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Auction 2558M

August 14, 2011 10:00AM

08-14-2011 08-14-2011

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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American School, 19th Century      Small Portrait of a Boy Opening a Door, with His Tiger Cat Waiting

American School, 19th Century Small Portrait of a Boy Opening a Door, with His Tiger Cat Waiting

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

American School, 19th Century Small Portrait of a Boy Opening a Door, with His Tiger Cat Waiting, c. 1850. Unsigned. Oil on canvas applied to panel, 10 1/8 x 8 1/4 in., in a period molded More ...

American School, 19th Century      Portrait of Benjamin Metcalf of Wilmington, Vermont

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Benjamin Metcalf of Wilmington, Vermont

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

American School, 19th Century Portrait of Benjamin Metcalf of Wilmington, Vermont, c. 1830. Unsigned, the figure identified in a penciled inscription verso. Oil on panel, 14 x 10 in., in a More ...

Paint-decorated Pine Storage Box

Paint-decorated Pine Storage Box

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

Paint-decorated Pine Storage Box, Charlotte, Vermont, c. 1853, rectangular box with hinged lid, opening to a cavity over a single drawer, the drawer back inscribed in pencil "Will Williams More ...

Carved and Gilded Catamount Figural Tavern Sign

Carved and Gilded Catamount Figural Tavern Sign

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

Carved and Gilded Catamount Figural Tavern Sign, probably Bennington County, Vermont, c. 1893, relief-carved figure with gilt over gessoed wood, including black metal stand and a white painted wood More ...

Federal Inlaid Cherry Bombe Chest of Drawers

Federal Inlaid Cherry Bombe Chest of Drawers

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

Federal Inlaid Cherry Bombe Chest of Drawers, attributed to George Stedman, Norwich, Vermont, c. 1800-20, inlaid with stringing along the top edge and the drawer borders, on the base of flaring More ...

Vermont Needlework Sampler

Vermont Needlework Sampler

Lot:
6
Unsold
 

Vermont Needlework Sampler, "MARGARET ALLEN BORN JUNE THE 20 1721," reported to be the earliest known Vermont sampler, executed with silk threads on a linen ground, stitched with three alphabets More ...

Needlework Family Record Sampler

Needlework Family Record Sampler

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Needlework Family Record Sampler, "Wrought by Clarissa Hastings Aged 13 1833," Waitsfield, Vermont, silk threads on a linen ground depicting a temple with columns and checkerboard floor enclosing More ...

Silk Needlework Memorial Picture to Maria Juliet Allen

Silk Needlework Memorial Picture to Maria Juliet Allen

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

Silk Needlework Memorial Picture to Maria Juliet Allen, probably Vermont, c. 1811 stitched with silk and chenille threads on a silk ground highlighted with paint on the silk background, the figure's More ...

Queen Anne Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers

Queen Anne Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers

Lot:
9
Unsold
 

Queen Anne Tiger Maple High Chest of Drawers, Rhode Island, dated 1749, the upper section with thumbmolded drawers set into the base by a deep two-part mid-molding, the lower dovetailed case of More ...

Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock

Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

Carved Cherry Tall Case Clock, Asahel (b. 1759) and Martin (1778-c. 1830) Cheney, Putney, Vermont, 1798-1803, the engraved brass tombstone dial with a rampant lion in the arch, floral spandrels, More ...

Vermont Needlework Sampler

Vermont Needlework Sampler

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Vermont Needlework Sampler, "This sampler was executed at Waitsfield 1821 by Joanna Barnard, aged 10 years: born at Waitsfield October 12th 1810," stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$830$700

Needlework Sampler, "Susan Delano, Stowe, Vermont, Made by a Tamil girl," the sampler was stitched by a girl whose parents were missionaries in Ceylon, (now Sri Lanka), and later moved to Stowe, More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$237$200

Needlework Sampler, "Executed by Helen McL..n/aged 9 years," 1827, stitched with seven rows of alphabets over the lower register with a house, two dogs, a girl, peacock, and a bird perched on a More ...

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple and Mahogany Veneer Half Sideboard

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple and Mahogany Veneer Half Sideboard

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

Federal Cherry and Bird's-eye Maple and Mahogany Veneer Half Sideboard, made in the shop of Hastings Warren (1779-1845), Middlebury, Vermont, 1814, the cockbeaded inlaid drawers with opalescent More ...

Ruth W. Shute (American, 1803-1882)      Portrait of a St. Albans, Vermont, Woman.

Ruth W. Shute (American, 1803-1882) Portrait of a St. Albans, Vermont, Woman.

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

Ruth W. Shute (American, 1803-1882) Portrait of a St. Albans, Vermont, Woman. Unsigned, but with printed and inscribed paper artist's label applied to the back of canvas: "Painted by Mrs. R.W. More ...

