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American Furniture & Decorative Arts featuring The Shaker Collection of Jean Brown, Tyringham, Massachusetts Sale 2608M

August 11 & 12, 2012

Marlborough


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auction 2608M Session I - Lots 1–436 Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 10 a.m. Session II - Lots 881–1406, immediately following the Scott Collection Sunday, August 12, 2012 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, Massachusetts preview Thursday, August 9, 2012 Friday, August 10, 2012 Scott Collection & Session II only Saturday, August 11, 2012 Sunday, August 12, 2012

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Lots 1–436, sold Saturday, August 11 at 10 a.m Lots 881–1406, sold Sunday, August 12, following the Scott Collection

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Provenance The Shaker Collection of Jean Brown, Tyringham, Massachusetts – Lots 3-43, 64-66, and 70-86 The Shaker Collection of Jean Brown, As Remembered by Her Son, Jonathan In 1967, my parents, Jean and Leonard Brown, purchased what is called the Shaker Seed House. The house had originally been part of the Shaker Settlement of Tyringham, Massachusetts, and was used to produce seeds, a thriving business which helped to sustain the community At some point in the 1930s, the house was lifted from its foundations and moved across the valley, which entailed small modifications of the structure. Until they purchased the Seed House, my parents had had no interest in the history of the Shakers. However, they were passionate collectors of 20th century art, and at first centered their interests in contemporary painting. When they were priced out of the market, they turned their attention to some of the marginal movements, especially Dada and Surrealism, amassing an important collection of documents and works on paper, which were subsequently sold the Getty Research Institute After my father’s death in 1970, my mother got in touch with a then-obscure group of contemporary artists who banded together under the rubric of Fluxus. As it happened, Yoko Ono was a Fluxus artist and on one occasion, accompanied by her husband, John Lennon, they paid a visit to the Seed House. I suspect no other Shaker building has these names registered in the guest book. Once they had settled into their Shaker house, and being passionate, discriminating collectors by nature, they began to study the people who had built the structure that shielded them from the elements. My father in particular caught the Shaker “bug,” and he and my mother soon began to stalk Shaker pieces in Berkshire County and beyond. As I was teaching at Princeton University, I witnessed the rapid expansion of their acquisitions. My parents arrived on the scene just before the market for Shakers “took off.” Some pieces were discovered in the classified section of the Berkshire Penny Saver. More often, they went to the handful of dealers who offered Shaker furniture and furnishings. Over time, through the experience of research and buying, they became quite expert in a major problem of all Shaker collectors, namely the date, place of origin, and ultimately the authenticity of the pieces. After my father’s death, my mother more or less stopped enlarging the collection. However, she installed the pieces in a novel way—she displayed the Shaker furniture together with the most far-out works of contemporary art. After the initial shock wore off, it all began to make sense. Both the Shakers and the most avant-garde artists were people who lived and worked on the margins of their societies. The Shakers, to be sure, were far better craftspeople and much more organized than the artists, but both groups carved out their own lifestyles irrespective of the prevailing norms of conduct. The Shaker pieces being sold today have had an afterlife unlike any other.

A Shaker Collector – Lots 44-46, 49-51, 53-63, and 67-69

The Collection of William Hubbard – Lots 881-1025 I first met Bill Hubbard decades ago when Bob Skinner and I went to an auction at Amherst Auction Gallery, and through later visits to his antique shop in Sunderland, MA. Bill was an articulate and commanding figure, a veteran of World War II, a community leader, co-founder of the Sunderland Historical Society, a teacher, lecturer, author, and a memorable auctioneer. His love of Americana and American history, particularly of material from the Connecticut River Valley is reflected in his collection. Bill was a long-time supporter of Historic Deerfield and other local educational institutions. His knowledge, wit, and writings were highly regarded. He was a wonderful letter writer and I have saved all of the correspondence he sent me over the years: a beautiful collection of thoroughly engaging letters in his elegant hand. His anecdotes and observations on the auction world and antique trade are now a part of history; you’ll see excerpts interspersed throughout the lot descriptions in this catalogue. I hope you enjoy these as much as I have. —Stephen Fletcher

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Provenance Property of Historic New England, Proceeds to Benefit the Collections Acquisition Endowment The Collection of Anne and Robert Baker, Westport, Massachusetts

And Property from: Deaccessioned from the Litchfield Historical Society to benefit the Collections Fund A Nantucket Collection A Florida Folk Art Collection The Collection of Michael Howard, Brooklyn, New York Collections in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, and New Mexico The Westminster Historical Society, to benefit the restoration of the Upton School Building The Collection of the Connecticut Historical Society The Decorative Arts Collection of Martha Miles Wilbur, Virginia

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1. 1969 Mercedes Benz 280SL Coupe Roadster, VIN #006366, odometer reads at time of cataloging 64,175 miles, dark olive exterior, cognac interior, manual transmission, 4-speed floor shift, hard and soft tops, (condition is good, this car was garaged and well maintained, small fuel leak at fuel pump and some paint peeling at hood louver). $28,000-30,000

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2. White-Painted “Summer House” Building, probably Massachusetts, early 20th century, the one-room structure with central front door flanked by two pairs of hinged ten-light windows above panels all divided by Doric pilasters, the sides with three pairs of similar windows and decoration, the interior with hardwood floor, the interior walls and vaulted beadboard ceiling with natural finish. Note: This lot is being sold in Skinner’s Marlborough saleroom on August 11, 2012, but is not available for preview at Skinner. The summer house is located behind the Westminster Historical Society, at 110 Main Street in Westminster, Massachusetts. Responsibility for any and all inspection of the property prior to the auction is solely the bidder’s. Once Skinner has received payment, the buyer is responsible for the cost and arrangements regarding its prompt removal from the site. $8,000-12,000

The Brown Collection – Lots 3-43, 64-66, and 70-86 3. Shaker Red-washed Bench, Mt. Lebanon, New York, or Hancock, Massachusetts, c. 1850-60, lg. 10 ft. $800-1,200

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4. Shaker Cherry Covered Work Box with Ash Handle, New Lebanon, New York, 1830-50, dovetail-constructed box with upright handle, one side of the hinged cover lifts up, ht. 12, wd. 10 1/2, lg. 14 1/2 in.

5. Shaker Pine and Maple Red-washed Work Table, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1820, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, lg. 11 ft., wd. 29 in.

Provenance: Acquired from Ed and Celeste Koster, Old Chatham, New York, in 1969. $800-1,200

Provenance: Acquired in 1969.

$3,000-5,000

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6. Nine Shaker Farm and Household Implements, 19th/early 20th century, a hand-hewn maple shovel, an ash and iron pitchfork, and an ash rake with maple handle, lg. 55 1/2, 57 1/2, 71 1/2, respectively; a cast iron apple peeler mounted on a board, a lapped-seam ash and woven horsehair sieve, a maple sieve with applied Meredith Village, New Hampshire, paper label, a hand-hewn pine scoop with integral handle, and two tin canisters with covers and handles, dia. 12 1/2-27 1/4 in. $300-500 7. Shaker Pine One-drawer File Box, Mt. Lebanon, New York, or Hancock, Massachusetts, c. 1840-50, molded top on case with dovetail-constructed drawer, turned pull, diamond-shaped steel escutcheon, with original key, ht. 6 3/8, wd. 11 3/8, dp. 20 5/8 in. $400-600 8. Shaker Bench, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1850-60, the seat with rounded front, on three half-moon cutout supports mortised into the seat, refinished, lg. 9 ft. 6 in., ht. 17 1/2, dp. 11 3/4 in. $300-500 9. Set of Six Maple and Ash Slat-back Dining Chairs, New England, early 19th century, each with two arched slats, on tapering, turned stiles with flattened urn pommels, the legs joined by front and side double stretchers, black taped seats, refinished, with traces of old red paint, overall ht. 32 1/2, seat ht. 15 1/2 in. $600-800

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10. Shaker Pine, Poplar, and Maple Red-stained Desk, Watervliet, New York, c. 1810-20, the cupboard doors open to a shelf with undermounted drawer, fold-out writing surface below, and three drawers with chamfered edges, turned walnut pulls, old bittersweet stain, ht. 54 1/4, writing ht. 29, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 18 in. Provenance: Purchased from Bihler and Coger, Ashley Falls, Massachusetts, in 1969. Note: Inside of door inscribed in pencil “Lilla M Harrington.” $2,000-3,000 11. Shaker Pine Red-washed Tabletop Desk, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1810-30, the lid opens to an interior of three drawers with brass pulls and six compartments, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 10 1/2, case wd. 30, dp. 24 in. $300-500 12. Shaker Butternut Handkerchief Box, America, late 19th/early 20th century, dovetail-constructed rectangular box with canted edges on the hinged lid, ht. 4 1/8, wd. 8 3/8, dp. 4 5/8 in. $300-500 13. Shaker Bird’s-eye Maple and Maple Church Collection Box, New Gloucester, Maine, 19th century, dovetail-constructed bird’s-eye maple sides and turned maple handle, ht. 2 7/8, wd. 6, lg. 14 1/4 in. $600-800


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14. Eighteen Small Shaker Household Objects, America, 19th/early 20th century, three wood hangers, a turned wood doughnut cutter, and several tools with turned hardwood handles: canning jar lifter, pie lifter, hand drill, scribe, duster, handle for a duster, egg slicer, brush with boar’s hair bristles, and a handled darner; a whisk broom, packet of matchsticks, a sander, a ribbon shuttle, and a blue and white striped cotton workbag labeled “Yarn.” $300-500 15. Four Small Lapped-seam Oval Covered Boxes and a Box Form, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the largest box with a pine top and ash bentwood sides fastened with four fingers, the three small boxes with pine top and bottoms and maple sides, one possibly Shaker, with natural finish and three finger joinery, and a red-painted and a natural finish box, each joined with two opposing fingers; and a small oval maple box form, ht. 1 1/2-4 1/8, dia. 4 3/8-12 5/8 in. $400-600 16. Shaker Maple, Birch, and Pine Hanging Wall Shelf with Three Drawers, possibly a New Hampshire Shaker community, c. 1830-40, thin red-washed surface, ht. 37 1/2, wd. 36 1/4, dp. 10 in. Note: Inside left drawer inscribed “John Ordronaus, Dartmouth College, 1849.” $800-1,200 17. Shaker Red-stained Cherry Dry Sink, Tyringham, Massachusetts, c. 1820-40, the hinged top on a dovetail-constructed box and cockbeaded case of cupboard doors, refinished, ht. 33 1/2, wd. 37 1/2, dp. 19 3/4 in. $600-800 18. Pair of Shaker Maple Children’s Chairs, Mt. Lebanon, c. 1900, old dark varnished surface, ht. 25 1/2, seat ht. 11 in. $400-600 19. Shaker Wood Box, Hancock, Massachusetts, c. 1820-40, the hinged lid opens to a divided interior, the dovetail-constructed box with wrought iron harp-shape hangers mounted to the left side, and wooden knobs on each side, (imperfections); sold with a pair of wrought iron tongs and a small peel; box ht. 25, wd. 26, dp. 17 1/2 in. Provenance: Belonged to Brother Ricardo Belden of the Hancock Shakers, and purchased from a Mr. Sweener in 1969. $800-1,200 20. Shaker Pewter and Wood Pill-making Device, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1840, two-part device made of ash and cherry with ridged pewter troughs, 8 x 16, arm 4 1/2 x 15 in. Literature: For a similar example see Shaker Design, by June Sprigg, W.W. Norton & Company, publishers, p. 130. $400-600

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21. Shaker Pine Three-drawer Counter, Mt. Lebanon, c. 1840-50, reportedly has cabinetmaker marks for Grove Wright or Thomas Damon, old natural surface, turned cherry knobs, (imperfections), ht. 24, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 25 1/2 in. $600-800 22. Shaker Maple and Ash Swivel Stool, Mt. Lebanon, New York, late 19th century, base with old red wash, (restored), lowest overall ht. 26, lowest seat ht. 17 in. $400-600 23. Shaker Red-stained Pine Two-step Stepstool, Mount Lebanon, New York, c. 1930s, ht. 9, wd. 11 1/4, dp. 8 1/4 in. $200-250 24. Shaker Brown-painted Wood Carrier, Mount Lebanon, New York, c. 1845, pine carrier with canted sides, the upright ash handle with beveled edges on the lower terminals, (wear and losses to upper side edges), ht. 17, wd. 12, lg. 19 1/4 in. $400-600 25. Shaker Maple and Ash Drying/Peg Rack, Mt. Lebanon, New York, late 19th century, with thirteen retractable arms and six pegs, ht. 9, lg. 38, dp. (open) 37 in. $400-600 26. Two Trestle-foot Drying Racks, New England, early 19th century, the larger with three horizontal rails, painted gray, the smaller with two rails and natural surface, ht. 43 3/4, 31, wd. 38 1/4, 30 1/2 in., respectively. $300-500 27. Seventeen Mostly Wood and Glass Household Items, Many Shaker-made, America, 19th/early 20th century, wood items: a round ash measure with stenciled “Sabbathday Lake” label, three shoe forms, two scoops, mortar and pestle, T-square, small paddle, clamp, a scribe, a miniature bucket, splint basket, and square box; a poplarware needle case, a light aqua glass bottle with paper label “SHAKER WITCH-HAZEL,” and an amber glass bottle with raised lettering on sides “SHAKER/HAIR RESTORER,” dia. 2 3/4-25 3/4 in. $300-500 28. Five Woven Splint Baskets, America, 19th century, some possibly Shaker-made, a round-over-square fruit basket with upright handle, the initials “EAD” stenciled on the handle, reportedly from Mt. Lebanon, New York; a large oblong basket with carved hardwood ear handles; a deep round fruit basket with domed center and carved swing handle with typical Taghkanic Indian handle joinery (with the ear turned crossways to fit over the rims of the basket); a deep oval basket on a rectangular base, with carved upright handle; and a openwork, hexagonal weave, handled basket, (imperfections), ht. 8 3/4-21, dia. 8 1/4-28 1/2 in. $400-600


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29. Shaker Pine and Maple Chrome Yellow-painted Storage Bin, Mt. Lebanon or Hancock community, c. 1830-50, the breadboard-end hinged top on a dovetail-constructed box, on four turned legs which are extensions of the four internal corner blocks, ht. 32, wd. 27, dp. 18 in. $8,000-12,000

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30. Shaker Birch and Pine Tailoring Table, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1830s, the base with old red wash, (top replaced by Shakers), ht. 32 1/2, lg. 99, dp. 37 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000


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31. Shaker Sister’s Cupboard over Drawers, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1840-50, two cupboard doors with recessed panels over two banks of five reverse-graduated drawers, the sides with recessed panels, all on cutout feet, replaced turned wooden pulls, refinished, interior shows original bittersweet-red paint, drawers marked in pencil sequentially beginning with “Top Right Hand No. 1,” ht. 65 1/2, wd. 52 1/2, dp. 20 in. Provenance: Charles Upton collection.

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32. Shaker Pine and Poplar Cupboard over Six Drawers, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 19th century, with turned wooden pulls, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 90 1/2, wd. 41 1/2, dp. 17 in. $3,000-4,000

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33. Shaker Pine Glazed Hymnal Cupboard, New Lebanon, New York, mid-19th century, with old turned walnut pulls, replaced brass escutcheons, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 84 1/2, wd. 54, dp. 19 in. $4,000-6,000

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34. Fifteen Tin Household Items, America, late 19th/early 20th century, some items likely Shaker-made, two handled cream jugs, one with a cover, large and small coffeepots, a lamp filler, a dipper, a fat strainer, a sieve, a scoop, a funnel, two spice cannisters, two dust pans (one sheet iron), and a small hand strainer, ht. 2 7/8-11 3/4 in. $300-500 35. Shaker Needlework Sampler, “Catherine Newton Aged 10,” reportedly Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1850, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets, the lowest register with hearts, birds, and shrubs, (toning, fading), 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 in., in a later frame. $300-500 36. Seven Small Frames with Shaker and Shaker-related Advertising, 19th/early 20th century, one with a Stevengraph and woven silk ribbon advertising the “SHAKER CLOAK” at Mount Lebanon, New York; a chromolithographed advertisement for “The Tamar Laxative,” one with an ad for “Veratrum Viride,” and one with small ads for thermometers and strawberry seedlings; a ticket for “One Ride Between Hancock and Pittsfield, Via Stage,” a chromolithographed postcard depicting “Sunday at Mount Lebanon/Strangers Coming to the Shaker Meeting,” and a frame with printed labels for “HOT DROPS,” “Hearts-ease,” and “Extract of WORMWOOD,” in assorted later wood frames, sizes ranging from 6 1/8 x 4 1/4 to 14 1/4 x 10 5/8 in. $400-600 37. Thirteen Shaker Labels, a Pamphlet, and Four Printed Shaker Items, thirteen small printed Shaker product labels, a printed pamphlet titled “A Concise Answer to the General Inquiry WHO, or What are THE SHAKERS,” Union Village, Ohio, 1868, with ink inscription on the top “To Eldress Betsy Bates with much Love from Richard.,” a periodical ad for “The Shaker’s Web-Seated Chairs” with illustration, a printed recipe for “Sugared Nuts (The Shaker Way),” and an 1886 “Shaker Almanac” booklet. $300-500

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38. Group of Shaker and Shaker-related Ephemera, nine copies of the monthly periodical Shaker Manifesto, seven 1882, one 1892, and one 1893; two copies of A Discourse of the Order and Propriety of Divine Inspiration and Revelation..., by William Leonard, published by the United Society, Harvard, [Massachusetts], 1853; Catalog of Medicinal Plants... at New Lebanon, New York, c. 1853, with make-do protective cover; a soft-cover booklet Fifteen Years in the Senior Order of Shakers: A Narration of Facts Concerning that Singular People, by Harvey Elkins, Dartmouth Press, Hanover, 1853; a cased booklet A Concise Statement of the Principles of the Only True Church..., an 1847 reprint, the original 1790, published at New Gloucester, Maine; The Community Industries of the Shakers, by Edward D. Andrews Ph.D., published by the University of the State of New York, Albany, 1933, with illustrations; a booklet Shakers: A Correspondence Between Mary F.C. of Mt. Holly City and A Shaker Sister, Sarah L. of Union Village, [Ohio], 1869; a booklet The Therapeutical Powers and Properties of Veratrum Viride, by Wesley C. Norwood, M.D., fourth edition, Albany, New York, 1858; a booklet A Brief Exposition of the Established Principles and Regulations of the United Society of Believers Called Shakers, New York, 1879; a catalog Products of Intelligence and Diligence: Shakers Church Family Mount Lebanon, Col. Co. New York, c. 1890; and three late 20th century reproduction booklets. $300-500 39. Four Early Books Relating to the Shakers, A Portraiture of Shakerism..., “Drawn up by Mary M. Dyer..., Printed for the Author, 1822”; Shakerism Unmasked, or the History of the Shakers..., by William J. Maskett, formerly of the Society of Shakers, Pittsfield, [Massachusetts], published by the author, Walkley, printer, 1828; A Summary View of the Millennial Church or United Society of Believers, Commonly Called the Shakers., “Second Edition, Revised and Improved,” Albany, [New York], 1848; and Testimony of Christ’s Second Appearing, Exemplified by the Principles and Practice of the True Church of Christ., published by the United Society called Shakers, fourth edition, 1856. $800-1,200


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40. Nine Shaker-related Books, a bound copy of Harper’s Magazine with an illustrated article, July 1857, titled “The Shakers,” pp. 164-177; The Peg Board: First Shaker Number 1936, Darrow School, New Lebanon, New York, Vol. 4, No. 3; Hymns and Anthems: The Hour of Worship, East Canterbury, New Hampshire, 1892; Shaker Theology, by H.L. Leads, Bishop of South Union, Kentucky, Shakers, New York, 1884; Shaker Music: Original Inspirational Hymns and Songs..., New York, published for the North Family at Mt. Lebanon, New York by William A. Pond & Co., 1884; two volumes: The Shaker Manifesto, monthly bound copies July 1878-January 1880, and January 1880-December 1881, and Shaker and Shakeress Monthly, published by the United Society, Mt. Lebanon, Col. Co., New York, bound copies January 1873-December 1874; and Original Shaker Music, Vol. II, published by the North Family of Mt. Lebanon, Col. Co., New York, 1893. $400-600 41. Framed Shaker-related Newspaper and Indenture, American Socialist, a periodical from Oneida, New York, dated February 21, 1878, picturing “The Shaker Village at Mt. Lebanon,” the village portrayed in a lithograph on the front page of the paper, with a brief comment on state of the country’s affairs, and how we could learn from the Shakers, sight size 15 1/2 x 11 1/2, in a molded wood frame; a sealed indenture dated August 1, 1838, for five-year-old Sophia Douglas, to consent to be raised by the Shaker community at New Lebanon, New York, until she is of age [18], sight size 14 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. $200-250 42. Pair of Shaker Maple Dining Chairs, Mt. Lebanon, New York, late 19th century, with old red varnish, ht. 29 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $600-800 43. Shaker Pine Work Counter, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1810-30, with pair of hinged doors and four graduated drawers, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 30 1/2, lg. 7 ft. 2 in., dp. 29 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

44. Shaker Yellow-painted Oval Carrier, New York or New England, with bent maple sides joined with three fingers, pine bottom, shaped ash upright handle, secured with copper tacks, the initials “O.K.” inscribed near the rim on one end, (minor imperfection), ht. 7, wd. 8, lg. 11 in. $30,000-50,000

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45. Shaker Round Carrier, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, red-stained bent maple sides with four-finger joinery with lapped rim band, shaped ash swing handle, (minor imperfections), ht. to top of rim 5 1/8, dia. 11 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

49. Shaker Blue-Green-painted Pine Cupboard, probably New England, late 18th century, the door with recessed molded panels and wrought H-hinges, opens to an interior of four shelves, (imperfections), ht. 50 1/2, wd. 28 1/2, dp. 18 1/4 in. $6,000-8,000

46. Shaker Yellow-painted Wood Tub, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, authenticated by Sister Bertha Lindsay, mid to late 19th century, round tub with pine staves and bottom, with handhold cut into each high stave, iron hoops with rounded cut edges, original yellow paint, ht. 9, dia. 12 3/4 in.

50. Shaker Blue-painted Pail, probably New England, mid-to late 19th century, tongue-and-groove joinery on pine stave and iron hoop constructed pail with diamond-shaped bail plates, wire bails, and concave ash handles with a scribe line down the center, ht. to top of rim 8 7/8, dia. 10 in. $600-800

Note: A label affixed to the bottom states that the tub is an authentic Shaker item from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, authenticated by Sister Bertha Lindsay. $4,000-6,000 47. Shaker Bittersweet-painted Covered Oval Storage Box, America, 19th century, pine top and bottom with maple lapped-seam sides fastened with four fingers secured with copper tacks, (imperfections), ht. 4 7/8, dia. 11 7/8 in. $2,000-3,000 48. Red-painted Shaker Wooden Pail, possibly Enfield, New Hampshire, 19th century, with V-shaped tongue-and-groove staved joinery and two lapped sheet iron hoops, wire bail with turned concave hardwood handle with single scribed line at the center, and diamond-shaped sheet iron bail plates, the exterior painted red, interior painted white, ht. to top of rim 4 3/4, dia. 6 in. $400-600

51. Shaker Green-painted Pail, the pail with tongue-and-groove joinery on pine staves and bottom, diamond-shaped bail plates, the iron hoops with ends clipped straight, wire bail with slightly concave ash handle, ht. to rim 9 1/8, dia. 12 in. $600-800 52. Two Shaker Yellow-painted Slat-back Side Chairs, Watervliet, New York, first half 19th century, one chair with tilters, the other without, (imperfections), ht. 39, seat ht. 14 1/2 in. $600-800 53. Shaker Pine Hanging Wall Cupboard, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1840-50, dovetail-constructed case with paneled door opening to three shelves, old refinish, ht. 24, wd. 23 1/2, dp. 9 in. Provenance: Ex-collection Willis Henry.

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54. Shaker Natural Color Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with three fingers facing right and secured with copper tacks, ht. 1 1/8, 2 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

57. Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with three fingers, facing left, and copper tacks, original paint, ht. 2 1/8, 3 5/8 x 5 1/2 in. $800-1,200

55. Small Shaker Blue-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with three fingers facing right and copper tacks, original paint, ht. 1 1/8, 2 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. $2,000-3,000

58. Shaker Natural Color Oval Covered Box, attributed to brother Eli Kidder, Canterbury, New Hampshire, early 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with two fingers facing right, and copper tacks, ht. 2, 4 x 6 in. Provenance: Doug Hamel Antiques.

56. Shaker Red-stained Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with three fingers facing right and secured with copper tacks, ht. 1 3/4, 2 5/8 x 4 3/8 in. $1,500-2,500

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59. Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with three fingers facing left and copper tacks, original paint, ht. 2 1/4, 4 5/8 x 6 1/4 in. $800-1,200


60. Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with three fingers facing right and copper tacks, original paint, (old make-do repair), ht. 3, 5 x 7 5/8 in. $1,200-1,500

61. Shaker Black-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with four fingers and copper tacks, original paint, ht. 3, 6 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. Provenance: Doug Hamel Antiques.

$1,200-1,500

62. Shaker Blue-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with four fingers facing right and copper tacks, original paint, (loss to cover edge), ht. 8 1/2, 5 x 12 in. $800-1,200

63. Shaker Yellow-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, the box with pine top and bottom with bent maple sides fastened with five fingers facing right and copper tacks, original yellow paint, ht. 5 5/8, 9 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Meryl and Jay Weiss collection, sold at Skinner, February 18, 2007, Sale 2349, Lot 51. $4,000-6,000

64. Shaker Pine and Cherry One-drawer Stand, Canterbury, New Hampshire, c. 1820-30, the overhanging portion of the top attached to the top with perpendicular cleats, the drawer divided in half front to back, old surface with traces of original red, (minor imperfections), ht. 26 1/2, top wd. 29, top dp. 18 in. $600-800

65. Shaker Pine Hanging Wall Cupboard, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1840-50, dovetail-constructed case with paneled door opening to three shelves, old refinish, ht. 24, wd. 23 1/2, dp. 9 in. $400-600

66. Shaker Birch, Maple, and Pine Work Table with Drawer, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1830, on four tapering legs, old refinish, ht. 27 1/2, wd. 41 1/2, dp. 26 3/4 in. $700-900

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67. Shaker Red-stained Lift-top Document Box, attributed to the Enfield, New Hampshire, Shaker community, 19th century, rectangular box with canted with slightly overhanging hinged lid over a single drawer with white ceramic pull, original brass hinged and locking mechanism with key, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 13 3/4, dp. 9 3/4 in. Provenance: From the Gene Peterson Shaker collection, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The Petersons began collecting Shaker artifacts in the 1950s. Gene bought this from Marie Hamilton, a friend of the Shakers and a well-known Shaker dealer from Lenox, Massachusetts. $1,000-1,500

68. Shaker Red-painted Lap Desk, probably New England, 19th century, slant-lid case with conforming drawer to side with turned wood pull, painted red with yellow striping, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 18 1/4, dp. 13 1/2 in. $800-1,200

69. Shaker “Rules for Doing Good� Printed Sign, sight size 8 3/8 x 6 3/4 in., in a later frame. $800-1,200

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70. Shaker Pine Cupboard over Five Drawers, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1830-40, refinished, turned cherry knobs, (imperfections), ht. 82 1/2, case wd. 32 1/2, case dp. 25 in. Provenance: Acquired from Celeste and Ed Koster, Chatham, New York, in 1969. $1,500-2,500

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71. Shaker Pine Paneled Chimney Cupboard, Tyringham, Massachusetts, c. 1790-1810, ht. 76, wd. 25, dp. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200


72. Pine Shaker Cupboard over Ten Drawers, Enfield, Connecticut, c. 1870-80, refinished, porcelain knobs are likely replacements, (imperfections), ht. 69, wd. 39, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

72A. Brown-painted and Glazed Walnut Cabinet, New England, c. 1830, the nine-light door opens to six painted shelves, with three exterior short drawers below, all resting on a base with three drawers, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 81 3/4, wd. 45 3/4, dp. 13 in. $800-1,200

73. Shaker Production #4 Rocking Chair, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, old finish. $300-500

73A. Shaker Cast Iron Stove, approx. ht. 19 1/4, lg. 33, wd. 13 1/2 in. $200-250

74. Shaker Production #5 Armchair, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, decal on back of lowermost slat, old finish. $200-250

74A. Group of Shaker Sewing and Other Related Articles, a turned maple three-tier stand, a circular covered wood lap-sided sewing box with silk lining, a mahogany and cherry three-tier sewing box, four basketry sewing boxes, a pincushion, two women’s bonnets with paper labels “7” and “8,” a wooden winder, and a bisque and felt doll, dia. 1 1/4-18 1/2 in. $200-300

74B. Nine Assorted Mostly Country and Shaker Wood Items, a circular lap-sided measure, hewn oblong bowl, a scoop, barrel churn, pine open dough box, spool rack, lidded seed box with labeled divided interior, an open seed box, and a circular woven splint basket with handle, dia. 10 1/4-27 1/2 in. $200-250

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74C. Two Shaker Woven Silk Rag Rugs and a Blue and White Woven Cotton Area Rug, Mount Lebanon, New York, or Hancock, Massachusetts, late 19th century, composed of multicolored strips of silk having a variegated stripe pattern, with silk warp threads, (one with minor losses), 39 x 75 and 35 1/2 in. x 8 ft. 4 in.; and a blue and white woven cotton rug woven in a geometric pattern, (toning, wear, stains), 13 ft. 6 in. x 8 ft. 2 in. $600-800

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75. Shaker Production #6 Armed Rocker, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, with decal inside one rocker, original dark finish. $300-500

83. Shaker Ash Child’s Bed, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1840, canvas mounted on horizontal rails, on base with shaped supports joined by a medial shelf and turned legs with wooden casters, old green paint, (imperfections), ht. 16, lg. 61 1/2, dp. 27 in.

76. Shaker Production #6 Armed Rocking Chair, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, old varnished surface. $200-250

Provenance: Acquired from C. Upton via Mollie Lyon.

77. Shaker Maple Footstool, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, with brown varnished finish, (wear), ht. 19 1/2, wd. 14, dp. 14 in. $300-500 78. Shaker Production #3 Rocking Chair and a Shaker Upholstered Footstool, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, decal on footstool underside of seat, old dark brown varnish. $200-250 79. Two Bentwood Armed Rocking Chairs, probably New England, late 19th/early 20th century, refinished, (imperfections). $400-600 80. Shaker Production Armed Rocker and a Production Side Chair, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, both with old taped seats, (imperfections). $200-250 80A. Shaker-type Maple Slat-back Armed Rocking Chair, attributed to Watervliet, New York, with woven tape seat, ht. 43 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/4 in. Note: Accompanied by a 1969 handwritten note describing this chair as the favorite of Eldress Anna Case and having been in the collection of the Andrews family of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. $200-250 81. Pine Chest over Drawer, probably New York, c. 1790, the lift top with chamfered edge above a well, and cutout ends, tan and brown painted surface, (repair), ht. 36, wd. 37, dp. 18 in. Note: Handwritten note found in drawer: “from the estate of Wm Eddy (inventor of formula for ink used for printing a paper currency), from Brainard, New York, chest of Canterbury, New Hampshire settlement.” $400-600 82. Shaker Chest of Three Drawers, Hancock, Massachusetts, c. 183050, the rectangular top with applied edge on a dovetail-constructed case with three drawers, and flat applied base with chamfered edge, replaced turned pulls, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 35 1/2, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 20 1/4 in. $400-600

84. Shaker Ash and Maple Spinning Wheel, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1810-30, stamped with the letter “K” on base, wheel dia. 45 in. $300-500 85. Red-painted Yarn Winder, New England, 18th century, with wooden geared mechanism, on vase- and ring-turned post, chip-carved platform, and tripod base, (imperfections), ht. 36 in. $200-250 86. Two Shaker Production #5 Rocking Chairs, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, the first with taped back and seat and gilt decal, the second with three slats and taped seat and gilt decal, both with old finish. $300-500

Marine Paintings & Nautical Antiques 87. Domenico Gavarrone (Italian, 19th Century) Portrait of the Ship Sooloo of Salem Entering Genoa. Signed, titled “Ship Sooloo Salem,” and dated “Fece Domenico Gavarrone Genova, li 25 Lylis 1848” below. Gouache on paper, 18 x 25 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning, foxing, paper applied to card. Literature: See Salem vessels and their voyages: a history of the pepper trade with the island of Sumatra., by George Granville Putnam, The Essex Institute, publisher, Salem, Massachusetts, 1922, p. 148. “The Sooloo was built in South Salem by Elias Jenks & Co. and was launched November 12, 1940. She was 440 tons burden...[and] sailed from Salem, January 15, 1841 under the command of Captain Samuel Very, Jr., for Mobile, thence to Liverpool and the East Indies, and returned to Boston on her first voyage.” She was reported lost on the coast of Sumatra in May of 1855 after she struck a sunken reef off Analaboo Point. On p. 146 an account of her demise is reported by Andrew S. Waters, mate. Note: The signal flags the Sooloo is flying are identified as follows: a pilot jack from her fore-mast, calling for a pilot to lead her into Genoa (near the port one can see the pilot boat on the way out to her), her house flag from the main-mast, from her mizzen-mast the Marryat’s Code flags, the second distinguishing pennant, followed by 3268, which properly identifies the ship as the Sooloo. Special thanks to Charles Lanagan for the signal flag information. A similar painting of the same vessel by the same artist is in the collection at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. $4,000-6,000 88. Louis Francois Prosper Roux (French, 1817-1903) Portrait of a French Brigantine. Signed l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper applied to card, 18 1/2 x 24 3/4 in., in a molded bird’s-eye maple frame. Condition: Toning, small tear u.r. Provenance: A Topsfield, Massachusetts, estate.

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89. William Allen Wall (New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1801-1885) Old Four Corners, Junction of Union and Water Streets, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 33 in., in a deep gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, the canvas mounted on a panel and cradled for stabilization; accompanied by an identification key. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor’s grandfather from a home in Boston in the 1940s or 50s. The painting reportedly shows two members of the Rotch family of New Bedford, William, Sr. and William, Jr., both ancestors of the consignor. Note: William Wall painted this scene to depict the way it appeared c. 1807. Similar paintings of this view by Wall are in the New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Rotch-Jones-Duff House Museum, which is also in New Bedford. $75,000-150,000

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90. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a New Bedford Man. Unsigned, according to family lore the subject is a sea captain. Oil on canvas, 27 x 21 in., in original grain-painted frame. Condition: Minor retouch, craquelure, paint loss. $1,000-1,500

91. American School, 19th Century Portrait of the Schooner Susan Wardwell of Salem, in Coastal Waters. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 16 x 21 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Surface grime. Provenance: Frank Jenk. Literature: According to the Essex Institute Historical Collections, Vol. XLI, Ship Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly [Massachusetts] 1789-1900, Salem, Massachusetts, 1905, the schooner Susan Wardwell was built in Pittston, Maine, in 1846. $4,000-6,000

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93. George Savary Wasson (Maine, 1855-1926)

Revolutionary War Battle Between the French Ally Naval Frigate Surveillante and the British Frigate Quebec Off Ushant, October 6, 1779. Indistinctly signed, possibly “Moultraic pinxt,” l.r., a description of the scene is inscribed in French below. Gouache on paper, 13 1/8 x 19 1/4 in., in a period painted molded wood frame. Condition: Edge tears, toning, stains, corner losses.

The U.S.S. Constitution at the Kittery Navy Yard. Signed l.l., titled, dated, and signed on verso. Oil on wood panel, 5 3/4 x 7 3/4 in., in a period giltwood frame. Condition: Very good.

Note: On October 6, 1779, off Ushant (Ouessant), a French island at the southwestern end of the English Channel, the 32-gun French frigate Surveillante, under captain Couédic de Kergoaler, was taking part in naval operations in the American Revolutionary War, and met with the HMS Quebec, also with 32 guns, under Captain George Farmer. A fierce battle lasting three-and-a-half hours ensued with both ships suffering heavy casualties and damage; both vessels were completely dismasted. The battle ended when the Quebec, firing through her own sails which covered her gunports, took fire and exploded. The Surveillante, with leaking hull, suffered 30 casualties and 85 wounded. Her boat rescued whatever British crew had survived, and both British and French sailors then had to work together to keep her afloat. She returned to Brest, France, the next day. $400-600

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Note: The U.S.S. Constitution was at the Kittery Navy Yard from 188297 and was used to house new Navy recruits in barracks that were built on top of the ship’s hull. $600-800 94. Chinese School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of “Yeh, Governor of the Kwang-si and Kwang Tung Provinces- taken prisoner of the English January 1858.” Unsigned. The subject identified in inscriptions below. Watercolor on paper, 3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning. Note: This portrait depicts Ye Mingchen (1807-1859), who was appointed governor of Guangdong province in 1848, and conflicted with Britain because of his refusal to allow British traders to reside in the city of Guangzhou proper, which the British claimed rights to according to the Treaty of Nanking. Further conflicts started the Second Opium War, prompting the British to capture Ye and bring him to Calcutta in British India as a prisoner of war where he lived in exile. $400-600


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American Frigate with Guns Firing and Distant Vessels and Cliffs. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 20 1/4 x 24 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Three minor old repaired punctures, scattered paint loss, and retouch, craquelure and surface grime. $3,000-5,000

Portrait of the Bark MOSES KIMBALL. Unsigned, vessel identified on the stern. Oil on canvas laid onto board, 22 x 27 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor scattered retouch and paint loss. Provenance: Reportedly from the estate of Nina Fletcher Little. $6,000-8,000

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

Portrait of the Ship ISAAC WEBB Leaving an American Port. Signed l.l. Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper applied to cardboard, 17 1/4 x 23 1/8 in., in a later frame. Condition: Toning.

