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August Americana & Americana – Online Sale 2669M

August 11, 2013

Marlborough

Sale 2667T

August 5–August 13, 2013

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August Americana


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Provenance New Jersey Antiquarians A New Hampshire Collection A Providence, Rhode Island, Family A Historic House Museum A Dover, Massachusetts, Collection The Collection of John T. Kirk Property Deaccessioned from Old Sturbridge Village A Martha’s Vineyard Family A Boston Antiquarian A Florida Collection An Annisquam Estate A Virginia Collection Wayland, Massachsuetts, Antiquarians A Sandwich, Massachusetts, Collection A Massachusetts Collection A Natick, Massachusetts, Estate


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Auction & Specialist Information

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Web Site & Online Bidding

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Event Information

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Sale 2669M – Lots 1–653

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Map & Driving Directions

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Absentee Bid Form

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Online Sale 2667T Lots 700–1069

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How to Bid – Online Auctions

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Conditions of Sale

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Catalog Subscription Form

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Company Directors & Specialty Departments

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Administrative Staff & Client Services

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1 1941 Ford V-8 Super Deluxe Fivepassenger Coupe, VIN #6617685, mileage odometer reads 81,020, titled, black exterior with two-tone black and gray interior, newer paint and interior, dual carburetors, Fenton headers, Edelbrook covers, electric fuel pump, dual exhaust, 600.16 Firestone tires with white walls. Note: For inquiries contact Jane Prentiss at 508.970.3253. $20,000-25,000

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4 Four Antique Brass Tobacco Boxes and a Brass and Steel Tobacco Cutter, probably England and/or Continental, late 18th to early 19th century, a silver and brass pocket-watchform tobacco box with dial lock mechanism with moving brass arrows and sun and moon devices, a shoe-form snuff box with hinged lid, an oblong tobacco box with pipe, match, and tobacco compartments with floral- and foliate-engraved and monogrammed exterior, a rectangular box with chamfered corners with compartments for tobacco and matches; and a tobacco cutter with peacock-form springactivated brass handle with engine-turned decoration, and a steel blade, (imperfections), dia. 1 1/4 to 5 1/2 in. $400-600

5 Two Antique Brass and Steel Combination Padlocks, Brass Case, and Folding Fork, probably England, 19th century, brass padlock barrels with four rotating wheels with twelve letters per wheel, 1 7/8 x 2 1/8 in.; cylindrical brass case with domed cover ornamented with engraved figures and flowers; and brass, steel, and green-stained bone folding fork, the bone handle ornamented with flowers and leaves, dia. 1 3/4 to 6 in. $300-500

6 Pair of Classical Cast Brass Swan-form Curtain Tiebacks, early 19th century, ht. 5 1/8, lg. 10 1/4, dp. 4 in. $300-500

7 Brass Tobacco “Honesty Box,” England, c. 1850, rectangular box with coin slot, twin compartments, button, and handle, on ball feet, ht. 7, wd. 4 3/8, lg. 9 1/8 in. Note: Used primarily in pubs, patrons inserted a coin and pushed the button, which opened the compartment, and took a pipeful of tobacco. They were not supposed to take more, hence the term “honesty box.” $200-400

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2 Three Scrimshaw Articles, 19th century, a round brass snuff box or container with a bone disk mounted on the cover with faintly engraved whaling scene, depicting a whale ship, whale, and whaleboat with whalemen with distant iceberg or rocks, a bone carving of a fish and the head of a grotesque figure, mounted with glass eyes, and a carved and turned ivory handle mounted with two brass joinery links, dia. 3 1/4 to 9 in. $300-500

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3 Burl and Brass Mechanical Dice Game Snuff Box, 19th century, brass hinged lid opens with a latch, the interior with three rectangular openings on a steel disk revealing three bone or ivory dice disks which spin and randomly stop with the slide of a lever, mounted on a round turned burl case, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 3 1/4 in. $300-500

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8 Wrought Iron and Brass Table-top or Hanging Lamp Stand, 18th century, twocompartment brass dished lamp tray adjusts on a friction spring along a wrought iron rod topped with a hanging hook, on a wrought iron tripod base, ht. 9 5/8, wd. 8 1/2 in. $400-600

9 Brass and Wood Chocolate Pot, probably France, mid to late 18th century, hinged lid on baluster body with reeded band on the spout which also has a hinged lid, the vessel supported on three curved legs with pad feet, the faceted wood handle with acorn finial, ht. 10 1/4 in. $300-500


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10 17th Century Cast Brass Hexagonal-base Candlestick, probably northern Europe, heavy brass candlestick with baluster stem with engraved leaf border on swelled knop, hexagonal mid-drip pan with cast masks on a domed hexagonal base with engraved anthemion, ht. 10 3/4 in. $800-1,200

11 Near Pair of Brass and Glass Hourglasses, probably France, late 18th century, with bulbed glass ampules containing red and tan sand, one joined at the center with twine and wax, the brass casing with chased scrolled foliage and punch-decorated medallions, ht. 8 1/2, 7 7/8 in. $400-600

12 Brass Brazier, possibly England, 18th century, round pan with pierced lift-up lid, two spurred swing handles, supported on three baluster feet, the cover with impressed maker’s mark “IIS,” ht. 4 1/4, dia. 11 1/2 in. $400-600

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13 Seven Brass Candlesticks, a 15th century Belgian/Netherlands two-light candelabra with large rectangular wax extracting holes on the candlecups, a late 17th century Spanish candlestick with octagonal dished base, two similar Queen Anne petal-base candlesticks, a late 18th century “frying pan” candlestick with embossed floral designs, and a pair of c. 1810 English chambersticks with round dished bases, (imperfections), ht. 3 to 14 1/2 in. $300-500

14 Four Brass Items, England and/or Continental, 19th century, an eight-point star-shaped trivet with engraved blossom at the center, a flat iron trivet with foliate handle, a peg rack with shield-shaped crest and engraved name “A. VAN’THOOFT” over panel with six pegs with an engraved scene depicting a country cottage and figures, and a lozenge-shaped cribbage board, with indistinct engraved inscription “A.M. Ashton 1865,” dia. 11 to 13 3/4 in. $250-350

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15 Oak and Glass Double Hourglass, probably England, 18th century, with two doublebulbed glass ampules containing white sand, the centers joined by twine and wax, mounted in an oak stand with five baluster-turned spindles, with shaped crest and bottom panels, (repaired), ht. 11 1/2 in. $400-600

16 Five Small Hourglasses, America and Europe, 18th to 19th century, three with cases made of wood, one of which has shaped brass rods joining the two turned wood ends; one with a leather case; and one ivory with baluster-turned posts joining the disk ends and with turned feet, (imperfections), ht. 3 1/8 to 4 3/8 in. $300-500

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17 Two Early Bronze and Brass Hourglasses, a bronze-framed hourglass, probably France or Germany, c. 1780, with six thin rods joining hexagonal ends with molded edges and shaped and pierced collars, and engraved with trefoil and scrolled foliage designs, with two bulbed ampules joined at the center with cotton or linen twine, ht. 4 7/8; and a brass-cased hourglass, possibly England or America, 19th century, probably for traveling or nautical use with protective two-part cylindrical case which twists to oblong openings for viewing the double-bulbed hourglass joined at the center, (minor dents), ht. 6 1/4 in. $300-500


18 Four Small Boxes and Two “ONE CENT” Miniature Copper Teapots, an oval lappedseam birch box with conforming cover, a shaped silver hinged covered box with bright-cut designs, a rectangular pewter box with hinged cover decorated with an incised walking dog, and a cylindrical tin box containing two miniature teapots made from copper pennies, with “ONE CENT” visible on the bottoms, possibly prisoner-made, dia. 5/8 to 2 7/8 in. $300-500

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19 George Washington Dressed Figural Memorial, possibly Philadelphia, late 18th/ early 19th century, the standing effigy depicted wearing a velvet tricorn hat, lambs wool wig with braid, blue wool jacket with brass buttons and gilt metal braided trim, cotton frilled shirt, cream-colored silk waistcoat and breeches, silk stockings, leather shoes and sword scabbard, composed of cut-out card, the face painted with watercolor, some areas stuffed with wool batting, the whole mounted on teardrop-shaped wool segments with ruffles, cut scallop, and sawtooth edges, with braided gilt-metal trim and hanger, (imperfections), ht. 16 1/4, wd. 9 in. $300-500

20 Crewelwork Bedcover, reportedly of Connecticut origin, 18th century, stitched with indigo blue yarns in a bold undulating leafy vine pattern, on a four-piece tan woven wool fabric foundation, signed with initials “TS” and two other initials, backed and edged at a later time with white twilled cotton fabric, conservation work executed with numerous areas of stitched repairs, (losses), 78 x 72 in. Provenance: Purchased from Fred Fuessenich in 1971. $1,500-2,500


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21 Crewelwork Fragment with an Urn of Fruit and Flowers, 18th century, wool yarns stitched onto a homespun linen foundation, backed with the same and quilted in a diamond pattern, (toning, old repairs), 13 x 16 in., unframed. Provenance: Purchased from Roger Bacon, December 1973. $300-500 22 Gold Linsey-Woolsey Quilt, America, late 18th/early 19th century, three-piece wholecloth quilt with diamond quilting in the center bordered by undulating feather and palmate leaf designs, (minor stains and repairs), 96 x 81 in. $600-800

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23 Crewelwork Pillow, America or England, 18th century, rectangular pillow stitched with wool yarns on a linen foundation, depicting two stags amidst a field of strawberries, large blossoms, buds, and leaves, with wool fringe and gold damask backing, (imperfections), 14 x 18 in. $1,500-2,500

24 Canvaswork Pocketbook, Massachusetts, c. 1750, envelope-shaped folding double pocketbook with silver clasp engraved “Joseph Winslow,” the wool yarns worked in the Irish stitch in a zigzag diamond pattern in shades of green, red, blue, and yellow, with green silk lining, and green silk tape edging, (minor losses), folded dimensions 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. Provenance: Purchased from G.W. Samaha, Milan, Ohio, c. 1981. $4,000-6,000

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25 Canvaswork Pocketbook, America, c. 1794, envelope-shaped pocketbook with flap closure worked in the Irish stitch in a zigzag pattern in shades of green, red, blue, black, yellow, and violet, with stitched owner’s name and date “William B. Property 1794,” with vivid pink glazed wool lining and red twilled wool tape edging and wrapped closure, (minor lossess), folded dimensions 4 3/4 x 8 in. $1,500-2,500 26 Wool Needlework Wallet, probably New England, c. 1768, envelope-shaped pocketbook with two dividers, worked in the Irish stitch in a diamond pattern in shades of green, red, blue, and yellow, stitched initials and date “MxB 1768,” with red silk lining, and light blue wool twill tape edging, (losses), folded dimensions 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. $300-600

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27 Miniature Needlework Adam and Eve Sampler, “Dinah Johnston 1792,” finely stitched silk threads on a linen gauze ground, depicting a pious verse over central Adam and Eve figures beside a tree with birds perched on the branches, surrounded by an assortment of motifs including cherubs with goblets, two hearts, baskets of fruit, potted plants, stags, dogs, and birds, enclosed in a zigzag vine border, (minor toning, a few minute losses on edges), 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in., unframed. Provenance: Purchased from Bob Cleaves. $1,500-2,500

28 Needlework Band Sampler, “Mary Ann Chapman Green Aged 8 years & 3 Mo./ February th 22 1809,” wrought with silk threads and wool yarns on a linen ground, stitched with rows of alphabets, bands depicting an assortment of flowers, hearts, trees, fruit, animals, stars, acorns, and crowns, and two pious verses, enclosed in a diamond pattern border, (scattered losses and small holes, toning), 17 3/4 x 11 3/4 in., in a period painted wood frame. Provenance: Purchased from John Nies, Maplewood, New Jersey. $1,000-1,500

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29 Needlework Sampler, “Dorcas Bradley 1812,” Delaware, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a defined central panel with three rows of alphabets over a pious verse, the maker’s name and date flanked by undulating blossoms above a solidly worked landscape with two rabbits beside a flowering bush, the panel surrounded by a wide border with central vase of flowers, butterflies, grape clusters, flowers, and a bird, (imperfections), 19 x 16 1/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. Literature: This sampler is similar to some illustrated in Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers, Pictorial Needlework 16501850, by Betty Ring, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1993, Vol. II, pp. 494-97. Ring writes: “An impressive and entirely cohesive group of samplers was worked between 1811 and 1835 by girls from Maryland, Delaware, and probably Pennsylvania. These samplers characteristically have a very wide, allenveloping fruit and floral border, which rises from a center basket or a large rose and encloses a sharply defined center panel. Within it are one to four alphabets, a verse, and the maker’s name and date, usually above a solid scene containing a central tree flanked by paired sheep or rabbits, and large butterflies.” $12,000-18,000 30 Silk Needlework Picture of an Urn of Flowers, America, late 18th/early 19th century, stitched with silk and chenille threads on an ivory-colored moiré silk ground, (minor toning and light stains), 16 1/2 x 12 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $400-600

31 Two Embroidered Linen Show Towels, possibly Pennsylvania, 18th century, both embroidered with silk threads on a handwoven linen ground, with flower borders stitched along each end, (imperfections), 16 x 33 in. Provenance: Purchased from Elise Beaven. $300-500 32 Copper-plate Printed Textile Panel with Hunting Scene, probably England, 18th century, the scene printed in red on cotton, depicting parties of huntsmen and dogs and a stag in a country setting, (toning), 16 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. Provenance: John Nies, Maplewood, New Jersey. $300-500 33 Group of Needlework and Household Accessories, 18th and 19th century, six folding or roll-up type needlework accessory/ pincushion cases, four with leather exterior, two with wool and silk fabrics; a canvaswork pincushion stitched in a red and green zigzag pattern with wool yarns; fifteen carved or turned bone or ivory items, possibly sailormade, including six bone crochet hooks, three bodkins, one with a dog head finial, a thread winder, ribbon threader, a manicure instrument, a small ivory and brass magnifying glass, an umbrella and clenched fist whimsey, and a jagging wheel segment; and a woodhandled steel button or rug hook, a miniature whisk broom, and a carved wooden shoeform snuff box and whimsey. $300-500

34 Silk on Linen Floral and Figural Embroidered Valance, 18th century, twopiece panel depicting a gentleman offering a flower to a lady, amidst a field of multicolored stylized flowers and hummingbirds, the bottom applied with gold silk fringe, (toning, fading, stains), 11 x 72 in. Provenance: Purchased from John Nies, Maplewood, New Jersey. $800-1,200 35 Small Framed Religious Needlework Picture, probably Europe, possibly depicting Peter and two apostles at the tomb of Jesus, stitched with wool yarns and metallic threads, with painted details on a fine woven linen ground, (toning, fraying on right side), 4 3/8 x 6 in., in a molded wood frame. $300-500 36 Embroidered Silk Man’s Vest, America, late 18th century, hand-stitched creamcolored silk, lined with linen, ornamented with floral and linear borders, embroidered with couched metallic threads, embellished with metal sequins, the back made of linen, with two pockets, (minor toning and embroidery losses). $200-400 37 Two Hand-stitched Children’s Caps and Three Reticules, late 18th/early 19th century, one cap made of indigo-dyed silk, lined with wool batting, and printed cotton fabric with silk ribbon ties, with parallel line quilting stitches; and a madder-dyed silk cap lined with cotton muslin, quilted in a diamond pattern; a hand-stitched muslin reticule with inked floral and vine decorations and verse, a floral-painted velvet reticule with baleen stay, and a crocheted cotton twine reticule, (imperfections). $200-250

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38 William & Mary Walnut and Walnut Veneer Escritoire or Fall-front Desk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1705-10, the upper section with flat-molded cornice concealing a torus drawer above a fall-front of two panels bordered by herringbone veneers and crossbanding, opening to a complex interior of compartments and drawers, many of which are removable to reveal additional secret drawers and compartments, set into the lower section of protruding mid-molding on the single arch-molded case of two conformingly inlaid short drawers above two long drawers, and molded base on turned feet, old replaced Chippendale brasses, old refinish, (restoration), ht. 66, lower case wd. 39 3/4, case dp. 18 1/2 in.

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Provenance: A handwritten note by George Gardner Bradford, written in 1912, states that the desk stood in the old Gardner Homestead on Washington Street in Warren, Rhode Island. The writer notes that a drawer marked “Nathan Child 1792” caused him to think that the desk came through the Child family. Note: Mr. Eugene Bowles, by the time the note was written, had “pronounced the desk as of the period made... about 1700—apparently of native wood by a skillful cabinetmaker who had apparently learned his trade in the old country, noting that there are only three or four specimens of a desk like this in the U.S.”

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Interestingly, the top long drawer in the base lined with a copy of the Rhode Island American newspaper, June 21, 1825, which includes a short article about the laying of the cornerstone at the Bunker Hill Monument, in time for the 50th anniversary of the battle. $30,000-50,000


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39 Attributed to John Ramage (New York, 1748-1802)

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Portrait Miniature of Frederick Jay, c. 1795. Unsigned, the sitter identified on a label affixed to the back of the frame: “Frederick Jay b. 1747/brother of Peter Jay (blind) and of John Jay.� Watercolor on ivory, 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 in., in a later lacquered composition frame. Condition: Very good. Provenance: Descended in the Jay family. Note: Frederick Jay was born into to a wealthy family of merchants and government officials in New York City. He was one of ten children of Peter (b. 1704) and Mary (Van Cortlandt) Jay, and younger brother to John Jay (1745-1829), who was an American statesman, patriot, diplomat, Founding Father of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris, and the first Chief Justice of the United States (1789-95). $3,000-5,000 40 Possibly John Ramage (New York, 17481802) Portrait Miniature of a Minister. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 1 1/2 x 1 5/18 in., in an oval 14kt gold pendant case. Condition: Very good. $300-500

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41 Attributed to Archibald Robertson (American, 1765-1835) Miniature Portrait of Obadiah Wright (1761-1843) of Brookfield, Massachusetts. Unsigned, the subject identified in inscriptions on a 19th century note accompanying the miniature. Watercolor on ivory, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in., in an oval 10kt gold pendant case and red Moroccan leather hinged case. Condition: Very good. Provenance: The Abbott family of Massachusetts. Literature: See American Portrait Miniatures in the Metropolitan Museum, Barratt and Zabar (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010), pp. 65-6, figure 115. A closely related work by Robertson depicts William Loughton Smith, c. 1795, and reflects the same compositional and stylistic treatment of the background sky, the delineation of the sitter’s costume and hair, and the angular character of the nose as the portrait offered here. Note: Obadiah Wright was born October 12, 1764, and was the fourth of nine children born to Ithamar Wright (1734-1813) and his wife Elizabeth (Walker) Wright (1730-1830). Obadiah’s father served as captain of a militia company that responded to the “Lexington Alarm” on April 19, 1775, and subsequently served in a number of Revolutionary War engagements. Scottish miniaturist Archibald Robertson, the artist this lot is attributed to, was trained at the Royal Academy and emigrated to the United States in 1791. He opened a drawing school in New York and received acclaim after he painted portraits of George and Martha Washington. He wrote the first comprehensive drawing manual in America, and his manner of using simple techniques such as short hatch marks allowing the ivory foundation to glow, and the use of fewer colors, changed miniature painting in America. $1,500-2,500

42 Painted Ivory Mourning Pendant, c. 1796, oval 14kt gold pendant with sepia on ivory painted scene of a young woman beside an urn-topped monument inscribed “Allen B. Tillinghast d. On March 22, 1796/AE 17 Years,” under a weeping willow tree, 2 x 1 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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43 Anthony and/or Nina Meucci (Spanish/ American, ac. 1818-1826/27) Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman in His Library. Signed “Meucci” c.l., the verso inscribed “Painted at Saratoga Springs in 1826 or 7.” Watercolor and gouache on ivory, 4 x 3 1/2 in., in a period lacquered composition frame with brass liner. Condition: Very good. $3,000-5,000 44 American and Continental School, Early 19th Century Three Portrait Miniatures. Unsigned. A watercolor on ivory oval portrait of a young woman c. 1820, wearing a burgundy-colored gown, her hair worn in an Apollo knot style, 2 5/8 x 2 1/4, in a molded oval wood frame, (good); a watercolor on paper oval portrait of a young man, c. 1825, 2 1/2 x 2 in., in a chased gilt-brass oval pendant frame with a lock of hair in an oval window on the reverse, (toning), and a watercolor on ivory chamfered rectangular portrait of a young man, 1 3/16 x 1 in., in an oval gilt-brass pendant frame with twisted wire hanger, (good). $400-600

45 American School, Early 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman Wearing a White Gown and Gold-beaded Necklace. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in., in an oval gold pendant frame with oval aperture on the reverse with eglomise “HCW” monogram over a plaque of plaited hair. Condition: The reverse glass with gilt monogram has a star-shaped crack, otherwise very good. Note: The portrait was reportedly taken in Philadelphia and came from the Salmon estate, according to inscriptions on a tag attached to the hanger. $300-500 46 Anglo/American School, 18th Century Portrait Miniature of a Boy Wearing a Red Jacket and Blue Vest. Signed and dated “P/1771” l.r. Watercolor on ivory, 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in., mounted in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $400-600

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47 Two Oak Tape Looms, 18th century, one with incised heart and monogram “TW,” (one repaired), 21 1/2 x 8, 20 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. $400-600

48 Red-painted T-base Candlestand, New England, early 18th century, the oval top joined to the turned post by a rectangular cleat, on the mortise-and-tenon-constructed base, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 24 1/2, wd. 12, dp. 18 in. $600-800

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49 Turned Upholstered Side Chair, Continental, early 18th century, the arched crest back above trapezoidal seat, on block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs joined by square stretchers, very early needlework upholstery and leather wrapping on stiles, (imperfections), ht. 37, seat ht. 19 in. $800-1,200

51 William and Mary Needlework Picture, England, late 17th/early 18th century, stitched with silk threads on a linen canvas, finely worked in the tent and Queen’s stitch, depicting the figures standing in a garden before a castle, surrounded with gilt metallic and gold silk trim, 7 x 19 1/2 in, in a later molded wood frame. $600-800

50 Brass and Iron Adjustable Pendant Twolight Candle Holder, America or England, 18th century, curved wrought iron wall mount suspending an incrementally pierced wrought iron bar and twisted wrought iron shaft with a brass scroll-arm fixture with two candle cups, wd. 9 1/4, drop 36 to 59 in. $1,000-1,500

52 Brass and Brass-inlaid Wrought Iron Ratchet Hearth Trammel and Wall Hook, probably England or Continental, 17th to 18th century, used to hang kettles and pots over the fire, the reeded brass trammel adjusts in height on the wrought iron ratchet with inlaid brass chevron, diamond, and outline designs, lg. 21 1/2 to approx. 33 1/2; and a shaped iron or steel wall hook with urn-form wall mount and scrolled bracket which swivels on a pintle hinge, ht. 5 3/4, dp. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

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53 Wood and Iron Wall-mounted Extension Candle Holder, America, early 19th century, wrought iron bracket supporting a two-piece carved pine swiveling candleholder, overall ht. 9 1/4, dp. to 11 5/8 in. $300-500 54 Eight Brass Cooking and Hearth Utensils, England or Continental, 18th to 19th century, a hearth pot and strainer with wrought iron handles, the pot handle with impressed “J.BREMY,� a large grater, a brass-handled steel spatula, a long-handled strainer, a hearth shovel or turner with bishop’s miter handle and engraved and pierced cloaked figure on the shovel or blade, a chestnut roaster with hinged pierced lid and pierced handle, a fireplace poker with baluster-form bell-metal handle with pierced guard, and a tapered steel poker with faceted knops, dia. to 23 1/2 in. $400-600

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55 Three Wrought Iron Wall-mounted Racks with Thirteen Wrought Iron Utensils, America, England, and Continental, 18th century, two racks with scroll ornament, one with a brass ball knob, with nine wrought iron hearth forks, several ornately decorated with scrolls, punchwork, and notched and twisted stems, two strainers with ornately pierced bowls, and two ladles, one with a copper bowl, lg. to 24 in. $800-1,200

56 Red-painted Cherry and Maple Chest of Drawers, Rhode Island, early 18th century, the molded top above a case of two thumbmolded short drawers over three graduated long drawers, with applied molded lower edge and turned ball feet, replaced Queen Anne-style engraved brasses, old red paint, (imperfections), ht. 42, case wd. 26, case dp. 16 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

57 Red-painted Blanket Chest, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, the molded lift-top opens to a well, the cockbeaded case with two faux short drawers above a faux long drawer and two working long drawers, with applied molded lower edge, all on turned feet, repainted red, ht. 40 1/2, case wd. 36 1/4, case dp. 18 in. $1,500-2,500

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58 Tall Carved Maple Bannister-back Side Chair, probably Massachusetts, early 18th century, with Prince of Wales cresting joining block-, vase-, and ring-turned stiles topped with bulbous finials, on the rush seat, bulbousturned front stretcher, and turned double side stretchers joining block-, vase-, and ringturned front legs to the square rear legs with canted ends, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 51 1/2, seat ht. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200

59 Red-painted Pine Desk Box, New England, first half 18th century, the molded top above the slant-lid on a dovetail-constructed box, the lid opens to a well and divided shelf, all on a molded base, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 17 1/4, wd. 26 1/2, dp. 17 in. $3,000-5,000 62

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60 Windsor Bow-back Continuous-arm Chair, Thomas Cotton Hayward, Pomfret, Connecticut or Boston, late 18th/early 19th century, the beaded crest and shaped arms above eleven swelled spindles, carved seat, and vase- and ring-turned legs, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 36 1/2, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $800-1,200 61 Carved Black-painted Tulip Poplar Spoon Rack, possibly Bergen County, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania, 18th century, the geometric chip-carved arched panel incised “RH,” above nine floral medallions and three slotted tiers for fifteen spoons, ht. 23 1/2, wd. 9 1/4 in. $800-1,200

62 Brown-painted Carved Wooden Spoon Rack, possibly Bergen County, New Jersey, 1767, with chip-carved heart on the arched crest above nine floral medallions and two slotted tiers for eight spoons flanking an indistinctly inscribed label, incised “1767” on the reverse, (loss, age cracks), ht. 22 1/2, wd. 9 1/4 in. $800-1,200 63 Red-painted Wooden Hanging Pipe Box, America, late 18th/early 19th century, with pierced shaped backboard, shaped side and front panels, over a single dovetailconstructed drawer with brass knob, appears to have original dark red paint, containing four clay pipes, (minor losses), ht. 19 1/8, wd. 6, dp. 5 in.

64 Courting Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, the shaped and molded wood frame with reverse-painted glass panels of polychrome flowers in the crest with white and green striated borders, molded liner, original glass, (minor cracks), ht. 18, wd. 13 in. $800-1,200 65 Boxed Courting Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, the molded frame enclosing reverse-painted glass panels with floral designs and a flower bouquet in the crest, the mirror glass with molded wood surround, (glass segment loss and minor cracks on border), 17 1/4 x 12 1/2 in. overall. $300-500

Provenance: According to a 1977 letter from a Palisades, New York, auctioneer, and found in the drawer, the pipe box came from the Westervelt/Kipp families of New York City, Bergen County, Long Island, and in the early 20th century, was hung in the Kipp house, Fishkill, New York. $600-800

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66 Assembled Set of Four Queen Anne Vaseback Dining Chairs, probably New York State, second half 18th century, with yoked crest rails, vase- and ring-turned stiles, turned front stretchers, and double side stretchers, two painted black, one painted red, one with red wash, old surfaces, (imperfections), ht. to 42 1/4, seat ht. to 17 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

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67 Small Red-painted Maple and Pine Tap Table, New England, 18th century, the rectangular overhanging top with cut corners on a straight skirt and square stretchers joining four vase- and ring-turned legs on tall turned feet, old red paint, (imperfections), ht. 26 1/4, wd. 28, dp. 25 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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68 Red-painted Pine One-drawer Work Table, New England, mid-18th century, the rectangular overhanging top with breadboard ends on a straight skirt joining four turned legs, original surface, ht. 25, wd. 28 1/4, dp. 22 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500


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69 Black-painted Bannister-back Armchair, New England, 18th century, the shaped crest rail joining turned finials and stiles flanking five slats, with downward-sloping tapering arms ending in scrolled handholds, vase- and ring-turned arm supports continuing to the double-stretcher base, later paint, ht. 45, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $1,200-1,500

70 Slat-back Armchair, New England, 18th century, the ring-turned stiles topped with finials joined by rounded top rail and three shaped slats, mushroom handholds continuing to vase- and ring-turned arm supports and splint seat above the double stretcher base, ht. 42 1/4, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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71 Red-painted Queen Anne Armchair, New England, 18th century, the spooned crest rail above the vasiform splat and rounded stiles with shaped arms, rush seat, and vase- and ring-turned arm supports continuing to turned legs joined by vase- and ring-turned front stretcher and double swelled side stretchers, later red paint, ht. 44, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 72 Turned and Painted Corner Chair, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the curved crest rail with scrolled handholds above two shaped slats joining vase- and ring-turned supports continuing to similarly turned base, blue cotton upholstered seat, late 19th century painted surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $600-800

73 Pine and Ash Shoe-foot Hutch Table, probably New England, last half 18th century, the circular scrub top on cutout supports with exposed rounded tenons joined by a box with scrolled panel, with scrolled mortiseand-tenon stretcher below, on molded feet, old red and black stained surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 27, dia. 45 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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74 Blue/Green-painted Cupboard, New England, 18th century, with deep molded cornice above a molded case with two concave open shelves above a paneled cupboard door and molded base, (imperfections), ht. 79 1/2, cornice wd. 43 3/4, case wd. 36, case dp. 17 in. Provenance: Mary Page, Warner, New Hampshire. $15,000-18,000 75 Turned Maple and Pine Oval-top Tea Table, New England, 18th century, the overhanging top on splayed vase- and ring-turned legs joined by a straight skirt and square stretchers, old refinish, ht. 26 1/4, wd. 33, dp. 22 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

76 Queen Anne Mahogany Stool, probably England, mid-18th century, the rectangular frame with upholstered slip seat, straight skirt, and turned H-stretcher joining four cabriole legs ending in pad feet, ht. 17 3/4, frame wd. 19 3/4, frame dp. 16 in. $300-500

77 Diminutive Queen Anne Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, possibly Connecticut, early 18th century, the thumb-molded 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, replaced Queen Anne-style brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 37, writing surface ht. 26 1/2, wd. 34 3/4, dp. 17 1/2 in. $2,500-3,500

78 Queen Anne Carved Maple Paintdecorated Spanish-foot Side Chair, New England, c. 1730-50, the yoked carved crest rail above a vasiform splat and molded raking stiles on trapezoidal rush-woven seat joining vase- and block-turned legs with ball- and ring-turned front stretcher, later paint, (minor imperfections), ht. 42 1/2, seat ht. 18 in. $400-600

79 Wrought Iron Goffering Iron, Rush Light, and Torch Stand, America and Continental, 18th century, the goffering iron was used to iron ruffles on garments, with turned hardwood handle, the iron receptacle on tapered shaft supported on four arched legs with brass shell feet; a rushlight with twisted scissors-form holder with faceted weight mounted on a dark stained turned maple base; and a torch or flambeau stand with hanging hook and scroll ornamented shaft with spring-activated adjustable holder, on a slightly dished leaf-form base with scrolled tripod feet, ht. 12 1/4, 11 1/8, 18 in. $300-500

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84 Pair of Tin Candle Sconces, America, early 19th century, each with tall curved back, demilune pan with single candlecup, pierced for hanging, (one with a few small cracks on edges), ht. 13, wd. 9 1/8, dp. 5 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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85 Pair of Urn-top Brass and Iron Knife Blade Andirons, America, late 18th century, brass urn finials on iron knife blade shafts with brass shields with impressed “IC” maker’s mark, with curved iron legs on penny feet, ht. 19 1/2, wd. 8 1/2, dp. 15 1/2 in. $400-600 86 Pair of Salt-glazed Stoneware Cornucopia Wall Pockets, Green Glass Decanter, and Three Shaped Pearlware Dishes, England, 18th and 19th century, the Staffordshire pockets with molded grapevine border; a blown teal green glass decanter with three applied neck rings, with stopper and polished pontil; and three shallow curved pearlware dishes with blue underglaze floral designs embellished with red enamel, ht. to 9 1/2, dia. to 13 in. $300-500

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80 Three Sheet Iron Push-up Hogscraper Candlesticks, America, early 19th century, one with medial brass band and chair hook, the other two with medial iron bands, ht. 6 3/4, 7 in. $600-800 81 Three Early Brass Candlesticks, a 16th century Spanish capstan candlestick, an 18th century round-base candlestick, possibly French, and an 18th century square-base candlestick with baluster stem, (dents), ht. 6 1/2, 6 1/4, 9 3/8 in., respectively. $400-600

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82 Red-painted Pine and Maple Harvest Table, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular drop-leaf top on a straight skirt joining four turned legs on casters, old mellow surface, ht. 29, lg. 72, dp. closed 20, dp. open 45 in. $1,500-2,500 83 Wrought Iron Adjustable Candlestand, America, late 18th/early 19th century, single candlecup on a square drip pan adjusting on a central stem with a forged spring grip, tripod base with splayed feet, (small loss to one foot, lacking finial), ht. 44 in. $300-500

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87 Two Delft Ceramic Table Items, late 18th century, a shallow bowl with undulating rim decorated with polychrome parrots, butterflies, and flowers, (rim repairs), and a blue and white charger with central stylized tree in a garden with floral and foliate rim border, (minor glaze loss on rim), dia. 10 3/4, 13 1/2 in. $300-500 88 Castleford-type Oval Covered Sugar Bowl with the Great Seal of the United States, probably the Robert Sowter pottery, Sowter, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, England, c. 1800, molded felspathic white stoneware with flower finial on the cover, a daisy chain gallery around the neck, the paneled body with molded acanthus leaves, flowers, and other foliage, applied sprig panels on each side, one side depicting an American eagle and shield, the reverse with allegorical figure showing “Peace Destroying the Implements of War,” vapor glaze with cobalt blue outlines, impressed “22” on bottom, ht. 5 1/2, dia. 7 in. $300-500 89 Spode Grisaille-decorated Creamware Covered Oval Tureen and Bowl, England, early 19th century, the footed tureen with underplate and bowl hand-painted en grisaille with a grapevine border, impressed maker’s mark on bases, (minor enamel wear), ht. 9 1/2, 3 7/8, dia. 14 1/4, 13 3/4 in., respectively. $400-600


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90 Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Portrait of a Ginger-haired Young Man. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 1/2 x 20 1/4 in., in a period molded and black-painted wood frame. Condition: Good, minor stable craquelure, very minor retouch. $15,000-25,000

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91 Thomas Ware (American, 1803-1836) Pair of Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Kimball Dustin, c. 1820. Unsigned, the back of panel of Mr. Dustin’s portrait is inscribed in pencil “Father’s  Mother’s Brother Kimball Dustin.” Oil on panel, 24 x 17 in., in later painted wood frames. Condition: Panels bowed, several light surface scratches on the woman’s portrait. Provenance: Skinner, Bolton, Massachusetts. $6,000-8,000

92 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman Wearing a White Gown with a Red Shawl. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 22 3/4 x 18 3/8 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Good, very minor retouch. $2,500-3,500

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93 American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Blue Gown Adorned with a Posy of Violets. Indistinctly signed l.r. Pastel on paper, 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 in., in a period black-painted molded wood frame. Condition: Minor moisture stains on lower edges. $3,000-5,000

94 American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman in a Blue Gown Adorned with a Pink Rose. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, 19 1/4 x 15 1/2 in., in a period black-painted molded wood frame. Condition: Two tears to the background u.l., moisture stains u.l., l.l., and u.r. $3,000-5,000

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95 John Brewster, Jr. (Connecticut and Maine, 1766-1854) Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in., in a hinged red leather case. Condition: Small crack at u.r. edge. $1,000-1,500

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96 Dressed Profile Portrait Miniature of a Gentleman, probably America, late 18th century, with a silk ribbon suspending an oval card with applied cut-out and watercolor painted paper profile of a man’s head, and cut-out and stitched silk jacket, frilled shirt, and cravat, placed on a black fabric ground, (imperfections), oval 4 x 2 1/8 in., mounted in a later giltwood frame. $300-500

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97 American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Girl Wearing a Red Dress Holding a Basket of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor on card, 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in., in a later frame. Condition: Stains, foxing, small tear c.r., scattered paint loss. $300-500


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98 Three Family Silhouettes in a Common Frame, America, c. 1830, hollow-cut halflength figures depicting a husband, wife, and young child, the edges of the portrait handstitched around the edges to black fabric backing, (minor toning and foxing), overall 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $500-700

99 Puffy Sleeve Artist (New England, ac. 1830-31) Silhouette Portrait of Henrietta Wakefield Wearing a Red Gown and Holding a Fan. Unsigned, the sitter’s name inscribed on the wood backing panel. Hollow-cut silhouette with watercolor, gouache, and ink details, 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Light toning and foxing. $800-1,200 100 Pair of Framed Silhouettes of a Man and Woman, America, c. 1830s, cut-and-pasted full-length figures, the gentlemen portrayed examining his pocket watch, mounted on a white ground, (minor toning and foxing), 9 x 7 in., in period molded giltwood frames. $600-800

101 Possibly by Jacob Maentel (Pennsylvania and Maryland, 1763-1863) Portrait Miniature of Maryann Lavinia Knauls Aged Four Months, 1815. Unsigned, subject identified in inscriptions below. Watercolor on paper, sight size 4 x 3 3/8 in., in a later painted wood frame. Condition: Laid down onto paper, tears, creases, loss l.r., toning, stains. Provenance: Ex Helen and Steven Kellogg collection. $600-800 102 American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Man and a Silhouette of a Woman. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1835, 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in., in a gilt-brass mat; and a hollow-cut silhouette of a woman, c. 1830s, 4 x 2 3/4 in. Condition: The portrait miniature has a smudge l.c., the silhouette is toned and has minor foxing. $300-500

103 Four Framed Silhouette Portraits, America, early 19th century, a pair of hollow-cut portraits of a man and woman by Isaac Todd (American, ac. 1807-1812), with embossed “Todd’s Patent” mark under the busts, (toning), 4 1/2 x 3 3/8, in matching molded bird’s-eye maple frames; and two hollow-cut silhouettes of a woman and man with penciled details, (toning, foxing), 3 7/8 x 3 3/8 in., in period molded giltwood frames. Provenance: According to typed labels attached to the back of one portrait, the Todd’s Patent portraits were once in the collection of Miss Lillian Russell, and were purchased at the Russell sale c. 1922, possibly by an individual named T.J. Kurtz in 1934, who sold them to a “Mr. Reidenbach.” $400-600

104 Metamorphosis: A Moral Story in Pictures, America, mid-19th century, watercolor and ink on paper depicting a story of morals in eight pictorial sections with rhyming inscriptions, with upper and lower lift-up leaves depicting a life from an infant to a young man, who seeks wealth and riches in business, and gold and silver, the wealthy man returns from the California Gold Rush with his gold, which does not alter his ultimate end: old age, sickness, and death, (seam separation, minor toning and foxing), 8 1/8 x 5 1/2 (folded), 16 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (open). $1,000-1,500

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Profile Portrait Miniature of a Young Man. Unsigned. Watercolor heightened with gum arabic on paper, 5 x 3 1/2 in., in a period painted molded wood frame. Condition: Toning, minor foxing. $400-600

Small Portrait of a Gentleman with a Book and Writing Utensils. Unsigned. Oil on panel, 6 1/2 x 5 in., in a period molded giltgesso frame. Condition: Minor retouch. $300-500

Two Works: Still Life with Fruit. Unsigned. Oil on academy board, 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in., in mitered giltwood frames. Condition: Very good, with minor craquelure. $400-600

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110 Queen Anne Grain-painted Chest-onframe, possibly Dunlap School, New Hampshire, c. 1800, the back of the drawers inscribed in chalk with a calligraphic “B,” original surface, (imperfections), ht. 56 1/4, wd. 39 3/4, dp. 20 1/4 in. $20,000-30,000

106 British School, 19th Century Small Portrait of a Young Lady Wearing a Blue Gown and Holding a Red Book. Unsigned, indistinctly inscribed “Mary W-atEngland 1827” on the reverse. Watercolor on paper, 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., in a period black lacquered wood frame with gilt-brass liner. Condition: Light toning and foxing. $400-600

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Folk Painted Still Life with a Watermelon. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 32 in., unframed. Condition: Puncture to background u.l., several superfluous drips, scattered retouch. $800-1,200

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111 Light Blue-painted Poplar Blanket Chest, New England, late 18th century, the lift-top with applied molded edge on a cutout bracket base with applied molding, original surface, ht. 23 1/4, wd. 45, dp. 17 in. $1,000-1,500


