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SKINNER American Furniture & Decorative Arts Sale 2567B

October 30, 2011

Boston


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auction 2567B Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 11 a.m. Beginning with The Early Photography Collection of Rod MacKenzie, Part I, Lots 1-150 63 Park Plaza Boston, Massachusetts preview Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Thursday, October 27, 2011 Friday, October 28, 2011 Saturday, October 29, 2011 Sunday, October 30, 2011

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Provenance The Early Photography Collection of Rod MacKenzie, featured in a separate catalogue Property from Barbara W. Bielenberg and the late Robert C. Bielenberg, Red Hook, New York. Cast Iron Banks from the Collection of Norman O. Weil, now in the Collection of his daughter Barbara W. Bielenberg. Norman O. Weil was a founding member and president of the Mechanical Bank Collectors of America. Maritime and China Trade Works from the Estate of Pierre S. de Beaumont, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts Descendants of Adam Babcock, Boston, Massachusetts Descendants of Abigail Rose, North Branford, Connecticut Descendants of Orlando and Eliza Marshall, New Ipswich, New Hampshire Descendants of the Daland Family, Boston and Salem, Massachusetts Descendants of the Wilder Family, Leominster, Massachusetts Descendants of the Wharton Family, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania A Descendant of The Reverend William Cooper (1694-1743) and his son The Reverend Samuel Cooper (1725-1783), Boston, Massachusetts A Rhode Island Estate Property formerly in the Collection of John Randall, Rye, New Hampshire Property formerly in the collection of James Russell Lowell, Massachusetts Property from The Klifa Club, Burlington, Vermont, sold to benefit the Kilfa Club Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation to support the well–being and advancement of women and children. Private and Family Collections from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Maine

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250. Henry Pelham, After John Singleton Copley (American, 1749-1806) Portrait Miniature of Adam Babcock, c. 1774. Signed “HP” l.r. Watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait of the gentleman wearing a blue jacket with brass buttons, 2 x 1 1/4 in., in an oval 18kt gold case with beaded edge, and bright-cut swag border on the reverse. Condition: Small paint loss on stock. Provenance: Family descent from the original owners. Exhibitions: On loan with the United States Department of State, Washington, D.C.; and in the traveling exhibition and associated book: Becoming a Nation: Americana from the Diplomatic Receptions Rooms U.S. Department of State, which ran from March, 2003-January, 2005. Note: Adam Babcock was a wealthy Boston merchant. John Singleton Copley painted portraits of Babcock and his wife Abigail, which are displayed at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C. Henry Pelham, the artist of the present lot and Copley’s half brother, copied at least this portrait to miniature. The portrait of Babcock is set in a gold case identical to one attributed to Paul Revere, Jr., in the collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which frames the portrait miniature of Mrs. Paul Revere, painted by Joseph Dunkerley (American, ac. 1784–1788). $30,000-50,000

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251. Portrait Miniature of a Revolutionary War Era Military Officer, American School, late 18th century, unsigned, oval bust-length portrait, possibly depicting George Washington, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in., in a beaded brass brooch case, (very good). $800-1,200

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252. Portrait Miniature on Ivory of a Gentleman Wearing a Powdered Wig, Anglo/American School, 18th century, unsigned. watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in., in a later black lacquered composition frame with brass liner, (paint loss on bottom edge). $200-250 253. Portrait Miniature of Mary Wanton Saltonstall Coit, American School, c. 1835, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, half-length oval portrait, 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt-brass mat, (very good). Note: Mary Wanton Saltonstall was born March 14, 1767, in New London, Connecticut, the daughter of Winthrop and Ann Saltonstall. She married Dr. Thomas Coit, Jr. (b. 1767), on November 29, 1789, and resided in New London. They were the parents of Dr. Thomas Winthrop Coit, D.D., a noted Episcopalian minister who was among the foremost of scholars in the Episcopal church, and author of several works in defense of its doctrines and position. $200-250 254. Portrait Miniature of a Clergyman, with Memorial on Reverse, Anglo/American School, 18th century, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait depicting the gentleman wearing a powdered wig, black coat with white collar, the reverse showing a watercolor on ivory with applied hair memorial depicting a young woman grieving beside an urn-topped monument, 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in., in a gilt-brass brooch. $600-800 257 (with mark detail below)

255. Memorial Ring, c. 1792, navette-shaped 14kt gold ring with seed pearls surrounding sepia inkwork on ivory with an image of a lady mourning beside an urn-topped monument, the border inscribed “SACRED WILL I KEEP THY DEAR REMAINS,” the band with chased inscription “JANET BUTLER OB. 11 JAN. 1792 AE 24,” size 11 1/2. $600-800 256. Small Enamel and 14kt Gold Hairwork Memorial Pendant, probably Philadelphia, 1825, round with chased floral surround and hanging ring, one side with black enamel band inscribed “IN MEMORY OF” and engraved “George B. Lownes/OB August 16, 1825,” the other side set with a circular plait of brown hair, dia. 7/8 in. $300-500 257. Paul Revere, Jr. Silver Cann, Boston, c. 1780, pearshaped body with molded flared rim on molded circular splayed foot, double scroll hollow handle with sprig on upper handle and scroll terminal on the lower; the base with engraved monogram “G/AM,” maker’s mark “P. REVERE” in a rectangle struck below rim near handle, and on base, (minor scratches, reinforcement to handle terminals), ht. 5 1/8 in., approx. 12 troy oz. Provenance: Family descent from the original owner. Literature: For similar maker’s mark see Colonial Silversmiths and Jewelers, by Patricia E. Kane, Yale University Art Gallery, 1998, mark A, p. 795. $20,000-30,000

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258. Coin Silver Presentation Tumbler, probably Boston, late 18th century, tapered cylindrical form with reeded rim, the side engraved with an officer on horseback and inscribed “Major William Perkins/Boston,” (dents), ht. 3 1/4 in., approx. 4 troy oz. Note: According to The Massachusetts Historical Society biography, William Perkins (1742-October 27, 1802) was the son of William and Elizabeth (Palfrey) Perkins of Boston. He married Abigail Cox in Boston on December 20, 1763, and had several children. In May 1775 he was appointed lieutenant in Gridley’s Regiment of Massachusetts Artillery; captain in Knox’s Regiment of Continental Artillery on December 10, 1775; captain in the Third Continental Artillery on January 1, 1777; promoted to major on September 12, 1778, and lieutenant colonel by brevet on April 20, 1787. During his military career, Perkins served in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. A notable episode in his career was the service of his artillery unit in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, during the spring of 1778. From 1779 to 1781 he oversaw military stores in Providence, Rhode Island. After the war, Perkins served as the commander of the fort on Castle Island in Boston Harbor from 1785 to 1798, and later was appointed inspector and measurer of Boston. $500-700 259. Silver Ladle, John Burger, New York City, late 18th century, round bowl with slashed drop, pointed down-turned handle tip with bright-cut engraved oval, bellflower, and monogram, maker’s mark on handle with impressed “Burger” in script in a conforming rectangle, lg. 14 1/4 in., approx. 6 troy oz. Provenance: Family descent of original owner Maria Theresa Tomlinson (1789-1868), wife of Edwin Elisha Lewis and the daughter of Hon. David Bacon Thomlinson, judge and senator from Connecticut and his wife Lorena Bacon; to George A. Lewis, Jr., of Naugatuck, Connecticut. Note: John Burger apprenticed with notable silversmith Myer Myers. $300-500

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260. Four Silver Spoons, three tablespoons, one by Martin Bull of Farmington, Connecticut, with engraved “L+B” monogram, one possibly made by Henry Gooding of Boston, with engraved “B” monogram, and one unmarked with “LLT” monogram; a teaspoon made by Gideon B. Bottsford, of Woodbury, Connecticut, with engraved “LT” monogram, approx. 5 troy oz. Provenance: Family descent of original owner Lorena Bacon (17661837), wife of Hon. David Thomlinson (1765-1822), judge and senator from Connecticut, to George A. Lewis, Jr., of Naugatuck, Connecticut. $250-350 261. Silver Sugar Basket, Peter and Ann Bateman, London, c. 1793, navette-shaped bowl raised on oval base, with bright-cut foliate and floral swag borders, reeded swing handle, rim and base, the center of side with shield-shaped reserve with engraved monogram “EM,” impressed touchmarks on base, ht. with handle upright 5 3/4, dia. 5 1/4 in., approx. 5.5 troy oz. $1,000-1,500 262. Federal Coin Silver Sugar Urn, Phillip Dally, New York, late 18th century, and Howard & Co., New York, ac. 1866-1922, with peaked lid with urn-shaped finial, beaded band at rim, on trumpet foot and square base, monogrammed in a pendant oval reserve, with impressed “PD” maker’s mark on side of base, sold with a later sterling silver copy marked “Howard & Co./New York/Sterling/1910,” (repairs), both ht. 9 in., approx. 22 troy oz. total. $1,000-1,500 263. Silver Caster, possibly Boston, c. 1770, bell-shaped finial on pierced high-domed friction-fit lid, incised with six vertical panels and decorated with diamond, foliate, and crescent designs, cylindrical neck on bowlshaped lower body, circular stepped foot, the base engraved “KB,” (a few small dents), ht. 5 1/2 in., approx. 4 troy oz. $300-500

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264. Silver Cann, America, late 18th/early 19th century, pear-shaped body with molded flared rim on molded splayed foot, double scroll hollow handle is engraved “T/B+M,� with sprig on upper handle and scroll terminal on the lower; unmarked, (minor scratches), ht. 5 3/8 in., approx. 12 troy oz. $2,500-3,500

265. Rare Chippendale Carved Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Bureau, Charlestown or Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1760-70, the overhanging shaped top with molded edge above a conformingly shaped cockbeaded case of four graduated drawers flanked by fluted lambrequin corners, on a molded base with conformingly shaped ogee bracket feet, original fire-gilt rococo brasses and escutcheons, refinished, (minor restoration), ht. 33 1/4, case wd. 34 1/4, case dp. 18 1/2, top wd. 41, top dp. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: Direct descent in the family of a prominent 18th century Boston merchant; Skinner, American Furniture & Decorative Arts, June 16, 1990, lot 154, to a private collection. $75,000-150,000

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266. Queen Anne Walnut Fan-carved Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers, probably Boston, c. 1760-80, brasses appear to be original, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 84, wd. 38 3/4, dp. 21 in. $10,000-15,000

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267. Queen Anne Walnut and Maple Upholstered Easy Chair, Boston, last half 18th century, old surface, ht. 46, wd. 32 1/4, dp. 23 1/4 in. Provenance: Deaccessioned from Williamsburg. Sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, Collection of the late Mr. and Mrs. Luke Vincent Lockwood, May 13-15, 1954, lot 317; Sotheby’s, New York, Sale 6350, October 25, 1992, lot 465. Literature: Colonial Furniture in America, Luke Vincent Lockwood, vol. II, New York, 1957, fig. 508; New England Furniture at Williamsburg, Barry A. Greenlaw, Williamsburg, 1974, p. 77, fig. 67. $40,000-60,000

268. Chippendale Mahogany Easy Chair, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the serpentine cresting and sides on outward-scrolling arms, with concave fronts, on frontal Marlborough legs joined to the raking rear legs by square stretchers, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 49, seat ht. 17 in. $1,000-1,500 269. Possibly John Johnston (American, 1751-1818) Portrait of Young Man in Colonial Dress Seated at a Table with Notebook and Pen, c. 1780. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a period English gilt-gesso Chippendale frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure, minor retouch to shirt collar, jacket sleeves, and background c.r. $15,000-25,000

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270. Queen Anne Walnut Looking Glass, probably England, mid18th century, the shaped frame with beaded edge, enclosing an etched tablet showing an urn of flowers flanked by birds, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 34 3/4, wd. 16 1/4 in. Provenance: Dorothy Lee Jones.

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271. Queen Anne Walnut Looking Glass, probably England, mid-18th century, the shaped cresting above the two-part beveled glass framed by a molded liner, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 35, wd. 14 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

272. Diminutive Chippendale Mahogany Block-front Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the overhanging molded top above a conforming case of four graduated drawers, on frontal claw-and-ball feet, conformingly shaped knee returns, and ogee bracket rear feet, brasses appear to be original, (imperfections), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 32, dp. 20 1/2 in. $25,000-35,000

273. Chippendale Mahogany Carved Gaming Table with Drawer, Boston or Charlestown, c. 1770-90, the rectangular folding top with squared corners opens to playing surface of early green wool baize bordered by gold-tooled leather, on a conformingly shaped skirt with thumbmolded drawer joined by cabriole legs with acanthus-carved knees and clawand-ball feet, original brass, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 30, top wd. 34 1/2, top dp. 16 1/2 in. $8,000-12,000


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Portrait of Experience Cleaveland, 1805. Unsigned, the sitter identified on a label on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 25 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Good, canvas re-stretched onto stretcher, tacking edges removed, minor scattered retouch.

275. Chippendale Mahogany Block-front Bureau Table, Boston, c. 1760-80, the molded top above a conforming cockbeaded case of long drawer with a carved valance drawer and hinged tombstone door, opening a removable box shelved interior, with three flanking graduated drawers on conformingly shaped bracket feet centering a drop pendant, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (restoration and repairs), ht. 28 1/2, case wd. 31, case dp. 21 in.

Note: Experience Cleaveland (1765-1845) was the daughter of Dr. Elisha Lord of Pomfret, Connecticut. She married Dr. Nehemiah Cleaveland of Topsfield, Massachusetts, on July 1, 1792. She lived in Topsfield until widowed in 1837, then moved to Manchester, Massachusetts, where she died in 1845 at the age of eighty. Her husband, Nehemiah Cleaveland (1760-1837), was a practicing physician in Topsfield for forty-five years and a magistrate in the town almost as long. He was also a selectman, a judge of the Court of Sessions, and a delegate to the Massachusetts senate.

Provenance: Family history relates that this bureau table was first owned by the Reverend William Cooper, of Boston. William was the minister at the Battle Street Church in Boston from 1716 until his death in 1743, and became president of Harvard College in 1737. William’s son, the Reverend Samuel Cooper, was also the minister at the Battle Street Church, from 1747 until 1783, and he was named president of Harvard College in 1774. So, contrary to family history, given the bureau table’s c. 1770 origin, it is more likely that Samuel was its first owner.

John Brewster, Jr. (1766-1854), was an itinerant deaf-mute artist working in Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and eastern New York between 1790-1854. Around 1805 he began to concentrate on bust or half-length portraits on canvases measuring 30 x 25 in., and usually primed his canvas with a coat of gray paint. He painted his subjects with serene expressions and clearly delineated features, in cool quiet colors, with emphasis on the eyes and the directness of their gaze. $30,000-50,000

Parishioners of the Battle Street Church during the Coopers’ ministry included such revolutionaries as John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Joseph Warren, and John and Abigail Adams. The Cooper family papers, including letters to and from Benjamin Franklin and John Hancock, reside in the collection of the Huntington Library in Pasadena, California.

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276. Pair of Chippendale Carved Walnut Side Chairs, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, with serpentine crests, pierced splats, trapezoidal slip seats, and frontal cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms joined to the raking and chamfered rear legs by block-, vase-, and ring-turned H-stretchers, old surface, (very minor imperfections), ht. 37 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. Provenance: Descended in the family of Ezra and Hannah Osgood, Falmouth, Massachusetts, then to a private collection. $3,000-3,500

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277. Mahogany Pole Screen, America or England, late 18th century, the needlework depicting a vase of flowers and the name “Sarah Henley/1742,” on a tripod arris-carved cabriole leg base, the knees with carved arrows, refinished, ht. 56, panel 20 1/2 x 24 in. $6,000-8,000

278. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, possibly Salem, Massachusetts, late 18th century, on a birdcage support, the vase- and ring-turned spiral carved post on a tripod cabriole leg base with leafcarved knees and elongated claw-and-ball feet, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, dia. 29 3/4 in. $600-800 277

279. Chippendale Mahogany Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts or Connecticut, late 18th century, the overhanging top with molded edge with serpentine front and half-serpentine sides on a serpentine-front case of four scratch-beaded graduated drawers, on ogee bracket feet, old brass bail pulls, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 32, wd. 37, dp. 20 in. Note: Printed label on backboard “Lee Powers, Upholsterer and Interior Decorator, Furniture, Upholstery Goods, New and Second Hand Carpets, Antique Furniture a Specialty, 30 Boylston Street, near Harvard Square, Cambridge, 18 July 1890.” $800-1,200

280. Queen Anne Walnut Carved Roundabout Chair, probably Boston, c. 1740-60, refinished, (repairs), ht. 31, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

281. Queen Anne Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1780, refinished, (alterations), ht. 29, wd. 32, dp. 31 in. $800-1,200

281A. Cherry Candlestand, probably New England, late 18th century, the circular beaded top on a vase- and ring-turned support and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 26, dia. 14 3/4 in. Note: The cleat and underside of top both branded “L. Porter.” $400-600

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282. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Reverse Serpentine Slant-lid Desk, North Shore, Massachusetts, late 18th century, original brasses, old sun-bleached surface, ht. 42 1/2, wd. 41 3/4, dp. 24 in. $4,000-6,000


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283. Federal Mahogany Upholstered Lolling Chair, attributed to Joseph Short, Newbury, Massachusetts, c. 1795, mellow surface, ht. 43, seat ht. 15 1/2 in. $8,000-12,000

284. Chippendale Mahogany Upholstered Footstool, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, upholstered in 18th century floral crewel work, (minor imperfections), ht. 22, wd. 17, dp. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: James Russell Lowell, Boston.

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285. John Brewster, Jr. (American, 1766-1854) Pair of Portraits of Lydia Singer Newhall and Samuel Pratt Newhall. Unsigned. Oil on panel, the portraits possibly painted at the time of their wedding which took place in 1814, 22 x 15 3/4 in., in period molded giltwood frames. Condition: Good, stable craquelure. Note: According to History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater [Massachusetts] in Plymouth County by Nahum Mitchell, published by Edward Alden, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1897, p. 259, Samuel Pratt Newhall, brother of William (who came from Charlestown, Massachusetts) married Lydia Singer of Salem [Massachusetts], on March 26, 1814. They had one child, Rebecca Turner, b. August 5, 1816. $15,000-25,000

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286. The Burkholder Family Carved Walnut Tall Case Clock, George Hoff, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the scrolled cresting terminating in carved rosettes above the 14-in. white-painted, polychrome, and gilt dial with moon’s age indicator in the arch, and floral spandrels, with hands indicating the date, hours, minutes, and seconds, inscribed “George Hoff/Lancaster,” and brass eight-day weight-driven movement, with three turned wooden finials, three keys, a winder, pendulum, and two brass-cased lead weights, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 98 in. Provenance: According to family history, this clock descended to John Burkholder (1803-1843) and then to the current owner through six generations of the Burkholder family, farmers in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Further genealogical information is available upon request. Literature: George Hoff is listed in Wood et al., Clockmakers of Lancaster County and Their Clocks, 1750-1850, New York, 1977. $8,000-12,000


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287. Chippendale Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Card Table, probably Philadelphia, 1760-80, folding top over cockbeaded drawer and gadroon-carved skirt on square legs with pierced brackets ending in applied molded feet, replaced wooden knobs, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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288. Chippendale Carved Walnut Drop-leaf Dining Table, Pennsylvania, c. 1760-80, the rectangular top on cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, and joined by a deeply arched skirt with conformingly shaped knee returns, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 46, dp. open 48 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500


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289. Chippendale Walnut Tilt-top Candlestand, possibly Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the circular top with molded edge on a birdcage support, vase- and ring-turned post, on tripod cabriole leg base ending in arris pad feet on platforms, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, dia. 19 in. $600-800 290. Three-piece Silver Tea and Coffee Service, Christian Wiltberger, Philadelphia, late 18th century, a coffeepot, teapot, and covered sugar bowl, urn-form with urn finials, on oval bases with beaded borders, carved wood handles with anthemion leaf, “LE” monogram, impressed maker’s marks on bases, (minor imperfections), ht. 10 1/2-14 in., approx. 79 troy oz. total, including handles. $3,000-5,000

291. Three-piece Sterling Silver Teaware, marked for J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, late 19th century, comprising a hot water pot with stand, a teapot, and an open sugar bowl, ornamented about the side with a repoussé floral band, impressed maker’s marks and engraved monogram and date “April 21, 1885” on base, (minor repair to heat stops on water kettle), ht. 3-12 5/8 in., approx. 82 troy oz. $2,500-3,500 292. Pair of Chippendale Carved Mahogany Ladder-back Side Chairs, Philadelphia, late 18th century, with overupholstered seats, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 39, seat ht. 19 in. Provenance: Descended in the family of Charles Wharton, who married Hannah Redwood in 1784. Further provenance appears on a brass tag on the rear seat rail of each chair. $3,000-5,000

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293. American School, 18th Century Portrait of Abigail Rose, North Branford, Connecticut, 1786, at the Age of Fourteen. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, she wears a locket depicting a soldier-like figure in a red jacket, and is seated beside a table on which rests a music book opened to a piece titled “Amity and Psalm,” a Battersea box, and two closed books; 37 3/4 x 36 1/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Well-preserved original condition. Provenance: Family descent to the late wife of the consignor. Exhibitions: According to family oral history this painting was exhibited at the Old State House in Guilford, Connecticut, in the 1930s when the owner at the time was a resident of Norwalk, Connecticut. Note: The portrait is sold with the floral enameled Battersea patch box portrayed in the painting, Abigail’s prayer book, an early 20th century handwritten label identifying Abigail in the portrait, which states the portrait was “... painted by a young man from New Haven in payment for board, hung for years in the Rose homestead at North Branford...,” several letters of family correspondence, and numerous family documents including deeds and receipts. According to the 1800 Census of Branford, Connecticut, which was transcribed and annotated by Jane Peterson Bouley, Town Historian of Branford, and information gleaned from the family correspondence, Abigail Rose was the first child of four children born to Justus Rose (1732-1810) and his wife Lydia (Russell). She was born on September 9, 1772, in North Branford, Connecticut. She married Beverly Monroe (1772-1803) also of North Branford, on June 14, 1792. They had at least one son, named Frederick, and at some point after Beverly died in 1803, but before the 1810 census, the widow Abigail married Hezekiah B. Clark. Hezekiah died in 1827. This portrait is stylistically similar to a pair of portraits of Mr. and Mrs. James Blakeslee Reynolds of West Haven, Connecticut, which were offered at Sotheby’s, The Bertram K. Little and Nina Fletcher Little Collection, New York, January, 29, 1994, lot 75. $150,000-250,000

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294. Queen Anne Carved Maple Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers, possibly Calvin Willey, Lenox, Massachusetts, late 18th century, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 87, wd. 38, dp. 19 in. Literature: Connecticut Valley Furniture, Kugelman et al., 2005, pp. 247-249, shows two pieces of furniture possibly made by Willey with stylistically similar carving. $8,000-12,000

295. Queen Anne Carved Cherry Dressing Table, Connecticut, c. 174060, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 35 1/2, case wd. 32 3/4, case dp. 19 in. $4,000-6,000

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296. American School, 18th Century Portrait of a Boy with His Dog, c. 1790. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, painted in an oval surround, 30 x 25 in., in a later molded painted and gilded frame. Condition: Relined, minor scattered retouch. Note: This painting resembles the work of Sarah Perkins, the “Beardsley Limner” (1771-1830) who worked in Connecticut in the late 18th century. Literature: “The Beardsley Limner Identified as Sarah Perkins,” by Heslip and Kellog, The Magazine Antiques, September, 1984, pp. 448-565; The Beardsley Limner and Some Contemporaries: Postrevolutionary Portraiture in New England, 1785-1805, by Christine Skeeles Schloss, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972. $15,000-20,000


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297. Queen Anne Carved Cherry Scroll-top High Chest of Drawers, probably Connecticut, mid-18th century, replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. without finials 79 3/4, dp. 20 1/2, wd. 37 1/2 in. Note: A handwritten label on the backboard reports family history of the piece. Among the names mentioned is Elizabeth Hoag Arnold. $6,000-8,000 298. Chippendale Cherry Chest of Drawers, probably Connecticut, late 18th century, the overhanging molded top with serpentine top having half-serpentine sides, above a square case of four thumbmolded drawers on bracket feet, brasses replaced, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 33, wd. 38 3/4, top dp. 21 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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299. Attributed to Sarah Perkins, the “Beardsley Limner” (Connecticut, 1771-1830) Portrait of Young Suzanna Alden, c. 1794. Unsigned, subject identified on remnants of paper label to verso. Pastel on paper, depicting the child wearing a blue and white dress, holding a basket of flowers and a piece of fruit, seated on a flowered carpet, 22 x 18 in., in a period frame. Condition: Very good. Literature: “The Beardsley Limner Identified as Sarah Perkins,” by Heslip and Kellog, The Magazine Antiques, September, 1984, pp. 448-565; The Beardsley Limner and Some Contemporaries: Postrevolutionary Portraiture in New England, 1785-1805, by Christine Skeeles Schloss, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972. Note: Suzanna Alden was a 6th generation descendant of John and Priscilla Alden of the Mayflower. Supporting genealogy information accompanies the portrait. $30,000-40,000


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301. Federal Carved and Inlaid Cherry Bowfront Chest of Drawers, Connecticut River Valley, c. 1790-1800, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 33, wd. 41, dp. 23 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000


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302. Federal Carved and Inlaid Cherry Chest of Drawers, Connecticut, late 18th century, the brass bail pulls appear to be original, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 36, wd. 37, dp. 18 in. $2,000-3,000 303. Mahogany Tray-top Table, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1795-1800, the rectangular top with applied molded edge on a straight beaded skirt with drawer continuing to square tapering beaded legs, mellow surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, top wd. 32, top dp. 19 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 304. Low-back Windsor Armchair, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1765-70, with fine vase- and ring-turnings and cross-stretchers, refinished, (repair), ht. 30, seat ht. 17 in. Literature: American Windsor Chairs, Nancy Goyne Evans, New York, 1996, p. 241, figure 6-6, shows a very similar armchair. $800-1,200 305. Anglo/American School, 18th Century Portrait of a Mason. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the gentleman dressed in late 18th century clothing wearing a “jewel” (medal) formed by intersecting triangles known as “Solomon’s Seal” centered with the “Triple TAU” (three Ts connected) and denotes a member of the Council of Royal and Select Masters, which is a body within the degrees of Royal Arch Masonry, with a temple in the background representing a Masonic temple, 30 1/4 x 25 in., in a later frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, paint losses, stable craquelure. $1,500-2,500

