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Auction 2618B

October 28, 2012 10:00AM

10-28-2012 10-28-2012

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Miniature Brass Sextant

Miniature Brass Sextant

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,880$2,400

Miniature Brass Sextant, by Dollond, London, late 18th - early 19th century, with scale engraved 0-140, sliding index arm marked "Dollond London" with folding magnifier and thumbscrew lock, peephole More ...

Silhouette of a Young Woman in a Red-painted Frame

Silhouette of a Young Woman in a Red-painted Frame

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Silhouette of a Young Woman in a Red-painted Frame, America, early 19th century, hollow-cut portrait backed with black fabric, (stain, toning), 4 x 3 1/4 in., under a yellow, green, and black More ...

Framed Miniature Family Record and Cut Paper Doll Composition

Framed Miniature Family Record and Cut Paper Doll Composition

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$660$550

Framed Miniature Family Record and Cut Paper Doll Composition, America, early 19th century, a cut-paper figure of a lady with cutout and ink details, juxtaposed on a very small c. 1823 family record More ...

Framed Silhouette of a Gentleman in a Masonic Reverse-painted Glass Mat

Framed Silhouette of a Gentleman in a Masonic Reverse-painted Glass Mat

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Framed Silhouette of a Gentleman in a Masonic Reverse-painted Glass Mat, America, early 19th century, hollow-cut silhouette of a young man in a reverse-painted mat with oval aperture with red, More ...

Two Painted Wooden Firkins

Two Painted Wooden Firkins

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$5,100$4,250

Two Painted Wooden Firkins, America, 19th century, stave and bentwood hoop constructed firkins with covers and swing handles, one round with a yellow-painted banner inscribed "G. CASSIA" on dark More ...

Six Miniature Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items

Six Miniature Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$330$275

Six Miniature Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items, America, early 19th century, four red-painted items: an oval teapot, two candlesticks, and a bread basket with floral decoration, a round More ...

Miniature Classical Maple Games Table

Miniature Classical Maple Games Table

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$8,400$7,000

Miniature Classical Maple Games Table, "Manufactured by SAMUEL HERSEY Hersey Street, Hingham, Mass.," 19th century, the folding rectangular top with rounded corners, on a rectangular post joined by More ...

Chip-carved Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box with Heart Decoration

Chip-carved Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box with Heart Decoration

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Chip-carved Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box with Heart Decoration, 19th century, carved from a single piece of wood, ornamented with chip-carved diamond patterns and borders, the lid decorated with More ...

Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box

Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$420$350

Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Slide-lid Box, probably New England, early 19th century, carved from a single piece of wood, the exterior painted black over earlier red, with gilt edges, 6 7/8 x More ...

Small Painted Covered Box Containing a Carved Wooden Figure of a Man

Small Painted Covered Box Containing a Carved Wooden Figure of a Man

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$300$250

Small Painted Covered Box Containing a Carved Wooden Figure of a Man, early 19th century, oblong box with pine top and bottom, bent maple sides joined with two "fingers," with vestiges of gray More ...

Four Miniature Redware Items

Four Miniature Redware Items

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$180$150

Four Miniature Redware Items, America, early 19th century, a handled bowl, milk pan, and pitcher with brown manganese streaked decoration, and a spittoon with mottled brown sponge glaze, (chips), More ...

Miniature Classical Turned Wood Center Table

Miniature Classical Turned Wood Center Table

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

Miniature Classical Turned Wood Center Table, "WM. S. TOWER & Co., So. HINGHAM MASS.," late 19th century, round top with molded edges, on a baluster-turned post joined by a pedestal with concave More ...

American School, 19th Century      Village Scene with Cows in a Pasture.

American School, 19th Century Village Scene with Cows in a Pasture.

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$8,400$7,000

American School, 19th Century Village Scene with Cows in a Pasture. Unsigned. Watercolor on velvet, 7 x 9 in., in a period molded wood frame. Condition: Toning. More ...

Framed Family Record

Framed Family Record

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$2,280$1,900

Framed Family Record, Canada, c. 1850, watercolor and ink on paper, depicting a record of the vital statistics of a John Sherwood (b. 1816), his first wife, Charlotte Scribner (b. 1819), and his More ...

Pine Mirror

Pine Mirror

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

Pine Mirror, New England, last half 18th century, the scrolled cresting above a rectangular molded frame, old brown stain, ht. 18 3/4, wd. 11 in. More ...