Portrait of the Three-masted Schooner SAMUEL H. WALKER with Distant Lighthouse. Signed “[W] P Stubbs” l.l., the vessel identified on a pennant and the stern. Oil on canvas, 21 x 32 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Canvas applied to Masonite, retouch, craquelure, surface grime. $2,500-3,500

Note: The U.S. ship ISAAC WEBB was built in New York by William H. Webb and launched on Saturday, February 2, 1851. She weighed 1359 tons, was 185 ft. in length, and was named after the father of the builder. According to the Palmer list of Merchant Vessels: “The ISAAC WEBB was the seventh ship built by Webb for Charles H. Marshall & Co.’s Black Ball Line of sailing packets between New York and Liverpool, and served on the line from 1851 until the dissolution of the line in 1879. During this period her westbound passages averaged 36 days, her shortest passage being 25 days, her longest 60 days...On June 20, 1863, the [vessel], Charles Hutchinson, master, bound from Liverpool for New York with 11 cabin and 647 steerage passengers, was, was captured by the Confederate raider FLORIDA No. 2 (formerly the Northern bark TACONY, which had herself been captured by the Confederates only on 12 June). She was released upon payment of a $40,000 bond.” $1,000-1,500

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

Portrait of the Screw Steamer Antonio Jacobsen. Unsigned, vessel identified on bow and pennant, likely in tribute to the artist Antonio Jacobsen. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in., in a gilt-gesso laurel leaf frame. Condition: Craquelure, scattered retouch primarily to sky. $6,000-8,000

Portrait of the Three-masted Schooner ALBERT MEYER. Signed and dated “Antonio Jacobsen 1919� l.r., vessel identified on the bow. Oil on board, 20 x 36 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Retouch prevalent to sky. Note: The ALBERT MEYER was a three-master schooner of 459 tons. She was built at Fairhaven in 1896 by Bendixsen for J.H. Baxter of San Francisco, and operated in the coastwise lumber trade, sold to shipbrokers, then to the Atlin Construction Co. of Vancouver, where she was registered under the British flag. At that port she operated as a codfisher for two seasons, then was resold in 1919 to L.A. Scott, Mobile; she was wrecked in the Florida Keys on December 31, 1927. $4,000-6,000

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101. Charles Rosner (New York, 1894-1975) Portrait of the Brigantine Rapid Transit of Turk’s Island. Signed l.r. Oil on board, 18 x 23 1/2 in., in a carved giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, small loss u.c. edge. Note: An inscription on the back of the board reads: “Brigantine ‘Rapid Transit of Turk’s Island,’ 233 tons built in 1879 at North Weymouth, Lost at Sea in 1885.” $600-800

102. C. Myron Clark (Massachusetts, 1858-1925) 102

Yacht Race with Storm Looming. Signed l.r. Oil on canvas, 20 x 28 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: Minor paint loss to u.r. sky, varnish drips at right side. $2,500-3,500

103. Reuben Chappell (British, 1870-1940) Two Portraits of the Fishing Smack Trio of Bideford, England. One signed, the other signed with artist’s initials l.l., vessels identified in inscriptions l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper, approx. 14 x 21 in., in matching molded giltwood frames. Condition: Paper laid down on to card, minor toning, edge stains. Note: The Trio was built at Bideford, a southwest England port town, in 1861, owned by Thomas Watts of Braunton, weighed almost 38 tons, and was broken up in 1925. $1,500-2,500

104. Anglo-American School, 19th Century Steamship in a Northwest Gale on a Moonlit Night. The vessel, scene, and possibly the date and artist’s name inscribed indistinctly below. Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 in., in a later mitered wood frame. Condition: Relined, replaced stretcher, pronounced but stable craquelure. Note: The letters “PMSSCo.” painted on the paddlewheel of the vessel stand for the Pacific Steam Navigation Company of Great Britain. The company’s steamships delivered mail between Panama City and San Francisco. $800-1,200

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109. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

Stormy Weather Sailing. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to Masonite, 10 1/4 x 9 3/4 in., in a period oak frame. Condition: A few superfluous spots. $300-500

The Port of New York, Bird’s-Eye View From the Battery, Looking South., 1872 (Conningham, 4847). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio chromolithograph with hand-coloring on paper, with location key below, sheet size 25 5/8 x 37 7/8 in., in a later molded, giltwood frame. Condition: Margins 2 1/2 in. or more, toning. $1,500-2,500

106. American/Continental School, 19th Century Ship in Coastal Waters with Distant Steamship and Fortress. Indistinctly signed “L. Moin-” l.r. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 35 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, surface grime. $700-900 107. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Ship Sailing in Coastal Waters. Unsigned. Watercolor and graphite on paper, 12 x 18 in., in a period molded giltwood frame with eglomise mat. Condition: Small tear u.r., toning, foxing. $250-350 108. American School, 19th Century Portrait of an American Frigate in Coastal Waters. Unsigned. Oil on wood panel, 11 x 13 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor surface grime, otherwise good. $250-350

110. John P. Newell (American, 19th Century), J.H. Buffords, publisher (Boston, 19th Century) NEWPORT, R.I. IN 1730., 1884. Identified in inscriptions. Two-color lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sight size 15 1/2 x 22 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning, minor touchups to sky, not examined out of frame. $800-1,200

111. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) Midnight Race On The Mississippi., 1875 (Conningham, 4117). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph with handcoloring on paper, sheet size 10 1/2 x 14 in., framed. Condition: Margins 1/2 in. or more, 1/2 in. margin tear u.r. Note: This lithograph ranks no. 9 in the “New Best 50,” small folio. $300-500

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112. Round Nantucket Basket, made by A.D. Williams, Nantucket, ac. 1910-40, deep round form with carved hardwood handles and turned base, the base inscribed “Light Ship Basket/Made by A.D. Williams/ Nantucket, Mass.,” (minor loss), ht. 11 3/4, dia. 12 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000 113. Oval Nantucket Basket with Swing Handle, early 20th century, oval basket with carved hardwood handle fastened with brass ears and make-do copper wire repair, pegged oval base, (losses to cane lashing and weavers), ht. to top of upright handle 12 1/4, wd. 9, lg. 14 in. $600-800 114. Ebony Octant in a Paint-decorated Box, Spencer Browning & Company, London, 19th century, with brass sliding index arm, bone scale divided 0-105, vernier scale indexed 0-20, thumb-screw adjustment and lock, brass sighting pinnula, mirror, shades, maker’s plaque marked “Spencer, Browning & Co., London,” in a conforming yellow-painted wood box with a painted compass star and initials “W.C.B.” on the hinged lid, (repair and loss to box), overall ht. 4 3/4, wd. 13, lg. 14 1/8 in. $600-800 115. Sailor-made Green Covered Basket, 19th century, finely woven coiled cane basket with slightly domed lid, ht. 6, dia. 12 3/4 in. $300-500

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116. Carved Whalebone and Engraved Metal Walking Stick, c. 1840, the tapered walking stick with embossed metal top with engraved inscription “J. Diell 1840,” over a shaft with facets, inlaid cube, reeded, and swirl carving, (losses to inlay), lg. 36 in. Provenance: According to inscriptions on a note accompanying the stick, it is reported to have belonged to John Diell (1808-1841), “one of the first missionaries to Hawaii/Died at sea on route home/one of authors of Hawaiian bible. $1,000-1,500

117. Inlaid Mahogany Tea Caddy, 19th century, likely sailor-made, with inlaid heart, arrows, geometric and shaped devices, and decorative stringing, with hinged lid opening to two lift-out inlaid mahogany compartments with hinged lids flanking a colorless cut glass mixing bowl, all raised on bun feet, ht. 6 3/4, wd. 12, dp. 6 in. $1,500-2,500

118. Three Scrimshaw Items, 19th century, a whale’s tooth engraved with a picture of a fashionably dressed lady, a carved tooth sperm whale figure, and a jagging wheel with turned handle, (minor age cracks), lg. 4 7/8-5 1/2 in. $300-500


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119. Nested Set of Twelve “A.S. Howland” Contemporary Nantucket Baskets, Azuba Scott Howland, Nantucket, Massachusetts, deep round baskets with swing handles, each one signed and numbered by the maker on the base, ht. to rim 8, dia. to 15 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500

120. Early Woven Splint Nantucket Basket, late 19th/early 20th century, deep round basket with domed center, carved hardwood swing handle, (minor breaks and losses on base edge), ht. to top of rim 6 3/4, dia. 11 in. $300-500

121. Two “Asa Brown” Contemporary Nantucket Baskets, 1976, deep round red-stained baskets with carved hardwood handles, each with a copper penny dated 1976 inset into the bottom disk of the basket, ht. to rim 5 1/2, dia. 7 in. $300-500

122. Paint-decorated Pine Chart Box, America, 19th century, hinged lid on rectangular box, the top, front, and interior lid painted with stylized fruit and flowers with foliage in red and yellow on a black ground, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 32, dp. 7 in. $500-700

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123. Ebony Octant, with brass sliding index arm, bone scale divided 0-105, vernier scale indexed 0-20, thumb-screw adjustment and lock, brass sighting pinnula, mirror, shades, maker’s plaque marked “G. HEATH, LONDON/H. DURER NEW YORK,” dia. 12 in. $250-300 124. Ebony Octant in a Gray-painted Wood Box, Wilkinson & Sons, London, 19th century, with brass sliding index arm, bone scale divided 0-99, vernier scale indexed 0-20, thumb-screw adjustment and lock, brass sighting pinnula, mirror, shades, maker’s plaque marked “WILKINSON & SONS LONDON,” in a conforming gray-painted wood box with hinged lid, (one hinge loose, losses and cracks on box), overall ht. 3 3/4, wd. 15, lg. 16 3/4 in. $300-500 125. Nickel-mounted Rosewood Veneer Cased Drawing Set, “W. Elliot 268 High Holborn London,” 1835-49, blue velvet-lined case with three form-fitting interior trays containing numerous drawing instruments, several made of ivory, the bottom tier fitted with a set of watercolors, the set made for “James Alex Knight,” his name is engraved on the lid, inside the box, and on some of the instruments, also the case and several of the tools with engraved maker’s name, (missing three items, veneer loss to lid), box ht. 2 7/8, wd. 13 1/2, dp. 6 1/2 in. $400-600 126. Brass Ship’s Telegraph Mounted as a Floor Lamp, “CHAS. CORY & SON NEW YORK N.Y.,” with single face and control handle, the commands read, “FULL, STOP, BACK, AHEAD, ONE THIRD, TWO THIRDS,” and “STANDARD,” mounted with a brass two-light socket electric fixture, total ht. 59, dia. with handle 18 in. $800-1,200


127. Three Carved Whalebone Whale Stamps in a Box, Twelve Ivory Items, and Fourteen Pieces of Related Ephemera, c. 1850s, three hand-carved bone whale stamps with whale figural handles, depicting a Right whale, a Sperm whale, and an indistinct whale tail, mounted in a lift-out leather-lined wood tray carved to conform to each stamp, and also a leather-covered carved bone ink container, in a dovetail-constructed mahogany box, the tray lifts out to reveal a compartment containing three 1857 issues of the weekly New Bedford, Massachusetts, newspaper Whalemen’s Shipping List and Merchant’s Transcript, an ivory and brass folding measuring device, and eleven ivory disk playing pieces, probably sailor made, two letters of correspondence, two addressed to Alexander H. Cory (17951860), a merchant of a successful family of merchants in Westport, Massachusetts; a Custom House document, six papers (merchant shopping lists and receipts) relating to Ruth Cadman (who is related to the Cory family), and a letter from a Quaker father, Clother Gifford (1800-1871), and brother William W. Gifford (1831-1903), of Westport, Massachusetts, addressed to “Ezra Gifford/Barque Winslow/Captain Simons/Atlantic Ocean, (the box lacking a cover), box ht. 4, wd. 7, lg. 10 in. Note: Whale stamps were inked into a whale ship’s log, and used to record types of whales and the number of barrels of oil rendered from them. $800-1,200 128. Whale’s Tooth Engraved with Whale Ship and Spouting Whale, dated “1847,” ht. 7 in. $800-1,200 129. Large Turned Whalebone Fid, 19th century, with incised lines around the top, (chip on top edge, minor age cracks), lg. 12 in.

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130. Incised Whalebone Fid and a Whalebone Walking Stick, 19th century, fid with geometric border heightened with red sealing wax, the top inscribed “HL,” lg. 10 1/4; faceted tapered walking stick, lg. 31 5/8, dia. at the top 7/8 in. $700-1,100 131. Engraved Whale’s Tooth with Naive Whaling Scene, 19th century, depicting a whaleman poised to harpoon a spouting whale, ht. 7 in. $800-1,200 132. Carved Whalebone Flying Fairlead, 19th century, likely sailor-made, 5 x 2 in. $800-1,200 133. Coin Silver Presentation Pitcher, William Thompson, New York, early 19th century, the pitcher with hinged cover embossed with a detailed water scene of a shipwreck with a figure hanging on to a damaged mast, on a baluster-form body with lobes around the bottom, a shoulder band of scrolled leaves and blossoms, ear-shaped handle with acanthus terminals, and supported on four anthemion and flutedecorated paw-and-ball feet, the side engraved: “Presented by the Underwriters on the Ship America to Capt. Henry Cahoone Commander of the US Revenue Cutter Alert, New York, February 1820.,” (minor scratches, dents and abrasions), ht. 11 1/4 in., approx. 58 troy oz. $3,000-5,000

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134. Face-carved Coconut Container, 19th century, the coconut with smoothed surface and hollowed interior, ornamented with a reliefcarved face, the initials “RM” incised twice, topped with a carved wood stopper, dia. 5 in. $100-200

136. Ship Diorama, England or America, late 19th century, depicting a ship carrying a British flag and a small schooner, with painted putty sea and background, in a deep glazed and painted molded wood frame, (a few pieces of loose glazing compound), overall 17 3/4 x 31 5/8 in. $800-1,200

135. Napoleonic Prisoner-of-war-made Model of a Frigate, late 18th century, plank-constructed ivory, baleen, and bone 32-gun frigate with carved female bust figurehead, anchors, and ship’s wheel pierced gallery, (breaks in the rigging, loose segment), ht. 12 3/4, lg. 16 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

137. Cased Wooden Model of the Ship ALICE, America, probably early 20th century, square-rigged, three-masted vessel identified on the stern, with carved wood sails and deck details, case ht. 25 1/2, wd. 7 3/4, lg. 35 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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138. Painted Wooden Model of a Merchant Ship, America, late 19th century, square-rigged three-masted vessel with gold-painted scrolled foliate figurehead, bone and brass ship’s wheel, and cast iron anchors, painted black and white, (breaks and loose rigging segments), ht. 32, lg. 39 in. $800-1,200 139. Large Painted Wooden Model of a Two-masted Schooner, late 19th/early 20th century, with coiled rope and two anchors, embossed gilt-brass eagle mounted on the stern, the hull with later red and green paint, mounted on a wooden stand, overall ht. 52, lg. 66 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

140. Mounted Mahogany Half-hull Model of the Clipper Ship YOUNG AMERICA, the carved vessel identified on label on a molded walnut plaque, 5 3/4 x 18 in. overall. $800-1,200 141. Wood and Bone Model of the Three-masted Clipper Ship Red Jacket, late 19th/early 20th century, the vessel identified on the stern, with stained wood hull, scribed planking, rigging, and deck details including lifeboats and anchor, mounted on a wooden stand, (minor breaks in rigging), ht. 24, lg. 34 1/2, overall ht. 17 3/4, lg. 25 in. $800-1,200

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142. Painted Wood Model of the Bark GOLDEN GULL, America, early to mid-20th century, the three-masted vessel identified on the bow, with carved wood and metal deck details, painted black with white trim and red below the water line, mounted on a wood stand, (minor breaks to rigging), overall ht. 19 1/4, lg. 28 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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143. Painted Wood Model of an 18th Century British Royal Navy Frigate, late 19th/early 20th century, rigged vessel with forty-two brass guns, the deck outfitted with ship’s wheel, coiled ropes, and anchor buoys, the bow with gold-painted figurehead, later paint, creamy white, dark green, and gold with black and beige below the water line, mounted on a wood stand, overall ht. 23 1/2, lg. 32 in. $600-800 144. Wooden Model of a Three-masted Merchant Ship, late 19th/ early 20th century, stained wood hull with rigging and deck details including lifeboats and anchor, a gilt-brass eagle mounted on the stern, the vessel mounted on a wooden stand, (minor breaks in rigging), overall ht. 24, lg. 34 1/2 in. $600-800 145. Painted Wood Model of a Vietnamese Junk, 1967, signed and dated “1967” on stern, with woven palm top cabin, anchor, and cotton sails, mounted on a wood stand, ht. 12 3/4, lg. 15 in. $300-500

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146. Model of a Melanesian Sailboat, mid to late 20th century, single-masted vessel with cotton sails, mounted on a wood stand, overall ht. 18, lg. 18 1/2 in. $400-600 147. Wooden Model of a Melanesian Sailboat, 20th century, singlemasted vessel with cotton sails and rigging, on a wood stand, ht. 21, lg. 19 in. $400-600 148. Pond Boat, late 19th/early 20th century, with cotton sails and brass hardware, natural surface with green trim, with metal wall mount, ht. 97, wd. 11 3/4, lg. 79 in. $800-1,200 149. Painted S.S. MARIE’S Wooden Pond Boat, late 19th/early 20th century, the hull tan and creamy white with maroon trim, with black metal wall mount, ht. 58, lg. 66 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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150. Pond Boat, late 19th/early 20th century, with planked deck, natural varnished surface with green-painted keel, with black metal wall mount, ht. 53, lg. 37 1/2 in. $600-800 151. Mahogany and Brass Clockwork MISS AMERICA Toy Speed Boat Model, Mengel Playthings Co., Louisville, Kentucky, c. 1920s, mahogany hull with brass fittings including wind-up mechanism, speed adjustment screw, rudder, and propeller, with “Mengel Playthings” maker’s decal, mounted on a mahogany stand, overall ht. 5 1/2, lg. 19 1/2 in. Note: In 1920, inventor and mechanic Gar Wood of Detroit took his Miss America I speedboat to England to compete for the Harmsworth Trophy (the equivalent of today’s America’s Cup), and won for America for the first time. He went on to win the trophy eight times. In 1931, the Miss America IX became the first boat to reach 100 mph. $400-600 152. Brooklyn Yacht Club Framed Photos and Member Certificate and a Photo Album, New York, c. 1890s, a frame containing two sepia-toned photographs of yachts flanking an 1895 membership certificate for George A. Jackson for his vessel Pastime; sold with an album of thirtyseven related photographs, frame size 17 x 33 in. overall. $400-600

153. Brass-bound Mahogany Lap Desk with Drawer, 19th century, with hinged lid, brass swing handles to sides, kite-shaped baleen veneer escutcheon, the interior with green embossed leather writing surface over interior compartments, two glass ink bottles, and two small writing implement compartments, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 16 1/2, dp. 11 in. $800-1,200 154. Laminated Wood Half-hull Screw Steamer Model, America, 19th century, a note card on the plaque reads: “Manhadden screw steamer/ soundsteamer scale 3/4 in.,” mounted on a pine backboard, ht. 8 x 46 1/4 in. overall. $800-1,200 155. Painted Laminated Wood Half-hull Model of the Ship FREDERICK BROWN, America, 19th century, vessel identified on the keel, mounted on a later pine backboard, ht. 8 3/4 x 50 1/4 in. overall. $1,500-2,500 156. Laminated Wood Half-hull Schooner Model, America, 19th century, a note card on the plaque reads: “1840 or earlier because of upper and lower transom/full forward/well-developed run rather short,” mounted on a later pine backboard, ht. 7 3/4 x 34 1/2 in. overall. $400-600

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157. Laminated Wood Half-hull Ship Model, America, 19th century, possibly the vessel Friendship, according to a label on the reverse, mounted on a pine backboard, (cracks to backboard), ht. 7 1/8 x 31 1/8 in. $600-800 158. Mounted Laminated Wood Ship’s Half-hull Model, Marblehead, Massachusetts, the model mounted on a black-painted wood panel, overall ht. 12, lg. 52 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 159. Painted Half-hull Ship Model, America, 19th century, with goldpainted scroll design on the bow, the hull painted black with gold trim and gold below the water line, mounted on a red-painted wood panel, later paint, overall ht. 9 3/8, lg. 60 3/4 in. $800-1,200 160. Large Laminated Wood Half-hull Ship Model, America, 19th century, with gilt eagle figurehead, the hull painted black with red trim above the water line, mounted on a wood panel, overall ht. 13 1/2, lg. 68 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

161. Four Painted Wood Boat Hull Models, a Wood Tiller, and Two Tin Horns, one hull painted yellow with the following note: “Deals Island Pilot Boat...Model gotten from Paul Stubing/Came from Deals Island, Md. Belonged to the Halls family who built ships and boats there from 1750 to 1833...their favorite model, paint sample dates from 1830 roughly,” and three others: one painted brown, a green and white wide-open bay named MAUDE, and one polychrome; a gray-painted smack-boat tiller, and blue and black-painted tin horns, (bay boat with damage), lg. 11 1/4-24 in. $300-500

162. Small Wall-mounted Screw Steamer Diorama, England or America, late 19th century, painted wood three-masted vessel painted red, white, and black with painted sky and sea with rocky coastline and lighthouse, mounted in a deep carved wood frame, 16 x 19 1/2 in. overall. $300-500

163. Clark Voorhees (1911-1980) Carved and Painted Wooden Sperm Whale Plaque, Weston, Vermont, third quarter 20th century, signed with impressed artist’s conjoined initials “CV” and “C. VOORHEES” on the reverse, ht. 6 1/4, wd. 17 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

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168. Leander Allen Plummer II (New Bedford, Massachusetts, 18571914)

Whaling Scene. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the scene depicting a whaling ship and whalemen in their longboats pursuing a spouting whale, 12 x 20 in., in a period mitered wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Very good. $3,000-5,000

Jumping Trout. Unsigned. Carved and stained wood panel “relief painting” with integral frame, 16 3/4 x 23 in. overall. Condition: Loss to tail.

165. Small Single-flue Whaling Harpoon, late 19th/early 20th century, the iron shaft fitted with a single cast iron flue, double-barb toggle, with later display wood shaft and wrappings, mounted on a wood panel, overall 5 1/4 x 38 in. $600-800

Note: Leander Plummer was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was trained in Paris but returned to the United States to paint the wildlife he observed as a fisherman and sportsman in the New Bedford area. Eventually he experimented with woodcarving and found he had a great aptitude for detailed naturalistic sculpture; he combined his painting and woodcarving skills in creating “relief paintings,” his words for deeply carved wood reliefs that he stained with pigments he devised to create a lifelike appearance. Plummer’s panels became popular among fishermen and sportsmen. $1,500-2,500

166. Mahogany Whale End Shelf, probably New England, early 19th century, the shaped ends joining four graduated shelves, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 32, wd. 27 3/4, dp. 9 in. $400-600 167. American School, Late 19th/Early 20th Century Allegorical Picture with Tugboat, Plymouth Rock, Lighthouses, and a Farmer Ploughing. Indistinctly signed l.l. Oil on canvas, 27 x 22 in., in a later frame. Condition: Tears, scattered paint loss, craquelure. $400-600

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169. Three Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Dinner Plates, England, early 19th century, one depicting the ship Cadmus [so called] with figures and another vessel, with shell border, by Enoch Wood & Sons; one depicting fruit and flowers by Stubbs & Kent; and one depicting a couple before a manor house and church, all dia. 10 in. $500-700 170. Staffordshire Painted Porcelain Hen on Nest with Chicks Covered Container, England, 19th century, ht. 6 1/2 in. $300-500


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171. Transfer-decorated Liverpool Creamware Jug, England, early 19th century, black transfer decoration depicting “The Farmers Arms” over a banner inscribed “IN GOD IS OUR TRUST,” on the reverse a village harvest celebration in an oval depicting dancing, happiness, and prosperity, ht. 8 3/4 in. $300-500

172. Eight Assorted Small Ceramic Table Items, 19th century, three pepper pots: creamware with blue borders, yellowware with blue mocha dendritic band, and one with blue chinoiserie transfer decoration; a transfer-decorated yellowware child’s mug “FOR MY DEAR GIRL,” a porcelain and brass nutcracker with blue and red floral decoration, and a blue and white sponge-decorated cream pitcher, footed salt, and small footed vessel, (chips), ht. 2 1/2-5 1/4 in. $400-600

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173. Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Partial Dinner Service with Hudson River Views, by Ralph and James Clews, and J. & J., Jackson, England, second quarter, 19th century, with brown transfer decoration, comprising thirteen dinner plates: ten depicting View near Fishkill, one depicting Near Jessups Landing, and two depicting Hudson; three luncheon plates: two depicting Bakers Falls, one Near Hudson; a salad plate depicting West Point; two dessert plates: one depicting Junction of the Sacandaga & Hudson Rivers and one Near Sandy Hill; a butter plate depicting Fort Montgomery; three platters: the smallest showing Near Hudson, the middle size Near Fishkill, and the largest Newburg; a gravy boat showing the town of Hudson (not titled); and a soup tureen with a lid depicting the view of Skenectady on the Mohawk River, by J. & J. Jackson, (imperfections), ht. to 8 3/4, dia. 5 3/4-19 in. $3,000-4,000 174. Rose Mandarin Shrimp Dish, Oval Platter, and Small Bowl, China, early to mid-19th century, dia. 10 7/8, 14 1/8, 6 7/8 in., respectively. $700-1,100 175. Imari-decorated Porcelain Bowl and Candlestick, 19th century, hexagonal, the shallow bowl centered with a mountain waterway scene, the candlestick topped with a brass pricket, (bowl with minor chip), ht. 2, 13 1/2, bowl dia. 13 in. $250-350 176. Rose Medallion Fruit Basket with Undertray and a Shrimp Dish, China, 19th century, the fruit basket and undertray with detailed enamel decoration and gilding, (chips to handle tips), ht. 5 1/4, 1 3/4, dia. 9 1/2, 10 in. $300-500

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177. Two Rose Medallion Porcelain Cut-corner Serving Bowls, China, 19th century, deep bowls with tapered sides, (areas of glaze wear), ht. 4 3/4, 5, dia. 10 1/4, 11 1/2 in. $400-600 178. Three Rose Medallion Porcelain Covered Vegetable Dishes, China, late 19th century, two chamfered rectangular dishes and an oval dish, dia. 9 1/2, 9 1/2, 11 in. $600-800 179. Chinese Export Porcelain Teapot, Tea Caddy, and Tea Bowl, late 18th/early 19th century, an oval teapot with domed lid with Rose Mandarin-style decoration with figures in a courtyard, the lid with iron red scenic decorated reserves, the tea caddy and tea bowl decorated with deer in a landscape, (hairline to teapot spout), ht. 1 3/4-6 3/8 in. $200-400 180. Ten Rose Medallion Porcelain Serving Pieces, China, late 19th century, a gravy boat, small oval covered sauce tureen, lobed tray, spoon, and six small round scallop-rimmed dishes, dia. 3 3/8-8 1/4 in. $400-600 181. Chinese Export Porcelain Cream Jug with Cover, late 18th/early 19th century, made for the European market, decorated with a scenic view of Western dressed figures and buildings, ht. 5 1/4 in. $800-1,200 182. Rose Medallion Reticulated Oval Porcelain Fruit Basket and Undertray, China, mid-19th century, (chips), overall ht. 6 1/4, dia. 11 1/4 in. $300-500


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183. Nine-piece Chinese Export Porcelain Condiment Set in a Lacquered Wood Stand, late 18th/early 19th century, eight triangular dishes surrounding a round central dish, decorated with rampant lions, flowers, and “WFW� monograms, in a conforming black-lacquered wood stand, overall dia. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200 184. Seven Chinese Export Porcelain Tableware Items, 19th century, six Rose Medallion decorated items: teapot, two demitasse cups, two saucers, and a creamer; and a Rose Mandarin decorated soup plate depicting figures scaling rocks, ht. 1-6 in. $700-900 185. Gilt-decorated Celadon-glazed Porcelain Vase, China, late 19th century, with gilt foo dog handles, ornamented with flowers and foliage, (unobtrusive crack to base), ht. 17 in. $300-500

186. Famille Rose Decorated Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, late 19th century, decorated with panels of flowers, fruit, and birds, ht. 6 1/4, dia. 14 1/4 in. $500-700 187. Twelve Famille Rose Decorated Porcelain Dinner Plates, China, 19th century, decorated with panels of flowers, fruit, and birds, (minor imperfections), dia. 9 7/8 in. $300-500 188. Rose Medallion Porcelain Variant Covered Hot Water Plate, China, early 19th century, domed cover on round plate decorated with alternating reserves of enamel decorated waterway landscapes and blossoms, birds, and fruit, (enamel and gilt wear), ht. 5 1/2, dia. 11 1/2 in. $400-600

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189. Twenty-six Chinese Export Porcelain Table Items, 19th century, three Rose Medallion oval platters, oval fruit basket and undertray, and oval footed tureen, ten Rose Mandarin soup plates, and two salad plates, a Mandarin-decorated compote, and teacup, and six famille rose saucers, (imperfections), ht. to 5 5/8, dia. 3 7/8-13 3/4 in. $300-500 190. Chinese Export Paint- and Stencil-decorated Wood Tea Bin, 19th century, deep rectangular bin with hinged lid and iron handles, decorated about the top and sides with hand-painted court figures and hand-painted and stenciled flowers and butterflies on a red-stained ground, (scattered losses, age cracks), ht. 13 3/4, wd. 16 1/2, dp. 12 3/4 in. $200-250 191. Four Blue Fitzhugh Pattern Porcelain Serving Pieces, China, 19th century, a reticulated oval fruit basket and undertray, a large deep oval platter, and a round hot water plate, dia. 11, 17 1/2, 11 in. $400-600 192. Three Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Serving Dishes, China, late 19th century, a shallow, round, Nanking pattern petal-rim bowl, a Canton shrimp dish, and an oblong dish, (imperfections), ht. 1 3/4-2 1/8, dia. 10-10 1/2 in. $250-300 193. Two Chinese Export Porcelain Canton Platters and a Pair of Candlesticks, late 19th century, (minor rim chips on platters), candlestick ht. 6 1/4, platter dia. 18, 15 in. $600-1,000 193A. Canton Porcelain Bulb or Ice Cream Tray, China, 19th century, ht. 2, wd. 6 7/8, lg. 13 5/8 in. $400-600 194. Blue Fitzhugh Decorated Porcelain Cut-corner Bowl, China, late 18th/early 19th century, ht. 5, 9 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. $400-600 195. Pair of Blue Fitzhugh Pattern Porcelain Covered Vegetable Dishes, China, 19th century, oval dishes with bud knop on cover, reeded lapped handles with fruit and leaf terminals, ht. 5, 5 1/2, dia. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200 196. Chinese Export Porcelain Canton Pattern Teapot, late 19th century, domed lid on footed baluster form, ht. 9 3/8 in. $300-500 197. Five Blue Fitzhugh Decorated Porcelain Items, China, 19th century, a covered brush box with divided interior, a round shallow scallop-rim bowl, a lobed dish, a leaf-form dish, and a scallop-rim gravy boat, (minor chips), dia. 7 3/8-7 3/4 in. $400-600 198. Four Canton Porcelain Cream Jugs and a Teapot, China, late 19th century, (minor imperfections), ht. 3 1/8-6 5/8 in. $200-300

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199. Assembled Group of Blue Fitzhugh Decorated Porcelain Table Items, China, 19th century, a dinner plate, three soup plates, eight luncheon plates, a covered syllabub, a tea bowl, two teacups, three saucers, a small, round, deep bowl, and two small round salt dishes, twenty-three items total, (imperfections), dia. 2 3/4-10 1/2 in. $400-600 200. Three Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Table Items, late 19th century, a hot water plate and a small sauce tureen in the Canton pattern and a serving bowl decorated with landscapes and house, (spout loss on hot water dish), ht. 2 1/2-3 3/4, dia. 7 1/2-10 in. $400-600 201. Canton Porcelain Tureen, China, late 19th century, chamfered rectangular form with stem handle on lid and boar’s-head handles to sides, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 9, lg. 12 1/2 in. $300-500 202. Four Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Table Items, late 19th century, a Canton well and tree platter and two leaf-form dishes, and a chamfered rectangular platter with a waterway scene with a fisherman, (minor hairline to one leaf dish, rim chips to second platter), 11 1/2 x 14, 11 1/4 x 14, leaf dish dia. 7 1/2, 7 3/4 in. $400-600 203. Canton Porcelain Covered Tureen, China, late 19th century, chamfered rectangular form, with knopped stem on cover, and boar’shead handles on the footed bowl, overall ht. 8, wd. 9 1/2, lg. 13 3/4 in. $400-600 204. Canton Porcelain Cut-corner Bowl, China, late 19th century, ht. 4 7/8, dia. 10 3/8 in. $300-500 205. Three Blue and White Hot Water Porcelain Warming Dishes, China, late 19th century, one octagonal in the Canton pattern, two round with scenic waterway decoration, (Canton plate with crack), dia. 9 3/4-11 in. $300-500 206. Three Canton Porcelain Serving Dishes, China, late 19th century, lozenge-shaped dishes, two covered, one open, ht. 1 3/4-3 1/2, dia. 9 3/4-10 3/4 in. $200-250 207. Canton Porcelain Fruit Basket and Stand and Two Small Covered Sauce Tureens, China, late 19th century, oval reticulated fruit basket with stand, and two oblong footed sauce tureens with stem knops on the covers and boar’s-head handles, ht. 3 1/2-4 3/4, dia. 7 1/2-9 1/4 in. $400-600 208. Three Canton Porcelain Covered Serving Dishes, China, late 19th century, rectangular dishes with cut corners, (one with minor rim chip), ht. 4 1/2-5 1/2, dia. 8-9 1/2 in. $300-500


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209. Four Canton Porcelain Platters, China, late 19th century, a chamfered rectangular well and tree meat platter, an oval platter, and two chamfered rectangular platters, (imperfections), dia. 9 3/4-14 3/8 in. $300-500 210. Eight Canton Porcelain Covered Syllabubs and Two Covered Sugar Bowls, China, 19th century, the syllabubs with lychee fruit finials on the covers and entwined strap handles, the sugar bowls with foo dog and lychee nut finials on the covers and entwined strap handles, (one syllabub with minor rim chip, one with minor hairline), ht. 3 1/8-5 1/4 in. $300-500 211. Assembled Set of Thirty-four Canton Porcelain Plates, China, late 19th century, thirteen dinner plates, nine luncheon plates, and twelve dessert plates, (chips, hairlines), dia. 6-9 in. $400-600 212. Eleven Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Items, 19th century, a Canton cut-corner bowl, small oblong covered tureen with boar’s-head handles, six assorted small plates, a square cut-corner tile, and a small creamer; and a Nanking teapot with fruit finial and lapped strap handle with molded leaf terminals, (imperfections), ht. 2 3/4-5 3/4 in. $600-700 213. Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Ginger Jar, late 19th century, the jar decorated with a waterway scene, with carved wood cover and stand, (losses to wood on cover), overall ht. 11 3/8 in. $300-500 213A. Painted Carved Wood Ship’s Figurehead, Japan, mid-19th century, carved wood bust of a man, possibly a Western sea captain, carved with an Asian face wearing a Western-style coiffure and clothing, over carved leaves and scrolls, weathered white paint, ht. 39 1/2, wd. 20, dp. 11 in. $5,000-7,000 214. Carved and Painted Wooden Six-light Chandelier, America or northern Europe, 19th century, turned shaft with tulip design and pendant tassel, issuing six foliate-carved arms, painted white with blue and red accents, with a long wrought iron hanging hook, (minor repairs), overall ht. approx. 75, chandelier ht. 25, dia. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200 215. Carved and Gilded Wood Eagle Plaque, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the spreadwing figure carved in the half-round, with delineated head, feathers, and talons, (losses), ht. 9, lg. 23 1/2 in. $800-1,200 216. Polychrome-painted Wooden Game of Chance, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, the wheel painted red, blue, yellow, and black, with black numerals, on a molded cruciform stand painted red and black, ht. 25, wd. 16 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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217. Painted Wooden Pocket Watch-form Jeweler’s Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided sign, the clock face painted with Roman numerals and the trade name “M.A. GRAY,” gold-painted bezel, cast iron hanger and chain, (minor wear), ht. 24, wd. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200 218. Fourteen Small Mounted Half-hull Models, reportedly from an Inverness, California, boat shop, twelve painted a buff tone, two stained dark brown, all mounted on a stained wood panel, overall ht. 30 1/2, wd. 6 1/2-12 1/2 in. $300-500 219. Cast Iron Snake-form Andirons, America, late 19th/early 20th century, tall serpentine figures mounted on arched legs, wrought iron log supports, ht. 23 3/4, wd. 17, dp. 26 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000 220. Painted and Gilded Cast Iron Gamecock Figure, America, late 19th century, full standing figure painted tan over earlier gilding, mounted on a domed black-painted cast iron base, ht. 16 1/2, lg. 14 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 221. Sailor-made Inlaid Mahogany Sewing Box, late 19th century, small box with lift-top and drawer above case with seven short drawers, the top and sides ornamented with contrasting geometric inlay, on platform base with canted sides, (loss, repairs), ht. 13, wd. 14, dp. 5 1/4 in. $800-1,200 222. Paint-decorated Wooden Dome-top Trunk, America, early 19th century, brass bail handle on domed hinged lid, painted brown with red, green, and yellow linear, leafy vine, and swag borders, the initials “NW” painted in gilt on the front, (minor wear), ht. 8 1/2, lg. 22, dp. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Early 20th century antiques dealer Corena Josephson, Holyoke, Massachusetts. $1,000-1,500 223. Molded Pottery Mask, 19th century, brushed with black paint, with metal display stand, overall ht. 10 3/8, wd. 5 1/2 in. $200-300 224. Carved Articulated Wood Male Artist’s Model, probably France, late 19th century, with pegged ball-and-socket joints, overall ht. 31 in. $1,500-2,500 225. Carved Wood and Wire Harrow Farm Implement Model, America, late 19th century, ht. 9 3/4, wd. 18, dp. 12 1/2 in. $700-900 226. Indian-carved Maple Butter Paddle with Horse Effigy Handle, reportedly the Brothertown Indian tribe, Clinton, New York, 19th century, (loss to bowl), dia. 9 1/2 in. Provenance: According to family lore the scoop was made by a member of the Brothertown Indian tribe, who lived in the Clinton, New York, area. $300-500


