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Auction 2680B

October 27, 2013 10:00AM

10-27-2013 10-27-2013

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Molded Copper Pineapple-form Architectural Finial

Molded Copper Pineapple-form Architectural Finial

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$3,240$2,700

Molded Copper Pineapple-form Architectural Finial, New England, late 19th century, molded and soldered sheet copper in the form of a pineapple, the symbol of hospitality, with scrolled foliage, More ...

Floral-decorated Yellow-painted Lift-top Hanging Candle Box

Floral-decorated Yellow-painted Lift-top Hanging Candle Box

Lot:
2
Unsold
 

Floral-decorated Yellow-painted Lift-top Hanging Candle Box, paint decoration probably by Barbara Ebersol, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, c. 1860, rectangular box with arched backboard, slanted, More ...

Fancy Paint-decorated Lady's Sewing Box

Fancy Paint-decorated Lady's Sewing Box

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$5,100$4,250

Fancy Paint-decorated Lady's Sewing Box, probably Pennsylvania, c. 1830, with two small cased drawers on a large cased drawer with applied molding, supported on shaped bracket feet, painted yellow More ...

Paint-decorated Bride's Box

Paint-decorated Bride's Box

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Paint-decorated Bride's Box, Pennsylvania, c. 1820, oblong covered box with poplar top and bottom and lapped-seam constructed sides joined with flat tin staples, the exterior decorated with an More ...

Paint-decorated Small Oval Covered Box

Paint-decorated Small Oval Covered Box

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,760$2,300

Paint-decorated Small Oval Covered Box, Leverett, Massachusetts, c. 1830, lapped-seam constructed box with pine top and bottom and maple sides, painted green with a red- and white-painted stylized More ...

Small Floral Paint-decorated Bird's-eye Maple Box

Small Floral Paint-decorated Bird's-eye Maple Box

Lot:
6
Unsold
 

Small Floral Paint-decorated Bird's-eye Maple Box, New England, c. 1825, dovetail-constructed rectangular box, the red-painted lid fastened with wire, the front decorated with a red and green plant, More ...

Paint-decorated Firkin with Swing Handle

Paint-decorated Firkin with Swing Handle

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,800$1,500

Paint-decorated Firkin with Swing Handle, America, c. 1865, stave and lapped-seam hoop-constructed wood firkin with dark blue/black-painted lid centered with a white linear geometric design, the More ...

Painted Windsor Fan-back Upholstered Armchair

Painted Windsor Fan-back Upholstered Armchair

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Painted Windsor Fan-back Upholstered Armchair, probably from the shop of Joseph Henzey, Philadelphia, c. 1780-90, with carved knuckle handholds and finely turned arm supports, legs, and stretchers, More ...

Paint-decorated Dome-top Box

Paint-decorated Dome-top Box

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$21,600$18,000

Paint-decorated Dome-top Box, attributed to the "Compasswork Decorator" of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1800-40, the rectangular dovetail-constructed pine and poplar box with sheet iron and wire More ...

Folk Carved and Paint-decorated Bird

Folk Carved and Paint-decorated Bird

Lot:
10
Unsold
 

Folk Carved and Paint-decorated Bird, Pennsylvania, c. 1850-80, upright standing figure with outstretched wings, with painted eyes, delineated beak, feathers, and feet, with stylized polychrome More ...

Bird Tree Sculpture

Bird Tree Sculpture

Lot:
11
Unsold
 

Bird Tree Sculpture, America, c. 1860, with central tapered wooden shaft issuing three tiers of four shaped wrought iron arms, each arm or branch mounted with a carved bird figure, graduating in More ...

Benjamin Greenleaf (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1769-1821) Portrait of George Brackett of Randolph, Vermont, Age 11 Months, Holding a

Benjamin Greenleaf (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1769-1821) Portrait of George Brackett of Randolph, Vermont, Age 11 Months, Holding a

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$27,600$23,000

Benjamin Greenleaf (Massachusetts/New Hampshire, 1769-1821) Portrait of George Brackett of Randolph, Vermont, Age 11 Months, Holding a Bird. Signed, dated, and subject identified in inscriptions More ...

American School, Early 20th Century      Vermont Farm Landscape

American School, Early 20th Century Vermont Farm Landscape

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$42,000$35,000

American School, Early 20th Century Vermont Farm Landscape, c. 1915. Unsigned. Watercolor and gouache on paper, 22 x 27 1/4 in., in a faux bois painted wood frame. Condition: Minor craquelure More ...

American School, Early 20th Century      House by the Railroad Tracks.

American School, Early 20th Century House by the Railroad Tracks.

Lot:
14
Unsold
 

American School, Early 20th Century House by the Railroad Tracks. Unsigned, dated "1914" in the foundation. Gouache on paper with rule-embossed outlines and details, 21 x 38 in., in a faux bois More ...

Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest

Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Paint-decorated Pine Blanket Chest, Schoharie or Albany County, New York, 1815-30, the molded lift top opens to a well with till, all on a molded bracket base, with original painted decoration of More ...

Folk Carved and Painted Pig Sculpture

Folk Carved and Painted Pig Sculpture

Lot:
16
Unsold
 

Folk Carved and Painted Pig Sculpture, Syracuse, New York, c. 1880, fully carved standing wood figure with detailed carved ears, delineated eyes and snout, and curled tail, original white painted More ...

Carved Wooden Rooster Weathervane

Carved Wooden Rooster Weathervane

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$19,200$16,000

Carved Wooden Rooster Weathervane, America, c. 1860-80, flattened full-body figure finely carved from a single piece of wood, constructed with three long internal dowels, the carved legs attached to More ...

Paint-decorated Checkers/Parcheesi Game Board

Paint-decorated Checkers/Parcheesi Game Board

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$25,200$21,000

Paint-decorated Checkers/Parcheesi Game Board, America, late 19th century, square double-sided painted panel with applied mitered molding, one side painted with a checkers game with a border of More ...

Small Paint-decorated Parcheesi Game Board

Small Paint-decorated Parcheesi Game Board

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$15,990$13,000

Small Paint-decorated Parcheesi Game Board, America, late 19th century, square poplar panel with rounded corners and scribed and polychrome painted playing field, 13 x 13 in. Provenance: More ...

Paint-decorated Parcheesi Game Board

Paint-decorated Parcheesi Game Board

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Paint-decorated Parcheesi Game Board, America, last half 19th century, square wood panel with applied flat mitered molding, offset "X" in a square geometric pattern playing field, painted in shades More ...

Walnut Candlestand with Game Board-decorated Top

Walnut Candlestand with Game Board-decorated Top

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$3,600$3,000

Walnut Candlestand with Game Board-decorated Top, probably New England, c. 1830, the square top on a vase- and ring-turned post and tripod base of shaped legs, the top retains original decoration More ...

Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane

Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$20,400$17,000

Cast Zinc and Molded Copper "Index" Horse Weathervane, J. Howard & Co., West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, c. 1860, the so-called "Index" horse weathervane is named for its inclusion in the Index of More ...

Rare Small Rearing Arabian Horse Weathervane

Rare Small Rearing Arabian Horse Weathervane

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$36,000$30,000

Rare Small Rearing Arabian Horse Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1860, flattened full-body molded sheet copper figure with pierced eyes and forelock, More ...

Molded Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weathervane

Molded Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weathervane

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$12,000$10,000

Molded Gilt Copper Leaping Stag Weathervane, America, late 19th century, molded full-body sheet copper figure mounted on a copper rod, weathered gilt surface with traces of verdigris, with stand, More ...

Yellow-painted Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Sheep Weathervane

Yellow-painted Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Sheep Weathervane

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$18,000$15,000

Yellow-painted Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Sheep Weathervane, America, last quarter 19th century, flattened full-body figure with cast zinc head, molded sheet copper body with embossed wooly More ...

Rare Large Copper Fighting Cock Weathervane

Rare Large Copper Fighting Cock Weathervane

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$8,280$6,900

Rare Large Copper Fighting Cock Weathervane, attributed to A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1860, flattened full-body figure with cast zinc comb, eyes, and thighs, with repousse sheet More ...

Gilt Copper Rooster Weathervane

Gilt Copper Rooster Weathervane

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$3,600$3,000

Gilt Copper Rooster Weathervane, J.W. Fiske, New York City, late 19th century, flattened full-body molded sheet copper figure with embossed feathers, mounted on an arrow with corrugated tail, More ...

Fanciful Pictorial Needlework Picture of Animals, Trees, and Flowers

Fanciful Pictorial Needlework Picture of Animals, Trees, and Flowers

Lot:
28
Unsold
 

Fanciful Pictorial Needlework Picture of Animals, Trees, and Flowers, America, c. 1825-35, executed in wool yarns on a linen foundation with cross and chain stitches depicting a large dog at the More ...

Large Squirrel on Stump Sewer-tile Pottery Planter

Large Squirrel on Stump Sewer-tile Pottery Planter

Lot:
29
Unsold
 

Large Squirrel on Stump Sewer-tile Pottery Planter, central Ohio, c. 1920, high-fired salt-glazed red clay modeled in the form of a seated squirrel eating a nut while perched on a large More ...

Paint-decorated Pine Tall Case Clock

Paint-decorated Pine Tall Case Clock

Lot:
30
Unsold
 

Paint-decorated Pine Tall Case Clock, Maine, possibly South Paris, c. 1830, the hood with flat cornice and tombstone-shaped door reveals the white-painted, polychrome floral-painted and gilt wooden More ...