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307. Bowles & Carver, publishers (London, 18th Century) Two Works: Keep Within Compass [Male and Female], c. 1765. Identified in inscriptions. Lithographs with hand-coloring, 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Margins trimmed, toning, light moisture stains. $200-250 308. Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand, probably New England, c. 1760-80, the dished top tilts on a birdcage support, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, dia. 19 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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306. P. Stampa, publisher (London, Late 18th/Early 19th Century) Two Works: An Emblem of Asia and An Emblem of Africa, 1800. Titled below and identified in inscriptions “Published April. 12. 1800, by P. Stampa, 30, Leather Lane. London.” Hand-colored mezzotint on paper, sight size 10 1/4, x 8 1/4 in., in period matching eglomise mats and black-painted molded wood frames. Condition: Minor toning and a few small light stains, some losses to eglomise, not examined out of frames. $1,000-1,500

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309. Carved Cherry Two-part Linen Press, possibly New Jersey, late 18th century, the hinged doors open to four shelves, brasses appear to be original, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 76, case wd. 47 1/2, case dp. 16 in. $3,000-5,000 310. Set of Four Chippendale Cherry Ladder-back Side Chairs, New England, late 18th century, the chairs branded on the underside of the rear seat rails “W. BROWN,” ht. 37 1/4, seat ht. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200 311. Set of Four Chippendale Cherry Side Chairs, New England, late 18th century, upholstered slip seats on beaded legs, old surface, ht. 39 1/4, seat ht. 18 in. $1,000-1,500


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312. Wavy Birch Chest of Drawers, attributed to Peter Bartlett, Salisbury, New Hampshire, late 18th/early 19th century, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 35 3/4, case wd. 38, case dp. 18 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

313. Tiger Maple Tall Case Clock, David Wood, Newburyport, late 18th/ early 19th century, the hood with pagoda top centering an applied carved heart, with white-painted and polychrome iron dial showing the moon’s age, seconds hand, and calendar aperture, inscribed “David Wood/Newburyport,” with brass eight-day weight-driven movement, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 84 in. $3,000-5,000

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314. Pair of Chippendale Pierced Ladder-back Side Chairs, probably New England, c. 1790, with shaped slats on chamfered raking stiles, overupholstered seats and square beaded frontal legs joined by an H-stretcher, ht. 37, seat ht. 18 in. $400-600

315. Queen Anne Maple Tea Table, southern New England, mid-18th century, the overhanging oval top on block-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet joined by a cut-out apron, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 26 3/4, wd. 26 1/4, dp. 34 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

316. Queen Anne Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, possibly southeastern Massachusetts, mid-18th century, the interior of six compartments and six drawers, the middle drawer with inscribed concentric rings, replaced brasses, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 40, wd. 36, dp. 18 in. $2,500-3,500

317. Four Assorted Round Snuff Boxes Decorated with Ladies, 18th to early 19th century, one of turned wood centered with a portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of an 18th century lady, three made of black lacquered papier-mâché, two covers ornamented with handpainted ladies, one with a lithographed portrait of a young lady, (wear), dia. 2 1/2-3 1/8 in. $300-500

318. Two French Snuff Boxes, early 19th century, rectangular boxes with hinged lids, one of black lacquered papier-mâché with handpainted picture of Napoleon on horseback, the other made of baleen with engraved picture of a man and woman riding a horse, over the inscription “LA BONNE PRISE,” 2 x 1 1/4, 2 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. $400-600


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320. Four Round Lacquered Papier-mâchÊ Snuff Boxes Decorated with Young Ladies, early 19th century, one is hand-painted, three are lithographs with hand-coloring, (one with chips around rim), dia. 3 1/4-3 1/2 in. $200-250

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322. Four Round Snuff Boxes with Landscapes, early 19th century, black and white lacquered papier-mâché, three with hand-painted scenes, one with hand-colored lithograph scenery, (imperfections), dia. 3 3/8-3 1/2 in. $250-350


323. Four Papier-mâché Snuff Boxes with Hand-painted Genre Scenes, early 19th century, one depicting a domestic scene with a mother and children, one with a family and tailor, one with a peasant family with manor in the background, one with a Near Eastern trade scene, (minor paint wear), dia. 3-3 1/4 in. $250-350 324. Five Round Decorated Snuff Boxes, early 19th century, black lacquered papier-mâché with lithographed cover decoration, one with scene depicting “THE STROMING [sic] AND TAKING OF THE FORTRESS CHUSAN,” one depicting a sailor and his lady, one depicting a young lady, one depicting two hunters and their dogs, and one depicting a romantic couple, (surface wear), dia. 2 1/2-3 3/4 in. $200-250 325. Six Assorted Round Snuff Boxes, early 19th century, one of burl with a hand-painted scene of figures on a castle grounds, five of black lacquered papier-mâché: one hand-painted depicting a young woman and a cherub in a landscape, four with lithographed pictures, one depicting the back of a lady wearing a red dress, one with a humorous scene with two gentlemen, one with a fireside family group, one with two young ladies, (wear), dia. 2 5/8-3 1/2 in. $250-350 326. Two Hand-painted Snuff Boxes, early 19th century, black lacquer papier-mâché boxes, one rectangular with hinged lid, painted with a ship at sea; a round box painted with a gentleman with a walking stick strolling in a landscape, (minor wear), dia. 4, 2 7/8 in. $300-500 327. Two Round Black Lacquer Decorated Snuff Boxes, early 19th century, each cover centered with a watercolor on paper portrait of a young lady, one wearing a green dress, one wearing a polka-dotted white dress, dia. 2 1/4, 2 1/2 in. $300-500 328. Tin and Papier-mâché Snuff Boxes, early 19th century, rectangular form, one of tin with painted ship at sea on the cover, one of papiermâché painted with a harbor scene, (wear), 2 7/8 x 3 7/8, 2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in., respectively. $400-600 329. Five Papier-mâché Snuff Boxes, 18th to early 19th century, three rectangular one round, and one fan-shaped with inlaid nickel or pewter flowers and borders, (imperfections), dia. 2 1/2-3 7/8 in. $250-350 330. Rare Federal Inlaid Mahogany Chamber Table, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1795-1805, the top on a bowfronted case of three drawers bordered by stringing and crossbanding, joining square double-tapering legs inlaid with leafy vines and stringing and ending in cuffs, brasses appear to be original, refinished, ht. 32 3/4, wd. 35, dp. 21 in.

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331. Pair of Federal Carved and Flame Birch Inlaid Mahogany Card Tables, probably Portsmouth, New Hampshire, c. 1810-15, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 3/4, wd. 36, dp. 17 1/2 in. Note: A handwritten label on the underside reads: “Two card tables made by Joshua Cumston, uncle of Charles M. Cumston.” $10,000-15,000 332. Neoclassical Gilt-gesso and Pink Marble “Bilbao” Mirror, northwestern Spain, c. 1790-1810, (imperfections), ht. 45, wd. 19 in. $4,000-6,000

Provenance: Sotheby’s, New York, Sale 5551, lot 1244, January 1987. Literature: American Furniture of the Federal Period, 1788-1825, Charles Montgomery, New York, 1966, shows a very similar example of this form as plate 335, p. 333-34; Portsmouth Furniture: Masterpieces from the New Hampshire Seacoast, Brock Jobe, SPNEA, 1993, pp. 143-44, no. 21, shows a piece with stylistic similarities. $20,000-40,000

333. Federal Carved and Upholstered Mahogany Open Armchair, probably Massachusetts, c. 1795, the serpentine cresting on delicately scrolled arms and shaped supports, and molded tapering legs, old finish, (minor imperfections), ht. 44 1/2, seat ht. 15 in. $5,000-7,000

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334. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Sideboard, probably Massachusetts, c. 1795, the central drawer above two hinged doors with quarter-fan inlay, flanked by two drawers, old replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 42 1/2, wd. 65, dp. 27 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

336. Federal Carved Mahogany Mirror, probably New England, c. 181520, the molded cornice above a flame mahogany panel and mirror glass below, surrounded by a reeded frame, old finish, (imperfections), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 16 in. $400-600

335. Federal Mahogany Veneer Cellarette, attributed to Thomas Seymour, Boston, c. 1810-15, the hinged top with crossbanded border opens to a interior of twelve compartments, on a slightly projecting molded and cockbeaded base, and ring-turned tapering reeded legs ending in casters, old brass bail handles, brass knob appears to be original, old finish, (minor imperfections), ht. 31 1/4, wd. 21, dp. 16 in.

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Provenance: James Russell Lowell, Boston. Note: Harvard graduate James Russell Lowell was born in 1819 and was best known as an American poet, satirist, and abolitionist. $8,000-12,000

Lot of Two Works: The Boston Common, c. 1830. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, one depicting a view of the Frog Pond with the hills of Brookline in the distance, the other depicting figures strolling the tree-lined grounds, 18 1/4 x 22 in., in matching later gilt-gesso frames, retaining old Vose Gallery labels on the frames. Condition: Frog Pond view with stable craquelure and minor ripple to canvas u.r.; the tree-lined grounds relined, stable craquelure, minor retouch. $4,000-6,000

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338. J.H. Buffords, lithographer (Boston, 19th Century) Lot of Five “Old Boston” Series Views: Beacon Hill From Mt. Vernon St.; Beacon Hill, With Mr. Thurston’s House From Bowdoin St.; Beacon Hill, From Mt. Vernon St., Near the Head of Hancock St.; Beacon Hill, From the Present Site of the Reservoir Between Hancock & Temple Sts.; and Beacon Hill From Derne St., c. 185758, two undated. Chromolithographs on paper, sight size 22 x 15 5/8 in., in later painted and gilded molded wood frames. Condition: Laid down onto paperboard, minor toning, some bleached areas to margins, two with repaired margin tears. $1,500-2,000 339. Whitefield and Smith, publishers (Boston, 19th Century) VIEW OF BOSTON IN 1848. FROM EAST BOSTON., dated 1848, with landmark identification key below title, identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph on paper, 22 1/4 x 46 1/4 in. (sight), in a later bird’s-eye maple frame. Condition: Repaired tears (two into image), subtle creases, minor light stains, not examined out of frame. $1,500-2,000 340. Laura Coombs Hills (American, 1859-1952) Portrait Miniature of Louisa Barbour of Newburyport, Massachusetts. Signed “Laura Hills 1920” l.l.  Watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 4 x 3 in., in a chased gilt-brass pendant case which sits in a hinged leather case; accompanied by a fragment of a receipt for the miniature, handwritten by Laura Hills.  Condition:  Very good. $4,000-6,000

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344. Pair of Chippendale Bell-metal and Iron Urn-top Andirons, Philadelphia, last quarter 18th century, acorn finials on urn tops raised on fluted columnar shafts supported on square plinths, cabriole legs with fluted knee detail, and claw-and-ball feet, with conforming log stops, ht. 28 1/4, wd. 16 1/4, dp. 24 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

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349. Pair of Brass and Iron Ball-top Andirons, “R. WITHINGHAM N.YORK,” first quarter 19th century, belted balls with ball finials, supported on columnar shafts, spurred cabriole legs with ball feet, impressed maker’s mark on reverse of lower shaft, ht. 22 1/4, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. $600-800 350. Pair of Brass and Iron Steeple-top Andirons, J. Davis, Boston, c. 1800, the andirons with steeple tops on belted spheres over columnar shafts, with spurred cabriole legs, and slipper feet, the log supports with conforming steeple log stops, the maker’s name impressed on log supports, ht. 18 3/4, wd. 10 3/4, dp. 21 1/2 in. $800-1,200 351. Pair of Brass and Iron Belted Ball-top Andirons, “JOHN MOLINEAUX BOSTON,” c. 1800, the ball-tops supported on baluster shafts with cabriole legs and slipper feet, curved log supports with conforming log stops, impressed maker’s marks on support bars behind log stop finials, (wear, pitting to brass), ht. 16 3/4, wd. 12 1/4, dp. 27 in. $400-600 352. Pair of Brass and Iron Lemon-top Andirons, Boston, late 18th/early 19th century, the andirons with ribbed lemon finials atop columnar shafts and square plinths supported on cabriole legs and slipper feet, ht. 18 3/4, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. $400-600

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353. Pair of Brass and Iron Belted Ball-top Andirons, probably Boston, c. 1800, the ball-tops supported on baluster shafts on cabriole legs with slipper feet, curved log supports with conforming log stops, ht. 14 3/4, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 22 3/4 in. $400-600

354. Extremely Rare String-inlaid Federal Mahogany Partner’s Desk, Middle Atlantic States, c. 1800, with central short drawer flanked by three graduated drawers, the other side with central short drawer flanked by hinged doors, all on square tapering legs ending in brass cap casters, replaced brass pulls, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 50 3/4, dp. 34 1/2 in. Provenance: Christie’s, Tower sale, 1989; descendent of original owner. $7,000-9,000

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356. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Three-part Banquet Table, probably Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1795, the conforming skirt inlaid with stringing and crossbanding, joining legs inlaid with stringing and bellflowers, ending in cuffs, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, dp. 41, lg. overall 120 in. $6,000-8,000

357. Federal Carved Mahogany Dining Table, Massachusetts or Rhode Island, c. 1790, the rectangular top with deep drop leaves, on eight square molded tapering legs, four which swing to support the leaves, joined by a cut-out apron, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 47, overall lg. 66 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

358. Federal Cherry Pembroke Table, Rhode Island, c. 1790, overhanging oval drop-leaf top with slightly beveled edge, on conforming beaded skirt joining molded square tapering legs, old brass bail pull, old refinish, ht. 27 1/4, dp. 32, wd. closed 20 1/2 in. $600-800

359. Turned Fruitwood Apple-form Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, with hinged lid, with vestiges of foil lining to interior, ht. 4 3/4 in. $600-800 360. Two Carved Burlwood Snuff Boxes, late 18th/early 19th century, rectangular boxes with hinged lids, one lid centered with a reserve for a diamond-shaped inlay, the other lid inlaid with a shield motif, dia. 4 1/8, 2 1/8 in. $300-500 361. Carved Stone Obelisk, reportedly Boston, early 19th century, the obelisk set on a carved monument base, (minor edge chips), ht. 22 1/4 in. $800-1,200 362. Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, labeled Peter Grinnell, Providence, c. 1810, with tablet showing a cluster of fruit bordered in yellow, later gold paint, (imperfections), ht. 31 3/4, cornice wd. 17 in. $400-600 363. Hudson River School, 19th Century Hudson River View with Gentleman Strolling the Path. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 24 x 32 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Paint losses to right side and sky, retouch, craquelure, surface grime. $1,500-2,500

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366. Large Turned Rosewood Mortar and Pestle, late 18th/early 19th century, mortar ht. 10, dia. 10, pestle lg. 14 1/2 in. $600-800 367. Shell-inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy and Burl Valuables Box, 19th century, mahogany veneered tea caddy with hinged lid centered with an oval with shell inlay, opening to two lidded compartments with remains of foil lining, supported on bun feet, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 8 1/4, dp. 5 1/4; a burl veneer valuables box with similar shell inlay on the hinged cover, opening to a mirror, and lift-out tray, (minor cracks to veneer), ht. 5, wd. 12, dp. 7 1/2 in. $600-800


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368. Federal Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Serpentine Chest of Drawers, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1800, old replaced brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 36 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 22 1/2 in.

369. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Pembroke Table, probably Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1790, old brass pulls, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 21 1/4, dp. 32 3/4 in.

Literature: Baltimore Furniture, 1760-1810, Exhibition Catalogue, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1947, p. 137, plate 87. $3,000-5,000

Provenance: Joe Kindig, Jr. and Son, York, Pennsylvania, 1963. $1,500-2,500

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370. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Bowfront Corner Chamberstand, probably Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1800, the folding hinged top opens to reveal a well, the case below with hinged door and drawer, (imperfections and repairs), ht. 32, wd. 29, dp. 20 1/2 in. Literature: Baltimore Furniture, 1760-1810, Exhibition Catalogue, Baltimore Museum of Art, p. 66, plate 37. $1,000-1,500

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371. Federal Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1810, old finish, (minor imperfections), ht. 30 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500


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372. Inlaid Mahogany Wheel Barometer, “Joseph Torre & Co./London,” late 19th century, mahogany veneer case with molded broken arch pediment, with round and elliptical foliate inlay and string inlay fitted with engraved brass temperature gauge with a glass thermometer above an engraved brass barometric dial engraved with the maker’s name, (barometer dial glass cracked, cracks and patch to veneer), ht. 38 in. $400-600 373. Rosewood Veneer Stick Barometer, Negretti & Zambra, London, 19th century rosewood cased stick barometer with arched top over engraved ivory barometer and thermometer plates, with round turned cistern cover, maker’s name engraved on barometer plate, (minor veneer losses), ht. 36 1/2 in. $600-800 374. Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Wheel Barometer, “Martinelli Ronchetti & Co., Gay Sun Lane, London,” early 19th century the barometer with brass acorn finial on molded broken pediment crest, the case with two inlaid fruitwood shells with banded edging, silvered dry/damp gauge above thermometer, round barometer, and level with engraved maker’s inscriptions, (imperfections), overall ht. 38 3/4 in. $400-600 375. Federal Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Serpentine Card Table, probably Salem, Massachusetts, c. 1810, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 30 1/2, wd. 37 1/4, dp. 17 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500

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376. Federal String-inlaid Five-legged Demilune Mahogany Card Table, Rhode Island, c. 1795, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 35 3/4, dp. 18 in. $1,500-2,500 377. Federal Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Six-legged Demilune Card Table, c. 1795, the top opens to a green felt playing surface, on a conforming apron joining square-tapering legs with patera-inlaid dies with descending bellflowers below, (imperfections and repair), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 37 1/4, dp. 19 in. $1,500-2,500 378. Federal Gilt-gesso and Mahogany Patent Timepiece, possibly William Cummins, Boston, c. 1815, the throat tablet showing scroll and patriotic design, the lower tablet showing four horses drawing a coach up to an inn, (imperfections), ht. 33 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 379. Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810-15, the tablet showing a contemplative girl in a clearing, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 3/4, cornice wd. 17 in. $500-700 380. Federal Gilt-gesso and Eglomise Mirror, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810, the tablet showing a pastoral landscape, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, cornice wd. 16 3/4 in. $500-700

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380A. Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, probably Massachusetts, c. 1820, the molded cresting with spiral trim above spiral-carved columns flanking a leafy wreath tablet, ht. 29 1/4, cornice wd. 19 1/2 in. $300-500

384. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Demilune Card Table, possibly Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1800, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 34 1/2, dp. 17 in. $1,000-1,500

381. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, Massachusetts or New Hampshire, the folding top with serpentine front, half-serpentine ends, and ovolo corners, with inlaid edge, on conforming skirt centering a rectangular panel bordered in bird’s-eye maple, on half-engaged vaseand ring-turned tapering legs, old refinish, ht. 29 1/2, wd. 35 1/2, dp. 17 in. $800-1,200

385. Pair of Federal Carved Mahogany Square-back Side Chairs, possibly South Carolina, c. 1800, the back centering a central rosette with flanking drapery, on a tapering panel with carved husk, overupholstered serpentine seats on square molded tapering legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. 17 in.

382. Federal Mahogany Candlestand, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, the serpentine top with squared corners on a vase- and ring-turned post, on tripod cabriole leg base, ending in pad feet on platforms, old refinish, with linen pincushion on turned clamp affixed to one edge, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 1/4, wd. 16, dp. 17 in. $800-1,200 383. Federal Carved Mahogany Side Chair, Rhode Island, c. 1795, the splat with carved urns and swags above leafage, on overupholstered serpentine seat and tapering legs, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 40, wd. 18 1/4 in. $2,000-4,000

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Literature: American Furniture: The Federal Period, Charles F. Montgomery, 1966, p. 153, plate 106, illustrates an identical chair. $1,200-1,800

386. Federal Mahogany Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, c. 17901800, the molded lid opens to an interior of three central drawers inlaid with an arch of stringing centering a diamond escutcheon, with flanking long drawer, short drawers, and valanced compartments, on a case of four scratch-beaded graduated drawers and dovetailed bracket base, old brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 44 1/4, wd. 41, dp. 20 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500


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387. Federal Carved Mahogany Lolling Chair, probably Massachusetts, c. 1795, with serpentine cresting, shaped scratch-beaded arms and arm supports on square molded tapering legs, joined to the raking rear legs by square stretchers, (minor repairs), ht. 44, seat ht. 16 in. $800-1,200 391

388. Federal Maple Carved and Inlaid One-drawer Stand, possibly Vermont, c. 1825, with contrasting inlay in drawer front, and vase- and ring-turned spiral-carved legs, pulls appear to be original, refinished, 29 3/4, wd. 18, dp. 17 3/4 in. $600-800 388A. Cherry One-drawer Stand, possibly New England, early 19th century, the square scratch-beaded top above a drawer and ring-turned tapering legs, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 25 1/2, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 16 in. $400-600 389. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Astragal-end Work Table, probably New York, c. 1800-10, the hinged top opens to a compartmented interior with deep central well, the skirt with inlaid stringing, refinished, (restoration), ht. 27 1/4, wd. 25, dp. 14 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 390. Painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, New England, early 18th century, the hinged top on a single arch-molded case of two false drawers and two working drawers below, with applied molding at base, on turned feet, with three original brass escutcheons, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 39, case wd. 37 1/2, top dp. 19 in. $800-1,200

391. Turned Maple Slat-back Armchair, New England, 18th century, old refinish, ht. 47 1/2, seat ht. 16 in. $2,500-3,500

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392. William & Mary Maple Gate-leg Table, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, the oval overhanging drop-leaf top above a cockbeaded apron with a deep drawer on block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs and stretchers, on turned feet, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, dp. 44, wd. 51 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 393. Delftware Charger, 18th century, centered with a floral medallion, (rim chips), dia. 13 3/4 in. $300-500 394. Two Delftware Lambeth Pottery Plates, England, 18th century, each with varying floral gardens with floral and foliate borders, (rim chips), dia. 8 7/8, 9 1/4 in. $300-500 395. Oak Cased Liquor Chest, probably England, late 18th century, the chest with sheet iron strapping, wrought iron swing handles, brass lock plate, opening to reveal a compartmented interior with six quart and two pint-size blown-molded wine and spirit bottles, each decorated with gilt floral borders about the shoulders, lift-out tray fitted with three wines, with four tumblers below, (lip chip on small spirit bottle, wear and stains to case), ht. 11 1/2, wd. 17, dp. 10 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 396. Pair of Wrought Iron Andirons and Two Tools, Rhode Island, c. 1740, the andirons with ball finials on tapering and swelled shaft on slightly curved support with penny feet, with conforming log stops impressed “I TURLEY” on lower shaft, with original surface; together with a pair of tongs, and a branding iron with the initials “MH,” andiron ht. 17 1/2, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 14 1/4; tool lg. 23, 16 in., respectively. $1,000-1,500

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397. Pair of Early Wrought Iron Rhode Island Andirons, 18th century, the andirons each with ball finial on tapering and swelled shaft on slightly curved support with penny feet, with conforming log stops, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 8 1/4, dp. 16 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 398. Pair of Shaker Wrought Iron Tools, 19th century, a pair of tongs and a shovel, with remnants of black paint, lg. 18 1/4, 21 1/2 in., respectively. $400-600 399. Pair of Urn-top Brass and Iron Knife Blade Andirons, America, late 18th century, each with brass urn finial on iron knife blade shaft with lower brass frontal shield, supported on curved iron legs with penny feet, ht. 20 1/2, wd. 8 1/4, dp. 15 3/4 in. $400-600 400. Five Wrought Iron Hearth Utensils, America, late 18th/early 19th century, comprising a ladle, strainer, two forks and a spatula, two with punch decoration, lg. 18 1/2-21 1/2 in. $400-600 401. Pair of Wrought Iron Pipe Tongs, England or America, 18th century, the tongs with spring-activated handle, hanging hook, bowl scrape, and tobacco tamp, lg. 14 1/2 in. $400-600 402. Pair of Signed and Dated Wrought Iron Hearth Tongs, “J SHO--/1817,” impressed maker’s marks on handle and tips, lg. 28 1/2 in. $300-500


403. Four Early Wrought Iron Lighting Implements, 18th century, a rush holder with pivoted jaw on tripod feet, a taper jack with brass finial, on tripod with ball feet, a covered crusie lamp with wick channel and hanger, and a tripod stand which probably supported a pan lamp, ht. 3 7/8-8 1/2 in. $400-600

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404. Four Sheet Iron Hogscraper Push-up Candlesticks and Long Tin Candle Mold, America, 19th century, one candlestick fitted with a tin peg lamp one with a glass camphene burning peg lamp, (one lamp lever replaced), ht. 7 1/4-25 in. $300-500 405. Wrought Iron Candlestand, America, 18th century, adjustable floor candlestand with friction grip adjusting the height of a cross arm with two candle sockets with drip pans, with twist on lower portion of tall shaft, supported on a tripod base, ht. 52 in. $6,000-8,000 406. Wood and Iron Make-do Candlestand, possibly New England, late 18th century, circular pine top on a wrought iron shaft and four arrisarched legs ending in disc feet, ht. 28 3/4, dia. 9 in. $400-600 407. Two Early Dutch Candlesticks, 18th century, with pierced candle sockets on baluster shafts and round domed bases, ht. 9 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 408. Early Brass Candlestick, Spain or Germany, 1625-50, with mid-drip pan and ring turnings, (repair on mid-drip and solder reinforcement), ht. 9 1/2 in. $400-600 409. Pair of Large Brass Ecclesiastical Candlesticks, probably Germany, 17th century, with baluster turnings, (imperfections), ht. 16 3/8 in. $400-600 410. Pair of Queen Anne Brass Shell-base Candlesticks, England, c. 1750, each with petal-form bobeche and mid-swelling, (minor imperfections), ht. 8 in. $600-800

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411. Four Brass Candlesticks, England, c. 1740, 1790, two fairly similar Queen Anne petal-base candlesticks and a pair of Federal square-base sticks, (imperfections), ht. 7 1/4, 9 1/2 in. $400-600 412. Pair of Silvered Brass French Candlesticks, 18th century, (reinforced on lower shafts, wear to silver), ht. 10 in. $300-500

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413. Six Early Brass Items, England and America, 18th/19th century, three tapersticks, a pair with oval bases, and a single with rococo base, a jamb hook, and two similar oval transfer-decorated enamel and brass mirror supports with urn design, dia. 1 7/8-4 in. $300-500

418. Early Pine Candle Lantern, America, late 18th/early 19th century, with bent iron rod hanger, tin chimney, pegged, through-tenon construction, with likely original glass, wire-hinged door with iron latch, (one pane cracked), ht. 11 1/2 in. $300-500

414. Brass Pipe and Tobacco Box, England, late 18th/early 19th century, rectangular box with three compartments with hinged lids, one containing a clay pipe, with later engraved monogram, (minor dents), 5 x 2 in. $100-150