Lots 112–122

112 Diminutive Salmon-painted Cupboard, America, 19th century, the hinged door arched on the bottom, with shaped base on sides, the interior painted gray, with three shelves, ht. 25 3/8, wd. 13, dp. 7 in. $600-800 113 Putty-decorated Dome-top Box, possibly Maine, 19th century, rectangular pine dovetailconstructed box with hinged lid, with blue/ green figured putty-painted exterior, opening to a divided interior, the interior lid with penciled inscriptions, some indistinct, with a Maine reference, (minor paint wear), ht. 5 1/4, wd. 13 1/2, dp. 6 in. $800-1,200

114 New London Northern Railroad Redpainted Ticket Box, America, c. 1863, rectangular box with hinged lid, one side of the box with white painted lettering “NLN RR 1863,” ht. 13 1/4, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 11 5/8 in. Note: The New London Northern Railroad was a part of the Central Vermont Railway traveling from New London, Connecticut, north to Brattleboro, Vermont. According to a note taped to the inside of the lid, the box stored the collected tickets. $400-600

115 Floral-decorated Decorated Puzzle Box, northern Europe, early 19th century, rectangular maple box with pintle-hinged overhanging lid opening with hidden sliding wood segment, with shaped base, the top and sides with hand-painted red, white, and green flowers on a black ground, ht. 4, wd. 6, dp. 4 5/8 in. $600-800

116 Miniature Red-painted Six-board Chest, America, 19th century, dovetail-constructed poplar box with lift-top opening to a well with a till, supported on cutout feet, ht. 7 3/8, wd. 16 1/4, dp. 7 1/8 in. $1,000-1,500

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117 Small Oval Yellow-painted Lapped-seam Covered Box, America, 19th century, pine top and bottom with maple sides with opposing finger joinery, the top of the cover impressed “E. SPRAGUE,� ht. 1 5/8, dia. 4 1/4 in. $600-800

120 Small Bittersweet-painted Lapped-seam Oval Covered Box, with pine top and bottom and bent maple sides joined with opposing lapped fingers, ht. 1 3/4, dia. 3 7/8 in. $400-600

118 Small Blue-painted Lapped-seam Covered Box, America, 19th century, round form with pine top and bottom and bent maple sides joined with opposing lapped fingers, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 3 in. $300-500

121 Leaf-decorated Pine Covered Box, America, 19th century, rectangular dovetail-constructed box with hinged lid, ornamented with black leaves on the top and sides on a creamcolored ground, the interior painted turquoise, (paint wear), ht. 6 7/8, wd. 16 1/4, dp. 12 1/4 in. $200-300

119 Paint-decorated Document Box, Farmington/New Sharon, Maine, area, early 19th century, square box with hinged lid, with green putty-painted surface, and yellow borders, (hinge replaced, minor paint loss), ht. 5 1/8, wd. 8 in. $400-600

122 Paint-decorated Dome-top Box, reportedly Vermont, 19th century, dovetail-constructed box with brass handle centered on the lid, iron latch, the top and sides ornamented with red and yellow hearts and leaf and dot borders, on a black ground, ht. 8 1/4, wd. 19, dp. 9 1/2 in. $300-500

123 Classical Stencil and Paint Decorated Miniature Yellow-painted Chest of Drawers, New England, c. 1840, with shaped compartmented top over two drawers (two drawers are imitation), with applied molding and shaped ends, (imperfections), ht. 19, wd. 13 3/4, dp. 12 in. $1,500-2,500

124 Two Redware Jars, America, early 19th century, straight-sided jars decorated with reeded bands and brown manganese splotches, (one with chips), ht. 8 1/8 in. $300-500

125 Redware Pitcher, New England, early 19th century, ovoid jug with applied reeded strap handle, and reeded band on the neck, the sides with green glaze streaked with brown manganese and dotted with orange mineral halos, (imperfections), ht. 10 3/8 in. Provenance: By descent through the family of Charles D. Cook. $6,000-8,000

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126 Redware Covered Jar, New England, early 19th century, ovoid vessel with brown manganese speckled, splotched, and streaked glaze, with a brown glazed cover with incised “28” or “SL” on the bottom, (minor chips), ht. 7 3/4 in. Provenance: By descent through the family of Charles D. Cook. $800-1,200 127 Black-painted Wooden Galley and Slice Wood Type Printing Device, America, 19th century, 23 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. $400-600

128 Black-painted Lidded Box Inset with Frakturs, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, rectangular box with lift-off top centered with a watercolor on paper painted fraktur depicting flowers, birds, and a heart under a glass panel with applied molding, the front of the box inset with a similar painted fraktur under glass, flanked by red-painted heart-shaped cutouts all over a single drawer, with paneled sides, on shaped cutout base, ht. 12, wd. 16, dp. 8 3/8 in. $800-1,200

129 Small Red-painted Wooden Three-tier Wall Shelf, America, early to mid-19th century, decorated on the front and sides with rosettes and flowers in low relief, ht. 15 1/2, wd. 5, dp. 3 3/4 in. $800-1,200 130 Grain-painted Pine Hanging Candlebox, probably New England, early to mid-19th century, ht. 9 1/8, wd. 13 1/2, dp. 7 5/8 in. $600-800

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Lots 131–135

131 Red-painted Poplar One-piece Open Pewter Cupboard, New England, 19th century, the cornice above beaded sides joining four shelves, the lower three with plate rails, on projecting lower half with single drawer and two beaded cupboard doors opening to shelves, on cutout base, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 76 1/2, overall wd. 47 1/2, dp. 19 in. $2,500-3,500

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132 Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Pitcher, probably Pennsylvania, late 19th century, baluster-form pitcher with wide neck, the front ornamented with cobalt leaves flanking the spout, the lower center leaves forming a heart, with cobalt-daubed handle terminals, (rim loss, hairlines), ht. 9 in. $400-600

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133 Sewer Tile Pottery Seated Spaniel Figure, America, 1928, with incised detailed features and speckled gray glaze, inscribed date “1928” on the bottom, ht. 10 1/4 in. $300-500

134 Ovoid Stoneware Jar, Joshua Swan and Ichabod States, Long Point (Stonington), Connecticut, 1823-35, impressed “SWAN & STATES STONINGTON,” ht. 9 5/8 in. $300-500


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135 Stoneware “Sugar” Jar with Lid, America, late 19th century, barrel-form jar with cobalt reeded bands and inscription, (crack on lid), ht. 7 3/4 in. $200-250 136 Large Slip-decorated Redware Plate with Green and Manganese Starburst Design, America, early 19th century, (imperfections), dia. 11 1/2 in. $300-500

137 Two Slip-decorated Redware Plates, America, early 19th century, round plates with coggled rims, one centered with “S+B” yellow slip inscription, the other with three wavy “bacon strip” designs, (imperfections), dia. 8 3/8, 9 in. $400-600

138 Salmon-painted Three-tier Bucket Bench, New England, early 19th century, the dovetail-constructed bench with narrow top shelf above two projecting shelves joining the shaped sides with demilune cutout feet, (imperfections), ht. 41 1/4, wd. 53 1/4, dp. 13 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

139 Paint-decorated “FRANKLIN FIRE SOCIETY” Leather Fire Bucket, Charlestown, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the fire bucket depicting a spreadwing eagle beneath flames and plumes of smoke, grasping a banner inscribed “FRANKLIN FIRE SOCIETY” over another banner inscribed with the owner’s name, “BENJAMIN G. BLANCHARD,” over the date “1830,” and “Charlestown” inscribed in yellow on the back along the seam, on a black-painted ground with red-painted collar and handle, accompanied by a carte-de-visite of the owner, identified “Benjamin Goodwin Blanchard aged 51” in inscriptions on the back, (minor paint loss, varnished, tear on bottom), ht. to top of collar 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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140 Blue Floral-decorated Oval Bandbox, America, early 19th century, the exterior covered with blue varnished floral medallions on a white ground, (imperfections), ht. 5, dia. 11 in. $300-500 141 Stoneware Tobacco Jar, possibly New York, early 19th century, ovoid jar with incised cobalt-filled inscription “pot à tabac,” (minor rim chip), ht. 12 in. $800-1,200

142 Pierced Tin and Glass Candle Lantern, America, early 19th century, with ring handle on pierced conical chimney over cylindrical lamp fitted with three early colorless glass panels, one on the hinged door, ht. to top of upright handle 18 3/4, dia. 12 1/2 in. $300-500

143 Turned Burlwood Bowl, America, 19th century, large round bowl with turned collar, (minor loss), ht. 5 1/8, dia. 16 3/8 in. $800-1,200

144 Carved Articulated Wood Figural Artist’s Model, probably France, late 19th century, with pegged ball-and-socket joints, (imperfections), overall lg. approx. 26 in. $800-1,200

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145 Assembled Set of Five Small Graduated Oval Lapped-seam Pantry Boxes, America, 19th century, with pine tops and bottoms, four with bent maple sides, one impressed “HINGHAM” on the top, one stained dark brown with indistinct inscription “B.S. ----” on the top, one box with bent pine sides stenciled “FIGS” on the top, ht. 1 1/2 to 2 1/2, dia. 3 5/8 to 6 1/8 in. $250-350

146 Cobalt-decorated Salt-glazed Stoneware Jug, “OL & AK BALLARD, BURLINGTON VT,” 1856-72, two-gallon straight-sided slopedshoulder jug, ornamented with a stylized scrolled foliate design, the maker’s name impressed three times on the shoulder, (stains, minor pot-stone crack), ht. 14 in. $200-300

147 Stoneware Cobalt Blue Jug with Bird, “J. & E. NORTON/BENNINGTON VT.,” 1850-61, three-gallon jug with freehand brushed cobalt bird perched on a tree stump with cobalt-filled impressed maker’s marks, (mouth chips), ht. 16 1/4 in. $200-300

148 Hannah Davis Wallpaper-covered Wooden Bandbox, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, mid-19th century, lidded oval wooden box covered with wallpaper with printed red, green, and white floral designs, printed maker’s label affixed to interior lid, the interior lined with an 1853 New York Weekly Times newspaper, (wear, small hole, fading), ht. 13 1/4, dia. 16 in. $400-600

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149 Cobalt-decorated “Boston Mass.” Birddecorated Stoneware Churn, Boston, c. 1860, three-gallon churn with lug handles, and incised lines around the shoulder, decorated on the front with a cobalt bird and a scrolled leaf banner inscribed “Boston Mass.,” ht. 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 150 Embossed Tin Wall Box with Drawer, America, early 19th century, pierced shaped back on box ornamented with reeded bands, ht. 7 1/8, wd. 8 1/8, dp. 2 1/4 in. $400-600 151 Miniature Woven Splint Covered Basket and a Mustard-painted Wall Basket, America, 19th century, the first possibly crafted by a Native American, a finely woven oblong miniature covered basket, the cover joined with linked splints and a latch, ht. 1 1/2, dia. 3 1/2; the second an oblong wall basket with high back, with splint-wrapped hanging rings and side angled supports, painted mustard yellow over earlier pink and green paint, ht. 8 1/4, wd. 8 3/4, dp. 5 1/2 in. $400-600 152 Miniature Light Blue-painted Woven Splint Basket, with oval rim, rectangular base, and upright handle, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 1 1/2, lg. 3 1/4 in. $800-1,200


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153 Small Woven Splint Basket, America, 19th century, round basket with finely peaked domed center, hardwood upright fixed handle, (minor loss), ht. 7 5/8, dia. 7 1/2 in. $200-250 154 Large Woven Splint Cheese Basket, America, 19th century, round rim on hexagonal base, with hexagonal openwork woven splints, (losses), ht. 6 1/2, dia. 20 1/2 in. $200-300

155 Large Double-handled Woven Splint Basket, America, 19th century, rectangular basket with two carved hardwood handles, and three carved runners supporting the bottom, (imperfections), ht. 11 1/2, wd. 19 3/4, lg. 28 1/2 in. $300-500 156 Large Rectangular Double-handled Splint Storage Basket, America, 19th century, with carved ash handles, ht. 22, wd. 23 3/4, lg. 39 1/2 in. $700-900

157 Large Federal Light Green-painted Corner Cupboard, early 19th century, the heavily molded cornice and chip-carved frieze with projecting sides and center, above the case with arched opening having a four-shelf interior with curved back, painted lavender, above the cupboard doors below, all flanked by reeded pilasters and canted sides, later paint, (imperfections), ht. 95, overall wd. 57 1/2, interior dp. 21 in. $3,000-5,000

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158 Queen Anne Green-painted Birch Dropleaf Dining Table, New England, c. 1760, the circular drop-leaf top on rolled shaped apron joining cabriole legs ending in pad feet, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 41 3/8, dp. 43 in. $2,500-3,500

159 Red-painted Maple and Pine Splay-leg Tea Table, New England, early 19th century, the square overhanging top on a canted skirt joining four square tapering legs with exaggerated splay, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 24 3/4, wd. 34, dp. 33 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000

160 Painted Tinware Bread Tray, reportedly Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, rectangular tray ornamented with two large yellow blossoms on the handles, the interior bottom with red flowers and green leaves painted on a white banded border, on a black-painted ground, (minor paint loss), 7 7/8 x 12 1/2 in. $400-600

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161 Large Red-painted Pine Dry Sink, probably New England, 19th century, the small red work surface above a single drawer and well, all over three paneled cupboard doors and cutout base, old red paint, (imperfections), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 60 3/4, dp. 19 in. $1,000-1,500

162 Folk Carved and Painted Bird Tree with Mushrooms, America, late 19th century, the tree supporting five birds with tack eyes and wire feet, mounted on a panel with five carved wooden stylized mushrooms, (minor paint loss), overall ht. 12 1/4, wd. 7 7/8, lg. 13 1/4 in. $600-800

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163 Green-painted Wooden Trencher, probably New England, 19th century, hand-hewn ash oblong bowl with dark-green painted exterior, scrubbed interior, one end pierced for hanging, ht. 5, wd. 13, lg. 21 1/4 in. $400-600

164 Red-painted Wooden Trencher, probably New England, 19th century, hand-hewn ash oblong bowl with dark-red painted exterior, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 13 1/4, lg. 22 1/4 in. $400-600

165 Large Blue-painted Turned Ash Wooden Bowl, America, early 19th century, round bowl with ring-turnings down the sides, the exterior with remnants of blue paint, (shrinkage cracks), ht. 7 1/4, dia. 18 1/2 in. $300-500

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166 Painted Cherry Table, New England, c. 1800, the rectangular overhanging scrub top with chamfered underside on square tapering legs joined by straight skirt, original surface, (minor paint wear), ht. 26 1/2, top wd. 40, top dp. 23 in. $800-1,200

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167 Pair of Paint-decorated Tablet and Arrowback Windsor Side Chairs, New England, c. 1825-30, the shaped crests joining raking stiles and arrow spindles on bamboo-turned bases, overall dark red paint with foliate designs in the crest and yellow highlights, (minor paint wear), ht. 33 1/4, seat ht. 16 3/4 in. $300-500

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168 Paint-decorated “Misses� Bamboo-turned Sewing Chair, New England, early 19th century, the stiles flanking three ring-turned spindles on a shaped beaded seat and stretcher base, overall maroon painted with floral and foliate devices, the seat spongedecorated in two shades of blue, ht. 33 3/4, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $800-1,200


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169 Painted Carved Wood and Tin Figural Whirligig, late 19th century, carved wooden figure with tin shako cap, pressed brass blossom applied to chest, blue glass bead eyes, and tin paddle arms, and applied canvas trousers, painted dark red, white, and black, mounted on a baluster-turned post, (losses), ht. 25 1/8 in. $4,000-6,000

170A Folk Carved Polychrome Painted Religious Panel, probably Continental, 18th century, relief-carved wood panel depicting Christ amidst the heavens with sun, moon, and stars in a cloud of glory over the earth with sea and animal figures, (craquelure with scattered paint losses), 15 1/2 x 10 in., in a period painted molded wood frame with pegged and rosehead nail joinery. $600-800

170 Painted Wooden Candlelight Pole Screen, America, early 19th century, the shaped rectangular panel adjusts vertically on a rod on a turned wood base painted green with mustard yellow borders, ht. 21, wd. 5 5/8 in.

171 Pieced Cotton Flannel Family Record Quilt Top with Folk-stitched Embroidery, America, early 20th century, the quilt top composed of woven plaid and striped cotton flannel segments joined together and embroidered with cream-colored cotton threads cross-stitched over the seams, several larger segments embellished with embroidered motifs including flowering tree, bowl with blossoms, birds in a fruit tree, a horse, a pig, and several names including “ANDREW,” “HENRY,” “ADALINE,” “PATTERSON,” “NEWTON,” “LAYFAYET,” and “MA” and “PA,” mounted on a folding wood frame, 76 x 71 in. $4,000-6,000

Provenance: Ex Clark Garrett collection. $1,500-2,500

172 Painted Checkerboard, America, mid to late 19th century, square panel with applied molding, painted pale red with black checks, (edge losses on molding), 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. $800-1,200 173 Painted Wooden Checkers/Backgammon Game Board, America, late 19th century, square board with applied molding, the playing field painted red and black on a brown background, 15 x 15 in. $400-600

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174 Grain-painted Pine Chest over Drawer, New Hampshire, c. 1820-40, the top with molded edge opens to a well above the single drawer and cutout base, old brass bail pulls, original surface, ht. 32 1/2, case wd. 42 3/4, dp. 17 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 175 Federal Grain-painted Six-board Pine Blanket Chest, New England, early 19th century, the top with molded edge, original painted surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 23 3/4, wd. 40 1/4, dp. 17 3/4 in. $800-1,200

176 Maple and Pine Hutch Table, possibly New Hampshire, late 18th/early 19th century, the square top with rounded corners tilts on a base of vase- and ring-turned supports joining plank seat and stretcher base, remnants of old red wash, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, wd. 37 3/4, dp. 42 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

177 Paint-decorated Pine Tall Clock, Riley Whiting, Winchester, Connecticut, early 19th century, the hood with molded swan’s neck cresting above a tombstone opening revealing a white-painted and polychrome wooden dial with flowers in the arch and spandrels, on the molded waist and cutout base, original painted decoration in ochre and red, the base centering a spreadwing eagle, ht. 88 3/4 in. Provenance: David Wheatcroft, Westborough, Massachusetts. $15,000-25,000

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178 Federal Grain-painted Tall Case Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1825, with works by Silas Hoadley, original surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 84 1/2, wd. 17 5/8, dp. 10 in. $6,000-8,000 179 Paint-decorated Tall Clock, New England, early 19th century, the shaped fretwork joining rectangular plinths and turned wooden finials, above the arched molded hood with glazed tombstone door flanked by freestanding columns opening to the white-painted wooden dial indistinctly lettered “A. Eaton/Astoby(?),� with thirty-hour weight-driven wooden movement, on the molded waist with thumbmolded drawer all on the cutout base, old grained surface, ht. 90 in. $1,200-1,800 180 Red-painted Pine Sawbuck Table, New England, early 19th century, the overhanging two-board top on X-shaped supports joined by a pinned through tenon, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 59, dp. 28 in. $1,000-1,500 181 Small Maple and Oak Sawbuck Table, New England, early 19th century, the two-board top above the base of chamfered legs joined by a chamfered horizontal stretcher and a diagonal stretcher, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 28, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 22 1/2 in. $800-1,200

182 Paint-decorated Glazed Two-part Stepback Cupboard, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, the upper section with scrolled molded cresting terminating in rosettes centering a plinth with applied fan and three turned wooden finials, above the glazed cupboard doors opening to shelves flanked by carved canted corners, on a projecting work surface, set on the lower section of two short drawers above paneled cupboard doors below flanked by half-columns, all on turned feet, replaced brass pulls, painted red overall with alternating green and yellow highlights, interior painted pale yellow, (imperfections, later paint), ht. 89, lower case wd. 52 1/2, lower case dp. 19 in. $1,500-2,500

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185 Blue-painted Octagonal-form Baby Tender, New England, early 19th century, the molded top rail above spindles and molded sides below, (paint wear), ht. 19 3/4, wd. 18 1/2 in. $400-600 185

186 Small Shaker Settee Bench and Chair, early 19th century, the three arched slats join rounded stiles, the settee with leather upholstery tacked over the seat rails, the chair with early splint seat, ht. 24, seat ht. 20 1/4 in. $800-1,200 187 Paint-decorated Tablet-back High Chair, New England, c. 1820-30, with original black and vermilion grain paint highlighted with gilt stencil and yellow striping, (gilt wear, minor paint wear), ht. 37 1/4, seat ht. 24 1/2 in. $600-800

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183 Paint-decorated High Chair, New England, c. 1825-35, with shaped crest centering stenciled grapes and leafage, turned arms, and plank seat, overall red and black paint with stenciled and freehand painted decoration with tan borders and yellow striping, original surface, (minor paint wear), ht. 34 3/4, seat ht. 23 1/2 in. $600-800

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184 Black-painted Child’s Slat-back Armchair, probably Bergen County, New Jersey, late 18th century, the three arched slats joined by ring-turned stiles topped by urn finials, the knob handholds and vase- and ring-turned legs joined by stretchers, old black paint, ht. 25 1/2, seat ht. 9 in. $250-350

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188 Paint-decorated Bamboo-turned Writingarm Windsor Chair, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular crest above stiles and seven spindles, the center spindle with oval decorative element, with large canted writing surface and shaped seat, the crest with ochre background centering an eagle flanked by flowers and baskets, the rest of the chair with old brown painted surface highlighted with green, yellow, and black striping, (paint wear, imperfections), ht. 37 1/2, seat ht. 19 in. $800-1,200


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189 American School, 19th Century Pastoral River View with Distant Town. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 31 x 46 in., in a period gilt-stenciled and painted mitered wood frame. Condition: Three repaired tears, two tears l.r., scattered retouch, craquelure. $3,000-5,000

190 Thomas Ware (American, 1803-1836) Portrait of Vienna Goodnow, Aged 24 Years. Unsigned, the subject identified in penciled inscriptions on the back of the portrait “Painted by Thomas Ware; Framed by Abiah Smart; Picture of Vienna Goodnow, Born February 6, 1796/Painted when 24 yrs old/Painting is 73 years old/Died 1886/ June/1930-Picture 110 yrs old”; Vienna Goodnow is reportedly from Springfield, Vermont. Oil on panel, 24 3/2 x 19 1/2 in., in a period mahogany veneered frame. Condition: Scattered surface abrasions, retouch. Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York; Jack Martin, New York. Literature: See “Thomas Ware: Vermont Portrait Painter,” The Clarion, Winter 1983/84, pp. 36-45, fig. 8. $3,000-5,000

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191 Attributed to Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Pair of Portraits of Mr. Daniel Spraker and His Wife Eliza. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in., in original molded painted wood frames. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch. Provenance: Family descent to Peter Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut, May 1980, then to the consignor. Note: Daniel Spraker was born August 26, 1798 in Palatine, Montgomery County, New York, the fourth child of eight born to Joseph Spraker (1765-1848) and Catherine (Fraser) Spraker (c. 1768-1866). Daniel married Eliza Dykeman (1807-c. 1847), about 1828 and together they had seven children. $8,000-12,000 192 Red-painted Pine Single-drawer Stand, probably New England, early 19th century, the square overhanging top above a skirt with scalloped front edge and chamfered drawer joining four octagonal tapering legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/4, top wd. 20, top dp. 19 3/4 in. $300-500

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193 Attributed to Ruth Whittier Shute (American, 1803-1882) Portrait of Mrs. David Stevens of St. Albans, Vermont. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch to figure, clothing, and background. Exhibitions: Reflection of 19th Century America: Folk Art from the Collection of Sybil and Arthur Kern, Museum of our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979 to June 15, 1980. Note: The painting was reportedly found behind the eaves in a barn in St. Albans, Vermont. On the back of the canvas, prior to relining, was the painted inscription “Painted by Mrs. Shute, 1835.” A very similar portrait of a woman wearing a lace bonnet and holding a book with an attached label inscribed “Painted By Mrs. R.W. Shute St. Albans Feb 15 1835.” was sold at Skinner Sale 1609, October 30, 1994, Lot 165. The subject portrayed here is believed to be Mrs. David Stevens of St. Albans, Vermont, based on the listing in the WPA Vermont Inventory of American paintings. $800-1,200

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Pair of Portraits of a Husband and Wife, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in later matching, black-painted, molded wood frames. Condition: Both with patch repairs and retouch, minor paint loss to man’s temple and hair. $1,000-1,500

Squirrel with Walnuts, Flowers, Fruit, and Butterfly. Unsigned. Watercolor on paperboard, sight size 9 1/2 x 11 1/4 in., in a later bird’s-eye maple veneer frame. Condition: Minor toning and foxing, not examined out of frame. $400-600

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Portrait Miniature of a Young Boy Wearing a Red Jacket. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in., in a pressed-leather case. Condition: Ivory slightly bowed, crack u.l. near edge. $300-500

Two Works: Cornucopia and Parrot on a Tree. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, sight size 11 1/2 x 10 1/8, 9 1/4 x 5 1/4 in., in period molded and painted wood frames. Condition: Toning, foxing, not examined out of frames. $300-500

196 American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman. Unsigned. Oil on ivory, 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in., in a black leather-covered velvet-lined case. Condition: Very good. $600-800

199 Framed Hand-painted Fraktur, dated 1834, watercolor on wove paper with pinpricked details with a tulip and blossoms over a heart with indistinct ink inscriptions in German, flanked by more blossoms, (creases, toning), 7 5/8 x 6 3/8 in., in a period red-stained reeded wood frame. Note: The back retains an old “Samaha Antiques/Milan, Ohio” label. $800-1,200

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The John T. Kirk Collection I Bought it “Ratty” and Left It Alone I trained as a cabinetmaker so I could have an antiques shop. Eventually I became an Art History graduate student at Yale, where I assisted curator Meyric Rogers in reassembling the Garvan collection of about 1,500 pieces of early American furniture that had been out on loan for thirty years. The furniture arrived by the truckload at a study-storage area in the basement of the Yale Press, and it was hands-on learning as we re-cataloged and re-evaluated what Garvan had acquired. Rogers had museum training and I had the cabinetmaker’s ability to ask “What are those holes doing there?,” or “Do those inconsistencies in color on the inside of the woods suggest additions, subtractions or total faking?”

To help evaluate this material Rogers invited the dealer Albert Sack to visit the basement. Soon Albert and I had a friendship that enabled me to spend hours at Israel Sack in New York, where we pulled drawers and up-ended pieces in the elegant showrooms. Early in my time at Yale Rogers returned from The Hartford Antique Show and said “Get to know Roger Bacon if you want to understand country furniture.” Bacon was the prominent dealer in country objects with untouched surfaces: while a few other dealers valued the untouched, Roger heralded it. His cry to his wife “Jesus Christ, Ruth, look at that,” echoed throughout the field. Thus Sack honed my understanding of qualities of line and form in high style early furniture and Bacon made plain to me the values of personal rural work.

I learned from Roger Bacon that repairs can add interest and might have aesthetic merit. At some point the roundabout or corner chair sold here received a curving iron brace to its top rail. Roger loved the repair and delighted in the fact that the chair came from the Gooch family of Pickpocket Road, in his hometown, Exeter, New Hampshire. The furniture fragments I collected were illustrated in books and used in public lectures and the classes I taught as a Professor of Art History at Boston University. Fragments can show how parts change over time in both surface and color as air, light, and dirt bring change, and many have their own aesthetic merit.

In 1975 I published The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, arguing that it was form and surface that should excite the buyer. The chapter I titled “Buy It Ratty and Leave It Alone” firmly brought that focus into the market place, and now the cry “It’s untouched” is often heard on the PBS program Antiques Roadshow. Not all dealers were happy with “Buy It Ratty.” A dealer took me to task for diminishing the number of customers who had previously been happy to purchase refinished furniture. He changed his words, however, when he realized he could put an object with a good early surface directly into his showrooms, without the labor of cleaning off the paint, and charge more because it was “untouched.”

—John T. Kirk


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Kirk Collection—Lots 200-248 200 Black-painted Ladder-back Armchair, probably New Hampshire, late 18th century, with sausage-turning and mushroom handholds, early surface, (imperfections), ht. 43, seat ht. 16 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 21, 113; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, plate IX, fig. 62. $1,000-1,500

201 Federal Red-painted Bowfront Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800, the chamfered top above a case of four graduated drawers on molded bracket base, original brasses, old surface, (minor restoration), ht. 35 3/4, case wd. 36 1/2, dp. 21 in. $1,000-1,500

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202 Red-painted Yellow Pine Chest over Drawer, New England, late 18th century, the lift-top with applied molded edge opens to a well with drawer below all on cutout ends, original hardware, early surface, (imperfections), ht. 36, case wd. 39, case dp. 19 in. $400-600

203 Dark Blue-painted Slat-back Armed Rocking Chair, probably northern New England, early 19th century, with delicately turned finials, downward sloping arms with scrolled handholds, and bulbous front stretcher, old painted surface with evidence of earlier paint, (imperfections), ht. 44 1/2, seat ht. 16 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 154, p. 171. $800-1,200

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204 Painted Armed Rocking Chair, northern New England, 19th century, the turned finials above tapering posts and four shaped slats with tapered turned arms on turned supports, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 45 3/4, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 23, pp. 34-35; Early American Furniture, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1974, 232. In The Impecunious Collector’s Guide, Kirk discusses the chair’s pleasing color caused by the application of light gray paint over later blue over the original red, a surface shared by the rockers as well. $800-1,200


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205 Country Queen Anne Side Chair, possibly Connecticut, 18th century, with concave crest rail, sophisticated vase- and ring-turned stiles, vasiform splat, and double stretchers, old black-painted surface, (imperfections), ht. 41, seat ht. 16 in. $600-800

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206 Red-painted Pine Standing Desk, New England, early 19th century, the shaped gallery above a canted lift-top opening to a well on straight skirt joining four squared tapering legs, original surface, (imperfections), overall ht. 36 1/2, wd. 32 3/4, dp. 22 1/2 in. $600-800

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207 Small Green-painted Splint Basket with Five Pieces of Wax Fruit, 19th to early 20th century, shallow round-over-square basket with two looped thin splint handles, with green over earlier salmon paint, the basket filled with painted wax fruit: two apples, a pear, a plum, and a banana, basket ht. with handles 3 3/8, dia. 7 in. $100-200

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Lots 208, 209

208 Dark Red-painted Shoe-foot Hutch Table, New England, early 18th century, the ovoid overhanging top with shaped cleats tilts on a square, lift-top base with cutout front and the sides tenoned through the feet, (imperfections and repairs), ht. 26 1/2, top wd. 50 1/2, top dp. 48 in. $1,500-2,500

209 Twenty Blown Colorless Glass Drinking Vessels, late 18th/early 19th century, two large goblets, a cordial, and seventeen assorted wines, one with etched grapevine border, (base chip on one), ht. 3 to 8 3/8 in.

210 Tall Gray-painted Stool, possibly New Hampshire, 19th century, the four posts joined by original trapezoidal splint seat and double stretchers, early surface, (minor imperfections), seat ht. 30 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 77. Note: Kirk argues that a piece of furniture like this is deceptively simple: it depends on a precision of proportion that is important to its overall appeal and function. $300-500

Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 74. $200-300

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211 Federal Red-painted Tavern Table with Drawer, New England, early 19th century, the overhanging top with breadboard ends above a base of four slightly splayed square tapering legs, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 43 1/2, dp. 29 3/4 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 78; Early American Furniture, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1974, fig. 230. Note: Kirk admired this table, calling it in The Impecunious Collector (p. 88) an “absolutely top-flight object.” It is, he says, “a straightforward useful object of great quality with terrific surface.” $700-900


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212 Red-painted Turned Wooden Bowl, probably New England, early 19th century, with turnings on collar and base and make-do string repair on two rim cracks, ht. 5 3/4, dia. 18 1/4 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, pp. 111-12, fig. 103. $300-500

213 Pale Aqua Blown Glass Bowl, America, early 19th century, deep round bowl with folded rim, rough pontil, ht. 8 1/8, rim dia. 10 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 6. $100-200

214 Three Round Lapped-seam Storage Boxes, America, 19th century, assembled group graduating in size, the smallest painted dark green, the middle in a reddish brown with indistinct “A-” impressed on center of the lid, and the largest with a natural surface, ht. 3 1/2, 3 3/4, 4 7/8, dia. 7 1/2, 8, 9 3/8 in., respectively. $200-300

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215 Red-painted Wooden Carrier, America, 19th century, with three compartments, and curved ash handle, ht. 11, wd. 11, lg. 20 in. $400-600

217 Red-painted Carved Maple Drop-leaf Table, Massachusetts, c. 1790-1810, serpentine top with straight skirt on Marlborough legs with inside chamfer, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 26 1/2, wd. 34 1/2, dp. 36 1/2 in.

216 Painted Bow-back Windsor Armchair, New England, late 18th century, with beaded bow, applied arms, and shaped saddle seat, old dark red paint, (imperfections, minor repairs), ht. 36, seat ht. 17 in.

Provenance: Ex-collection Rhode Island School of Design.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 27. Note: In describing the time-worn turnings, handholds, and seat, Kirk likens the chair to a “soap figure that has begun to melt away and soften in outline.” $600-800

Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 108. $400-600

218 Six Redware and Stoneware Pottery Items, probably New England, early to late 19th century, two redware pitchers with brown manganese glaze, and four brown glazed stoneware pieces: a pitcher, a crock with lug handles, a jar impressed “EM DUNN FAIRHAVEN,” and a large flowerpot, (chips), ht. 5 1/2 to 10 1/8 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 68, item D. $300-500

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219 Paint-decorated Fan-back Windsor Side Chair, probably Rhode Island, late 18th century, with bulbous vase- and ringturnings and carved saddle seat, old black paint with vestiges of later floral decoration, (imperfections and repairs), ht. 36, seat ht. 17 3/4 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 30; Furniture Treasury, by Wallace Nutting, MacMillan, 1928, fig. 2685. $400-600

220 Sack-back Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, with bulbous vase- and ring-turnings, (restored), ht. 34 3/4, seat ht. 15 3/4 in. $200-300


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221 Black-painted Slat-back Side Chair, New England, early 18th century, with three arched slats and double stretchers, later black paint, (imperfections), ht. 42, seat ht. 16 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 96; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, fig. 162. $300-500

222 Embossed Tin Two-light Candle Sconce, America, early 19th century, pierced arched panel with crimped edges and reeded border, supporting two candle sockets with fluted dished cups, ht. 14 3/4, wd. 9 3/4 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 82. $400-600

223 Black-painted Turned Side Chair, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with vase- and ring-turned posts and “Windsortype” turned, swelled spindles with bulbous turned front stretcher, old black paint, (imperfections), ht. 40 1/2, seat ht. 16 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 42. Kirk sees this as an interesting intersection of three chair types known in the late 18th century. $200-300

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224 Dark Green-painted Slat-back Armchair, possibly eastern Massachusetts, 18th century, with vase- and ring-turning and double stretchers, old green paint, (imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, seat ht. 14 1/4 in. Provenance: Ex-collection Luke Vincent Lockwood, ex-collection Rhode Island School of Design. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 113; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, fig. 173. Note: In his discussion of this chair, Kirk extolls the virtues of a piece of furniture repeatedly and lovingly repaired by an amateur. $400-600

225 Black-painted and Turned Slat-back Armchair, New England, early 18th century, with boldly turned finials, downward sloping arms ending in turned handholds, and double sausage-turned front stretchers, old surface, (minor imperfections and restoration), ht. 49 3/4, seat ht. 18 1/2 in. $300-500

227 Turned Maple and Ash Slat-back Side Chair, probably New England, late 18th century, (imperfections), ht. 36 3/4, seat ht. 14 1/4 in.

226 Black-painted Slat-back Armchair, New England, 18th century, with shaped arms, vase- and ring-turned arm supports continuing to lozenge-turned side stretchers, black paint over earlier gray and red, (imperfections), ht. 44, seat ht. 14 1/2 in. $400-600

228 Black-painted and Turned, Slat-back Round-about Chair, possibly New Hampshire, late 18th century, with carved backrest, scrolled handholds, arched slats, and double stretchers, old black paint over earlier red, (imperfections and repairs), ht. 29 1/4, seat ht. 16 3/4 in.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 22. $300-500

Provenance: Gooch family, Pickpocket Road, Exeter, New Hampshire. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 102. $600-800

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229 Black-painted Ladder-back Armchair, New England, 18th century, the four shaped splats joining turned posts with applied arms ending in scrolled handholds, old black paint, (imperfections and paint wear), ht. to finial 44 1/4, seat ht. 13 1/2 in.

234 Painted Wooden Wall Box, America, early 19th century, with pierced shaped back with make-do sheet-metal plate reinforcement at the top, old white paint over earlier red and cream, with red guilloche design on the front, ht. 11 3/4, wd. 11, dp. 4 3/4 in.

Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 97, p. 104. Kirk points out that the left rear post was twisted prior to construction, as evidenced by the varied widths of the slats. $600-800

Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 94. $300-500

230 Large Maple and Pine Tavern Table, New England, early 18th century, the overhanging three-board top with breadboard ends on a base of four block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs joined by stretchers, scrubbed top, base with old red paint, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, top wd. 55, top dp. 31 3/4 in. Literature: The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, plate VIII, fig. 61. $1,000-1,500

231 Red-painted Bible Box, probably New England, late 18th/early 19th century, with molded cover and base, interior till, (imperfections), ht. 9 3/8, wd. 24, dp. 16 1/4 in. $400-600 232 Yarn-stitched Basket of Flowers Design Hearth Rug, probably New England, early 19th century, rectangular rug with colored wool yarns stitched to a linen foundation centered with a basket with an assortment of stylized flowers, with a border of stripes, blossoms, and leaves, backed with linen, (losses, toning, fading), 35 x 69 in. $600-800 233 Four Early Household Items, America, early 19th century, a cast iron bowl, a turned maple mortar and pestle, a reddish brown puttydecorated dome-top pine storage box, and a deep round redware dye pot with speckled brown interior glaze, (imperfections), ht. 3 7/8 to 10 3/8, box ht. 10, wd. 24, dp. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: Mortar and pestle from the Bliss family, Rehoboth, Massachusetts. $300-400

235 Two Pairs of Early Iron Andirons and Four Fireplace Tools, one pair with faceted finial on goose-neck and bar shaft with a boss at the arched legs, with penny feet, and a pair with looped top and arched legs, with two later iron pairs of tongs, a poker, and a shovel, ht. 23 5/8, 15 3/4 in. $200-300 236 Federal Maple and Pine Card Table, possibly New Hampshire, early 19th century, the shaped top above a single drawer joining four tapering legs, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, top wd. 39, top dp. 19 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 105. Note: As evidenced by this table’s appearance, Kirk found it a good fit for his chapter called “Buy It Ratty and Leave it Alone.” He writes of it on pages 112-113: “we should delight in and thoroughly enjoy what we have [as opposed to what we don’t have]. It is true that this is not the way that this table originally appeared, but it will never be as it once was unless you start over, so if you cannot delight in the present leaf, you should ignore the piece entirely.” $300-500 237 Classical Carved Wood and Gilt-gesso Mirror, New York or Boston, c. 1825-30, the vertical and horizontal columns with applied foliate ornaments and lotus capitals joining four corner blocks with applied flower basket decoration, all surrounding the two-part glass, (imperfections), ht. 45 1/2, wd. 23 1/2 in. $400-600

238 Federal Faux Tiger Maple Grain-painted Washstand, New England, early 19th century, with shaped gallery and medial shelf with drawer, replaced pottery pulls, (imperfections), ht. 36 1/2, wd. 18 1/2, dp. 17 1/4 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 5; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, plate XI. $300-500 239 Paint-decorated, Circular-top, Tripod-base Stand, probably Canada, 1820-60, with crossed cleats to underside of top and flat serpentine legs, with old “freckled” painted surface, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/2, dia. 23 1/2 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 131-135, pp. 132-139. $200-300 240 Blue-painted Pine Rope Bed, probably New England, early 19th century, with peaked headboard and block-turned posts continuing to swelled tapering legs, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 34, lg. 74 3/4, wd. 52 1/2 in. $400-600 241 Blue-painted Pine and Maple Folding Rope Bed, probably New England, early 19th century, the vase- and ring-turned headposts with urn finials joined by an arched headboard on folding rails, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 48 in. $400-600 242 Small Blue-painted Splayed-leg Bench, probably New England, 19th century, the rectangular top on four wedged, throughtenoned, chamfered legs, (imperfections), ht. 12 1/2, lg. 30 in. $100-200 243 Rustic Storage Barrel, probably New England, 19th century, cylindrical barrel fashioned from a hollowed-out tree trunk with applied base, (wear), ht. 35, dia. 19 1/2 in. $600-800

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246 Rustic Carved Pine Chair, New England, probably 19th century, fashioned from a hollowed-out tree stump with plank seat (imperfections), ht. 35 3/4, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. Provenance: Found by Roger Bacon in New Hampshire. Literature: The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, fig. 223. $400-600 247 Collection of Furniture Fragments, New England, 18th and 19th centuries, eleven pieces including ogee brackets, a cabriole leg with pad foot, a bannister chair back, a bulbous turned stretcher, a vasiform chair back, split balusters, and others. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, figs. 119, 122, 124, 130; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, figs. 158-160; Early American Furniture, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1974, figs. 19-21, 36A-C. Note: In chapter 8 of The Impecunious Collector’s Guide, Kirk argues that it might be better to own first-rate fragments than to own a complete third-rate chair. Of one fragment in particular he writes, “at present, it is hanging on a rough, plastered, white wall, where it makes a striking impact. Instead of lamenting that most of the chair is missing, the remainder is being enjoyed.” $100-200

244 Architectural Finial from the Meeting House Hill Area in Dorchester, Massachusetts, 18th century, white-painted turned wood finial, total lg. 12 3/4 in. Provenance: Purchased from Roger Bacon in 1968. Literature: Illustrated in The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 123. Exhibitions: The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, New England Meeting House and Church: 1630-1850, c. 1979, and illustrated in the catalog with the same title, fig. 80. $300-500

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245 Blue-painted Desk Box on Stand, possibly Chester, New Hampshire, early 19th century, the lift-top opens to a deep well and sits on a taper-leg stretcher base, (imperfections and paint wear), ht. 37 1/2, wd. 34, dp. 24 3/4 in. Literature: The Impecunious Collector’s Guide to American Antiques, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1975, fig. 53; The Impecunious House Restorer: Personal Vision and Historic Accuracy, by John T. Kirk, Knopf, 1984, fig. 183. Note: A stamped metal tag reads, “CHESTER N.H.,” from which Kirk concludes association with and use in the Chester, New Hampshire, post office. Regarding the base, Kirk points out a parallel of proportion between the rectangular shape of the desk box and the corresponding shape of the legs and stretchers. He suggests that this was a particularly ingenious decision on the part of the original craftsman that lends this desk-onstand a certain sophistication and success. $400-600

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248 Lapped-seam Box with a Collection of Old Furniture Brasses, 18th to 19th century, several pieces with chased and punched decoration, including drawer pull plates, handles, pulls, escutcheons, cotter pins, hinges, and drops, with three large rosehead wrought iron nails and three hooks. $100-200

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249 Yellow-painted Ash Lapped-seam Bucket, probably New England, early 19th century, round bucket with lapped hoop collar on bentwood lapped seam sides, with swing handle, (minor paint wear), ht. to top of collar 5 1/4, ht. to top of upright handle 9 1/2, dia. 11 in. $600-800


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250 Shaker Red-stained Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with five fingers and copper tacks, original paint, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/4, 9 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

251 Large Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with five fingers and copper tacks, original paint, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/2, 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

252 Small Blue/Green-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides, the cover and sides joined with opposing fingers fastened with copper tacks, (imperfections), ht. 1 1/2, 3 x 4 1/8 in. $600-800

253 Small Blue/Green-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides, the cover and sides joined with opposing fingers fastened with copper tacks, (imperfections), ht. 2 3/4, 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. $300-500

254 Shaker Light Blue-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides, the cover joined with a slender finger facing right, the box joined with two fingers facing left, each finger with finely chamfered edges, and nailed with copper tacks, mellow worn painted surface, ht. 3, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. $800-1,200

255 Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with four fingers facing left, and copper tacks, appears to have original paint, (imperfections), ht. 3 7/8, 6 1/2 x 9 in. $600-800

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256 Shaker Red- and Yellow-painted Oval Covered Box, probably New England, mid to late 19th century, pine top and bottom with bent maple sides joined with four fingers facing left, and copper tacks, old yellow paint over earlier red, (imperfections), ht. 4, 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

257 Shaker Oval Covered Lapped-seam Storage Box, America, late 19th century, pine top and bottom with maple lapped-seam sides fastened with five fingers secured with copper tacks, with vestiges of earlier salmon paint, (stains, old surface abrasions), ht. 5 1/2, dia. 13 1/2 in. $500-700

258 Large Blue-painted Lapped-seam Covered Storage Box, probably New England, 19th century, with pine top and bottom, bent ash cover band with lapped seam and iron nails, the bent ash box sides joined with three fingers with iron nails, (imperfections), ht. 4 3/4, 12 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. $1,000-1,500 259 Three Brown-painted Lapped-seam Oval Covered Pantry Storage Boxes, America, 19th century, pine tops and bottoms and bentwood ash sides fastened with lapped fingers, the contents labeled with inscriptions in the paint on the lids, one “Spices,” one “Coffee,” and one indistinctly inscribed “Ginger,” (loss to one finger on one box), ht. to 4 to 4 1/8, dia. 8 1/4 to 8 5/8 in. $1,200-1,800 260 Painted Lapped-seam Covered Pantry Box, America, 19th century, round ash and pine box, the top painted with a creamy white combed design, the cover rim and box body painted a warm gray, (shrinkage cracks), ht. 6, dia. 9 1/2 in. $300-500

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261 Shaker Burgundy Red Wool Cape, probably early 20th century, machine-stitched cape and hood of red woven wool fabric, the inside of the cape lined with gold-colored sateen, stuffed with wool batting and quilted in a zigzag pattern, the detachable hood lined with red cotton fabric, (minor holes). Provenance: Purchased from Roger Bacon. $300-500 262 Three Shaker Round Brushes, America, 19th century, with turned handles, one with a reddish brown stained surface, lg. 10 5/8 to 11 1/2 in. $200-300 263 Five Shaker Printed Paper Apothecary Labels, “United Society, South Groton, Mass.,” 19th century, labels approx. 2 x 4 in. $400-600

264 Blue-painted Shaker Blanket Chest over Drawer, possibly Watervliet, New York, early 19th century, the molded lift-top above a deep well and drawer below, on cutout base, original paint, ht. 40 1/2, case wd. 38 1/2, case dp. 20 3/4 in. Note: Included in the lot are photocopied entries from diaries, personal account books, and estate inventories that appear to document the purchase of the chest directly from the Shakers in the late 19th century, and continued ownership through the mid to late 20th century by John Haydock of Troy, New York, and his family. $2,500-3,500

265 Shaker Walnut Sewing Table Add-on, probably Groveland, New York, c. 1860, the top with applied molded edge above a case of three locking short drawers and a paneled cupboard door opening to an adjustable shelf, original turned wooden pulls, refinished, ht. 13, wd. 27 1/4, dp. 10 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500


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266 Shaker Maple and Bird’s-eye Maple Ladder-back Rocking Chair, early 19th century, the turned finials above rounded stiles joining four arched slats, with shaped arms ending in scrolled handholds on tapering supports and double-stretcher base, taped seat appears original, old surface, ht. 45, seat ht. 14 1/2 in. $700-900

268 Painted Pine Hanging Cupboard, probably northern New England, early 19th century, the quarter-round molded top above a ninelight through-tenon-constructed glazed door opening to two shelves, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 36 1/4, wd. 30, dp. 11 1/2 in. $600-800

267 Red-painted Shaker Tilter Chair, probably Mount Lebanon, 19th century, with three arched slats, taped seat, and wooden tilters, old dry surface, ht. 38 1/4, seat ht. 14 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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269 Prior-Hamblin School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman with a Sideways Glance. Unsigned. Oil on board, 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in., in a period grain-painted wood frame. Condition: Light scratches, minor scattered retouch. $800-1,200

270 Prior-Hamblin School, 19th Century Pair of Portraits of a Man and a Woman. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 14 x 10 in., in later molded wood frames. Condition: Minor paint loss. $1,500-2,500

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271 American School, 19th Century Portrait of Two Little Girls. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 37 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Tacking edges lined with canvas, stable craquelure, minor retouch. $6,000-8,000

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Portrait of a Red-haired Gentleman Seated with Books, Pen, and Inkwell. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in., in a period molded painted wood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch, craquelure, paint losses. $3,000-5,000 273 Burl Bowl with Burl Scoop, America, early 19th century, large round bowl with turned collar and carved burl scoop, (dry scrubbed surface, old loss on rim), bowl ht. 5 7/8, dia. 18 1/4, scoop lg. 7 1/2 in. $1,200-1,500 274 Two Turned Burl Bowls, America, an early 19th century round bowl with turned collar and table rim, and a later round, shallow bowl with delineated table rim, ht. 2 3/8, 1 5/8, dia. 8 1/4, 9 3/8 in. $400-600 275 Turned Bird’s-eye Maple Bowl, America, 19th century, round bowl with turned collar, (minor shrinkage cracks), ht. 4, dia. 14 5/8 in. $300-500

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276 Brown-painted Pine Hanging Pipe Box, America, early 19th century, with pierced shaped backboard, shaped sides and front, over a single dovetailed drawer, old brown over earlier light blue and red paint, (losses to base and drawer edges, paint loss), ht. 22 1/2, wd. 6 1/8, dp. 6 in. $800-1,200 277 Brown-painted Miniature Blanket Chest over Drawer, probably New England, first quarter 19th century, pine chest with applied reeded molding on hinged lid and base, with interior till, the lower drawer with beaded molding, and brass knobs and escutcheon, supported on bracket feet, brown paint over earlier red stain, (surface abrasions, minor loss), ht. 10 1/2, wd. 14 1/2, dp. 8 1/2 in. $400-600

278 Pair of Queen Anne Walnut Carved Side Chairs, Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, with shaped front seat rail and chamfered rear legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 39 3/4, seat ht. 17 in. Provenance: From the Collection of Richard Withington, according to stickers on the inside of the seat rails. $800-1,200

279 Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, coastal Massachusetts, 1760-90, the circular top tilts on a fluted post with Doric capital and base continuing to the tripod base of paneled cabriole legs with finely carved scallops on the knees ending in claw-and-ball feet, (very minor imperfections), dia. 32 3/4, ht. 28 in.

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280 Worcester Turnpike Mile Marker Sign Post, c. 1810, weathered tombstone-shaped gray sandstone post with finely chiseled inscription “To Boston Line 27 Ms/1810//To Worceste[r] 10 Ms,” mounted on a cement slab, signpost ht. 28, wd. 14 3/4, dp. 3, overall ht. 35, wd. 21, dp. 12 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

281 Chippendale Carved Walnut Dressing Table, probably eastern Pennsylvania, mid18th century, the molded overhanging top with cut corners on a beaded case of three thumb-molded drawers above a central recessed semicircle, and shaped skirt joining four cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, top wd. 36 1/2, dp. 23 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000

282 After Gilbert Stuart, Possibly Mary Rutherford (Clarkson) Jay (New York, 17861838) Portrait of General Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825). Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 36 x 29 in., in a period molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Restored. Provenance: Descended in the Jay family. Note: Matthew Clarkson was a Revolutionary War figure, New York politician, and was involved in many humanitarian and charitable organizations. He was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati and is portrayed wearing the medal of the society on his lapel. Some of his most notable accomplishments include serving as assistant to the Secretary of War, member of the New York State Assembly, State Senator, and abolitionist, serving as vice president of the New York Manumission Society, which promoted the emancipation of slaves, the protection of those who have been slaves, and who may be liberated from slavery.

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283 Attributed to Francis Alexander (American, 1800-1880) Portrait of Revolutionary War Officer Derick Lane (1755-1831) of Troy, New York. Unsigned, artist and subject identified on a plaque below. Oil on panel, 30 x 23 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch. Note: Derick Lane enlisted as a private on the onset of the American Revolution at the age of twenty-one and rose in rank serving seven years and in many capacities to colonel of the regiment formed in the Troy area of New York. He participated in several battles without sustaining injuries, among them are the battle at White Plains, the Elk in Pennsylvania, the battle of Brandywine, Monmouth, Long Island, Ash Swamp, Scotch Plains, Springfield, and Yorktown. He was awarded membership of the Society of the Cincinnati in 1784 after leaving the army and entered the mercantile business in Troy, New York, expanding his business interests by purchasing real estate and erecting several buildings and his involvement in furthering Troy’s political and commercial interests. $800-1,200

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284 Queen Anne Walnut Carved Side Chair, Delaware River Valley, first half 18th century, the spooned crest and scratchbeaded stiles above the vasiform splat, on trapezoidal upholstered slip seat and straight seat rail above incised cabriole front legs ending in trifid feet, joined to the raking chamfered rear legs by a flat shaped stretcher, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 39 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

285 Chippendale Carved Birch Slant-lid Desk, probably Newburyport, Massachusetts, early 19th century, the lid opens to a stepped and cockbeaded interior of three carved drawers and four valanced compartments above five drawers, with two projecting drawers and large compartment below, all on cockbeaded case of four graduated drawers and cabriole legs ending in claw-and-ball feet, centering a shell-carved drop, some original brass, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 44, wd. 40 1/2, dp. 19 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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286 Chippendale Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Dining Table, probably Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1765-85, with straight skirt joining the cabriole legs ending in diminutive opentalon claw-and-ball feet, old refinish, (very minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, dp. 48, wd. closed 17 1/2, wd. open 55 1/2 in. $800-1,200 287 Queen Anne Mahogany Drop-leaf Sixlegged Dining Table, probably Rhode Island, mid-18th century, the circular molded top above a shaped skirt with thumb-molded drawer joining four fixed and two swinging cabriole legs ending in slipper feet on platforms, refinished, ht. 29, dia. 53 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

288 Chippendale Carved Cherry Linen Press, Connecticut, late 18th century, the upper section with molded cornice above cupboard doors opening to four shelves, set into lower section of four thumb-molded graduated drawers, all flanked by fluted lambrequin corners, on a cutout bracket base, original pulls, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 77 1/2, lower case wd. 42 1/2, lower case dp. 19 in. $3,000-5,000 288

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293 Chippendale Mahogany Drop-leaf Dining Table, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the overhanging rectangular top on square beaded legs with inside chamfering, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 29, dp. 56, wd. 42 1/4 in. $400-600 294 Chippendale Carved Mahogany Dropleaf Dining Table, late 18th century, the rectangular top with cut corners on a shaped skirt joining cabriole legs ending in claw-andball feet, (imperfections), ht. 27 3/4, wd. 48, dp. 16 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 295 Chippendale Carved Mahogany Serpentine-front Chest of Drawers, probably eastern Massachusetts, c. 176080, the molded slightly overhanging top on a cockbeaded case of four graduated drawers and ogee bracket base, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 34 1/2, case wd. 41 1/2, case dp. 20 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

289 Carved Cherry Slant-lid Desk, Connecticut River Valley, late 18th century, the slant-lid with inlaid burl escutcheon opens to an interior of a shell-carved central drawer above two short drawers, flanked by document drawers, short drawers, and valanced compartments, old refinish, replaced brasses, (minor imperfections), ht. 46, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 20 in. Provenance: According to an old handwritten label in the shell-carved drawer, the desk descended from Edmund Langley, born Groton, Massachusetts, 1746, died Hawley, Massachusetts, 1842. An old photograph of the house where the desk originally was is included in the lot. $3,000-5,000 290 Chippendale Carved Mahogany Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the lid opens to an interior with prospect door flanked by four valanced compartments, the largest with valance drawers, and short drawers below, all above the cockbeaded case on ogee bracket feet, replaced brasses, (imperfections), refinished, ht. 41 1/2, case wd. 39 1/4, case dp. 20 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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291 Chippendale Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the molded top above a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers on ogee bracket base, old replaced pulls, old surface, (restoration), ht. 37 3/4, case wd. 36, case dp. 17 in. Note: A handwritten note taped to the inside of the top drawer reports that this bureau is attributed to Theophilus Shove of Berkley, Massachusetts, and was made c. 1760, and includes a reference to a 1978 auction catalog. $800-1,200

292 Chippendale Carved Mahogany Reverseserpentine Chest of Drawers, probably North Shore, Massachusetts, c. 1760-80, the molded top on cockbeaded case and clawand-ball feet with shaped returns, old brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 33 1/2, case wd. 33 1/4, case dp. 20 in. $8,000-12,000

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296 Queen Anne Walnut Dish-top Candlestand, 18th century, the circular top affixed to the turned post by a turned disc-shaped cleat, all on a tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet, old refinish, (imperfections), dia. 17 3/4, ht. 26 in. Provenance: Purchased from Jerome Blum in 1972. $800-1,200 297 Federal Red-painted Bed, New England, early 19th century, the square tapering posts and arched headboard joined by chamfered rails, old surface, ht. 79 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

298 Red-painted Cherry Chest of Drawers, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800, the molded top above a case of four scratch-beaded drawers, on tall bracket base with slightly inward flaring feet, ht. 34 1/2, wd. 37, dp. 16 3/4 in. $700-900


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299 Chippendale Red-painted Birch Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the valanced multi-drawer fan-carved interior over a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers on bracket feet centering a drop pendant, replaced wooden pulls, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 40 3/4, case wd. 35 1/4, dp. 18 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

300 Chippendale Red-stained Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, possibly New Hampshire, late 18th century, the molded cornice above cockbeaded case of six graduated drawers on molded bracket base, replaced brass bail pulls, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 57 3/4, case wd. 36, case dp. 17 in. $3,000-5,000

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301 Federal Inlaid Mahogany Lolling Chair, Joseph Short, Newburyport, Massachusetts, c. 1800-10, the flared back with serpentine crest on shaped arms and concave supports, with overupholstered seat joining turned front legs and shaped, square tapering rear legs, ht. 45 1/2, seat ht. 16 3/4 in. Note: Bears the cabinetmaker’s label reading: “WARRANTED/CABINET WORK/OF ALL KINDS/MADE AND SOLD BY/JOSEPH SHORT,” then giving his location on Merrimack Street in Newburyport. $10,000-15,000 302 Mahogany Upholstered Armchair, possibly England, c. 1800-10, the bowed cresting continuing to scrolled handholds on concave supports, swell-front seat and square tapering legs on casters, (repairs), ht. 36, seat ht. 18 3/4 in. $400-600 301

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303 Federal Mahogany and Wavy Birch Inlaid Card Table, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800, the top with serpentine front and half-serpentine ends with diamond- and dart-inlaid edge on a conformingly shaped base of rectangular panels bordered by contrasting crossbanding and lower edge of similar banding, joining half-engaged, ringturned, reeded, tapering legs on swelled feet, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 18 in. $2,000-3,000

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304 Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Card Table, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the D-shaped top with rosewood crossbanded edge on a conformingly shaped base centering an inlaid oval within a rectangle surrounded by crossbanding, joining square tapering legs inlaid with full-length she-oak panels topped with oval dies, ht. 28 1/4, wd. 36, dp. 17 in. $800-1,200

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305 Pair of Federal Demilune Card Tables, probably Jacob Forster, Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1790-1800, the tops with crossbanded edge, overall inlaid with paterae and stringing, on blunt double-tapering legs, ht. 28 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 3/4 in. $3,000-5,000


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306 Federal Cherry and Birch Tilt-top Candlestand, probably Massachusetts North shore, c. 1810, the elongated oval top on a vase- and ring-turned post and tripod base of shaped ending in spade feet, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 30 1/2, wd. 15, dp. 23 3/4 in. $300-350

307 Queen Anne Red-painted Birch Candlestand, New England, late 18th century, the circular top on a bulbous vaseturned post continuing to tripod base of scratchbeaded cabriole legs ending in pad feet, (imperfections), ht. 27 3/4, dia. 20 in. $600-800

308 Federal Salmon/Red-painted Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top on a vase- and ring-turned post and tripod base of shaped tapering legs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 16 1/2, dp. 14 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

309 Queen Anne Red-painted Cherry Candlestand, New England, late 18th century, the circular top on a vase- and ring-turned post and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, (imperfections), ht. 27 3/4, dia. 17 3/4 in. $600-800

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310 Two Pairs of Brass Candlesticks, c. 1810, a pair of French Empire candlesticks with removable bobeches, and raised leaf borders on round bases, and a pair of push-up candlesticks of similar form with beaded borders, ht. 11 5/8, 10 5/8 in. $300-500 311 Large Pair of Glass Hurricane Shades, America, early 19th century, blown balusterform colorless glass with folded rim on base, (one with base chip), ht. 21 in. $800-1,200 312 Turned Mahogany Pickwick, probably early 19th century, ht. 2 3/4 in. $300-500 313 Two Pewter Flagons, lighthouse-form flagons, one with hinged domed lid with three-disk finial, scroll handle with molded thumbpiece, and impressed maker’s mark “BOARDMAN & HART/N-YORK” on base, ht. 9; the other with molded fillets, domed hinged lid, ear-shaped handle with molded thumbpiece and heart-shaped terminal, impressed “REED & BARTON” maker’s mark on base, ht. 10 1/2 in. $400-600

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314 Two Quarter-plate Daguerreotype Portraits of Dorchester, Massachusetts, Pewterer Roswell Gleason and Members of His Family, the first depicting Roswell Gleason (1799-1877) and his wife Rebecca Tucker Vose, both seated, with daughter Mary holding a book, the second an oversize quarter-plate depicting Roswell Gleason and his wife Rebecca flanking their two adult sons Roswell and Edward, and daughter Mary Frances, pictured in front of their family home in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the family identified in inscriptions in a note found behind the portrait; each portrait is mounted in a pressed-paper/leather case, the brass mats impressed “Mc ELROY,” probably Elbridge G. McElroy, a daguerreian working in Dorchester, c. 1856-60, (minor tarnish, corrosion spots, dust, one case split, the other lacking cover); accompanied by eighteen cartes-de-visite and a cabinet card depicting members of the Gleason family. Note: Roswell Gleason was a successful manufacturer of Britannia ware pewter and brass lamp fixtures, which became one of the chief industries in Dorchester, Massachusetts, in the 19th century. Gleason also introduced silver-plating to the American market in 1849. He was born April 6, 1799 in Putney, Vermont, and after a time settled in Dorchester. In 1822 he married Rebecca T. Vose of Milton, Massachusetts. They were the parents of four children, Mary Frances, b. 1825, Roswell, b. 1826, Edward, b. 1829, and another child who died before reaching adulthood. They continued the business until Gleason retired in 1871, having outlived both sons. $800-1,200


Old Sturbridge Village is pleased to offer six clocks from the J. Cheney Wells collection for sale to the public. After a careful analysis of all the 144 clocks in its collection, the OSV collections committee decided that these individual pieces were redundant to the collection and of less historical value than better examples of New England clocks that will remain at the museum. Proceeds from this sale will be used by OSV to support the purchase of new items for the museum, which is seeking to refine and improve the quality of its collection of nearly 60,000 historic objects. The six clocks that will be sold are part of the 109 clocks currently in the museum’s collection that were gifts to OSV from J. Cheney Wells, one of the founders of Old Sturbridge Village. For J.C. Wells, clocks represented the best example of the combination of ingenuity, mechanical ability, and aesthetics found in New England’s early industries, and he sought to document that industry by collecting antique timepieces. Wells purchased the core of the collection in the 1920s and 1930s. In 1937 he deeded the majority of his collection to OSV. Since that time museum staff have continued to actively refine the original Wells clock collection through judicious deaccession and acquisition, working within the parameters set out by Wells himself, namely to collect clocks that represented some of the better examples of New England’s early clock making industry. The great majority of the J.C. Wells clocks are on public display, part of the 114 clocks on long-term exhibit in the J. Cheney Wells Clock Gallery at Old Sturbridge Village. The OSV exhibit of clocks is one of the most important in the nation, documenting the development of clockmaking in New England to about 1840, with the primary focus being handmade clocks with wooden and metal movements dating from 1740 to 1825. The six clocks to be deaccessioned, Lots 315–320, are all beautiful examples of this New England industry and will take with them to their new owners their history of ownership by J. Cheney Wells (his name plaques will be left inside the clocks).

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315 Federal Mahogany Inlaid Patent Timepiece, Simon Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1810, the case with crossbanded and string-inlaid frames, the throat tablet lettered “PATENT,” and pendulum box below lettered “S. WILLARD’S/PATENT,” with brass eight-day weight-driven movement, (restoration), ht. 32 3/4 in. Provenance: Gift from J. Cheney Wells to the Wells Historical Museum, 1937 (J. Cheney Wells Purchase, 1931). $2,500-3,500

—J. Edward Hood, Vice President, Old Sturbridge Village

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316 Federal Mahogany Inlaid Tall Case Clock, Simon Willard, Roxbury, c. 1800, the case with reeded brass stop-fluted columns and inlaid with stringing and crossbanding, the tombstone polychrome and gilt dial showing a young lady in the arch holding a lyre, seconds hand, and lettered “Simon Willard,” with brass eight-day weight-driven movement, refinished, (restoration), ht. 90 1/2 in. Provenance: Gift from J. Cheney Wells to the Wells Historical Museum, 1937 (J. Cheney Wells Purchase, 1925). $4,000-6,000

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317 Federal Mahogany Tall Case Clock, Aaron Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1785, the tombstone polychrome and gilt dial showing a rocking ship in the arch, with floral painted spandrels, seconds hand, and calendar aperture, lettered “Aaron Willard,” interior of door bears the label of Aaron Willard, Roxbury, refinished, (restoration), ht. 92 1/2 in. Provenance: Gift from J. Cheney Wells to the Wells Historical Museum, 1937. $3,000-5,000

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318 Cherry Tall Case Clock, Daniel Balch, Newbury, Massachusetts, active from 1756, the brass tombstone dial with cast brass spandrels, silvered boss in the arch engraved with an eagle and the phrase “Tempus Fugit,” above the silvered chapter ring, seconds hand, calendar aperture, and a panel engraved “Dan.l Balch/Newbury,” with brass eight-day weight-driven movement, the interior of the case bears a handwritten label signed by Joseph James in 1766, reading in part “made by Daniel Balch at Newbury,”

and includes information about instructions for use and the purchase of a clock, refinished, (restoration), ht. 83 in. Provenance: Gift from J. Cheney Wells to the Wells Historical Museum, 1937 (J. Cheney Wells Purchase, 1936). $2,000-4,000

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319 Tiger Maple Tall Case Clock, Joseph Pope, Boston, c. 1770, the hood with a pagoda top above the tombstone cast brass and silvered dial with a strike/silent indicator in the arch, seconds hand, calendar aperture and engraved chapter ring, centering a panel engraved “Joseph Pope/BOSTON,” with brass eight-day weight-driven movement, refinished, (restoration), ht. 87 in. Provenance: Gift from J. Cheney Wells to the Wells Historical Museum, 1937. $2,000-3,000

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320 Mahogany Eglomise Shelf Timepiece, probably Massachusetts, c. 1825, with concave iron dial and brass eight-day weightdriven movement, (restoration), ht. 34 1/4 in. Provenance: Gift from J. Cheney Wells to the Wells Historical Museum, 1937. $2,000-3,000

321 Federal Maple String-inlaid Tall Clock, possibly southeastern Massachusetts, early 19th century, the arched hood with pierced fretwork joining rectangular plinths and brass finials, above the glazed tombstone door opening to a painted iron dial with Roman and Arabic numerals and moon’s-age indicator in the arch, on the waist with molded door flanked by reeded quarter-columns, all on the base with shaped skirt joining French feet, old surface, (imperfections and minor restoration), ht. 93 in. $1,500-2,500

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322 Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer-inlaid Card Table, Massachusetts, c. 1795-1800, the top with inlaid edge, serpentine front and half-serpentine ends joining canted and paneled corners, above the conformingly shaped apron of mahogany panels surrounded by bird’s-eye maple crossbanding and cockbeading, all on square double tapering legs ending in cuffs, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/4, wd. 38 1/2, dp. 18 1/4 in. 322

Provenance: Descended in the Colonel James Barrett family of Concord, Massachusetts. Barrett was a militia captain, selectman, town meeting moderator, and prominent political figure in Concord in the late 18th century. According to an article clipping included in the lot, Barrett’s Farm was a significant location in Concord for the amassing of arms and munitions that had been ordered by the Provincial Congress. When the British marched on Concord in April 1775, they searched Barrett’s home (their primary destination) just hours before the famous beginning of the American Revolution, “the shot heard round the world.” $2,000-3,000 323 Federal Maple and Mahogany Camel-back Sofa, possibly New England, c. 1790, the front squared tapering legs joined to the raking rear legs by square stretchers, all on casters, (imperfections). $800-1,200

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324 Schoolgirl Painted Pictorial Memorial, by “Lydia M. Daggett,” America, c. 1818, watercolor on paper, depicting a cemetery with a young woman grieving beside a monument inscribed “Consecrated to the remains of John Daggett who was born Sept. 9th 1800 and died July 5th 1803. And an Infant Child aged 10 hours who was born June 5th 1818.” over a verse, (toning, minor stains and paint loss), 19 1/2 x 29 1/2 in., in original eglomise mat with the maker’s name lettered in gilt, and black-painted molded wood frame with gilt ropetwist trim, the backboard retains a printed paper framer’s label for P. Grinnell, Providence, Rhode Island. $800-1,200

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325 Boston Schoolgirl Needlework Picture Titled “Fetching Water,” “Wrought by M.A. Hale at Mrs. Rowson’s Academy Hollis St. Boston,” c. 1814, depicting a young woman carrying a baby, with a pitcher poised to fetch water at a well, in a landscape with cottage, trees, and animals; worked in solidstitched silk, wool, and chenille threads on a linen foundation with painted sky, water, and background, (tears to background sky), sight size 22 1/2 x 16 1/2 in., in an eglomise mat with gilt title and maker’s name and school, in a later molded giltwood frame; accompanied by a collection of letters written by Mary Ann Hale to her father William Hale of Dover, Massachusetts, addressed to him in Washington, D.C., when he was there as a member of Congress; some of the letters comment on the progress she has made on her embroidery and getting it framed, and also mentions Mrs. Rowson, the proprietor of the Academy, amongst other bits of news. $1,500-2,500

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326 Reverse-painted Glass Mourning Picture, Chinese School, early 19th century, circular format, depicting a woman in a landscape by an urn and pedestal, with gilt star-spangled dark blue border, dia. 13 1/4 in., in a round gilt-gesso frame. $700-900 327 Federal Mahogany Tester Bed with Frame, possibly Philadelphia, c. 1810, the four vaseand ring-turned reeded and fluted posts topped by waterleaf capitals ending in tapering turned feet, joined by a shaped mahogany headboard and straight tester, ht. 89, wd. 55 1/2, lg. 78 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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328 Federal Inlaid Mahogany Sideboard, possibly New York, c. 1800, the case with central bowed drawer above two hinged doors and concave panels, with flanking doors, old replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 39, wd. 75 1/2, dp. 32 3/4 in. $4,000-6,000

329 Federal Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Sideboard, probably Middle Atlantic States, early 19th century, the shaped top with banded edge with square corners and straight sides above a conforming string-inlaid case with long drawer flanked by short drawers and recessed cupboard section flanked by cupboard doors, all on six square tapering legs ending in cuffs, (imperfections), ht. 42, wd. 67 3/4, dp. 29 in. $3,000-5,000


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330 Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, probably New England, c. 1815, the molded cornice above a panel of acanthus in relief and glass flanked by molded spiral-twist pilasters and beading, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/4, wd. 19 1/2 in. $600-800

331 Federal Gilt-gesso Mirror, possibly New England, early 19th century, the cornice surmounted by a spreadwing eagle on a plinth and flanked by foliate sprays, with spherule drops, a lattice-carved frieze, and mirror glass below flanked by columns, (imperfections), ht. 42 3/4 in. $800-1,200

332 Neoclassical Pink Marble and Gilt-gesso Framed “Bilbao� Mirror, northwestern Spain, late 18th century, with 19th century printed paper label for George Davenport Picture Frames of Boston on the reverse, (imperfections), ht. 20 1/2, wd. 14 in. $300-500

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333 Pair of Shield-shaped Brass and Glass Candle Sconces, America or England, late 18th/early 19th century, shield-shaped wall mount with curved arm supporting bellshaped blown colorless glass shades with folded rims, ht. 13 5/8, dp. 8 3/4 in. $400-600

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334 Attributed to Rembrandt Peale (Pennsylvania, 1778-1860) Portrait of Philadelphia Merchant Samuel Neave Lewis (Philadelphia, 1785-1841). Unsigned, artist and subject identified in inscriptions on a label affixed to the back of the panel. Oil on wood panel, 30 x 24 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame; accompanied by a lithograph copy of the portrait after Rembrandt Peale, P.S. Duval, Philadelphia, publishers, oval portrait, sight size 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: The oil on panel portrait with repaired crack u.l. with associated retouch and areas of retouch to face; the lithograph has light toning and moisture stains.

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Exhibitions: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Exhibition of Portraits By Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, and James Peale, probably early 20th century, with exhibition loan label affixed to the back of the frame. Note: Samuel Neave Lewis was a prominent Philadelphia merchant, ship owner, and white lead manufacturer. He was treasurer of the state of Pennsylvania, and also of the Pennsylvania Hospital. $8,000-10,000


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Portrait of a Young Man with Curly Brown Hair and Blue Eyes, c. 1830. Impressed signature “C. THOMPSON” l.l. Oil on panel, 28 x 23 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Panel bowed, retouch.

Portrait of a Young Man with a Book, c. 1820. Unsigned. Oil on wood panel, 15 1/2 x 14 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch to figure, repaint to background. $1,000-1,500

Provenance: Ex George Decas collection. $1,500-2,500

338 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Young Woman Wearing a White Gown. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, the reverse of the canvas with stenciled New York maker’s firm “Theo’ Kelly,” 15 x 12 in., in a molded giltwood frame with molded oval aperture. Condition: Stable craquelure, minor scattered retouch. $300-500

337 American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Smiling Lady Wearing a Blue Gown. Unsigned. Oil on wood panel, 29 x 22 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Panel with four vertical cracks on left side with associated paint loss, several small scattered abrasions with paint loss. $400-600

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340 Inlaid Cherry Linen Press, New Jersey, c. 1800-15, the upper section with cupboard top opening to three shelves, set into the lower section of four reverse-graduated drawers, old oval brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 81, lower case wd. 44, lower case dp. 18 3/4 in. Provenance: Reportedly descended in either the Van Houten family or the Banta family of Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey. $3,000-5,000

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341 Federal Mahogany and Bird’s-eye Maple Inlaid Card Table, possibly Rhode Island, c. 1800, the folding top with ovolo corners and inlaid edge of contrasting chevron banding, on the conformingly inlaid skirt centering an oval joining the icicle- and string-inlaid tapering legs topped with oval burl dies and ending in banded cuffs, (restoration), ht. 29, wd. 35, dp. 17 in. Note: With an old handwritten label, “125 years old when purchased in Boston by CMG for NLB December 11th, 1902.” $1,000-1,500


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342 Federal Inlaid Mahogany Pembroke Table, probably New York State, possibly Albany, c. 1790-1800, the drop-leaf top with elliptic leaves with square corners bordered by stringing, on square tapering legs inlaid with panels, crossbanding, and stringing, brass pulls appear to be original, refinished, ht. 28, wd. closed 19 1/4, dp. 31 in. Provenance: Traux family, Schenectady, New York. $800-1,200 343 Federal Mahogany Pembroke Table, probably southern New England, c. 1800, the oval drop-leaf top with molded edge on conforming cockbeaded base with working and faux drawer and square tapering legs, brass pull appears original, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, wd. closed 22, dp. 32 in. $600-800

344 Federal Carved Mahogany One-drawer Worktable, possibly New York City, c. 180510, the square top with reeded edge above a fitted drawer and acanthus-carved ring-turned reeded tapering legs ending in bulbous turned feet, lacks pull, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 30 1/2, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 17 1/2 in. $400-600

346 Federal Inlaid Cherry Pembroke Table, probably Connecticut, c. 1800, the stringinlaid top with a beaded edge on a conforming skirt with two drawers and legs inlaid with oval panels and raindrops, replaced hardware, (imperfections), ht. 27 3/4, closed wd. 20, dp. 31 in. $1,500-2,500

345 Federal Mahogany Veneer and Inlaid Dressing Table, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800, the elliptic-front box with square corners and two cockbeaded drawers on the correspondingly shaped veneered top with mitered corners and straight beaded skirt centering a wavy birch inlaid rectangular panel, joining four square tapering legs, refinished, (imperfections), overall ht. 33 1/4, wd. 34 1/4, dp. 17 3/4 in. $800-1,200

347 Federal Mahogany Card Table, Massachusetts, c. 1810, the rectangular folding top with ovolo corners and crossbanded edge above a conforming skirt with central oval panel and rectangular panels on the corners and ends defined by stringing, all on four square tapering legs with stringinlaid panels and banded cuffs, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/4, wd. 36, dp. 17 in. $800-1,200

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348 Federal Mahogany Card Table, Jeremiah Haines, dated 1808, the rectangular top with ovolo corners and scratch-beaded edge on a deep conforming skirt joining square tapering legs, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 18 in. Note: With a period pencil inscription: “March 31th, Made and Sold by Jeremiah Haines, Mt. Holly on Water Street No. 3 Down from Griff...� $1,000-1,500

349 Federal Inlaid Cherry Candlestand with Drawer, Connecticut, early 19th century, the molded square top inlaid with quarterfans and contrasting banding centering a circular patera, on a dovetailed box with inlaid and cockbeaded drawer, on a vaseand ring-turned post continuing to a tripod base of cabriole legs ending is arris pad feet, refinished, (restoration and imperfections), ht. 27 1/4, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 15 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

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350 Federal Inlaid Cherry Octagonal-top Candlestand, Massachusetts or New Hampshire, c. 1800, the elongated crossbanded top centering an inlaid oval, on vase- and ring-turned post on tripod base of shaped legs, refinished, ht. 28 1/4, wd. 21, dp. 14 1/2 in. $400-600

351 Federal Cherry Candlestand, possibly Connecticut, late 18th century, the square top on a turned post with chip-carved urn, and tripod base of arris cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, wd. 16, dp. 15 in. $400-600

352 Federal Cherry Candlestand, New England, c. 1800, the square top with string-inlaid edge above the urn-turned post and tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet, old surface, ht. 26 1/2, wd. 15 1/4, dp. 15 3/4 in. $400-600

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353 Federal Mahogany and Cherry Tilt-top Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, the octagonal chamfered top above the turned post on tripod base of shaped legs ending in spade feet, refinished, ht. 30, wd. 21 3/4, dp. 17 1/2 in. $500-700 354 Federal Tiger Maple Chamber Stand, possibly Boston, early 19th century, the square top on a shallow straight skirt, medial shelf with cockbeaded drawer, and crossstretchers joining block-, vase-, and ringturned posts and legs continuing to turned tapering feet, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 16, dp. 15 3/4 in. $400-600


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355 Federal Inlaid Mahogany Tambour Desk, Boston, c. 1805, the tambours open to reveal an interior of four string-inlaid drawers and six valanced blue-painted compartments, on lower section with fold-out writing surface, the top and bottom sections with flanking inlaid simulated pilasters, the legs inlaid with bellflowers, replaced brasses, refinished, ht. 42, wd. 37, dp. 20 in. Provenance: C.L. Prickett, Yardley, Pennsylvania. $3,000-5,000

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356 Federal Birch, Maple, Cherry, and Flame Birch and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Bowfront Chest, possibly Portsmouth, New Hampshire, c. 1800, the molded top above a cockbeaded case of four drawers inlaid with matched panels surrounded by crossbanding, on the shaped skirt centering an inlaid drop panel all joining French feet, old replaced brasses centering embossed lion’s heads, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 38 1/4, case wd. 39, overall dp. 21 in. $1,500-2,500

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357 Federal Mahogany, Wavy Birch, and Bird’seye Maple Inlaid Tambour Desk, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800, the top section with tambour doors each opening to three compartments and three drawers, set into the projecting lower section with fold-down writing surface, and case of three drawers on tapering legs, replaced brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 46 1/2, case wd. 37, case dp. 20 in. $3,000-4,000


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358 Pair of Tiger Maple and Wavy Birch-inlaid Card Tables, probably Durham or Dover, New Hampshire, early 19th century, the tops with elliptical fronts and half-elliptical sides with ovolo corners, on conforming skirt with inlaid panels bordered by mahogany crossbanding, on quarter-engaged ring-turned spiral-carved legs ending in turned feet, ht. 30 1/2, wd. 37, dp. 17 1/2 in. $4,000-6,000

359 Federal Tiger Maple Tall Chest, probably Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the molded cornice above a thumb-molded short central drawer flanked by locking short drawers, above two short drawers and five graduated long drawers below, all on flaring French feet, replaced glass pulls, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 70, case wd. 38, case dp. 20 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

360 Federal Maple and Tiger Maple and Wavy Birch- and Mahogany-inlaid Worktable, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810, the square top with ovolo corners above a case of two drawers inlaid with wavy birch panels bordered by mahogany crossbanding, and medial shelf with shaped gallery joining four square posts continuing to turned legs, replaced pulls, refinished, ht. 28, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 17 3/4 in. $600-800

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361 Classical Tiger Maple Two-drawer Stand, probably New York State, early 19th century, the rectangular top above two crossbanded drawers on four turned legs ending in casters, ht. 29 1/2, wd. 21, dp. 17 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 362 Classical Upholstered Footstool, probably Boston, c. 1820, the rectangular upholstered top on scrolled sides joined by a turned stretcher, refinished, ht. 16 1/2, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 13 3/4 in. $400-600

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363 Rosewood Veneer “No. 5” Banjo Timepiece, E. Howard and Company, Boston, c. 1830, with white-painted iron dial lettered “E. Howard & Co./BOSTON,” above the black and maroon reverse-painted and gilt throat glass and similarly decorated pendulum box, refinished, ht. 28 1/2 in. $800-1,200 364 Federal Pillar and Scroll Mantel Clock, Seth Thomas, Plymouth, Connecticut, second quarter 19th century, the scrolled crest above the white-painted, polychrome, and gilt wooden dial centering a basket of flowers, with eglomise tablet below showing two buildings, (imperfections), ht. 31 in. $600-800

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365 Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Extension Dining Table, America or England, early 19th century, the demilune ends on conforming skirts separate and pull apart to reveal the extension mechanism which supports the five leaves, all joining vase and ring-turned reeded legs ending in casters, ht. 28 3/4, wd. 45, extended lg. 121 in. $3,000-5,000 366 Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Card Table, probably Boston, c. 1825, the rectangular top with rounded corners above a conforming ogee-molded skirt on a vase- and ring-turned acanthuscarved post and rectangular platform joining four scrolled, acanthus-carved, molded and shaped legs ending in gilt cast-brass leaf-form casters, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, wd. 36, dp. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200

367 Mahogany Étagère, probably England, early 19th century, with five square shelves, the lowermost with drawer, joining block-, vase-, and ring-turned posts topped with acorn finials, on turned feet and casters, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 63, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 18 in. $800-1,200 368 Pair of Federal Steeple-top Andirons and Two Matching Tools, New York, early 19th century, the steeple tops on belted balls and faceted columnar shafts, spurred cabriole legs and ball feet, with conforming brass finials on the shovel and tongs, andiron ht. 23 1/2, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 19 3/4, tool lg. 34 in. $600-800 369 Brass and Wirework Fire Fender, America or England, late 18th/early 19th century, brass rail over vertical wires ornamented with a border of wire swags forming a diamond and lozenge pattern, ht. 27 1/2, wd. 49 1/2, dp. 13 in. $800-1,200

370 Pair of Classical Brass Belted Ball-top Andirons, William Hunneman, Boston, early 19th century, the ball-tops on columnar shafts with conforming belted ball finials on the curved log-stops, impressed maker’s marks “HUNNEMAN BOSTON” on bar behind logstops, (minor dents), ht. 10 1/4, wd. 7 3/4, dp. 17 in. $1,000-1,500 371 Pierced and Molded Brass Fire Fender, America or England, 19th century, with pierced floral medallion border, supported on four paw feet, ht. 8 3/8, wd. 45, dp. 13 1/2 in. $300-500 372 Pair of Greek Revival Cast Brass Singlelight Candle Sconces, early 19th century, ht. 5, dp. 6 5/8 in. $300-350

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Three Works Depicting Virginia Landscapes with Buildings. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, sight sizes 8 3/4 x 19, 7 3/4 x 13, and 7 1/2 x 12 3/4 in., in later molded wood frames. Condition: Toning, scattered foxing. $3,000-5,000

“Cambridge Bridge-Boston 1857.” With the Charles St. Jail in the Distance. Unsigned, titled on mat. Watercolor on paper, sight size 11 1/2 x 19 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Light toning.

