lady in a parlor with window, mirror, chair and pianoforte, heightened in polychrome. L: 6 3/4 in. provenance: Property from a Prominent Connecticut Collection. $2,000-3,000

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SIX WHALE IVORY PIE CRIMPERS, A WHALE IVORY SILK THREAD WINDER, AND MODEL OF THE SHIP JESSIE 19th century Together with a whalebone fid with a fist-shaped finial, a whalebone whistle, and a ring. L: 6 3/4 in. (longest) provenance: Property from a Prominent Connecticut Collection. $1,000-2,000

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GROUP OF FIVE WHALE IVORY, BALEEN AND EXOTIC WOOD WALKING STICKS

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SHADOWBOX WITH THE FULLY RIGGED THREE MASTED SHIP FLORENCE FLYING THE AMERICAN FLAG late 19th century H: 18 in. W: 42 in. $1,000-2,000

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FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST OF DRAWERS

19th century Four inlaid with mother-of-pearl. L: 33 in. (longest) provenance: Property from a Prominent Connecticut Collection. $1,500-2,500

new england, circa 1800 H: 35 1/4 in. W: 39 1/2 in. D: 22 in. provenance: Property of a Lancaster, Pennsylvania Collection. $1,500-3,000

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GROUP OF SIX WHALE BONE IVORY WALKING STICKS 19th century Including two with snake-form handles; a third, with a fist and bar handle; a fourth, with an eagle’s head handle; a fifth, with a handle of two small whale’s teeth; and the sixth, with a tapering, faceted and reeded handle on diamond carved shaft. L(s): 31 3/4 in. and 35 in. provenance: Property from a Prominent Connecticut Collection. $2,000-3,000

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SILK EMBROIDERED PICTURE TO THE MEMORY OF WASHINGTON

THREE STAFFORDSHIRE POLYCHROME FIGURES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706–1790)

possibly by mary jackson (1789-1851), new castle, de, circa 1815 Worked with silk threads, watercolor and ink on a silk ground, the faces of the three young people realistically rendered, with view of Mt. Vernon beyond, framed. 21 in. x 19 in. (sight) provenance: Descended in the family to the present owner. According to family tradition, the work was inherited by Isabelle Pierce Talley (1849-1919). Her grandmother, Mary Jackson, married Amos Pierce (1759-1836) in Brandywine Hundred, New Castle, Delaware. note: The image is based on the engraving by Samuel Seymour, In Memory of General Washington and his Lady, published in 1804 and 1814 by J. Savage in Philadelphia. $8,000-12,000

19th century Two labeled, “G. Washington”; together with a polychrome porcelain bust of George Washington (1732-1799). H: 15 1/2 in. (tallest) provenance: The Estate of Betty Rhoads Wright, Alexandria, Virginia. $1,000-1,500

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AMERICAN SCHOOL 19TH CENTURY POSSIBLY RAPHAELLE PEALE (1774–1825) portrait miniature of george washington (1735-1799) in military uniform Watercolor on paper, sterling silver frame; lot accompanied by earlier gilt carved frame with plaque, “From Life by James Peale 1795.” 4 1/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. (sight) provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia. Sotheby’s, New York, Sale 6269: Fine Americana, January 23-25, 1992, Lot 211. Mrs. Samuel F. Houston, Philadelphia. Mr. H.H. Houston, Philadelphia. literature: Illustrated, with discussion of attribution, in Morgan, John Hill and Mantle Fielding, The Life Portraits of Washington and their Replicas (1931), pp. 364-366. $6,000-8,000

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GEORGE II GILT-GESSO PIER MIRROR

THE HERIOT-SPARKMAN FAMILY FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY TIERED OR STAGE-TOP SIDEBOARD

circa 1740 Of rectangular form, with swan’s neck pediment ending in rosettes, centered by an eagle above a rocaille shell, the mirror plate flanked with swags, scrolls, and foliate devices. H: 51 in. W: 30 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

charleston, sc, circa 1800 H: 45 in. W: 72 1/2 in. D: 33 1/2 in. provenance: Family tradition traces the ownership of this sideboard to Dr. James Ritchie Sparkman (1815-1897) and Mary Elizabeth Heriot Sparkman (1827-1912) of Dirleton Plantation, Plantersville, Georgetown County on the Peedee River. Dr. Sparkman built the extant 23-room plantation house in 1859. It has been suggested that the sideboard was inherited by Mrs. Sparkman from her parents, Dr. Edward Thomas Heriot (1793-1854), a physician, merchant and planter, and Elizabeth Stark Heriot (1801-1886), who lived at Mount Arena Plantation on Sandy Island and Dirleton Plantation. The sideboard may have originally been owned by Mrs. Sparkman’s grandparents, William Heriot (1745) and Mary Thomas (1771-1806), who married in 1792. Heriot emigrated from Scotland in 1768 and served in the South Carolina militia during the Revolutionary War. He became a prominent Georgetown merchant and bookseller, highly active in civic and church affairs.

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FEDERAL INLAID MAHOGANY CARD TABLE boston, ma, or providence, ri, circa 1800 H: 29 1/2 in. W: 35 1/2 in. D: 16 3/4 in. provenance: Private Collection, Maryland. $2,000-3,000

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AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785–1851) BY ROBERT HAVELL

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“trumpeter swan,” london, england, 1837 Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, The Birds of America, (1827-1838), Plate 376, with the J. Whatman watermark, dated 1838. 25 5/8 in. x 38 in. (sheet size) $15,000-25,000

FEDERAL WRITING OR DRESSING TABLE virginia, circa 1800 With an outset top above a single long drawer on tapering legs. H: 30 in. L: 33 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $800-1,200

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FEDERAL CHERRYWOOD SECRETARY BOOKCASE

TWO FEDERAL CARVED MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIRS

pennsylvania, circa 1800 Prospect drawer with ink inscription, “Original Secretary L.V. Buehler circa 1790,” glazed upper section on a slantfront desk opening to a fitted interior above graduated drawers on flaring feet joined by a shaped apron. H: 85 in. W: 46 in. D: 21 in. $1,500-2,500

salem, massachusetts, circa 1800 The crests carved with swags outlined with punch marks. H: 37 1/2 in. $1,000-2,000

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AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785–1851) BY ROBERT HAVELL “richardson’s jager,” london, england, 1835 Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, The Birds of America, (1827-1838), plate 272, with the J. Whatman watermark, dated 1835. 25 9/16 in. x 36 3/4 in. (sheet size) $2,000-3,000 110 160605/6

AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON (1785–1851) BY ROBERT HAVELL “bay-winged bunting, male,” variant 1, london, england, 1830 Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, The Birds of America, (1827-1838), plate 94, with the J. Whatman watermark, dated 1830. 38 3/16 in. x 25 9/16 in. (sheet size) $2,000-3,000

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AMERICAN SCHOOL 19TH CENTURY AFTER ARY SCHEFFER (1795-1858)

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portrait of the marquis de lafayette (1757-1834) in civilian dress Oil on panel, framed, frame retains plaque misattributing the portrait to Samuel F. B. Morse (1791-1872); the panel verso with sketch for battle scene painting. 21 1/4 in. x 16 in. (sight) provenance: Private Collection, Philadelphia. $8,000-12,000

classical italianate house with extensive green houses, mid atlantic area, circa 1845 Oil on canvas, framed. 29 in. x 44 1/4 in. (sight) provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. $3,000-5,000

113 note: The full-length portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette in civilian dress was presented to the U.S. House of Representatives by French artist Ary Scheffer in 1824 to commmemorate Lafayette’s address to the Joint Meeting of Congress. Upon its receipt, the portrait was highly praised for being “as large as life, and... the best portrait we have ever seen. Its fidelity to the venerable original is, indeed most admirable.” The likeness became the most famous image of Lafayette during his thirteen month US tour, during which time it hung in the Capitol Rotunda and was visited by numerous artists wishing to make copies.

