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  • Academy Polychrome Painted and Ink Decorated Pine Box

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $5,750$5,000

    Academy Polychrome Painted and Ink Decorated Pine Box, the lid interior inscribed "Nancy B. Green Hartford VT. June 7th 1827," with an inspirational verse contained in a floral wreath, the more ...

  • Embroidered Silk Masonic Apron

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $633$550

    Embroidered Silk Masonic Apron, America, early 19th century, various symbols with the sun on the flap, initialed "J.B.," an arch flanked by leafy branches, columns, sun and moon, a bow-knot, more ...

  • Small Courting Mirror in a Box

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $1,725$1,500

    Small Courting Mirror in a Box, Northern Europe, late 18th century, the molded veneer rectangular frame and shaped crest with reverse-painted floral panel enclosing the glass, a tan ribbon is more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $5,463$4,750

    American School, 19th Century Manor House and Grounds/School Girl Art Work. Signed "Painted by Marian Day - Caroline Munson Instructress," lower margin. Watercolor on paper, 17 1/2 x 21 more ...

  • Attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Boston

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $4,313$3,750

    Attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Boston, 1809-1854) Miniature Portrait of Andre C. Reggio, 1853-1854. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, depicting a seated child in a white lacework dress wearing more ...

  • Chippendale Tiger Maple Carved Tall Chest

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $11,500$10,000

    Chippendale Tiger Maple Carved Tall Chest, Rhode Island, 1770-90, the flaring cornice molding forming a tray top above six graduated thumb-molded drawers, the top one is visually divided into three more ...

  • Federal Mahogany Veneer and Cherry Bowfront Chest of Drawers

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $3,220$2,800

    Federal Mahogany Veneer and Cherry Bowfront Chest of Drawers, probably Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1810, the cherry swelled top with veneered edge over a conforming case of cockbeaded drawers with more ...

  • Green Paneled Miniature Pine Chest

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $690$600

    Green Paneled Miniature Pine Chest, New England, the interior of the molded edged lid inscribed "Mary A. Pearce Present Frank A. Valentine, R.I. Dec 16, 1889," over a rectangular box, the more ...

  • Three Painted Tin Items

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $1,035$900

    Three Painted Tin Items, early 19th century, an hourglass in a black hexagonal frame, a book-form snuff box with polychrome enamel paterae on the lid, black wavy lines on red ground with shaded blue more ...

  • Porcelain and Brass Figural Match Safe

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $633$550

    Porcelain and Brass Figural Match Safe, England, mid-19th century, the form of a polychrome enamel ram's head having a striker at the top of his head, with a brass collar and hinged lid, lg. 3 more ...

  • Chinese School

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $805$700

    Chinese School, Mid-19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Lady in a Black Cloak. Unsigned, a paper label on the reverse is inscribed, "NAM TING Marine, ship portrait painters and daguerreotype more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $201$175

    American School, Mid-19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Young Man. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, formally dressed in black and wearing a jeweled stickpin, in a blue background, 2 x 1 5/8 in., more ...

  • Grain Painted Chest of Drawers

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $2,300$2,000

    Grain Painted Chest of Drawers, Middlebury, Vermont area, c. 1814, the rectangular top overhangs a case with faux bois drawers outlined in gold paint imitating stringing above front and side more ...

  • Federal Cherry Inlaid Chest of Drawers

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $4,888$4,250

    Federal Cherry Inlaid Chest of Drawers, Massachusetts or Rhode Island, c. 1806, the cherry top with string-inlaid edge above the case of scratch-beaded drawers with stringing in ovolo outline, above more ...

  • Classical Mahogany Carved and Mahogany Veneer Valuables Chest

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $1,035$900

    Classical Mahogany Carved and Mahogany Veneer Valuables Chest, possibly sailor made, New England, c. 1825, the flat inlaid cresting above a case of four drawers, the top with carved front, and the more ...