374 American School, 19th Century Slatersville, Rhode Island, House Portrait. Indistinctly inscribed “Mr. -arnums House Slatersville 1829” u.c., and “By ----y Phetteplace-a student...In the above house by ----- in Slatersville R.I.” l.l. Watercolor on paper, 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Spot-glued to paper, stains, toning, tear l.l. $400-600

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Exhibitions: Boston 1630-1872, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, October 26 to December 5, 1943, with exhibition loan label affixed to the backing paper. Note: This watercolor appears to have been based on a wood engraving that appeared in Gleason’s Pictorial Drawing Room Companion (July 19, 1851, page 48) entitled “View of Cambridge Bridge, Foot of Cambridge Street, Boston.” It is interesting to note that the Cambridge Bridge, also known in its time as the West Bridge, has since been demolished and replaced by the Longfellow Bridge. We are grateful to Catharina Slautterback, Curator of Prints & Photographs at the Boston Athenaeum, for her help in cataloging this work. $800-1,200

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376 Augustus Theodore Frederick Kollner (Pennsylvania, 1813-1906) View of the First Building (1845) over the Vaults at Fountain Green Philadelphia. Signed l.l., the scene identified and an 1892 presentation inscribed below. Watercolor on paper, 11 1/8 x 13 3/4 in., in a period carved wood frame. Condition: Paper laid down on paperboard, toning. $800-1,200 377 American School, 19th Century Country Village Landscape. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, sight size 5 x 7 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, foxing, creases, paint loss, not examined out of frame. Provenance: Ex Isabel Carleton Wilde (Boston, c. 1877-1951) collection of early American folk art, with collection label affixed to the backing paper. $500-700


378 Fruitwood Pear-form Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, with steel escutcheon and wooden stem, ht. 6 3/8 in. $400-600

381 Fruitwood Pear-form Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, with steel escutcheon and wooden stem, ht. 6 1/2 in. $400-600

379 Fruitwood Melon-form Tea Caddy with Spoon, England, late 18th century, incised lines dividing contrasting light and dark stained fruitwood, with steel escutcheon and iron stem, the interior containing a plated silver caddy spoon with shell-shaped bowl, (old patch repair above hinge), ht. 5 3/8 in.

382 Fruitwood Apple-form Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, with oval iron escutcheon and iron stem, ht. 4 5/8 in. $400-600

Note: A typewritten label affixed to the interior lid states: “Used during the Revolutionary War. Owned by Mrs. Samuel Arment of Boston, Mass...� $400-600

383 Fruitwood Apple-form Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, with oval steel escutcheon and wooden stem, ht. 4 1/4 in. $400-600 384 Oak Spice Cupboard with Inlaid Compass Star, England, 18th century, molded cornice on cupboard with hinged door centered with a large inlaid twelve-point star on the burl veneer door with crossbanded border, the door opens to a case of six small drawers and a long drawer with applied molding and pendant brasses, and a valanced compartment, on a bracket base, (imperfections), ht. 19 1/2, wd. 18, dp. 10 in. $800-1,200

380 Fruitwood Apple-form Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, with steel escutcheon and wooden stem, ht. 4 3/8 in. $400-600

385 Pair of English Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Knife Boxes, c. 1790, each with slant lid on ogee breakfront case with crossbanding inlay bordering the lid and front, silver oval and shield-shaped escutcheons, with slotted interior fitting, and bellflower inlay on the lid, supported on brass bun feet, (imperfections), ht. 15 3/4, wd. 8 7/8, dp. 11 in. $1,000-1,500 386 Federal Inlaid Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Knife Box, England or America, early 19th century, serpentine front, slant-lid top with shell inlay, the interior lid with inlaid six-point star, the interior converted to three mahogany letter slots, (age cracks, warping to lid, minor loss), ht. 13 3/4 x wd. 8 3/4 x dp. 7 3/4 in. $300-500 387 Brass-bound Burl Veneer Writing Box on a Mahogany Stand, England, 19th century, the writing box with decorative brass inlay, brass swing handles lay flush on sides, the interior lined with camphorwood, and fitted with compartments for ink and writing utensils, green felt-lined writing surface, and a hidden compartment with three drawers; the box rests on a conforming mahogany stand, (imperfections), box ht. 9 1/4, overall ht. 23 1/2, wd. 22 1/2, dp. 14 in. $400-600

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388 Federal Inlaid Mahogany Writing Box, America, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid centered with an inlaid shell motif, the interior with green felt-lined writing surface, two storage cavities with six small drawers, and writing utensil compartments, (veneer lifting, minor string inlay loss), ht. 8, wd. 18, dp. 10 in. $300-500

389 Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged, canted lid, the top with ellipse reserve inlaid with a basket of flowers, the front with an urn and flower, and a bone escutcheon, the edges bordered with string and geometric inlay, the interior lid inlaid with a diamond with geometric border, two compartments to interior with remnants of foil lining, varnished, (repairs), ht. 5 1/8, wd. 8, dp. 4 5/8 in. $300-500

390 Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Tea Caddy, England or America, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid inlaid with an oval paterae at the center, quarter-fan corners, and crossbanding, stringing, and sawtooth borders, with pendant ring and embossed brass handles, the interior with two mahogany veneer lidded compartments, ht. 4 3/8, wd. 8 7/8, dp. 4 7/8 in. $300-500

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391 Inlaid Satinwood Veneer Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, rectangular tea chest with crossbanded borders, two inlaid shell paterae to the lid and front, and contrasting rosewood inlaid ovals on the sides, rear, and interior lid, the interior houses two cannisters with hinged tops, with conforming satinwood veneer with crossbanded borders, (minor losses), ht. 5 1/8, wd. 8 5/8, dp. 5 1/8 in. $300-500

392 Inlaid Figured Walnut Veneer Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, rectangular double tea caddy with a large oval shell inlay on the hinged lid and front, crossbanded inlaid borders, and diamond-shaped bone escutcheon, the divided interior with figured walnut veneer lids with crossbanded inlaid borders, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/8, wd. 7 1/2, dp. 4 3/8 in. $300-500

393 Tortoiseshell Veneer Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, rectangular box with tapered sides, hinged lid with raised rectangular panel centered with a small rectangular silver plaque, tortoiseshell veneer edged in ivory, supported on ivory bun feet, the interior lid lined with peach-colored velvet, two-compartment foil-lined interior with tortoiseshell veneered covers and ivory knobs, (veneer loss, minor age cracks), ht. 5 1/2, wd. 7 5/8, dp. 4 1/2 in. $400-600

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394 Inlaid Figured Walnut Veneer Tea Caddy, England, late 18th century, rectangular double tea caddy with canted corners with inlaid flutes, a large oval shell inlay on the hinged lid, oval fan inlay to the front, bird’s-eye maple oval inlay on the sides, rear, and interior lid, and crossbanded and chevron inlaid borders, with diamond-shaped bone escutcheon, the divided interior with conforming inlaid covers, (imperfections), ht. 4 3/4, wd. 7 1/2, dp. 4 1/2 in. $400-600

395 Tortoiseshell Veneer Tea Caddy, England, c. 1820, slightly domed lid with silver ball finial, radiating tortoiseshell veneer panels and ivory borders, the bowed front with oval inlaid silver ornament and escutcheon, supported on gilt-silver ball feet, the interior fitted with two foil-lined compartments with conforming tortoiseshell veneer lids, (veneer cracks, small loss), ht. 6 1/2, wd. 6 3/8, dp. 4 3/8 in. $400-600 396 Tortoiseshell Veneer Sewing Box, England, late 19th century, rectangular box with slightly domed hinged lid centered with a small rectangular brass plate, tortoiseshell veneer edged in ivory with brass escutcheon, supported on ivory bun feet, the interior lined with dark pink paper, with lift-out compartmented tray, (imperfections), ht. 3 3/4, wd. 8, dp. 6 in. $200-250


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397 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Brown-haired Lady Wearing a White Gown, c. 1810. Unsigned. Pastel on laid paper, 11 3/4 x 9 in., in a period maple frame. Condition: Scattered foxing. $600-800 398 Antonio Selvetti (Italian, 1854-1931) Portrait of David Goodnow of New Paltz, New York. Signed and dated “1892” u.l. Pastel on paper, sight size 19 3/4 x 15 1/4 in., in a period carved and gilded frame. Provenance: Reportedly family descent through the Goodnow family. $1,000-1,500 399 Two Mahogany Veneer Tea Caddies with Shell Inlay, England, late 18th/early 19th century, both with oval shell inlay on the cover and front and diamond-shaped bone escutcheon, one rectangular with canted corners, divided interior with mahogany veneer covers, the other rectangular supported on brass ball feet, (imperfections) ht. 4 3/8, 5, wd. 6, 7 3/8, dp. 4 in., respectively. $800-1,000

400 Collection of Eighteen Snuff Boxes and a Match Safe, England and Continental, 18th/19th century, sixteen lacquered papiermâché boxes including six with hand-painted figures or designs, four with transferdecoration, three with inlaid decoration: one shoe-form with pewter inlay, one round ivory box with a portrait of a lady wearing a feathered hat painted on the top, one rectangular with pewter inlay, another with abalone inlay; one box made of burl, and one of rosewood set with a pewter plaque; and a sterling silver hinged match safe with a diaphanous clothed figure of a woman in relief ornamenting one side, (imperfections), dia. 2 to 3 7/8 in. $1,000-1,200 401 Miniature Federal-style Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Bowfront Chest, America, early 19th century, with four graduating dovetailconstructed drawers with brass pulls, the top and drawer fronts with segmented string inlay, on flared French feet, (repairs), ht. 10 1/4, wd. 11, dp. 7 in. $300-500 402 Miniature Inlaid Mahogany Chest of Drawers, probably Continental, early 19th century, rectangular top with ovolo corners and molded edge, over a case of three drawers with gadrooned inlaid borders, with flanking quarter-engaged, reeded posts ending in tapered ring-turned legs, with paneled sides and rear reeded posts, refinished, ht. 12, wd. 14 3/8, dp. 9 3/8 in. $250-350

403 Mahogany Veneer Three-compartment Tea Caddy, England, early 19th century, rectangular with brass swing handle on the hinged lid opening to two tin cannisters flanking a tin mixing container with hinged lid, (minor veneer loss), ht. 6 1/2, wd. 9 5/8, dp. 5 1/2 in. $200-250 404 Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Wheel Barometer, “Jos’h Rossi, Hamburg,” early 19th century, with brass urn finial on broken molded pediment, the case inlaid with two rosettes, two shells, and string edging, engraved silvered thermometer above a round silvered barometer dial engraved in script with the maker’s name, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 39 1/4 in. $400-600 405 Inlaid Mahogany Veneer Wheel Barometer, “B. Gitardone, Exeter,” England, early 19th century, with brass urn finial on broken molded pediment, the case inlaid with two rosettes, two shells, and string edging, engraved silvered thermometer above a round silvered barometer dial engraved in script with the maker’s name, (minor cracks on veneer and stringing losses), overall ht. 38 3/4 in. $300-500

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406 Peterboro, New Hampshire, Mahogany Veneer Stick Barometer, Charles Wilder, Peterboro, New Hampshire, c. 1860, with peaked shaped crest over hinged glazed door over silvered metal with stamped marks WOODRUFF’S PAT. JUNE 5 1860/C. WILDER PETERBORO N.H., above a thermometer with interesting scrolled bulb, over the molded and paneled monument base, ht. 38 1/4 in. $600-800

407 School of George Henry Durrie (Connecticut, 1820-1863) The Jones Inn in Winter, Farmington, Connecticut. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, scattered specks of retouch. $1,200-1,500

408 School of George Henry Durrie (Connecticut, 1820-1863)

410 William Baptiste Baird (Illinois, France, and United Kingdom, 1847-1917)

Winter Landscape with Cottage, Figures, and Logging. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a period ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure, scattered retouch.

North Conway, New Hampshire. Titled and inscribed “W. Baird Paris 1874” on the reverse. Oil on wood panel, 6 x 8 1/2 in., in a period gilt ripple-molded frame. Condition: Very good. $600-800

Provenance: Reportedly purchased at Sotheby’s, New York, October 24, 1986. Note: This painting is similar in composition to the work titled Winter Farmyard by George H. Durrie. $2,500-3,500 409 School of George Henry Durrie (Connecticut, 1820-1863) The Jones Inn in Winter, Farmington, Connecticut. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, scattered specks of retouch primarily to sky. Provenance: Ex collection of Harry T. Peters, Orange, Virginia, according to a label inscribed on the stretcher. $800-1,200

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411 American School, 19th Century Hudson River School Scene. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 14 3/4 x 21 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Canvas applied to paperboard, scattered retouch primarily around edges, and probable repaired tears l.r. and l.l. $300-500 412 American School, 19th Century The Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Unsigned. Pastel and charcoal on sandpaper, 16 x 21 in., in original mahogany veneer ogee frame. Condition: Minor foxing. $800-1,200


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413 Possibly William Matthew Prior (Massachusetts, 1806-1873) Moonlight Over the Harbor. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, possibly depicting the harbor in East Boston, 18 x 24 1/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch. $400-600

Lots 414–434, 438–447: The Spirer Estate of Boca Raton, Florida 414 Mochaware Pitcher, Britain, early 19th century, barrel-form pitcher ornamented with a wide band of inlaid patterned rouletting on the shoulder, and bands of rust and blue and thin black bands, (restoration), ht. 8 in. $500-700 415 Seaweed-decorated Mochaware Pitcher, Britain, early 19th century, baluster-shaped jug with a rouletted diamond-patterned rim band, over a striped body in shades of olive, blue, and rust, with two bands with blue and black seaweed decoration, (repairs), ht. 7 3/8 in. $400-600

416 Mochaware Bowl with Earthworm Slip Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, London-shape bowl with green rouletted rim band, over a wide rust band with thin black bands and ornamented with looping earthworm slip decoration, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/4, dia. 9 7/8 in. $600-800

417 Striped Mochaware Pitcher with Cat’seye Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, baluster-form pitcher with applied handle with leaf terminals, ornamented with bands of light blue, rust, and black, and a medial rust band dotted with blue, black, and white slip cat’seyes, (restoration), ht. 7 1/8 in. $500-700

418 Mochaware Pitcher with Earthworm Decoration, Britain, 19th century, barrel-form pitcher with three reeded bands flanked by two bands with looping earthworm designs and thin brown bands, (chips to spout, restoration), ht. 7 1/2 in. $600-800

419 Mochaware Pottery Beaker, Britain, early 19th century, with rouletted diamond band on rim and lower reeded band flanking a wide brown band with seaweed motifs, (minor chips), ht. 3 1/2 in. $200-250 420 Silver-mounted Mochaware Mustard Pot, England, early 19th century, baluster-form, with marbled brown mocha exterior and applied silver hinged cover, unmarked, ht. 3 1/2 in. $300-500 421 Striped Engine-turned Mochaware Pottery Bowl, Britain, early 19th century, the bowl with blue, rust, and black stripes with a wide engine-turned band, (two hairlines), ht. 3, dia. 6 1/4 in. $300-500 422 Small Marbled Mochaware Mug with Sprigmold Portrait Medallion, Britain, early 19th century, half-pint mug with rust, brown, and white marbling with an applied white shieldshaped sprig-molded bust-length profile portrait, (imperfections), ht. 3 3/8 in. $400-600

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423 Marbleized Mochaware Mug, Britain, 19th century, half-pint mug with molded base, and inlaid rouletted rim band over a field of blue, brown, rust, and white marbleized slip, (minor rim chip and hairline), ht. 3 1/4 in. $500-700 424 Small Mochaware Porringer with Earthworm Decoration, Britain, 19th century, squat, bulbous form decorated with a looping earthworm design on a cream-colored band flanked by thin dark brown bands, (rim repaired, hairline on base), ht. 2 1/2 in. $300-500

425 Two Mochaware Earthworm-decorated Bowls, Britain, 19th century, London-shaped bowls, one with an earthworm-decorated taupe band flanked by blue bands, one with an earthworm-decorated gray band and thin black bands, (imperfections), ht. 3 3/8, 3 1/8 in., respectively. $600-800

426 Three Mochaware Pepper Pots, Britain, early 19th century, baluster-form, one with bands of light blue, rust, and brown and beaded band on neck, one with bands of blue and black, and black patterned, inlaid, rouletted bands, and one with a wide seaweed-decorated blue band flanked by a rust and green shoulder band, ht. 4 1/2 to 4 5/8 in. $600-800

427 Mochaware Mug, Britain, early 19th century, pearlware pint mug with molded base decorated with a medial rust band with zigzagging blue, brown, and white slip flanked by black and blue bands, (repaired handle, minor rim chip), ht. 4 7/8 in. $400-600 428 Mochaware Bowl with Earthworm Decoration, Britain, early 19th century, London-shaped bowl with rouletted blue rim band over a thin black bands flanking a wide rust band with looping earthworm slip decoration, (cracks, heavy wear), ht. 3 7/8, dia. 7 3/8 in. $300-500

429 Mochaware Porter Mug, Master Salt, and Small Tea Bowl and Saucer, Britain, 19th century, the mug with green reeded rim band over a wide taupe band with brown dendritic mocha decoration, flanked by thin dark brown bands; the salt with green reeded rim band over a wide dendritic mocha-decorated blue band, flanked by thin black bands; the miniature tea bowl and matching saucer with dark brown seaweed decoration on a mustard field, (imperfections), ht. 7/8 to 2 in. $500-700

434 Three Seaweed-decorated Mochaware Items, Britain, 19th century, a quart mug with molded base with a wide taupe band decorated with mocha seaweed or tree motifs flanked by thin black and blue bands; a pintsized pitcher with wide robin’s-egg blue band with mocha trees, and sprig-molded capacity mark; and an hourglass-shaped vase with three chevron-rouletted white bands, two dendritic-decorated rust bands, and thin blue bands, ht. 5 to 6 3/8 in. $400-600

430 Three Mochaware Pottery Mugs, Britain, 19th century, a quart mug with green and white rouletted bands flanking thin brown and seaweed-decorated rust bands; a half-pint mug with molded base and zigzag earthworm band flanked by brown and tan bands; and a half-pint mug with molded base with a wide earthworm-decorated rust band flanked with thin brown bands, (repairs), ht. 5 3/4, 3 1/4, 3 5/8, in., respectively. $400-600

435 Two Mochaware Mugs, Britain, late 19th century, a quart mug with thin black bands flanking a blue and a wide tan band with mocha tree decoration, and “1QUART” inscription on side, and a pint mug with thin black bands flanking a blue and a wide teal band with mocha trees, and applied sprigged pad with impressed “PINT,” (minor hairline on pint mug), ht. 6, 5 in. $300-500

431 Mochaware Mug and Mustard Pot, Britain, early 19th century, a light blue glazed pint mug with checked engine-turned bands near rim and base and wide medial blue and white vertical striped band, (repaired), and a bulbous mustard pot with blue and brown horizontal stripes, (lacking cover), ht. 3 7/8, 2 3/4 in., respectively. $300-500 432 Mochaware Cat’s-eye-decorated Mug and Bowl, Britain, 19th century, a pint mug with molded base with light blue, brown, and black bands, the brown bands dotted with brown and blue slip cat’s-eyes; and a Londonshaped bowl with a brown band dotted with brown, blue, and white slip cat’s-eyes, flanked by thin black bands, (imperfections), ht. 4 3/8, 3 1/4, bowl dia. 6 1/4 in. $400-600 433 Mochaware Mug, Mustard Pot, and Coaster, Britain, 19th century, a half-pint mug with inlaid engine-turned bands flanked by black bands on a white field; a mustard pot with rust rim band over a mustard field with dipped slip fan designs; and a coaster with rust, brown, and white marbleized clay, (imperfections), ht. 2 1/2 to 3 3/4 in. $300-500

436 Mochaware Mug, Britain, early 19th century, quart mug ornamented with bands of black and rust with mocha trees, green-glazed rouletted bands, and reeded rouletted white bands, (hairline), ht. 5 7/8 in. $400-600 437 Mochaware Mug, Britain, late 19th century, quart mug, applied handle with leaf terminals, decorated with wide blue and teal bands flanked by narrow black bands, (hairlines, stains), ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300

438 Yellowware Pitcher with Band of Blue Mocha Seaweed Decoration, North America or England, c. 1870, (crazing), ht. 8 1/8 in. $300-500

439 Five Mocha Seaweed-decorated Yellowware Bowls, North America or England, c. 1870, assembled set graduating in size, ornamented with bands of blue, blue/ green, green, and brown mocha seaweed decoration, (imperfections), ht. 2 7/8 to 4 3/4, dia. 4 to 10 1/4 in. $500-700

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441 Two Yellowware Seaweed-decorated Pepper Pots, North America or England, c. 1870, baluster-form, one with a band of brown seaweed, the other with a band of blue seaweed, (minor imperfections), ht. 4 3/8 in. $300-500 442 Four Yellowware Pint Mugs with Seaweed Mocha Decoration, North America or England, c. 1870, the mugs with molded bases, one with a cover, three with blue seaweed and one with green seaweed decoration, (minor hairlines, cover with chip), ht. 3 3/4 to 5 in. $500-700

443 Yellowware Coaster with Mocha Earthworm Decoration, North America or England, c. 1870, straight-sided dish with molded base, decorated with intersecting undulating earthworm bands, flanked by blue bands, (minor rim chips, crazing), ht. 2 3/4, dia. 4 5/8 in. $200-250

444 Three Small Yellowware Pottery Table Items, North America or England, c. 1870, two master salts: one with a white band with blue undulating mocha line, and one with a white band with green mocha seaweed decoration, and a small bulbous mug with white and brown medial band, (minor imperfections), ht. to 2 1/4 in. $300-500 445 Three Yellowware Storage Containers with Blue Mocha Decoration, North America or England, c. 1870, one with molded lug handles, one with no handles, and one with a cover, all with a wide white band ornamented with blue seaweed or stylized floral mocha designs, flanked by thin brown bands, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/4 to 7 in. $500-700

446 Three Small Yellowware Pottery Mugs with Green Seaweed Mocha Decoration, North America or England, c. 1870, each with a wide white band with green mocha seaweed designs flanked by two thin blue bands, ht. 2 3/4 to 3 1/8 in. $300-500 447 Nine Assorted Pottery Items, two small blue-glazed pearlware mugs: one with black seaweed mocha decoration, one with black transfer sheep and stag designs; four pieces of yellowware: a pint mug with three white bands, two pitchers with white and blue bands, and a small teapot with blue seaweed mocha decoration on a white band flanked by thin blue bands, (lacks cover), an unrelated cover with green seaweed mocha band, a white-glazed ceramic pitcher with a band of red stick spatter designs and green stripes, and a red pottery pitcher with white band and a green drip glaze, (imperfections), ht. 2 7/8 to 10 3/4 in. $600-800

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448 Grain-painted Pine Linen Shelf, probably New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top with half-round edges above five shelves joined to the sides on cutout ends, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 57 1/4, wd. 37, wd. 13 in. $1,200-1,500

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449 Painted Wooden Horse-drawn Milk Wagon Push-toy, America, late 19th/early 20th century, shaped flat panel horse painted white with black details, articulated legs which move with push action, and a twine tail, pulling a wagon advertising “Sheffield Farms Company,” “The National Dairy Milk,” “524 W. 57th St.,” “Sealtest Dairy Products,” “Grade A Milk,” in red and yellow with gilt highlights on a black ground, (wear), ht. 9 1/4, lg. 21 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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450 Brass Gimbaled Whale Oil Lamp, late 18th/ early 19th century, with spurred C-scroll handle, bowl-shaped font with whale-oil burner under the hinged cap, on a gimbal mount set on a round dished base, (solder repair), ht. 6 in. $300-500


451 Two Mochaware Pottery Bowls, Britain, 19th century, London-shaped bowls, one with a wide band of brown seaweed decoration on a tan band flanked by light blue bands, the other with earthworm decoration on a wide tan rim band over a dark brown band, (both with cracks), ht. 5, 3 3/4, dia. 10 1/4, 7 1/2 in., respectively. $300-500

452 Four Mochaware Pottery Items, Britain, early 19th century, a quart mug with molded base, green reeded rim band and a wide cat’s-eye patterned band on a brown field, flanked by thin black bands; a pint mug with molded base with bands of blue, earthworm, and thin black lines; a small mug with dark brown bands flanking a medial band with a row of connected cat’s-eyes; and a cylindrical covered mustard pot with black, blue, and seaweed decorated bands, (imperfections), ht. 2 3/8 to 5 7/8 in. $400-600

453 Wrought Iron Rotary Hearth Toaster with Brass “S.C.” Inlay on Handle, America, 18th century, with twisted and scrolled rack bars, the handle shaft with brass inlaid initials and dots, turned maple handle with brass ferrule and iron hanging loop, (losses), ht. with handle upright 25, wd. 2 1/4, lg. 13 1/2 in. $300-500

454 Painted Wooden “Cass Express Delivery” Van Push-toy, America, early 20th century, painted yellow with black stenciled lettering on side panels, red-painted wood wheels, stenciled grille highlights, lift-up rear panel, ht. 9, wd. 6 3/4, lg. 16 in. $350-450 455 Group of Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Table Items, England, 19th century, five children’s mugs, three ABC plates, a motto plate, and four cup plates, and a floral bordered spongeware mug, fourteen items total, (imperfections), ht. 2 1/8 to 3 1/4, dia. 3 7/8 to 6 1/4 in. $300-500 456 Group of Hand-painted Spatterware Pottery, Britain, early 19th century, eleven spatterware items with hand-painted peafowl decoration including a creamer, covered sugar bowl, and four different teacups with matching saucers, and a single saucer, a mug with brown stenciled cow design; together with a floral black transfer-decorated pearlware covered sugar bowl, (creamer with repaired rim, spout, and handle), ht. to 4 1/2 in. $300-500

457 Humorous Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Chamber Pot, England, early 19th century, the two handled pot was intended as a marriage gift, and is inscribed around the rim and sides with assorted humorous rhymes, with a modeled frog figure mounted in the interior, and polychrome highlights, ht. 5 3/4, dia. 11 1/4 in. $400-600 458 Five British Ceramic Items, 19th century, a Pratt-type figure modeled as Charlotte at the Tomb of Werther, a Pratt-type pitcher with two heart-shaped reserves depicting children at play, a small teapot, a mug with brown transfer motto “When this you see/remember me,” and a mug with red transfer “Success to the Navy” decoration, (imperfections), ht. 3 1/4 to 7 1/2 in. $300-500 459 Pottery Cow Creamer with Milkmaid, possibly Portobello pottery, Scotland, late 18th/early 19th century, black and white cow, the maid with green and blue clothing, (replaced cap, chip), ht. 5 1/4, lg. 8 in. $300-500 460 Pair of Staffordshire Pearlware Man’s Head-form Window Stops and a Small Pitcher, England, early 19th century, the stops modeled in the form of a man’s head, the base with molded grapevine motif on a blue ground, with painted details, ht. 5 1/8, (minor glaze wear); and a pitcher with polychrome molded Bacchus masks on the spout, a band of flowers and grapes around the rim above molded basketweave, (repaired spout and a crack), ht. 5 1/2 in. $300-500 461 Pair of Large Floral-decorated Pottery Bowls and Three Plates, England, early 19th century, large shallow round bowls each decorated with polychrome stylized blossoms and leaves scattered with maroon stickspatter flowers, dia. 15; three dinner plates, two with spatter borders, one with blue and green striped rims decorated with a handpainted bird perched on a branch, one with a red spatter border and central peafowl design, and a plate centered with a bird, a cluster of grapes, and leaves, (imperfections), dia. 8 3/4 to 9 1/4 in. $300-500 462 Prattware Molded Pottery Jug, Britain, early 19th century, baluster-form with double-scroll handle, with relief-molded designs with a floral band around the rim, one side depicting birds and nest on a tree branch, the other side depicting a scene with cottage, windmill, and distant mountain, (imperfections), ht. 7 7/8 in. $300-500

463 Pair of Neoclassical Cameo-decorated Urns, reportedly Wedgwood, England, early 19th century, the urns each with two molded pendant cameo busts, one with George Washington on one side and a young man on the reverse, the other with a woman, reportedly Martha Washington, on one side, and another gentleman on the reverse, with molded swags and Greek Key borders on a blue ground, (one with crack), ht. 6 7/8 in. $400-600 464 Three Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Table Items, England, early 19th century, a teapot depicting two dogs in a landscape with floral border, a sugar bowl with seashell design with floral and seashell border, and a teapot depicting figures strolling the grounds of a manor with floral border, together with a mismatched cover, (imperfections), ht. 4 1/4 to 8 3/4 in. $400-600 465 Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Pitcher and Platter, England, early 19th century, a pitcher depicting an English castle with (7) “States” border, bust of Washington, and figure of America blindfolded, by Clews, Cobridge, 1819-36, and an oblong platter depicting “Lake George/ State of New York” by Enoch Wood, Burslem, with shell border, printed title and impressed maker’s mark on reverse, (pitcher with hairline, scattered glaze losses on platter), pitcher ht. 9 3/4, platter 13 x 16 3/4 in. $400-600 466 Six Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Table Items, England, early 19th century, three dinner plates: one depicting the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, with shell border by Enoch Wood & Sons, a “Landing of Gen LaFayette” by Clews, with floral border, and one depicting “Mambrino’s Helmet,” from the Don Quixote series by Clews; a small covered oblong sauce dish depicting a manor scene; a ladle with cows in a landscape; and a small oval tray depicting “Cokethorpe Park Oxfordshire.” $400-600 467 Two Historical Blue and White Staffordshire Pottery Plates, Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, 1819-46, a dinner plate depicting “Commodore MacDonnoughs Victory” with printed title below and with shell border, and a soup plate depicting “The Beach at Brighton,” dia. 10 in. $400-600

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468 Patriotic Transfer-decorated Pottery Jug, early to mid-19th century, the sides with black transfer eagle flanked by Liberty-capped American flags over a bust of a gentleman, probably Andrew Jackson, “Honor the Brave” inscribed above, and Jackson’s quote “The Union It Must Be Preserved” inscribed in a banner below, accented with red and blue, (crazing, toning), ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

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469 Blue and White Transfer-decorated Oblong Platter with Oriental Scene, England, early 19th century, pearlware platter, depicting figures in a courtyard on the banks of a river with boaters and Asian-style buildings, with floral border and oval reserves with figures and birds, 16 x 21 in. $700-900

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470 Two Historical Blue Transfer-printed Staffordshire Pottery Items, attributed to the Thomas Mayer Cliff Banks Works, Stoke, England, c. 1929, a water pitcher and covered sugar bowl depicting LaFayette at the Tomb of Franklin, with floral borders, (minor chips), ht. 10 5/8, 6 7/8 in. $600-800


471 Spoilum (Chinese, active c. 1770-1805) Portrait of a Member of the British East India Company. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 21 1/2 x 18 in., in a later carved and gilded wood frame. Condition: Relined, minor retouch, stable craquelure. Literature: See The Decorative Arts of the China Trade, Carl Crossman, 1991, pp. 34-53, for further information about Spoilum, including illustrations of his portraits, in particular, two examples depicting two portraits of East India Company members wearing blue jackets with similar gilt braiding and English rampant lion embossed buttons, p. 45, plate 10, and p. 48, plate 11. $15,000-25,000

472 Schoolgirl Silk Needlework Map of Boston Harbor, “Work’d by Sally Dodge at Mrs. Rowsons [School] Medford Feb’y 27 1800,” stitched with silk threads on a silk ground, with a blue banner at the top inscribed “BOSTON HARBOR,” and a Federal-style eagle at lower left with a banner inscribed “E PLURIBUS UNUM” in its beak, above her signature and a panoply, (imperfections), 24 1/2 x 20 1/2 in., in a molded wood frame. $1,500-2,500

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473 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Sea Captain. Unsigned. Gouache and crayon on artist board, c. 1820s, depicting a bust-length portrait of the gentleman, with a brig in the distance painted above his shoulder, 15 1/2 x 12 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor stains to background. $800-1,200 474 American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Sea Captain. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in., in a later oval molded wood frame. Condition: Small paint loss u.l. and a few brownish specks l.r. $300-500 475 Transfer-decorated Liverpool Creamware Jug, England, first quarter 19th century, one side depicting a brig with the name Brutus inscribed below, with polychrome accents, the reverse with a bust portrait of Washington surrounded by a chain of fifteen states, below the spout a large wreath is inscribed “C.H. GORTON” in the center, (large crudely repaired crack), ht. 10 in. $300-500

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476 Four Transfer-decorated Creamware Items with Sloop Aurora of Newport, England, first quarter 19th century, including a covered sugar bowl and two soup plates depicting a black-transfer sloop with polychrome highlights over the inscription: “AURORA OF NEWPORT. JOHN CAHOONE,” and a Liverpool pitcher with the Great Seal of the United States on one side, the reverse with a chain of thirteen states with the motto “DEUS NOBIS HAEC OTIA FECIT” (God has given us this tranquility) above three allegorical figures, and the name “JOHN CAHOONE” inscribed below the spout, (imperfections), ht. to 8 3/8, plate dia. 9 3/4 in. Literature: John Cahoone came from a prominent shipping family of Newport, Rhode Island, possibly the master of the privateer Vigilant during the War of 1812, successfully seizing war prizes against Britain. $400-600

477 Engraved Whalebone Busk, 19th century, the busk with five engraved motifs heightened with red and green sealing wax: an eagle with a banner inscribed “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” a wreath centered with the monogram “AEL,” a spray of flowers, another wreath centered with inscription “Tho’ Lost to Sight/to Memory Dear,” and an urn of flowers, 14 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. $800-1,200

478 Scrimshaw Whale’s Tooth with Engraved Ship, depicting a ship of the line flying an American flag flanked by floral borders, heightened with red, green, and blue, with initials “LS” near the base, wd. 3 3/8, lg. 6 1/2 in. $800-1,200

479 Scrimshaw “ABC” Box, 19th century, small turned cylindrical box with threaded closure, the cover with engraved flowers heightened with red sealing wax and engraved “ABC,” the box containing thirteen bone disks inscribed with letters of the alphabet, (minor crack), ht. 1 1/8 in. $300-500

480 Scrimshaw Carved and Decorated Bone Jagging Wheel, with faceted carved handle with engraved motifs including foreshortened ships, whales, hearts, stars, leaves, and flowers, lg. 4 3/4 in. $300-350 481 Scrimshaw Walrus Jawbone Cribbage Board, with relief-carved eagle’s head and nine swimming salmon, with four carved bone animal figural playing pieces, cribbage board 9 x 8, playing pieces lg. 1 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 482 Pair of Scrimshaw-decorated Whale’s Teeth, 19th century, engraved with allegorical figures wearing plumed helmets, one figure holding a Union Jack flag, the other figure resting against an anchor, with wood stands, (old chip on tip of one), overall ht. 6 3/4, 6 1/2 in. $600-800 483 Fifteen Scrimshaw Articles, a dipper with a rosewood handle with carved facets, which attaches to a coconut shell bowl with a carved heart and lady’s leg bracket; a small slide-lid box inscribed “Aiguilles,” a toothbrush, two bodkins, two folding manicure sets, a folding snuff knife, and a folding toothpick, two cigarette holders, a small spoon, and three pierced tubular devices, accompanied by a small beaded book-form pincushion, (cracks and loss on bowl of dipper), dia. 1 1/4 to 15 1/4 in. $300-500

484 Seven Small Scrimshaw Bone Fids and a Crochet Hook, 19th century, three fids with carved fist finials, one with baluster-carved finial with a loose ring, and one with faceted sides; and a crochet hook with lady’s hand finial and medial wood bands, lg. 2 5/8 to 4 3/4 in. $400-600 485 Five Scrimshaw Seals and a Group of Herreshoff Yacht Manufactory-related Items, the 19th century seals composed of turned bone handles with brass imprints, one with the initials “WVK” for William K. Vanderbilt, co-owner of the yacht Defender, which won the 1895 America’s Cup yachting race, together with supporting material regarding the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company of Bristol, Rhode Island, manufacturers of world’s greatest yacht designs, among them five America’s Cup defenders between 1893-1920; including seven photographs: one showing the manufactory, two depicting yachts built at the manufactory, and four showing the machine and boiler shop employees beside the manufactory; the book Boatbuilders of Bristol, by Samuel Carter III, Doubleday & Co. New York, 1970, relating the story of the yacht-building Herreshoff family of Bristol, (which mentions the Vanderbilt coownership of the Defender on p. 94), Yachts by Herreshoff, with history and photographs of the company, an early 20th century Herreshoff Yachts catalog, and 1967 and 1977 America’s Cup programs. $300-500 486 Three Herreshoff Yacht Manufactoryrelated Items, Bristol, Rhode Island, a mahogany walking stick with brass handle, the handle terminals with engraved “VIGILANT/ DEFENDER/COLUMBIA” and “1899”; a cast metal ring reportedly depicting the America’s Cup yacht Resolute, and a quatrefoil-shaped pressed metal “HERRESHOFF MFG. CO. FIRE DEPARTMENT” badge, walking stick lg. 34 3/4 in. $600-800

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Shipping off Whitehaven, c. 1803. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 12 1/4 x 17 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch.