FEDERAL MAHOGANY AND MAHOGANY VENEER CHEST OF DRAWERS new york or norfolk, va, circa 1800 H: 44 3/4 in. W: 43 1/2 in. D: 21 1/2 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $1,500-3,000

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CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ‘FAMILLE ROSE’ TEAPOT 18th century H: 6 1/4 in. $400-600

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CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ‘FAMILLE ROSE’ WINE COOLER

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DAWSON FAMILY CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN COVERED SERVING DISH

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SIX ‘ORANGE FITZHUGH’ PIECES FROM THE EDWARD AND ANN THOMSON CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE

CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ‘ROSE MEDALLION’ COVERED ECUELLE AND UNDERPLATE MADE FOR THE MIFFLIN FAMILY OF PHILADELPHIA

1822-1823 Comprising an oval serving platter, a warming dish, and four saucers, each bearing the intials, “EAT.” Diam: 14 5/8 in. (platter) note: A prominent merchant in the China trade, Edward Thomson (1771-1853) married Ann Renshaw (1773-1842) at Christ Church in Philadelphia in 1796. This dinner service is believed to have been ordered in 1822-23 by their son, Richard Renshaw Thomson (1799-1824), who served as US Consul to China. For further information about the Thomson family and about this dinner service, see: Lee, Jean Gordon. Philadelphians and the China Trade 17841844, Philadelphia Museum of Art (1984), pp. 152-153. $1,500-2,500 115 170132/11

CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN ‘SEPIA FITZHUGH’ COVERED SERVING DISH circa 1810 Together with a shaped ‘Sepia Fitzhugh’ tureen liner. H: 4 1/4 in. L: 11 in. (serving dish) $1,000-1,500

first quarter 19th century The lid and underplate both bearing the Mifflin Family crest and the initials “J.L.M.” Diam(s): 5 3/4 in. (ecuelle) and 8 1/8 in. (underplate) provenance: The initials “J.L.M.” likely belong to James Large Mifflin (1800-1872), son of Thomas Mifflin (1777-1820) and Sarah Large (1779-1856). $600-1,000 117 170132/1

circa 1800 The lid and interior well decorated with cobalt bands, gilt eightpointed stars, the Dawson family crest and the initial, “D.” H: 5 1/4 in. L: 11 in. provenance: Formerly by descent in the Coleman Family of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. note: On Dec. 25, 1794, George Banadale Dawson (1760-2832) married Anna Maria Robinson (1774/6-1852) at Third Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia; this service was likely ordered in commemoration of their marriage. Dawson’s daughter, Harriet (1798/1802-1865), married James Coleman (1784-1831), son of Pennsylvania iron tycoon Robert Coleman (1748-1825), in 1821. The decoration on this service relates to that found on services made for three other Philadelphians: Samuel Breck, Benjamin Chew and John Ross. See: Lee, Jean Gordon. Philadelphians and the China Trade 1784-1844, Philadelphia Museum of Art (1984), pp. 47, 62, 151. $1,000-1,500

CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN SOUP PLATE FROM A SERVICE MADE FOR JOHN KEATING (1760-1856)

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CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN COVERED TUREEN AND STAND

circa 1810 With sepia central roundel depicting stately home. Diam: 9 3/4 in. note: Though born and educated overseas, John Keating (1760-1856) ultimately emigrated to Pennsylvania, where he became a landowner and founder of the real estate company, John Keating & Co. His granddaughter, Mary Keating (1833-1862) of Philadelphia married paper mill owner Thomas Willcox in 1852. Other pieces from this service that descended through the Willcox Family are in the Winterthur Museum Collections, 2001.0041.002; 2001.0041.001 A, B. $500-700

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circa 1770 Of silver shape, decorated with floral sprays and sprigs. H: 6 in. Diam: 8 in. note: A very similar cooler, if not the present example, sold Christie’s, New York, Chinese Export Art, January 27, 2014, Lot 424. $1,500-2,500

late 19th/early 20th century Decorated with an emblazoned American Eagle and pink floral swags; together with a conforming pair of shrimp dishes. L(s): 13 1/2 in. (stand) and 10 1/4 in. (dish) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $1,000-2,000

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AMERICAN SCHOOL 19TH CENTURY portrait of a gentleman seated on a red sofa Oil on canvas, framed. 29 1/4 in. x 24 1/4 in. (sight) $2,000-3,000

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TWO CHINESE EXPORT BRASS BANDED AND STUDDED, LEATHER-BOUND CAMPHOR WOOD TRAVELING TRUNKS 19th century Both with brass plaque to lid: the first, engraved, “Mrs. Sarah A. Lawrence” and the second, “M.E. Palmer Baltimore.” H: 10 3/4 in. W: 25 1/2 in. D: 12 1/2 in.; H: 10 in. W: 25 in. D: 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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CLASSICAL FIGURED MAHOGANY TWO-DRAWER WORK TABLE baltimore, md, circa 1830 With a lift top opening to a fitted and mirrored interior, above two drawers on flaring support, shaped platform base and scrolled feet. H: 30 in. W: 18 in. D: 22 1/2 in. $500-800

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TWO CHINESE EXPORT BRASS BANDED AND STUDDED, LEATHER-BOUND CAMPHOR WOOD TRAVELING TRUNKS 19th century The first, with engraved brass plaque to lid, “James Morrell Philadelphia.” H: 10 3/4 in. W: 24 5/8 in. D: 12 1/2 in.; H: 12 in. W: 29 in. D: 15 in. note: James Morrell served as Secretary of the Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad Company. $1,000-1,500

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his portrait was commissioned in 1825 by Isaac P. Davis (1771-1855), a wealthy Boston manufacturer of cables and cordage for construction of rope bridges and an important early patron of American artists. Davis served on the Fine Arts Committee of the Boston Athenaeum for many years and was an intimate friend of both artist, Gilbert Stuart, and sitter, Daniel Webster.

As a brilliant representation of a young Massachusetts Congressman, this portrait is the meeting of two of the nineteenth century’s great American talents. Webster was one of the most highly regarded Constitutional scholars, courtroom attorneys, diplomats and politicians of his time. Besides the House of Representatives, he also served in the Senate, twice as Secretary of State, and ran for the office of President on the Whig Party ticket. Nationally known for his spectacular oratory skills, Webster’s 1830 address, “Second Reply to Hayne,” is regarded as the most eloquent speech ever delivered in Congress. In that speech, he describes the U.S. government as “made for the people, made by the people and answerable to the people,” later paraphrased by Lincoln in his Gettysburg Address. Webster championed America’s Union and put forth compromises to avoid a Civil War.

The portrait hung in Davis’s Boston parlor until he presented it to Webster, who displayed it in his family home in Marshfield, Massachusetts. In 1878, it was rescued from a house fire by Webster’s descendants and subsequently became the property of Dedham, Massachusetts politician, George Frederick Williams (18521932). The portrait later joined the collection of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (1882-1973), whose estate was sold by Sotheby’s in 1975. At this auction, the portrait was re-acquired by a member of the Webster family who then gifted it to the Holderness School in New Hampshire.

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GILBERT STUART (1755-1828) portrait of daniel webster (1782-1852), 1825 Oil on canvas, framed. 35 3/8 in. x 27 3/8 in. (sight) $80,000-120,000

Comparably, Stuart was one of the era’s most gifted, prolific and successful portrait painters of America’s early nationhood. After studying in London and Dublin, Stuart gained popularity overseas and his portraits were sought after on both sides of the Atlantic. Stuart won commissions from a host of notable figures, including Kings George III and IV; Abigail and John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; James Monroe; and, most famously, George Washington. By the end of his career, Stuart had painted more than 1,000 portraits of politically and socially prominent Americans. His paintings of the Founding Fathers have frequently been used as models for engravings and are often the most recognizable images of their respective sitters. Lawrence Park discusses this portrait in his classic publication, Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of his Works (1926), remarking that it “...has a depth of expression for which (Stuart) was so remarkable.” Park also recounts Webster’s approval of this likeness: “One day while visiting Mr. Davis, Webster stood for some time before the picture and, making a low bow to it, said, ‘I am willing that it shall go down to posterity.’”