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227. “MAINE COAST FLY WAY BIRDS” Duck Decoy Trade Sign, America, early to mid-20th century, duck-form sign with carved wood head and wood and wire canvas-covered body, the opposite side is painted “DUCK DECOYS HAND MADE SOLD HERE,” (minor wear), ht. 6 1/4, lg. 13 1/4 in. $400-600 228. Three Turned and Painted Maple Dumbbells, America, 19th century, painted with black striping, with copper endcaps, lg. 10 3/4 in. $300-500 229. Polychrome Carved Lion Carousel Figure, probably New York, late 19th century, with glass eyes and open mouth baring teeth, very old repaint over early surface, (imperfections), overall ht. 46, overall lg. approx. 60 in. $20,000-30,000 230. Two Carved and Painted Wood and Cast Iron Circus or Carnival Head-form Ornaments, 19th/20th century, a half-round relief-carved wood head of an old woman with large bow on top of her head, and a hollow cast iron plaque of a red-haired young woman, (paint wear), 9 x 7, 11 1/2 x 7 in. $300-500 231. Cast Iron Carnival Arcade Figural Bear Target, America, early 20th century, ht. 7 1/4, lg. 11 1/4 in. $300-500

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232. Cast Iron Jockey and Donkey Carnival Arcade Target, America, early 20th century, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 5 3/4 in. $400-600 232A. Painted Wood Ship Weathervane, reportedly made by a Portuguese laborer who was brought to Vermont by William Jarvis (1770-1845), U.S. consul to Portugal 1802-11, the three-masted vessel with wirework rigging, lifeboat, and flag off the stern, weathered black and white paint, including wood stand and wall-mounting wood shelf and brackets, ht. 43 1/2, lg. 64 1/2 in. Note: William Jarvis introduced Merino sheep and their wool to Vermont, which became the state’s biggest industry. According to the consignors, a mate to this weathervane is in the collection of the Vermont Historical Society. $3,000-5,000 233. Ventriloquist’s Dummy, early 20th century, carved and painted wooden head, mounted on a removable turned handle, with glass eyes, jointed jaw with kid leather covered chin, wood frame body, wearing a child’s cotton sailor suit, jersey gloves, and leather shoes, (hair loss, minor joinery separation), ht. approx. 37 in. $400-600 234. Two Folk Carved and Painted Wooden Puppets, late 19th/early 20th century, female figures with carved and painted wood heads, one with wood hands and limbs, with hand-sewn cotton costumes, one with child’s black leather shoes, (one with large shrinkage crack to head, wear associated with age and use), ht. 18 1/2, 21 in. $600-800


235. Twelve Carved and Painted Punch & Judy Puppets, America, early 20th century, likely carved by a French or German immigrant, with carved heads in the forms of Punch, Judy, two German policemen, six male figures, and two female figures, with wooden hands, and dressed in handmade costumes of wool, silk, and cotton fabrics, each approx. lg. 26 in. overall. $5,000-7,000 236. Polychrome-painted Carved Wood Carousel Panel, late 19th/early 20th century, with relief-carved elephant, tiger flower, and foliage, mounted on a metal stand, (shrinkage cracks, paint wear), overall ht. 37, lg. 49 in. $800-1,200

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237. Pair of Carved and Painted Wood Architectural Cherub Elements, (scattered paint loss, repairs), ht. 13 3/4, wd. 23 1/4 in. $400-600 238. Pair of Extremely Long Stitched Leather and Tacked Wood Circus Clown Shoes, America, 19th century, wd. 5, lg. 32 in. $100-200 239. Carved and Polychrome-painted Wood Dandy Figure Advertising Whirligig, Indiana, c. 1910, the gentleman with tin hat band, bow tie, boutonniere, and shoe laces, mounted on an iron rod, (minor imperfections), ht. 33 in. including paddle, with stand. Provenance: George Schoellkopf; ex Ken and Brenda Fritz Collection, sold at Skinner, Sale 2052, February 24, 2001, Lot 78. $12,000-18,000 240. Carved and Painted Wood Goose Whirligig, America, early 20th century, with iron tack eyes, weathered green and white paint, no stand, (losses to wing tips), ht. 25, lg. 21 in. $800-1,200 241. Papier-mâché and Carved Wood Black Character Jumping Jack, probably Germany, late 19th century, dressed in woven wool fabric costume, with bells attached to his hands and feet, ht. 14 in. $800-1,200

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242. Folk Carved and Painted Black Character Man’s Head, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with glass bead eyes, wearing a simulated cap, ht. 7 in. $300-500 243. Painted Wood Appaloosa Rocking Horse, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with glass eyes, leather saddle, cut velvet blanket, and horsehair tail, iron-mounted wooden frame painted red with black trim, (loose segments, minor losses), ht. 33 1/2, wd. 16, lg. 44 in. $800-1,200

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244. Collection of Forty-four Carved and Painted Wood Dog Figures and Carving Tool Set, carved by Prudent Coderre, Bristol, Massachusetts, 1889-1954, folk carvings of different breeds, with lifelike paint and inset glass eyes, accompanied by the carver’s five-piece woodcarving tool set made by the Miller’s Falls Company, Greenfield, Massachusetts, in the original box with paper manufacturer’s label, (minor imperfections), ht. 1 7/8-10 in. Note: A genealogical search finds Prudent Coderre was born in 1889, and resided in Bristol, Massachusetts. He served in WWI, and was captain of the Sharpshooters of the New Bedford, Massachusetts, Rod and Gun Club. $1,500-2,000 245. Painted Miniature Wood Swan Figure, Harry V. Shourds II , (b. 1930), Linwood, New Jersey, late 20th century, signed “H.V. Shourds” in ballpoint pen on the base, (minor loss), ht. 3 1/2, lg. 6 1/8 in. Note: Harry V. Shourds II is a third generation carver, the grandson of notable decoy carver Harry V. Shourds (1861-1920) of Tuckerton, New Jersey. He was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1989. $200-300

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246. Two Miniature Carved and Painted Duck Figures, James Lapham (1909-1987), Dennisport, Massachusetts, late 20th century, a sea duck drake and a surf scoter, with delineated bills and wing tips, both perched on a piece of driftwood, signed by the artist and species identified on the bottom, (surf scoter with repaired neck), ht. 4, 4 7/8 in. $300-500 247. Schoenhut “Humpty Dumpty Circus” Figures and Accoutrements, Philadelphia, late 19th/early 20th century, a ringmaster, lady and gentleman acrobats, four clowns, a black gentleman, hobo, two elephants, two camels, a giraffe, sheep, two donkeys, a buffalo, hippo, and dark horse, three barrels, two drums, four chairs, two ladders, a stand, a chariot, a small cart, and an early 20th century printed Schoenhut catalog, 34 items total. $800-1,200 248. Miniature Household Furnishings Store Interior with Accoutrements, probably Germany, late 19th century, blue and white painted wood store interior, the walls lined with shelves and drawers, with storekeeper’s counter, and numerous miniature wood, metal, ceramic, glass, fabric, and basketry household furnishings, some items with paper labels “Furnishing Store,” “Elias C. Bean,” “302 Broad St, Newark, N.J. near Market,” approx. 64 items, ht. 12, wd. 30, dp. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Barnard “Barry” Barenholtz collection.

$400-600

249. Carved and Polychrome-painted Wooden Countertop Indian Tobacconist Figure, America, late 19th century, standing figure wearing a feather headdress, tunic, and leggings, holding aloft a packet of cigars, mounted on a carved wood base, later paint, ht. 27, wd. 11, dp. 11 in. $1,500-2,500

250. Polychrome-painted Indian and Bow and Arrow Sheet Iron Figure, America, late 19th/early 20th century, ht. 17, wd. 11 1/4 in. $800-1,200 251. Eight-car Scratch-built Painted Wood Toy Train, America, early 20th century, comprising a locomotive, coal car, box car, passenger car, hopper car, two flat bed cars, and a caboose, all with wooden wheels, several cars with the painted “D.L. & W.” acronym for the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, ht. 5-17 3/4, total lg. approx. 21 ft. 5 in. Provenance: Commissioned by Alice Elizabeth Greene, c. 1920s. According to a notarized statement signed by Frederick Chesterley of Blaine, Washington, Alice Greene was the grandniece of John Blair, the railroad baron who started the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. Blair was once listed the 20th most wealthy American. Ms. Greene is described in the note as “a beautiful woman who loved beautiful things.” $3,000-5,000

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252. Two Large Victorian Painted Wood Birdhouses, America, late 19th century, one 2 1/2-story with three dormers and two wraparound porches, painted white with light blue trim, ht. 20, lg. 35 1/4, dp. 17; the other 1 1/2-story with a dormer, painted tan with brown trim, (minor imperfections), ht. 21 1/2, wd. 19, dp. 14 in. $800-1,200

253. Two Large Victorian Painted Wood Birdhouses, America, late 19th century, one 1 1/2-story with dormer, porch, and widow’s walk, painted white, ht. 21, lg. 27, dp. 17 1/2; the other 1 1/2-story with gambrel roof, a dormer, and porch painted white with dark green trim, (minor imperfections), ht. 20 1/4, wd. 23 1/2, dp. 23 in. $800-1,200

254. Wood and Bent Steel Scratch-built Toy Model A-style Coupe, America, early to mid-20th century, ht. 13 3/4, wd. 9 1/4, lg. 20 in. $800-1,200

255. Kingsbury Aerial Ladder Toy Fire Truck with Original Box and Pull, Keene, New Hampshire, c. 1930s, pressed steel truck with open front cab with cast iron seat, crank-operated extension ladder, the racks with four loose nickel-plated ladders, white rubber tires, red-enamel paint with black and silver details, with original wood box with impressed maker’s label and model “no. 259,” and original iron pull handle, (minor imperfections), ht. 8 1/4-approx. 44 1/2, lg. 34, box ht. 9 3/8, wd. 9 3/4, lg. 36 1/4 in. $3,500-4,000 256. Painted Wood, Sheet Metal, and Cast Iron Fire Ladder Wagon Model, America, late 19th/early 20th century, horse-drawn type detailed model, with seven ladders, ht. 8 7/8, lg. 34 in. $800-1,200 257. Collection of Forty-one Hand-stitched Black Character Cloth Bottle Dolls, late 19th/early 20th century, ht. 9 1/4-17 in. Provenance: Estate of Susan Parrish.

$800-1,200

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258. Carved and Painted “RAVEN & RING” Tavern Sign, 20th century, fully carved raven and ring motifs, with incised lettering on the shaped doublesided sign, old paint and gilding, on a wood post mount, (losses, age crack to wing), ht. 47 1/2, wd. 32 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

259. Cast Concrete Coca-Cola Bottle Architectural Fragment, Midwestern America, early 20th century, the rectangular sign with bottle and scroll decoration in high relief, framed, (corner chip), ht. 30, wd. 27 in. Provenance: Ricco-Maresca Gallery; ex Brenda and Ken Fritz Collection, sold at Skinner, Sale 2052, Lot 20, February 24, 2001. Note: Cornerstone of the Coca-Cola bottling plant, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. $3,000-5,000

259A. Painted Wood Printer’s Galley and Slice Makedo Hanging Mirror, America, late 18th/early 19th century, pine and mahogany mortise-and-tenon constructed molded frame with pierced hanging tab, impressed with possible maker’s name “BARD,” painted black, 19 1/4 x 10 1/2 in., overall. Provenance: Estate of Susan Parrish. $300-500

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260. Polychrome-painted Sheet Metal Woman on Bicycle Whirligig, America, early 20th century, pierced cutout sheet metal figure with rotating bicycle wheels, no stand, ht. 14, lg. 15 1/2 in. $800-1,200

261. Large Polychrome Stenciled and Gilt Tin “GUNPOWDER” Country Store Tea Bin, late 19th century, roll-top bin with figures of Japanese ladies in native costume on the front, (paint wear), ht. 24, wd. 18, dp. 19 in. $600-800

262. Iron and Wood High Wheel “Boneshaker” Bicycle, America, c. 1865, iron frame with wood-spoked, iron-banded wooden wheels, with metal display stand, (losses), overall ht. 49, lg. 70 in. $3,000-5,000

263. Iron High Wheel Bicycle, c. 1870s, iron frame, wheels, and spokes, straight handlebar, wheel forks, pedals, and cranks, straight bars, shaped sheet iron seat, with metal display stand, ht. 42 1/2, lg. 48 in. $3,000-5,000 264. Child’s Iron Pedal Tricycle, The Gendron Iron Wheel Company, Toledo, Ohio, late 19th century, with manufacturer’s tag on the back of the seat, ht. 23 1/4, wd. 18 1/2, lg. 35 in. $800-1,200 265. Red-painted Cast Iron Stationary Bike, “EVERLAST SPTG. GDS. MFG. CO. N.Y.,” early 20th century, with chrome handlebars, cast iron frame with raised manufacturer’s marks, on a metal stand, ht. 39 3/4, wd. 20 3/4, lg. 45 in. $600-800 266. Cast Iron Double-wing “Stearman” Crop Duster Model, America, probably mid-20th century, the model mounted on wood base with metal plaque “The Crop Dusters-Stearman,” overall ht. 9 1/4, wd. 16, dp. 14 1/4 in. $200-250

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267. “WONDER WASHER” Machine Salesman Sample with Vintage Photograph, The Victor Mfg. Co., Lavenworth, Kansas, c. 1919, the machine on stand, accompanied by an early 20th century photograph of two gentlemen, probably salesmen, one holding the “Wonder Washer” sample, the other holding a sack of flour from the Hoffman Co. of Enterprise, Kansas, with a metal wall bracket for hanging, ht. approx. 22 1/2, wd. 16 in. $3,000-5,000

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268. Hamilton-Sangamo Wall Clock, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Springfield, Massachusetts, c. 1930, a Synchronous motor clock model S-1201, with oak case with hinged glazed door with round aperture, (movement altered to run on battery), 16 x 16 in. $300-500 269. Mahogany Postage Stamp Dispenser, J.C. Cox, London, early 20th century, with brass coin slot on top, glass-mounted door showing the coin slot movement, a white enameled plaque on the front “BY HER MAJESTY’S ROYAL LETTER PATENTS/J.C. COX INVENTOR/PATENTEE AND MANUFACTURER/WATER LANE QUEEN VICTORIA ST. LONDON E.C.,” the coin movement attached to brass handle rings a bell when moved from side to side, with the coins dropping into a lockable drawer, flanked by wooden racks for stamp storage, (lacking glass fronting racks), ht. 16, wd. 25 1/2, dp. 8 1/2 in. $600-800

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270. “The World’s Best” Enameled Metal Standard Computing Scale, The Standard Computing Scale Co., Detroit, Michigan, early 20th century, barreltop computing scale, white enameled metal surface type 8152, model no. 355507, capacity 24 lbs., with manufacturer’s metal plate, ht. 31, wd. 18 1/4, dp. approx. 22 in. $800-1,200 271. Large Nickel-plated Metal and Brass “John Van & Co.” Coffee Urn, Cincinnati, Ohio, c. 1870, urn finial on domed lid, on a cylindrical urn with handles and brass spigot, engraved nickel-plated metal manufacturer’s label displayed prominently on the front, mounted on a base with four cabriole legs, overall ht. 41 1/2, dia. approx. 19 1/2 in. $600-800 272. Wood Framed Spool Rack with Spools of Wool Yarn, America, 19th century, ht. 43 1/4, wd. 34 1/2 in. $800-1,200 273. Green-painted Cast Iron “Laurel” Pattern Garden Settee, late 19th century, the crest continues to arms with scrolled handholds above the floral and foliate back, on pierced seat and shaped front legs flanked by foliate brackets, ht. 32, seat ht. 15 3/4, wd. 37 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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274. Green-painted Cast Iron Garden Settee, possibly J.W. Fiske or J.L. Mott, New York, late 19th century, the back a variant of the “fern and blackberry� design pioneered by Coalbrookdale in London, with a lattice pattern seat, old weathered surface, ht. 35 1/2, wd. 58, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

275. Cast Iron Architectural Element, late 19th/early 20th century, trefoil finial on tapered paneled shaft pierced with quatrefoils and circles, with stand, ht. 39 1/2, wd. 5 1/2, dp. 3 in. $400-600

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276. Polychrome-painted Tin Pineapple Architectural Finial, America, 19th century, mounted on a square molded wood base, painted yellow, green, mustard yellow, and gold, (areas of repaint), overall ht. 21 1/2 in. $300-500 277. Bronze Acanthus Leaf Architecture Element, America, 19th century, purportedly from one of the torch ornaments at Penn Station, New York City, ht. 5 1/4 in. $300-500 278. Pair of Carved Wood Laurel Wreath Architectural Wall Ornaments, America, 19th century, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 18 1/4 in. $800-1,200

287. Polychrome-painted Cast Iron Jenny Lind Dressing Mirror, America, 19th century, the oval mirror frame with pierced oval chain and leaf border swivels between two female figures with hoop skirts on a triangular support of grain stalks, an American flag, arrows and shield, and foliage, further supported on a rectangular leaf- and shell-form stand, ht. 20, wd. 13 1/2, dp. 6 1/2 in. $600-800 288. Cast Iron Duck-form Sprinkler Stand, America, early 20th century, ht. 6 1/4, lg. 14 in. $400-600

278A. Classical Carved Wood Capital, America, early 19th century, with carved blossom and scroll motifs, ht. 7 1/4, wd. 13 3/4 in. $400-600

289. Bean’s Patent Whistle/Police Billy Club, the whistle probably made by B.G.I. Co. Bridgeport Gun and Implements Company of Connecticut, patented October 25, 1881, dual-tone tubular whistle on club covered with ropework and leather, the whistle with impressed patent date visible on inner shaft, lg. 13 3/4 in. $800-1,200

279. Red-painted Twelve-point Tin Star, reportedly Mennonite, Pennsylvania, 19th/early 20th century, dia. 11 1/4 in. $300-500

290. Large Turned Mahogany and Brass Hand Bell, America, late 19th century, the side of the bell engraved “HENRY GORDON,” ht. 16 1/4 in. $200-300

280. Two Cast Iron Five-point Star Architectural Elements, America, late 19th/early 20th century, possibly windmill weights, mounted onto metal stands, overall ht. 14 1/2, 18 3/4 in. $300-500

291. Collection of Tin Horns, late 19th/early 20th century, approx. 50, lg. 4 5/8-29 1/4 in.

281. Green-painted Galvanized Metal Five-point Star, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, three-dimensional form, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 29 1/4 in. $600-800 282. Cast Iron and Wirework Window Grate, “Woole 63 Fulton St. N.Y.,” late 19th century, with traces of earlier paint, 48 x 32 in. $400-600 283. Cast Iron Indian Figural Andirons, reportedly Taunton Iron Works Foundry, Taunton, Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, standing figures, ht. 19 1/4, wd. 6, dp. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200 284. Polychrome-painted Hessian Soldier Andirons, America, early 20th century, standing figures each with one hand holding a sword, impressed “PAT. PEND” marks on back, (scattered paint loss and rust), ht. 19 1/2, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 20 in. $600-800 285. Black-painted Cast Iron Fiddlehead-top Andirons, ht. 17 1/4, wd. 16 5/8, dp. 17 1/2 in. $250-350 286. Black-painted Cast Iron Bulldog-head Hitching Post Finial, America, late 19th century, ht. 8 3/4 in. $400-600

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Provenance: Estate of Susan Parrish.

$400-600

292. Set of Wicker Porch Furniture, Haywood-Wakefield, Gardner, Massachusetts, c. 1920s, comprising a settee, three armchairs, an ottoman, a fernery, a long table, and a small circular-top table, painted black overall with highlights in red, yellow, or green. $4,000-6,000 293. Large Painted Baluster-turned Wood Barber Pole, America, late 19th century, the ball-top turned column with old but not original red, white, and blue paint, ht. 92 in. $800-1,200 294. Painted Turned Wood Barber Pole, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cylindrical form with ball finials, old red, white, and silver paint, with metal wall mount, ht. 48 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 295. Painted Turned Wood Barber Pole, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cylindrical form with banded ball finials on the top and bottom, old red, white, and gold paint with traces of original gilt on the ball terminals, with metal wall mount, ht. 37 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000 296. Percussion Long Gun, mid-19th century, with percussion cap, tiger maple stock, engraved brass lock plate marked “LONDON/ WARRANTED,” with brass trigger guard, butt plate, and end cap, with ramrod, total lg. 62 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500


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297. Painted “BOOTS SHOES & RUBBERS” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, wood panel with applied molding, painted white with black lettering, a lady’s high button shoe, and a gentleman’s shoe, 14 3/4 x 39 3/4 in. $1,200-1,800

306. “GOODMAN BROS.” Butcher’s Scale, “Goodman Bros. Butchers Outfitters,” Cardiff, Wales, late 19th century, with ceramic table with transfer-printed manufacturer’s label, on brass, steel, marble, and wood scale with brass pan and five brass weights, ht. 9 3/4, wd. 11 1/2, lg. 23 1/4 in. $800-1,200

298. Shaped and Painted Wood Axe-form Sign or Parade Prop, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened device painted red, black, and gray on both sides, (paint wear, losses and cracks to “blade”), 43 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. $400-600

307. Painted and Gilded “PLEASANT HOURS” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided wooden sign, shaped panel with jagged ends, gilt lettering outlined with red on a brown ground, supported on a wrought iron bracket, (minor losses to ends), overall ht. 16 1/2, lg. 35 in. $200-300

299. Large “CARPETINGS” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, shaped wood panel double-sided sign with gilt lettering “W.T. KILBORN CO. CARPETINGS/24” on a black smalt ground, with four large iron hanging hooks, ht. 24 1/4 in. x 9 ft. 3 1/4 in. $800-1,200 300. Brass Optometrist’s Trade Sign and a Large Circular Wood Kitchen Board, 19th/early 20th century, the molded brass trade sign in the form of spectacles, 7 3/4 x 13 3/4, large circular cutting board pierced for hanging, dia. 20 in. Provenance: The cutting board reportedly was in the collection of Florene Maine. $400-600 301. Nautical Searchlight, Francis Searchlights, Bolton, Lancaster, England, 19th century, chromed brass instrument mounted on a brass and wood adjustable tripod stand, with manufacturer’s metal plate on lens, ht. 52 1/2 in. $600-800 302. Monumental Painted Turned Wood Derby-form Advertising Hat, America, late 19th/early 20th century, one half painted brown with polychrome hand-lettering “BLACK & BROWN STIFF HATS/ALL SIZES UP TO 7 3/4,” the other side with natural surface and handlettering “REINFORCED CROWN/PATENT STEAM-BLOCKED/FINEST HAIRCLOTH AND MERCERIZED SERGE LINING,” (age cracks), ht. 21, dia. 41 in. $2,000-3,000 303. Gold-painted Sheet Metal Mortar and Pestle-form Apothecary Sign, America, late 19th century, (base cracks, dents), ht. 27 1/2 in. $800-1,200 304. Painted Cast Iron “SENIOR” Teapot-form Hanging Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with metal wall bracket for hanging, old but not original paint, with metal wall mount, (minor paint loss, retouch), teapot ht. 20 1/4, dia. 20 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 305. Large Molded and Painted Sheet Metal Glovemaker’s Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, (imperfections), total ht. 34, wd. 18, dp. 7 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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308. Painted Sheet Metal “1914” Shield-shaped Sign, 22 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. $300-500 309. “DOE, SULLIVAN & CO. INC. 61-63” Eglomise Painted Trade Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, glass panel with black-painted carved molding with gilt lettering and numerals, mounted on paneled wood support with concave cutout to mount onto a pole or curved device, ht. 27, wd. 21, dp. 7 1/4 in. $400-600 310. Facsimile of a Paul Revere Engraved Military Document, America, late 19th century, a later print likely from the original copper-plate impression of an engraving originally made by Paul Revere, c. 1762, which was executed for the British troops for persons to be enlisted as a Montross (a soldier next in rank below the artillery gunner) for his majesty’s North Battery at Boston; showing the buildings and fortification of the North Battery, with the North End in the background, with inscription “This may Certify all whom it may Concern; that the Bearer hereof______is an Inlisted MONTROSS at his MAJEFTY`S NORTH-BATTERY, in Boston, under my Command. Given under my Hand this _____ In the _____year of his Majef[s]ty’s reign.”; also inscribed “P Revere Sculp” c.r., (tear u.l.), sheet size 9 1/2 x 9 7/8 in., unframed. $200-250 311. “Fac-Simile” Engraving of Paul Revere’s Depiction of the Boston Massacre, Christopher Monk & John Clark, Boston, republished at 15 Water St., March 15, 1832, engraving on wove paper, titled The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th, 1770 by a party of the 29th REG’T., (creases, small losses, stains at center), 14 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. $400-600 312. Nine Massachusetts Bay Paper Currency Notes, each signed, numbered, dated “1780,” and cancelled after redemption with a hole punched through the note. $200-250 313. Peter S. Duval & Son, lithographers (Philadelphia, 1857-1869) WASHINGTON., 1858, “From the Original in Possession of J.P. McKean Washington D.C., publisher.” Lithograph printed in oil colors, sight size 23 3/8 x 17 1/8 in., in a period gilt ripple frame. Condition: Toning and foxing to margins, otherwise very good. Note: This lithograph is documented in Edwin Babcock Holden’s Catalogue of the Very Important Collection of Rare Prints, item 1108. $800-1,200


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314. Framed Lithograph Portraits of the First Sixteen Presidents, Washington to Lincoln, all published by N. Currier except Abraham Lincoln and John Adams which were published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg (American, 1842-1848 and 1855-1867), small folio lithographs on paper with hand-coloring, (imperfections, most with toning, minor foxing, stains, and creases, not examined out of frames), frame sizes from 16 1/8 x 12 1/4-19 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. $1,200-1,800 315. Endicott & Co., publishers, After Jonathan Badger Bachelder (New Hampshire, 1825-1894) REVIEW OF THE MASS. VOLUNTEER MILITIA, at Concord, Sept. 9th, 1859., 1860, proof. Identified in inscriptions. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 29 x 43 1/4 in. (sight), in a later bird’s-eye maple frame. Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame. $100-200 316. Endicott & Co., publishers, After Jonathan Badger Bachelder (New Hampshire, 1825-1894)

317. Jonathan Badger Bachelder, delineator (New Hampshire, 18251894) GETTYSBURG BATTLE-FIELD. Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2d & 3d, 1863 by the Federal and Confederate armies, commanded respectively by Genl. G.G. Meade and Genl. Robert E. Lee, Endicott & Co., lithographers, New York, 1863. Lithograph on paper, sight size 21 3/4 x 39 5/8 in., in a mitered oak frame. Condition: Repaired tears, one into image l.r., minor foxing, stains, and creases, not examined out of frame. Note: This lithograph depicts a detailed bird’s-eye view of the topography of the battlefield at Gettysburg, with a “Proof” mark at the l.l. corner, over an inset with “Plan of the Soldiers National Cemetery,” facsimile endorsements of the depiction from Major General George G. Meade, and nine other officers. Also included are keys for determining the locations of the corps, divisions, and brigades of both armies, the names of commanding officers, and badge symbols used to identify the Federal corps. $1,500-2,500

Encampment of the 2nd Div. of M.V.M. on Winter Island, Salem Harbor., c. 1860. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sight size 21 x 30 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Two repaired tears, one into image u.r., light stains, minor toning and foxing, not examined out of frame. $600-800

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318. Civil War Figural Sandstone Carving, America, early 20th century, depicting two mounted military figures in relief, the Confederate Generals Lee and Jackson, including stand, ht. 22, wd. 26, dp. 1 1/2 in.; lot includes a commemorative coin depicting the same image: a 1925 U.S. Commemorative half-dollar created by Gutzon Borglum to fund the carving of Confederate leaders and soldiers on Stone Mountain in Georgia. Provenance: Ricco-Maresca Gallery; ex Brenda and Ken Fritz Collection, sold at Skinner, Sale 2052, February 24, 2001, Lot 24. Note: Borglum also carved the presidential figures on Mt. Rushmore. $1,500-2,500 319. Endicott & Co., publisher (New York, 19th Century) A View of Manchester N.H., 1855. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio chromolithograph with hand-coloring on paper, with location identification key below, sheet size 27 1/4 x 35 5/8 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Margins 1 7/8 in. or more, repaired tears into image u.c. and u.r., repaired margin tears l.l. and l.r., backed with conservation paper, toning, light acid stains. $1,000-1,500

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320. Framed “Free Lectures!” Broadside, New Durham Ridge, New Durham, New Hampshire, 1875, the broadside inscribed “Free Lectures! Rev. A. Deering, of Pittsfield, will give three public lectures at the Free Baptist Church on NEW DURHAM RIDGE, AUGUST the 14th, & 15th., ‘75. Saturday evn’g INFIDELITY. Sabbath P.M. at 2 o’clock, on the UNCONSCIOUS state of the DEAD. Sabbath evn’g, on The End of the World. ALL INVITD TO ATTEND.,” (minor toning and creases), 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Note: The Free Will Baptist Church, in New Durham Ridge, New Durham, New Hampshire, was built in 1819. $200-250 321. Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) THE GREAT WEST., 1870 (Conningham, 2658). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sight size 9 x 13 in., matted, in a later wood frame. Condition: Minor toning, stain u.l., not examined out of frame. Note: This lithograph ranks no. 38 in “The New Best 50,” small folio; and retains an early 20th century Kennedy & Co., New York, framer’s label on the reverse. $1,000-1,500


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322. Full-plate Ambrotype Depicting a Horse-drawn Carriage and Three Figures Before Niagara Falls, America, c. 1850s, (minor scratches to varnish), in an embossed paper case with velvet lining. $1,000-1,500 323. Sixth-plate Ambrotype of a Stable Boy with a Pony, in a pressedpaper/leather case, (minor dust). $400-600

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324. Framed Hand-colored Engraving of Benjamin Franklin’s “Poor Richard Illustrated,” O. Pelton, engraver, H.P. Burnham, publisher, Boston, c. 1887, with twenty-five oval reserves depicting “Lessons for the Young and old on Industry, Temperance, Frugality &c. by Benjamin Franklin,” in pictures and proverbs, centered with a portrait of Franklin, (minor toning and foxing, not examined out of frame), sight size 19 1/4 x 24 in., in a later molded wood frame. $1,500-2,500


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325. Masonic Broadside, 19th century, large broadside with numerous pictorial images of Judeo/Christian and fraternal organizations and inscriptions, printed in black with red and gilt highlights, (laid down, scattered losses, stains), sight size 46 1/2 x 35 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $600-800 326. Hand-painted Silk Masonic Apron, America, late 18th/early 19th century, hand-painted designs with gilt highlights, depicting numerous symbols and references to the Masonic Order, the top flap painted with the All-seeing Eye over a compass, square, several mason’s tools, open bible and symbolic bible references, sun, moon, seven stars, the “Pillars at the Entrance to King Solomon’s Temple,” and many others, bordered with pastel blue silk fringe, (minor imperfections), approx. 16 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. $400-600

327. Embroidered Silk and Kidskin Masonic Apron, “The Pettibone Bros. M’f’g. Co./Military and Society Goods/Cincinnati, O.,” late 19th/early 20th century, silk apron with polychrome silk machine-embroidered All-seeing Eye on the flap over a wreath of grapevines and grains talks surrounding a sun in a compass, with blue ribbon trim stitched with leafy vines, silver metallic fringed trim, and blue silk ties and tassels, with fabric manufacturer’s label stitched on the back, 14 1/2 x 15 in. $300-500 328. Masonic Lithograph-printed and Painted Silk Apron, America, 19th century, decorated with Masonic symbols, (stains, losses, lacks apron strings), 18 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. $300-500

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329. Gold- and Silver-painted Fraternal Organization Clasped Hands Carving, America, 19th century, 2 1/2 x 7 in. $600-800 330. Haskell & Allen, publishers (Boston, 19th Century) Lady Thorn and American Girl. In Their Great Match..., 1872. Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 21 7/8 x 27 3/4 in., in a later molded bird’s-eye maple frame. Condition: Repaired tears to margin u.l., edge nicks, light acid stain at center, paper slightly rippled along top edge, minor toning. $600-800 331. J. Gould & H.C. Richter, delineator and lithographer (American, 19th Century) Four Hand-colored Lithographs of Wild Fowl: SOMATERIA MOLISSIMA, ANSER FERUS, NYROCA FERINA, and ANSER SEGETUM, from The Birds of Great Britain by John Gould, London, 1862-73. Identified in inscriptions. Lithographs with hand-coloring on paper, sight sizes 13 1/2 x 18 1/2 to 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 in., in later frames. Condition: Paper slightly rippled, not examined out of frames. $800-1,200 332. J.H. Buffords, publisher (Boston, 19th Century) Plan of Lagoon Heights, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., 1873. Identified in inscriptions. Lithograph on paper, sheet size 27 1/2 x 36 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Minor toning, light crease at center, minor loss at u.l. edge. $300-500 333. Large Group of Potomska Mills Stock Certificates, New Bedford, Massachusetts, late 19th to early 20th century, the Potomska Mill, organized in 1871, was the second largest cotton mill built there and produced fine lawns, sateens, print cloths, cretonnes, and jeans; the lot comprising four binders containing numerous 100-dollar stock certificates organized alphabetically by the names of the shareholders, among the notable names are Coggeshall, Hetty H.R. Green (nicknamed “the Witch of Wall Street”), Howland, Pitman, and Tripp. $4,000-6,000 334. Group of Late 19th Century New Bedford, Massachusetts, Area Banking Ephemera, a large binder and several sleeves containing canceled checks from various banks in the Fairhaven/New Bedford, area from the years 1864-99, including Fairhaven Bank, National Bank of Fairhaven; Citizens National Bank, The National Bank of Commerce; and Merchants National Bank of New Bedford, two checkbook ledgers with blank “National Exchange Bank, Boston” checks, a ledger with blank First National Mining Company stock transfer certificates; two 1886 telegrams between two notable lawyers and statesmen Ralph W. Ellis of Springfield, Massachusetts and Charles W. Clifford of New Bedford; and two blank logbooks. $800-1,200

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335. Group of Potomska Mills Corporation Stock Certificates and Transfer Documents, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1891-c. 1930, two large binders one binder containing approx. 460 stock certificates for shares of 100 dollars each, and nineteen voided stock certificates, from the years 1891-1929, most with IRS tax stamps affixed to the back; seventeen of the earliest stock certificates are signed by the company’s first president Andrew G. Pierce; most of the certificates were issued to three firms: Sanford & Kelley, one of the leading banking houses in southeastern Massachusetts, the Boston banking firm Tucker Anthony & Co., and New Bedford businessmen Tripp & Taber; the other binder containing numerous stock transfer certificates and probate documents. Note: As the whaling industry declined in prosperous New Bedford, Massachusetts, the textile industry rose to prominence. The Potomska Mill, organized in 1871, was the second largest cotton mill built there and produced fine lawns, sateens, print cloths, cretonnes, and jeans. Andrew G. Pierce was the most powerful man in the textile industry in New Bedford during this time. Andrew and his son, Andrew Pierce, Jr., were presidents of both the Wamsutta and Potomska Mills, as well as the heads of the New Bedford Manufacturer’s Association. $400-600 336. Group of IRS Stamped Documents Relating to the New Bedford, Massachusetts, Area, two binders containing various documents dating from approx. 1864-1942, including probate, deed, quit-claim deeds, mortgage, insurance, and conveyance documents, with associated IRS stamps, of interest and importance to New Bedford, Massachusetts, and its surrounding areas, approx. 73 items. $600-800 337. Patriotic Painted and Embroidered Silk “Washington Crossing the Delaware” Picture, Japan, late 19th/early 20th century, made as a souvenir for American servicemen stationed in Japan, the large work with the title “WASHINGTON CROSSING THE DELAWARE” stitched over thirteen embroidered stars, a padded spreadwing American eagle, anchor, and six American flags, flanking a padded and silk-embroidered American shield framing a lithograph portrait of George Washington, all over a painted silk depiction of the title after the painting by Emanuel Leutze, and a banner stitched with the motto “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” sight size 38 3/8 x 24 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. $1,000-1,500 338. Cast Iron Eagle Architectural Element, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the spreadwing figure mounted on rocks, further mounted on a wood panel, ht. 14 1/2, wd. 30, dp. 9 in. $400-600 339. Black-painted Cast Iron Eagle Figure, probably late 19th/20th century, spreadwing figure perched on rocks, ht. 17, wd. 47 1/2, dp. 29 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 340. Pair of White-painted Cast Iron American Eagles and Shields, America, late 19th century, mounted on molded wood plinths, overall ht. 26 1/2, wd. 19 1/2 in. $400-600


341. Gilt Carved Wooden Eagle Plaque, America, late 19th/early 20th century, (repair to wing), ht. 12, wd. 25 in. $600-800 342. Polychrome-painted Grand Army of the Republic Post Sign, Richmond, Vermont, late 19th/early 20th century, painted pine panel with breadboard ends, depicting a waving American flag with painted inscription “GAR/B.M. Barber Post No. 77” on a brown ground, (loss to top edge of panel), 18 1/2 x 33 in. Note: The GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army, Navy, Marines, and Revenue Cutter Service who served in the American Civil War. $600-800 343. Brass George Washington Inaugural Button, America, 1789, round button with original shank with the inscription “LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT” motto over central “GW” in an oval monogram, light brown patina, (light wear), dia. 1 3/8 in. $700-900 344. Framed Printed Cotton Roosevelt/Fairbanks Campaign Bandana, America, 1904, printed in red, blue, and black on a white ground with an American eagle, shield, and flags over oval bust portraits of Theodore Roosevelt and his vice-presidential running mate Charles W. Fairbanks, over a banner inscribed “PROTECTION TO AMERICAN INDUSTRIES,” 25 x 22 in., in a later molded wood frame. $400-600 345. Painted Drum with Patriotic Decoration, America, late 19th century, red, yellow, and black painted lapped-seam wood body and bands, the body ornamented with a painted American eagle and shield motif, the initials “F.B.A.F.,” and another indistinct inscription, with two drumsticks, (holes to drumheads, surface grime, wear), ht. 16 1/4, dia. 15 1/2 in. $200-250