Fishing Boat and Distant Vessels with Approaching Storm. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, repaint to background sky c.l. and c.r., scattered retouch. $3,000-4,000

Note: The maritime painter Robert Salmon, called the “Father of Luminism” in America, was born in Whitehaven, England. He lived and painted in several seaside towns in England and Scotland before coming to America in 1829. He settled in Boston on Marine Railway Wharf, at the time when growth in the harbor was booming. His work was enormously popular and sought after by prominent Bostonians. He stayed in Boston until 1840 when his eyesight began to fail, then returned to England where he died, sometime after 1845. $20,000-25,000

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490 Honore Pellegrin (French, 1793-1869) Portrait of the Bark Bonne Adele Leaving Marseilles, 1839. Signed and dated “1839” l.r., titled along lower edge. Watercolor on paperboard, 16 3/4 x 23 1/8 in., in a later molded frame. Condition: Scratches and small surface abrasions, foxing, toning. $800-1,200 491 After Thomas Birch (American, 1779-1851)

489 William Clark (British, 1803-1883) Portrait of the French Ship TAMARU in Coastal Waters, 1862. Signed and dated “1862” l.l. Oil on canvas, 30 3/4 x 44 3/4 in., in a period carved and gilded frame. Condition: Relined, restored. $2,500-3,500

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...The U.S. Frigate Constitution Capturing His Britannic Majesty’s Frigate Guerriere..., 1813 or later, engraved by Cornelius Tiebout, published by James Webster, Philadelphia. Titled and credited below image within the plate, engraving with hand-coloring on paper, 19 1/2 x 26 3/8 (image and title), 21 1/8 x 28 in. (sheet size), framed. Condition: Toned, mat burned, old water stain in u.r. corner of image, laid down on backing board, slight faint impression. $700-900


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492 Possibly Thomas Buttersworth, Jr. (British, 1797-1842) Frigate and Man-O-War of the Channel Squadron. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 16 3/4 x 21 in., in a later gilt-gesso wood frame. Condition: Relined, repaint. $3,000-5,000

493 William Callcott Knell (British, 1830-1876) Battle at Sea. Signed and dated “W.C. Knell 1852” l.r. Watercolor on paper, 8 7/8 x 12 3/4 in., in a later frame. Condition: Paper laid down onto card, tear in u.r. corner. $1,000-1,500

494 Attributed to Thomas Buttersworth, Sr. (British, 1768-1842) The Battle of Trafalgar. Unsigned. Ink wash on paper, 18 x 29 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, glue residue on verso, possible fugitive pigment. Note: The backing panel retains a Royal Exchange Art Gallery (London) label: “Ex. collection Lord Harwood.” $1,000-1,500

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495 Thomas Rose Miles (British, fl. 18691906/10) North Sea Trawlers. Signed l.l., titled on a plaque below. Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 50 1/4 in., in a period gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Relined, minor scattered retouch. $2,000-4,000

496 William Howard Yorke (British, 1847-1921) Portrait of the Brig Emerald in a Gale, 1879. Signed and dated “W. Yorke. L’pool 1879” l.l., inscribed “Brig Emerald/Capt. Henry” l.r. Oil on canvas, 20 x 30 1/4 in., in a later molded and gilded wood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, cleaned, and varnished. Note: According to inscriptions on a brass plaque affixed to the frame, the Emerald was built in Guernsey in 1866, and foundered in the Bay of Biscay, December 1879. $1,500-2,500

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497 Sea Captain’s Writing Box, America, late 19th century, the rectangular bird’s-eye maple box with hinged lid, brass swing handles, and a side drawer with compartments, the interior with velvet-covered writing surface, storage cavities, and compartments for ink and writing utensils, (shrinkage cracks on lid), ht. 8, wd. 22, dp. 10 5/8 in. Note: This box reportedly belonged to Captain Samuel P. Smith of Edgartown, Massachusetts, according to inscriptions on an envelope with a clipping of a small news article about the captain. $400-600


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498 Sailor’s Brass-bound Leather-covered Camphorwood Sea Trunk, China, early 19th century, rectangular trunk, the lid centered with an engraved pewter plaque “Peleg Simmons/New Bedford,” the sides covered with black leather decoratively studded with brass tack borders, with brass swing handles on the sides, (minor imperfections), ht. 13, wd. 31 1/4, dp. 16 in. Note: Peleg Simmons was born in Tiverton, Rhode Island, in 1804. At the age of 19 he went on a whaling voyage out of New Bedford, Massachusetts from June 18, 1822 to April 27, 1823 on the ship George & Martha, and at age 21 from June 2, 1827 to July 7, 1828, on the ship Galeta. The New Bedford city directory later lists him as a laborer and a fisherman. He died, unmarried, November 13, 1871, at the age of 67. $400-600

499 Inlaid Walnut Box, America, late 19th century, possibly sailor-made, the dovetailconstructed rectangular box with overhanging hinged lid, the top centered with an inlaid shield surrounded with inlaid dots, diamonds, and stars, and ropetwist borders, and three sides with inlaid diamonds, stars, and circles, ht. 6 1/4, wd. 15 3/8, dp. 10 in. $200-400

500 Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/ American, 1850-1921) Portrait of the Screw Steamer CHATTAHOOCHIE. Signed and dated “A Jacobsen 1902 31 Palisade Av. West Hoboken NJ” l.r., vessel identified on the bow. Oil on canvas, 18 x 30 in., in a molded and gilded oak frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure.

501 Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (Danish/ American, 1850-1921) Portrait of the Screw Steamer CITY OF MACON. Signed and dated “A Jacobsen 1888 705 Palisade Av. West Hoboken NJ” l.r., vessel identified on the bow and pennant. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 36 in., in a period molded and carved wood frame. Condition: Relined, minor retouch to edges. Note: The City of Macon was commanded by Captain Henry C. Lewis, of Marion, Massachusetts, and was one of seven American-made vessels of the Savannah Line of the Ocean Steamship Co., traveling four times a week between New York and Savannah, Georgia. $7,000-9,000

Note: The Chattahoochie was commanded by Captain Henry C. Lewis, of Marion, Massachusetts, and was one of seven American-made vessels of the Savannah Line of the Ocean Steamship Co., traveling four times a week between New York and Savannah, Georgia. $4,000-6,000

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502 Painted Wooden Model of the Ship Pauline R of Boston, late 19th/early 20th century, vessel identified on a label affixed to the bow and stern, the deck with painted wooden furniture and accessories, the hull painted white, green below the waterline, and the deck painted light blue, the vessel mounted on four carved whale-shaped brackets, (imperfections), ht. 33 3/4, lg. 50 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

503 Painted Wooden Half-hull Boat Model, late 19th/early 20th century, the cabin windows and portholes with inset mirrors, the laminated hull painted black with dark red painted applied trim, scribed deck, (losses), ht. 11, lg. 50 in. $400-600 507

504 Large Half-hull Ship Model, probably Maine, early 20th century, shaped laminated contrasting wood segments, mounted on a dark green-painted panel with applied gilt molding, the back of the panel with penciled inscriptions “1904 Washburn Bros./ Thomaston/170 feet,” likely referring to the Washburn Brothers Shipyard in Thomaston, Maine, (minor joinery separations), 11 3/4 x 66 in. $1,000-1,500 505 Mounted Half-hull Yacht Model, America, late 19th/early 20th century, shaped laminated wood mounted on a mahogany panel with molded edges, (abrasions, loss), 6 1/8 x 28 3/8 in. $300-500 506 Schooner Diorama, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, painted wooden half-hull three-masted schooner flying an American flag, sailing with two small steam vessels, a lighthouse and cottage in the foreground, painted putty sea and background, mounted in a deep gilt-gesso and molded wood frame, 25 x 42 1/2 in. overall. $400-600

507 American School, 19th Century View of the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius, Stromboli, Italy. Signed “Whitehouse” l.l., inscribed “Stromboli, Italy” l.c. Oil on canvas, 14 1/2 x 20 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Surface grime, varnish inconsistencies, otherwise good. $1,500-2,500

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509 John Amory Codman (Massachusetts, 1824-1886)

Mt. Vesuvius at Midnight. Initialed “J.A.M.” l.r., titled below. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 15 1/4 x 19 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Crease across upper edge, minor paint loss c.l., light stains on lower margin, paper slightly rippled, not examined out of frame. $1,500-2,500

Sunset with Vessels at Newport. Signed l.l., the location identified on a label affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 20 x 36 in., in a later molded wood frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, otherwise good. $800-1,200

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510 Wendell Macy (Massachusetts, 1845-1913) Moonlight over the Bark Minmanueth Ashore on the South Side of Nantucket. Inscribed with the artist’s name, date “July 30th, 1873,” and scene on verso. Oil on panel, 6 x 4 5/8 in., with integral chamfered border frame. Condition: Surface grime. Note: A similar painting is held in the collection at the Nantucket Historical Association. $1,200-1,800

511 William P. Stubbs (American, 1842-1909) Portrait of the Three-masted Schooner WILLIAM R. HUSTON with Distant Lighthouse. Signed “Stubbs” l.l., the vessel identified on a pennant, bow, and stern, and each sail identified in inscriptions. Oil on canvas, 21 x 32 1/2 in., in a period molded walnut frame with gilt liner. Condition: Relined, repaired tears with associated retouch, other minor retouch, stable craquelure. $6,000-8,000

512 William P. Stubbs (American, 1842-1909) Portrait of the Three-masted Schooner ALBERTINI ADOUE with Distant Lighthouse. Signed “W.P. Stubbs” l.l., the vessel identified on a pennant, stern, and plaque below. Oil on canvas, 22 x 35 1/2 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, restored. $2,000-3,000

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513 Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr. (Cotuit, Massachusetts, 1910-1982) Two Works: The Catch of the Day. Signed l.r. Oil on panel, 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in., in period molded wood frames. $800-1,200

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514 Large Carved and Painted Wooden Sperm Whale Plaque, Clark G. Voorhees, Jr. (19111980), Old Lyme, Connecticut, and Weston, Vermont, third quarter 20th century, signed with impressed artist’s initials “CV” and “C. VOORHEES” on the reverse, ht. 9 1/2, lg. 35 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000

515 Carved and Painted Wooden Blue Whale Plaque, Clark G. Voorhees, Jr. (19111980), Old Lyme, Connecticut, and Weston, Vermont, third quarter 20th century, signed with impressed artist’s “CV” cipher and “C. VOORHEES” on the reverse, ht. 4, wd. 19 in. $1,500-2,500

516 Oval Nantucket Basket Labeled “Ferdinand Sylvaro,” early to mid-20th century, swinghandle basket with handwritten paper label “Made by Ferdinand Sylvaro, 97 Orange St., Nantucket, Mass.” on base, ht. to top of upright handle 9 1/2, wd. 6 3/4, lg. 9 in. $800-1,200

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517 Nantucket Basket, early to mid-20th century, deep round basket with carved ash swing handle, (minor loss), ht. to top of upright handle 14, dia. 11 3/4 in. $800-1,200

518 “HIGHLAND LIGHT CAPE COD” Cast Iron Doorstop, America, early 20th century, the lighthouse depicted with two cottages, the base cast with the name of the lighthouse in raised lettering, ht. 8, wd. 9 1/4, dp. 3 7/8 in. $800-1,200 519 Carved and Painted Wooden Sperm Whale Figure, Clark G. Voorhees, Jr. (1911-1980), Old Lyme, Connecticut, and Weston, Vermont, third quarter 20th century, carved full-body figure mounted on a molded wood base, small impressed “CV” on bottom of figure, (fluke tip repair and loss), overall ht. 6 1/2, lg. 18 in. $3,000-5,000

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520 Sailor-made Inlaid Pine Trinket Box, late 19th century, rectangular black-painted box with hinged lid, the center of the lid with an inlaid pewter sperm whale figure flanked by ivory heart and diamond-shaped plaques, the sides with hearts and the front with a diamond-shaped escutcheon, the interior with a small mirror affixed to the lid, ht. 2 7/8, wd. 8, dp. 5 5/8 in. $1,000-1,500 521 Large Woven Rattan Nantucket Basket, late 19th/early 20th century, deep, round basket with carved ash handles, varnished, ht. 14, dia. 17 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000 522 Mahogany Whale-end Shelf, America, 19th century, four-tier shelf, ht. 31 1/4, wd. 24, dp. 7 7/8 in. $200-400 523 Mahogany Whale-end Shelf with Two Drawers, America, early 19th century, refinished, ht. 29, wd. 25, dp. 7 in. $400-600


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524 Mahogany Four-tier Wall Shelf, America, 19th century, the shelves graduating in size, with shaped ends and scalloped rear panels, ht. 35 1/2, wd. 26, dp. 8 1/2 in. $600-800

525 Large Carved, Gilded, and Painted Wooden Federal Eagle Wall Plaque, Artistic Carving Co., Boston, c. 1950, the spreadwing eagle holding a blue-painted banner inscribed “LIVE AND LET LIVE,� its talons clutching an American shield, ht. 25 1/2, wd. 72 in. $3,000-5,000

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526 Large Pictorial Wool Hooked Rug with Coastal View of Camden, Maine, made by Mrs. Ruth Guild Tolman (1899-1995), Camden, Maine, c. 1973, the rug depicting iconic Camden, Maine, locations, vessels, and homes favored by Tolman, several identified, including the red barn where she made and sold some of her rugs, the white lighthouse on Curtis Island, the striped lighthouse in Eastport, the Governor Muskie ferry which runs between Lincolnville Beach and the island of Isleboro, the buoy at the entrance to the harbor, red sheds at the harbor used for boatbuilding in earlier days, the American Boat House (now the Camden yacht building), the Congregational church, the Patchwork Barn in Lincolnville, and Roakes Egg Farm with red building and silo; maker’s signature of a star compass in the lower right corner, (rebound, minor repairs, stains), 9 ft. 8 in. x 6 ft. 7 in. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor from Tolman in 1974. $8,000-12,000 527 Hayes Administration White House China Dinner Plate, designed by Theodore R. Davis, made by Haviland & Co., Limoges, France, c. 1880, the plate with hand-painted scene with two shorebirds and a butterfly, the underside rim with polychrome Great Seal of the United States, the bottom with maker’s marks including two Haviland & Co. marks, designer’s name, patent date “Aug. 10 1880,” and design “No. 11933,” (scratches), dia. 9 1/2 in. $200-250 528 Hayes Administration Commemorative White House China Bowl, designed by Theodore R. Davis, made by Haviland & Co., Limoges, France, c. 1880, shallow, round, lobed-rim bowl painted with a naturalistic tropical scene with an American flag flying in the distance, maker’s marks on base including two Haviland & Co. marks, designer’s name, and patent date “Aug. 10 1880,” design “No. 11933,” dia. 9 1/2 in. $300-500

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529 Collection of Forty-three Transferdecorated Pottery Calendar Tiles, England, retailed by Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Co., Boston, late 19th to early 20th century, most of the tiles with brown transfer-decorated scenes, buildings, and landmarks in and around Boston, starting with 1892 and ending with 1929, with doubles of six tiles, (1894 missing, two repaired), 4 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. $1,200-1,500

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530 Limoges Porcelain Sugar and Creamer with the Great Seal of the United States, Tressemanes & Vogt, France, 1892-97, boat-shaped vessels with gilt foliate border, handles, and feet, one side decorated with polychrome and gilt seal, with green “T & V LIMOGES FRANCE DEPOSE” backstamp, ht. 2 7/8, 3 in. $900-1,100

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531 Molded Sheet-copper Horse and Rider Weathervane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body rider wearing a hat and mounted on a trotting horse, constructed of molded, seamed, thick gauged sheet copper, pierced to delineate the hands, feet, and reins, old verdigris surface with remnants of earlier paint and gilding, the tail with incised inscription “Kimball Farm-Crossacres/ Boxborough, Mass.,” mounted on a cast iron rod, with wood-post roof mount and partial cast iron directionals, and a small copper sphere, no stand, (minor seam separation), ht. 18 1/2, lg. 20 in. $3,000-5,000 532 Molded Copper Horse and Rider Weathervane, America, early to mid-20th century, molded full-body sheet-copper figures, the rider with cast zinc head, on a vertical copper rod with ball finial, further mounted on a copper rod, with stand, overall ht. 29, lg. 26 in. $1,500-2,500

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533 Molded Copper Running Horse Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened full-body figure mounted on a copper rod, weathered verdigris surface, with traces of earlier gilding, with stand (imperfections), overall ht. 18 5/8, lg. 31 1/4 in. $600-800

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534 Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Horse and Jockey Weathervane, attributed to Cushing and White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, full-body molded copper figures with cast zinc heads, (imperfections), with stand, overall ht. 21 1/4, lg. 42 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000

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535 Cast Bronze “Smuggler� Horse Weathervane Mold, America, late 19th/early 20th century, twelve-piece mold, dia. 5 1/2 to 25 in. $800-1,200


536 Molded Copper Eagle and Arrow Weathervane, reportedly J.L. Mott Iron Works, New York City, ac. 1882-1897, full-body spreadwing figure with embossed details, standing on a sphere, above a copper arrow with zinc tip and applied pierced sheet copper scrolls, with metal stand, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 34 1/2, wd. 29 3/4, lg. 48 in. $4,000-6,000

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537 Cast Bronze Gamecock Weathervane Mold, America, late 19th/early 20th century, seven-piece mold, dia. 5 1/4 to 18 in. $800-1,200 538 Carved Wooden Weathervane Mold Segments of Two Driver or Jockey Figures, America, late 19th century, half-round carved segments, (losses), dia. to 11 1/2 in. $800-1,200

539 Molded Copper Prancing Horse Weathervane with Directionals and Roof Mount, Lincoln, Massachusetts, early 20th century, flattened full-body figure mounted on a rectangular platform and baluster shaft with fabricated hollow sheet copper directionals and shaped square roof mount, verdigris surface, (minor dents), overall ht. 59, dia. 35 in. Note: This weathervane was mounted on a carriage house cupola in Lincoln, Massachusetts, c. 1909. $600-800

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540 Molded Copper Hackney Horse Weathervane, America, early 20th century, full-body figure mounted on a copper rod, no stand, ht. 32, lg. 33 in. $1,500-2,500 541 Patinated Cast Bronze Hackney Horse Weathervane-form Sculpture, walking figure mounted on a bronze rod and bar, with wooden stand, overall ht. 12 1/2, lg. 16 3/4 in. $800-1,200

542 J.W. Fiske Labeled White-painted Cast Zinc Horse-head Trade Sign, New York, late 19th century, hollow full-relief horsehead bust with open mouth in an integral conforming scrolled oval frame, with oblong manufacturer’s tag applied to the bottom of the frame inscribed “J.W. FISKE 2628 PARK PLACE NEW YORK,” ht. 35, wd. 16, dp. 26 1/2 in. $3,000-5,000

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543 Silk Needlework Landscape, England or America, late 18th century, worked in silk threads on a silk ground depicting a village on a river with figures boating and strolling, with large masonry building in the foreground, the scene surrounded by an undulating vine of finely worked flowers and bows, (toning, fraying, light stains), 17 x 19 1/2 in., in a giltgesso ripple frame. $1,000-1,500 544 “Federal Bower” Needlework Family Record, “Ann Barry ended this work December the Twenty Fourth in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty eight/aged nine years and Ten months,” wrought with silk threads on a linen ground, with six rows of alphabets over the central reserve inscribed with the names of the eight “Sons and Daughters of Thomas and Ann Barry,” ornamented with potted plants, crowns, and a “Federal Bower” with an Federal eagle in a reserve over ten stylized trees stitched with monograms at the top, all enclosed in a geometric flowering vine, (fading, toning), 22 x 17 in., in a later molded wood frame. $500-600

545 Needlework Sampler, “Mary Ballinger’s Work Wrought in The 15th year of her Age in the year 1796,” wrought with silk threads on a linen ground with alphabets, pious verses, and family members’ names stitched in divided reserves, ornamented with birds, flowers, and butterflies, (toning, fading, stitch losses), 16 1/2 x 15 3/4 in., in a period mitered wood frame. Provenance: Ex Sally Whittemore collection, sold at Skinner, August 9, 2009, Sale 2468, Lot 131, with auction label affixed l.r. Note: Mary Ballinger was born September 1, 1783, one of seven children born to Zacheus and Hope (nee Lippencott) Ballinger. They lived in Pilesgrove, Salem County, New Jersey. Mary married Joseph Hance (born c. 1779). Mary may have passed away before her father, who died in 1814, as his will, found online, indicates that “Joseph Hance is to have no more of my property, having had his full share of it in his first wife’s time, therefore he is to have only sixty seven cents.” $600-800

546 Needlework Sampler, “Elizabeth Baker’s Samplar AE 15 1801,” worked in silk threads on a linen ground with six rows of alphabets over a pious verse and lower register depicting flowers and arched foliage, enclosed in sawtooth, flowering vine, and checked borders, (toning, fading), 17 1/4 x 10 3/4 in., in a grain-painted wood frame. $800-1,200 547 Needlework Sampler, “Lucy M. Bond Aged 12 Years,” stitched with cotton threads on a linen ground, depicting five rows of alphabets over a border of a basket of flowers, strawberries, and a pine tree, the lower register depicting a house on a hill surrounded with trees animals, and birds, (toning, fading, minor stains), 12 x 10 in., in a later molded wood frame. $400-600

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548 Charlestown, New Hampshire, Needlework Sampler, “Lucretia Walker/aged 9 years/ Charlestown/Sept. 21, 1803,” wrought with silk threads on a linen canvas, depicting rows of alphabets over a scene of a man and woman standing beside a Federal-style house, with a tree in the yard, surrounded on three sides with an undulating flowering vine, with a diamond border on the bottom, (toning, fading), 12 1/2 x 16 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Note: Lucretia Walker was the third child of six, born August 10, 1796, to Jabez and Anna (nee Watkins) of Charlestown, New Hampshire. Lucretia married Roswell Hodgkins September 26, 1819, and resided in Charlestown where Roswell was a farmer, and had four children. The back of the frame contains an envelope with two pieces of paper: one inscribed with a short genealogy of the family, and an 1855 dated marriage certificate of Roswell and Lucretia’s daughter Louisa Hodgkins to James Pierce; and an embroidered silk handkerchief reportedly belonging to Louisa. $1,200-1,500

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549 Floral Silk Needlework Picture, “Executed by Hannah Fisher-aged 13 Years AD 1811/ Canton Mass.,” stitched with silk threads on a silk ground depicting a flowering branch above a single potted tulip blossom, (imperfections), 10 x 8 in., in a period pegged mortise-andtenon-joined frame painted a reddish brown. $800-1,200 550 Needlework Family Record, “Wrought by Mary N. Ayres/Boston 1827 aged 9,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with four rows of alphabets above the vital statistics of John and Rebecca (Lombard) Ayres and their seven children, and a pious verse, ornamented with flowers and a stylized vine border, (fading, toning), 17 1/4 x 14 in., in a later burl veneer frame. Note: John Ayres (b. Brookfield, Massachusetts, 1779) and his wife Rebecca (Lombard, b. Truro, Massachusetts, 1783), were married November 15, 1803, and together they had seven children: four born in the Cape Cod area, and three born in the Boston area. $400-600

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551 Needlework Family Register of a Roxbury, Massachusetts, Family, “Wrought by Elesha M. Bryant/aged 14 yrs. Roxbury 1827,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground depicting an arched column with encircled with vines and flowers and cornucopia in the crest above the vital statistics of Martin Bryant (b. 1784), his wife Annastacia White (b. August 15, 1788), and their four children, further embellished with a pious verse, rosettes, and geometric vine border, (fading, toning), 14 1/4 x 17 in., in a later burl veneer frame. $600-800 552 Needlework Sampler, “Wrought by Roxana Holmes AD 1830,” stitched with silk threads on a linen canvas, with five rows of alphabets over two floral-arched columns flanking a girl holding a bouquet of flowers next to a pious verse, enclosed by sawtooth and undulating flowering vine borders, (toning, fading, stitch losses), 17 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. $600-800


553 Needlework Pictorial House Sampler, “Isabella Maxwell July 30 1833,” worked in wool yarns and silk threads on a linen ground with a Federal brick house at center surrounded by a weeping willow tree, birds, baskets of flowers, a flowering vine border, and verse “Here in this work my name shall be/When I am in eternity/Tho worms of dust my body eat/Here you shall see my name complete,” (minor toning, stitch losses, and overstitched repairs on the upper edges), 16 1/2 x 20 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $250-350

556 Pictorial Silk Needlework Picture of a Parrot, America, 19th century, depicting a parrot perched on a branch leaning to eat fruit from another branch, (minor toning), sight size 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in., in an eglomise mat and period molded giltwood frame. $300-500 557 Embroidered Appliqued Wool Felt Still Life Picture with Fruit and Bird, late 19th century, circular picture with cutout shaped wool flannel segments arranged and stitched to a wool flannel ground, depicting a bird perched on a fruiting branch, with a basket of strawberries and other fruit arranged beside it, (fading, toning losses to background fabric), dia. 15 1/4 in., in a molded gilt-gesso frame.

554 Framed Silk Needlework and Wax Still Life Picture of a Basket of Fruit, America, 19th century, composed of chenille and silk threads stitched to a silk ground with molded and painted wax in relief, the lower silk ground painted with watercolor, with woven gold metallic ribbon trim, (scattered light stains to background fabric), 11 x 14 1/4 in., in a period bird’s-eye maple veneer frame. $800-1,200

558 Pieced Cotton Roman Cross Pattern Quilt, America, reportedly 1836, hand-stitched quilt with thirty-five blocks of red calico printed squares and rectangles arranged in a zigzag design around a central white cross on an offwhite ground, one cross is embroidered with the name “Mary Buckley Nutting,” the blocks separated by a red calico-printed grid, and bordered with a white and a red calico border, backed with off-white muslin, one corner of the reverse is stitched “ARK 1836,” quilted with outline, chain, and shell designs, approx. 104 x 82 in. $300-500

Provenance: June Lambert. $400-600

555 Framed Schoolgirl Still Life with Fruit Theorem, by Fanny (Frances Neal) Boises, Madison, Somerset County, Maine, 19th century, the maker identified in inscriptions below, and partial paper label on the reverse, with polychrome stencil-painted fruit on a velvet ground, (toning), 15 1/4 x 21 in., in a period salmon-painted molded wood frame. $1,600-1,800

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559 Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Cherry Baskets Pattern Quilt, America, late 19th century, with forty-four baskets and twentytwo partial baskets composed of multicolored printed and woven cotton triangular and square segments on an off-white ground separated by a red diamond grid intersecting with light blue printed squares, edged with red printed fabric and backed with off-white muslin, quilted with outline, hearts, and parallel line stitches, (minor toning and stains), approx. 94 x 82 in.

560 “Tree of Life” Whitework Trapunto Quilt, America, c. 1820, white homespun cotton quilt face and backing joined together, with quilting stitched in an intricate design centered with a large tree surrounded by flowering branches, grapevines, and scallop and chain borders, the motifs stuffed with cotton batting from the loosely woven fabric backing, (imperfections), 92 x 78 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Fred Fuessenich in 1971.

Literature: Similar trapunto whitework quilts are illustrated and discussed in America’s Quilts and Coverlets, Safford and Bishop, E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1972, pp. 74-84. $600-800

Exhibitions: The 1976 Bicentennial Exhibition at Boston City Hall. $800-1,200

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Provenance: Purchased from Elise Beaven, April 1974.

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561 Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Washington’s Plume Pattern Quilt, America, late 19th century, hand-stitched quilt with eight solid red scrolled plumes radiating from an eight-point star hub with a border of thirteen singular plumes appliqued to an off-white ground, edged and backed with off-white cotton fabric, quilted in a diamond pattern, shaped to fit a four-poster bed, (fading, light toning, fraying on edges), approx. 82 x 82 in. Provenance: Purchased from Fred Fuessenich, March 1973. $300-500


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562 Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Oak Leaf and Berries Pattern Quilt, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, the quilt with sixteen blocks of Oak Leaf and Berry pattern, each four red and green stylized oak leaves with intersecting stylized berry branches in red, green and orange solid colored fabrics, on an off-white ground enclosed with a red border, edged and backed with off-white muslin, quilted with a diamond pattern and diagonal lines, (minor toning and stains), approx. 78 x 76 in. Provenance: Purchased from Fred Fuessenich, March 1973. $400-600

563 Pieced Cotton Turkey Tracks Pattern Quilt, America, late 19th/early 20th century, handstitched quilt with eighteen blocks of four green and maroon solid-color Turkey Track motifs and a gold square, on an off-white ground, alternating with blocks of off-white quilted feathered wreaths, with gold and maroon edging and backed with off-white muslin, further quilted with diamond grids and zigzag lines, (minor toning, fading and stains), approx. 83 x 76 in. $400-600

564 Victorian Embroidered Silk and Velvet Crazy Quilt and Table Runner, America, c. 1890s, the quilt and matching runner composed of squares of pieced silk and velvet fabric segments, several printed silk presidential candidate ribbons, organization ribbons, and images of beautiful ladies, each outlined with fanciful contrasting embroidery, some segments with embroidered motifs including butterflies, fans, flowers, fruit, and balloons, several segments with painted details, edged in blue and white silk, backed with brown cotton sateen, 58 1/2 x 70, 23 1/2 x 56 in. Provenance: Purchased at Skinner, June 15, 1972. $800-1,200

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568 Hand-woven Three-color “Damask” Biederwand Coverlet, Andrew Kump, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, 1849, two-piece coverlet woven with red, light green, and navy blue stripes ornamented with flowers and leaf designs, with flowering vine borders on three sides, the maker’s name, location, and date woven in two corner blocks, (wear, losses, toning), approx. 84 x 88 in. Provenance: Purchased at Skinner, March 31, 1978. $600-800 569 Hand-woven Three-color Biederwand Coverlet, John Singer, Mapleton, Ohio, 1852, two-piece coverlet with red, green, and navy blue strips of floral medallions and stars, bordered on three sides with geometric zigzags, large blossoms, and fringe, the maker’s name, location, and date woven in two corner blocks: “J. SINGER MAPLETON/ STARK COUNTY OHIO 1852,” approx. 86 x 72 in. $600-800 570 Blue and White Woven Wool and Cotton Coverlet, “I.A. C. TANNER/CARRIE TANNER FISHKILL D CO. 1857,” New York State, single-piece, double-weave cloth with large central floral medallion, scrolled leaves, and blossoms, with blossom and leaf borders, woven maker/owner’s inscriptions on two ends, (minor toning and stains), 100 x 78 in. $200-300

565 Pieced and Appliqued Cotton Oak Leaf Pattern Quilt, America, late 19th/early 20th century, hand-stitched quilt with twelve Oak Leaf blocks, each composed of four blue and white printed cotton oak leaves alternating with two diamonds in a printed pink fabric around a four-lobed motif, the blocks separated by a wide grid in the same blue and white print fabric, edged in the pink fabric and backed with off-white homespun cotton fabric, quilted in a outline, zigzag and diagonal line stitches, (minor fading, light toning, and fraying on edges), approx. 88 x 74 in.

566 Pieced Cotton Le Moyne Star Pattern Quilt, America, late 19th/early 20th century, hand-stitched quilt with thirty blocks of red calico printed Le Moyne stars on an offwhite ground, alternating with blocks of off-white quilted feathered wreaths, enclosed in a scalloped red calico border, edged and backed with off-white muslin, further quilted with diagonal lines and chevrons, (minor toning, scattered stains), approx. 74 x 70 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Jack Garfield, February 1971.

Provenance: Purchased from Fred Fuessenich, March 1973. $400-600

Literature: For a similar example see Safford and Bishop, America’s Quilts and Coverlets, E.P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1972, p. 275. $400-600

567 Three-color Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, “MANUFACTURED BY C.K. HENKEL/SHIPPENSBURG PA. 1843,” two-piece red, green, and indigo blue striped coverlet with bands of blossoms and grape clusters bordered by roses and leafy branches and a band of diamonds, with maker’s name and owner’s name “ANN RHODES,” woven in two corner blocks, (toning, stains), approx. 86 x 94 in. including fringe. $400-600

572 Handwoven Overshot Coverlet, America, 19th century, two-piece coverlet with center seam woven in an optical geometric pattern with indigo and red faded to gold-colored wool yarns and linen or hemp, fringed on three sides, (imperfections), approx. 102 x 90 in.

Provenance: Purchased at Skinner in 1972. $200-400

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571 Blue and White Wool and Cotton Woven Jacquard Coverlet, America, 1861, Summer/ Winter one-piece double-weave coverlet with central eight-point star, and floral wreaths bordered with eagles stags, birds, flowers, and buildings, and the year “1861” woven on two ends, fringed on one end, (scattered light stains, losses), 100 x 84 in.

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573 Three-color Woven Wool and Cotton Biederwand Coverlet, America, mid to late 19th century, two-piece red, green, and indigo blue striped coverlet with urns of flowers and grape clusters bordered by blossoms and leaves, with a sixteen-point star woven in two corner blocks, (minor toning, stains), approx. 86 x 94 in. including fringe. $300-500 574 Handwoven Wool and Cotton Geometric Pattern Coverlet, America, mid to late 19th century, red and indigo blue wool and natural white cotton two-piece double-weave coverlet with grid and checked pattern in the central field with a pine tree border, (minor toning and stains), approx. 78 x 80 in. including fringe. $300-500

575 Red, White, Rust, and Blue Overshot Coverlet, America, probably late 19th century, two-piece wool and cotton coverlet with red and rust striped windowpanes on a field of blue and white diamonds, with zigzag border and fringe on three sides, approx. 88 x 72 in., excluding fringe. $300-500

576 Turned Ash Great Chair, America, late 19th century, with elaborate turned finials, ringturned horizontal rails, and vase- and ringturned spindles, the left stile stenciled “ELDER BREWSTER,� the right stile indistinctly stenciled, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 45, seat ht. 19 in. $600-800

577 Drying Rack, America, 19th century, mortiseand-tenon-joined carved oak rods and frame on shaped maple bracket feet, ht. 35, wd. 26 1/4, dp. 8 in. $250-350

578 Set of Ten Blue/Green-painted Louvered Shutters, America, late 19th/early 20th century, reportedly from a Pullman train car, one side painted blue/green, the other side with dark brown varnish, ht. 34 1/2, wd. 34 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

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584 Marquetry Oak Drop-leaf Side Table, Peter J. Sargent (American, 1839-1912), Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1911, the round top inlaid with images of local landmarks and census data, stars, herringbone, sawtooth, and checkerboard pattern with four dropleaves over a four-part ogee curved base with four carved paw feet on casters topped with carved shells, original surface, (minor imperfections), top dia. 34 1/4, ht. 30 1/2 in. Provenance: Descended in the artist’s family to the consignor. Note: A self-taught craftsman, Peter J. Sargent took up the hobby of furniture making and marquetry after retiring from a career as a railroad engineer and mechanic. Having lived in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at various points during his adult life, the New Hampshire native settled there for his final years, occupying his time with his craft. Known to have produced similar tables for friends, family, and the local Masonic lodge, Sargent designed and executed this table as a visual history of his adopted hometown.

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579 Acanthus-carved Wooden Bracket, America, 19th century, with relief-carved acanthus and scrolls, with rosettes on the sides, dark brown paint, (minor losses), ht. 12, wd. 11, dp. 11 3/4 in. $200-250 580 Pair of Fluted Pilaster Architectural Elements, late 18th to early 19th century, each with flat back and applied molding, (losses to molding on one), ht. 68, wd. 11 1/4, dp. 3 1/8 in. $200-400 581 Large Copper, Iron, and Glass Street Lamp Globe, of Albany, New York, origin, late 19th century, ht. 40, dia. 22 1/2 in. $600-800

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Within the central circular portion of the tabletop appears the earliest history of Cedar Rapids. Sargent inlaid the name of the town along with date of its founding (1839) and depicted the earliest log cabins built by the first known European settlers. He used the outer portion of the table’s main surface to depict the next generation of growth for the young Midwestern city. Illustrating buildings constructed by the town’s earliest industrialists, real estate developers, and even journalists, Sargent touched on the vibrant river-powered, agriculture-based economy that developed across the upper Midwest in the second half of the 19th century. On the four drop-leaves, he continued this theme, concluding with population numbers for the city at its beginning, from the year Sargent first lived there as a young man, and the presumptive year of the table’s construction.

583 Painted Chip-carved Tramp Art Mirror, America, early 20th century, the shaped frame with conforming notched and stepped geometric wood segments, painted red, green, and gold, (losses), 26 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

Illustrating his surroundings with careful attention and skill, this self-taught craftsman epitomized the definition of folk art. His time, effort, and passion resulted in a piece of functional furniture that beautifully illustrates the history of his little-known but beloved hometown. $3,000-5,000

582 Large Tramp Art Cabinet, Samuel Annino (Sicilian/American, born c. 1887), probably Massachusetts, 1917, the mirrored gallery and shelf supported by square columns on the projecting cabinet with cupboard doors opening to two shelves, on the deeply cutout skirt centering a drop with incised carving “SA/1917,” and cutout sides, ht. 61 3/4, wd. 39 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in.

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585 Paint-decorated Architect’s Cupboard, reportedly New York, c. 1860, the cupboard painted as a yellow Victorian house with mansard roof and chimneys, the house facade with two doors opening to reveal a stepped, multi-compartmented interior, with cast iron carrying handles, original paint, (paint wear, minor imperfections), ht. 37 1/2, overall wd. 30, overall dp. 24 in. $3,000-5,000 586 Red-, White-, and Blue-painted Wooden Parade Baton, America, late 19th/early 20th century, (old repaired shrinkage cracks on finial), ht. 43 in. $300-500

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Two Still Life Paintings with Fruit. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, one depicting fruit in a glass compote, 28 x 20, the other showing an array of fruit, 29 x 22 1/4 in., in later matching, black-painted, reeded wood frames. Condition: Both with retouch, one with repaired tear.

Still Life with Fruit and a Bee. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 9 x 9 in., in an ornate gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Small patch repair l.l. with retouch, stable craquelure, minor retouch to background l.r. $800-1,200

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Still Life with a Compote of Fruit on a Marble Table. Unsigned. Pastel on paper, 16 x 20 in. Condition: Tear l.l. $400-600

Still Life with a Large Assortment of Fruit. Signed and dated “Rosella S. Elliot 1871” l.l. Oil on canvas, 24 x 32 1/2 in., in a later carved and painted wood frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, retouch l.c. and spots around edges. $2,000-3,000

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591 Julie Hart Beers (American, 1835-1913) Still Life with Apples. Signed and dated “1903” l.r. Oil on canvas, 10 x 14 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor craquelure. $800-1,200


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592 Hooked Table Runner with Floral Design, America, 19th century, oblong runner hooked with wool and cotton fabric segments, and sisal and wool yarns, ornamented with raised and shirred blossoms and buds down the center surrounded by scroll borders, with leaves in the corners, edged with cotton binding, (imperfections), 15 1/2 x 55 in. Provenance: Purchased from Roger Bacon. $800-1,200

593 Figural Hooked Rug with Two Roosters, America, late 19th/early 20th century, depicting two roosters flanking a tree or bush, on a variegated black background with a linear tan border, composed of multicolored wool, cotton, and silk fabric segments, 23 x 37 1/4 in. $800-1,200

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594 Floral Hooked Table Runner, America, late 19th/early 20th century, rectangular runner hooked with multicolored flowering scrolling vines of wool segments in a sheared raised design, on a dark brown and black ground hooked with velvet fabric segments, 14 3/4 x 35 3/4 in. $400-600

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595 “CHUM” Figural Hooked Rug with Dog, America, second to third quarter 20th century, rectangular rug hooked with wool, cotton, and jersey segments depicting a dog at the center with two blossoms and inscribed “CHUM,” with striped and zigzag borders, mounted on a wood frame, (imperfections), 23 1/2 x 39 in. $800-1,200 596 Pictorial Wool Hooked Rug with House, America, early 20th century, rectangular rug depicting a colonial-style house with a barn and fence with a wellsweep and well in the foreground, (wear, repairs), 29 1/2 x 51 1/2 in. $400-600 597 Pair of Pieced Wool Penny Mats, America, early 20th century, hexagonal mats decorated with concentric circles of solid, plaid, and checked woven wool fabrics with cross-stitch embroidery stitched onto a gray woven wool foundation, padded and backed with printed floral and plaid flannel fabric, 15 x 16 1/2 in. $300-500 598 Room-size Woven Wool Ingrain Carpet, mid-19th century, the carpet woven in four lengths, in a shaped medallion and foliate design in shades of red, green, orange, and black, (minor holes and overstitched repairs), 11 ft. 10 in. x 13 ft. 10 in. $400-600


599 Stencil-decorated Parcheesi Game Board, America, c. 1930s, square panel with applied molding decorated with a stenciled stag in each of the four player’s corners, with central rosette in red, blue, green, and yellow on a white ground, 16 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. $800-1,200

600 American School, 19th Century Short-horned Bull Sculpture. Inscribed “by Frank Moscow” on the base. Fully carved walnut figure on a relief-carved base with vegetation and rocky terrain, ht. 18 1/2, wd. 8, lg. 24 in. Condition: Very good, minor shrinkage cracks on base. Provenance: Family descent to the consignor. It is reported that the piece was made by Frank Moscow, a decorative wood carver employed by a couple to ornament furniture purchased for their new home in Stoughton, Massachusetts, c. 1928. Moscow gave the couple the carving of the bull in thanks for letting him stay at their home during the time it took to ornament their furniture. $3,000-5,000

601 Folk Carved Stag- and Dog-head Trophy Plaque, late 19th/early 20th century, fullround carved stag head with inset glass eyes, scratch-textured surface, flanked by oak leaves, over a hound dog head, mounted on a shield-shaped wooden plaque, (loss to two antler tips), overall ht. 21 1/2, wd. 14, dp. 10 in. $400-600 602 Folk Carved Mahogany Head of a Boy, 19th century, with incised and relief-carved features, (shrinkage crack), ht. 9 1/4 in. $300-500 603 Ebony and Ivory “City of Boston” Gavel, c. 1908, turned ivory head with engraved inscription “City of Boston/Board of Alderman 1908,” mounted on a turned ebony handle, wd. 3 1/4, lg. 11 1/4 in. $300-500

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604 Folk Carved and Polychrome Painted Obelisk Whimsey, America, 19th century, spire-top obelisk with six cages ascending in size towards base, each containing a conformingly sized sphere, on a square base with turned spires on the corners, painted in shades of red, white, green, blue, and mustard yellow, ht. 18, base wd. 3 3/4 in. $800-1,200

606 Shellwork Monument, America, late 19th century, possibly sailor-made, the obelisk-form monument covered with applied shells and objects including a brass framed eglomise medallion centered with a gilt anchor, a heart-shaped agate, a glass marble and glass beads, on a square stepped base, ht. 22, base wd. 12 in. $1,000-1,500

605 Folk Carved and Painted Figure of a Man with Dog and Game, America, late 19th/early 20th century, ht. 12 1/4 in.

607 Folk Carved Figural Rocker Ink Blotter, late 19th century, oak blotter, the handle carved in the form of a man’s head, the top of the utensil with two relief-carved lizards or salamanders, ht. 5 3/4, wd. 3, lg. 7 in. $300-500

Literature: The All-American Dog: Man’s best friend in folk art, Robert Charles Bishop, in association with the Museum of American Folk Art, 1978, item no. 156. $1,500-2,500

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608 Cow Figural Pull-toy, late 19th century, papier-mâché and carved wood figure covered with flannel fabric, with inset glass eyes and painted features, mounted on a red-painted wooden platform with cast iron wheels, overall ht. 15, wd. 7 1/4, lg. 19 1/2 in. $600-800

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609 Brown-painted Carved Pine Eagle Head, America, 19th century, with incised feather and eye details, (chip), ht. 2 1/2, wd. 1 7/8, dp. 10 3/4 in. $300-500

610 Carved Wooden Countertop Cigar Store Indian Figure, America, late 19th century, the standing figure holding a bunch of cigars is carved from a single piece of wood, with delineated feather headdress, feather necklace, fringed cloak and leggings, on an integral wood base, (weathered surface with remnants of earlier paint, shrinkage cracks), ht. 19 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500 611 Folk-carved Pine Whimsey, America, the whimsey carved in two sections from a single piece of wood topped with a loop suspending a caged ball and bear figure, three chain links, and a caged rabbit figure with bun terminal, dark brown stained surface, (minor repair), ht. 20 1/4, dia. 1 3/4 in. $400-600


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612 Pair of Carved and Black-painted Wooden Hearse Curtains, America, 19th century, ht. 29, wd. 12 1/2 in. $600-800 613 Paint-decorated Tin and Wood Automatic Corn Planter, America, late 19th century, decorated with red and yellow striping with indistinct stenciled label “THE AUTOMATED CORN PLANTER MFG. (illegible)... Boston,” on one side, ht. 35 3/4 in. $300-500 614 Brown-painted Three-tier Wall Shelf, America, late 19th century, with scalloped ends, ht. 34 1/2, wd. 25, dp. 5 1/2 in. $400-600

615 Scratch-built Painted Tin and Wood “PEOPLES LINE” Toy Trolley Car, America, early 20th century, yellow-painted trolley with green striping, and hand-painted lettering, retains electric works in the interior, ht. 9 1/2, wd. 7, lg. 27 3/4 in. $600-800 616 Painted Wooden Biplane Model, America, probably mid-20th century, scratch-built model painted red and green with red, black, and yellow circular wing details, and red, white, and blue tail, (tail repair, minor losses), ht. 9 1/2, wd. 29, lg. 32 3/4 in. $600-800 617 Carved Maple Cane with Eagle Head Handle, America, late 19th/early 20th century, carved eagle head handle with incised feathers, dark stained bill closed around a carved ball, the shaft with spiral, braiding, and basketweave carving in light and dark stained wood, (shrinkage cracks), lg. 35 1/2 in. $300-500

618 Folk Carved and Painted Wood Parrot on Branch, America, late 19th/early 20th century, polychrome painted parrot with incised feather and eye details, ht. 14 3/4, total wd. 12 in. $400-600 619 Wooden Noisemaker and Two Bellows with Decorative Relief Carving, 19th century, a folk carved noisemaker with reliefcarved eagle and American shield flanked by anchors on one side, and the name “LINCOLN MITCHELL” in a shaped reserve on the reverse, (loss); and two oak and leather bellows with brass nozzles, the larger decorated with a coat of arms and foliage, the smaller with scrolled foliage and blossom, lg. 6 1/2 to 39 1/4 in. $300-500

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620 Large Green Leather-clad Zinc Glovemaker’s Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, ornamented with feathers in a flower blossom design, (fading, dents), ht. 40, wd. 19 in.

