Skinner

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Auction 2255

November 7, 2004 11:00AM

11-07-2004 11-07-2004

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Auburn Boattail Speedster Style Convertible Automobile

Auburn Boattail Speedster Style Convertible Automobile

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

Auburn Boattail Speedster Style Convertible Automobile, Custom fabricated reproduction body in the style of a 1935-36 Auburn speedster, powered by a 1974, 460 CID V-8 Lincoln engine, black exterior, More ...

Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833)  Dressed Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman.

Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833) Dressed Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$12,925$11,000

Attributed to Mary Way (New London and New York, 1769-1833)Dressed Miniature Portrait of a Gentleman. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper and fabric mounted onto black silk, with applied copper disk More ...

Carved Kingfisher with Perch

Carved Kingfisher with Perch

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$17,625$15,000

Carved Kingfisher with Perch, A. Elmer Crowell, (1862-1952), East Harwich, Massachusetts, life-size ornamental figure with inset glass eyes, mounted on a carved rock formation, the base marked with More ...

Chippendale Carved Walnut Armchair

Chippendale Carved Walnut Armchair

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

Chippendale Carved Walnut Armchair, Delaware River Valley, 18th century, the serpentine crest with beaded edge centers a carved shell over a vasiform splat and shaped arms with knuckled and More ...

Chippendale Mahogany Pembroke Table

Chippendale Mahogany Pembroke Table

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

Chippendale Mahogany Pembroke Table, coastal Connecticut, 1760-1780, the top with molded edge has hinged shaped leaves above the cockbeaded drawer in a skirt with molded edge over the molded More ...

Maple Butterfly Table

Maple Butterfly Table

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

Maple Butterfly Table, Probably Massachusetts, 18th century, the oval drop-leaf overhanging top on block, vase, and ring-turned splayed legs ending in turned feet and shaped hinged leaf supports all More ...

Chippendale Tiger Maple Tall Chest of Drawers

Chippendale Tiger Maple Tall Chest of Drawers

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

Chippendale Tiger Maple Tall Chest of Drawers, southeastern New England, late 18th century, the flat molded cornice above a case of six graduated scratch-beaded drawers all on tall bracket feet, More ...

American School, 19th Century  A Theorem:  A Basket of Fruit on Top of a Marble Table.

American School, 19th Century A Theorem: A Basket of Fruit on Top of a Marble Table.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

American School, 19th CenturyA Theorem: A Basket of Fruit on Top of a Marble Table. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 16 x 18 in., in a period frame. Condition: Laid down, repairs, More ...

Wood and Wire Chandelier

Wood and Wire Chandelier

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

Wood and Wire Chandelier, New England, 18th century, iron wire hanging hook suspending a six-branch chandelier with maple candle sockets issuing from a turned maple hub by iron wire arms, hub ht. 13 More ...

American School, 19th Century  A Theorem:  A Basket of Fruit with a Bird and a Butterfly.

American School, 19th Century A Theorem: A Basket of Fruit with a Bird and a Butterfly.

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

American School, 19th CenturyA Theorem: A Basket of Fruit with a Bird and a Butterfly. Unsigned. Watercolor, pen and ink, accented with mica flakes on velvet, 15 x 17 in., in a molded giltwood More ...

Set of Four Painted Windsor Side Chairs

Set of Four Painted Windsor Side Chairs

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

Set of Four Painted Windsor Side Chairs, New England, early 19th century, each chair with shaped and scratch-beaded crest above seven spindles and turned styles on shaped seat and bamboo turned More ...

Red-Painted Pine and Maple Hutch Table

Red-Painted Pine and Maple Hutch Table

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

Red-Painted Pine and Maple Hutch Table, probably New England, late 18th century, the circular tilting top rests on two horizontal supports terminating in scrolls on four block vase and ring turned More ...

Folk Art Painted Sheet Iron Hat

Folk Art Painted Sheet Iron Hat

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$881$750

Folk Art Painted Sheet Iron Hat, America, 19th century, blue painted hat with red corrugated sheet iron band and bow, (scattered paint wear), ht. 4 3/4, dia. 11 3/4 More ...

Green Painted Lazy Susan Stand,.

Green Painted Lazy Susan Stand,.

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$999$850

Green Painted Lazy Susan Stand,. America, 19th century, round turned pine stand, shaft and base, (minor paint wear), ht. 9 1/4, dia. 10 5/8 More ...