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346. American School, 19th Century Folk Painting of an Eagle. Unsigned. Watercolor and ink on lined paper, 5 1/4 x 8 1/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, ink stains from verso of paper. $300-500 347. Large Forty-six-star Wool Bunting and Canvas American Flag, made in New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1908, with indistinct New Bedford maker/manufacturer’s tag sewn to the hoist, (Velcro applied to edges for hanging, minor stains, fray, and losses), 7 ft. 6 in. x 11 ft. 4 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 348. Franklin Simmons (Maine and Italy, 1839-1913) Bust of a Distinguished Bearded Gentleman. Artist’s name, location, and date “Franklin Simmons Sculptor Roma 1871” incised on lower rear of bust. Marble sculpture, ht. 28, wd. 20 in., mounted on a marble plinth. $4,000-6,000

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349. Large Sterling Silver Repoussé Covered Sugar Bowl, Canfield, Bro. & Co., Baltimore, Maryland, ac. 1848-81, dated “1873,” blossom-form knop on domed cover with embossed blossoms and leaves and two shaped cartouches, one with engraved monogram, on round squat bowl with applied handles with leaf terminals and similar decoration as the cover, on a footed base, the base with impressed maker’s marks and engraved date, ht. 5, dia. 7 in., approx. 19 troy oz. $300-500

353. Nine Coin Silver Spoons and a Pair of Tongs, late 18th/early 19th century, seven teaspoons with basket of flowers motif and monogram on the handles, maker’s mark “J.V.D.,” two demitasse spoons with bright-cut oval with monogram, and “EB” maker’s marks for Ephraim Brasher, New York City, and a pair of sugar tongs with basket of flowers motif and shell terminals, with a mark for Fellows & Storm, Albany, New York, approx. 5 troy oz. $200-250

350. Eight Bright-cut Coin Silver Serving Spoons and Two Tongs, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the serving spoons each decorated with a bright-cut oval with pendant ribbon on the handle with engraved monogram, two serving spoons by John Burger, New York, and six by Thomas and John Burger, New York; with two tongs, one pair c. 1779 with London hallmarks, the other with 1874 date mark and London hallmarks, approx. 28 total troy oz. $300-500

354. Sterling Silver Junior Yacht Club Trophy Bowl, Gorham Manufacturing Company, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1947, a Paul Revere reproduction footed bowl, with engraved inscriptions “INDIAN HARBOR JUNIOR YACHT CLUB/THE LAUDER TROPHY 1946 WON BY VERA MARTIN,” Greenwich, Connecticut, ht. 4 1/4, dia. 7 3/8 in., approx. 18 troy oz. $500-700

351. Boston Maker Silver Cream Jug, Robert Evans (1767-1812), oval form with reeded rim and shoulder bands and handle, monogrammed under the spout, impressed “EVANS” in a serrated rectangle on the base, ht. 5 in., approx. 5 troy oz. $250-350 352. Hester Bateman Silver Serving Spoon, London, 1783, with London hallmarks, “HB” in script, and date mark for 1783, approx. 3 troy oz. $300-500

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355. Gentleman’s 18kt Gold Pocket Watch, William Robinson, Liverpool, England, early 19th century, 18kt yellow gold open face pocket watch, movement and case #9254, 20 ligne size with lever fusee movement, engraved gold dial with village scene, Roman numerals, and seconds hand, the case engraved with the monogram “REW.” Provenance: From David Stuart (1753-1814), a friend and associate of George Washington, who married the widow of Martha Washington’s son John Parke Custis Eleanor Calvert Custis, then to his daughter Rosalie Eugenia (Stuart) Webster, who married William Webster, son of Noah Webster, in the 1830s after Stuart’s death. Rosalie is the greatgreat-grandmother of the present owner. $600-800


356. Eight Pewter Items, America, early to mid-19th century, a large baluster-form pitcher with hinged lid and scroll handle by Thomas Boardman, Hartford, Connecticut; a short lighthouse-form teapot with hinged domed lid and double scroll handles, by Morey & Ober, Boston; a pear-form teapot with hinged high domed lid and scroll handle, reportedly by George Richardson, Boston; a plate with a single-reeded brim, by Thomas Badger, Boston; three different sized porringers, the largest by Samuel Hamlin, Sr., the other two unmarked; and a candlestick with fingerhold and dished base by Henry Hopper, New York City, (dents), ht. 1 1/4-10 1/4, plate dia. 8 1/2 in. $300-500 357. Joseph Danforth Pewter Plate, Middletown, Connecticut, 178088, circular plate with single-reeded brim, with two lion and column touchmarks and “ID” mark, (minor dents, wear), dia. 7 7/8 in. $150-250 358. Pewter Teapot, Thomas D. and Sherman Boardman, Hartford, Connecticut, 1810-30, pear-shaped teapot with hinged domed lid, scroll handle, with “TD&SB” in a rectangle and “X” quality mark on base, (dents), ht. 7 5/8 in. $400-600 359. Two Pewter Plates, America, early 19th century, the larger plate probably William Calder, Providence, Rhode Island, marked “CALDER” in a rectangle on base, the smaller plate by Roswell Gleason, Dorchester, Massachusetts, with single reeded brim, (minor dents and wear), dia. 10 1/4, 9 1/4 in. $400-600 360. Two Pewter Chalices, Israel Trask, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 182035, baluster-form with domed circular base, impressed maker’s mark “I.TRASK” on base, (dents, minor wear), ht. 11 3/4 in. $400-600 361. Pewter Flagon and Four Books on Pewter, Oliver Trask, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 1830, lighthouse-form flagon with molded fillets, scroll handle with molded thumb-piece, impressed maker’s mark “O.TRASK” on base, ht. 11 1/2 in.; together with four pewter-related books: Guide to American Pewter, by Carl Jacobs, New York, 1957, A History of American Pewter, by Charles F. Montgomery, Winterthur Museum, 1973, American Pewter, by J.B. Kerfoot, Bonanza Books, undated, and Collecting American Pewter, by Katherine Ebert, Weathervane Books, 1973. $800-1,200 362. Hammered-surface Pewter Mug, late 18th century, quart mug with applied rim band and double scroll handle, the side impressed “H.A. PBRO” (possibly for Peterborough New Hampshire), with applied bluegray patina, (dents), ht. 5 5/8 in. $300-500 363. Pewter Tankard with Narraganset Township Inscription, England, mid-18th century, with baluster finial on domed hinged cover, lighthouse-form vessel with molded fillets and base, double-scroll handle, with engraved inscription on the side “The Gift of Eber’r Roby Esq’r to the Church of Christ in Narraganf[s]et Township No. 6 1755,” (damage, repairs), ht. 13 in. $400-600

364. Pair of Queen Anne Brass Petal-base Candlesticks, England, c. 1760, ht. 8 3/8 in. $800-1,200

365. Two Early 18th Century Brass Candlesticks, England, one with faceted candle cup and knopped stem on a cut-corner square base, the other with everted rim on candle cup, on a baluster stem and dished, lobed, square base, (split and dents on second candle cup), ht. 6 3/8, 7 3/8 in. $300-500

366. Pair of Queen Anne Signed Brass Candlesticks, “JOSEPH WOOD,” England, early 18th century, with everted rims on the candle cups, knopped stems and notched-corner dished square bases, maker’s name impressed in a semicircle on the bottom, (imperfections), ht. 7 1/4 in. Note: The Brass Book, by Schiffer et al., p. 194B, states: “Most candlesticks are not signed to prevent the store keeper from going around the wholesaler directly to the brass founder. The signature makes it possible to trace other sticks to a particular foundry.” $500-700

367. Early Brass Candlestick, probably Spain, c. 1650, baluster-form candle cup with extraction hole on short capstan base, (solder repair to base), ht. 4 3/4 in. $400-600

368. Pair of Early Brass Candlesticks, possibly Spain, late 17th/early 18th century, with everted flange on candle cups, over baluster shaft with pierced square mid-drip pan and a footed square base, (neat repair to one foot), ht. 8 1/2 in. $400-600

369. Near Pair of Brass Candlesticks, Nuremberg, 17th century, with knopped stems, mid-drip pan, and bell-form bases, (imperfections), ht. 6 3/4 in. $300-500

370. Four Blown Colorless Glass and Brass Single-light Candle Sconces, 20th century, each with brass strap wall mount, with scrolled foliate decoration and pierced for hanging, mounted with a brass hook and two brass rings supporting blown glass smoke bells and bell-form shades with brass acorn terminals, overall ht. 22, wd. 6 1/2, dp. 8 1/4 in. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor from Louis Prince, 1971. $400-600

371. Pair of Red-painted Gilt Chinoiserie Decorated Wood and Brass Two-light Sconces, America, early 20th century, electrified, ht. 20, wd. 12, dp. 5 1/2 in. $300-500

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372. Pair of Iron and Brass Belted Ball-top Andirons and Two Fire Tools, America, early 19th century, double-belted ball finials on baluster shaft, arched spurred legs, and slipper feet, with curved conforming belted ball-top log stops, together with matching tongs and shovel, (minor dents), andirons ht. 16 5/8, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 26 1/2, tool lg. 31 in. $400-600 373. Pair of Federal Bell Metal Lemon-top Andirons, America, early 19th century, the belted lemon tops raised on columnar and square pedestal shafts on spurred cabriole legs and slipper feet, ht. 20, wd. 13, dp. 19 1/4 in. $400-600 374. Brass and Iron Folding Firescreen, America or England, late 18th/ early 19th century, brass rail above vertical wirework ornamented with wirework scrolls, ht. 24, wd. of central section 32 1/2, wd. of side sections 15 in. $800-1,200 375. Pair of Fireplace Tools and a Firescreen, late 18th/early 19th century, belted brass acorn finials on iron tongs and shovel fireplace tools, lg. 33 1/4; and a brass and wirework firescreen with swag and scroll wire decoration, ht. 24, wd. 36, dp. 14 in. $300-500 376. Two Early Wrought Iron Door Latches and Hook and a Bronze Ladle, 18th to early 19th century, lg. 4 1/2-19 1/2 in. $400-600 377. Cast Iron Stove Panel, arched panel depicting a figure holding a trident atop two opposing horses, bordered with flowers and fruit, dated “1723” l.c. with an indistinct inscription below, (rusty surface), ht. 27, wd. 18 1/4 in. Provenance: Formerly from Newport, Rhode Island.

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378. Brass Bed Warmer with Turned Maple Handle, 19th century, the hinged cover on the brass pan with punch-decoration of a bird perched on a dome with flower and scroll designs, lg. 42 1/2 in. $200-300 379. Pierced Brass Chestnut Roaster, England or America, the roaster with locking pierced handle securing the hinged lid with six-point star, the pan sides with pierced chain and crescent designs, lg. 23 in. $300-500 380. Brass, Iron, and Wood Fireplace Trivet, America or England, early 19th century, pierced horseshoe-shaped surface with engraved scroll/ foliage designs, with black-painted turned wood handle, on stand with penny feet, ht. 11 3/8, dia. 17 1/4 in. $300-500

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381. Brass and Iron Hearth Trivet, America or England, early 19th century, with pierced medallion brass top on tripod feet, ht. 9 7/8, top dia. 7 5/8, base dia. 9 1/2 in. $250-350 382. Eight Colorless Blown-molded and Free-blown Glassware Items, America, 18th to early 19th century, three blown three-mold items: a flip glass with a turned wood muddler, a miniature flip or tumbler, possibly a toy, and a hat-form vinegar; five free-blown items: a wine glass with a teardrop-shaped trapped bubble in the knopped stem, a wine with cut floral designs on the bowl and a spiral twist in the stem, two tumblers, one with etched chain and scroll design rim border, the other dated “1788” with etched crossed stems and floral sprig designs, and a small cylindrical covered container, ht. 1 3/4-6 1/4 in. Provenance: Early 20th century antiques dealer Corena Josephson, Holyoke, Massachusetts. $800-1,200 383. Nine Assorted Colorless Blown-molded and Pressed Glass Tableware Items, America, late 18th to 19th century, five decanters with stoppers: one with cut flutes and engraved medial band with star spangles, one with medial band of engraved tasseled swags, two blown-molded case decanters with gilt foliate and fruit decoration on the shoulders, and a blown three-mold decanter; two flip glasses with engraved floral and foliate designs, and two Sandwich glass nappies in the Pressed Peacock Eye (Peacock Feather) pattern; sold with a reproduction blown three-mold flip glass made for the Metropolitan Museum of Art with “MMA” mark on the bottom; (imperfections), ht. 1 1/2-11 1/2 in. $300-500 384. Six Assorted Glass and Pottery Marbles, a Glass Paperweight, and a Glass Flask, 19th century, marble types including two with latticino swirls, one swirl with ribbon corel, one onion skin, and two large pottery marbles: one mottled green and one mottled red; a small paperweight, the interior with shaped sand-size particle mounds; and an amber halfpint molded clasped hands/eagle glass flask, (imperfections), dia. 1-6 1/4 in. $200-250 385. Iron-mounted Paint-decorated Oak Liquor Chest, probably England, early 19th century, the chest with sheet iron strapping, wrought iron swing handles, and iron latch, with sponge-painted decoration, the hinged lid opening to reveal a compartmented interior with assembled set of six quart- and six pint-size blown-molded spirit bottles, each with gilt decoration about the shoulders, accompanied by an envelope containing scraps of an 1820 newspaper which once lined the bottom of the box, ht. 11, wd. 15 1/4, dp. 10 5/8 in. $600-800 386. Oak Liquor Chest with Twelve Gilt-decorated Bottles, probably England, early 19th century, the chest with sheet iron strapping, wrought iron swing handles, opening to a compartmented interior with six quart and pint-size blown-molded wine and spirit bottles, each decorated with gilt grapevine borders about the shoulders, (case missing top of latch, some stoppers replaced), case ht. 10 1/2, wd. 16 1/2, dp. 11 in. $600-800


387. Olive-amber All-seeing Eye in a Star and Flexed Arm in a Star Historical Glass Flask, Stoddard, New Hampshire, glass house, 1842-50, pint flask with sheared mouth and pontil scar, one side with the raised letters “AD,” the other side with “GR JA,” McKearin GIV-43, (areas of light high point wear), ht. 7 1/4 in. $300-500

395. Indian-made Woven Splint Sewing Basket, northeastern Woodland Indian tribe, late 19th/early 20th century, round basket tapering to a square bottom, with two carved bentwood handles, the exterior with woven curlicues, the interior sides mounted with four small oval open hexagonal-weave baskets, ht. 5, dia. 11 in. $300-500

388. Olive Green Blown Glass Chestnut Bottle, probably France, early 19th century, with applied lip, the surface appearing milky turquoise blue at some angles caused by boundary material (called glassgall) transferred to the bottle, (scratches and light wear), ht. 8 7/8 in. $300-500

396. Sarouk Carpet, West Persia, early 20th century, (slight end fraying), 11 ft. 10 in. x 8 ft. 6 in. $2,500-3,500

389. Six Assorted Blown and Blown-molded Colored Glass Bottles, an olive-amber case gin bottle with Dutch maker’s name embossed on the side “V HOYTEMA & C,” a c. German c. 1760 olive-amber “Belgian type” wine bottle, and a late 17th/early 18th century, possibly English, olive green “onion” bottle, an English late 18th century amber wine/ porter bottle and a similarly shaped olive-amber bottle with “lady’s leg” neck and star pontil; and a reddish-amber, blown-molded and embossed “WARNERS SAFE KIDNEY LIVER CURE/ROCHESTER NY” medicine bottle, (imperfections), ht. 7 1/2-11 1/2 in. $300-500 390. Sandwich Blue Pressed “Bigler” Pattern Glass Vase, Boston and Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-60, gauffered rim on a hexagonal standard and round base, ht. 9 3/4 in. $300-500 391. Sandwich Turquoise Pressed Loop Glass Vase, Boston and Sandwich Glass Co., Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-60, gauffered rim on a hexagonal standard and round base, ht. 10 in. $250-350 392. Gray-painted Woven Splint Backpack with Leather Lid and Straps, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the lid attached with brass bands with copper rivets, (stitching losses to leather joinery to rear of cover), ht. 19 3/4, wd. 17, dp. 12 in. $500-700 393. Paint-decorated Splint Covered Basket, eastern Woodland Indian tribe, late 19th century, deep rectangular basket painted on the top and sides with red and blue geometric, scroll, heart, and blossom motifs, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 6, lg. 9 in. $400-600 394. Indian-made Painted Woven Splint Basket, northeastern American Indian tribe, late 19th/early 20th century, oblong basket, the exterior splints painted red, blue, and black, (minor losses and breaks), ht. 5 1/8, wd. 12, lg. 15 in. $300-500

397. Northwest Persian Long Rug, late 19th century, (even wear, end and edge gouges), 9 ft. x 4 ft. 10 in. $800-1,200 398. Gendje Rug, South Central Caucasus, late 19th century, (hole, end gouges), 6 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. $600-800 399. Baluch Bagface, Northeast Persia, early 20th century, (stains), 1 ft. 7 in. x 1 ft. 7 in. $75-100 400. Indo-Heriz Carpet, last quarter 20th century, 9 ft. 10 in. x 8 ft. $800-1,200 401. Hamadan Long Rug, Northwest Persia, mid-20th century, (areas of wear), 10 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $600-800 402. Hamadan Rug, Northwest Persia, early 20th century, (some moth damage, corner gouge, re-overcast, small end repair), 4 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $300-500 403. Chinese Runner, early 20th century, (cut, end fraying, small areas of wear), 9 ft. 4 in. x 1 ft. 10 in. $200-250 404. Hamadan Mat, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, 2 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. 2 in. $700-900 405. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, early 20th century, (area of some wear, very slight end fraying), 11 ft. 2 in. x 8 ft. 2 in. $2,000-2,500

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406. Northwest Persian Long Rug, late 19th century, (areas of wear, two small holes), 9 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft. $1,200-1,500 407. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, early 20th century, (minor moth damage along edge, small repairs), 10 ft. 2 in. x 7 ft. 8 in. $2,500-3,000 408. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th/early 20th century, (small creases), 6 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $1,000-1,200 409. Avar Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (rewoven end and a square area in field, even wear), 5 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. $1,900-2,100 410. Baluch Main Carpet, Northeast Persia, late 19th century, (small areas of wear), 15 ft. 4 in. x 8 ft. 4 in. $2,500-3,500 411. Qashqai Rug, Southwest Persia, early 20th century, (end fraying, small areas of wear, red-brown oxidation), 6 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. $800-1,000

418. Kurd-Bidjar Long Rug, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century, (main border and outer guard stripes probably missing all around), 7 ft. 7 in. x 2 ft. 10 in. $800-1,000 419. Sultanabad Carpet, West Persia, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, crude repairs, small end and edge gouges), 11 ft. 8 in. x 8 ft. 9 in. $3,500-4,500 420. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small light stain, slight selvage damage), 6 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. $800-1,000 421. Heriz Carper, Northwest Persia, mid-20th century, 12 ft. 4 in. x 10 ft. $1,500-2,500 422. Caucasian Long Rug, with camel-colored field and five red and white alternating medallions, 9 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 5 in. $800-1,200 423. Kasim Ushag Karabagh Rug, South Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (rewoven end, edges mostly rewoven, some re-piling repairs, small stain), 7 ft. 5 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. $1,200-1,500

412. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (small spots of minor wear), 11 ft. 2 in. x 7 ft. 10 in. $2,000-2,500

424. Mahal Carpet, West Persia, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, two outermost guard stripes missing from both ends), 17 ft. 8 in. x 9 ft. 4 in. $1,500-2,000

413. Bidjar Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th century, (even wear to center), 6 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $800-1,000

425. Kurd Rug, Northwest Persia, early 20th century, 5 ft. x 3 ft. 10 in. $800-1,000

414. Bahktiari Carpet, West Persia, second quarter 20th century, (re-overcast), 12 ft. 8 in. x 8 ft. 6 in. $2,000-2,500

426. Central Persian Rug, second quarter 20th century, 6 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 8 in. $1,000-1,200

415. Heriz Runner, Northwest Persia, early 20th century, (outer guard stripe missing from both edges and re-overcast, small square hole, slight end fraying), 13 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. $800-1,200

427. East Caucasian Rug, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, very small repair, some end fraying), 6 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 3 in. $800-1,000

416. Serab Runner, Northwest Persia, early 20th century, cut, (two very small holes), 13 ft. 8 in. x 2 ft. 6 in. $1,500-2,000

428. Kazak Long Rug, Southwest Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, spots of re-piling, minor end reweave, re-overcast), 8 ft. x 4 ft. $700-900

417. Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (some moth damage to one corner and an edge), 12 ft. 4 in. x 9 ft. 4 in. $2,000-2,500

429. Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, late 19th century, (slight end fraying, two small end tears), 5 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. $800-1,200

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430. Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, third quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, re-overcast, slight end fraying), 6 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. $750-1,000 431. Qashqai Kelim, Southwest Persia, late 19th century, (shallow edge gouges and other selvage damage, several small tears), 8 ft. 8 in. x 5 ft. $700-900 432. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (small corner gouges), 5 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $800-1,200 433. Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small spots of wear), 5 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 4 in. $400-600 434. Tekke Ensi, West Turkestan, late 19th/early 20th century, (minor selvage damage), 5 ft. x 4 ft. $500-700 435. Yomud Chuval, West Turkestan, second half 19th century, (even wear), 3 ft. 4 in. x 2 ft. 9 in. $500-700 436. Ersari Torba, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (several holes), 4 ft. 7 in. x 1 ft. 5 in. $200-400

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The William L. Hubbard Collection 881. Fancy Carved, Painted, and Gilded Wooden Letter “H,” late 19th century, the top and recessed red surface enhanced with mica flakes, ht. 18, wd. 21 1/2 in. $400-600 882. Pair of Green-painted Turned Wood Candlesticks, probably northern Europe, 19th century, with red and yellow striping, ht. 11 1/8 in. $200-250

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883. Slip-decorated “William” Redware Loaf Dish, attributed to Smith Pottery, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1825-50, (rim chips, two hairlines), 8 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex George S. McKearin Collection of American Pottery, with collection label. $600-800 884. Turned and Molded Cherry Candle Lantern, America, early 19th century, square lantern topped with wire bail and turned hardwood handle, with glazed panels and columnar corners, the base removable for cleaning and candle replacement, (minor imperfections), ht. to top of upright handle 20, lg. of sides 8 3/4 in. $800-1,200 885. Yellow Paint-decorated Slide-lid Box, America, early 19th century, the top and sides ornamented with leaf and berry motifs, (minor imperfections), ht. 4, wd. 5 1/2, lg. 11 3/4 in. $700-900 886. Cherry Cutlery Box, America, 19th century, with shaped and cut out handle/divider, and hinged slant lids, ht. 12 1/2, wd. 10 1/2, lg. 15 1/4 in. $250-350

887. Four Redware Jugs, America, early 19th century, one bulbous with black manganese glaze, two ovoid-form with brown speckled and brown glazes, one with sloped shoulders with clear lead glaze, (imperfections), ht. 6 1/4-11 1/2 in. $400-600 888. Three Redware Jars and a Pitcher, America, early 19th century, two cylindrical jars ornamented with daubs of brown manganese, and an ovoid jar with incised lines around shoulder, with a cover, the pitcher with clear lead glaze, (imperfections), ht. 8, 8 1/2, 9, 7 3/4 in., respectively. $400-600

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889. James Wells Champney (American, 1843-1903) View from Mount Sugarloaf, South Deerfield, Massachusetts. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to Masonite, 18 x 26 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Good, surface grime. Provenance: Purchased along with residual Champney works from the Champney family, Greenfield, Massachusetts, c. 1960. Literature: Illustrated in American Heritage, April 1966, p. 29. Exhibitions: James Wells Champney 1843-1903, Hillson Gallery, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1965; The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, not dated, with exhibition label on reverse. $8,000-12,000

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890. Diminutive Cherry and Pine Tavern Table, Connecticut River Valley, mid-18th century, the overhanging top and block-, vase-, and ringturned legs continuing to tall turned feet joined by beaded skirt with drawer and block stretchers, old surface, ht. 27, wd. 28 3/4, dp. 20 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of Hen Smith, David Dickinson House, Deerfield, Massachusetts. $2,000-3,000

891. Justus Da Lee (American, 1793-1878) Two Profile Portrait Miniatures of a Young Man and a Boy. Watercolor and pencil on paper, the first of a young man wearing a patterned vest and black jacket above the signed inscription “Taken in May 1839. By J. Da Lee” flanked by two fish, the back lightly inscribed “Amos Jones”; the second of a boy wearing a black jacket seated in a chair above the inscription “Taken in Cabotville, July 26, 1842” (probably southwestern Massachusetts), both portraits painted in blueedged ovals and black spandrels, 3 3/8 x 2 7/8 in., in period molded giltwood frames. $3,000-5,000

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895. American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Hair Comb, c. 1820. Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, bust-length profile portrait, 4 x 2 3/4 in., in a period wood frame with eglomise mat. Condition: Toning, foxing. $250-350 906

896. American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Young Man. Unsigned, the subject identified in inscriptions on the backboard: “John Ware 1830 Age 20.” Watercolor on ivory, 4 3/8 x 3 3/4 in., in a deep molded giltwood frame. Condition: Paint loss l.l. $300-500 897. American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Young Woman Wearing a Blue Dress, c. 1840. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 4 3/8 x 3 3/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $300-500 898. American School, Early 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman Beside His Library and Draped Curtain. Unsigned. Watercolor on card, 3 7/8 x 3 1/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor paint loss u.r. $300-500 899. Silhouette Portrait of “Isaac Reynolds,” America, c. 1825, hollowcut portrait, the gentleman’s name inscribed below, (minor toning and stains), 5 x 4 in., in a period grain-painted wood frame. $400-600

892. American School, 19th Century Profile Portrait Miniature of a Young Man with Wavy Brown Hair. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, sight dia. 3 1/4 in., in a round black-painted wood frame, with an old hang-tag inscribed “McKearin Collection 6/11/59 LK.” Condition: Toning, surface grime. $250-350 893. American School, 19th Century Profile Portrait Miniature of a Young Lady. Unsigned, the reverse inscribed “30 years old L.A.C. Taken 1823.” Watercolor on paper, 4 x 2 7/8 in., in a hand-painted frame. Condition: Toning, minor stains. $250-350 894. Thomas Hanford Wentworth (American/Canadian, 1781-1849) Portrait Miniature of a Young Man in a Mica-surfaced Frame. Signed “T.H. WENTWORTH del. 15 May 1824” l.c. Graphite on paper, 3 3/4 x 3 in., in a period wood frame with applied mica surface and gilt beaded borders. Condition: Toning. $300-350

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900. Pair of Silhouette Portraits in Pewter Frames, America, c. 1825, hollow-cut profiles of a young woman wearing a bonnet and a young man, the man’s hair and jacket collar enhanced with pencil, (imperfections), dia. 3 in., mounted in round pewter frames. $300-500 901. Five Silhouette Portraits of Three Women and Two Gentlemen, America, 1820-30, hollow-cut portraits, the ladies wearing combs in their hair, one woman identified on a label “Miriam Holland 23 years old 1830,” one of the gentlemen identified in inscriptions on the frame “Nathaniel Rawson Stone,” some enhanced with ink and pencil, (toning, foxing, paper loss on one), approx. 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in pressed giltbrass frames. $400-600 902. Six “Dancaster” Family Silhouette Portraits, by E. Whittle, England and America, 1848, “Mr. E. WHITTLE ARTIST” stenciled on verso, the names and birth dates of the subjects are inscribed on the stretchers and also and on typed labels, cut and pasted silhouettes with giltpainted highlights, depicting Henry Dancaster (b. 1802), his wife Mary (b. 1815), and their four children: Elizabeth (b. 1842), Mary Smither (b. 1843), Henry John (b. 1846), and William (b. 1848), (minor toning and foxing), approx. 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in., in matching rosewood veneer frames with gilt liners. $400-600


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903. Possibly E. Girard (Anglo-American, Early 19th Century) Three Portrait Miniatures of Two Ladies and a Gentleman, c. 1815. Each backed with or with a remnant of paper printed with a mourning poem titled “Lines addressed to E. Girard, Portrait Painter...” Watercolor on paper profile portraits, probably depicting a mother, father, and daughter, the women painted wearing blue dresses, the paper pricked to resemble lace on the garments worn by both, the man with wavy hair and long sideburns wearing a black jacket heightened with gum arabic, dia. 4 1/4 in., mounted in matching black lacquered wood frames with gilt-brass liners. Condition: Toning, minor foxing. $800-1,200

904. Chippendale Cherry Roundabout Chair, Massachusetts or Connecticut, late 18th century, with knuckle-carved handholds, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 3/4, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $700-900

905. Pine and Ash Shoe-foot Hutch Table, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top hinged on rectangular ends joined by a box seat, old natural surface, (imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 62, dp. 36 1/2 in. $600-800

906. Queen Anne Carved and Brown-painted Armchair, Connecticut River Valley, mid-18th century, old surface, remnants of early rushed seat, ht. 45 1/2, seat ht. 17 3/4 in. Provenance: Notes regarding the chair read, “Purchased at auction at Greenfield in the mid 1950s. Purchase price was $50,” and “Given to Anna M. Smith by Martha (widow of Great Uncle Enoch Whittier) Date 1772 on the bottom of the rush seat when I recieved [sic] it. Searle (Methuen millionaire) offered $100 in vain and asked owner to set price but was refused. It has chocolate color paint.” $1,000-1,500 907. Queen Anne Maple Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, c. 174060, the spooned crest above vasiform splat, with trapezoidal seat and shaped seat rail on frontal cabriole legs ending in pad feet joined to the chamfered raking rear legs by block-, vase-, and ring-turned stretchers, old reddish stain, ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $800-1,200 908. Miniature Mahogany Queen Anne-style Tilt-top Tea Table, 19th century, on tripod cabriole legs, ht. 9 1/2, dia. 9 in. $200-250 909. Pine Rooster Weather Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cutout panel silhouette of a rooster with applied legs, no stand, (losses), ht. 25, wd. 33 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500

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910. Pair of Ash, Maple, and Pine Windsor Fan-back Side Chairs, Connecticut or Massachusetts, c. 1790, with vase and ring turnings and shaped saddle seats, refinished, ht. 40, seat ht. 17 in. $1,200-1,800

913. Red-stained Apple-form Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, with turned wood stem, hinged lid, the interior with remnants of lead foil, (imperfections), ht. 4 1/4 in. $800-1,200

911. Queen Anne Maple Oval-top Tea Table with Drawer, probably Connecticut River Valley, last half 18th century, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 26 1/2, wd. 34 3/4, dp. 28 in. $1,500-2,500

914. Turned Fruitwood Apple-form Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, with hinged lid, the interior with remnants of lead foil, (lacking stem, shrinkage crack to lid), ht. 4 in. $400-600

911A. Paint-decorated Turned Wood Yarn Winder, the base ornamented with leaf and star designs, ht. 7 7/8 in. $200-300

915. Fan-back Windsor Armchair, possibly Connecticut, late 18th century, with vase and ring turnings and shaped saddle seat, (imperfections), ht. 44 1/2, seat ht. 16 in. $700-900

912. Inlaid Fruitwood Veneer Tea Caddy, England or America, early 19th century, with shell inlay on the hinged cover, the interior with two compartments, one with a fitted lid, (inlay loss on two cover corners, minor shrinkage cracks to veneer), ht. 4 1/2, wd. 7 1/8, dp. 4 in. $400-600

916. Queen Anne Maple Tea Table, probably Connecticut River Valley, last half 18th century, the oval top on four block-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet, joining a cutout apron, refinished, (restoration), ht. 26, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 27 in. Provenance: Reynolds family, Hadley, Massachusetts.

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917. Attributed to Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Portrait of a Boy in a Red Plaid Dress with His Dog and a Riding Crop. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 37 1/2 x 28 1/2 in., unframed. Condition: Relined, minor scattered retouch to a few spots on plaid dress and to the background. $15,000-25,000 918. Polychrome-painted Tin Toy Train Set, America, late 19th century, painted tin with stenciled decoration and lettering, the locomotive stenciled “ORION,” a coal car with “R.R.,” a “U.S. MAIL” car, and a passenger car, (mail car lacking one wheel, minor paint wear), ht. 4 1/2, lg. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: Bosworth family, Amherst, Massachusetts. $400-600 919. Polychrome-painted Tin Toy Train, America, late 19th century, painted tin with stenciled decoration and lettering, locomotive stenciled “FLASH” and “R.R.,” a coal car, and two passenger cars stenciled “EMPIRE LINE,” the passenger cars embossed “PAT’D FEB’Y 27, 1883,” (paint wear), ht. 7, total lg. 33 1/2 in. Provenance: Bosworth family, Amherst, Massachusetts. $1,500-2,500

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922. Chippendale Carved Cherry Slant-lid Desk, probably Connecticut, late 18th century, the lid opens to a valanced interior of five compartments and nine drawers, above four thumbmolded drawers with flanking reeded quarter-columns on ogee bracket feet, replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 44, wd. 36, dp. 19 in. $800-1,200 922A. Brown-painted Pine Pipe Box, America, early 19th century, with shaped pierced hanger, single drawer, (loss, repairs), ht. 21 in. $800-1,200 923. Three Olive-amber Wine/Spirit Bottles with Seals, probably England, early 19th century, each with applied round seal with raised lettering “I HUBBARD,� with applied lip finish, ht. 10 1/2 in. $800-1,000 924. Three Colored Free-blown Glass Chestnut Bottles, 1790-1830, the largest probably French, a dark olive-amber color, the next light oliveamber, and the last olive green, with applied lip bands, (minor surface scratches and wear, the smallest with a few lip chips), ht. 11 1/2, 10 5/8, 9 1/4 in. $600-800

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920. Yellow Pine Glazed Corner Cupboard, possibly Connecticut, early 19th century, in two sections, the upper section with interior framed by a scalloped border, with shaped top shelf, the case with fluted and reeded simulated pilasters, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 89, overall wd. 51, dp. 29 1/2 in. Provenance: Acquired from the Hobbie family of Northampton, c. 1950-60. $2,500-3,500 921. Chippendale Cherry Tall Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts or Connecticut, late 18th century, the flatmolded cornice above a case of two thumbmolded half drawers and five graduated long drawers, on bracket feet, replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 53, wd. 36, dp. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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925. Two Free-blown Olive-amber Chestnut Bottles, probably New England, 1790-1830, with applied lip bands, (minor surface scratches and wear associated with age and use), ht. 10 3/8, 10 5/8 in. $600-800 926. Dark Olive Free-blown Onion Wine or Spirit Bottle, England, 16801720, with applied lip band, the initial “HF� nicked onto the side, (normal wear to bulbous area), ht. 5 3/8 in. $100-150 927. Eight Free-blown Glass Chestnut Bottles, probably New England, 1790-1830, olive and olive-amber colored bottles with applied lip bands, (minor surface scratches and wear associated with age and use), ht. 5 3/4-9 in. $800-1,200 928. Pair of Blown Colorless Glass Hurricane Shades, probably America, 19th century, baluster-form with folded foot rim, (one foot rim with chip), ht. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 929. Pair of Small Cut Overlay Glass Fluid Lamps, c. 1860, transparent ruby cut to clear glass fonts with oval and punty cuts, raised on brass standards and square marble bases, with blown colorless glass chimneys, replaced brass kerosene burners, (minor surface bubbles to glass), overall ht. 17 1/4 in. $700-900

930. Two Swing-handle Nantucket Baskets, early 20th century, deep round baskets with carved hardwood handles fastened with brass ears, turned wood bases, (losses to weavers and lashing), ht. to top of upright handles 10 3/4, 13 1/4 in. $800-1,200 931. Small Round Nantucket Basket, early 20th century, shallow basket with carved hardwood handles, (one handle with repair), ht. to top of handles 3 1/4, dia. 6 1/2 in. $300-500 932. American School, 19th Century Theorem with a Basket of Flowers on a Table. Unsigned. Paint on velvet, 18 1/4 x 22 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, stains, minor fading. $800-1,200 933. American School, 19th Century Theorem with Fruit. Unsigned. Paint on velvet, 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, stains, minor fading. $800-1,200 934. Theorem with a Vase of Flowers, Fruit, and Vegetables, America, 19th century, hand-painted and stenciled watercolor on paper, (toning, creases), 10 x 8 in., in a molded, painted, and gilded wood frame. $300-350

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935. American School, 19th Century

936. American School, 19th Century

Basket of Strawberries. Indistinctly signed “By A.W. Alro--� l.l. Oil on artist board, 10 x 8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor paint loss l.c. $700-900

Portrait of a Parrot Perched on a Tree Branch. Unsigned, probably a schoolgirl/boy picture. Watercolor stencil on paper, 11 1/2 x 13 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, foxing. $300-350

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937. American School, 19th Century Two Birds Perched on a Tree Branch. Unsigned, probably a schoolgirl/boy picture. Watercolor on paper, with stenciled birds and hand-painted trees and details, 14 1 /4 x 17 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, foxing. $200-250

938. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Jack Russell Terrier. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, 14 x 18 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Two edge losses, stains, small smudge to tail. $400-600

939. Large Turned Ash Burl Bowl, with turned collar, ht. 8 5/8, dia. 21 in. $2,500-3,500

940. Six Covered Treen Sugar Bowls, early 19th century, three with wire bails and hardwood handles, one footed, (one with vertical crack along side, one with dark stain to lower side), ht. 4 1/4-7 1/4 in. $800-1,200 941. Two Walnut Veneer and Carved Gilt-gesso Rococo Mirrors, northern Europe, late 18th century, each with cresting of reversepainted portraits of ladies in hats, with gilt incised liners, one mirror dated 1792, ht. 20, 20 3/4, wd. 10 1/2, 10 1/4 in., respectively. $600-800 942. Small Queen Anne Walnut Veneer Mirror, England, 18th century, the scrolled crest above a rectangular molded frame and beveled glass, (repair to crest, molding cracks), 15 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. $200-250 943. Chippendale Walnut Veneer and Gilt-gesso Mirror, probably England, late 18th century, the scrolled frame with crest centering a gilt foliate device, gilt-incised liner, ht. 36, wd. 20 in. $200-300

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944. Small Courting Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, the crest and side glass panels with polychrome painted flower designs, the back of the crest is inscribed “Bought by Westly Burnham in the year 1771,” (minor paint flaking), ht. 11 3/4, wd. 7 3/4 in. $300-350 945. Two Courting Mirrors, northern Europe, late 18th century, the molded frames enclosing reverse-painted glass panels with floral designs with marbled and striated painted borders, the mirror glasses with molded wood surround, glasses appear original, one with conforming box, (cracks and losses to glass), mirror ht. 16, wd. 10 5/8 in. $300-500

948. Chippendale Fan-carved Scroll-top Cherry Chest-on-chest, Connecticut River Valley, late 18th century, all but two of the original brasses remain, old refinish with mellow patina, (imperfections), ht. 88 1/2, case wd. 39 1/2, case dp. 20 in. Provenance: Descended in the Hubbard family of Hatfield, Massachusetts, to Louise Hubbard Billings, Main Street, Deerfield, Massachusetts. Purchased by Bill Hubbard at George H. Bean’s auction in June 1950, for $300. $8,000-12,000 949. Joseph Goodhue Chandler (Massachusetts and New York, 18131884)

946. Near Pair of Rococo Mirrors, northern Europe, late 18th century, each with high scrolled articulated crests centering urns of flowers, (imperfections), ht. 33 1/2, 32 1/2 in., respectively. $600-800

Pair of Portraits of Captain Charles and Sylvia Parsons of Conway, Massachusetts. Signed, dated “June, 1847,” and the sitters’ names and ages identified by the artist in inscriptions on the reverse of the canvas. Oil on canvas, 35 1/2 x 28 3/4 in., in original grain-painted ogee wood frames with gilt liners. Condition: Both very good.