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621 Painted Tin Glove Trade Sign, America, 19th century, molded tin in the form of a feminine hand, later dark red paint with a gold-painted bracelet, mounted on a custom-made metal and wood stand, overall ht. 22, wd. 9 1/2 in. $400-600 622 Painted Cast-metal Tree Branch Wall Sculpture, 20th century, painted white with touches of green and gold paint, the back mounted with rings for hanging, ht. 48, wd. 34 1/2 in. $400-600 623 Carved and Painted Violin Instructor Trade Sign, America, 19th century, carved in the half-round, depicting a violin resting on an open volume of music, (losses), ht. 19, wd. 24, dp. 3 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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624 Paint-decorated Tin Tobacco Trade Sign, France, late 19th century, opposing doubleconical form painted and lithographed with playing cards and pipes and inscribed “TOBAC,” mounted with an iron spike for hanging, ht. 29, dia. 7 1/4 in. $300-500 625 Painted Wood Milliner/Dressmaker’s Trade Sign, America, c. 1830, rectangular panel with applied molding, with black-painted lettering “L. SMITH & C. HARPER MILLINERS & Dress Makers” on a white-painted ground, (shrinkage crack, paint loss), 21 x 34 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 626 Painted Wood Realty Trade Sign, America, early 20th century, rectangular wood panel with applied molding and weather protective apexed panels, painted on both sides with maroon lettering on a creamy yellow ground, “FRED A. BOYCE REALTOR LAND CONTRACTS BOUGHT & SOLD,” (scattered paint loss), 21 1/2 x 38 3/4 in. $400-600

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627 Printed “BULLETIN, JULY 13” Broadside, 19th century, ink on paper, inscribed with eleven lines of topics of the day, sight size 28 x 17 3/4 in., (toning, not examined out of frame), in a period paint-decorated and gilt-gessoed wood frame. $400-600 628 Large Painted Wooden “DRY GOODS/ GROCERY” Trade Sign, America, late 19th century, long rectangular panel with molded edges painted on both sides, one side with black lettering “CASH GROCERY” on a white ground, the reverse with gilt lettering “W.E. PERRY.” flanked by white lettered “DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES” and “BOOTS, SHOES AND HARDWARE.,” signed “LUDDEN” l.c., on a black smalted ground with traces of earlier dark green paint, 13 ft. 1/4 in. x 11 ft. 10 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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629 Large Painted Wooden Toy Naval Cannon, late 19th/early 20th century, black-painted gun bearing impressed “U.S.N.” mounted on a white-painted naval-style carriage with red and yellow striping, on four wooden wheels, with iron ring and hook mountings, ht. 23, wd. 17, lg. 41 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 630 Pair of Colorless and Pressed Milk Glass Kerosene Lamps with Eagle Design, America, late 19th century, the lamps with colorless fonts ornamented with cut and wheel-engraved spreadwing eagles, stars, and fruiting vines, on pressed milk glass columnar bases, with brass kerosene burners, ht. 17 in. $600-800

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631 Two Embossed Brass and Green Glass Candle Lanterns, cylindrical forms with pierced domed tops, the larger lantern with pierced armorial and scrolled floral design on the domed top, the smaller with flowers and a lion, ht. 23, 9 in. $800-1,200

632 Two Painted Tin Jack-O-Lanterns, America, late 19th/early 20th century, each composed of two molded rotating half spheres with cut-out features with black highlights, on a heavy wire central shaft with wooden knob at the top, and a candleholder at the interior base, the wire wound at the bottom to accommodate a pole, (paint wear), ht. 9, 9 1/2, dia. 6 1/2 to 6 7/8 in. $800-1,200

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633 Painted Cast Iron Punch Character Doorstop, England, late 19th century, polychrome painted seated Punch figure holding a letter and quill pen seated on a stack of books, beside a dog wearing a plumed hat, (minor paint loss), ht. 12, wd. 9, dp. 3 1/2 in. $400-600

634 Cast Iron Elephant Doorstop, Davison Co., early 20th century, standing figure appears to have original paint, with molded manufacturer’s mark and “DAVISON CO./12” on the reverse, (minor paint loss), ht. 10 1/8, wd. 11 1/2, dp. 2 3/4 in. $250-350

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635 Cast Iron Mechanical “CREEDMOOR BANK,” J. & E. Stevens Company, Cromwell, Connecticut, with impressed inscription on foreground rock “CREEDMOOR BANK, PAT.D NOV 6 1877,” (paint loss), ht. 6 5/8 in. $400-600

638 Cast Iron Cattle-head Butcher’s Trade Plaque, 19th century, with floral and scroll crest and drapery over a full-relief cattle head, remains of green paint, (minor loss on scroll), ht. 23 1/2, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 10 in. $800-1,000

636 Painted and Stencil-decorated Tin Toy Train, America, late 19th century, with locomotive, tender, and two passenger cars, (scattered paint loss), ht. to 4, total lg. approx. 16 in. $300-500

639 Painted Cast Iron Griffin Architectural Ornament, 19th century, cast in the halfround, with weathered red and green paint, with stand, ht. 29 1/4, lg. 20 in. $600-800

637 Cast Iron Leaping Deer Figural Carnival Target, America, late 19th/early 20th century, remnants of silver paint, with stand, overall ht. 21 3/4, wd. 23 1/2 in. $300-500

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640 Cast Iron and Brass Hearth Kettle, 19th century, three-gallon kettle with domed lid with raised maker’s mark “T. CLARK” and brass knob, swing handle with hanging hook, and brass spigot, ht. with handle upright 19 in. $300-500

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641 Large Painted Cast Iron Massachusetts State Seal Plaque, late 19th century, shieldshaped plaque depicting an Algonquian man with bow and arrow, the arrow pointed downward, signifying peace, and a fivepoint white star to the left of the figure’s head representing one of the original thirteen colonies, over a blue banner inscribed with the state motto “Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem” (With a sword, she seeks quiet peace under liberty), ht. 35, wd. 25 1/2 in. Note: This plaque once hung in the Salem, Massachusetts, Armory, which was destroyed by fire in 1982. The Armory was constructed between 1890 and 1908 for the Second Corps of Cadets on the property of Colonel Francis Peabody. $1,200-1,500 642 Pair of Cast Iron Eagle Doorstops, America, early 20th century, each half-round spreadwing figure grasping a snake in its beak and talon, painted black, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 9 5/8, dp. 3 1/8 in. $400-600


643 Vienna Bronze Figural Group and a Patinated Cast Iron Reclining Dog Figure, late 19th century, a comical cold-painted bronze monkey jockey riding a greyhound, (scattered paint loss), ht. 3 1/4, lg. 5 3/4; and a dark brown patinated cast iron reclining dog figure, possibly a Labrador retriever, ht. 2 3/8, lg. 5 3/4 in. $200-250 644 Pair of Painted Cast Iron Hessian Soldier Andirons, America, late 19th century, (scattered rust), ht. 19 1/4, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 18 1/2 in. $400-600

645 Pair of Cast Brass Lighthouse-form Andirons, Rostand Manufacturing Co., New England, 20th century, ht. 18, wd. 7 3/4, dp. 20 1/4 in. $800-1,200 646 Paint-decorated Covered Splint Basket, probably made by an Eastern Woodland Indian tribe, late 19th/early 20th century, round-over-square form, painted with yellow, blue, green, and red striped bands, ht. 7 1/8, dia. 13 in. $400-600 647 Three Woven Splint Baskets, America, late 19th century, each with carved ash handles, including a deep, round basket, and two round-over-square baskets, (breaks and losses), ht. 9 1/2 to 17 1/2, dia. 13 1/2 to 23 1/2 in. $400-600 648 Pink-painted Woven Splint Flower Basket, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the basket with wooden runners lashed to the bottom for support, ht. 17, wd. 20 1/2, lg. 27 1/2 in.

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650 Large Round Oak Splint Basket, America, late 19th century, with domed bottom and carved swing handle, ht. to basket rim 9 1/2, ht. to top of upright handle 19 1/2, dia. 18 in. $300-500

Provenance: Roger Bacon. $300-500 649 Woven Splint Basket, possibly made by an Eastern Woodland Indian tribe, late 19th/early 20th century, round-over-square basket with carved upright hardwood handle, the basket sides ornamented with three blue-painted bands, and a medial fancy curlicue band, (minor loss on base corner), ht. 9 1/2, dia. 8 in. $200-250

651 Cast Cement Putti Garden Statuary, 19th century, ht. 50 1/2, dia. approx. 28 in. $4,000-6,000

652 Large Rococo Wrought Iron Painted and Gilded Gate, 19th century, with scrolled cresting above side panels and hinged door, painted black with gilt accents on flowers, leaves, and decorative elements, ht. 12 ft. 2 in., wd. 4 ft. 8 in. $2,000-4,000 653 Pair of Pink and Black Granite Columns, 19th century, each column in three sections with tapered cylindrical columns, squaremolded capitals, and square bases, ht. 93, dia. to 17 in. $3,000-5,000

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700 Make-do Pincushion with Pressed Glass Base, America, late 19th century, conical cushion covered with an embroidered pieced silk crazy quilt segment, with pendant wool and wood acorn pompoms, supported on a swirled pressed colorless glass candlestick or lamp base, (losses), ht. 11 1/2 in. $200-250

701 Wrought Iron Mounted Blue-painted Box and Two Covered Treen Containers, 18th and 19th century, rectangular dovetailconstructed box with molded lid, with wrought iron hinges, hinged latch, and medallion shaped escutcheon, original blue paint, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 10 1/2, dp. 6 1/4; and two turned round treen containers, with turned covers, one with wire bail and hardwood handle, (imperfections), ht. 8 1/4, 5 3/4 in. $300-500

702 Pierced and Relief-carved Ornamental Lady’s Tortoiseshell Comb in Original Box, America, 19th century, the crown carved in an ornate floral and scrolled foliate design, in a conforming demilune cardboard box, comb 7 1/2 x 8, box ht. 8 3/4, wd. 8 3/4 in. $300-500

703 Miniature Red-painted Pine Bureau, America, 19th century, thumb-molded overhanging top above two short drawers and two long drawers, with turned wooden knobs, ht. 13, wd. 15 3/8, dp. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Sally Whittemore collection, sold at Skinner, Sale 2468, Lot 29, August 8, 2009. $400-600

704 Charlestown Pottery Stoneware Jug, Frederick Carpenter, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1812-c. 1827, ovoid vessel with reeded neck, the top and bottom dipped in ochre stain, the shoulder impressed “CHARLESTOWN” over three impressed shield-shaped devices, (chips), ht. 16 1/4 in. $400-600

705 Blue Printed Wallpaper-covered Bandbox, America, early 19th century, oblong box, the sides ornamented with a village scene with two chickens, the top with mountainous seaside castles, with green white and faded red varnishes on a blue ground, (wear, repairs), ht. 13 1/4, wd. 15 1/4, lg. 19 in. $250-350

706 Turned Lignum Vitae Mortar and Pestle, 19th century, the bottom of the mortar incised “H.S.,” mortar ht. 8 1/2, pestle lg. 10 1/2 in. $200-300

713 Pair of Dark Green-painted Three-tier Corner Shelves, reportedly Maine, early 20th century, the shelves, graduated in size, joined by shaped sides, ht. 23 1/2 in. $600-800

707 Painted Folk Carving of a Standing Horse and a Reclining Dog, America, late 19th/early 20th century, white-painted full-figure wooden horse and a small relief-carved reclining dog on an integral base, ht. 7 3/4, 2 1/2 in. $200-250

714 Painted Parcheesi Game Board, America, late 19th/early 20th century, square panel with incised playing field painted red, white, and green with black outlining, 20 x 18 3/8 in. $400-600

708 Canvaswork Pocketbook, America, late 18th century, double folding pocketbook with dividers worked in Irish stitch in a zigzag diamond pattern with geometric centers in shades of green, red, and yellow, with olive green glazed wool lining and twill tape edging, (losses), folded size 5 x 7 1/2 in. $200-300

709 Folk Carved and Painted Wooden Dog Head, early 20th century, with relief-carved brown eyes, painted black and white, one side with brass hanger, ht. 8 1/4, lg. 9 1/2, dp. 4 1/4 in. $300-500 710 Painted Blue Wing Teal Hen Decoy, America, mid-20th century, tuned head with glass eyes, (paint wear), ht. 7 1/4, lg. 16 1/4 in. $300-500

711 Folk Carved Wooden Walking Spaniel Figure, America, late 19th century, with chipcarved details, inset glass eyes, (repairs), ht. 5 1/2, lg. 8 in. $400-600 711A Painted Cast Iron Horse Figure, late 19th/ early 20th century, standing figure cast in two parts, painted brown with black mane, forelock, muzzle, and tail, and white blaze and socks, (minor retouch), ht. 6 1/2, lg. 6 5/8 in. $200-300 712 Miniature Green-painted Bench, reportedly Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the rectangular seat on a straight skirt joining cutout ends, old surface, (paint wear), ht. 6 3/4, lg. 36, dp. 6 3/4 in. $300-500

715 Painted Double-sided Game Board, America, late 19th/early 20th century, square wood panel, one side painted with a polychrome Parcheesi game, the reverse with red and black checkers game, (minor wear and paint losses), 17 x 17 1/4 in. $800-1,200 716 Three Black and White Painted Signs, America, early 20th century, wood paneled signs with black lettering on a white ground: “FOR SALE INQUIRE WITHIN.,” “NO CROSSING,” and “THIS PLACE FOR SALE,” (weathered surfaces), sizes 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 to 11 1/4 x 21 in. $250-350 717 Gray-painted Pine Two-tier Wall Box, probably New England, late 19th century, (shrinkage cracks), ht. 13 7/8, wd. 7 1/8, dp. 3 5/8 in. $200-250 718 Painted Figural “KAYSO APRONS” Standup Advertising Sign, England, c. 1930s, cutout wood panel figure of a woman with arms akimbo, with airbrushed stenciled and painted details, on an easel stand, with manufacturer’s label for “John Kaye & Sons, (Huddersfield) Ltd., Kings Mill, Huddersfield” on the reverse, (minor scattered paint loss), ht. 65 3/4, wd. 24 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 719 Painted Oddfellows Lodge Sign, Medford, New Jersey, oval sign with chamfered edges, with green-outlined gold lettering “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and the letters “FLT” for friendship, love, and truth within a linked chain on a black ground, the location of the lodge is identified in a pencil inscription on the reverse, old repaint, 20 1/2 x 36 3/4 in. $400-600

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720 Polychrome Painted Sheet Iron “CITY OF BANGOR” Plaque, America, late 19th/ early 20th century, shield-shaped plaque with applied cast and cut-out sheet iron icons of the city’s resources including a pine tree, plow, anchor, and cog, on a painted seascape background, with a circular border inscribed “CITY OF BANGOR/INCORPORATED FEB. 1824,” 27 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. $400-600 721 Paint-decorated Child’s Wooden Wheelbarrow, America, late 19th century, painted red and green with yellow and green striping, the name “Albert” painted in yellow on the sides, with cast iron wheel, ht. 13 1/4, wd. 18, lg. 37 in. $200-300 722 Red-painted Pine Bootjack, America, early 19th century, with dovetailed support, wd. 5 1/4, lg. 11 1/2 in. $200-300 723 Grain-painted Mitered Wood Frame, America, 19th century, 19 3/8 x 15 1/4, inner aperture 16 x 12 in. $300-500 724 Federal Painted Architectural Fan Light, probably New England, deeply arched louvers with applied molded borders, old black over earlier paint, 27 1/4 x 31 1/4 in. overall. $400-600 725 Large Rolling-pin-form Wooden Baker’s Trade Sign, late 19th century, lg. 49, dia. 6 in. $300-500 726 Painted Wooden “BARBER SHOP” Trade Sign, America, early to mid-20th century, rectangular panel with rounded corners, painted with red and blue chevrons with white lettering, (scattered paint loss and retouch), 22 x 33 3/4 in. $300-500 727 Painted Wooden Service Station Trade Sign, probably Warrensburg, New York, early 20th century, arrow-shaped panel painted white with black lettering “1 MILE TO SERVICE STATION/SHOCK & HUTCHENS/ WARRENSBURG,” (minor imperfections), ht. 11 3/8, lg. 47 in. $300-500

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728 Painted Wood and Wrought Iron Well Head, Maine, late 18th/early 19th century, eight-sided post with peaked top, wrought iron pump handle with faceted terminal and wrought iron spout support, weathered remains of earlier red, light blue, and white paint, (shrinkage cracks), ht. 78 1/2, wd. 25 in. $400-600 729 Laminated Mahogany Aviation Propeller, America, early 20th century, the tips with applied canvas, lg. 88 in. $300-500 730 Pair of Cast Iron Horse-head Hitching Post Finials, America, late 19th century, ht. 14 1/4 in. $800-1,000 731 Pair of Cast Iron Dolphin Figural Andirons, America, late 19th century, ht. 14, wd. 7 1/2, dp. 18 in. $200-300 732 Gilt Cast Zinc Eagle Plaque, spreadwing half-round figure clutching an American shield in its talons, ht. 20 3/4, wd. 19 1/2 in. $300-500 733 Pair of Queen Anne Brass Petal-base Candlesticks, England, 18th century, with ring-turnings on stem, and conforming petal motif to candlecup rim and base, (one with solder reinforcement joining stem to base), ht. 8 1/4 in. $300-500 734 Pair of Pressed Brass and Glass Candlesticks and a Small Chamberstick, mid-19th century, the weighted brass candlesticks with removable bobeches, with embossed fruit and scrolled foliate medallion ornaments, and blossom cascades suspending glass prisms; the small weighted chamberstick with embossed fruit and blossoms around the base and cornucopia motif on the handle, ht. 9 1/2, 2 in. $300-500 735 Pair of Queen Anne Brass Petal-base Candlesticks, England, 18th century, with ring turnings on stem and with conforming petal motif to candlecup rim, stem knop, and base, (one with solder reinforcement joining stem to base), ht. 8 1/4 in. $300-500

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736 Pair of Early Brass Capstan Candlesticks, probably the Netherlands, c. 1600, with baluster shaft, mid-drip pan, on a circular base, (minor dents), ht. 5 5/8 in. $300-500 737 Three Brass Candlesticks, two 18th century English sticks with similarly styled candlecups, stems, and petal bases, and a swirl-base stick with solid cast-brass candlecup rim, stem, and base sections, ht. 7 1/8 to 8 3/4 in. $200-300 738 Two Brass Petal-base Push-up Candlesticks, England, early 18th century, one with conforming petal motif on candlecup, rim knop, and base edge, the other with everted worn petal-edge candlecup rim, double-knopped, ring-turned shaft, and baroque base, (minor base dents), ht. 8 3/8, 7 1/8 in. $200-250 739 Two Brass “Frying Pan” Chambersticks and a Hogscraper Candlestick, probably England, 18th century, one with flanged candlecup, Queen Anne dished base, and pierced handle, the other with dished base and pierced handle; the round-base hogscraper stick with heart-shaped push-up lever, (base dents), ht. 4 1/8, 3 1/2, 7 1/4 in. $400-600 740 Tin Candlestick/Tinder Box, America or England, early 19th century, cylindrical form with ring handle, the cover center with candleholder, which lifts to reveal a covered compartment with flint and wrought iron striker, ht. 4, total dia. 6 in. $200-400 741 Collection of Early Lighting and Household Implements, 19th century, including a tin three-wick alcohol lamp, an oak slide-lid hanging candle box, two conical brass and a tin candle snuffers, a steel scissors-form snuffer, a single tin candle mold with crimped collar, a bronze musket ball mold, a mahogany slide-lid string dispenser, and a small wooden gunpowder measure, 10 items total, dia. to 16 1/2 in. $200-400 742 Six Brass Candlesticks, 19th century, three dish-base push-up chambersticks, a pair of beehive-type sticks with faceted bands and square cut-corner bases, and a single candlestick with round base, (dents), ht. 3 3/4 to 7 3/4 in. $200-400


743 Pair of Brass and Glass Candle Sconces, America or England, late 18th/early 19th century, each with round wall mount with spurred, scrolled, curved arm supporting a bell-shaped pale green blown glass shade with cut and etched foliate border, ht. 19 3/4, dp. 11 in. $400-600 744 Amethyst-colored Blown and Pressed Pattern Glass and Brass Hall Light, America, brass hanging ring suspending a pressed pattern glass domed smoke bell with large blossom design, and three brass chains linked to the foliate embossed brass band with bird-head hooks supporting the shaped globe with brass terminal, overall drop approx. 20 in. $300-500 745 Pair of Brass and Etched Green Glass Candle Sconces, America or England, late 18th/early 19th century, each with brass spurred and scrolled arm with single candlecup supporting a bell-shaped greenglass shade with etched floral border, ht. 16 3/4, dp. 10 1/2 in. $400-600 746 Small Transfer-decorated Tin Book-form Candle Lantern, probably England, early 19th century, the book cover with black transfer scene of figures on an arched bridge, ht. 6 1/4 in. $300-500 747 Three Pairs of Brass Candlesticks, a pair of c. 1730 English square-base candlesticks with everted candlecup rims on baluster shafts; a pair of English petal-base candlesticks with elongated candlecups and double-knopped stems, (repairs on candlecups and base); and a pair of early 19th century stepped round-base candlesticks with everted rims and baluster stems, ht. 5 1/2, 5 7/8, 8 1/2 in., respectively. $200-250 748 Near Pair of Tin Sconces and Two Tin Snuffers, America, early 19th century, the sconces with crimped arched crests, and embossed reeded borders, (seam separation on one sconce), ht. 13 1/2, 14 in. $300-500

749 Painted and Turned Wood Long-handled Candle Snuffer, late 18th/early 19th century, the handle painted black with three bands of gilt and white-painted flowers, wrought iron snuffer, lg. 23 in. $300-500 750 Pair of Tin Mirrored Candle Sconces, America, early 19th century, each with crimped edges on two stepped dish reflectors centered with a small mirror, and single candlecup, ht. 6 5/8 in. $400-600 751 Copper, Bone, and Ebony Watch Holder with Eagle Finial, America, early 19th century, small spreadwing copper eagle suspending a small copper ring, on an ebony column with turned bone ring terminal on a round turned ebony base, ht. 5 3/4 in. $300-500 752 Six Graduated Pewter Measures, probably England, early 19th century assembled set with molded thumbpiece on the hinged lids, all impressed “CG” on the handle, (imperfections), ht. 4 3/8 to 13 1/4 in. $600-800 753 Pair of Stamped Brass Door Push-plates with Patriotic Motifs, marked Paul Revere Company and Deane & Adams, London, the oblong plates embossed with a pelican and American shield at the top over the central design of George Washington’s crest surrounded by a wreath, over eagle, shield, laurel, arrows, and flaming trumpet motifs, 9 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. $200-400 754 Dome-top Iron Strong Box, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged domed lid with swing handle, with key, ht. 3 3/4, wd. 6 3/8, dp. 5 in. $100-200 755 Green-painted Floral Gilt-stenciled Oval Tin Tray, 19th century, with reticulated rim, (minor wear), 20 x 26 in. $200-250

756 Near Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Fitzhugh Pattern Garden Seats, 19th century, barrel-form seats with bosses and pierced cashes decorating the sides and top, blue underglaze decoration with central medallion surrounded by four panels depicting flowers and stylized Chinese symbols of the arts, (minor glaze wear), ht. 18 1/4, 18 3/4 in. $800-1,200

757 Assembled Group of Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Tableware, early 19th century, eight Fitzhugh decorated items including an oval well-and-tree platter, a dinner plate, and two soup plates, two shallow round serving bowls, and two small dessert plates; ten Nanking-decorated items: three dinner plates, four luncheon plates, two soup plates, and a dessert plate; and a similar dessert plate with spearhead borders, 19 pieces total, (minor imperfections), dia. 5 5/8 to 17 3/8 in. $600-800

758 Large Chinese Export Blue Fitzhugh Pattern Porcelain Basin, late 19th century, (rim repair), ht. 5 7/8, dia. 19 1/4 in. $600-800

759 Two Blue and White Fitzhugh Pattern Oval Warming Dishes, China, early 19th century, (rim chips), 9 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. $400-600 760 Canton Well-and-Tree Porcelain Platter, late 19th century, deep chamfered rectangular platter, 11 3/8 x 14 1/8 in. $300-500 761 Canton Covered Serving Platter, China, late 19th century, chamfered rectangular deep platter with domed lid, 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. $300-500 762 Assembled Group of Blue and White Mostly Canton Porcelain Tea and Tableware, late 19th century, a teapot, large and small covered sugar bowls, seven handled teacups, five handleless tea bowls (one with floral design, one English pearlware), seven demitasse cups, six dinner plates, three large soup plates, ten luncheon plates, six small square condiment dishes, four small bowls, ten rice bowl covers, twelve sauce dishes, twenty-three dessert/small plates, a scallop-rim serving bowl, a later small lozengeshaped tray, a tea strainer, and a square tile, approx. 100 items total, (minor rim chips), ht. to 7 1/4, dia. to 10 in. $500-700

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763 Assembled Group of Blue and White Canton Porcelain Tableware, late 19th century, comprising eight dinner plates, eight large soup plates, eight salad/luncheon plates, eighteen dessert/small plates, eight teacups, fourteen saucers, ten demitasse cups, six small lozenge-shaped condiment dishes, and a ginger jar with a cover, approx. 81 items total, (minor imperfections), ht. to 7, dia. to 10 in. $600-800 764 Eleven Blue and White Canton-decorated Porcelain Table Items, China, late 19th century, six dinner plates, two shallow bowls, and a round hot water dish, with two later dinner plates, (imperfections), dia. 7 7/8 to 10 1/2 in. $200-300 765 Assembled Group of Blue and White Canton Porcelain Tableware, China, late 19th century, six large soup plates, twenty luncheon or salad plates, eight bouillon bowls, six smaller soup plates, fourteen saucers, ten dessert plates, twelve small condiment or butter pat dishes, two rectangular cut-corner covered serving dishes, and a chamfered rectangular platter, and two soupspoons, approx. 81 pieces total, (rim chips), ht. to 5 3/4, dia. to 14 1/4 in. $700-900 766 Assembled Group of Blue and White Canton Porcelain Tableware, China, late 19th century, including ten dinner plates, seven soup plates, four luncheon plates, fourteen dessert plates, and fourteen saucers, 49 pieces total, (rim chips on saucers), dia. 5 1/2 to 10 in. $800-1,200 767 Two Blue and White Canton Oblong Covered Serving Dishes, China, late 19th century, (chips), ht. 4 1/2, dia. to 8 3/4 in. $300-500 768 Twenty-two Canton Porcelain Plates, China, late 19th century, ten dinner plates, twelve soup plates, (rim chips, hairlines), dia. 8 1/2 to 10 1/4 in. $400-600 769 Thirty-two Small Blue and White Cantondecorated Porcelain Plates, China, late 19th century, dia. twenty plates approx. 7 1/4, twelve plates approx. 5 3/4 in. $300-500

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770 Two Chinese Export Porcelain Armorial Soup Plates, late 18th/early 19th century, octagonal plates centered with a large polychrome and gilt coat of arms, with gilt spearhead cavetto border and four shaped reserves on the rim decorated with landscapes and birds en grisaille, (imperfections), dia. 8 3/4 in. $800-1,200

776 Twelve Assembled Blue and White Canton Porcelain Table Items, late 19th century, three chamfered rectangular platters, two scallop-rim bowls, a covered lozenge-shape serving dish, oval and lozenge-shaped dishes, two lobed dishes, a serving bowl, and a domed covered butter dish, (bowl with rim chips and hairline), ht. to 3 1/2, dia. to 17 in. $700-900

771 Three Large Oval Orange Sacred Bird and Flower Pattern Porcelain Platters, China, late 19th century, dia. 11 3/4 x 15, 13 x 16, and 12 3/4 x 16 in. $600-800

777 Pair of Canton Porcelain Candlesticks, China, late 19th century, trumpet-shaped candlesticks, ht. 7 5/8 in. $400-600

772 Six Chinese Export Porcelain Items, late 18th to early 19th century, a scallop-rimmed armorial sauceboat reportedly depicting the Arms of Conran in oval reserves, a tobacco leaf-decorated helmet creamer, a lobed dish with mulberry-painted scene in the round central reserve, with brown blossom border, two small Imari palette decorated bowls, and a Rose Medallion covered brush box, (creamer spout repaired), ht. to 5 1/4, dia. to 11 in. $600-800 773 Eight Blue and White Canton Porcelain Table Items, China, late 19th century, including a chop dish, a large round shallow bowl, and six soup plates, (shallow bowl and one soup plate with hairlines), dia. 14 3/4, 13 3/8, 9 7/8 in., respectively. $300-500 774 Seventeen Blue and White Decorated Chinese Export Porcelain Items, 19th century, six Canton pattern covered syllabubs, leaf-shaped dish, and sauceboat; a Nankingdecorated shallow scallop-rim bowl and oval reticulated tray; six Fitzhugh decorated luncheon plates with reticulated rims; and a floral-decorated dinner plate, (minor chips), dia. to 10 1/4 in. $300-500

775 Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Covered Tureen, late 19th century, chamfered rectangular footed tureen with dog finial on the cover and dog-head handles, the cover and sides ornamented with flowers and a floral garden, ht. 8 3/4, wd. 8 3/4, lg. 13 in. $400-600

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778 Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Fitzhugh Pattern Garden Seat, 19th century, barrel-form seat with bosses and pierced cashes decorating the sides and top, blue underglaze decoration with central medallion surrounded by four panels depicting flowers and stylized Chinese symbols of the arts, ht. 18 3/4 in. $600-800 779 Blue and White Fitzhugh Decorated Porcelain Garden Seat, China, early 19th century, barrel-form with pierced cashes and raised bands of bosses, ht. 19 in. $800-1,000 780 Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Dragon-decorated Garden Seat, 19th century, barrel-form seat with bosses and pierced cashes decorating the sides and top, blue underglaze decoration with cloud collar, flowering shrubs and dragons, (glaze wear, hairline), ht. 18 1/4 in. $400-600 781 Four Chinese Export Porcelain Items, 19th century, a large vase with gilt foo dog handles and molded gilt dragons ornamenting the shoulder, the sides decorated with two large panels with enamel-painted birds, butterflies, and flowers, on a field of flowers and decorative objects, a mug with reeded entwined strap handles with gilt foliate terminals, with blue and white panel decorated with a waterway scene, on a stippled ground with floral and geometric borders; a Famille Rose decorated plate, and a blue and white scenic ginger jar, (losses on vase rim), ht. to 24 1/4 in. $300-500


782 Four Chinese Export Porcelain Items, a baluster-form vase decorated in orange enamel with a scenic waterway, a small barrelform container, the cover decorated with flowering prunus branches in blue and white, and two small polychrome floral-decorated lobed dishes, ht. to 9 1/2, dia. to 3 1/2 in. $600-800 783 Pair of Gilt and Orange-palette Decorated Chinese Export Porcelain Vases, late 19th century, baluster-form vases decorated with figures in a courtyard within shaped reserves on a ground with “100 Antiques� pattern and flowers and butterflies, (rim chips), ht. 13 3/4 in. $2,000-4,000

784 Five Chinese Export Porcelain Table Items, mid to late 19th century, three Rose Medallion pattern items: drum-form teapot, a bowl, and a covered oval dish; and a Rose Mandarin pattern creamer and covered sugar bowl, (creamer handle and cover on sugar bowl with stapled repairs), ht. 2 3/4 to 5 3/8, dia. 5 3/4 to 8 1/4 in. $400-600

785 Rose Medallion Porcelain Oval Covered Tureen and Famille Rose Oval Platter, China, mid to late 19th century, the tureen with large gilded flower blossom knop, domed cover, and entwined strap handle, ht. 10 1/2, dia. 14 1/4; platter 12 x 15 in. $600-800

786 Rose Medallion Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, late 19th century, ht. 5 1/2, dia. 13 3/8 in. $400-600

787 Large Famille Rose Chinese Export Porcelain Vase with Elephant-head Handles, late 19th century, baluster-form vase decorated with Mandarin court figures and flowers and birds in shaped reserves, ht. 19 1/4 in. $500-600

789 Five Chinese Export Porcelain Items, late 18th to late 19th century, a Famille Rose floral-decorated dome-covered pitcher, a blue Fitzhugh-decorated sauceboat, a Cantondecorated covered sugar bowl and large mug, and a square footed box with blue decorated dragon holding a pearl on the top and sides, (minor imperfections), ht. 3 to 7 in. $200-400 790 Blue and White Canton Cut-corner Porcelain Bowl and a Small Well-and-Tree Platter, China, late 19th century, (rim repair on platter), bowl ht. 4 3/4, dia. 10 1/2, platter 9 1/4 x 12 in. $300-500 791 Canton Octagonal Porcelain Platter, China, late 19th century, 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. $300-500 792 Canton Porcelain Covered Tureen, China, late 19th century, oblong form with stem knop on the cover and boar’s head handles, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 9 1/4, lg. 3 1/2 in. $600-800 793 Four Blue and White Graduating Canton Porcelain Platters, China, late 19th century, sizes 17 3/8 x 20, 16 7/8 x 20, 13 1/8 x 17, and 12 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. $600-800 794 Seven Chinese Export Porcelain Famille Rose Palette Items, mid-19th century, a drum-form teapot, covered, divided brush box, scallop-rim bowl, small creamer, and shaped square dish in the Rose Medallion pattern, and a lobed dish and covered cannister in the Rose Mandarin pattern, (minor glaze wear), ht. to 5 5/8, dia. to 10 3/4 in. $700-900 795 Rose Medallion Porcelain Punch Bowl, China, late 19th century, ht. 5 1/2, dia. 13 3/8 in. $800-1,200

796 Four Blue and White Decorated Ceramics, China and England, early 19th century, two Chinese export porcelain tea caddies, one square with cut corners, one with arched shoulder and flattened sides with gilt borders and cover finial, both decorated with waterway scenes; and an English pearlware oval fruit basket with a similar undertray with reticulated rim decorated in the Canton pattern, ht. to 5 1/2 in. $300-500 797 Rose Medallion Oval Porcelain Platter, China, late 19th century, 14 1/2 x 18 in. $300-500 798 Chinese Export Porcelain Garden Seat, 19th century, barrel-form seat embellished with pierced cashes and raised bosses, decorated Buddhist emblems, flowers, butterflies, and birds, (glaze wear, cracks on side), ht. 18 in. $400-600 799 Chinese Export Porcelain Garden Seat, 19th century, barrel-form seat with pierced cashes and raised bosses the top and sides decorated with court figures and figures in a landscape, flanked by bands of diamond diaper, with figures in shaped reserves, (old hairline crack on side), ht. 18 5/8 in. $600-800 800 Brass-bound Leather-covered Camphorwood-lined Trunk, China, mid-19th century, rectangular trunk with black leather covering studded with brass tacks, with iron handles on the sides, (minor tack losses), ht. 12 1/4, wd. 29, dp. 15 in. Note: The engraved brass tag to center of top indicates that the trunk belonged to Captain William H. Osgood. $200-400 801 Chinese School, 19th Century Twelve Paintings of Birds. Unsigned. Watercolor on pith paper, sight size approx. 4 1/4 x 6 5/8 in., in later molded giltwood frames. Condition: Two with tears, minor toning, minor foxing. $600-800

788 Rose Mandarin Porcelain Urn, China, early 19th century, with gilt vegetal stem-shaped handles, molded oval medallions, and bellflower swags, on a square base, (base repair, lacking cover), ht. 15 1/4 in. $600-800

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802 Polychrome and Gilt Papier-mâché Tray on Later Stand, England, early 19th century, the oval form painted with blue and white flowers and gilt leaves, on ebonized and gilt bambooturned base, ht. 21, wd. 31, dp. 25 1/2 in. $400-600 803 Mahogany Veneer Patent Timepiece, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800-10, the circular white-painted iron dial with Arabic numerals above the crossbanded throat with pendulum box below, with reverse-painted tablets, the lower tablet showing a ship battle, (imperfections and restoration), ht. 33 1/2 in. $600-800 804 Brass-bound Mahogany Writing Box on Stand, probably England, early 19th century, the top inset with a brass plaque indicating ownership, the interior with velvet-covered writing surface, ink, writing utensil, storage compartments, and a hidden compartment, on a conforming mahogany stand, overall ht. 21, box ht. 6 3/4, wd. 20 1/2, dp. 12 1/4 in. Note: Brass plaque reads: “John I. Poppino/ Hammonds Port/Steuben Co./N.Y.” $400-600 805 Micromosaic-inlaid Tunbridge Ware Tea Caddy, England, c. 1860, rectangular form with curved corners, the slightly domed hinged lid centered with inlaid micromosaic castle ruins scene, with a geometric border, the sides with a medial band of oak leaves and acorns, on bird’s-eye figured wood veneer, rosewood veneer interior with two foillined compartments with similar figured covers and micromosaic borders, supported on bun feet, (imperfections), ht. 5 1/8, wd. 8 1/4, dp. 4 1/2 in. $400-600 806 Chippendale Carved Walnut Slant-lid Desk, Pennsylvania, last half 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of four fan-carved valance drawers above eight divided compartments and eight drawers, all flanking the central prospect door opening to similarly arranged drawers and compartments, with case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers flanked by quarter-columns, all on ogee bracket feet, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 45, wd. 40, dp. 21 1/2 in. $1,500-2,500

