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Sarah Newton Needlework Sampler

Sarah Newton Needlework Sampler

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1228
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Sarah Newton Needlework Sampler, New England, 1827, silk threads stitched on a linen background, six lines of alphabet and numbers over eight lines of verse and signature line "Wrought by Sarah More ...

Sarah Newton Needlework Sampler

Sarah Newton Needlework Sampler

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
444
Unsold
 

Sarah Newton Needlework Sampler, New England, 1827, silk threads stitched on a linen background, six lines of alphabet and numbers over eight lines of verse and signature line "Wrought by Sarah More ...

Muster Roll, French and Indian War, Massachusetts, 10 March 1759.

Muster Roll, French and Indian War, Massachusetts, 10 March 1759.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Muster Roll, French and Indian War, Massachusetts, 10 March 1759. Large sheet of laid paper inscribed on one side, signed by Colonel Joseph Williams Esquire of Roxbury (1708-1798), docketed on the More ...

American School, 19th Century      Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward

Auction:
2996M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 23, 2017
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$523$425

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward Unsigned. Oil on paper, 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in., in a gilt mount, the back with lock of hair and engraved "1833/FRANCIS J. More ...

American School, 19th Century      Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward

Auction:
2961B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 19, 2016
Lot:
543
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward Unsigned. Oil on paper, 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in., in a gilt mount, the back with lock of hair and engraved "1833/FRANCIS J. More ...

E. Howard & Co. No. 77 Mahogany "Hall" Clock

E. Howard & Co. No. 77 Mahogany "Hall" Clock

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
704
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

E. Howard & Co. No. 77 Mahogany "Hall" Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1890, the carved gothic hood with central pitched pediment and grotesque mask flanked by plinth towers supporting carved More ...

Elnathan Taber Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock with Alarm

Elnathan Taber Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock with Alarm

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
736
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Elnathan Taber Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock with Alarm, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the mahogany patent timepiece form with roman numeral painted iron dial faintly inscribed E. More ...

William Maynard (American, b. 1921)      Roxbury Phantoms

William Maynard (American, b. 1921) Roxbury Phantoms

Auction:
2924T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
1727
Sold for:
$98$80

William Maynard (American, b. 1921) Roxbury Phantoms. Signed and dated "Wm. Maynard/54" l.l., identified on a label from the 1955 Boston Arts Festival affixed to the back of the frame. Casein on More ...

William Cummens "Directions for Putting Up the Timepiece,"

William Cummens "Directions for Putting Up the Timepiece,"

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
112
Sold for:
$369$300

William Cummens "Directions for Putting Up the Timepiece," Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1810, 6 x 4 1/2-in. printed label with directions for setting up a timepiece or "banjo" clock, describing how to More ...

Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2880B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Feb 27, 2016
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Mahogany Tall Case Clock, Aaron Willard, Boston, c. 1810-15, with Roxbury-style case, brass-mounted hood and waist columns with brass stop-fluting, the floral-painted iron dial showing the age of More ...

Seven Transfer-decorated Platters

Seven Transfer-decorated Platters

Auction:
2863M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2015
Lot:
883
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Seven Transfer-decorated Platters, mid-19th century, a Joseph Heath flow blue "Tonquin," a green and white Roxbury, a Davenport flow blue "Amoy," a Podmore & Walker flow blue "Manilla," a flow blue More ...

William Maynard (American, b. 1921)      Roxbury Phantoms

William Maynard (American, b. 1921) Roxbury Phantoms

Auction:
2864T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 12, 2015
Lot:
1119A
Unsold
 

William Maynard (American, b. 1921) Roxbury Phantoms. Signed and dated "Wm. Maynard/54" l.l., identified on a label from the 1955 Boston Arts Festival affixed to the back of the frame. Casein on More ...

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the fret-top case with three brass urn finials, glazed dial door over the "kidney"-shaped painted iron Roman numeral dial More ...

Simon Willard Jr. Brass Skeleton Clock

Simon Willard Jr. Brass Skeleton Clock

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

Simon Willard Jr. Brass Skeleton Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, or New York City, c. 1825-35, the skeletonized thirty-hour timepiece with recoil escapement, crutch with beat setting device, brass and More ...

Gothic Revival Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Extension Dining Table

Gothic Revival Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Extension Dining Table

Auction:
2824T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2015
Lot:
1014
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Gothic Revival Carved Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Extension Dining Table, probably Boston, c. 1845, the top extends with an accordion mechanism, with conforming beaded skirt, on quatrefoil post and More ...

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Aaron Willard Mahogany Shelf Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the fret-top case with three brass urn finials, glazed dial door over the "kidney"-shaped painted iron Roman numeral dial More ...

Gothic Revival Carved Rosewood and Rosewood Veneer Extension Dining Table

Gothic Revival Carved Rosewood and Rosewood Veneer Extension Dining Table

Auction:
2710B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2014
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Gothic Revival Carved Rosewood and Rosewood Veneer Extension Dining Table, probably Boston, c. 1845, the extending top on conforming skirt with beaded edge, on quatrefoil support and scroll-form More ...