947. Small Carved Cherry Mirror, America, early 19th century, with pierced shaped crest, pegged joinery, 9 1/2 x 10 in. $200-250

Note: Captain Charles Parsons was born June 22, 1798, in Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts, son of Joel and Tryphena (Booth) Parsons. On October 30, 1823, Charles married Sylvia Boyden, they resided in Conway and together had five children. Charles died May 14, 1889, aged 91, Sylvia died August 9, 1876, aged 76. They are buried at Pine Grove cemetery in Conway. $3,000-5,000

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950. Carved Cherry Serpentine Bureau, Connecticut River Valley, late 18th century, the molded overhanging top on a conforming case of four cockbeaded drawers with flanking reeded quarter-columns, all on ogee bracket feet with conforming returns, original brass pulls, refinished, ht. 38, wd. 39 1/2, dp. 19 in. Provenance: Smith-Montague family, Sunderland, Massachusetts. Bill Hubbard writes: “I found this chest in a corn house on the Montague House, third house above Library in Sunderland, Ma, on the same side. Acquired when Smith heirs came from somewhere to dispose of goods long stored in the building. Paid $150.00 (which I didn’t have at the time).” $3,000-5,000

951. Carved Cherry Candlestand, Connecticut River Valley, c. 1800, the oval top centering a carved pinwheel with incised scalloped border, the post with a chip-carved urn, old finish, (imperfections), ht. 27, wd. 14 1/2, dp. 20 in. $1,000-1,500

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952. Carved and String-inlaid Cherry Serpentine Bureau, Connecticut, late 18th century, the molded top on conforming case of four graduated drawers flanked by quarter-columns, on ogee bracket feet on platforms and casters, with conformingly shaped returns, brasses appear to be original, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 35 1/2, case wd. 37 1/4, dp. 19 in. $3,000-5,000 953. Queen Anne Fan-carved Cherry High Chest of Drawers, probably Windsor, Connecticut, area, c. 1760-90, old replaced brasses, refinished, (repairs and imperfections), ht. 75 1/2, lower case wd. 37 1/2, lower case dp. 19 1/4 in. Provenance: Colt family, Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

$3,000-5,000

954. Carved Cherry Candlestand, eastern Connecticut or Connecticut River Valley, c. 1780, the circular top with molded and scalloped edge, on a vase- and ring-turned post and tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet, refinished, (restoration), ht. 27, dia. 12 1/2 in. $400-600


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955. Federal Carved and Inlaid Cherry Tall Case Clock, probably Springfield, Massachusetts, area, c. 1805-10, the hood with reeded plinths joining scrolled fret, above the molded and carved cornice, and glazed, string-inlaid, and crossbanded door enclosing a white, polychrome, and gilt dial showing an urn in the arch, and eight-day brass weight-driven movement, flanked by freestanding reeded columns, on the thumbmolded conformingly inlaid door centering a large patera of mahogany, with flanking reeded quarter-columns, on the base centering a large patera of mahogany, with applied serpentine border, all on ogee bracket feet on platforms, (imperfections), ht. 94 1/2 in. $15,000-20,000


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956. Mahogany Veneer Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, Bishop & Bradley, Watertown, Connecticut, c. 1823-30, the painted and gilt wooden dial showing a beehive, above the eglomise tablet showing buildings in a landscape, (imperfections), ht. with finial 31 in. $800-1,200

957. Federal Cherry and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Card Table, possibly Connecticut River Valley, c. 1795-1800, the front centering a raised panel flanked by diamond and foliate inlays, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 34 1/2, dp. 17 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

958. Federal Inlaid Cherry One-drawer Stand, probably Connecticut River Valley, c. 1805, inlaid with ovals bordered by stringing on icicle-inlaid legs, refinished, ht. 26 1/2, wd. 19, dp. 18 1/2 in. Provenance: Ginny Bascom (predecessor of Julia Snow), Greenfield, Massachusetts. $1,500-2,500

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959. Federal Inlaid Cherry One-drawer Stand, probably Connecticut River Valley, early 19th century, the overhanging tray top with string-inlaid border joining quarterfans, above a conformingly inlaid scratch-beaded drawer and straight skirt on four tapering legs, refinished with mellow patina, ht. 27 3/4, top wd. 17 3/4, top dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000 960. Federal Inlaid Cherry One-drawer Stand, Connecticut or Massachusetts, c. 1800-05, with wavy quarterfan and patera inlay, and legs inlaid with ovals and icicles, brass appears original, refinished, ht. 27 3/4, wd. 20, dp. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000 961. Federal Inlaid Cherry One-drawer Stand, probably Connecticut River Valley, c. 1810, the rectangular top with banded and string-inlaid edge, on a similarly inlaid base with cockbeaded drawer, all resting on doubletapering legs with cuffs, (imperfections), ht. 27 3/4, wd. 20, dp. 17 1/2 in. $600-800

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964. Federal Inlaid Cherry One-drawer Stand, probably Connecticut River Valley, c. 1800, with edge of checkered banding on string-inlaid tapering legs with cuffs, refinished, (top reset), ht. 28, top wd. 20, top dp. 17 in. $700-900 965. Federal Cherry Pembroke Table, possibly Connecticut River Valley, c. 1800, the thumbmolded drawer and straight skirt joining square tapering legs with chamfered inside edge and arched cross-stretchers, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 33 3/4, dp. closed 19 1/4 in. Provenance: Champney family, Greenfield and Heath, Massachusetts. $400-600 966. Cherry Candlestand with Drawer, Connecticut River Valley, early 19th century, the circular top with drawer below, on a vase- and ring-turned support and tripod cabriole leg base, refinished, ht. 24, dia. 15 1/4 in.

962. Federal Inlaid Cherry One-drawer Stand, New England, c. 1810, the overhanging top with a crossbanded front edge, on scratch-beaded frame joining square tapering legs, old finish, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/4, top wd. 19 1/2, top dp. 18 1/4 in. $400-600

Provenance: Descended in the Eastman family, Hadley-Amherst area, Massachusetts, perhaps originally owned by Joseph Eastman, first treasurer of the town of Amherst. Joseph’s father, also named Joseph, was captured by the Indians in 1704 at the “Attack on Deerfield,” and was forced to march to Canada. He was eventually ransomed and returned to Hadley, and became a selectman. $300-350

963. Federal Cherry Inlaid One-Drawer Stand, possibly Connecticut River Valley, c. 1810, the overhanging top with contrasting diagonal banded edge, on string-inlaid square tapering legs ending in double banded cuffs, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 18, dp. 17 3/4 in. $800-1,200

967. Federal Cherry Harvest Table, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the rectangular drop-leaf top on four fixed and four swing turned legs, joined by a straight apron, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 3/4, lg. 72 1/2, dp. 56 in. $1,500-2,500

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968. Carved Gilt-gesso Girandole Mirror, England or America, early 19th century, the cresting with an eagle on rocks flanked by foliate devices, (imperfections), ht. 40 1/2, dia. of circular molding 23 in. $2,000-3,000 969. Pair of Federal Brass and Iron Urn-top Andirons, Philadelphia, last quarter 18th century, acorn finials on urn tops with punch scallop borders, raised on columnar shafts and round plinths, arched legs and penny feet, ht. 23, wd. 12, dp. 19 1/2 in. $700-900 970. Two Pairs of Brass Whale Oil Lamps, America, early to mid-19th century, one pair with rounded conical fonts on tapered stems and round dished bases, the other pair with belted acorn fonts on ringturned stems and round domed bases, both with whale oil burners, (dents on font to second pair), ht. 8 1/2, 8 3/8 in. $400-600 971. Brass Bed Warmer, late 18th/early 19th century, brass shaft with baluster turnings, supporting a brass pan with hinged pierced cover in a blossom design, with make-do reinforcement pan riveted to original, (hinge partly loose), lg. 44 1/2 in. $150-250

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972. Pair of Wrought Iron Pipe Tongs, England or America, 18th century, with spring-activated handle with engraved scroll design, hanging hook, bowl scrape, and tobacco tamp, lg. 14 1/2 in. $300-500 973. Wrought Iron Skewer Set, America, early 19th century, wall-mounted hanger with four skewers, overall ht. 11 1/2, wd. 3 1/2 in. $100-150 974. Seven Pewter Lighting Devices, early 19th century, a combination hand/peg lamp with camphene burners, a pair of hand lamps with cylindrical fonts, whale oil burners, and dished bases, a pair of lamps with belted ball-form fonts, and whale oil burners on round domed bases, a lamp with truncated cone font, whale oil burners, and Roswell Gleason maker’s mark, and a push-up candlestick, (dents, wear), ht. 6 1/2-7 1/2 in. $300-500 975. Pewter Deep Dish and Plate, America, late 18th/early 19th century, a deep dish by Thomas Danforth, Middletown, Connecticut, with single-reeded brim and two impressed lion and column marks and four hallmarks on base; and a small plate by Thomas Badger, Boston, with single-reeded brim, marked with eagle and shield, “BOSTON,” and the initials “EM” on the bottom; (dents, pitting, wear), dia. 13 1/4, 8 1/2 in. $200-400 976. Three Pewter Porringers, a Syrup Pitcher, and a Compote, America, late 18th/early 19th century, two porringers by Thomas Boardman and partners, one with flowered handle and one with a crown handle, with “TD & SB” marks on the handles, and one unmarked with an “Old English” handle; and a syrup jug with hinged lid and a compote, both unmarked; (wear, dents), overall dia. 6-8 in. $300-500

977. Five Pewter Basins, America, late 18th/early 19th century, one by Samuel Danforth, Hartford, Connecticut, with round eagle touchmark flanked by “S” and “D,” the others with indistinct marks, (wear), dia. 6 3/4-8 in. $400-600 978. Two Pewter Deep Dishes, Samuel Danforth, Hartford, Connecticut, one with two partial round eagle marks, the other with an eagle in a shaped cartouche, (wear, scratches, pitting), dia. 11 1/8, 11 3/4 in. $300-500 979. Three-piece Pewter Communion Set, Leonard, Reed & Barton, Taunton, Massachusetts, 1837-40, a flagon with hinged lid, two fillet bands, and molded base, and two chalices, each with impressed maker’s marks on the base, (dents, pitting), ht. 6 3/4-10 3/4 in. $300-350 980. Six Graduated Pewter Measures, probably England, late 18th/early 19th century, (dents, wear), ht. 1 3/4-6 1/8 in. $400-600 981. Polychrome Cast Iron American Eagle and Shield Wall Plaque, America, late 19th/early 20th century, (paint loss, rust), 21 x 20 in. $600-800

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982. Painted Cast Iron Firemark, Fire Association of Philadelphia, late 19th century, slightly convex, no drainage knob, 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. $200-250 983. Two Transfer-decorated Yellow-glazed “La Fayette” and “Washington” Children’s Mugs, Britain, early 19th century, with dark red transfer oval portraits of “LA FAYETTE” and “WASHINGTON” wreathed in olive leaves and suspended beneath an American eagle holding the name-inscribed ribbon in its beak, (minor rim chips and stains), ht. 2 1/2 in. $600-800 984. Framed Paint-decorated Silk Masonic Apron, America, 19th century, polychrome decorated with various Masonic elements, edged with light blue silk, (minor toning, light stains), 15 1/4 x 17 3/4 in. $250-350 985. Gilt-gesso Carved Wood American Eagle Wall Plaque, America, late 19th century, the eagle with American shield, (repairs to joinery, shrinkage cracks), ht. 19, wd. 40 1/2 in. $6,000-8,000 986. Carved Gilt-gesso Eagle Architectural Figure, America, late 19th century, spreadwing figure stand with four arrows standing on a rectangular plinth, (loss to one arrow tip), ht. 24, wd. 17, lg. 6 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500


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987. Classical Gilt-gesso Mirror, New England, c. 1825-30, the deep covemolded frame with applied shell and floral spandrels, with split-baluster liner, the tablet showing the Goddess of Liberty and banner “E Pluribus Unum,” (tablet an old replacement, imperfections), ht. 38 1/2, wd. 21 in. $400-600

991. European School, 19th/Early 20th Century

988. Carved Walnut Eagle Figure, possibly a Swiss Black Forest area maker, late 19th century, finely delineated carved spreadwing figure standing on a rocky outcropping, with inset glass eyes, (fairly unobtrusive chips to bill, tail, and wing feathers), ht. 22 1/2, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 16 in. $1,000-1,500

992. Alfred Barye (French, 1839-1882)

989. American School, 20th Century Abraham Lincoln as a Rail Splitter. Signed illegibly and with “copyright 1911” on the base. Bronze with brown patina, depicting Lincoln standing with his jacket slung over one arm and holding a hatchet, a hat in his other hand, ht. 20 3/8, base dia. 8 1/4 in. $5,000-7,000 990. Hugo Emmanuel Becher (German, 1871-1942) Rampant Bear. Signed on rear of base. Bronze figure with dark brown patina, ht. 6 1/2, lg. 6 1/2 in. Condition: Minor patina wear. $600-800

Baby Bird. Indistinctly impressed “-.E. SCH--TZI” on the lower side. Cold-painted bronze, ht. 1 7/8 in. Condition: Minor paint wear. $150-250

Seated Cat. Signed “BAYRE” on base. Bronze with dark brown patina, ht. 3 3/4 in. Condition: Very minor patina wear. $800-1,200

993. Hugo Emmanuel Becher (German, 1871-1942) Bull. Signed on rear of base. Bronze figure with dark brown patina, ht. 5 7/8, lg. 6 3/4 in. Condition: Minor patina wear. $600-800

994. Brenda Putnam (American, 1890-1975) Reclining Rabbit. Signed on lower side. Bronze with brown patina, ht. 2, lg. 4 3/4 in. Condition: Light wear to patina. $300-500

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995. Brass-tack-decorated Hide-covered Trunk Lined with Eagle Wallpaper, America, early 19th century, rectangular trunk with hinged lid with brass swing handle and iron latch, the exterior ornamented with brass tacks and the initials “S.F.,” the interior lined with polychrome varnished wallpaper with American eagle and shield and flowers, (scattered losses to hide), ht. 6 1/8, wd. 12, dp. 7 in. $200-250 996. Classical Grain-painted Glazed Two-part Apothecary Cupboard, Connecticut River Valley, c. 1825-30, the top section with a deep cornice and arched panel above glazed doors flanked by engaged tapered pilasters, on a base of four drawers, pull-out faux marblepainted work surface, and thirteen drawers below, all on turned feet, (minor paint wear to projecting lower section), ht. 75, lower case wd. 52, lower case dp. 14 3/4 in. Provenance: Dr. Nathaniel Gilman Trow, born in Wendell, New Hampshire, 1811. Trow came to Sunderland, Massachusetts, where he practiced medicine until his death in 1888; then to Cornelius Gilman Trow, his son; then to Dr. Charles Moline in Sunderland. Acquired by William Hubbard in the early 1960s for $250. $1,000-1,500

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997. Painted “GLOVES WATCHES JEWELRY...” Sign, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, single-sided painted sign, rectangular wood panel painted white with black border, with red and black lettering, (paint wear, edge loss), 32 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. $700-900 998. Polychrome-painted “CHOICE CIGARS, & TOBACCO SNUFF and PIPES” Sign, America, late 19th century, painted on one side, the wood panel painted with yellow lettering and borders, and red borders, on a blue-painted smalt ground, (fading), 60 x 20 in. $1,500-2,000 999. Painted and Gilded “W.R. HAYES’ OFFICE” Sign, America, late 19th century, rectangular single-sided painted wood panel with applied molding with red-highlighted gilt lettering on a black-painted ground, (paint wear, molding loss), 4 3/4 x 49 3/4 in. $300-500


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1000. Painted “WM. DOLLEY Jr. TAILOR” Trade Sign, America, 19th century, double-sided painted sign, rectangular wood panel with applied molding, black lettering and borders on a creamy white ground, (fading, paint wear), 16 x 57 in. overall. $600-800 1001. Painted “DOWNING, TAYLOR Co. WHOLESALE GROCERS SPRINGFIELD, MASS.” Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular wood panel, painted on one side with gilt, red, and mustard yellow lettering on a black ground with green border, (craquelure to paint), 22 3/4 x 36 in. $200-300 1002. Painted General Store Trade Sign, America, 19th century, wood panel with black lettering on a white ground, with a list of products offered by the establishment, including “COSMETICS, THOMPSONIAN MEDICINES, COD LIVER OIL, SYRUPS, TAMARINDS, TEAS, TOBACCO...,” (paint wear, loss u.l.), 63 x 11 3/4 in. $700-900 1003. Eglomise Painted “ICE CREAM SODA” Soda Fountain Trade Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular glass panel with applied red-painted wood molding, gilt lettering against a black ground, (paint and gilt loss), 75 3/4 x 19 in. $800-1,200 1004. Painted “LADIES AND GENTS, LUNCH ROOMS” Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, double-sided sign, rectangular wood panel with breadboard ends, painted white with black border, with red and black lettering, iron hanging eyes, (minor shrinkage cracks, paint wear), 19 3/4 x 48 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 1005. Painted and Gilded “HAMBLIN & CHAMBERLIN GENERAL STORE” Trade Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, galvanized metal panel with gilt lettering and borders on a black smalt ground, (minor paint and gilt loss), 7 1/2 x 15 in. $100-150 1006. Painted “JEWELRY, CLOCKS. ELECTRO GILDING & SILVERING, WATCHES REPAIRED & WARRANTED” Trade Sign, America, 19th century, single-sided painted wood panel with applied molding, with black and gilt lettering on a creamy white and red-bordered black ground, 18 x 61 in. $1,000-1,500 1007. Painted “HOT SODA” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, long wooden panel with cut corners and applied molding on single painted side of sign, signed “EMERY” l.r., (fading), 12 3/4 x 72 in. $1,000-1,500

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1008. Carved, Gilded, and Painted Two-piece “Music Hall” Sign, America, late 19th century, (paint loss), ht. 7, lg. 19 1/2 in. $400-600 1009. Painted “C.C. COWEN BOOTS SHOES & HARNESSES REPAIRED” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, single-sided painted wooden sign, rectangular wood panel with applied molding with blue-outlined yellow lettering on a black-painted ground, (paint wear), 15 3/4 x 41 1/2 in. $300-350 1010. Carved, Gilded, and Painted Wood “GEN. MAC ARTHUR” Quarterboard, America, late 19th century, long rectangular wood panel with carved gilt lettering and scrolls on a dark red-painted ground, 8 1/4 in. x 10 ft. $400-600 1011. Painted “W.S. DOAKE” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, single-sided sign, long rectangular wood panel with applied molding, gilt lettering and border on a black-painted smalt ground, signed “C.E. DAVIS” at l.r. corner, 18 1/2 in. x 10 ft. 2 in. $300-500 1012. Painted and Gilded Tin “ELLEN GOODELL SMITH, M.D. SWEDISH MOVEMENTS and ELECTRICITY” Trade Sign, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, double-sided shaped sign with gilt lettering and borders on a black smalt ground, (paint and gilt loss, dents, rust), 13 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. $600-800 1013. Painted and Gilded “I. ALLEN. Agent” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, wood panel with applied molding, gilt lettering, 9 1/4 x 37 1/2 in. $500-700 1014. Painted and Gilded Wood and Iron “W.F. CLAPP Homeopathic PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, double-sided painted sign, wood panel with applied molding with gilt lettering on a black-painted smalt ground, with iron wall mounts, (paint loss), 19 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. $100-150 1015. Painted and Gilded Wood and Wrought Iron “SARAH MORSE CORSET STUDIO” Trade Sign, America, late 19th/early 20th century, double-sided wood panel with gilt lettering on a black smalt ground, iron frame with wrought iron mount, (paint loss), overall ht. 37, lg. 27 1/2 in. $250-350


1016. Framed Printed “PATENT CIDER MILL” Broadside, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut, c. 1837, (toning, stains), 15 1/4 x 10 in., in a later molded wood frame. $250-350

1017. Framed “Conn. River Railroad” Special July 4th 1861 Train Schedule Broadside, Samuel Bowles & Co., printers, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 1861, (toning, minor foxing), 22 x 17 in. (sight), in a later molded wood frame. $400-600

1018. Framed “A BAD MAN AT LARGE!” Broadside, “Cameron & Co., Printers, 57 Ann St. N.Y.,” 19th century, the humorous text reads: “Our Citizens are hereby put on their guard against a suspicious person, who has been noticed lately prowling about the residences of some of our prominent citizens, his object is supposed to be a bad one, as he appears to be disguised. He wears a mixed pepper and salt over jacket lined with green leather, with a pepper collar and yellow pants with red lining. If any one can apprehend him, they will be doing a great service to the Town, and will be rewarded with a Ticket to Woodroffe and Gardner’s Original Troupe of Glass Blowers. Every Afternoon and Evening. Admission 15 cents and everybody gets a present.,” 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. overall. $250-350 1025

1019. Framed Printed “DAGUERREOTYPE SALOON” Broadside, America, mid-19th century, printed for itinerant daguerreian J.A. Foster, who would post the broadsides when setting up shop in a village for a short time, 8 x 6 1/4 in., in a period mahogany veneer frame. $200-250

1020. “George M. Thrasher Dealer in GROCERIES” Printed Broadside, America, late 19th century, (toning, foxing), 10 x 8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $100-150

1021. Painted Wood “H.C. JUDKINS” and “DRY FANCY GOODS” Trade Signs, America, late 19th/early 20th century, single-sided painted signs, long rectangular wood panels painted black with red and gilt lettering, (paint wear), 5 1/4 x 51, 5 5/8 x 84 in., respectively. $300-500

1022. Chinese Export Porcelain Figure of a Seated Cat, 19th century, the figure with black spots on white with Imari-decorated collar, ht. 9 5/8 in. $250-350

1023. Six Graduating Ironstone Imari Palette Pitchers, England, 19th century, assembled group with serpent-form handles, four with blue backstamp “MASONS” manufacturer’s marks, (imperfections), ht. 3-9 3/4 in. $600-800 1024. Four Copper Lustre Tableware Items, England, early 19th century, matching teapot, covered sugar bowl, and creamer, with a similar bowl, ht. 2 3/4-4 3/4 in. $100-150 1025. Roger Tory Peterson (Connecticut, 1908-1996) Cuckoo Amidst Magnolia. Signed l.r. Watercolor, gouache, and pencil on artist board, 25 x 21 1/2 in., in a period frame. Condition: Very good. $1,000-1,500 End of the William L. Hubbard Collection

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1026. The “KW” Carved Oak and Pine Hadley Chest over Two Drawers, Hadley, Massachusetts, late 17th/early 18th century, with scroll and foliate designs, reeded stiles continuing to turned legs, old refinish, (restoration), ht. 44 1/4, wd. 41, dp. 15 3/4 in. Literature: This chest is illustrated and described in Clair Franklin Luther, The Hadley Chest, Hartford, Connecticut, 1935, p. 116, as No. 90. In the entry, Luther writes that this chest is “one of a limited number having square posts turned at the bottom.” $15,000-25,000

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1027. Carved and Red-stained Pine Box, probably Massachusetts, late 17th century, the cleated hinged overhanging top with chip-carved sides and molded front and back edges opens to an interior with a compartment, the facade with chip-carved ends and scratch-carved with the initials “E” and “A” bordered by punchwork designs centering a scratch-carved diamond and the date “1694,” on applied molded base, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 9 1/2, box wd. 23 1/2, dp. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: B.A. Behrend, according to Wallace Nutting. Purchased by a Massachusetts collector from Roger Bacon, Exeter, New Hampshire, c. 1970. Literature: This box is illustrated in Wallace Nutting, Furniture of the Pilgrim Century, 1620-1720, as catalogue #157, p. 156, and is discussed on p. 176. $10,000-15,000

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1028. Pine and Oak Ebonized Joined Chest, southeastern Massachusetts, c. 1700, the case ornamented with ebonized half-columns, with two short drawers above three graduated long drawers, on turned ebonized front feet and rear stile feet, (restoration), ht. 35 1/2, case wd. 38 1/2, dp. 20 in. Note: A typed and printed label on the backboard from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, probably c. 1930s, reads: “Charles Hitchcock Tyler Residuary Collection/S 177.” $3,000-5,000 1029. Paint-decorated Cupboard with Drawer, New England, early 18th century and later, the top with chip-carved ends above a central hinged door and flanking canted recessed molded panels, and block-turned supports, on a projecting shelf and hinged door flanked by recessed molded panels and long drawer below, on high cutout ends, repainted, (restored), ht. 49, case wd. 36, case dp. 17 in. Note: A typed and printed label on the backboard from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, dated May 1933, reads: “TYLER RESIDUE S111.” $1,500-2,500 1030. Red-painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, the hinged lift-top above a single arch-molded case above two faux drawers and two working drawers, on cutout ends, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 38 1/2, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 19 1/2 in. $800-1,200

1031. Painted Pine Chest over Two Drawers, New England, first half 18th century, the molded lift-top above the double arch-molded case, with applied molding at base with turned frontal legs and cylindrical rear legs, old stained surface over early red wash, replaced wooden pulls, (imperfections), ht. 40, case wd. 35 3/4, case dp. 18 in. $800-1,200

1031A. Child’s Chest over Drawer, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, the molded hinged top opening to a divided well, on a single arch-molded case of two faux drawers and one working drawer, with applied molding on base and cutout ends, early red-brown painted surface, (height loss and imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, case wd. 24, case dp. 14 in. $600-800

1032. Butternut Bombé Commode, French Canada, late 18th century, the rectangular top with molded edge and ovolo corners on elaborately carved case of three graduated drawers, and carved rococo knees continuing to carved claw-and-ball feet, joined by a deep shaped carved skirt to similarly carved rear legs, possibly original cast rococo brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 30 1/4, wd. 31, dp. 21 in. $8,000-12,000

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1033. Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock, Captain William Crawford, Oakham, Massachusetts, late 18th century, the hood with molded swan’s-neck cresting, pinwheel-carved terminals, and brass ball finials on plinths, above the arched molding and glazed tombstone door enclosing a brass dial with an engraved boss in the arch lettered “Wm. Crawford/ Oakham,� with engraved chapter ring, seconds hand, and calendar aperture and cast brass spandrels, the waist with thumbmolded tombstone door with carved fan in the arch radiating from a brass tack, on stepped cove-molded and cutout base, ht. 88 3/4 in. Note: William Crawford was born in October 1745 in Rutland, Massachusetts. He served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War in Providence, Bennington, and Boston. A December 1919 letter from Charles M. Packard, identified as the President of the Historical Society (presumably of Oakham), details information about the Crawford family and Captain William in particular. The note (and copies) accompany the clock. $8,000-12,000


1034. Anglo-American School, 18th Century Portrait of a Woman in a Blue Gown and Red Shawl. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 21 1/2 in., in a later painted molded wood frame with gilt-gesso liner. Condition: Canvas applied to board, scattered retouch, primarily to background and edges. $800-1,200

1035. Near Pair of Queen Anne Maple Carved Spanish-foot Side Chairs, New England, last half 18th century, old dark surface, ht. 41, seat ht. 18 in. $1,200-1,500

1036. Queen Anne Paint-decorated Chair, Connecticut, 18th century, the yoked crest rail with spur terminals above vasiform splat and turned stiles, with trapezoidal rush seat above frontal vaseand ring-turned legs and single front stretcher and double side stretchers, old white-painted surface with gilt and green-painted highlights over earlier red wash, (imperfections), ht. 39 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/4 in. $300-500

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1037. Queen Anne Carved Maple Spanish-foot Side Chair, Massachusetts, last half 18th century, the yoked carved crest rail on raking stiles and vasiform splat, the rush seat on block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs, (refinished), ht. 40 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. $300-500

1038. Diminutive Queen Anne Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, possibly Connecticut, early 18th century, the thumbmolded lid opens to an interior of eight valanced compartments and four drawers, on a case of two short drawers centering the slide which supports the lid, and two drawers below, all on bracket feet, old refinish, replaced Queen Anne-style brasses, ht. 37, writing surface ht. 26 1/2, wd. 34 3/4, dp. 17 1/2 in. $5,000-7,000

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1039. Chippendale Maple Chest-on-chest, New England, late 18th century, the top section with molded cornice and five scratch-beaded graduated drawers, on base of four graduated drawers and bracket feet, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 70 3/4, case wd. 37, case dp. 17 3/4 in. $4,000-6,000

1040. Queen Anne Fan-carved Cherry High Chest of Drawers, probably Connecticut, last half 18th century, original brasses, refinished with dark brown stain, (minor imperfections), ht. 73 1/2, case wd. 36 1/2, dp. 18 in. $4,000-6,000 1041. Queen Anne Carved Cherry High Chest of Drawers, probably Connecticut, mid-18th century, ht. 72 1/2, lower case wd. 37 1/2, lower case dp. 19 3/4 in. $5,000-7,000

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1042. Cherry Chest over Seven Drawers, Connecticut, late 18th century, the molded hinged top over a case of four thumbmolded short drawers, two half drawers, and long drawer, on deeply scalloped cutout base, Queen Anne-style brasses, refinished, (repairs), ht. 42 1/4, case wd. 38 3/4, case dp. 17 in. $1,000-1,500

1043. Chippendale Cherry Side Chair, New England, late 18th century, the arched crest above pierced splat and chamfered stiles, with rush seat above square beaded front legs joined to the raking rear legs by beaded stretchers, (imperfections), ht. 40, seat ht. 18 1/4 in. $300-500

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1044. Erastus Salisbury Field (Connecticut River Valley and Eastern New York, 1805-1900) Pair of Portraits of a Lady and Gentleman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 24 in., in period split-baluster frames. Condition: Relined, minor retouch. Provenance: Reportedly purchased at Christie’s in the 1960s. $20,000-30,000

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1045. Erastus Salisbury Field (American, 1805-1900) Portrait of Mrs. E.A. Seymour of Colebrook River, Connecticut. Unsigned, the sitter identified on a label affixed to the reverse. Oil on canvas, 34 1/2 x 28 1/2 in., in a later painted molded wood frame. Condition: Relined, later stretcher, sparsely scattered retouch. $4,000-6,000 1046. Pair of Maple Bannister-back Side Chairs, New England, late 18th century, later varnish over grain paint, old splint seats painted yellow, ht. 42, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200 1047. Manganese Splotch-decorated Yellow-glazed Redware Jug, America, early 19th century, ovoid form with applied reeded handle, (chips), ht. 11 in. $2,000-2,500 1048. Queen Anne Tiger Maple Red-stained Dining Table, probably southeastern New England, last half 18th century, the circular scrub-top on block-turned, tapering legs ending in pad feet, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 27, dia. 46 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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1050. Queen Anne Maple Drop-leaf Table, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, the circular drop-leaf top on cutout apron joining cabriole legs ending in pad feet with shaped knee returns, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/4, dia. 42 in. $600-800 1051. Small Cherry and Maple Gate-leg Table, possibly Connecticut, early 18th century, the oval drop-leaf top on turned base with drawer, (restored), ht. 24 3/4, wd. open 43 1/2, dp. 36 1/2 in. Note: Written in pencil on a drawer side is the following partial history of the table: “The so called ‘1000 legged’ table, really a gate-leg table came from the Captain Charles Churchill house in Newington and was given to me sometime in the ‘eighties’ as I recollected by my cousin Mary Churchill - It came into the family through the second wife of her grandfather Solomob Churchill. This second wife was Deming -.” According to an article affixed to the bottom of the drawer, Captain Charles Churchill, born in 1723, was “an early Newington worthy.” He was descended from Josiah Churchill, was a patriot throughout the Revolutionary War, and was deacon of the Newington Congregational Church from 1786 until his death 1802. The c. 1750-60 Churchill House in Newington was demolished in the 20th century, but the scrolled broken pediment doorway from the mansion was salvaged and resides in the collection of Wethersfield Historical Society. $800-1,200 1052. Cherry and Oak Gate-leg Table, New England, early 18th century, the oval drop-leaf top above a single drawer, on a boldly turned base, (restored), ht. 28 1/4, wd. open 54 1/2, dp. 45 1/4 in. $800-1,200 1053. Queen Anne Carved Cherry High Chest Base, Connecticut, last half 18th century, the case of long shallow drawer over three short drawers, the center drawer with a carved fan, all on cabriole legs with scrolled returns ending in pad feet on platforms, joined by a valanced apron, old refinish, replaced Queen Anne-style brasses, (imperfections), ht. 37, wd. 37 3/4, dp. 18 3/4 in. $600-800 1054. American School, 19th Century Pair of Folk Portraits of a Man and Woman, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 28 x 23 in., in original painted molded wood frames, with gilt liners. Condition: The woman with old patch repair, retouch. $3,000-5,000

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1049. Carved and Turned Bannister-back Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, mid-18th century, with pierced and carved Prince of Wales cresting, old brown surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 45, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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1055. American School, 19th Century Pair of Ancestral Husband and Wife Portraits, c. 1820. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in., in period painted and gilded molded wood frames. Condition: The gentleman with three tears c.l., and l.c., and l.r.; the woman relined; both with surface grime. Note: A note affixed to the back of one portrait is inscribed “Ancestors of Henry Wood Davis.” $600-800


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1056. Maple Roundabout Chair, New England, last half 18th century, with shaped arms, scrolled handholds, and pierced vasiform splats, with block, vase, and ring turnings, painted rush seat possibly original, (minor imperfections), ht. 30 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. $800-1,200

1057. Turned Roundabout Chair, New England, late 18th century, the curved back and molded backrest with circular handholds above vaseand ring-turned supports continuing to turned legs joined by turned front double stretchers and swelled rear double stretchers, old dark varnished surface, (repairs), ht. 30, seat ht. 18 3/4 in. $800-1,200

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1058. Mahogany Carved Tilt-top Tea Table, probably New England, late 18th century, the circular top with molded and shaped piecrust edge, tilts on a vase- and ring-turned post, refinished, (restoration), ht. 28 3/4, dia. 29 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 1059. Cherry Corner Chair, possibly New Hampshire, late 18th century, with shaped arms and scrolled handholds on vase- and ring-turned posts joined by heart-cutout slats, on square legs and stretchers, old refinish, ht. 29, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor from Hyman Grossman, 1971. $800-1,200

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1060. Maple and Ash “Rush Bottomed” Chair, Jacob Smith, probably New York City, late 18th century, the yoked cresting above boldly turned stiles centering a vasiform splat, and trapezoidal seat on vase- and ringturned tapering legs ending in pad feet and bulbous front stretcher, ht. 41, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. Note: The front left corner block branded “JACOB,” the front right branded “SMITH.” Jacob Smith is listed as a furrier and rush-bottomed chairmaker in a 1791 New York City directory. $400-600 1061. Maple Bannister-back Great Chair, probably Connecticut, mid-18th century, the arched crest above three molded bannisters, shaped arms with scrolled handholds on block-, vase-, and ring-turned supports continuing to similarly turned legs with bulbous front stretcher, redstained surface, (imperfections), ht. 56, seat ht. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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1062. Pair of Maple Bannister-back Side Chairs, Connecticut River Valley, late 18th century, the shaped molded crests on vase- and ring-turned bannisters, stiles, legs, and double stretchers, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 42, seat ht. 16 in. $400-600 1063. Black-painted Side Chair, New England, late 18th century, the serpentine cresting above a pierced vasiform splat and chamfered stiles, the rush seat on vase- and ring-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet, joined by bulbous turned front stretcher and plain double side stretchers, original surface, ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $300-500 1064. Chippendale Spanish Brown-painted Maple Chest-on-chest, Massachusetts, late 18th century, original brass pulls and escutcheons, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 73, lower case wd. 38, dp. 19 in. Provenance: Arthur E. Beane, Duxbury, Massachusetts. $4,000-6,000

1065. Joseph Goodhue Chandler (Massachusetts and New York, 18131884) Portrait of a Boy with His Dog and Riding Crop, with Portraits of His Father, Mother, and Grandmother. The portrait of the boy, James Henry Stowell, and his father, Daniel Stowell, are unsigned; the portraits of his mother Pamela Stowell, and his paternal grandmother, Persis Stowell, are both signed and dated “1847” by the artist on the l.l. verso of the canvas. Oil on canvas, James 43 x 23 3/4, his father, mother, and grandmother all approx. 29 1/2 x 24 in.; James, his mother, and father are in original ogee veneer frames, the grandmother in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: James in original uncleaned condition, the other three with retouch. Note: James Henry Stowell was born in Ware, Hampshire County, Massachusetts on December 9, 1834, the son of Daniel Stowell (b. 1803 in Petersham, Massachusetts) and Pamela V. Miles (b. 1800 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts), who were married November 22, 1831 in Lancaster. James Henry married Lucy A. Patch (b. August 19, 1836, in Lowell, Massachusetts) on July 12, 1860 and together they had one son, Henry Miles Stowell (b. January 8, 1868). The 1880 census lists James’s occupation as a carpenter, and residing in Petersham, Massachusetts. He died June 8, 1901. The portraits are accompanied by a riding crop engraved “D Stowell Petersham,” pictured in James’s portrait, the jeweled brooch pictured in Pamela’s, and a book, The History of Petersham Massachusetts: Incorporated April 20, 1754, compiled by Mabel Cook Coolidge for the Petersham Historical Society. $20,000-30,000

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1066. Chippendale Red-painted Cherry Chest of Drawers, Wampville, New York, area, late 18th century, the molded top and four scratch-beaded graduated drawers on wellformed ogee bracket feet, original brass bail pulls, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 34 1/2, case wd. 37, case dp. 19 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

1067. Chippendale Carved Walnut Slant-lid Desk, probably southeastern Massachusetts, late 18th century, the interior with valanced compartments and a central pinwheelcarved drawer, the rear of the writing surface with four applied carved fans, old brown varnished surface, replaced wooden pulls, (imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, wd. 36, case dp. 19 in. Provenance: A tag attached to the desk’s key reads: “key to G.Father Cory’s small writing desk, which he gave to Isaac,” referring to Isaac Cory, Sr., of Westport, Massachusetts. $1,000-1,500

1068. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Girl in a Red-andwhite Striped Dress Holding a Posy. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1840, depicting the blond-haired girl standing in a landscape with a duck hunter in the background, 36 x 28 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, very minor retouch. $5,000-7,000

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1069. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Sally Mathilda and Mary Elizabeth Everett and Their Dog, c. 1846. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to Masonite, 50 x 35 1/4 in., in a later molded gold-painted frame. Condition: Craquelure, repaint to background sky and scattered retouch to figures and scenery. Provenance: The portrait has descended in the family of the sitters. Note: The two figures depicted here are reportedly the sisters of multimillionaire industrialist and philanthropist Edward H. Everett, one of the largest stockholders in Standard Oil, and whose 1914 Beaux-Arts home in Washington, D.C., is now the Turkish Embassy. Sarah (Sally), on the left, later married Wilbur Fisk Hinman, a Civil War soldier in the 65th Ohio Infantry, and the author of the best selling Civil War novel Corporal Si Klegg and his “Pard,� renowned as one of the most historically accurate writings on the war. $8,000-12,000

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1070. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Boy with a Hoop. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 37 x 26 in., in a period wood frame with applied brass floral medallions in the corner blocks. Condition: Relined, minor retouch, primarily to background. $1,500-2,500 1071. Chippendale Cherry Tall Chest, probably Massachusetts, 1801, old surface, original brasses, (imperfections), ht. 62 1/4, case wd. 36 1/2, dp. 19 in. Note: A note inscribed in script on the backboard reads: “This case of drawers was made by Isaac Bellow in the year 1801 in the 75th year of his age.� $2,000-3,000

1072. Chippendale Mahogany Upholstered Lolling Chair, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the serpentine crest with shaped arms on concave supports, and an overupholstered trapezoidal seat, on square beaded front legs joined to the raking rear legs by square beaded stretchers, old surface, ht. 39, seat ht. 18 in., offered together with a handmade 20th century copy. $600-800 1072A. Queen Anne Walnut Slant-lid Desk, eastern Massachusetts, mid18th century, the lid opens to an interior of compartments and blocked drawers, on a case of four thumbmolded graduated drawers on cutout bracket base, old refinish, most of the brasses appear to be original, (imperfections), ht. 39, wd. 36, dp. 20 in. $800-1,200

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1073. Carved Maple Chest-on-chest, attributed to the Dunlap workshops, southern New Hampshire, c. 1790-1810, the lowermost drawer in the lower section with three-drawer facade centering a fan, the valanced skirt symmetrically carved with reeded scrolls and fans, on cabriole legs ending in pad feet, original brasses, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 77, case wd. 38 1/2, case dp. 19 1/4 in. $30,000-50,000

1074. Chippendale Carved Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, possibly Concord, late 18th century, six drawers, the uppermost with a threedrawer facade centering a fan, on a bracket base centering a drop pendant, refinished, replaced brass bail pulls, (imperfections), ht. 60, case wd. 35, dp. 18 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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1075. Chippendale Mahogany Blockfront Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the shaped molded top on cockbeaded case of four conformingly shaped graduated drawers, on bracket feet, old replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 30, case wd. 33 1/2, case dp. 20 1/2 in. Provenance: A New England family.