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MANUEL DE FRANCA (1808-1865)

ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS SULLY (1783–1872)

portrait of a young girl in a red dress holding a straw hat filled with flowers Signed and dated upper right, “M. De Franca pinxit 1843,” oil on canvas laid on board, framed in the oval. 28 in. x 23 in. (sight) $1,000-1,500

two double portraits Both oil on canvas, each canvas verso stamped, “Ashton and Browning 204 Chestnut St. Philadelphia,” framed. 23 1/2 in. x 19 1/2 in. (sight) $2,000-3,000

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CLASSICAL CARVED MAHOGANY CARD TABLE

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ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM RUSH (1756–1833)

maryland or virginia, circa 1815 With a reeded urn support on four downswept legs ending in brass paw feet on casters. H: 36 in. W: 18 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $1,000-1,500

bust of diana, 19th century Terracotta, bears partial paper label of Ginsburg & Levy, and typed label of former owner. H: 12 1/2 in. provenance: Sotheby’s, New York, The Collection of Dr. And Mrs. Henry P. Deyerle, May 26 and 27, 1995. Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Henry P. Deyerle, Harrisonburg, Virginia. $1,500-2,500

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PAIR OF OPPOSING CAST ZINC GATEPIER EAGLES late 19th century/early 20th century Each raised on square plinth. H: 20 in. L: 46 in. provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000

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ATTRIBUTED TO REMBRANDT PEALE (1778-1860) portrait of judge thomas tyler bouldin (1781-1834) of virginia Oil on canvas, framed. 30 1/4 in. x 25 1/4 in. (sight) provenance: By descent in the Bouldin-Edmunds Family to the present owner. note: Born in Charlotte County, Virginia, Judge Thomas Tyler Bouldin was admitted to the bar in 1802 and practiced at the Charlotte Court House, Virginia. He was appointed judge of the circuit court and was elected Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833). Although he initially failed to be reelected for the Twenty-third Congress, Bouldin was ultimately elected upon the death of John Randolph. He served until his death in 1834, dying while addressing the House of Representatives. $6,000-8,000

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LARGE CLASSICAL MAHOGANY TILT-TOP DINING TABLE boston, ma, circa 1830 Circular top on a columnar support with acanthus-carved ring on arched base. H: 29 1/2 in. Diam: 48 in. $1,000-1,500

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PAIR OF PATINATED BRASS DOUBLE-ARM ARGAND LAMPS j. & i. cox, new york, second quarter 19th century Each hung with lustres, raised on hairy paw tripartite base, the central post marked, “J & I Cox, New York.” H: 20 in. $1,500-2,500

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THREE GREEK REVIVAL PLASTER ARCHITECTURAL CAPITALS

LARGE CARVED AND PAINTED WALL BRACKET FROM THE JOHN HARE POWEL HOUSE

first half 19th century With wooden mounts. H: 11 1/2 in. W: 16 1/2 in. D: 16 1/2 in. provenance: Found in Missouri. $400-800

philadelphia, pa, circa 1832 L: 27 1/2 in. provenance: Designed by William Strickland, the house stood at the corner of 13th and Locust. Powel never occupied the house and sold it to General Robert Patterson who lived there until his death in 1881. The bracket remained in the Patterson Family and descended to William Patterson Lindsay (1937-2013). $400-800

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HENRY DEXTER (1806-1876) AND JOHN CROOKSHANKS KING (1806–1882)

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CLASSICAL STAINED CHERRYWOOD AND BELGIAN BLACK MARBLE PIER TABLE new york, circa 1830 Rectangular marble top above tapering fluted supports and rectangular base. H: 35 1/2 in. W: 49 in. D: 22 1/8 in. $3,000-5,000

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two plaster busts: frederic tudor (1783-1864) and james savage (1784-1873) The first, inscribed on plinth, “Frederic Tudor... Expedition to India”; the second, inscribed, “John C. King, Boston, Jan. 21st, 1841,” both accompanied by fluted columnar stand. H: 29 in. provenance: The bust of Frederic Tudor: From the Tudor Estate, Boston, Massachusetts. note: The Boston subjects, Frederic Tudor and James Savage, were cousins. Frederic Tudor was the founder of the Tudor Ice Company, and was known as the “Ice King;” he famously shipped New England ice to Europe, the Caribbean and India. James Savage was a banker and prolific author. $2,000-3,000

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THOMAS BIRCH (1779-1851) delaware river scene: view of philadelphia harbor, circa 1840 Oil on canvas, framed. 23 1/2 in. x 35 in. (sight) provenance: Descended in the family to present owner. Stretcher retains calling card of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Vanneman Sloan, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; frame with applied, engraved plaque: “Delaware River Scene By Thomas Birch, c. 1840 Lent by Mr. Albert Sloan.” exhibited: Mr. and Mrs. Albert V. Sloan are listed under Appendix F: List of Lenders to the White House Collection, Nixon Administration, having lent “The Delaware” by Thomas Birch, as recorded by Phillips-Schrock, Patrick. The Nixon White House Redecoration and Acquisition Program. (1951). This painting relates to another scene by Birch, referred to as Philadelphia Harbor c. 1840, in the Athenaeum’s database of Artworks by Thomas Birch. $60,000-80,000

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AMERICAN SCHOOL 19TH CENTURY AFTER REMBRANDT PEALE (1778–1860) george washington (1732-1799) Oil on canvas laid on panel, framed in the oval. 27 1/2 in. x 22 1/2 in. (sight) provenance: Featured in advertisement for Herbert Schiffer Antiques, The Magazine Antiques, June 1980. $1,500-2,500

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FOUR CLASSICAL PAINTED AND GILDED MAHOGANY KLISMOS CHAIRS circa 1825 H: 34 in. $1,000-1,500

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AFTER JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON (1741–1828) bronze busts of george washington (1732-1799) and benjamin franklin (1706-1790) Each raised on green marble socle, the bust of Washington inscribed, “Houdon.” H(s): 20 1/4 in. and 19 in. $1,500-3,000

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RARE CLASSICAL MAHOGANY SOFA TABLE attributed to isaac vose & son, boston, ma, circa 1820 H: 28 1/2 in. W: 46 in. (open) D: 28 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

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JAMES WILSON MACDONALD (1824–1908) AFTER JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON (FRENCH, 1741-1828)

CLASSICAL CARVED MAHOGANY AND BRASS LYRE-BASE CARD TABLE

patinated bronze bust of george washington (1732-1799), the henry bonnard bronze company founders, new york, 1909, copyright 1898 With certificate and oath to verso. H: 18 in. provenance: Property of a Chester County, Pennsylvania Institution. $700-900

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philadelphia, pa, circa 1820 With an outset top on carved lyre support and reeded downswept legs ending in brass paw feet on casters. H: 29 1/4 in. W: 36 1/4 in. D: 18 in. $1,500-2,500

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ASIAN EXPORT PATRIOTIC EMBROIDERY WITH EAGLE AND PORTRAIT OF WASHINGTON late 19th/early 20th century Worked with silk and metallic threads and inscribed, “E Pluribus Unum.” 22 in. x 20 in. (sight) $1,000-2,000

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CARVED AND PAINTED EAGLE CLUTCHING LAUREL BRANCH

PAINTED AND DECORATED LEATHER AND FELT PARADE HAT FOR THE FRANKLIN FIRE COMPANY

19th century Mounted on a modern plinth. H: 23 in. (including plinth) W: 39 in. provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $1,000-2,000

germantown, philadelphia, pa, 1840-1860 The red ground decorated with polychrome portrait of Benjamin Franklin within a bannerette inscribed, “Franklin Fire Compy,” embellished with gilt foliate flourishes, the back bearing the gilt date, “1764”; the top with gilt initials “W.G.”; the hat numbered “92” on the inside band, underside of brim painted green, retains paper liner and leather inner brim. H: 6 1/2 in. Diam: 13 1/4 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Collector.