419. Seven Early Tin Lighting Devices and a Tin Sander, America, 19th century, a black-painted petticoat lamp with candlestick peg concealed in the base, a pair of metallic blue painted conical dished hand lamps, an 1867 Whipple’s patent travel light, with hinged compartment for matches and brass patent plaque, a black-painted hand lamp with cylindrical font and dished base, a red-painted candlestick with globular colorless glass peg lamp with whale oil burners, and a small blackpainted candlestick lamp with whale oil burner, together with a tin sander, (paint wear), ht. 3-7 1/8 in. $400-600

415. Pewter and Copper Ink Standish, 18th century, with two ink wells, and a sander, on rectangular dished footed stand with drawer, ht. 3 1/2, wd. 5 3/4, lg. 9 5/8 in. $300-500 416. Punched Tin and Glass Candle Lantern, 18th century, with ring handle, two hinged doors, removable double candle holder tray, supported on conical feet, (one door missing slide latch), ht. 20 1/2, wd. 5, lg. 9 in. $400-600 417. Pair of Turned Mahogany Adjustable Light Stands, early 19th century, ht. 8 1/2-13 1/2 in. $400-600

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420. Paint-decorated Wood and Tin Lantern, “R.B. Ostrom, Manufacturer, Angola, NY, Patented March 14th 1865 by D.L. Jaques,” rectangular case with glazed panels on three sides with wire guards, the top and rear lined with tin panels, the rear panel with access to brass kerosene font, painted green with red-stenciled floral borders, yellow-stenciled maker’s mark on top, studded with white glass bosses, ht. 9 3/4, wd. 5 1/2, lg. 8 1/2 in. $300-500 421. Pewter Adjustable Doctor’s Lens Lamp, early 19th century, with round font with wick channel, swivel-adjustable lens, on a round base, the underside marked “JD,” (dent on font), ht. 5 1/4 in. $400-600


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422. Pewter Whale Oil Work Lamp with Two Magnifying Lenses, America, early 19th century with whale oil burners on font fitted with slots for magnifying lens, on a round weighted base, ht. 8 3/4 in. $600-800 423. Five Metal and Glass Onion Lanterns, America, 19th century, two with brass mountings with candleholders, three with tin mountings, one with red glass globe, ht. 10 1/4-17 1/2 in. $400-600 424. Eleven Early Lighting Devices, 19th century five made of tin: a mustard-painted spout lamp, a red-painted spout lamp, a red-painted hand lamp with kerosene burner and glass chimney, a globular colorless glass font mounted in a square red-painted tin support, and a miniature tin candlestick; a small brass candlestick; three glass peg lamps, one with a ruby glass font, two with colorless glass fonts; a occupational lamp with blue globular glass font and camphene burner, a small green pressed loop pattern glass hand lamp with pewter whale oil burner, (imperfections), ht. 2 1/2-6 1/4 in. $300-500 425. Pierced Tin and Glass Lantern, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with three round colorless bull’s-eye glass windows, hinged door, ht. 13 1/2 in. $400-600

426. Five Early Wrought Iron Lighting Devices, late 18th/early 19th century, a pendant candleholder, rushlight holder, two miner’s candleholders, and a candleholder with drip pan with peg terminal, dia. 9 3/4-20 in. $200-300 427. Seven Pewter Lighting Items, America, early to mid-19th century, two lamps by Capen & Moulineaux, New York: a large fluid-burning table lamp with barrel-form font and camphene burners on a round stepped base, and a hand/hanging lamp with swivel mount; a truncated cone lamp on a round domed base, a three sparking lamps, and a peg lamp with kerosene burner, which sets into a pewter candlestick, ht. 1 7/8-14 1/2 in. $400-600 428. Large Black-painted Copper and Glass Candle Lantern, “Tufts Brothers Makers, Boston, Mass Patented Mar 7, 1871,” with original brass maker’s label, (one pane of glass cracked), ht. 38 in. $800-1,200 429. Wrought Iron Door Latch, 18th century, with punch decoration and monogram, ht. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: Pook and Pook, sale of the James C. Sorber collection, May 2005, featuring colonial wrought iron. $800-1,200

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430. Wrought Iron Boot Scraper, 18th century, ht. 15, wd. 12 1/2 in. $200-300 431. Cast Iron Boot Scraper, Pennsylvania, late 18th/early 19th century, ht. 7 3/4, wd. 7 3/4 in. $100-200 432. Grain-painted Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, New Hampshire, late 18th century, the case of three thumbmolded short drawers and four graduated long drawers, on bracket feet, replaced brasses, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 48, case wd. 39 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. Provenance: Reportedly John Randall family, Rye, New Hampshire. $3,000-5,000

433. Prior/Hamblin School, 19th Century Portrait of Alice Atwood Wearing a Blue Dress and Holding a Pink Rose, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 17 1/2 x 13 in., in a period grain-painted veneer frame. Condition: Minor retouch, stable fine craquelure. Provenance: This portrait was previously sold at Skinner on January 12, 1991, sale 1362, lot 345. $6,000-8,000 434. High Fan-back Braced Windsor Armchair, Nantucket, c. 1790-1800, with scroll-carved crest terminals, knuckle handholds, and saddle seat, late 19th century black-painted surface with gilt striping over original blue or green, (imperfections), ht. 41, seat ht. 15 1/2 in. Literature: American Windsor Chairs, Nancy Goyne Evans, New York, 1996, pp. 380-383, shows and discusses a number of stylistically similar chairs. $3,000-5,000

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435. Black-painted Bow-back Windsor Side Chair, attributed to William Seaver and James Frost, Boston, c. 1800-02, the back with eight bamboo-turned spindles above the seat and similarly turned legs joined by curved stretcher with oval medallions, old black paint, ht. 39, seat ht. 18 in. $600-800 436. Blue-painted Braced Bow-back Windsor Side Chair, probably Providence, Rhode Island, area, c. 1790-95, old surface, ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. 17 in. $600-800 437. Windsor Braced Bow-back Side Chair, partial brand of I. ALWAYS, New York, late 18th century, with swelled spindles and bulbous vaseand ring-turnings, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 37, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600 438. Walnut and Ash Sack-back Windsor Chair, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, carved knuckle handholds, vase- and ring-turnings, and shaped saddle seat, ht. 37 1/2, seat ht. 16 in. $500-700

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438A. Tiger Maple Carved Sack-back Windsor Chair, New England, c. 1790, the bowed crest rail above seven spindles and knuckle handholds, on a saddle seat, and vase- and ring-turned legs joined by swelled stretchers, refinished, ht. 35 1/2, seat ht. 17 in. $600-800 439. American School, 19th Century, Possibly the Work of Thomas Birch (New York and Pennsylvania, 1779-1851) Pennsylvania Landscape: The Village Road. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 50 in., in a later frame.  Condition:  Relined, retouch, minor paint losses u.r., craquelure, surface grime. Provenance: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, c. 1960s. $6,000-8,000

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440. Carved and Painted Wood Lift-top Box, 18th century, rectangular box, molded top and base, with wrought iron hinges to lid, iron swing handle, lock plate, and key, the top and sides with relief-carved panels of foliage, flowers, and fruit, old red, green, and black surface, supported on bun feet; the interior lid painted with red and green flowers on a red ground, oak compartmented interior with two tills, drawer and hidden compartment, (minor paint wear), ht. 8 1/4, wd. 12 3/4, dp. 8 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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441. Paint-decorated Blanket Chest, possibly New England, early 19th century, original surface of putty painted and stamped designs incorporating repeating oak leaves, (minor paint wear), ht. 22, wd. 43 1/4, dp. 16 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

442. Memorial Picture, New England, early 19th century, watercolor on velvet, a grieving man and woman with a child standing at the base of a monument in the midst of a fenced burial ground; to their right is a stone church, and to their left is a large tree, all painted in tones of black, brown, and green, (minor toning and discoloration), 24 3/4 x 24 1/2 in., in a later giltwood frame. $800-1,200

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443. Painted Theorem on Velvet, America, 19th century, polychrome painted in watercolor on velvet, depicting a parrot perched atop a basket of fruit, on a marble top table, with a butterfly flitting overhead, (toning), 14 3/4 x 19 1/4 in., in original molded giltwood frame. $3,000-5,000

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Theorem with a Compote of Fruit. Unsigned. Watercolor on velvet, 16 1/2 x 19 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning. $800-1,200

446. Polychrome-painted Splint Basket, probably New England, late 19th century, deep rectangular basket with two carved handles, the splints painted red, blue, and yellow, ht. 7 3/4, wd. 10 1/4, lg. 13 1/4 in. $300-500

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Fritillaria. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, depicting brilliant red blossoms with yellow stamens hanging from a leafy stem, 9 7/8 x 7 1/2 in., in an old beveled walnut frame. Condition: Minor imperfections including a vertical crease to left side. $300-500


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447. Painted Woven Splint Ribbed Hamper Basket, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, finely woven basket with shaped hinged cover, entwined willow handle, with traces of red, blue, brown, and gold painted stripes, (minor loss to lashing), ht. 13 1/2, wd. 14, lg. 18 1/2 in. $400-600 448. Three Small Woven Splint Baskets, America, 19th century, one rectangular hamper-style with hinged lids and upright handle, one long rectangular with upright handle, and one oval over rectangular, with two carved side handles, painted with black and white bands, (losses on hamper), ht. 3 5/8-8 5/8, dia. 7-11 in. $300-500 449. Large Round Woven Splint Cheese Basket, America, 19th century, ht. 6, dia. 23 1/2 in. $200-300 450. Paint-decorated Tinware Lighthouse-form Coffeepot, possibly from the North family shop of Berlin, Connecticut, early 19th century, with hinged cover, goose neck spout, decorated with pyramidal foliate chains, and medallions, (paint wear), ht. 10 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 451. Stencil-decorated Tin Minnow Bucket, America, early 20th century, cylindrical bucket with wire bail and hinged strainer, painted green stenciled with white fish motif, and mustard geometric and striped borders, ht. 5 1/4 in. $300-500

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452. Five Paint-decorated Tinware Items, America, early 19th century, two candle sconces with tallow candles, a candlestick with peg lamp insert, a match safe holder, and a covered sugar bowl, (paint wear, some rusty surfaces), ht. 3 1/2-12 1/4 in. $400-600

453. Tole Dome-top Tea Caddy, probably France, early 19th century, decorated on the sides and hinged lid with stylized flowers in black accented with red on a mustard-color ground, the front ornamented with a gilt sheaf of grain, opening to two compartments, (minor wear), ht. 4 5/8 in. $100-150

454. Polychrome-painted Liberty Cap Tin Hat Mount with Massachusetts Seal and Eagle, America, 19th century, curved peaked cap form with hand-painted and gilt decoration of the Massachusetts state seal over a rayed arch, star spangles and spreadwing American eagle and shield motif, on a black ground, (paint and gilt loss, rust spots), 12 x 6 3/4 in., in a glazed mahogany case. $800-1,200

455. Polychrome-painted Tinware Coffeepot, Philadelphia, c. 1850, lighthouse-form, painted with stylized foliage and fruit, on an asphaltum ground, ht. 9 in. $1,500-2,500

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457. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Two Children with a Book. Unsigned, the subjects identified on a label affixed to the frame as Mary Augusta Noble Swaim of Worcester, Massachusetts and Baron Stow Swaim. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 24 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Craquelure, paint loss. Provenance: Family descent of the sitters.

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458. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Boy Holding a Book, with His Dog. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 25 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Good, very minor retouch, stable craquelure, tacking strip reinforced. $800-1,200 458A. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Young Samuel Noble Swaim with a Wheelbarrow. Unsigned, subject identified on label to verso.  Oil on canvas, 28 x 24 in., in a period molded giltwood frame.  Condition:  Craquelure, surface grime. Provenance:  Family descent of the subject.

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456. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Child Wearing a Blue Dress and Holding a Pink Rose, c. 1845. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 25 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minute paint losses and superfluous specks of paint. $2,000-3,000

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Note:  According to a label affixed to the frame, Samuel Noble Swaim was born in Boston, February 5, 1838, the son of Reverend Samuel Budd Swaim and Mary Noble.  He died in New York on November 27, 1859. $1,500-2,500 459. Grain-painted Chest over Two Drawers, probably Vermont, early 19th century, original paint resembling flame mahogany, original Rockingham glazed pottery knobs, (minor imperfections), ht. 40, wd. 40, dp. 18 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500


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460. Paint-decorated Card Table, New England, c. 1825, the hinged folding top opens to reveal a smoke-decorated playing surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 34, dp. 17 in. $600-800

461. Federal Paint-decorated Chamber Stand, probably Maine, early 19th century, the gallery with shaped sides above a single drawer and medial shelf joining delicate square tapering legs, original surface of white paint and smoke decoration, (minor imperfections), ht. of top 31 1/2, wd. 20, dp. 16 in. $1,500-2,500

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462. Faux Bois Paint-decorated Washstand, possibly Pennsylvania, c. 1840, (minor imperfections), ht. to top of gallery 41, wd. 33, dp. 16 in. $600-800

465A. Queen Anne Carved Yoke-back Side Chair, New England, last half 18th century, the spooned carved crest rail above a vasiform splat and molded raking stiles, on a rush seat and ring-turned legs joined by a bulbous front stretcher, (minor imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $200-300

463. American School, 19th Century Pair of Pastel Portraits of a Young Couple Seated Before a Window. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, 25 1/4 x 19 in., in matching molded mahogany veneer frames. Condition: Very good. $1,000-1,500 464. Blue-painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, New England, late 18th century, old turned wooden pulls, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, wd. 45, dp. 20 in. $400-600 465. Federal Red-stained Maple One-drawer Stand, New Hampshire, early 19th century, with single veneered drawer on four square tapering legs joining a shaped gallery, old surface, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 15 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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466. Federal Paint-decorated Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the serpentine-shaped top on vase and ring-turned support and tripod base of scrolled legs ending in spade feet, old brown paint with yellow pinstriping, ht. 28, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 16 in. $3,000-5,000 467. Federal Two-Drawer Work Table, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top with chamfered underside, above two scratchbeaded drawers, on delicate square tapering legs, brass pulls appear original, original surface, ht. 30 1/4, top wd. 18 3/4, dp. 17 in. Provenance: Virginia Caputo, 1978.

$600-800

468. Apple Green-painted Child’s Windsor Armed Rocking Chair, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, the cresting with polychrome roses with red, white, and yellow pinstriping throughout, (minor paint wear), ht. 19 1/2, seat ht. 9 1/2 in. $200-400


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469. Salmon-painted Watchmaker’s Bench, possibly northeastern United States, first half 19th century, the rectangular tray top on a conforming case of two central long drawers with divided interiors flanked by two drawers to the right and single drawer to left, on square tapering legs, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, top wd. 41 1/4, top dp. 19 in. $4,000-6,000

470. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman Wearing a Navy Blue Coat, c. 1820. Unsigned. Oil on panel, the reverse of the panel is a fragment of a marine scene, 9 x 7 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Good, minor paint loss u.l., minor craquelure, small abrasion u.r. $2,000-3,000 471. American School, 19th Century River Landscape with Ruins and Figures. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 21 x 26 in., in original molded silvered wood frame, with New Hampshire label on the stretcher. Condition: Small tear u.c., craquelure with some losses and lifted areas, and scattered retouch. $1,000-1,500 472. Painted Yellow Pine Blanket Chest, Wythe County, Virginia, c. 17901820, original dark blue painted surface with salmon moldings and black bracket feet, (imperfections), ht. 23, wd. 40, dp. 16 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 473. Paint Decorated Washstand, probably New England, c. 1830, the backsplash centering a painted shell and seaweed, above the pierced top, joined by vase- and ring-turned posts to the medial shelf with drawer, continuing to turned legs, (paint wear), ht. 35 3/4, wd. 17 1/4, dp. 17 in. $600-800

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474. Grain-painted Pine Footstool, America, early 19th century, long rectangular footstool with bootjack ends, the underside inscribed “F.W. Stevens,” (paint wear to top surface), ht. 6 1/8, wd. 6, lg. 32 1/2 in. $200-300


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475. Painted and Stencil-decorated Windsor Writing Armchair, probably New England, c. 1825-35, original surface, ht. 37, seat ht. 19 in. $800-1,200

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476. Child’s Pine Red-painted Six-board Chest, probably Rhode Island, late 18th century, the molded lift top opens to a well with till, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 19, wd. 34, dp. 13 in. $300-500

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477. Pine Red-painted Six-board Chest, New England, early 19th century, with cut-out ends and applied molding to skirt, (imperfections), ht. 23, wd. 42, dp. 16 in. $300-500 478. Light Blue-painted Pine Chest over Drawer, New England, c. 1800, on bracket feet, old blue paint over earlier blue-green, old oval brass pulls, ht. 32, wd. 42 1/2, dp. 18 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500 479. Putty-painted Six-board Blanket Chest, New England, early 19th century, original mustard-brown surface centering the initials “EC,” (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, wd. 49, dp. 21 1/2 in. $600-800 480. Attributed to Calvin Balis (New York State, 19th Century) Portrait of a Young Man, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in original molded black painted frame. Condition: Craquelure, four patch repairs, retouch. $1,000-1,500 481. Brown-stained Sawbuck Table, early 19th century, the rectangular top with six short drawers, on a chamfered sawbuck base joined by a medial stretcher with keyed tenons, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 30, lg. 72, dp. 34 1/4 in. $2,500-3,500

482. Cherry Kitchen Table, probably Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the overhanging removable top above two short drawers with shaped facades joined by block- and ring-turned tapering legs, old red surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 3/4, top wd. 48 3/4, top dp. 31 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 483. Federal Painted Demilune Console Table, New England, early 19th century, the overhanging top on square tapering legs, turquoise blue over earlier gray paint, (imperfections), ht. 31, wd. 33 1/2, dp. 21 in. $800-1,200 484. Poplar Two-part Glazed Corner Cupboard, Middle Atlantic States, early 19th century, the top section with molded cornice above a hinged scratch-beaded glazed door incorporating three Gothic arches, opening to four grooved shelves, on a base with two hinged doors all resting on bracket feet, refinished, interior painted turquoise blue, ht. 85, wd. 42 1/2, dp. to corner 23 in. $1,500-2,500 485. Bird’s-eye Maple Hooded Cradle, New England, early 19th century, together with a small 19th century crib quilt, refinished, ht. 25, lg. 41, wd. 16 in. $300-500 486. American/Continental School, 19th Century Pair of Portraits of a Young Couple. Indistinctly signed “--- Radon” and dated “1817” c.r. Pastel on paper, 20 3/4 x 16 in., matching rosewood veneer frames with line inlay. Condition: Minor scattered pigment losses. $1,500-2,500

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487. Pair of Carved Wood Eagle Architectural Ornaments, 19th century, carved in the half-round, the figure with its talons on the head of a beast, with gold paint, ht. 10, lg. 11 in. $400-600

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488. Carved Hardwood Eagle Figure, America, 19th century, the figure carved in the full round, with wings spread and standing on integral carved rocks, with pyrographic details, (imperfections), ht. 19 3/8, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 17 in.

$800-1,200

489. Carved and Painted Indian Princess Tobacconist Figure, attributed to Samuel Robb (1851-1928), New York, c. 1880, on original base, old painted surface, (imperfections), figure ht. 56, overall ht. 80 in.

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Provenance: Acquired from the Estate of Helena Penrose, New York, New York. Other trade figures formerly in her collection were sold at Christie’s in October, 2007. $30,000-50,000

490. Molded Zinc Polychrome-painted Indian Head Carousel Mount, Allan Herschell Co., North Tonawanda, New York, early 19th century, relief molded in the half round, with raised maker’s marks on the reverse, ht. 21 1/2, wd. 12 1/4 in. $1,200-1,800

491. Wrought-iron Mounted Carved Pine Garden Gate, America, late 19th century, with relief-carved flowers, ht. 41 1/2, wd. 36 in. $1,500-2,500

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491A. Dark-green Painted Cast Iron Garden Settee, late 19th century, naturalistic form with back and seat of intertwined branches with oak leaves and acorns, the legs joined by intertwined snakes, old surface, (old repair to lower section of back), ht. 32, wd. 48 1/2, dp. 22 in. $800-1,200 492. Fanciful Folk Art Inlaid Tilt-top Table, coastal New England, probably Maine, c. 1850-70, the shaped top inlaid with a variety of woods centering a mariner’s compass flanked by ivory hearts, with shaped and scrolled inlaid support, on inlaid platform with scrolled legs, old surface, ht. 29, wd. 20, dp. 14 in. $3,000-5,000

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493. Shellwork Sailor’s Valentine, Barbados, 19th century, hinged octagonal case, decorated with multicolored shell designs, one side with an ornate heart motif the other side with inscription “A PRESENT FROM BARBADOS,” (five molding segments missing), 9 x 9 in., (closed). $250-350 494. Small Round Nantucket Basket, America, early 20th century, deep round form with carved swing handle, turned hardwood base, ht. to top of upright handle 7 in. $600-800 495. Carved Ivory Clenched Fist, 19th century, likely sailor-made, (age cracks), ht. 3 1/4 in. $600-800

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496. Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Box, “R. N. Jenka Philadelphia, April 3rd, 1868,” rectangular box with hinged lid, the top ornamented with an inlaid anchor, double six-point stars and four shields, the front of the lid with a small silver plaque inscribed with the name of a ship Florence, the front of the box centered with a flag surrounded by quatrefoils and arrows, and inlaid nickel shield-shaped escutcheon, the sides and back with assorted floral and geometric devices, supported on carved scroll feet, the interior lid inscribed with probable maker’s name and date, ht. 7 1/4, wd. 10, dp. 6 in. Note: The ship Florence was built in 1856 in East Boston. $1,000-1,500 497. Nantucket Basket, late 19th century, round basket with carved hardwood swing handle, ht. with handle upright 11 1/4, ht. to rim 5, dia. 11 in. $1,200-1,500 498. Snake Carved Boat Tiller, America, 19th century, the snake with delineated eyes, mouth, and skin, rattle on tail, with green-painted cast iron mount, lg. 39 in. $2,500-3,500

499. Painted Scratch-built Wood Model of the British Ocean Liner LUISITANIA, America, early 20th century, ht. 24 1/2, lg. 52 1/2 in. Provenance: Family name of Ingram, Ocean Point, Massachusetts. $800-1,200 500. Diminutive Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810-15, the tablet showing a sailing ship bordered in mustard yellow and flowering vines, ht. 19 3/4, cornice wd. 13 1/4 in. $800-1,200 501. Anglo School, 19th Century Pair of Miniature Portraits of Sailing Vessels. Unsigned. Watercolor and ink on card, one depicting a schooner flying a British flag the other depicting a bark and a foreshortened vessel, 2 x 3 1/4 in., in period molded giltwood frames. Condition: Toning, foxing. $400-600 502. Silver Presentation Pitcher, Boston, early 19th century, urn form with anthemion and acanthus border, elongated C-shaped handle with quatrefoil and shell motifs, engraved presentation “Presented to Capt. W. Salibury of the Ship Washington of Providence, by the Boston Marine, New England, Suffolk & Columbian Insurance Companies at Boston. 1831,” ht. 9 1/2 in., approx. 19 troy oz. $800-1,200

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503. British School, 19th Century Portrait of the S.S. Bay State, Liverpool. Unsigned, reportedly painted by J. Bell, engineer on the S.S. Bay State. Oil on glass, 12 x 10 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor retouch to background, surface grime. Note: A similar work by J. Bell was sold at Sotheby’s, London, June 3, 1986, lot 291. $400-600

504. Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr. (Cotuit, Massachusetts, 1910-1982) Lot of Four Works: Lantern, Sailor’s Ditty Box, Anchor, and Sextant. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 in., framed; accompanied by letters of authentication signed by Ralph Cahoon’s wife Martha, and son Franz, dated December 15, 1989. Condition: Craquelure, surface grime, minor scattered paint loss. $3,000-5,000

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504A. Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr. (Cotuit, Massachusetts, 1910-1982) Paper Hanging. Signed and dated “R. CAHOON 1977” l.r., titled on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on Masonite, 14 x 18 in., framed. Condition: Minor surface grime. Provenance: Commissioned from the artist by the present owner, December 7, 1977. A copy of the original invoice from Cahoon Paintings, Santuit, Massachusetts, accompanies the lot. $10,000-15,000 505. Anglo/American School, 19th Century Lot of Two Works of Midshipman’s Berth Scenes: Court Marshall in the Starboard Cock Berth. and Cockpit Berth in a Lee Lurch. One inscribed “Thornton July 1829” l.r. Watercolor on paper, 10 5/8 x 12 3/4 in., in period gilt-gesso molded wood frames. Condition: Laid down on paper, repaired tears at lower edge. $4,000-6,000 506. Joseph Lee (California, 1827-1880) Portrait of the Schooner California Sailing in Coastal Waters. Signed “Joseph Lee Painter” l.l. Oil on canvas, 22 x 33 in., in original molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scratches to background sky and water u.l., l.l., and l.r., minor scattered flecks of paint loss, one spot of retouch to water l.c. Provenance: Reportedly given as payment for medical services to Dr. Edward Worth, 1900-20, then hung in his pharmacy at Edgartown, Massachusetts, for eighty years. $15,000-25,000 504

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507. American/French School, 19th Century

508. Raffaele Corsini (Italian, ac. 1830-1880)

Portrait of a Sea Captain Holding a Spyglass with Distant Lighthouse and Vessels, c. 1840. Signed and dated “V. Poriet f. 1855� c.r. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 1/4 in., in a later molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch. $700-900

Bark Mimosa Capt. G.C. King, Entering Smyrna Bay 3 april th 1856. Signed l.l. Oil on paperboard, 18 x 26 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Creases u.r. and l.l., small abrasion on sail l.l. $4,000-6,000

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509. Honore Pellegrin (French, 1793-1869)

510. Attributed to Gaetano D’Esposito (Italian, 1858-1911)

Portrait of the Bark Anna Reynolds Leaving Marseilles, 1839. Signed and dated “1839” l.r. Watercolor on paper, 18 1/4 x 26 1/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Paper applied to paperboard, toning, scattered foxing, trimmed, lower edge touched up.