1078. Queen Anne Walnut Compass-seat Side Chair, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, the spooned cresting above a vasiform splat and raking chamfered stiles, the upholstered slip seat on frontal cabriole legs joined to the rear legs by block-, vase-, and ring-turned stretchers, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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1076. 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, (restoration), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 32, dp. 20 1/2 in. $10,000-15,000 1077. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Dining Table, probably Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the rectangular drop-leaf top on cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet and joined by a cutout shaped and rolled apron, old finish, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, top wd. 47 1/2, dp. 46 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

1079. Chippendale Carved Mahogany Block-front Slant-lid Desk, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, with stepped interior of valanced compartments, and two flanking document drawers and central prospect door, on cockbeaded drawers and claw-and-ball feet, replaced brasses, refinished, (restoration), ht. 42, wd. 38 3/4, dp. 20 in. $8,000-12,000

1080. Chippendale Carved Cherry Side Chair, late 18th century, the shaped crest ending in carved terminals above a pierced splat, on trapezoidal slip seat and cutout seat frame with corner brackets on square legs joined by four rectangular stretchers, refinished, ht. 39 1/4, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $400-600

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1081. Chippendale-style Philadelphia-type Carved Figured Walnut Dressing Table, Nathan Margolis, Hartford, Connecticut, with maker’s label on inside of drawer, branded with maker’s name and dated “1934” inside case, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, case wd. 31 1/2, dp. 20 in. $3,000-4,000

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1082. Chippendale Cherry Slant-lid Desk, New England, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of seven valanced compartments above five drawers, with case of four thumbmolded graduated drawers on bracket feet, old replaced brasses, (imperfections), ht. 42, wd. 40, dp. 19 1/2 in. $800-1,200


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1083. Chippendale Cherry Serpentine Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the molded top above four scratchbeaded graduated drawers, on conformingly shaped bracket feet, refinished, replaced brasses, (minor imperfections), ht. 32 1/2, case wd. 35 3/4, case dp. 19 in. $2,000-3,000

1084. Queen Anne Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers, Rhode Island, dated 1749, the upper section with thumbmolded drawers set into the base by a deep two-part mid-molding, the lower dovetailed case of thumbmolded drawers on “removable” cabriole legs with arris knees continuing to slipper feet, replaced 18th century brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 69 1/2, lower case wd. 39, dp. 21; sold together with a pen and ink calligraphic family record of the births and marriages of the John Clapp family of Warwick, Rhode Island, inscribed “James Pollard’s Scriptit,” and dated “July 29, AD 1796,” in original black and gilt frame bearing the label of Peter Grinnell & Son, Providence, sight size 14 1/2 x 11 1/2; and a small framed needlework sampler by Mercy Stafford Waterman Clapp, aged nine years, 1830, sight size 8 x 9 in. Provenance: Highboy descended in the family of John Waterman (1691-1751) and Mercy Stafford Waterman of Warwick, Rhode Island; Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques, Colchester, Connecticut, 1991; from whom it was acquired by the present owners. $10,000-15,000

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1085. Queen Anne Walnut and Parcel-gilt Mirror, England, last half 18th century, the pierced scrolled cresting centering a gilt-gesso foliate device, above the molded frame with gilt-incised liner, (restored), ht. 36 in. $800-1,200 1086. Chippendale Mahogany Veneer and Gilt-gesso Mirror, probably England, late 18th century, the scrolled frame with crest centering a gilt phoenix, a foliate device below, gilt incised liner, (restoration), ht. 38, wd. 21 1/2 in. $400-600

1087. Mahogany Candlestand, New England, late 18th century, the circular top on a vase- and ring-turned post and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in arris pad feet on platforms, refinished, ht. 26, dia. 16 in. $300-350 1088. Queen Anne Carved Walnut Side Chair, eastern Pennsylvania, with serpentine scratch-beaded crest rail, (minor imperfections), refinished, ht. 39, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200 1089. Chippendale Carved Walnut Tall Chest of Drawers, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the three thumbmolded short drawers above five graduated long drawers, with flanking reeded quarter-columns, all on ogee bracket feet, old brasses, refinished, (minor restoration), ht. 65, case wd. 41, case dp. 21 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500

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1090. Mary Balch School, Providence, Rhode Island, Needlework Sampler, “MARY TALBOTS WORK PROVIDENCE SEPTEMBER 1796,” the sampler stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, depicting birds perched atop a broken arch and columns, with cherubs and hearts over the verse “Patience will wipe away the streaming tear/And hope will paint the pallid cheek of fear/Content will always happiness supply/And virtue calls a blessing from on high,” and a scene centered with a house with an ornate fence surrounded by figures of ladies and gentlemen, animals, and birds perched on trees, flanked by two urns issuing flowering vines highlighted against a black ground, over the lower register stitched with strawberries also set off by a black ground, all above Mary’s stitched signature line, 16 1/2 x 14 in., in a later frame; accompanied by a typed family story titled The Story of BIG HOUSE and its Families (as told by a sampler whose age predates the age of the actual house). Provenance: By family descent of the maker, Mary Talbot. Literature: The sampler is illustrated in Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee, exhibition catalog, curated and written by Betty Ring, published by the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1983, p. 167.

Exhibitions: Ye Olde Samplers of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Historical Society, 1920; and the traveling exhibition Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee, the Rhode Island Historical Society, November 1, 1983–January 31, 1984; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, February 24, 1884–May 20, 1984; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, July 20, 1984– September 23, 1984, with exhibition labels and documents. Note: This sampler was stitched by Mary Talbot when she was about nine years old. She was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in January of 1787, one of four children born to Benjamin Allen Talbot (1743-1805) and Hannah (Brink) Talbot (1746-1830). Benjamin owned a dry goods business and real estate, through which he achieved prominence in Providence society. The family lived above the store on Broad Street in Providence, and they sent their daughter across the bridge to attend Mary Balch’s school, where she perfected her needlework skills. On October 22, 1812, Mary married John Pitman (1785-1864), also of Providence. John was a Brown University graduate and practiced law. The couple settled in Salem, Massachusetts, and the following November, Mary gave birth to the first of their nine children. They later moved to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and in 1820, moved back to Providence, where within a year John became a U.S. attorney for the District of Rhode Island, and in 1824 President James Munroe appointed him to fill a vacant judgeship in the U.S. District Court, in the District of Rhode Island. He later served in the U.S. Senate from 1825 until he died in 1864, a year after Mary. $30,000-50,000

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1091. Needlework Picture, Marblehead, Massachusetts, mid-18th century, stitched with wool yarns on a linen ground, depicting a romantic scene of a young gentleman and lady in a garden, the gentleman wearing a hat, blue coat, pink waistcoat, and white breeches, holding a flower in one hand to give to his lady who is dressed in a pink gown and holding a fan, the couple is standing amidst flowering trees, birds, and butterflies, a note accompanying the work is inscribed “From the family of Mr. Charles Eustis Septon of the 1st Church of Christ, Marblehead, Mass- from 1880 until 1922,” (minor imperfections), 9 1/2 x 10 in., in original or period molded wood frame. $15,000-25,000

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1092. “MARY LAMSON” Silk Needlework Mourning Picture, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 1803, stitched with silk threads on a silk ground with watercolor, gouache, and ink details, depicting a woman walking with flowers to a large urn-topped monument, with an overhanging weeping willow in a tree-lined landscape with a pool of water in the foreground, the monument inscribed “IN MEMORY OF Jervis Lamson AE 6 Yrs:& 5 mo./1803/Blest are the dead whose Souls are pure, Their Suffrings past their Glory sure.,” (minor thread displacement), 19 x 14 3/4 in., mounted under an eglomise mat inscribed “MARY LAMSON” in gilt, and in a period molded giltwood frame. Note: Mary Lamson was the sixth of eleven children born to Nathaniel (1751-1816) and Jane (Gage) Lamson (1761-1809), of Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts. Mary was born on March 29, 1792. Her younger brother Jervis was born on February 28, 1797, and died August 22, 1803. Interestingly, Mary’s three youngest siblings were triplets. Mary died December 14, 1843. A note affixed to the backboard is inscribed “From Mrs. Henry Endicott/Boston.” $3,000-5,000

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1093. American School, Early 19th Century Unluckey Girls. Unsigned, inscribed “Unluckey [sic] Girls” l.r. Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper, depicting two girls in a landscape, one holding an empty birdcage and weeping into a handkerchief, the other with arms raised as if to capture the two birds in flight, paper size 7 1/2 x 9, the oval 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., in original eglomise mat with gilt title, in a gilt ripple frame. Condition: Minor toning, paint smudge u.c., paper laid down onto card. $400-600

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1094. Silk Needlework Picture Depicting Mount Vernon, “Boston October 23, 1820...Sarah McLean Boies at Mrs. Huggeford’s School,” executed in silk and chenille threads on a silk ground, enhanced with watercolor or ink wash details painted en grisaille, depicting Mount Vernon, the home of George and Martha Washington, showing the facade facing the Potomac River, the scene copied after an aquatint titled Mount Vernon in Virginia, delineated by Alexander Robertson, engraved by Francis Jukes (1745-1812), and published in London, 1800, it was a popular subject copied by both needleworkers and artists; the back of the stretcher covered with period paper with a paper label inscribed with maker’s name, town, date, and school, 14 x 18 in., in a period giltwood frame with original glass.

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Note: Sarah McLean was born in November of 1806 in either Groton or Waltham, Massachusetts. She attended Mrs. Priscilla Huggeford’s academy, which the 1820 Boston directory states was located at 5 Green Street, but listed in 1821 on Hawkins Street. According to Dorchester Births, Marriages, and Deaths to the End of 1825, published in Boston, 1890, Sarah was living in Dorchester and married Edmund Pitt Tileston (1805-1873) also of Dorchester, on October 23, 1825. While residing in Dorchester they had at least three but possibly as many as five children. $3,000-5,000

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1095. Needlework Sampler, “Betsy Jenks Alley AE 10 1808,” Lynn, Massachusetts, worked in silk threads on a green linen/wool ground, with rows of alphabets over a verse “We’er you are by grief oppress’d/ Ropose it in a mother’s breast/Unfold each secret of your heart/Use no disguse [sic] detest all art/Be candid open and sincere/a Mother’s love you cannot fear/She’ll be a kind and faithful friend/tell you your faults/ And how to mend,” above a panel with two houses flanking memorial monuments, a basket of flowers, birds, and inscription “Finished Febrary 22,” surrounded on three sides with a geometric flower border, (minor losses to stitches and background, fading), 17 1/2 x 14 1/2 in., in a later carved and molded wood frame. Note: Betsy Alley was born February 2, 1798, the seventh child of James Alley, Jr. and Hannah (Atwell). James, along with two of his cousins, is on the register of the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. A genealogy accompanies the sampler. $1,000-1,500 1096. Acton, Massachusetts, Needlework Sampler, “Jerusha Barker Acton Born July 28 1802 Aged 11 years,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with several rows of alphabets over her signature lines and a pious verse “O blind to truth to virtue blind/Who slight the sweetly Pensive mind.,” surrounded by a geometric border, (toning, fading), 16 x 13 in., in a period black-painted wood frame with gilt liner. Note: The maker of the sampler, Jerusha Barker, descended from a historically important New England family from Acton, Massachusetts. Her maternal grandfather, Stephen Hosmer, the brother of Minuteman Abner Hosmer, and another maternal relative, Captain Isaac Davis, were the first men to be killed at the Old North Bridge at Concord on the first Day of the Revolutionary War, April 19, 1775. Her paternal grandfather, Joseph Barker, Jr., was a private under Colonel Perce at Concord that day and marched to Concord with his brothers John and Joseph.

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Jerusha was the child of Daniel Barker (1775-1840) and Esther Hosmer (b. 1783). She married Samuel Hosmer (1803-1893) in 1825; the couple are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Acton. The sampler is accompanied by an extensive genealogy. $700-900 1097. Small Silk Needlework Pocketbook, “Lucy Smith/Athol,” Massachusetts, 19th century, rectangular, with a single flap fastened with a brass snap, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, one panel and the flap stitched with geometric floral patterns and borders, the back panel stitched with Lucy’s name and town, lined with peachcolored silk with machine stitches, (imperfections), 2 1/2 x 4 in. $800-1,200 1098. Needlework Sampler, “Susan Y. Remick Aged 14 A.D. 1831,” reportedly from the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, area, stitched with silk threads on a green linen ground, with rows of alphabets and two pious verses over a register with an assortment of birds, trees, flowers, and bowls of fruit, (scattered stains, fading), 22 x 12 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. $800-1,200

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1099. Mary Ann M. Locke’s Needlework Sampler and Paper Cutwork Reward of Merit, Lyman, Grafton County, New Hampshire, 1826 and c. 1846, the sampler stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over a basket of fruit, tulips, an urn of flowers, birds, heart, and geometric designs, and a pious verse with backward letters, misspelled words, and unusual inclusion of the maker’s name in the verse reading: “Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand/As the first Effort of Mary Anne’s hand/And whilst her fingers o’er this canss moove/Engage her tender heart to seek they love,” dated “AD 1826,” all enclosed in a sawtooth border, (toning fading), 11 1/4 x 16 1/4; together with a cut and wove paper reward of merit in a quatrefoil design of four hearts in blue and yellow woven with white paper, with the inscriptions “Approbation M.A.E./M.A. Locke Instructress,” 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in., both in original or period giltwood frames. Note: This sampler was stitched by ten-year-old Mary Ann M. (Minot) Locke, who went on to become a teacher herself. Mary Ann, the daughter of David and Florinda Locke, was born on March 29, 1816, in Lyman, Grafton County, New Hampshire. She married Stephen Farnsworth in 1839 and died on April 29, 1848, at the age of 32. The cutwork paper reward of merit, executed by Mary Ann, was given to one of her students. $800-1,200 1100. Vermont Needlework Sampler, “MARGARET ALLEN BORN JUNE THE 20 1721,” reported to be the earliest known Vermont sampler, executed with silk threads on a linen ground, stitched with three alphabets interspersed with geometric, scroll, and floral borders, the lower register ornamented with a flowering vine, (toning, light stains), 12 x 9 in., in a later bird’s-eye maple frame. Provenance: According to research provided by the consignor, the sampler first changed hands publicly at a Brunswick, Maine, auction, circa 1978. It was owned by Mr. and Mrs. James Marsh (now deceased) of Prout’s Neck, Maine. James Marsh was the nephew of Mrs. James Bailey who owned the sampler at the time (c. 1921) the sampler was listed in the American Samplers publication.

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Literature: This sampler is listed under samplers made between 17001799, and from Vermont, in American Samplers, by Ethel S. Bolton and Eva J. Cole, originally published by the Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Boston, 1921, reprinted by Dover Publications Inc., New York, 1973, p. 29. On page 28, which lists the dates of the earliest known sampler from each state, Vermont’s date is 1728, the same as the present lot. $1,500-2,500 1101. Needlework Sampler with Basket of Fruit Design, “Fanny Hale 1824,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, the center reserve with a poem titled “Primeval Bliss” over a large basket of fruit surrounded by grape tendrils and scrolling leaves with a large rose blossom to the right, and below, two small baskets of fruit, trees, and Fanny’s signature and date within a flowering oval wreath, surrounded by strawberry vines, geometric borders, and horizontal and vertical alphabets and numerals, the outer borders stitched with scrolling and meandering flowering vines, large rose blossoms and leaves on the bottom border, and sawtooth border on three edges, (imperfections), 22 x 21 1/2 in., in a later frame. $1,000-1,500

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1102. Needlework Sampler, “Mary E Warren’s Sampler Mark’d Aug 19th 1831 Aged 8 Years,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with five rows of alphabets and numerals over Mary’s signature lines, a pious verse, a panel of baskets of flowers, pine trees, and dogs, and the phrase “George Washington was born 1732 and died 1799,” which may reference the centennial of Washington’s birth the following year, (toning, fading), 17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. $600-800 1103. Needlework Sampler, “May 29 Susanna Dawson Aged 9 years 1810,” executed with silk threads on a gauze ground, with rows of alphabets and numerals, pious verses, and an assortment of birds, flowers, trees, and basket of fruit motifs, enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, 13 1/4 x 8 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Note: Susanna Dawson was reportedly a Quaker, born in 1800 in Kent, Maryland. $800-1,000 1104. Needlework Sampler, “Jane Beale 1816,” the sampler work in silk threads on a linen ground, with an assortment of flowers, birds, and potted plants surrounding a pious verse and a verse of remembrance, enclosed in flowering vines, (toning, scattered light stains), 17 1/2 x 20 1/2 in., in a later frame. $600-800

1105. Needlework Sampler, “Susan Mellin Born June The 22 in The Year of our Lord 1809 Portsmouth New hamPshire,” worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets and assorted borders above a basket of flowers flanked by birds and trees, (toning, fading, minor stains), 21 x 12 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Note: A note affixed to the backing paper is inscribed: “This sampler was made by Susan Mellin Whitman who was born in 1809/ Grandmother of Alice Whitman Moore (Mrs. Ernest E. Moore).” $600-800 1106. Needlework Sampler with House and Trees, “Martha Paist’s work in 1827,” worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with two pious verses above a house surrounded by trees, bushes, butterfly, bird, flower blossoms, and three edges with a stylized wavy flowering vine border, (light toning, fading and dye bleed), 12 1/2 x 17 3/4 in., in a period molded wood frame. $600-800 1107. Schoolgirl Painted Silk Still Life of a Bowl of Fruit with Bird and Moth, “SUSAN FARNUM,” Plainfield, New Hampshire, watercolor on silk, circular format, the maker’s name inscribed in gilt l.c. on the eglomise mat, (minor scattered stains, paint loss to eglomise mat), dia. 16 1/2 in., (sight), in original molded giltwood frame. Provenance: By family descent. Note: Susan Farnum (1798-1851) was born in Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. She was the child of Amos (1764-1852) and Lydia (Penniman) Farnum. She married Levi Bryant (1792-1879) in Plainfield. They had two children, Darwin (b. 1825), and Susan (b. 1827). $1,000-1,500

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1108. Needlework Sampler, “HELEN WALLACE SEWED THIS SEMPLAR WITH MISS COOK IN THE YEAR 1852,” stitched with wool yarns on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets, the names of Helen’s parents, “My Father Robert Wallace” and “My Mother Helen Jackson,” and monograms of several family members, over a register centered with a house flanked by trees, birds, a gate, a dog, and potted flowering plants, enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, 22 1/2 x 20 1/2 in., in a period veneer frame with gilt liner. $600-800 1109. Needlework Sampler, “Susannah Smith April 19/Aged 10 years 1853,” worked in silk threads on a wool gauze ground, with a central pious verse and house surrounded by potted flowering plants, birds, deer, blossoms, and a bowknot over her signature, all enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (scattered losses and toning to background, minor stains), 19 x 14 in., in a molded bird’s-eye maple frame. $700-900 1110. Needlework Sampler, “Sampler Work by Henrietta Clark in the 15th year of her age under the tuition of Miss S. Gridley Clements MS Bear River, October A.D. 1834,” probably New England, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets over two potted flowering plants and lower register with a church flanked by trees, enclosed in a geometric strawberry vine, (toning, minor frayed area, light stains), sight size 21 x 15 3/4 in., in a later eglomise mat and wood frame. $500-700

1111. Needlework Sampler, “Mary Waples Her Work 1804,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with a pious verse over a stitched house, trees, and flowers, bordered by a geometric flowering vine, (toning, fading), 17 3/4 x 7 3/4 in., in a mitered wood frame. $500-700 1112. Painted Silk and Silk Needlework Depicting the Biblical Story of Abraham and Isaac, America, early 19th century, stitched with silk and chenille threads on a silk ground with painted figures’ faces, angel, and background sky and mountains, sight size 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 in., in an oval eglomise mat and classical molded and incised giltwood frame. $200-250 1113. Needlework Sampler, “Maria Ronksley her Work July 16, 1824,” England, the sampler worked with silk threads and wool yarns on a linen ground, with central reserve depicting a symmetrical design of flowering plants, butterflies, squirrels, trees, rabbits, and bowls of fruit, over a verse “Have Communion with few/Be friendly with one/Deal justly with all/Speak evil of none,” and a large manor house flanked by potted flowering plants, bordered on three sides with a geometric flowering vine, (toning, fading, stains to left edge), 18 x 18 1/4 in., in a period rosewood veneer frame with gilt liner. $600-800 1114. Framed Watercolor Holt Family Register, probably Andover, Massachusetts, 19th century, unsigned, watercolor with ink inscriptions on paper, depicting the vital statistics of the Reverend Nathan Holt (1725-1792) and Sarah (Abbot) Holt (1730-1797) who were married August 4, 1757, of Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, and their descendants, ornamented with hearts and meandering rose vines with pink blossoms, (toning, foxing, creases), 16 1/2 x 20 1/2 in., in a period painted and mitered wood frame. $800-1,200

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1117. American School, 19th Century Schoolgirl Picture of a Man and Dog with Distant Village and River. Signed “Sarah A. Whitman” on paper cutout applied l.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper, oval format, 7 x 9 1/4 in., applied to paper, in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame. $800-1,200 1118. “The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword” Leaping Stag Calligraphic Exercise, America, 19th century, unsigned, ink on paper, depicting a large leaping stag, a pennant, quill pen, and scrolling banner with twigstyle lettering and stylized foliage, (minor toning and foxing), 21 x 28 in., in a period molded mahogany frame with gilt liner. $800-1,200 1119. Two Framed Leaping Stag Calligraphic Exercises, America, 19th century, ink on paper, the larger exercise inscribed “Drawn by William Curtis Mar 13 1894 Kirksville Mercantile College Kirksville Mo.,” sight size 18 1/2 x 24 1/2; the smaller example with red and gold highlights and accented with quill pen and grain stalks, inscribed “David Tobias/ A.J. Mc Gill,” sight size 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 in., both in period molded giltwood frames. $600-800 1115

1115. Attributed to Emily Eastman (Loudon, New Hampshire, 1804- ) Portrait of a Woman in a White Gown with a Blue Floral Belt. Unsigned. Watercolor and ink on paper, 14 x 10 1/2 in., in a period mitered mahogany frame. Condition: Tear u.c., minor toning, foxing, and creases. Note: According to a biography of the artist Emily Eastman by The American Folk Art Museum: “Emily Eastman is known through a group of related watercolors that depict young women in fashionable styles of the early nineteenth century. Highly decorative, each features a woman with her head tilted slightly to the side, her elaborate ringlets framing a classical face. The strong features are sharply delineated, with precise lines forming the curved brows and shape of the nose. The watercolors most likely were based on print sources, but none has been specifically identified to date...Eastman apparently worked through the 1820s, based on the dress and hairstyles depicted in her watercolors. Beyond the fact that she was born in Loudon, New Hampshire, and married Dr. Daniel Baker in 1824, little more is known about her.” $1,200-1,500 1116. American School, Early 19th Century Landscape with Two Girls in Blue Gowns Holding a Paper and a Quill Pen. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 20 x 16 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning, not examined out of frame. $800-1,200

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1120. Framed Pennsylvania Fraktur, 19th century, executed in ink and gouache on paper, depicting the name “Ubraham Weiny” inscribed in a blue-bordered rectangular reserve with a heart above and flanked by birds perched on leafy branches, and three-dimensional stars, a label affixed to the back of the frame is inscribed “c. 1830, ex Henry Hartman,” (tear u.c. light toning, creases), 11 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., in a period painted, mitered wood frame. $400-600 1121. American School, Early 19th Century Pair of Portrait Miniatures of a Little Girl with a Basket of Roses and a Boy Holding a Book, c. 1815. Unsigned. Watercolor on card, three-quarter length oval portraits, 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in., in matching blackpainted molded wood frames with eglomise mats. Condition: Minor surface grime and foxing. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby Parke Bernet, September 15, 1979. $1,500-2,500 1122. “Red Book Artist” Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Holding a Red Book, America, c. 1840, watercolor on paper with hollow-cut silhouette head, depicting a woman wearing a dark red dress belted at the waist, with a lacy white collar, her bonnet trimmed with red and blue striped ribbons, (toning), 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $1,200-1,800


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1123. Amon Gilbert Justus Da Lee (American, 1820-1879) Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor and graphite on paper, oval format, 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in., mounted under a brass mat in a deep ogee wood frame. Condition: Scattered paint flaking, minor toning and foxing. Literature: The Magazine Antiques, July/August 2011, article “Side Portrait Painters: Differentiating the Da Lee Family Artists,” by Joan R. Brownstein and Elle Shushan, pp. 154-161. The member of the Da Lee family who painted this portrait miniature was determined by the characteristics given in the article for each of the family artists. Amon Da Lee’s portraits show “a faded but pronounced blue wash that covered much of the background sides...the heads appeared to be tilted at a slight downward angle, and the eyes are unfocused,” which are characteristics of the portrait offered here. $600-800 1124. Justus Da Lee (American, 1793-1878) Portrait Miniature of Richard Waterman Moffit Da Lee (1809-1868), c. 1840. Artist and subject identified in inscriptions on verso: “Richard Da Lee. Painted by his brother Justus Da Lee about the year 1840.” Watercolor and graphite on paper, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in., mounted under a cardboard and brass mat, in one half of a pressed-paper case. Condition: Minor toning and minute paint flaking. $400-600

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1125. Anne Hall (American, 1792-1863) Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman in a White Gown with Pink Roses. Signed and dated “Anne Hall 1840” on the original backing paper. Watercolor on ivory, 4 1/8 x 4 in., unframed, with gilt-brass mat. Condition: Minor paint smudge to l.r. background. $700-900 1126. Attributed to Andrew Robertson (British, 1777-1845) Portrait Miniature of Mrs. Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock. Signed and dated in inscriptions on the reverse “Mfs Sherlock by A. Robertson 34 Gerrard Street London 1818...” and with the artist’s conjoined initials. Watercolor on ivory, sight size 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in., in a later gilt-embossed green leather button case with gilt-brass mat. Condition: Very good. Provenance: Family descent, the sitter thought by the family to be Elizabeth (Gilmor) Sherlock (b. May 11, 1779), wife of John Sherlock, of Baltimore, Maryland, and the mother of Elizabeth Gilmor Sherlock, who married Thomas Swann (1809-1883) of Virginia. Swann became the president of the Boston & Ohio Railroad from 1847-53, was the mayor of Baltimore 1856-60, the 33rd Governor of Maryland 186669, and U.S. Representative from Maryland’s 3rd, and then the 4th congressional district, 1869-79. $1,500-2,500 1127. Anglo/American School, 18th Century

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Portrait Miniature of a Woman Wearing a Blue-gray Gown. Signed and dated “R.M./1780” l.r. Watercolor and gouache on ivory, oval format, 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in., in a period gilt-brass case, the reverse lined with woven stripes of ivory-colored silk and gilt-metal threads. Condition: Very good. $300-500


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1128. British School, Late 18th/Early 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman, c. 1800. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, oval format, 2 x 1 3/8 in., in a later frame. Condition: Paint bleed at lower edge, paint loss l.c. Note: An indistinct inscription on a label affixed to the back of the frame reads: “Great Great Grandfather Edward H---lman of --- -----ford Castle/JP for Worcestershire & Staffordshire/born July 218th 1724 died April --th 1802/married Anne Green of Ro---ston Hall/15th in descent from Edward III of England and Queen Phillipa.” $300-350 1129. American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Girl in a White Dress. Indistinctly signed “L. B-ezinski” l.r. Watercolor on ivory, oval portrait, 2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in., in a red velvet easel frame. Condition: Ivory panel slightly bowed. $300-500 1130. Constantina Coltellini (Italian, Early 19th Century) Portrait of a Young Gentleman. Signed and dated “Coltellini 1807” c.r. Watercolor on ivory, (edge chip u.c., crack l.c.), 3 x 2 1/2 in., mounted in one half of a red leather case. $400-600

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1131. Pair of Silhouettes of a Lady and a Gentleman, America, c. 1840, cut and pasted full-length silhouettes with ink and gilt details, depicting a lady wearing a fancy bonnet standing beside a window with drapery, and a gentleman wearing a top hat and jacket with tails, with a walking stick, (minor toning), 10 5/8 x 7 1/4 in., in period mitered wood frames with gilt liners. $400-600

1132. Family Group Silhouette Portrait, England, c. 1840, cut and pasted silhouette with bronze highlights picturing a portly gentleman with wispy hair wearing spectacles, seated in a classical chair holding a book in one hand, with two young boys standing in front of him, a label affixed to the reverse identifying the subjects is inscribed “F. L----s Dales Grandfather Rev. Peter Steele Dale/His Father Robert Morris Dale/His Uncle Polus Dale,” (toning, minor foxing, and light stains), 12 3/4 x 13 1/2 in., in a period bird’s-eye maple veneer frame. Note: Rev. Peter Steele Dale entered Brazenose College, Oxford, England, was ordained in 1802, and was appointed minister at Hollingfare Church in Warrington, England, in 1829, where he remained until his death in 1870 at the age of 90. $300-500


1133. Three Painted Tinware Bread Baskets, America, early 19th century, one elliptical with pierced handles and floral-decorated rim band with crystallized gold-colored surface on the bottom, all on an asphaltum ground; the other two rectangular with chamfered and curved sides, one ornamented with fruit and foliage on white bands on an asphaltum ground, one with foliate-decorated red bands on a black ground, (paint wear, spots of retouch), ht. 3-4 1/4, dia. 12-14 in. $400-600 1134. Pair of Balloon-form Tin Candle Sconces, America, 19th century, sheet iron balloon- or bulb-form sconces with crimped edges, the back pierced for hanging, with vestiges of tin remaining, ht. 14, wd. 9 7/8, dp. 4 in. $1,500-2,500 1135. Painted Tinware Coffeepot, America, early 19th century, the hinged lid with brass knop, gooseneck spout, decorated with fruit around the body, on a black and asphaltum-splotched ground, (minor paint loss), ht. 10 1/2 in. $600-800 1136. Tinware Covered Chestnut Basket, Bread Basket with Wax Fruit, and Two Small Papier-mâché Plates, 19th century, a small elliptical tin covered chestnut basket with reticulated rim and integral undertray with ball feet, decorated with sepia village landscapes with figures and leafy gilt borders on a mustard yellow ground; an elliptical tin bread basket with gold crystalline interior and asphaltum exterior containing a group of wax fruit; and two small round papier-mâché plates decorated with Asian landscapes and figures, (losses to chestnut basket), ht. to 4 1/2, dia. 5-13 in. Provenance: A note in the interior of the chestnut basket reads: “This item was formerly on display at the Goyette Museum in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The museum was closed in 1976 and its contents were sold at public auction commencing September 13, 1977.” $400-600 1137. Three Paint-decorated Tinware Dome-top Boxes, America, early 19th century, the largest with brass bail, with red and green floraldecorated white band, and fruit and foliage on an asphaltum ground; the second with wire bail, red and mustard yellow swags and tassels on a black ground; the smallest with wire bail, and stylized red and white blossoms on a black ground, (paint wear), ht. 6 5/8, 4 1/2, 3 1/4, dia. 9 3/8, 8, 6 3/4 in. $400-600 1138. Painted Tinware Bread Basket, possibly the Upson Shop, Marion [Southington], Connecticut, early 19th century, elliptical, the interior painted with a white rim band ornamented with leaves and berries, the bottom with copper-colored crystalline surface, ht. 2 3/4, wd. 6 3/4, lg. 10 1/4 in. $400-600

1139. Four Paint-decorated Tinware Boxes, America, 19th century, three boxes with flat tops: one black with polychrome stenciled floral decoration and the name “Edwin Marble” inscribed on one side, one green with stenciled polychrome and gilt flowers, and the smallest with a pale yellow crystalline surface with hand-painted blossom and fruit; and a red-painted dome-top box decorated with stenciled birds and blossoms; all with wire bail handles, (paint wear), ht. 3 7/8-6 1/2, dia. 6 1/2-9 3/4 in. $400-600 1140. Four Painted Tinware Items with Gilt Classical Building Scenes, America or England, each centered with a gilt and sepia-toned scene depicting figures before a castle ruin, with red foliate and gilt borders, on a brown ground, including oval tray, round and rectangular boxes with hinged lids, and an elliptical bread basket, (paint and gilt wear), ht. 1-4, dia. 5 1/4-16 1/4 in. $400-600 1141. Twenty Carved and Painted Pieces of Stone Fruit, probably Italy, late 19th/early 20th century, four apples, two bananas, two lemons, three figs, two apricots, a tangerine, a pear, and five clusters of grapes. $400-600 1142. Five Carved and Painted Stone Vegetables, Italy, 19th century, a tomato, green pepper, eggplant, peapod, and garlic bulb, dia. 1-6 in. $600-800 1143. Mirrored Tin Wall Sconce, America, 19th century, radiating mirrored segments on round tin reflector, crimped drip pan on single tin socket, (repaired, imperfections), ht. 9 3/4, dia. 9 1/4 in. $400-600 1144. Sixteen Mostly Heart-shaped Tin Cookie Cutters, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, ten heart-shaped, one heart-and-hand motif, one heart and flowers, one star with tail, one cruciform, one hatchet-form, probably commemorating Washington’s birthday, and a round biscuit cutter with upright handle, dia. 2-5 in. $200-300 1145. Nineteen Assorted Tin Cookie Cutters, America, late 19th/early 20th century, six bird-form, two flowers, a leaf, a viola, a fish, a horse, holly leaf, two pairs of man and lady figures, a single lady, and a gingerbread boy, together with a two-part hinged tin swan mold, dia. 3-8 1/2 in. $300-500 1146. Thirteen Assorted Animal-form Tin Cookie Cutters, America, late 19th/early 20th century, including three horses, a reindeer, three dogs, a sheep, two rabbits, a pig, and a cat, dia. 3 1/4-9 in. $300-500

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1147. Ash, Pine, and Maple Fan-back Windsor Side Chair, probably eastern Connecticut, late 18th century, (minor imperfections), ht. 37 1/4, seat ht. 17 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

1151. Windsor Fan-back Armchair, possibly central Massachusetts, late 18th century, with concave serpentine cresting, bulbous vase and ring turnings, and carved saddle seat, old refinish, ht. 39, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $400-600

1148. Braced Fan-back Windsor Armchair, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1765-80, old refinish, (minor restoration), ht. 43 1/2, seat ht. 17 in.