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note: In January of 1764, Germantown citizens met at town hall to discuss means of protecting themselves from the ravages of fire—a daily occurrence in colonial America. Germantown, in the northwest corner of Philadelphia, was too far from the centralized Philadelphia fire companies, and the roads were often too poor to reach the fire in time. The decision was, therefore, made to organize three separate volunteer fire companies: the Fellowship of the Upper Ward, the Fellowship of the Middle Ward and the Fellowship of the Lower Ward. The Fellowship of the Upper Ward, organized in March of 1764, located on Franklin Street, would eventually become the Franklin Fire Company. They adopted the portrait of Benjamin Franklin as their symbol, honoring the founding father and Philadelphian most closely associated with the founding of the city’s fire fighting and insurance companies. A related parade hat is found in the collection of the Mercer Museum. $8,000-12,000

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Railroad, Navigation and Banking Company. After the annexation of Texas, Green moved to California where, in 1849, he was elected State Senator from Sacramento County and subsequently sponsored the bill for the establishment of the State University at Berkeley. In 1850, Green was elected Major General of the First Division of the California Militia. Green returned to North Carolina in 1857, where he purchased Esmerelda Plantation. He died at Esmerelda in 1863, reputedly heartbroken over Confederate losses Green’s papers are in the collections of the University of Texas and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. $4,000-6,000

“WAR OF TEXAS INDEPENDENCE” PRESENTATION MORTAR AND PESTLE TO GENERAL THOMAS JEFFERSON GREEN (1802-1863) dated 1836 Inscribed, “Gen. Thomas J. Green / 1836.” H: 10 1/4 in. (mortar) L: 13 in. (pestle) provenance: By descent in the family to the present owner. note: Thomas Jefferson Green (1802-1863) was born in Warren County, North Carolina, educated at both the University of North Carolina and U.S. Military Academy at West Point and began a political career in the North Carolina State Legislature. In 1826, he moved to the territory of Florida and served as Justice of the Peace and representative in the territorial legislature. Green left Florida after the death of his young wife in 1836 and travelled to the then Republic of Texas where he established the Texas Land Company. Green was commissioned that same year a Brigadier General in the Texas Army and successfully raised money, procured ammunitions and recruited a brigade for the “War of Texas Independence” cause against Mexico. This was likely when the Mortar and Pestle was presented to Green. He later represented Bexar County in the House of Representatives of the First Congress of the Republic of Texas and was elected to the Senate of the Second Congress of the Republic of Texas. In 1843, as the representative from Brazoria County, Green introduced the bill establishing the Rio Grande as the boundary between Texas and Mexico. He was one of the organizers of the Texas

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FRAMED UNITED STATES CIVIL WAR ERA PATRIOTIC THIRTY-FOUR STAR FLAG 1861-1863 Printed silk, the canton with stars arranged in the “circle pattern,” with one large central star enclosed by two concentric bands of stars and a star in each corner. 18 1/2 in. x 28 in. (sight note: Considerably rare, thirty-four star flags were only official for two years during the Civil War under Abraham Lincoln. The 34th star represents the admission of Kansas to the Union, which occurred on January 29th, 1861. $1,000-2,000

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PAIR OF GILDED, CAST BRASS CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S EAGLE’S HEAD SPURS mid 19th century L: 5 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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SIX-SHOT PEPPERBOX PISTOL FROM COMMODORE MATTHEW PERRY’S EXPEDITION TO JAPAN, 1853-1854

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TIGER MAPLE PERCUSSION LONG RIFLE pennsylvania, early 19th century With brass patch box, brass and silver mounts. L: 54 1/2 in. provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $1,500-2,500

allen & thurber, norwich, ct, patented 1837 With ring trigger, walnut grips and engraved steel frame, marked on the fluted barrel, “Patented 1837 Cast Steel” and on the hammer, “Allen’s Patent” and “Allen & Thurber Norwich C-T.” L: 9 in. provenance: Lot accompanied by hand-written note from Mr. A. Hamilton Patterson to William W. Morgan, Esq., Philadelphia, June 21, 1905: “Dear Friend- I desire to present to you the Pistol I was speaking to you about, which was given to me by Comm. Perry when we got through with the Japan Expedition. After we got home, I was employed for nearly 3 years, in copying for the Printer the history of the Expedition, making drawings, & c. for publication by the Government. The Pistol has been around the world, though it was never used on the expedition. I am pleased to present to you as a memento of the Expedition. Yours Truly, A. Hamilton Patterson.”

note: Lot further accompanied by typed correspondence between William Moyer and the Internal Revenue Service, 1st District of Pennsylvania and by typed correspondence on letterhead from the Navy Department Washington, dated October 31, 1905, confirming that A. Hamilton Patterson was connected with the Perry Expedition to Japan in 1853, enlisting February 19, 1852 and serving as a seaman aboard the USS Mississippi, Commodore Perry’s flagship, amongst other vessels, in 1853 & 1855. $1,500-2,500

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TIGER MAPLE FLINTLOCK LONG RIFLE pennsylvania, early 19th century With brass patch box and brass and silvered mounts. L: 59 in. provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $1,500-2,500

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ATTRIBUTED TO ANSON DICKINSON (1779-1852) portrait miniature of judah philip benjamin (1811-1884) as a young man Watercolor on ivory, gilt locket case. 1 1/4 in. x 1 in. (sight) provenance: Private Collection, Main Line, Pennsylvania. note: A lawyer and politician, Judah Philip Benjamin served as a Senator from Louisiana from 1853 to 1860. He was notably the first Jewish-American to be elected to the Senate. An ardent supporter of the South and its system of slavery, Benjamin was a spokesperson for Southern Secession; he resigned his Senate seat after the election of Abraham Lincoln and served in the Cabinet of the Confederate States under Jefferson Davis as Attorney General, Secretary of State and Secretary of War, acquiring the nickname “Brains of the Confederacy.” At the end of the Civil War, Benjamin escaped to Britain and worked as a barrister until his death. $1,000-2,000

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AMERICAN SCHOOL 19TH CENTURY portrait of silas ripple (1811-1861) of scranton, pa Oil on oval panel, carved and incised frame. 23 3/8 in. x 19 1/4 in. note: Owner of the White Tavern, Republican Silas Ripple (1811-1861) married Elizabeth Harris (d. 1894) in 1840. Their son, Colonel Ezra H. Ripple (1842-1909), enlisted in Company K, Fifty-second Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry in March 1864. In July of 1864, during an assault on Fort Johnson in Charleston Harbor, he was taken prisoner, and was later transferred to the Andersonville stockade. After three months, he was transferred again to Charleston and then to Florence, South Carolina, where he was kept for five years, enduring wretched conditions, illness, and mistreatment. After a failed escape attempt, he remained in stockades until his honorable discharge at Camp Parole, Annapolis, June 30, 1865. He was a noted citizen of Scranton, serving as postmaster and mayor. He married Sarah H. Hackett (b. 1843) in Scranton, Pennsylvania on April 22, 1874. $1,500-2,500

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note: Located in Macon County, Georgia, Andersonville Prison (formally known as Camp Sumter) was a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp known for its particularly miserable and deplorable conditions; during the War, approximately 45,000 Union prisoners were confined at Andersonville, nearly 13,000 of which ultimately died. $400-600

RARE CIVIL WAR ANDERSONVILLE PRISON BEAN PIN given to colonel ezra h. ripple (1842-1909) by julius lord, 1865 The bean mounted in glazed stick pin; together with a typed account of Ripple’s internment at Andersonville Prison. L: 2 1/4 in. See Lot 156 for additional information about Ezra H. Ripple.