Lot of Two Works: Brig Niagara Cap’tn William F. Hann Enterin[g] Malta Harboeur 1870. and Brig Niagara Cap’tn William F. Hann leaving Malta Harbour 1870. Both titled below. Watercolor and gouache on paper/paperboard, sight size 18 x 25 in., in later painted and gilt-gesso wood frames. Condition: Entering with minor loss u.r., minor foxing and light stains; Leaving with repair u.l., minor toning, light stains; not examined out of frames. $3,000-5,000

Note: The bark Anna Reynolds was built in 1838, in Lewiston, Delaware. She weighed 197 tons. She later became a mining company bark, trading between San Francisco via Cape Horn, Talcahuano, the Sandwich Islands, and other ports. $8,000-12,000

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511. William P. Stubbs (American, 1942-1909)

512. American School, Late 19th/Early 20th Century

Portrait of the Three-masted Schooner BESSIE ROSE with Distant Lighthouse. Signed “[W] P Stubbs” l.l., the vessel identified on a pennant and stern. Oil on canvas, 21 x 32 1/2 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Canvas applied to Masonite, scattered retouch, craquelure, minor paint loss u.r. $3,000-5,000

Portrait of the Sidewheeler City of Worcester of the Norwich Line. Signed “McKay” l.r. Oil on canvas, 18 x 30 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure, retouch. $3,000-5,000

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513. Thomas Luny (British, 1759-1837)

514. British School, 19th Century

The Prince William Henry in Two Positions and other Shipping in Coastal Waters. Signed and dated “T.Luny 1780” l.l., vessel identified on the stern. Oil on canvas, 38 x 54 1/4 in., in a gilt-gesso molded wood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch, stable craquelure.

A Brig off the Scottish Coast. Signed “Hekter” l.l. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Craquelure prevalent to sky, repaint to sky and sails. $4,000-5,000

Note: The Prince William Henry belonged to the East India Company, and was in service 1787-1800, during which she made five voyages to the Far East or India. $15,000-25,000

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515. Anglo/American School, 19th Century

516. American School, 19th Century

Portrait of the British Ship James Duncan Sailing in Coastal Waters. Signed and dated “J. Sanders 1874� l.l. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch to vessel and background. $4,000-6,000

Stormy Weather Coastal Scene with Vessels in Distress. Indistinctly signed l.l. Oil on panel, 8 x 12 in., in a period gessoed wood frame. Condition: Very good. $800-1,200

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517. Thomas Bush Hardy, (British, 1842-1897)

518. Carl G. Evers (Germany and California, 1907-2000)

“In Peril.” Signed, dated “1872,” and titled l.l. Watercolor on paper, 14 1/4 x 24 in., in original gilt-gesso wood frame. Condition: Minor toning, minor foxing u.r., not examined out of frame. $1,000-1,500

Letter of Marque. Signed “C.G. Evers” l.r.  Watercolor and gouache on paper, sight size 18 1/4 x 28 1/2 in., in original frame. Condition: Very good. Note: This painting features the privateer Prince De Neufchatel with other vessels: the Bermuda sloop Lady Hammond, the American ship Hannibal, and others off the Chesapeak, in 1814. It was commissioned by Pierre S. De Beaumont, of Manchester, Massachusetts, and titled by the artist. It is accompanied by two framed works of the same scene: a preliminary sketch for the painting, signed l.l., graphite on paper, 16 1/2 x 28 1/4, framed; and the artist’s proof, no. 1 of an edition of 500 prints produced by the Greenwich Workshop, Trumbull, Connecticut, c. 1981, signed and remarqued l.r., sight size 18 1/2 x 26 in. $1,000-1,500

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519. American School, 19th Century

520. Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921)

Lot of Two Framed Marine Works: Arctic Whaling Scenes and American Ship at Sea. Scenes reportedly by Charles Belmont, according to inscriptions on the reverse, graphite on paper, 15 3/4 x 20 1/4 in.; Ship at Sea indistinctly signed, possibly “Joseph Bergstrom” l.r., graphite and crayon on paper, 10 3/8 x 15 5/8 in. Condition: Scenes with toning and light stains; Ship at Sea with light moisture stains on right side, tear u.r., minor toning, small loss at u.l. corner. $300-500

Portrait of the French Screw-Steamer France. Signed and dated “A Jacobsen NY 1878” over “257...” l.r., vessel identified on the bow. Oil on canvas, 22 x 36 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch, prevalent in sky, scattered areas on vessel, water and edges.

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Note: The French steamship France was built by Chantier de Penhoet, St. Nazaire, and launched October 1, 1864. $5,000-7,000


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521. Attributed to Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/American, 1850-1921) Rescue of the Lady Lisgard by the S.S. Mohican. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 x 36 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch. Note:  According to a note affixed to the stretcher: “This painting... is attributed to Antonio Jacobsen.  It is listed on page 205 of ‘The Checklist, Painting and Sketches by Antonio N.G. Jacobsen (18501821)’; compiled by Harold S. Sniffen, Curator Emeritus of the Mariner’s Museum, of Newport News, Virginia, published 1984 by the Smith Gallery... New York.” The rescue of the Norwegian Lady Lisgard by the British steamship Mohican occurred in November of 1893.  This lot includes the original framed letter of recognition and acclaim for the rescue of the Lady Lisgard, from the Maritime Association of the Port of New York, dated December 13, 1893, to the Captain, officers, and crew of the Mohican. $2,500-3,500

522. American School, 19th Century Portrait of the White Star Line Ocean Liner Oceanic. Signed and dated “W.F. Preston 1899” l.r. Oil on canvas, 21 3/4 x 43 3/4 in., in a later molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, retouch. Note: The Oceanic was launched in January of 1899, and placed in service between Liverpool, England, and New York. She was taken up for WWI by the Royal Navy to be an auxiliary cruiser, and was wrecked on the Shetlands September 8, 1914. $2,000-3,000 523. Fred Pansing (New Jersey, 1844-1912) Portrait of the U.S.S. Rhode Island (B.B.-17). Signed l.r., vessel identified on a plaque below. Oil on paperboard, 7 x 10 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch to lower edge. Note: The U.S.S. Rhode Island (B.B.-17) was built by the Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts. She was a Virginia-class battleship of the United States Navy, the second ship to carry her name, and was commissioned on February 19, 1906, with Captain Perry Garst in command. $2,500-3,500

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524. William E. Baldwin (Belfast, Maine, 20th Century)

525. William E. Baldwin (Belfast, Maine, 20th Century)

America’s Cup 1899 Columbia vs. Shamrock II. Signed and dated “1982” l.r. and verso, scene identified on label verso. Oil on Masonite, 24 x 38 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $2,000-3,000

Whaler JOSEPHINE leaving Point Barrow, 18th August, 1889. Signed and dated “1979” l.r. and verso, scene identified on a brass plate below. Oil on Masonite, 29 x 45 in., in a molded and painted giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. Note: This painting depicts the whaling bark Josephine leaving Point Barrow, Alaska, on August 18th, 1889. The other ships in the painting are, left to right, Wanderer, U.S. revenue cutter Bear, the J.H. Howland, Josephine, and Belvedere. Josephine was built in Bath, Maine, in 1877. Her home port was New Bedford, Massachusetts. $2,000-3,000

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526. William E. Baldwin (Belfast, Maine, 20th Century)

527. William R. Davis (Massachusetts, 1952-)

Glory Meets Sovereign-1872. Signed and dated “1987” l.r. and verso, scene identified on label below. Oil on Masonite, 28 x 49 1/4 in., in a molded gilt-gesso and wood frame. Condition: Very good.

Portrait of the Sidewheeler Newport Passing Newport Harbor. Signed l.r. Oil on canvas, 18 x 34 1/4 in., in original molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very good.

Note: The Sovereign of the Seas was built in 1852; at 258 ft. she was the fastest and longest ship yet built when she was launched in New York. She was designed and built by Donald McKay, East Boston, America’s foremost clipper designer. On her maiden voyage she sailed from New York to San Francisco in 103 days. She achieved the fastest ever recorded speed of a sailing vessel (22 knots). The Glory of the Seas was the last clipper ship built by Donald McKay. She was a medium clipper ship, built in 1869. $2,000-3,000

Note: The Newport was built in 1865 by John Englis & Son, New York. She plied between New York and Newport, Rhode Island, connecting with the old Colony and Newport Railway to Boston, in the old Fall River Line. $6,000-8,000

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528. Frank Joseph Henry Gardiner (British, 1942-)

531. Carl G. Evers (Germany and California, 1907-2000)

Portrait of the American Clipper Ship Comet. Signed and dated “F.J.H. Gardiner ‘73’ l.l., vessel identified on bow and inscription l.c. Watercolor on paper, sight size 19 1/2 x 25 3/4 in., in a period painted and gilded molded wood frame. Condition: Very good, not examined out of frame.

S.S. Great Republic at Hong Kong, 1868. Signed and dated “1978” l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paperboard, 20 1/4 x 29 1/4 in., in a contemporary frame. Condition: Very good, not examined out of frame.

Note: The Comet was built in New York in 1851, by William H. Webb for Bucklin and Crane. She weighed 1836 tons. $1,200-1,800

Note: This original work was intended by the artist for reproduction; it is sold with a preliminary graphite sketch on paper of the scene, signed “C.G. Evers” l.l., sight size 10 3/4 x 16 1/2 in., framed. $600-800

529. American School, 19th Century

532. Robert MacGregor (British, 1848-1922)

Schooner Out of Port Flying an American Flag. Monogrammed and dated “June 10th 1863” l.r., inscribed “N.Y.” l.l., initialed “W.H.J.” u.l., and inscribed “to J.D.W.” u.r. Oil on canvas, 10 x 12 in., unframed. Condition: Good, relined, retouch. $400-600

Famous Old [Boston] Clipper The James Baine. Signed l.r., signed and titled verso. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 11 7/8 x 20 in., in a later black-painted molded wood frame. $200-300

530. Lemuel D. Eldred (Massachusetts and New York City, 1848-1921) Whaleships Rousseau and Desdemona at New Bedford Harbor, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Signed “L.D. Eldred” in pencil l.r., inscribed “L.D. Eldred -1906” l.l. Etching, sight size 19 x 30 in., in a period molded oak frame. Condition: Good, minor toning, not examined out of frame. Note: Lemuel D. Eldred was born in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, and worked with his friend William Bradford there and in New York City. He kept a studio in Boston and later in Bradford’s old studio in Fairhaven. His works are in several museums including the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, the Kendall Whaling Museum, Old Dartmouth Historical Society, and in several private collections. $1,200-1,800

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533. D. Tayler (American, 20th Century) Portrait of an American Clipper Ship. Signed “D. Tayler” l.r. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in., in a later gesso frame. Condition: Relined. $1,000-1,500 534. Lemuel D. Eldred (American, 1848-1921) Portland, Maine, Harbor. Signed l.l., scene identified on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on card, 3 5/8 x 6 1/2 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very good, surface grime. $400-600


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Annisquam Light. Signed, dated “[18]89,� and titled l.l. Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 1/2 x 23 1/2 in., in a period gilt-gesso and wood frame. Condition: Minor toning, foxing u.r., not examined out of frame. $800-1,200

View of a Harbor Town. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 7 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., in molded giltwood frame with Kennedy & Co., New York, gallery label affixed to the stretcher. Condition: Minor stable craquelure, minor retouch. $400-600

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537. Anglo-American School, 19th Century Storm Brewing with Anchored Clipper Ship and Distant Vessels. Indistinctly signed and dated “1865” on reverse. Oil on canvas, 7 1/4 x 14 1/2 in., in a deep gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very minor scattered retouch. $1,000-1,200 538. B. Tanner, engraver and publisher (Philadelphia, 19th Century) Lot of Two Engravings: After H. Reinagle, Macdonough’s Victory on Lake Champlain, and Defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb, Sept.r 11th 1814., and After J. J. Barralet, Perry’s Victory on Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813. Both works dated “1814,” and identified in inscriptions. Engravings, sight sizes 19 x 24 1/2 in., in rippled frames with gilt liners.  Condition:  Macdonough with repaired tear into image u.r.; Perry with margin tear l.l., not examined out of frames. Note: The engravings are sold with two War of 1812 commemorative bronze medallions designed by F. Furst: The first showing a bust of naval officer Thomas Macdonough in uniform with the inscription “THO. MACDONOUGH. STAGNO CHAMPLAIN CLAS. REG. BRIT. SUPERAVIT,” (Thomas Macdonough defeated the royal British fleet on Lake Champlain), the reverse shows the engagement between the British and American fleets with the inscriptions “UNO LATERE PERCUSSO. ALTERUM IMPAVIDE VERTIT” (beaten on the one side he fearlessly turns the other) and “INTER CLASS. AMERI. ET BRIT DIEXI SEPT. MDCCCXIIII.” (between American and British fleets September 11, 1814), with engraver’s name under the scene, dia. 2 1/2; the second medallion showing a profile bust portrait of Admiral Hazard Perry with the inscription “HAZARD PERRY. PRO PATRIA VICTI PRESENTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF PENNSYLVANIA,” the reverse showing the scene of the battle at Lake Erie and the inscriptions “WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE OURS” and “BRITISH FLEET ON LAKE ERIE. CAPTURED SEPTEMBER 10, 1813.,” with engraver’s name under the bust, dia. 2 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 538

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540. G. & W. Endicott, publishers (New York, 19th Century)

A MIDNIGHT RACE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Natchez/Eclipse, 1860 (Conningham, 4116). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 21 1/4 x 29 5/8 in., framed. Condition: Margins of 1 in. or more, toning, stains.

PEOPLES LINE BETWEEN NEW YORK AND ALBANY: New Steamer Hendrick Hudson, the largest now in America, undated. Chromolithograph on paper, sight size 22 x 34 1/2 in., in a later frame. Condition: Upper margin trimmed and added, toning, foxing, small repairs u.l., not examined out of frame. $600-800

Note: This lithograph ranks no. 21 in the original Best 50, and no. 2 in the New Best 50, large folio. $2,000-3,000

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541. Probably Thomas Bonar, lithographer (New York, 19th Century) U.S. STEAM FRIGATE ROANOKE, BUILT-1852: Razeed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard: Iron Clad and Equipped with Three Ericsson Turrets at the Novelty Iron Works 1863., c. 1863. Identified in inscriptions, with two columns of statistics in the title margin. Lithograph on paper, sight size 18 1/4 x 29 in., in a later frame. Condition: Minor toning, acid stains, scattered foxing, not examined out of frame. Note: During the Civil War the Roanoke was cut down and transformed into a three-turret monitor, and the only ship with three turrets. $400-600 542. Lot of Two Framed Lithographs on Paper: W.J. Huggins, publisher (London, 19th Century), Capture of the Two Top Sail Slave Schooner BOLODORA, By H.M. Schooner PICKLE..., 1831, identified in inscriptions, lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 14 1/2 x 19 (sight); and H.L. Fry, Plymouth, E.W. Cole, Stonehouse & Ackerman & Co., publishers, Her Majesty’s Ship QUEEN, 1853, identified in inscriptions, lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 13 3/4, x 19 1/4 in., both in later matching molded painted and gilded wood frames. Condition: BOLODORA, good; QUEEN with repairs, toning, minor foxing; not examined out of frames. $1,000-1,500 543. Two Large Orange Lustre Transfer-decorated Jugs with Maritime Themes, England, 19th century, the jugs decorated with linked ovals, one jug with four ovals depicting the ship “Truelove From Hull,” the “Mariner’s Arms,” a verse “The Gift,” and a vessel “Norah Creina Steam Yacht,” (rim repairs, hairline); the second with five ovals depicting a ship at sea, a verse “Now Safe Returned From Past Dangers...,” a depiction of “Jack’s Safe Return,” a verse “Far From Home...,” and another ship at sea, with inscribed presentation under the spout: “James & Sarah Egderton 1876,” ht. 9 1/8, 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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544. Two Sunderland Orange Lustre Transfer-decorated Frog Mugs, England, 19th century, one mug depicting “Jack’s Safe Return,” and the “Sunderland Bridge,” the other mug with a drinking verse, both mugs with an applied frog figure to the interior, (hairlines), ht. 5, 4 3/4 in., respectively. $500-700

545. Two Sunderland Orange Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jugs, England, 19th century, both with medial oval reserves, the first depicting a “Schooner,” a romantic verse, a pious verse and “The Sailor’s Farewell”; the second depicting two ships at sea, a motto, and “Jack’s Safe Return,” (minor glaze wear), ht. 6 7/8, 7 in. $400-600

546. Three Sunderland Orange Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Marine Plaques, England, early 19th century, rectangular plaques, “Sailor’s Farewell,” “Duke of Wellington-131-Guns,” and the name “Robert Cockerton,” over a ship flanked by cornucopias, 7 3/4 x 8 3/4-8 x 9 1/4 in. $500-700

547. Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jug with Maritime Scenes, England, 19th century, depicting The Mariner’s Arms,” “Mariner’s Compass,” “West View of the Iron Bridge over the river Wear...,” “Sailor’s Farewell,” and two sailor’s verses, ht. 9 1/8 in. $200-250

548. Three Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Plaques with Vessels, England, 19th century, rectangular plaques, one depicting the S.S. Trident, one the Great Australia, (hairline), and one the Great Eastern Steamship, 8 x 8 3/4-8 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $400-600


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549. Two Large Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Mugs, England, 19th century, one mug decorated with the “Mariner’s Arms” and “Sailor’s Farewell,” the other mug depicting “A View of the Cast Iron Bridge at Sunderland...” and a verse with first line reading: “Glide on my bark the summer’s tide,” (small rim chip), ht. 5, 4 7/8 in. $300-500 550. Four Sunderland Pink Lustre Maritime Theme Transfer-decorated Pottery Plaques, England, 19th century, three rectangular-shaped plaques: one England/France, Crimean War related, with inscription “May They Ever Be United,” one depicting the “Mariner’s Arms,” and one with a ship and “Peace & Plenty” verse; and one round with a ship and “Peace & Plenty” verse, all with copper lustre borders, (repaired corners on one, minor rim chips), sizes 7 1/2 x 8 1/2-8 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $300-500

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551. Two Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jugs, England, 19th century, one jug depicting “The Token or Jack’s safe return to his True love,” “A West View of the New Bridge, Sunderland,” and a verse “When tempest’s mingle/sea and sky...”; the other jug depicting “Sailor’s Farewell,’’ “A West View of the Cast Iron Bridge over the River Wear...,” and a verse “Thou noble bark of brightest fame...,” (repaired), ht. 6 7/8, 7 3/8 in., respectively. $200-250 552. Large Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Marriage Jug, England, 19th century, one side decorated with “The Mariner’s Compass,” the other side inscribed “Joseph Francis Cloak/Hope Hythe/ Kent” with the verse “The Sailor’s Tear” under the spout, ht. 9 3/4 in. $600-800

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553. Sunderland Pink Luster Transfer-decorated Pottery Pitcher and Basin, England, 19th century, the pitcher with three reserves depicting “The Mariner’s Compass,” a ship at sea, and a verse with first line reading: “Thou noble bark of brightest fame...”; the base decorated about the sides and interior with “The Mariner’s Arms,” “The Mariner’s Compass,” “Sailor’s Farewell,” “The Sailor’s Tear,” and “The Gardener’s Arms,” with impressed Dixon Co. anchor mark, (basin with rim line, base hairline and chips), ht. 7 1/2, 4 1/8, basin dia. 12 in. $250-350 554. Large Sunderland Orange Lustre Transfer Decorated Pottery Bowl, England, 19th century, the center of the bowl depicting “The Great Australia Clipper Ship,” (rim chip), ht. 3 3/8, dia. 11 3/4 in. $200-250 555. Three Sunderland Orange Lustre Transfer-decorated Mugs, England, 19th century, one mug depicting “The Independent Order of Odd Fellows”; one depicting a sailing vessel on one side and a verse with first line reading: “My Lad is far upon the Sea,”; the last depicting “The Token, or Jack’s Safe Return to His True Love,” the other side with a verse starting with the line “The sun is up/we’ll brush the dew,” (rim lines), ht. 3 7/8-4 1/4 in. $300-500 556. Large Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jug, England, 19th century, the jug decorated under the spout with a scene titled “Life Boat,” the sides with verses “The sail tost in stormy seas...” and “The Rose in June Is not so sweet/As lover’s Kisses When they meet...,” (handle chips), ht. 9 3/4 in. $400-600 557. Two Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jugs, England, 19th century, one depicting “A West view of the Iron Bridge at Sunderland...,” a sailor’s verse, and a pious verse, (rim line, glaze chip to side); the other jug depicting a “Brig,” a sailor’s verse, and a pious verse, ht. 7 1/4, 7 3/8 in. $300-500 558. Two Sunderland Pink Luster Transfer-decorated Pottery Jugs England, 19th century, the larger jug with three oval reserves, depicting “The Mariners Compass,” a ship at sea, and a verse with the first line reading: “When first I was a foremast man...”; the second jug decorated with red transfer “The Mariner’s Compass,” ht. 7 5/8, 5 in., respectively. $300-500 559. Five Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Plaques, England, second quarter 19th century, rectangular mariner related plaques, “Northumberland 74” with Dixon Co. mark, “Duke of Wellington-134 Guns,” “The Great Eastern Steam-Ship,” “La Bretagne-140 Guns” with Moore & Co. mark, and “Victoria and Albert Yacht,” 7 5/8 x 8 1/2-8 x 9 in. $400-600

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560. Three Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Plaques, England, 19th century, “Sailor’s Farewell,” “Sailor’s Return,” and “The Bottle,” with S. Moore & Co. backstamp, (minor rim chips to one), 7 3/8-8 x 9 in. $300-500 561. Large Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jug, England, 19th century, the jug depicting “A Frigate in Full Sail,” two sailor verses, and “The Sailor’s Return,” ht. 9 in. $300-500 562. Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jug and Two Bowls, England, 19th century, the jug decorated with three scenes around the sides: a ship “The The A[ga]memnon [I]n a Storm,” “The Gauntlet Clipper Ship,” and “New Bridge over the Wear at Sunderland”; one bowl decorated with an oval reserve depicting “A West View of the Cast Iron Bridge, Over the River Wear...,” and a sailor’s verse “Glide on my bark....”; the other bowl decorated to the interior with the “Sunderland Bridge,” “The Gantlet [sic] Clipper Ship,” and a sailor’s prayer, impressed mark “Moore & Co.” on base, (jug with spout chip, minor glaze wear), ht. 7 3/4, 4 1/4, 4 1/8; bowl dia. 8 1/2, 9 in., respectively. $250-350 563. Large Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jug, England, 19th century, one depicting “The Mariner’s Compass” under the spout, the sides with a verse “The Sailor’s Tear,” and a ship over the verse “Peace and Plenty...,” ht. 9 1/4 in. $250-350 564. Three Large Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Bowls, England, 19th century, one centered with “The Great Eastern Steam-Ship” by Scott Brothers & Co. with impressed maker’s mark on base, another bowl depicting scenes of a fox hunt, with indistinct impressed maker’s mark on base, (repaired), the last bowl depicting “The Gardener’s Arms,” “Sailor’s Farewell,” and verse “The Sailor’s Tear,” to the interior, the exterior with genre scenes and motto, (repaired), ht. 3 3/8-5 1/4, dia. 11 1/2-12 in. $400-600 565. Wool and Cotton Figural Hooked Rug with Red Horse, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular rug with central red horse figure in an oval reserve surrounded by flowering branches, and flowers in the corners, (toning), 32 x 51 1/2 in. $800-1,200 566. Wool and Cotton Hooked “WEDDING RUG,” America, early 20th century, depicting a house with flower garden and hearts, a bird perched atop a tree, the name “HENRY” inscribed above, “WEDDING RUG” below, and the initials “BE” over “JH” with braided cotton border, mounted on a wood frame, (toning), 32 1/2 x 40 in. $2,000-3,000


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567. Wool Figural Hooked Rug with Lion, America, c. 1850, hooked with polychrome wool strips on a linen foundation, centered with a standing lion figure, surrounded by a garland of flowers, mounted on a wood frame, (fading, toning, losses), 27 1/2 x 49 1/2 in.

568. Wool Hooked Rug Depicting Currier & Ives Print Home to Thanksgiving, America, mid-20th century, mounted on a wood frame, 32 x 47 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

Exhibitions: The Great Cover-Up, American Folk Art Museum, June 5, 2007–September 9, 2007, with exhibition label on the back. $3,000-5,000

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569. Needlework Sampler, executed by Nancy Wilder, Leominster, Massachusetts, 1809, the sampler stitched with silk threads on a gauze ground, centered with an oblong octagonal reserve with alphabets and a pious verse over a scene with a house, flowers, and trees over the inscription: “Wrought by Nancy Wilder in her 13th year 1809,” all enclosed by a flowering vine, (minor toning, fading, and light stains), 17 x 15 in., in original molded wood frame.

571. Needlework Sampler, executed by Smilinda Wilder, Leominster, Massachusetts, 1811, the sampler stitched with silk threads on a gauze ground, centered with an oval reserve with alphabets and a needlework verse over a scene with an urn of flowers in a landscape with trees and shrubs over the inscription: “Wrought by Smilinda Wilder in her 13th year 1811,” all enclosed by a flowering vine, (minor toning, fading, and light stains), 17 x 15 in., in original molded wood frame.

Provenance: Descent in the Wilder family, Leominster, Massachusetts.

Provenance: Descent in the Wilder family, Leominster, Massachusetts.

Note: Nancy Wilder was the first of twelve children born to Peter Andrew Wilder and Sarah Joslyn of Leominster, Massachusetts. She was born September 23, 1796. Samplers by her two sisters Smilinda and Sally, lots 570 and 571 are also offered here. $2,500-3,500

Note: Smilinda Wilder was the third of twelve children born to Peter Andrew Wilder and Sarah Joslyn of Leominster, Massachusetts. She was born May 2, 1799. Samplers by her two sisters Nancy and Sally, lots 569 and 570 are also offered here. $2,000-3,000

570. Two Needlework Samplers, executed by Sally Wilder, Leominster, Massachusetts, 1816, and c. 1810, the first a pictorial sampler stitched with silk threads on a gauze ground, centered with an oval reserve with alphabets and a pious verse over a scene with a lady, with painted paper head, seated beneath an overhanging tree, with sheaves of grain over the inscription: “Wrought by Sally Wilder in her 14th year AD. 1816,”; surrounded by a flowering vine, (minor toning, fading, and light stains), 20 x 18 1/2, in original molded wood frame; together with an earlier undated sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground with three series of alphabets over her name “Sally Wilder,” flanked by diamonds and a geometric border, (toning, fading, minor stains), 8 3/8 x 7 3/4 in., in a later mahogany frame.