1152. Pine, Maple and Ash Sack-back Windsor, New England, late 18th century, with scrolled knuckle arms, deep carved seat, and vase and ring turnings, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 36 1/2, seat ht, 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200

Literature: A similar example is pictured in Santore, The Windsor Style in America, Volume II, as figure 39, pp. 68-69. $1,200-1,500

1149. Windsor Maple, Ash, and Pine Sack-back Chair, possibly Connecticut River Valley, c. 1790, old refinish, ht. 41, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200

1150. Braced Bow-back Windsor Applied Armchair, Rhode Island, c. 1790, with pipestem-turned spindles, old refinish, ht. 39, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $600-800

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1153. Painted Windsor Sack-back Chair, New England, late 18th century, with vase and ring turnings and shaped saddle seat, old black painted surface, ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $2,000-4,000 1154. Painted Fan-back Windsor Side Chair, New England, late 18th century, with vase and ring turnings, a well formed saddle seat, and boldly splayed legs, old black paint with gilt and red highlights over earlier gray, (paint wear), ht. 37, seat ht. 16 in. $1,500-2,500 1155. Dark Brown-painted Sack-back Windsor Chair, southeastern New England, late 18th century, worn original surface, (imperfections), ht. 37 3/4, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $800-1,200


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1156. Windsor Ash, Pine, and Maple Sack-back Chair, New England, c. 1790, with vase and ring turnings and shaped saddle seat, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 40, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $600-800

1157. Two Black-painted Windsor Bow-back Side Chairs, New England, late 18th century, both with shaped seats on vase- and ring-turned legs joined by turned stretchers, old surface, ht. 39 3/4, 38 1/2, seat ht. 17, 18 in., respectively. $400-600

1158. Set of Four Paint-decorated Step-down Windsor Side Chairs, New England, c. 1815-20, overall brown paint, the crests with symmetrical arrangements of seashells and vines, ht. 36 1/4, seat ht. 17 in. $1,500-2,500

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1160. Three Reference Books, hardcover, Horner’s Blue Book of Philadelphia Furniture, by William MacPhereson Horner, Jr., Highland House Publishers, 1977, with dust jacket; The Windsor Style in America, Vols. I and II, by Charles Santore, Courage Books, 1981; and A Study of Simon Willard’s Clocks, by R.W. Husher and W.W. Welch, self-published, 1980, with dust jacket. $400-600

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1161. Fir High-back Settle with Drawers, England, probably late 18th century, the slightly concave back of vertical beaded boards and shaped sides with applied scrolled arms, on a conformingly shaped seat with half-drawers with beaded recessed panels, brasses replaced, refinished, ht. 68 1/2, wd. 74, dp. 19, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $600-800 1162. Burl Bowl, America, 19th century, round turned bowl with incised lines about the collar, (minor base crack), ht. 3 7/8, dia. 9 in. $300-500 1163. Burl Bowl, America, 19th century, turned bowl with incised collar, ht. 3, dia. 7 3/4 in. $400-600 1164. Small Burl Bowl, America, 19th century, tapered round bowl with incised delineated base, with traces of old green paint, ht. 1 3/4, dia. 4 3/8 in. $500-700 1165. Small Burl Bowl, America, 19th century, turned shallow bowl with incised lines on collar and base, ht. 2 1/4, dia. 6 3/4 in. $300-500 1166. Small Burl Bowl, America, 19th century, round shallow bowl with incised delineated collar and base, ht. 1 3/8, dia. 4 3/8 in. $300-500 1167. Carved Burl Bowl, late 18th/early 19th century, hand-hewn elliptical bowl with integral carved handle, (imperfections), ht. 7, wd. 14 3/4, lg. 17 1/4 in. $400-600


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1168. Carved Burl Butter Paddle, America, early 19th century, with integral carved handle, dia. 7 in. $300-500 1169. Burl Bowl, America, early 19th century, deep round hand-hewn bowl with two pierced holes near rim for hanging, (minor old rim loss and age crack), ht. 5 1/2, dia. 13 1/2 in. $800-1,200 1170. Turned Burl Bowl, America, early 19th century, large shallow bowl with turned collar, ht. 4 5/8, bowl dia. 18 1/4 in. $800-1,200 1171. Burl Bowl, America, late 18th/early 19th century, deep round handhewn bowl with integral tab handle and pierced hanger, ht. 5 3/4, dia. 17 1/8 in. $1,500-2,500 1172. Painted Yellow Pine Checkerboard with Numerals 1-32, America, late 19th century, square panel with red and black painted checkerboard, and numerals painted on the black squares, (joinery separation on panel), 15 1/2 x 15 in. $800-1,200

1173. Polychrome-painted Backgammon Game Board, America, late 19th century, rectangular panel with incised backgammon game with two central rosettes, the reverse depicting a central diamond design flanked by spreadwing eagles and half-spheres, with chip-carved geometric borders on a pyrographic stippled field, (minor age cracks and edge losses), 18 x 11 3/4 in. $800-1,200 1174. Polychrome-painted and Gilt-stenciled Parcheesi Game Board, America, late 19th century, square panel with applied molding, incised and painted playing field, (minor wear), 27 1/4 x 27 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 1175. Primitive Wood Game Board, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular panel, one side a checkerboard with applied painted cardboard playing field with hand-carved round and square playing pieces, signed “J.H. Brown,” the reverse with incised Nine Men’s Morris game and another, 9 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. $300-500 1176. Marquetry-inlaid Checkerboard, New York, c. 1880, square game board with applied molding, inlaid with contrasting light and dark woods, the checkerboard surrounded with geometric borders with fivepoint stars in the corners, the back inlaid with the initials “ANC,” 19 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. Note: A note affixed to the back is inscribed: “Crafted in 1880 by patients of this Dr. by welfare patients, [at]...Welfare Island Hospital, N.Y.” $400-600

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1177. Five Grain-painted Wood Frames, America, 19th century, (scattered paint wear), exterior sizes from 16 x 11 7/8-17 x 13 1/2, inner apertures 14 x 10, two 14 1/8 x 10 1/8, 10 1/4 x 14 1/8, 8 7/8 x 12 1/4 in. $500-700

1179. Three Carved Wood Butter Molds and Two Butter Stamps, America, 19th century, the molds with carved pineapple, leaf, and diamond designs, the stamps with sheaf of grain and feathered eightpoint star motifs, dia. 4 1/2-4 3/4 in. $300-500

1178. Five Assorted Carved and Turned Treen Items, 19th century, a burl scoop, trencher plate, covered snuff box, spoon, and napkin ring, dia. to 9 3/4 in. $400-600

1180. Birch Wall-mounted Candle Box, possibly New Hampshire, 19th century, shaped pierced back on box with lift-up, hinged, slant lid with molded edge, over a compartment and single drawer with brass knob, applied base molding, (losses, stains), ht. 17 1/4, wd. 3/8, dp. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor from Lynch & Graham, Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1972. $600-800

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1181. Candlemold Stand, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the pine stand with bootjack ends, holds twenty-four pewter candle tubes, ht. 18, wd. 20 3/4, dp. 7 1/2 in. $400-600

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1182. Three Tiger Maple and Steel Cooper’s Barrel-making Tools, America, 19th century, the shaped planing tools with curved blades, lg. 7 1/4-11 in. $300-500 1183. Clarson Crolius, Sr., Stoneware “PICKLES” Jar, “C. CROLIUS MANUFACTURER MANHATTAN-WELLS NEW-YORK,” the jar with cylindrical sides, impressed maker’s marks and “PICKLES,” (minor imperfections), ht. 6 5/8 in. $1,500-2,500

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1184. Miniature Stoneware Jar with Incised Cobalt-filled Bird and Leaf Decoration, possibly Albany, New York, early 19th century, ovoid form with lug handles terminating with daubs of cobalt blue, one side ornamented with a cobalt-filled incised bird with its head turned to the side, the reverse with a stylized leaf, (minor imperfections), ht. 4 3/8 in. $800-1,200 1185

1185. Pewter-mounted Salt-glazed Stoneware Tankard with Cobalt Horse, probably Germany, late 18th/early 19th century, the pewter lid with ball thumb-piece monogrammed “HS,” the body decorated with cobalt-glazed raised and incised horse and foliage designs, ht. 10 1/8 in. $800-1,200 1186. Moses B. Tyler Signed Stoneware Inkwell, Albany, New York, c. 1820s, short cylindrical form with inkwell and four quill holes, impressed “M.TYLER ALBANY/MANUFACTURER” on the top and brushed with cobalt, and “M.TYLER ALBANY” impressed on the lower side, with cobalt-brushed well and rim borders, ht. 2 1/8, dia. 4 5/8 in. $2,000-3,000 1187. 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 and the handle terminals daubed in cobalt, (base chips), ht. 10 1/2 in. $400-600 1188. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug with Codfish Motif, 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 titled “New light on Boston stoneware and Frederick Carpenter,” by Lura Woodside Watkins, June 1972, pp. 1054-55. $1,000-1,500

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1189. Parrot Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Crock, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER MASS.,” third quarter 19th century, five-gallon straightsided crock with lug handles, with brushed stylized parrot perched on a branch decoration, impressed maker’s mark to shoulder, (base chips), ht. 11 7/8 in. $600-800

1194. Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Star with Face Decoration, Thompson Harrington, Lyons, New York, 1852-72, three-gallon slightly tapered oval crock with lug handles, ornamented with a brushed eight-point star centered with a face, impressed maker’s marks to shoulder, (hairline, handle chips), ht. 12 in. $3,000-5,000

1190. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER MASS.,” third quarter 19th century, four-gallon straightsided jug with brushed stylized flower decoration, impressed maker’s mark to shoulder, (base chips), ht. 17 3/4 in. $300-500

1195. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Bird and “PEA SOUP” Decorated Jug, “M.E. VAIL & SON Middletown Vt.,” late 19th century, three-gallon straight-sided jug, with brushed bird perched on a branch over the inscription “PEA SOUP,” (crack to rear), ht. 15 1/2 in. $600-800

1191. “Worcester Dove” Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jar, “F.B. NORTON & CO. WORCESTER MASS.,” third quarter 19th century, 1 1/2-gallon jar with lug handles, with hand-painted cobalt dove on branch ornamenting the front, and impressed maker’s marks to shoulder, (chips, cracks), ht. 10 3/4 in. $300-500

1196. Dragonfly Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug, Nathan Clark, Jr., Athens, New York, mid to late 19th century, two-gallon straight-sided jug with brushed stylized dragonfly decoration and impressed maker’s marks to shoulder, (base chip), ht. 14 1/8 in. $400-600

1192. Norton Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird, “J. & E. NORTON BENNINGTON VT.,” 1850-61, gallon jug with freehand brushed cobalt bird perched on a branch and cobalt-filled impressed maker’s marks, (minor chips), ht. 11 3/4 in. $300-500

1197. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jug with Incised Leaf Decoration, probably New York City area, early 19th century, two-gallon ovoid form with incised lines around the neck above five incised leaves filled with cobalt blue, with cobalt-daubed handle terminals, (chips to lower handle), ht. 14 1/2 in. $700-900

1193. Stoneware Jug with Cobalt-incised Ring-necked Pheasant, possibly one of the Remmey family of potters, New York City or New York State, early 19th century, two-gallon oval jug with reeded neck, decorated on one side with an incised and cobalt blue filled design of a ring-necked pheasant perched on an arched flowering leafy branch, and with cobaltdaubed handle terminals, (minor imperfections), ht. 14 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

1198. Six-gallon Stoneware Churn Decorated with a Cobalt Bird on Branch, “E.W. FARRINGTON, ELMIRA, N.Y.,” late 19th century, the churn with freehand cobalt painted bird on branch, and cobalt-filled, foliate-molded lug handles with simulated screwheads, impressed maker’s mark to shoulder, Albany slip-glazed interior, (glaze flakes), ht. 19 1/2 in. $600-800

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1199. Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jar and Crock, America, 19th century, an ovoid jar with lug handles with impressed “ARMSTRONG & WENTWORTH NORWICH” maker’s mark, the other a tapered ovoid crock with lug handles ornamented with brushed cobalt flowers, with “N. CLARK JR. ATHENS N.Y.” impressed mark on neck, (cracks, chips), ht. 13 1/2, 11 in. $300-500

1200. Hand-molded Redware Pottery Figure of a Nude Woman, probably 19th century, with stand, ht. 6 1/2 in. $100-200

1201. Miniature Rustic Modeled Earthenware Armchair, (imperfections), ht. 9 1/8 in. $500-700

1202. Two Redware Dishes, Slip-decorated Pottery Dish, and a Whieldon Pottery Plate, America and England, late 18th/early 19th century, a redware pie plate with coggled rim decorated with yellow and brown slip in a stylized tulip blossom motif, and a small, shallow, undecorated redware dish; a small round sauce dish, possibly made in the Shenandoah Valley area, decorated with daubs of yellow and green leaf-like devices; and a Whieldon pottery plate with diamond diaper and leaf design on scalloped rim, glazed with manganese sponging, enhanced with green splotches, (rim chips), dia. 4-10 1/4 in. $400-600 1203. Redware Slip-decorated Loaf Dish, America, early 19th century, oblong dish with coggled rim, decorated with triple wavy-line yellow slip, (rim chips), 7 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. $300-500 1204. Bennington Pottery “Cavalier” Flint Enamel Tobacco Jar, attributed to Lyman, Fenton & Co., Bennington, Vermont, 1848-58, the jar with lift-off cover, unmarked, (imperfections), ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Ted Johnson collection.

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1205. Molded Copper Codfish Weathervane, America, early 20th century, full-body molded sheet copper figure with crimped sheet copper fins, verdigris patina, with stand, overall ht. 13, lg. 26 in. $1,000-1,500 1206. Gilt Copper Quill Pen Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with ball finial, with stand, overall ht. 17 1/4, lg. 24 in. $1,000-1,500 1207. Copper and Iron Arrow Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, iron arrow point and joinery on copper rod with crimped sheet copper tail, painted black over earlier gilding, with metal stand, overall ht. 21 1/4, lg. 48 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

1208. Large Cushing & White Gilt Copper and Zinc “Dexter� Horse Weathervane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, cast zinc head on full-body figure with full mane and tail, mounted on a tubular copper rod with oval copper manufacturer’s tag, impressed marks, with stand, overall ht. 26 3/4, lg. 47 in. $3,000-5,000

1209. Molded Copper Running Horse Weathervane, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, full-body figure with full mane and tail, cast bronze head, verdigris surface, no stand, ht. 20 1/2, wd. 6, lg. 32 in. $500-700

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1210. Molded Copper and Cast Iron Running Horse Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cast iron head on flattened full body and tail, sheet copper mane, mounted on a copper rod, verdigris surface, with stand, (seam separations, dents), overall ht. 18 3/4, lg. 28 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

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1211. Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Running Horse Weathervane, possibly A.L. Jewell & Co. or L.W. Cushing & Sons, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, cast zinc head with applied sheet copper ears, flattened sheet copper body with applied corrugated copper tail, mounted on a copper rod, weathered verdigris surface with remnants of earlier paint, with stand, (loss and bullet hole to rod, other minor imperfections), overall ht. 19 1/4, lg. 27 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500


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1212. Gilt Copper and Zinc Ethan Allen Running Horse Weathervane, L.W. Cushing & Sons or Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, cast zinc head on molded sheet copper full-body form, mounted on a copper rod, with stand, (minor dents), overall ht. 17 1/2, lg. 27 in. $1,200-1,800

1213. Molded Copper and Zinc Running Horse Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened full-body molded sheet copper figure with zinc ears, mounted on a copper rod, verdigris surface with traces of earlier gilding, with stand, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 18 1/4, lg. 34 in. $1,500-2,500

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1214. Black-painted Cast Iron Running Horse Figure, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body form mounted on a rectangular cast iron plinth, ht. 14 1/4, lg. 23 1/2 in. $800-1,200

1216. Gilded Molded Copper and Zinc Gamecock Weathervane, attributed to Harris & Co., Boston, 1868-82, full-body molded sheet copper figure with zinc head and articulated feet, mounted on a copper orb, with stand, (imperfections), ht. 23 1/2, lg. 16 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

1215. Rochester Iron Works Cast Iron Rooster Weathervane, Rochester, New Hampshire, late 19th century, two-part hollow cast iron full-body figure with remnants of black paint, with applied cutout and riveted sheet iron tail, with stand, ht. 31 1/2, lg. 33 in. $6,000-8,000

1217. A.L. Jewell & Co. Molded Copper and Zinc Rooster Weathervane, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1852-67, full-body figure with embossed details on wings and sheet copper tail, verdigris surface, with metal stand, overall ht. 31 1/2, lg. 29 in. Literature: See The Art of the Weathervane, by Steve Miller, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Pennsylvania, 1984 p. 37, which pictures a similar A.L. Jewell & Co. rooster vane. $4,000-6,000

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1218. Small Molded Gilt Copper Rooster Weathervane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure with embossed feather details and sheet copper comb, wattle, and tail, mounted on an arrow with cast iron tip and sheet copper feathers, on a metal shaft, with two copper orbs and cast iron directionals, no stand, (dents), ht. of vane only 16, lg. 30, shaft ht. 51 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

1219. Molded Copper Gamecock Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, full-body figure mounted on a copper rod with small copper orb, verdigris surface with remains of earlier gilding, with stand, overall ht. 21, lg. 16 1/8 in. $1,500-2,500

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1220. Gilt Zinc and Copper Eagle Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cast zinc head on full-body spreadwing figure mounted on a copper sphere and arrow with zinc tip, with stand, (minor dents to arrow tail), overall ht. 19 1/2, wd. 21 1/4, dp. 21 in. Provenance: Reportedly Ex Bob Withington collection.

$600-800

1221. Molded Copper Eagle Weathervane, America, early 20th century, full-body spreadwing figure mounted on a sphere and an arrow with cast zinc tip, further mounted on a small wood stump, weathered gilt and verdigris surface, (dents, seam separations), overall ht. 21, wd. 25, dp. 24 3/4 in. $600-800 1222. Small Gilt Copper and Zinc Eagle Weathervane, America, early 20th century, zinc head on full-body molded sheet copper spreadwing figure, mounted on a copper sphere and an arrow, no stand, ht. 13 3/4, wd. 12 1/2, lg. 15 1/4 in. $600-800

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1223. Molded Copper Cow Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with applied horn, ears, and harness, mounted on a hollow copper bar with conical arrow point, verdigris surface, with wood stand, (minor dents), overall ht. 25 1/2, lg. 33 in. $6,000-8,000

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1224. Molded Gilt-copper Cow Weathervane, L.W. Cushing & Sons or Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure with cast horns and tail, applied sheet copper ears, mounted on a copper rod, with stand, overall ht. 14 3/4, lg. 24 5/8 in. $3,000-5,000

1225. Molded Gilt Copper Ram Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, slightly flattened full-body figure with applied molded sheet copper horns, allover hammered texture, weathered gilt surface, mounted on a copper rod, with metal stand, overall ht. 24 3/8, lg. 28 in. $4,000-6,000


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1226. Gilt Copper Setter Weathervane, America, early 20th century, flattened full-body figure with applied molded sheet copper ears, full tail, mounted on a copper rod, with stand, weathered gilt surface with scattered verdigris, (dents), overall ht. 15 3/4, lg. 32 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500

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1227. Molded Gilt Copper Irish Setter Weathervane, America, early 20th century, flattened full-body form with textured surface, applied sheet copper ears, mounted on a copper rod, with stand, overall ht. 18, lg. 32 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000


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1228. Molded Copper Leaping Stag Weathervane, America, 20th century, full-body figure with cast bronze head and sheet copper ears, mounted on a copper rod, dark brown patinated surface with traces of verdigris, no stand, ht. 26, lg. 29 in. $1,500-2,500

1229. Painted and Gilt Copper Automobile Weathervane, America, 20th century, full-body auto with copper rotating wheels and a spare mounted to the side, mounted on a copper rod, with metal stand, white thinly painted surface with traces of gilt, ht. 18 1/8, wd. 10 1/4, lg. 24 1/4 in. $2,000-4,000

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1230. Sheet Zinc, Copper, and Iron Wirework Airplane Weathervane, America, early to mid-20th century, shaped sheet zinc wings, body, and propeller, copper joinery and wirework wheels, with stand, (minor losses on back wheel), overall ht. 18 5/8, wd. 24, dp. 27 in. $1,000-1,500

1231. Gilt Copper, Bronze, and Iron Bannerette Weathervane with Canoe Motif, America, late 19th century, floral and scroll cutout sheet copper banner with silhouetted canoe and paddler, bronze arrow tip, bronze and iron orbs, with iron and bronze directionals, on a metal stand, weathered gilt surface with verdigris, overall ht. 87 3/4, lg. 36 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

1232. Molded and Wrought Iron Cupid Weathervane, America, 19th century, standing figure of Cupid carrying a large a bow over his shoulder, composed of cut sheet iron shaped and riveted together, and wrought iron bow, with incised details to face and wings, painted black, mounted on a rod with wood base, overall ht. 18 3/4, wd. 13 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex collection Howard and Jean Lipman, sold at Sotheby’s, The Howard and Jean Lipman Collection of Important American Folk Art & Painted Furniture, November 14, 1981, Lot 208; also the Rizzo Collection of Important American Folk Art & Decorative Arts, Sotheby’s, Sale 4911M, April 29, 1982, Lot 42. $800-1,200

1233. Sheet Iron Two Owls Silhouette Weathervane, America, early to mid-20th century, cutout sheet iron figures perched on an iron arrow, weathered layers of paint with some rusty surface, with stand, overall ht. 23 3/4, lg. 32 in. $400-600

1234. Carved Giltwood Rooster Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, with integral carved comb, wattle, and tail, with stand, ht. 13 1/2, lg. 18 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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1235. Federal Inlaid Cherry Desk/Bookcase, Connecticut, early 19th century, the top section with hinged doors opening to an interior of twenty-one compartments with scrolled dividers, on lower section with lid, on a case of cockbeaded drawers, and dovetailed bracket base centering a drop pendant, old replaced brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 91 3/4, case wd. 40 3/4, case dp. 20 in. $4,000-6,000

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1236. Federal Mahogany Veneer Glazed Desk Bookcase, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810, the top section with shaped gallery joining square plinths with brass ball finials, above two hinged doors opening to an interior of two shelves, three drawers, and seven valanced compartments, on the projecting case with fold-out writing surface and four graduated cockbeaded drawers, on slightly flaring French feet, old replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 75, wd. 42, dp. 20 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500

1237. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Lady’s Desk, New England, c. 1810, the hinged cornice reveals a shallow well, replaced brasses, refinished, (restoration), ht. 53, wd. 40 1/4, dp. 18 in. $1,500-2,500

1238. Federal Mahogany Inlaid and Flame Mahogany Veneer Sideboard, probably New York, c. 1805, the reverse serpentine top with canted corners, on conformingly shaped string-inlaid case of central drawer above two hinged doors flanked by larger doors, on six square tapering legs with double-banded cuffs, old brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 39 1/2, case wd. 63, dp. 25 in. $2,500-3,500

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1239. Federal Carved and Inlaid Cherry Candlestand, New England, c. 1815, the octagonal top with banded and string-inlaid border, on a vase- and ringturned reeded post on tripod base of shaped legs ending in tall spade feet, appears to retain original finish, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/4, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 24 in. $3,000-5,000

1240. Federal Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the circular top on a vase- and ring-turned post continuing to tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 27, dia. 17 1/2 in. $300-500

1241. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Chest of Drawers, probably North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1810, old refinish, brasses appear to be original, (minor imperfections), ht. 36, case wd. 39, dp. 19 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 1241

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1242. American School, 19th Century Portrait of Harriet Loud Howe. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 31 x 25 1/4 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame; accompanied by a family bible with a genealogy of Reed family members, and a presentation inscription written by Harriet to a young Reed family member. Condition: Minor craquelure. Provenance: This portrait and that of a child, lot 1243, were passed down by descent through members of the Shaw, Reed, Loud, and Howe families. Note: Harriet Loud Howe was born February 28, 1795, the daughter of Eliphalet and Hannah (Blanchard) Loud of Weymouth, Massachusetts. She was the first wife of Dr. Appleton Howe (b. 1792), a graduate of Harvard who practiced medicine in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and was notable in civic and state affairs. Harriet died childless on November 15, 1848. $1,500-2,500 1243. Cephas Giovanni Thompson (American, 1809-1888) Portrait of a Young Child. Signed “C.G. Thompson Sculpt March 1834 G” l.r. Oil on canvas, 22 1/2 x 18 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very minor retouch to nose, minor craquelure.

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Provenance: This portrait and that of Harriet Loud Howe, lot 1242, were passed down by descent through members of the Shaw, Reed, Loud, and Howe families. It was thought that this portrait may be of Maria Theresa Reed (b. August 30, 1830, d. July 25, 1860). $1,000-1,500 1244. Ethan Allen Greenwood (Massachusetts, 1779-1856) Portrait of a Young Child. Signed and dated “Greenwood Pinxit 1813” l.l. Oil on panel, 16 5/8 x 13 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Panel slightly bowed, otherwise good. $2,000-3,000 1245. Federal Maple and Tiger Maple Veneer Bowfront Chest of Drawers, New England, c. 1810, the case of four cockbeaded drawers and inlaid banding above the flaring French feet, oval brass pulls, old refinish, (minor imperfections), ht. 37, case wd. 38 3/4, top dp. 22 in. $600-800 1246. Federal Inlaid Mahogany and Bird’s-eye Maple and Rosewood Veneer Bowfront Chest, Massachusetts or New Hampshire, c. 1810, brass pulls appear to be original, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 38, wd. 41, dp. 23 in. $1,000-2,000 1247. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Bowfront Chest of Drawers, possibly Maine, c. 1810, top with string-inlaid front edge on case of four drawers with string-inlaid borders, front of cutout base with geometric band inlay, ht. 39 1/2, wd. 42 1/4 in.

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Note: A handwritten label on back reads: “Lent by Hannah Woodman, 75 Vaughan Street, Portland, Maine, to the Colonial Dames of Maine, June 1936.” $800-1,200


1248. Federal Carved and Inlaid Cherry Lady’s Desk, probably central Massachusetts, c. 1815-20, the two faux-tambour hinged doors open to an interior of four drawers and six compartments, on projecting base with fold-out writing surface and reeded pilasters flanking three cockbeaded, crossbanded, and string-inlaid drawers, all on a cutout skirt joining turned legs, (imperfections), ht. 47 3/4, wd. 38, dp. 20 in. $1,000-1,500

1249. Federal Mahogany Inlaid Demilune Card Table, Rhode Island or Massachusetts, c. 1795, the top with inlaid edge on square tapering legs with inlaid patera dies continuing to stringing and bellflowers, joined by a string-inlaid skirt, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

1250. Federal Inlaid Mahogany Card Table, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810-15, the folding top with serpentine front, ovolo corners, halfserpentine ends, and checker-inlaid edge, on a conforming similarly inlaid base centering a projecting panel inlaid with an oval, joining quarter-engaged vase- and ring-turned reeded legs, (refinished), ht. 31, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 18 in. $800-1,200

1251. Federal String-inlaid Mahogany Card Table, probably Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1795, the folding top with serpentine front and half-round ends on a conforming base with inlaid panels of light and dark woods, on square tapering legs, old refinished surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 30, wd. 36, dp. 17 3/4 in. $600-800

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1252. Federal Mahogany Pembroke Table, probably New York, c. 1810-20, the shaped top with ovolo corners above the straight skirt with faux and working drawers joining tapering legs ending in ball feet, refinished, ht. 28 1/4, wd. open 44 1/4, dp. 34 1/2 in. $400-600

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1253. Federal Red-stained Birch One-drawer Stand, possibly New Hampshire, early 19th century, the rectangular top with beaded and chamfered edge above a single bird’s-eye maple drawer and straight skirt joining square tapering legs, old surface, (very minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 15 3/4 in. Provenance: Skinner, November 7, 2004, Lot 263.

$600-800

1254. Federal Carved Mahogany, Mahogany Veneer, and Bird’s-eye Maple Inlaid Tall Case Clock, southeastern Massachusetts, c. 180515, the painted dial with moon’s age in the arch and a ship flying an American flag, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 92 in. Note: The inside of the waist door inscribed “Isaac Cory bought of Sylvester Brownell and brought in a sleigh around from the Deacon Brownell Farm of the west side of the River in Acoaxet - in early part of 18th [sic] century.” A note accompanying the clock, written on a brown bag, further details that the clock descended through a family on Westport Point. $6,000-8,000


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1255. Maple Tall Case Clock, Abel Hutchins, Concord, New Hampshire, c. 1810-15, the hood with glazed tombstone door opening to the white-painted iron dial with floral spandrels, moon’s age indicator in the arch, a small painted insect at 2 o’clock, and lettered “Abel Hutchins/ CONCORD,” with calendar aperture below, the brass eight-day weightdriven movement with cutout plates, above the waist with rectangular door flanked by brass-mounted quarter-columns, and base resting on ogee feet, (restored), re-stained red, ht. 90 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

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1257. Federal Mahogany and Brass Patent Timepiece, Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1815, with white-painted iron dial numbered “No. 1727” and signed “A. Willard, Jr.,” above the crossbanded throat and pendulum box frames, the throat tablet lettered “PATENT,” the lower tablet depicting two children at play, ht. 39 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500 1256

1256. Federal Maple Tall Case Clock, attributed to Abner Rogers, Berwick, Maine, c. 1805, white-painted iron dial with a rocking ship in the arch, with iron plate movement, the case with reeded plinths, quartercolumns in the waist, and cutout base, later red-stained varnish, (imperfections), ht. 89 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

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1258. Federal Gilt-gesso and Eglomise Patent Timepiece, probably Massachusetts, early 19th century, the lower tablet depicting a riverside house with a thatched roof, (restored), ht. 38 in. $2,000-3,000 1259. Rosewood-grained No. 5 Wall Timepiece, E. Howard and Co., Boston, mid-19th century, the white-painted iron dial lettered “E. Howard & Co./BOSTON,” with reverse-painted and gilt glasses below, ht. 28 3/4 in. $800-1,200


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1260. Mahogany Pillar and Scroll Shelf Clock, E. Terry & Sons, Plymouth, Connecticut, thirty-hour wooden movement, (imperfections), ht. 31 1/4 in. $800-1,200 1261. Pair of Federal Carved Mahogany Square-back Side Chairs, northern New England, c. 1805, the arched cresting above four splats topped by carved clusters of leaves above rosettes, the overupholstered seats on frontal molded square tapering legs, old surface, (restored), ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $600-800

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1262. Federal Mahogany Veneer and Inlaid Bowfront Sideboard, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800, the top with banded edge on a case of central drawer and cupboard drawers, all flanked by doors, (imperfections, sun-bleached), ht. 39, lg. 71, dp. 25 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 1263. Federal Upholstered Carved and Wavy Birch-inlaid Mahogany Sofa, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810-15, the slightly arched back with downward-sloping side continuing to reeded handholds on vaseand ring-turned posts and blocked with inlaid panels bordered by stringing, and conformingly turned legs, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 37, wd. 77, dp. 27 in. $1,500-2,500

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1264. Federal Cherry Demilune Console Table, New England, c. 17901800, with floral-inlaid panels and stringing, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 45, dp. 19 in. $1,000-1,500 1265. Federal Carved Mahogany Shield-back Side Chair, probably Hartford, Connecticut, area, c. 1795-1800, the pierced splat centering a carved urn, with overupholstered serpentine-front seat on tapering molded front legs, old refinish, ht. 37 3/4, seat ht. 18 in. $600-800 1266. Federal Cherry Shield-back Side Chair, Connecticut, late 18th century, the arched cresting above a pierced splat with scrolls centering an urn, refinished, ht. 38 1/2, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600 1267. Federal Mahogany Urn-back Side Chair, probably Hartford, Connecticut, the arched crest rail and shaped stiles centering a pierced scroll-carved splat with an urn, the overupholstered serpentine front seat on square, tapering, fluted front legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 38, seat ht. 18 in. $800-1,200

1270. Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Tea Caddy, England or America, late 18th/ early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid, the top and sides ornamented with inlaid fluted ovals, quarterfans, crossbanded borders, and a kite-shaped bone escutcheon, with a plain oval to interior lid, (minor veneer losses, lid slightly warped), ht. 4 5/8, wd. 10, dp. 5 1/4 in. $400-600 1271. Polychrome-painted Floral-decorated and Inlaid Wood Tea Caddy, England, c. 1820, cut-corner three-compartment caddy, the exterior lid centered with painted garden tools surrounded by garlands of flowers, the sides decorated with blue ribbons suspending floral swags, floral wreaths, and vines, the interior with three wells lined with rose-colored leather, supported on brass ball feet, ht. 7 1/4, wd. 11 3/4, dp. 6 in. $400-600 1272. Two Penwork-decorated Pine Boxes, by Emily Ruth Cossitt (18131897), Claremont, New Hampshire, c. 1849, rectangular boxes with hinged lids, decorated about the top and sides with flowers, cornucopia, and scrolled foliage, one signed and dated “E.R. Cossitt, Claremont, N.H., April 20, 1849” on the bottom, the other probably used as a sewing box, with a poem inscribed on the bottom in tribute to Emily’s younger sister Harriet E. Cossitt (1826-1903), ht. 3 1/2, wd. 12, dp. 8 3/4 in. $300-500

1268. Inlaid Tiger Maple Veneer Dome-top Box, America, 19th century, with banded inlay oval on the hinged domed top and brass swing handles, (imperfections), ht. 6 1/4, wd. 8 3/4, lg. 11 1/2 in. $400-600

1273. Floral Wallpaper-covered Dome-top Box, America, c. 1835, pine box with blue, white, and green floral wallpaper-covered exterior, sheet iron latch and hinges, (scattered losses and wear to wallpaper), ht. 6, wd. 11, dp. 6 1/2 in. $400-600

1269. Mahogany Basket of Fruit Carving, 19th century, carved in the halfround, mounted on a wood plinth, overall ht. 9 1/2, wd. 10 3/4 in. $300-500

1274. Small Oval Floral- and Figural-decorated Blue Wallpaper-covered Box, America, c. 1830, ht. 2 5/8, dia. 4 3/4 in. $400-600

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1275. Polychrome Floral-decorated, Blue-painted Wood Covered Bride’s Box, northern Europe, late 18th/early 19th century, oblong bentwood box with laced splint joinery, the cover decorated with a floral bouquet, the sides with bands of tulips, all on a light blue ground, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 10 3/8, lg. 17 in. $300-500 1276. Polychrome Angel- and Floral-decorated Wood Bride’s Box, northern Europe, late 18th/early 19th century, oblong bentwood box with laced splint joinery, the cover decorated with an angel and flowers, the sides with floral bands, all on a red ground, (minor wear, bottom panel split), ht. 6 1/2, wd. 10 3/4, lg. 18 in. $500-700 1277. Two Miniature Veneered Wood Doll’s Bureaus, America, 19th century, one three-drawer mahogany veneer chest with string inlay with turned wood pulls, ht. 9 1/2, wd. 10 1/2, the other with mahogany case and two bird’s-eye maple veneer short drawers and two long drawers, with brass knobs, on faceted wood feet, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 10 1/2 in. $200-250 1278. Folk Art Wood Box Paint-decorated with Two Boys in a Landscape, probably New England, c. 1840, rectangular box with hinged lid, the top painted with a scene of two boys standing beside the bank of a river, one boy blowing a horn and pulling a toy horse, the other boy is holding a wide-brimmed hat in one hand and is pointing to the sky, with trees, a house, and a well-sweep in the distance, the sides of the box painted black with red, yellow, and gilt striping, the interior lined with hand-painted paper doilies, (age crack to top, scattered paint loss), ht. 4 3/4, wd. 11 5/8, dp. 9 3/8 in. Provenance: Purchased at Sotheby’s, The Howard and Jean Lipman Collection of Important American Folk Art & Painted Furniture, November 14, 1981, Lot 99, with original auction hang tag. Literature: This box is illustrated in Young America: A Folk Art History, by Jean Lipman, Elizabeth V. Warren, and Robert Bishop, Museum of American Folk Art, New York, 1986, p. 172. $800-1,200

1279. Hand-painted Box Decorated with a Brick House and a Basket of Flowers, America, 19th century, the box with hinged lift-top, lower drawer to side, and three faux drawers, the exterior painted red with black and mustard striped borders, the top ornamented with a handpainted Federal brick house, the front with a basket of multicolored blossoms, the faux drawers with heart-shaped brasses with wire ring pulls, (minor imperfections), ht. 4 3/4, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 6 3/4 in. $600-800 1280. Fan-carved Mahogany Box, America, early 19th century, dovetailconstructed rectangular box with hinged lid with brass bail handle, ornamented with relief-carved fans and dentil and sawtooth borders, ht. 3 1/2, wd. 11 1/4, dp. 7 1/2 in. $300-500 1281. Wood Parquetry Inlaid Box, late 19th century, rectangular box with canted hinged cover, the top and sides of the box inlaid with numerous contrasting wood geometric designs, the box opens to an interior with purple velvet lining, a mirror on the lid, and a compartmented lift-out tray, ht. 7 3/8, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 8 3/4 in. $400-600 1282. Cherry Lift-top Flatware Box, America, 19th century, shaped and pierced handle/divider on dovetail-constructed box with two hinged lids, (corner losses), ht. 9, wd. 11 1/2, lg. 14 3/4 in. $400-600 1283. Anglo-American School, 19th Century Sheep in a Pastoral Landscape. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 17 x 24 in., in a bird’s-eye maple veneer frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure, scattered retouch. $3,000-5,000

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1284. British School, 19th Century

1287. American School, 19th Century

The Durham Ox. Unsigned, with a handwritten letter and a newspaper clipping affixed to the reverse. Oil on panel, 14 1/2 x 22 in., framed. Condition: Horizontal crack to panel, pronounced but stable craquelure, retouch, surface grime.

