Skinner

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Auction 2397

February 17, 2008 11:00AM

02-17-2008 02-17-2008

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878)      Portrait of a Baby Seated on Pillow Holding a Rattle.

Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878) Portrait of a Baby Seated on Pillow Holding a Rattle.

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878) Portrait of a Baby Seated on Pillow Holding a Rattle. Unsigned. Watercolor, graphite, and ink on card, full-length profile More ...

Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878)      Five Family Portrait Miniatures.

Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878) Five Family Portrait Miniatures.

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$14,220$12,000

Justus DaLee (New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, 1793-1878) Five Family Portrait Miniatures. Unsigned. Watercolor, graphite, and ink half-length profile portraits, depicting a gentleman More ...

Painted Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Wearing a White Frilly Bonnet

Painted Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Wearing a White Frilly Bonnet

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Painted Silhouette Portrait of a Woman Wearing a White Frilly Bonnet, America, second quarter 19th century, ink on paper bust-length portrait with bronze painted curls, 4 x 3 in., in a black and More ...

Double Silhouette Portraits of a Lady and Gentleman

Double Silhouette Portraits of a Lady and Gentleman

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$385$325

Double Silhouette Portraits of a Lady and Gentleman, America, c. 1825, hollow-cut bust-length portraits backed with black paper, (toning), sight size 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in., in likely original eglomise More ...

American School, 19th Century      Small Basket of Flowers Theorem.

American School, 19th Century Small Basket of Flowers Theorem.

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

American School, 19th Century Small Basket of Flowers Theorem. Unsigned. Watercolor on velvet, 6 x 8 in., in a period mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Toning, stains. More ...

American School, 19th Century      Theorem of a Basket of Flowers.

American School, 19th Century Theorem of a Basket of Flowers.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$593$500

American School, 19th Century Theorem of a Basket of Flowers. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, c. 1830, 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 in., in a period mitered wood frame. Condition: Very good. More ...

Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Blue Eagle

Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Blue Eagle

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Blue Eagle, "WM E. WARNER WEST TROY", New York, mid-19th century, three-gallon ovoid crock with lug handles, the front decorated with a free-hand spreadwing eagle, (minor More ...

Covered Turned Burlwood Box

Covered Turned Burlwood Box

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$41,475$35,000

Covered Turned Burlwood Box, America, c. 1830, ht. 7 3/4, dia. 10 in. More ...

Carved Oblong Burl Bowl

Carved Oblong Burl Bowl

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$3,851$3,250

Carved Oblong Burl Bowl, America, late 18th/early 19th century, ht. 5, wd. 12 5/8, lg. 19 5/8 in. More ...

Polychrome Carved Bird Figure

Polychrome Carved Bird Figure

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Polychrome Carved Bird Figure, America, 19th century, the bird with applied carved agate eyes, copper feet, mounted on a wall bracket, (repair), overall ht. 26 1/4 in. More ...

Carved and Painted Wooden "Post Office" Trade Sign

Carved and Painted Wooden "Post Office" Trade Sign

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

Carved and Painted Wooden "Post Office" Trade Sign, America, 19th century, arched pine panel with applied molding, the lettering painted mustard yellow on a cream-colored ground, (minor molding More ...

Pair of Carved Wooden Shorebirds

Pair of Carved Wooden Shorebirds

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$474$400

Pair of Carved Wooden Shorebirds, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the figures with wirework legs mounted on a wooden plinth, ht. 12, wd. 16 in. Provenance: Don Walters. More ...

Burl Bowl

Burl Bowl

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Burl Bowl, America, early 19th century, round bowl with carved exterior collar, ht. 3 7/8 , dia. 12 1/4 in. More ...

Figural Carved Wooden Pipe

Figural Carved Wooden Pipe

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$178$150

Figural Carved Wooden Pipe, America, early 20th century, the bowl carved with the head of a man, the shaft with the letters "AEFS," with stand, overall ht. 5 3/4, lg. 4 1/2 in. More ...

Stack of Eight Round Painted Pantry Boxes

Stack of Eight Round Painted Pantry Boxes

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Stack of Eight Round Painted Pantry Boxes, America, mid-19th century, lapped seam and hoop constructed boxes, painted in shades of red, green, blue, and yellow, one small dark blue-painted box cover More ...