572. Federal House Needlework Portrait, Leominster, Massachusetts, early 19th century, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground centered with a large Federal house with four chimneys, flanked by pine trees enclosed in a meandering leafy vine, (minor toning, stains, and stitch losses), 7 1/4 x 12 3/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. $600-800

Provenance: Descent in the Wilder family, Leominster, Massachusetts. Note: Sally (Sarah) Wilder was the fifth of twelve children born to Peter Andrew Wilder and Sarah Joslyn of Leominster, Massachusetts. She was born February 10, 1803. She died at the age of twenty-five on February 22, 1828. Samplers by her two sisters Smilinda and Nancy, lots 569 and 571 are also offered here. $3,000-5,000

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573. Two Small Needlework Samplers, America, early 19th century, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, the first sampler with rows of alphabets, the inscription “wrought by Merty Smith,” and a house, potted plant, trees, and vegetation, 7 3/8 x 10 1/4; the second with six rows of alphabets stitched with blue threads, 6 x 7 in., (both with toning, fading, and minor stains), in later molded wood frames. $400-600


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574. Two Framed Needlework Samplers, both worked in silk threads on a linen ground, the first stitched “Delia Taylor Of Scituate was Born Sunday April The 24 1796/Delia Taylor Work d Her Sample 1807,” with three panels of geometric flower designs and rows of alphabets, (toning, fading, stains), 13 1/2 x 8 1/2; the second stitched “REBECCA MACOMBER WAS BORN IN THE YEAR 1787” along with rows of alphabets, (toning, fading, minor stains), 12 1/2 x 8 in., both in later frames. $300-500

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575. Needlework Sampler, “Wrought by Elizabeth M Ford AE13 At Miss Damon’s School Boston,” early 19th century, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over a pious verse and signature stitches, flanked by stars, trees, and potted plants, enclosed in a meandering floral border, (toning, fading), sight size 16 1/2 x 17 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame with eglomise mat. $1,500-2,500


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576. Needlework Sampler, “Wrought by Martha Moriah Stevens in the 10th year of her age.,” worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets and a pious verse surrounded by a border of grapevines, flower baskets, and strawberries, (toning, stains), 12 3/4 x 17 in., in a later molded wood frame. $800-1,200 577. South Boston Needlework Sampler, dated 1822, worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with alphabets above a house, and inscription “South Boston Aged 8 Yrs. 1822.” flanked by flower baskets and beehives, enclosed in a geometric floral border, (minor toning and fading, small loss l.c.), 21 x 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 578. Needlework Sampler, “Patty Keyes Westford AE9,” Massachusetts, early 19th century, worked in silk threads on a green linen ground, the central register stitched with rows of alphabets over a verse “The daily labours of the bee/Awaken my soul to industry.,” surrounded by a meandering flowering vine, (losses to ground and stitches, fading), 12 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. $300-500 579. Needlework Sampler, “Executed by Mary Joy in the year 1803 at Mrs. Dobers Seminary in Boston,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, centered with alphabets and a pious verse flanked by signature and date lines, with geometric and flowering vine borders, (toning, fading, stains), 18 1/2 x 16 in., in a later gessoed wood frame. $400-600

580. Small Needlework Sampler, “Eliza Mathewson/1825,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with simple rows of alphabets, (toning, fading), 6 x 6 in., in a period giltwood frame. $300-500 581. Needlework Sampler, “May 12.A.D. 1842. Betsy Ledosha Young. Aged 19 Years. Scituate. RI.,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over signature and datelines and a pious verse, (toning, fading, stains), 14 1/4 x 14 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $400-600 582. Two Needlework Samplers, reportedly Rhode Island, late 18th century, both worked in silk threads on a linen ground, the first stitched “Elizabeth Collins Was born May The 7 1772,” with a geometric floral border above rows of alphabets, (toning), 8 1/2 x 8, the second stitched “Fanny B-ider Her sampler made in the eleventh Year of Her Age 1796,” with rows of alphabets, floral and geometric borders, (toning and fading), 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 in., both in later frames. $500-700 583. Needlework Sampler, “Sarah Jordan,” probably New England, early 19th century worked in silk threads on a linen ground six rows of alphabets over a verse promoting parental guidance, Sarah’s signature, and a lawn with Federal houses, outbuildings, trees, and flowers, enclosed in a queen-stitch flowering vine, (toning fading), 17 1/4 x 17 3/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. $300-500

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584. Two Needlework Samplers, 18th and 19th century, the first worked by Rachel Mercer of East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, stitched with wool yarns on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over the inscription “Rachel Mercer her sampler made in the 11 year ----- 1785/ Abner anb [sic] Iane Mercer,” and a series of family initials over a pious verse, (toning, stitch losses), 11 x 10; the second sampler worked by Sarah C. Tower, probably New England, early 19th century stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over her signature and probable town “Westbrook” and a pious verse, (toning), 15 x 14 in. $200-400

587. Needlework Sampler, “By VROE ... Anno 1791,” Netherlands, stitched in silk threads on a linen ground, central design of a yellow building with a blue roof surrounded by various fruit, foliate, animal, and human motifs, foliate border, (fading, toning, very minor losses, tack holes, very minor staining), 20 x 19 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. Provenance: Sold with this lot is a letter from Betty Ring attesting to the lot’s origin, and two photocopies of Dutch samplers of similar design. $300-500

585. Needlework Sampler, “Isabella Ross July 1843,” England, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, centered with a verse “Sentiments of a young person leaving the place of her education,” surrounded by assorted trees, flowers, birds, and baskets of fruit, and enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (toning), 16 x 12 1/4 in., in a bird’s-eye maple veneer frame. $400-600

588. Pieced Printed Cotton Feathered Star Pattern Quilt, America, c. 1870, composed of a grid of twenty-five blocks, each centered with an eight-point star of pink and green printed fabric on a small red patterned ground, bordered with ombré-shaded blue and white foliateprinted fabric, backed with a floral raised style Prussian blue and dull tan printed fabric, (toning, minor scattered stains, fraying to small areas on edges), 102 x 102 in. $600-800

586. Needlework Sampler, “Hannah Rudland Aged 13 years Doveridge School-58,” England, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a pious verse titled “The Better Land” surrounded by bowls of fruit, potted plants, and a bird, enclosed in a geometric floral border, (toning, stains, dye run), 16 1/2 x 18 in., in a bird’s-eye maple frame. $250-350

589. Pieced Cotton Star Quilt, America, late 19th century, hand-stitched quilt composed of thirty blocks of eight-point stars with red, green, and brown colored prints with solid white points, alternating with red floral printed squares, with floral paisley-type borders, backed with a red printed cotton, 86 x 74 in. $200-300

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590. Thomas Kirby Van Zandt (Albany, New York, 18141886) Barnyard Scene. Signed and dated “Van Zandt 1853” l.r. Oil on canvas, 22 1/2 x 31 1/4 in., in a mahogany veneer frame with gilt liner. Condition: Good, minor retouch, stable craquelure $5,000-7,000

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591. Molded Copper Leaping Stag Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body figure with cast copper or bronze head, mounted on a copper rod, verdigris surface with traces of gilding, no stand, (minor dents), ht. 26, lg. 29 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

592. Gilded Molded Copper Cow Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with applied copper ears and tail, mounted on a copper rod, no stand, (regilded with verdigris surface beneath, minor dents), ht. 17 1/2, lg. 28 in. $2,000-3,000 593

593. Molded Copper, Cast Bronze, and Zinc Horse and Jockey Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, molded sheet copper horse and jockey, with sheet copper saddle, and harness, cast bronze horse’s head, zinc jockey’s head with a copper visor on his hat, supported on a copper rod, verdigris surface, including stand, (minor seam separations), overall ht. 17 5/8, lg. 32 3/8 in. $2,000-4,000


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594. Molded and Gilded Copper Hambletonian-type Horse Weather Vane, possibly J.W. Fiske, New York, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure, mounted on a copper rod painted black, with stand, weathered gilt surface with traces of yellow sizing and verdigris, (minor dents), including stand, overall ht. 24 3/8, lg. 27 1/8 in. $2,000-4,000

595. Large Molded Copper Running Horse Weather Vane, late 19th century, full-body figure with cast iron head, mounted on a black-painted copper rod, original weathered gilt surface with yellow sizing and verdigris, no stand, (minor dents, rust to head), ht. 21, lg. 41 in. $1,000-1,500

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596. Molded Copper Running Horse Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with cast copper or bronze head, mounted on a copper rod, original weathered gilt surface with yellow sizing and verdigris, no stand, (minor dents, seam separation), ht. 20, lg. 34 in. $800-1,200


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597. Molded Copper Horse and Jockey Weather Vane, America, early to mid-20th century, molded sheet copper horse and jockey, with sheet copper saddle, harness, and jockey’s head, supported on a blackpainted copper rod, gilt surface, no stand, (dents, seam separations), overall ht. 17 5/8, lg. 32 3/8 in. $4,000-6,000

598. Molded Copper Rooster Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with cast copper legs, sheet copper comb, wattle, and tail, mounted on an arrow, original weathered gilt and verdigris surface, no stand, (one half of arrow feathers loose from rod, but retained), ht. 22, lg. 24 in. $800-1,200

599. Large Molded Copper Ram Weather Vane, America, early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with applied ears and horns, mounted on a copper rod, with stand, dark brown patina, overall ht. 33 1/4, lg. 35 in. $2,000-4,000

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Lots 600-631 - The Norman O. Weil Collection of Cast Iron Banks 600. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Elephant Howdah” Bank, Enterprise Manufacturing Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1884, a man pops out of the howdah, (minor paint wear), ht. 5 1/4 in. $300-500

610. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Paddy and the Pig” Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1882, manufacturer’s patent mark on base, (some paint loss and wear), ht. 8 in. $700-900

601. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Elephant and Three Clowns” Bank, J. & E. Stevens, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1882, (base cracked and possibly repainted), ht. 5 7/8 in. $800-1,200

611. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Artillery” Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1892, base impressed “PAT MAY 31 1892,” (very minor paint loss), ht. 6 in. $300-500

602. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Clown on Globe Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1890, patent information embossed on base, (left arm restored, paint loss and wear), ht. 9 in. $800-1,200

612. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Trick Dog” Bank with Six-part Base, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1888, bottom embossed “PAT. JULY 31 1888,” (minor paint loss), ht. 7 1/2 in. $600-800

603. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Humpty Dumpty Bank, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1885, base embossed “BUFFALO N.Y.-U.S.A. PATd. in U.S.,” (coin plug replaced, paint loss and wear), ht. 7 1/2 in. $400-600

613. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Monkey Bank, Hubley Manufacturing Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, c. 1930, (paint loss and wear), ht. 7 3/4 in. $300-500

604. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Captain Kidd” Bank, United States, c. 1880, (considerable paint wear), ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-300 605. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Cat and Mouse Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1891, embossed “Pat. APR 21 91,” (minor paint wear, replaced coin plug), ht. 8 3/4 in. $1,200-1,500 606. Miniature Cast Iron Polychrome Painted Organ Bank, Kyser & Rex Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1882, base embossed “PAT MAY 31 81 JUNE 1882,” (minor paint wear), ht. 4 in. $800-1,200 607. Polychrome and Painted Cast Iron Organ Bank with Cat and Dog, Kyser & Rex Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1882, impressed mark on back “PAT. JUNE 13 1882,” (minor paint loss), ht. 7 1/4 in. $800-1,200 608. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Uncle Tom Bank with Star, Kyser & Rex Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1882, impressed “UT,” (paint loss, coat repainted), ht. 5 1/4 in. $400-600 609. Gilt Painted Cast Iron World’s Fair Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1893, underside impressed “COLUMBUS,” (minor paint wear), ht. 6 1/2 in. $800-1,200

614. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Trick Dog” Bank, Hubley Manufacturing Company, Lancaster, Pennsylania, c. 1930, underside impressed “MADE IN USA,” (minor paint loss, replaced coin plug), ht. 7 1/4 in. $400-600 615. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Trick Pony” Bank, Shepard Hardware Company, Buffalo, New York, c. 1885, impressed on base “PATd. JUNE 2d. & JULY 7th. 1885,” (minor paint wear, replaced coin plug, some repainting), ht. 7 3/4 in. $300-500 616. Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Multiplying Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1883, embossed on base “PAT AUG 14 1883,” (minor paint wear, replaced coin plug), ht. 6 1/2 in. $1,200-1,500 617. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Independence Hall Tower Bank, Enterprise Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, base impressed “MADE BY ENTERPRISE MFG PHILA PATd. SEPT. 21 75,” ht. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 618. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Mule Entering the Barn” Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1880, (base replaced), ht. 5 1/4 in. $400-600

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619. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Four Tower Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1895, the underside embossed “Patented JULY 23 1895,” (areas of repaint), ht. 6 in. $200-250

623. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Owl Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1880, patent number impressed on base, (minor paint wear, missing coin plug), ht. 7 1/2 in. $400-600

620. Cast Iron “Home Bank,” with figure standing on the front porch, ht. 4 1/4 in. $200-250

624. Cast Iron Standing Bulldog Bank, H.L. Judd Company, Wallingford, Connecticut, c. 1885, ht. 3 1/2 in. $200-250

621. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron Colorado Savings Bank, with original tin and wood coin boxes, ht. 10 1/2 in. $600-800

625. Cast Iron Standing Small Rabbit Bank, Lockwood Manufacturing Company, South Norwalk, Connecticut, c. 1882, (some paint wear), ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-250

622. Polychrome and Painted Cast Iron “Eagle and Eaglets” Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1883, base impressed “PAT. JAN. 23 1883,” (minor paint loss and wear), ht. 6 in. $400-600

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626. Polychrome Painted Cast Iron “Lion and Two Monkeys” Bank, Kyser & Rex Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1883, impressed mark “PAT. JULY 1883,” (paint loss and wear, coin plug replaced), ht. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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627. Cast Iron Painted “Bill E. Grin” Bank, J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1890, (paint wear), ht. 4 1/4 in. $200-250

634. Little Red Riding Hood Cast Iron Doorstop, Albany Foundry, Albany, New York, late 19th/early 20th century, (scattered retouch), ht. 8 in. $200-250

628. Cast Iron Silver and Gilt Painted Skyscraper Bank Building, United States, c. 1890, with four turrets, ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-250

635. Painted Cast Iron Mechanical “I Always Did ‘Spise A Mule Mechanical Bank,” manufactured by J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1879, by placing a coin in the slot under the seated boy and pressing the knob, the mule turns around and kicks the boy over as the coin is deposited into the bank, (scattered paint wear), ht. 6 1/8 in. $400-600

629. Cast Iron Cupola “Bank” Building Bank, United States, c. 1880, together with two other building banks, ht. 3-3 1/2 in. $200-300 630. Tin Painted Gothic Bank, America, mid-19th century, original red and blue paint with gilt stencil “WEALTH,” (imperfections, minor paint loss, roof bent), ht. 4 in. $100-150 631. Cast Iron Dog Nutcracker on Pedestal, ht. 6 1/4 in.

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632. Pair of Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Basket of Flowers Doorstops, Bradley & Hubbard, Meriden, Connecticut, late 19th/early 20th century, with rubber bumpers and impressed maker’s mark on the reverse, ht. 8 1/2 in. $150-250 633. Painted Cast Iron Two Frogs Mechanical Bank, manufactured by J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1882, by placing a coin on the flat spot on the stomach of the small frog and pressing the lever, the small frog kicks the coin into the open mouth of the large frog, impressed 1882 patent mark on base, (paint wear, lacking coin plug), ht. 4 1/4, lg. 8 1/2 in. $600-800

636. Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Cat Doorstop, America, early 20th century, depicting a tiger cat seated on a red cushion, (minor paint wear), ht. 8 1/2, wd. 6 1/8 in. $300-500 637. Polychrome Cast Iron Mechanical Cabin Bank, manufactured by J. & E. Stevens Co., Cromwell, Connecticut, c. 1885, by placing a coin on the roof just above the door and pulling the handle on the right side of the bank, the figure’s feet will swing up, knocking the coin into the bank, impressed 1885 patent mark on base, (paint wear), ht. 3 3/4 in. $800-1,200 638. Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Crown Building Still Bank, attributed to J. & E. Stevens, Cromwell, Connecticut, 1873-1907, painted red, white, and blue, (minor paint wear), ht. 5, wd. 3 1/4, lg. 4 1/2 in. $300-500 639. Painted Cast Iron Rabbit Figure, America, late 19th/early 20th century, two-part cast figure painted white and pink, ht. 10 1/2, lg. 9 1/2 in. $300-500

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640. Two Black-painted Cast Iron Horse Head Hitching Post Finials, America, late 19th century, ht. 9, 10 in. $100-150 641. Folk Art Door Mat with Shaped Iron Interlocking Hearts, America, 16 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. $300-500

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642. Walnut Inlaid Sewing Stand, possibly New England, early 19th century, the hexagonal box with hinged top centering mariner’s compass and quarter fan inlay, and the initials “AH,” opens to an interior of shaped compartments, all on vase- and ring-turned post continuing to a tripod base of shaped legs, (imperfections), ht. 35 1/4, wd. 19 1/2 in. $600-800


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643. Walnut, Chestnut, and Ebonized Wood Mechanical Bookstand, America, c. 1870-80, original imaginatively painted surface, table ht. 32, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 17 in. $300-500

644B. Miniature Carved and Painted Bird Group, James Allen King (19051959), North Scituate, Rhode Island, mid-to-late 20th century, carved blue jay, chickadee, and a songbird with applied vegetation mounted on a piece of driftwood, carved wood base, “James A. King” inscribed on edge of base, overall ht. 4 in.

644. Diorama with Carved and Painted Miniature Bobwhite Figures, Allen J. King (1881-1963), North Scituate, Rhode Island, mid-20th century, the diorama with applied vegetation and painted background, mounted in a mahogany case, signed on l.r. foreground “A.J. King,” overall ht. 9, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 4 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

Note:  James A. King was the son of notable miniature bird carver Allen J. King, also of North Scituate, Rhode Island. $600-800

644A. Jess Blackstone Carved Miniature Magnolia Warbler Figure, Franconia, New Hampshire, c. 1940s, the figure with scratch-feather carving, mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed “JB,” numbered “52,” (minor chip to tail tip), ht. 2 3/8, lg. 3 1/2 in. $300-500

645. Classical Carved Mahogany, Mahogany Veneer, and Brass-inlaid Sideboard, New York, c. 1825, the gallery sits on the top having a side-mounted sliding shelf, a case with frieze of three rounded short drawers, above two elliptical hinged doors flanked by two hinged doors with raised panels, and freestanding columns, all on conformingly shaped platform and carved legs, refinished, (imperfections), overall ht. 58, top wd. 71, top dp. 24 in. $8,000-12,000

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646. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Two Children, c. 1840. Unsigned, canvas with firm stamped on verso: “Prepared by Edward Dechaux New York.� Oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Good, stable craquelure, varnish drips. $600-800 647. Classical Carved Mahogany Marble-top Center Table, Boston, c. 1820, the sixteen-sided top on a conforming apron, vase- and ringturned support, and molded curved legs ending in brass cap hairy paw feet on casters, refinished, ht. 29 1/2, dia. 34 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

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648. Federal Carved Mahogany Card Table, North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the serpentine skirt centering a carved basket of flowers, and carved roses against a punchwork background on the half-columns which top the legs, refinished, ht. 30 1/4, wd. 36, dp. 17 in. $2,000-3,000

649. Classical Mahogany and Flame Mahogany Veneer Marble-top Pier Table, Philadelphia or Boston, c. 1825, the Egyptian marble top with mirror glass below, flanked by scroll supports on frontal swan-form feet, refinished, ht. 39, wd. 32, dp. 19 in. $2,000-3,000


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650. Pair of Small Sheffield Silver Armorial Covered Tureens, England, 19th century, oval form with foliate and shell finial on cover, conforming shallow oval bowl supported on paw feet with foliate terminals, with gadrooning on cover and bowl rim, engraved dragon armorial motifs to sides, ht. 5 3/4, wd. 5 1/4, lg. 8 in. $1,200-1,500

654. Silver Child’s Mug, George K. Childs, Philadelphia, c. 1828, with applied reeded base, engraved “Susan M. Harper” to side, the bottom marked “C.K. CHILDS” in a serrated rectangle, ht. 3 3/8 in., approx. 5.5 troy oz. $250-350

651. Sterling Silver Presentation Ewer, Black Starr & Frost, makers, New York, late 19th/early 20th century, with engraved presentation under the spout: “Presented to Major General Daniel Appleton/By His Devoted Friends...,” which goes on to list ten individuals including Cornelius Vanderbilt, maker’s marks on base, (minor dents), ht. 17 1/4 in., approx. 53 troy oz.

655. Footed Silver Cup, Robert and William Wilson, Philadelphia, c. 1825, handled cup decorated with bands of anthemion and acanthus, marked “R. & W.W.” in a rectangle on base, ht. 5 5/8 in., approx. 10 troy oz. $300-500

Note: In his day, Major General Daniel Appleton (1852-1929) was a notable publisher at the firm D. Appleton & Co., which was started by his grandfather. He enlisted in the National Guard in 1871 and worked his way through the ranks to become Colonel and Commander of the New York Guard’s Seventh Regiment and was awarded the rank of Brevet Major General in recognition of his more than 40 years of service to the Seventh Regiment. $2,000-3,000 652. Silver Milk Jug, Gerardus Boyce, New York, early 19th century, urn-shaped lobed body with shell, acorn, and floral borders on rim, shoulder, and base, hollow scroll handle, monogrammed, marked “G.BOYCE/NY” in conforming rectangles to base, ht. 7 3/8 in., approx. 15.5 troy oz. $600-800 653. Silver Ladle, maker James Thompson, New York, c. 1835, having a shallow oval bowl with upturned fiddle thread handle, impressed maker’s mark and engraved “DMY” monogram in script on back of handle, lg. 13 in., approx. 9 troy oz. $300-500

656. Silver Water Pitcher, John B. Jones, Boston, early 19th century, the pitcher with gadrooned rim, and scroll handle with foliate grip, on lobed body and stepped circular base, with scrolled thistle border, marked “JB JONES” in a rectangle on base, ht. 9 3/8 in., approx. 20 troy oz. $600-800

657. Coin Silver Presentation Pitcher, Jones, Ball & Poor, Boston, mid19th century, with engraved presentation under the spout, “Simeon Atwood Jr./Presented by the Ladies Social Aid Society/Wellfleet.” (Massachusetts), impressed maker’s marks and engraved date “1852” on base, ht. 7 in., approx. 9 troy oz. Note: Simeon Atwood (1825-1901) of Wellfleet, Massachusetts, was a hardware merchant and grocer, and was active in politics. In 1860 he represented the district in the legislature. He was deputy collector and inspector of the customs for the port of Wellfleet, held a commission to qualify civil officers, was a justice of the peace, and acted as the town moderator. $400-600

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658. Silver Center Bowl, William Mitchell, Boston, early to mid-19th century, bulbous bowl with floral and foliate rim and base and applied scrolled foliate band, the side with engraved crest over a banner engraved with the motto “FIDES NON TIMET” (faith fears not), on a stepped circular base, impressed maker’s mark struck twice on the bottom, ht. 8 5/8, dia. 10 1/8 in., approx. 41 troy oz. $400-600 659. Coin Silver Presentation Pitcher, Ebenezer Knowlton Lakeman, Salem, Massachusetts, second quarter 19th century, pear-shaped form with applied scroll handle, and round molded base, with repoussé floral wreath below the spout with engraved presentation “Presented by the pupils if the North Phillips School to Mr. C.M. Cumston their faithful Teacher as a small token of their respect and gratitude, “Sept. 22 1848.,” maker’s mark on base, (light scratches), ht. 19 3/4 in., approx. 19 troy oz. $1,200-1,500 660. Six King’s Pattern Silver Dessert Spoons, Gale, Wood, & Hughes, New York, c. 1833, marked “G.W. & H” on handle back, lg. 6 7/8 in., approx. 10 troy oz. $300-500 661. Group of Coin Silver Spoons, various American and British makers, 18th and 19th century, twelve tablespoons, twenty-nine teaspoons, a small ladle, a sugar scoop, and a salt spoon, forty-four pieces total, approx. 32 troy oz. Provenance: Family descent of George A. Lewis, Jr., of Naugatuck, Connecticut. $200-250 662. Eleven Coin Silver Spoons, unknown maker, with down-turned coffinfiddle handles, comprising five tablespoons and six teaspoons, with engraved script monogram “MTT” for Maria Theresa Tomlinson, approx. 16.5 troy oz. Provenance: Family descent of original owner Maria Theresa Tomlinson (1789-1868), wife of Edwin Elisha Lewis and the daughter of Hon. David Bacon Thomlinson, judge and senator from Connecticut and his wife Lorena Bacon; to George A. Lewis, Jr., of Naugatuck, Connecticut. $200-250 663. Julius O. Montalant (Philadelphia, 1823-1878) Lot of Nine Framed Vermont Scenes. Each signed and dated, the scenes identified below or to reverse. Watercolor and gouache on paper, c. 1852, sight size approx. 7 5/8 x 11 1/2 in., in later frames. Condition: Most in very good condition, two with minor light stains, one with minor paint loss, not examined out of frames. Note: Scenes include: Burlington from Bishop Hopkins House, Onion River Below Jonesville, Winooski-Near Burlington, Connecticut River Below Windsor, View From Windsor on the Connecticut River From Railroad Bridge, Ascutney Mt. From Railroad Bridge Over the Sugar River, The View of Winooski From Pomeroy Place, View of Burlington, and one unidentified scene. $800-1,200

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664. School of Victor De Grailly (French, 1804-1889) Lot of Two Works: Stag Hunt at Dawn and Cattle Watering at Sunset. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 9 1/2 x 13 in., in later mitered oak frames. Condition: Relined, minor retouch. $1,000-1,500

665. Pair of Portrait Miniatures of Smith Weed and His Wife Sarah, American School, c. 1835, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, bust-length portraits, 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in., in matching period molded wood frames with gilt brass liners, (very good, portrait of Smith Weed slightly bowed). Note: Smith Weed was born June 16, 1755, and resided in Stamford, Connecticut. He married Sarah Fitch, his second wife, May 28, 1820, and died July 11, 1839, in Albany, New York. $300-500

666. Portrait Miniature of a Young Gentleman, Anglo/American School, 1821, signed and dated “W.J. Newton, 1821” u.r., and inscribed “Charles James Hope Johnstown-/W.J. Newton Pin-- 8 Argyle 1821,” watercolor on ivory, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in a hinged embossed leather case, (ivory bowed, small crack on edge c.r.). $400-600

667. Portrait Miniature of a Dark-Haired Woman Wearing a Blue Dress, American School, c. 1840, watercolor on ivory, oval half-length portrait depicting the woman wearing a white lacy edge bonnet, gold earrings a brooch and belt, 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in., in a period lacquered papier-mâché frame with brass liner, (very good, ivory a little warped). $200-400

668. Portrait Miniature on Ivory of Lady with Upswept Hair and Red Shawl, probably France, c. 1810, indistinctly signed “A----” c.r., watercolor on ivory, oval bust-length portrait depicting the brown-haired woman wearing a white Empire-waist dress, pearl necklace and a red shawl draped over her shoulders, 2 5/8 x 2 in., in a period molded wood frame with brass liner, (very good). $300-500

669. Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Fancy White, Yellow, and Pink Bonnet, America, c. 1840, unsigned, watercolor on ivory, showing an oval bust-length portrait of the woman, in her fancy bonnet and wearing a plum-colored dress with pink and white lacy collar, 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in., (very good). $200-400

670. Portrait Miniature of a Child Wearing a White Dress, American School, early 20th century, unsigned, a note attached to the pendant is inscribed: “Dorothy Hayward Bliss born August 11, 1905, Miniature by M. Fairchild,” watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in., in a gilt-brass pendant case, (very good). $300-500


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671. Three Colored Pressed Glass Whale Oil Lamps, probably New England, mid-19th century, one sapphire blue with loop font on a hexagonal base, one with elongated loop on waisted hexagonal font continuing to base, one pale pink with eight-lobe font and shaft on an octagonal base, each with whale oil burners, (minute nicks and base chips), ht. 10, 9 1/4, 9 in., respectively. $1,200-1,800 672. Amethyst Pressed Three-Printie Block Glass Whale Oil Lamp, Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-60, on octagonal standard and square base, (a few nicks to base corners, minor base and corner chips), ht. 9 3/4 in. Literature: Barlow and Kaiser, plate 2102.