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807 Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the slant-lid opens to a valanced interior of compartments and drawers centering a fan-carved prospect door, on a case of four graduated thumb-molded drawers and ogee bracket feet, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 41 1/2, case wd. 37, case dp. 18 1/2 in. $800-1,200

808 Chippendale-style Carved Tiger Maple Spice Chest, Donald Dunlap, Marlow, New Hampshire, 2011, the dentil-molded cornice above a fan-carved door opening to an interior of eleven drawers, on bracket base, ht. 17 1/4, wd. 14, dp. 9 in. Note: Though this spice chest is made with elements used by the Dunlap cabinetmakers of late 18th and early 19th century New Hampshire, the Dunlaps were not known to make this form, and the cabinetmaker here has simply made a Pennsylvania-type spice box in the Dunlap style. $1,200-1,800 809 Carved Tiger Maple Chest of Four Drawers in the Dunlap Style, Donald Dunlap, Antrim, New Hampshire, 1999, the overhanging top with beaded edge above a case of graduated drawers, on a molded base with carved clawand-ball feet, ht. 37 1/4, wd. 35 1/2, dp. 18 in. $800-1,200 810 Inlaid Walnut and Tiger Maple Sixboard Box, Donald Dunlap, Marlow, New Hampshire, 2006, the hinged overhanging walnut top with molded edges, on rectangular tiger maple box with inlaid borders, with walnut molding applied to base, supported on shaped bracket feet, ht. 9, wd. 15 3/4, dp. 9 1/4 in. $200-250 811 Chippendale Mahogany Drop-leaf Table, New England, late 18th century, the rectangular top on square beaded legs with inside chamfering, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 3/4, wd. 36, dp. 14 in. $300-500 812 Chippendale Upholstered Camel-back Sofa, probably England, late 18th century, the serpentine crest rail joining outward scrolling arms, the square front legs joined to the raking rear legs by square stretchers, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 34 3/4, seat ht. 16 3/4, overall lg. 75 in. $800-1,200

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813 Inlaid Mahogany Crewelwork-upholstered Easy Chair, New England, late 18th century, the serpentine crest rail above shaped sides and scrolled arms, on square legs and stretchers, refinished, ht. 46 1/4, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. Note: The crewelwork reportedly done by a previous owner on Cape Cod in the 1970s. $400-600

814 Chippendale Upholstered Easy Chair, New England, late 18th century, the serpentine crest rail above the outward-scrolling arms and square beaded legs and stretchers, ht. 45, seat ht. 15 1/2 in. $400-600 815 Chippendale Mahogany Scroll-frame Mirror, England or America, c. 1800, the frame with beaded liner with applied floral bosses at corners, all surrounding the mirror glass, ht. 35 in. $250-350 816 Set of Four Chippendale-style Dining Chairs in the Dunlap style, Donald Dunlap, late 20th/early 21st century, the reeded flaring stiles join fan-carved crests above shaped and pierced splats, on straight frame with trapezoidal slip seat joining the frontal cabriole legs to the raking chamfered rear legs, ht. 37 1/4, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 817 Chippendale-style Fan-carved Tiger Maple Mirror, Donald Dunlap, Antrim, New Hampshire, late 20th century, the scrolled frame centering a carved fan, with molded liner and beveled glass, ht. 42 3/4 in. $200-250 818 Queen Anne Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, probably New England, late 18th century, the circular dished top tilts on a vase- and ringturned post continuing to the tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet on platforms, refinished, ht. 27 3/4, dia. 23 in. $400-600 819 Queen Anne Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, England or America, c. 1760-90, the circular dished top tilts on a birdcage support and turned post continuing to tripod cabriole leg base of claw-and-ball feet, (imperfections), ht. 28, dia. 31 1/2 in. $250-350


820 Queen Anne Tiger Maple and Maple Tilttop Tea Table, probably Massachusetts, mid18th century, the circular top on a vase- and ring-turned post continuing to a tripod base of cabriole legs ending in pad feet, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, dia. 33 in. $400-600

826 Windsor Fan-back Side Chair, New England, late 18th century, the serpentine crest with scroll-carved ears, on vase- and ring-turned stiles, shaped seat, and vase- and ring-turned legs joined by swelled stretchers, old surface, ht. 36 1/4, seat ht. 17 in. $600-800

821 Assembled Set of Eleven Queen Anne Rush Seat Dining Chairs, probably Massachusetts, c. 1740-60, comprising nine side chairs and two armchairs, all with spooned crest rails, vasiform splats, and block-, vase-, and ringturnings, and most with carved Spanish feet and old refinish, (restoration to some), ht. to 44 3/4, seat ht. to 17 3/4 in. $2,500-3,500

827 Black-painted Chestnut, Maple, and Ash Sack-back Windsor Chair, southeastern New England, late 18th century, with vaseand ring-turned arm supports, legs, and medial stretcher, and carved saddle seat, ht. 35 3/4, seat ht. 15 3/4 in. $400-600

822 Cherry, Maple, and Pine Tavern Table with Drawer, New England, last half 18th century, the rectangular overhanging top with breadboard ends, on block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs continuing to turned button feet, with straight skirt and box stretchers, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 26 1/4, top wd. 33, top dp. 21 3/4 in. $800-1,200 823 Pine and Ash Turned Tavern Table, New England, 18th century, the top with breadboard ends on a straight skirt and square stretchers joining four block- and ringturned legs ending in turned feet, refinished, ht. 26 1/4, wd. 28 1/2, dp. 21 in. $400-600 824 Set of Eight Queen Anne-style Maple and Figured Maple Dining Chairs, probably early 20th century, comprising two armchairs and six side chairs, with beaded stiles and block-, vase-, and ring-turned legs ending in Spanish feet, (minor imperfections), armchair ht. 42, side chair ht. 41, seat ht. 18 in. $1,200-1,800

825 Large Grain-painted Paneled Cupboard, New England, first half 19th century, the molded cornice above a case of tall paneled doors with short doors below opening to a total of six shelves, applied molded lower edge, on removable turned feet, old paint resembling tiger maple, (imperfections), ht. 93, case wd. 48, case dp. 15 3/4 in. $800-1,200

828 Black-painted Fan-back Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, the shaped crest above vase- and ring-turned stiles and tapering spindles, on shaped seat and vaseand ring-turned legs, later paint, ht. 38, seat ht. 18 in. $200-300

829 Red-painted Bamboo-turned Birdcage Windsor Armchair, New England, early 19th century, with upward-curving arms, old red paint with black striping over earlier graygreen, (repair at crest), ht. 32, seat ht. 15 1/2 in. $300-500 830 Green-painted Bow-back Windsor Side Chair, probably Rhode Island, late 18th century, the beaded crest above nine pipestem-turned spindles, on carved saddle seat and bulbous vase- and ring-turnings, old surface, ht. 38 3/4, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $400-600 831 Comb-back Maple and Ash Windsor Armed Rocking Chair, probably New England, early 19th century, with shaped comb and bambooturnings, ht. 38 1/2, seat ht. 15 3/4 in. $300-500 832 Set of Six Bamboo-turned Side Chairs, New England, c. 1810-15, the crests and stiles above seven swelled spindles, carved seats, and H-stretcher bases, refinished, ht. 32, seat ht. 16 1/4 in. $300-500

833 Seven Bow-back Windsor Chairs, New England, late 18th and early 19th century, two continuous armchairs, two applied armchairs, two braced side chairs, and a side chair with seven spindles, some with beaded crest rails, with vase- and ring- and/or bamboo-turnings, refinished, (imperfections), ht. to 38 1/2, seat ht. to 18 1/2 in. $600-800 834 Pair of Black-painted Queen Anne Side Chairs, probably Long Island, 18th century, the yoked cresting above vasiform splats and vase- and ring-turned stiles, with bulbous front stretcher joining boldly turned front legs ending in pad feet, old black paint over earlier red, (paint wear), ht. 40, seat ht. 17 in. $400-600 835 Set of Four Turned Slat-back Rush Seat Side Chairs, probably Bergen County, New Jersey, late 18th century, the turned finials continuing to ring-turned stiles joining three shaped slats, the double vase- and ringturned front stretchers joining ring-turned frontal legs ending in turned feet, old refinish, ht. 39, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. $600-800 836 Turned Slat-back High Chair and Side Chair, New Jersey, early 19th century, each with turned finials, three slats, and vase- and ring-turnings throughout, refinished, ht. 37, 38 3/4, seat ht. 19, 17 1/4; together with a late 19th century gray-painted stepstool, ht. 17 1/4 in. $300-500 837 Pair of Black-painted Queen Anne Chairs, probably Hudson River Valley, 18th century, the yoked crest rail above vasiform splat and vase- and ring-turned stiles, on trapezoidal rush seats and ring-turned tapering legs ending in pad feet, old black paint over earlier red, ht. 41, seat ht. 17 1/2 in. $600-800 838 Black-painted Bannister-back Armchair, New England, 18th century, the shaped crest joining stiles topped with boldly turned finials, on the five-baluster back, downward-sloping arms ending in scrolled handholds, and vaseand ring-turned supports continuing to the ring-turned legs joined by double stretchers, later paint, (restoration), ht. 44 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $400-600

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839 Three Black-painted Bannister-back Chairs, New England, 18th century, an armchair with five balusters, shaped arms, and scrolled handholds; and a pair of side chairs with ball finials; all with turned frontal double stretchers, armchair ht. 42 1/4, seat ht. 16, side chair ht. 41 1/4, seat ht. 15 1/4 in.

845 Brown-painted Pine Chest over Drawer, New England, 18th century, the lift-top with molded cleats above a well with single drawer below, on cutout ends, old surface, ht. 34, case wd. 40 1/4, case dp. 17 in. $600-800

Provenance: Purchased from George Considine. $400-600

846 Red-painted Tap Table with “Company� Boards, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular overhanging top on square tapering legs with straight skirt, old red paint, ht. 28 3/4, wd. 45 1/2, dp. 36, each leaf wd. 16 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

840 Red-painted Bannister-back Chair, probably Massachusetts, 18th century, the shaped crest rail joining vase- and ring-turned stiles topped by turned finials, on splint seat and double-stretcher base, ht. 41, seat ht. 17 in. $250-350 841 Dark Green-painted Ladder-back Armchair, New England, 18th century, the four arched reverse-graduated slats on shaped arms, turned arm supports, painted rush seat, and sausage-turned double front stretchers, old paint, (imperfections), ht. 45 1/2, seat ht. 17 1/4 in. $300-500 842 Turned Red-painted Maple Roundabout Chair, New England, mid-18th century, with scrolled handholds, shaped splats, old splint seat, vase- and ring-turned posts, and turned double stretchers, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, seat ht. 16 in. $200-400 843 Small Paint-decorated Pine Six-board Chest, New England, late 18th century, the molded lift-top opens to a well with till and drawer, on molded bracket base, later painted decoration of blue ground with black banding, yellow striping, and salmon swags with tassels, ht. 20 1/2, case wd. 43, case dp. 15 in. $400-600 844 Gray/Blue-painted Pine Blanket Chest, New England, late 18th century, the molded top with cleated ends opens to a well, with applied front molding and cutout ends, original surface, (imperfections), ht. 24 1/2, case wd. 43 1/4, case dp. 17 in. $300-500

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847 Pine Hutch Table, New England, late 18th/ early 19th century, the circular top tilts on a frame with drawer, the sides with cutout ends and trestle feet, old surface, ht. 28 1/4 in. $800-1,200 848 Red-painted Pine Splay-leg Tea Table, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular overhanging top on a slightly canted skirt joining four tapering legs, (restoration), ht. 27, wd. 37 1/2, dp. 35 in. $500-700 849 Paint-decorated Pine Dovetail-constructed Flat-top Storage Box, New England, early 19th century, with applied leather straps to side, original surface painted to emulate exotic wood, (paint wear, imperfections), ht. 13 1/2, wd. 29 3/4, dp. 14 3/4 in. $250-350 850 Turned Hickory High Chair, early 19th century, with ring-turned spindles, swelled arms ending in ring-turned handholds, and vase- and ring-turned arm supports, old surface, ht. 32 1/2, seat ht. 20 in. $400-600 851 Paint-decorated Six-board Chest, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the top with molded edge above a dovetail-constructed case with till, on small turned feet, allover yellow and salmon sponge decoration with black-painted moldings and feet, (minor paint wear, imperfections), ht. 24, case wd. 46 1/4, case dp. 21 in. $300-500

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852 Small Painted Blanket Chest, probably Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the lift top with molded edge opens to a well with till, on a dovetail-constructed box and turned feet, lid in original red paint, box painted brown over earlier red, ht. 21, wd. 29 1/4, dp. 16 in. $300-500 853 Paint-decorated Poplar Six-board Chest, possibly New England, 19th century, the lifttop opens to a well, on the nail-constructed case with applied base molding, old spongeapplied surface of powder blue and dark blue swirls, (paint wear), ht. 18 3/4, wd. 37, dp. 18 1/2 in. $400-600 854 Blue-painted Pine Sea Chest, New England, early 19th century, the lift-top opening to a well with till and side-mounted drawer, canted case with iron handles and base of applied molding, inside of top with painted compass decoration, (paint wear, minor imperfections), ht. 16 1/4, wd. at lower edge 38 3/4, dp. at lower edge 19 1/2 in. $200-300 855 Red-painted Eight-light Hanging Cupboard, New England, early 19th century, the projecting frame surrounds the glazed door opening to two shelves, the case with paneled sides, (imperfections), ht. 32 1/2, wd. 27, dp. 15 in. $800-1,200 856 Federal Red-painted Cherry and Pine One-drawer Stand, New England, early 19th century, rectangular top on square tapering legs, (imperfections), ht. 27, wd. 17 3/4, dp. 15 1/4 in. $800-1,200

857 Maple Candlestand, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the square top attached by a shaped and chamfered cleat to the urn-turned post and tripod cabriole leg base, ht. 25, wd. 14 1/4, dp. 14 in. $400-600

858 Federal Paint-decorated Candlestand, probably Massachusetts, early 19th century, the square top on a turned, slightly swelled post and tripod base of shaped legs, later black paint with yellow striping, painted surface, (imperfections), ht. 27 1/4, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 15 in. $400-600


859 Cherry Serpentine-top Candlestand, New England, late 18th century, the two-board top with ovolo corners and spurred details, on urn-turned post and tripod cabriole leg base, ht. 25 1/2, wd. 17 1/4, dp. 16 3/4 in. $400-600 860 Olive-Amber “Dr. Townsend’s Sarsaparilla Albany NY” Glass Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-60, square bottle with beveled corners, cross mold with applied sloping collar on mouth, and faint pontil scar, ht. 9 7/8 in. $400-600 861 Five Olive Green Blown Glass Chestnut Bottles, probably New England, early 19th century, ht. 5 1/4 to 8 3/4 in. $800-1,200

862 Deep Olive Green Bust of Washington/ Jackson Pictorial Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, 1825-35, pint flask (McKearin GI-31), cross mold with sheared tooled lip and pontil scar, (minor high point wear, fold line on Washington’s jacket in the making), ht. 6 7/8 in. $300-500

866 Two Amber Blown-molded Glass Eagle Flasks, Keene, New Hampshire, 19th century, a Masonic/Eagle pint flask, one side with Masonic decoration, the reverse with a banner over an eagle with American shield and oval reserve inscribed “KEENE” (McKearin GIV-17 variant with no trowel, skull, or beehive); and a double eagle pint flask with banner over an eagle with American shield and blank oval reserve, (both with wear to high points). $400-600 867 Olive Green Blown-molded Cornucopia/ Urn Pictorial Glass Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, early 19th century, pint flask with a cornucopia on one side and an urn filled with produce on the reverse (McKearin GIII-4), with sheared tooled lip and open pontil, (lip chips, minor high point wear), ht. 7 in. $150-250

863 Two Blown-molded Blue Glass Soda Bottles, a blue-green “SEITZ & BRO/ EASTON/PA.,” c. 1840-60, with graphite pontil, applied sloped lip, (light scratches on sides), ht. 7 1/8; and a cobalt blue “J.P. PLUMMER/BOSTON/BOTTLE NOT SOLD” with applied rounded lip and smooth base, (a few minute lip chips), ht. 7 1/8 in. $400-600

868 Eleven Aqua Molded Glass Medicine/ Druggist Bottles, America, late 19th century, with embossed labels including “DR. BALL’S VEGETABLE STOMACHIC BITTERS/ NORTHBORO MASS.,” “DR LANGLEY’S ROOT & HERB BITTERS/76 UNION ST. BOSTON,” “DR. HOOLAND’S GERMAN BITTERS/C.M. JACKSON/PHILADELPHIA,” “DR. CAMPBELL’S HAIR INVIGORATOR/ AURORA NEW YORK,” “DOCT. FOWLER’S ANTI EPICHOLIC/CANTON N.Y.,” “LYON’S KATHAIRON/FOR THE HAIR/NEW YORK,” “STEPHEN SWEETS INFALLIBLE LINIMENT,” “E.A. BUCKHOUT’S DUTCH LINIMENT/ PREPARED AT MECHANICVILLE/SARATOGA CO. N.Y.,” “DR. D. JAYNE’[S] LINIMENT OR/COUNTER IRRITANT/PHILADA,” “BLODGETT’S PERSIAN BALM/THE GREAT HOME LUXURY,” and “McCLEANS VOLCANIC OIL LINIMENT,” each with open or scarred pontil, ht. 3 7/8 to 7 3/8 in. $200-300

864 Golden Amber Blown-molded “Success to the Railroad” Historical Glass Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, 1825-35, pint flask with molded “SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD” and a horse pulling a cart on both sides, with sheared and tooled lip, and open pontil (McKearin GV-3), (minor wear to high points, open surface bubble on one side), ht. 7 1/2 in. $400-600

869 Golden Amber Blown-molded Masonic Flask, possibly Granite Glass Company, Stoddard, New Hampshire, early to mid19th century, pint flask, one side featuring a six-point star centered with a flexed arm and raised lettering “GR JA,” the other side with an All Seeing Eye motif within a six-point star and “AD” below (McKearin GIV-43), with sheared tooled mouth and open pontil, (minor high point wear), ht. 7 1/2 in. $400-600

870 Two Amber Blown-molded Pictorial Glass Flasks, a Westford Glass Works (Westford Connecticut, c. 1855-65) pint flask with molded lettering “WESTFORD GLASS CO WESTFORD CONN” on one side and a sheaf of wheat and crossed tools over a five-point star on the reverse, with applied double collar lip and smooth dimpled base, ht. 7 5/8; and a half-pint golden amber double eagle flask with banner and empty oval motifs, sheared tooled lip and open pontil, (light high point wear), ht. 6 1/8 in. $400-600 871 Two Olive-amber Blown-molded Historical Glass Flasks, a pint flask with molded eagle and American shield on one side and a cornucopia on the reverse (similar to McKearin GII-72), with sheared tooled lip and smooth pontil, ht. 7 1/4; and a half-pint flask with a cornucopia on one side and an urn of produce on the reverse, sheared tooled lip and open pontil, (weak impression, light high point wear), ht. 5 5/8 in. $200-400 872 Two Aqua Blown-molded Historical Glass Flasks, a pint flask with a bust facing left on one side and a small sheaf of wheat on the reverse, with applied sloped collared lip and open pontil, (polished base edge chip, minor light wear), ht. 7 1/2; and a half-pint double cornucopia flask with sheared tooled lip and donut pontil, (imperfections), ht. 5 5/8 in. $200-400 873 Six Assorted Blown and Blown-molded Colored Glass Bottles, an amber “TIPPECANOE” bitters bottle with embossed canoe and log motifs around side and “PAT NOV. 20 83/ROCHESTER N.Y.” on the base; an amber “PAINE’S CELERY COMPOUND” tonic bottle with paper label remnant indicating it was prepared at S. Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vermont; a heavy amber glass beer or ale bottle; an emerald green hexagonal bottle with two reeded panels, and embossed “NOT TO BE TAKEN” inscription on the side; an aqua, ribbed, cylindrical condiment bottle with three molded neck rings; and a blown amber demijohn with applied sloped collar and pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 to 16 3/4 in. $400-600

865 Two Olive-amber Blown-molded Pictorial Glass Flasks, Keene, New Hampshire, and/ or Coventry, Connecticut, 19th century, a Eagle/Cornucopia pint flask (GII-73), and a Cornucopia/Urn with Produce half-pint flask (GIII-7), ht. 6 7/8, 5 3/8 in. $400-600

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874 Ten Aqua Molded Glass Medicine/Druggist Bottles, America, late 19th century, with embossed labels including “OXYGENATED BITTERS/FOR DYPEPSIA ASTHMA & GENERAL DEBILITY,” “DR. CAMPBELL’S HAIR INVIGORATOR/AURORA NEW YORK,” “OSGOOD’S INDIA CHOLACOGUE/ NEW YORK,” “F. BROWN’S ESS OF JAMAICA GINGER/PHILADA,” “BARRY’S TRICOPHEROUS FOR THE SKIN AND HAIR/ NEW YORK,” “HOBENSACK’S MEDICATED WORM SYRUP/PHILAD’A,” “H. HOMER’S COOKING EXTRACTS/BOSTON,” and three small cylindrical bottles: “BA FAHNESTOCK’S VERMIFUGE,” “DR THOMPSON’S EYE WATER/NEW LONDON CONN’T,” and “Dr. Munn’s Elixir of Opium,” each with open pontils or pontil scars, ht. 3 7/8 to 7 1/8 in. $200-300 875 Three Molded Gothic Cathedral Colored Glass Bottles, America, late 19th century, a large hexagonal paneled aqua pickle jar, a cobalt blue hexagonal paneled “CARTERS” ink bottle; and a four-panel condiment bottle with slender neck in aqua, (condiment bottle with small lip crack), ht. 13 1/4, 9 7/8, 8 3/4 in., respectively. $300-400 876 Large Colorless Blown Glass Pitcher with Engraved Decoration, mid to late 19th century, baluster-form pitcher with applied ear handle, with medial engraved bands of overlapping circles, and undulating lines and tassels, with polished pontil, ht. 12 7/8 in. $200-250 877 Six Blown and Blown-molded Colored Glass Bottles and Flasks, early 19th century, a dark amber Pitkin-type pint flask with vertical and swirled ribbing to left, an olive-amber half-pint cornucopia/urn of produce flask (McKearin GIII-7), a light aqua sheaf of wheat/ tree-in-leaf calabash-form bottle, and two light aqua chestnut type bottles, ht. 5 1/2 to 9; sold with a later puce-colored bottle with ribbed neck expanding to swirling on the bulbous body, (imperfections), ht. 8 3/4 in. $600-800 878 Colorless Cut-glass Compote, mid to late 19th century, the bowl sides ornamented with notched rim, cut palmettes, punties, and scallops, on a knopped stem and star-cut base, ht. 7 1/2, dia. 10 1/2 in. $300-500

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879 Three Early Blown Glass Items, 18th century, two colorless flip glasses: a large glass with wheel engraved decoration depicting a rampant lion on a pendant shield, a basket of flowers, the date “1741,” and two leafy fruiting branches with leaf borders, a small glass with engraved bellflower swag over the inscription “W*R May Distant Friends Unite in Heart,” and leafy sprigs; and a small olive green chestnut bottle, (lip chips), ht. 7 1/2, 3 3/4, 5 5/8 in., respectively. $300-500 880 Colorless Free-blown Glass Ship’s Pitcher, 19th century, heavy glass with applied ear handle, wide disk base, and elongated spout, ht. 9 in. $300-500 881 Green-painted Sheet Iron and Green Glass Lantern-form Bottle, 19th century, blownmolded square bottle with conforming metal lantern exterior, with wire “X” guards and swing handle, ht. to top of upright handle 9 5/8 in. $400-600 882 Thirteen Square Pressed Pattern Glass Panels, Pittsburgh Glass Co., c. 1840, colored and colorless glass, six depicting a swan swimming amidst rushes: four blue, one amber, and one colorless; four with scrolled foliage: two blue, one amber, and one colorless; and three with a wreath of arrow-shaped leaves: two amethyst and one colorless, approx. 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. $200-250

883 Queen Anne Inlaid Cedar Slant-lid Desk, possibly Bermuda, 18th century, the lid inlaid with a star opens to an interior of valanced compartments and drawers below, with central prospect door and flanking turned half-column document drawers, on a case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers inlaid with stringing, on a dovetailed bracket base, replaced engraved brasses, refinished, (imperfections and restoration), ht. 37 1/2, wd. 34, dp. 19 in. $1,000-1,500

884 Turned Cedar Bannister-back Side Chair, Bermuda, 18th century, the square back on rushed seat and beaded stretchers joining block-, vase-, and ring-turned front legs, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 34 1/4, seat ht. 13 in. $300-500

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885 Federal Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Inlaid Card Table, probably Massachusetts, c. 1800, the folding ovolo corner top with inlaid edge of banded dots and dashes above a conformingly shaped skirt with similar inlay and string-inlaid rectangles, on square tapering string-inlaid legs, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 36, dp. 17 in. $800-1,200 886 Late Federal Drop-leaf Three-drawer Worktable, probably Massachusetts, c. 1815-2t the square top with rectangular drop leaves over two drawers and bag drawer, on spiral-carved and ring-turned legs ending in casters, replaced brass pulls, (imperfections) ht. 28 1/4, wd. closed 18, dp. 17 1/2 in. $400-600 887 Federal Walnut One-drawer Stand, possibly Pennsylvania, c. 1795, the rectangular overhanging top above a scratch-beaded drawer and molded square tapering legs, replaced brass pulls, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 28 3/4, top wd. 21 1/2, top dp. 18 1/4 in. $300-500 888 Cherry Cupboard, New England, 19th century, the molded cornice above paneled cupboard doors opening to four beaded shelves, above applied mid-molding and cupboard doors below opening to four redpainted drawers and a shelf, all on tall cutout bracket base, ht. 89, case wd. 41 1/2, case dp. 19 1/2 in. $800-1,200 889 Federal Mahogany Veneer Bowfront Bureau, probably Massachusetts, early 19th century, the top with inlaid front edge on a conforming case of four cockbeaded graduated drawers, on shaped skirt joining flaring French feet, replaced Chippendale-style brasses, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 34, case wd. 38 1/2, dp. 21 3/4 in. $800-1,200 890 Cherry Candlestand, probably New England, early 19th century, the square top with applied beaded edge on a base of three outwardflaring legs joined by a medial disc, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 26 3/4, wd. 16 1/2, dp. 16 1/2 in. $300-500


891 Federal Gilt-gesso and Eglomise Mirror, possibly New York, early 19th century, the cornice with spherule drops above a frieze with applied foliate element, eglomise glass centering an oval reserve with a willow tree and urn, and mirror glass below, all flanked by columns topped with scrolling acanthuscarved capitals, (imperfections, regilt), ht. 41 1/2 in. $300-500

892 Cast Steel and Brass Harpoon Shoulder Gun and Steel Bomb Lance, unknown maker, late 19th century, muzzle-loaded gun with open frame, lg. 36, 10 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

893 Cast Iron Percussion Shoulder Harpoon Gun and Brass Bomb Lance, unknown maker, late 19th century, muzzle loaded gun with open frame, lg. 38 1/4, 15 1/8 in. $1,000-1,500 894 Cast Steel and Wood Whaling Processing Mince Knife, 19th century, with manufacturer’s marks “A. PROCTOR WARRENTED CAST STEEL” impressed on blade, 3 1/2 x 25 1/4 in. overall. $300-500 895 “TACK” Brushed Nickel Alphabet and Polychrome Enamel Nautical Wall Plaque, America, 20th century, mounted on a wood panel, 3 3/4 x 74 in. overall. $150-250 896 Pair of Mahogany and Cast Iron Ship’s Wheels, America, 19th century, with eight baluster-turned spokes joined at the cast iron hub, dia. 53 1/2 in. $400-600 897 Large Mahogany, Brass, and Cast Iron Ship’s Wheel, America, late 19th century, with eight baluster-turned spokes joined to a cast iron hub, with circular brass bands applied to the sides of the wheel, dia. 59 in. $300-500 898 Two Large Brass and Glass Nautical Lanterns, late 19th/early 20th century, one embossed “AGA/263,” ht. 34 1/2, 37 1/2, dia. 13 1/2, 15 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

899 Pair of Cast Iron and Wood Ship’s Triplehole Deadeyes, 19th century, lg. 15, wd. 6 in. $200-400 900 Relief-carved COL. R.J. COLTON Wooden Ship’s Bow Nameplate, America, 19th century, with relief-carved scrolled foliage, weathered surface with remnants of earlier paint, 6 1/2 x 93 in. $200-400 901 Three New York Yacht Club Flagship Aloharelated Items, early 20th century, including a 5 x 32-in. cast-brass plaque with the yacht’s name in raised letters, a brass trumpet with engraved floral decoration and the vessel’s name, lg. 14 3/8, and a framed photograph of the Aloha, 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. $200-250 902 Cast Steel Harpoon Spear Device, unknown maker, late 19th century, spring-activated trigger on handle opens the toggle when the point enters the whale, lg. 34 1/2 in. $600-800 903 Cast Steel and Walnut Percussion Whaling Harpoon Shoulder Gun, unknown maker, late 19th century, muzzle-loaded gun with walnut stock, (lacking cock, cap, and nipple), lg. 36 in. $1,000-1,500 904 Muzzle-loaded Percussion Whaling Shoulder Gun, America, late 19th century, with cast iron barrel and percussion cap, hardwood stock, brass trigger guard and buttplate, (age cracks on stock, rust), lg. 37 1/2 in. $600-800 905 Wrought Iron and Wood Whaling Gouge Spade, late 19th century, the spade with curved blade mainly used by whalemen for making a large hole in the blubber to attach the blubber-hook, lg. 72 1/4 in. $200-400

906 Polychrome Painted Swordfish Bill Sword and a Coiled Indian Basket, America, late 19th/early 20th century, carved wooden grip and crossguard, swordfish bill simulated scabbard painted with a dragon, a reserve depicting the “BOSTON LIGHT,” and a swordfish, the other side undecorated, (losses to bill tip, wear), lg. 36 1/2; and a shallow round coiled basket decorated with dark brown thunderbird or eagle motifs, dia. 11 5/8 in. $200-300 907 Framed Ship Diorama, America, late 19th century, three-masted vessel with painted wood hull and sails, painted sky and sea with a lighthouse in the distance, in a painted molded wood frame, (minor paint loss, surface grime), overall 16 x 22 1/4 in. $600-800 908 Diorama of the Screw Steamer Brentwood, England or America, late 19th/early 20th century, full wood model with scribed deck and detailed wood and metal deck furnishings, wool “smoke” emitted from smokestack, black-, red-, and white-painted hull, painted background with screw steamer and sailing vessel on a painted sea, (back panel cracked, paper covered sea is lifting and flaking), 16 1/4 x 33 in., accompanied by a nailed-on frame for inset wall mounting, (frame has edge losses). $400-600 909 Relief-carved and Painted Wooden Ship Diorama, America, probably mid-20th century, indistinctly signed l.r., (surface grime, light moisture stains to background sky), 13 x 16 in., framed. $400-600 910 Topsail Schooner Diorama, America, late 19th/early 20th century, painted wooden halfhull model with painted putty sea and painted background, applied molded wood frame, (crack to back panel), 15 1/4 x 21 in. overall. $400-600 911 Diorama of the Bark Lilie B. Poole, America, late 19th century, with painted wood half-hull on a putty sea with painted background, mounted in a deep molded wood frame, (water stains), 25 1/2 x 32 1/4 in. overall. $600-800

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912 Cased Wooden Model of the Frigate U.S.S. Constitution, “Old Ironsides,” America, constructed 1961-65, detailed rigged model has carved and painted hollow hull with three square-rigged masts, scribed planking on deck with detailed furnishing including cannon on carriages, longboat, stove pipe, anchors, and lifeboats, mounted on a wooden stand with plaque labeled OLD IRONSIDES, in a custom freestanding display case with molded wood base, with an engraved brass presentation plaque. $1,000-1,500 913 Scale Model of a PT-10 Navy Boat, America, 20th century, solid wood hull, with shaped wood and wire detailed furnishings, mounted on a wood base, overall ht. 8 1/2, wd. 9 3/4, lg. 28 5/8 in. $400-600 914 Scale Wooden Model of a Pilot Boat, America, 20th century, with scribed deck painted hull, shaped and painted wood and cast brass deck furnishings, mounted on a wooden base, overall ht. 17, wd. 6, lg. 29 1/2 in. $400-600 915 Miniature Carved and Painted Hooded Gull Figure, Russ P. Burr (1887-1955), Hingham, Massachusetts, mid-20th century, the figure carved in flight, mounted on a driftwood base, stamped “RUSS P. BURR HINGHAM MASS.” on the base, (loss to one wing tip), overall ht. 6 1/2 in. $250-350

916 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 a figure on a komatik pulled by a team of five dogs and another figure running beside the sled, in a northern landscape with pine trees, the dogs hooked with sisal in shades of brown, woven maker’s label affixed to the reverse, 26 x 39 1/2 in. Provenance: Family descent from the original owner who worked at the Grenfell mission after graduation from Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut. $1,000-1,500

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917 Needlework Sampler, probably England, 1788, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, the top three panels stitched with figures of Liberty, and a man carrying a lantern, several animals including a lobster, cat, dog, parrots, peacocks, stags, and rabbits, and crowns, flowers, and several initials, the center panel with a wreath stitched with the year “1788,” over five rows of alphabets and numerals, and several rows of decorative borders, (very minor toning and fading), 19 x 12 1/4 in., unframed. $700-900

918 Pieced Silk Brocade and Embroidered Velvet Geometric Star Quilt, Tennessee, c. 1909, taking first prize in Nashville at the 1909 Tennessee State Fair, the quilt is centered with a hexagonal green velvet panel embroidered with a basket of flowers enclosed in a garland of fruit and flowers stitched with gold silk threads, surrounded with pieced silk and velvet segments forming a large six-point star, on a green silk brocade ground interspersed with pink flower sprigs and green leaves, with four similarly pieced silk and velvet four-point designs in the four quadrants, enclosed in striped sawtooth borders and red silk edging, backed with lightweight woven red wool fabric, stitched with diamond and parallel line quilting, with blue first prize ribbon attached to the front, (fraying on edging), 84 x 72 in. $600-800

919 Amish Pieced Cotton Snowball Pattern Quilt, Midwestern United States, c. 1930, hand-stitched quilt composed of twenty large blocks with variant Snowball pattern of contrasting solid colored cotton segments separated with solid sashing and smaller pieced squares, backed with navy blue and white woven cotton fabric, with feather, diagonal line, and teacup quilting stitches, the colors faded to mellow tones, (minor fraying on edges), 72 x 87 in. Provenance: Ex Espirit collection. $1,000-1,500 920 Needlework Sampler, “Charlotte Jewell Aged 10 years Midsummer 1821,” England, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets and crowns over five pious verses flanked by a floral-filled cornucopia, a multiplication table, and two coin conversion charts, (toning, fading, stains), 22 x 13 1/2 in., in a later molded wood frame. $400-600

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921 Framed Embroidered Christening Blanket, late 18th/early 19th century, two-piece woven homespun white cotton blanket embroidered with silk threads depicting fanciful birds, trees, animals, and figures in soft tones of blue, taupe, and white, bordered with a flowersprigged vine, (minor toning, scattered stains, small hole), sight size 42 1/4 x 39 1/4 in. , in a later carved and gilded wood frame. $600-800 922 Framed 1831 Needlework Sampler, “Executed by Agnes Sibson aged 9 1831,” worked in silk and cotton threads on a linen canvas, with rows of alphabets over stitched examples of trees, flowers, a house, a woman, and animals, surrounded by a checked border, (toning, fading), 10 x 17 1/4 in., in a later burl veneer frame. $300-500 923 “Susanna Stokes” Floral Needlework Picture, late 18th/early 19th century, stitched with silk threads on a black wool ground depicting a group of stylized flowers, bordered with undulating silk ribbon, the name “Susanna Stokes” stitched at the top, (fading, minor fraying), sight size 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 in., in a later paint-decorated wood frame. $300-350 924 Needlework Sampler, “Jane Merrill Born Sept 20 1814/Her Sampler Made in Greene 1825/ Augusta,” possibly New York State, stitched in brown silk threads on a linen ground with seven rows of alphabets using different stitches, with an assortment of stitched borders, over lower register with leaves and flowers surrounding Jane’s statistics, (toning, stains, scattered stitch losses), 13 x 17 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $250-350 925 Needlework Sampler, “Harriette Elizabeth Coe/Her Work/March 23 1844,” reportedly Long Island, New York, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with three rows of alphabets and decorative borders over a register with a sampling of motifs including potted plants, trees, birds, and dogs, surrounded by a strawberry vine, (scattered light stains), 13 1/4 x 12 1/4 in., in a later molded wood frame. $200-400


926 Needlework Sampler, “Mary Crumbie Aged 10 Years,” reportedly c. 1825, Peekskill, New York, area, worked with silk threads on a linen ground, stitched with seven rows of alphabets and an assortment of decorative borders and baskets of flowers, surrounded by a strawberry vine, (fading, stains), 14 3/4 x 15 1/2 in., in a later bird’s-eye maple frame. $250-350 927 18th Century Needlework Sampler, “Mary Lamborn/78,” c. 1778, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets, stitched borders, and family monograms, (toning, fading), 7 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. $200-400 928 Two Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Needlework Samplers, both samplers stitched with silk threads on a linen ground and centered with a similar Tudor Rose design and with strawberry and clover borders; the first sampler with inscriptions “Sophia Seymour’s Sampler Wrought in the 12th year of her age/Stockbridge/Oct 19 [17]98” with rows of alphabets, a pious verse, and birds on trees, (fading, toning, fraying), 21 x 17; the other with faded inscription “Mary Bears sampler/worked in the 10th year of her age 1790 Stockbridge M,” above a needleworker’s verse, (fading, toning), 13 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., both in later mahogany veneer frames. $800-1,200 929 Two Dorchester, Massachusetts, Needlework Samplers, probably worked by sisters, one is stitched “Eliza Jane Foster Dorchester aged 11,” c. 1809, worked in silk threads on a linen ground with a pious verse surrounding rows of alphabets and industry verses, (fading, stains, fraying), 16 1/2 x 21 1/2; the other stitched “Almira Foster’s work wrought in the tenth Year of her age,” ornamented with rows of alphabets, a pious verse, and enclosed in a geometric flower, tree, and chain border, 21 x 17 1/2 in., both mounted in later veneered wood frames. $800-1,200 930 Medford, Massachusetts Needlework Sampler, “Wrought by Ann Dean Rich AEt. 7, 1820 at H. Greanleaf’s School Medford Mass.” worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with thirteen rows of alphabets over a pious verse with sawtooth borders, (toning, minor stitch losses), 15 1/4 x 11 in., in a later tiger maple veneer frame. $300-500

931 New Hampshire Needlework House Sampler, “Sarah Marden Aged 14 1827,” Rye, New Hampshire, worked with silk threads on a linen ground with ten rows of alphabets over a scene with a house flanked by a fence and trees, enclosed on three sides with a sprigged zigzag border, (fading, toning), 16 3/4 x 10 1/4 in., in a later molded cherry archival frame. Note: A label affixed to the back and other research indicates that Sarah Marden was born April 11, 1813, in Rye, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She was one of ten children born to Josiah and Hannah (Berry) Marden. She married Abner Chase Kidder (b. 1810), who was a farmer and later a merchant, residing in Boston. $300-500 932 Early New Haven, Connecticut, Needlework Sampler, “LOUISA HOTCHKISS BORN MARCH 3 AD MDCCLVI” [1756], the small sampler worked in silk threads on a linen ground with rows of alphabets and signature over the lower register panel depicting four bowls, (toning, fading, minor stitch loss), 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in., in a later frame. Note: Louisa Hotchkiss was born on March 3, 1756 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, the oldest of eleven children born to John and Susanna (Jones) Hotchkiss. Louisa married Daniel Bishop (1750-1800) on January 12, 1777, in New Haven, where they resided and had six children. She died on March 17, 1822, in New Haven. $300-500 933 Peterborough, New Hampshire, Needlework Sampler, “Thirza Maria Simmons/Born Jan 30th 1832/Peterborough NH,” stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of alphabets over maker’s statistics, with zigzag border, (fading, light stains), 7 x 12 in., in a later carved wood frame. Note: Thirza Simmons was the fifth child of William and Eliza (Waite) Simmons of Peterborough, New Hampshire. She married John S. Blake on June 4, 1850. $300-500