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DOUBLE-SIDED WORLD’S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION IN CHICAGO SOUVENIR FAN 158 170229/3

RARE PHILADELPHIA CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION FAN japan, 1876 Printed with the inscription, “Proclaim Liberty Throughout all the Land Unto All the Inhabitants Thereof,” and depicting images of American manufacturing and engineering might: railroads, factories, iron-clad ships, hot air balloon and bridge, lacquered sticks and guards, framed. L: 10 in. provenance: Private Collection. $800-1,200

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TWO SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR FANS circa 1898 The first printed with scenes depicting the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor, with Spanish inscriptions, painted sticks and guards; the second, with lavendar dyed sticks and leaves in the form of pansies bearing portraits of William McKinley, Admiral George Dewey, Nelson Miles, William Sampson, Winfield Scott Schley, Charles D. Sigsbee, John Davis Long and Wesley Merritt. L(s): 8 3/4 in. and 9 1/2 in. provenance: Private Collection. $700-900

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1893 One side printed with bird’s-eye view of the Exposition; the other, with several Exposition buildings and groups of European visitors, identified in Spanish, the guards inscribed, “Recuerdo de Chcago [sic]” or “Memories of Chicago.” L: 13 in. provenance: Private Collection. $500-700

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CIRCLE OF HIPPOLYTE VICTOR VALENTIN SEBRON (FRENCH, 1801-1879) view of niagara falls Dated, lower right, “Winter 1856,” oil on canvas, framed. 22 in. x 36 3/16 in. (sight) $1,500-2,500

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GROUP OF SIXTEEN GLASS PAPERWEIGHTS

AESTHETIC MOVEMENT CARVED AND EBONIZED CHERRYWOOD COLLECTOR’S CABINET

massachusetts, late 19th century Produced by the New England Glass Company or the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company; representing a range of techniques, including millefiori, lattice designs, and lampworked fruit and floral compositions. Diam: 3 5/8 in. (largest) provenance: Proceeds to benefit the Vineland Historical & Antiquarian Society, Vineland, New Jersey. $1,500-3,000

new york, 1880s Elaborately carved with floral and foliate devices, each end with a glazed display cabinet enclosed on three sides by latticework panels. H: 29 in. W: 48 1/2 in. D: 30 in. $2,500-3,500

the mclin collection of quilts and coverlets washington county, tennessee 1830-1910 lots 165-183 n 1979, a remarkable and large group of quilts and coverlets were found in the Estate of Mattie Duncan Beard (1888-1979) in Jonesboro, Tennessee. While cleaning out the large house, Mattie’s daughter, Ruth Beard Farris (1917-1990) and granddaughter, Elizabeth Farris Hulcher (b. 1946), found over fifty exceptional quilts and quilt tops, and a number of coverlets, dating from 1830 to 1910. The textiles were in remarkable condition, having been carefully stored, some in custom-made wooden boxes lined with cotton. Twenty-seven quilts were sold at the auction of Mattie Duncan Beard’s Estate, but the best examples, admired for their aesthetic beauty, pattern, coloration and exceptional quilting, were kept by Ruth Beard Farris. In 1990, the quilts and coverlets were

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TWO WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892) MEMENTO GOLD HAIR RINGS AND CARTE-DE-VISITE new york, 1881 and 1878 Carte-de-Visite photograph of Walt Whitman with Kitty (Katherine Devereux) and “Harry” (Harold Hugh) Johnston, taken in July of 1878 by W. Kurtz, photographer, Madison Square, New York; together with two gold rings enclosing hair from Walt Whitman. 4 1/2 in. x 3 in. (sight) provenance: By descent in the Johnston family to the present owner. One ring inscribed, “Walt Whitman’s hair given to Mrs. J.H.J. (Mrs John (Alma) Henry Johnston) in 1881 / given to B.J. (Bertha Johnston) 1893 / B.J. to M.J. (May Johnston) in 1921.” note: Kitty and Harry Johnston were the youngest children of New York Jeweler John Henry Johnston (1837-1919) and his wife, Amelia F. Johnston (d. 1877). According to The Walt Whitman Archives, Johnston “provided personal and financial support for the aging poet and housed him for long stays in New York in the 1870s.” The Johnstons had a wide circle of friends including Charles Dana, Theodore Roosevelt, John Burroughs, Henry Ward Beecher, Horace Greeley, Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Walt Whitman. Johnston also served as chief organizer for fundraising lectures that benefitted Whitman. During Whitman’s stay in 1877, Johnston’s first wife died as she gave birth to Harry.

After Johnston’s marriage to his second wife, Alma Calder Johnston, Whitman returned to the Johnston home on upper Fifth Avenue and in a recollection, J.H. Johnston remarked, “Walt enjoyed rambling up & down the Avenue and opposite Central Park with our two youngest children, and one day of his own accord, he took them down to Kurtz—then the most famous photographer in New York—and had himself photographed with them.” Whitman wrote of Harry and Kitty describing them as “model children, lively & free... [who] form a great part of my comfort here.” In August of 1881, Whitman stayed at the Johnstons’ summer house at Mott Haven on the Harlem River to finish editing his new edition of Leaves of Grass. All of the Johnston childen affectionately called him “Uncle Walt.” Accompanied by photocopy of hand-written note: “...Walt W.’s hair cut from his head by Alm. Cald. J. in 1881/ W.W.’s hair cut from his head at 1309 Fifth Ave on July 1878.” $3,000-5,000

inherited by Elizabeth Farris Hulcher, who began serious research with curators, historians and conservators into her family’s genealogy and into textile history so as to date and attribute her inherited collection. While no written record was kept, stories relating to the makers of the quilts and coverlets—the McLin Family women—had long been part of the family’s oral tradition. A relative recalled that ”the [McLin Family] ladies had the reputation of being the finest seamstresses in the area-- those gals were artists with the needle, [who] fussed over” their quilting. Rachel McLin’s granddaughter, Martha or “Mattie,” wrote to her fiancé before her 1886 marriage, “When you have time to think of me, pity my sore fingers for we are quilting and I have pricked my fingers badly...” The McLin women were also known for their weaving skills, and their renowned quilting and weaving techniques descended matrilineally, passing from mother to daughter to granddaughter. This fine collection of Tennessee quilts and coverlets was loaned, in part, by Mattie Duncan Beard to be illustrated in House and Garden, “Southern Highland’s” issue (June, 1942) and has been exhibited in numerous museums.

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pieceD “sunburst” or “rising sun” patterneD quilt

mclin women anD DescenDants

rachel blackmore mclin, leesburg, tn, circa 1845 Worked with variously colored printed patches on a muslin ground heightened with diamond quilting; together with a pieced “Snowball” pattern quilt, circa 1830, comprised of printed blue and muslin patches heightened with diagonal quilting. 74 in. x 88 in. and 94 in. x 88 in. provenance: These two quilts, the earliest in the collection, are attributed to the family matriarch, Rachel Blackmore McLin (1800-1874), who married Richard McLin in 1830. The couple lived in a hill top home beside Big Limestone Creek near Leesburg, Tennessee. note: “Snowball” pattern quilt R3-47, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $2,000-3,000

Rachel Blackmore McLin (1800-1874) Daughters : Elizabeth Ann McLin (1831- after 1874) Martha Jane McLin (1834-before 1870) Mary Isabella McLin (1837-before 1870) Lucinda Cunningham McLin Carson (1839-1916) Frances Ellen Mclin (1843-1870) Sophia Caroline McLin (1845-1897) Grand-Daughter: Martha Elizabeth Carson (1867-1888) Great Granddaughter: Mattie Carson Duncan Beard (1888-1979) Great-Great Granddaughter: Ruth Duncan Beard Farris (1917-1990) Mattie Carson Duncan (1888-1979)-

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pieceD “rose of sharon” patterneD quilt

Elizabeth Farris Hulcher

rachel blackmore mclin or daughters, washington county, tn, 1850-1860 Worked with pink, red, green and yellow printed cotton pieces on a muslin ground and heightened with feather and parallel line quilting. 73 in. x 84 in. note: R3-32, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $2,000-3,000

exhibition history: quilts anD coverlets Virginia Quilt Museum, Harrisonburg, Virginia Meadow Farm Museum, Glen Valley, Virginia The Carroll Reece Museum, East Tennessee University, Johnson City, Tennessee Crab Orchard Museum, Tazewell, Virginia “Textile Art for Southern Appalachia: The Quiet Work of Women” traveling exhibition and catalog of the same name.