675. Pair of Gilt-decorated Pressed Colorless Glass Camphene Burning Lamps, probably New England, c. 1845, with hexagonal fonts with pressed oval and arch design on hexagonal bases, retaining original gilt floral and foliate and banded decoration, ht. 12 1/4 in. $300-500 676. Five Small Free-blown Colorless Glass Lamps with Pressed Glass Bases, attributed to the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-35, one with round font on a square stepped base, one with round font on a scalloped circular base, one with a bulb font on a stepped quatrefoil base, one with a round font on a stepped quatrefoil base, and one with a round font on a cup plate base, all with drop-in whale-oil burners, ht. 3 7/8-7 1/4 in. $200-250

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673. Four Assorted Colored Glass Lighting Related Items, 19th century, a cut overlay fluid-burning lamp with pink cut to clear glass font, with oval and punty cuts, with brass camphene burners, and shaft on a square marble base, ht. 10; a fluid burning peg lamp with brass camphene burners on a ruby-colored font, which sets into a balusterform brass candlestick base, ht. 11 1/2; two fluid-burning work lamps, reportedly used by dentists and jewelers to easily direct the light, with globular blue glass fonts, with raised patent marks, which set onto conforming metal bases, ht. 5 1/4, 7 in. $600-800 674. Three Colored Glass Cut Overlay Peg Lamps and Four Brass Candlesticks, Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-60, the peg lamps with ruby, green, and blue cut to clear cylindrical fonts with notched pegs, accompanied by a pair and two single brass candlesticks, ht. of peg lamps to top of collars 5 3/8, candlestick ht. 6-6 5/8 in. Literature: For similar peg lamps with notched pegs see The Glass Industry In Sandwich, Vol. 2, by Raymond E. Barlow and Joan E. Kaiser, Schiffer Publishing, plate 2342, pp. 202 and 288. $300-500

677. Eight Colorless Free-blown Glass Lamp Items, possibly the Boston Sandwich & Glass Co., Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1825-35, comprising four small hand lamps with applied handles and drop-in tin whale oil burners, one ribbed; three small sparking lamps, one with drop-in tin whale oil burner, the other with pewter burners, and a lamp filler with cover and remnants of gilt decoration, (spout on lamp filler chipped), ht. 1 7/8-5 3/4 in. $200-250 678. Wheel Engraved Colorless Pressed Glass Fluid-burning Lamp, probably New England, c. 1840, flattened globular font engraved with grapevines and grain stalks supported on a hollow baluster shaft with engraved leafy vine, joined by reeded band to a round pressed base with stepped rows of beads, ht. 11 in. $300-500 679. Brass Argand Table Lamp with Globe and Chimney, France, early 19th century, the lamp with columnar shaft on a square monument base with pressed brass maker’s tag “Carenu inventeur brevete,” with frosted glass globe and colorless glass chimney, electrified, total ht. 31 in. $500-700

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681. Pair of Colorless Glass Hurricane Shades, probably America, 19th century, each of baluster form with folded foot rim, (foot rims ground), ht. 17 1/4 in. $600-800 682. Two Dark Aqua Blue Glass Apothecary Jars, America, 19th century, cylindrical blown glass jars with polished pontils, white enamel stenciled content labels: “Pulvis Gum Tragac” and “Hydrat Ethyl 60,” with metallic red and mustard painted tin covers, ht. 9 1/2, 8 7/8 in. $400-600 683. Blue-Green Blown Molded Historical Masonic/Eagle Glass Flask, Keene Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, early 19th century, a pint flask with Masonic decoration on one side and an eagle over an oval reserve with embossed “HS,” and vertically ribbed edges, (McKearin GIV-2), ht. 7 3/8 in. $400-600 684. Classical Gilt-gesso and Carved Girandole Mirror, England or America, c. 1825, (imperfections), ht. 37, dia. 20 in. $1,500-2,500 685. Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Shelf Clock, manufactured for George Mitchell by Atkins and Downes, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1825, the eagle cresting above two engaged columns flanking the gilt and white-painted dial with Arabic numerals, wooden weight-driven thirty-hour movement, above an eglomise panel showing a landscape with building, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 16 3/4 in. $600-800

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686. Classical Carved Mahogany Marble-top Center Table, New York or Philadelphia, c. 1820-25, ht. 29 3/4, marble top dia. 31 in. $1,000-1,500 680. Colorless Cut Glass Compote, America, 19th century, with scalloped rim, with diamond and faceted bands, octagonal faceted shaft on a round stepped base with cut rays on the bottom, ht. 7 5/8, dia. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

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687. Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer and Brassinlaid Card Table, possibly Boston, c. 1820-25, refinished, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 3/4 in. $600-800

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688. Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Gilt Stencildecorated Sofa, c. 1825, embellished with gilt cornucopias, rosettes, and compotes of flowers, original decoration is well-preserved, ht. 36 1/2, wd. 91, dp. 24 in. $1,200-1,800

689. Pair of Classical Upholstered Carved Mahogany Footstools, probably Boston, c. 1820-25, the shaped seat on scrolled supports joined by a vase- and ring-turned stretcher, refinished, ht. 15, wd. 21, dp. 14 in. $1,000-1,500

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690. Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Card Table, probably North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the folding top on conforming apron with beaded border, on a pineapple-carved support and four reeded scrolled legs ending in brass cap hairy paw feet on casters, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 36 3/4, dp. 18 in. $400-600

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691. Cut Overlay Glass, Brass, and Marble Astral Lamp, America, c. 1860, frosted shade with wheel-cut floral vine design on floral embossed brass font with cut glass prisms, supported on a column of cobalt blue cut to white, cut to red glass, with floral swag designs, on a square cast brass mounted, stepped marble base, electrified, overall ht. 28 1/2, base dia. 5 1/2 in. $800-1,200

700. Pair of Classical Brass and Iron Andirons, America or England, 1820-40, with faceted urn-form finials on turned columns supported on ball feet, with conforming log stops, ht. 23, wd. 8 3/4, dp. 20 1/2 in. $400-600

692. Classical Cherry Tilt-top Table, southern New England, c. 1820, the shaped top on a vase- and ring-turned post, and tripod base of scrolled legs, original finish, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/4, wd. 26 1/2, 19 1/2 in. $400-600 693. Neoclassical Mahogany Inlaid Pole Screen, America or England, c. 1800, the shield-shaped screen with banded and string-inlaid border, on support continuing to vase- and ring-turned post on tripod base of shaped legs, (imperfections), ht. 57 in. $800-1,200 694. Classical Rosewood Veneer Music Cabinet, possibly New York, c. 1820, the rectangular marble top above a frieze drawer and giltdecorated engaged scrolls flanking a hinged door, continuing to square plinths and molded bases, (imperfections), ht. 25 1/2, wd. 21, dp. 15 1/2 in. $300-500 695. Classical Ebonized and Gilt-gesso Pier Mirror, possibly Boston, c. 1825-30, the frame with reeded and turned split balusters joining corner blocks with rosettes, (imperfections), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 56 1/2 in. $800-1,200 696. Classical Mahogany Mirror, possibly Boston, c. 1825, the rectangular form with square corner blocks joining engaged columns, old refinish, ht. 53, wd. 24, dp. 4 1/4 in. $500-700 697. Federal Gilt Split-baluster Mirror, possibly New England, the cornice with carved acorn drops above the two-part glass flanked by split balusters, reverse-painted tablet showing a gilt floral swag over an eagle and shield, (tablet with later decoration), 38 x 23 in. $800-1,200 698. Mahogany Shelf Clock, J.C. Brown, Bristol, Connecticut, the door with eglomise mat and reverse-painted tablet showing the White House, opens to a painted zinc dial signed “JC Brown, Bristol CT. US,” with spring-driven brass movement marked “Forestville Mfg, Bristol, CT,” the base with applied ripple molding, ht. 15, wd. 9, dp. 4 in. $500-700

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Portrait of Charles McLaughlin. Unsigned, the sitter and the artist “Alexander” identified in notes affixed to verso. Oil on panel, 29 x 23 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $1,500-2,500

701. Pair of Classical Brass and Iron Ball-top Fire Tools, America, early 19th century, a shovel and a pair of tongs, lg. 33 1/2, 34 1/2 in. $250-350 702. Two Sets of Brass and Iron Fire Tools, America, early 19th century, one set with a pair of tongs and a shovel with a brass conical finial, the other set with a pair of tongs, a poker, and a shovel with a brass ball finial, lg. 28-28 3/4 in. $400-600 703. Brass and Wire Folding Fire Screen, England or America, late 18th/ early 19th century, brass rail over vertical wires ornamented with wirework scrolls, ht. 24, center panel wd. 31, each side panel wd. 14 in. $800-1,200 704. Brass and Wirework Fire Screen, England or America, late 18th/early 19th century, brass rail above vertical wirework screen ornamented with wire swags and scrolls, ht. 24 1/4, wd. 41 3/4, dp. 14 in. $700-900 705. Brass and Wirework Serpentine Fire Fender, America or England, early 19th century, brass rail surmounted with three brass acorn finials, over vertical wirework ornamented with undulating scrolled wire, ht. 18, wd. 57, dp. 23 1/2 in. $600-800 706. Gilt-brass and Wirework Fire Fender, America or England, late 18th/ early 19th century, curved rail over vertical wirework ornamented with wire scrolls and swags, ht. 12, wd. 36, dp. 12 1/2 in. $500-700 707. Brass and Wirework Fire Screen, England or America, late 18th/early 19th century, brass rail above vertical wirework screen, and deep sheet iron bottom, (loss on edge of sheet iron bottom), ht. 12, wd. 54, dp. 15 1/4 in. $300-500 708. Set of Six Federal Eagle/Thirteen Star Oval Brasses, England or America, early 19th century, each 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 in., mounted on a wood wall plaque. $400-600


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709. Pair of Gilt-brass Floral Medallion Curtain Tie Backs, 19th century, dia. 4 in. $200-400 710. Pair of Gilt-brass Floral Medallion Curtain Tie Backs, 19th century, dia. 4 in. $200-400 711. Pair of Gilt-brass Floral Medallion Curtain Tie Backs, 19th century, dia. 4 1/2 in. $200-400 712. Pair of Brass and Porcelain Mirror Supports, Snuff Box, and Small Compass, probably England, 19th century, a pair of oval enameled transfer-decorated mirror supports with brass mounts and shank depicting a lady seated in a garden; an oval patch box depicting a couple’s profile “One Month Before/After Marriage”; a small round compass with silver ship’s wheel mount, the other side with painted scene of a sailing vessel, with Birmingham marks, (imperfections), dia. 3/4-2 1/8 in. $300-500 713. Two Pairs of Porcelain and Brass Mirror Supports and a Small Compass, probably England, 19th century, round enameled transferdecorated mirror supports with brass mounts and threaded shanks, one depicting Liberty with an eagle and cup, the other depicting a figure beside a monument inscribed “Sacred to Friendship,” and a small silver ship’s wheel framed compass, the reverse with hand-painted vessels at sea, (imperfections), dia. 1 5/8-2 in. $300-500

714. Pair of Portrait Miniatures of Orlando Marshall and His Wife Eliza, attributed to J. Evans, New England, c. 1826, unsigned, the subjects identified on the reverse, watercolor on card, 4 x 2 3/8 in., in later matching cast gilt-brass easel frames, (toning, small paint loss on Eliza’s sleeve), the portraits are accompanied by two coin silver tablespoons, four teaspoons, and a salt spoon, which descended through the family of the sitters, approx. 4.5 troy oz. Provenance: By family descent to George Albert Lewis, Jr. of Naugatuck, Connecticut, who was prominent in the development of the rubber industry (Marshall-Rossiter-Lewis family names). Note: See The history of New Ipswich New Hampshire 17351914, by Charles Henry Chandler, Sentinel Printing Co. Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1914. Orlando Marshall, was born January 28, 1805 in Dublin, New Hampshire. He married Eliza Cunningham Mansur, (b. October 28, 1807) on September 18, 1826, and resided in New Ipswich, New Hampshire where Orlando was a master mechanic in the village mill. Together they had eight children. Orlando died January 13, 1869, and Eliza died in 1898. Photocopied genealogy accompanies the lot. $1,000-1,500 715. Memorial Picture, American School, c. 1831, watercolor on paper, depicting a monument with the inscription “In memory of Ms. Almy Sherman who died Sept. 28th 1831 aged 9 years 2 months and 12 days. Executed by Albert H. Almy” on a hillside flanked by trees and houses, (toning, water stain, some losses to the margin), 6 1/4 x 8 1/4 in., in a molded wood frame. $600-800 716. Profile Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Blue Dress, American School, c. 1840, unsigned, watercolor on paper, half-length portrait, 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame, (very good). $200-300

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717. Pair of Portrait Miniatures of Man and Woman in Profile, c. 1840, unsigned, watercolor on card, oval portraits, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in., in matching period oval molded wood frames with brass liners, (minor toning, foxing). $200-250

719. Pair of Portrait Miniatures of a Young Man and Woman, c. 1840, unsigned, watercolor on paper, oval half-length portraits, 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in., in period matching molded mahogany frames with brass liners, (minor toning, foxing, light stains). $300-500

718. Two Portrait Miniatures of Young Ladies, American School, 19th century, unsigned, watercolor on paper, one lady is wearing a pink dress and white lacy bonnet, the other wearing a green dress with shawl, sight size 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in black molded plaster frames with eglomise mats, (minor toning, fading). $200-250

720. James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802/03-1874)

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Portraits of Cyrus Blount of Boston and His Three Children, c. 1840-45. Unsigned, subjects identified in a note affixed to the back of one portrait. Watercolor on paper, depicting Cyrus Blount, his two sons Nathan and Thaddeus, and daughter Emma, in profile, surrounded by shaded gray cloud-like formations, sight size 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in., in matching black-painted molded wood frames. Condition: Very good, minor toning and foxing. $1,000-1,500


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722. American School, 19th Century

Tavern Scene. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, showing two men entering a room to join three men celebrating, 24 x 28 in., in a later painted wood frame. Condition: Sparsely scattered spots of minor retouch.

Street Scene. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 x 19 in., in a period reeded wood frame. Condition: Toning, tears, stains to margins. $2,000-3,000

Provenance: Thurston Thacher, Rip Van Dam Shop, Hyde Park, New York. $2,000-4,000

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723. Schoolboy Calligraphic Exercise Depicting George Washington’s Horse, late 19th century, signed “John A. Gehr” l.c., ink and watercolor on paper, 17 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (sight), in a period mahogany veneer frame, (subtle creases, minor toning, and foxing, repaired edge losses, not examined out of frame). Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mrs. Walter B. Ford III. $1,500-2,500 724. Labeled Hannah Davis Wallpaper-covered Wooden Bandbox, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, mid-19th century, covered oval wooden box, with white and green varnished flowers, on a blue ground, printed maker’s label affixed to interior lid, (wear, fading, rim loss), ht. 6 7/8, dia. 9 5/8 in. $300-500 725. Yellow Bandbox with Steam Locomotive Pattern, America, c. 1835, rectangular box with rounded corners, the cover and sides ornamented with locomotives, passenger cars, loads of wood, figures, trees, and houses, in red and green varnish on a yellow ground, restored, (imperfections), ht. 11 1/2, wd. 14 1/2, lg. 17 3/4 in. $400-600 726. Wallpaper Covered Bandbox with Squirrel Pattern, America, c. 1835, large rectangular box with rounded corners, the sides with squirrels and trees on a blue ground, the cover depicting “Clayton’s Ascent” (a hot air balloon scene), on a blue ground, (wear), ht. 12 1/2, wd. 16, lg. 20 in. $2,000-3,000

727. Carved Birch Box, probably Pennsylvania, 18th century, the box made from one piece of wood, with sliding lid inscribed with the name “Hannah Jane Perkins 1731,” bordered by carved pinwheels, stars, meandering vines, and conjoined hearts, ht. 3, wd. 8, dp. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Though a search turns up several women with the name Hannah Perkins, there is a Quaker girl of that name who may have received this box as a courtship gift. $800-1,200 728. Grain-painted Slide-lid Box, New Hampshire, c. 1835, rectangular box with grain-painted exterior, and yellow-outlined green striped borders and reserve, containing assorted ephemera from West Milan, New Hampshire, ht. 2 3/4, wd. 5, lg. 7 in. $800-1,200 729. Red-painted Chip-carved Slide-lid Box, reportedly Rye, New Hampshire, early 19th century, rectangular box with chip-carved medallions and a heart, and the initials “JR,” (loss to rim of box), ht. 2 1/4, wd. 2 7/8, lg. 9 1/4 in. Provenance: Reportedly from the John Randall family, Rye, New Hampshire. $1,000-1,500 730. Red-painted Pine and Ash Firkin, New England, early 19th century, stave and lapped hoop construction, original surface, ht. 11 3/4 x wd. 12 in. Provenance: Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Tarrytown, New York. $400-600

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731. Twenty-four Small Round and Oval Lapped-seam Wood Storage Boxes, America, 19th century, the boxes can be stacked in graduating formation, two boxes with applied lithograph pictures on the lids, one with applied advertisement for “Gordon’s Cough Plums,” ht. 3/4-3, dia. 1-7 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 732. Three Painted Lap-seam Pantry Boxes and a Small Wallpapercovered Box, America, 19th century, round boxes painted blue, red and dark brown, the wallpaper-covered box with “Exchange Bookstore” Boston paper label, ht. 1 1/2-4 1/4, dia. 3-8 1/2 in. $500-700

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733. Blue-painted Round Lapped-seam Covered Pantry Box, America, 19th century, impressed “JL” and inscribed “M. B. Baker” on the bottom, (minor paint wear), ht. 3, dia. 10 in. $300-500 734. Turned Burlwood Bowl, America, early 19th century, (imperfections), ht. 5, dia. 12 1/4 in. $400-600 735. Turned Ash Bowl, America, 19th century, with turned collar, beveled rim, and footed base, ht. 7, dia. 21 1/2 in. $600-800

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736. Turned Black Ash Burl Mortar with Pestle, 18th century, with raised bands at shoulder and waist, with a hardwood pestle, (minor age cracks to mortar), ht. 7 3/8, dia. 6 1/4, pestle lg. 11 3/8 in. $400-600 737. Three Carved Wooden Butter Molds and Three Butter Stamps, America, 19th century, two-part butter molds depicting a swan, a grazing cow, and a heart-shaped strawberry, the butter molds including an eagle and shield and two flowers, (age cracks, minor chips, swan mold lacking handle), dia. 3 1/4-5 1/2 in. $300-500 737A. Miniature Red-painted cricket, a Bellows, and a Carved Wood Paddle, early 19th century, the cricket with shaped apron and legs, chip-carved seat, miniature leather-covered bellows with brass nozzle, and a small chestnut paddle with carved inscription “SWL 1812,” (minor wear), cricket ht. 3 1/2, lg. 6 1/4, 6 1/2, 16 in., respectively. $300-500 738. Five Assorted Carved Butter Paddles, America, 19th century, each with hook on handle terminals, one made of elk horn, lg. 8 3/4-12 in. $300-500 739. Five Early Woodenware Items, America, late 18th/early 19th century, turned burlwood and mahogany footed master salts, a hand-carved handled scoop, a maple paddle, and a turned trencher, dia. 3-10 1/4 in. $400-600 740. Make-do Colorless Glass and Turned Wood Cake Pedestal, America, 19th century, round blown glass plate with folded rim, on glass shaft which fits into a black-painted turned wood base, ht. 6 7/8, dia. 14 1/4 in. $300-500 741. Three Small Wood Items and Two Framed Items, late 18th/early 19th century a mahogany and pine divided knife box with acorn finials, a small square inlaid mahogany veneer tea caddy, a turned sander, and a pincushion on a turned mahogany stand, a “Continental Currency/ May 10, 1775/Eight Dollars,” and two late 18th century printed ball invitations, both in contemporary frames, ht. 3 3/4-4 in. $300-500 742. Chip-carved Frame, New York State, c. 1900, elaborately carved with foliage, stars, and floral devices, 20 3/4 x 17 1/4, aperture fits 17 x 12 in. $800-1,200 743. Painted Wood and Tin Whirligig Figure, probably New England, c. 1900, the standing figure with deep-set eyes wearing a waistcoat with tails, with white-painted buttons and red trousers, old surface, ht. 12, wd. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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744. Polychrome Paint-decorated Child’s Wood and Iron Sled, America, late 19th century, shaped wooden seat panel painted with a yellow and red bird on a blue ground with yellow and white striping, iron clad wood runners, (minor paint wear), ht. 11 1/4, wd. 14 1/2, lg. 34 1/4 in. $300-500

745. Two Faux Bois Painted Ogee Frames with Old Glass, America, 19th century, (minor paint losses), aperture 14 x 11 in. $600-800

746. Gilt and Black-painted Wood Frame, America, 19th century, painted black with gilt borders, with embossed brass rosettes mounted on the corner blocks, 22 1/4 x 17 1/4, inner apertures 18 3/8 x 13 1/4 in. $200-250

747. Grain-painted Mirror, New England, early 19th century, the molded frame encloses a mirror glass, old painted surface simulates boldly figured tiger maple, (minor paint wear), ht. 40 1/2, wd. 27 1/2 in. $800-1,200

748. Carved Wood, Leather, and Wrought Iron Bellows, New York State, late 19th century, large bellows with dark stained relief-carved stylized face, with a leafy vine carved on the handle, the interior of the handle impressed “W.II. PRIES,” with snake-form iron nozzle, (wear to leather), ht. 39 1/2, wd. 11 in. $800-1,200

749. 19th Century Painted Sign “JOHN B. FIELD,” double-sided sign, the rectangular panel with applied molding with gilt lettering on a black smalt ground, (paint and gilt losses), 5 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. $150-250

750. Framed Civil War Recruiting Broadside, Portland, Maine, c. 1861, printed paper broadside, “Portland Advertiser Print.,” depicting an eagle with banner inscribed “Union, Now and Forever,” (toning, creases, losses, not examined out of frame), sight size 22 3/4 x 16 1/2 in., in a later frame. $1,000-1,500

751. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) “Why Don’t You Take It?” Civil War Cartoon, undated (Conningham, 6655). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph on paper, sight size 11 x 15 in., in a period wood frame with stylized carved Union shields on the corners. Condition: Very good, not examined out of frame. $600-800


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752. Captured Union Cavalry Officer’s Saber and Scabbard with Confederate Presentation, manufactured by Henry Sauerbeier, Newark, New Jersey, the saber, captured at Gettysburg, with engraved presentation on the scabbard “Presented to E.H. Johnston by the members of Co. A and presented to Lieut. Elijah S. Johnstone 2nd Md. Cavalry, as a token of their respect and esteem. July 4th 1863.”; partially stopped fullered blade with firm mark “H.Sauerbeier Newark” with etched scrolled foliate, flag, and partial horse decoration, cast brass hilt with geometric and punch decoration, marked “CS,” with wire wrapped, black leather handle, iron scabbard with iron hanging rings, blade lg. 35 1/2, overall lg. 44 in. Provenance: The saber, presented to Lieut. Elijah H. Johnston the day after the battle at Gettysburg, after a time came to be in the collection at the John B. Dunn Museum, Corpus Christi, Texas, traded to a private individual in 1934, and after some time, purchased by the consignor. Note: According to The History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Vol. I, Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, p. 749, under the heading of Commissioned Officers, Elijah H. Johns[t]on, of the rank of 2nd Liet., was enlisted or mustered in on June 18, 1863, and mustered out or was discharged January 26, 1864. Supporting documentation accompanies the lot. $50,000-70,000

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753. Civil War Era Drum and Sword, America, c. 1864, reportedly belonging to Hiram Philpott of the 19th Infantry Company C, Massachusetts; the regulation drum with original top bands with old red paint, hand-painted spreadwing eagle and shield motif, period leather tighteners, no label visible through peephole, (tears through drum head), ht. 12 3/4, dia. 16 3/4; together with a musicians sword with globular pommel with capstan rivet, beaded brass ribbed grip, flattened knuckle bow, stamped “Ames Mfg. Co. Chicopee Mass.” and “U.S. G.W.C. 1864” on ricasso, with leather scabbard with brass drag, blade lg. 32 1/4, overall lg. 40 in. Note: Hiram Philpott was born May 1847 in Salmon Falls (Rollingsford), New Hampshire. According to family research which accompanies the lot, at the age of three, Hiram’s mother died, so he was sent to live with his Grandfather, James Joy, of Acton, Massachusetts, until he was about 15, where he was employed at a farm. At the age of 16 he enlisted as a private and served as a bugler in Company C of the 19th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in March of 1863. At some point after the war he moved to Springvale (Sanford), Maine, where he was occupied as a stonemason, and married Olive Muchmore, (b. 1847), with whom he had five children. Olive died in 1876 and Hiram married again, to Mary F. Nason (b. 1875), and they had two children. Hiram died January 16, 1929, and is buried at Riverside Cemetery, in Springvale, Maine. It is reported that his bugle was donated to the Smithsonian Institution. $3,000-5,000

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754. Polychrome Painted Grover Cleveland Presidential Campaign Drum, America, c. 1884, large bass drum with red-painted bentwood lap-seam body with black-painted hoops, decorated with a large green five-point star and a white circle centering a peephole with no visible label, surrounded by thirty-three smaller green stars, two small American flags, and “G. CLEAVELAND” (misspelled and with backwards “N”) in gilt lettering within a green rectangle, accompanied by pair of leather-tipped drumsticks, (minor paint wear), wd. 24, dia. 25 1/2 in. Provenance: Formerly in the Clark Garrett collection.

