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  • Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $978$850

    Needlework Sampler, "Abigail Haskell Aged 12 years and 7 months in the AD 1825," three alphabet panels above pious verse over geometric border and potted plants, (fading and toning), 11 3/8 more ...

  • Turned and Painted Maple Lehnware Covered Spice Jar

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $978$850

    Turned and Painted Maple Lehnware Covered Spice Jar, Joseph Long Lehn, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. 1870, blue-painted knop on lid painted with strawberries, the side painted with flowers, more ...

  • Seven Book Boxes

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $259$225

    Seven Book Boxes, America, late 18th and 19th century, six carved in wood, one painted tin, (wear), sizes from 2 7/8 x 4 3/4 to 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $3,220$2,800

    American School, Early 20th Century Six Nations Stocade [sic]. Signed "Beaver-Indian Artist" l.r. Mixed media on canvas mounted on board, 23 1/2 x 33 in., in floral gilt gesso frame under more ...

  • James Sanford Ellsworth (1802-1873

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $10,925$9,500

    James Sanford Ellsworth (1802-1873, ac. 1835-1855) Two Portrait Miniatures, watercolor on paper, of an elderly lady and her granddaughter, 1850's, probably Connecticut, in original narrow gilt more ...

  • Red Washed Birch Chest of Drawers

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $5,175$4,500

    Red Washed Birch Chest of Drawers, Concord, New Hampshire area, c. 1810, the rectangular top above four drawers with cockbeaded surrounds on a bracket base, original brass, old surface, (very minor more ...

  • Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $4,313$3,750

    Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Candlestand, Massachusetts, c. 1790, the molded top with serpentine sides and square corners tilts on a vase and ring turned post and tripod cabriole leg base ending in more ...

  • Polychrome Painted Double-Sided Game Board

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $2,070$1,800

    Polychrome Painted Double-Sided Game Board, America, inscribed "EBS X-mas 1900" on Parcheesi game center, checkerboard on reverse, (imperfections), 20 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Polychrome Painted Double-Sided Game Board

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $748$650

    Polychrome Painted Double-Sided Game Board, America, first quarter 20th century, a Parcheesi game on one side, embellished with six lithographed horse and rider motif, and fanciful linear more ...

  • Painted Pine Checkerboard

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $1,955$1,700

    Painted Pine Checkerboard, found in New England, c. 1840, applied frame on square board with red and black checkerboard, wavy line dot and cruciform border decoration, (imperfections). Provenance: more ...

  • Carved and Painted Checkerboard

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $748$650

    Carved and Painted Checkerboard, America, 19th century, rectangular board with alternating squares carved into board, the others painted dark blue, geometric and rosette pattern painted on reverse, more ...

  • Painted Checkerboard

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $1,495$1,300

    Painted Checkerboard, America, late 19th/early 20th century, applied molded frame on red and green painted checkerboard, 17 x 17 in. Provenance: Collection of Selby more ...

  • Windsor Fancy Settee

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $3,738$3,250

    Windsor "Fancy" Settee, New York City, c. 1815, the crest rail is divided into four sections over pierced horizontal splats divided by spherules flanked by curving arms above a seat with more ...

  • Federal Cherry Inlaid Pembroke Table

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $2,530$2,200

    Federal Cherry Inlaid Pembroke Table, probably central Massachusetts, early 19th century, the top with hinged half-round leaves flanking bowed skirts with stringing flanked by square tapering legs more ...

  • Karabagh Rug

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $403$350

    Karabagh Rug, South Caucasus, late 19th century, two large octagonal medallions each inset with eight "cloudband" motifs in abrashed navy blue, pale rose, gray, camel, and blue-green on the more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $1,725$1,500

    American School, 19th Century Quaker Meeting Ground, Salem, Massachusetts. Signed and dated indistinctly "Parkhurst" l.r., later inscription "Parkhurst, the Quaker painter of more ...

  • After W. Gray (American

    Lot: 17A
    Sold for: $4,025$3,500

    After W. Gray (American, active c. 1790) Old Court House, Salem, Mass. Inscribed "Painted by O.R. Fowler, Haverhill, Mass. from an old sketch by Wm Gray and Presented to Geo. F. Choate" more ...

  • Needlework Genealogy Sampler

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $748$650

    Needlework Genealogy Sampler, "Wrought by Sarah Weld Aged 13 years Brighton Aug. 14th 1832," listing the births and marriage of Penuel and Delia Weld, the names and birth dates of their more ...

  • Blue Painted School Masters Desk

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $1,495$1,300

    Blue Painted School Master's Desk, Smithtown, Long Island, 1840-60, the scrolled gallery above the top which is hinged and opens to an interior of a single shaped shelf over open compartments more ...

  • Painted and Decorated Six-Board Chest

    Lot: 21
    Sold for: $1,725$1,500

    Painted and Decorated Six-Board Chest, probably New York state, 19th century, the hinged, molded top opens to a cavity above a molded base, old red, white and light blue wavy painting on the top and more ...

  • Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (American

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $3,220$2,800

    Attributed to Joseph H. Davis (American, ac. 1832-1838) Portrait of a Lady in a Blue Dress. Unsigned. Watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper, the lady is depicted holding a book and a purse and is more ...

  • Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $1,495$1,300

    Needlework Sampler, "Elvira Ordway aged ten years 1830," Hampstead, New Hampshire, three alphabet panels above industry and pious verses, with a potted plant and meandering vine border, more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 25A
    Sold for: $546$475

    American School, Mid-19th Century Memorial Picture. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, depicting a monument inscribed "to the memory of my sister," flanked by three grieving children standing more ...

  • Moghan Rug

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $345$300

    Moghan Rug, Southeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, two columns of six octagonal "Memling guls" in navy and sky blue, rust-red, camel, rose, ivory, dark brown, and blue-green, narrow more ...

  • Needlework Sampler

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $863$750

    Needlework Sampler, "Ann Saunders aged 12 years born February 9th A.D. 1796," Billerica, Massachusetts, banded alphabets in a black-checkered frame bordered with a stylized floral band more ...

  • Grain Painted and Stencil Decorated Dressing Table

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $1,840$1,600

    Grain Painted and Stencil Decorated Dressing Table, New England, c. 1820, the scrolled splashboard above two small convex drawers, and a table top with convex long drawer below, on ring-turned more ...

  • Federal Maple Work Table

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $2,875$2,500

    Federal Maple Work Table, New England, c. 1800-1810, the rectangular top with canted corners and chamfered edge above a compartmented drawer and a bag drawer and straight skirt joining four square more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $690$600

    American School, 19th Century Portrait of a Cat. Unsigned. Watercolor and graphite on paper with perforated circle border, depicting a cat with brown spots seated on a blue cushion, 2 1/4 x 3 3/8 more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 31
    Sold for: $259$225

    American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on ivory, 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in., in an oval engine-turned gilt-metal pendant more ...

  • American School

    Lot: 32
    Sold for: $4,600$4,000

    American School, 19th Century Pastoral River Scene with Village and Figures. Unsigned, reverse of canvas with Boston purveyor's stencil. Oil on canvas, 19 1/2 x 26 1/2 in., framed. Condition: more ...