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Auction 2669M

August 11, 2013 10:00AM

08-11-2013 08-11-2013

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Lots

1941 Ford V-8 Super Deluxe Five-passenger Coupe

1941 Ford V-8 Super Deluxe Five-passenger Coupe

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$20,400$17,000

1941 Ford V-8 Super Deluxe Five-passenger Coupe, VIN #6617685, mileage odometer reads 81,020, titled, black exterior with two-tone black and gray interior, newer paint and interior, dual More ...

Three Scrimshaw Articles

Three Scrimshaw Articles

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$150$125

Three Scrimshaw Articles, 19th century, a round brass snuff box or container with a bone disk mounted on the cover with faintly engraved whaling scene, depicting a whale ship, whale, and whaleboat More ...

Burl and Brass Mechanical Dice Game Snuff Box

Burl and Brass Mechanical Dice Game Snuff Box

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$1,680$1,400

Burl and Brass Mechanical Dice Game Snuff Box, 19th century, brass hinged lid opens with a latch, the interior with three rectangular openings on a steel disk revealing three bone or ivory dice More ...

Four Antique Brass Tobacco Boxes and a Brass and Steel Tobacco Cutter

Four Antique Brass Tobacco Boxes and a Brass and Steel Tobacco Cutter

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$660$550

Four Antique Brass Tobacco Boxes and a Brass and Steel Tobacco Cutter, probably England and/or Continental, late 18th to early 19th century, a silver and brass pocket-watch-form tobacco box with More ...

Two Antique Brass and Steel Combination Padlocks, Brass Case, and Folding Fork

Two Antique Brass and Steel Combination Padlocks, Brass Case, and Folding Fork

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$180$150

Two Antique Brass and Steel Combination Padlocks, Brass Case, and Folding Fork, probably England, 19th century, brass padlock barrels with four rotating wheels with twelve letters per wheel, 1 7/8 x More ...

Pair of Classical Cast Brass Swan-form Curtain Tiebacks

Pair of Classical Cast Brass Swan-form Curtain Tiebacks

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$900$750

Pair of Classical Cast Brass Swan-form Curtain Tiebacks, early 19th century, ht. 5 1/8, lg. 10 1/4, dp. 4 in. More ...

Brass Tobacco "Honesty Box,"

Brass Tobacco "Honesty Box,"

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$330$275

Brass Tobacco "Honesty Box," England, c. 1850, rectangular box with coin slot, twin compartments, button, and handle, on ball feet, (imperfections), ht. 7, wd. 4 3/8, lg. 9 1/8 in. Note: Used More ...

Wrought Iron and Brass Table-top or Hanging Lamp Stand

Wrought Iron and Brass Table-top or Hanging Lamp Stand

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$338$275

Wrought Iron and Brass Table-top or Hanging Lamp Stand, 18th century, two-compartment brass dished lamp tray adjusts on a friction spring along a wrought iron rod topped with a hanging hook, on a More ...

Brass and Wood Chocolate Pot

Brass and Wood Chocolate Pot

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$360$300

Brass and Wood Chocolate Pot, probably France, mid to late 18th century, hinged lid on baluster body with reeded band on the spout which also has a hinged lid, the vessel supported on three curved More ...

17th Century Cast Brass Hexagonal-base Candlestick

17th Century Cast Brass Hexagonal-base Candlestick

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

17th Century Cast Brass Hexagonal-base Candlestick, probably northern Europe, heavy brass candlestick with baluster stem with engraved leaf border on swelled knop, hexagonal mid-drip pan with cast More ...

Near Pair of Brass and Glass Hourglasses

Near Pair of Brass and Glass Hourglasses

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$960$800

Near Pair of Brass and Glass Hourglasses, England, with bulbed glass ampules containing red and tan sand, one joined at the center with twine and wax, the brass casing with chased scrolled foliage More ...

Brass Brazier

Brass Brazier

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$600$500

Brass Brazier, possibly England, 18th century, round pan with pierced lift-up lid, two spurred swing handles, supported on three baluster feet, the cover with impressed maker's mark "IIS," ht. 4 More ...

Seven Brass Candlesticks

Seven Brass Candlesticks

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$2,400$2,000

Seven Brass Candlesticks, a 15th century Belgian/Netherlands two-light candelabra with large rectangular wax extracting holes on the candlecups, a late 17th century Spanish candlestick with More ...

Four Brass Items

Four Brass Items

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$300$250

Four Brass Items, England and/or Continental, 19th century, an eight-point star-shaped trivet with engraved blossom at the center, a flat iron trivet with foliate handle, a peg rack with More ...