$3,000-5,000

755. Framed Mexican War Battle Scene Textile, c. 1846, glazed roller printed cotton, printed in blue, green, gold, and brown, sight size 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., in a later giltwood frame. $150-250 756. Framed Miniature Profile Portrait of Sergeant Thomas Bond, American School, 1805, watercolor, ink, and gouache on paper, halflength portrait, the backing paper inscribed “Serjeant [sic] Thos. Bond-a faithful servant and a Honest Man/Aged 52-the 19th of July, 1805,” 4 1/4 x 3 in., in original giltwood frame, (minor toning, foxing). $300-500

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757. Polychrome Paint-decorated Leather Fire Bucket, Ancient Fire Society, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1807, the bucket painted with a spreadwing eagle under ominous clouds clutching a banner inscribed “ANCIEN[T] FIRE SOCIETY,” over another banner inscribed “OL--IS & SARGEN[T],” with “Charlestown” inscribed along the seam on the back, on a black ground with red-painted collar, leather-covered swing handle, (imperfections), ht. to top of collar 12 3/4 in. Literature: In the publication A Century of Town Life: A History of Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1775-1887, by James Hunnewell, Boston, 1888, Hunnewell writes: “The old Fire Societies were formed and maintained for the public or social good...There were three organised after the Revolution, the Phoenix (1795), the Washington (1800), and the Jefferson (1810). The oldest was, however, the Ancient, instituted Nov. 8, 1743, composed of householders acting for mutual protection or aid, and maintained until paid public companies took the place of such early and more restricted associations... Each member was obliged to keep two leather buckets, two bags (1 1/2 x 3/4 yd.) with his name on them, and a bed-key and, on notice of a fire must ‘repair with his bucket, bags, and key, to the place where it happens’ and ‘use his best endeavors’ to save the property of the members.” Provenance: Descended through the Daland family of Boston and Salem, who owned the house on Vinalhaven, Maine, where the fire bucket was found. $3,000-5,000

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758. Polychrome Paint-Decorated Leather Fire Bucket, probably New England, early 19th century, the bucket painted black with an oval reserve inscribed “J. CORBETT” centered with the initials “J.E.” over “2,” with red and yellow foliate border, the Initials “J.E.” also painted on the back, with leather handle and red-painted collar, (tear, paint wear), ht. to top of collar, 13 1/2 in. Provenance: The fire bucket was possibly owned by John Elliot. Reportedly, the Elliot family came from New Hampshire, and married into the Daland family through Emily Elliot Daland. The Daland family, from Boston and Salem, owned the house on Vinalhaven, Maine, where the fire bucket was found. $400-600 759. Photograph of the Charles River Iron Works, late 19th century, (imperfections), 15 1/4 x 21 1/4 in., unframed. $200-250 760. Ninth-plate Daguerreotype of Two Nude Young Women, probably France, mid-19th century, in a pressed-paper case, (edge tarnish). $300-500 761. Three Framed Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Slater Mill Related Items, 19th century, an 1890 printed cotton “Cotton Centenary” apron, with images of Samuel Slater and the Slater Mill, approx. 30 1/2 x 24; a black printed cotton handkerchief, centered with a picture of Samuel Slater “The Father of American Manufacturers.” and corner scenes “Old Salter Sunday School, Pawtucket Falls and Bridge,” “Old Slater Mill,” and “David Harley & Co. Merchants Exchange,” 22 x 22; a printed cotton fabric segment depicting images of “The Old Slater Mill,” original owner Samuel Slater, printed by the “Photo-Fabric Co., New Bedford Mass.,” 17 3/4 x 16 3/4 in., (toning). Note: Built in 1793, the original Slater Mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, was the first cotton mill in America. $400-600

764. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) Artists Creek. North Conway, undated (Conningham, 278). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Medium folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 14 x 18 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Margins of 1 1/2 in. or more, margin tear l.r., toning, moisture stains in lower margin. $300-500 765. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) California Scenery. Seal Rocks-Point Lobo., undated (Conningham, 768). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 11 x 14 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Margins of 3/4 in. or more, toning, margin edge tear u.r. $200-250 766. After J.B. Batchelder, Endicott, & Co., lithographers (New York, 19th Century) Review of The Mass. Volunteer Militia, at Concord, Sept. 9th, 1859., 1860, proof. Identified in inscriptions. Lithograph on paper, 30 x 45 1/2 in. (sight), in a period molded mahogany frame with later printed roster affixed verso. Condition: Minor toning, foxing, not examined out of frame. $600-800 767. Sharp & Michelin, printers (American, 19th Century) View of the First Parish Meeting House, Hingham, Mass. Erected in the year 1681. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph on paper, sight size 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Tears into image l.r., creases, foxing, not examined out of frame. Provenance: James Russell Lowell, Boston.

$300-500

762. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE GREAT FIRE AT BOSTON., 1872 (Conningham, 2614). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 12 7/8 x 13 5/8 in., mounted in a period blackpainted, molded wood frame. Condition: Margins of 5/8 in. or more, toning, stains, edge losses. Note: This print ranks no. 50 in The New Best 50, small folio. $300-500 763. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE GREAT FIRE AT BOSTON., 1872 (Conningham, 2614). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 9 3/4 x 13 7/8 in., mounted in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Margins of 1/8 in. or more, toning, creases.

768. Endicott & Co., lithographers (New York, 19th Century) BURLINGTON. VT, 1858: FROM THE LAKE., 1858. Identified in inscriptions. Lithograph on paper, sight size 17 1/2 x 25 3/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning and foxing, not examined out of frame. $300-500 769. American School, 19th Century View of a New England Town, c. 1912. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 7 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame with Kennedy & Co., New York, gallery label affixed to the stretcher. Condition: Stable craquelure. $600-800

Note: This print ranks no. 50 in The New Best 50, small folio. $300-500

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774. American School, 19th Century

Log Cabin in the Woods. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 10 x 14 in., in a mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Minor retouch to edges and background. $400-600

Still Life of Fruit. Unsigned. Oil on board, 11 x 15 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor paint loss, craquelure, surface grime, retouch c.l. $300-500

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775. George Chinnery (English, 1774-1852)

Landscape with Locomotive on Mountain Curve. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 7 x 11 3/4 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, surface grime. $400-600

Two Sketchbooks with Approximately Fifty-five Drawings, c. 182030. Most unsigned. Pencil on paper, some executed on the books’ laid pages, others on separate wove sheets affixed to the pages, the books measure 7 3/4 x 10 3/4 in., with marbleized paper over board covers with leather bindings labeled “Sketches from Chinnery.” Condition: Boards worn and one faded, with losses to corners, pages mostly good, some drawings with torn corners where the glue affixed them.

772. American School, 19th Century Falls of the Towasaga. Unsigned. Charcoal on paper, 17 1/4 x 22 3/4 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame. Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.

$200-300

773. American School, 19th Century Black Genre Scene: The Rabbit Trap. Signed “Haigh” (twice) l.r. Oil on board, 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in., in a period molded gesso frame with hops border. $600-800

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Provenance: Each book is inscribed with the name “G. Hutchinson” on an early page. Literature: Carl Crossman writes in Decorative Arts of the China Trade (pub. England, 1991, p. 72), “Chinnery had studied under Sir Joshua Reynolds, and developed a swift, confident style of brushwork and a drawing technique which is seen only in the hand of a major academic artist.” Note: The highly detailed sketches show a variety of locales including Calcutta, Serampore, England, and possibly southern China. Subjects include sailing vessels, figures, beasts of burden, buildings including temples, and scenes of everyday life. One of the later sketches (dated 1827) shows a building with a sign reading “The Tandridge Oxted and Godstone Schools, in Union with National Society,” and another drawing is titled “Marden Park,” referring to a country estate in Surrey, England, currently the home of the Woldingham School. $4,000-6,000


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776. Attributed to Hin Qua (Chinese, 19th Century) China Trade Portrait of the Ship Wild Pigeon off Hong Kong. Unsigned, vessel identified by distinctive pigeon figurehead. Oil on canvas, 21 x 26 in., in original carved wood frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure, retouch. Literature: See Marine Paintings and Drawings in the Peabody Museum, M.V. and Dorothy Brewington, Salem, Massachusetts, 1968, plate 226, for a similar work done by Hin Qua; American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858, Vol. 2, by Octavius T. Howe and Frederick C. Matthews, Salem Massachusetts, Marine Research Society, 1927, pp. 705-07. Note: The Wild Pigeon was built at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and launched July 31, 1851. She had a pigeon for the figurehead, and two gilt pigeons on the stern. She was owned by China trade company Olyphant & Co. of New York. $7,000-9,000

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778. China Trade School, 19th Century

Lot of Three Works Depicting Chinese Port Scenes: Macao From the South Looking North, Wampoa Anchorage, and Boca Tigris Forts on the Pearl River. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on pith, sight size 5 3/8 x 10 1/4 in., in later gilt-gesso wood frames. Condition: Tears, one with loss, minor foxing, not examined out of frames. $4,000-6,000

Lot of Two Works: The Bund at Shanghai and Waterfront at Canton. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on pith, sight size 8 x 15 3/4 in., in later frames. Condition: Tears, small losses, light stains. $3,000-5,000

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780. China Trade School, 19th Century

Portrait of the Ship CLYDE. Signed, dated “1900,” and with location l.r. Oil on canvas, 10 1/8 x 16 1/4 in., in a period bird’s-eye maple veneer frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure.

Portrait of the Steam Vessel Hakata Maru. Unsigned, vessel identified on the stern and a brass plaque. Oil on canvas, 17 3/4 x 23 1/2 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, primarily to sky, stable craquelure.

Note: The CLYDE was a steel ship of 1813 tons. She was built by Russell & Co. at Port Glasgow in 1894 for James Nourse & Co. She was the last of Nourse’s ships engaged in transporting agricultural laborers from India to Demerara, B.G. and Trinidad to work on the sugar plantations. $2,000-3,000

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Merchant Junk off Whampoa. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure, retouch. $800-1,200 782. Chinese School, 19th Century War Junk off the Chinese Coast. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, craquelure, retouch. $800-1,200 783. Asian Export Oval Tilt-top Breakfast Table, possibly China, c. 1825, the massive single-board top is dovetailed on the underside onto cleats, and tilts on a turned and carved post continuing to tripod base of tapering legs, refinished, ht. 29, wd. 45 1/2, dp. 68 in. $3,000-5,000 784. Large Chinese Export Porcelain Mandarin-decorated Punch Bowl, early 19th century, with ornate polychrome enamel decoration in shaped reserves about the sides depicting court figures and fowl in landscapes, the center decorated with a basket of flowers, (repaired crack), ht. 6 1/2, dia. 15 7/8 in. $800-1,200 785. Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Charger, c. 1785, the charger centered with a large armorial shield with gilt spearhead, and scrolled foliate rim border, (hairline, gilt wear), dia. 15 in. $1,500-2,000

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786. Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Soup Plates and Dinner Plate, late 18th/early 19th century, both with blue underglaze Fitzhugh border, a soup plate centered with the arms of North in an oval reserve, the dinner plate centered with an armorial shield in an oval reserve, (rim line and chips on soup plate), dia. 9 3/4, 9 1/2 in. $400-600 787. Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain Tureen, 18th century, pomegranate fruit-form knop on cover of chamfered rectangular footed bowl, with boar’s head handles, large armorial crests to cover and sides, gilt spearhead rim border, (glaze loss to handles), ht. 8 1/2, wd. 9, lg. 14 in. $1,500-2,500 788. Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain Soup Bowl, Bowl, and Plate, 18th century, deep round bowl, octagonal soup plate and a salad/ dinner plate centered with large armorial crests, gilt spearhead borders, (damage to soup plate), bowl ht. 3 1/4, dia. 8 5/8-9 in. $400-600 789. Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Octagonal Platters, 18th century, chamfered rectangular platters centered with large armorial crests, gilt spearhead rim border, 13 x 16 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 790. Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Loving Cups, c. 1790, each with ovoid body painted on either side with an egg-shaped pendant with gilt “FWP� monogram suspended from a red, green, and gilt bowknot, the rim ornamented with delicate flower swags and gilt sawtooth borders, with entwined reeded strap handles with floral and leafy terminals heightened in red, puce, and gilding, raised on a domed circular pedestal base, (imperfections), ht. 7 3/4 in. $600-800

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791. Pair of Chinese Export Armorial Tea Bowls with Matching Saucers, late 18th century, each with gilt spearhead rim borders and centered with polychrome enamel armorial designs, tea bowl ht. 1 7/8, dia. 3 3/8, saucer dia. 5 1/4 in. $600-800 792. Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial/Masonic Porcelain Punch Bowl, late 18th/early 19th century, deep round bowl decorated with polychrome enamel painted armorial shields, and Masonic iconography, the center of the bowl with blue flower sprigs, with gilt star-spangled and flower sprig borders, (minor gilt wear), ht. 5 1/2, dia. 17 1/4 in. $2,000-2,500 793. Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Decorated Master Salt, late 18th century, chamfered rectangular salt centered with coat of arms with gilt chain rim border, the sides decorated with a crown, birds, shell, and foliage, ht. 1 1/4, dia. 3 in. $300-500 794. Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Plate, c. 1770, octagonal, the center with polychrome decoration depicting the arms of Renny, with spearhead and floral borders, (imperfections), dia. 8 5/8 in. $800-1,200 795. Pair of Octagonal Chinese Export Armorial Plates, c. 1780, centered with an armorial shield, with flower sprig rim borders, (rim repairs), dia. 8 1/2 in. $600-800 796. Octagonal Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Plate, late 18th/early 19th century, the plate with armorial rim border, centered with floral sprigs, birds, and insects, (rim repairs and rim chips), dia. 9 1/2 in. $400-500


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799. Chinese Export Porcelain Partial Tea Service, late 18th/early 19th century, each with gilt decoration of an ermine mantle over two birds and a monogrammed shield, with trellis rim border, comprising a lighthouse-form coffeepot, covered sugar bowl, helmet-form creamer, two handled cups and two saucers, seven items total, (creamer with rim damage), ht. 1 3/8-9 3/4 in. $600-800 800. Large Chinese Export Porcelain Mandarin-decorated Punch Bowl, mid-19th century, the center and interior and exterior bowl sides with enamel-decorated scenes of Mandarin figures in a courtyard, the rim depicting Taoist emblems, bats, birds, and flowers, ht. 6 1/2, dia. 16 in. $800-1,200

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801. Chinese Export Porcelain Mandarin-decorated Punch Bowl, mid19th century, the center and interior and exterior bowl sides with enamel-decorated scenes of Mandarin figures in a courtyard, the rim depicting bats, butterflies, birds, fruit, and flowers, (glaze wear), ht. 5, dia. 11 3/4 in. $500-700 802. Chinese Export Porcelain Tureen and Undertray, late 18th/early 19th century, chamfered rectangular form with stem knop on cover and lotus pod handles, with blue underglaze floral decoration accented with famille rose and gilt, overall ht. 9 1/4, wd. 11 1/2, lg. 14 1/4 in. $800-1,200 803. Rose Mandarin Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, 19th century, large round bowl decorated with traveling court figures, and figures in courtyards, with ornate floral, bird, figural, and butterfly borders, ht. 6 1/2, dia. 16 in. Provenance: Estate of John Philoulos, Esquire, Boston. $4,000-6,000 804. Two Export Porcelain Boxes and a Wall Pocket, China and Japan, early 19th century, a Chinese rectangular covered brush box in the blue Fitzhugh pattern with gilt highlights and famille rose borders, and divided interior; an oblong Chinese porcelain wall pocket with enameled floral decoration; and a rectangular Japanese covered box with stylized bird ornamentation, with raised maker’s marks reportedly for Teizan (Kyoto, 1820-1860), ht. 2 5/8, 9 1/2, 2 1/2 in., respectively. $200-250

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805. Chinese Export Porcelain Oval Cooling Dish, early 19th century, slightly lobed oval dish with applied molded fruit stem handles, with conforming insert which likely had rattan handles, decorated with a waterway scene, ht. 3 1/4, dia. 12 in. $200-250 806. Mandarin-decorated Porcelain Charger, China, early to mid-19th century, (chip on underside of rim), dia. 15 in. $600-800 807. Rose Medallion Porcelain Tureen with an Undertray, China, mid-19th century, domed lid with large gilt lotus blossom finial on oval tureen with gilt lapped strap handles, set on an oval Mandarindecorated tray or platter with bird, butterfly, floral, and fruit rim border, (small chip on lid), tureen ht. 11 1/4, wd. 13 1/2, tray dia. 13 in. $800-1,200 808. Chinese Export Porcelain Charger, 19th century, centered with birds perched on flowering branches, with insects and butterflies, and butterfly, fruit, and floral border, dia. 16 1/4 in. $600-800 809. Rose Medallion Porcelain Covered Vegetable Dish, China, late 19th century, rectangular dish with cut corners, the cover with gilt cassia flower bud knop, (imperfections), ht. 6 1/4, wd. 9, lg. 10 1/2 in. $400-600


810. Two Square Mandarin-decorated Porcelain Serving Dishes, China, late 19th century, (scattered glaze wear), 9 x 9 in. $200-250 811. Chinese Export Porcelain Mandarin-decorated Teapot, mid-to-late 19th century, with bird, butterfly, and floral border, ht. 7 1/2 in. $400-600 812. Large Chinese Export Porcelain Mandarin-decorated Wash Basin, mid-19th century, the basin center and side panels depicting figures in a courtyard, ht. 4 7/8, dia. 16 1/2 in. $600-800 813. Seventeen Rose Mandarin Porcelain Tableware Items, China, early 19th century, comprising three dinner plates, nine salad plates, a shallow bowl, four saucers, all but one salad plate with similar floral, bird, and butterfly rim borders, (imperfections), dia. 5 5/8-9 5/8 in. $300-500 814. Thirty-four Assorted Rose Mandarin Pattern Tableware Items, China, early 19th century, a dinner plate, two soup plates, seven salad or dessert plates, twelve handled teacups, and twelve saucers, (minor imperfections), dia. 5 1/2-10 in. $600-800 815. Mandarin-decorated Porcelain Covered Water Bottle, China, midto-late 19th century, ht. 15 in. $300-500 816. Four Assembled Mandarin Decorated Porcelain Garniture Vases, China, early 19th century, a pair of baluster-form vases (lacking their covers), and two cylindrical vases with flared rims, (chip on one rim), ht. 8 1/4-9 1/4 in. $300-500 817. Three Chinese Export Porcelain Bowls, made for the Persian market, early to mid-19th century, two bowls and a small plate, each centered with a round reserve with Arabic inscriptions, and floral and pale blue and iron red lattice borders, (large bowl with hairline), bowl ht. 2 3/4, 3 3/8, dia. 7, 9 1/4, 8 1/4 in., respectively. $500-700 818. Chinese Export Porcelain Cabbage Leaf Pattern Bowl, late 19th century, (rim chips), ht. 4 1/4, dia. 10 1/8 in. $200-250 819. Three Chinese Export Porcelain Serving Dishes, mid-to-late 19th century, a small rectangular Rose Medallion decorated dish, a rectangular and a trefoil-shaped dish decorated in a Mandarin pattern, (rim chips on Mandarin dishes), wd. 8 1/2, 8 1/4, 10 1/2 in., respectively. $300-500

820. Rose Medallion Decorated Porcelain Covered Dish, China, late 19th century, chamfered rectangular dish with gilt flower bud finial, ht. 5 3/4, wd. 9, lg. 10 in. $200-250 821. Rose Medallion Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, late 19th century, (glaze wear), ht. 6, dia. 14 1/8 in. $300-500 822. Rose Medallion Porcelain Oval Fruit Basket and Undertray, China, mid-19th century, with polychrome-painted reticulated side and rim, overall ht. 4 7/8, dia. 11 in. $200-300 823. Rose Medallion Porcelain Fruit Basket and Underplate, China, mid19th century, the basket with gilt foliate handles, basket and undertray with reticulated rims, (repair to one handle), overall ht. 5 1/2, wd. 8 3/4, lg. 10 in. $600-800 824. Rose Medallion Porcelain Water Pitcher, China, late 19th century, ht. 13 1/4 in. $400-600 825. Rose Medallion Porcelain Chop Plate, China, late 19th century, dia. 13 1/2 in. $250-350 826. Chinese Export Porcelain Blue Fitzhugh Pattern Fruit Basket and Undertray, early 19th century, oval with reticulated side and rim, decorated with unusual feathered edge, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 8 3/4, 10 5/8 in. $400-600 827. Assembled Lot of Canton Decorated Porcelain Tableware, China, late 19th century, comprising two dinner plates, fourteen soup plates, thirteen luncheon plates, ten handled cups, two bouillon bowls, ten small plates, five covered syllabubs, eleven demitasse cups, a mug with cover, three hot water plates, four small sauce dishes, five butter pats, a small deep bowl with cover, an egg cup, two covered lozengeshaped dishes, an oval platter, five chamfered rectangular platters, a large shallow round serving dish, two round shallow scallop-rimmed dishes, a quatrefoil lobed dish, a leaf-form dish, two covered ginger jars, three teapots, covered sugar bowl, two helmet-form creamers and four other creamers, a scallop-rimmed sauce boat, a chamber pot, and a square tile, approx. 108 items total, (chips, cracks, losses repairs), ht. 2 1/4-7, dia. 2-14 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000 828. Two Canton Decorated Porcelain Tureens, China, late 19th century, chamfered oblong tureens with stem knops and boar’s-head handles, (hairline to bottom of one), ht. 7 3/8, 8 3/4, dia. 13, 14 in. $600-800

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829. Two Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Garden Seats, late 19th century, one octagonal, decorated with flowers and birds in white against a blue ground; a smaller barrel-form child’s seat decorated with flowers and precious objects both with raised bosses and pierced cashes on top and sides, ht. 18 1/2, 11 3/4 in. $400-600 830. Oval Canton Reticulated Porcelain Fruit Bowl with Matching Undertray, China, late 19th century, overall ht. 4 1/2, dia. 11 in. $300-500 831. Canton-decorated Porcelain Platter, China, mid-19th century, chamfered rectangular platter with fish scale rim border, 14 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. $500-700 832. Canton Pattern Porcelain Covered Serving Dish, China, late 19th century, chamfered rectangular dish with bud-form knop on cover, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 8 1/2, lg. 9 1/2 in. $200-250 833. Chinese Export Porcelain Garden Seat, late 19th century, barrel-form decorated with polychrome flowers, bats, scrolled foliage and precious objects, on a yellow ground, with pierced cashes, and raised gilt bosses, (rim chips), ht. 18 3/4 in. $800-1,200 834. Pair Chinese Export Porcelain Butterfly Pattern Vases, late 19th century, (minor gilt and enamel wear), ht. 12 in. $800-1,200

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835. China Trade Presentation Silver Cann, Khecheong, Canton, ac. 1840-70, tapered cylindrical form, scrolled ear handle with applied acanthus leaf, reeded rim and base, engraved presentation “To James Hemphill Jones U.S. Marines, from his sincere friend John B. Goodridge merchant Canton China,” with impressed KHC, pseudo hallmarks, and Chinese inscriptions on the base, ht. 4 1/2 in., approx. 10 troy oz. $1,000-1,500 836. Pair of Chinese Export Dragon Figural-handled Repoussé Silver Mugs, mid-to-late 19th century decorated around the sides with battle scenes with warriors on horseback continuing to figures in a courtyard, with shield engraved “M.C.,” the base with maker’s mark “KW,” (minor dents), ht. 4 3/4, approx. 16 troy oz. $1,500-2,500 837. Pair Chinese Export Silver Serving Spoons, Khecheong, Canton, c. 1840-70, both with fiddle thread and shell pattern, engraved monogram “WLM” on handles and impressed maker’s marks with pseudo hallmarks on back of handles, lg. 8 3/4 in., approx. 7 troy oz. $400-600 838. Twenty-three Assorted Carved Ivory and Bone Sewing Items, 19th century, many items made in China, a large ivory clamp a with velvet pincushion and band of relief-carved leaf decoration, five small clamps, four of carved ivory, one made of bone; three small pincushions, one basket-form, two with pull-out measuring tapes; seven carved bone needle cases; two turned bone thread spools, two bodkins, a crochet hook, and two other small devices, lg. 1 1/8-7 1/4 in. $300-500 839. Chinese Gilt Lacquer Sewing Box with Sewing Implements, c. 1840, chamfered rectangular form with hinged lid, brass handles and carved paw feet, decorated all around with a gilt figures in courtyards, flowers, butterflies, and bats on a black ground, the interior fitted with a compartmented lift-out tray containing several ivory, bone, and mother-of-pearl sewing implements, lower compartmented drawer, one compartment with hinged lid, (minor gilt wear and cracks), ht. 6 3/8, wd. 14 1/4, dp. 10 1/4 in. $300-500


840. Slip-decorated Redware Loaf Dish, America, c. 1830, rectangular with coggled rim, decorated with yellow slip stripes and chains of small hearts, (scattered slip losses, rim chip), 8 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. $500-700 841. Redware Pudding Mold and Bottle, America, early to mid-19th century, the mold with sponged manganese border around rim, the bottle with brownish-green glaze, ht. 2 1/2, 9 3/8, mold dia. 7 5/8 in. $300-500 842. Large Incised and Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jar with Birds and Owl, possibly New York area, early 19th century, large bulbous ovoid form, with lug handles, one side ornamented with a pair of exotic birds perched on leafy branches, the other side depicting an owl perched on a branch, each design incised and highlighted with cobalt blue, the handles with incised terminals and also daubed with cobalt, (repaired crack around bulbous area, loss), ht. 14 1/2, dia. 14 in. $5,000-7,000 843. Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jug with Codfish Decoration, Jonathan Fenton, Boston, 1794-96, half-gallon ovoid form with incised lines at neck and shoulder, decorated with an incised codfish filled with cobalt blue, ht. 9 5/8 in. Literature: Stoneware with similar decoration attributed to Jonathan Fenton, is discussed and illustrated in Decorated Stoneware Pottery of North America, by Donald Blake Webster, published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., Rutland, Vermont, and Tokyo, Japan, 1971, on p. 137; and in The Magazine Antiques, in an article entitled “New light on Boston stoneware and Frederick Carpenter,” by Lura Woodside Watkins, June 1972, pp. 1054-55. $2,000-3,000 844. Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Rose Decoration, attributed to Jonathan Fenton, Boston, 1794-96, gallon size ovoid form with subtle incised lines at neck and shoulder, decorated with an incised rose filled with cobalt blue, the handle terminals daubed in cobalt, (base chips), ht. 10 1/2 in. $800-1,200 845. Redware Black Face Bank and Plymouth Rock Bank, America, late 19th century, round molded face bank with black and white glaze, together with a bank in the form of the Plymouth Rock with maker’s mark incised on base “Plymouth Rock Bank Waushacum Pottery Sterling Mass.,” (small chip to lip on face bank), dia. 3 1/2, 6 in. $400-600 846. Small Charlestown Stoneware Jug, Frederick Carpenter, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1812-c. 1827, quart size ovoid vessel with pulled handle, reeded neck, the shoulder impressed “CHARLESTOWN,” ht.7 1/2 in. $200-400 847. “CHARLESTOWN” Stoneware Jug, Frederick Carpenter, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1812-c. 1827, two quart swollen ovoid vessel with pulled handle, the top and bottom dipped in ochre stain, the shoulder impressed “CHARLESTOWN,” (minor firing surface impurities), ht. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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848. Norton Cobalt Decorated “Union” Jug, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER, MASS.,” 1858-c. 1880, two-gallon jug with straight sides, decorated with a stylized leafy branch over inscription “Union,” with impressed maker’s mark, (glaze surface flaking primarily to lower rear area), ht. 13 1/2 in. $300-500

