Skinner

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Auction 2198

June 8, 2003 11:00AM

06-08-2003 06-08-2003

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Skinner Auctions Boston MA

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Lots

Federal Gilt Gesso Eglomise Mirror

Federal Gilt Gesso Eglomise Mirror

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

Federal Gilt Gesso Eglomise Mirror, Boston, Massachusetts, 1815-20, the molded cornice with acorn drops above engaged spiral columns flanking the eglomise tablet showing a naval engagement of More ...

Bidjar Rug

Bidjar Rug

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Bidjar Rug, Northwest Persia, second quarter 20th century, overall design of palmettes, rosettes, and blossoming vines in sky and ice blue, dark red, rose, gold, tan, and blue-green on the midnight More ...

American School, 19th Century,  Miniature Silhouette Portrait of Puah Mellon Putnam.

American School, 19th Century, Miniature Silhouette Portrait of Puah Mellon Putnam.

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$940$800

American School, 19th Century,Miniature Silhouette Portrait of Puah Mellon Putnam. Unsigned. Hollow-cut profile head and watercolor bust-length body on paper, the figure is wearing a comb in her More ...

Queen Anne Maple Chest-on-Frame

Queen Anne Maple Chest-on-Frame

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$28,200$24,000

Queen Anne Maple Chest-on-Frame, probably southeastern New England, last half 18th century, the flat molded cornice above a case of two thumb-molded short drawers and five graduated long drawers set More ...

Three Horn Beakers

Three Horn Beakers

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$646$550

Three Horn Beakers, England and/or America, c. 1822, tapered cylindrical vessels, two with identical engraved scenes with hunters on horseback, hounds, and a fox in a country village and "TALLY More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Tilt-top Tea Table

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Tilt-top Tea Table

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$15,275$13,000

Chippendale Mahogany Carved Tilt-top Tea Table, Massachusetts, 1765-80, the circular top turns on a pillared birdcage platform on a turned and fluted support and tripod cabriole leg base, the knees More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Roundabout Chair

Chippendale Mahogany Roundabout Chair

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

Chippendale Mahogany Roundabout Chair, Newport, Rhode Island, 1760-90, the curving crest ends in carved knuckled scrolled arms above the double "C" scrolled splats flanked by tapering More ...

Group of Six Silhouettes

Group of Six Silhouettes

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

Group of Six Silhouettes, probably America, early 19th century, miniature hollow-cut, bust length, framed portraits including a pair depicting profiles of Warren and Mrs. Warren Rugglis Smith, More ...

American School, 19th Century  Three Miniature Portraits.

American School, 19th Century Three Miniature Portraits.

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

American School, 19th CenturyThree Miniature Portraits. Unsigned. Watercolor and graphite on paper, depicting three-quarter bust portraits of a man, a woman, and a young man, two with inscribed More ...

Queen Anne Mahogany Dining Table

Queen Anne Mahogany Dining Table

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

Queen Anne Mahogany Dining Table, Massachusetts, 1740-60, the circular drop-leaf top above a shaped skirt joining four cabriole legs ending in pad feet on platforms, refinished, (minor restoration), More ...

Chippendale Cherry Candlestand

Chippendale Cherry Candlestand

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Chippendale Cherry Candlestand, Massachusetts, c. 1790, the rectangular top on a bulbous ring-turned post and tripod cabriole leg base ending in arris pad feet, old refinish, (minor repair), ht. 26 More ...

Queen Anne Mahogany Side Chair

Queen Anne Mahogany Side Chair

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Queen Anne Mahogany Side Chair, Boston, Massachusetts, 1730-60, the yoked crest above vasiform splat and trapezoidal slip seat above a serpentine frontal seat rail with side shaping on cabriole legs More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

Chippendale Mahogany Tilt-top Tea Table, probably New England, c. 1780, the circular top on a vase and ring-turned spiral-carved support and tripod cabriole leg base ending in arris pad feet on More ...

American School, 19th Century  Lot of Two Early American Scenic Views.

American School, 19th Century Lot of Two Early American Scenic Views.

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

American School, 19th CenturyLot of Two Early American Scenic Views. Indistinctly inscribed "Painted by H.M. Shair(?)" and "...1820," on the reverse of one. Oil on board, 8 7/8 x 11 More ...

American School, 19th Century  Three-Panel Memorial to a Fallen Soldier.

