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182 Pewter Coffeepot, Israel Trask, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 1820-35, lighthouse form with wood finial on domed lid, molded fillets, engraved borders and shield-shaped designs on the sides, with serpentine spout, blackpainted scroll handle with molded thumb piece, impressed maker’s mark “I.TRASK” on base, (minor wear, pitting), ht. 11 in. $400-600 183 Brass Tea Kettle on Stand, probably England, 18th century, swing handle on kettle with domed lift-off cover, bulbous body and gooseneck spout, resting on a stand with round sunburst pierced top supported on slender tapering cabriole legs on pad feet, (dents), teapot ht. 11, stand ht. 12, overall ht. 22 1/2 in. $400-600

184 Oil-painted Cloth Girl Doll, possibly Izannah Walker, Rhode Island, c. 1860s, oil-painted cloth head and sloped shoulders featuring blue eyes, pink mouth and cheek coloring, brown hair with tendrils framing the face, padded cotton arms, legs, and body with articulated fingers, wearing original hand-stitched printed cotton dress and underclothes, with a straw hat and wool mittens, ht. 18 in., accompanied by six printed “Reward of Merit” cards for “Mary E. Kelton”/”Rehobath/1864,” a hand-painted printed children’s booklet titled Cock Robin, a printed religious tract The Farmer and Soldier, an English Reader child’s educational book dated 1828, and two floral brocade satin squares. $4,000-6,000

185 Paint-decorated Child’s Sled, America, likely made by a German immigrant, late 19th century, with incised and painted wooden seat panel depicting incised outlined diamonds and compass star shapes, and the inscription “VERGNUGEN” translating to joy or pleasure, the side rails with applied cut-out sheetcopper diamond shapes, the seat joined with turned and carved wooden posts to the wooden runners clad with strips of copper and brass, original red, green, yellow, and white paint, (shrinkage cracks, minor losses), ht. 4 1/8, wd. 12, lg. 22 in. $800-1,200

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...

American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...