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849. Cobalt Blue Decorated Stoneware Crock and Jug, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER, MASS.,” 1858-c. 1880, a two-gallon crock with straight sides, lug handles, decorated with stylized leafy branches flanking a tornado, with a cover, a three-gallon jug with similar decoration with two additional small tornados, both with impressed maker’s mark, (minor frying to designs), ht. 11 3/8, 15 1/4 in., respectively. $400-600 850. Cobalt Blue Decorated Stoneware Crock, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER, MASS.,” 1858-c. 1880, five-gallon salt glazed crock straight sides, lug handles, decorated with a stylized parrot perched on a branch, impressed maker’s mark, (handle and base chips), ht. 12 1/4 in. $300-500 851. Cobalt Blue Decorated Stoneware Water Cooler, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER, MASS.,” 1858-c. 1880, five-gallon barrel-form salt glazed vessel with bung hole, decorated with stylized leafy branches flanking a tornado, impressed maker’s mark, (minor rim chips, and hairlines), ht. 15 in. $400-600 852. Two Stoneware Jugs with Cobalt-decorated Parrots, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER, MASS.,” 1858-c. 1880, one and two gallon straight-sided jugs with impressed maker’s marks on the shoulders, (minor hairlines), ht. 11, 14 1/2 in. $400-600 853. Cobalt Blue Decorated Stoneware Crock, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER, MASS.,” 1858-c. 1880, four-gallon crock with straight sides, lug handles, decorated with stylized leafy branches and three tornados, with impressed maker’s mark, (crack, glaze flaking, mineral residue, rim chip), ht. 11 1/4 in. $400-600

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854. Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Flower Spray Decoration, “J. & E. Norton, Bennington, Vermont,” 1850-61, four-gallon crock ovoid crock with lug handles, impressed maker’s mark, (chip, glaze flaking), ht. 3 3/4 in. $300-500 855. Cobalt Decorated Crock with Lid, “O.L. & A.K. BALLARD, BURLINGTON, VT.,” third quarter 19th century, three-gallon, straightsided vessel, with lug handles, ornamented with a brushed stylized flower, impressed maker’s mark, with cover, (minor chips), ht. 12 1/2 in. $200-250 856. Three Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jugs, Rhode Island and Vermont, late 19th century, a three-gallon jug with impressed maker’s mark “R.I. POTTERY CO./PHENIX, R.I.,” with a bird perched on a stylized flower; a two-gallon jug marked “CORNELLIS & MUMFORD PROVIDENCE, R.I.,” with leaf decoration; and a two-gallon jug marked “E. & L.P. NORTON/BENNINGTON VT.,” with a stylized leaf motif, (imperfections), ht. 13 1/2-15 1/2 in. $300-500 857. Three Miniature Souvenir Stoneware Jugs, America, late 19th century, one inscribed “Bennington Aug. 16th 1877,” one “Little Brown Jug 1876,” one “Columbus 1492/1892,” (Bennington jug with small chip to side of handle), ht. 3-3 1/4 in. $200-400 858. Agate Ware Pottery Domed Covered Cheese Dish, England, c. 1850, fluted domed cover with finial on conforming round dished base, clear lead glaze on brown, tan, light blue, and white marbled clay, (repairs), ht. 15 1/4, dia. 13 in. $3,000-5,000


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859. Mochaware Pitcher, England, 19th century, the pitcher decorated with thin white and dark brown bands and a wide white band with blue “seaweed” decoration, on a khaki-colored ground, ht. 8 3/4 in. $200-300 860. Cat’s-eye Decorated Mochaware Pitcher, England, 19th century, baluster-form pitcher decorated with two wide dark brown bands with pale blue and white cat’s-eyes, and thin pale blue and brown bands on a creamy white ground, (repair to handle), ht. 7 1/4 in. $400-600

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861. Mochaware Pottery Pitcher, England, 19th century, baluster-form pitcher decorated with two pale blue bands, green-glazed rouletted band, and a wide gray band with brown and white slip earthworm decoration, (minor rim chips), ht. 7 1/2 in. $600-800 862. Mochaware Bowl and Pitcher, England, 19th century, a small London-shaped bowl with pale blue stripes flanking a taupe band with brown, rust, and white slip earthworm decoration; a cream pitcher with thin dark brown bands flanking a brown, pale blue, and white looping earthworm decorated sand-colored band, (rim line to bowl, two small chips to pitcher), ht. 3 1/4, 5, bowl dia. 6 1/2 in. $500-700

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863. Three Mochaware Pottery Mugs, England, 19th century, a half-pint mug with molded base and leaf terminals on handle, brown bands with brown and cream-colored wavy earthworm decoration, a pint mug with bands of black, blue, and olive green, accented with dark brown mocha “trees,” with sandblasted capacity mark, and a large mug with marbled blue and olive slip on a blue-speckled cream-colored ground, (imperfections), ht. 3 5/8, 4 3/4, 5 1/8 in., respectively. $800-1,200 864. Four Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Plates, England, early 19th century, two dinner plates: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad by Enoch Wood & Sons, and Fair Mount Near Philadelphia, by Stubbs; two dessert plates: In the Catskill Mountains and Hoboken in New Jersey, each with printed titles on the reverse, (imperfections), dia. 7 1/2-10 1/4 in. $300-500 865. Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Fruit Basket and Undertray, Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, England, early 19th century The reticulated bowl showing a scene of several figures with baskets of clams and two ships in the harbor, the under tray showing a pastoral scene with gothic mansion, ht. 4 1/2 x lg. 11 1/2 in. $400-600 866. Seven Blue Transfer-decorated Table Items, England, early 19th century, five salad plates: Winter View of Pittsfield, Mass., Dr. Syntax returned from his Tour, one titled The Valentine, from Wilkies Designs, by Clews, one depicting a table laden with fruit, and one in the Gauchos pattern; a small deep bowl with oval reserves depicting an urn of flowers; an oval footed bowl depicting a waterway scene with bridge and buildings, (imperfections), ht. 3 3/4, dia. 6 1/8-9 1/8 in. $500-700 867. Four Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Items, England, early 19th century, an oval paneled teapot with allover floral and foliate designs, a dessert plate depicting the “Landing of Gen. Lafayette at Castle Garden in New York, 16 August, 1824,” with impressed Clews maker’s mark on base, and a teacup and matching saucer with a swan motif, ht. 1 1/4-6 1/2 in. $300-500 868. Five Staffordshire Pottery Blue Transfer-decorated Plates, England, early 19th century, three dinner plates: one depicting Sheltered Peasants, one centered with a table laden with fruit, and one depicting Wardour Castle Wiltshire, (hairline); a salad plate depicting The Kent East India Man; a dessert plate depicting Commodore MacDonnough’s Victory, with a seashell pattern border, by Enoch Wood & Sons, dia. 7 3/4-10 1/4 in. $300-500 869. Eight Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Dinner Plates, England, early 19th century, each depicting Castle of Lavenza from the Italian Scenery series, with printed titles on the back, dia. 10 in. $300-500 870. Nine Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Plates, PAINS HILL, SURREY., R. Hall, maker, England, early 19th century, dinner plate size, with floral borders, view and maker’s mark backstamp, (one with rim chip), dia. 10 in. $400-600

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871. Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Frog Chamber Pot, England, 19th century, the pot exterior with two verses “This pot is a present sent...” and “Dear lovely Wife Pray ---- Piss...,” the interior with a vignette of a man saying: “Pray, Use me well/keep me clean/I will not tell what I have seen,” the bowl side mounted with a frog figure, ht. 5 3/4 in. $600-800 872. Masonic Decorated Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Jug and Plaque, England, 19th century, the jug decorated on the sides with two rectangular reserves one side with the “Mason’s Arms,” the other side with allegorical figures and symbols; a rectangular plaque decorated with Masonic symbols and allegorical figures and a verse, the first line reading “The world is in pain/Our secrets to gain...,” jug ht. 7 5/8, plaque 7 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. $250-350 873. Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Masonic Jug and Plaque, England, 19th century, the plaque and one side of the Jug decorated with various Masonic symbols such as the sun, moon and stars, keys, and square and compasses, along with the figure of Justice, a hive representing industry, and a book emblematic of learning with verse: “The world is in pain/Our secrets to gain/But still let them wonder & gaze on/They ne’er can divine/The word nor the sign/Of a free & an Accepted MASON,” the reverse of the jug with the verse “Friendship, Love, and Truth,” (small base chip on jug), ht. 8, plaque 8 5/8 x 9 1/2 in. $250-350 874. Two Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer Decorated Pottery Plaques, England, 19th century, rectangular plaques, one depicting a railroad scene, the other a portrait of Wesleyan minister “Adam Clarke L.L.D.F.S.A.,” 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. $200-250 875. Three Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Bowl and Two Pitchers, England, 19th century, the bowl centered with a vignette titled “The Pensioner’s Yarn,” the two pitchers decorated about the sides with Rowlandson-type character cartoons, (hairlines), ht. 2 7/8, 7 5/8, bowl dia. 10 in. $300-500 876. Three Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Plaques, England, 19th century, two England/France, Crimean War related, with inscriptions “May They Ever Be United,” one with a ship and “Peace and Plenty” verse, each with copper lustre borders, (repaired corners on one, minor rim chips), sizes 7 1/2 x 8 1/2-8 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $300-500 877. Four Small Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Pottery Jugs, England, 19th-20th century, one depicting a ship and “Peace & Plenty” verse, one depicting a farmer and sailor’s return scene, one showing “A West View of the Cast Iron Bridge over the river Wear...” and a motto, the last a Thomas Reed c. 1982 bicentennial commemorative jug showing “A West View of the Cast iron Bridge over the River Wear...,” a printing press, and a motto, ht. 4-5 1/2 in. $150-250


878. Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated King William of Orange Jug and Plaque, England, 19th century, the jug decorated on one side with King William on his horse, the reverse depicting two men upholding the crown over a verse “May Orange Men True/ Their Rights Pursue...,” the rectangular plaque depicting King William of Orange upon his horse over the inscription “No Surrender,” pitcher ht. 5 5/8, plaque 7 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. $300-500 879. Sunderland Pink Lustre Transfer-decorated Princess Charlotte Memorial Jug, c. 1817, one side depicting a monument inscribed “To the Memory of Princess Charlotte” the other side with double oval portraits of Princess Charlotte and Leopold, ht. 6 in. $250-350 880. Porcelain Shaving Mug with Painted Oil Well Scene, Jean Pouyat Porcelain Factory, (Limoges), France, late 19th century, the white porcelain mug with hand-painted enamel scene of two early American oil wells, likely depicting the Woodford and Phillips wells, at Tarr Farm, Oil Creek Valley, Pennsylvania, (gilt wear), ht. 3 in. $400-600 881. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, 12 ft. 4 in. x 9 ft. $2,500-3,000 882. Karabagh Long Rug, South Caucasus, late 19th century, (even wear to center, minor end repairs, re-overcast), 10 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 3 in. $1,200-1,500 883. Tekke Ensi, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, some selvage damage, minor end fraying), 5 ft. x 3 ft. 9 in. $800-1,000 884. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, quarter 20th century, (small spots of wear, fringes added), 10 ft. 8 in. x 7 ft. 4 in. $2,000-2,500 885. Kurd Rug, South Caucasus, late 19th century, (even wear, re-overcast), 9 ft. 5 in. x 5 ft. 6 in. $1,000-1,200 886. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (areas of wear, some end fraying), 12 ft. x 9 ft. 4 in. $300-500 887. Khamseh Rug, Southwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (even wear to center, selvage damage, slight end fraying), 8 ft. 7 in. x 5 ft. 6 in. $1,000-1,200

888. Ersari Ensi, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (some end wear), 6 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. $800-1,000 889. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (area and other smaller spots of moth damage), 11 ft. 8 in. x 9 ft. $2,000-2,500 890. Kurd Long Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (some selvage damage), 8 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 9 in. $1,200-1,500 891. Shirvan Kelim, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (several small holes, small corner and edge gouges, black oxidation), 9 ft. x 4 ft. 4 in. $800-1,000 892. Southwest Persian Corridor Carpet, late 19th century, (two small rewoven spots on one edge, small stain in border), 14 ft. x 5 ft. 10 in. $1,500-2,000 893. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, re-overcast, creases, end fraying), 4 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 7 in. $600-800 894. Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear, some selvage damage, end fraying, small corner gouge), 4 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $800-1,000 895. Luri Long Rug, Southwest Persia, early 20th century, (even wear to center), 9 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 9 in. $1,000-1,200 896. Yomud Chuval, West Turkestan, late 19th/early 20th century, 4 ft. x 2 ft. 6 in. $500-700 897. Yuruk Rug, East Anatolia, late 19th/early 20th century, (crease repair, very small edge gouge, small rewoven spot), 6 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $800-1,000 898. Qashqai Kelim, Southwest Persia, 20th century, 8 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. $800-1,200 899. Khamseh Rug, Southwest Persia, early 20th century, (even wear to center, crease repair, re-overcast), 5 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 10 in. $700-900

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900. Yomud Ensi, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (slight even wear, re-overcast), 5 ft. x 4 ft. 2 in. $600-800

912. Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, late 19th century, (slight even wear), 4 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. $500-700

901. Baluch Rug, Northeast Persia, last quarter 19th century, (black oxidation, some damage to flatweave elems), 9 ft. x 4 ft. $800-1,000

913. Northwest Persian Long Rug, late 19th/early 20th century, (even wear to center), 11 ft. x 3 ft. 10 in. $600-800

902. Luri Rug, Southwest Persia, early 20th century, (outer guard stripe partially missing from both ends, several creases), 6 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 7 in. $700-900

914. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small areas of wear, black oxidation), 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $400-600

903. South Caucasian Long Rug, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, small rewoven area, creases, crude edge repairs), 8 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 9 in. $600-800

915. Tekke Rug, West Turkestan, early 20th century, 5 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. $400-600

904. Kurd Rug, East Anatolia, early 20th century, (area of re-piling, black oxidation), 7 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. $1,000-1,200 905. Northwest Persian Rug, late 19th/early 20th century, (small crease repair, re-overcast), 8 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 11 in. $600-800 906. Anatolian Prayer Kelim, late 19th century, 4 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $600-800 907. South Caucasian Long Rug, last quarter 19th century, (even wear, one end rewoven, small re-piling repairs), 8 ft. x 3 ft. $800-1,200 908. Ersari Ensi, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (even wear, small rewoven area), 6 ft. x 4 ft. 4 in. $500-700 909. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small spots of re-piling, end fraying, re-overcast), 5 ft. x 3 ft. 3 in. $1,000-1,200 910. Baluch Rug, Northeast Persia, last quarter 19th century, (small selvage repairs), 5 ft. x 2 ft. 10 in. $700-900 911. Tekke Ensi, West Turkestan, late 19th century, (very small spot of moth damage), 4 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 11 in. $500-700

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916. Rya Rug, Sweden, dated 1937, 4 ft. 5 in. x 2 ft. 7 in.

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917. Hamadan Rug, Northwest Persia, early 20th century, (area of wear in center), 6 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. $400-600 918. Shirvan Rug Fragment, East Caucasus, second half 19th century, (even wear), 4 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. 4 in. $500-700

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Directions to Skinner’s Boston Gallery/63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA Telephone: 617-350-5400 From the West:

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to the Prudential/Copley exit located in the Prudential tunnel. Once on the exit ramp, stay in the right hand lane and follow the signs for Copley. The ramp exits onto Stuart Street. Drive straight through five sets of lights and take a left onto Charles Street South. Take your first left off of Charles St. South onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From the South:

Take 93-N to Exit 20 for I-90 W toward Worcester. Follow signs for Chinatown/South Station. Bear left at the fork to continue towards Kneeland Street. Turn left onto Kneeland Street. Kneeland Street becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

From Logan Airport:

Take the Ted Williams Tunnel. Take Exit 25 toward South Boston and bear left at the fork in the ramp. Bear right onto B St. Turn left onto Northern Ave which becomes Seaport Blvd. Turn left onto Surface Rd. Turn right onto Kneeland Street which becomes Stuart Street. Turn right onto Charles Street South. Turn left onto Park Plaza. Skinner is at 63 Park Plaza, one block up on the right.

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Skinner, Inc. - Conditions of Sale 1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 2. All property is sold “as is,� and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. 3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than three (3) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within three (3) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc., may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the three days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. 6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. 9. All purchases are subject to the Massachusetts 6.25% sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a Massachusetts sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Massachusetts if presented with a business card or letterhead. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties can apply for a Massachusetts exemption number prior to the auction by contacting the Massachusetts Department of Corporations and Taxation at 100 Cambridge Street in Boston. 10. Except for property purchased via on-line Live Auctions, a premium equal to 18.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the final bid over $200,000, will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the Buyer as part of the purchase price. The buyers premium on property purchased via on-line Live Auctions will be in the amount equal to 22.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 15% of the final bid over $200,000. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalogue. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalogue, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). 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Chairman of the Board - Nancy R. Skinner Richard Albright John Deighton Barnet Fain Stephen L. Fletcher Karen M. Keane

President/Chief Executive Officer - Karen M. Keane Chief Financial Officer - Don Kelly Executive Vice President - Stephen L. Fletcher Vice Presidents- Gloria Lieberman, Carol McCaffrey, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Stuart P. Whitehurst

American & European Paintings & Prints - Robin S.R. Starr Assistants: Kathy Wong, Elizabeth C. Haff American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stephen L. Fletcher Deputy Director: Chris Barber; Assistant: Karen Langberg American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Douglas Deihl Asian Works of Art - Interim Director - Stuart G. Slavid Assistants: Biying Zhang, Carol Tran Books & Manuscripts - Stuart P. Whitehurst Deputy Director: Sara C. Wishart Bottles, Flasks & Early Glass - Stephen L. Fletcher Ceramics - Stuart G. Slavid Classic Automobiles & Motorcycles - Jane D. Prentiss Couture - Kerry Shrives Discovery Auctions - Cara Elmslie Assistants: Garrett J. Sheahan, Melissa Riebe European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stuart G. Slavid Assistants: Sara C. Wishart, Leah Skowron Fine Wines - Marie Keep Assistant: Laura V. Sweeney Jewelry - Victoria Bratberg Assistants: John Colasacco, Julie Khouri Judaica - Kerry Shrives Modernism: 1896–Present: Art Glass, Pottery, Metalwork & Furniture Jane D. Prentiss Musical Instruments - David Bonsey Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Gary Richards Science, Technology & Clocks - Robert C. Cheney Assistant: Chris Barber Silver - Sara C. Wishart Toys & Dolls - Kerry Shrives Auctioneers - LaGina Austin, David Bonsey, Robert C. Cheney, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie C. Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney, Stuart P. Whitehurst


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Marlborough: Warehouse Manager - Jonathan Dowling, 508.970.3280 Property Manager - Samuel Combs, 508.970.3262 Boston:

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Marlborough: 508.970.3240

Appraisal & Auction Services - LaGina Austin, Shannon M. Ames, Hadley Bridgman Advertising Production - Pamela Van de Houten Boston Gallery Director - Laura V. Sweeney Assistant Gallery Director: Paige Lewellyn Gallery Assistant: Jessica Turner Catalogue Production - Pamela Van de Houten, Kristina Harrison Consignment Services - Patricia Walker King, Megan J. Blomgren, Carol Zeigler Customer Relations - Carol McCaffrey Institutional Relations - L. Emerson Tuttle Human Resources - Carol McCaffrey Information Technology & Internet Auctions - Kerry Shrives Assistants: Timothy Shaughnessey, Melissa Riebe Managing Director - Marie C. Keep Marketing & Public Relations - Kate de Bethune, Kathryn Gargolinski, Heather Retzke Photographers - Stanley P. Bystrowski, Jeffrey R. Antkowiak, John Cornelius Receptionists - Marlborough: Jessica Bedenbaugh Boston: Sarah Collins Staff Portraits - Cheryl Richards Photography Transportation - Eric Jones Assistant: Mark McCaffrey

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PARKING INDOOR PARKING GARAGES City Place Parking Garage Transportation Building 12 Charles Street Located at the end of Park Plaza Underground multi-level garage All day–closes at 2:30am First hr/$5, after 2 hrs/$14 AllRight Parking Boston Common Garage Located on Charles Street, on the Common, two blocks from Skinner 1 hr/$6, up to 24 hrs/$25, Evenings (4pm-10am)/$10 The Four Seaons Hotel Parking Garage 200 Boylston Street Adjacent to Skinner, valet drop-off and pick-up, up to 24 hrs/$30

The Taj Hotel Parking Garage 2 Newbury Street Located three blocks from Skinner, valet drop-off and pick-up Up to 24 hrs/$42 Back Bay Garage 222 Berkeley Street (entrance off St. James) One block from Skinner All day/$35, evening (5pm-7am)/$10 Radisson Hotel Parking Garage Stuart Street (near intersection of Charles) Two blocks from Skinner 1-2 hrs/$12, 2-3 hrs/$16, 3-12 hrs/$18, 12-24 hrs/$31

Motor Mart Garage 26 Park Plaza (Same building as Legal Sea Food) Up to 1 hr/$8, 1 to 2 hrs/$12, 2-3 hrs/$16, 3-12 hrs/$20, 12-24 hrs/$31, weekends up to 3 hrs/$8 OUTDOOR PARKING LOTS (recommended for trucks) Pin Stripe Parking Arlington Street 617-338-7984 All day/$14, after 6pm and weekends/$10, overnight/$15 Billy’s Parking 222 Stuart Street 617-423-7781 8am-5pm/$18, after 5pm/$20

BOSTON HOTELS

BOSTON HOTELS WITH SKINNER CORPORATE RATES

Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Rowe’s Wharf Boston, MA 02110 Tel: 800-654-2000 Fax: 617-345-6799

The Back Bay Hotel (formerly Jurys) 350 Stuart Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-532-3800

Eliot Hotel 370 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215 Tel: 617-267-1607

Radisson Hotel 200 Stuart Street Boston, MA 01740 Tel: 617-482-1800 Fax: 617-451-2750

Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro 25 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114 Tel: 617-723-1133

The Park Plaza 64 Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-457-7488 Fax: 617-426-2000

Four Seasons 200 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-351-2036

The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common 10 Avery Street Boston, MA 02111 Tel: 617-912-3315 Fax: 617-912-3375

The Colonnade 120 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-424-7000 Fax: 617-424-0968

The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. Boston, MA 02114 617-224-4000

Taj Boston 15 Arlington St. Boston, MA 02116 617-536-5700

Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 800-228-9290 Fax: 617-236-5885

Westin-Copley Plaza 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 800-228-3000 Fax: 617-424-7483

Fairmont Copley Plaza 138 St. James Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Tel: 617-267-5300 Fax: 617-375-9648

Nine Zero Hotel 90 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02108 617-772-5800

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FINE DINING Dante Royal Sonesta Hotel 5 Cambridge Parkway 617-806-4200 Mediterranean restaurant with great views of the Charles River and Boston skyline. Davio’s 75 Arlington St. 617-357-4810 Northern Italian steak house. Grill 23 & Bar 161 Berkley Street (Stuart Street) 617-542-2255 Great steak, seafood, wine list, and service. L’Espalier 774 Boylston St. 617-262-3023 French dining in an elegant townhouse with a wonderful prix-fixe menu. No. 9 Park 9 Park St. 617-742-9991 Barbara Lynch’s bistro showcases inspired French and Italian influenced food and wine on Beacon Hill. Radius 85 High St. 617-426-1234 Features a modern French menu focusing on seasonal ingredients accompanied by a thoughtful wine list. Scampo The Liberty Hotel 215 Charles St. 617-536-2100 Lydia Shire’s latest restaurant, featuring Italian fare produced in an open kitchen upstairs at the Liberty Hotel.

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Troquet 140 Boylston St. 617-695-9463 French restaurant and wine bar perched at the edge of the Boston Common and the theatre district. Via Matta 79 Park Plaza 617-422-0008 Elegant Italian fare and beautiful wines in a vibrant dining room - the best of Italy in Boston’s Back Bay creates an unforgettable experience.

MODERATE Aquitaine 569 Tremont Street 617-424-8577 Parisian bistro style fare. The Bristol Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel 200 Boylston St. 617-338-4400 Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served in an elegant yet comfortable lounge setting with views of the Boston Public Garden. East Ocean City 25-29 Beach St. 617-542-2504 Outstanding Chinese food restaurant highlighting seafood dishes with a fullservice bar. Lala Rokh on Beacon Hill 97 Mt. Vernon Street 617-720-5511 Authentic regional Persian cuisine, hand-selected wine list, knowledgeable waitstaff. McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant 36 Columbus Ave 617-482-3999 Fresh seafood offerings that change daily.

Summer Shack 50 Dalton St. 617-867-9955 Jasper White serves well-executed seaside favorites in a casual Back Bay setting.

INEXPENSIVE Au Bon Pain 26 Park Plaza (across the street from Skinner) or 431 Boylston Street (at Berkeley Street) 617-338-8948 Casual café offers quick service. Davio’s To Go 10 St. James Galleria Atrium 617-357-4810 Casual Italian take-out lunch spot with daily special pastas, soups, and salads. Flash’s 310 Stuart St. 617-574-8888 American comfort food served with classic cocktails in a casual setting. Parish Café 361 Boylston St. 617-247-4777 American restaurant with seasonal outdoor seating features sandwiches created by renowned local chefs. Piattini 226 Newbury Street 617-536-2020 Italian wine bar with an eclectic menu; specializes in Italian-style tapas. The Upper Crust 20 Charles Street 617-723-9600 Gourmet thin crust pizza.


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