Three Painted Covered Oval Pantry Boxes

Three Painted Covered Oval Pantry Boxes

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$474$400

Three Painted Covered Oval Pantry Boxes, America, mid to late 19th century, lapped bentwood sides secured with "fingers" two painted red, one painted gray, (wear), ht. 3-4 3/4 in., dia. 10 1/2 -12 More ...

Painted Pine Checkerboard

Painted Pine Checkerboard

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$356$300

Painted Pine Checkerboard, America, early 20th century, square board with incised grid playing field painted green and black, applied red-painted molding, 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. More ...

Paint-decorated Slant-lid Pine Wall Box

Paint-decorated Slant-lid Pine Wall Box

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Paint-decorated Slant-lid Pine Wall Box, America, early to mid-19th century, dovetail constructed box with arched backboard, with sponge-painted reserves and grain-painted borders, an inscription on More ...

Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box

Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$593$500

Shaker Red-painted Oval Covered Box, America, mid-19th century, pine lid and bottom with maple sides with four fingers fastened with copper tacks, (imperfections), ht. 3 1/8, dia. 8 3/8 in. More ...

Small Burl Bowl

Small Burl Bowl

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$415$350

Small Burl Bowl, America, early 19th century, ht. 2 3/8, dia. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Paint and Gilt Decorated Pine Box

Paint and Gilt Decorated Pine Box

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$326$275

Paint and Gilt Decorated Pine Box, America, early 19th century, rectangular box with hinged lid, the cover with a faux tortoise shell surface centered with two gilt hearts, the sides painted brown More ...

Painted Wooden Game Board

Painted Wooden Game Board

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$652$550

Painted Wooden Game Board, America, late 19th century, square panel with applied molding, one side painted with a checkers game, the other side Backgammon, (scattered paint loss), 14 1/2 x 15 in. More ...

Group of Five Assorted Wooden Items

Group of Five Assorted Wooden Items

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Group of Five Assorted Wooden Items, America, 19th century, including a red and orange-painted checkerboard, 25 1/4 x 12 3/4 in;, a blue-painted canteen with red initials "JC," dia. 7 in.; two More ...

American School, Early 19th Century      Portrait of a Woman in White.

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Woman in White.

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$23,700$20,000

American School, Early 19th Century Portrait of a Woman in White. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, c. 1805, depicting the brown-haired, brown-eyed woman wearing a lacy white bonnet and a white More ...

Chippendale Cherry Chest of Drawers

Chippendale Cherry Chest of Drawers

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

Chippendale Cherry Chest of Drawers, probably southeastern Massachusetts, late 18th century, original brasses, old translucent red-stained surface, ht. 37 3/4, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 18 in. More ...

Federal Red-stained Birch Candlestand

Federal Red-stained Birch Candlestand

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Federal Red-stained Birch Candlestand, New England, early 19th century, old surface, ht. 29, wd. 12 1/4, dp. 17 in. More ...

Federal Cherry Tall Clock

Federal Cherry Tall Clock

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$14,220$12,000

Federal Cherry Tall Clock, Benjamin Willard, Grafton, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the 12 in. painted iron dial with rooster in the arch and brass plate mounted above numeral six engraved B. Willard, More ...

Sack-back Windsor Chair

Sack-back Windsor Chair

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

Sack-back Windsor Chair, New England, late 18th century, old surface of brown paint over green, ht. 37 3/4, seat ht. 15 1/2 in. More ...

Black-painted and Gilt Windsor Continuous Armchair

Black-painted and Gilt Windsor Continuous Armchair

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Black-painted and Gilt Windsor Continuous Armchair, New England, late 18th century, with carved knuckle handholds, old repaint, (minor imperfections), ht. 36, seat ht. 16 1/2 in. More ...

Red-painted Continuous Braced Windsor Armchair

Red-painted Continuous Braced Windsor Armchair

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Red-painted Continuous Braced Windsor Armchair, John DeWitt, New York City, c. 1794-99, old red paint over earlier green, underside of seat with partial brand "W. DEWI...," ht. 34 1/2, seat ht. 18 More ...