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pieceD “sunburst” patterneD quilt rachel blackmore mclin or daughters, washington county, tn, 1850-1860 Worked with printed red and solid color khaki patches and heightened with flowerhead and parallel line quilting. 70 in. x 86 in. $1,000-2,000

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pieceD “sunburst” patterneD quilt rachel blackmore mclin or daughters, washington county, tn, 1850-1860 Worked with patterned red and green patches on a muslin ground and heightened with flowerhead and diagonal line quilting. 88 in. x 72 in. note: R3-35, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $1,000-2,000

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pieceD “morning sun” or “new york beauty” patterneD quilt rachel blackmore mclin or daughters, washington county, tn, 1850-1860 Worked with printed red and green cotton pieces on a muslin ground and heightened with feather and parallel line quilting. 72 in. x 90 in. note: R3-37, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991 $1,500-2,500

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two pieceD “Double irish chain” patterneD quilts rachel blackmore mclin or daughters, washington county, tn, 1850-1860 Each worked with printed green and red cotton patches on a muslin ground and heightened with diamond quilting. 72 1/2 in. x 91 in. and 74 1/2 in. x 85 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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two pieceD quilts: “Dove in the winDow” anD “checkerboarD” variation attributed to lucinda mclin carson, washington county, tn, circa 1865 The first, worked in tan, green and pinks, and blue printed patches on a muslin ground and heightened with diamond quilting; the second, worked with green, brown and red printed patches on a muslin ground. 67 in. x 88 in. and 68 in. x 88 in. note: R3-39, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 3, 1991. $800-1,200

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pieceD “morning sun” or “new york beauty” patterneD quilt rachel blackmore mclin or daughters, washington county, tn, 1850-1860 Worked with printed red and green cotton patches on a muslin ground and heightened with feather and parallel line quilting, double sawtooth border. 72 in. x 90 in. note: R3-38, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $1,500-2,500

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pieceD “granDmother’s flower garDen” patterneD quilt probably lucinda mclin carson or sophia c. mclin, washington county, tn, circa 1865 Worked with printed green and red patches on a muslin ground, heightened with conforming quilting. 88 in. x 70 in. note: R3-43, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $1,000-1,500

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Pieced “Ocean Waves” patterned quilt

Two “Dove in the Window” patterned quilts

attributed to lucinda mclin carson, washington county, tn, circa 1865 Worked with printed brown, red, white and blue patches and heightened with diamond and square quilting. 84 in. x 66 in. $500-800

mclin family, washington county, tn, second half 19th century The first, worked with variously printed brown, red, green and blue patches on a muslin ground; the second, worked with orange, brown, red and blue patches on a muslin ground, both heightened with teacup and diagonal line quilting. 90 in. x 73 in. and 68 in. x 91 in. note: R3-40 and R3-41, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $1,000-1,500

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Pieced “Zig Zag 4-Patch Wave” patterned quilt attributed to lucinda mclin carson or sophia mclin, washington county, tn, circa 1875 Worked with variously printed pink, brown, red and white patches and heightened with large diamond quilting. 65 in. x 86 in. $600-800

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Pieced “Sawtooth ‘T’ in a Garden Maze” patterned quilt attributed to lucinda mclin carson, washington county, tn, circa 1890 Worked with variously patterned brown, black and blue patches heightened with conforming and diagonal line quilting. 67 in. x 86 in. note: R3-44, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $600-800

By tradition, it is has been suggested that Lucinda, Rachel McLin’s fourth daughter, was one of the main quilters of the Civil War era quilts. Lucinda and her husband Alexander Humphries Carson lived in a two story log cabin on the Great Stage Road between Greeneville and Jonesborough Tennessee.

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Two quilts: “Crown of Thorns” and a “Checkerboard” pattern

Overshot coverlet:  “Pine Cone Bloom” pattern

martha e. carson or lucinda mclin carson or sophia c. mclin, washington county, tn, circa 1885 The first, worked with printed brown, green, red and white cotton patches and heightened with diagonal line quilting; the second, worked with printed and solid patches in blue, red, burgundy and green and heightened with diagonal line quilting. 72 in. x 86 in. and 88 in. x 66 in. $800-1,200

mclin family, washington county, tn, first half 19th century Comprised of two panels woven with madder red and navy blue wool. 86 in. x 72 in. $300-500

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Pieced “Star Mosaic” patterned quilt

Double weave coverlet: “Bird’s Nest Pine Tree Border” pattern

attributed to lucinda mclin carson, washington county, tn, 1890-1900 Worked with printed pink, gray and green cotton patches on a muslin ground. 66 in. x 82 in. note: R3-42, The Virginia Quilt Project, March 30, 1991. $500-800

attributed to rachel blackmore mclin, washington county, tn, first half 19th century Comprised of two panels, woven with indigo and madder red wool, and natural cotton yarns with a fishnet fringe. 67 in. x 82 in. $400-600 183

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Two Overshot coverlets:  “Snail Trail & Cat Track” and “Catalpa Flower” variation

Three Overshot coverlets

attributed to rachel blackmore mclin, washington county, tn, early 19th century Each comprised of two panels, the first, in madder red, blue and chestnut; the second, in madder red and indigo blue. 62 in. x 69 in. and 72 in. x 94 in. note: “Snail Trail & Cat Track” coverlet was included in the traveling exhibition, “Textile Art from Southern Appalachia: The Quiet Work of Women,” (2001) and in the publication of the same name by Kathleen Curtis Wilson. $800-1,200

attributed to rachel blackmore mclin and lucinda mclin cunningham or sophia caroline mclin, mid to late 19th century Each comprised of two panels, two coverlets in “Sunflower” or “Ladies Delight” pattern: the first, in navy blue wool and natural cotton and the second, in red and natural cotton; together with “Double Bow Knot Flourishing Wave” pattern in olive green wool and natural cotton. 66 in. x 92 in.; 74 in. x 94 in.; 62 in. x 86 in. note: The red “Sunflower” and “Flourishing Wave” coverlets were included in the traveling exhibition, “Textile Art from Southern Appalachia:  The Quiet Work of Women,” (2001) and in the publication of the same name by Kathleen Curtis Wilson. $500-800

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English School 19th century bucolic landscape with figures and animals in field Oil on canvas, framed; the stretcher bears inscriptions, “John Adolphus Cock July 6 1797 Born at Ridgwell [sic] Essex” and “John Adolphus Cock Jun Born June 18th 1838 at Fulbourn Cam.” 21 3/4 in. x 30 in. (sight) $1,500-2,500

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Zedekiah Belknap (1781-1858) portrait of a young boy and lamb Pencil inscription on canvas verso, “Geo E. Little April 25, 1839,” oil on canvas, framed. 27 3/8 in. x 23 1/2 in. (sight) provenance: Property of a Boston, Massachusetts Collector. $20,000-30,000