Red-painted Pine-framed Mirror Fragment

Red-painted Pine-framed Mirror Fragment

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$3,360$2,800

Red-painted Pine-framed Mirror Fragment, New England, late 18th/early 19th century, the shaped pine panel pierced for hanging, with irregular shaped cutout containing a mirror, original red paint, More ...

Miniature Courting Mirror

Miniature Courting Mirror

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$2,760$2,300

Miniature Courting Mirror, northern Europe, late 18th century, molded frame with reverse-painted glass panels depicting figures, fruit, and flowers, set in an original wood case, (minor paint loss), More ...

Queen Anne Walnut Mirror

Queen Anne Walnut Mirror

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$660$550

Queen Anne Walnut Mirror, probably New England, mid-18th century, with scrolled cresting above a molded liner with arched top, and beveled glass, original finish, ht. 20 1/4, wd. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Chippendale Walnut Carved and Incised Parcel-gilt Mirror

Chippendale Walnut Carved and Incised Parcel-gilt Mirror

Lot:
18A
Unsold
 

Chippendale Walnut Carved and Incised Parcel-gilt Mirror, America, late 18th century, the scrolled frame with Prince of Wales crest and gilt liner, ht. 28 in. More ...

Miniature Chippendale-style Mahogany Mirror

Miniature Chippendale-style Mahogany Mirror

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$120$100

Miniature Chippendale-style Mahogany Mirror, America, 20th century, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Fifteen Mostly Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items

Fifteen Mostly Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$330$275

Fifteen Mostly Paint-decorated Tinware Household Items, America, 19th century, four painted red: a covered pail with "My Girl" stencil, two trays with floral and playing card decoration, and a dust More ...

Inlaid Cherry Candlestand with Drawer

Inlaid Cherry Candlestand with Drawer

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Inlaid Cherry Candlestand with Drawer, possibly Connecticut River Valley, late 18th/early 19th century, the square tray-top string-inlaid with a central hexagon and corner quarterfans, on a vase- More ...

Federal Cherry Candlestand

Federal Cherry Candlestand

Lot:
21A
Sold for:
$600$500

Federal Cherry Candlestand, possibly Connecticut River Valley, c. 1790-1800, the shaped top with ovolo corners on a vase- and ring-turned support and tripod cabriole leg base ending in pad feet on More ...

Federal Inlaid Cherry Chest of Drawers

Federal Inlaid Cherry Chest of Drawers

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$14,400$12,000

Federal Inlaid Cherry Chest of Drawers, possibly central Massachusetts or Connecticut River Valley, early 19th century, the overhanging serpentine top with inlaid edge above a straight-fronted More ...

Gray-painted Wooden Hanging Slide-lid Scrub Box

Gray-painted Wooden Hanging Slide-lid Scrub Box

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$2,760$2,300

Gray-painted Wooden Hanging Slide-lid Scrub Box, America, 19th century, pierced shaped backboard on box with two slide lids, the lower compartment containing a pumice stone, (minor loss), ht. 22 More ...

Painted Checkerboard

Painted Checkerboard

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$2,760$2,300

Painted Checkerboard, America, 19th century, square panel with applied molding, painted black and yellow with flowers and leaves decorating the corners, 15 x 15 in. More ...

Four Woodenware Household Items

Four Woodenware Household Items

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,140$950

Four Woodenware Household Items, America and England, late 18th/early 19th century, a figured walnut slicer with cutout heart handle, a maple niddy-noddy with compass and geometric carved More ...

Four Push-up Candlesticks and a Steel Candle Snuffer

Four Push-up Candlesticks and a Steel Candle Snuffer

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,080$900

Four Push-up Candlesticks and a Steel Candle Snuffer, late 18th/early 19th century, a pair of hogscraper-type sticks with medial brass rings on the shafts, the levers marked "SHAW," one make-do with More ...

Oak-grained Twelve-drawer Chest

Oak-grained Twelve-drawer Chest

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$450$375

Oak-grained Twelve-drawer Chest, America, 19th century, overhanging top above ten short drawers flanked by two long drawers, the short drawers with two compartments, painted oak grained surface, More ...

Burlwood Scoop with Carved Effigy Handle

Burlwood Scoop with Carved Effigy Handle

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,140$950

Burlwood Scoop with Carved Effigy Handle, early 19th century, lg. 11, bowl dia. 6 1/8 in. More ...