  • Wool and Cotton Pocketbook

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $633$550

    Wool and Cotton Pocketbook, late 18th century, the pocketbook composed of three different tent-stitched Oriental geometric patterns in multicolored wool yarn, with a blanket-stitched yarn border, more ...

  • Attributed to Daniel Evans (American

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $2,530$2,200

    Attributed to Daniel Evans (American, ac. 1838-1850) "The Seat of Gen. James Honeywood of Arkland." Unsigned Mixed media including watercolor, gouache, pen and ink on paper, 9 x 14 1/4 more ...

  • Green-Painted Pine Sewing Box

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $690$600

    Green-Painted Pine Sewing Box, America, 19th century, turned finial on round revolving thread holder over a square box with drawer, black wavy line decoration, (imperfections), ht. 6 1/2 more ...

  • Vernacular Classical Grain Painted Bed

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $978$850

    Vernacular Classical Grain Painted Bed, Vermont, 1830s, the scrolling backboard with central integrated plinth flanked by ball-topped boldly turned headposts continuing to turned and swelled feet, more ...

  • Queen Anne Maple Side Chair

    Lot: 21
    Sold for: $3,105$2,700

    Queen Anne Maple Side Chair, Massachusetts, mid-18th century, the serpentine crest with raked molded ears above the vasiform splat, and a trapezoidal shaped seat on block, baluster, and ring-turned more ...

  • Needlework Sampler

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

    Needlework Sampler, "Wrought by Eliza H. Emerson aged 12 years," flanked by two flowering baskets, alphabet panels above two pious verses, surrounded by a grapevine border, worked in black, more ...

  • Large Velvet Strawberry Pincushion

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $1,380$1,200

    Large Velvet Strawberry Pincushion, America, mid-19th century, with green felt leaves and black pinhead seeds, (minor fading), 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 more ...

  • Pair of Polychrome Wax Portraits of Military Gentlemen

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $633$550

    Pair of Polychrome Wax Portraits of Military Gentlemen, England, late 18th/early 19th century, one in a blue coat with a light blue sash and green epaulettes, the other in a brown coat with a red more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $173$150

    American School, 19th Century "Going to Mill." Signed "Drawn by Bell Renwick" l.l., and dated "Angelica Academy, Nov. 1864" l.r. Graphite with pen and ink on paper, 16 x more ...

  • Kazak Rug

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $489$425

    Kazak Rug, Southwest Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, column of four Lesghi stars in midnight and navy blue, ivory, gold, and blue-green on the red field, abrashed navy blue border, (areas of more ...

  • Four-piece Sterling Silver Presentation Tea Service

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $2,875$2,500

    Four-piece Sterling Silver Presentation Tea Service, Tiffany & Co., New York, mid-19th century, comprising a teapot, sugar, creamer, and waste bowl, globular form with Greco-Roman ornamentation, more ...

  • Chippendale Walnut Tall Chest

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $13,800$12,000

    Chippendale Walnut Tall Chest, Chester County, Pennsylvania, "1784," the flaring cornice molding above ten thumb-molded drawers flanked by quarter engaged fluted columns above a heavy molded more ...

  • Chippendale Cherry Upholstered Open Armchair

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $20,700$18,000

    Chippendale Cherry Upholstered Open Armchair, Connecticut, 1765-75, the serpentine crest above upholstered arms joined to curving arm supports flanking a tight seat over square molded front legs more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $690$600

    American School, 19th Century Theorem: Still Life of Fruit Spilling from a Basket. Unsigned. Watercolor on velvet, worked in shades of brown, blue, and green, 7 x 8 in., framed. Condition: more ...

  • Two Paint Decorated Wooden Inkstands

    Lot: 31
    Sold for: $431$375

    Two Paint Decorated Wooden Inkstands, America, 19th century, one with faux tortoiseshell decoration, the base with green paper manufacturer's label stamped "S. Silliman & Co."; the other more ...