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Two fan-back Windsor side chairs philadelphia, pa, late 18th century Retains traces of paint. H: 36 1/2 in. $400-600

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Green painted pine stand with faux drawer early 19th century H: 27 in. W: 19 in. D: 27 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Lady. $500-800

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Comb-back Windsor armchair philadelphia, pa, late 18th century H: 41 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Lady. $1,500-2,500

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Two hand-drawn and colored Fraktur:  Taufschein blousy angel artist, northhampton county, pa, late 18th/early 19th century Comprising a birth certificate for Andreas Mohr, son of Catharina and Wilhelm Mohr, born February 14, 1804, and a birth certificate for Henrich Schiffert, son of Jacob and Maria Charlotte Schiffert, born April 25, 1771, watercolor and ink on paper, framed. 13 in. x 16 in. (sight) provenance: Property of a New York Collector. $1,500-2,500

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Painted and decorated tulip poplar blanket chest inscribed, “jeremiah a. sechler in the year 1849 april 19” somerset conty, pa H: 24 1/2 in. W: 48 1/2 in. D: 19 3/4 in. provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. note: This chest possibly was made for Jeremiah A. Sechler (1822-1891), a well-to-do farmer in Upper Turkeyfoot Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000

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Federal painted and decorated pine blanket chest centre county, pa, early 19th century H: 23 in. W: 37 1/2 in. D: 18 3/4 in. provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000

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Zedekiah Belknap (1781-1858) portrait of a young boy with sword and flute Oil on panel, framed. 22 in. x 17 3/8 in. (sight) provenance: Dana E. Tillou, Buffalo, New York. $4,000-6,000

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Painted and decorated pine architectural blanket chest lancaster county, pa, dated 1784 Inscribed, “M=Bucher” and dated, “1784.” H: 23 1/4 in. L: 51 1/2 in. D: 24 1/2 in. provenance: Descended in the family to the present owner. The chest may have first belonged to Martin Bucher (1752-1818), who was born in Warwick, Lancaster County, and married Anna Martin in 1796. He was the son of Hans Martin and Elizabeth Bomberger Bucher.

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note: According to the landmark publication by Fabian, Monroe H. The Pennsylvania-German Decorated Chest (1978), the decorative motif found on this chest—six-pointed stars over pots of flowers—was used by several decorators in Lancaster County. This chest closely resembles a chest formerly in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, image 122. Fabian states that dated examples of architectural chests range from 1764 to 1795. $8,000-12,000

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American School 19th century horse and sulky rider Signed and dated, lower left, “M.H. Richards 1863,” further inscribed, “Batchelder Horse / Owned by F.W. Berry / March. 0. 1863 / Trotted in 2.32 1/2,” oil on canvas, framed. 21 1/4 in. x 29 1/2 in. (sight) provenance: Private Collection, Virginia. note: F.W. Berry is listed in the Turfman’s Directory as a horse owner living in Belfast, Maine. He is also listed in the Breeder’s Trotting Stud Book, 1881. $1,500-2,500

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Set of eight grainpainted birdcage Windsor side chairs

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Bamboo-turned Windsor settee

pennsylvania, circa 1810 H: 35 1/2 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Lady. $1,500-2,500

circa 1800 H: 34 in. L: 77 in. D: 19 1/2 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Lady. $1,000-2,000

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Full-bodied copper Hackney or “Grecian Horse” weathervane late 19th century Mounted on a contemporary stand. H: 30 in. (overall) L: 32 1/2 in. provenance: Property from a New Jersey Collection. Purchased from Leonard Balish, Englewood, New Jersey, April 30, 1979. $2,000-3,000

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American School 19th century

Anglo-American School 19th century

portrait of a young boy in persimmon dress seated in a red chair and holding a whip Oil on canvas, framed. 29 1/2 in. x 23 3/4 in. (sight) $3,000-5,000

stunned cat Indistinctly signed and dated, lower left, oil on canvas laid on artist’s board, framed. 15 in. x 20 1/4 in. (sight) provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania. $2,000-3,000

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Carved, painted and grain-painted architectural corner cupboard dauphin county, pa, late 18th/early 19th century H: 94 in. W: 57 in. D: 27 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500

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Classical cherrywood chest of drawers halifax, va, circa 1830 H: 36 in. W: 43 in. D: 20 in. provenance: By descent in the Coleman Family of Long Branch and Woodlawn Plantations, Halifax County, Virginia to the present owners. $1,000-1,500

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Appliquéd autograph spread in “Christmas Rose” pattern philadelphia, pa, dated 1854 to 1856 Comprised of thirty squares worked with printed pieces in red, green and yellow cotton on a muslin ground, signatures include, “Lizzie Adams Philadelphia 1854”; “Mollie Winder Fitzwatertown 1856”; “Amanda M. Winder Fitzwatertown 1856”; “Ada Roser Prospectville 1856”; and “Aunt Mary James Philadelphia 1853.” 106 in. x 86 in. $2,500-3,500

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House-form wood box

Miniature mahogany chest of drawers

Carved and incised slate miniature tall case clock

19th century Fitted with eight small drawers. 9 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Lady. $600-800

19th/20th century Bears a hand-written label inscribed, “This little chest of drawers is my gift to my daughter Florence Duvey on her birthday 10th day May 1915, L.C. Duvey.” H: 12 in. W: 9 in. D: 9 in. $1,000-1,500

probably welsh, mid 19th century H: 13 in. $600-800

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Two sculpture stands early 20th century One with replaced aluminum top, both retain traces of paint. H(s): 49 in. and 39 1/2 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Lady. $600-800

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Large pine hutch dining table 19th and 20th century Rectangular four board top with reeded edge tilts on base. H: 29 in. W: 75 in. D: 45 in. provenance: Property of a Philadelphia Lady. $1,000-2,000

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MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED NASHVILLE WARBLER

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED NUTHATCH

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED CHICKADEE

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED PEWEE

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED BROWN THRASHER

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing maker’s rectangular stamp and species identification in ink, and “23” in graphite on base. H: 2 in. L: 2 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing species identification in ink, and “25” in graphite, on base. H: 2 in. L: 2 5/8 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing maker’s rectangular stamp, species identification in ink, and “16” in graphite on base. H: 2 1/2 in. L: 3 5/8 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing species identification in ink and “19” in graphite on base. H: 1 3/4 in. L: 2 5/8 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Inscribed with species identification in ink and “5” in graphite on base. H: 1 3/4 in. L: 2 5/16 in. $1,000-1,500

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MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED CEDAR WAXWING

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED RED HEADED WOODPECKER

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED TOWHEE

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED ROBIN

MINIATURE CARVED AND PAINTED KING BIRD

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing maker’s rectangular stamp, species identification in ink, and “17” in graphite on base. H: 2 1/2 in. L: 3 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing rectangular maker’s stamp, species identification in ink, and “7” in graphite on base. H: 2 3/8 in. L: 3 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing maker’s rectangular stamp, species identification in ink and “6” in graphite on base. H: 2 1/4 in. L: 2 7/8 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing maker’s rectangular stamp, species identification in ink and “12” in graphite. H: 2 3/4 in. L: 3 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

a. elmer crowell (1862-1952), east harwich, ma Bearing maker’s rectangular stamp, species identification in ink and “14” in graphite on base. H: 2 in. L: 3 1/8 in. $1,000-1,500

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GROUP OF MINIATURE FURNITURE

PAIR OF MINIATURE PAINTED AND DECORATED WINDSOR CHAIRS

19th and 20th century Comprising a painted slant-front desk, turned chair with rush seat, chest of drawers, painted and decorated fancy chair and stool. H: 9 3/4 in. W: 6 in. (desk); H: 11 3/4 in. (chair) provenance: Property from a New Jersey Estate. $800-1,200

