02-24-2001 02-24-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
February 24, 2001 10:00AMCalender

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  • Painted Pine Storage Box

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $4,600$4,000

    Painted Pine Storage Box, New England, c. 1830, intricate foliate and scrollwork decoration, the sides with a central rectangle and linear banding at the edges, the lid interior with a similar more ...

  • Make-Do Needlework Pincushion

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $1,265$1,100

    Make-Do Needlework Pincushion, late 19th century, round woven wool covered cushion with wool yarn cut pile and embroidered decoration including floral sprays, dog, and birds, fringe trim, raised on more ...

  • Grain Painted Wooden Ticket Collection Box

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $2,990$2,600

    Grain Painted Wooden Ticket Collection Box, reeded columnar form, mottled olive, brown paint, (wear), ht. 31, dia. 17 1/4 in. Provenance: Butterfield and Butterfield, Marmer more ...

  • Painted and Glazed Paneled Wall Cupboard

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $2,875$2,500

    Painted and Glazed Paneled Wall Cupboard, New England, last half 19th century, the shaped pierced crest over nail constructed case containing single cupboard door with single light over fielded more ...

  • Carved and Polychrome Painted Figure of a Lady

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $17,250$15,000

    Carved and Polychrome Painted Figure of a Lady, 19th century, possibly a Quaker lady with a turquoise jewel at her neck, wearing a full-length red dress and white apron with painted lace detail, ht. more ...

  • Copper Arrow Weathervane

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $2,530$2,200

    Copper Arrow Weathervane, America, late 19th century, all-over verdigris surface, center knob of black painted zinc, (imperfections), ht. 9 1/2, with stand 58, lg. 56 1/2 in. Provenance: Jim more ...

  • Carved and Painted Wooden Arrow Weathervane

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $3,220$2,800

    Carved and Painted Wooden Arrow Weathervane, America, 19th century, six-pointed stars carved in relief within a trio of circles along with carved scrolls and "feathers," traces of blue, more ...

  • Hooked Rug

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $18,400$16,000

    Hooked Rug, Duchess County, New York, late 19th century, centered with an urn of flowers, chevron border with a leaf at each corner, the back with velcro strips for display on a wood panel, 92 1/2 x more ...

  • Cast and Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $31,050$27,000

    Cast and Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane, attributed to Rochester Iron Works, New England, mid-19th century, painted and gold-leafed surface, with cast-iron directionals two spheres and stand, more ...

  • Painted Pine Demi-lune Shelf

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $1,610$1,400

    Painted Pine Demi-lune Shelf, America, 19th/20th century, bowed top over conforming pierced support with applied moldings above pierced perimeter, green and cream-colored paint, ht. 9, lg. 56, dp. more ...

  • White Cotton Trapunto Needlework Fragment

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $316$275

    White Cotton Trapunto Needlework Fragment, 19th century, a central basket of flowers worked above a floral and foliate swag, (imperfections), 22 1/2 x 42 in. Provenance: Marna more ...

  • Rare Cast-iron Fish Weathervane Mold

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $1,265$1,100

    Rare Cast-iron Fish Weathervane Mold, America, late 19th century, oblong mold with half-body fish form in relief, wd. 11, lg. 23 3/4, dp. 5 in. Provenance: Harris more ...

  • Woven Wool American Flag Blanket

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $12,650$11,000

    Woven Wool American Flag Blanket, c. 1836-37, twenty-five stars on a field of blue with seven red and six white stripes, appears to bear the initials "FBC" in ink in upper left-hand star and more ...

  • Carved Wooden Figural Group

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $9,200$8,000

    Carved Wooden Figural Group, Vermont, late 19th century, depicting a horse with leather harness, brass and copper fittings, pulling a two-part sleigh, a man with articulated arms dressed in a cap more ...

  • Pictorial Hooked Rug

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $3,738$3,250

    Pictorial Hooked Rug, early 20th century, two "kissing" horses in a field of flowers, with horseshoes at the upper corners, mounted on a frame, 31 x 42 in. Provenance: Thomas K. Woodard; more ...