Zedekiah Belknap (American, 1781-1858)      Pair of Portraits of a New England Man and Woman

Zedekiah Belknap (American, 1781-1858) Pair of Portraits of a New England Man and Woman

Lot:
16
Unsold
 

Zedekiah Belknap (American, 1781-1858) Pair of Portraits of a New England Man and Woman, c. 1820. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 17 1/2 in., in matching period gilt-gesso frames, the More ...

Red-painted Windsor High Chair

Red-painted Windsor High Chair

Lot:
17
Unsold
 

Red-painted Windsor High Chair, Windsor County, Vermont, c. 1820-30, the cresting decorated with roses, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 35 1/2, seat ht. 22 in. Provenance: A note attached to More ...

Fancy-Painted Dressing Table

Fancy-Painted Dressing Table

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$674$550

Fancy-Painted Dressing Table, New England, c. 1830, the surface painted to resemble rosewood and decorated with gilt stencil and foliate designs, original brass pulls, old surface, (minor More ...

Federal Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Federal Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

Federal Tiger Maple Slant-lid Desk, attributed to Asa Loomis, Shaftsbury, Vermont, c. 1815-20, replaced pulls, (imperfections), ht. 43, wd. 41 1/4, dp. 19 in. Provenance: Originally belonged to More ...

Cherry Shop Wall Regulator

Cherry Shop Wall Regulator

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$21,330$18,000

Cherry Shop Wall Regulator, Levi Pitkin (1774-1854), Montpelier, Vermont, c. 1800, the dovetailed rectangular case with hinged glazed door, with circular engraved brass dial inscribed "Pitkin, More ...

Federal Tiger Maple and Cherry Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Federal Tiger Maple and Cherry Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

Federal Tiger Maple and Cherry Inlaid Chest of Drawers, Asa Loomis, Shaftsbury, Vermont, 1816, the case of cockbeaded drawers and flanking bird's-eye maple panels, refinished, replaced brass pulls, More ...

American School, 19th Century      View of a Barnet Centre, Vermont, Church

American School, 19th Century View of a Barnet Centre, Vermont, Church

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

American School, 19th Century View of a Barnet Centre, Vermont, Church, c. 1830. Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 12 x 14 3/4 in., in a period molded wood frame with gilt liner. Condition: More ...

Painted "A.W. TITUS" Lion and Lamb Tavern Sign

Painted "A.W. TITUS" Lion and Lamb Tavern Sign

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Painted "A.W. TITUS" Lion and Lamb Tavern Sign, early 19th century, wide rectangular pine panel painted with figures of a lion and a lamb over gilt lettered proprietor's name "A.W. TITUS," More ...

Framed Silhouette Portraits of a Keene, New Hampshire, Family

Framed Silhouette Portraits of a Keene, New Hampshire, Family

Lot:
24
Unsold
 

Framed Silhouette Portraits of a Keene, New Hampshire, Family, seven bust-length cut white, laid paper silhouettes of a mother, father, two sons and three daughters, lightly affixed to black card, a More ...

Silhouette Portrait of a Lady

Silhouette Portrait of a Lady

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$444$375

Silhouette Portrait of a Lady, America, c. 1830, hollow-cut half-length portrait with graphite details, backed with black silk fabric, (minor toning, and foxing, repairs), sight size 5 1/4 x 2 1/4 More ...

Rare and Important Federal Tiger Maple and Mahogany, Flame Birch and Bird's-eye   Maple Veneer Inlaid Bureau

Rare and Important Federal Tiger Maple and Mahogany, Flame Birch and Bird's-eye Maple Veneer Inlaid Bureau

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$65,175$55,000

Rare and Important Federal Tiger Maple and Mahogany, Flame Birch and Bird's-eye Maple Veneer Inlaid Bureau, Rutland, Vermont, 1805-15, replaced brasses, refinished, (minor imperfections), ht. 41 More ...

Federal Cherry and Tiger Maple Veneer Chest of Drawers

Federal Cherry and Tiger Maple Veneer Chest of Drawers

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

Federal Cherry and Tiger Maple Veneer Chest of Drawers, Champlain Valley, possibly Rutland, Vermont, c. 1810-20, the cockbeaded case on cutout feet, scrolling apron with central rectangular drop More ...

Springfield, Vermont, Needlework Family Record

Springfield, Vermont, Needlework Family Record

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$711$600

Springfield, Vermont, Needlework Family Record, "Wrought by Mary Lockwood in the 12th year of her," 1826, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground with an arched flowering vine above register More ...

Woodbury, Vermont, Needlework Sampler

Woodbury, Vermont, Needlework Sampler

Lot:
29
Unsold
 

Woodbury, Vermont, Needlework Sampler, "Laura Judson Woodbury/August 25 1832 AD," worked in silk threads on a linen ground, with four rows of alphabets over a band of diamonds and numerals, the More ...

Rutland County, Vermont, Needlework Family Register Sampler

Rutland County, Vermont, Needlework Family Register Sampler

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$415$350

Rutland County, Vermont, Needlework Family Register Sampler, "Eveline Townsend aged 11 years, Wallingford, Rutland County, Vermont...1836," stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with rows of More ...