Free-Blown Light Aquamarine Glass Pitcher with Lily Pad Decoration

Free-Blown Light Aquamarine Glass Pitcher with Lily Pad Decoration

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

Free-Blown Light Aquamarine Glass Pitcher with Lily Pad Decoration, South Jersey or New York, second quarter 19th century, the pitcher with flared rim and broad neck with applied spiral threading, More ...

Watercolor Memorial Picture on Velvet

Watercolor Memorial Picture on Velvet

Lot:
16
Unsold
 

Watercolor Memorial Picture on Velvet, probably Connecticut or Rhode Island, c. 1835, the memorial depicting a man, woman and child grieving beside three monuments with inscriptions recording the More ...

William Matthew Prior (Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts, 1806-1873)  Portrait of a Boy with Rattle, 1840s.

William Matthew Prior (Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts, 1806-1873) Portrait of a Boy with Rattle, 1840s.

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$24,675$21,000

William Matthew Prior (Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts, 1806-1873)Portrait of a Boy with Rattle, 1840s. Signed in chalk on the backboard "Prior." Oil on academy board; the young More ...

American School, 19th Century  "The Warrior's Farewell."

American School, 19th Century "The Warrior's Farewell."

Lot:
18
Unsold
 

American School, 19th Century"The Warrior's Farewell." Unsigned. Watercolor on silk depicting a warrior and a maiden in a landscape with a castle with distant troops, a town across a More ...

American School, 19th Century  Family Portrait.

American School, 19th Century Family Portrait.

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$1,058$900

American School, 19th CenturyFamily Portrait. Unsigned. Watercolor on card depicting a mother and two children, one is holding a doll, the other is holding a buggy whip and a string to a horse More ...

American School, 19th Century  Still Life of a Bowl of Fruit.

American School, 19th Century Still Life of a Bowl of Fruit.

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

American School, 19th CenturyStill Life of a Bowl of Fruit. Unsigned. Watercolor theorem on paper, 12 7/8 x 15 3/4 in., in a molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: Two small repairs, light More ...

Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

Chippendale Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, probably Massachusetts, late 18th century, the lid opens to an interior of central fan-carved blocked drawers, flanked by two valanced compartments and two More ...

Transitional Carved Tiger Maple Desk

Transitional Carved Tiger Maple Desk

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Transitional Carved Tiger Maple Desk, Rhode Island, 1760-1790, the valanced compartments with serpentine dividers above small drawers flanking a shell-carved prospect door which opens to two similar More ...

Federal Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers

Federal Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

Federal Tiger Maple Chest of Drawers, southeastern Massachusetts, early 19th century, the rectangular top overhangs a case of four graduated drawers above a central bird's-eye maple drop panel More ...

Poplar with Walnut and Chestnut Inlaid Chest over Drawers

Poplar with Walnut and Chestnut Inlaid Chest over Drawers

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

Poplar with Walnut and Chestnut Inlaid Chest over Drawers, probably Chester County, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, the hinged molded top, which opens to a cavity with a molded lidded till, is line inlaid More ...

Tin and Glass Whale Oil Lantern

Tin and Glass Whale Oil Lantern

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$411$350

Tin and Glass Whale Oil Lantern, America, 19th century, round tin bail above star and diamond perforated vent, colorless glass globe and star perforated tin base, tin font with whale oil burner, ht. More ...

Green Blown Glass Bottle

Green Blown Glass Bottle

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$764$650

Green Blown Glass Bottle, America, early 19th century, globular form, with applied rim, (minor scratches), ht. 10 7/8 More ...

Carved Maple Side Chair

Carved Maple Side Chair

Lot:
28
Unsold
 

Carved Maple Side Chair, Boston, 1735-60, the carved crest continues to molded stiles, a vasiform splat and molded stay rail above a slip seat with a valanced front rail on block and baluster front More ...

Large Turned Pine Bowl

Large Turned Pine Bowl

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$764$650

Large Turned Pine Bowl, probably New England, early 19th century, large round bowl with turned collar, ht. 9 3/8, dia. 27 1/2 More ...

Sheet Iron and Glass Candle Lantern

Sheet Iron and Glass Candle Lantern

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$764$650

Sheet Iron and Glass Candle Lantern, Pennsylvania, late 18th/early 19th century, strap ring handle above conical topped lantern with glazed sides and hinged door protected by crossed and bowed iron More ...

Painted Maple and Pine Stretcher-base Table

Painted Maple and Pine Stretcher-base Table

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Painted Maple and Pine Stretcher-base Table, probably Massachusetts, 18th century, the rectangular overhanging top above a single drawer and four block, vase, and ring- turned legs continuing to More ...