American School, 19th Century Three-Panel Memorial to a Fallen Soldier.

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

American School, 19th CenturyThree-Panel Memorial to a Fallen Soldier. Unsigned. Oil on cardboard, depicting three scenes, two in an oval format: one of a female figure standing next to an anchor More ...

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$18,800$16,000

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Chest of Drawers, attributed to Spooner and Fitts, Athol, Massachusetts, 1808-13, the rectangular two-board cherry top with inlaid edge above a case of More ...

Enamel Decorated Colorless Blown Glass Mug

Enamel Decorated Colorless Blown Glass Mug

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$59$50

Enamel Decorated Colorless Blown Glass Mug, possibly Pennsylvania, early 19th century, the glass with flared rim, applied handle, and fluting around the base, ornamented with a yellow bird with pale More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$940$800

Needlework Sampler, "Sophrona Moulson aged 9 years albany 1830," silk threads on a linen ground depicting a brick or stone house with door pediment, hipped roof, and two chimneys, flanked by More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,820$2,400

Needlework Sampler "By Sally Farley aged 12 years 1794," silk threads on a linen ground, with three alphabet panels above a pious verse and a scene with a house flanked by trees and a fence More ...

Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror

Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$881$750

Federal Gilt Gesso Mirror, New England, c. 1825, the molded cornice with acorn drops above a frieze centering an eagle flanked by rosettes above Corinthian capitals and spiral engaged columns with More ...

Classical Painted and Gilt Split Mirror

Classical Painted and Gilt Split Mirror

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

Classical Painted and Gilt Split Mirror, New England, c. 1825, the split-baluster frame joining block corners with applied embossed brass rosettes and tablet showing a man fishing with sailboat on a More ...

Federal Gilt Gesso Looking Glass

Federal Gilt Gesso Looking Glass

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

Federal Gilt Gesso Looking Glass, probably Massachusetts, 1815-20, the molded crest with applied balls above engaged spiral columns flanking a tablet with gilt stenciled border and a ship showing an More ...

Federal Cherry Inlaid Bowfront Bureau

Federal Cherry Inlaid Bowfront Bureau

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Federal Cherry Inlaid Bowfront Bureau, probably central Massachusetts, c. 1820, the shaped top with elliptical, ovolo corners and checkered inlaid banded edge above a case of four cockbeaded More ...

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Bureau

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Bureau

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple Inlaid Bureau, possibly New Hampshire, 1815-20, the top with elliptical front, ovolo corners, and inlaid edge above a conforming case of four cockbeaded More ...

Federal Cherry Inlaid Candlestand

Federal Cherry Inlaid Candlestand

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$646$550

Federal Cherry Inlaid Candlestand, probably Massachusetts, c. 1810, the octagonal top on a vase and ring-turned support and tripod base of shaped tapering legs with inlaid stringing continuing to More ...

Staffordshire White Salt-Glazed Stoneware Charger

Staffordshire White Salt-Glazed Stoneware Charger

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$353$300

Staffordshire White Salt-Glazed Stoneware Charger, England, c. 1760, round plate with wavy edge, seed border, (chip), dia. 16 3/8 More ...

Pair of Staffordshire Pottery King Charles Spaniels

Pair of Staffordshire Pottery King Charles Spaniels

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$499$425

Pair of Staffordshire Pottery King Charles Spaniels, England, 19th century, the seated figures with liver-colored spots, gilt collars, and black chains, (minor glaze wear), ht 7 7/8 More ...

Federal Cherry Inlaid Card Table

Federal Cherry Inlaid Card Table

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$3,408$2,900

Federal Cherry Inlaid Card Table, Massachusetts, c. 1810, the folding serpentine front, half serpentine ends, and ovolo corners on a conforming base, centering a mahogany veneer panel flanked by More ...

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Card Table

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Card Table

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Federal Mahogany Inlaid Card Table, Massachusetts, 1790-1800, the folding top with elliptical front, square corners, and half serpentine ends, checkerbanded inlaid edge on a conforming skirt of More ...

Three Cherry Federal Shield-back Side Chairs

Three Cherry Federal Shield-back Side Chairs

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$823$700

Three Cherry Federal Shield-back Side Chairs, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the serpentine scratchbeaded crests above pierced splats on trapezoidal seats with serpentine front rails above square tapering More ...