Oak and Glass Double Hourglass

Oak and Glass Double Hourglass

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Oak and Glass Double Hourglass, probably England, 18th century, with two double-bulbed glass ampules containing white sand, the centers joined by twine and wax, mounted in an oak stand with five More ...

Five Small Hourglasses

Five Small Hourglasses

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$600$500

Five Small Hourglasses, America and Europe, 18th to 19th century, three with cases made of wood, one of which has shaped brass rods joining the two turned wood ends; one with a leather case; and one More ...

Two Early Bronze and Brass Hourglasses

Two Early Bronze and Brass Hourglasses

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$3,240$2,700

Two Early Bronze and Brass Hourglasses, a bronze-framed hourglass, probably France or Germany, c. 1780, with six thin rods joining hexagonal ends with molded edges and shaped and pierced collars, More ...

Four Small Boxes and Two "ONE CENT" Miniature Copper Teapots

Four Small Boxes and Two "ONE CENT" Miniature Copper Teapots

Lot:
18
Unsold
 

Four Small Boxes and Two "ONE CENT" Miniature Copper Teapots, an oval lapped-seam birch box with conforming cover, a shaped silver hinged covered box with bright-cut designs, a rectangular pewter More ...

George Washington Dressed Figural Memorial

George Washington Dressed Figural Memorial

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$780$650

George Washington Dressed Figural Memorial, possibly Philadelphia, late 18th/early 19th century, the standing effigy depicted wearing a velvet tricorn hat, lambs wool wig with braid, blue wool More ...

Crewelwork Bedcover

Crewelwork Bedcover

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$960$800

Crewelwork Bedcover, reportedly of Connecticut origin, 18th century, stitched with indigo blue yarns in a bold undulating leafy vine pattern, on a four-piece tan woven wool fabric foundation, signed More ...

Crewelwork Fragment with an Urn of Fruit and Flowers

Crewelwork Fragment with an Urn of Fruit and Flowers

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$570$475

Crewelwork Fragment with an Urn of Fruit and Flowers, 18th century, wool yarns stitched onto a homespun linen foundation, backed with the same and quilted in a diamond pattern, (toning, old More ...

Gold Linsey-Woolsey Quilt

Gold Linsey-Woolsey Quilt

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,920$1,600

Gold Linsey-Woolsey Quilt, America, late 18th/early 19th century, three-piece whole-cloth quilt with diamond quilting in the center bordered by undulating feather and palmate leaf designs, (minor More ...

Crewelwork Pillow

Crewelwork Pillow

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$5,100$4,250

Crewelwork Pillow, America or England, 18th century, rectangular pillow stitched with wool yarns on a linen foundation, depicting two stags amidst a field of strawberries, large blossoms, buds, and More ...

Canvaswork Pocketbook

Canvaswork Pocketbook

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$8,400$7,000

Canvaswork Pocketbook, Massachusetts, c. 1750, envelope-shaped folding double pocketbook with silver clasp engraved "Joseph Winslow," the wool yarns worked in the Irish stitch in a zigzag diamond More ...

Canvaswork Pocketbook

Canvaswork Pocketbook

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$2,040$1,700

Canvaswork Pocketbook, America, c. 1794, envelope-shaped pocketbook with flap closure worked in the Irish stitch in a zigzag pattern in shades of green, red, blue, black, yellow, and violet, with More ...

Wool Needlework Wallet

Wool Needlework Wallet

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$615$500

Wool Needlework Wallet, probably New England, c. 1768, envelope-shaped pocketbook with two dividers, worked in the Irish stitch in a diamond pattern in shades of green, red, blue, and yellow, More ...

Miniature Needlework Adam and Eve Sampler

Miniature Needlework Adam and Eve Sampler

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$2,520$2,100

Miniature Needlework Adam and Eve Sampler, "Dinah Johnston 1792," finely stitched silk threads on a linen gauze ground, depicting a pious verse over central Adam and Eve figures beside a tree with More ...

Needlework Band Sampler

Needlework Band Sampler

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Needlework Band Sampler, "Mary Ann Chapman Green Aged 8 years & 3 Mo./February th 22 1809," wrought with silk threads and wool yarns on a linen ground, stitched with rows of alphabets, bands More ...

Needlework Sampler

Needlework Sampler

Lot:
29
Unsold
 

Needlework Sampler, "Dorcas Bradley 1812," Delaware, stitched with silk threads on a linen ground, with a defined central panel with three rows of alphabets over a pious verse, the maker's name and More ...

Silk Needlework Picture of an Urn of Flowers

Silk Needlework Picture of an Urn of Flowers

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$330$275

Silk Needlework Picture of an Urn of Flowers, America, late 18th/early 19th century, stitched with silk and chenille threads on an ivory-colored moire silk ground, (minor toning and light stains), More ...