Skinner

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Auction 2640B

March 3, 2013 10:00AM

03-03-2013 03-03-2013

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Pair of Rare Ward Brothers Widgeon Decoys

Pair of Rare Ward Brothers Widgeon Decoys

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$132,000$110,000

Pair of Rare Ward Brothers Widgeon Decoys, Lemuel T. Ward (1896-1983) and Stephen Ward (1895-1976), Crisfield, Maryland, early 20th century, turned-head figures with original paint, (minor losses, More ...

Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Pig Weathervane

Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Pig Weathervane

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$36,000$30,000

Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Pig Weathervane, America, late 19th century, molded sheet copper flattened full-body figure with cast zinc head and curled tail the head with applied sheet copper More ...

J. Howard Gilt Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane

J. Howard Gilt Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$10,600$10,600

J. Howard Gilt Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane, J. Howard & Co., West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, c. 1860, cast zinc head and frontal portion of the body with molded sheet More ...

Molded Copper Ewe Weathervane

Molded Copper Ewe Weathervane

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Molded Copper Ewe Weathervane, America, late 19th century, textured sheet copper flattened full-body standing figure with sheet copper ears, mounted on a copper rod, weathered verdigris surface, More ...

Molded Sheet Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ram Weathervane

Molded Sheet Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ram Weathervane

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$10,200$8,500

Molded Sheet Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ram Weathervane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure with cast zinc head and sheet copper body embossed to show the texture of the wool, More ...

John Rasmussen (Pennsylvania, Germany, 1828-1895)      View of the Buildings & Surroundings of the Berks County Almshouse.

John Rasmussen (Pennsylvania, Germany, 1828-1895) View of the Buildings & Surroundings of the Berks County Almshouse.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$102,000$85,000

John Rasmussen (Pennsylvania, Germany, 1828-1895) View of the Buildings & Surroundings of the Berks County Almshouse., c. 1880. Unsigned, titled in inscriptions below. Oil and gold paint on zinc More ...

James Bard (American, 1815-1897)      Portrait of the Sidewheeler Steamboat NEVERSINK  .

James Bard (American, 1815-1897) Portrait of the Sidewheeler Steamboat NEVERSINK .

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$108,000$90,000

James Bard (American, 1815-1897) Portrait of the Sidewheeler Steamboat NEVERSINK. Signed and dated "Drawn by. Painted By. J. Bard. NY 1866." l.r. Oil on canvas, 30 1/2 x 50 in., in a period More ...

Carved and Polychrome-painted Racetrack Tout Tobacconist Figure

Carved and Polychrome-painted Racetrack Tout Tobacconist Figure

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$390,000$325,000

Carved and Polychrome-painted Racetrack Tout Tobacconist Figure, possibly carved by Charles Dowler (1841-1931), Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1880s, full-figure carving of a nattily dressed gent with More ...

Yellow-painted Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Steer Weathervane

Yellow-painted Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Steer Weathervane

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$25,200$21,000

Yellow-painted Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Steer Weathervane, America, late 19th century, molded flattened full-body sheet copper figure with applied sheet copper ears, cast zinc head, with copper More ...

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Horse and Sulky Weathervane

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Horse and Sulky Weathervane

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$20,400$17,000

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Horse and Sulky Weathervane, America, late 19th century, full-body molded sheet-copper figure of a running horse with cast zinc head, pulling the swell-body figure of a More ...

Molded Copper and Cast Iron "Dexter" Horse and Jockey Weathervane

Molded Copper and Cast Iron "Dexter" Horse and Jockey Weathervane

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$6,000$5,000

Molded Copper and Cast Iron "Dexter" Horse and Jockey Weathervane, America, late 19th century, sheet copper full-body figures, the horse with a cast iron head, copper saddle bridle, and reins, More ...

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Gamecock Weathervane

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Gamecock Weathervane

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$3,900$3,250

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Gamecock Weathervane, attributed to Harris & Co., Boston, late 19th century, molded sheet copper full-body figure with cast zinc head and feet with delineated toes, More ...

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Double Portrait of the Ten Broeck Twins, Jacob Wessel Ten Broeck (1823-1896) and William Henry Ten

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Double Portrait of the Ten Broeck Twins, Jacob Wessel Ten Broeck (1823-1896) and William Henry Ten

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$880,000$750,000

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Double Portrait of the Ten Broeck Twins, Jacob Wessel Ten Broeck (1823-1896) and William Henry Ten Broeck (1823-1888), Aged 10 Years, Seated with a Bowl of More ...

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865)      Portrait of a Child in a Pink Dress Seated on a Red Cushion, with a Spaniel.

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Portrait of a Child in a Pink Dress Seated on a Red Cushion, with a Spaniel.

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$120,000$120,000

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Portrait of a Child in a Pink Dress Seated on a Red Cushion, with a Spaniel. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 31 x 25 in., in original molded grain-painted wooden More ...

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865)      Pair of Portraits of a Young Man and Woman.