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MINIATURE STAFFORDSHIRE AND SILVER TABLE ITEMS

MINIATURE GROUP OF FURNITURE

england and america, 19th and 20th century Including four pieces of Franklin and the Kite Historical Blue: platter, sauce boat, open tureen and open vegetable; and a sterling silver covered soup tureen and covered vegetable dish bearing mark of William B. Meyers, Newark, New Jersey; together with a group of reproduction whiteware dishes. L: 4 1/2 in. (platter) provenance: Property from a New Jersey Estate. $400-800

19th and 20th century Comprising a painted hutch table, painted and decorated doll’s chair, painted cupboard and foot stool. H: 9 1/4 in. L: 13 1/4 in. D: 8 1/4 in. (table) provenance: Property from a New Jersey Estate. $400-800

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MINIATURE WALNUT GLAZED CORNER CUPBOARD

GROUP OF CHIPPENDALE-STYLE MINIATURE FURNITURE

probably 19th century H: 17 in. provenance: Property from a New Jersey Estate. $800-1,200

19th and 20th century Comprising a mahogany sofa, mahogany Pembroke table, looking glass and side chair. H: 8 1/2 in. L: 16 in. (sofa); H: 13 1/2 in. (chair) provenance: Property from a New Jersey Estate. $800-1,200

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LEON HERMANT (FRENCHAMERICAN, 1866-1936)

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sculptor’s model for winged victory flag finials, delaware river bridge, circa 1920, architect:  paul p. cret (1876-1945), engineer: ralph modjeski (1861-1940) H: 34 in. provenance: When originally opened in 1926, Benjamin Franklin Bridge was called the Delaware River Bridge, and it had four flag poles mounted by figures of Winged Victory. After World War II, the bridge was widened and the flagpoles removed. They were in storage for over 50 years and now are on view in the Delaware River Authority Headquarters in Camden, New Jersey. $1,500-2,500

sculptor’s model for the figure of columbia, national memorial cemetery of the pacific, honolulu, hi. H: 34 in. $600-800

BRUCE MOORE (1905-1980)

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JOSEPH YOAKUM (1889-1972) monterose in pennian alps near salsa, italy Titled and signed, upper right, colored pencil on paper, framed. 12 in. x 18 in. (sight) provenance: Retains label for Janet Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. $4,000-8,000 227

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WAR EAGLE 25-CENT SLOT MACHINE

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ALFRED ALPHONSE BOTTIAU (FRENCH, 1889-1951)

PAUL PHILLIPE CRET (1876-1945)

sculptor’s model for head of america, world war i battle monument, circa 1924, architect: paul p. cret (1876-1945) H: 19 3/4 in. note: The World War I battle monument by architect Paul Cret (1876-1945), in Fismes, France was erected in 1924 by the State of Pennsylvania as a tribute to the heroic services of the 28th Division America Expeditionary Forces. $1,000-2,000I.

mills novelty co., chicago, il, circa 1930 The side bearing company trademark, fitted on a greenpainted metal stand. H: 26 1/2 in. W: 16 in. D: 15 in. $2,500-3,500

Paul Phillipe Cret was affiliated with the American Battle Monuments Commission from 1923 until his death. His involvement began when he was asked by the Roosevelt family to design a memorial to Quentin Roosevelt, who was killed in WWI.

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ELIZABETH FEARNE BONSALL (1861–1956) 226 170316/8

ALFRED ALPHONSE BOTTIAU (FRENCH, 1889-1951) plaster models for allegorical figures for the hartford county building entrance, hartford, ct, 1926, architect: paul p. cret (1876-1945) H: 16 in. W: 14 in. $800-1,200

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the cat game Comprising thirty hand-painted, numbered question cards and a hand-written list of answers. 10 in. x 8 in. provenance: Lot accompanied by hand-written note, “The Cat Game by Eliz. Bonsall, who specialized in painting animals -prob. for Rolfes to play at Chadwick, N.J. seashore home that Kate Rolfe built with more of her DaCosta fortune after Grandmother (Mary Rolfe Allen) had diptheria/needed ‘sea air.’” $2,000-3,000

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within 60 days after the sale. Freeman’s will not be responsible for any loss, damage, theft, or otherwise responsible for any goods left in Freeman’s possession after ten (10) days. If the foregoing conditions or any applicable provisions of law are not complied with, in addition to other remedies available to Freeman’s and the Consignor (including without limitation the right to hold the buyer(s) liable for the bid price) Freeman’s, at its option, may either cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages all payments made by the buyer(s), or resell the property. In such event, the buyer(s) shall remain liable for any deficiency in the original purchase price and will also be responsible for all costs, including warehousing, the expense of the ultimate sale, and Freeman’s commission at its regular rates together with all related and incidental charges, including legal fees. Payment is a precondition to removal. Payment shall be by cash, certified check or similar bank draft, or any other method approved by Freeman’s. Checks will not be deemed to constitute payment until cleared. Any exceptions must be made upon Freeman’s written approval of credit prior to sale. In addition, a defaulting buyer will be deemed to have granted and assigned to Freeman’s, a continuing security interest of first priority in any property or money of, or owing to such buyer in Freeman’s possession, and Freeman’s may retain and apply such property or money as collateral security for the obligations due to Freeman’s. Freeman’s shall have all of the rights accorded a secured party under the Pennsylvania Uniform Commercial Code. 10 Unless the sale is advertised and announced as “without reserve”, each lot is offered subject to a reserve and Freeman’s may implement such reserves by bidding through its representatives on behalf of the Consignors. In certain instances, the Consignor may pay less than the standard commission rate where Freeman’s or its representative is a successful bidder on behalf of the Consignor. Where the Consignor is indebted to Freeman’s, Freeman’s may have an interest in the offered lots and the proceeds therefrom, other than the broker’s Commissions, and all sales are subject to any such interest. 11 No “buy” bids shall be accepted at any time for any purpose. 12 Any pre-sale bids must be submitted in writing to Freeman’s prior to commencement of the offer of the first lot of any sale. Freeman’s copy of any such bid shall conclusively be deemed to be the sole evidence of same, and while Freeman’s accepts these bids for the convenience of bidders not present at the auction, Freeman’s shall not be responsible for the failure to execute, or, to execute properly, any pre-sale bid. 13 A Buyer’s Premium will be added to the successful bid price and is payable by the buyer as part of the total purchase price. The Buyer’s Premium shall be: 25% on the first $200,000 of the hammer price of each lot, 20% on the portion from $200,001 through $3,000,000, and 12% thereafter. 14 Unless exempted by law from the payment thereof, the buyer will be required to pay any and all federal excise tax and any state and/or local sales taxes, including where deliveries are to be made outside the state where a sale is conducted, which may be subject to a corresponding or compensating tax in another state. 15 Freeman’s may, as a service to buyer, arrange to have purchased property posted and shipped at the buyer’s expense. Freeman’s is not responsible for any acts or omissions in packing or shipping of purchased lots whether or not such carrier is recommended by Freeman’s. Packing and handling of purchased lots is at the responsibility of the buyer and is at the entire risk of the buyer. 16 In no event shall any liability of Freeman’s to the buyer exceed the purchase price actually paid. 17 No claimed modification or amendment of this Agreement on the part of any party shall be deemed extant, enforceable or provable unless it is in writing that has been signed by the parties to this Agreement. No course of dealing and no delay or omission on the part of Freeman’s in exercising any right under this Agreement shall operate as a waiver of such right or any other right and waiver on any one or more occasions shall not be construed as a bar to or waiver of any right or remedy of Freeman’s on any future occasion. 18 These Conditions of Sale and the buyer’s, the Consignor’s and Freeman’s rights under these Conditions of Sale shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Consignor and Buyer agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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American Art & Pennsylvania

Margaret D. Freeman

Impressionists

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Paul S. Roberts President Hanna Dougher Chief Operating Officer

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Asian Arts

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Main Line

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