934 English Pictorial Adam & Eve Needlework Sampler, “Anne Elizabeth Franklin/She Was Born October The 19 1849/Age 13 y’s,” England, 1862, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, some letters accented with gold-colored glass beads, depicting a variety of motifs including birds, flowers, animals, trees, and crowns over pious verses and a register depicting a tree with encircling snake flanked by figures of Adam and Eve, and potted plants, with geometric border, (minor fading and toning), 11 x 16 in., in a later cherry wood frame. $200-300 935 Framed Polychrome-painted Family Record, mid to late 19th century, watercolor on paper with ink details with a crown centered over arched inscription “FAMILY RECORD,” and vital statistics of James Davies and his wife Sarah Elizabeth Nowlan, who were married June 30, 1832, flanked by two columns, (creases, toning, tears, not examined out of frame), 9 x 10 3/4 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. $600-800 936 Grenfell Pictorial Hooked Rug Depicting Three Ducks in Flight, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, early 20th century, composed of dyed silk, cotton, and rayon jersey strips, depicting three ducks rising out of the water, sun setting in the distant mountains, woven manufacturer’s tag on reverse, mounted on a wood frame, 37 1/2 x 39 3/4 in. $800-1,200 937 Wool Penny Rug, America, late 19th/early 20th century, elongated hexagonal rug with applied colored wool disk segments in a pattern of three concentric hexagons, with applied black and gray petal border edged with red blanket embroidered stitches, all sewn to an off-white cotton fabric, (minor losses), mounted onto black fabric and a wood frame, 21 x 60 1/4 in. overall. $300-500 938 Wool Penny Table Mat, America, late 19th century, square mat composed of red, green, white, and black bands of lapped and radiating triangular wool segments sewn onto a linen canvas, with a quatrefoil design at the center, the mat is further mounted onto a later fabric-covered wood stretcher, overall 24 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. $600-800

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939 Figural Wool Hooked Rug with Recumbent Spaniel, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the rectangular rug centered with a spotted spaniel resting on a plinth with scroll border, mounted on a wooden stretcher, (minor fading and toning), 28 3/4 x 42 1/2 in. overall. $300-500 940 Two Framed Floral Tambour Work Fragments, late 18th/early 19th century, one depicting two blue lilies, the other depicting a bouquet of blossoms and leaves, each composition worked with chain-stitch hooked wool yarns on a linen foundation, cut-out, and applied to a cream-colored floral-patterned silk damask fabric, sight sizes 11 1/4 x 10 3/8, and 14 5/8 x 18 3/4 in., respectively, in recent molded giltwood frames. $200-400 941 Pieced Chintz and Cotton Fabric Geometric Star Patterned Quilt, America, late 19th century, composed of polished chintz and other printed cotton segments joint to form rows of eight-point star and half-star motifs, with contrasting square and triangular white cotton segments, surrounded by wide floral chintz borders, and backed with white cotton, with diamond, shell, and zigzag quilting, (toning and stains to white segments), 98 x 98 in. $800-1,200 942 Shaker Production Armed Rocking Chair, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, with three arched slats, turned handholds, and splint seat, original surface, ht. 38 1/4, seat ht. 16 in. $300-500 943 Shaker Production “No. 0” Child’s Rocking Chair, Mt. Lebanon, New York, early 20th century, marked with stencil on the lowest slat, old surface, ht. 23, seat ht. 9 1/4 in. $300-500 944 Small Burlwood Demilune Table, 19th century, on three shaped legs joined by a small demilune medial shelf, ht. 24 3/4, wd. 19 3/4, dp. 11 3/4 in. $400-600 945 Framed Reverse-painting and Foil on Glass Checkerboard, America, 19th century, with geometric border, 23 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. overall. $400-600

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946 American School, 19th Century Folk Painted Still Life with a Compote and Fruit. Unsigned. Oil on academy board, 16 3/4 x 22 1/2 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Minor paint loss l.r. and l.c., surface grime. $400-600 947 American School, Early 20th Century Theorem of a China Trade Porcelain Bowl with Fruit and a Bird. Signed and dated “D. Gwillam 1900” l.r. Oil on velvet, 14 x 16 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Toning, scattered small stains. $200-250 948 Framed Theorem of a Basket of Flowers, America, 19th century, (fading, toning, laid down), 9 1/2 x 11 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Provenance: The glass bears an old Sotheby’s auction lot sticker at l.l. $400-600 949 Framed Reverse-painted Glass “Tinsel” Picture of an Urn of Flowers, America, 19th century, 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $200-250

950 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 18571907) Blue Fishing, c. 1865 (Conningham, 578). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Small folio lithograph with handcoloring on paper, 8 x 12 1/2 in. (neatlines), 10 x 14 in. (sheet size), framed. Condition: Gently toned, faint foxing in sky and upper margin, old crease in sky, 1/2 in. tear at l.l. (does not extend into image or credit line). Note: This lithograph ranks no. 33 in the New Best 50. $400-600 951 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 18571907) Off the Coast in a Snow Storm: Taking a Pilot,” c. 1885 (Conningham, 4543). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Small folio lithograph with original hand color on paper, 8 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (neatlines), framed. Condition: Scattered foxing in margins. Not examined out of frame. $300-500

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952 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 18571907) Nipped in the Ice, c. 1885 (Conningham, 4483). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Small folio lithograph with original hand-coloring on paper, 8 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (neatlines), framed. Condition: Old creases within image (visually unobtrusive), a few scattered light spots in sky and margins, not examined out of frame. $400-600 953 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 18571907) Midnight Race on Mississippi., 1875 (Conningham, 4117). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 in., unframed. Condition: Margins of 1 in. or more, repaired margin tear c.r., crease in l.l. corner. Note: This lithograph ranks no. 9 in the New Best 50, small folio. $400-600

954 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907), After Louis Maurer (American, 1832-1932) The American Fireman, Rushing to the Conflict, 1858 (Conningham, 155). Signed at lower edge of image within the plate, titled and credited below image within the plate. Medium folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (image size), 22 x 18 in. (sheet size), framed. Condition: Faintly toned, old repaired tear in lower left margin. $800-1,200 955 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 18571907) United States Capitol, Washington, D.C., c. 1865 (Conningham, 6294). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 7 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. (neatlines), 12 x 16 3/8 in. (sheet size), in a period wooden frame. Condition: Evenly toned. $300-500


956 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 18571907) The Celebrated Trotting Mares Maud S. and Aldine, 1883 (Conningham, 925). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Large folio color lithograph on paper, 20 1/2 x 33 3/8 in. (image), 26 3/4 x 38 in. (sheet size), in period gilt molded frame. Condition: faintly toned, light mat burn, old hinge tape on verso. $300-500 957 Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 18571907) Trotting mare “LUCY” as she appeared..., after J. Cameron, 1871 (Conningham, 6190). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Small folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 12 x 15 7/8 in. (sheet size), in a period wooden frame. Condition: Toned, old indentation in paper at c.r. margin, faint old slat stains in center image above horse. $200-300 958 After J.W. Black (American, 1825-1896) Panoramic View of the Ruins After the Great Fire in Boston..., 1873, Frank Leslie, New York (issued as supplement to issue 901 of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper), titled and credited below image within the plate, engraving after photographs on paper, 12 3/4 x 49 1/2 in. (neatlines), framed, (creases as issued, not examined out of frame); together with an unattributed photograph of Faneuil Hall, Boston, c. 1880, 8 x 5 7/8 in., framed, (lightly foxed, small closed puncture at l.l.). $600-800 959 After J.C. King (American, 1806-1882) ...Britannia, leaving her dock at East Boston on the 3d of February 1844..., late 19th century print after the 1844 original by Bouve & Sharp, Boston. Titled and credited below image within the plate. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 16 3/8 x 23 1/4 in. (sight size), framed. Condition: Toned, soft creases throughout, repairs to lower margin, not examined out of frame. $400-600 960 After Benjamin Russell (American, 18041885) View of the Stone Fleet Which Sailed From New Bedford Nov. 16th 1861, 1862, Prang & Co., Boston. Titled and credited below image within the plate. Lithograph with handcoloring on paper, 16 x 25 in. (image and title), framed. Condition: Lightly toned, old repaired tear into image at center left, not examined out of frame. $400-600

961 Three Whaling Prints: A WHALE swimming with great Force & Celerity... and The WHALE diving to the bottom after he is struck with the Harpone..., c. 1750, Carrington Bowles, London, engravings on paper with early hand-coloring, 6 1/8 x 10 in. (neatlines), framed, (both with tears just into neatlines and handling marks, one with small replaced loss at upper left corner); and a plate from a German language zoological book, lithograph on paper with hand-coloring, 11 1/2 x 13 3/4 in., framed, (with crease as issued). $300-500 962 After A. Conant, Drawn on Stone by Fitz Henry Lane (American, 1804-1865) View of Newburyport, (From Salisbury), 1846, Lane & Scott’s Lithography, Boston. Titled and credited below image within the plate. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, 17 x 25 1/4 in. (image and title), framed. Condition: Toned, old slat stains through c.l. and c.r. of sky and lower margin, old stains to lower margin, small insect loss to left margin. Literature: John William Reps, Views and View-makers of Urban America: Lithographs of Towns and Cities the United States and Canada, Notes on the Artists and Publishers and a Union Catalogue of Their Work, 18251925, p. 189. $600-800 963 After William Guy Wall (American, 17921864) Rapids above Hadleys Falls, 1821-1825, engraved by John Hill, published by Henry I. Megarey as plate 4 of the Hudson River Port Folio, New York (Stauffer 634). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Aquatint with hand color on paper, 16 x 21 1/4 in. (image and title), framed. Condition: Faintly toned. $1,000-1,500 964 After John Robert Murray (American, 17741851) View of the New-York Hospital, c. 1811, engraved by William Satchwell Leney, New York (Deak 272, Stauffer 1892). Engraving with hand color on paper, 6 7/8 x 10 3/4 in. (neatlines), 8 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. (sheet size). Condition: Toning, old creases, gentle rippling. $600-800

965 After William Carnes (American, fl. circa 1810-1830) The Massacre of the American Prisoners of War at Dartmoor Prison, 1815, engraved by George G. Smith, Salem, Massachusetts (Stauffer 2911). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Engraving with handcoloring on paper, 12 7/8 x 11 in. (image, title, and credits), 15 3/4 x 12 in. (sheet size), in a period gilt molded frame. Condition: Toned and creased from old folds, very small losses along fold corners; a few tears at edges (none extending into image). Note: Throughout the war of 1812, American prisoners, mostly naval, were held in Dartmoor Prison in England. In April 1815, a suspected insurrection among prisoners was put down violently, killing seven and wounding as many as sixty. The event, which took place after the Treaty of Ghent had been ratified and prisoners had been slated for repatriation, met with strong and indignant reaction in the United States and was written up in newspapers and illustrated with broadsides. Engraved after a drawing by W. Carnes, this broadside was published by George G. Smith in Salem, home to many of the naval prisoners held at Dartmoor. $300-500 966 After Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828) James Madison, 1809, engraved by Edwin, published by C. Boyle, Baltimore (Stauffer 818). Titled and credited below image within the plate. Stipple engraving on paper, 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (image and titling), framed. Condition: Lightly toned, not examined out of frame. $200-400 967 After Samuel B. Waugh (American, 18141885) Lincoln and His Family, 1866, engraved by William Sartain, published by Bradley & Co., Philadelphia. Titled and credited below image within the plate. Mezzotint on paper, 17 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. (image), 21 1/2 x 28 7/8 in. (sheet size), unframed. Condition: Faint scattered spots in margins. Literature: Holzer et al., The Lincoln Image, fig. 80. $300-500 968 Vue d’Optique of New York: Der Einzug der Koeniglichen Voelcker in Neu Yorck, c. 1778, engraved by Francois Xav. Habermann, Augsburg. Titled and credited above and below image within the plate, 11 3/8 x 16 in. (platemark), framed. Condition: Soft handling marks, not examined out of frame. $400-600

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969 Vue d’Optique of Boston: Prospect des grossen Plazes gegen der alten Sud Kirche der Presbiterianer zu Boston, c. 1778, engraved by Francois Xav. Habermann, Augsburg. Titled and credited above and below image within the plate, engraving with hand-coloring, 11 3/8 x 16 in. (platemark), framed. Condition: Soft handling marks, light scattered foxing (mostly in margins) old tear at left edge of image, not examined out of frame. $400-600 970 Early Aeronautical Image: The First Carriage, The ‘Ariel,’ 1843, Ackermann & Co., London. Titled, credited, and described below image within the plate. Aquatint with hand color on paper, 11 7/8 x 16 5/8 in. (neatlines), 14 7/8 x 18 3/4 in. (sheet size), in a 19th century veneered frame with gilt liner. Condition: minor toning overall with moderate to heavy toning at edges of sheet. Note: Retains label from sale in 1905 at Arthur Ackermann & Son, London, which identifies it as “Rare old coloured print, Flying Machine.” In the visionary minds of its creators, the Ariel was to be the first successful flying machine, powered by steam and built for passenger travel. Patented in Great Britain in 1842 by William Samuel Henson (1812–1888) and John Stringfellow (1799-1883), it was planned for construction by the Aerial Transit Company, incorporated in 1843 and mentioned in the credit line on this print. In order to raise money for the project, the company advertised everywhere, spreading images of the machine, not yet fully constructed nor even tested, in hopes of generating widespread excitement. This print would have been part of those efforts and likely enjoyed broad circulation at the hands of its well-known publishers, successful London printsellers Ackermann & Co. Here, a full-scale machine is shown above an eager crowd, having successfully taken flight in a field outside London. In reality, no full-size model was ever built, and experiments were conducted with scale models in large interior spaces. Sadly, both fundraising and experimental flights faltered, and the project was abandoned within a few years. This print remains to illustrate the great hope and fascination surrounding the idea of mechanized flight throughout the 19th century. $250-375 971 Framed Pair of Patriotic Stars and Stripes Stockings, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the stockings mounted in late 20th century silver metal fames, each 32 1/2 x 13 1/2 in., including frames. $200-300

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972 Spatterware Pottery Teaware Set for Six, England, early 19th century, including a teapot, creamer, covered sugar, six tea bowls, and six saucers, decorated with blue and green stripes, (minor chips, stains), ht. to 4 in. $500-700 973 Nine Spatterware Pottery Items, England, early to mid-19th century, a small teapot with two matching teacups and two saucers decorated with peafowl on a green spatter daubed ground, a teacup and saucer with blue spatter band, and a tea bowl and saucer with red and blue stick spatter stars, ht. to 4 1/4 in. $400-600 974 Four Blue Feather-edged Chinoiseriedecorated Pearlware Dinner Plates, England, last quarter 18th century, decorated with a figure holding a parasol, in a landscape with pagoda and trees, (minor rim chips, one with light stains), dia. 9 1/2 in. $400-600 975 Mason’s Ironstone Imari-decorated Covered Tureen and Undertray, England, c. 1820, chamfered rectangular tureen and undertray with stem knop on cover and animal head handles, decorated with red and blue flowers and birds with gilt accents, (bowl interior with hairline), with impressed coat of arms mark, ht. 10 3/4, wd. to 11, lg. to 14 3/8 in. $300-500 976 Wedgwood Creamware Partial Tea Service, late early 19th century, comprising teapot, creamer, open sugar bowl, two teacups and two saucers, decorated with hand-painted bands of red clover blossoms and leaves, on a creamy yellow ground, impressed maker’s marks on base, ht. to 8 1/4 in. $300-500 977 Transfer-decorated Liverpool Jug, England, early 19th century, creamware jug, one side decorated with a ship flying an American flag with polychrome details, the reverse ornamented with Masonic iconography, with the name “WELTHE PETERSON” inscribed in a wreath under the spout, (large loss on base edge, chips, minor discoloration), ht. 9 1/2 in. $400-600

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978 Transfer-decorated Liverpool Jug with Romantic Pastoral Scenes, England, early 19th century, one side depicting Cupid persuading a lady against a gentleman’s advances, the reverse depicting a lady and gentleman and two young ladies in a landscape with a monument topped with billing birds, in oval reserves surrounded with floral garlands, with a bowknot and grapevines depicted beneath the spout, (hairline across the base), ht. 9 1/4 in. $300-500 979 Pair of Paris Porcelain Gilt and Enameldecorated Fruit Baskets, 19th century, scalloped rim with interlaced openwork on the round bowl, the exterior with enameldecorated band of oak leaves and acorns, set on a base with conforming openwork and oak leaves and acorn designs, on scrolled foliate feet, ht. 7, dia. 9 3/4 in. $300-500 980 Group of Old Paris Porcelain Gilt and Floral-decorated Teaware Items, 19th century, a teapot, milk pitcher, covered sugar bowl, waste bowl, round serving plate, twelve dessert plates, ten teacups, and eleven saucers, (minor gilt and enamel wear, sugar bowl with rim chip and hairline), ht. to 7 1/4, dia. to 9 1/4 in. $300-500

981 Large Slip-decorated Redware Loaf Dish, early 19th century, oblong form with coggled rim, and creamy yellow slip line and dot borders, (minor rim chips), 14 3/4 x 20 1/4 in. $600-800

982 Large Redware Jar, reportedly Norwalk, Connecticut, early 19th century, ovoid jar with reeded band and brown manganese splotches decorating the shoulder, with lug handles, (minor wear), ht. 11 in. $300-500 983 Four Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Items, America, 19th century, a wide-mouth three-gallon jar or crock decorated with a blossoming branch, impressed maker’s marks “F.A. PLAISED & CO./GARDINER ME”; an ovoid two-gallon crock with floral spray; a large jar decorated with a plume; and a two-gallon jug with stylized leaf marked “J.B. NORTON/WORCESTER MASS.,” ht. 9 3/4 to 13 5/8 in. $600-800


984 Slip-glazed Redware Barber’s Bowl, possibly Connecticut, early 19th century, the bowl decorated with trails of yellow slip and splotches of green, the rim pierced for hanging, ht. 3, dia. 9 1/2 in. $300-500 985 Five Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Items, America, 19th century, a two-gallon ovoid jug impressed “I. SEYMOUR/TROY FACTORY” on the shoulder, made by Israel Seymour, Troy, New York, a two-gallon jar with leaf decoration marked “HAXTON & CO. FORT EDWARD, N.Y.,” a two-gallon jug decorated with a bird perched on a branch, marked “J. & E. NORTON/BENNINGTON VT,” a four-gallon water cooler with a leaf design marked “NEW YORK STONEWARE CO.,” and a tall halfgallon jug with floral decoration, (minor chips), ht. 11 3/4 to 14 in. $300-500

986 Slip-decorated Redware Pitcher, reportedly found in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, 19th century, baluster-form vessel with applied strap handle, decorated with a scroll border around the rim and a stylized leaf border around the body, (glaze wear on rim and handle edges), ht. 6 1/4 in. $200-300

987 Five Cobalt Floral-decorated Stoneware Vessels, America, 19th century, an ovoid, wide-mouth, two-gallon jar marked “CHARLESTOWN,” by Edmands & Burroughs, Charlestown, Massachusetts; a wide-mouth, tapered oval-form two-gallon jar stamped “NORTON & FENTON BENNINGTON Vt.”; a straight-sided two-gallon crock stamped “O.L & A.K. BALLARD, BURLINGTON VT.”; a twogallon jar marked “N. RION & FENTON, East Bennington, Vt.”; and an unmarked taperedsided four-gallon crock, (chips, cracks), ht. 9 to 11 3/8 in. $300-500 988 Three Slip-decorated Redware Bowls, reportedly Pennsylvania, 19th century, each with inverted rims, the interiors decorated with yellow slip leaves, dots, loops, scallops, and undulating lines, one inscribed “Josefa” at the center, (glaze losses), ht. 3 to 3 1/4, dia. 7 1/2 to 8 5/8 in. $400-600 989 Miniature Redware Pitcher and Mug, America, 19th century, bulbous mug with applied reeded strap handle, with dark brown glaze, and a baluster-form pitcher, (pitcher with repaired handle), ht. 1 3/4, 1 1/8 in. $200-300

990 Delft Faience-glazed Ceramic Candle Lantern, 19th century, pewter hanging ring supporting a pyramidal pierced chimney with blue and white painted waterfront scenes, the square lantern with hinged door painted with a similar scene, and with three glass panels with floral, foliate, and basketweave polychrome painted borders, the interior with a single candlecup, ht. 9 3/4 in. $300-500 991 Polychrome-decorated Delftware Charger, England, 18th century, decorated with a fenced garden at center, (scattered glaze losses on rim), dia. 13 3/4 in. $400-600 992 Blue and White Bristol Delftware Charger, England, c. 1780, decorated with flowers and a bird, (glaze losses on rim), dia. 13 in. $400-600 993 Six Aesop’s Fable Transfer-decorated Salopian Pottery Tiles in a Common Frame, England, late 19th century, the six scenes printed in iron red on a white ground, overall 11 1/2 x 16 1/2 in., in a later painted and gilded wood frame. $300-500 994 Eleven Polychrome Enamel-decorated English Ceramic Items, 19th century, a Gaudy Welsh Tulip pattern scallop rim pitcher, Grape pattern miniature pitcher and basin, an Imari palette floral-decorated pitcher, a strawberry-decorated cup, saucer, and small plate, a pink lustre-decorated pitcher with stags and hounds and underglaze blue vines, a Kings Rose decorated dinner plate, a floraldecorated dinner plate, and a green-edged pearlware plate with yellow tulip and flower sprig decoration, (glaze wear), ht. to 11 1/8, dia. to 9 7/8 in. $300-500 995 Classical Mahogany Carved and Eglomise Looking Glass, probably Massachusetts, c. 1820, the cornice with projecting sides above a crotch mahogany veneer panel, a tablet showing a seaside cottage with boat, and the mirror glass below, all flanked by acanthus and spiral-carved balusters, ht. 40 in. $300-500

996 Classical Tiger Maple Drop-leaf Table, New England, early 19th century, the rectangular top with two shaped leaves above a straight skirt joining turned swelled legs ending in turned feet, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. closed 21, wd. open 44 1/2, dp. 35 3/4 in. $300-500 997 Classical Carved Mahogany Drop-leaf Worktable, probably New England, c. 181020, the rectangular top with rounded drop leaves above two drawers, on a carved post continuing to tripod base of shaped acanthuscarved legs on casters, old brass pulls, refinished, (imperfections), ht. 29, wd. 16, dp. 18 in. $600-800 998 Classical Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Two-drawer Worktable, probably New England, c. 1815-25, the rectangular top with rounded drop leaves and molded edge on four turned and spiral-carved legs ending in tapering feet on brass casters, (imperfections), ht. 29 3/4, wd. open 32 1/2, dp. 17 1/4 in. $300-500 999 Carved Cherry Music Stand, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the frame with scrolled top centering a foliate cartouche, side rails with inside chamfer, and center with ivory boss and eight copper tacks affixing the frame to the turned post on cross base, refinished, overall ht. 39 in. $300-500 1000 Transferware Ship Plate and Five Decorative Items, a brown transferdecorated luncheon plate in the “American Marine” pattern, a silver-mounted piece of amber in the form of a handbag, with a leather strap, a cast brass nutcracker with eagle head motif, an oblong horn snuff box with hinged lid centered with a small bright-cut silver plaque, a silver compact with embossed kissing fairies on the hinged lid with mirrored interior, and a magnifying glass with brass frame and silvermounted horn handle, dia. 2 1/4 to 9 3/4 in. $200-250

1001 Pair of Classical Two-light Brass Candelabra, England or France, c. 1800, each with urn finial on baluster-turned shaft issuing scrolled arms with leaf terminal supporting candlecups with drip pans, on a domical, stepped, ring-turned base, ht. 13 1/4, wd. 11 3/4 in. $400-600

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1002 Seven Square-base Brass Candlesticks, England, late 18th/early 19th century, the tallest candlestick of bell metal with removable bobeche and leaf and beaded border decoration, the others with a pushup mechanism: a pair with tapered reeded shafts and beaded borders, a pair with plain tapered shafts, and a pair with tapered fluted candlecups, ht. 7 to 11 in. $300-500

1003 Two Similar Brass Square-base Footed Candlesticks, Spain, late 17th/early 18th century, with elongated candlecups on baluster stems, supported on square dished bases on reeded feet, ht. 7 1/4, 7 3/4 in. $300-500 1004 Six Early Brass Candlesticks, England and Continental, 18th century, one with octagonal base, two with square footed bases, two with petal bases, and one with a square cut-corner base, ht. 5 1/2 to 9 3/4 in. $400-600 1005 American School, 19th Century Portrait of Daniel Finn Seward, Aged 3 1/2 Years, of Middletown, New York, 1855. Unsigned, the stretcher inscribed “D.F. Seward. 3 1/2 Years. 1855.” Oil on canvas, 36 x 29 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor retouch, patch repair c.r., a few minute punctures. Note: A note attached to the stretcher indicates Daniel was born December 12, 1851, the son of Augustus and Sarah Ann (Finn) Seward. Augustus was the Presbyterian minister in Middletown, New York. $800-1,200 1006 American School, 19th Century

1007 Roswell Tenny Smith (New Hampshire, 1825-1901)

1008 After Gilbert Stuart (Massachusetts/ England, 1755-1828)

Six Portraits of Three Generations of the Hutchinson/Loveland Families of Norwich, Vermont. One portrait signed “R.S.” u.l., all but one of the subjects are identified with their ages and 1846 date in inscriptions, likely in the artist’s hand, on the back of the canvases. Oil on canvas, painted by Roswell T. Smith, an itinerant painter of Hanover, New Hampshire, depicting Jerome Hutchinson (1763-1848), his wife Content Smith Hutchinson (1764-1858), their two daughters Fanny Hutchinson (17881858) and Sarah Hutchinson Loveland (17931877), Sarah’s husband William Loveland (1784-1862), and Sarah and William’s son Joseph Talcott Loveland (1818-1889), five measuring approx. 28 x 24, one 27 x 22 in., the portraits of Jerome and Content in molded walnut frames, the others unframed. Condition: All with varying degrees of retouch and craquelure.

Portrait of Prosperous Plantation Owner, John Campbell (c. 1756-1817). Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 42 x 29 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Restored.

Note: According to A History of Norwich Vermont, M.E. Goddard and Henry V. Partridge, Dartmouth Press, 1901, Jerome Hutchinson was born in Ashford, Connecticut, in 1863 (notably, his father John Hutchinson died at Valley Forge). His family moved to the Norwich area of Vermont in 1765. He married Content Smith, and they had six children. One of his daughters, Fanny (b. 1788) married William Loveland, who succeeded in farming his father’s (Joseph Loveland) homestead and was involved in town and state legislature. Their oldest son, Joseph Talcott, also followed in agricultural pursuits and, “of strict integrity, he was honored with trusts, both public and private, including four elections to the [state] legislature.” He kept up the homestead until his death in 1889. The Loveland homestead, built in 1792, still stands in Norwich, Vermont, and the remains of several of the Hutchinson and Loveland families are buried in the Meeting House and Fairview cemeteries in Norwich. A binder of detailed information about the family and the artist, compiled by a previous owner of the portraits, accompanies the lot. $3,000-5,000

Portrait of a Girl with a Straw Hat Filled with Flowers, c. 1840. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, retouch, minor paint loss c.l. $600-800

Note: This portrait is a copy of a work by Gilbert Stuart depicting John Campbell, a Jamaica-born sugar plantation owner, who held property outside New York City called Phil’s Hill, and also property in Clifton, New Jersey. The original painting of Campbell by Stuart descended in the family, was gifted to the New York Public Library, and sold at auction at Sotheby’s, New York, November 30, 2005. In Gilbert Stuart: An Illustrated Descriptive List of His Works, by Lawrence Park, 1926, pp. 200-201, a brief reference is made to a known copy of the Stuart portrait by an artist named C.B. Moulton, about whom little can be found. It’s possible that the present work may have been painted by Gilbert Stuart’s youngest daughter Jane Stuart (1812-1888), a talented portraitist, who often copied her father’s works. $2,000-4,000 1009 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Mother and Child. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 29 x 23 5/8 in., unframed. Condition: Canvas laid down onto Masonite panel, scattered retouch to figures and background. $2,000-2,500

1010 American School, 19th Century Pair of Portraits of Albert and Mary (Oldrin) Salter of New York City. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in later molded giltgesso frames. Condition: Retouch, stable craquelure. Note: Albert Salter (1811-1882) was a baker who lived in Manhattan. He married Mary Oldrin (1813-1849) around 1832; they had six children. After Mary’s death in 1849, Albert married her sister, Ann Seabury Oldrin (18181894). $2,000-3,000 1011 American School, 19th Century Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19, 1781. Inscribed “Water Color Painting by H.B. Higgins-1865” on a paper preserved on the back of the work. Watercolor and ink on paper, 19 1/2 x 26 in., in a period grain-painted ogee frame. Condition: Minor toning and stains. $400-600

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1017 American School, 19th Century

1022 American School, 19th Century

Portrait of a Woman in a Brown Dress with Frilled Ruffled Collar. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 29 1/4 x 25 1/4 in., in a later molded, carved, and gilded wood frame. Condition: Relined, minor craquelure and scattered retouch. $800-1,200

“The Old True Homestead in Chester.” Signed and dated “J. Busfield 92.” l.l., scene inscribed on a note affixed to the back of the frame, and pencil inscription “Painted by James Busfield 1892 for F. J. Brown.” inscribed on the liner. Oil on canvas, 17 x 21 in., in a gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very good. $600-800

Niagara Falls with Figures Observing the Scene. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 17 x 25 1/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered stable craquelure, with associated retouch. $2,000-2,500

1018 American School, 19th Century

Two Figures Beside Kaaterskill Falls in the Eastern Catskill Mountains, New York. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in., in a later molded painted and gilded wood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch. $600-800

1013 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Woman in a Trompe L’oeil Oval Frame. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 34 x 26 in., in a period molded, gold-painted frame. Condition: Relined, stable craquelure, and scattered retouch. $800-1,200 1014 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor stable craquelure, otherwise good. $600-800 1015 Framed Civil War/G.A.R. Commemorative Presentation Poster, “Done by Civil War Veteran Drummer Boy of the 54 Mass. Vol. Reg. 1861-1865/Major A.H. Johnson,/Dec. 5th 1925,” signed on drum and banner l.r., executed in ink and crayon on paperboard, depicting four birds, two carrying banners inscribed “Friendship” and “Loyalty,” and leafy branches in their beaks, over a heart at the center inscribe “Honor the Boys of 1861-1865,” over an open book inscribed “Mrs. Elizabeth Towne/Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year/President of Gen. Chas. Deven Circle No. 30 of the Ladies of the G.A.R./1926,” (minor toning, not examined out of frame), 23 3/4 x 18 3/4 in., in a period molded wood frame. $300-500 1016 Hudson River School, 19th Century The Hudson River Looking North from Cold Spring. Unsigned. Charcoal on card, 13 1/2 x 17 1/2 in., in a period mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Scratches, scattered foxing. $600-800

Portrait of a Prized Horse. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 30 3/4 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Retouch prevalent in background, side of head, and mane. Note: The horse depicted was reportedly owned by Fredric Remington. $1,500-2,500 1019 American School, 19th Century Indian Encampment Beside the River. Unsigned. Pastel on sandpaper, 20 1/2 x 28 1/2 in., in a period mahogany veneer ogee frame with gilt liner. Condition: Minor pigment loss, paper slightly rippled. $400-600 1020 Russell Smith (Pennsylvania, 1812-1896) Landscape with an Octagonal School Building and Distant Mountains. Signed and dated “Russell Smith 1837” on the verso, the scene described in part in inscriptions on the reverse, viewed through a window cut into the backing material. Oil on paperboard, sight size 7 3/4 x 11 in., in a later molded gilt-gesso frame. Condition: Very good. $300-500

1023 American School, 19th Century

1024 American School, 19th Century Village Scene in Winter with Children at Play. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 25 x 30 in., in a later molded and painted giltwood frame. Condition: Relined, scattered retouch primarily around perimeter. $400-600 1025 American School, 19th Century) Village Harbor Scene. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 26 1/4 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Light scratch l.c., scattered craquelure. $1,000-1,500 1026 American School, Late 19th/Early 20th Century Autumn Sunset Cape Cod Harbor Scene with Sailing Vessel at Anchor. Signed. Oil on canvas, 8 1/2 x 17 in., in a mitered painted wood frame. Condition: Stable craquelure, minor retouch to u.l. sky. $300-500

1021 American School, 19th Century Summer Day in the Boston Public Garden. Unsigned. Oil on artist board, 12 1/4 x 18 3/8 in., in a gold-painted, gessoed, molded wood frame. Condition: Board warped, craquelure, minor retouch, minor paint loss, puncture u.c. edge. $600-800

1027 American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Lake Steamer 1850-1860. Unsigned, titled on a typed label applied to the reverse. Oil on academy board, 7 x 11 1/8 in., in a later giltwood frame. Condition: Very good. $400-600

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1028 American School, 19th Century Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman Wearing a Blue Gown. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in., mounted in a chased gilt-brass oval pendant case, with empty oval aperture on the reverse, further mounted in a hinged red leather case. $400-600 1029 François Dumont (French, 1751-831) Portrait Miniature of a Young Woman, c. 1810. Signed l.r. Watercolor on ivory, 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in., in an oval gilt-brass pendant frame. Condition: Very good. $300-500 1030 Framed Watercolor Memorial to a Fallen Revolutionary Soldier and Lithographprinted Sailor’s Valentine, the memorial watercolor and ink on paper, depicting an urntopped monument inscribed “Sacred to the memory of Mr. Daniel Hobert who was slain at White Plains oct. 29, 1776 AE 28 years,” reportedly painted by the fallen soldier’s wife Keziah upon her husband’s death which occurred during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on October 28, 1776, near White Plains, New York, the tale of his death is penned by the great-granddaughter of the couple and mounted in the frame below the memorial, (imperfections), overall 19 x 11; and a small printed sailor’s valentine with handcoloring on embossed paper, (toning, stains), 7 3/4 x 5 in. Note: An inscription on the backboard of the memorial reads: “Purchased from the Estate of Edna Greenwood, Timestone Farm, Marlboro, Mass. 1/4/94”; Edna Greenwood (18881972) was a mentor of Nina Fletcher Little (1903-1993), the renowned folk art collector and writer, who was married to Edna’s cousin Bertram K. Little (1899-1993). $300-500 1031 American School, 19th Century Small Portrait of a Gentleman Seated in a Windsor Armchair Holding a Massachusetts Lottery Ticket. Inscribed “N. Moulthrop/Saco/AE 50” c.r. Watercolor on laid paper, 6 x 4 1/4 in., in a molded oval wood frame with gilt-brass liner. Condition: Minor toning and foxing. $300-500

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1032 Pair of Silhouettes of a Little Girl Holding a Basket of Flowers, America, 1841, the girl identified on a label on the backing paper of one, “Hannah Hitchin Age 4 5th Feb. 1841,” cut-and-pasted silhouettes heightened with ink and touches of gilt, (toning, foxing on one), 6 x 4 in., in period matching painted and gilded molded wood frames. $200-250 1033 Framed Silhouette of Gentleman Holding a Sword, Standing Beside Storage Barrels, mid-19th century, cut-and-pasted full-length silhouette mounted on paperboard with faint white-painted details, on a cut-and-pasted painted paper background, (toning, stains), 14 3/8 x 12 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. $300-500 1034 American School, 19th Century Small Profile Portrait of a Child in Blue Holding a Buggy Whip and a White Rose. Unsigned. Watercolor and graphite on paper, sight size 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in., in an oval mat and later molded wood frame. Condition: Minor toning, and foxing, not examined out of frame. $300-500 1035 The Work of Many Hands: Card Tables in Federal America 1790-1820, by Benjamin A. Hewett, Patricia E. Kane, and Gerald W.R. Ford, Yale University Art Gallery, 1982, New Haven, Connecticut, soft cover with blackand-white and color illustrations. $500-700 1036 The Hadley Chest, by Clair Franklin Luther, Case Lockwood & Brainard Company, Hartford, Connecticut, 1935, hardcover with black-and-white illustrations. $300-500 1037 Three Antiques Reference Books, Long Island is My Nation, Dean Failey, R.J. Hefner, and Susan E. Klaffky, Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, 1976, softcover with black-and-white illustrations; Eastern Shore Virginia Raised-Panel Furniture 1730-1830, James Melchor, N. Gordon Lohr, Marilyn Melchor, Trustees of The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1982, softcover with black-and-white illustrations; and Furniture Masterpieces of Duncan Phyfe, Charles O. Cornelius, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1922, hardcover with black-and-white illustrations. $300-500

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1038 Three Antiques Reference Books, Girl Scouts Loan Exhibition of Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Furniture & Glass, Girl Scouts Inc., 1929, hardcover with blackand-white illustrations; The Arts and Crafts of Rhode Island 1640-1820, Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., The Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport Rhode Island, 1954, hardcover with black-and-white illustrations; and The John Brown House Loan Exhibition of Rhode Island Furniture, The Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, 1965, softcover with black-and-white illustrations. $300-500 1039 Ushak Carpet, West Anatolia, late 19th century, (areas of wear, end fraying), 9 ft. 10 in. x 8 ft. 6 in. $1,000-1,500 1040 Ushak Carpet, West Anatolia, late 19th century, (overall wear and fading, crude repiling, repairs), 12 ft. 5 in. x 9 ft. 5 in. $1,000-1,500 1041 “Eagle” Soumak Long Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, shallow edge and corner gouges, end fraying, small crease repair), 10 ft. 5 in. x 5 ft. 4 in. $800-1,000 1042 Soumak Carpet, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, several patches and other crude repairs), 10 ft. 4 in. x 5 ft. 8 in. $500-700 1043 Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century, (areas of wear, two creases, small crease repair, minor end fraying), 8 ft. x 6 ft. $700-900 1044 Three Oriental Rugs, 19th century, Northeast Persia, two Baluch, 7 ft. x 5 ft. 5 in. and 3 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. 3 in., and an Anatolian flatweave, 4 ft. 1 in. x 3 ft. $200-300 1045 Soumak Carpet, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (worn, end fraying, reovercast), 8 ft. 6 in. x 7 ft. 9 in. $800-1,000


1046 Soumak Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (small areas of wear, small corner gouge, crease repair), 8 ft. x 5 ft. 2 in. $700-900 1047 Hamadan Runner, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century, (several holes, crude reweaving repairs, moth damage), 19 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $1,200-1,500 1048 Tekke Main Carpet, West Turkestan, early 20th century, 10 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 8 in. $1,200-1,500 1049 Ersari Main Carpet, West Turkestan, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, selvege damage, damage to flatweave elems), 10 ft. 9 in. x 7 ft. 3 in. $1,000-1,500 1050 Northwest Persian Rug, late 19th/early 20th century, (minor wear to one corner), 7 ft. x 3 ft. 11 in. $600-800 1051 Bidjar Carpet, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century, (areas of wear, crude repairs, stain), 11 ft. 10 in. x 7 ft. 8 in. $600-800 1052 Chodor Torba, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (very slight moth damage), 3 ft. 4 in. x 1 ft. 6 in. $700-900 1053 Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (slight moth damage, very small corner repairs, small rewoven spot in field), 6 ft. 7 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. $800-1,200 1054 Yomud Main Carpet, West Turkestan, second half 19th century, (slight wear to center), 9 ft. 7 in. x 6 ft. 6 in. $1,500-2,000 1055 Bidjar Carpet, Northwest Persia, late 19th century, (small areas of wear), 10 ft. x 7 ft. 2 in. $800-1,200

1056 Kazak Prayer Rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century, (small areas of wear, creases, outer guard stripe missing from both ends), 4 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 6 in. $500-700 1057 Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, dated 1870, (areas of wear, some selvage damage), 6 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $700-900 1058 Bidjar Rug, Northwest Persia, late 19th century, (small spot of wear in borders), 6 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 10 in. $600-800 1059 Avar Rug, Northeast Caucasus, dated 1896, (small areas of wear), 7 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 7 in. $1,000-1,200 1060 Ersari Ensi, West Turkestan, last quarter 19th century, (small areas of wear, end fraying, some selvage damage), 6 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft. 9 in. $700-900

1066 Baluch Rug, Northeast Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (dark brown oxidation, small repair), 4 ft. 5 in. x 2 ft. 11 in. $500-700 1067 Baluch Rug, Northeast Persia, late 19th/early 20th century, (dark brown oxidation), 5 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 8 in. $700-900 1068 Heriz Carpet, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, (small areas of wear, slight end fraying), 11 ft. x 8 ft. $1,000-1,500 1069 Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (end fraying on one end), 3 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 2 in. $600-800

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1061 Shirvan Kelim, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (two very small holes, small spots of wear), 9 ft. x 4 ft. 4 in. $600-800 1062 Shirvan Kelim, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small repairs, stain), 8 ft. x 4 ft. $600-800 1063 Afshar Rug, South Persia, late 19th century, (areas of wear), 6 ft. x 4 ft. $700-900 1064 Ersari Ensi, West Turkestan, late 19th century, (rewoven area in top border, area of glue residue, minor moth damage), 5 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 2 in. $600-800 1065 Shirvan Kelim, East Caucasus, late 19th/ early 20th century, (small spots of wear, black oxidation), 10 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. $600-800

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