Still Life with Fruit in a Glass Compote. Signed “Wm R. Gray� on the reverse. Watercolor stenciled on Bristol board, 15 x 12 in., in a later mitered wood frame. Condition: Minor toning, surface grime. $800-1,200

Note: Born in October 1795, the white Durham Ox grew to a tremendous size reaching 3,400 pounds by age 10. The ox was famous throughout England and Scotland.

1288. American School, 19th Century

Sold for the benefit of the collections of the Smith College Museum of Art. $300-500 1285. John S. Bower (American, Late 19th/Early 20th Century) Two Works: Still Life with Peaches and Still Life with Two Peaches and Two Strawberries. Unsigned. Pastel on card, 10 x 12 and 7 x 9 in., in period molded wood, and gold-painted gesso frames. $300-500 1286. American School, 19th Century Still Life with Sliced Watermelon. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 17 1/2 x 21 1/2 in., in a later molded gold-painted wood frame. Condition: Minor retouch to l.c. background, paint loss to u.l. background, frame rub to edges. $400-600

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Theorem with a Bluebird, Nest, and Basket of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor on thin card, 18 1/4 x 15 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Toning. $600-800 1289. American School, 19th Century Theorem with a Bouquet of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on velvet, 19 1/4 x 15 1/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, minor foxing. $300-500 1290. American School, 19th Century Theorem with a Bouquet of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 16 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, minor foxing. $300-500


1291. American School, 19th Century Two Theorems: A Basket of Flowers and A Basket of Fruit. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 12 x 15 in., in matching period mahogany veneer frames. Condition: Toning, stains, small loss at u.c. to fruit basket. $700-900 1292. Linda Carter Lefko (New York State, 20th/21st Century) Theorem with Watermelon Slices on a Blue Feather-rimmed Platter. Signed “Lefko” l.r. Paint on velvet, 10 1/2 x 18 3/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. Note: Linda Carter Lefko is a researcher, teacher, and a painter of historic decorative arts. She co-authored the book The Art of Theorem Painting with Barbara Knickerbocker. $600-800 1293

1293. American School, 19th Century Washington’s Birthplace, Westmoreland, Virginia, Where Popes Creek Joins the Potomac River. Unsigned, the scene identified in inscriptions on a rock in the foreground “Here on the 22nd Feb. 1732 Geo. Washington was born.,” 13 x 16 1/4 in., in a period molded mahogany frame. Condition: Scattered retouch to sky. Provenance: Brunk Auctions, North Carolina, May 1, 2010. $1,000-1,500 1294. American School, 19th Century Three Indians on a Precipice with Distant Mountains and Waterfalls. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 27 3/4 x 40 in., in a period burl veneer frame. Condition: Minor retouch to background sky. $1,000-1,500 1294

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1295. Samuel A. Kilbourne (American, 1836-1881) Two River Landscapes with Castle Ruins. Both inscribed with indistinct probable artist signatures and dated “1863� on the stretchers. Oil on canvas, 10 x 15 1/4 in., in wood frames possibly carved by the artist. Condition: Very good. $3,000-5,000

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1296. American School, 19th Century

1297. American School, 19th Century

New Hampshire Landscape with View of a Village and Mountains. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 24 x 35 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Three small patch repairs with associated retouch, sparsely scattered retouch. $1,200-1,800

View of Mt. Monadnock Looking North from Dublin Lake. Indistinctly signed “Chas. G. Hebe-s C--- Tremont House [Boston],� on the reverse of the panel. Oil on board, 12 x 17 3/4 in., in a period mahogany veneer ogee frame. $600-800

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1298. Classical Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Mirrored Bureau, probably Massachusetts, c. 1825, the mirror on acanthus leaf- and rosette-carved brackets, the case flanked by turned columns with carved capitals, all on projecting acanthus leaf- and claw-carved front feet and turned rear feet, replaced brass hardware, refinished, (minor restoration), overall ht. 67, case ht. 43, case wd. 39 1/2, case dp. 20 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500 1299. Inlaid Cherry Dressing Table, probably New England, c. 1825, twotiered top with mahogany crossbanded small drawer above a similarly inlaid long drawer and straight skirt joining vase- and ring-turned tapering legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 37, ht. to top 31 1/2, wd. 34, dp. 16 in. $300-500 1300. Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Dressing Mirror, America, early 19th century, rectangular mirror swivels on mirror supports with acorn finials mounted on shaped case with ribbed columns on the ovolo corners, two short drawers, with brass pulls, ht. 19 3/4, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 9 1/2 in. $400-600

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1301. Pair of Gilt Bull’s-eye Girandole Mirrors, America or England, early 19th century, circular concave molded and gilt-gesso frame with applied black-painted spherules, dia. 17 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 1302. Gilt-gesso Convex Mirror, England or America, early 19th century, the spreadwing eagle on rocks flanked by leafy scrolls, on a foliate bellflower pendant, (restoration), ht. 42 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500 1303. Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, New England, early 19th century, the stenciled and free-painted tablet of a horse-drawn wagon next to a cottage with border, flanked by half-engaged ring-turned columns, (restoration), ht. 28 3/4 in. $500-700 1304. Walnut Glazed Corner Cupboard, probably Virginia, early 19th century, the hinged door opens to four shelves, two cupboard doors below, on bracket feet, refinished, ht. 85, wd. 40, interior dp. 16 in. Note: An old label on the back reads: “Purchased at auction near Strasburg, Valley of Virginia, $725 plus delivery. Removed from an 18th century house.” $3,000-5,000


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1305. American School, 19th Century View of the Boston State House. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 in., unframed. Condition: Surface grime, otherwise good. $800-1,200 1306. American School, Early 20th Century Katonah, New York, Iconography. Indistinctly signed and dated “Frederick Rub----- May 1919” on the reverse. Watercolor and ink on paper, depicting the Indian chief Katonah for whom the village was named, surrounded by figures and images representing Columbia, Victory, flowers, hills, lakes, and trees, 10 x 14 in., in a mitered wood frame. Condition: Toning, stains, bottom with key to figures is trimmed and affixed to the reverse. Note: Katonah, New York, is one of three unincorporated hamlets within the town of Bedford, Westchester County, New York. It was named after Chief Katonah, who was a Native American Munsee sachem for all Wiechquaeskeck peoples in the Greenwich, Stamford, and Bedford areas, from whom the land of the town of Bedford, New York, was purchased. $300-500 1307. American School, 19th Century PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL. Unsigned, titled below. Charcoal and pastel on sandpaper, 19 1/2 x 28 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor foxing, otherwise good. Note: Founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Bond, the Pennsylvania Hospital was America’s first hospital. Located in Center City, Philadelphia, it was also home to the first surgical amphitheatre and first medical library in America. $800-1,000

1308. Theodore Otto Langerfeldt (German, ac. Massachusetts, 18411906) After a Visit to the Zoological Gardens/London 1868. Signed, dated, and titled in inscriptions below. Ink on paper, 8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in., in a later frame. Condition: Minor toning and foxing, paper applied to paper at time of execution. $300-500

1309. Thomas Hill (ac. California and Massachusetts, 1829-1908) Riverbed Landscape/Driving the Cows to Water. Signed and dated “T. Hill. 1855” l.l. Oil on canvas, 14 x 20 in., in a molded silvered wood frame. Condition: Minor craquelure, otherwise very good. $800-1,200

1310. American School, 19th Century Pastoral View with Distant Mountains. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 11 1/2 x 20 1/4 in., in a later giltwood frame. Condition: Patch repair l.l. with associated retouch, scattered repaint to sky. $1,000-1,500

1311. American School, 19th Century Mountain River Village Scene. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 14 x 24 in., in a later molded mahogany frame. Condition: Canvas tacking edge reinforced with later canvas, scattered retouch. $800-1,200

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1312. Chinese School, 19th Century Landscape with Figures, Buildings, and a Boat Beside a River. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 in., in original carved, painted, and gilded frame. Condition: Relined, repaint, craquelure. $600-1,200

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1313. “Frost Pattern� Pictorial Hooked Rug with Lion and American Shields, design attributed to Edward Sands Frost (1843-1894), Lyman, Maine, shirred wool hooked rug, depicting a lion in a landscape with palm trees and foliage, scroll border with American shields in the corners, mounted on a wood stretcher, 36 x 63 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500


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1314. Hooked Rug with Two Horses and Other Animals, America, dated “1935,” oval rug hooked with wool and cotton fabrics depicting two horses in the center flanked by birds, butterflies, sheep, and other animals, mounted on a wood frame, (fading, toning, minor loss), 24 1/2 x 45 in. $400-600 1315. Hooked Rug with Dog and Braided Border, America, early to mid20th century, rectangular rug with ovolo corners hooked with wool yarns centered with a brown dog on a red field, with variegated colored wool and cotton braided border, mounted on a wood stretcher, (fading, toning), 43 x 46 in. $400-600 1316. Figural Hooked Rug with Two Cats, America, late 19th/early 20th century, cotton segments hooked to a burlap backing, depicting two seated cats with leaf and geometric borders, (fading, toning, edge losses), 33 x 45 1/2 in. $400-600

1317. Floral Hooked Rug, America, c. 1930s, composed of wool and cotton fabric strips hooked in a design of two flower-filled cornucopias flanked by two baskets of flowers, with wide border of leaves and blossoms, edged with black twilled cotton, 33 x 67 in. $400-600 1318. Grenfell Pictorial Hooked Rug with Arctic Sailing Vessels, Icebergs, and Distant Lighthouse, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, composed of silk, cotton, and rayon jersey strips, in shades of blue, brown, green, and white, woven maker’s label affixed to the reverse, 26 x 39 in. $800-1,200 1319. Grenfell Pictorial Hooked Rug with Mallards in a Summer Landscape, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, composed of silk, cotton, and rayon jersey strips, depicting two mallard drakes and hens in flight at sunset over the water with marsh grasses and distant mountains, in shades of blue, brown, green, and white, woven maker’s label affixed to the reverse, (edge losses), 52 1/2 x 39 in. $800-1,200

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1320. Grenfell Hooked Mat of the Island of Newfoundland, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, depicting the island of Newfoundland and partial coastline of Labrador, with various motifs including the North Wind, spouting whale, ship, and directionals, worked in brown, blue, black, white, and red sisal, woven maker’s tag on reverse, 22 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. $400-600 1321. Grenfell Hooked Rug with Sailing Vessel, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, composed of silk, cotton, and rayon jersey strips, depicting a foreshortened view of a sailing vessel at sea, woven maker’s tag on reverse, 29 1/2 x 35 3/4 in. $800-1,200

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1322. Grenfell Pictorial Hooked Rug with Dog Sled Scene, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, the rectangular rug composed of bleached and dyed rayon and silk strips hooked onto a burlap backing, depicting two figures on a komatik pulled by a team of five dogs in a northern landscape, the dogs hooked with sisal in shades of brown, off-white, blue, black, and green, woven maker’s label affixed to the reverse, 26 1/2 x 39 1/4 in. $700-900 1323. Grenfell Pictorial Hooked Mat of an Iceberg and Birds, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, round mat composed of silk, cotton, and rayon jersey strips, depicting two icebergs rising out of the water and two sea birds in flight, woven manufacturer’s tag on reverse, dia. 17 1/4 in. $400-600


1324. Grenfell Hooked Rug Depicting the Island of Newfoundland, attributed to Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, depicting the island of Newfoundland and partial coastline of Labrador, with various motifs including a spouting whale, directionals, vessels, the North Wind blowing, and icebergs, worked in shades of blue, brown, black, and white, “Wilfred Grenfell” inscribed l.c., (stains), 31 1/2 x 41 1/2 in. Literature: See Hooked Rugs, by Jessie A. Turbayne, p. 106, for a similar rug. $600-800 1325. Three-color Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, John Weaver (b. circa 1824), Rowsburg, Ashland County, Ohio, 1851, singlepiece coverlet in shades of dark red, navy blue, and white, with center field of eight-sided floral medallions alternating with blossoms, bordered on three sides with rows of houses and trees, two corner blocks with maker’s name and date “JOHN ROWSBURG ASHLAND CO. OHIO 1851,” fringed on three sides, (toning, minor scattered yarn loss, stains, and dye bleed), 86 x 80 in. $600-800 1326. Four-color Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, Seifert & Co., Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, red, green, blue, and white single-piece coverlet with central field of oval floral medallions and borders with potted plants and flowering vines, the four corner blocks with potted tulips flanked by trees over the inscriptions “WOVEN SUPERIOR TIGHT WORK MANUFACTURED ON THE LATEST FASHION BY SEIFERT & CO. MECHANICS=BURG CUMBERLAND COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA,” fringed on two sides, (scattered wear and losses to wool yarns and fringe, minor toning and stains), 110 x 76 in. excluding fringe. $500-700 1327. Four-color Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, Seifert & Co., Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, red, green, blue, and white single-piece coverlet, with central field of geometric and floral medallions and borders with potted plant and flowering vines, the four corner blocks with a domed building and inscriptions “SUPERIOR COVERLETS MANUFACTURED THE LATEST FASHION BY SEIFERT & CO. MECHANICSBURG CUMBERLAND COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA,” one end with woven owner’s name, “THE PROPERTY OF ABRAHAM WITMER,” fringed on two sides, (scattered wear to wool yarns, toning), 96 x 90 excluding fringe. $600-800 1328. Four-color Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet, Andrew Kump (18111868), Hannover, Pennsylvania, 1837, two-piece single-weave cloth in shades of rust, navy, olive green, and white, with center field of floral and foliate medallions and stars, bordered by fruiting and leafy branches and stars, two corners with maker’s name and date and probable owner’s initials “Andrew Kump Hannover 1837 H.F. H.L.,” fringed on three sides, (minor stains, toning, and yarn loss), 94 x 88 in. $600-800 1329. Blue and White Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, “Wm McCLELLAN ASHLAND, OHIO 1845,” two-piece, single-weave cloth with central field of floral medallions and blossoms, bordered on three sides with churches and houses, fringed on three sides, woven maker’s inscription on two corner blocks, (minor toning and light stains), 86 x 80 in. $400-600

1330. Four-color Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, Emanuel Meily, Jr. (c. 1805-1869), Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 1845, single-piece, double-weave cloth in red, white, green, and blue, with central pattern of medallions surrounded by blossoms, end borders of urns issuing fruit and flowers, two corner blocks with maker’s inscription and probable owner’s name “EMANUEL MEILY LEBANON 1845/M. RITTLE,” fringed on three sides, 102 x 86 in. $500-700 1331. Blue and White Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet, William Craig, Jr. (b. 1824), Greensburg, Deactur County, Indiana, 1851, twopiece double-weave cloth with central field of geometric patterns with cruciforms and branches, bordered with candelabra, trees, cornucopias, flowerpots, and blossoms, the corner blocks with inscription “W.CRAIG GREENSBURG DC. Co. IA 1851,” one edge with fringe, (minor toning and stains, a few areas of fraying), 88 x 75 in. $400-600 1332. Four-color Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, Henry F. Stager (c. 1820-1888), Mount Joy, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. 1850, single-piece coverlet with central blossom and scrolled foliate design in a rectangular reserve with cut corners, in red, navy, green, and white, bordered with two rows of leaves, blossoms, and geometric designs, and leafy vine and berries, the corner blocks with a rose stem, with woven advertisement on one edge “LATEST IMPROVED P WARRANTED M BY H STAGER MOUNT JOY,” fringed on three sides, (minor toning, scattered light stains, make-do stitch repair), 86 x 85 in. $600-800 1333. Three-color Woven Wool and Cotton “Lisbon Star” Pattern Coverlet, America, 19th century, two-piece, double-weave cloth in shades of navy, light blue, and white, with stylized pine tree borders, fringed on two edges, (losses, minor toning and scattered stains, scattered fraying), 78 x 72 in. $300-500 1334. Blue and White Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet, America, 19th century, two-piece double-weave cloth with center field of a geometric grid filled with flowers and leaves, with blossom borders and urn motifs in the corner blocks, fringed on two edges, (scattered fraying to edges), 90 x 80 in. $300-500 1335. Glazed Floral-printed Cotton Chintz Bedcover, 19th century, doublesided cover with four panels of a repeating pattern of scrolling flowering vines, hand-stitched together, in shades of blue and brown on a tanstriped ground, stuffed with batting and tied together with cotton yarns, machine-stitched edges, (scattered stains, toning), 80 x 76 in. $300-500 1336. Mennonite Pieced Wool “Moon and Stars” Crib Quilt, Pennsylvania, c. 1890, composed of twenty-four colored full and half circles with pieshaped wedges in solid and patterned fabrics with outline stitching, with diagonal lines stitched on the brown border, 34 x 34 in., mounted onto a wood stretcher. Provenance: Ex America Hurrah Gallery collection, New York City. Literature: This quilt is pictured and described in Quilts, Coverlets, Rugs, & Samplers, by Robert Bishop, William Secord, and Judith Weissman, Alfred A. Knopf, publisher, 1982, p. 102. $400-600

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1336A. Pieced and Appliquéd Cotton North Carolina Lily Pattern Quilt, America, probably 20th century, hand-stitched quilt composed of twenty squares set on point with solid red and green fabric segments pieced and appliquéd to a white ground alternating with white squares quilted with a large blossom, with red, white, and green borders, and scalloped edges, backed with solid green fabric with outline, chain, and feather quilting stitches, 92 x 78 in. $800-1,200 1337. Blue-painted Wood Covered Firkin, America, 19th century, lapped hoop and stave construction with swing handle, ht. 14 1/2, dia. 15 in. $400-600 1338. Green-painted “PIMENTO” Firkin, stave and lapped-hoop constructed container with cover and swing handle, with yellow lettering, (paint wear, losses), ht. 11 1/2 in. $400-600 1339. Grain-painted Pine Hanging Cupboard, New England, early 19th century, the flat cornice with canted edge on case of two hinged doors opening to two shelves, porcelain pull retains original black-painted and simulated mahogany surface, (paint wear), ht. 21 1/4, wd. 21 3/4, dp. 9 in. $600-800 1340. Child’s Painted Chest over Drawer, New England, late 18th century, old surface of blue-green paint over earlier red, ht. 19, case wd. 21 1/4, dp. 13 1/2 in. $800-1,200 1341. Turned and Polychrome-painted Wood Barber Pole, America, late 19th/early 20th century, painted red, white, blue, and mustard yellow, (areas of repaint), dia. 3, lg. 41 in. $1,500-2,500 1342. Paint and Smoke-decorated Wall Box, America, early 19th century, shaped scroll backboard on slant-lid box with divided interior, the exterior with smoke decoration on a mustard-colored ground with redoutlined ovolo corner borders, (make-do hinge repairs, paint loss), ht. 11 3/8, wd. 13 3/8, dp. 9 in. Provenance: Early 20th century antiques dealer Corena Josephson, Holyoke, Massachusetts. $1,000-1,500 1343. Paint-decorated Pine Paneled Wall Cupboard, New England, early 19th century, the nail-constructed case with two paneled cupboard doors opening to separate interiors with single shelves, over single drawer, original yellow and brown putty-painted surface, original hardware, (very minor paint wear), ht. 29 1/4, wd. 28, dp. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: The Helaine and Burt Fendelman Collection, Sotheby’s, 1993; Thomas and Karen Schwenke; The Fritz Collection, Skinner, 2001. $4,000-6,000

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1344. Red-painted and Carved Pine Blanket Chest, possibly New York State, early 19th century, the chest with a deep reeded applied molding at base, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 24 1/2, wd. 44, dp. 17 in. Note: Painted signature on reverse “A. Morehouse, Gasport, NY.” $400-600 1345. Grain-painted Six-board Chest, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1825, with a hinged molded top and molded base with turned feet, original surface, (paint wear), ht. 25 1/4, case wd. 47, case dp. 21 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500 1346. Fancy Red-painted and Gilt Freehand-decorated Rocking Chair, New England, c. 1830, the tablet centering a gilt shell on a bed of leaves, the stiles, spindles, and seat rail with painted leaves and flowers, ht. 30 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 1347. Paint-decorated Dressing Table, New England, c. 1820-25, replaced brass pulls, original yellow-painted surface with red striping, brown simulated crossbanding and gilt leaves and grapes on the backsplash, (minor paint wear), overall ht. 36 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 16 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 1348. Painted Glazed Display Case with 1840s Wood Doll Seated on a Ladder-back Chair, America and Continental, 19th century, bluepainted pine box with thumbmolded top, sliding glazed door, on a base with bootjack ends, the interior lined with blue polka-dot wallpaper, containing a carved and jointed wood doll with Apollo-knot hairstyle, wearing a hand-stitched calico-printed cotton dress, white embroidered gauze shawl, and cotton petticoats, seated on a red-painted slat-back wood chair with woven cotton string seat, (loss on corner edge of case top), ht. of case 10, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 4 1/4, doll/chair ht. 5 7/8 in. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Evelyn Kendall, 1976. $600-800 1349. Red-painted Fancy Settee, possibly New England, early 19th century, the five raked stiles joined by horizontal spindles, on a slightly bowfronted rush seat with cushion and turned legs joined by similar spindles and stretchers, old painted surface with black striping, seat ht. with cushion 19 in. $2,500-3,500 1350. Blue-painted Covered Lap-seam Box, America, 19th century, round box with pine top, bottom, and staves, and bent ash lapped hoops, painted light blue, (minor paint wear), ht. 6 1/2, dia. 12 in. $500-700 1351. Salmon-washed Pine Glazed Wall Cupboard, probably New England, late 18th century, the glazed door with wrought H-hinges opening to five vertical compartments, all framed by applied molded front, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 20, wd, 21, dp. 12 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500


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1352. Federal Pine Glazed Architectural Wall Cupboard, possibly Cape Cod, Massachusetts, early 19th century, with a frieze of three panels, and flanking engaged reeded pilasters, the door opening to three shelves, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 42 1/2, cabinet wd. 25, dp. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200

1353. Red-painted Pine Glazed Hanging Cupboard, New England, early 19th century, the dovetail-constructed case with glazed door, with double cockbeaded surround and mitered chamfered outer border, ht. 34 1/4, wd. 30 1/2, dp. 10 1/4 in. $700-900

1354. Grain-painted Glazed Wall Cupboard, probably New England, early 19th century, the molded cornice above two hinged doors enclosing three shelves, a shallow long drawer below, on quarterround molded base, old surface, ht. 39, wd. 30, dp. 9 1/2 in. $600-800

1355. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Mother and Infant Child, c. 1835. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 25 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, stable craquelure. $1,500-2,500

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1356. Federal Carved Pine Glazed Corner Cupboard, possibly New Jersey, early 19th century, the glazed door opens to three shelves, above two cupboard doors with raised panels, surrounded by cockbeaded case and diagonal reeded panels, lacks paint, with old patina, (alterations), ht. 84, overall wd. 48 1/2, interior dp. 15 in. $1,500-2,500

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1357. Federal Glazed Painted Corner Cupboard, possibly Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, with three interior shelves, old mustard over earlier paint, (imperfections), ht. 78 3/4, wd. 42 1/2, total dp. 21 in.

Provenance: Poole family descent, Rockport, Massachusetts. $3,000-5,000

Provenance: Estate of Susan Parrish.

Portrait of a Young Girl Wearing a Red Dress and Holding Her Doll, c. 1840s. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a later molded gold-painted frame with arched liner. Condition: Patch repair l.c. with associated retouch, small puncture on her chin, paint loss to u.r. and l.l. background, minor retouch to shoulder.

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1359. Paint-decorated Six-board Chest, probably New England, early 19th century, the front with stylized wreath of flowers, (imperfections), ht. 20 3/4, wd. 38, dp. 18 in. $2,500-3,500 1360. Green-painted Pine Six-board Chest, probably southeastern Massachusetts, c. 1800, the top with applied molded edge above a dovetailed case with applied molded base, old surface, ht. 22 1/2, wd. 45 1/2, dp. 21 1/4 in. $300-500 1361. Pine Blue-painted Bench, probably southeastern Massachusetts, early 19th century, the seat with scratch-beaded shaped rail, on demilune cutout ends, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 18, lg. 98, dp. 14 in. $400-600 1362. Pine and Oak Folk Art Chair, America, late 19th century, the canted stiles joined by a crest rail and three carved spindles, on a scroll-carved seat and square, tapering legs joined by double square stretchers with exposed round tenons, old worn surface, ht. 47 1/2, seat ht. 19 in. $400-600 1363. Paint-decorated Dower Chest, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the top and front panel with arrangements of flowers and urns in white reserves bordered by red, with applied molding below, and two leafdecorated half drawers on bracket feet, (imperfections), ht. 25, wd. 48, dp. 21 in. $3,000-5,000 1364. Paint-decorated Poplar and Yellow Pine Blanket Chest, Pennsylvania, late 18th century, the molded lift top opens to an interior with till and drawer, on the dovetailed case, sponge-decorated blue and salmon panels, on bracket feet, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 24 1/2, wd. 48, dp. 21 1/2 in. $800-1,200

1367. Federal Black-painted and Gilt-stenciled Pine and Cherry Onedrawer Stand, New England, early 19th century, scratch-beaded drawer on square, tapering legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 26 1/4, wd. 20, dp. 18 1/2 in. $400-600

1368. Pair of Green-painted Slat-back Side Chairs, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with well turned pommels and three slats over splint seats, (imperfections), ht. 39 1/4, seat ht. 16 in. $300-500

1369. Small Pine Cupboard, New England, early 19th century, the flatmolded cornice above three shelves, and hinged door with raised panel below opening to two shelves, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 66, wd. 32 1/2, dp. 15 in. $600-800

1370. Pine Two-door Cupboard, New England, late 18th century, the flatmolded cornice above two hinged doors opening to four shelves, on cutout feet, old red painted surface, (imperfections), ht. 50, case wd. 38 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. $700-900

1371. Late Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Server, probably Massachusetts, c. 1815-20, the scrolled backsplash and rectangular top above a conforming case of two match-veneered long drawers on vase- and ring-turned reeded legs ending in turned ball feet, (imperfections), ht. to top 33 1/2, case wd. 32, case dp. 16 in. $600-800

1372. Large Rose Medallion Porcelain Oval Covered Soup Tureen, China, mid to late 19th century, (chips to edge of blossom knop), ht. 10 3/4, dia. 13 3/4 in. $600-800

1365. Yellow Paint-decorated Dressing Table, possibly southeastern New England, c. 1830, the paneled, scrolled backboard above two short drawers and projecting top and single drawer below on ring-turned tapering legs, old freehand and stenciled surface with later varnish, ht. to top of backboard 36, top wd. 34, top dp. 16 1/4 in. $600-800

1373. Rose Medallion Porcelain Garden Seat, China, 19th century, barrelform, with pierced cashes and raised bosses, (hairline, gilt and glaze wear), ht. 18 3/4 in. $300-500

1366. Black-painted, Yellow-striped, and Parcel-gilt Tablet-back Side Chair, probably Baltimore, Maryland, area, c. 1830, the scrolled crest above vase- and ring-turned stiles joined by a rectangular splat, on plank seat and similarly turned frontal legs ending in ball feet, original surface, (paint wear), ht. 32, seat ht. 18 1/4 in. $200-300

1374. Pair of Bell Metal Acorn-top Andirons, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the andirons with ball finials on acorn tops supported on columnar shafts, spurred cabriole legs, and ball feet, ht. 21 1/4, wd. 12, dp. 21 in. $700-900

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1375. Five Graduating Rose Medallion Oval Porcelain Platters, China, late 19th century, (one with staple repairs and rim chips), dia. 8, 10, 10, 14 1/2, 18 3/4 in. $800-1,200 1376. Classical Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Folding Table, possibly Boston, c. 1825, the two matched flame mahogany leaves are hinged on a horizontal cylindrical post, all on a vasiform support with platform and scrolled feet, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 36, dp. along post 39 in. $600-800 1377. Classical Carved Mahogany Bowfront Sideboard, probably Massachusetts, c. 1820-25, the top with ovolo corners with carved concentric rings, on a conforming case of central long drawer and cupboard below, flanked by short drawers, bottle drawers, and turned spiral-carved quarter-engaged columns joined by gadroon-carved front and sides, all on turned legs and ball feet, replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 40, top wd. 51 1/4, dp. 22 in. $800-1,200

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1378. Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Glazed Kneehole Desk/Bookcase, possibly Philadelphia, c. 1830, brasses appear to be original, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 89, wd. 45 3/4, dp. 25 in. Provenance: Sold at Skinner, Sale 2384, November 3, 2007, Lot 524. $6,000-8,000 1379. Classical Mahogany Carved and Mahogany Veneer Card Table, probably North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the shaped folding top with reeded edge, on cockbeaded conformingly inlaid base with ovolo corners, on acanthus-carved and snowflake-punched ring-turned reeded tapering legs, refinished, ht. 30, wd. 38, dp. 18 in. $800-1,200 1380. Small Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Étagère, probably America, c. 1820, with three rectangular shelves, the topmost with a shallow gallery, the lowest with a drawer, joining turned supports on turned legs and casters, (minor imperfections), ht. 37, wd. 18, dp. 15 in. $300-500


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1382. American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Young Woman in a White Gown Seated Before a Column and Red Drapery. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a gilt-gesso molded wood frame. Condition: Relined, otherwise good. $1,000-1,500

Portrait of a Little Girl in a Portico Beside an Urn of Roses, with Distant Landscape. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 36 x 40 in., in molded giltwood frame with gilt-gesso roses on the corners. Condition: Relined, repaint. $1,500-2,500

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1383. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Boy with a Walking Stick and a Cluster of Grapes Standing in a Landscape, c. 1855. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, sight size 41 1/2 x 35 1/2 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Small tear u.c., otherwise good. $6,000-8,000

1384. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Child Wearing a Red Dress, Standing in a Landscape. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 40 x 32 in., in a period painted wood frame with gilt-gesso arced liner. Condition: Very minor retouch. $3,000-5,000

1385. American School, 19th Century

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Portrait of Martha Robeson Phillips (Boston, 1882-1960), Age Two. Signed “Edward Clifford” l.r., the sitter and date “1884” identified in inscriptions c.r. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 21 x 26 in., in a gilt oak frame. Condition: Minor foxing, otherwise good. Note: Martha Robeson Phillips was born on February 1, 1882 to John Charles Phillips and Anna Tucker, a descendant of Boston’s first mayor, John Phillips. In 1910 Martha married Andrew J. Peters, also a mayor of Boston, 1918 to 1922, and who earlier was elected to Congress, serving from 1907 to 1914. They had six children. Martha died in 1960. $300-500

1386. Henry Cheevers Pratt (Massachusetts, 1803-1880) Portrait of a Young Boy with His Riding Crop and Marbles Seated Before a Column and Landscape. The back of the canvas inscribed with artist’s name and dated “1840.” Oil on canvas, 42 1/2 x 36 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Two tears u.r. and c.l., minor retouch. $400-600

1387. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Boy. Unsigned. Oil on tin panel, 15 1/4 x 12 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered paint loss to background and jacket. $300-500

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1388. American School, 19th Century Four Sheaff Family Portraits. Unsigned, the subjects identified in inscriptions applied to or written on the backing panels. Watercolor on paper, the first a pair of portraits, painted c. 1838, one depicting William John Sheaff (1813-1849), the other depicting William’s wife Eugenia F. (Heister) Sheaff, and their two daughters Katherine E. (1834-1871) and Ellen F. (1837-1915), 10 3/4 x 9, in matching period molded walnut frames with gilt liners; the next is a pair of portrait miniatures, unsigned, depicting George Sheaff and his wife Katherine Muhlenberg, sight size 3 x 2 1/4 in., mounted in a later single gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Toning, minor foxing, the second pair not examined out of frame. Note: According to inscriptions on the backs of the paintings, Eugenia F. Heister was the granddaughter of both Joseph F. Heister (17521832), the Governor of Pennsylvania in 1820, and Frederick Muhlenberg (1750-1801), who was speaker of the first American Congress. $300-500 1389. William B. Chambers (New York and Pennsylvania, Early 19th Century) Portrait of Theodore Frelinghuysen, Statesman and Vice Presidential Candidate. The subject identified, signed and dated “May, 1837,” and with presentation inscription on verso. Oil on pressed-board panel, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., in a period gold-painted gesso frame. Condition: Very good. Note: Theodore Frelinghuysen (1787-1861) was a lawyer, statesman, and patriot, born in Somerset County, New Jersey, graduating from Princeton, class of 1804. He was a United States Senator from 182935, an unsuccessful Vice Presidential candidate on the Whig ticket in 1844 with Henry Clay, Chancellor at New York University, and President of Rutgers College. The portrait is sold with a small folio hand-colored lithograph on paper of Frelinghuysen, 13 1/4 x 10 in., in a period frame, (toning, not examined out of frame). $400-600 1390. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, reportedly depicting Lawrence Washington (1774-1824), the nephew of George Washington, 24 x 19 3/4 in., in a carved giltwood frame. Condition: Craquelure primarily to background, scattered retouch. $1,200-1,800 1391. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman, c. 1820. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 23 3/4 x 20 in., in a molded wood frame. Condition: Minor retouch and paint loss. $1,000-1,500 1392. American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman with Auburn Hair and Gray Eyes, c. 1825. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 27 x 22 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor retouch, otherwise good. $600-800

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1393. Zedekiah Belknap (American, 1781-1858) Pair of Portraits of a New England Man and Woman, c. 1820. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 17 1/2 in., in matching period gilt-gesso frames, the protective backings mounted with the original “Hastings & Davenport” printed paper Boston framer’s labels. Condition: Relined, minor retouch, and craquelure. Provenance: Family descent from the original owners, sold at Christie’s, New York, Auction 7924, Lot 109, June 22, 1994 (auction label affixed to the back of the frame), then to the consignors. $2,000-3,000

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1394. Horace Bundy (American, 1814-1883) Pair of Portraits of a Husband and Wife. Signed on the reverse in black script “H. Bundy Pinxt,” also bearing a stenciled Troy, New York, firm’s mark on the back of the canvas. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in original giltwood frames. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch, otherwise good. Note: Itinerant painter Horace Bundy often made large black script notations on the reverse of his canvases, as in this case. In his later works, he often used a painted oval to surround his subjects. $1,500-2,500

1397. Classical Carved Gilt-gesso Girandole Mirror, England or America, early 19th century, the cresting with an eagle on a plinth, holding ball and chain ornaments in his beak, with candle sconces flanking the convex glass, (restored), ht. 38, dia. 26 in. $1,200-1,800 1398. Set of Six Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Scroll-back Dining Chairs, New York City, c. 1810-15, with fluted tablets above reeded cross-bannisters on turned and reeded legs, (restoration), ht. 33 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $2,500-3,500

1395. Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Shelf Clock, Ephraim Downs, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1825, the double cornucopiacarved cresting above the white-painted and gilt wooden dial, with thirty-hour wooden weight-driven movement and alarm mechanism, with sailing vessel on eglomise tablet below, flanked by acanthus- and foliate-carved engaged columns, ht. 32 1/2, wd. 16 1/2 in. $300-500

1399. Pair of Paint-decorated Fancy Chairs, New England, c. 1815-25, the crests with octagonal plaques bearing musical motifs, on the balloon rush seats and vase- and ring-turned front legs, tiger maple grained surface with green-gray striping, (imperfections), ht. 33 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $300-500

1396. Mahogany Veneer Ripple-front Beehive Shelf Clock, Forestville Manufacturing Company, J.C. Brown, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1840, with white-painted zinc dial and eight-day spring-driven movement, (tablet replaced), ht. 19, wd. 10 1/2 in. $300-500

1400. Pair of Grain-painted, Gilt, and Carved Fancy Chairs, possibly New England, c. 1840, the crests with symmetrically carved swans, on a scrolled splat and raking stiles with caned seats on saber legs and carved and turned front stretchers, ht. 32, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600

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1401. Set of Six Fancy-painted Chairs, New England, c. 1820-30, each chair with three horizontal slats, the topmost with floral device, on raking stiles, rushed compass seats, turned legs, and front stretcher with diamond panel, repainted tan with green details, ht. 33, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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1402. Neoclassical Gilt-gesso Mirror, England or America, early 19th century, the tablet depicting a gazebo on the shore with a man looking out at a sailing vessel, (imperfections), ht. 39 3/4, wd. 20 in. $800-1,200

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1403. Gilt-gesso Split-baluster Mirror, New England, c. 1830, the eglomise tablet depicting a basket of fruit, (minor imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 14 3/4 in. $300-350

Portrait of a Blond Boy in a Landscape with His Spaniel and a Hoop. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 3/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, primarily to background. $2,000-4,000

Portrait of a Young Girl Wearing a Blue Dress Holding a Pink Rose, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, oval portrait, sight size 25 x 19 3/8 in., in a later molded wood frame with oval mat. Condition: Tear to background u.l., craquelure, minor retouch. $1,500-2,500

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1404. Paint-decorated and Gilt Split-baluster Mirror, New England, c. 1830, the frame painted to resemble bird’s-eye maple, with a reversepainted tablet of a child with a tambourine, (imperfections), ht. 30, wd. 14 in. $300-500

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