  • Painted Yellow Pine Carving of George Washington

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $13,800$12,000

    Painted Yellow Pine Carving of George Washington, possibly South Carolina, c. 1840, the standing figure with relief carved features and clothing painted brown with traces of gilt, mounted on a more ...

  • Tin and Wood Pharmacy Sign

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $1,725$1,500

    Tin and Wood Pharmacy Sign, c. 1900, rectangular sign with cut-out "DRUGS" and scrolled corners mounted to a wooden frame, traces of old paint, (weathered), ht. 28 1/4, lg. 54 in. more ...

  • Double-sided Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Trade Sign

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $2,415$2,100

    Double-sided Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Trade Sign, Lowell, Massachusetts, early 19th century, dark red paint with gilt and yellow letters, inscribed "C.C. Coburn Stationers and News more ...

  • Cast Concrete Coca-Cola Architectural Fragment

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $2,990$2,600

    Cast Concrete Coca-Cola Architectural Fragment, Midwestern America, early 20th century, the rectangular sign with bottle and scroll decoration in high relief, framed, (corner chip), ht. 30, wd. 27 more ...

  • Collection of Ten Handmade String Instruments

    Lot: 21
    Sold for: $2,990$2,600

    Collection of Ten Handmade String Instruments, primarily Virginia, 1880-1930s, featuring a one-string banjo, cigar-box fiddle, two fruitcake tin banjos, a mandolin, and a guitar, some made of carved more ...

  • Miniature Painted Tin Band Instruments

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $1,265$1,100

    Miniature Painted Tin Band Instruments, mid-20th century, composed of tin, wire, nails, and wood, including piano, drum, xylophone, violin, bass, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, four chairs, a stool, more ...

  • Figural Sandstone Carving

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $2,300$2,000

    Figural Sandstone Carving, America, early 20th century, depicting two mounted military figures in relief, the Confederate Generals Lee and Jackson, including stand, ht. 22, wd 26, dp. 1 1/2 in.; lot more ...

  • Exterior Over-door Pediment

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $18,400$16,000

    Exterior Over-door Pediment, New York, c. 1840, carved wooden owl, oak leaves, and acorns applied with nails to a triangular board backing, remnants of old paint, (minor imperfections), ht. 28 1/2, more ...

  • Steel Fragment Sculpture

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $805$700

    Steel Fragment Sculpture, 20th century, composed of various steel tools and machinery implements, ht. 25 1/4, lg. 34 more ...

  • Pair of Gray Polished Granite Urns

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $633$550

    Pair of Gray Polished Granite Urns, late 19th/early 20th century, bowl-form with incised ring decoration, raised on stepped bases, ht. 12, dia. 18 more ...

  • Embroidered Wool Coverlet

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $17,250$15,000

    Embroidered Wool Coverlet, Rebecca C. Hayward, Winchendon, Massachusetts, c. 1849, a tile pattern of floral devices worked in silk and chenille threads, and wool yarns in multiple shades of red, more ...

  • Carved Wooden Arrow Weathervane

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $863$750

    Carved Wooden Arrow Weathervane, Maine, late 19th/early 20th century, weathered surface mounted on cast-iron hardware, (imperfections), ht. 12, lg. 32 more ...

  • Slate Whimsey

    Lot: 31
    Sold for: $748$650

    Slate Whimsey, Vermont, radiating blades of thinly cut slate, raised on a stepped pyramidal shaped base, (minor wear), ht. 11 1/4, wd. 9 in. Provenance: Colt Barn Antiques, Townshend, more ...

  • Three Carved and Engraved Slate Whimseys

    Lot: 32
    Sold for: $748$650

    Three Carved and Engraved Slate Whimseys, Pennsylvania, 1840-60, with engraved heart, rosette, and geometric motifs, (minor breaks), ht. 4, 8, and 9 1/2 in. Provenance: Larry more ...

  • Carved and Engraved Slate Whimsey

    Lot: 33
    Sold for: $1,725$1,500

    Carved and Engraved Slate Whimsey, New England, 19th century, the red slate whimsey with carved foliate decoration and heart motifs on the blade ends, on a stepped rectangular base, ht. 17, wd. 14 more ...