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Pair of Portraits of a Young Man and Woman.

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$42,000$35,000

Ammi Phillips (American, 1788-1865) Pair of Portraits of a Young Man and Woman. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in., in later matching molded, gilded, and painted frames. Condition: The More ...

American School, 19th Century      Still Life with a Basket of Fruit, Flowers, and a Cornucopia.

American School, 19th Century Still Life with a Basket of Fruit, Flowers, and a Cornucopia.

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$480,000$400,000

American School, 19th Century Still Life with a Basket of Fruit, Flowers, and a Cornucopia. Unsigned, possibly the work of Joseph Proctor, who reportedly was a black artist working in New York in More ...

Manner of Joseph Whiting Stock (Massachusetts, 1815-1855)      Portrait of a Young Boy with His Hoop and Hat.

Manner of Joseph Whiting Stock (Massachusetts, 1815-1855) Portrait of a Young Boy with His Hoop and Hat.

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$15,600$13,000

Manner of Joseph Whiting Stock (Massachusetts, 1815-1855) Portrait of a Young Boy with His Hoop and Hat. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, 40 x 32 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: More ...

Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (American, 1805-1900) Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Red Shawl and Holding a Green Pocketbook. Uns

Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (American, 1805-1900) Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Red Shawl and Holding a Green Pocketbook. Uns

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$2,000$2,000

Attributed to Erastus Salisbury Field (American, 1805-1900) Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Red Shawl and Holding a Green Pocketbook. Unsigned. Oil on ticking-striped denim, 37 1/4 x 30 3/4 in., More ...

J. Howard Gilt Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane

J. Howard Gilt Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$8,400$7,000

J. Howard Gilt Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane, J. Howard & Co., West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, c. 1860, cast zinc frontal portion of the body with molded sheet copper mid- More ...

Molded Copper Red-painted Cow Weathervane

Molded Copper Red-painted Cow Weathervane

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$22,800$19,000

Molded Copper Red-painted Cow Weathervane, attributed to Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, flattened full-body sheet copper figure with applied sheet copper ears, mounted More ...

Large Sheet Iron Leaping Reindeer Silhouette Weathervane

Large Sheet Iron Leaping Reindeer Silhouette Weathervane

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$20,400$17,000

Large Sheet Iron Leaping Reindeer Silhouette Weathervane, America, late 19th century, pieced, cut-out, sheet iron figure reinforced with riveted iron strapping, painted mustard yellow, the foliage More ...

Molded Painted Copper Leaping Stag Weathervane

Molded Painted Copper Leaping Stag Weathervane

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$15,600$13,000

Molded Painted Copper Leaping Stag Weathervane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, full-body figure, the surface with vestiges of white paint, gilding, and yellow sizing, More ...

Turned Burl Bowl

Turned Burl Bowl

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$2,040$1,700

Turned Burl Bowl, America, early 19th century, with turnings around the collar and base, (base crack), ht. 4, dia. 11 3/4 in. More ...

Carved Burl Scoop

Carved Burl Scoop

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$780$650

Carved Burl Scoop, America, early 19th century, with ridged scroll handle terminal, with metal stand, overall ht. 8 1/4, wd. 5 5/8 in. More ...

Burl Bowl and a Turned Hardwood Pestle

Burl Bowl and a Turned Hardwood Pestle

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$480$400

Burl Bowl and a Turned Hardwood Pestle, early 19th century, (imperfections), bowl ht. 3 5/8, dia. 8, pestle lg. 10 3/4 in. More ...

Figural Carved Burl Pipe, Carved Wooden Spoon, and a Painted Wooden Dish

Figural Carved Burl Pipe, Carved Wooden Spoon, and a Painted Wooden Dish

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

Figural Carved Burl Pipe, Carved Wooden Spoon, and a Painted Wooden Dish, the pipe bowl carved with a face and an American shield with the letters "IOM," with stand; a small carved maple spoon with More ...

Small Burl Bowl

Small Burl Bowl

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$492$400

Small Burl Bowl, America, late 19th century, ht. 1 3/8, dia. 4 5/8 in. More ...

Two Round Turned Burl Bowls

Two Round Turned Burl Bowls

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$600$500

Two Round Turned Burl Bowls, America, 19th century, (shrinkage cracks), ht. 2 3/8, 2 3/4, dia. 5 1/8, 9 3/4 in. More ...

Hand-hewn Maple Scoop and a Native American-made Broom

Hand-hewn Maple Scoop and a Native American-made Broom

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$1,080$900

Hand-hewn Maple Scoop and a Native American-made Broom, 19th century, scoop ht. 3 7/8, dia. 13, broom ht. 48 1/2 in. More ...

Paint-decorated Woven-splint Basket

Paint-decorated Woven-splint Basket

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$600$500

Paint-decorated Woven-splint Basket, probably an eastern Woodland Indian tribe, late 19th century, rectangular basket with two carved hardwood handles, the upright splints with natural and More ...