Federal Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Federal Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2680B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 27, 2013
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$39,000$32,500

Federal Carved and Inlaid Mahogany Tall Case Clock, Ephraim Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the tombstone-shaped white-painted and polychrome gilt dial with a rocking ship in the arch, More ...

Group of Assorted Medals and Ribbons

Group of Assorted Medals and Ribbons

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
493
Sold for:
$720$600

Group of Assorted Medals and Ribbons, with a number of Massachusetts-related and military medals, many presented to Frederick E. Cheever, including three medals from the 150th anniversary of More ...

The Pierce-Nichols Family Mahogany Quarter-chiming Musical Tall Clock

The Pierce-Nichols Family Mahogany Quarter-chiming Musical Tall Clock

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
508
Sold for:
$19,200$16,000

The Pierce-Nichols Family Mahogany Quarter-chiming Musical Tall Clock, George Prior, London, c. 1780, the American case with brass stop-fluted, freestanding columns flanking the painted iron dial More ...

Brook Farm. The Harbinger, Devoted to Social and Political Progress

Brook Farm. The Harbinger, Devoted to Social and Political Progress

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$120$100

Brook Farm. The Harbinger, Devoted to Social and Political Progress. New York and Boston: Published by the Brook Farm Phalanx, 1845-1846. Twenty issues of the weekly paper, loose, as printed; More ...

New England History, Seventeen Volumes:

New England History, Seventeen Volumes:

Auction:
2597M
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2012
Lot:
563D
Sold for:
$122$100

New England History, Seventeen Volumes: History of Waterford, Oxford County, Maine, 1879; Rice's Celebration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the First Parish at Salem Village, 1874; Drake's More ...

Simon Willard Mahogany Tall Clock

Simon Willard Mahogany Tall Clock

Auction:
2555M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 16, 2011
Lot:
445
Sold for:
$38,513$32,500

Simon Willard Mahogany Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1795, with pierced fret top, arched and glazed hood door flanked by brass stop fluted free-standing columns with Corinthian capitals, More ...

Frederic Porter Vinton (American, 1846-1911)      Portrait of a Gentleman, identified as the Honorable William Gaston.

Frederic Porter Vinton (American, 1846-1911) Portrait of a Gentleman, identified as the Honorable William Gaston.

Auction:
2543M
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 13, 2011
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$889$750

Frederic Porter Vinton (American, 1846-1911) Portrait of a Gentleman, identified as the Honorable William Gaston. Signed and dated "Frederic P. Vinton, 1893" u.r., sitter identified as "Hon. More ...

Federal Paint-decorated Figured Maple and Pine Work Table

Federal Paint-decorated Figured Maple and Pine Work Table

Auction:
2538B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 06, 2011
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$16,590$14,000

Federal Paint-decorated Figured Maple and Pine Work Table, decorated by Sarah Eaton-Balch, Dedham, Massachusetts, at Mrs. Rowson's School, Boston Neck, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1798-1810, the More ...

David Stoddard Greenough, Jr.'s Paint-decorated Leather Fire Bucket

David Stoddard Greenough, Jr.'s Paint-decorated Leather Fire Bucket

Auction:
2538B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 06, 2011
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

David Stoddard Greenough, Jr.'s Paint-decorated Leather Fire Bucket, fire bucket made by John Fenno, Boston, c. 1812, centered with a bowknot suspending an oval reserve painted with an erupting More ...

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Shelf Timepiece

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Shelf Timepiece

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Shelf Timepiece, Aaron Willard, Boston, c. 1800, the hood with scrolled fret centering a brass finial above the door with scratch-beaded glazed opening and a white-painted More ...

Pair of Brass and Iron Steeple-top Andirons and Two Matching Tools and Jamb Hooks

Pair of Brass and Iron Steeple-top Andirons and Two Matching Tools and Jamb Hooks

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

Pair of Brass and Iron Steeple-top Andirons and Two Matching Tools and Jamb Hooks, J. Davis, Boston, c. 1800, the andirons with steeple tops on spheres over faceted plinths, spurred cabriole legs, More ...

American School, 18th Century      Portrait of David Stoddard Greenough of Boston.

American School, 18th Century Portrait of David Stoddard Greenough of Boston.

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$28,440$24,000

American School, 18th Century Portrait of David Stoddard Greenough of Boston. Unsigned, the subject identified in inscriptions on a c. 1925 paper label affixed to the stretcher, probably written More ...

Federal Gilt Gesso and Mahogany Patent Timepiece

Federal Gilt Gesso and Mahogany Patent Timepiece

Auction:
2524B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 07, 2010
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

Federal Gilt Gesso and Mahogany Patent Timepiece, Simon Willard & Son, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1823-28, the iron painted dial inscribed "Simon Willard & Son/BOSTON," the throat tablet with More ...